Meet the Team

davidDavid: Founder of Burke Software and IT Director at Cristo Rey New York and Cristo Rey Brooklyn. David got involved with education technology as a Jesuit Volunteer. He serves as the lead software engineer and was the original developer of SWoRD and other open source applications. To view some of David’s work, visit the Burke Software github page here. David’s open source projects have been downloaded by thousands of people around the world.

David has been quoted in InformationWeek Education for his work building a 25 seat computer lab for $2000 and has been described as a “pioneer in terms of getting educational institutions to rethink how they use technology

johnJohn: Software engineer, bug squasher, and feature builder at work on SWoRD. As a systems administrator with fifteen years of experience, John also tackles troublesome problems for Cristo Rey New York and Cristo Rey Brooklyn.



KashifKashif: UX Designer working to continually improve user experience and the overall design direction of SWoRD.






Juan: Customer relations, sales and technical support- Juan handles most of the interaction with current and future clients, in addition to conducting live webinars, training, and written documentation.







Shirley:Helps out wherever is needed in artistic pursuits, copywriting/editing, and UX.









Marshall: A Linux enthusiast and BIG believer in equitable access to education, Marshall provides desktop support as well as system administration for Burke Software. In his spare time, you can find Marshall taking short naps under tall trees.