About & Experience

My name is Francisco Cantu. Friends call me Frank. I am an Apple-first software developer and a life-long Mac user. I currently reside in beautiful Merida, Mexico.

  • 10+ years in iOS app development experience
  • 8+ years in macOS app development experience
  • 2 years in tvOS & watchOS app development experience
  • 10+ years of Objective-C experience
  • 5+ years of Swift experience

I do app work at J2 Global where my team crafts many VPN apps with love and care for all platforms. (❤️ Encrypt.me!)

I’ve also worked on apps for the following companies:

  • DirecTV
  • NBC
  • Scripps Networks Interactive
  • Epix

I am the author of the following personal apps:

I was an instructor at the Big Nerd Ranch, where I taught their Objective-C and iOS course on location at Mexico City.

I was a tech support and escalation specialist at Smile Software. (❤️ TextExpander!)

I was a speaker at 2018’s 360iDev, where I talked about the story of Cloak VPN’s journey into becoming Encrypt.me.

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Francisco Cantu @f