Resume & Experience


Objective

I am looking for an opportunity to contribute to a company where my skills as a product strategist and development leader can help deliver superior software on time at a high quality.


Experience

API Abroad

API Abroad

Vice President of Technology

September 2018 - August 2019    Austin, Tx

Responsible and managed full IT functions including software development and technology operations. Architected, negotiated and rolled out ecosystem of world class SaaS solutions and updated best-in-breed custom software implemenations. Delivered cost savings, migration plan away from legacy systems and corporate training to staff located across the globe.

Algebraix Data

Algebraix Data

Mobile Architect and Product Manager

July 2017 - January 2018    Austin, Tx

Member of executive team responsible for developing mobile crypto wallet. Worked closely with brilliant developers to reduce roadmap timeline to fraction of initial estimates. As member of startup, ran marketing initiatives and wore many hats to help bring product to fruition.

Exhilent Mobile

Exhilent Mobile

Chief Technology Officer and Founder

September 2012 - June 2017    Austin, Tx & New York, NY

Started and grew our development company to a 10 person team with an additional several dozen contracted professionals. Design and built solutions for the airline, auto, sports media, retail, real estate, medical and 3D print industries. Our notable clients include Bosch, ESPN, MacTools, Akron General, Disney, San Antonio Spurs and a dozen smaller business entities where our expertise delivered state of the art mobile and web solutions.

Bestfit Mobile

BestFit Mobile + Marketing​

Vice President of Development

September 2011 - August 2012    Austin, Tx

Managed multinational teams of several dozen developers responsible for delivering mobile and web solutions for top tier clients. Worked closely with firms like Michaels, Carson Wealth, Herbalife, Harris Teeter, ESPN, AT&T, Movember and many more, to deliver best in class mobile apps.

Absolute Software

Absolute Software​

Senior Consumer UX and Web Lead

October 2010 - July 2011    Austin, Tx & Vancouver, BC

Completely redesigned and integrated a new consumer experience for 800,000 paying customers. Managed team that completely rebuilt the consumer online brand from initial customer interaction through to product use and support. Proudly part of a team that earned 4 1/2 stars (out of 5) and Editors Choice Award from PC Magazine for our product.

Optaros

Optaros​

Senior Creative Designer

January 2007 - June 2007    Austin, Tx & Boston, MA

Rapidly growing open source integration and development company located in Boston with an office in Austin. Responsibilities include working on web projects for startup and Fortune 25 companies. Projects include high visibility clients and cutting edge technology. Role as a senior creative developer includes UI creation, wireframes, site maps, full fledged HTML/CSS designs that were integrated into code.

NTT Verio

NTT Verio

Senior Technical Manager

April 1996 - September 2001    Austin, Tx & Dallas, Tx

Responsible for development on Verio's corporate web site, Intranet, and partner Extranet. Worked closely with marketing, sales and HR to build custom applications to increase revenue and lower operational costs. Merged online presences of 35+ company acquisitions and managed web operations through startup, IPO, and company buyout by NTT.

Client Work

In addition to working for progressive and successful firms as an employee, I’ve had the opportunity to “collect logos” by doing client work with some of the world’s greatest brands. Some of these brands I’ve detailed case studies for the projects, while others are under NDA and I’d be happy to talk about them in-depth in person.

ATT
Bay Hill Country Club
Bosch
Brooklyn Cyclones
Carson Wealth Management
Cleveland Clinic
Disney
ESPN
ESPYS
Feminist Majority Foundation
GE
Globalscape
Harris Teeter
Herbalife
Houston Rockets
Matco
Michaels
Netspend
NFL Draft
New York Public School
Pepsi
PGA Tour
Proctor and Gamble
Samsung
San Antonio Spurs
Snap On
Steelman
Under Armour
Unilever
US Open
NTT Verio
Wimbledon

Education

University of Texas at El Paso

English Language and Literature, General

The University of Texas at El Paso

1988-1992    El Paso, Tx

No degree achieved. 4 years of school. Moved to Austin. Internet revolution began. No regrets.