Alex Aalto

In the past 16 years I have witnessed the rise of the internet age, during which time I have been involved in the creation of a lot of web sites. From the very beginning where I cut my teeth working on large sites for the Canucks, Mountain Equipment Coop and Snapple to award winning sites for Tourism Vancouver and Kraft Dinner to our current work at Aalto Interactive, I have seen or used almost every technology out there. Whether I was the senior programmer at Columbus Group Communications, a systems architect at Telus, or running my own business, I have prided myself on delivering cost effective and high quality solutions. More importantly my experience has given me a sense of best practices and an appreciation for how to ethically develop good software. At the heart of this is the firm belief that any solution we develop must make life simplier and better for our clients and end users.
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201-1845 Robson St.<br /> Vancouver, British Columbia V6G1E4<br /> Canada
604.809.2585

Past Experience

Aalto Interactive
February 2010 - Present
Technical Director, Co-Founder

Telus
January 2000 - January 2010
Senior Software Engineer & Systems Engineer.
Mobile Work Solutions: Senior Architect.

Columbus Group Communications
September 1996 - January 2000
Senior Programmer.

Associations

None Entered

Education

2006 - Microsoft SQL Server Training, Microsoft, Vancouver, BC

2005 - Wireless and Mobile Applications Development, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, B.C.

2005 - IBM Websphere Portal, IBM, Burnaby, B.C.

2003 - Sun Java Programming Language, CDI College, Vancouver, B.C.

2002 - Java Programming, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver, B.C.

2000 - Programming XML Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.


1998 - LDAP Directory Services: Analysis & Planning, Netscape, Vancouver, B.C.

1995 - Certified Novell Administrator, Dalhousie University/Henson's College, Halifax, N.S.

1994 - C Programming and Introduction to L.A.N. & Computer Security, Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S.

1991 - Bachelor of Arts with a dual in Computer Science, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, N.S.

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