Past Employers


Co-Founder SMEWebsites, Ottawa, Canada 07/2011 – present

  • Full stack web and app development for social enterprises and non-profits
  • Created innovative apps that blended social benefit, creativity, and technology
  • Developed for web, Android, WindowsPhone, Windows 8, and mobile friendly web
  • Android and web app for gamifying the  mapping of defibrillators across Ottawa
  • Global campaign using games, C# HTML5, to empower youth to tackle global poverty
  • Episodic HTML5 game to share the stories of men from local homeless shelter
  • Engaged media and partners; resulted in numerous TV and print media appearances


Program Manager Microsoft Bing, Seattle, United States 01/2011 – 04/2011

  • Performed data driven analysis of an unexplored problem space
  • Converted data into actionable recommendations and customer-focused designs
  • Came up with creative solutions to problems unique to the field of real-time results
  • Managed projects that spanned several teams
  • Effectively communicated upwards to senior management


Co-Founder NDWebSolutions, Melbourne, Australia 08/2009 – 04/2010

  • Entrepreneurial Co-op term
  • Moved to Australia with a class mate and started an online marketing business.
  • We offered website design, custom java script, secure e-commerce, cms, and Google and Facebook ad campaigns
  • Signed and managed a total of 40 commercial clients
  • Implemented a client and project management system
  • Learnt Australian tax system and business laws
  • Wrote website content, designed websites, and wrote custom php/javascript code
  • Successfully sold business as a going concern, to one of several interested buyers
  • Worked with customers to help them articulate their needs and objectives
  • Learned to deal with difficult and aggressive clients
  • Took an active leadership role in the business, encouraging personal development of myself and my business partner


Application Developer GestureTek (, Ottawa, Ontario, 01/2009 – 04/2009

  • Lead programmer of GestureTek’s Cube
  • Used C# to design and develop custom applications
  • Used Perforce Version Control software to manage code branches
  • Independently researched emerging technology and ideas for new projects
  • Used C to extend an existing hardware interface API
  • Wrote a report that highlighted workflow issues that were affecting GestureTek

Jr. Developer Rich Media (, Toronto, Ontario, 05/2008 – 08/2008

  • Responsible for developing Flash tools and calculators for companies such as Samsung, Scotiabank, and ING
  • Learnt new languages, such as Action Script and Lingo within a few days
  • Worked in a small company focused on accountability and dependability
  • Assigned new projects weekly, forcing me to learn to read and understand code quickly
  • Lead Programmer for my last project, learned to manage human resources

Web Officer Transport Canada (, Ottawa, Ontario, 08/2007 – 12/2007

  • Responsible for keeping the main website for Canada’s department of Transport up-to-date: posting news releases, speeches, announcements
  • Made layout and design changes to Transport Canada’s Internet and Intranet web pages
  • Worked with Photoshop, FrontPage, and notepad to create and maintain pages
  • Learnt to cope with very tight deadlines, and lots of pressure
  • When the work load was low, worked on a tool to automate the process of converting word documents to HTML

Quality Control Cognos (, Ottawa, Ontario, 01/2007 – 04/2007

  • Performed regression and sanity testing of business intelligence modeling software
  • Constantly communicated with the development team to follow up on bugs
  • Learnt how to use development tools, such as Perforce, Trakker, and DevCon
  • Learnt about the process and structure of software development
  • I was self motivated, came up to speed quickly, and asked for more work when I completed my tasks