Edem Kumodzi

Software Engineer / I.T. Consultant / Tech Entrepreneur / Blogger

Edem's bio

Software Solutions development professional with a successful track record in web & mobile applications development, integration and service delivery.

Extensive experience in globally distributed software development, solution design and implementation of complex technical projects & programs.

Product Management, Project Management and experience in every phase of Product Development.

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

01 / 2016 Current

The Cobalt Partners

Lead Consultant

10 / 2013 12 / 2015

ThoughtWorks

Consultant

08 / 2011 09 / 2013

Ringier

Lead, Software Engineering & Products

05 / 2010 09 / 2011

ELOGIX

Product Developer

01 / 2010 05 / 2010

Innovare Learning Center

Systems Administrator

05 / 2009 08 / 2009

NSIA TECHNOLOGIES

Assistant Systems Administrator

06 / 2008 08 / 2008

Global Excel International

Project Coordinator

01 / 2016 Current

The Cobalt Partners

Lead Consultant

The Cobalt Partners is a business consulting firm focused on solving the tough business challenges using design thinking, the most modern learnings in management techniques, problem solving skills and productivity tools.

10 / 2013 12 / 2015

ThoughtWorks

Consultant

Assisted in organizing the first #ComeHome event in Accra, Ghana.
Represented ThoughtWorks at various networking and tech events such as
Barcamp and Startup Weekend to raise awareness and identify potential recruits
for the Ghana Office.
Organised a ThoughtWorks Team to compete in a UNICEF Hackathon in Accra,
Ghana.
Prepared and presented a tutorial on Getting Started with Python Django at the
gDays 2014 organised by Google Ghana.
Represented ThoughtWorks at the Ashesi Career Fair and helped identify potential recruits for the Accra office.
Prepared and presented an overview on The challenges of E-commerce in
Ghana at Ashesi University.

International Assignment at ThoughtWorks Ecuador & USA. Working on various systems for a client in the financial services sector.

08 / 2011 09 / 2013

Ringier

Lead, Software Engineering & Products

Lead a team of software engineers responsible for the development, maintenance and revamp of various web platforms (Jobs.com.gh, Tisu.com.gh, Jaasu.com.gh, AllSports.com.gh).
Worked directly with Telecom Providers on SMS Integration into our existing platforms.
Partnered with Payment Gateway Providers in Ghana to enable Credit/Debit Cards payments on our exiting platforms.
Worked with the Ringiers Technical Teams in Kenya & Nigeria on platforms we are developing in common and share knowledge & resources.
Trained Software Engineering Interns by giving them hands-on experience on real-world projects and providing them with software engineering best practices.
Managed a team of 4 marketing executives responsible for generating leads.
Assisted in recruitment of technical and marketing staff.
Built the companys official Website (www.ringier.com.gh).

05 / 2010 09 / 2011

ELOGIX

Product Developer

Prepared proposals for various websites and software development projects.
Assisted in building a custom content management system that was used to
power various web projects.
Assisted in building custom software solutions for clients in various sectors such
as education, finance, governmental, legal and retail sales.
Built the companys official website (www.elogixgh.com)

01 / 2010 05 / 2010

Innovare Learning Center

Systems Administrator

Analysed office network needs and built network infrastructure.
Administered office network, Maintained hardware and networking equipment.
Periodically evaluated entire infrastructure and proposed upgrade plans.

05 / 2009 08 / 2009

NSIA TECHNOLOGIES

Assistant Systems Administrator

Assisted System Administrators in monitoring, managing and maintaining various production servers.

06 / 2008 08 / 2008

Global Excel International

Project Coordinator

Education

See where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

2013 2015

York St. John University

MA, Innovation & Change Management

2006 2010

University of Ghana

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Product Development

Software Engineering

Program Management

Solution Architecture

Agile Project Management

Project Management

Agile Methodologies

Product Management

Web Development

Contact

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