Being able to understand the team member's individual strenghts to organize and group together a productive team with a great working environment and culture.
Using the latest techniques in technology management, system architecture, and programming patterns, I'm capable of tackling any project large or small.
Creating pixel perfect, world-class products is my passion. Whether on the mobile device or the desktop, UX and intuitive simplicity is key to any successful product.
If your IT team and tech-stack has gotten out of control, I can do a full audit to assess the situation and recommended actionable items towards a solution.
Ask any CTO, and 9 out of 10 times their #1 problem is hiring. I have a high success rate of hiring star programmers with a very small turn over percentage.
I've built some of the most trafficked websites, and through that experience, I understand how users interact with product on the desktop or mobile.
Either MSSQL or MySQL, I've optimized both to achieve lightning fast query times and deploy redundancy and backup solutions.
Cloud Systems or Dedicated Racks, I know how to scale large systems to be able to handle millions of users. All while understand budget constraints and not overspending.
In 2010 when Plixi was at its peak, we had major scaling issues. Like most scaling issues companies face, our database was not able to keep up with the load. Once we dug deep enough into the core of the system, we realized the hard drives were queueing requests. Thus, we needed to fix the disk I/O issue which is where FusionIO comes in. These are the fastest hard drives in the world, and solved our scaling issues. They let us to continue to grow the business to 45-million monthly unique visitors and 100-million daily API requets. At the end of the day, these FusionIO drives saved our business and we were able to eventually negotiate a $10-million acquisition by Lockerz, a Kleiner Perkins and Liberty Media backed social commerce platform in January 2011.