CTO @ Andrew Hart is the CTO at Pogoseat, a Los Angeles-based, venture-backed start up developing an innovative technology platform to enable sports fans to upgrade seats and purchase unique experiences during live events. As the technical lead at Pogoseat, Andrew's day-to-day responsibilities include management of its extremely talented engineering team, participation in technical discussions with clients
CTO @ Andrew Hart is the CTO at Pogoseat, a Los Angeles-based, venture-backed start up developing an innovative technology platform to enable sports fans to upgrade seats and purchase unique experiences during live events. As the technical lead at Pogoseat, Andrew's day-to-day responsibilities include management of its extremely talented engineering team, participation in technical discussions with clients and partners, and oversight of the company's core product development.
As an early-stage technology startup, Pogoseat is intently focused on feature development and the acquisition of new clients. At this crucial stage in the company's evolution, managing complexity and remaining agile are critical to retaining the ability to scale rapidly and to accommodate diverse client needs. Andrew brings his experience conceptualizing and developing scalable data systems at NASA, and deep connections to the open source community via his membership in the Apache Software Foundation, to bear in guiding Pogoseat's technical evolution from prototype to platform. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaAdjunct Faculty @ Designed and taught an introductory computer science course for STEM students at the community college level. Responsible for the development of all original course material, including 32 lectures, 16 labs, homework assignments, quizzes, and exams. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) Consultant @ Data Fluency is an independent software consultancy that couples a principled approach to data management challenges with experience designing modern, flexible user interfaces to help clients maximize the value they get from their data. From January 2005 to Present (11 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaMember @ Contributor to Apache OODT, SIS, and Gora, member of the OODT, SIS, Gora, Streams, and Stratos (incubating) Project Management Committees, and mentor to new projects such as Apache Spark (now graduated) via the Incubator project management committee. From January 2012 to Present (4 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaSoftware Engineer @ Andrew worked as a software engineer in the Data Management Systems and Technology group at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, developing software to support multidisciplinary, data-driven science. His primary interests are in developing innovative front-end user interfaces to allow users to find and interact with large volumes of data, and creatively leveraging new technologies to improve the user experience for researchers and the general public. From March 2007 to March 2014 (7 years 1 month) Development Intern @ Worked as part of a team to develop the first version of an interactive 3D application for exploring and investigating earthquake faults and historical and near-real time seismic activity. Incorporated data from earthquake monitoring services and fault line catalogs into a 4D (3D + time selection) virtual representation that users could "fly" through to investigate in detail historical seismic activity from multiple angles and perspectives. From 2004 to 2005 (1 year)
M.S., Computer Science @ University of Southern California From 2005 to 2007 B.S., Computer Science @ University of Southern California From 2000 to 2005 Andrew Hart is skilled in: Software Engineering, Software Development, System Architecture, Python, Open Source, Distributed Systems, Java, Apache, Software Design, Algorithms, Unix, REST, Subversion, Web Applications, PHP, Computer Science, Hadoop, Systems Engineering, OOP