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Todd Albert on a mission to give independent agents and brokers big-firm tech tools

A chief technology officer talks about how informed consumers are shaping real estate

Todd Albert is the lead software developer and chief technology officer at Mad Valorem. Time at current company: Almost three years (since August 2012) Describe what you do in one sentence: I lead a team of developers and work directly on all facets of our web application from the back-end database to the front-end user interface and the interactivity between the two. Age: 39 Degree, school: Ph.D. in geography from Florida State University; M.S. in atmospheric science from the Ohio State University; B.S. in geography from the University of Florida   Location: Downtown in the historic district of Delray Beach, Florida. Social media: LinkedIn, Twitter What do you do? Please elaborate and be specific. I work for a real-estate technology startup as the lead software developer, working to make commercial-grade GIS (geographic information system) tools and national real estate data available to the public.I am constantly switching gears be...