Derek Del Conte
Prior to founding Inner Fence, Derek was a Program Manager at Microsoft, where he worked on Active Directory Federation Services for Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2008. Before Microsoft, he founded a web and email virtual hosting company that he ran through high school and college. Derek graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
Ryan D Johnson
Ryan has been a professional software engineer since his summer 2000 internship working on Kerberos for Microsoft. After graduating from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2002, he worked full-time for Microsoft on authentication-related software until 2007. Now, as the engineering-focused co-founder of Inner Fence, he gets to mess with all kinds of cool stuff, including the iPhone and Ruby on Rails.
Growing up, Toland loved taking things apart and finding what made things tick. It isn’t surprising that he ended up in software development tinkering with computer hardware and software. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Toland joined Microsoft as a software engineer working on identity-related products. On the side, he also has an HD movie trailers website. He is very excited to see what new things will be coming out of Inner Fence.
Kris has been designing since 2008 and has always enjoyed finding new ways to make user interfaces better. Prior to Inner Fence, he was a freelancer and did designs for iOS apps such as Sparks, Sharypic, Shares, and more. His life’s goal is to make a big impact on people’s lives through the simplicity and joy of great design. Kris currently attends Western Washington University and is expected to graduate in 2015 with a degree in Design concentrating on user-interaction.
Russell brings a diverse skill set and history to Inner Fence. In 2008, he graduated from the U of Puget Sound and immediately left the country to teach English in Germany and South Korea. Most recently, he spent a year and a half with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, where he wowed customers with his excellent service skills. When not answering phone calls or emails, Russell loves climbing mountains, spending time with his nephew, and reading.