Michael Smale is an experienced software developer with over ten years commercial development experience.
He currently works as a ASP.NET Web Developer for a premier software exporter on the North Shore of Auckland Harbour in New Zealand.
Prior to taking a full-time role in Auckland, individuals and companies utilized Michael's expertise to optimize, integrate & future-proof their software.
Often working with existing systems, Michael assisted his clients to leverage enterprise applications to grow their business, increase revenue & lower costs.
Michael has experienced working for some of the world's largest IT corporates, such as Fujitsu where he was trained by SAP in ABAP and Financials.
For two years he was responsible for an e-commerce website regularly generating revenue over $2M per month and serving over 20,000 unique visitors weekly.
Michael has also contracted as a consultant for a multi-national non-profit and many local small businesses.
He is a double graduate of Massey University's Information Systems & Business schools, and is committed to continuous professional development.
He is an avid learner and regularly attends MeetUps and industry-relevant conferences. In 2009 he contributed a popular plug-in to the open-source community.
Michael is currently working on commercial developments in web, and is prototyping projects in the cloud and on mobile.