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Bill Day | Elance
 
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Bill Day

Grow your business with platforms & partnerships
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I scale companies to thousands of partners and millions of customers. I love running agile teams of engineers, designers, and business development professionals. And I have a passion for evangelizing technologies powering massive growth.

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Blogged about key platform principles and how I applied them at RunKeeper to evangelize...
Created and delivered this presentation on RunKeeper's Health Graph platform and...
Co-authored this O'Reilly Media book covering a wide variety of topics including...

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Platform evangelism, product management, partner and business development, writing & editing, blogging, specification development, and related services. Clients including Magellan Fitness (makers of Echo), OíReilly Media, PayPal, NVIDIA, Nokia, and Digital Reasoning Systems. For more information please see:
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Magellan GPS
Magellan Fitness Evangelist
2014 - Present
Bill is responsible for evangelism and developer relations for Magellan fitness and wearable products including the Magellan Echo smart sports watch. He helps convince partners to support Echo,...
FitnessKeeper, Inc. (makers of RunKeeper)
Product Manager & Platform Evangelist
2011 - 2013
Ran agile RunKeeper Platform team scaling the APIs powering RunKeeper beyond 25M registered users. Managed API, infrastructure, UX, and business development aspects of RunKeeper's platform...
PayPal X Developer Network
Contributor
2010 - 2012
Evangelized payments technologies and drove adoption of the PayPal X Platform by writing technical articles and blog posts for eBay's X.commerce DevZone. In partnership with O'Reilly Media.
Digital Reasoning Systems, Inc.
Director of Developer Products
2006 - 2009
Drove the adoption of DRSIís innovative approach to finding meaning inherent in human language. Managed cross-company team implementing product performance and quality metrics. Created and...
Nokia
Head of Technical Services and Consultancy
2004 - 2004
Managed a distributed team of engineers supporting and evangelizing Nokia Developer Platforms to ISVs, network operators, third party device manufacturers, and independent software developers....
Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle)
Technology Evangelist
1999 - 2004
Created and delivered keynotes, technical sessions, and code level Hands On Labs. Published widely on Sun technologies and initiatives. Created and maintained the Java ME Archive (see...
Silicon Graphics (SGI)
Software Engineer
1996 - 1999
Designed and implemented next generation Java interfaces for the MediaBase streaming media server product (now owned by Kasenna). Set corporate strategy as a member of the SGI Java business team....

Education

University of Minnesota
graduate studies in Scientific Computation
1995 - 1996
University of Oklahoma
BS Aerospace Engineering, French minor
1991 - 1995
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mobile
applications
devices
product management
evangelist
platform
fitness
api
business development
wearables
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