“Hello, World!”

Tim Cotten

Chief Technology Officer

About Me

Technology leader accomplished in enterprise software, e-commerce, and blockchain development. Full stack developer with extensive background in systems engineering. Takes a hands-on role in rapid architecture, prototyping, and delivery of critical systems. Public speaker, author, and technology consultant.

  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • MySQL
  • Ruby
  • Python
  • Apache/nginx
  • AWS
  • DevOps
  • Linux
  • Blockchain
  • Ethereum
  • Solidity
  • C
  • C++
  • Java
  • Security Research
  • PCI/DSS
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What I do

Software Development

Web, mobile, and systems engineering with a focus on API development. I help companies talk to each other automatically and securely - at scale, in the cloud and out.

Project Leadership

Full management of the Software Development Life Cycle in Agile (and traditional) environments. I write code with the team, architect systems, and keep engaged.

Enterprise and E-commerce

A decade and a half of experience building enterprise software for Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and privately held entities with a heavy emphasis on e-commerce.

Technical Skills

Software Development
98%
API Design & Integration
95%
LAMP Development (PHP/Python)
93%
Cloud Architecture
91%
DevOps & CI/CD
90%

Professional Skills

  • E-commerce
  • Analytics & BI
  • Project Management
  • Communication

Experience

Chief Technology Officer Agilla Pro

2012 - Present

Agilla Pro provides professional management and software development services for multiple e-commerce companies.

  • Trailblazing e-commerce solutions and mobile development
  • Innovated APIs (REST & SOAP) for affiliate partners
  • Led migration to cloud architecture (AWS)

Director of Online Development KaBOOM!

2011 - 2012

The national non-profit dedicated to ensuring that all kids get a childhood filled with the balanced and active play needed to thrive.

  • “Playgrounds!” iPhone app, sponsored by Parents® magazine
  • “Our Dream Playground” gamified crowdfunding platform
  • “Play Desert” GIS mapping project in partnership with Deloitte

Senior Technical Designer Idea Fabrik / Second Star Interactive

A game development startup by the publisher of HeroEngine/HeroCloud.

2011
  • Developed social games using the Idea System platform
  • Created fully functional demos to improve sales of core product
  • Innovated key technical concepts in cloud-based development environment

 

Design Director New Zhili / EduTech

2010 - 2011

An international game development studio developing cultural adaptations of Chinese mythology for online games.

  • Led design and engineering of massive-multiplayer online game
  • Managed local and remote resources, including time on-site in mainland China
  • Assisted with acquisition exit strategy goals and successful transition

Lead Game Developer Electronic Arts

2005 - 2010

Electronic Arts is a leading provider of digital entertainment for online, mobile, desktop, and console systems.

  • Managed Ultima Online’s Live team, producing regular content and system updates
  • Developed in C++, Java, and proprietary scripting languages across multiple game properties
  • DInnovated new AI systems such as speech libraries, daily schedules, and graph-node movement system

Recent Portfolio

Things I'm doing outside of core e-commerce work. Interviews, hobbies, and personal projects - even a game or two!

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Wrap - A campanion plugin

Wrap is a clean and elegant Multipurpose Landing Page Template. It will fit perfectly for Startup, Web App or any type of Web Services. It has 4 background styles with 6 homepage styles. 6 pre-defined color scheme. All variations are organized separately so you can use / customize the template very easily.

It is a clean and elegant Multipurpose Landing Page Template. It will fit perfectly for Startup, Web App or any type of Web Services. It has 4 background styles with 6 homepage styles. 6 pre-defined color scheme. All variations are organized separately so you can use / customize the template very easily.

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  • wordpress
  • React
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All variations are organized separately so you can use / customize the template very easily.

All variations are organized separately so you can use / customize the template very easily.

Featured Posts

Russia's Bitcoin Hacking Funds

On July 13th, 2018 the U.S. Department of Justice indicted twelve Russian members of the GRU (the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff) on charges of hacking…

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Hacking Gmail’s UX With From Fields

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A Very SLEEPy MySQL Attack

…they’ve started receiving reports that their website/product/API is down. Because someone made it go to bed early: welcome to the terrifying world of SLEEP().

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