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Mr. Mark Platosh

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Current Employer:
Maven Research Inc.
Title:
Chief Technology Officer and VP Engineering
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
MavenScore: 2.9 / 5.0


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Knowledge Summary

This Maven is senior technologist who has 12 years of professional experience focused on web technology. He has a successful track record of building software engineering products, engineering management, and technical product strategy for leading software companies that vary in size from start-ups to the largest on the web.

For the past 9 years, he has been managing global product development teams, building products for ISV’s, OEM’s and various enterprises that require a deep technical backbone. He is an expert in Open Source technology, Agile methodologies, collaboration technigues and technologies, professional services, and the global delivery services model.

This Maven currently serves as CTO of Maven Research.

Experience

Current Employer:
Maven Research Inc.
Title:
Chief Technology Officer and VP Engineering
Dates:
Nov 2007 - Present
Description:

Responsible for the engineering organization at Maven Research.
Lay out technical vision and direction
Partnership and Agreements with 3rd party vendors
Established the collaboration environment, development tools, and SDLC


Past Experience:
Outspark
Title:
Chief Technology Officer / VP of Engineering
Dates:
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012
Description:

My role as CTO was to re-invent the technology organization, transforming it from an IT mindset into a software company. My initiatives vastly altered the Outspark landscape, expanding from a tightly coupled, isolated architecture into a socially


Past Experience:
Outspark
Title:
Technology/Platform Consultant
Dates:
May 2009 - Mar 2011
Description:

Lead teams who build Social/Viral technology, platform components, webservices, and seeds of Outspark Flint platform.


Past Experience:
Lohika Systems Inc.
Title:
Director of Technology
Dates:
May 2009 - Jan 2011
Description:

Lohika is a Silicon Valley based company focused on providing software development services to technology companies. Lohika was founded in 2001, and is headquartered in San Bruno, CA. Lohika is a privately held company funded by Altos Ventures,


Past Experience:
Lohika Systems Inc.
Title:
Senior Architect
Dates:
Dec 2001 - May 2010
Description:

• Acted as senior technical principle within Lohika
• Hired initial engineering team in Ukraine
• Provided technical oversight into the deliverables of offshore team
• Created technical delivery process and development methodology
• Implemented


Past Experience:
Doctors, Networks and Consultants
Title:
Chief Technology Officer
Dates:
Dec 2000 - Dec 2001
Description:

Shortly after the doc.com bubble bust, Mr. Platosh founded the services management firm Doctors, Networks, Consulting to service the “last mile” of IT/Software needs for independent, SMB medical clinics. DNC served 8 customers over a 12 month


Past Experience:
Scient Corporation
Title:
Team Lead
Dates:
Jun 1997 - Dec 2000
Description:

Scient, San Francisco, CA (start-up to 4,000+ with IPO) 05/97-12/00

I joined Scient as the 30th employee. During my 3+ years with the company, I participated in a variety of roles, from Developer to Product Strategist where I reported directly


Past Experience:
Digital Equipment Corp.
Title:
Software Engineer – 3D Graphics and Multimedia
Dates:
May 1997 - Jun 1998
Description:

• Researched and developed multiple anisotropic texture mapping algorithms.
• Developed multiple texture mapping and anti-aliasing architectures.
• Built online examples of bilinear, tri-linear, and anisotropic texture mapping.
• Optimized current


Past Experience:
Reality Simulation Systems
Title:
Senior ASIC Engineer
Dates:
Jun 1995 - Jun 1996
Description:

• Designed 220k gate VLSI ASIC for 3-d graphics acceleration - Patent applied for.
• Utilized Frontline PureSpeed design suite for most designed.
• Synthesized design via Synopsis Design Compiler v. 3.3a.
• Wrote test vectors in compliance with


Past Experience:
Focus Technologies, LLC
Title:
Software Engineer
Dates:
Jan 1995 - Jun 1995
Description:

Multimedia Developer – Training Software
• Designed graphics for use in multimedia products.
• Researched solutions for multimedia application.
• Consulted with clients and defined media design and functionality.


Past Experience:
Plast Scounting
Title:
plastoon
Dates:
Jan 1980 - Dec 2000

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Education & Languages

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1993 - 1998

Bachelors

Computer Science

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