My Experience

Senior Executive

KWI
Nov 2014 – Present 5 years 2 months

Greater New York City Area

  • Lead design, development and delivery of innovative cloud-based (SaaS) enterprise products and solutions to meet business, market and customer needs.
  • Establish clear strategic vision, build process excellence and organizational capability, drive execution, measure and improve performance to deliver market-leading quality.
  • Create innovative Mobile and E-commerce applications for “Omni-Channel Retailing”.
  • Implement digital wallets (Apple Pay) and enhanced mobile security and privacy.
  • Develop AI-based recommendation systems for enriching the shopping experience of customers.
  • Oversee the entire SDLC process – deliver outstanding Customer and Product experience.
  • Responsible for Architecture, Development, Support, Quality Assurance and Release Management.
  • Foster and build partnerships with retailing and technology companies.
  • Participate in National Retail Federation (NRF) conferences.
    Lead design, development and delivery of innovative cloud-based (SaaS) enterprise products and solutions to meet business, market and customer needs.
  • Establish clear strategic vision, build process excellence and organizational capability, drive execution, measure and improve performance to deliver market-leading quality.
  • Create innovative Mobile and E-commerce applications for “Omni-Channel Retailing”.
  • Implement digital wallets (Apple Pay) and enhanced mobile security and privacy.
  • Develop AI-based recommendation systems for enriching the shopping experience of customers.
  • Oversee the entire SDLC process – deliver outstanding Customer and Product experience.
  • Responsible for Architecture, Development, Support, Quality Assurance and Release Management.
  • Foster and build partnerships with retailing and technology companies.
  • Participate in National Retail Federation (NRF) conferences.

Senior Vice President

Icon Parking Systems
Feb 2012 – Oct 2014 2 years 9 months

New York, NY

  • Directed and managed the development of software systems using web-based and state-of-the-art technology. Transitioned Icon’s business from mainframe to the cloud.
  • Created customer-facing web site IconParkingSystems.com and intranet accounting site iParc.com.
  • Researched and developed the Auto-Pay feature to enable the customers to pay their bills online using electronic check (ACH) or credit card.
  • Designed and led the development of enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence platform.
  • Directed cross-functional teams of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Business and QA Analysts, and Operations, Finance and Marketing personnel.
  • Provide ongoing support for the maintenance and operations of the cloud-based systems.
    Directed and managed the development of software systems using web-based and state-of-the-art technology. Transitioned Icon’s business from mainframe to the cloud.
  • Created customer-facing web site IconParkingSystems.com and intranet accounting site iParc.com.
  • Researched and developed the Auto-Pay feature to enable the customers to pay their bills online using electronic check (ACH) or credit card.
  • Designed and led the development of enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence platform.
  • Directed cross-functional teams of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Business and QA Analysts, and Operations, Finance and Marketing personnel.
  • Provide ongoing support for the maintenance and operations of the cloud-based systems.

Director

UBS AG
Sep 2010 – Feb 2012 1 year 6 months

Stamford, CT

  • Provided hands-on expertise and leadership experience to develop mission-critical financial applications for Trading and Sales Desks worldwide. These applications are used for order management, and for analysis, valuation and pricing of derivatives and equity-linked instruments including options, warrants and convertible bonds.
  • Developed end-of-day process to contribute prices to Bloomberg LP.
  • Reduced hardware costs significantly through machine virtualization – migrated the financial applications from physical to virtual machines.
  • Directed globally distributed teams of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Database Administrators and QA Engineers.
    Provided hands-on expertise and leadership experience to develop mission-critical financial applications for Trading and Sales Desks worldwide. These applications are used for order management, and for analysis, valuation and pricing of derivatives and equity-linked instruments including options, warrants and convertible bonds.
  • Developed end-of-day process to contribute prices to Bloomberg LP.
  • Reduced hardware costs significantly through machine virtualization – migrated the financial applications from physical to virtual machines.
  • Directed globally distributed teams of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, Database Administrators and QA Engineers.

Senior R&D Lead Engineer

Bloomberg LP
Feb 2006 – Sep 2010 4 years 8 months

New York, NY

  • Led the development efforts to build the Bloomberg Valuation Service (BVAL) that provides credible, transparent and defensible valuations across a broad spectrum of financial instruments including millions of government, supranational, agency, corporate, municipal and mortgage bonds, OTC derivatives and structured notes.
  • Created the architecture, designed and developed the pricing framework to produce snapshots of security prices at designated times (New York 3:00 PM, New York 4:00 PM, London 3:00 PM, London 4:00PM, Tokyo 3:00 PM, Tokyo 4:00PM) across the globe.
  • Researched and developed quantitative algorithms – Direct Observations, Historical Tracking, Observed Comparables – to price liquid and illiquid securities using market data and models.
  • Created a suite of functions for the Bloomberg Terminal to display the prices, method data and the BVAL score.
  • Designed and developed business intelligence reports for the Evaluators to validate and sign off on snapshots, and publish the BVAL prices.
  • Delivered R&D presentations on distributed systems architecture and pricing algorithms.
    Led the development efforts to build the Bloomberg Valuation Service (BVAL) that provides credible, transparent and defensible valuations across a broad spectrum of financial instruments including millions of government, supranational, agency, corporate, municipal and mortgage bonds, OTC derivatives and structured notes.
  • Created the architecture, designed and developed the pricing framework to produce snapshots of security prices at designated times (New York 3:00 PM, New York 4:00 PM, London 3:00 PM, London 4:00PM, Tokyo 3:00 PM, Tokyo 4:00PM) across the globe.
  • Researched and developed quantitative algorithms – Direct Observations, Historical Tracking, Observed Comparables – to price liquid and illiquid securities using market data and models.
  • Created a suite of functions for the Bloomberg Terminal to display the prices, method data and the BVAL score.
  • Designed and developed business intelligence reports for the Evaluators to validate and sign off on snapshots, and publish the BVAL prices.
  • Delivered R&D presentations on distributed systems architecture and pricing algorithms.

