our posts tagged “people”

Jiu-Jitsu of project management
Emal Sakwall
january 4th, 2019

About seven months ago, I started practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a grappling art founded in Brazil. Immediately after, I began comparing everything to it. My kids started making fun of me: “Everything is Jiu-Jitsu for you, Dada.” And, they were right. If I was reading, I’d say, “I’m grappling with the book.” If I was cooking, I’d say, “I’m Jiu-Jitsuing food.” If my five-year-old daughter asked me to help her cut her food during dinner, I’d say, “Just Jiu-Jitsu it. Pin it down with your fork so it won’t move. Then, cut it.”

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Meet Paul Zolnierczyk
Paul Zolnierczyk, Emal Sakwall, & Rob Kopf
july 11th, 2018

Paul Zolnierczyk

Meet Paul. In this latest post in our interview series, we’d like to introduce you to our own BubbaZ, aka Paul Zolnierczyk.

Name, Company, Title, City

I’m Paul, a mobile developer and team lead here at Infinity. I live in Chicago, IL.

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Twenty Thoughts
Jeremy Shao (@jeremyshao)
february 25th, 2018

20 years of infinity

Yesterday marked our 20th anniversary.

It’s been an awesome ride and we’re grateful for the opportunity to have enjoyed every moment with so many wonderful partners, clients, and colleagues. This weekend, I had an opportunity to spend a few minutes to sit back and reflect on the experiences of the past twenty years as well as the path forward to the next twenty.

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Meet Julie Vo
Julie Vo, Emal Sakwall, & Rob Kopf
december 15th, 2017

Meet Julie Vo. In this latest post in our interview series, we’d like to introduce you to our own Julie Vo, the newest member of the Infinity family. She is on our Consulting team as a project manager.

Name, Company, Title, City

I’m Julie. I work at Infinity Interactive as a Junior PM. I live in Salem, OR.

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Meet Eric Wagoner
Eric Wagoner & Rob Kopf
september 15th, 2017

Eric Wagoner

In this latest post in our interview series, we’d like to introduce you to our own Eric Wagoner, the magnificent man of many talents. He is one of our senior developers.

Name, Company, Title, City

Eric Wagoner, Infinity Interactive, Senior Developer, Athens Georgia

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Meet Toby Deshane
Toby Deshane (@fortyseven) & Emal Sakwall (@zigadore)
march 10th, 2017

Toby Deshane

Welcome to the latest blog post in our interview series. We’d like to introduce you to our programmer, Toby Deshane.

Name, Company, Title, City

I’m Toby Deshane and I work for Infinity Interactive as a Programmer. I live in Middletown, CT.

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Meet Will Hutchinson
Will Hutchinson (@tetowill) & Emal Sakwall (@zigadore)
january 13th, 2017

Bold explorers Hutch and Jess

Welcome to the latest blog post in our interview series. We’d like to introduce you to our resident Californian and front-end programmer extraordinaire, Will Hutchinson (aka Hutch).

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Meet Tracey Shirley
Tracey Shirley & Emal Sakwall (@zigadore)
october 28th, 2016

Tracey Shirley - image by Emal Sakwall

Welcome to the 10th blog post in our interview series. Let’s pause to mark this occasion and fire up the confetti cannon. We hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know our crew. And, while those colorful tiny pieces of paper fill the backdrop, let me introduce you to our own Tracey Shirley.

Meet Tracey. She is compassionate, kind, clear, logical, efficient, and analytic. She keeps projects on track and uncovers software bugs in a way that leaves us all inspired. I know I want to be like her. Read her answers to my questions.

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Meet Jay Hannah
Jay Hannah (@deafferret) & Emal Sakwall (@zigadore)
june 30th, 2016

Jay Hannah - image by Brett Brayman

In this blog post in our interview series, we would like to introduce you to our own Jay Hannah.

Meet Jay. He is a traveling man, currently somewhere in North America --- we think. He is a programmer and team lead at Infinity.

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Meet Tommy Lee
Emal Sakwall (@zigadore) & Tommy Lee (@itommylee)
april 15th, 2016

Tommy Lee - image by Brett Brayman

In the latest post in our interview series, we’re pleased to introduce you to Tommy Lee.

Meet Tommy. He is half of the founding duo of Infinity, a NY Yankees season ticket holder and a sleep-deprived parent of three precocious young girls.

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Meet Yanick Champoux
Emal Sakwall (@zigadore) & Yanick Champoux (@yenzie)
july 16th, 2015

Tiger Sloth - image by Brett Brayman

Welcome to the first in our series of interviews with people in the Infinity community. Approximately monthly, we’ll introduce you to a member of the Infinity team, an Infinity partner, or general person of interest. Our first interview is with our own Yanick Champoux.

Meet Yanick. A damn fine man. A programmer extraordinaire. A comic book writer. He is a native of Montréal currently living in Ottawa, Canada. The man contains multitudes.

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