Adam Campbell

CTO, Technical Leader, & Entrepreneur
Huntsville, AL
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adam@hotmeteor.com
I'm a strategic technical leader with deep roots in product development. Entrepreneurial, adaptive, and optimistic, I do my best work surrounded by those who challenge me.
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Work Experience

Spur

Chief Technology Officer, co-founder
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Apr, 2017 - Current

Spur is an HCM & Payroll platform focused on improving the lives of hourly workers.

As Spur CTO and co-founder, I led a Product Development team of 25-30 engineers, QA analysts, and designers who were responsible for building an extensive HCM, Payroll, and Time & Attendance platform that supported over 100 customers and ran payroll in excess of $60M.

Spur successfully raised Alabama's largest Series A round at $15M in early 2019 to fund the development of the platform.

  • Worked in tandem with the CEO to articulate the corporate and product vision and bring it to market
  • Managed and mentored key product and development team leaders
  • Involved in Series A capital raise preparation and investor pitch sessions
  • Cultivated partnerships with third-party benefit providers to embed revenue-generating products within our apps
  • Lead initiative to move entire organization to SOC 2 Type 1 compliance

Appleton Talent

Lead Architect
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Jun, 2016 - Apr, 2017

Appleton Talent was a highly successful education staffing company that operated throughout the Southeastern USA.

I built and launched the flagship RoleCall scheduling and dispatching product from the ground up, and later lead the technical direction of the development team. What started as a simple Time & Attendance app evolved to be best-in-class HRMS software that included ATS and Records Management functionality.

  • Built and deployed a high-performing phone, SMS, and email dispatching system to alert 1000s of employees about daily jobs
  • Managed three team leaders who oversaw a team of 16
  • Represented the product and corporate technical direction in investor presentations and discussions
  • In 2017 I played a key role in re-organizing Spur as an independent company of Appleton, who Spur took on as a customer

Zed Workshop

Freelance Web Developer
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May, 2015 - Jun, 2016

Freelance web and application development. Launched initial project with Appleton Talent, an educator evaluation platform.

Solid Earth

Lead Developer / Product Owner
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Sep, 2012 - May, 2015

Managed the technical direction of Solid Earth’s flagship product, Spring, a consumer-centric MLS platform.

Solid Earth, and the Spring platform, were acquired by FBS in Dec 2017.

Education

University of Guelph

BAH History
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Sep, 2001 - May, 2005

Projects

StatusTicker

Founder
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Apr, 2017 - Current

StatusTicker lets you build your own custom status board from the over 540 APIs, services, networks, and apps it monitors. It has over a 1000 users and monitors millions of statuses a month.

Skills

  • Team Leadership
  • Technical Strategy
  • Product Management
  • Software Design