Marshall is a software engineer and technology entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience ranging from web to bare metal. His career has focused on the intersection of open source software and startups, where he has been an early employee and leader at JBoss, Appcelerator, Mozilla, and Nanosatisfi. His open source pedigree is extensive, and includes many prominent open source projects such as JBoss, Eclipse, Appcelerator Titanium, WebKit, Android, ArduSat, and Mozilla FirefoxOS.
At Nanosatisfi (now Spire), Marshall led the software team for the ArduSat-1, ArduSat-X, and ArduSat-2 CubeSat missions launched from the International Space Station in 2013 and 2014. Marshall and his team developed the on board software for 3 satellites, a ground station network, an Arduino API, and a web based mission control system in under a year.
Marshall also serves on the board of TechMill, a non-profit focused on building and promoting the startup community in Denton, TX. In 2014, he lead TechMill to opening the city’s first co-working space.
Marshall loves spending time with his incredible wife, Paige, and his 2 kids, Kayla and Wyatt, taking a special interest in exposing them to STEM. For fun, Marshall loves to observe with his 8” Dobsonian telescope, send Lego men to the Stratosphere with High Altitude Balloons, or hit the road for a long distance ride on his carbon-frame Bianchi.