Aaron Cope serves as Director of Engineering at DDC where he is responsible for leading teams of software and QA engineers and managing day-to-day activities that enhance DDC’s products and capabilities. Aaron uses metrics-based analysis to guide DDC’s planning and strategic decision making and flourishes relationships with teams to identify processes and solutions that deliver high-value, high quality products to our clients.
Aaron has a background rooted in software development with a focus on launching meaningful and impactful products. Prior to leading the engineering department, Aaron was a team lead and senior software engineer at DDC for several years where he led numerous successful projects and teams that created new and competitive products in the grassroots marketplace while driving down the cost to own software. Before joining DDC, Aaron worked as a senior developer for The Home Depot where he crafted business intelligence web reporting applications and standardized development processes for internal BI developers and offshore partners. This work built upon his previous experiences in developing custom and enterprise reporting software in the manufacturing and cooperative marketing industries.
Aaron graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Management Information Systems. He holds several certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). Aaron is a delighted husband and father to the two greatest loves of his life, and during his free time can be found cycling, woodworking or coding.