Professional Profile

Innovative and dedicated software engineer with more than 15 years experience, working for both start-up and blue-chip multi-national companies. Equally at home in front of a customer or a compiler, and recognized for excellent productivity combined with strong technical and team working skills.

Work Experience

2013 - Present

Product Manager

IndigoVision Ltd

  • Drove adoption of a new roadmap planning process designed to achieve consensus across all levels of the business. The new process has been successfully rolled out across all business groups.
  • Held technical briefings for key customers, trade events, and major prospects across the world. These briefings were essential to retaining existing customers and attracting new ones.
  • Worked with OEM partners on the definition, customisation, and delivery of new products with expected revenue of >$1MM per annum.
  • Defined a summer internship project to develop new sales tools, and provided mentoring and technical management throughout the intern period.

2010 - 2013

Technical Lead

IndigoVision Ltd

  • Designed and developed a significant update to the Control Center mapping interface. The combination of dynamically scalable maps and operational data provides a uniquely intuitive interface to large scale security systems.
  • Redesigned the product download page to improve the usability, increase end user downloads, and allow new releases be deployed to the website without requiring support from the website management team.
  • Responsible for overall system architecture as well as process, coding, and technical standards. The transition from waterfall to an agile development process was the largest project; improving responsiveness, quality, and consistency.
  • Received an “Extra Mile Award” for excellence in technical leadership and mentoring of the team.

2005 - 2010

Senior Software Engineer

IndigoVision Ltd

  • Redesigned the alarm video display functionality to improve alarm response times and operational awareness. The flexible architecture has proved easy to extend and maintain.
  • Worked with major customers to deliver critical performance, scalability, and architectural improvements to the proprietary database.
  • Drove adoption of new tools and technologies that improved productivity and quality, including the Boost C++ library, and

2004 - 2005

Contract Software Engineer

Teradyne Diagnostic Solutions (3 Contracts)

  • Designed and developed the user interface and application control layers for a next generation vehicle test appliance.
  • A powerful and flexible data-driven framework allowed all project milestones to be completed on or ahead of time despite frequent requirement changes.

2002 - 2004

Senior Software Engineer

Agilent Technologies

  • Proposed and negotiated agreement for a challenging and unique product that has proved to be an excellent match to customer needs, generating multi-million USDs revenue per quarter.
  • Responsible for the design and development of an advanced Windows graphical user interface.
  • Received awards for patent applications related to inventions made during the design and development of this product.

2001 - 2002

Business Development Engineer

Agilent Technologies

  • Carried out presentations and technical demonstrations to customers in Europe, North America, South America, and India.

1997 - 2001

Software Engineer

Agilent Technologies previously Hewlett Packard, Libra Syscom

  • Developed a graphical statistics display module, and a test configuration and control architecture, both in Visual C++.


External Training Courses

  • Leadership Development Course, The Leadership Trust.
  • Building Market Focused Organisations, The MFL Group.
  • CSS/Network Operations & Maintenance, Telcordia Technologies.

University of Strathclyde

BEng (Hons) Computer & Electronic Systems - 2:1