|University of Buffalo, BSc||1992|
Sean Hull is founder and senior consultant of New York City-based Heavyweight Internet Group. Beginning his career in the Internet “dark-ages” circa 1996, he has accumulated 20 years of experience as a technology consultant, advisor, author and speaker.
Working with Linux technology since the 1990s, he has contributed to a number of open source projects, and remains closely aligned with the open source community. He maintains a hefty amount of intellectual property, in the form of code, scripts, and documentation.
More recently he has helped clients such as Nielsen, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, NBC/iVillage, Zagats, Rent The Runway, ideeli and Kaplan Test Prep with optimizing and scaling their database architecture.
With expertise in MySQL, Linux, and Cloud deployments, his interests lie in high internet traffic management, website performance, scalability challenges, security, data architecture, and managing small businesses, topics which he frequently writes about at www.iheavy.com/blog