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🏠 Minneapolis, Minnesota • 🕐 America/Chicago/CST • 🔗 LinkedinSoftware Developer, Machine Learning Developer, and Internet of Things Developer with Solid Entrepreneurial Accomplishments

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Work Experience


  • Innovator with 15 years in tech leadership and over $1 million in cumulative gross revenue from self-started businesses.
  • Visionary product developer with Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering (UMN, ‘08), deep education in machine learning, software development as well as electronics design & manufacture.
  • Wide ranging portfolio of software development experience, tech community organizing and tech strategy work for enterprise.
  • Experienced in business formation, operation, finance, management and bringing products and strategies to market ranging in organizational size from Global Fortune 10 Companies (United Health Group & Samsung), as well as small and medium companies.



Skill Relative Rating
Leadership ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Business Development ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Software Development ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Machine Learning ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Marketing ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Product Management ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Project Management ⭐️⭐️⭐️
DevOps ⭐️⭐️



Tool Category Relative Level
matlab Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
python Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️
c++ Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️
flask Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️
git Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
postgres Database ⭐️⭐️⭐️
eaglecad Electronics ⭐️⭐️⭐️
ruby-on-rails Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️
javascript Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
mongodb Database ⭐️⭐️
dynamodb Database ⭐️⭐️
pandas Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
numpy Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
heroku Server ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
aws Server ⭐️⭐️⭐️
ssl Protocol ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
digital ocean Server ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
html Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
css Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
image recognition Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
optics Hardware ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
statistical analysis Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
openscad Hardware ⭐️
github, bitbucket Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
jekyll Software ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


Work Experience

Company Knowledge Conferences
Timeframe 2017-Present
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position CEO, Founder
Description Founded and ran the acclaimed Internet of Things Fuse (IoTFuse™) conference, MedFuse™ and™ conferences. This also included the largest IoT workshop series in the world, which I designed and personally curated. Conferences included sponsorships from all major cloud service providers, AWS, Microsoft, Google as well as many well-known tech companies and global attendance from many major Internet of Things (IoT) providers in hardware, software and machine learning application levels as well as internationally recognized attendee and speaker brands including Target, Best Buy, John Deere, NXP, Telit, AT&T, Digikey, Arrow Electronics and many more. Over >$650,000 USD revenue since start and attendance registrations over 5000.
Company Patrick Delaney Consulting
Timeframe 2016-Present
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Consultant
Description Various software development, machine learning development, hardware development and strategy contracts. Customers included Fortune 500 Companies as well as two international companies.
Company United Health Group
Timeframe 2015-2016
Location Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Position Entrepreneur in Residence
Description Using the lean startup process, and previous entrepreneurial discipline, Entrepreneurs in Residence were tasked with proposing innovative health-care centric high-growth tech businesses. My research area focused on connected pharmaceutical adherence.
Company Customer 1st - Samsung Semiconductors Authorized Representative
Timeframe 2014-2015
Location Bloomington, Minnesota
Position Applications Engineer
Description High end semiconductor and power systems representative sales in the midwest region including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and the Dakotas. Specialized in power systems sale to supercomputer micro-cluster in River Falls, Wisconsin and Samsung Semiconductor sales along with other lines of industrial semiconductor equipment. Added over $100M in TAM opportunities.
Company Manutech
Timeframe 2012-2014
Location Miami, Florida
Position Consultant (2012), then Office Manager (2013-2014)
Description Manutech manufactures magnetic components in its 400-person factory in Haiti. Originally consulting for Manutech to develop a $3 million assembly contract with a Midwest-based brand management company, later managed over $3 million in additional accounts as well as the headquarters office in Miami, which included a staff of six.
Company Lumifficient
Timeframe 2012-2013
Location Maple Grove, Minnesota
Position CTO
Description Lumificient was a LED sign light module manufacturer. I assisted with the transition of engineering process from originally R&D based design into project management style organization after company was reverse-merged into SeeSmart Technologies. I identified several key strategies for cost reduction of legacy LED technology systems and proposed three new system designs.
Company The Solar Ninja
Timeframe 2010 - 2012
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position CEO, Founder
Description Self-started Solar-LED lighting and mobile phone charging product. Designed and sourced manufacturing myself. Cumulative over $150,000 in Gross Revenue over two year run. Brought light and charging to over 10,000 households in areas without electricity in Nicaragua, Panama, Haiti and over 20 countries in Africa.
Company Ezer Sales
Timeframe 2010 – 2012
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Business Development Manager, Became Owner
Description Startup company representing the world’s largest electric materials distributor Sonepar. Worked under former VP of Operations of Wesco. Gross sales revenue over $500,000 per year for territory in Port Au Prince, Haiti.
Company Eastek International
Timeframe 2009-2010
Location Fenggang, Guangzhou, China
Position Program Manager
Description Contract manufacturer with electronics, plastics and turnkey assembly facilities in Dongguan, China. I managed product supply chain for 4 customers totaling US$6 million in annual revenue while based in the China plant.
Company Schenk Vision
Timeframe 2008-2009
Location Woodbury, Minnesota
Position Optical Applications Engineer
Description Schenk vision is a German-based automated quality control and assurance solution provider for solar panels, glass and flat roll-based plastics. I performed lab evaluations and reported key findings to tentative customers, and created an in-house software application to automate lab processes. I provided on-site installation and customer service for accounts totaling over $10 million in revenue across the US. Completed solo in-production system installation in Gujrat, India.
Company CosmosIgnite
Timeframe 2007
Location New Delhi, India
Position Business Development Manager Engineer
Description Early-stage Stanford-based startup company. I coordinated web page development, factory management and international sales of over 10,000 LED-solar lamps totaling $300k in revenue. Setup and managed webpage on Wordpress.
Company ATK Orbital - (Northrop Grumman Space Division)
Timeframe 2004-2005
Location Plymouth, Minnesota
Position Business Development Intern
Description Technical proposal writing and improved client relationships through storytelling. Coordinated multiple highly experienced engineers to create complex proposals for the US government. Lead engineer on a modeling project.
Company Forest Restorations, LLC
Timeframe 2004-2008
Location Afton, Minnesota
Position Founder, CEO
Description Self-started socially-responsible for-profit, removes environmentally damaging and invasive buckthorn. $140k+ revenue/year. Profits financed all of own college education and expenses.



