Kevork Aghazarian Web Programmer & Consultant
Experience Programmer, Consultant, Manager, Leader
Technical Director Azzimov Mobile Inc. 2012-Present
As Technical Director at Azzimov, working with the CTO, my main responsibilities involve directly managing Azzimov's R&D teams, architecting Azzimov's core products, deciding which technologies will be used, how they will be implemented, and organizing what order features and enhancements will get developed.
I work closely with Azzimov's AI Engineers, coming up with different adaptive algorithms to further enhance Azzimov's Search capabilities. I am also involved in overseeing Azzimov's Web Developers, helping them develop Azzimov's proprietary frameworks, and improving its various front-end applications.
As part of my hands-on technical responsibilities, I am in charge of designing and developing Azzimov's Distributed Data systems, which involve treating tens of millions of products, and billions of data points, over numerous production systems. These systems employ various algorithms to automatically extract important product information, and link like products when enough confidence is achieved.
Advisory Council Member Vanier College 2009-Present
As an Advisory Council Member at Vanier College, my role is to work with faculty and board members to ensure students are getting the required level of education to be competitive and functional in the work force. This is done through varying exercises, sharing what the current industry expects, as well as what technologies are currently relevant.
I am also called on regularly to give lectures to students on what to expect in the work force and in particular the web industry, what will be expected of them, and how to make sure they can become important parts of businesses they end-up working for.
Technical Consultant itCreations Inc. 2010-2012
As a Technical Consultant for itCreations, I helped the company plan and implement its technical needs, which included developing several large-scale web app prototypes, and architecting and building a Social Networking site for the Music Industry (NuMuBu Live).
I also helped manage projects, met with clients, and had discussion with potential investors.
Technical Consultant 360 IT Solutions 2010-2012
My job as Technical Consultant for 360 IT Solutions was to help form the company's expansion plans online, as well as manage the company's clients during this expansion process. I produced several local business websites, as well developed an offline and online strategy for several technical services 360 IT Solutions wanted to offer.
CTO, Co-Founder Pezus Web Development Inc. 2005-2011
As CTO and Co-Founder of Pezus Web Development, I took part in varying types of work, and had responsibilities both for Pezus' technical concerns, as well as its business concerns.
I regularly met with new and existing clients, helped scope their projects, and provided valuable insight on how their projects should be structured. I also helped develop Pezus' core framework, which was used to power most of its client's web applications.
Part of my business responsibilities were to budget for new resources, meet with potential investors and venture capitalists, as well as develop different business and technical processes for the company.