David Berard has been programming since he was 10 and now at 17 is already pretty much a full-stack developer. He is fluent in jQuery, PHP, C++, MySQL as well as HTML and CSS. He taught himself command line in the process of trying to revive the family laptop after installing a buggy distribution of Ubuntu onto it. He is a 4-time Science Olympiad medalist and captain of this year’s University City High School Science Olympiad team which made the State Finals; a varsity member of the University City High School track team; a principal cellist in the University City High School orchestra and a member of the San Diego Youth Symphony at the Ovation level.
In his free time he writes software, plays piano in a classical music trio and keyboards in a rock band with friends from high school. He also composes electronic music which you can find on his soundcloud here.