Aaron Roller

Technology Leader


Overview

A entrepreneurial software engineer specializing in cloud services and connected devices.
Over 15 years of software development and leadership. A special passion for mobility.

Employment

Lead Software Engineer GearLaunch, San Francisco

2016 - 2018

Leading Software Development and Operations for End to End E-Commerce Platform

Co-Founder / Product Creator / CTO TrailNetwork, Switzerland

2013 - 2015

Consumer Search Map Application of Biking and Running Routes Built by Crowdsourcing

Founder / Software Consultant AAWhere, Sausalito

2010 - 2012

Software Services Consulting and Product Incubator Company

General Manager / Architect  Garmin Connect, San Francisco

2005 - 2010

Brought GPS Social Fitness from Early Adopters to the Masses

Co-Founder / Product Creator / CTO  MotionBased, Sausalito

2003 - 2005

Pioneered Social GPS Fitness Market Building a Product from Inception to a Successful Exit  

Software Consultant  Cysive, San Francisco

2000-2002

Developed Java Internet Software for multiple customers across a variety of domains

Junior Java Developer  Raytheon, San Jose

1998 - 1999

Developed Tomahawk Missile Mission Distribution Software (Secret Clearance)


Mobility Projects & Advocacy

Autonomous Vehicle Operator GM Cruise Automations

2018-2019

Getting to know the robots and their interaction with San Francisco society

Product Creator / Developer Project AutoEyes.org

2019 - Now

Simple lighting system for autonomous vehicles to communicate with pedestrians and cyclists

Product Creator / Developer SchoolTag.org, Sausalito

2017 - Now

Gamifying the School Commute to Promote Student Wellness and Reduce Car Traffic

Community Mobility Advocate Volunteer, City of Sausalito

2017 - Now

Improving Sausalito’s mobility infrastructure through community advocacy

Education

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Skills, Interests & Specialties

Role:

Engineering Leader, Technology Evangelist, Application Architect and Developer

Development:

Java, Typescript/Javascript, Bash, Python, REST, Android

Platform:

Google Cloud, REST, App Engine, Mobile (Android), Firebase, IoT, AWS

Database:

Google Datastore, Firebase, NoSQL, MySQL, Postgres

Big Data:

Google Dataflow/MapReduce, BigQuery, Task Queues

Project:

Agile, Git, Maven, JIRA, CircleCI, Bitbucket (Pipelines/Trello)

Awards:

PopSci Best of What’s New 2005 (for MotionBased), Patent for Browser Plugin

Presentations:

Sausalito Ped & Bicycle Committee 2018, Where 2.0 conference 2007

Industries: 

Mobility, Consumer Web/Mobile Applications, Health & Wellness

Memberships:

SF & Marin County Bicycle Coalitions, Bay Area Ridge Trail, SF Bay Trail

Hobbies:

Mountain Biking, Skiing, Hiking, Home Automation and World Travel

Personality:

Innovative, Enthusiastic, Adventurous, Strategic, Adaptive, Funny-ish (ENTP)


aaron.roller@aawhere.com 

415.902.6338

linkedin.com/in/trailblazer