Wilson Blake Cronyn

Developer & Designer

www.blakecronyn.com • wcronyn@gmail.com

Experience

rBux Inc (May. 2015 – Present )
President

Lead day-to-day activities. Pitch to investors. Lead meetings. Curate content. Expert in the field of Referral Commerce (rCommerce). Author of a book in the subject on the newly emerging industry of Referral Commerce.

All One City (Sept. 2013 – Present )
Full Stack Developer / Founder

An entrepreneur and technology company founder. At A1C our aim is to provide software and web solutions for clients looking to expand and develop their business or enterprise. A1C Developers possess a diverse portfolio of web projects for companies and people in fields such as architecture, residential development, commercial real estate, visual arts, film and theatre.

Proof.It Rentals (Jan. 2014 – Sept. 2014)
Full Stack Developer

Proof.It Rentals was the first startup that I founded along with two other people. Proof.It Rentals was finalists in the Slaight Business Plan Competition hosted by Ryerson University and received funding from Summer Company, a program funded by the Government of Ontario's Ministry of Economic Development and Trade. Lead software engineer developing a database-backed web application with features such as Google Maps, geolocation, authentication, authorization and user profiles/accounts. Roles also included design, blogging, SEO, web copy and emails on behalf of the company.

Obama for America (Sept. 2012 – Nov. 2012)
Volunteer Coordinator

In charge of an area numbering around 1500 voters. Responsible for volunteer recruitment, volunteer training, canvassing neighborhoods, promoting information on early voting and ensuring that residents’ votes were cast by Election Day.

D.B. Weldon Library(Oct. 2011 – Apr. 2012)
Librarian

Firm understanding of the library’s systemic and organizational systems. Helped students with their research needs. Checked books in and out.


Education

University of Toronto (2016)

SEO & Digital Marketing at the continuing education level

Ryerson (2015)

Java, Unix and C courses at the continuing education level

STARTER LEAGUE (2013)

Six-month Ruby programming course in Chicago

Western University(2007 – 2012)

Bachelor of Arts, Four-Year Program: Specialization in English Language and Literature



Skills

Ruby, Java, Javascript, Unix, C, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite Database, Amazon EC2, Heroku, HTML5, CSS3, Squarespace, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, Keynote, SEO & Google Adwords



Interests

Marathon running, reading literature, triathlons, programming, blogging, long distance biking, rubik's cubes



Awards & Achievements

2015 Runner-Up at the world's foremost dementia hackathon, DementiaHack, in Toronto, Canada

2015 Wounded Warriors Canada Battlefield Bike Ride. Fundraised $5,500 and biked 600km from Paris to Amsterdam for Canadian veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder

2014 Guinness World Record for Longest TV Watching Marathon (91 Hours) on behalf of Bell Media and CraveTV



References

Andrew Musselman

Created a website for this talented actor, which allowed him to expand his audience from a room full of fans to a universe of zealous admirers.

Graham O'Gallagher

Worked with Graham at a startup called Proof.it Rentals. Graham was a project manager and strategist who oversaw the development of Proof.it Rentals' online platform, which I was responsible for programming and designing.

Joel Ross

A residential real estate developer who needed a website to showcase his properties.