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Dan Orlando

Solutions Architect

Location
Phoenix, Arizona Area
Industry
Information Technology and Services
Current
  1. Creative Computing LLC
Previous
  1. Gorilla Logic,
  2. Universal Mind,
  3. VidClx
Education
  1. Illinois State University
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Websites
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Creative Computing LLC

Creative Computing LLC

Principal IT Consultant

– Present

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Background

Summary

Dan Orlando is an Entrepreneur, Visionary, Business Strategist, Enterprise Systems Architect, Software Engineer, Technology Guru, and Accredited Author.

With experience in a vast array of software and hardware technologies, Dan specializes in business optimization and performance improvement by leveraging data analysis to make key decisions and streamline business processes. As an Information Technology Consultant, Dan has lead the implementation of strategic product development initiatives for Fortune 500 enterprise corporations and VC funded start-ups in Silicone Valley alike.

Dan has written for publications that include IBM developerWorks, Amazon Developer Connection, Flash & Flex Developer Magazine, Adobe Developer Connection, and Zend Technologies and Technical Editor for Professional Papervision3D (Wiley & Sons) Author of Flex 4 In Action (Manning Press).

Recently, Dan has focused his efforts on building end-to-end web applications with Node.js, Angular.js, MongoDB, and PhoneGap that can be deployed on any device.

Core Competencies: Enterprise application development, GUI application programming, 3D programming, user experience design, and systems architecture

Core Technologies: Angular.js, Node.js, JQuery, MongoDB, Twitter Bootstrap, Amazon Web Services, Salesforce, PhoneGap, Apache Flex, Ruby on Rails, HTML5/CSS3, Adobe AIR, PHP, ActionScript 3, MySql

Experience

Principal IT Consultant

Creative Computing LLC
– Present (4 years 7 months)Phoenix, Arizona Area

Consultant focusing on the use of data analysis for enterprise performance improvement using Lean principles and methodologies to formulate and execute technological solutions for business model optimization.

IT Solutions Architect

Gorilla Logic
(4 months)

Sr. Software Engineer & Solutions Architect

Universal Mind
(1 year)

Principal Architect

VidClx
(11 months)

Adobe Flex/AIR Lead Architect, Infrastructure Development Team Lead

Author/Writer

Studio B Productions
(1 year)

Author/Writer of computer programming articles and books on advanced RIA development, primarily involving Actionscript 3.0 and Adobe Flex/AIR

RIA Flex/AIR Developer

Passalong Networks
(7 months)

UI Developer of bleeding-edge 3D AIR application in conjunction with RED. See: http://www.joinred.com

VP of Operations

Vision Media Group, LLC
(2 years 8 months)

Responsible for overseeing the development of client-server applications.

Technical Director & Applications Architect

Vision Media Group, LLC
(2 years 7 months)

Overseeing the product development of Avijax, a Flex/Actionscript RIA application that gives video/movie producers and publishers the ability to host encrypted, Pay Per View video from their own web site.

Publications

Organizations

MathBased Inc.

Chief Technology Officer, VP of Product Development & Engineering
– Present

Mindflash

IT Solutions Architect & Consultant

Intuit

IT Solutions Architect & Consultant

MapQuest

Sr. Software Engineer/Consultant

Skills

  • PHP
  • ActionScript
  • Adobe AIR
  • Flex
  • Flash
  • EAI
  • Java
  • Software Engineering
  • REST
  • Web Applications
  • User Interface
  • User Interface Design
  • RIA
  • Software Development
  • iOS development
  • Project Management
  • Objective-C
  • Programming
  • Mobile Applications
  • XML
  • Web Development
  • HTML 5
  • Architecture
  • Subversion
  • jQuery
  • Web Services
  • Agile Methodologies
  • CSS
  • AJAX
  • Integration
  • JavaScript
  • MVC
  • JSON
  • Git
  • Android
  • User Experience
  • OOP
  • Open Source
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Design Patterns
  • Amazon Web Services...
  • Apache
  • Node.js
  • Ruby
  • Distributed Systems
  • C#
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Angular.js
  • MongoDB
  • PhoneGap
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Education

Illinois State University

B.S., Digital Arts Technology, Mass Communications, Music, Public Speaking

Activities and Societies: Sigma Chi, Student Government Association

Schaumburg High School

Honors & Awards

Cum Laude, 2002;

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