Jason Lotito is a DevOps Lead Architect at MeetMe.com, the leading social discovery platform for meeting new people. There, he’s worked on both the front-end designing single-page web applications using Backbone.js and a variety of other tools, as well as backend systems such as Jackd, a PHP-based consumer system for RabbitMQ. He manages the bi-monthly company hackathon HACKD, and helps plan Node, the company’s internal yearly developer conference and retreat. Outside of this, he’s an active speaker at his local developer user groups, as well as an avid participant in hackathons and Startup Weekends. Prior to MeetMe, Jason worked for 10 years in the credit card processing industry. He’s happy to be away from PCI compliance and dealing with banks.