Public Speaking and Publications

Recent Interviews


Erickson Web Consulting

May 2006 – Present

  • I help individuals, businesses, and universities develop beautiful web presences that are easy to manage. I share what I learn with the WordPress community through tutorials and plugins.

Coursevote, Founder

May 2007 – March 2008

  • Developed a facebook application that allows students to choose classes with the help of friends.
  • Won 6th Annual Texas A&M Ideas Challenge.
  • In March, I stopped pursuing this project. It is still available through Facebook, but is not being developed or supported.

Mays Business School, Web Designer and Photographer

May 2006 – July 2008

  • Redeveloped and maintain many of the Mays Business School websites.
  • Add value to Mays Business School by applying my knowledge of new technologies.
  • Provide technical expertise and photography in the Business School.

iPod in, Founder

July 2004 – March 2007

  • Developed an online resource for those looking to add iPods to their cars, featuring product reviews, step-by-step guides, and photo galleries.
  • Became the top Google search result for iPod in Car, and increased ad revenue ten fold over three months.
  • Sold company to iLounge in March 2007.

Aesthetic Studios (self-employed), Web Designer

August 2003 – August 2006

  • Created successful, functional websites and other promotional material (logos, corporate presentations, print packages…) for clients such as William Pear International, Yours Truly Gifts, and the Conroe Tigers.
  • Starting and running my own business provided me with an invaluable experience that could never be taught in a business class.

Logic Design, Graphic Designer

October 2003 – December 2003

  • Developed the interface and frontend design of an online application on time and addressed the many problems that arose along the way.
  • has now been featured on as an award-winning application.

Speed Printing, Assistant Graphic Designer

June 2003 – August 2003

  • Designed print work (brochures, business cards, posters…), developed long-term client relationships, and worked in a group environment.


Texas A&M University

2005 – 2009

  • BBA in Finance, 3.5 Grade Point Average
  • Active member of the Business Honors Program
  • One of twelve students in the Titans VII class of the Mays Titans program

Oxford University

Summer 2008

  • Took a course in Moral Philosophy over the summer.

Awards and Honors

  • Judge – Texas A&M University Ideas Challenge (May 2010)
  • Finalist – New Ventures Competition (June 2009)
  • 3rd Place – Texas A&M University Ideas Challenge (May 2009)
  • 1st Place – Texas A&M University Ideas Challenge (May 2007)