Jeff's Resume

See also: media stuff, portfolio

Jeff Putz
Orange County/Orlando, Florida, USA

Technical blog:


Started development career in 1999, began leading teams in 2008, transitioned over time to senior leadership positions to lead large teams at scale in a management capacity. Technology stacks vary, but mostly leveraging cloud resources (AWS and Azure).


POP Forums: Cloud-hosted SaaS application:


Maximizing ASP.NET: Real World, Object-Oriented Development, Addison-Wesley, March, 2005
Targeted to intermediate programmers transitioning from a script background to the object-oriented .NET world. Covers ASP.NET v2.0.


Orlando Code Camp, February 2024: "How the programming for a light show works"
Orlando Code Camp, March 2023: "Build a word game with Blazor"
CodeMash, January 2020: "Understanding the business of identity, and how to get out of it"
Orlando Code Camp, March 2019: "Create a build and release pipeline for your open source project in Azure DevOps"
Orlando Code Camp, March 2018: "Break the monolith! An intro to distributing your workload in the cloud"
CodeMash, January 2018, "App architecture without RDBS vs NoSQL drama"
Orlando Code Camp, April 2017: "App architecture without RDBS vs NoSQL drama" and "Hiring is hard, getting hired is easy, so get it right"
Orlando .NET User Group, September 2016: "If ASP.NET Old, then Core"
Orlando Code Camp, April 2016: "Query for speed and performance: It's architectural" and "Mentoring and career development has to be a priority"
Orlando .NET User Group, February 2016: “Finding your cheese: The big changes in ASP.NET5/MVC6”
Orlando Code Camp, March 2015: "Think Like A Cloud Developer" and "10 Things Someone Will Pay For Later"
Orlando Code Camp, March 2014: "Azure Live Blog" and "Unit Testing 101"
Orlando .NET User Group, February 2014: “A Scalable Live Blog App in Windows Azure for $20”
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2008: Internet marketing panel discussion with Peter Shankman
IAAPA Attractions Expo 2007: “Your Attraction in a Web 2.0 World” 


Project architect, designer and coder, POP Forums for ASP.NET Core: 
Sole contributor for POP Identity, a micro framework for interrogating identity providers:
Creator of MLocker, a personal cloud music locker service and player:


Olo, remote to New York City (April 2020-October 2021)

ENGINEERING MANAGER, RAILS. Lead through the IPO period the engineering team responsible for the Rails business, which connects third party marketplaces (DoorDash, UberEats, etc.) with Olo's national restaurant brands.

PowerDMS, Orlando, Florida (June 2018-January 2020)

VICE PRESIDENT OF ENGINEERING. Conduct the daily and strategic operation of the technical development of the company’s document management SaaS product, during its private equity growth phase.

Lakeview Pointe HOA, Orange County, Florida (November 2018-March 2024)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS. Volunteer managing the operation and finances of a 315-unit association.

novi AMS, Orlando, Florida (November 2016-April 2018)

VICE PRESIDENT OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. Conduct the daily and strategic operation and development of the company's SaaS association management product.

AgileThought, Orlando/Tampa, Florida (June 2014-November 2016)

TECHNICAL ARCHITECT. Act as technical lead in the vision, design and delivery of custom software projects for clients.

POP World Media, LLC (est. September, 2000)

PRESIDENT. My "hobby" company specializes in media production for Web-based communities and content management tools, as well as consulting for clients using the Microsoft development stack.

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Orlando, Florida (contract, July 2013-June 2014)

SOFTWARE ARCHITECT. Oversee the technical design and implementation of internal and public facing applications, with emphasis on strategic development, compliance and quality.

Humana, remote to Louisville, Kentucky (January 2012-December 2012)

APPLICATIONS CONSULTANT. Provided architectural guidance on process and quality issues for development teams and maintenance and support groups.

Microsoft, Redmond, Washington (November, 2009-September, 2011)

PROGRAM MANAGER II. Feature/process PM for project codename “Data Explorer,” a product intended to semantically classify data and suggest data services that would compliment that data.


Digital Day, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (December, 2008-April 2009)

ARCHITECT/DEVELOPMENT MANAGER. Company manages online marketing for major brands like Smuckers, Reynolds Packaging, Mars and Lasik Plus., Solon, Ohio (January 2006-July 2008)

PROGRAMMER IV. Coded, designed and maintained applications for marketing and auto insurance policy sales using .NET (C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, SQL Server).

Mirifex, Cleveland, Ohio (Contract/Consultant: February 2005-September 2005)

DEVELOPER/ARCHITECT. Lead on document entry/financial aid award calculation system rebuild.

Progressive Insurance, Mayfield Heights, Ohio (Contract/Consultant: January 2004-May 2004)

PROGRAMMER. Member of .Net policy processing pilot team.

Ahola Corporation, Brecksville, Ohio (March 2002-November 2003)

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPER. Created, supported and maintained Web applications for HR and payroll systems using .NET (C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server) to interface legacy applications.

Pfingsten Publishing, Cleveland, Ohio (May 2001-October 2001)

INTERNET PROGRAMMER/ANALYST. Created, supported and maintained Web applications for company intranet, public Web sites. Projects include CRM and e-commerce systems.

Penton Media, Cleveland, Ohio (July 1999-April 2001)

GROUP WEB MANAGER. Managed development and maintenance of Internet product for vertical markets. Was responsible for the specification and architecture of portal sites from conception to deployment.

Medina Cable Access, Medina, Ohio (July 1996-June 1999) 

CABLE TV COORDINATOR. Charged with designing, programming and managing a cable access facility for the city and school district.


Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio.
Bachelor of Arts
Majors (double): Journalism/English
   Radio/Television - Programming, Production and Performance


Radio Air Personality (1994-1996), WYHT/Mansfield, OH, WZJM/Cleveland.
Hardware Sales Lead (1995-1996), CompUSA, N. Olmsted, OH.
Lighting Designer (1996-1998), Brunswick, OH Alumni Community Theatre.
Volleyball Coach (1997-1998), Ninth grade girls, Medina H.S., Medina, Ohio.  
Volleyball Head Coach (2005), Our Lady of The Elms High School, Akron, Ohio.
Volleyball Coach (2000-2006), Quicksilver Volleyball Club (17 Open), Greater Cleveland, Ohio.