Adam Crabtree

Adam Crabtree

Entrepreneur | CEO & Founder | Social Network, Mobile & Node.js Expert

Mountain View, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Computer Software

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Adam Crabtree's Overview

  • Founder & CEO at Stealth Mobile Social Network for Events
  • Founder & Organizer at BayNode
  • Freelance Node.js and JavaScript at Freelance
  • Founder & Organizer at Dallas.js & DallasNode
  • Web Developer at Blastoff Communications, LLC
  • Software Engineer at New Media Gateway
  • Software Engineer at Kaango
  • PHP Web Developer at QualVu
  • Junior PHP Developer at Fusionbox

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Adam Crabtree's Summary

Entrepreneur inventing the future of the Social Graph and Mobile Social Networking with a passion for challenging leadership while compassionately leading with a radical vision. Node.js, JavaScript, and iOS engineer with a commitment to challenging the status quo.

Adam Crabtree's Experience

Founder & CEO

Stealth Mobile Social Network for Events

July 2014Present (3 months) Mountain View, CA

Founder & Organizer


September 2011Present (3 years 1 month) Mountain View, CA

BayNode, is the South Bay Node.js Meetup group with over 1000 members.

We host 4 events every month including hack night socials, beer.js, workshops and talk nights.

Senior Software Engineer


Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; LNKD; Internet industry

March 2013June 2014 (1 year 4 months) Mountain View

Mobile Team Node.js and iOS

Responsible for LinkedIn's node.js Mobile Server architecture and infrastructure.

Additionally, I'm solely responsible for creating, running, and instructing the Mobile Server training, a monthly mandatory week long JavaScript and node.js bootcamp for all new Mobile Server developers.

Topics covered: JavaScript fundamentals, prototypal inheritance, functional programming, control-flow, server APIs, best practices, writing tests, dependency management, error handling, performance and numerous other advanced node.js topics.

My duties included the node.js v0.10 upgrade, iOS deep linking, conversion to continuous deployment platform, performance and reliability refactoring, integration with LinkedIn's packaging and continuous integration infrastructure, and improved dependency management.

Senior Platform Engineer

Red Robot Labs Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Computer Games industry

July 2012March 2013 (9 months) Mountain View, CA

Server lead for F!rst, a mobile social network for gamers.

I built the realtime evented multi-service (SOA) server API atop an iOS and mobile-web compatible WebSocket API. Supported implemented features include posting multi-type media, commenting, following, trending topics, likes, filters, presence, checkin, streaming, auth, horizontal scalability, and a shared HTTP(s), webSocket and CLI back-end.

Senior Software Engineer


Public Company; 201-500 employees; Computer Software industry

March 2011June 2012 (1 year 4 months) Sunnyvale, CA

JavaScript, Node.js, Enyo Framework Team, Streaming VFS back-end to browser-based IDE.

Freelance Node.js and JavaScript


April 2010March 2011 (1 year) Dallas, TX

JavaScript single-page-applications for legal SASS client.
Node.js mobile-web APIs for search engines client, Mefeedia.
Mobile web ads and HTML5 training for Dallas Morning News.

Founder & Organizer

Dallas.js & DallasNode

November 2009March 2011 (1 year 5 months) Dallas, TX

Founded Dallas' 1st JavaScript user group and the world's 2nd node.js user group to bring together like-minded JavaScript engineers, present, and share expertise.

Web Developer

Blastoff Communications, LLC

November 2009March 2010 (5 months)

LAMP Developer, PHP Framework researcher / consultant, JavaScript / Node.js consultant

Software Engineer

New Media Gateway

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

August 2009November 2009 (4 months)

Consulted and transitioned company to new JavaScript in-house framework.

Software Engineer


Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

February 2009August 2009 (7 months)

Core JavaScript developer on release of new single page app "Create Ad" / "Place Ad" process.

PHP Web Developer


Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Research industry

March 2008December 2008 (10 months)

Primary developer of QualVu VideoDiary, ReportBuilder, VuPoint, Project Manager and Admin Web Applications. Responsible for Database Management, PHP codebase, and client-side scripting.

Junior PHP Developer


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

20072008 (1 year)


Adam Crabtree's Skills & Expertise

  1. jQuery
  2. JavaScript
  3. PHP
  4. Web Applications
  5. HTML
  6. Node.js
  7. Software Packages
  8. Start-ups
  9. Software Packaging
  10. MongoDB
  11. Subversion
  12. CSS
  13. HTML 5
  14. Web Development
  15. MySQL
  16. Git
  17. Software Development
  18. Zend Framework
  19. Mobile Devices

Adam Crabtree's Education

Texas A&M University

Electrical Engineering


Plano West Senior High


Adam Crabtree's Additional Information


entrepreneurship, social networking, geolocation, Node.js, JavaScript, Swift, iOS, HTML5, engineering training, jQuery, snowboarding, rock climbing, swimming

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