CB1, INC. has been providing professional software and infrastructure engineering solutions since 2004. We provide a wide range of custom solutions including web development, online marketing, graphic & web design, and infrastructure.

We specialize in developing custom solutions for businesses such as corporate marketing sites, e-commerce websites, and content management systems.

Chris Barber

CEO, Software Engineer

Chris Barber

Chris is the founder of CB1, INC, open source evangelist and programmer extraordinaire. He started programming in the mid 90’s and has been developing web applications professionally since 2000. He holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Science.

Chris is a regular contributor to MinneBar, Twin Cities/Minnesota PHP, MySQL, Linux and Web Design user groups.

His career began as a CAD designer for Science Incorporated (Bloomington, MN) using Autodesk AutoCAD and Mechanical Desktop where he custom wrote several utilities using AutoLisp. Designs were exported into 3D Studio and animated using keyscript.

In 2000, he joined Comm5 Web Systems (Eden Prairie, MN) as a web developer where he worked on various web applications powered by ColdFusion, Java, C++, PHP and Microsoft SQL Server. In addition to programming, he was responsible for the infrastructure of Comm5’s flagship product benefitsCONNECT. This included building and deploying servers, configuring networks and firewalls, setting up load balancers, managing backups and running e-mail and file servers.

During 2004, Chris simultaneously started CB1, INC. as well as started as an engineer at WhereToLive.com (Eden Prairie, MN) where he helped build the best real estate search engine on Earth as well as a webmail application. Project was built using Microsoft’s .NET platform and Microsoft SQL Server 2005. The search engine heavily relied on Dojo and Google Maps.

Finally in 2006, he left WhereToLive.com to focus on CB1, INC. full-time. Since then, CB1 INC. has serviced over a dozen clients across the United States.

For a more thorough background, you can view Chris’s resume.

You can find Chris on Twitter talking about something nerdy: http://twitter.com/cb1kenobi.