Valan is an experienced front-end and back-end engineer, developing web apps and consumer products since 1996. Starting his internet engineering career at Gannett, Knight-Ridder, and then at Seattle business-focused Washington CEO Magazine, Valan is now a partner at Twelve23.
Valan directly manages the engineering and product pipelines for Twelve23 clients, with his engineering and technology background, focusing on;
- Object Oriented PHP development
- AJAX web based consumer applications and products
- Backend development, operations, maintenance, and management, particularly with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- REST API creation, planning, development, and documentation
Valan actively listens to 33 podcasts.