10+ years professional experience in software engineering & product development.



ally / Door2Door GmbH

Berlin, Germany

2015 – Present

Ally builds a global platform for urban transportation, impacting citizens around the world.

Sr. Manager, Software Development

ebay / GmbH

Berlin, Germany

2013 – 2015

Led software engineering teams that built world-class mobile applications and more for a growing B2C marketplace. Delivered products on front-end web, Android, iOS & back-end services, altogether powering 50% of consumer demand for this business. Hired, coached, and developed talent in junior through experienced senior roles.

Director of Engineering / CTO


Berlin, Germany

2012 – 2013

Hired, managed, and scaled teams for software development, site reliability and technical operations, quality assurance, and on-site IT. Collaborated closely with product management, marketing, finance, operations, and executive leadership. Worked hands-on to improve agile processes and technical delivery for this international, early-stage, VC-backed start-up business.

Lead Software Engineer

HERE, a Nokia company

Berlin, Germany

2011 – 2012

Led software development during major transitions in product scope, staff, and technologies. Delivered a web application targeted at retail business owners. Developed early, prototype code for the HERE Maps on Android mobile app.


Slalom Consulting

Seattle, WA

2008 – 2010

Senior Software Engineer

Various organizations

Seattle, WA

2004 – 2008

Software Test Engineer Intern

Microsoft Corporation

Redmond, WA

2001 & 2002

Technical Intern

Intel Corporation

Seattle, WA & Portland, OR

1998, 1999, 2000 & 2003


Software Engineering, Master of Science (M.S.)

Seattle University

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

University of Washington - Seattle

Technical Communication, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

University of Washington - Seattle


Elected Officer

Rotaract Club of Seattle, Rotary International

Seattle, WA

2004 – 2009

Elected leader within an international service organization for young professionals. Responsible for event planning and execution, recruitment, member retention, marketing, and all aspects of the public web site.

Areas of Expertise

Software engineering * Product development * Agile software development
People management * Recruiting * Retention * Performance management
Coaching * Leading * Mentoring * Collaboration * Communication
Technical delivery * Outsourcing * Insourcing * Distributed teams
Software architecture * Requirements analysis * Resource planning
Business strategy * Process improvement * Public speaking
Marketplaces * B2B * B2C * C2C * Scrum * Kanban

Technical Expertise

Web applications * Mobile applications * Cloud computing * SaaS
Microservices * APIs * Service-oriented architecture * Automated testing
Quality assurance * Site reliability * Technical operations * Performance
Relational data modeling * Object-oriented design * Version control * git
Amazon Web Services / AWS * Google App Engine * DigitalOcean
Java * JavaScript * PHP * Groovy * Scala * Go language
Android * iOS * Linux * Mac OS X * FreeBSD * Windows