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Shirish Patel

Pocket Engines LLC

4140 Donald Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94306

I have been developing iOS apps since 2008 when the first Apple iPhone was announced. Prior to my focus on apps, I have 18+ years experience in systems architecture, distributed computing and high reliability communications systems. I am a hands-on leader with experience of managing large engineering groups.


7+ years hands on iOS development - 6 apps, 2 published, 2 SDKs.
25+ years architecture, development and deployment of complex software & systems.
A proven engineer, thinker, leader and motivator of engineers.
Veteran of Silicon Valley Unix community.

I am especially interested in:

Autonomous and connected cars - Systems & Apps
Car infotainment systems- integration of Siri, CarPlay with Android based head units
Bluetooth/WiFi sensors & wearable devices with iOS apps to complement
IOT sensors, actuators, networks, systems and embedded software.


iOS App architecture, design, implementation, app-store release.
App feasibility, technical risk assessment, project planning, cost estimation.
On-site long term contracts (Silicon Valley).
Remote contracts with periodic travel.
Complete, turnkey projects

Education and Background:
University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, B. Sc. Electronic Engineering, 1972

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, M. Sc. Computer Science, 1975

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