John Waters — Software Architect

John Waters, Software Architect

John Waters,
Software Architect

John is an experienced technology leader, entrepreneur and software architect extraordinaire.

John has spent the last two decades architecting and implementing a range of high performance business solutions, including public transit planning, vehicle dispatching, route optimization, ERP systems, custom enterprise software for medical and military clients, and software for automated stock trading.

John is proficient in modern technology including cloud computing, mobile clients, tablet user interfaces, touch first development, SOA, push notifications and social integration. He speaks at conferences worldwide and is a Microsoft MVP.

Most recently, John was President and CTO of Santa Cruz, CA, based Falafel Software, leading the company through some of its most successful years, and architecting the market leading EventBoard product.

John Waters was formerly CEO and founder of the Swedish software consultancy Tankebolaget. During this period he also was the lead architect and developer of a number of high profile financial software products and solutions, including Scandinavia’s leading Internet retail stock trading system, a leading mortgage and credit risk assessment product now used by many of Sweden’s banks for housing loans, and software for automated trading on the Swedish stock exchange.

John has a MSc in Computer Science from Uppsala University in Sweden.

Specialties: Entrepreneurship, software architecture, project management and software sales. Cloud Computing (Azure), Windows Phone, Windows 8, SOA, Web Services, SQL Server and C#. Custom Enterprise Solutions, Raspberry Pi, Mono