Bob Benedict - Start-up CTO, Ruby on Rails expert, seasoned development manager
Recent career highlights:
Bob Benedict CTO ruby on rails expert
CTO, GuideSpark, Inc. Feb 2012 - present
  • Currently leading a technology organization producing an employee communication and training solution used by Fortune 100 Best-Places-to-Work companies and market leaders in the technology, benefits and retail sectors.
  • Completed major upgrade of the technology, infrastructure and team to create a scalable and agile organization and product.
  • Crafted and am executing the vision for the next generation product taking full advantage of the latest trends in technology and platform.
CTO, Avantica Technologies May 2010 - May 2011
  • Served as key technological leader and strategic visionary of leading development company based in US and Costa Rica.
  • Established new services model providing more comprehensive services to new and existing clients.
  • Championed new technologies, such as Ruby on Rails, to stay ahead of market trends. Spearheaded all marketing programs and educated team members about the new technologies.
CEO and co-founder, Open Mountain, Inc. Dec 2007 - May 2010
  • Started software company providing technical leadership and software development services to companies developing products.
  • Developed internal products as well for Web and mobile platforms.
  • Successfully sold the company in 2010 to Avantica Technologies.
VP, Development & Delivery, NetBooks, Inc. Sep 2006 - Dec 2007
  • First executive hired at start-up targeting small business operations.
  • Played key role landing 6 million in funding.
  • Established the development process and tripled team in first year.
Earlier notable career work 1994 - 2006
  • Engineering Manager, Adobe (Macromedia acquisition), 2005 - 2006
  • Director of Engineering, Macromedia, 2004 - 2005
  • Director of Engineering and Operations, DigitalThink, 2001 - 2003
  • Engineering Manager, Intuit, 1994 - 1998
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