Bellevue, WA *****
Over 25 years database, architecture, software development and management experience for industry-leading companies including travel and general e-commerce
Corporate Travel Management (July 2018 – current)
Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for driving product and engineering strategy for multiple divisions (including Corporate, Loyalty and Leisure, Events)
Built teams with 90+ cross functional members (UX, dev, test, Architect, Project Manager, Product Manager, Program Manager)
Responsible for implementation engineering and technical support
Migration from on-prem towards multi-cloud tenancy (AWS and Microsoft Azure) built on LAMP (PHP) and MS (.Net and SQL Server) technology stacks while balancing open source solutions (auth, tokenization)
Transformed organization through multiple changes incl Agile SDLC, automation, SOA and DevOps
Modernized platform architecture and built foundational shared services leveraged across multiple divisions
Focused on delivering improved productivity, customer experience, release and product quality
Identified and drove replacing critical 3rd party booking engine to save $1M/year in transaction fees
Improved internal and external product communication through KPIs, weekly status reports and monthly product roadmap reviews with critical business key stakeholders
Leverage Heap analytics for funnel analysis, A B testing
Machine Learning using AWS
Supported 2 primary tech stack built on .Net (Core, React, Angular) and LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) Lumen, Laravel building RESTful APIs and integrating 3rd party systems (Auth0, TokenX, Sabre, Expedia EPS, Hertz, etc)
AWS RDS, CosmoDB, SQL Server, MongoDB
Egencia, corporate travel division of Expedia, Inc (2002-April 2018)
Strong track record of taking on difficult challenges, building teams, collaborating with others to establish requirements/standards, delivering high quality features and products while dealing with change management and risk mitigation
As an individual contributor,
Actively led coding/design initiatives on high-visibility web apps
Experience translating business rules into requirements and into code
Effective mentor, communicator, proficient in verbal, written, and presentation skills, dealing with all levels of management and staff.
Self-motivated, hardworking, and enthusiastic.
Director of Technology (2014-2018)
Oversee multiple teams including NA Regional Dev and Global Hotels with full stack Java, C++, relational + nosql dev/test/PM
Strong technical and product domain expert
Help drive Omniture Analytics and A B testing across organization
Key contributor to overall product roadmap and strategy
Principal technical lead on critical division wide initiatives
Primarily Java stack, Hortonworks Hadoop, AWS RDS and Redshift
Director of Software Development (2010-2014)
Built and led highly capable cross-continent Egencia 35+ person development teams (C++, DB, Reporting) in Bellevue, Budapest, and China
Responsible for driving development organization towards automation and test driven development.
Actively converted traditional dev/test organization from waterfall to agile scrum
Participated in all aspects of Product development strategy and planning
Migrated platform from monolithic code base to SOA and microservices
Moved on-prem software and db systems into AWS
Director of Database and Reporting Development (2008-2010)
Responsible for all aspects of Database Development and Reporting Services, including architectural, technical design and strategy roadmap ownership
Key contributor to FUSION DB architectural initiatives to migrate onto SOA based platform
Database Developer/Manager (2002-2008)
Founding member of Egencia (Expedia Corporate Travel) engineering team
Involved with planning of projects/features and scheduling of resources in conjunction with product development leadership team
Managed DataMart/Store leveraging customized ETL processes for company financial and business intelligence reporting
Participated in the complete product life cycle: functional specification, database design, product support.
Involved with stratcom planning meetings outlining 3-5 year roadmap across several business initiatives
Participated in cross team design and code reviews
Data modeling and performance tuning
SQL 2000, ERWin/Power Designer, XML, Perl
Planeteria 12/2001 – 3/2002
www.msanet.org (Alumni website) www.thefence.com(Debate/Forum website)
Lead architectural and design.
Translated business rules into requirements and code.
Built admin tool for data migration, site maintenance and bulk mailing.
Optimized public web site by analyzing IIS logs, PerfMon logs and SQL Profiler traces.
Incorporated 3rd- party online credit card processing system.
Designed and developed product catalog system
Application and Database Developer
Contract, Microsoft 7/1997 – 10/2001
Involved in architectural and database design of Store2.0 - SHOP4.5NT. (shop.microsoft.com is an n-tier e-commerce web site)
Designed and developed XML-based feeds to provide product and pricing information
Wrote credit card encrypt/decrypt tool for vendor order processing
Modified existing logic for performance, scalability, and extensibility using SQL Profiler and PerfMon
Designed and implemented customizable multi tenant web-based reporting tool
Designed and maintained release of TrainCert, Account Tracker, Skills 2000, SBS, ADCU Reporting and VAP systems.
Designed and developed web-based Softbank Parts Maintenance reporting tool.
Built SAP integrated Troika3/Orion System
Designed and implemented CPPrint MCP fulfillment feed (using NT batch code and SQL 7.0) and VAP batch jobs
Bachelor of Science
University of Washington
Available upon request