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Claude Vedovini
Independent Software Professional
Phuket, Thailand | Information Technology and Services

I am a freelance software developer with more than 20 years of professional experience and a broad IT culture. I am passionate about my job, a recognized mentor and I help startups, non-profit organizations, governments agencies and multinational companies to build and operate web solutions ranging from simple blogs to intranet applications and highly scalable web applications.

I am location independent, work exclusively remotely and rarely meet my clients in person. I share my experience, as a developer and as a traveler on my blog at vedovini.net. Do not hesitate to contact me if you are interested in my services or my way of life.

AirBnB SuperHost (2014 - Present)
VDVN Properties Management

Join the more than 200 guests I welcomed and enjoy visiting the historical Phuket Town. Admire the architecture of the Sino-Portuguese mansions and walk down Thalang road during the week-end market. Party all night long in Patong and lazily perfect your tan on the many beautiful beaches of the West coast. Visit the Hong islands in Pang Nga bay and discover their hidden treasures in a sea canoe. Go surfing at Kata beach, snorkeling in Phiphi island and find Scaramanga in James Bond island. Feed the monkeys in Rang Hill or Koh Sirey. Explore the night markets and discover the taste of the real Thai cuisine. Go shopping at Junceylon or Central Festival. Visit the many Buddhist temples and donate for the construction of the 45m Big Buddha. Trek in Sirinart National Park and bath in Bang Pae waterfall. All of this and many other activities and attractions with the knowledge that I will always be there to provide you with the best advice, help you and support you if you need anything.

Software Consultant (2008 - Present)
Self Employed, myself only, Internet

I help startups, non-profit organizations, governments agencies and multinational companies to build and operate web solutions ranging from simple blogs to intranet applications and highly scalable web applications.

Founder and Deputy Director (2010 - 2014)
Privately Held, 2-10, Financial Services

FinActors has been created by a group of banking & finance IT experts to support European banks in the implementation of Robust IT Solutions and propose a new Business Intelligence Platform supporting Banks current challenges in compliance / risk management, and KYC.

Member (2008 - 2009)
Non Profit, 11-50, Information Technology & Services

Educating the global marketplace on the value of DITA for document creation and management

Lead Software Architect (2005 - 2008)
Odyssey Financial Technologies
Privately Held, 501-1000, Computer Software

Member of the Research & Development Department, member of the frameworks team and lead software architect for the Odyssey Design Studio, an Eclipse based, Model Driven development tool and Odyssey's Private Banking Platform, OCS, a J2EE based enterprise solution for Portfolio and Relationship Management.

As an architect I covered the following activities:
• Identification of technologies
• Recommendations for development methodologies and frameworks
• Provision of the overall design and structure of the solution
• Provision and enforcement of the quality assurance plan
• Identification of the implementation tasks for the project manager
• Estimation of project costs and benefits for the management
• Participation in the recruitment process
• Recommendations regarding developer positions
• Mentorship of developers

Senior Software Engineer (2004 - 2005)

Design and development of a Java knowledge activation platform for business intelligence using natural language as a user interface.

Team Lead, Senior Software Developer (2001 - 2004)
Odyssey Financial Technologies
Privately Held, 501-1000, Computer Software

Member of the Advisor development team, responsible for the CIMS and HEART sub-components.

Advisor is a front office client relationship management tool dedicated to private banking and including capabilities such as rich data monitoring through comprehensive multi-criteria queries and alerts, collaborative advice and contact management, encrypted client data management and investment profiling. It is a component-based, service-oriented solution, highly integrated, configurable and customizable, built upon the J2EE standard platform and a distributed data-cache and search engine.

As a senior software developer I took an active part in the development of various key components such as: security, messaging, workflow management, document repository, model-driven infrastructure and generation tool, audit, O2XML and O2R mapping, IOC container, configuration repository, management infrastructure and administration

Senior Software Engineer (2000 - 2001)

Lead of the PC application development team, responsible in the design and development of the personalized TV agenda and personalized video recording services to Internet users.

Product design and packaging, together with the marketing team, of the Singularis TV Personalization Platform for DTV operators.

Writing of technical papers analyzing and describing the possible integrations of the platform with Ad management software, TV set top boxes/CE boxes and Digital TV operators platforms.

Project Manager (1999 - 1999)
Universal Postal Union
Government Agency, 201-500, Logistics & Supply Chain

Project management and development of the web site and CD-ROM of the Direct Mail World Guide, several other Intra/Internet applications and the modeling of a new version of the Internet sites of the UPU.

Software Engineer (1995 - 1999)

Architecture design and modeling of Intranet, Extranet or Internet solutions in the scope of several projects.

Technical management of the IPS (International Postal System) project developed for the Universal Postal Union. This application, world widely distributed, enables the postal administrations of the Union to follow their exchanges of international mail.

Software Engineer (1994 - 1995)

Management of a project of Geographical Information System and management of the patrimony with AutoCAD in a client/server environment.

Specification of the development axis, writing of the schedule of charges, contacts with the sub-contractors.