Eduardo Jezierski has a passion and results leading teams architecting, implementing and deploying innovative solutions in multiple contexts. Having spent most of his career in the private sector, Eduardo has an MsC in Informatics after having studied 3 years for Nuclear Engineering and worked in Argentina in the areas of GIS analysis, machine learning and modeling for anthropology challenges. His thesis was on robotics control, genetic algorithms and neural networks.
Eduardo has performed as Program Manager and Solutions Architect at Microsoft. He was one of the founders of a team dedicated to building software assets (tools, practices, frameworks, services, content and information architectures) to improve quality and productivity of Microsoft’s business customers. The usage of these assets and frameworks climbed from its inception to over a million developers worldwide and adoption in excess of 80% of target market – including financials, healthcare, military and manufacturing customers. He also set the strategy to build communities consisting of academia, software vendors, partners and customers and grassroots participants by initiating new sharedsource approach for engineering at Microsoft, with over 25.000 registered members and hundreds of thousands of lines of source code shared; while achieving IP protection for Microsoft and participating members. An practitioner of agile approaches, Eduardo has built and led numerous worldwide distributed teams producing mission-critical quality assets in months; and has presented on worldwide on architectures and approaches for large distributed systems in global conferences. The arenas he’s worked on include transactional and analytics systems, systems integration, scalable web services, user interfaces.
Eduardo helped found a team at Microsoft dedicated to starting new businesses by providing an internal venture capital model and growing innovation practices and entrepreneurship in the company, a function of the Chief Software Architect. He contributed to defining strategy and early execution of the new group and delivered prototypes in the domain of mesh architectures, real-time communications and immersive web environments for long-tail of retail. Some of these prototypes were done and validated in the field in collaboration with Microsoft’s Humanitarian Systems group.
Since October 2007 Ed leads the engineering arm of InSTEDD - a TED prize wish by Larry Brilliant.
Making this a better place than I found it.
Innovation approaches in general, and specifically in the domains of distributed systems, data visualization, cognitive theory, modelling, simulation and analysis, web mining, social networks.
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