of Science in Engineering Systems, Technology & Policy, Sept 2011.
“Extending Broadband past the Urban Fringe with Wireless Mesh: A strategic
analysis with policy implications for Kenya’s Universal Access Fund”
of Science in Engineering Sciences, with honors, 2004
Design Project: “A Wireless Interactive Teaching Solution”
coursework: System Dynamics & Analysis, Program Monitoring &
Evaluation, Computer Science, Real Options, Microeconomics, Applied Statistics,
Electronics Design, Calculus, Linear Algebra.
Fabfi Wireless; Cambridge, MA – http://www.fabfi.net
Wireless develops an open source platform for building city-scale broadband
networks in harsh environments using low-cost 802.11b/g/n wireless equipment .
Designed, implemented and validated
the performance of an OpenWRT-based router firmware allowing consumer-grade
wireless routers to form mesh networks at the physical scale of a city.
Provided on-site technical and
business development training to students in Afghanistan and Kenya, leading to
the creation of two small businesses and three sustainable wireless ISPs.
Managed activities of software
developers across multiple continents toward common goals.
Created a web and social media
presence with thousands of online references (google: fabfi).
Achieved International press
coverage, including front page image in New York Times, Sunday Ed.
Technologies (formerly InterMed
Advisors, Inc.); Cambridge, MA
was a Health IT startup focused on home monitoring and data-driven management
of patients with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and
Managed a team of eight engineers
developing an integrated hardware and software product from requirements
gathering, through design and manufacturing, to field-pilot.
Successfully led the
implementation of an ISO-13485 quality system, and the achievement of FDA 510k
clearance for company product.
Managed vendor relationships and
Analyzed intellectual property
claims against company technology.
InterMed Advisors, Inc; Arlington, MA
Developed SOAP interface and XML
data schema to support communications between InterMed server and remote
patient monitoring devices.
Created interactive web interface
to display patient data.
Tested 3rd party
medical devices for communication interface compatibility with company product.
Demonstrated company technology at
investor meetings toward successful first-round financing.
Computer: Network / Server administration (Windows and Linux),
Virtualization (VMWare), System Dynamics and Real Options simulation
(Vensim/Excel), Computer-aided design, Office productivity suite.
Mechanical: Computer-aided machining, woodworking, expert bicycle
Other: Expert-level photographer with images in
Summer Seed Grant Recipient, 2011
University, Adams House Arms Award, 2004
company National Merit Scholar, 2000