Doug Mackay

Creator, leader, software product manager. Recommended by 9 out of 10 doctors for new product development, web products, enterprise software, data modeling, and statistical processes. Driven to find innovative, simple solutions to quickly fit a market need. Personable, empathetic communicator with a customer focus.
Johnson Controls, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI
Program Manager, Emerging Technology and Innovation

April 2012 – Present

Establish and execute a preto-/proto-typing innovation process for accelerating technology adoption. Reduce time between product inception to field trial.

Centrally aggregate 25+ years of business knowledge to improve/drive practices for growth in margin and market share.

Lead an API initiative to create an open, internal per-business unit data exchange.

Sr. Staff Engineer, Chief Product Owner

Oct 2008 – April 2012

Gridlogix acquired by Johnson Controls. Continuing as the Advanced Applications / Gridlogix team in the Building Efficiency department.

Pitched and led redesign efforts for the next-generation of enterprise energy management software.

Introduced new data analytics and modeling product leading to 5 patents.

Led team of product owners in new product development with 12+ global Scrum teams.

Gridlogix, Inc.
St. Louis, MO
Sr. Software Engineer

Jun 2007 – Oct 2008

Architected and developed visualization IP instrumental to a successful exit of Gridlogix, Inc. on 10/08.

Led the software engineering / product development team of the startup.

Omicron Technologies
Chicago, IL
Principal Lead, Advanced Technologies Group

Sep 2004 – Jun 2007

Led creation of a new product line including software, active/passive RFID hardware, local and overseas manufacturing, sales assets, training, and delivery to clients including government agencies and Fortune 100 energy firms.

United States Geological Survey (USGS), MCMC
Rolla, MO
Software Developer

May 2002 – Aug 2004

Hydrography graph conflation for the high-res National Hydrography Dataset. Received merit award for contributions.


Technical Design, Operational Processes, Regulation and Certification, Training Programs, Marketing and Sales Assets, Patent Discovery, Manufacturing


Engineering Management, Program/Project Management, Software Design, Requirements Gathering, Software Development Process (Scrum, Lean, Iterative)


Data Visualization, Ontological Structures, Bayesian Analytics, Web Services, Test Automation, Enterprise Development, Software Architecture (SoA, OO, Aspect), Software Development Processes (Scrum, Lean, Iterative)

Python, JavaScript, C#, SQL, HTML/CSS, Flex/Actionscript, C/C++

MS SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, Postgres, IIS, Apache, NodeJS, Nginx


Energy Management, Performance Contracting, Construction, Education Technology, Emergency Response, Public Safety, Logistics and Transport, Web-Based Products

Hal Gentry
Gridlogix, December 21, 2010

Doug is one of the best Software Engineers that I have ever worked with during my 25 year software industry career. His education, intelligence and personality make him the perfect person to lead a software team.

Keith Kithsiri
Director Sustainability Technology
Johnson Controls, Inc. April 25, 2011

Doug Mackay is one of the most brilliant Software development engineers that I have ever worked with in my career. Doug has the ability to connect business issues with software solutions in the most efficient manner. I have had the pleasure of working with him in his current employment and he continues to amaze me with his clarity and understanding of complex business issues and applying software solutions to provide excellent results. Doug has shown the highest level of integrity and work ethics during my association with him over the past 4 years. I have a very high respect for him as a senior member of the engineering organization within Johnson Controls Building Efficiency division as well as a well respected and recognized professional in the software industry.

University of Missouri at Rolla
Rolla, MO
BS, Computer Science
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Masters Program, Computer Science