Ben Shippee
Software Engineer

Work Experience

June 2016 – Present
Software Engineer
June 2016 - Present
Develop backend APIs and iOS applications, manage development team/contractors, create and integrate AI assistant leveraging user text/voice input into application.
Brew Gentlemen
August 2014 – Present
Tech Director
February 2016 - Present
Extend and develop in-house tools and solutions for taproom management, evaluate technologies and products for adoption/integration, and manage technical consultants.
Technology Solutions Engineer
August 2014 - February 2016
Created a digital draft list solution, custom CMS integrations, and digital display solutions for the taproom.
January 2014 – June 2016
Technical Lead Open Source Solutions
June 2015 - June 2016
Managed a development team specializing in the use of OSS technologies, architected web applications, and created organization standards for development practices.
Senior Software Engineer
January 2015 - June 2015
Standardized deployment strategies and practices, enhanced developer workflows through automation and environment standardization, and developed/scaled web & mobile applications.
Software Engineer
January 2014 - January 2015
Created interactive and responsive web applications, enhanced and maintained mobile applications, and served as project manager and lead developer on client projects.
Blue Frog Gaming
July 2013 – December 2013
Software Engineer
July 2013 - December 2013
Designed and implemented AI for NPCs, implemented core UI features, performed maintenance and optimization tasks.


  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

    Dual Bachelor of Science - May 2013

    Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences

    Computer Science


Programming Languages
Ruby Python Swift C# Javascript CSS/HTML
Rails Flask Angular React
Development Tools
Docker Xcode Unity3D Xamarin