Brian Burridge

Brian is an entrepreneur developer with over 17 years experience in leading the development of Internet-based products and services. Brian is the Founder and President of, a site and community dedicated to encouraging and motivating children.

Brian is also available for contract, freelance or consulting, and specializes in developing web applications using the Ruby on Rails development framework.

Brian has launched several web-based services including CommendableKids, PeepNote and We Are Tampa Bay. He has served as CTO, Sr. Rails Developer, Solutions Architect, and Sr. Java Architect for numerous companies including Authentic Jobs, Gauged2, Tour Wrist, Miley Cyrus, Intercontinental Hotels, Syniverse, IBM, Brighthouse, and Valpak. He also led two teams to a top 8 finish in both of the last Rails Rumbles.

Read more about Brian's projects and his latest writings at his personal web site,