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Mackenna brings 25 years of software development experience spanning statistical and deep learning, big data, feature engineering, quantitative modeling for energy fundamentals, derivative pricing models, price forecasting and energy risk management. He has developed software products from concept to delivery at various startups, intrapreneurial ventures, mid-sized companies, large conglomerates and fortune 10 companies using various development methodologies and cost-cutting strategies allowing for innovation on constant or reducing budgets as the project or company matures. Domains for which tools, services or products were developed include document management, workflow, imaging, publishing, catalogs, configuration, guided selling, energy fundamentals, energy risk management, commodity logistics, computer security, supply chain, retail energy, vacation rentals, expert networks. Mackenna has a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Power Systems from Nagpur University, India. He resides in Sugar land, Texas.  He is a voracious reader in various topics spanning technology and entrepreneurship.  His other passion is playing field hockey and cycling.