Dustin Bachrach

software engineer / dog lover



CTO  May 2014 - Present

Building the next generation of personalized entertainment discovery. Leading an excellent team as we empower engaging experiences around movies and TV. Our website Date Night Movies won a Webby Award in 2016.

General Assembly

Course Instructor  Nov 2014 - Sep 2015

I taught the first-ever mobile development course designed for motivated entry level students to learn iOS development using Swift.


Sr. iOS Developer  Sep 2013 - May 2014

I worked on iPhone and iPad apps to enable doctors and nurses to monitor patients at any time from anywhere.

Microsoft Corporation

Software Development Engineer  June 2011 - Sep 2013

I worked on the Windows Phone Developer Platform and shipped Windows Phone 8. I gained experience in API design, app compatibility, advanced debugging, design specifications, working with large codebases, and cross-team collaboration. I contributed to the Windows Phone Toolkit, Silverlight Framework system controls, Native SDK for C++ Apps and DirectX Games, and the Local/Push Notification Platform. In 2012, I received the Excellence in Execution Award Windows Phone Division.


Co-Founder  Nov 2009 - Dec 2011

I co-founded and co-developed an iOS development shop based in Honolulu, Hawaii. Our most successful product was Flickpad, an immersive iPad app that lets users flick through all their friends Facebook or Flickr photos and share, favorite, or comment on them. The app was featured by Apple under New and Noteworthy, received 4 out of 5 stars from MacWorld, and was featured in Wired, The Huffington Post, and many other media outlets.

PROS Pricing

Product Development Intern  May 2010 - July 2010

I led the company's venture into iPhone and iPad development by creating an iPhone app for sales managers. Near the end of the internship I reworked the application to support iPad and fully redesigned the interface. Both apps handled user authentication using RSA and AES encryption, interacted with SOAP web services, and integrated with the device’s address book and microphone.

Blue Lava Technologies

Mac & iPhone Developer  July 2008 - Oct 2009

I worked on the Mac desktop client of iLovePhotos designing and implementing new UI elements and enhancing the user experience. I also created an iPhone app that streamed photos from the cloud to the phone.

Chemistry Placement Exam, Trinity University

Web Developer  May 2008 - July 2008

I developed a Django web app for Trinity University’s chemistry department to test incoming freshman. The web app featured user authentication, AJAX, data analysis, and charting.