Melvin W.


732 dollar
27 years

My experience


Avia Consulting Limited`June 2010 - Present

Experienced with iOS frameworks including iOS7,(TTD/BDD test driven development,Behaviour driven development) Core Data, Core Location, MapKit amongst others, integration of social apis e.g. Facebook , Twitter, Soundcloud, instagram, Foursquare, JSON/REST.

Experienced with AWS, and modern back end as a service platforms e.g Parse.
Can provide complete end to end app development from project plan with wireframes to App Store submission.

Consulting CTO, responsible for full technology stack, strategy and roadmap. focused on three main Blockchain based businesses Global dark pool trading, Blockchain consultancy including ICOs and crypto asset advisory. Advised a startup business that was exploring entering an emerging industry sector.

Mode PlatformNovember 2018 - Present

Senior iOS Developer, responsible for end to end development of Fintech cryptocurrency iOS


Chelsea Apps FactoryFebruary 2016 - March 2017

Working on McLaren App at KPMG.

KametSeptember 2016 - November 2016

Building a new healthcare focused application in Swift, utilising AVFoundation, HealthKit and video

conferencing technologies.

DRNK?March 2016 - September 2016

Responsible for building out technology stack, and all aspects of development and technology

strategy for exciting new social application.

BORN GroupApril 2016 - May 2016

Responsible for tidy up and bug fixing of high profile project for Pernod Ricard. Lead offshore team.

Random Array LtdDecember 2013 - February 2016

Developed iOS application to split bills and with shared to do list functionality and messaging. App
includes Paypal and Facebook integration, and direct payments api.

Accepted on to UCL Decide UX program for September 2014

Polaris Consulting & Services LtdOctober 2010 - February 2016

Working in the Advanced Technologies Group London Laboratory on next generation technologies
for the Financial Services Industry. Reporting to the SVP, and Senior Solutions Architect. Utilising
,Swift, Objective C, AWS, NodeJS, Blockchain, Bitcoin, Neo4j graph DB to build proof of concept

products and solutions.

GrabyoOctober 2014 - February 2015


Yahoo!March 2009 - February 2013

Sales Incentives

Finance Manager (reporting to Senior Finance Director) responsible for leading the Sales Commissions team in the EMEA region supporting a salesforce of over 500 across Europe and Middle East Sales regions working cross functionally with all stakeholders including Finance, Sales and Human resources and the executive leadership team.

Finance Business Partner South EU

Finance Business Partner to 4 Commercial Directors covering the full range of Commercial Finance functions.

ThalesSeptember 2008 - March 2009

Dual role which encompassed Chief of Staff to VP Operations and Business transformation project management role, reporting to Director, Business Improvement, to support a long term business transformation project.

Partnered and supported VP Operations, and board including Finance Director, and other Operational / Functional Directors.

Main project was to implement and plan a COGNOS Business Intelligence Project

AOLAugust 2007 - September 2008

Forecasting and planning of AOL UK's internet networks. Statistical Analysis using R.

SkyApril 2006 - August 2007

Lead a team of analysts in a project based role for the launch and roll out of Sky's consumer broadband network.

Strong cross functional partnership with Finance, Marketing and Operations. Included the development of Statistical models using VBA. Also lead Business Analysis of the implementation of a SQL database solution.

OrangeMarch 2001 - March 2006

Responsible for commercial optimisation of Orange UK's consumer broadband network, which included financial modelling of network and infrastructure costs, investment appraisal and product planning.

Working across Finance Management, Business Intelligence, Operations. Marketing, Product Marketing

WorldComNovember 2000 - March 2001

Managed the International Direct Dial Least Cost Routing function of Southern Europe.

Storm TelecommunicationsMay 1999 - November 2000

Next generation Telecommunications Startup

•    Responsible for formulating optimum pricing strategies, including margin optimisation for voice products.
•    Partnering with CEO, CFO, Finance Director,including evaluation of business cases and scenario analysis.

TotalNovember 1996 - April 1999

•    Responsible for reporting consolidated financial results to Global HQ, Paris.
•    Analysis and ation of oil related market data, including reporting to Finance Director, other senior management.
•    A leading role in the implementation of SAP financial systems through out the organization across the UK, including training of UK staff..
•    Responsible for the tracking and analysis of the Capital Expenditure budget, including return on invested capital models.

KPMG UKNovember 1995 - December 1996

Responsible for the calculation of US and UK tax returns for both International Executive Clients and

High Net Worth individuals. Secondment to Forensic Accounting group for 3 months.

My stack

XML, VBA, UX Design, UI Design, Swift, SQLite, SQL, SAP R/3, R Language, Project Management, Oracle, Objective-C, JSON, JavaScript, Java, iOS, C/C++, Business Strategy, Business Analysis, Agile