cto resume example with 17+ years of experience

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Professional Summary
Engineering executive with 15+ years experience building top-performing teams (from 2 to 40+) with innovative and collaborative cultures, and delivering intuitive, scalable and highly-available products
Stanford University Stanford, CA Expected in 1996 Post-doctoral Researcher : Computer Science - GPA : Awarded NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Oxford University Oxford, England Expected in 1996 Ph.D. : Computing and Numerical Analysis - GPA :
Manchester University Manchester, England Expected in 1992 Master of Science : Computing and Numerical Analysis - GPA :
Edinburgh University Edinburgh, Scotland Expected in 1991 Bachelor of Science Honors : Mathematical Physics - GPA :
Work History
High Alpha - CTO
Indianapolis, IN, 03/2013 - 05/2016

Founding team member of Shocase, Marketing's Professional Network

Finalist for sfBIG Most Innovative Company of the Year 2016

  • Built and managed Engineering, QA and DevOps teams.
  • Created Marketing's Professional Network product from scratch in 6 months. Delivered 46 major software releases on desktop web, mobile web and iOS app over 3 years. 100% uptime over 2.5 years
  • Product included data pipeline, machine learning and analytics systems
  • Grew to 100,000 members in 100+ countries in 1 year with top marketers, brand names and agencies
  • Submitted 9 patent applications
High Alpha - CTO
Los Angeles, CA, 04/2011 - 10/2012

Revolutionized Dynamic Creative Optimization (DCO) in online advertising

Awarded TechCrunch Europas Award 2010 Best Advertising and Marketing Technology Start-up

  • Set up Palo Alto office and assembled team. Managed Product, Engineering, QA and DevOps teams in London, Palo Alto and India
  • Created Dynamic Creative Optimization product from scratch in 6 months
  • Product included data pipeline, machine learning and analytics systems
  • Certified Ad Platform on Google and Yahoo!. Many brand name customers
Saic (Science Applications Int.) - Chief Architect of Advertising Solutions
Honolulu, HI, 07/2005 - 03/2011

Generated $100M annual revenue for Yahoo!

  • Led creation, architecture and delivery of Smart Ads, Consumer Connect, Audience Match, Closed-Loop Measurement, and Behavior Targeting segment uploading products for Yahoo!
  • Reviewed and evaluated products and companies in online advertising space. Led acquisition of Smart Ads company Dapper into Yahoo!

Architect and Principal Engineer of Strategic Data Solutions and Cloud Computing:

  • Co-architected Yahoo!'s next generation Audience Analytics data pipeline with 1B transactions per day
  • Led architecture of Data Platform and Audience Centric Targeting for Yahoo!'s next generation display advertising platform, and migration of 40+ Yahoo! Ad Network products/systems
  • Led architecture and implementation of Lead Generation, Categorization and Analytics platforms

Submitted 20 patents. Recruited engineering teams

E2open (IPO'd) - Architect and Principal Engineer
City, STATE, 01/2002 - 06/2005

E2open powers Multi-Enterprise Supply Chains

4th Engineer at E2open. In Principal Engineer and Product Manager teams

  • Led architecture, implementation and deployment of several of the company's most prominent projects with IBM, Lexmark, Dell and Target. Specified and co-built product. Integrated systems and B2B gateways
  • Significantly contributed to company intellectual property. Trained System Integrators
IBM - Advisory Architect
City, STATE, 06/1998 - 04/2001
  • Technical Lead for first IBM messaging hub MQSeries Integrator v2 implementation in AsiaPac. Gathered requirements, architected and delivered Java IVR applications integrated with CRM systems
  • Technical Lead for C++ development of telecommunications CRM and provisioning product component. Redesigned large-scale C++ software to improve productivity of 150-person team
Zeacom Ltd - Senior Software Engineer
City, STATE, 05/1997 - 05/1998
  • Designed and solely implemented a real-time C++ messaging system for QMaster call-center product
  • Oversaw a M.S. project that optimized telephone-call delivery and agent rostering for call-centers and QMaster product. Co-authored "Object-oriented analysis and design with UML" course

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School Attended

  • Stanford University
  • Oxford University
  • Manchester University
  • Edinburgh University

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  • CTO
  • Chief Architect of Advertising Solutions
  • Architect and Principal Engineer
  • Advisory Architect
  • Senior Software Engineer


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  • Ph.D.
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science Honors

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