Jake Foster is the Director of Engineering Development at Alley focused on WordPress theme development and backend customization. Prior to Alley, he was a web development consultant for a variety of WordPress clients. He was also a developer at Mindshare Studios and Anagram. Outside of work, Jake teaches kickboxing and also coaches. He also enjoys reading, training in muay thai, riding his motorcycle, seeing live music and just generally trying to take in all that New York has to offer. He graduated from St. John’s College in Santa Fe with a degree in philosophy. He also holds two minors in linguistic studies and historical mathematics. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.