Derek is a creative technologist located in Austin, TX. He has over 14 years of experience with front-end development and web design. When he is not making things for the web, his passions lie with cooking, art, and music. He's a total nerd in the kitchen and enjoy trying out wacky ways to cook traditional dishes – a big fan of America's Test Kitchen. Pizza is one of his favorite things to cook, and one time he even won first place for toppings in a very very small pizza competition.