Paul Kirkaas

Venice, California, US

Great full stack developer/architect/CTO with lots of Start Up experience
Paul's Skills
Programming
Product Management
Technical
Sales
Marketing
Management
Finance
Business Development
Strategy
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

About Paul

I'm a Software/Web Engineer, PhD in Computer Science from UCLA. Just finished 4 years with Disney, now working for a hot Start Up in Santa Monica, but I have a few great Web Projects built & ready to go - but need some Marketing/BizDev help.

I developed a great web application for small banks & financial institutions. Unbelievably, mostly they still take loan applications filled out on paper forms, enter the info in Excel spreadsheets, & try to filter out worthwhile borrowers.

With my web application, borrowers fill out their info online, performs calculations from the raw data, & allows the lender to set up complex search filters to screen out just the qualified candidates.

There are no major competitors in this space - and I have it up & working. I'm just not the marketer/promoter, & neither is my partner. We recognize the value of that and are willing to share substantial equity with someone who can help get it out. there. Check the site out at http://sbcexchange.com

Alternatively, if you have a great idea for a software application & need it built, or a great hands-on CTO/Architect/Developer to partner with, let me know.

I have a wide background in multiple environments - from large corporations to small startups, both in development and tech management, architecture & CTO. For the last 10 years I've done full-stack web application development.

In "The Social Network", Sean Parker tells Mark Zuckerberg: "A million dollar company isn't cool - a billion dollar company is cool".

I'm looking for someone who thinks a million dollar company wouldn't be a bad start.

Quote

A million dollar company is still pretty cool. - Me

Education

UCLA

PhD, Computer Science

1991 - 1994