Senior Software Development Manager

Citadel LLC
Jul 2004 – Jan 2006 1 year 7 months

Chicago, IL

  • Managed the development of strategic business applications – Instrument Browser, Reference Data Workstation – used by Front Office and Knowledge Management teams to work with reference data and trade financial instruments.
  • Worked on financial and portfolio modeling projects – created high-performance portfolios using advanced hedging strategies for the “Kensington and Wellington” funds.
  • Led globally distributed teams of Senior Software Engineers, Business Analysts and QA Engineers.
    Managed the development of strategic business applications – Instrument Browser, Reference Data Workstation – used by Front Office and Knowledge Management teams to work with reference data and trade financial instruments.
  • Worked on financial and portfolio modeling projects – created high-performance portfolios using advanced hedging strategies for the “Kensington and Wellington” funds.
  • Led globally distributed teams of Senior Software Engineers, Business Analysts and QA Engineers.

Chief Information Officer

Wolters Kluwer
Apr 1996 – Jun 2004 8 years 3 months

New York, NY

  • Invented the “Intelligent Filing Manager” (INTELLIFM). US Patent: 6,314,415.
  • INTELLIFM – an Artificial Intelligence application – was created to automate large-scale filings that are subject to frequent changes in regulations. It combines natural language processing, a rich knowledge base, advanced user interface and an expert system with sophisticated forms technology (PDF). INTELLIFM incorporates a dynamic and adaptive Q&A module that interacts with the user in a very intelligent way. It ushered in a new era where AI automates complex workflows on the Internet.
  • Created high-profile, award-winning client-server applications and e-commerce web sites: CTAdvantage, CTInsuranceAdvantage, CertiTAX, CTAdvantage.com, CTInsuranceAdvantage.com, hCue.com, CTLienSolutions.com and MediRegs.com.
  • Managed and directed cross-functional teams consisting of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, QA Engineers, Database Administrators, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Web Designers, Insurance, Corporate and UCC Attorneys, and Healthcare Risk Managers.
  • Built strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Bridgeway Software and Transcentive Inc.
  • Represented Wolters Kluwer at Artificial Intelligence conferences organized by ACM and IEEE.
    Invented the “Intelligent Filing Manager” (INTELLIFM). US Patent: 6,314,415.
  • INTELLIFM – an Artificial Intelligence application – was created to automate large-scale filings that are subject to frequent changes in regulations. It combines natural language processing, a rich knowledge base, advanced user interface and an expert system with sophisticated forms technology (PDF). INTELLIFM incorporates a dynamic and adaptive Q&A module that interacts with the user in a very intelligent way. It ushered in a new era where AI automates complex workflows on the Internet.
  • Created high-profile, award-winning client-server applications and e-commerce web sites: CTAdvantage, CTInsuranceAdvantage, CertiTAX, CTAdvantage.com, CTInsuranceAdvantage.com, hCue.com, CTLienSolutions.com and MediRegs.com.
  • Managed and directed cross-functional teams consisting of Senior Software Engineers, Infrastructure Engineers, QA Engineers, Database Administrators, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Web Designers, Insurance, Corporate and UCC Attorneys, and Healthcare Risk Managers.
  • Built strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Bridgeway Software and Transcentive Inc.
  • Represented Wolters Kluwer at Artificial Intelligence conferences organized by ACM and IEEE.

Principal Architect and Lead Software Engineer

Microsoft Corporation
Feb 1988 – Mar 1996 8 years 2 months

Redmond, WA

  • Provided in-depth software engineering and application architecture expertise to create Microsoft Office and Windows. Helped Microsoft to rapidly expand business and become the industry leader.
  • Created the architecture, designed and developed Microsoft Office for Windows and Apple Macintosh.
  • Led the design and development of WordBASIC and VBA, OLE and COM, Proofing using Spelling, Grammar and Thesaurus, Advanced Layout and Printing, and rule-based Artificial Intelligence features such as Auto-Formatting, Office Assistant and IntelliSense.
  • Conceived and pioneered the development of advanced UI technologies namely WPF, XAML and Silverlight.
  • Wrote architecture and design documents, made presentations, participated in and conducted code reviews.
  • Led and mentored large teams of Software Design Engineers, Application Architects, Software Test Engineers, Business Analysts and Program Managers.
  • Represented Microsoft at industry conferences.
    Provided in-depth software engineering and application architecture expertise to create Microsoft Office and Windows. Helped Microsoft to rapidly expand business and become the industry leader.
  • Created the architecture, designed and developed Microsoft Office for Windows and Apple Macintosh.
  • Led the design and development of WordBASIC and VBA, OLE and COM, Proofing using Spelling, Grammar and Thesaurus, Advanced Layout and Printing, and rule-based Artificial Intelligence features such as Auto-Formatting, Office Assistant and IntelliSense.
  • Conceived and pioneered the development of advanced UI technologies namely WPF, XAML and Silverlight.
  • Wrote architecture and design documents, made presentations, participated in and conducted code reviews.
  • Led and mentored large teams of Software Design Engineers, Application Architects, Software Test Engineers, Business Analysts and Program Managers.
  • Represented Microsoft at industry conferences.