Why Media Future?
Each day more and more media-rich
information is appearing on the Internet. This means
that images, video, animation, sound, and interactivity
are playing a larger role in the way we view
information. Media Future is a forward-looking company
with the goal of working with Internet technologies to
bring the future of information presentation and
exchange closer every day.
My name is Dan Cavina and I live
near Los Angeles, California.
I am currently a Senior Project
Manager for BT
a multinational networking company providing
global communications services, products, and
infrastructures to customers throughout the world. My
responsibilities include the development of several
software products used both by our customers and
internally by the company, as well as helping to
improve the overall software development process
throughout the company.
am also involved in
numerous independent software and web site projects, including
(B2B) databases utilizing the latest technologies.
Previously, I was the Senior
Software Engineer and applications specialist for firstsource
corp, a leading B2B e-commerce provider of business
procurement solutions for companies and Internet
resellers. I worked with various development teams to
create server software and utilities that supported their business and clients.
Firstsource has been acquired by another e-commerce
Before working for firstsource
corp, I was Vice
President of Development and software architect for Second Opinion Software,
a developer of medical imaging and communication
software. My work at SOS spanned eight years and involved everything from creating project specifications,
doing all of the programming on the products, creating artwork, writing
documents, providing support for
customers, doing product demonstrations,
and creating and maintaining the company's web site.
I have a Bachelor
of Science degree in Computer Science.
The programming languages I use most
often include C++ and C#,
data technologies, such as MS SQL, Oracle, ADO, ADO.NET and
I use the latest
and most advanced tools to create my software and web sites, including
Visual Studio.NET, Microsoft
FrontPage, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe ImageReady, Macromedia
Flash, and Discreet 3D Studio Max.
I designed most of the artwork on this site from scratch or by using elements
from artwork located at the links I refer
to. If you have any questions or comments
about this site or any of the others I
have designed, or have a software development project
you would like help on, please feel free to e-mail me
(no solicitations, please).