Chris Verwymeren

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iStrategyLabs; Washington, DC
Chief Technology Officer 2011- Present

Freshcode; Winnipeg, MB
Software Developer 2009 - 2011

  • Bodega
    • Bodega is a Mac app that makes it easy for customers to manage their installed apps, discover new apps and share discoveries with friends.
    • Developed the customer facing Mac OS X desktop app as well as the robust backend system used to drive the customer app. The backend system was implemented using Apache, PHP and MySQL while the customer app was implemented using Objective-C and Cocoa.
  • DrugHub
    • DrugHub is a iOS app designed to assist customers in managing their medications.
    • Responsible for creating heavily modified versions of base-level UIKit classes to achieve the custom styled user interface.

TailStorm; Winnipeg, MB
Software Developer 2007 - 2009

  • Designed and implemented a file transfer utility using C++, JavaScript, XUL and XPCOM.
  • Developed a framework using the Java Native Interface (JNI) framework to provide access to C based Linux system calls from Java.
  • Re-architected existing MySQL databases to improve and enforce data integrity.
  • Acted as system administrator for the company Mac OS X and Linux servers.

Avant Systems Group; Winnipeg, MB
Developer/Analyst 2004 - 2007

  • Developed the Zamber Suite component xDSL Profiler, a J2EE web application that monitors Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) equipment and automatically makes adjustments to achieve optimal performance.
  • Led development on the web application component of TecNet, a full-featured circuit provisioning system used by telecommunications providers to maintain their physical and logical network infrastructures. Development was accomplished using Google Web Toolkit, Java, JavaServer Pages, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript and Oracle.
  • Using C/C++, Qt and Oracle, designed and implemented enhancements to the desktop application component of TecNet targeting a Windows and Solaris environment.

Open Source




University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Science: Computer Science (Major Co-op), 2002