CTO2010 - PRESENTLeeward Bound Corp
Technologies: Python, Django, Ruby, Rails, PHP, Redis, HBase, Elasticsearch
- Worked on dozens of projects in the digital advertising space for over the past 8 years.
- Designed and implemented high-volume, high-availability analytics engines.
- Built tools of all shapes and sizes for acquisition, attribution and analytics to help optimize marketing efforts for large and small teams.
- Implemented API integrations with Facebook, AdWords, and more.
Contract2016 - 2016Flagship Marketing
Technologies: Python, Django, React, EC2, DigitalOcean, Docker
- Designed and implemented automatic server provisioning and health management utility.
- Created a system for orchestrating the creation of thousands of Docker containers across hundreds of VMs in 10 data-centers worldwide.
- Collected and ingested over 100,000 datapoints per minute to analyze system health and identify problems.
- Engineered self-testing docker containers that autonomously monitor and heal themselves.
- Built a real-time RESTful API for all statistics and management features.
Lead Developer + Architect2015 - 2015TrafficHaus
Technologies: PHP, Redis, MySQL
- Designed a new ad server handling a real load of 1 billion impressions per day (peaking at 20,000 impressions/second).
- Reduced server costs by over 80% (from >$30k/mo).
- Team building and leadership of a mismanaged development team increased developer output by over 2.5x.
- Increased transparency and communication between development and upper management.
- Developed a new automated movie download bot that scrapes over 100GB of video content per day.
CTO, Technical Founder2014 - 2015Rebar Secure CRM
Technologies: Python, Django
- Created a load balancing billing gateway for recurring payments.
- Optimized merchant account utilization based on cohorts and projected rebill rates.
- Scaled a team up to 5 developers and 2 support staff members.
- Developed a secure PCI-compliant credit card warehouse for storing sensitive data.
- Designed, prototyped and implemented both the front-end and back-end services.
CTO2011 - 2012BeVo Media Affiliate Tracking Platform
Technologies: PHP, MySQL
- Managed and motivated engineering team in developing ad tracking solutions.
- Designed and implemented a Facebook Ads uploader before the official API supported it.
- Automated testing of creative variations and tracking of stats across platforms.
- Developed user attribution model and advanced analytic segmentation.
Lead Engineer2009 - 2011Ads4Dough Affiliate Network
Technologies: PHP, Python, Amazon EC2 (beta)
- Developed auto-scaling landing page redundancy solutions for high volume media buys.
- Assisting partners with tracking pixels and software integrations.
- Developing frameworks for optimizing conversion rates across ad campaigns.
Software Developer Engineer (Intern)2008 - 2009Microsoft
Technologies: C#, ASP.Net, MS SQL
- Designed, developed, and implemented an offline-mode Windows product key authorization service for developing nations.