With a successful career in technology systems development, Jeff’s range of experience has given him solid foundation of business operations know-how and an understanding of what is required to successfully deliver technology solutions. Jeff began his career as a programmer with American Management Systems and his roles grew to include Team Lead for Sterling Wentworth and becoming Chief Executive Officer for Devyze.


  • Created Layers Platform for rapid development of enterprise applications in financial services industry.
  • Managed Product and QA teams (35 U.S. resources and 25 offshore resources)
  • Oversaw Infrastructure and Technical Support and Implementation teams (25 resources)
  • Jointly architected virtualized hosting environment to support SaaS product delivery model
  • Developed 3 new products and expanded Synapse tool to support both Java and .NET client installations
  • Migrated Synapse from C++ to Java and expanded into Rapid Application Development Tool
  • Developed compliance surveillance product now used by most of the top tier insurance companies
  • Created Synapse Rules Engine still used today across multiple products and hundreds of enterprises
  • Moved onsite to Texas and developed product Cross-Seller for USAA using Synapse
  • Implemented government financial mainframe computer system for the State of Utah
  • Programmed, executed system tests, tuned production environment, and trained users
  • Technology Manager: Tools, Product Development, Client Implementation, Client Service, Infrastructure, Architecture, Security, Quality Assurance
  • Languages / Tools: Java, C#, C++, VB, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, Python, COBOL, Rule Engines, Fuzzy Algorithms
  • Databases: SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, Sybase IQ, MySQL, DB2
  • Web Platforms: Java EE (WebSphere, JBoss), ASP .NET MVC and Web Forms
  • Infrastructure: Private Cloud, Virtualization Platform running over 500 VM’s, Various SAN technologies, Load Balancers, FTP servers, Disaster Recovery Sites, Business Continuity Plans
  • Big Data: Architected product that captures and stores over a billion of rows daily and analyzes millions of transactions using scalable multi-server, multi-threaded processes.
  • Globalization: Developed global products with clients throughout Europe and Asia. Launched original team in India (has grown from 3 to 50 employees).

Career Highlights

  • CEO – Devyze
  • CTO, VP Technology, Technical Product Manager – SunGard
  • Team Lead – Sterling Wentworth
  • Programmer – American Management Systems

Education, Accolades and Industry Commitments

  • Master of Business Administration, Brigham Young University
  • Bachelor of Science, Information Systems, Brigham Young University