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Phil Ives

Cofounder, Technology @Rain

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Industry
Internet
Current
  1. Rain Everywhere,
  2. Human Rights Campaign
Previous
  1. Empathy Lab,
  2. Philadelphia Development Company - Philadev,
  3. Comcast
Education
  1. Drexel University
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Rain Everywhere

Rain Everywhere

Cofounder - Technology

– Present

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Background

Summary

Cofounder of Rain. A Mobile and Video Agency with clients from NY to Washington DC. 13 years experience delivering mass-appeal, consumer-facing technology. Innovative and entrepreneurial technologist, architect and business professional. Primarily focused in video, IPTV, and e-commerce applications for mainstream consumers of cable television, popular consumer sites like QVC and traffic.com and the first internet TV site for multicultural movies and entertainment, Sivoo. A team builder and leader. Exceptional at translating business goals to technology implementation.

Specialties: Technology Architecture
Building development and operations teams
Mass-appeal consumer applications
Startups

Experience

Cofounder - Technology

Rain Everywhere
– Present (2 years 6 months)Philadelphia, PA

Development Consultant

Human Rights Campaign
– Present (3 years)Philadelphia

API Development.

Sr Technical Architect - Consultant

Empathy Lab
(1 year 2 months)Conshohocken, PA

Adobe Pass Integration
thePlatform Integration
TV Everywhere Project lead
Technology in Play: HTML5, SASS, CSS, Ruby, BackBone.js, PHP,

Technology Director

Philadelphia Development Company - Philadev
(4 years 1 month)

Lead Philadev's Technology Practice

Solution Designer - Consultant

Comcast
(6 months)Greater Philadelphia Area

Requirements, analysis and design for enterprise wide applications and products.
Solution design for rollout of new 2Way IP based Set top boxes.

SME (Digital Asset Management) Consultant

Rovi
(4 months)Rovi

Digital Asset Management Solutions

Consultant

LaunchRock
(4 months)

making stuff rock

Chief Technology Officer

Ladies Who Launch
(1 year)

Chief Technology Officer

Sivoo
(6 years 5 months)

Tech Lead, Interactive Development

Traffic.com
(1 year)

Senior Software Architect

Patron Solutions
(1 year 4 months)

Senior Software Engineer

Worldgate
(1 year)

Produced multimedia driven applications for Interactive TV.
Created Programming standards for Flash development.
Developed various applets including television program guides, games, and news.

Consultant

IvesDigital
(2 years 3 months)

Consulted to companies in the areas of Streaming Media and web development.

Technologist of Multimedia and Broadband

QVC
(1 year 2 months)

Internet Technology ArchitectDesigned and Implemented internet video rollout for e-commerce site.
Developed internal streaming media applications for Intranet use.Developed interactive TV e-commerce applications.
Created proofs of concept for technologies such as streaming media.
Created prototype applications in ASP, VB, Flash and HTML.
Determined viability of new technology for possible venture investments and QVC adoption.Researched and reported on emerging technologies. (Broadband, IP multicast, set-top boxes, and digital cable head-ends).

Co-op

QVC
(1 year 1 month)

Co-op working directly for Chief Technologist.

Co-op / Part time

Primavera Systems
(1 year 1 month)

Co-op

Primavera Software
(1 year)

Intern

ConvaTec
(1 year)

Skills

  • Mobile Applications
  • Mobile Devices
  • Wearables
  • Internet of Things
  • Web Development
  • Start-ups
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Web Applications
  • Software Development
  • Integration
  • Enterprise Software
  • Cloud Computing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • SaaS
  • Web Services
  • Product Management
  • Architecture
  • Product Development
  • Digital Video
  • New Business Development
  • Team Building
  • Business Analysis
  • Video over IP
  • Distributed Team...
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Education

Drexel University

BS Computer Information Systems, IS/IT/Comp Sci.

Activities and Societies: SGA Dean of IST

Pocono Mountain High School

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