Meet the Team

A little sumin' sumin' about Tanager
Tyler Christensen

Tyler Christensen

CEO & Lead Designer

Tyler Christensen is the founder, CEO, and lead designer for Tanager. He is also an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has over a decade of design and development experience, with research interests in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, educational technology, and reflective practice. Learn more about his teaching and scholarship at www.tylerchristensen.com.

McKay Christensen

McKay Christensen

Lead Developer

McKay Christensen is Tanager’s lead developer. His expertise is in Joomla, photography, and teaching English as a second language. McKay maintains the popular technology blog: Tutorial Geek, which specializes in DIY projects, photography, and the GIMP photo editor. He also runs the YouTube channel Super English Kid! and its companion website, which provide resources to those teaching English as a second language.
Dallin Christensen

Dallin Christensen

Lead Programmer

Dallin Christensen is Tanager’s lead programmer and app developer and also is an Internet Applications Developer at Xactware. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and can speak Japanese. He is interested in Android app development, Python, and Go. He developed the android apps: Mass Text, BYU Lunch Box, and Destinations East-West Guide. Visit his website that he never updates at: www.dallinc.com

As you can see the Christensen brothers are committed to good design, education, and globalization–all key ingredients in the Tanager mission. We want you to understand the design process and become capable of editing and maintaining your own site.