Biologist Mauricio Herrera Cuadra is currently a Sr. Software Engineer at Synacor Inc., working in the Video Asset Management (VAM) team.
Since 2005 he contributes to BioPerl mainly as a website administrator, taking care of the wiki, Pdoc and Test Coverage websites as well as the local version of the BioPerl Deobfuscator interface; he has contributed with testing and documentation for some BioPerl releases, some articles, some bits of code and the design of the latest logo for the project. He is an active member of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation, serving as one the main system administrators for all the O|B|F-affiliated projects.
He has previously worked as a Sr. Software Developer at Yahoo! Inc., working as the lead engineer responsible for the Yahoo! Canada Sports and Yahoo! Latin America Sports properties, as well as an Engineering Intern at Yahoo! México while developing the ProSA web interface as his B.S. thesis project. He has also worked as an independent bioinformatics consultant and a Professor Assistant for the Biology Career at the Faculty of Superior Studies Iztacala, UNAM in México. He is interested in promoting the growth of bioinformatics in México and is addicted to climb and run ultramarathons in the mountains.