Christopher R. Maden

707 E. Oregon St.
Urbana, IL 61801
+1.415.845.8202

http://www.linkedin.com/in/crismxml
https://www.freebase.com/view/en/chris_maden

A more complete version of this résumé is available at http://crism.maden.org/resume-long.html.

Data analyst and software developer, detail-oriented and with excellent communication skills; fascinated by human interaction with data in all its manifestations, with particular focus on and experience in electronic and print publishing, data conversion, business-to-business integration, and big data.

Skills

Programming languages:
Python, Ruby (including Rails), Perl, PHP, JavaScript; also some C, C++, and Java
Structured information standards and tools:
XML, XSLT, XPath, XML Schema, RELAX NG, XQuery, XLink, XPointer, DOM, SQL, MQL and Freebase.com API
Publishing standards and tools:
XML, HTML, XHTML, SGML, XSL, Open Publication Structure (epub, OPS, OEB), DSSSL, TeX and LaTeX, MathML
Other:
Long experience in electronic and print publishing, document processing and conversion. Strong ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and accurately. Strong knowledge of information ergonomics and publishing æsthetics.

Experience

Programmer and guest lecturer, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois

Champaign, IL
2013–

CTO, OffTheGrid Group, Inc.

Home-based, various locations
2011–2014

Managed technology development for start-up seeking to organize the informal economy with OhYouHero.com

XML Consultant

Home-based, various locations
2000–2005; 2011– as Principal, crism consulting
2001–2002 as co-owner, HMM Consulting International, Inc., Fremont, CA

Content Architect, LexisNexis

Home-based in Portsmouth, NH
2009–2010 as Consulting Content Engineer
2010–2011 as Content Architect

Data Architect, Metaweb Technologies, Inc.

San Francisco, CA, and home-based in Portsmouth, NH
2005–2009

XML Team Lead, Lexica LLC

San Francisco, CA
2000 as Senior XML Analyst
2000–2001 as XML Team Lead

Analyzed, developed, and maintained technology for automation of insurance and other business transactions, using XML, HTML, JavaScript, XSLT, and ColdFusion

Solutions Architect, Yomu

San Francisco, CA
1999–2000

Senior Tools Specialist, O’Reilly & Associates, Inc.

Cambridge, MA
1997–1999

Technical Support Product Expert, Electronic Book Technologies, Inc.

Providence, RI
1994–1996 as Applications Consultant, EBT
1996–1997 as Technical Support Product Expert, Inso Corporation
1997 as SIT Technical Support Representative, Inso Corporation

Education

Brown University; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Salient coursework provided detailed knowledge of computer hardware operation; assembly, C, and Pascal programming languages; practical use of document preparation systems, including Microsoft Word and LaTeX; Russian and Japanese cultural studies; and independent study program development

Coursera

Intensively filling holes in formal computer science education, including algorithms, human-computer interaction, and machine learning.

Miscellaneous

Publications, Talks, Standards, and Patents

Please see the long version of this résumé for a full list.