Hey, I’m Michael Boland
I’m a developer, writer, and creator living in Des Moines, IA.
A crowd-sourced salary archive of companies and start-ups throughout the Des Moines metro area.
A platform to access the collected life works, biographies, and personal writings of Jiddu Krishnamurti.
Joined Hy-Vee as a full-stack software engineer to work with the web and mobile teams on the Aisles Online e-commerce app.
Got engaged 💍
Figured again, Covid, the time warp, global chaos. There was no better time to ask my partner-in-crime, Melanie, to marry me.
Brought home a Puppy 🐶
Figured a dog would be nice. Covid, remote work, what even is time? Everything is a blur.
Joined Mogul e-Sports 🕹️
Worked with the talented start-up team at Mogul out of Australia to create the future of online e-sports tournaments.
Spoke at Reactor Innovation Hub 🎤
Spoke to entrepreneurs, freelancers, and creatives about the need to foster healthy communication, trust, and more humanity in tech.
Revisited Portugal 🛫
Returned to Portugal to help some close friends build a human-centered design agency called The Human Toolbox.