About Steve

Steve Whitney is an independent software developer, with experience developing apps in Android, iOS, Unity 3D game engine. He writes in Java, Objective-C and C-Sharp (C#) among other languages.

His current focus is smart, fun educational apps for elementary school kids.

Education
B.S in electrical engineering, Stanford University
Member of Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society
M.S in computer science, UCLA.
M.Div., San Francisco Theological Seminary.

Technical Experience
Steve has worked as a software developer at Silicon Valley companies such as Silicon Graphics (aka SGI) and Actuate.
He has also been a software development manager of teams up to 12.
Steve is a co-inventor of United States Patent 6516372 Issued February 4, 2003 Partitioning a distributed shared memory multiprocessor computer to facilitate selective hardware maintenance
He wrote an article about his work on the system software for the SGI Origin 2000 distributed shared memory multiprocessor computer in “The SGI Origin software environment and application performance,” COMPCON 1997 proceedings

There’s much more detail on this on his LinkedIn page at www.linkedin.com/in/sawhitney

Other Experience
He also has a number of years of experience managing a church staff and coordinating projects being done by volunteers.

Personal Information

Steve speaks Spanish (just don’t go too fast!) and loves singing and piano.
He’s happily married to Eleanor Mendoza Whitney and has three great kids.
He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA) with 9+ years of experience as a pastor, but that’s not currently his vocation. (You can find his “Undercover Pastor” blog at www.UndercoverPastor.com)

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