Luke Edward Ollett

[email protected] +1.949.371.5292

Someecards, Inc
Senior Software Developer - October 2013 to Current
  • User growth from 25mm to 40mm in 18 months, and growing! Server infrastructure cost reduction by 75%.
  • Complete custom build of Content Management System using AngularJS and RESTful API. Used by more than 40 people world wide and growing!
  • In depth social media analytic management and visualization to present to advertising clients.
  • Silex Framework with Doctrine ORM
  • Multi tiered server infrastructure with Amazon AWS for database, caching, statistics, computations, web heads, etc.
  • Managing and migrating a 25+ gig database
  • Phpunit tests for the backend and Selenium tests for AngularJS front end.
  • SCRUM methodologies in an agile development environment.
Varuno, llc
Managing Director - 2008 to Current
  • Specializing in taking your idea or concept and helping you understand and execute 1) designing the product 2) architecting the software 3) implementing the software and 4) supporting the end goal through success
  • Work with multi tiered development teams from Russia, Romania, Great Britain, Philippines, and Ukraine
  • Mobile development as well as responsive development to ensure your ideas work on all devices
  • Customized Wordpress Development
  • Voice Over IP office telephone installations using Asterisk.
  • Linux server administration.
  • deployments. Help clients understand and adopt an online and more efficient way to manage their business using a bespoke customer relationship management implementation. PHP customizations and bespoke integrations into existing business systems.
TapThere, Inc
Chief Architect - 2012 to 2013
  • TapThere is a location based live broadcasting platform that lets you see what others see.
  • Manage a team of web and iOS programmers both in the office and remotely.
  • Build API to support both web and mobile clients.
  • Wowza Media Server to stream live content from phones to both web and other mobile phones.
  • Node.JS and Socket.IO server to provide instant communication to all the mobile and web clients.
  • Helped company raise $1mm funding.
  • Build scalable and fault tolerant systems with Amazon EC2
Mobile Gates
VP of Development Operations - November 2011 to September 2012
  • Oversee and participate in the technology and software operations of the company.
  • Manage, implement, and support multiple software projects and their associated teams.
    • GPS Daily Deals - Android Application, iOS, mobile web, Web
    • Verizon applications - Available from the Verizon market place.
  • Administer two-tier server and database architecture for redundancy and replication.
  • PHP, HTML5, JS/CSS, MySQL, Android Java, Objective C
Shiva Media
Chief Technical Officer - 2009 to 2011
  • Management of off shore development and design teams in India and Chile and being the principal developer and designer.
  • Designed, developed, and support the AppWerks application creation system offered by Shiva Media. Appwerks provides a user friendly, visually based experience to rapidly turn an idea into an app.
    • With AppWerks we have released 30 applications that are available in the Android and Apple smart phone market places. In the month of March 2011, our applications received 1.7 million page views equating to 43 thousand unique visitors.
    • CodeIgniter PHP Project with a MySQL database. HTML and Javascript are heavily used for the mobile application logic. 25k lines of code.
    • Java Android applications and Objective C iPhone applications. Using
Change and Configuration Management Consultant - 2005 to 2008
  • I was the Bobs from Office Space. My job was to fly around the country each week so I could analyze and improve and implement the internal software and business processes and workflows of some of the world's largest companies.
  • Panasonic Avionics saved $10 million in one year after my deployment of their parts purchasing business process.
  • Daily Perl coding to automate the IBM Rational Change product.
  • Prepared week long training courses for classes of up to 30 students.
  • Linux Server and Informix Database administration and management.
  • Part time IBM Rational DOORS consultant that specialized in requirements and document management amongst large development teams.
  • Companies worked with: Chrysler, GM, Panasonic, Toyota, Northrop Grumman, NASA, Booze Allen, Channel Advisor, Hamilton Sundstrand, SAIC, Securaplane
Expitrans Inc
Web/System Programmer - 2005
  • PHP merchant services web programming.
K. Hovnanian Homes
Information Systems Engineer - 2003 to 2004
  • Managed and maintained a 200+ computer network and 200+ phone/fax lines.
  • Citrix Server Administration.
Hollywoodcenter Studios
Telecommunications Technician - Summer of 1999
  • A summer well spent wiring a newly constructed movie studio with Phone/Coaxial/Fiber/Network/Electricity.
University of California, Irvine - 2001 to 2005
Bachelor of Science in Information and Computer Science with a specialization in Networking and Distributed Systems
Fluent Spanish Speaker
I read, write, and speak Spanish at a fluent level.
  • At IBM, my process improvements and modifications to large multi national companies helped build the Boeing 787, Airbus 380, entertainment system in your last flight, and a good chance the car you drive.
  • At TapThere, the unique product I built and conceptualized from scratch was able to raise over $1.5mm in under 12 months.
  • Working with Panasonic to save $10mm in a 12 month time frame through software development and process improvements as implemented and designed and taught by myself.
  • Teaching complicated technologies to a room full of Indians from New Jersey and a few weeks later to a room full of Japanese and Americans in Osaka, Japan.
  • Watching a client grow their real estate operations from 30 properties to more than 300+ in a three month time frame as a direct result of being able to manage the new workload across the USA using the system I architected and built.
  • Handling the immense growth of someecards' popularity while reducing costs and increasing performance
  • Regularly working with and managing talented individuals from all over the world to build quality products.

I have lived in England, California, Chile, Puerto Rico, and Argentina.

I regularly race my bicycle over 100km averaging 42km/h. I have won races on three continents.

I have organized and cooked for 70 person dinners.

I scored a 690 on the GMAT examination with a perfect score in math and arithmetic.

I have a blog and we regularly do public blog readings.

I am in the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

I have climbed a mountain in Bolivia that was over 20k feet high.

I am a dual citizen holding passports from the United Kingdom and the United States.

  • Master of PHP, Symfony, Silex, Doctrine, and CodeIgniter
  • Master of Javascript, AngularJS, Node.JS, Socket.IO, and JQuery
  • Master of Ruby on Rails
  • JAVA, PERL, Objective C, Python
  • Amazon AWS Infrastructure design and implementation
  • Integrating and using New Relic to investigate problems and measure performance
  • Asterisk VOIP System
  • SugarCRM, TigerCRM
  • Wordpress
  • MySQL
  • Phonegap mobile development
  • Git and SVN
  • IBM Rational Suite including DOORS and SYNERGY