Founder, Director of Research and Development
2006 - 2014 (about 8 years)
Co-created the Tactical Ground Reporting (TIGR) system, a DARPA effort to provide a multimedia tool for mission preparation, execution, debriefing, and analysis to the Company...more and below. General Chiarelli said, “It empowers our front line leaders like never before. It taps into the creative capabilities of the American soldier. … Amazing”. TIGR was used throughout Iraq and Afghanistan, and was transitioned from DARPA to the US Army. Ascend Intel was acquired by General Dynamics in 2010.
Founder, Vice President, Director of Engineering
2000 - 2003 (over 3 years)
Responsible for research and development of architectures and software to support distributed management and control for embedded devices.
Developed hardware and software...more for use in energy management, remote sensing, and industrial applications, including custom circuits, USB host controller, printed circuit boards, and embedded system device driver. Developed web based interfaces to a variety of sensors and controllers. Developed a wireless Ethernet solution tailored for the cable industry.
Founder, Director of Engineering
1998 - 2000 (over 1 year)
Was responsible for managing product development and insuring product delivery. Co-developed a scalable system that provided real time score tracking, presentation, and ranking...more for online game players.
Implemented the web interface providing gaming statistics for online game players, which grew to support over one million users, and then was transitioned to Microsoft when they aquired us in 2000, and the technology was incorporated into the Xbox Live system and software such as HALO2.
I have significant engineering experience architecting, designing, and developing, hardware and software systems for the defense, telecom, and software industries. I have strong product management and customer interaction skills and been a successful Engineering Manager for 3-100+ team members.
I am an engineer who has created companies and products with hundreds of thousands to millions of end users and sold these companies during peaks of industry cycles. I have successfully grown businesses by consulting, government research grants, contract development, government research and development contracts, marketing and bundling partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and am experienced with fund raising from angel investors, and traditional venture capital funds.