Director of Engineering2018 - 2018Braze
Technologies: Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, Redis
- Led a team responsible for core functionalities of a marketing platform.
- Built a machine-learning team from the grounds-up.
- Led Agile transformation process.
Senior Director of Innovation2010 - 2018Vonage
Technologies: Java, Python, Node.js, A-Frame (VR/AR), Firebase, AWS (S3, EC2, DynamoDB, LB, SES)
- Envisioned, designed, and built a multi-tenant platform for chatbots. The platform was channel-agnostic and allowed for zero-deployment when conversation templates required updates.
- Built Voice skills for Alexa and Google Home. Integrated with 3rd party services and API for enhanced functionality such as calendar integration and communication solutions.
- Built numerous AI-based services from transcription to voice sentiment to image recognition.
- Explored and chose technologies for task-specific projects.
- Spearheaded multi-group projects including sales, marketing and legal.
Director of Technology2006 - 2010JAJAH
Technologies: mobile, C#
- Managed a team responsible for building mobile applications for various mobile platforms. The application was installed and used by 10,000s of users.
- Integrated with 3rd party services.
- Managed and scaled development teams.
- Defined development process and methodology.