Management

Ben Carle

CIO

  • Washington, DC

  • Ph.D, Computer Science, University at Albany
  • 17
    Years of Experience

Professional Bio

As the CIO of FullStack Labs I'm directly responsible for managing and contributing to our most critical client projects. I'm a senior software engineer with 15 years of experience building complex custom software and leading development teams. Prior to FullStack Labs I was the VP of Engineering at Tallac Networks and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Marist College. I hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University at Albany.

USA
Washington, DC

Technology Expertise

  • Expert label
    Expert
  • Intermediate label
    Intermediate
React.js (Expert)
React Native (Expert)
Ember.js (Expert)
Node.js (Expert)
Ruby On Rails (Expert)
Javascript (Expert)
CSS (Expert)
HTML5 (Expert)
MySQL (Expert)
IoT (Expert)
DevOps (Expert)
AWS (Expert)
PostgreSQL (Expert)
Python (Intermediate)
Go (Intermediate)
GraphQL (Intermediate)
Java (Intermediate)
C# (Intermediate)
Salesforce (Intermediate)
Okta (Intermediate)
Wordpress (Intermediate)
Lisp (Intermediate)
Perl (Intermediate)

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Employment History

FullStack Labs Jul 2016 - Present

CIO

• Create and implement software development processes and best practices.
• Manage development teams across a diverse range of projects.
• Architect and design complex software systems.
• Engage with clients remotely and on-site to improve organizational productivity.

Tallac Networks May 2015 - Dec 2016

VP Software Engineering

• Managed a team of software developers working in web, cloud, and embedded technologies.
• Supported a production web application with thousands of users and devices.
• Designed a multi-tenancy cloud system to support white labeling for name brand vendors.
• Scaled a multi-service system to handle over 10,000 requests per minute.

Marist College Aug 2010 - Aug 2015

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

• Taught courses in software development, algorithms, artificial intelligence, etc.
• Managed a team of student researchers and developers at the NYSCCAC.
• Designed and built research applications funded in partnership with IBM and the NSF.
• Spoke at international conferences on software-defined networking and education.

University at Albany Aug 2009 - Sep 2010

Instructor of Computer Science

• Instructor and curriculum developer for courses in the Computer Science department.
• Responsible for courses with up to 400 students, managing a team of 13 teaching assistants.
• Conducted research on regular expressions and computational complexity.
• Promoted student engagement by introducing the use of feedback systems in lectures.

Myndbend Jan 2003 - Dec 2008

Software Lead Engineer

• Developed dynamic web sites and services using PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Ajax, & XML.
• Managed a team of up to five developers.
• Designed and implemented an Ajax-based instant-update dashboard interface.
• Created web-based animations using Flash & Action Script.

USA
USA

Portfolio

Ericcson

Enterprise B2B Marketplace

UI / UX Design & Prototyping

Siemens

B2B Marketplace

Ember.js, Python

Uber

uSearch / Custom Search Application

React.js, GraphQL

Thought Leadership

Employment History

FullStack Labs Jul 2016 - Present

CIO

• Create and implement software development processes and best practices.
• Manage development teams across a diverse range of projects.
• Architect and design complex software systems.
• Engage with clients remotely and on-site to improve organizational productivity.

Tallac Networks May 2015 - Dec 2016

VP Software Engineering

• Managed a team of software developers working in web, cloud, and embedded technologies.
• Supported a production web application with thousands of users and devices.
• Designed a multi-tenancy cloud system to support white labeling for name brand vendors.
• Scaled a multi-service system to handle over 10,000 requests per minute.

Marist College Aug 2010 - Aug 2015

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

• Taught courses in software development, algorithms, artificial intelligence, etc.
• Managed a team of student researchers and developers at the NYSCCAC.
• Designed and built research applications funded in partnership with IBM and the NSF.
• Spoke at international conferences on software-defined networking and education.

University at Albany Aug 2009 - Sep 2010

Instructor of Computer Science

• Instructor and curriculum developer for courses in the Computer Science department.
• Responsible for courses with up to 400 students, managing a team of 13 teaching assistants.
• Conducted research on regular expressions and computational complexity.
• Promoted student engagement by introducing the use of feedback systems in lectures.

Myndbend Jan 2003 - Dec 2008

Software Lead Engineer

• Developed dynamic web sites and services using PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Ajax, & XML.
• Managed a team of up to five developers.
• Designed and implemented an Ajax-based instant-update dashboard interface.
• Created web-based animations using Flash & Action Script.