Ernest W. Semerda

I tell machines what to do. Aussie Software Engineer in Silicon Valley. I regularly blog here on Silicon Valley, technology & travel.

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The Journey

2012 Co-Founder/CTO of Medlert; Medical Emergency Response System for You and Your Family.

2012 Launched GSDfaster mobile app - GTD & Pomodoro under the 1 roof.

2011 Sold Couponstar Ltd to Coupons.com.

2009 Moved to Silicon Valley! Launched theroadtosiliconvalley.com blog to help other budding entrepreneurs with their journey to Silicon Valley.

2004-11 CTO of Couponstar Ltd. Founding team. From an idea to an International company based out of London, USA & Sydney.

Pre 2004 Mingled & built startups in the financial, analytics & music space. Engineering roles at AMP Ltd, Australia's largest retail and corporate superannuation provider with more than A$124 billion in assets under management.

Skills & Experience

Higher level Mobile & Web Architectures, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) Design & Development, Infrastructure/Cloud - AWS, Softlayer, VMWare, Scaling, GSD - Getting Stuff Done... Faster!

Lower level Python, JavaScript (JS), Objective-C (iPhone), Django (Framework), Twisted (Async/RPC), C#/.NET, and PHP *cough*

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Mobile apps I built

iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - Medlert 24/7 Care app   iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - Medlert medical emergency response app   iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - GSDfaster GTD & lists productivity app   iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - DJ Dave Manna celebrity app   iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - GTDfaster free app   iPhone app developed by Ernest W. Semerda - The Road To Silicon Valley #TRTSV

My Blog

Few highlight posts below. Click through to read more.

Moving to Silicon Valley

Stuff to do in Silicon Valley

Engineering

Productivity Goodness