Vince is a freelance software development engineer with experience as an iOS/Mac developer with Apple, VEVO, Y Media Labs, and Fleksy. In addition, he was a software engineer/networking consultant with Juniper Networks, Cyan Optics, Calix, and Minerva, and a technology consultant to DirectTV, Divicom/Harmonic, Network Solutions, Pacific Bell and AT&T Bell Labs. Vince started waveOcean Software to develop applications for clients and creative professionals.
At Apple, Vince developed Swift and Objective-C software on the Mac to drive and certify 3rd-party hardware within the iOS/HomeKit ecosystem. At VEVO, he focused on extending the video platform to provide LIVE streaming, chat and Q&A services between artists and fans. During his tenure at YML, Vince develop applications for several financial services clients. And at Fleksy, Vince was part of the founding team to develop the revolutionary auto-correcting swipe keyboard, and packaged the iOS SDK for 3rd party developers.
Prior to his iOS development journey, he focused on writing networking software and providing consulting services to several teams. At Juniper, Vince was Senior Staff Software Engineer contributing to improving the performance and scalability of the QFabric Data Center Switch and writing C algorithms to analyze proprietary BGP and ISIS protocol issues.
He developed Python scripts to instrument Cyan’s Z-Series Packet Optical Network products to monitor performance and defects. While consulting at Calix, he was architect and developer of vScript, a proprietary Perl-based engine for provisioning C7 DSLAM network services and empowering engineers to automate network configurations.
At Divicom (now Harmonic) and Minerva, amongst his various consulting duties, he designed and implemented redundancy switching algorithms as a systems integration engineer of video networks in the US, Europe, South America and Asia. He also dabbled in Java along the way.
His technical interests and passions are iOS and Mobile Application development, endurance road cycling, and meditation. Along with playing and composing music, he enjoys investigating creative & collaborative technologies. Along the way, he has contributed to open-source projects. If you are a UI/UX designer, developer, development team, musical artist or endurance athlete with similar interest, get in touch: @vincemansel.
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