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Richard Becker

Principal Developer at AltaML


Mr. Becker has IT experience in numerous areas of computing. He has designed, developed and implemented major systems on a range of platforms including Windows, OSX, iOS, Cloud Computing (AWS, GCS) and Unix.

He has led small to medium size software development teams, delivering complex software on time, under budget. Over the years he has assumed a variety of roles including project manager, system architect, technical architect and software developer.

Mr. Becker has authored a number of papers relating to information technology on behalf of clients and employers; from enterprise wide architecture papers, to detailed technical documents. His efforts have resulted in multiple software patents.

His specialty skills include Mobile Development (iOS, Android), Cloud Computing (AWS, GCS), Object Oriented Design, and Geographic Information System (GIS) design. His system designs incorporating the Spatial Data Engine, were recognized by ESRI Canada, winning the Innovation in GIS award twice. 

His recent projects have involved utilizing Machine Learning (ML) within the computer vision space to identify, extract and schematize various semi-structured forms. Current ML projects include natural hazard damage predictions and event simulations.

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