|University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, BS||2003|
|Computer Science (emphasis in Human-Computer Interaction)|
(c)2009 Aaron Brethorst
Aaron is a software developer and user experience professional with substantial experience creating Windows, Web and mobile applications.
Aaron began his career in the Visual Studio group at Microsoft, where he was the Program Manager for User Experience and Accessibility for the Visual Studio and .NET Framework product lines. Afterwards, he directed user experience and social networking for the now-defunct Microsoft Popfly and Popfly Explorer products.
Aaron was the Senior Program Manager at Skytap for two years, where he drove a complete product redesign, and managed development processes and releases.
Concurrent with his tenure at Skytap, Aaron created and released Election ‘08 (later Slate Poll Tracker), a Top 10 paid iPhone application that provided its users with up-to-the-minute Presidential election polling results. Aaron also created the official outside.in iPhone application, Radar.
Later, Aaron co-founded Dibspace, a free marketplace packed with offers from merchants and consumers who buy and sell with Dibits, a virtual currency.
Now, Aaron is the founder and principal of Structlab, a boutique web and mobile application development firm in Seattle, WA.