Hello! I’m Geoff Coffey. I’m a husband and father, a software engineer, an avid reader, an author, and a hobbyist writer and programmer.

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Work History

Engineering Manager, Apple, Inc
(2019–) Manage an engineering team in the Apple Media Products division providing platform services for web applications and APIs.
Software Engineer, Apple, Inc
(2015–2019) Wrote and architected server-hosted software and platforms, including REST API platforms.
Owner, Six Fried Rice, LLC
(2006–2015) Co-owned and operated this custom software consultancy, building primarily Ruby on Rails applications for small and medium sized businesses.
Director of IT, Allegro Medical, LLC
(2003–2006) Managed IT and in-house software development for a durable medical equipment retailer.
Software Engineer and Technical Writer, Waves in Motion LLC
(2000-2003) Wrote contract software and FileMaker Pro plug-ins, and wrote public-facing documentation.
Systems Programmer, Micron Inc
(1999-2000) Unix systems programming for integrated server software.


FileMaker Pro 8: The Missing Manual
O’Reilly Media, pub. November 1, 2005.
FileMaker Pro 9: The Missing Manual
O’Reilly Media, pub. August 9, 2007.
FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual
O’Reilly Media, pub. January 3, 2009.


Master of Business Administration
(2005) W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
BS/Liberal Studies (computer science + mathematics)
(1999) Northern Arizona University