Luis Fernando Majano Lainez

Luis Majano is a Computer Engineer, and published author that has been creating software since the year 2000. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador in the late 70s, during a period of economical instability and civil war. He lived in El Salvador until 1995 and then moved to Miami, Florida where he studied and completed his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering at Florida International University.

He is the founder and CEO of Ortus Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in web development, ColdFusion (CFML), Java development, and all open-source professional services under the ColdBox, CommandBox, and ContentBox stack. He is the creator of ColdBox, ContentBox, WireBox, TestBox, LogBox, and anything “BOX”, and contributes to over 250 open-source projects. He has a passion for learning and mentoring developers so they can succeed with sustainable software practices and the usage and development of open-source software. You can read his blog at

Luis has a passion for Jesus, tennis, golf, volleyball, and anything electronic. Random Author Facts:

  • He played volleyball in the Salvadorean National Team at the tender age of 17

  • The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are his favorite books (Geek!)

  • His first ever computer was a Texas Instrument TI-86 that his parents gave him in 1986. After some time digesting his very first BASIC book, he had written his own tic-tac-toe game at the age of 9. (Extra geek!)

  • He has a geek love for circuits, microcontrollers, and overall embedded systems.

  • He has of late (during old age) become a fan of organic gardening.

Keep Jesus number one in your life and in your heart. I did and it changed my life from desolation, defeat and failure to an abundant life full of love, thankfulness, joy and overwhelming peace. As this world breathes failure and fear upon any life, Jesus brings power, love and a sound mind to everybody!

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.” – Proverbs 3:5


Jorge Emilio Reyes Bendeck

Jorge is an Industrial and Systems Engineer born and raised in El Salvador. In 2004 he moved to Monterrey, Mexico to complete his Bachelor's studies at ITESM. In 2009, after graduating, he went back to his home country where he worked as Operations Manager for SIHAM, Industrias Bendek S.A. de C.V. from 2009 to 2012.

In 2012 he moved to Switzerland and married his beautiful wife Marta. In 2013 he joined Ortus Solutions as a Project Manager and currently serves as Ortus Business Manager.

He is passionate about delivering value to customers through the modernization of business processes, tools, and technologies, and has been part of the Ortus Modernize or Die movement since its inception.

He has been blessed with 3 children: Sofia, Isabella, and Jorge, and loves spending time with his family. He enjoys a nice kickboxing workout session and is a mountain-bike-weekend-warrior. On Sundays, he serves as a Worship Pastor at Iglesia Cristina Hispano-Suiza in Pratteln and rejoices in the Lord Jesus Christ.

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17

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