Entrepreneur • Developer • Architect

ABOUT ME

Please allow myself to introduce ... myself

Residing in Las Vegas, NV - Ian is the CEO of Blue Octane Media, Inc. a business he founded in 2002 - dedicated to delivering premier online tools and services.  A bartender by trade, and a programmer by passion - makes for an always uplifting and usually quite interesting combination.

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IAN DUNCAN
Entrepreneur   •   Architect   •   Full-stack Developer

Since about 1999 when he moved to Las Vegas - Ian has been traveling, learning, investing, building (and re-building) his skills.  The constant pursuit of improvement and determination keeps him up late at night - testing, tweaking and polishing his skills.

2005 - Ian released - www.formexperts.com - to the world, and has since helped thousands of organizations and individuals process millions of online form submissions.  Today formexperts.com processes hundreds of thousands of forms every day - in a simple, secure platform that people can rapidly implement into their websites.

Since 2012 Ian has been working on his latest project - www.socialsoap.me - designed to help people manage the social spam they receive.  SocialSoap.me continually scans and cleans your social media profiles of spam, scams and unwanted comments.

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I AM GOOD AT

88
SysAdmin

Full-stack development...

90
PHP/MySQL

Expert Level...

82
Webservices

Connecting and Integrating...

89
Architecture

Solutions and implementation...

75
Javascript/jQuery

UX Specialist...

94
Talking Like a Pirate

Yarrrrgh!...

MY RESUME

A little more about me ...

Full-stack developer, hands-on systems engineer and back-office architect with extensive experience in data management, platform consolidation and business integration efforts.

work experience

my professional background

2012
April
2010
Dallas, TX
Manager, Systems Engineering – Airband Communications

Developed and maintain provisioning and reporting tools on company intranets. Consolidated multiple DNS architectures, billing systems, NMS tools, IP management databases, SMTP platforms. Designed rack and installed server deployment in local datacenter. Architect of a distributed MRTG/RRDTool polling and reporting platform (100k+ Datasources). NMS and backoffice server planning, installation and administration. Organized a scalable and efficient naming strategy for a network of 7,000 devices across 15 markets....

April
2010
October
2008
Las Vegas, NV
Sr LAMP Developer, Sparkplug Communications

Developer of visual reporting tools - MRTG Graphs/Google Maps. Troubleshoot legacy code, optimize and integrate with new systems and platforms. Monitoring and remote administration of fixed wireless broadband networks in multiple markets (wireless radios, switches, routers, servers). Assisted with billing consolidation and integration project. Administer the NMS and backoffice server platforms....

2015
January
2002
Las Vegas, NV
Entrepreneur, Blue Octane Media

Develop and support in-house projects (formexperts.com, formdevil.com, socialsoap.me). Manage large MySQL databases of customer data and integrate into custom reporting tools. Create online ad-tracking, split-testing and conversion reporting tool. Freelance and outsource online programming projects. R&D, Sales, Support, Marketing, Accounting, Management & Head Janitor....

February
2006
June
2002
Las Vegas, NV
Webmaster, Vanguard Integrity Professionals

Designed and programmed corporate website and intranet. Created custom event registration and attendee management system. Facilitated sales process with PowerPoint presentations and on-site client visits. Live product demonstrations at customer sites and international trade shows. Developed corporate brand (Logo, Stationery, Website, Product Handouts, Uniforms, etc.). Coordinated with many vendors to produce promotional materials for the owner’s off-road rally team....

June
2002
June
2000
Las Vegas, NV
Webmaster, Nevada Corporate Headqarters

Designed and programmed corporate sales sites. Managed $10k/month PPC budget. Responsible for dramatic increase in online traffic, leads and sales....

CONTACT ME

GET IN TOUCH

5748 Sunken River Trail
Las Vegas, NV 89118

+1 702 845 7125

email@ianduncan.net