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Marc Love

Senior Software Engineer, Team Leader, Technologist


I'm a Senior Software Engineer with 18 years of experience in web-related development and 10 years working Ruby, Rails, and JavaScript professionally. I work at Carbon Five where I lead teams of top notch engineers building innovative applications for companies of varying sizes (seed, growth, enterprise, non-profit) in a variety of industries (social networking, crowdsourcing, analytics, health care, finance, point of sale, communications, etc).

I excel at leading new and young teams; establishing a culture of agility and pragmatism in engineering and product development; balancing rapid iteration with quality of code; early identification of risks; managing product and feature scope; and facilitating healthy communication between product, sales, design, and engineering.

Work experience

Jul 2012Present

Project Lead & Senior Software Engineer

Carbon Five

Leading small to large projects. Working directly with clients to produce high quality, innovative products that are accurately scoped, tested and documented. Evaluation of project viability and direction. Helps development teams identify concerns and issues early on and constructs strategies on how to properly address them. Help drive company education initiatives including new technologies, process ideas, code strategies, etc. Acting as mentor for other engineers. Engaging in speaking events and writing as a representative of the company.

Apr 2012Aug 2012

Project Lead

Obama For America

Lead development of an application used by thousands of volunteers to organize housing and rideshares in battleground states. The application, which was designed and fully-functional in two months, was deemed by the campaign to be critical to their success.

Oct 2009Jun 2011

Co-Founder & CTO


I co-founded Stumpwise with one other business partner in January 2009. Stumpwise was an online platform that allows political campaigns to quickly and easily create their own campaign websites. It includes blogging; contribution processing; supporter email list creation, management and operation; supporter text messaging list creation, management and operation; and integration with Facebook and Twitter.

Aug 2007Sep 2009

Freelance Software Engineer


Worked as a freelance web developer and designer, offering services in Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS.


Aug 2001May 2003

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Aeronautical Science
Aug 1999Jun 2001

De Anza College