VP, Engineering @ Improv Technologies, Inc. Managed product development and QA for Improv's Cirquet Solution Suite, a Java-based application deployment and Web services platform, reporting to the CEO. Worked with product management and executive team on strategic product planning. Company failed to secure VC funding. From January 2002 to October 2002 (10 months) New York, NYSenior Manager,...
VP, Engineering @ Improv Technologies, Inc. Managed product development and QA for Improv's Cirquet Solution Suite, a Java-based application deployment and Web services platform, reporting to the CEO. Worked with product management and executive team on strategic product planning. Company failed to secure VC funding. From January 2002 to October 2002 (10 months) New York, NYSenior Manager, Engineering @ Novell, Inc. Led development teams responsible for Network Interface Card drivers as well as an ISO-compliant OSI protocol stack. From February 1993 to January 1996 (3 years) Florham Park, NJManager, Engineering @ UNIX System Laboratories Led product development for a UNIX System V-based source code product that implemented an ISO-compliant OSI protocol stack. From November 1990 to January 1993 (2 years 3 months) Summit, NJManager, Engineering/Member Technical Staff @ Bell Laboratories Contributed to the design and implementation of the networking subsystem of UNIX System V, including the STREAMS I/O framework as well as the Transport Layer Interface (TLI) and Data Link Provider Interface (DLPI). From June 1980 to November 1990 (10 years 6 months) Summit, NJSVP of Engineering @ Olo Olo helps restaurant brands maximize revenue per square foot by delivering faster, more accurate, and more personal service to their customers. Through beautiful, fully branded digital interfaces, Olo's enterprise-grade ordering platform integrates with the brands’ existing systems, opening new digital revenue streams, injected seamlessly into the restaurant’s operations. Olo is a pioneer in the industry, beginning with text message ordering on mobile feature phones in 2005. Today, over 15 million consumers use the Olo platform to order ahead and Skip the Line® at the restaurants they love. Clients include Baskin-Robbins, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Noodles & Company, Veggie Grill, Wingstop, and more. Learn more at Olo.com. Greater New York City AreaPrincipal @ Software Strategy Advisors LLC ✔ Agile Transformation Consulting, including culture and process assessment, training, implementation guidance and coaching✔ Software Architecture Assessment✔ Interim Software Engineering Management From April 2013 to January 2014 (10 months) Morristown, NJSVP, Product and Engineering @ Xceedium, Inc. Directed product management, development, QA, tech support and operations functions across three locations for this IT security products firm, reporting to the CEO. Collaborated to define the product and architecture roadmap, reviewed software designs, monitored development iterations, prioritized support escalations, directed work of outsourced engineering team, and coached engineers on usability, requirements, design, agile process, and quality concerns. Product distributed on Linux appliance incorporating Apache/MySQL/PHP for web-based administration, and Java, C and C++ components for the TCP/IP-based networking and SSH/RDP/VNC recording subsystems.✔ Stabilized team that had suffered significant attrition and grew team from 15 to 38.✔ Transformed engineering execution using an agile process framework to improve quality while delivering two significant feature releases per year.✔ Completed and integrated a technology acquisition that added key capabilities to our core product.✔ Initiated a test automation effort that reduced QA regression cycles from 12 to 6 weeks.✔ Implemented new support processes and oversaw deployment of a customer support portal.✔ Served as interim CEO for five months. From June 2009 to April 2013 (3 years 11 months) Jersey City, NJVice President, Engineering @ netForensics Led product development and QA for this IT security products firm, reporting to the CEO. Negotiated product roadmap for our Java-based security data analytics application, drove release planning, monitored development iterations, prioritized support escalations, and coached team on agile processes.✔ Implemented agile processes to improve project transparency with product manager.✔ Critical project was in trouble when I joined. Quickly assessed situation, reset plan, instituted interim project management processes, and delivered against the new plan. From September 2007 to June 2009 (1 year 10 months) Edison, NJDirector, Software Engineering @ Raritan, Inc. Directed a software development team and the corporate System Test (QA) group, reporting to the VP, Product Operations. Planned releases with product management and hardware engineering, monitored engineering progress against those plans, and coached team on agile processes.✔ Applied agile methods to deliver a next generation digital KVM switch on an accelerated schedule. Team cut one-third off project execution time and the resulting product generated 25% fewer customer-reported defects in first six months vs. prior products.✔ Delivered key product enhancements for Raritan's flagship KVM and secure access product lines.✔ Initiated test automation and reliability testing projects to improve product robustness. From October 2004 to September 2007 (3 years) Somerset, NJSenior Manager, Engineering @ BEA Managed product development of BEA's TUXEDO C++ middleware platform. Worked with product management on strategic planning and product roadmap, established release plans, managed a development team of 10 engineers, and provided overall project management across development, QA and tech pubs functions. Engaged customers to negotiate, plan and deliver custom enhancements.✔ Introduced agile methods to organize and drive the product roadmap and deliver new product value.✔ Delivered five product releases on time and on budget.✔ Planned and implemented transfer of engineering responsibilities to overseas location. From January 2003 to July 2004 (1 year 7 months) Liberty Corner, NJR&D Section Manager (Director, Engineering) @ Hewlett Packard Co. Directed the HP-UX kernel development team that was responsible for the storage I/O subsystem. Established technology vision, strategy and roadmap for SCSI I/O and the device driver framework, evaluated project and feature development plans, and monitored team’s results against those plans. Served as management lead for a geographically distributed, cross-department team (50 engineers; $8M budget) that delivered the core HP-UX operating system changes for Intel’s Itanium Processor Family (IPF) architecture. Directed the development contributions of two Japanese OEM partners.✔ Delivered the first commercial operating system, HP-UX 11.20, for Intel's IPF processor.✔ Delivered a series of enhancements to the HP-UX SCSI I/O subsystem and driver framework. From February 1996 to November 2001 (5 years 10 months) Florham Park, NJ
Improv Technologies, Inc.
January 2002 to October 2002
New York, NY
Senior Manager, Engineering
February 1993 to January 1996
Florham Park, NJ
UNIX System Laboratories
November 1990 to January 1993
Manager, Engineering/Member Technical Staff
June 1980 to November 1990
SVP of Engineering
Greater New York City Area
Software Strategy Advisors LLC
April 2013 to January 2014
SVP, Product and Engineering
June 2009 to April 2013
Jersey City, NJ
Vice President, Engineering
September 2007 to June 2009
Director, Software Engineering
October 2004 to September 2007
Senior Manager, Engineering
January 2003 to July 2004
Liberty Corner, NJ
Hewlett Packard Co.
R&D Section Manager (Director, Engineering)
February 1996 to November 2001
Florham Park, NJ
Managed product development and QA for Improv's Cirquet Solution Suite, a Java-based application deployment and Web services platform, reporting to the CEO. Worked with product management and executive team on strategic product planning. Company failed to secure VC funding. Managed product development and QA for Improv's Cirquet Solution Suite, a Java-based application deployment and Web services platform, reporting to the CEO. Worked with product management and executive team on strategic product planning. Company failed to secure VC funding.
What company does Dave Olander work for?
Dave Olander works for Improv Technologies, Inc.
What is Dave Olander's role at Improv Technologies, Inc.?
Dave Olander is VP, Engineering
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Dave Olander works in the Computer Software industry.
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