Danny Acuna is Manager of Application Development at Houston Methodist Hospital.
With almost 20 years of experience in the IT industry, Danny’s experience spans across a number of industries such as Financial, Time and Attendance and Oil and Gas, working in startups, mid-size, to multinational corporations. An early adopter of the .NET platform, Danny has filled many roles throughout his career, ranging from Application Development, Software Architecture, Scrum Master and many more. Danny joined Houston Methodist Hospital in 2014 to established the Application Development practice from the ground up. Currently, the Application Development department is comprised of 14 developers and analysts, leveraging technologies such as Application Development in .NET, Android, iOS, Azure, SharePoint, Sitecore and many others.
Danny has been blessed to be in the right place at the right time to meet very interesting people that mentored him into his next venture. A firm believer in every person owning their career, Danny loves to buy people coffee to hear their story, and help them get to the next level. Although his first love was not technology, and at one point thought of becoming a professional musician, Danny loves technology in how it touches people’s daily lives. He believes that we are uniquely positioned to make a difference in the lives of others by providing experiences that improve their day to day lives.