|Universidad Simon Bolivar, BS||1995|
Jorge Escobar is a technologist, blogger and social media junkie who fell in love with computers from the first time he saw the Texas Instruments TI-994A.
Jorge is currently Director of Web Engineering at MongoDB, overseeing the internal web tools team as well as the online properties of the database company.
Jorge also served as Director of Technology at ExpoTV, a user-generated video product review site, where along with a team of talented developers, built and scaled a custom media management system that managed hundreds of thousands of user generated videos using PHP and MySQL. Jorge oversaw everything from core platform architecture and development to video storage, scalability, caching and content delivery for major brands including Procter and Gamble, LG Electronics, Sears.com and Shopping.com.