Developer— Rico Callirgos. Rico joined Praxent in May 2014. Rico was born in Peru and grew up in Vero Beach, Florida. After serving in the US Navy as an Electronics Technician, Rico earned his Bachelors in IT at Florida State University. It was during this time that he began taking a serious interest in coding after only dabbling with it since the 7th grade. In his spare time, Rico enjoys outdoor adventures, listening to rock/metal music, and seeing animals wherever they may roam.