Anselm McClain

Anselm McClain

Partner, Developer | California

Anselm has worked with enterprise technology for over ten years, although his experiments with the web trace back to 1996. He brings a love of design, simplicity, and user experience to all of ExHI's projects.

Anselm founded ExHI as an independent software consultancy in 2009. Since that time, he has helped a range of amazing clients develop their ideas and apps, from well-established corporate firms to new consumer-focused startups. Prior to ExHI, Anselm worked for several years in the world of East Coast finance, developing data-driven Javascript webapps for investment portfolio and market research management, on both desktop and mobile platforms.

Anselm calls Sonoma County in Northern California home, having lived in Los Angeles and New York prior. He attended Williams College and Oxford University, studying English Literature and Philosophy.

Lee Wexler

Lee Wexler

Partner, Developer | New York

Lee brings over fifteen years of software development experience to ExHI, and takes special pride in creating intuitive user interfaces and writing highly maintainable code.

Before joining ExHI, Lee served as the lead web developer at a major hedge fund, where he was instrumental in introducing web dashboards, innovative visualizations, and mobile applications to executives throughout the firm.

Lee started his career as Director of Technology at EF Englishtown, where he created the core technology for an online language school. Following Englishtown, he served as a senior GUI-toolkit developer for the Curl programming language. Lee has also created software for the clothing and construction industries.

Lee graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Computer Science and holds a M.S. in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in Mamaroneck, NY with his wife and daughter.

Colin Rudd

Colin Rudd

Developer | New York

Colin Rudd has 15 years of experience in front end development for the publishing, e-commerce, and health care industries. He strives to build interfaces that users love to use and love to come back to.

He likes to iterate on solutions until the complex answer is whittled down to the simple obvious one.

Before the Internet, he attended the City College of NY where he studied theater. He was a puppeteer and actor until 2000.

He lives in Pound Ridge, NY with his wife and daughter.

Tom Tirapani

Tom Tirapani

Developer | London

Tom has been working as an independent software consultant for 8 years. He enjoys writing clean, elegant code to solve complex problems, and brings a love of minimalist user interfaces to ExHI.

Prior to ExHI, Tom worked as a software consultant for a wide variety of interesting clients. He has created software for the investment, gaming, retail and marketing industries. His experiences have led to a focus on customer-centric development, and a keen eye for UX design.

Tom currently lives in London, having spent a number of years living and working in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated from The University of Sheffield, England.

John Barrington Craggs

John Barrington Craggs

Developer | Montreal

John started his career in software at 14 with a contract with a medical research facility. Since then he has had the privilege of working for start-ups and multinationals in a number of diverse industries from finance to manufacturing. His experience has shown him the value of finding the commonalities in apparently distinct problems and that a thorough understanding of a problem is a prerequisite to any efficient solution.

John comes to ExHI after nearly ten years as a programmer in the video games industry. During this time he contributed to a cloud gaming platform and worked on critically and commercially successful games. He specialized in solutions to object synchronization problems found in the world of networked-multiplayer games, but wore many hats and tackled a wide variety of challenges.

Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta John appreciates a cold snowy winter, but greets each season with a passion to play outside. He lives in Montreal and when he's not at his desk he can be found running, biking and skiing over the local hills. John and his partner also run a not for profit taxi service for their two active children.

Don Febbraio

Don Febbraio

Developer | New York

Don Febbraio comes from a diverse background having spent significant time working in the arts, graphic design and legal fields. Software has always been a passion for him especially the Adobe Creative Suite.

Don brings boundless enthusiasm to the team and an endless love for learning new things. He considers himself equal parts analytic and creative, loves books, games (analog and video) and the Internet. His current interests include front end development and beautiful design.

As a graduate of New York University, The New School, and The Flatiron School, Don studied Drama, Philosophy, Graphic Design and Web Development.

He lives in Astoria, NY with his deeply patient wife, Meredith.

John Haynes

John Haynes

Developer | Auburn, Maine

John has 9 years of software development experience in a variety of industries and technologies. He has a passion for writing clean, testable code designed to be easily maintained and extended.

John grew up playing video games and was always fascinated with how they were made, so naturally he pursued a career in video game development. After a few years working for a small startup game studio John moved back home to start a family and see what software development outside of video games was like, where he found a passion for full-stack web development and devops.

John lives in the beautiful state of Maine with his wife, son, and daughter.

Guilherme Lopes

Guilherme Lopes

Developer | Sao Paolo

Gil started his career at 16 in the IT industry then quickly moved to the supply chain area, programming user interfaces for large ERP applications. A few years later he started working on Javascript framework development on the Sencha platform.

Gil spends his days and nights programming, solving problems and consuming a dangerous amount of coffee.

Gil is currently living in Sao Paulo, Brazil.