Wm P. Kamp's Resume
12904 Hamlet Avenue
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Resume online at http://www.wmpkamp.com/resume.html
centered DataDoctor with excellent people skills
looking for technically challenging projects that are in trouble. A
mathematician that is experienced in C, C++, C#, SQL, Java Script, PERL, OO PHP,
PYTHON, LAMP, ASP.Net, Broadvision, Cold Fusion. I apply data design and
programming skills to various projects listed below. Founder
of five different companies. Currently an independent
consultant. Well versed in solving data integration problems and with
- Installed new Receiving
Software for Target Corp, Minneapolis.
- Continuing writing
custom software for the University of Minnesota.
- Install software at 3
more Mayo Clinic campuses.
- Completed the Mayo
Clinic Rochester installation.(Will do 5 more
campuses over† the next 2 years.)† We wrote custom software to integrate
their Warehouse Management, Lawson Software, and Accounting Software using
IBM MQ and CSharp LINQ code. This project went
from January through October.
- Continuing writing
custom software for the University of Minnesota.
- Modified systems at
University of Minnesota, Target, and Boston Scientific.
- Completed the
University of Minnesota installation. We wrote custom software to
integrate their People Soft Accounting system with our Package Receiving
- Modified systems at
Cargill, Target, and Boston Scientific.
- Mailerís Equipment
Incorporated, writing custom software and maintaining install packages,
using Perl, SqlServer, VBA, and sometimes C++.
This is very seasonal work, and is active at the start of the year. This
year we installed Augsburg College and started The University of Minnesota.
It involves custom DB programming, and writing web services accessing
- Land OíLakes using
ORACLE, JYTHON, AJAX, and DJANGO to make an interactive website that
compiles and installs the software and databases needed to build websites.
- C++ Developer/Analyst:
Kroll/On Track: Computer Forensics at Kroll/OnTrack:
Reverse engineered several formats of backup tapes and files to extract
data in the companyís flagship product, PowerControls.
This was a C++ project. Worked with the team based in London to clear the
bug backlog. This is a callback contract, to fix new bugs. See 2010 for
- PHP/Python Developer,
- C# Developer/Project
Lead: DataTrak Digital Shipper Developer.
- Python/QT developer:: Marine and Earth Sciences Pty Ltd: Seismic Velocity
analysis modeling package. Using Python.
- Python/Ajax Developer: ProfitSee: AJAX/JQuery
Graphics for ProfitSee.com. Built a prototype product for use by CPAís to
monitor their clients cash flow using the Intuit QuickBooks Cloud.
A very head first get it done, show it to the customer project.†
- VB/ASP/PERL Developer:
Maintenance on custom systems at Target, Health Partners, Boston
Scientific, and Medtronic.
- C++ Developer/Analyst: Kroll/On
Track: Computer Forensics at Kroll/OnTrack: Reverse engineered several
formats of backup tapes and files to extract data in the companyís
flagship product, PowerControls. This was a C++ project. Worked with the
team based in London to clear the bug backlog. It was a 4 person team, and
I closed 8 of the teamís 18 bugs. Required working with diverse formats
and diagnosing issues without documentation.
- Training: Preparing to
take the MCSE exam in ASP.Net 3.5.
- ASP/VB/PERL Developer: Maintaining
software for current customers: Target, Cargill, Boston Scientific, Wells
Fargo, Medtronic, Health Partners, usually using ASP.Net.
- PERL Developer: US
Federal Court: Updated the US Court Courtroom Scheduling Web Site, using
Informix and PERL.
- Perl Developer: Target:
Wrote and installed Perl Based Reporting System at Target.
- PHP Developer: Gold
Tree OnLine: Set up a Web based Shipping system for a The Gold Tree On Line. Used PHP and SOAP and Zend.
- VB Developer: Medtronic
and Boston Scientific: Upgraded my data based receiving system at Boston
Scientific and Medtronic.
- PERL Developer: US
Federal Court: Added features to a US Federal Court Perl based Scheduling
Developer: Target, Medtronic, etc: PHP/Lamp and IIS/VB websites that
integrate with inventory and accounting systems at Research Institutions
and at several Fortune 500 companies: Target, Medtronic, Boston
Scientific, and Health Partners. Using Perl, PHP, XML services and Zend.
Developer/Analyst: GeoTrace: Designing and building a Seismic Velocity
Data Analysis system for GeoTrace, a major petroleum service company.
Technology used is C++ and Qt using Linux. Completed, 9/30/08.
- PERL/VB Developer: Continuing
the 2005-2006 projects on a part-time basis.
- PERL/VB Developer: Archway:
Shipping and Package Tracking Software Installation, customization, and
support using Perl, ActiveX, SqlServer, Visual Basic, etc. at Cargill and
at Archway Logistics. Integrated these systems with local accounting and
inventory databases.† Using ASP, †SOAP, REST,
and other XML services.
- C++/PHP/PYTHON Developer:
NSF Research Project on Corewall at the University of
Minnesota. Used PHP, Perl, Web Services, SOAP and Zend for data uploading
- C++ Developer: NSF
Research Project: Global Warming and Biological Buffering Capacity of
Terrestrial Ecosystems: a Model Study From a Large Peat Basin at the
University of Minnesota.
- C++/PHP/PYTHON/MYSQL Developer
Researcher: Continued NSF Knowledge Studies using a DB (MySql) backed
student testing, data gathering system for the Institute for Magnetic
Research at the University of Minnesota. Used PHP, XML, and web services.
