Curriculum Vitae - Ben Wann


Ben Wann
St.Louis, MO

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Duke Manufacturing St.Louis, US (Hybrid Remote)

Director, Software Development 2019-Present

Promoted to Director, Software Development in a newly formed center of excellence for Product R&D, Enterprise IT Software, and DevOps. Drove adoption of OKRs with individual contributors and managers. Strong focus on building a great engineering culture and continuous coaching.

Manager, Software R&D 2017-2019

Promoted to Manager and continued to drive new product development of teams located in US and Philippines. Focus on innovation with team members, capturing new product development opportunities, and knitting together a global team of software engineers.

System Architect 2014-2017

Chief designer and technical lead for Duke’s IoT platform for use in commercial kitchens. Designs elements: erlang/c/c++ embedded firmware, mutliple Point of Sale protocol integrations, custom TCP real time protocol, IoT protocol (mqtt pub/sub), and cloud SaaS platform (php/python).

2600hz, San Francisco, US (Fully Remote)

Distributed Software Engineer 2013-2014

Jumped at opportunity to join a company and work directly on an open source software product called Kazoo.

jWeb New Media St. Louis, US (On-Site)

Senior Web Engineer 2006-2013

Consultative software development for wide range of businesses ranging from small-midsize ecommerce applications, to large enterprise application development.


Principia College

B.S Computer Science 2000-2004


US20170065117A1: Food processing management system
US20200349795A1: Food preparation apparatus having a virtual data bus
US20210369049A1: Appliance component fault detection
US20220095836A1: Food holding apparatus
US11729015B2: Network system having a network appliance
US20230263339A1: Networked food preparation apparatus
Note: Above patents include awarded, pending, and abandoned states

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