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Bachelor of Science Engineering in Computer Science, University of Michigan College of Engineering

Dennis O'Reilly

Director, Application Architecture and Software Development

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

Academic Innovation has some of the smartest and most talented people I’ve met working together to create some amazing products and courses. It was exciting to join such a dynamic and productive team. AI’s integrated team approach to building tools with User Experience experts, content experts, and a strong technical background is exciting and rewarding.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Dennis O’Reilly has over 15 years of experience in developing and designing software projects. At Academic Innovation, he is an Application Architect, responsible for ensuring that software projects are constructed well, with an eye toward maintainability, expandability, and efficiency. His goal is to ensure that software works well for everyone and to solve problems in a way that minimizes complexity while maximizing functionality.

Prior to joining Academic Innovation, Dennis worked at the U-M Center for Health Communications Research as a Software Developer and Technical Lead. He designed and developed dozens of applications for research overall variety of media: Web, custom-tailored print newsletters, interactive voice and text messages, mobile applications, and more.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Python
  • Django
  • Vue.js
  • Text Encodings
  • Curling