Ramon Recuero

Entrepreneur - Engineer - World Traveler

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About me

Ramón is a serial entrepreneur, world traveler, and engineer with a focus on creating value through high quality products and simple, clean and functional user interfaces.

In 2010 Ramon founded Netgamix - a company to be admitted into Startup Bootcamp (TechStars network) and obtained more than 100K$ in 2 investment rounds. Successfully designed, developed and released several products. Including a game for the spanish social network, Tuenti that reached more than 100K MAU and 12K DAU.

He's also contributed to the development and launch of the first version of the Zynga Ad Platform. During his time at Zynga, Ramon contributed to the development and launch of several web games like Puzzle Charms.

Currently Ramón works at Moz, a Marketing Analytics Software and online marketing community based in Seattle.

Experience

From his own startup to a company that recently IPOed, Zynga and everywhere in the middle.

2014 - Current

Lead Engineer

Moz

2012 - 2014

Senior Game Engineer

Zynga

2010 - 2012

Founder & CEO

Netgamix.

2010 - 2011

Application Developer

onPeak

Lead Engineer

Moz

Designed and leaded the development of an Analytics/AB framework (Optimizely, Mixpanel and Ducksboard). This framework is used to track KPIs, evaluate the success of new features, perform AB tests and discuss future optimization paths. Helped the product move from negative net adds to more than 2000 positive net adds in just 6 months.

Senior Game Engineer

Zynga

Part of the team responsible for Puzzle Charms, Zynga Match-3 web game that reached 1M DAU in Facebook. Main responsible of JS layer. Besides usual responsibilities and game mechanics, implemented several important features like level editor, asset caching, FB request and open graph integration, auth, CSS and HTML.

Technologies: ActionScript, Starling, PHP,JS, jQuery, CSS3 and Node.

Awards: 3 Level Ups in 4 quarters.

Game Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sxlFx2EmTU

Founder & CEO

Netgamix.

Responsible for leading the vision and product development of the company. Successfully leaded the company to be admitted into Startup Bootcamp (TechStars Partner) incubator and obtained more than 100K$ in 2 investment rounds

Netgamix was a collaborative engine for multimedia trivia games Everybody could create custom games and share them with the world. Play, Create and Compete!

Successfully designed, developed and released several products. Including a game for the spanish social network, Tuenti (Netgamix Quizzes) that reached more than 100K MAU and 12K DAU.

Video: https://vimeo.com/29558937

Application Developer

onPeak

Technologies: Ajax/jQuery/HTML/CSS/Coldfusion/Microsoft SQL

Leaded the development of the onPeak Magnet. This cross scripting technology allows onPeak to to stick the Magnet on just about any webpage to show your block info and minimize the number of clicks it takes for users to see rates and book a room. This product lead to reservations increase of 30% during the first months of 2011.

Contributed the majority of the UI for the upcoming release of COMPASS’s redesigned external site (Arctic)

Collaborated in the development of onPeak mobile application using jQuery Mobile.

Videos

Here you can find some of my conference talks about startups, technology and exciting products.

TechChill Baltics - 2015

Growth & You

Giant Conf 2015

Permanent Beta (Coming Soon)

What is Computer Science?

(Spanish) TV Ad to promote CS

TechChill Baltics - 2015

Growth & You: Finding a real job

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Giant Conf 2015

Permanent Beta: There and Back Again (June 2015)

Coming Soon

What is Computer Science?

Advertisement broadcasted in Spain to promote Computer Science

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Education

From Madrid to Chicago, see where I spent time studying and gained early knowledge to prepare for my professional life.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Master's Degree in Information Technology

2009 - 2010 GPA 4.0

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Computer Science

2006 - 2010 Valedictorian of Computer Engineering 2010

Contact

Get in touch with me if you would like to do business together, share an idea or just say hello.

Seattle

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