Skilled professional with over twenty years experience in
software development, management, and education, including
a bootstrapped startup. Strong leadership, communication,
and organizational skills, with a proven ability to design and
implement solutions for business problems independently and
with a team.
MS Windows (3.1 — 10, .NET),
various domain-specific, markup, scripting, and limited-use languages;
and others in a pinch
Ruby on Rails,
various AJAX libraries
IIS and Apache web servers
Microsoft/Open Office software,
Colagioia Industries LLC
2007 — Present
President, Director, Jack of All Trades
Oversee or perform all aspects of company’s production,
marketing, programming, web design, and support, including
taking multiple service websites from concept to market.
(Note: Services currently defunct.)
A priority-driven automated project manager
accessible by e-mail.
A Social Me
A tracker for social media buzz.
Electronic community scrip/currency with
easy deployment and a paper option.
A citizen journalism system that leverages reporter
bias, modern distribution and advertising channels.
Content to be licensed freely.
A collaboration, licensing, negotiation, and
marketplace system for content derived from
Open Licensed sources.
Provide custom software for clients on a consulting basis,
including an embeddable web proxy and extensible social
Maintain contact with customers and potential customers via
corporate blogs and social networking.
Applied Visions, Inc.
2015 — 2019
Clarified requirements with clients
Enhanced/maintained private-network, national-scale e-commerce and
point-of-sale platform (C#, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, jQuery,
Enhanced workflow/features of industrial reporting system, adding
Enhanced/maintained industrial configuration/deployment tool for
sanitizing geographical data (C#, WPF, SQL)
Developed features for kiosk software including daily schedule
printing (Node.js/Electron, React.js, HTML, CSS)
Integrated dispatching system with third-party scheduling system
(C#, WCF, SQL)
Developed, documented, and maintained various operations tools
Moved desktop point-of-sale client from .NET default Internet
Added error-reporting features to desktop clients. (C#, WPF,
Developed various internal tools (C#, WPF)
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
2010 — 2013
Designed and implemented the
RF + Installer Tool for home automation configuration. Continuing
enhancements to same. (C#)
Wrote and maintained product documentation, including training videos and
Compiled and analyzed registration and download data and web analytics.
Interfaced software with Leviton e-Store.
Managed certification for Z-Wave devices.
Developed and maintained various operations tools for engineers.
(acquired by Oracle Corp.) —
Redwood Shores, CA (Amityville, NY)
2005 — 2007
Senior Software Engineer
Led design and planning of guided system configuration product;
created prototypes in C#/WinForms.
Brought web-based version of core application from concept to release,
including automated building, testing, internationalization, and
Lead development on account-provisioning product (C#/ASP.NET).
Prototyped automated test harness for key modules (C#).
Boca Raton, FL (Garden City, NY)
2003 — 2005
Senior Software Engineer
Lead development on several Enterprise Resource Manager modules (C on
Windows, some Java).
Trained coworkers in object-oriented practices and C# for system rewrite.
Developed formal test plans and automated testing with QA counterparts.
(now North Hills Signal Processing Corp.) —
Porta Systems Corporation
1997 — 2002
Senior Software Engineer
(Support Specialist, Software Engineer)
Lead development of internal tools and network modules.
Ran Y2K deployment, including automated tools to
automatically discover, report, fix, and test thousands of
bugs overnight, saving three weeks scheduled for the task.
Advised management on technologies and methodologies
for cost-effective solutions to evolving customer needs.
Designed modular architecture for next generation trouble
Provided remote support and coordination between offices
in Europe, South America, and the South Pacific.
Brooklyn, NY (Farmingdale and Melville, NY)
Polytechnic Institute of NYU
1996 — 2014
Adjunct Professor of Computer Science
Design curricula for and teach graduate courses in:
Advise students on thesis projects and provide technical
direction and industry connections.
Brooklyn, NY (Farmingdale, NY)
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
1992 — 1996
Bachelors of Science in Computer Science,
Masters of Science in Computer Science
Tutored and student-taught in many subjects. Supported
campus computer lab including account automation.
Organized student volunteers for cross-campus cabling
Coursework (elective, non-software) in Differential Equations,
Digital Electronics, and Technology Forecasting.
Research in generating microchip descriptions (VHDL) from
high-level language programs.