Michael Eakes is a leader in community-oriented software, web application architecture, RSS aggregators, and financial software consulting. As Senior Architect at Rojo Networks, Michael designed and implemented the core feed-reading aggregator for tens of thousands of users and created the community-based features of Rojo.

Michael has extensive experience as a financial software consultant on Wall Street. His accomplishments include building the first electronic trading system for complex option contracts on Energy Futures; building the web version of Schwab’s fixed-income inventory management system; and creating the data collection and reporting system for CF Insights.

Prior to Wall Street, Michael Eakes co-founded Advanced Scheduling and Control, pioneering a flexible system for simulation and control for the manufacturing industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, with an international minor in Japanese Language and Culture.


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