About Bill

My name is Bill Patrianakos. Almost every day of my life I have to spell and/or pronounce my last name for someone. I live just outside Chicago with my fiance and two cats where I work as a professional software developer.

I started my career as a designer and front-end developer through my own company, Clever Web Design. I’ve been the manager of sales and marketing technology for a growing startup, served as CTO of another company I started, and I’ve done software consulting for companies large and small across the country.

These days I spend my time consulting and teaching classes and workshops in both front and back-end development in Chicago. I studied music composition and Jazz guitar in an earlier life and sometimes write music. I also make weird cat videos and publish programming tutorials and courses.