Member of the Band – Sr. Java Engineer Dan Sickles

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Are you Gorilla material? Join the band today!

Dan Sickles Sr. Java Engineer


Dan Sickles is one of Gorilla Logic’s talented Sr. Java Engineers. He has been developing back-end, API and some full stack applications, mostly on the JVM, for more than 20 years. Dan loves playing piano and studying music of all kinds.

Where’s your hometown? –  Los Angeles, California. 

Favorite place you’ve traveled to? – Kauai. 

How many years have you worked in your field? –  20+ years.

How do you spend your free time? – Playing piano and reading non-fiction.

Where do you go to relax and recharge? – Any coast.

Something that your LinkedIn profile couldn’t tell us? – I don’t like green peas.

What motivated you to pursue working in your current field? – Seeing the first midi sequencers.

What qualities make someone successful in the tech world? – Curiosity and continual learning.

To read more about Dan and stay in touch, connect with him on LinkedIn.


Natalie Fagundo

Natalie is an inbound certified Marketing Specialist at Gorilla Logic. She has a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and French from Xavier University and Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati.

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