Resume & Experience
Resume & Experience
CEO / Founder / El Jefé
September 2020 - PRESENT Austin, Tx
Vice President of Product and Engineering
October 2019 - July 2020 Boulder, Co & Austin, Tx
Brought reliability and scalability to platform used across the world by students at almost 100 universities and institutions. Introduced new products to the space that reduce risk management and engage with students via social media. Managed a product engineering team and roadmap for the future of the product. Measure, analyze, improve always.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 started. My adventure began.