Dan Hounshell

Software Developer
Blog: danhounshell.com
Twitter: @danhounshell
GitHub: danhounshell
Linked-in: danhounshell

Currently focused on Javascript, Node, REST, APIs, REACT, micro services, continuous deployment and Docker. Previously focused on ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Microsoft SQL Server and the Microsoft .NET ecosystem.


2013 - Present
LeanKit / Planview - Austin, TX
Senior Software Engineer
Node and .NET development primarily focusing on server side but some React and client side. Developed automated UI and API integration/regession testing system with Mocha, WebDriver.io, and Selenium. Big proponent of Agile, Kanban, emergent design and Lean philosophies and practices.

2006 - 2013
Telligent Systems - Dallas, TX
Senior Developer Lead, Telligent Evolution Platform
Team lead for Telligent Community and Telligent Enterprise products including core product functionality, API, REST web services, SDK, samples and documentation.

2005 - 2006
Tellus - Cincinnati, OH
Senior Application Developer
Developed and integrated custom ecommerce solutions.

2001 - 2005
Online Focus - Mountain View, CA
Senior Software Engineer

1999 - 2001
Sharkbytes - Cincinnati, OH
Technical Director

1995 - 1999
Appleton Papers - West Carrollton, OH

1988 - 1995
United States Army - Various Locations
Infantry Squad Leader - Honorably discharged
NATO Secret Clearance


1995 - 2000
Miami University - Oxford, OH
AAS, Computer Technoloy
BAS, Systems Analysis
Minor focus in Business

Professional Writing and Editing

  • Contributor of several chapters for Windows Developer Power Tools by James Avery and Jim Holmes
  • Technical Editor for WROX book: Community Server Themes by Wyatt Preul and Ben Tiedt
  • Technical Reviewer for Manning Publications books: SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services in Action by Bret Updegraff and NHibernate in Action by Pierre Kuate, Christian Bauer and Gavin King