Stephen has been a devloper on the Dataverse Project since 2010. He is involved in all aspects of the Dataverse project, from the front end UI development to the back end business logic. For the Dataverse project he was the lead developer for custom study metadata fields, persistent identifiers, guestbook and download tracking. He has given three presentations at JavaOne conferences over the years including "jQuery Integration with JSF 2 Libraries" with Mike Heppler and "Custom Bean Validation" with Gustavo Durand. In his spare time he enjoys running, reading, cooking and following the career of a talented young actress who happens to be his daughter.