Co-Founder and Senior Developer / Designer
John has fifteen years of graphic design, information design and programming experience, and a unique, philosophical understanding of the relationship between conceptual design and back-end architecture. John is also the creator of Archipelago, Pelago’s PHP/MVC framework.
Co-Founder / Chief Architect
High energy site architect, fast thinker, wearer of a thousand hats, Michael is a co-founder of Pelago and the resident guru architect behind Intervals. Michael’s background in classic Project Management and its shortcomings in a small business setting, together with his finely tuned instinct for what makes small businesses tick serve him well in guiding Intervals.
Co-Founder, Business Director
Braden is a natural born entrepreneur and Pelago’s primal driving force. He launched his first business at 15, growing and selling macadamia nuts to local farmers’ markets throughout California. Today, with 5 successful start-ups to his name, Braden harnesses his strong business acumen to drive Pelago’s products and services.
Senior Web Developer
Jaime Prado has been doing what he loves all his life. Long before formal academic web technology degrees were offered, he got started in the web business as a self-taught programmer, supported and encouraged by his family. Today, after 11 years in the business, he has mastered practically every kind of web technology under the online sun.
Pelago: What’s in a Name?
Pelago is derived from the word Archipelago. To us, Pelago is the abyss of creativity swirling around and between us — eddies of ideas and currents of collaboration — that draws together the solidarity and mass of an Archipelago. Pelago is the invisible and forceful synergy that mold our creative thoughts into tangible user experiences.