Brandon T. Kowalski

Geek, programmer & ambivert.

current roles

Abstract Elemental

[August 2017 - Now]

co-founder of an Ithaca based software development firm

past roles

Cornell Center for Social Sciences

[August 2016 - December 2021]

software engineer responsible for facilitating end-user goals, data collection, software architecture and grant writing


[June 2014 - May 2016]

software developer of retirement industry related products

work projects

past work projects



library that loads tagged sql queries by name for use in your application


Rediscovering the Stories of
 Self-Liberating People

IASSIST 2019 | Sydney, NSW, AU

explores the launch of Freedom on the Move and our desire to link disparate data sources

Curiosity's Fulcrum

IASSIST 2018 | Montréal, QC, CA

explores how to leverage the citizen historian to explore and transcribe the history of the Antebellum South

Metadata-Driven Gamification

NADDI 2017 | Ithaca, NY, USA

explores how the Freedom on the Move project leverages metadata in order to provide a rewarding experience

giving back

Day with Code

weekend workshop for middle schoolers that teaches the fundamentals of programming using Scratch



identity verification & public key


where all the fruits of my free time ends up


where I complain about my internet service