CEO2018 - 2021Audere
- Founded the nonprofit, raising $17.5 million from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
- Hired a team of 22 software professionals with a median industry experience of 24 years each.
- Launched our product in the US, Australia, Nigeria, and Kenya.
Site Director2010 - 2018
Technologies: PHP, TypeScript, C++, React, React VR
- Founded and launched the Facebook London engineering office, leading it as its site director. Grew it from 12 employees to 600 employees in five years. Reported directly to Facebook's CTO.
- Hired as the second member in Facebook's Seattle office, which was Facebook's first distributed engineering office. Designed and shipped the video calling product and led the re-architecture of web Messenger.
- Founded the London Oculus team and developed Oculus 360 Photos. Coded on the Facebook Workplace product.
Development Manager | Principal Group Manager1998 - 2010Microsoft
Technologies: C++, C#, .NET, ASP.NET
- Built and led the Windows Live Book Search and Academic Search teams. Led the Windows Mobile PC team. Led teams in Tablet PC and MSN.
- Led the team investigating a company transformation effort around cloud computing.
- Built features in Microsoft Word and MSN Money. Taught classes for engineers around building their skills and careers in the engineering excellence team.