Alf Orion Watt
Design and develop superlative user-facing products with a focus on wireless connectivity.
which find your
local Wi-Fi routers web interface, and local web servers.
as a commercial product,
with an integrated store and more than 100 new features and bug fixes.
Created iStumbler Labs
and published a
number of OpenSource frameworks and tools.
, San Francisco
October 2014 - February 2015
Managed development of mobile application & web services to facilitate remittance using Bitcoin.
Ran operations, recruited and hired engineering staff.
Built the Ruckus Mobile Applications suite from a set of small demonstration apps
into a cross platform enterprise wireless management toolset.
Evaluated contract service providers, negotiated contracts for both individual
contributors and multi-year high value development service providers. Recruited, managed and developed
ZoneDiretor Remote Control
, an industry leading Mobile app for monitoring & managing the
Ruckus ZoneDirector Controller.
Designed and managed implementation of the
which is integrated into the ZoneDirector Controller.
Worked with newly acquired company to implement their Indoor Location calibration
system in a mobile app:
Managed development of a rapid Wi-Fi provisioning tool,
which integrates into the Ruckus Carrier and Cloud management systems.
Wi-Fi Software Engineer
April 2007 - July 2012
Responsible for Wi-Fi User Experience on OS X from Snow Leopard
(10.6) through Mountain Lion (10.8).
Worked closely with outside teams: Wireless Hardware
Engineering, Apple Care Support, CoreOS Networking & Mac Applications.
Managed multiple projects: Wi-Fi Diagnostics, Network Utility
& several internal frameworks.
Mac OS Development Lead
, San Francisco
October 2006 - March 2007
Proposed and developed a desktop media player which provided a full screen, remote driven, presentation of imeem content selected for the user.
Lead a small team to maintain a hybrid Cocoa/C# messaging and social networking client.
Open Source Developer & Consultant
January 2001 - October 2006
Designed, implemented and published iStumbler
for Mac OS X.
Wi-Fi [10+], Bluetooth [8+] & RF Measurement[10+];
Bonjour Service Discovery ;
TCP/IP & Networking ;
Blockchain, Distributed Ledgers and Digital Assets ;
OS X, BSD, Linux & c.[10+];
User Interface & Usability Design [10+];
Object Oriented Analysis & Design [10+];
Threading, Concurrency and Performance & Tuning [10+];
XML, CSS, HTML & HTTP [10+];
Tech Writing, Specifications & Design Patterns [10+];
Objective-C & Cocoa [10+];
C, C++, Java ;
Embedded Development ;
Team building and leadership