About

PROFILE

Full stack iOS software developer. Developed multiple apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Seven are currently in the App Store.

EXPERIENCE

Independent Software Developer — 2005 – present

iOS development from the opening of the App Store. Experience includes use of the following frameworks: AddressBook, AudioToolbox, Contacts, CoreData, CoreGraphics, CoreLocation, Foundation, GameKit, iAd, libsqlite3, MapKit, MediaPlayer, MessageUI, QuartzCore, Social, SpriteKit, Twitter, UIKit, WatchConnectivity, and WatchKit.
Apps include AddingMachine, I’m Here, QuickLight, one touch dialers, Sale Price %, Icon Dial, Caw Of Doody (with Unity), Balloon Bounce, Balloon Pop, Hashtag Notes, and Jacks or Better Video Poker. Hashtag Notes and Jacks or Better Video Poker included an Apple Watch interface. An Apple TV version of Video Poker is also available.

Director of Mobile Technology, SmallPlanet, Inc. — 2004 – 2006

SmallPlanet was an early social networking company which attempted to differentiate itself by entering the soon to emerge mobile space. Developed the friend finder software which enabled cell phones running the software to locate other proximate phones and then notify the cell’s owner with an abbreviated profile. The software was based on J2ME, Bluetooth and the Symbian operating system.
Developed a Google Map-based social networking website which the Google Latitude system would eventually resemble.

Independent Software Developer — 2001 – 2004

Developed casual gaming software in J2ME for the Symbian operating system. Software was distributed through Handango and the Nokia Software Market.

Technology Director, ClickZ, Inc. — 1999 – 2001

ClickZ was a publisher of internet marketing newsletters.
Technologically, ClickZ was utilizing a CGI-based content management and delivery system which was not scaling fast enough to accommodate the rapid growth. Management planned an expansion into conferences and physical print publishing. I transitioned the content management system to java servlet technology, created an e-commerce system for conference registration and payment, developed a sales systems for book publishing, and updated the email newsletter publishing system.
ClickZ was sold to Internet.com and new management planned a four-fold expansion. I was tasked with recruiting and managing a programming team to facilitate expansion and to integrate existing systems with the new parent company systems.

Independent Software Developer — 1997 – 1999

Developed websites and commerce systems on a contract basis. Specialized in dynamic data driven applications.

Owner, SurfSpot — 1996 – 1997

Entrepreneurial web venture to provide real time images of surf conditions. Developed a robotic camera system to capture images, create time-lapse video, and upload data to a web server. Developed website for distribution of the image data and built a searchable database of surf related companies.

EDUCATION

Machine Learning by Stanford University on Coursera. — Certificate earned on January 10, 2016
California State University Northridge — B.S. Business Administration

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