Daniel Arrizza

Enterprise IT consultant, software engineer, and devops enthusiast

  • Senior Consultant at AppDynamics (now a part of Cisco). Currently based in Toronto
  • Systems Design Engineering Grad from the University of Waterloo

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What was your previous gig?
I was the Co-Founder and CEO of BuyingBud which helps non-techies figure out what electronics to buy.
Where have you lived?
I'm in Toronto now. Have previously lived in Toronto, Waterloo, Ottawa (4 months), San Francisco (a year), China (10 months), and Taipei (10 months).
Are you using the lastest Erlang/Vue.js/Node/React stack?
Pretty close. NodeJS/Express/React/GraphQL
Do you speak any languages?
I speak English (natively), Mandarin (intermediate), and do many other bad accent impressions. Working on French and Cantonese now.
Favourite YouTube channels?
I'm a big fan of The School of Life, Crash Course, and Wisecrack.
I hear you like dancing?
How did you hear that? My favourite is fusion and blues dancing. I would go at least twice a week when I was living in Taipei. Swing dancing is also a lot of fun.
I hear that you're trying to get strong
Yes, I'm doing powerlifting following the Starting Strength model.
How do I get in touch with you?
Send me an email at daniel.arrizza@gmail.com