About

I live in Austin the capital of Texas and the self proclaimed “Music Capital of the World” with my lovely wife Jenny and our two beautiful children: our son Garrett, and our daughter Grace.

We enjoy being together as a family and with other family in the area. We like to try new food and go to our favorite restaurants. We enjoy travel and try to go to an exciting new place every year, as well as visiting existing favorite locations. I also enjoy pursuing passions such as photography. My wife and I love music and listen to Austin musicians and touring bands as much as we are able to now with the little ones. Volunteer work for SXSW, Old Settlers Music Festival, Housecore Horror Film Festival, and The SIMS Foundation, and the Hays County Chapter and the Dripping Springs Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, where I serve as Treasurer.

I operate a consulting business, doing freelance business as Matthew Comer and syphonsoft Web Hosting. I have several projects and long-term clients. I perform consulting to the State of Texas as a Catalog Information Systems Vendor (CISV) and can be found on the Centralized Master Bidders List (CMBL) Vendor ID: 1205325509200.

I am a business man and an aspiring serial entrepreneur at heart. I operate several small businesses, Freeman Properties Property Management Company as well as other businesses listed on this site.

I am currently employed as a Project Manager with IBM. I work on a great team in the PartnerWorld Business Partner portal as a part of the IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) with Marketing and Sales Content Services Organization, Digital Services Group, Offering Kit, Project Management, Content Services, and Solution Gateway.

I am doing some amazing work as an IBMer. I had built a system in which editors on the team can create and maintain HTML pages using an XML/XSL integrated WebSphere system. This allows the users to create pages much more easily. I enjoy the work, this is the best work of my career. This system is being sunset and we are migrating our systems to various internal CMS systems. I have taken on a new role of Content Manager for my growing team of India resources. I assign tasks and manage schedules on a daily basis.

I am not looking for further employment at this point, but I am always open to hearing about other opportunities. If you are an employer or headhunter and know of a great working remotely employment opportunity that may be a really good fit that closely matches my skill-set, then please view my résumé. However, know that I am not actively looking for new employment, nor would I likely accept other employment at this time. I would only entertain a position in Austin, TX. Just looking for what everybody wants: a better paying job, better benefits, better incentives and bonuses, ability to advance, ability to learn new technologies and skills, more responsibility and recognition, and the ability to work remotely, and being appreciated for the long hours and hard work.

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If you are interested in hiring me as an independent consultant, contractor, web developer/designer to develop your website; or to redevelop and rethink your website, as my specialty is redeveloping and maintaining existing sites, then please contact me.