Michael Hart

Michael Hart

Founder/CEO at Attune

Location
Los Gatos, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Industry
Computer Software

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Michael Hart's Overview

Current
Past
  • Chief Technology Officer at Bonobos
  • President at Las Cumbres Mutual Water Company
  • Director of Engineering, Social Systems at Netflix
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Michael Hart's Experience

Founder/CEO

Attune Inc.

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2013Present (1 year 7 months) Mountain View, CA

Advisor

Apigee

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

February 2012Present (2 years 8 months) San Jose, CA

Advisor

Weotta

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Internet industry

August 2010Present (4 years 2 months) San Francisco, CA

Chief Technology Officer

Bonobos

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Retail industry

October 2011February 2013 (1 year 5 months) Silicon Valley, CA

President

Las Cumbres Mutual Water Company

May 2011April 2012 (1 year)

Director of Engineering, Social Systems

Netflix

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; NFLX; Entertainment industry

November 2010October 2011 (1 year)

Launched Netflix's social integration with Facebook.

Director of Engineering, API

Netflix

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; NFLX; Entertainment industry

November 2007November 2010 (3 years 1 month)

Led the development and operation of the Netflix API and developer portal, supporting Netflix device applications and integration of Netflix service capabilities by third parties

Contributed to the design and implementation of a web-based, end-to-end application platform for Netflix devices supported by an API-centric engineering approach, accelerating user experience innovation across a broad range of devices

Product Unit Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

July 2006November 2007 (1 year 5 months)

Manage engineering teams responsible for MSN video syndication business, TV listings service and related content recommendations platform service

Develop service roadmaps in collaboration with Product Planning team

Outsourced approximately one-third of overall engineering effort

Development Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

June 2005July 2006 (1 year 2 months)

Led twelve-member development team, responsible for MSN TV server applications and next-gen TV, movies, and Internet video discovery applications for Windows Live

Developed conceptual design for and led development of a DVR-integrated TV recommendations prototype; demonstrated in Bill Gates’ 2006 CES Keynote

Developed conceptual design for and led development of contextually aware TV program details mashup widget with remote DVR programming capability; demonstrated in Bill Gates’ 2005 CES Keynote; deployed on MSNBC and MSN Sympatico

Developer Lead

Microsoft Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

June 2002June 2005 (3 years 1 month)

Developed conceptual design for and led development of remote DVR programming service for Windows Media Center PCs

Developed conceptual design for and led development of MSN Video client application for Windows Media Center PCs

Developed conceptual design for and led development of a content acquisition, transformation and rendering service for the MSN TV home page and content channels, significantly decreasing development effort and timeframes

Designed and implemented MSN’s TV listings service

Project Lead

Microsoft Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

June 2000June 2002 (2 years 1 month)

Designed UltimateTV music service application prototype aggregating artist and song information playing on all Music Choice music channels; implemented server prototype

Designed and implemented AJAX-like application framework for delivering real-time data asynchronously to UltimateTV client applications

Designed and implemented client-side performance profiling framework Designed and implemented advertising client for UltimateTV

Co-founder and Vice President of Engineering

Power Interactive eCommerce

March 1999May 2000 (1 year 3 months)

Authored service development roadmap for startup business case

Developed and operated systems platform supporting online music store, prop service and casting service

Architect

Accenture

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Information Technology and Services industry

August 1998March 1999 (8 months)

Sprint Broadband, SLA Management and Reporting Service: Designed end-to-end architecture for service level agreement modeling, monitoring and reporting

US West, Service Bundling Billing System Enhancements: Created development tools and runtime for integrating IBM message queues with Java client applications and mainframe servers

Team Lead

Accenture

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Information Technology and Services industry

June 1996July 1998 (2 years 2 months)

NBTel, Customer Self-Service Web Site: Streamlined web development process with web page templates and workflow

Hongkong Telecom IMS, Java-based Digital Television Set-top Box: Re-implemented Java UI Toolkit on embedded software OS and optimized for Asian character sets and ATM network deployment

Cable and Wireless UK, Digital Cable System Implementation: Evaluated Conditional Access System vendors and developed integration design for provisioning, customer support and billing systems

Andersen’s Global eCommerce Practice, Founding Member

Developer

Accenture

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; ACN; Information Technology and Services industry

January 1995May 1996 (1 year 5 months)

GE Capital, Business Simulation Training Applications: Developed persistence framework to save simulation progress

Andersen’s Infocosm Multimedia Factory: Evaluated multimedia application development toolkits

Michael Hart's Patents

Michael Hart's Skills & Expertise

  1. Web Services
  2. Project Planning
  3. Systems Engineering
  4. Product Management
  5. Integration
  6. Scalability
  7. Cloud Computing
  8. APIs
  9. Application Architecture
  10. Social Media
  11. Distributed Systems
  12. Java
  13. Enterprise Software
  14. Mobile Applications
  15. Start-ups
  16. User Experience
  17. Hadoop
  18. SaaS
  19. Software Development
  20. System Architecture
  21. Web Development
  22. E-commerce
  23. Agile Methodologies
  24. Web Applications
  25. Architecture
  26. Analytics
  27. User Interface
  28. Big Data
  29. Agile Project Management
  30. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  31. Scrum

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Michael Hart's Education

Bowling Green State University

BS, Business

19901994

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