SCOTT MONTGOMERIE

Software Engineer / Entrepreneur

Professional profile

With over 11 years experience creating quality software on diverse platforms and within different industries, I have the passion and experience to contribute value, efficiency and expertise to any team. I seek to achieve the impossible and to always push past my limits, and to encourage others to do the same. Highlights of my career include:

  • Founding and creating products and teams from the grassroots startup stage through to the acquisition stage
  • Being involved in all aspects of companies, from delivering code as a developer, to team management, to executive level positions
  • Diverse experience in multiple desktop, web, and mobile languages

Work experience

June 2010 – Present BrixHQ, Inc.

CTO

As CTO and lead developer of Brixhq.com, an online Agile Project Management tool, I am solely responsible for the day-to-day operations and development of the product, as well as customer interaction. Along with my partner in Sydney, Australia, we aim to bring better agile tools into the enterprise.

November 2010 – Present Scope Technologies

CEO

As CEO and lead developer of Scope Technologies, I am responsible for managing the research of our novel technology and its day-to-day operations. Scope Technologies aims to bring innovative computer-vision technology together with augmented reality technologies to mobile and gaming devices.

April 2009 – Present Scott Montgomerie Consulting, Inc.

Self-employed Consultant

Scott Montgomerie Consulting creates new startup businesses, while bringing in income and broadening my experience through various consulting positions. As an independent consultant, I have written different applications in the mobile and web space, including

  • Seek Your Own Proof: Agent Arcade, a game developed for iPhone in cooperation with Rocketfuel games
  • GHT Parts for Global Heat Transfer, a Ruby-on-Rails-based corporate tool for managing internal processes, design processes, manufacturing processes, and inventory levels.
  • Aquila iPad App, a corporate video-reel management website and iPhone/iPad App
  • Poweng.ca, a power engineer tutorial site
November 2006 – April 2009 Zigtag, Inc. (Semanti Corp.)

President and CTO


As President, CTO and principle architect Zigtag and SemantiFind products, I managed a team of developers in a fast-paced, fluid environment, and successfully implemented Scrum to build a highly efficient development team. My responsibilities included: recruiting and hiring new employees, product conceptualization and development, investor relations and encouraging new investment, as well as maintaining day-to-day operations within the company. In addition, I presented at conferences in Alberta and California as the spokesperson of the company, and developed media relationships with several high-profile members of the Silicon Valley media.

2002-2006 Intuit Canada Ltd.

Various Software Engineering Positions

  • Developer at the Intuit Center for Innovation
  • Developer in the Quickbooks group
  • Lead developer and architect of the Taxwiz desktop and web product lines.

Technical Skill

My diverse technical experience comes from a variety of areas, ranging from Delphi and C# development on the Windows platform, to Java and Ruby on Rails development on Linux, to iOS development on the Mac OSX platform. As technology is constantly evolving, I'm constantly striving to try the latest and greatest languages and technologies in order to get ahead of the curve.

Programming Languages

  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Javascript
  • Objective-C
  • HTML/XHTML/CSS
  • C#
  • Delphi
  • PHP

Programming Tools

  • Appcelerator
  • Rails
  • MySQL
  • Tomcat
  • iBatis/Hibernate
  • Struts/JSP
  • XML/SOAP
  • Lucene/Solr
  • System Admistration
  • E-Commerce Platforms

Other Skills

  • Excellent management and leadership
  • Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Scalable Architecture Development
  • Familiar with Linux, Windows and Mac OSX development

Education

2000-2004

University of Alberta, Computer Science

Bachelor of Computer Science specializing in Bioinformatics

Publications

  • PROTEUS2: a web server for comprehensive protein structure prediction and structure-based annotation. Nucleic Acids Res. 2008 Jul 1;36(Web Server issue):W202-9. Epub 2008 May 15. (link)
  • Improving the accuracy of protein secondary structure prediction using structural alignment. BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:301 (link)
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