Ian Maddox

Product Management, Technical, Programming

Seattle, Washington, US


Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

About Ian

I'm a hands-on technical leader and team builder looking for a team who needs a top-notch MVP and technical platform. I've founded, managed, or worked at many startups and have had several good exits.

Work Experience



February 2010 - February 2015

● Source and hire a full technical team ● Create a positive and productive team culture ● Implement a custom framework, close dozens of pre-existing security vulnerabilities, and reduce pre-cache server-side processing time from over 2 seconds to less than 200ms in the first two months of work ● Design and implement multi-year strategy to eliminate massive legacy codebase ● Design and implement migration of legacy IT infrastructure to a best-in-class scalable and secure AWS architecture ● Ensure ongoing PCI and SOX compliance ● Manage team budget and headcount ● Act as information conduit between tech-focused team members external groups such as marketing, product management, sales, and auditors ● Support technical handoff during and after company sale


Joule Inc

January 2015 - October 2016

● Define core product ● Create business model ● Hire a team of 9 full and part-time co-founders ● Lead fundraising, initial marketing, HR, etc ● Create architecture for web, mobile, and BI platforms ● Deliver, maintain, and manage vehicle fleet

Solutions Architect - Google Cloud


January 2017 - Today

I help big business into the cloud.


Zend PHP 5.3 Certified Engineer / Zend Framework Certification




Co-working Space

SURF Incubator

- Today