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hi, i'm jd! i am an entrepreneur, engineering manager, and web developer

i live in rainy portland, oregon. let's be friends!

i am the cto at project admission, where we are creating a more connected experience for the buying, selling, and distribution of tickets

in 2010 i co-founded StageBloc, a WORLD CLASS direct-to-fan platform that powered web experiences, fan clubs, and ecommerce for the world's top tier brands/creators. we were acquired by Fullscreen in 2015, and i led our front-end engineering team there as Senior Director until 2019.

i've worked with a ton of really awesome bands, artists, and creators... here's a partial list: metallica, red hot chili peppers, eric church, bon iver, kenny chesney, linkin park, justin timberlake, kid rock, keith urban, styx, lady gaga, giada de laurentis' GIADZY, florence and the machine, three days grace, steve aoki, awolnation, maroon 5, megadeth & slipknot.

check out some of my open source work on github, including my fitbit clock face TERMINAL, a dice rolling calculator, and a nerd-word spell incantation generator

i co-founded stargirl sounds in 2019. we are focusing on unique and disruptive strategies in developing, distributing, and monetizing segmented content for the millennial and gen z markets. i'll tell you more later.

you might know me as mr business (probably not). shout out to my #business crew <3

thinking about adopting a unique and magical new friend? check out stacculents, a collection of 10,000 creatures featuring a random assortment of features and flair that come topped with a succulent (usually) and live on the stacks blockchain

i used to use twitter a lot. i still do, but i used to too. @jdhartley. my twitter bot @jd_ebooks gets more likes than me, and it's been a constant struggle to get over that. w/e.

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