Kiel graduated in 2005 with a B.S. in Information Science and Technology. In school he took a variety of classes outside of his program requirements in order to feed his interest in a large number of topics. These classes included literature, political science, music, and legal classes.
Immediately following graduation, Kiel began working as a web application developer for a top-50 Internet retail website. He specialized in content management using proprietary software and administration tools, serving as administrator to over 150 content contributors.
Working as a developer, Kiel has maintained a small number of blogs to discuss his progress professionally as well as his side-projects in music. His work on his own personal blogs led to requests from others to design and help write for blogs of their own. He thoroughly enjoyed this work and maintains his interest in it to this day.
Kiel is an avid fan of Wordpress, and uses it extensively for his own personal websites and blogs. He enjoys staying up-to-date on the latest Wordpress plugins and updates. Though he enjoys other content management systems, Wordpress is his preferred CMS application.
In 2010, Kiel left his official work in the technology world to serve in the United States Army. Although his full-time occupation changed, he continued to freelance as a developer.
Having spent time at multiple military posts and in Afghanistan, Kiel is excited to have returned to the world of technology and now works as C# developer for a healthcare software start-up. He views technology and writing as two of his primary passions in life, and would like to combine them into a profitable profession. He believes he can be an effective writer and gain valuable experience by writing on a number of subjects for a variety of customers.