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 the Financial, Time and Attendance and Oil and Gas space. He has been fortunate to work for a variety of companies ranging from start-ups, mid-size, to multinational corporations. An early adopter of the .NET platform, Danny has filled many roles throughout his career, from Application Development, Software Architecture, Project Management as a Scrum Master and much more.

Danny joined Houston Methodist Hospital in 2014 to establish the Application Development practice from the ground up. The team writes applications that provide experiences for patients, doctors, nurses and the organization at large. Every effort, standard or process is validated against the department’s mission of taking experiences faster to market, with the highest quality and a clear ROI.

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 see how he can help to get them 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.