Skip Spitzer

Portland, Oregon, 97202, USA

Phone: +1 831.423.8670 / Send me a message

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Founder at early stage startup

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Web Developer/Software Engineer

"Skip is an absolute delight to work with. His technical skills are top notch. And his work ethic and commitment to getting the job done are unlike anything I've seen."

—Elicia Putnam, CEO at PrestoBox (Portland, OR)

A programmer since the 1970s, Skip has very broad capacity, including a wide range of markup and programming languages and frameworks, debugging, security, SEO/analytics, ecommerce, server configuration, relational databases, performance and scalability, version control, development process, requirements analysis, testing/quality assurance, usability, graphic design, typography, copy writing/editing, technical documentation, and more.

Facilitator/Strategic Planner/Strategist

"Working with Skip renewed my faith in strategic planning. He quickly learned our issues and thinking, worked effectively within our budget and timeframe, and provided core strategic insight. Our plan is fantastic."

—Jeff Feinman, Executive Director at Mission Graduates (San Francisco, CA)

A change maker on a wide range of social and environmental issues for more than 30 years, Skip has worked from the local to the global level. He has started co-ops, run electoral campaigns, founded a labor union, worked in war zones, coordinated international coalitions and helped negotiate global environmental treaty texts.

Startup Team Facilitator

As an accomplished professional facilitator with first-hand startup experience, I help teams overcome tensions, impasses, inefficient collaboration, and other process challenges.

Photography Educator

Workshop leader and author

Previously (partial)

"Skip was incredibly helpful and supportive. I mean incredibly. He was so patient and a lot of fun too. I highly recommend him as a trip instructor."

—Jan Perez, In-field backpacking workshop participant (John Muir Wilderness, CA)

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