That's me yo.

Kevin Tabatabai


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA May 2007
M.S. Computer Science, Specialization Computer Networks
GPA: 3.7

College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA May 2005
B.S. Computer Science with High Honors, Mathematics
Cum Laude, GPA: 3.81 (Computer Science), 3.59 (Cumulative)


CIO, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA

July 2013 - Present
  • Architected a patient chart web application, which empowers surgery centers & hospitals to streamline the preparation/printing of their patients' charts as well as to digitally store them after they have been filled out.
  • Developed a medical transcription iPhone app that enables physicians to dictate reports for their patients, pull patient information and procedures from a schedule as well as submit their transcriptions and then to also view and digitally sign their reports. Further features include bulk signing multiple reports, residents dictating for other physicians.
  • Created a new company brand identity, which includes a new company logo, website, business cards as well as other websites to further company footprint.

CEO & Co-Founder, SocialVents Inc., Los Angeles, CA

April 2011 - December 2014
  • Developed idea and new concept for visual event discovery and promotion
  • Created custom-built framework, comprised of PHP, Ajax, Smarty templates and MySQL
  • Utilized various technologies and APIs offered by Google Maps, Facebook, Foursquare, Paypal, Eventbrite, Yelp, Youtube, Plaxo etc..
  • Employed numerous Java robots to aggregate hundreds of thousands of global events monthly from various event and ticketing web sites
  • Built iOS app in order to provide a mobile, location-based solution, which lets users discover nearby events in real-time
  • Established partnerships with the likes of Eventbrite, Constant Contact, Front Gate Tickets and many more event/ticket sites

Lead SQL Developer (Contractor), Health Advocate, Westlake Village, CA

November 2011 - June 2013
  • Architected a scalable database and table infrastructure to deal with millions of patient, hospital and provider health care records
  • Employed MS Business Intelligence tools in order to detect newly received client files, to automatically verify them and to load them into DB table structures
  • Developed backend database functionality to power a dynamic dashboard displaying pertinent patient information

Manager of Information Technology, Health Benchmarks Inc. / IMS Health, Woodland Hills, CA

October 2007 - November 2011
  • Oversight of IT department that included a Backup Administrator, a Network Administrator, a Desktop Administrator and a Web Developer
  • Conducted monthly meetings, which discussed progress of each individual's ongoing projects, finished tasks, suggestions for improvement, as well as future plans and technology innovations
  • Performed annual employee evaluations, which entailed a written and a verbal assessment for each team member
  • Monitored and improved network infrastructure, security, server performance, backup operations as well as data storage on SAN in excess of 25 Terabytes
  • Worked successfully with the CEO on establishing IT budgets, IT expansion plans, and on ultimately having Health Benchmarks Inc. acquired
  • Led IT integration and planned move of IT data center to an offsite data center location
  • Programmed HP OpenView and HP LoadRunner scripts to monitor traffic, uptime and possible threat levels for various interactive IMS Health websites
  • Wrote up official documents communicating IT methodologies, procedures, security measures and IT policies to potential and current clients

Data Analyst, Health Benchmarks Inc., Woodland Hills, CA

June 2007 - October 2007
  • Developed program with frontend GUI to aid statistical programmers in automatically setting up execution of their data runs
  • Streamlined production processes through the automated linking of necessary input files to run statistical indicators on large datasets
  • Led project of converting SAS programs that use large amounts of data to C++ programs with MySQL for improved performance
  • Maintained and improved various Access databases along with built-in scripts

Developer, NCR, El Segundo, CA

May 2006 - August 2006
  • Developed multi-threaded TPTAPI dual active application for windows
  • Upgraded and validated internal documentation for installing and running TPTAPI software
  • Conducted performance tests of Teradata Parallel Transport operators (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Validated various TPTAPI 8.2 packages Reviewed TPTAPI 8.2 user guide and made corrections

Research Assistant, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

May 2005 - July 2005
  • Researched networks and network security specifically by measuring, fingerprinting, and analyzing network traffic
  • Created cron job scripts, written in Perl, to parse large streams of real-time network data in order to detect traffic patterns and anomalies
  • Visualized findings and comparisons with Gnuplot

Network Engineer, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

April 2002 - May 2005
  • Maintained the campus network
  • Programmed user-, web-, and network-applications
  • Built/Installed network devices
  • Created diagrams and charts using Visio
  • Troubleshot computers and network devices


Founder/Creator of, Celebrity Twitter: What Celebs Tweet!, Los Angeles, CA

April 2010 - November 2010
  • Programmed interactive website with PHP and embedded MySQL to serve visitors with real-time data, including tweets, photos and RSS feeds
  • Employed the Twitter API in periodically running scripts to obtain needed real-time information from Twitter users and to store it in local database
  • Created locally stored photo gallery with accompanying picture descriptions by parsing tweets for links to photo-sharing websites and scraping photos



C, C++, C#, Java, Objective-C, Swift, PHP, Javascript, Perl, Python, Ruby, HTML, Xcode, MPI, OpenMP, Smarty, SQL, SQL*Plus, BTEQ, SSIS/SSRS/SSAS, Protégé, Visio, UNIX, Linux, Sun Solaris, Solaris SPARC, HPUX, AIX, CommVault Backup, SAN Management


German (fluent writing/speaking), Spanish and French (some experience)


Dean's List - 4/8 semesters
High Honors for Senior Honors Thesis, Identifying Low-Profile Web Server's IP Fingerprint
NSCS, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Phi Eta Sigma, Honor Society
Alpha Lambda Delta, Honor Society


Keywan Tabatabai, Mengjun Xie, and Haining Wang
Identifying Low-Profile Web Server's IP Fingerprint,
Appeared in Proceedings of IEEE QEST 2006, Riverside, CA, September 2006