Software Engineering Executive with substantial experience in scaling and managing user experience, application development, data engineering, test automation and DevOps at venture-backed startups in addition to publicly traded software companies. I am passionate about SaaS, User Experience design, Big Data, Service-Oriented Architectures as well as Agile and Test-Driven Development approaches resulting in frequent high quality deployments that
Software Engineering Executive with substantial experience in scaling and managing user experience, application development, data engineering, test automation and DevOps at venture-backed startups in addition to publicly traded software companies. I am passionate about SaaS, User Experience design, Big Data, Service-Oriented Architectures as well as Agile and Test-Driven Development approaches resulting in frequent high quality deployments that delight customers, are easy to use and contain technical innovations.
Specialties: Software Engineering Management, especially distributed organizations, Test-Driven Development, Agile, Scrum, User Experience, SaaS, Scalability, Big Data, Apache Spark, Apache Cassandra, Hadoop, SOA, Docker, Network Security, Cloud-based Services, Internet Applications, AngularJS, ReactJS, Cloud Storage, DevOps, Amazon Web Services, Digital Advertising, SEM, Display Advertising, Social Advertising, Social Networking, Internet Security, Enterprise Portals, Enterprise Content Management, Enterprise Software, Product Development, Product Management, Technology Mergers and Acquisitions, Intellectual Property, Software Test Automation, Quality Assurance, Technical Operations, Hardware Operations, Technical Support and Technical Recruiting.
Vice President of Engineering @ Womply is one of the fastest growing merchant-focused companies in America. Our mission is to use technology and data to grow, protect, and simplify small business. Every day we serve tens of thousands of merchants, across 400+ business verticals, in every corner of America. To do this, we partner with the largest and most innovative technology companies in the world.
Sound exciting? We are hiring in both San Francisco and Portland for engineering, devops, design, sales, marketing, business development, account management, and more. Visit http://www.womply.com/jobs to learn more about job openings and what it is like to work at Womply. From March 2015 to Present (10 months) Senior Vice President of Engineering @ Coraid provides storage solutions for cloud service providers and enterprises that are experiencing rapid, unpredictable data growth. With the simplicity of Layer 2 Ethernet, Coraid elevates network performance and improves operational effectiveness in deploying dynamic, large-scale, multi-workload environments. Its modular, pay-as-you-grow architecture and easy-to-use software solutions are backed by proven support, design, and implementation. Coraid partners with customers to enable just-in-time scaling and versatility for a fast return on investment. From May 2014 to March 2015 (11 months) Executive Vice President of Engineering @ In May 2012, I joined Marin Software to scale and prepare the engineering organization for the company's eventual IPO, which took place in March 2013. Marin Software provides the world’s leading online advertising management SaaS platform for advertisers and agencies to manage their paid search, social media, display advertising and mobile campaigns. Marin Software’s platform is designed to meet the workflow, reporting and optimization needs of advertisers as well as agencies, helping them to save time and improve financial performance. From May 2012 to May 2014 (2 years 1 month) Vice President of Engineering @ As Vice President of Engineering, I managed User Experience, Software Engineering, Test Automation, Global 24-by-7 Customer Support, Technical Publications, Training Curriculum, Hardware Contract Manufacturing, Technical Operations and Corporate IT for Mu Dynamics to deliver a product suite for testing both the performance and security of cloud infrastructure and application-aware networks. By Introducing Agile Software and Test-Driven Development methodologies, Mu Dynamics engineering was able to deliver regular monthly software releases for the company's flagship Mu Studio product and daily releases for the Blitz.io cloud-based application performance testing application. By recruiting a dedicated User Experience team to deliver a vastly improved and visually attractive user interface for the company’s products, Mu Dynamics transformed product ease of use into a key differentiator in competitive deals. Finally, I also managed the company’s intellectual property portfolio resulting in eight United States patents awarded and fifteen additional United States patents pending at the time of acquisition by Spirent Communications plc. From December 2007 to May 2012 (4 years 6 months) Vice President of Engineering and Technical Operations @ As Vice President of Engineering and Technical Operations, I managed and expanded the software engineering, quality assurance and technical operations organization starting from 10 US-only engineers to 35+ engineers divided between Foster City, CA and Bangalore, India to deliver a highly-scalable re-implementation of Visible Path’s social networking product targeted at individual business users as a Web 2.0 consumer Internet service. From April 2006 to October 2007 (1 year 7 months) Vice President Server Technologies @ As Vice President Server Technologies, I led the product development effort for Oracle WebCenter, the next generation enterprise portal built on Oracle's J2EE-based Fusion Middleware technology stack. From August 2005 to April 2006 (9 months) Vice President of Engineering and Client Services @ As Vice President of Engineering and Client Services, I managed FaceTime Communications’ global product development, professional services, and customer support organizations in Foster City, CA, Huntington, WV, and Bangalore, India for the company's real-time communications management, network security, and anti-spyware products. From October 2004 to August 2005 (11 months) Vice President of Engineering @ I joined Vignette through its acquisition in 2002 of the enterprise portal pioneer Epicentric, Inc., where I was also the Vice President of Engineering. As the Vice President of Engineering at Vignette, I managed an organization of 225 full-time employees in the United States and Australia with an additional 80 contractors in India. In this role, I guided functional requirements, product architecture, and engineering activities -- user experience, software development, performance & scalability, technical documentation and quality assurance -- for Vignette's enterprise content management, portal, and collaboration product suites. From December 2002 to June 2004 (1 year 7 months) Vice President of Engineering @ As Vice President of Engineering at Epicentric -- and earlier as Director of Engineering through October 2000 -- I grew the company’s development team from fewer than 15 to over 120 engineers, by introducing formal software development processes with associated specialist roles and cross-functional teams required to scale the organization efficiently. From December 1999 to December 2002 (3 years 1 month) Vice President of Software Development and Partner @ Designed and led the development team in building a historical trading simulation platform and live trade generation software for a CFTC registered Commodity Trading Advisor managing over $80 million in the global exchange-traded futures and foreign exchange markets. Designed and Implemented algorithms for calculating the firm's systematic entry and exit signals and allocating firm-wide order quantities across its multiple individual managed accounts. From September 1992 to December 1999 (7 years 4 months)
A.B., Physics @ Harvard University From 1983 to 1987 Paul Emery is skilled in: Agile Methodologies, Test Driven Development, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software Development, Scalability, Product Management, Web Applications, Software Engineering, Scrum, Product Development, Test Automation, User Experience, Agile Project Management, Big Data
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