School University of Minnesota
Timeframe 2003-2008
Degree B.S. Computer Engineering
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota
Coursework Includes Statistics & Stochastic Processes • Communications & Signal Analysis • Electronic Circuit Design • Power Electronics • Power System Design & Analysis • Business Law
Activities and Societies Vice President Entrepreneurship Club • Biz Pitch Competition Founder • Chief of Staff of Minnesota Student Government • IT Student Senator
Awards / Accolades Former Agents of F.B.I. Scholarship for each year attended. • IT Alumni Society Award 2008 – Outstanding Engineering & Science Student of Graduating Class 2008 • Paul A. Cartwright Award 2008 - Service Award for Engineering & Science Student



AWS DynamoDB for Developers
AWS Networking
AWS Storage and Data Management
AWS for Developers
AWS Serverless Apps
Azure Serverless Computing
Database Foundations Core Concepts
Learning VPN
Microservices Foundations
Networking Basics
Programming Foundations: Data Structures
Scrum Advanced
Becoming a Product Manager
Corporate Finance Foundations
Becoming a Product Manager


  • Lighting Africa Initial Quality Standard Certification, 2012 – UltraBrite (Solar Ninja)
  • Echoing Green Social Business Semifinalist, 2012
  • Minnesota Cup Cleantech Division Semifinalist, 2011
  • Youngest company sole owner in history of Minnesota Cup, Only 3rd time MN Cup Semifinalst
  • Minnesota Cup & Social Venture Partners Social Entrepreneurship Division First Runner Up, 2010
  • Organization of American States (OAS) Peru Business Plan Competition Finalist, 2010
  • US Patent Office Collegiate Inventor Competition Finalist Cash Prize, September 2008
  • U of Minnesota Institute of Technology Student of Graduating Class of 2008 (IT Alumni Society Award)
  • TIC Americas The Young Americas Business Trust Finalist 2008
  • Nankai University, Tianjin China, Challenge Cup International Communication Award, November 2007
  • Daimler Chrysler Mondialogo Global Engineering Award Certificate, September 2007
  • 2nd Place, Minnesota Cup Business Plan Competition (Student Section), August 2006
  • 1st Place, IEEE Midwest Region Contest, ESMAP Standardized Electronics for Solar LED Lanterns, June 2006