Aaron Overton

Aaron Overton, Lead Technical Developer

Aaron Overton is responsible for Venture’s system design and programming architecture, including internal platform development, updates, and all custom programming. On larger projects, he leads and mentors an expanded team of programmers.

His technical talents are broad. He is able to write specifications, design and implement databases, develop user interfaces, and write code in a variety of languages.

Experience

Aaron has been a programmer for over twenty years, including three years at Microsoft developing web-based community engagement software. His has worked with organizations that include the National Academies of Science, the Federal Home Loan Banks, Discovery Communications. His development efforts have also been employed by several government agencies include the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and the Nuclear Regulatory Agency.

Beyond these large organizations, Aaron’s work has benefited hundreds of smaller businesses, local government agencies, and non-profit organizations. He has recently contributed user-interface expertise to Uber Entertainment for the video game Planetary Annihilation.

Beyond Programming

In addition to his work as a developer, Aaron has published tabletop miniature wargames (Shock Force and GWAR: Rumble in Antarctica,) directed television programs produced at Montgomery Community Media, appeared as a regular panelist on Montgomery Week in Review, taught advanced computer programming at Wheaton High School in Maryland, and served as Cubmaster for Cub Scout Pack 1758.

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