Work Experience

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Skylite Labs Inc.


Skylite Labs Inc. | Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer | Saskatoon, SK & San Mateo, CA | Aug 2017 – Present

Developing products, and business and technical strategy with the rest of the team to drive significant energy efficiency improvements, making energy efficiency and net-zero homes attainable and cost-effective, and to help forge what the future of energy efficiency looks like. Currently at Boost VC in San Mateo, California.


Create Cafe 3D Printing + Coffee Create Cafe 3D Printing + Coffee | Software Developer | Saskatoon, SK | Dec 2016 – Aug 2017

Automation of print farm, developing user-facing apps, and developing other in-house solutions to meet the growing needs of the operation


Aura Technologies Inc. Aura Technologies Inc. | Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer | Saskatoon, SK | Jul 2016 – Jul 2017

Developing technology strategy in coordination with business strategy for corporation, creating apps for core product line, unifying hardware and software development teams, managing communication for technical side of business operations and grant applications. Helping with company vision to be ready for the future.


Bitstrata Systems Inc. | Software Developer | Saskatoon, SK | September 2015-December 2016

Implementing improvements on the Agrimatics Libra Android and iOS App, including, but not limited to, cloud connectivity and synchronization, data model migration, UI redesign, improving user workflow, and developing new product.


 

Huskie Athletics | Announcer/Play-by-Play | Saskatoon, SK | January 2014-Present

Announcing and providing entertainment for crowds of sizes between 300 and 7000 people, plus webcasting play-by-play commentating for the Huskies sports.


 

LS Communications Inc. | President and CEO | Saskatoon, SK | October 2012-August 2015

Founder of LS Communications, also head developer. Built a ground-up CMS (LSCMS) using PHP and MySQL. Developed various websites and web projects, including doing a full configuration of a LAMP VM on RedHat Linux, and did all styling and programming (CSS/CSS3, HTML/HTML5, Javascript, PHP).


 

The Mix | Announcer/Program and Music Director | Saskatoon, SK | July 2011-December 2014

Owned and operated The Mix (a CHR internet radio station). This included planning and scheduling all music, handling royalty payments, and announcing, plus managing all technical issues with the music and streaming software.


 

Bitstrata Systems Inc. | Summer Software Developer | Saskatoon, SK | Summer 2014

Develop the cloud API and prototype web application for the Agrimatics product using a number of technologies and developing in Python and AngularJS/Javascript. Also automating many of the steps in the intermediate and final hardware testing, and some production, including soldering some connectors and helping troubleshoot hardware.


 

University of Saskatchewan | Student Recruitment Summer Assistant | Saskatoon, SK | Summer 2013

Revamped the campus tour manual, led multiple daily campus tours, assisted with marketing materials, and was a member of the wayfinding committee to help strategize the navigation on campus, including possible technical solutions to improve maps and signage.


 

University of Saskatchewan IT Services | Blackboard Training and Support | Saskatoon, SK | Summer 2011

Assisted in creating training material and providing training for migration to new Blackboard system. Helped debug software issues.


 

Sci-Fi Science Camps | Instructor | Saskatoon, SK | Summer 2010

-Conducted workshops in classrooms across Saskatchewan
-Generated computer-based projects for the summer camps
-Led summer science camps


 

CJVR-FM/CK750 Radio | Announcer/Board Operator | Melfort, SK | July 2007-June 2009

-Announce weather
-Intro and extro music
-Play advertisements at correct times during sporting events
-Work with remote technology