Technology Executive, Product Development & Sales Engineering

Nice to meet you!

I am a hyperactive code monkey, insomniac, stats geek, history buff, mediocre golfer and textbook ENTP personality who started his first software company at the age of 17.

  • From the very beginning, I wanted to build or work at a company where developers could be creative, collaborative and engaged with projects they were truly passionate about.

  • I've provided technical leadership at Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies around the world in a variety of sectors such as Starwood Hotels, Thomson Reuters, Alterian, Wilson Sporting Goods and Lord Abbot. In the public sector, I have lead and developed on large-scale engineering efforts for the Department of Defense. U.S. Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems and the Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Software & Platform Development

Things that exert their gravitational force on me

  • Java

    My first, true love that just gets better and better with age.

  • APIs

    What's more fun than programming for other programmers!?

  • Mobile & Wearables

    Software experiences that incorporate the world around you.

  • Big Data

    Programming + Mathematics + Regression Analysis == Best Job EVER.

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  • Artful Software Development

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      Platform Development

      API Driven Development deployed as μicroservices to support every platform.

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      Data Driven

      Making data simple to help you find the signal through the noise.

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      Hyper contextual experiences using GPS, Geofences & Beacons and Mesh Networks.

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      Developing solutions that make technology more intrinsic and omnipresent.

  • SPG for iOS, Android & Glass

    Mobile In-Room Dining, Keyless Entry, iBeacon Location services, and SPG for Google Glass.

    SPG for iOSSPG for Android
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  • CrowdFlik for iOS & Android

    Capture the world in video from everyone's perspective and peice it together seemlessly.

    Share your events, creations and life's greatest moments from every angle, every time.

    CrowdFlik for iOS
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  • PinScout

    Experience new desitinations like never before. Choose your favorite way to explore new places and let us currate your visit.

    Download for iOS

Some Other Apps I've Worked On

I love building platforms that can combine hardware, software, data and a surrounding environment to curate an experience that seems deceptively simple despite underlying complexity.

  • Zubie


    iOS, Android & API.

  • EZ Waves

    EZ Waves

    iOS, Android & API.

  • Smart Vision Labs


    iOS, Android & API.

  • RiskBand


    iOS, Android, API & Device Firmware.

Programming Language Experience

Just some of the languages I like to develop with.

  • Java

    10+ years

  • Scala

    2 years

  • Android

    5 years

  • iOS

    Swift - 2 years, Objective-C, 5 years

  • Node.js

    4 years


    10+ years

Framework Experience

Just some of the frameworks I like to develop with.

  • Spring

    8 years

  • Play Framework

    6 years

  • AWS

    7 years

  • Docker

    3 years

  • Hadoop

    2 years

  • Angular.js

    3 years

In the Press

A few of my clippings and interviews

  • The Wall Street Journal

    The Wall Street Journal

    Smartphones to Open Doors at Hotel

  • CNN


    Your Smartphone Could Replace Hotel Keys.

  • Forbes


    Where Great Minds Are Moving to Live, Work and Play

  • Venture Beat

    Venture Beat

    If You’re a Mobile Developer, This is the One Post you Have to Read Today

For the unabbreviated Dayel, here's my CV

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