Renato Jose Mascardo

217 Graciosa Court San Ramon, CA 94582 (M) 415-595-4366 Renato@mascardo.com http://renato.mascardo.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/rmascardo

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Director of Engineering with proven success inspiring engineering team teams to high levels of quality, productivity and innovation. Highlights include: Leadership: • Seasoned start-up experience from idea phase to maturity

Helped build and manage two successful engineering teams within HP Software (formerly Mercury Interactive) with local and offshore resources. Both products market leaders in Gartner Magic Quadrant. The HP Software PPM Platform team was built from the ground up.

Technology: In-depth technical knowledge and experience building large enterprise software products from conception to production. Experience working with enterprise system frameworks, architectures and tools with a focus on large distributed systems and performance tuning and management. Execution: International multi-site engineering management experience across the full product life cycle, including a broad understanding of effective software engineering methodologies and best practices; management of multiple simultaneous products and fostering business development and industry partnerships. Reputation of executing projects on-time and on-budget. Innovation: • Developed and Released anti-spam solution with a proven unprecedented 99.997% accuracy • Developed and Released Mercury’s first developer focused profiler • Developed market leading multi-lingual support solution that support language multi-tenancy and extensive language translation

Founded the pervasive computer consulting practice at Scient in 1999 while wireless technologies were still in its infancy

EXPERIENCE: Abaca Technology – Director of Engineering and Operations (San Jose, CA 2007 – present) • Recruited by seasoned silicon valley entrepreneur Steve Kirsch and reported directly to CEO • Grew the customer base from supporting 10,000 to over 4 million production mail boxes • Started from two resources to being responsible for more than 50% of the overall company capacity within constrained start-up environment o Stabilized and rebuilt engineering team from scratch after previous leadership meltdown o Managed highly regarded 24/7 support organization o Built 24/7 operations organization and processes managing production IT and customer facing infrastructure • Owned roadmap and development of virtual appliance and hardware appliance product lines • Managed roadmap and development of the next generation product • Oversaw the official VMware certification of the virtual appliance product Hewlett-Packard (formerly Mercury Interactive) – Senior Engineering Manager Project and Portfolio Management Product (Cupertino, CA 2006 – 2007)

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Relocated From Seattle by R&D VP to resolve major product and team issues Built the team from scratch to manage the software platform and operations (20 - 25 team members) Responsible for building a development team in Shanghai, China (5 – 8 Team Members) Worked with Product Management and Customers to define Strategy of PPM Platform Responsible for international product roll out (Support for 8+ languages and language multi-tenancy) growing the international market from 5% to 40% Responsible for cross product initiatives such as business intelligence solution, unified platform and integration infrastructure Helped manage organization through Hewlett-Packard acquisition (formerly Mercury Interactive) and was first product released after acquisition Helped to continue Gartner “Magic Quadrant” market leadership

Highly involved in HP Environmental initiatives including contributing to HP’s involvement on the Green Grid consortium Diagnostics Product (Kirkland, WA 2003 – 2006)

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Managed all day-to-day operations with the Diagnostics product (15 – 20 team members) Doubled the capacity of the organization during my time with local and offshore resources Transitioned from managing 3 resources as the Java Probe team lead to managing the entire development organization Initiated and managed release of the Mercury Profiler – Mercury’s 1st development focused tool End-to-end responsibility for 8 releases (3 Major) including complete re-write of enterprise grade server Managed re-architecture of Java Probe, .Net Probe, Diagnostics Server, user interface and persistence mechanism Managed integrations across Business Availability Center, Load Runner and Performance Center Successfully initiated and implemented the Scrum methodology across the product Initiated and managed Mercury relationship with the Java Community Process

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Borland Software Corporation – Software Architect (San Francisco, CA 2001 – 2003) • Represented Borland Professional Services on consulting engagements providing the following services: o Design and development of custom solutions and for enterprise customers o Architectural reviews and assessments o Mentoring on J2EE Application Design and Development o Mentoring on Java performance • Worked closely with the client, product R&D team, and support team to engineer custom solutions • Principal Trainer for OO, Java, J2EE, Java Performance and UML topics Scient -- Technology Innovation Center Leader (San Francisco, CA 1999 – 2001) Project: e-Business EAI Software Platform • Founding member of product-based company spinout • Assisted in architectural design of e-Business EAI platform product and assessed commoditization opportunity • Designed and lead technical assessment of wireless middleware component • Designed and lead technical assessment of CRM component • Assisted in design and technical assessment of single sign on/security component Project: Pervasive Computing Subject Matter Expert • Co-founding member of pervasive computing division. Founded to promote awareness, technical ability and strategic thinking on how to conceive and implement innovative pervasive computing solutions for clients • Prototyped, designed, and developed pervasive computing technology • Designed and developed global pervasive computing training initiative • Lead the effort to assess and develop Scient roles to incorporate pervasive computing competencies • Assisted in North American pervasive computing recruiting efforts. Project: Scient MobileZone Intranet Prototype & Production Releases • Conceived, designed and developed the initial prototype for the Scient MobileZone Intranet for the wireless Palm Pilot • Managed 10 member team under tight deadline constraints to meet a third quarterly meeting deadline • Conducted extensive research into the security surrounding wireless transactions • Served as the Developer Lead for the Scient MobileZone production release on the wireless Palm Pilot • Served as technical resource for the Scient MobileZone production release on the wireless WAP and iMode phones Project: Powerspring.com • Designed and developed the Energy Manager Module and a portion of the AMR (Automated Meter Reader) Management Module • Researched wireless potential for the AMR (Automated Meter Readers) • Assisted in development team management and the coordination of their work with the objectives of the project manager Project: Sephora.com • Maintained and enhanced the existing customer service representative module • Designed and built the customer service representative gift certificate module and content management system module Captech Ventures, Inc -- Software Engineer (Richmond, VA 1998 – 1999) Lockheed Martin IMS GIS -- Software Engineer (Tarrytown, NY) EDUCATION:

UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Richmond, VA., Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science with Minor in Business Administration.