Dear Prospective Employer (or Agent thereof):

C. Michael (Mike) Pilato

Harrisburg, NC
+1 704 4554900
cmpilato@red-bean.com

OBJECTIVE:

To obtain a challenging position in an Internet-focused company where I can creatively apply my skills and experience as a developer of both open-source and closed-source software, as well my experience in team leadership, towards the solving of interesting problems, and where I can excel both personally and professionally.

RECENT EXPERIENCE:

CollabNet (http://www.collab.net), Brisbane, CA

January 2001 - Present — Principal Software Engineer

  • Held Version Control Technical Lead role, acting as technical liaison between a globally distributed developer group (of ~10) and key internal and external stakeholders, including members of the executive staff and key customer contacts.
  • Co-designer and core developer of Subversion (http://subversion.apache.org), an open-source version control tool. Helped to lead Subversion's community of (mostly) volunteer developers.
  • Primary maintainer and community leader of ViewVC (http://www.viewvc.org), an open-source CGI-based version control repository browser. Designed and implemented Subversion's integration with this tool.
  • Developed and/or maintained Subversion and ViewVC integrations with CollabNet Enterprise Edition and TeamForge integrated collaborative software development platforms, and Subversion Edge product (http://www.collab.net/products/).
  • Produced and contributed to the production of marketing collateral such as webcasts and white papers.
  • Participated in pre- and post-sales initiatives.

Stellent (now Oracle; previously Intranet Solutions, Inso Corporation), Chicago, IL

August 1997 - January 2001 — Software Engineer

  • Developed and maintained high-profile import filters (for Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, HTML, and others) provided as part of the Outside In® developer toolkit, and used by such applications as the popular Quick View Plus®.
  • Developed and maintained the Outside In® HTML Export and Outside In® WAP WML Export technologies.
  • In addition to daily Win32 platform development, routinely worked on GNU/Linux, Solaris, AIX, IRIX, OSF1 and HP-UX machines to test and fix software ported from Win32 platform.

OPEN SOURCE CREDS:

Subversion (http://subversion.apache.org/): Core designer, developer, and maintainer.

ViewVC (http://www.viewvc.org/): Primary developer and maintainer.

cvs2svn (http://cvs2svn.tigris.org/): Developer.

PUBLIC SPEAKING:

Keynote Speaker, Subversion Day Berlin 2012: June 14, 2012, Berlin, Germany

Keynote Speaker, Subversion Day Berlin 2010: June 11, 2010, Berlin, Germany

Keynote Speaker, SubConf 2009: October 28, 2009, Munich, Germany

Presenter, SubConf 2008: October 15, 2008, Munich, Germany

Speaker, itSMF-BCS Conference 2008: July 9, 2008, London, England

Speaker, JavaOne CommunityOne 2008: May 5, 2008, San Francisco, CA

Presenter, Charlotte Perl Mongers Group: February 27, 2008, Charlotte, NC

Presenter, SubConf 2007: October 18, 2007, Munich, Germany

Presenter, Subversion Workshop: October 15, 2007, Munich, Germany

Presenter, Charlotte Linux User Group: December 10, 2006, Charlotte, NC

Presenter, NYC Subversion User Group: April 26, 2006, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS:

C. Michael Pilato. Apache Subversion 1.8 Release Highlights. DZone.com, June 2013

C. Michael Pilato. What's New in Subversion 1.7. Dr. Dobb's Journal, September 2011

Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato. Version Control with Subversion, Second Edition. Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, September 2008

Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato. Unix in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition, Chapter 15, pp. 697-744, "The Subversion Version Control System". Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, October 2005

Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato. Linux in a Nutshell, Fifth Edition, Chapter 14, pp. 839-887, "The Subversion Version Control System". Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, July 2005

Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato. Version Control with Subversion. Sebastopol: O'Reilly Media, June 2004

DEVELOPER SKILLS:

Languages: C, Python, Perl, C++, Java

Version Control: Subversion, CVS, SourceSafe

Tools: Emacs, GDB, MS Visual Studio

Operating Systems: GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows XP/2000/9x

EDUCATION:

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (http://www.uncc.edu), Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Mathematics Minor
August 1993 - May 1997, GPA: 3.6/4.0

  • Chancellor's List: 1996, 1997
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

AFFILIATIONS:

Member, Apache Software Foundation (2010 - present)

Member, IPP Open Source Community Advisory Board (2009 - present)

Treasurer, Subversion Corporation (2006 - 2010)

HOBBIES:

Music: writing, recording, performing

Web Design/Production: HTML, CSS, CGI, JavaScript

Multimedia: Photoshop, Sonar, Vegas Video, Sound Forge

REFERENCES:

Available Upon Request.

Most recent version: http://www.red-bean.com/cmpilato/resume.html