About Ivan

My dream is of a healthy (and happy!) environment for people and the planet. My mission is to help other sustainable entrepreneurs and organizations achieve that dream. My focus is helping ecopreneurs and non-profits with web technology.

Born to US citizens in Madrid, raised in New York, London and Boston. I moved west to Boulder, Colorado soon after graduating with a B.A. in Environmental Geography at Colgate. I received my MBA from the Leeds School of Business there. I experienced life at angel and VC funded start-ups in Boulder, including software business practice leader Rational Software. I started SustainableMarketing.com which was the first green marketing blog. After ten years in Boulder, I moved to San Francisco. I founded SustainableWebsites.com which was one of the first green web hosting companies.  I had a brief stay in London again in 2008, back to SF, and then in 2010 to Seattle where I have settled down. I currently teach Full-Stack JavaScript for Code Fellows.

I have been programming since 3rd grade, and continue to code to this day. That’s over 20 years of professional experience since I graduated from high school and entered the workforce. My current preferred web site platforms are NodeJS and Ruby on Rails. I use an Agile development methodology, utilizing practices like Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD).

Contact Info:

Ivan is usually in Seattle, Washington USA.
ivan (at) ivanstorck (dot) com