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Brett Raven

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Customer Technology Advisor at Salesforce

Parliament House, New South Wales, Australia

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Brett Raven's Work Experience

AussieCommerce Group

Chief Technology Officer

June 2014 to Present

Sydney, Australia

Southern Cross Austereo

Senior Solutions Architect (Digital)

February 2014 to June 2014

Sydney, Australia

Insolvency & Trustee Service Australia

Senior Solutions Architect

May 2013 to February 2014

Sydney, Australia

Brett Raven's Education

York University

BSC Computer Science Physics

1988 to 1989

Woodbridge High School

1984 to 1988

About Brett Raven's Current Company

AussieCommerce Group

Currently the Group CTO across all of the AussieCommerce brands including; * * * * * * * * * AussieCommerce has over 270 employees and over 6 million members and was awarded Australia's #1 fastest growing company in 2013 by BRW Fast 100.The organisation has a presence...

About Brett Raven

📖 Summary

I have worked in software development for over 25 years on a wide variety of projects and technical platforms, both from a developer and architectural perspective. Throughout my entire career I have remained hands-on as a Solutions Architect, Software Engineer and Project Manager in a wide variety of domains including logistics/reverse logistics, telecom, higher education, manufacturing, insurance, professional services, e-commerce, media/entertainment, resource management, loyalty/rewards and public sector. I am quite passionate about using technology to solve business problems, including areas of business rules management, systems integration, enterprise service bus (ESB), SOA design and implementation, robust and highly-available application architecture. These technologies lend to a mobile-first strategy, which for any business must be a key priority going forward (e.g. development of iOS and Android apps for business and consumer-facing capabilities). Technical delivery of these types of initiatives lies at the core of what I do each day. I am very keen to help people in my network with their requirements of any kind. My philosophy has always been of a 'pay-it-forward' basis and to this day I stand by it. My goal is to build a massive and effective network of people that are willing to exchange ideas in an open and forward thinking way. Contact me if you need anything - I tend to be quite resourceful. Specialities: Enterprise and solution architecture, integration architecture, technical strategy, infrastructure design and implementation, web/desktop/mobile application development and delivery. I also have a long history of experience and interest in the M2M (machine to machine) space and the Internet of Things (IoT). Finally, I am passionate about improving customer experience for businesses in a variety of industries - ensuring that market-share and margins are protected in competitive climates.Chief Technology Officer @ Currently the Group CTO across all of the AussieCommerce brands including; * * * * * * * * * AussieCommerce has over 270 employees and over 6 million members and was awarded Australia's #1 fastest growing company in 2013 by BRW Fast 100.The organisation has a presence in a number of cities in Australia and globally (currently Asia, USA and UK). From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Sydney, AustraliaSenior Solutions Architect (Digital) @ Worked at SCA at both an enterprise and solution architecture level. Microsoft technologies, iOS and Android development, PowerShell, PHP, Agile, SOA, ESB etc. along with deep use of AWS. * Managed delivery of 3 iPhone apps, 3 Android apps backend API and website * Architecture design and delivered Google Analytics data aggregation for BI purposes (DW) * Produced reports from various data sources via Tableau Desktop and web * Architecture design for digital marketing system creating 1:1 conversations with app consumers * Managed delivery of HbbTV requirements and stakeholder/vendor engagement * Development work on WebApi for data feeds to sports apps * Management of team members, stakeholders and vendors as required My role was 75% managerial and 25% hands-on delivery for both architecture and coding artefacts, in a very dynamic and competitive industry/work environment. From February 2014 to June 2014 (5 months) Sydney, AustraliaSenior Solutions Architect @ Operating between Sydney and Canberra, I acted in the capacity of Solutions Architect working with the following technologies; * Microsoft .NET Framework v4.5 (WCF development) * Neuron ESB v3.x (Enterprise Service Bus product by Neudesic) design, development, installation * Tableau Desktop and Server v7.0/v8.0 (reporting and BI tools) * Pentaho Reporting Tools * Oracle DB v10g/11 and TOAD * SQL Server 2008/2012 * Amazon Web Services (AWS) * Atlassian Jira * Windows Server 2008/2012 * Visual Studio 2010/2012 * Aspose.Words document generation components * Stylus XML Studio * XML, XSLT, XPATH My role was both at the solution design/architecture and delivery level - a very hands-on role with all of the aforementioned technologies in play. I regularly engaged with senior management and executives along with operational stakeholders. From May 2013 to February 2014 (10 months) Sydney, AustraliaSenior Solutions Architect/Consultant @ Solentive is a software engineering group providing .NET, iOS and Android solutions for businesses nationally and worldwide. My role involves post and pre-sales Solution Architecture, new technology R&D, rapid prototyping and proof of concepts, C# development, SQL Server 2008 development, InRule Business Rules Management System, Dynamics CRM/xRM, SharePoint solutions/customisation and integration including enterprise service bus (ESB) design and implementation. I also have experience within the role with biotelemetry, Google Maps integration, reporting and business intelligence (SSRS, Crystal Reports, others), M2M/telemetry/telematics, Visual Studio, wireframing technologies, Windows Azure, Amazon EC2/AWS and more. The role consistently involves sales activities including opportunity identification, requirements and solution investigations, architecture, proposal and tender response preparation, client presentations, account engagement and assistance with the delivery of successful projects. From January 2000 to February 2014 (14 years 2 months) Software Architect / Senior Developer @ Solution Architect and Senior .NET Developer both in-house and onsite. Expertise in VB6, C#, ASP, ASP.NET, SQL Server 2000-2005, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, VBA. Client-server development was the mainstay of this role, along with development in MS Office products including extensive work in MS Access 2000/2003, MS Excel and Word automation. Industries included entertainment (music), finance, medical, construction, digital media, loyalty & rewards, higher education, government and more. As a senior engineer I also mentored junior and mid-level staff, and had a largely client-facing role. From January 2000 to September 2005 (5 years 9 months) Software Architect @ Designed systems architectures for ecommerce and fulfillment systems in the customer loyalty rewards space (earn and burn rewards points). Included highly secure payment gateway integration with major banking institutions. From September 2003 to October 2004 (1 year 2 months) Networking Engineer/Software Engineer @ Sole proprietor of Raven International servicing small and medium sized business in Toronto, Ontario Canada for over 8 years. Networking and hardware support was the main focus however software development was also regularly provided (mainly QuickBasic (QBasic), VB3.0 and a handful of other basic-like systems. From May 1990 to October 1998 (8 years 6 months) BSC, Computer Science, Physics @ York University From 1988 to 1989 Woodbridge High School From 1984 to 1988 Brett Raven is skilled in: Solution Architecture, Web Services, .NET, Software Development, Microsoft SQL Server, Android, SharePoint, Strategy, Architecture, C#, ASP.NET, Business Strategy, Pre-sales, SOA, BizTalk

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