Gabo Esquivel

I'm Gabo Esquivel

I'm a software engineer with more than ten years of experience coding and leading teams.

I help companies develop software products and make technical decisions, working with stakeholders and developers in the design and implementation of software applications, taking ideas from conception to production and successful execution.

I'm a proponent of open source technology stacks, devops culture, and lightweight agile methodologies and mob programming.

I'm focused on the intersection of new technologies, financial services and great user experience.

In 2019 I started Blockmatic, a company specializing in blockchain technology, smart contracts, and digital assets.

I'm a founding member of the Costarrican Blockchain Association and BlockchainCR, a community hub for studying and promoting blockchain technologies and decentralized applications.

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what i do.

Software Architecture

Design of robust and cost effective architectures leveraging modern tech without unnecessary complexity.

Hands-on Coding

I'm a programmer and I enjoy writing clean code that solves real life problems. Infra as Code, JavaScript, Rust, Go, Python, C++.

Secure DevOps and SRE

Transparency, collaboration, automation and infra-as-code as means to achieve secure and reliable infrastructure.

Engineering Leadership

I lead software engineering teams and act as on-demand consultant and tech lead for startups and established companies.

Product Development

Consultation on software product ideation, validation, definition, roadmap creation and product life-cycle management.

Agile Project Management

Manage day-to-day engineering tasks following agile development principles and best practices.

projects.

Here are some of my current and past projects

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  • development
  • Tech Events
  • OSS

Bitcash

Bitcash is a digital token that has roughly the same value as US dollars. Once you exchange your US dollars for bitcash, you can exchange bitcash for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Sense Chat

A new messenger built to communicate, organize, and reward your communities and friends.

Emanate

A community that instantly rewards artists and music lovers for their creative expression and dedication to music.

Blockmatic

Blockmatic is building a robust ecosystem of people and tools for the development of blockchain applications.

Boltsource

At Boltsource were we help your engineering organization work smarter and sleep better.

EOS Costa Rica

Open source contributor to EOS Costa Rica, Block Producer Candidate.

Knowledge.io

Head of engineering. Helped the company through their ICO: ERC20 token, wallet, cloud services and apps development.

Wink: Neobank mobile app

Interim CTO/Chief Architect at challenging bank startup.

Photo&Go

Technical lead responsible for the development of a new photo editor and web experience.

Yeah TV

Technical lead for a movie streaming service where you can watch movies dissected in chapters with detailed information and interactive games.

American Express

I worked as a UI Engineer at americanexpress.com

Jockey Hollow

Development of menu apps for kiosks and responsive web.

Elder Scrolls Online

Web development of the Elders Scrolls online community site.

Tikr

Web development of an interactive online store with fluctuating prices.

4Tius

Web development of a personal health dashboard and integration with Misfit API.

Gridium

Development of a prototype for a energy data analytics dashboard.

Eat Arcade

Lead developer of an sms subscription system to hand-curated dishes from the best restaurants in New York City.

Nummux

Development of contract work marketplace.

Money Night Talk

Web Development of a campaign page for AMEX.

Solid Salutes (SunTrust)

Web Development of a campaign page for SunTrust.

Capoeira Abolição

Design and implementation of a promotional website with a responsive approach.

Github.com/GaboEsquivel

My personal github account.

Pura Vida JS

First International JavaScript Conference in Costa Rica.

Costa Rica JS

JavaScript meetup group in Costa Rica.

BlockchainCR

Community hub for knowledge sharing, promoting and study blockchain technologies in Costa Rica.

DevOps Costa Rica

DevOps meetup group in Costa Rica.

Get in Touch!

I help companies develop software products and make technical decisions.

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