Madhav Neil
Software Development Team Lead

Work Experience

Apex Software
San Francisco, CA
Mobile App Development Lead
Hours per week: 40.0
/ 2015 - Current

  • Played a supporting role in the implementation of a new ERP by acting as a subject matter expert on various areas of responsibility
  • Improved product quality by significantly reducing the defect backlog from hundreds to less than 20 visible defects at product launch.
  • Introduced process changes to maintain quality as the team increased in size and expanded to multiple locations.
  • Identified architectural improvements resulting in increased developer efficiency, product reliability, and responsiveness to new feature requests.
  • Continuously adjusted priorities and addressed issues to improve efficiency. Achieved committed product content and quality goals on time after staff reductions and increases in content.
  • Mentored up to 7 team members helping each set and reach promotion objectives that aligned with broader team goals and direction.
  • Addressed issues that sprang from expertise being concentrated in one or two individuals by establishing new task practicies and expectations that ensured knowledge was shared amongst team members
  • Wrote and maintained job descriptions to support hiring activities for existing positions as well as newly established positions
  • Paticipated in employment candidate interviews and drove the hiring of 3 key team members who went on to lead other teams within the organization.
  • Established training budget and coordinated training attendence to ensure team members kept knowledge current
General Machines
San Francisco, CA
Project Development Team Manager
Hours per week: 40.0
/ 2009 - / 2015

  • Scrum Master for Pro Tools 10 & Media Composer 6 interoperability team. Doubled velocity, closed all blocking bugs & completed release qualification functional & performance grid testing. Completed all requirements on time.
  • Accelerated schedule by nine months. Increased annual revenue by ~$1.5M.
  • Identified customer demand for real-time effects capability for product and went on to architect and manage build of the required functionality which was introduced in version 4. This functionality was correlated with a 10% increase in sales and a 12% increase in license renewals.
  • Initiated & led Scrum-of-Scrums, developer training & risk management. Proposed & initiated the use of Gantt charts in response to executive feedback that project statuses were difficult to translate into expected timelines.
  • Identified several gaps in bug work-off processes. Updated beta test, bug review & regression test processes.
Union Bank of North America
San Francisco, CA
Internal Application Developer
Hours per week: 40.0
/ 2005 - / 2009

  • Built a report publication program that provided clients with direct access to the latest versions of common reports.
  • Designed and developed a hardware tracking system interface to facilitate a fast and easy upgrade to Windows Server for a client application
  • Designed, developed and installed a Graphical User Interface for the maintenance of a database that facilitates cross-organization project management.
  • Supported the build and testing of an issue and risk management system
  • Partcipated in build of upgraded secure client-server messaging capability
  • Performed database administration (back ups, upgrades, etc.)


University of Notre Dame
Bachelor of Science
Hours per week: 40.0
/ 2000 - / 2004

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Minor: Math
  • Minor: Economics