About me

My name is Mark John Buenconsejo, and here are 10 things about me:

  1. I am a computer programmer, and have been coding since the 90s.
  2. I am a skills and mastery guy.
  3. I am interested in using software to solve big problems in the field of Technology, Healthcare, and Education.
  4. I am curious about how every thing works, and obsess in understanding them, and learning deeper.
  5. I prefer working in a small team, with big ambitions.
  6. I've co-founded a few startups, since 1999. The most recent is Caresharing.
  7. I like to go on an adventure, discover things, endure hard stuffs, and test my limits.
  8. I like being outdoors, be it by run, hike, bike, swim, or camp. One day or multi-day events are interesting for me.
  9. The longest endurance activity i have finished was 12hrs on a run, and i look forward to extending this in the future.
  10. I live with my wife and our 3 kids, in Cebu, Philippines.



  • Twitter - this is my main distribution channel for content i share online.
  • Instagram - photos i've taken that i find interesting to share.
  • GitHub - codes i wrote and allowed to share online.
  • LinkedIn - my professional background and resume.
  • Strava - sports data from my adventures.
  • Vimeo - videos i've produced so far.



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And, this is me!


Relaxing, having breakfast, at the Sunset Bar of Coco Grove resort in Siquijor.


Shopify is now on Rails 5.0. We started 12 years ago on version 0.5, the first version released. Thank you @rails & @dhh Retweeted by Mark Buenconsejo

Read: Disconnected and Disenfranchised markj.co/2j4akYt

Read: How to be a Good Mentor (6+ Mentoring Tips) markj.co/2jWOBAq

Productivity = Effort x Competence x Env x Motivation^2 | Scaling Agile @ Spotify youtube.com/watch?v=jyZEik…

Twitter Media

Gives a good idea of building software in an Agile context from the perspective of the Product guy youtu.be/502ILHjX9EE

Read: Continuous Integration Certification markj.co/2iKv18A

Making Badass Developers - Kathy Sierra (Serious Pony) keynote youtu.be/FKTxC9pl-WM via @YouTube