In this series, we ask some questions of 804RVA coworkers to help you get a better sense of who's who around 804RVA and how to work and engage with them.
Next up, Matt Russo, IPhone Developer
Tell us a little about yourself.
I moved to the Greater Richmond area when I was 8 and I’ve been here ever since. I went to VCU but dropped out after two years and started a company with Tommy Nicholas in Charlottesville, VA.
What's your food and drink of choice?
My drink of choice is whiskey. My favorite food has to be sushi.
What motivates you?
I just like to build things. Whether it’s building apps or building a bar in my apartment, I like anything that I can get my hands on and create.
What keeps you busy while at 804RVA?
. . .various IPhone app projects and web development projects.
What's your favorite thing about coworking at 804RVA?
I like the culture. It’s great being able to look out at the world and think creatively. I like to collaborate with people who have different skillsets. You can find pretty much anything here as far as talent goes.
To Know: Coding: It's not as intimidating as it looks. Once you have obtained a basic fluency, it’s all about problem solving.
To Do: Get involved start with something simple like web development and work your way into the harder stuff.
Connect with Matt on Twitter @mateofrancesco, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.