Dan Post

Engineering Director & Technologist

San Francisco, CA

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About

I've built innovative products in several areas: solid state drives, mobile phones, payments, wearables, and security; in enterprise and consumer markets, for startups and for large companies. I am an engineer, manager, inventor, and startup junkie.

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Firmware
Embedded Software
Engineering Management
Mobile Applications
Security Engineering
Leadership
Startups
Payments
Wearables
Consumer Electronics
SaaS
SSD
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Work experience
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Oct 2019 - Present

Okta, Inc.

Director, Engineering

I'm responsible for the iOS & Android engineering teams building Okta FastPass, Okta Verify, and Okta Mobile.

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Feb 2018 - Oct 2019

Motiv Inc

Senior Director Of Engineering

Led the software team in executing v1.5 product with significant monthly feature launches. Sold out on QVC. Took on additional responsibility of managing product management & design. Defined product direction & strategy for v2 consumer ring, and v1 authentication ring with fully certified FIDO2 functionality, leading to company's acquisition by Proxy.

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Feb 2016 - Feb 2018

Motiv Inc

Director Of Engineering

Built & led the software engineering team in creating a v1 smart ring product. Scope included firmware, iOS & Android apps, app backend/frontend, e-commerce properties, and software QA. Reported directly to Motiv's CEOs.

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Jul 2014 - Feb 2016

Square

Software Architect, Online Data Storage / Production Engineering

Scaled, automated, secured, and protected Square's MySQL data systems. "If you have two, you have one. If you have one, you have none."

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Jul 2012 - Jul 2014

Square

Engineering Manager / Software Architect, Embedded Software

I built Square's firmware team and first in-house magstripe and EMV readers, when EMV wasn't a thing in the US. Products: Square Reader (with custom silicon), Square Stand, Square Chip Reader

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Jan 2009 - Jun 2012

Apple

Staff Software Engineer

I made your iOS devices faster, cheaper, and smaller and bigger at the same time through improved storage architecture.

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May 2003 - Jan 2009

Intel Corporation

Senior Firmware Engineer / Architect, Team Lead

Lead product firmware engineer & architect for the first gen Intel SSDs - X25-M. Breakthrough performance led to rave reviews by Anandtech, Linus Torvalds, and other industry luminaries.

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Apr 2002 - Dec 2002

Ah-ha.com

Systems Engineering Intern

Developed web crawler, indexer, and search software in Python; deployed and managed production FreeBSD systems.

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Jun 2000 - Aug 2000

Pandesic

Systems Engineering Intern

Created Linux deployment for Java-based e-commerce engine built around SAP. Learned a ton about production systems, Linux, Solaris, Java, and more!

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