Curriculum Vitae

May 2019

Contact Details

Dr Jevon Wright
Member of
InternetNZ (2010–), IITP (formerly NZSC, 2010–)


2019 –
Mental Health First Aid
CoLiberate, Wellington, New Zealand
2015 –
Provide First Aid - Level 2
St John, Wellington, New Zealand
Te Reo Māori - Introductory 2
Community Education Centre, Wellington, New Zealand
2007 – 2011
Ph.D. (Computer Science)
School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Title: A Modelling Language for Rich Internet Applications
2002 – 2005
B.Eng. (Software Engineering) with First Class Honours
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Key Skills

  • Software engineering and architecture
  • Testing and automation
  • Project management
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Writing, publishing and teaching
  • Self-management and self-care
  • Facilitation and leadership
  • Event management
  • Database and systems administration
  • Community management
  • Research

Open Source Contributions

Notable projects
simplectest (2005), IAML (2008), JWebUnit (2008), html2text (2008),
openclerk (2013), statgit2 (2016), html2_ruby (2016)

Recent Employment History

2013 –

CryptFolio is a secure platform for traders, developers, fund managers and businesses to manage their cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. As the founder, I am responsible for the design, development, deployment, maintenance, marketing, and strategy for the company.

2015 – 2017
  • Senior Developer; Team Lead; Functional Lead
  • Powershop
  • Wellington, New Zealand

Senior software developer, team lead, and then functional lead for public-facing and in-house software products for the electricity market. Operating in New Zealand, Australia, and the UK; later rebranded to Flux Federation.

2014 – 2015

Full-stack software developer for a number of projects, such as the Environment Canterbury Journey Planner, for their bus network; Android applications; the Retail NZ website; and various smaller projects.

2011 – 2014
  • Open Source Software Developer
  • One Health Project, Massey University
  • Palmerston North, New Zealand

Lead developer on a World Bank-funded project, helping researchers in seven South Asia countries communicate and collaborate on epidemiology research, using two custom web platforms (based on Alfresco and Drupal).

  • Lecturer
  • COSC, Canterbury University
  • Christchurch, New Zealand

The sole lecturer for a class of eight students, teaching COSC415 Information & Software Visualisation.

Selected Publications

J. Wright, “A Modelling Language for Rich Internet Applications,”
Ph.D. Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand.
J. Wright and J. Dietrich, “Non-Monotonic Model Completion in Web Application Engineering,” in Proceedings of the 21st Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC 2010), Auckland, New Zealand.
J. Wright, “A Modelling Language for Interactive Web Applications,” in Proceedings of the Doctoral Symposium at the 24th International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2009), Auckland, New Zealand.

Selected Community Activities

2015 –
Treasurer, Outerspaces Charitable Trust
Volunteer, Naming New Zealand
2014 –
Facilitator, Tranzform Wellington
Volunteer, Rails Girls Wellington
2012 – 2014
Moderator, /r/starcraft
Student Volunteer, MODELS 2011
Social Events Chair, NZCSRSC 2011
2010 – 2013
Program Committee, AI Mashup Challenge
2008 – 2011
President, TINA
2003 – 2004
Secretary, T-COSY