Wasim Akhtar

Database Architect, Designer and Developer

My motto: If you can explain it to me, I can develop it for you!
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ProjectCompanyLocationProject OverviewStartedEndedStatus
Touch View Survey SystemStartup CompanySan Jose, CAThis application lets you create multi-lingual surveys that can be used with touch-screen systems20162017Work in Progress
wasimakhtar.comPractical SoftwareSan Jose, CAThis Website was originally developed with VisualStudio 2005 and SQL Server 2005. It has been now upgraded to work with Visual Studio 2012 and SQL Server 2012. It also includes support for Mobile Devices, such as PDAs and Smart Phones.20052017Published
Debt Settlement ManagerLeading Debt Management FirmSan Jose, CAThis was used to manage all aspects of debt management and settlements. It integrated activities of Client Services, Account Services, EFTs, Accounts Receivables and Commissions for more than ten years. Upgraded to MS-Access 2013 & SQL 2012 in a Cloud.20022016Work in Progress
Certified Tickets RegistryStartup CompanyCalgary, AlbertaA full-featured MVC5 website for registering Certified Safety Tickets issued by government agencies and other organizations.20142015Work in Progress
American Language ProgramCalifornia State UniversityLos Angeles, CAThis application is used to manage the American Language Program at a California State University. It integrated manual activities performed by several departments. Windows Forms were used with C# in Visual Studio 2010 with a SQL Server 2008 database.20122014Completed
Coins Collection ManagerMajor UserSan Jose, CAThis system was used for tracking, managing and marketing coin collections. It can handle unlimited collection images, as well as details about each coin in the collection and their grading condition. It was designed with MS-Access 2007 & SQL Server 2008.20072014Work in Progress
Currency Transaction ReportingA National BankSan Francisco, CAAn enterprise-level Web application used to track, manage and report all aspects of Federal CTR010 and CTR020 regulations. Application included a File Watcher Utility to automatically upload data files dropped into a given folder.20082009Completed
Convertibles Trading SystemThomas Weisel PartnersSan Francisco, CACreated a large portion of a complex, yet flexible, sales & trading system for managing all aspects of convertible bonds and stocks. The system provided a live feed from Bloomberg. It used Windows Forms with customizable User Controls and configurations.20072008Completed
Data Migration QA ProgramTrend Micro, Inc.Cupertino, CACreated data migration plans, QA procedures and use cases for moving mission critical data from an internal system to a vendor-supported system.20072007Completed
Data Management SystemsAlliance BancorpBrisbane, CACreated various databases, including systems for managing Asset-Backed Securities, Data Transfer System and a Contact Management System20062006Completed
DataTrac Tools - MS-Excel Add-InsAlliance BancorpBrisbane, CACreated several tools for loading into and extracting mortgage data from DataTrac, FICS and Empower. These tools were used to support Secondary Marketing and Warehouse Banking.20062006Implemented
TouchView Survey SystemTouchView SystemsLos Altos, CAThis software is being developed to create multilingual surveys for use with touch-sensitive screens. It creates survey slides based upon user-selected parameters, such as fonts, colors and graphics.20042005Incomplete
Data Wizard Version 2 - Excel Add-InRMS, Inc.Newark, CAThis project upgraded an Excel add-in by modularizing the steps of the original data wizard.20042005Implemented
Corporate Security Arbitrage Analytics SystemDescartes CapitalSan Rafael, CAThis software was developed for a startup hedge fund to process and manage stocks and bonds trades.20032005Implemented
Medical Office Simulation SoftwareMajor PublisherClifton Park, NYThis software has been packaged with a book for teaching medical office billing. It covers functions related to patient scheduling, billing and insurance payment processing.20032005Book Published
Terrain - Excel Pivot Table Add-InDescartes CapitalSan Rafael, CAThis tool allowed users to interactively insert, edit, copy or delete records from an Excel Pivot Table.20032005Implemented
Patient Office Encounter SystemMedical Technologies InternationalEllicott City, MDA Pocket PC 2002-based DBMS for use by physicians for managing patient visits at clinics and hospitals. 20022003Completed
Phone Number to Phonics ConverterBayArea.NET User’s GroupSan Jose, CAThis VB.NET pilot project converts phone numbers into words found in a dictionary. It was developed by the members of the VB.NET User's Group.20022002Released
Deal Log & Contact ManagerPartech International SystemSan Francisco, CAA simple-to-use MS-Access 2000 DBMS to track business leads and contact status, specially designed so that the users could take the data with them when traveling or off-site. 20012002Implemented
Marketing DatabaseUSBancorp - Piper JaffrayMenlo Park, CAAn Access 2000-based DBMS used to manage marketing activities of investment bankers and analysts stored in MS-Excel spreadsheets across a number of offices. 20012002Implemented
Event Registration ManagerCredit Suisse First BostonPalo Alto, CAA highly customized MS-Access 2000/SQL Server 7 DBMS for managing events hosted by the technology group of this very successful equity investment bank. 20012002Implemented
Pharmacy Distribution Management SystemPharmaceutical Wholesaler/RetailerOverseasA multi-tiered, highly-integrated MS-Access DBMS for managing, purchasing, warehousing and distribution of medical supplies and pharmaceutical products at the national level. 20002000Completed
Conference & Society Management SystemRadiological SocietyOverseasA full-featured, yet flexible conference and society management application developed in MS-Access 97.20002000Implemented
Salary Administration SystemGarment FactoryOverseasA feature-rich system with a variety of tools to manage staff salaries of multiple factories. 20002000Implemented
Airline Revenue Management SystemGeneral Sales AgentOverseasAn enterprise level MS-Access 97 DBMS with nearly 300-hundred user-managed forms and reports which integrated the processing of passenger and cargo revenue generated by several major international airlines. 20002000Implemented