I’m former firefighter who has taken my experience in leadership and emergency management from the fire service and put it to use in technology since 2000. I’ve been the first systems hire at a few startups and have built the technology there as well as put together the teams that surpassed me. I’m about to start working...
I’m former firefighter who has taken my experience in leadership and emergency management from the fire service and put it to use in technology since 2000. I’ve been the first systems hire at a few startups and have built the technology there as well as put together the teams that surpassed me. I’m about to start working at Ticketmaster helping build amazing experiences for anyone and everyone. Before that I was with Apple, Beats Music, Change.org and Ticketfly.Systems Engineering Manager @ From October 2015 to Present (2 months) Hollywood, CALead Systems Engineer @ From August 2015 to October 2015 (3 months) Hollywood CADirector of Operations @ From January 2015 to August 2015 (8 months) Denver, COEngineer @ From August 2014 to January 2015 (6 months) Senior Systems Engineer @ From November 2013 to July 2014 (9 months) Manager, Infrastructure Engineering @ From June 2013 to November 2013 (6 months) San Francisco Bay AreaEngineer @ From May 2012 to June 2013 (1 year 2 months) Senior Systems Engineer @ One of the first systems engineers hired for a ticketing and social media platform. Built a systems team of three people, successfully transitioned from a managed vendor to a self managed facility, and managed two different technology stacks. Helped scale both stacks to handle spikes in traffic exceeding 7,500 requests a second, including several high profile on sales (ticket sales going live for popular shows or festivals). The first stack was for Ticketfly's client sites running on Wordpress (Varnish, Apache and MySQL) and the other for the ticketing platform running on Grails (Tomcat, MySQL, Terracotta, ElasticSearch). Using Chef, Nagios, Ganglia, Hudson and Git. From October 2010 to February 2012 (1 year 5 months) Systems Administrator @ Hired as the first systems administrator for a demographics service built with Python and Django. Grew the systems team to a total of three members. Scaled the platform through an increase in traffic from 250M requests a month to 4.1B requests a month (average 1,600 requests a second). Using Python, Django, Memcached, Apache, MySQL, Gearman, Hadoop, Nagios, Cacti, Puppet, and Subversion. From October 2008 to October 2010 (2 years 1 month)
Systems Engineering Manager
October 2015 to Present
Lead Systems Engineer
August 2015 to October 2015
Director of Operations
January 2015 to August 2015
August 2014 to January 2015
Senior Systems Engineer
November 2013 to July 2014
Manager, Infrastructure Engineering
June 2013 to November 2013
San Francisco Bay Area
May 2012 to June 2013
Senior Systems Engineer
October 2010 to February 2012
October 2008 to October 2010
What company does Michael Biven work for?
Michael Biven works for Ticketmaster
What is Michael Biven's role at Ticketmaster?
Michael Biven is Systems Engineering Manager
What industry does Michael Biven work in?
Michael Biven works in the Internet industry.
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