Software / DevSecOps Engineer / Architect - Data - Robotics - Leadership
Full-stack Web, mobile, embedded, robotics, scalable cloud apps/APIs, security/crypto, startups
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With a deep technical, creative, interpersonal, and business background, I comfortably fit a wide range of roles.
I am a generalist problem solver who has delved deeply into many technical & industry areas on many interesting projects:
Modern full stack web (React, WebCompnt, Mobile (Android), Database: transactional / data lake / time series / embedded,
Data architecture, codecs, semantics, standards, DevSecOps + highly secure application architecture & development,
Robotics / embedded (mechanical design & invention, CAD, 3D printing, embedded control, streaming video),
VR (WebXR Oculus app), Video streaming + codecs (custom WebRTC set top box, nVidia Jetson, video conferencing),
Deep awareness / study / prototyping AI/ML/Vision, visualization, UX design, legal (Patent Agent soon), Japanese,
Led teams up to 20 in large enterprise, government projects, large & small startups, founded several startups, non-profit.
Experience with electronics, fabrication, sourcing, branding & marketing, copyediting, private pilot flying.
Other experience includes: deep mobile dev (custom Android), cameras & imaging (MIPI, Movidius), ebook reader apps, scalable server apps for millions of users, secure app dev, insurance quoting, banking, encryption, PKI CAs, various databases, protocols & standards work (IETF, W3C), and embedded factory machine control. I’ve run my own servers with DNS, email, web, usenet, and apps on the Internet since 1992. Mobile Android (Java/C++) and desktop Qt (C++) programming, Java/C++/JNI, XML, web services, rendering. Vision recognition. Cray XT3 installation, repair, mgmt.
Created a new approach for robotic actuators (3 patents self-filed patent, 1 issued already); formed a large ANA Avatar XPRIZE contest team creating an avatar system: remote telerobotics for home healthcare & elder care, travel.
Working with Linux, ROS, ROS2, WebRTC, WebSockets, Oculus Quest, mechanical design.
Exploratory projects Sunnyvale, CA / Vallejo, CA 4/2020 To Present
WebXR, Android, React, React Native, WebRTC, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), TileDB.
Linux, Oculus Quest app, ROS, ROS2, CANbus, WebRTC, websockets, Ortelio cloud robotics, C++, Python, JS.
Mostly ready to be certified as a patent agent. AR/VR/RR. Trained on Udacity’s robotics curriculum.
Chatbots, NLP, translation, GAN, video scene understanding.
Toyota - Woven Planet, Renovo Motors - Senior SW Engineer - UI / full stack 2.5 yrs Palo Alto 9/2020-2/2023
Supported AV / ADAS / ECU development support work through time series & data lake database query & visualization app, including video + radar scrub.
Led UI team rewriting & extending management & visualization UI for ADAS (advanced drivers assistance systems - self-driving / autonomous driving technology) research support. React, webpack, lerna, GraphQL, WebSockets, GoLang, AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Grafana, Postgres / RDS, Timescale, Influx, NATS, MQTT. Providing other technical architecture & detailed support as needed: security architecture, scalability, Linux, embedded.
Investigated HTTP/3, WebTransport, communications visualization, bazel, C++, rust, flutter, R-Car.
Yebo Technologies, formerly: Change My Path - CTO/founder San Francisco, CA 5.5 yrs 10/2014 To 04/2020
https://helloyebo.com/ Demo video: https://sdw.st/y.mp4 https://cped.co/d
Creating a scalable self-reinforcing social education platform, entertainment with learning to solve the job skills training gap, meta-learning deficiencies, and later to revolutionize life-long learning in general. Sourced near-shore team members in Mexico & Honduras. Negotiated & closed sales, pitched to investors, board meetings.
For several years, I have been building an ambitious single page web app, a complex integration of 3D game engine (WebGL, ThreeJS), 3D editor, video, rich text editing, slides, and scripting in a highly responsive web app using web components. Several tools published as open source: Merkle Hash web cache builder, completely new panel responsiveness system, async module loading system, Docker, websockets, graph database based app stack.
Instructional design R&D, novel theory of knowledge - concept morphology, invented “panel responsiveness”, Merkle hash web cache system, no-build web module load system, anti-browser memory leak techniques.
Pelican Imaging - Director Software Engineering Mountain View, CA 2.5 yrs 4/2012 To 10/2014
Building embedded software and SDK for revolutionary depth array camera technology for mobile devices.
GREE / OpenFeint - Principal Android Engineer Burlingame/San Francisco, CA / Tokyo 10/2011 To 3/2012
Built new generation social gaming and casual gaming platform API for Android.
Sony Electronics - Consultant San Jose, CA contract max 1.5yrs 5/2010 To 9/2011
Mobile & desktop eReader - Android, Qt/C++, OAUTH, XML, Adobe RMSDK, DRM, Java, C++, Eclipse, CMake
High Performance Technologies, Inc. - Senior Technical Director Arlington, Reston, VA ~8yrs. 10/2001 To 1/2009
Development, security, and consulting for 5 main agencies / projects (US Treasury, HHS, DOJ, DoD ATL, unnamed, DoD HPC), several additional exploratory projects and agencies.
Concinnous Consulting, Inc. - Owner / Senior Consultant Ashburn, VA 8 yrs. 2/1992 To 9/2001
Geico, Chief Architect Geico's first viable web auto insurance quoting system. MPEG4 File Format encoder.
America Online, Inc., Senior Consultant Tyson’s Corner, Reston, Dulles, VA 3 yrs. 4/1995 To 5/1998
Developed Buddy List. Part of Smithsonian permanent collection. Created video IM system - Instant Images, first for large video IM service. Digital notary, rate-based protocol video streams.
Bank of America, Consultant Firewall and internal and external web servers - first public web server for any bank.
Lexis-Nexis, Consultant 3 yrs. Feed search engine in C++, RDBMS. Stock quotes in C++, satellite data reception.
Jabber.com, CTO Enhanced features, roadmap for extending Jabber's open IM/Presence system.
Insta.com, Founder Fusion of presence, instant messaging, dynamic web pages, and customer service.
ReverseAuction.com, CTO Architected auction web application, resulting in successful release, scaleup.
GE Aircraft Engines 2.5 yrs. Distributed process diagnostic, recovery. Ported g++, Emacs, Kerberos to HPUX.
Computer Sciences Corp. 1 yr Created language, forms in C++ much like today's HTML Web forms, inline scripting.
GE Lighting 1.5 yr Embedded control bulb machine. New class of bulb: half of the re-lighting Statue of Liberty in 1986.
github.com/sdwlig - W3C XBC Measurements Methodology - W3C EXI Measurements Note - ESXML
I run multiple half marathons and other races every year, biking, mountain hiking, kayaking, sailing, and inline skating. I have run at least 20,000 miles. I am a private pilot, PADI scuba certified, rock climb, ski, and snowboard. I’m an avid semi-pro photographer: over 100,000 photos taken globally.
One of my publishing venues:
MetaRules Workflow Engine
Uniform Resource Assets — URA
Complexity Simplification Escalators
Session vs. End-to-End Encryption
The Application Level Window Signaling (ALWS) pattern you probably need
Executive Summary, tl;dr, Abstract; tl;wa
The Promise and Realities of Technical Education: Computer Science
Deep security without VPNs
Sentience Levels: Emotion, Logic, Empathy, Synthesis