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Todd Sundsted

Todd Sundsted

Technology Leader

Location
New York, New York
Industry
Internet
Current
  1. SumAll
Previous
  1. Bloomberg,
  2. PointFire/Etcee LLC,
  3. BrightMap
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SumAll

SumAll

VP Engineering

– Present

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Background

Summary

I build *great* products. I have the right combination of deep technical, team-building, leadership, business and product skills necessary to take an idea from concept, through launch and successive product iterations.

I am currently VP of Engineering at SumAll. SumAll is a growth company building a business intelligence (BI) tool for small and medium-sized businesses. In the first 18 months of my employment, SumAll grew connected users and businesses from 27K to 277K (10x) and grew connected third-party platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Google Analytics, Square, etc.) from 38K to 710K.

Other recent accomplishments include:

Speedlist (speedlist.com), online marketplace and ad server delivering over 4K personalized ad impressions per minute from an inventory of over 4M cars and trucks.

Bloomberg Government (BGOV) Mobile (m.bgov.com), the mobile-enhanced client application for interacting with Bloomberg government data and news.

Sofos (sofos.com), a unique, interactive tool for hedge fund managers and hedge fund investors.

Specialties: Startups, Technology Strategy, Product Management, Project Management, Team Building, Software Architecture, Ruby/Rails, Java, Scala, Haskell, JavaScript, C, C++

Experience

VP Engineering

SumAll
– Present (1 year 8 months)Greater New York City Area

At SumAll, I launched our external partner API product, lead the transformation from a monolithic to a micro-services architecture to meet stability, scaling and speed demands, and initiated and lead the most intense period of new third-party integrations in the company’s history (14 new platforms in two months). I am also responsible for hiring, as well as engineering process, practice and culture.

Senior Engineer, R&D

Bloomberg
(2 years 7 months)New York City

Joined as a consultant in their nascent Web organization. Held a series of progressively more challenging roles in R&D. Lead the development and recent launch of Bloomberg Government Mobile (m.bgov.com) to all of Bloomberg Government's clients. Worked on the next-generation of the Bloomberg Government website, the most comprehensive online source for government news, analysis and insights. Previously, a founding team member of Bloomberg Black.

Founder/Chief Consultant

PointFire/Etcee LLC
(3 years)New York City

Web/Internet application design and implementation. Specializing in high-volume (5M+ daily hits, 10M users) applications with Scala/Play, Ruby/Rails, Java, Javascript and related technologies. Extensive experience with cloud-based hosting, primarily on Amazon AWS and Heroku.

Founder/CTO

BrightMap
(8 months)

Founder and technology leader. My role comprised the design and implementation of the BrightMap application, and the management of the development team.

CEO

Gazoont Inc.
(1 year 6 months)

Lead the company from inception to pilot launch. Managed product development. Lead outsourced development team.

Executive Director, Technical & Professional Services

Emageon Inc.
(5 years)

Joined company at startup. Launched and managed technical and professional services team. Led through IPO and M&A activity. Consistently delivered 100% of revenue goals, including $3M in annual direct-billed services and implementation services that supported more than $50M in annual revenue. Grew team from one person to 24 over five years.

Founder and Chief Architect

PointFire Inc.
(8 months)

Founded company to lower the cost and increase the efficiency of delivering digital content over networks.

Java Architect

ComFrame Software Corporation
(1 year 7 months)

Developed and delivered software solutions to clients in the healthcare industry.

Consultant

American Management Systems
(1 year 4 months)

Delivered consulting services in the telecom industry.

Projects

Stunt(Link)

– Present

Modern extensions to the venerable LambdaMOO server, language, and core database, including: multiple inheritance, anonymous objects, better crypto, and a RESTful interface.

Publications

Java Language API SuperBible

Waite Group Press
September 1996

A comprehensive reference to Java programming language. It covers essential Java programming topics like multi-threading, data processing and input/output APIs. Each chapter begins with a discussion of key concepts and is followed by a description of each API.

Authors:

I'm Outta Here: how co-working is making the office obsolete

Not An MBA Press
October 2008
Authors:

Patents

Electronic mail filtering by electronic stamp(Link)

United States 5999967
Issued December 7, 1999

An improved method and apparatus for filtering electronic mail. The method and apparatus allows the receiver of electronic mail to make a decision to accept, reject, prioritize, or expedite delivery of a piece of electronic mail based on the value of an attached electronic stamp. The apparatus consists of two complimentary parts: a sender side part with responsibility for attaching the electronic stamp; and a receiver side part with responsibility for removing the electronic stamp and filtering the electronic mail based on the value of the electronic stamp. The method and apparatus are used in a system for reducing or eliminating the amount of junk electronic mail in the electronic mail system.

Skills

  • Startup Environments
  • Technology Strategy
  • Product Management
  • Project Management
  • Team Building
  • Outsourcing
  • Ruby on Rails
  • JavaScript
  • Scala
  • Java
  • C
  • REST
  • Software Architecture
  • Distributed Computing
  • Start-ups
  • Software Development
  • Agile
  • Agile Methodologies
  • IT Strategy
  • Integration
  • SaaS
  • Software Project...
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Architecture
  • Distributed Systems
  • Cross-functional Team...
  • Mobile Devices
  • Leadership
  • Product Development
  • Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Strategy
  • Cloud Computing
  • Telecommunications
  • Software Design
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Honors & Awards

Awarded Patent #5999967 Electronic Mail Filtering by Electronic Stamp

Presented Keeping Old Code Alive: The Venerable LambdaMOO Server in 2014, Hope X

Organized InnovationCamp Austin 2008, GSD&M Idea City

Authored over 75 articles on a variety of topics including Java technology, Linux, XML, testing, security, mobile code and agents, and enterprise Java.

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