iOS Developer, Universal Mind
Jan 2015 – Present
Lead developer working on mobile projects for a Fortune 500 financial firm. Responsible for architecture and development of new features and maintaining the existing code base. I work closely with design/UX, QA and business stakeholders in all stages of the SDLC on a high performing agile team.
iOS Developer, Tacit Mobile
Sep 2014 – Jan 2015
Developer working on mobile projects for companies with Top 10 apps in the app store. My primary focus is on native iOS development and Parse backend services. In addition, I create project estimates and advise clients on technology choices and best practices.
Product Manager, Hawaii Medical Services Association
2011 – Jan 2015
I’m responsible for the replatforming and ongoing development of HMSA’s member portal. My mission is to rebuild the portal into a modern, consumer-driven experience. This has involved changing the way we do business including:
– implementing an Agile development process
– consolidating decision making authority in the product owner role
– using Lean Startup techniques to rapidly build, test, and iterate on ideas
– moving to a user-centric design model
– acting as test lead for six months of the project
Each sprint I work with my team’s designers and developers and am responsible for the work of the team. I communicate our progress and vision with other business areas and executives in the company.
Director of Marketing, Phase 2 International
Honolulu, HI — 2007 – 2011
Played a central role in transforming Phase 2 from a local IT consulting
firm to a worldwide Software as a Service provider. Co-wrote business and marketing plan, raising $3M. Responsible for branding, creative, website development, and PR. Managed SEO, online advertising, vendors and tradeshow campaigns.
CEO / Founder, TravelMob.com
Honolulu, HI — 2004 – 2008
Planned, oversaw development of, and launched a travel site with “Evite”-like functionality for groups traveling together. Managed dispersed graphic design and development teams. Established relationships with major travel vendors. Organized promotional events.
Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Paris, France — 2000 – 2002
Latin America coordinator for the Climate Technology Initiative, a division of the OECD. Focus was on technology transfer of climate-friendly technologies from wealthy to developing countries. Presented at United Nation’s climate change conferences. Lead author on Technology Without Borders: Case Studies in Climate Friendly Technology Transfer. I managed the development and maintenance of the Climate Technology Initiative website.