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Mobile Product Development
Philip McAllister is the Director of Mobile Development at Gowalla and the developer of the award winning Gowalla for Android app. He has worked in the software industry for over a decade, specializing in scalable web, mobile, data visualization, and information security. He is a graduate of the University of Tulsa and a resident of Austin, TX.
- Director of Mobile at Gowalla, Inc.
9/2010 – Present
Product Manager for Mobile Products. Lead Android Developer.
- Mobile Developer (Android) at 8tracks.com
8/2010 – 8/2011
Initial product development and specification for Android app. Backend services for transcoding.
- Lead Software Engineer at Soundtracker Radio
10/2008 – 3/2010
Specified and developed the scalable backend and API services for a 10 million+ song database that supports hundreds of thousands of mobile devices.
- Principle at betterPropaganda (radiantinc)
5/2007 – 12/2009
Programmed and maintained one of the leading independent music websites. Built all software, including video, music player, CMS, recommendation engine, HTML and user experience.
- Developer at Boxbe Inc
2/2008 – 8/2009
Developed the Microsoft Outlook plugin product and various backend services for this DJF backed email startup.
- Computer Scientist at Naval Research Laboratory
5/2003 – 12/2007
Principal investigator for NRL’s wireless network visualization project sponsored by the Office of Naval Research. Secured over $400k in funding. Selected as primary tool for wireless visualizations for DoD.
University of Tulsa
BS, Computer Science, magna cum laude
Primary Technology Skillset
Though most often defined by the requirements of a product, my current technology skillset specialization includes:
- Android development
- Java, C#, Objective-C, Ruby, Python programming languages
- Hibernate/Spring/ASP.net frameworks
- Postgres / MySQL databases
- Git & Subversion
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