I’m a user-centered product guy who also happens to be an engineer. I have a deep technical background and a healthy combination of product design and professional software engineering skills. Check out my portfolio and feel free to get in touch.
Driving features from concept to launch for a mobile analytics product that provides tools for reporting and optimizing user acquisition, retention, and monetization.
Defining product requirements, UI mockups, and guiding design/development for web UIs, data collection APIs, and data processing.
Successfully launched major features such as app revenue analytics, targeted promotions, and data collection SDKs.
Software EngineerMar 2010 - Mar 2012
Led server-side development of a consumer mobile product to aggregate daily deals from multiple providers: defined user scenarios and service requirements, implemented web service APIs, and implemented targeting algorithms to provide users with nearby deals matching their interests.
Led development of a one-to-one marketing service that allows mobile operators to target customers with individualized offers; service is deployed at a large U.S. carrier and has been highly successful in increasing customer retention.
Software EngineerApr 2009 - Feb 2010
Institute for Systems Biology
Designed, developed, and deployed a data mining system for associating human diseases with detectable proteins using a database of peer-reviewed biomedical literature.
Graduate Research Scientist, Computer ScienceSep 2007 - Feb 2009
University of Toronto
Conducted research in software engineering team awareness tools: designed, implemented, deployed, and evaluated a team awareness UI and directed an empirical user study.
Software Development EngineerAug 2005 - Aug 2007
Designed, implemented, deployed, and supported new product data processing system; decreased website product data update latency from one day to less than five minutes for Amazon’s worldwide retail business. Successfully migrated 50 million products to new system.
Software Engineer/InternMay 2003 - Jun 2005
Red Hat Canada
Designed, developed, and supported Linux developer tool plug-ins for a large product based on the Eclipse IDE.