John Quillen

Technically

I’ve been programming since I was 12. At some considerably later point I learned to communicate well with people. By the time I discovered that I enjoyed leading technical people I had written some 300,000 lines of C code. I’ve since had forays into PHP, Java, Python, and Objective-C (and a smidgen of C# and some javascript).

I’ve mucked about in hard drive device drivers and designed a distributed system for human genome analysis.

I was CTO of a social networking startup during the time when Mark Zuckerberg turned down a billion dollars and twitter nearly failed.

I won $50,000 for an Enterprise Hackathon.

I’m currently working on an app to support networking. I’ve pretended not to be an introvert long enough that I really enjoy networking. I’m happy to meet any time for coffee, lunch, or a beer. Find me on LinkedIn.

Education

University of Delaware

Computer Science

Other stuff

I’m active in my church. It helps me keep my own house in order. It’s not about telling other people what they should or shouldn’t do.

You’ll often find me at Cars & Coffee. A few friends and I also started the Paoli Car Show over five years ago.

I coached my twin girls in soccer from 5 – 13 years old. Now I (frustratingly) follow the Union and Arsenal.

Our pickup Ultimate game moved from Malvern to Haverford and is now incorrectly named. Ultimate is also a tradition on our yearly mission trips.

Experience

Technical Leader

People-first, customer-focused leader with business analysis, software architecture and design skills. A natural networker and collaborator with business acumen, thrive on growth and purposeful change.

“Self-worth comes from investing in others”


My Skills

Agile / Scrum90%

Project Management90%

Linux95%

iOS75%

Python80%

Java70%

PHP90%

Director, Agile Project Management / Software Development, WorkplaceDynamicsOct 2013 - present

  • Hired and led development teams.
  • Formalized Scrum and serve as scrum master for 3 of 4 product teams.
  • Established offshore development and testing in the Ukraine and India
  • Wrote company’s first iPhone app (patents pending).


Principal Consultant / founder, EuclideanGroupMar 2012 - May 2014

  • Responsible for business development and delivery
  • Engagements with four pharmaceuticals
    • Solution architect, Analyst, Technical Leader, Program and Project Manager
  • Won $50,000 in an Enterprise Hackathon for a proposal and prototype of a SaaS solution for planning and managing global product marketing launches
  • Program chair for BioTech group of Beacon networking group (formerly GPSEG)


VP Engineering, Jacquette ConsultingSep 2008 - Mar 2012

  • Lead a group of software consultants at multiple clients
    • Provided technical leadership and project oversight
  • Created and taught an iOS programming course
  • Program / Project management on several pharmaceutical engagements

CTO, YouChoose.netJan 2007 - Aug 2008

  • Hands-on technical leader
  • Led initial launch, redesign and entry into distributed social networking
  • Accountable for software and hardware architecture, development, performance, quality and usability
  • Released bug-free iterations at least weekly

... Director, Software Technology DevelopmentAug 1994 - Dec 2006

  • Led development of multiple internal and external applications
  • Championed Agile methodologies and User Centered Analysis & Design
  • Led R&D Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Strategy
  • Piloted web-based patient recruitment, closing Phase III clinical trial enrollment two months early
  • Responsible for development and deployment of an Investigator Portal

Contact

+1 484 222 0444

Malvern, PA

info at euclideanGroup.com