Richard Ortega

San Antonio, TX

A data-driven marketing guy who is also a software developer (self-taught Ruby and Rails). Eye for quality aesthetics and design-first developing. Loves creating and helping startups. Expert online analytics and marketing for over 5 years at luxury hotels and digital agencies. Formerly co-founder of Grapevine, a San Antonio and Geekdom-based startup formed to help businesses stay informed of online conversations.

Favorite skill: connecting the dots before everyone else. Thank you to all the support from friends and colleagues in my life.

Currently: Principal Software Development Engineer, iSoftStone/Boeing

Former: Rails Developer at TrueAbility (, Technical Co-Founder at Grapevine (


Self-taught developer (Codecademy, Rails Tutorial book, MIT OpenCourseWare, CodeSchool, Learn Ruby the Hard Way)

2008, BBA in Information Systems, University of the Incarnate Word

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  • Work
    • TrueAbility
  • Education
    • University of the Incarnate Word
    • BBA in Information Systems
    • 2008