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Brandon Stiles

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Experience Summary

An independent business and software consultant with excellent analytical, communication and leadership skills, focused on results. Core competencies consist of technical thought-leadership and strategical business development through software product roadmapping, architecting, and hands-on full-stack development. Helped lead the development of multiple technologies from innovation to marketplace.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Bootstrapped independent business and software consulting company, successfully delivering value to over 15 clients since 2014.
  • Created and launched over 30 software applications ranging from enterprise level, to startup and open source ventures with over 9 years of industry experience.
  • Salvaged and re-architected over $9M worth of software assets for multiple clients.

Professional Experience

Self, Independent Business and Software Consultant, San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX, Brooklyn, NY 2014 – Present

Act as a technology and innovation consultant to Fortune 500 clients, helping them ideate and design new products, find creative ways to reduce costs, and increase value for customers. My clients benefit from drawing on my unusually broad background, including semiconductors, batteries, medical device, and software, and my focus on the fundamentals of the business. I have consulted to well-recognized names in aerospace, semiconductors, industrial products, apparel, and food, among others.

I also act as an advisor and CTO-for-hire for early stage companies still developing their technical and business strategies, including:

  • Customer discovery
  • Full-stack software engineering and prototyping
  • Team building and recruiting

As a technical expert in software matters, I have nine years of experience in industry technological landscapes for both small and large companies.

Betterpath, Independent Business and Software Consultant, Acting Vice President of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY 2017 – Present

Develop technical strategy for Betterpath, a software startup dedicated to providing patients of chronic diseases easy access to their medical record. Betterpath’s current commercial focus is to deliver healthcare management tools to the children of elderly patients with significant medical needs, using home care companies as channel partners. Lead technical platform discovery, requirements gathering.

Envairo - Independent Business and Software Consultant, Brooklyn, NY 2017

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qd Solutions - Independent Software Consultant, Austin, TX 2014 – Present

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seed Worldside - Independent Software Consultant and Team Lead, Brooklyn, NY 2016 – 2017

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Foxton Creative - Independent Business and Software Consultant, Brooklyn, NY 2015 – Present

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Creative Associates International - Independent Software Consultant, Washington D.C., 2014 – 2015

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Dynamoid - Independent Software Consultant, Seattle, WA 2014 – 2015

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XPlatform Consulting - Independent Software Consultant, Los Angelas, CA 2014 – 2015

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MediaSilo - Developer, Boston, MA 2010 – 2014

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General Dynamics - Engineering Intern, Pittsfield, MA 2009 – 2010

Worked in Independent Verification and Validation for the Advanced Information Systems division of GD. Wrote MATLAB tests for Trident MKIII nuclear submarine guidance system. Aided in technical documentation.

Education

Master of Architecture, Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA (2011-13)
Studied architecture theory and practice.

Computer Science, Boston University, Boston, MA (2010-11)
Studied additional courses in operating systems and engineering finance.

B.S. in Computer Information Systems, Grove City College, Grove City, PA (2006-10)
Dean’s list. Captain and President of Men’s Rugby Club.