- C++/QT/Python Developer:
Joint Oceanographic Institute contract for displaying well logs and
stratigraphy interactively on workstations and PC's for Columbia
University, University of Illinois, Chicago, and the University of
Minnesota. Using SOAP, REST, and other XML services.
- PERL/VB: Cargill: Db
based (SqlServer) shipping system for package tracking using third-party
vendor software for Cargill. This uses web services to various commercial
- C++ Developer: Geophysical
Research: Writing a suite of Seismic Processing Mathematical Algorithms
for use in an interactive seismic viewing system for Geophysical Research.
- LAMP Developer: Writing
a suite of data gathering tools using a MySql backed web portal. This
DB/Portal is being used by several federal agencies.
in projects: XML, Edi, Perl, SqlServer, MySql, Oracle, Db2, Apache, PHP, C++,
- LAMP/PHP Developer: NSF:
Developed an Oracle based data base of scientific data that includes
binary large objects with a dynamic web portal through the University of
Minnesota and the National Science Foundation. This uses open source tools
for building and maintaining the portal.
- C++ Developer: NASA: Completed
research on Space Plasma Physics for Goddard Space Center, NASA, and the
European Space Agency. See http://spdext.estec.esa.nl/content/doc/bb/1979_.htm for details.
- PERL Developer: An
E-Commerce application that parses EDI data from the major shipper, stores
the data in a DB, and audits the data for accuracy of billing. Handles
20,000 packages per month. Includes reporting via paper and a web portal. Used
VB and ASP
- C++ Developer: NSF: Conducted
NSF research on sediment imaging analysis at the St.
Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, see http://www.iagp.net/safl for details. This work involves the use of
seismic and image processing techniques.
- Consultant: INTEL: Consultant
to Intel on retainer, for uses of supercomputers in petroleum industry.
a Customer Registration Suite using Java script for a wireless kiosk for a
1999-2001: Project/Technical Lead, C++, †in at the Federal
Agricultural Bank in St. Paul. Their E-Commerce site, used BroadVision, DB2,
synchronization tool. Wrote an automatic web site
monitoring package that paged whenever there was a database or web site
problem. Wrote a web site building/authoring system in
Novell/Perl/C++ now being used by 17 banks to maintain their websites.
1998-1999 Project Lead/Developer, C++,
for American Express (now Ameriprise), specializing in Internet/DB/Mainframe,
graphical computing and interactive applications. Expert in Client/Server
work, particularly in Unix and NT world. Currently specializing in Microsoft Visual IDE environment
including C++, DCOM, ASP, VbScript, IIS, SQL, and Java (Microsoft and Sun
Microsystems versions). Linux literate.
Especially competent in areas of Unix/PC inter/intranet computing and
multi-media database. Recent projects included writing SQL and HTML generators,
ASP/DCOM to mainframe middle-ware, and tuning network, db (Sybase, Informix,
DB2, and SQLServer7) website applications. Most recent tuning, using queuing
theory, reduced the website footprint from 200 NT machines to 1 NT machine,
while improving performance and response time by a factor of 10.
a Perl/SqlServer integration and implementation of a large, daily updated data
base of e-mail monitoring software for Synergy, and Control Data Systems
1998: Owner/C++ Developer: Completed
a commercial MAC/PC software product called "ElectroMagnetic Poetry,"
now available in stores and on the Internet, www.emagpoe.com. This product is a
computer version of the popular Magnetic Poetry refrigerator tiles. It has
received favorable reviews in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, etc. Also
wrote HDTV based multi-media NT file system used by TV networks. I rewrote the
SGI based system for Windows NT, and implemented a bandwidth solution for High-Definition
1997: Owner/CIO: Co-Founded my
fifth company, ElectroMagnetic Poetry. Wrote an Informix/HTML/PC/MAC/Unix
multimedia system for Target that tracks advertiser data and pictures. Wrote a
HTML/Java multimedia NT based system used to track military satellite data,
which is used in various war-rooms. This system allowed remote retrieval of
data by field operatives and officers using a disbursed CCC technology.
Consulted with a Keck telescopes in the top of Mauna Kea in
Hawaii on security issues.
1996-1997: C++ Developer/Project Lead:
Wrote efficient mathematical imaging solutions for super computers for Fujisti
and Western Geophysics (now Schlumberger). This resulted in a sale of a
supercomputer to the world's largest private data processing firm. Reviewed and
critiqued all of this company's seismic processing software.
Project Lead: †Co-Founder Scientific CD
Movies, a company dedicated to the delivery of Three Dimensional Animation of
Scientific Data on CDROM, www.scdm.com. The CDís can be played on PCís, Macís,
and UNIX machines. Customers included Exxon, Shell, †Mobil Research and several petroleum
1993-1995: President Insight Access Group: Founded in 1993 to use the techniques of Object
Oriented Programming the areas of Visualization, Network Access, and Data
Storage. Customers include Exxon Production Research and Shell Oil. The company
was sold to Scientific CD Movies, listed above.
1990-1992: President, Interactive Network Technologies. Formed the INT company
with Olivier Lhemann in 1990. I remained a principal owner and board member.
The company was formed to sell workstation software first to the Petroleum and
later to the greater scientific community. Applications include Seismic, Well
logging, and mapping tools. This multi-million dollar company is at least
doubling revenue and profits each year, and continues to thrive. Customers
include virtually all of the major petroleum companies, government agencies
such as Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA, and several major service companies.
Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, University of Minnesota.
a condition for existence of electrons in a hydrogen atom. GPA:3.97/4.
†Bachelors of Mathematics, University of
Minnesota, with distinction.