Engineering management that includes expertise in leading the strategy for technology platforms, partnerships and external relationships. I have built and managed great technology teams and ensure high technical standards throughout the organization.
During my career I have supervised engineering teams, software testing, information systems security and maintenance. I have lead organizations in evaluating major technology changes, driven technical direction and developed contingency plans to keep projects on track.
Specialties: C-Level Executive for small to mid-sized company. SDLC & Engineering Management, Highly scalable server-side cloud and Web Services, Technology stack, Networking Infrastructure, Software Architecture, Cross-platform systems, Acquisitions, Video Game Development and Publishing, Logistics, Financing and Public Speaking.
I have released and shipped many games during my career and I am working more and more on Social games.
"Put that in your pipeline and interpolate it." - Kenneth Hurley
"if work wasn't hard they would call it fun!" - Kenneth Hurley
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein
Stellar Giant, Inc.
CTO & Consultant Oct 2014 – Present
As a consultant I gained the trust of Eddie Bauer, Prohealth, Facebook, Affinitive, JD Power and other start-ups and large businesses as a reliable CTO and software development consultancy that empowers companies in diverse industries to leverage the power and convenience of AWS, big data, iOS and Android platforms to improve internal and external customer experiences.
Forges quality partnerships with client technology teams by providing strategy and full lifecycle project management and development using JIRA, Confluence, SCRUM master and sprint planning.
• Quickly learns new company cultures and technology environments to design cutting-edge software and rework existing infrastructure.
• Consistently attracts and hires top domestic and international software engineering talent to support onshore and offshore projects.
Driving gaming and mobile application innovation while leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide a secure and scalable development environment.
Capitalized on the market demand for access to intuitive and advanced applications that can be used on the GPU enabled devices to create the start-up.
• Built a development culture based on Agile Scrum methodologies including sprints to streamline internal processes to create a rapid release cycle using the following software solutions: C++, C#, Unity3D, OpenGL, DirectX, IOS, Android, OSX, Linux and Windows.
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