CEO / Founder
July 2002 - present (17 years 7 months)
Designed, developed and supported (aka JohnLH) versions 1,2,3 & 4 of Aqua Data Studio out of my apartment in Mountain View. Hired some old and new friends to continue to building Aqua Data Studio as a product and AquaFold as a company. We moved into the PlugAndPlay Technology Center and we've continued to build a great product and company. We've assembled a fantastic team that is continuing to build new products. I initiated and designed the initial product ideas for Aqua Data Server and AquaClusters, then worked with our engineering team to build the initial product versions.
Director of Software Development
Indivos (Pay By Touch)
March 2001 - June 2002 (1 year 4 months)
Designed, developed a secure and high performance application server for biometric financial transactions. Worked with a team to deploy a service in pilot programs for merchants in different sectors. The product was called PayByTouch. Indivos was a VC funded company which was acquired by Solidus Networks, which later renamed itself PayByTouch.
Software Architect, Co-Founder
March 2000 - March 2001 (1 year 1 month)
Co-founded software company building secure peer-to-peer networks. Built version 1.0 of product.
Software Architect, [Founding Team]
June 1999 - March 2000 (10 months)
San Mateo, CA
Designed and implemented version 1.0 of an online service for group buying. Demandline was a VC funded company which didn't survive the Dot Com Crash.
Senior Software Engineer
October 1998 - June 1999 (9 months)
Mountain View, CA
Building, enhancing and tuning high performance C++ application server for the company's SaaS CRM product. UpShot was a VC funded competitor to Saleforce.com which was acquired by Siebel Systems.
Software Architect / Co-Founder
RISE Computer Systems
July 1994 - October 1998 (4 years 4 months)
While in college, co-founded a software company producing and licensing shrink-wrapped software for real estate brokers and a public Internet listing service.