Hello nice


I'm Blane Cordes, a Developer, currently living and working in New York.

In the last few years I have worked on on reshaping the live event experience at VenueNext.

Now I am focused on wholesale ecommerce at Abound.

Personal Info

  • Blane Cordes
  • Astoria, NY
  • [email protected]
  • Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ

What I Can Do


Work Experiences

2018 - PRESENT

VP of Engineering - Abound


Building the future of wholesale ecommerce for upstart brands.

2017 - 2018

Co-Founder - Threat9


Participated in the Cylon Labs accelerator and worked on building an IoT security scanner built with Python and React.

2014 - 2017

Senior Engineering Manager - VenueNext


Senior Engineering Manager at VenueNext responsible for the Canopy and AppBuilder products. Developing features and services utilizing a microservices architecticure written primarily in Ruby. Led and collaborated on several important features, including a wysywig editor for the VenueNext IOS and Android apps written in React, jumbotron games for fans to play at the stadium, and ApplePay Braintree integration.

2013 - 2014

Software Engineer, Dish Digital


Worked within an agile team of 5 developers, developing primarily ruby on rails applications in a TDD style, responsible for the dishworld.com, blockbusternow.com web properties. Led the development of a back-end reporting platform, aggregating data from a variety of sources including Recurly and internal MySQL and Redis databases.

2008 - 2012

Prime Brokerage, J.P. Morgan


Member of the 2008 J.P. Morgan Prime Brokerage Analyst Class. Worked with senior hedge fund executives to understand their trading strategy, infrastructure, and implementation needs for various products including futures, swaps, bonds, and equities. Successfully integrated several multi-billion dollar hedge funds onto the J.P. Morgan platform, allowing them to trade and receive various leverage and clearing needs.

My Education

2004 - 2008

Fairfield University

Double Major in Finance and Accounting. Intern at Spencer Trask Ventures in NYC and UBS Financial Services.

Fall 2006

The National University of Ireland, Galway

Studied entrepreneurship and economics at the The National University of Ireland, Galway.

2000 - 2004

St. Rose High School

Belmar, NJ

Development Skills

Recent Projects


Threat9 is a cybersecurity company dedicated to securing the Internet of Things. We identify vulnerable IoT devices in your network and protect them from attackers.


A real-time Venue management system worked on at VenueNext. A Ruby on Rails application with heavy client side logic using React.js, JQuery, and Javascript.

Astoria Tech Meetup

Working to build a local tech community in Astoria, NY.

Astoria Trains

An app to track train times in Astoria.

Work Process


"Blane is a great engineer, hard-working, thorough, and always delivering high quality work."

Ian Grabill VP of Engineering, Ticket Evolution

"Blane’s a quick learner, tenacious worker, and thorough developer. More importantly, he’s a patient, reliable, and kind person. Simply a pleasure to work with and to be around."

Peter Oberg Software Engineer at Finario Corp

"Blane was a pleasure to work with from the engineering side, he always understood context and could be relied on to deliver on time."

Chester Dean Director of Product Delivery, Gilt

"Blane was a very hard working developer that was a pleasure to collaborate with."

Edan Rosenburg VP of Engineering, VenueNext

Get in Touch

I love meeting new people and collaborating on interesting projects.

Please feel free to reach out to me at any time.

Thanks, have a great day!

Contact Information


  • 57 South Main Street #202
  • Neptune
  • NJ
  • 07753