30 years of experience as a high-technology executive and software engineer,
with a long track record in building successful
products and businesses. I combine outstanding people and
with a proven product-design sensibility. I
products that are engaging and simple to use.
Baynote Corporation. Vice President Engineering (2004 - 2007)
Baynote is a SaaS firm, selling an on-demand
recommendation service to the Enterprise and eCommerce markets.
Using proprietary social-networking technology, it revolutionizes
customer information discovery in large websites.
Member of the founding team, with hands-on responsibility for all
technical development and operations. Built engineering and
operations organizations from scratch, including an offshore unit in the PRC.
Architected and delivered the robust
multi-tier and multi-tenant webservice and
analytics engine that sits behind the service.
This was implemented completely with open-source technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, REST, Java, PHP, Ajax) and delivered via a very simple yet powerful
Baynote has achieved
tremendous market acceptance and is rapidly growing.
Interwoven Corporation. Vice President Engineering (1998 - 2002)
Interwoven sells web content-management tools to the Enterprise market.
I was responsible for engineering development and sustaining,
dispersed across multiple sites. My organization delivered a range of
on multiple platforms (Windows, Linux, Solaris), involving
many partner integrations. Technologically, Interwoven products ran the gamut,
requiring deep development expertise from the OS kernel to the UI.
Interwoven went public in 2000.
Perspecta Corporation. Vice President Engineering (1995 - 1998)
Perspecta sold web analytics and visualization tools to the Enterprise market.
Member of founding team.
I was responsible for engineering development and support, growing
the organization from its initial founding to acquisition.
We sold Perspecta to Excite@Home in 1998.
CounterPoint LLC, Principle (1993 - 1995)
I founded Counterpoint as a
boutique development house, providing high-end custom
internet development solutions for a wide range of clients, including
Knight-Ridder, Phone.com and American Airlines. I both ran the business
as well as did hands-on development, particularly in the UI area.
EO Corporation, Engineering Director (1991 - 1993)
Managed several engineering efforts, delivering a series of products
for the early PDA market.
EO was acquired by AT&T in 1993.
Momenta Corporation, Engineer (1990 - 1991)
Momenta was a failed PDA startup.
I designed object-oriented frameworks and UIs for the Momenta environment.
3Com Corporation, Engineer (1984 - 1990)
3Com was an early pioneer in the PC networking market.
Developed a wide range of network products for the PC and Macintosh platform. This included 3+Mail, an early and highly successful email product, as well as a number of lower-level systems/firmware products.
Web services (SaaS), iPhone & Android Development, Linux, Chrome OS, Open-Source
BA, Computer Science, University of California Berkeley