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Founder – IonaFX, Naperville, IL (2017 – Present)

  • Launched this site in May 2020 to help COVID-19 displaced workers to regain employment by leveraging Machine Learning to match resumes to job openings
  • Managed product roadmap/feature queue, UX, marketing, analytics, and development
  • Tech Stack: Angular, Express, Firebase, Python, Pandas, Google Cloud, Docker

  • Prioritized the feature queue to move from idea to Minimum Viable Product in 1 month
  • Proposed an alternative caching mechanism to address resource constraints that decreased processing time by two orders of magnitude while trading off memory usage which increased by only 1%
  • • Tech Stack: Angular, Express, Firebase, Python, Pandas, GraphQL, AWS, Google Cloud, Word2Vec

IonaFX Self-Evolved Teams

  • Extended this popular Agile tool to empower managers to more deeply understand the value of their team members by modeling the productive informal connections created by their people as physics simulations
  • Converted site feedback into feature requests and negotiated priorities with the development team to iterate over three generations of this product
  • Tech Stack: C#, Java, Python, JavaScript, Scikit-Learn, AWS

IonaFX Business Intelligence Export

  • Designed and published an API and Jira Report that allows users to easily integrate their Agile software development operations data from Jira into their existing BI stacks to move projects to completion faster by more efficiently allocating resources
  • Published multiple YouTube videos showing customers how to integrate the product into their existing BI systems, perform data science analytics, and create dashboards
  • Tech Stack: Python, C#, Java, JavaScript, Scikit-Learn, Excel, Power BI, AWS, Google Cloud, Linux

Senior Developer – eCentria Labs, Northbrook, IL (2014 – 2017)

  • Interviewed stakeholders to identify key pain points, prioritized website performance features, and addressed them by refactoring the SKU search process making it 4412X faster
  • Identified issues with the Nightly Customer Sales analysis, then coordinated the resources to address and resolve them making it 23.7X faster
  • Gathered requirements, developed, and launched a Supplier Management Dashboard to introduce self-service reporting to the vendor management teams which saved them $12,000/month while freeing developers to focus on more profitable tasks
  • Delivered tabular models in Power BI to allow the Business Intelligence team to better leverage the data warehouse resulting in a daily sales prediction accuracy of 99.76%
  • Developed and managed database coding standards and deployment processes which reduced average deployment time from 4 hours to 10 minutes
  • Tech Stack: C#, PHP, Azure, AWS, MySQL, SQL Server, Power BI, SQL, CLR User-Defined Functions, OpenNLP, ANTLR, Git, Linux, Windows

Data Systems Architect – HCPro, Danvers, MA (2012 – 2013)

  • Architected a solution and resolved blockers for a team of 8 developers which launched an Enterprise Business Intelligence Dashboard in 6 months
  • Architected the solution which migrated four internal sales systems and two external sales lead providers to Salesforce achieving 100% adoption within 7 months of project start
  • Resolved a data cleansing blocker by creating a custom fuzzy matching solution which enabled the project to complete on schedule

Sr. DBA & Database Engineer – ChannelAdvisor, Morrisville, NC (2009 – 2011)

  • Saved over $500,000 annually by proposing and implementing database architecture changes that enabled horizontal scalability
  • Integrated all backend database systems (Oracle/SQL Server/MySQL/PostgreSQL) with the front and middle tier applications for the Amazon and eBay engineering teams. These integrations scaled to handle > $15 million dollars of transactions each day
  • Led daily SCRUM, weekly ITIL Change Management meetings, and (when necessary) Root Cause Analysis reviews
  • Tech Stack: C#, T-SQL, PL/SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Unix, Linux, Windows

Technical Lead Engineer – Turbine, Boston, MA (2005 – 2007)

  • Led the team that successfully produced full gameplay and business reporting suites supporting two major game launches including the BAFTA award winning Dungeons & Dragons Online – Stormreach
  • Designed and built ETL systems to process streaming gameplay data peaking at > 3 million events per second
  • Tech Stack: Java, T-SQL, PL/SQL, JSP, C#, MSMQ

Analyst – Accenture, Chicago, IL (2000 – 2002)

  • Developed and launched the property insurance portion of Allstate Insurance Company's website including all web pages, business logic controllers, and database integrations
  • Trained the client's team to maintain and continue development of the site
  • Tech Stack: VB, ASP


Ohio State University

Accepted into the Ph.D. program in Economics, but I declined

Loyola University Chicago

Master of Business Administration – Concentration in Information Systems and Accounting

Ohio University

Master of Arts in International Affairs – Concentration in Economic Development

University of Illinois

Bachelor of Science – Psychology



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