Experience

fruitopology

founder, CEOJan, 2013 — present


Creating custom technology solutions, intellectual property and providing consultation services (development, deployment, optimization and architecture) for businesses, focusing on

  • real time distributed platforms
  • multimedia asset delivery, management and organization for game, music and a/v studios.
  • analytics and machine learning
  • devops engineering practices
  • Vista Higher Learning

    Director of EngineeringJuly, 2018 — present


    Directing and leading the development, architecture and system operations of

  • real time audio/video streaming/recording (HTML5 native solution)
  • speech-recognition (Kaldi, AWS Poly, Rekognition, Lex, Sumerian)
  • analytics (Elasticsearch, AWS Athena)
  • chat systems (HTML5 native solution)
  • multimedia asset delivery, management and organization. (AWS Elemental)
  • Managing teams of engineers locally and across multiple timezones.

    Vista Higher Learning

    Lead Software engineerJuly, 2017 — July, 2018


    Led the development, architecture and system operations of

  • real time audio/video streaming/recording (HTML5 native solution)
  • speech-recognition (Kaldi)
  • analytics (Elasticsearch)
  • chat systems. (re-architected and migrated to an HTML5 native solution)
  • Managing remote teams of engineers across multiple timezones.

    Vista Higher Learning

    Software engineerAug, 2014 — July 2017


    Developed, architected and implemented

  • real time audio/video streaming/recording services from the ground up supporting native HTML5 technologies.
  • web platform speech-recognition service from the ground up, using HTML5, ffi and Kaldi ASR.
  • analytics services for the web platform from the ground up, enabling anomaly detection and insights into its behavior and growth, using Elasticsearch.
  • plan to migrate to completely automated system operations (devops) in the AWS cloud for all the above services, using ruby, chef, cloudformation and internal tooling.
  • Contributed to the growth and optimization of the flash based real time chat service.
  • Managed vendor relationship with outsourced teams.

    Languages and Skills

    greek, ancient greek, german, english, spanish

    soccer, sound mastering, aws, docker, kubernetes, elk etc.

    Projects

    Education

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology mathematics

    Berklee College of Music music production and technology

    Harvard University computer science