IBM, Jerusalem, Israel, 2007-present. Project Lead, Development Manager
Led a new product in automated information extraction for privacy protection.
Drove the project from prototype to productization and revenue.
At the trough of the economic crisis, found the financial support to productize an incubator project and adopt it into one of the IBM product lines.
Developed business opportunities, defined specifications, coded key code components.
Pioneered new directions in the semi-automated classification of large quantities of metadata using data mining techniques.
Filed patents for ideas in the areas of data mining, information extraction, and privacy compliance.
Evangelized the technology by publishing and speaking.
Mercury Interactive, Yehud, Israel, 2005-07. (Acquired by Hewlett Packard.) Principal Architect (Director)
After joining as the first cross-company architect, launched and designed the cross-portfolio integration architecture for a 700-developer company with seven product lines, including newly acquired companies.
Gained executive buy-in and grassroots support for initiatives based on SOA and a common model, resulting in radically reduced development costs for new integrations.
Raised company profile by speaking and publishing at leading industry forums.
Expanded integration from Mercury across Hewlett Packard Software.
Designed and developed Java systems including an Internet service which allows hundreds of customers to browse the web in tandem with Call Center agents in e-commerce sites. Responsible for the server and communications protocols including firewall tunneling, clustering, and link to a Computer Telephony Interface application.
Raised company profile by applying to and speaking at top industry conferences and by publishing in leading journals.
Filed trademark and patents for ideas in the areas of internet collaboration, telephony, and firewall detection and tunneling.
Led a small team of software engineers in building a logging system and process dispatcher.
Capella Computers, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1998. Software Engineer.
Developed a servlet-enabled multithreaded HTTP/1.1 server in Java, along with a servlet for transmitting presentations from a multimedia database over the Internet.
ELS Interactive, Jerusalem, Israel, 1998. Programmer (free-lance).
Developed Windows 95 disability-access software using Borland C++Builder.