About

I'm Matthew Congrove. Developer and designer, web and mobile.

Over the years I've worked at fantastic companies and on awesome projects with great people. Along the way I've built a small collection of interesting side projects.

Currently helping companies gain insights into their software at Pinpoint.

Work Experience

Pinpoint

2017 – Now

Senior Developer

Working in multiple roles for this new startup, but primarily focused on front-end development and design.

Axway

2016 – 2017

Principal Software Engineer

Became a Principal Software Engineer for the R&D team through Axway’s acquisition of Appcelerator. Designed and developed demos, code samples, and performed client advisory work for iOS and Android applications.

Appcelerator

2011 – 2016

Solutions Architect

Developed iOS and Android applications. Served as a Senior Mobile Consultant on the Professional Services team, then shifted to Solutions Architect on the Customer Advisory team. Developed, designed and architected mobile applications for EMC, Denso, First Utility, NBC Universal, Deloitte, Gamestop and more. Designed and developed the company's online video training portal.

Brightcove

2008 – 2011

Senior Services Engineer

Worked on the Professional Services team as a Senior Services Engineer, focusing on front-end development with some mobile web. Projects included Advance Publications, BBC America, Consumer Reports, Entertainment Weekly, Humane Society, MTV, NY Times, Oracle, Playboy, Philips, Reebok, Smithsonian, Universal Music, US Department of State, Virgin Media and Weather Channel. Created an open source initiative within the company and developed numerous popular SDKs for the company platform.

Svpply

2009

Lead Developer

Served as the Lead Developer for the original team that developed this social shopping website, which was acquired by eBay in 2012. Primarily focused on website and bookmarklet development.

Unbound Commerce

2008

Lead Software Engineer

Co-founded this mobile retail platform as the Lead Software Engineer, also creating the initial company branding. Developed mobile retail experiences for MooseJaw and the New England Patriots.

go2 Media

2007 – 2008

Lead Software Engineer

Worked on the Professional Services team as the Lead Software Engineer. Developed a quick-development system for mobile websites based on the Joomla CMS, which was used to launch products for CBS News and CBS Sports.
Volunteerism

Civil Air Patrol

US Air Force Auxiliary

2006 – Now

Serving with this volunteer organization of the US Air Force total force covering disaster relief, search and rescue, and homeland security. Commanded a squadron of over 60 personnel with an assigned aircraft, and held multiple duty assignments as a Public Affairs Officer and Information Technology Officer in Florida and Texas Wings. Find out more →
Tech Awards

X-Prize Big Ocean Challenge

Semi-Finalist (Ongoing)

2017

Palm Beach Tech Hackathon

Winner

2016

Pebble + XDA Developer Challenge

Finalist

2014

NASA Int'l Space Apps Challenge

Honorable Mention

2013

Pebble UI Design Contest

Winner

2013

Boston.com Hack Day Challenge

Third Place

2011

Other Awards

Public Affairs Officer of the Year

Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol

2016

Balsem Award for Public Affairs

Civil Air Patrol

2016

Award of Excellence for Public Affairs

Civil Air Patrol

2016

Public Affairs Officer of the Year

Texas Wing, Civil Air Patrol

2015

Balsem Award for Public Affairs

Civil Air Patrol

2015

Award of Excellence for Public Affairs

Civil Air Patrol

2015

Public Affairs Officer of the Year

Group 4, Florida Wing, Civil Air Patrol

2007

Public Affairs Officer of the Year

Florida Wing, Civil Air Patrol

2006

Select Side Projects

Navisea

Fish Rules

River Center

Inbound

Pebble UI

GameSetMatch

BiteBook

Now

SAR Assist Suite

Forekast

SAR Assist

Chariti

Sensli

NASA Clock