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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

My Resumé


Aaron's education, experience and achievements represent a creative fusion between science, technologies and commerce. 
  • As a software engineer, Aaron has gained industry recognitions including the Microsoft Open Award: “Best Business Application” (1992), Computerworld Web Commerce Award (1997), CPU Magazine Software Award (2003), PC World Shareware Award (2004)
  • As an international consultant Aaron has provided research, development and consultancy services in diverse industries for companies including Motorola, Sony, Bell Canada, MCI, Wang, E*TRADE, Dutch State Mines, US Office Products and Fujitsu.
  • As a human being, Aaron acts as a globally responsible activist promoting an enlightened understanding of how science and technology can better government and society. To further this, he has recently re-started blogging at and


  • Victoria University: Artificial Neural Networks (1988)
  • Auckland University of Technology: Supervisory Management and Marketing (1990)
  • Management Technology Education: Project Management (1991)
  • Software Education Associates: Object Oriented Software Engineering (1992)
  • International University College: MBA-incomplete (1996)

Papers published

  • Information Technology for Economic Growth (NZ Computer Society 1992)
  • Computer Aided Software Engineering (NZ Computer Society 1992)
  • Internet Marketing, VRML (Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand 1996)
  • Internet Development and Management Methodologies (SEA Software Developers Conference 1997)

Awards won

  • Microsoft Open Award: “Best Business Application” (1992)
  • Computerworld Web Commerce Award (1997)
  • CPU Magazine Software Award (2003)
  • PC World Shareware Award (2004)

Key Roles

  • 2009-Current Motorola Mobility Inc (US) Research and development in white-box cryptography. 
  • 2007-2008 Perfect Second Life and Prim Goddess Creations (US) Metaverse-based, e-commerce service using the Second Life platform.
  • 2006-2007 SecureMedia (US) Digital media content protection.
  • 2003-2006 SnipeRight (US) eBay PC World and CPU Magazine award winning auction management shareware
  • 2004-2005 Universal Advertising Group (Hong Kong, Canada) Global rich-media portal
  • 2002-2004 Legendary Shop (US) Global etailer for collectible trading.
    2001-2002 Optecs International, UN Core (US) Research and development, secure VoiP system. 
  • 2000-2001 SecureMedia, Sony, Universal Studios, Real Networks (US,NZ): Research and development, digital media content protection 
  • 1999-2000 E*TRADE (UK): International securities trading security consultancy.
  • 1998-1999 Dutch State Mines, KPN Telecom (Holland, Belgium): Multi-Language consultancy projects.
  • 1996-1999 Mercury Energy. Telecom NZ. Bank of New Zealand, Wang, US Office Products, Auckland City Council and other large projects.
  • 1995-1996 Auckland Healthcare, Northern Regional Health Authority, Midlands Healthcare, Middlemore CHE, North Shore CHE. Large enterprise projects in the healthcare industry.
  • 1992-1994 Fujitsu Japan. OO development research and development.
  • 1990-1992 Bell Canada International/Clear Communications: Award winning network facilities management system

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