A passionate leader who has taken teams from “zero-to-ten” in record time. At one startup, we went from building the entire engineering team to acquisition by Oracle Corporation in 18 months. They wanted our cutting-edge solution and the exceptional technology team that created it.
Railway’s Platform-as-a-Service allows retailers to connect with consumers, build customer loyalty, and enhance the customer’s shopping experience. This includes Point-of-Sale (POS), payment processing, customer loyalty apps, and business intelligence tools that empower retailers to leverage their customer relationships. Our Bluetooth beacon technology detects when a customer enters and can send targeted special offers to their smartphone. After their visit, Railway can also send personalized coupons relevant to them to drive repeat business.
Leading all development, test, and operations for the San Francisco office, including:
Mixr was acquired by Match.com/IAC, a large public company.
Led development, QA and technical operations for iOS, Android and Facebook apps, along with web sites and services for over 12 million members. Introduced highly agile processes which allowed the team to deliver real user value early and often.
Drove development of new Mixr iOS app which brings real-time group interactions to virtual, 3D-like environments such as clubs and cafes. Users customize their avatar, dance with others, visit a “photo booth” to take pictures of their avatar in virtual or real backdrops and earn “Cred“ used to purchase items and skills.
Led development and technical operations for our cloud-based services handling over 300,000 VoIP calls and over 800,000 SMS messages a day. Managed development of the popular Line2 app for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android with over 1.5M downloads. This app provides a full featured professional second phone line with carrier-grade texting and HD audio quality.
Led the creation of new native iPad and Android versions of the Line2 iPhone app.
Line2 has won numerous awards, including:
m2vc was awarded:
My entire development team joined Oracle following the acquisition of our startup Indicast.
Founding member of the executive team. Hired the entire development team and built a robust and highly scalable speech-driven audio news and information service with paying customers. Service presents pre-recorded audio content including Wall Street Journal Report, ABC News, AP News, weather, real-time sports scores, traffic, flight times and lifestyle content, consisting of almost 2,000 topics. The service also includes voice-activated dialing, email and voice driving directions.
AnchorFree’s Hotspot Shield application provides secure browsing, privacy, and freedom online, with
over 200 million downloads. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications and
web browsing and protects each user’s privacy and identity online. It makes each page you visit as
secure as your banking site, turning all HTTP traffic into HTTPS.
Growing by more than nine million new downloads per month, Hotspot Shield is the most popular VPN service in the world and the No. 1 security and privacy app on iPhone and iPad devices.
Prism Skylabs is the global leader in visually understanding and optimizing offline commerce. Its unique cloud service
transforms any video camera into a visual merchandising, auditing, and business intelligence tool that can be accessed
from any device.
With Prism Skylabs, businesses can measure offline conversion, understand long-term trends, and dig in to powerful analytics — from dwell to footpaths to product lift — using the cameras they already have. Prism Skylabs condenses customer interaction and movement into stunning imagery and reports that provide instant understanding of any moment or period of time.
Visual is a powerful free tool used to create simple animations or fully-interactive animated applications with just swipes and touches on a mobile device, or using your keyboard and mouse.