Jess was the founder CEO/CTO of ComDais.com.
has strong business development skills and contacts in the areas of team building, partnering, marketing, sales and venture capital.
He was the architect of ComDais's groundbreaking XML/SOAP interface for the Ariba eMarketplace platform.
holds several recent eCommerce patents and has over 20 years experience as a professional software engineer and many successful projects to his
At ComDais he
raised $6.5 M in funding and worked closely with strategic partners, Office.com and Winstar on joint development projects.
Earlier in his career Jess was VP of Engineering and a member of the board of the English company, Firefox Communications, Novell's worldwide OSI partner, and help take the company public and then sold to FTP.
At the time he
was responsible for all of both Novell
OSI products in Red Box end user binaries and to most major UNIX vendors as source code.
Long-term focus for Jess
is to become an industry respected eJournalist and Author with a focus on technology.
has been involved in many projects and startups focusing on application development and consequently has strong knowledge of both third and fourth generation programming languages and tools.
remains current with leading edge skills with classes @ the U of U
and building sites utilizing PHP/mySQL, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks MX and Adobe Premiere 6.5.
has worked on architecture, design and development to create a proof of technology eCommerce bridge
Jess worked on current real world eCommerce platforms at ComDais.
As an architect, designer and coder he
has built state of the art Java / XML eCommerce applications.
worked on a E-Commerce system focuses on procurement and B2B, business to business e-commerce solutions.
was one of three Team Leader for the core development group.
- Instituted the first project to implement a written development methodology process.
Implementing a semi-formal OO Development Methodology utilizing a fast lightweight set of processes, documents and CASE tools.
• WIRELESS REMOTE UTILITY METER READING APPLICATION DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT
Jess worked as a Sr Software engineer doing primarily bug fixes to assist in getting two behind schedule releases out the door.
The application was in C/C++ running on NT with an Oracle
Development utilized MS Visual C/C++ IDE.
• INTERNET APPLICATION DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT (ASE - Internet Backup Application)
worked with a startup, creating a remote Internet based backup and configuration management system.
worked with the LANdesk product, a full-featured network management and control package.
worked in a a small group of consultants that help software companies with business development, marketing, software engineering maturity, development process / procedure and ISO 9000 certification.
worked on with Firefox
as a start-up in the West Midlands of England.
Jess worked with OfficePower was the worlds first fully email enabled office application suite, utilizing both UNIX SMTP and X.400 email systems.