About Me

Monday, November 14th 2022

Hello, my name is Kyo Suayan. Thank you for visiting node.suayan.com.

I have been developing websites since 1995.

I am currently working on some interesting problems as Principal Software Engineer at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, California doing a combination of Front End and Back End development work on Adobe Experience Manager, a Content Management System based on the Java Content Repository standard.

I've been fortunate to have the the opportunity to work on Electronic Art's SimCity relaunch in 2013 under the revived Maxis Studio. I worked on Front End UI using Google's ClosureJS library.

At the time, it was a pretty novel idea to build in-game user interfaces with HTML5, CSS, with JavaScript but some briliant folks in our team built one cool production tool on top of EA Webkit (see video below).

Prior to that our team was also a part of the Sims 4 Development Team that worked on the J2EE Back End portion with Spring MVC.

In another past life, I was a VP of Applications Programming at Bank of America in the eCommerce Technology Group where we grew site from 5 million to 21 million users.

At my time there we have gone through several merger transitions. Among them Merril-Lynch, MBNA, Countrywide Financial, along with several regional banks such as FleetBoston and LaSalle Bank.

I got to work on the early WAP/WML based version of the site for early mobile devices. I also got to hone my J2EE development skills with Apache Struts and the Spring MVC Framework after we migrated from our multi-data center installation of ColdFusion.

During this time, I am particularly proud of the work we've done on the Higher Standards branding launch, and the Search Engine Upgrade which lead to a US patent being granted in 2012 (USPTO 8,271,509).

Overall it has been a fun ride so far. I like to constantly seek opportunities to work in areas where I can fuse together creative work with some problem solving. It is truly an exciting time to be in Software Engineering.

Download my Web Developer Resume in PDF format.


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