Eric Wuehler
email: eric@wuehler.com
mobile: 503.374.8628
web: ericwuehler.com
twitter: @ericwuehler
Summary

Eric Wuehler is a Principal Engineer leading the AI Research Technical Leadership Team in the Office of the CTO at McAfee, driving AI/ML expertise across the company. Eric is a seasoned leader, architect, and developer with more than twenty years of experience working with diverse teams around the world; India, Ireland, Argentina, China and all places in between. From mobile and IoT to cloud platforms and services, Eric has experience creating, developing and delivering solutions to market across all aspects of software engineering.

About Me

I'm passionate about finding solutions to interesting problems. I love to explore new ideas, iterate and create both software and hardware solutions to solve problems or make something more efficient. In my personal time, I enjoy hiking, traveling, and spending quality time with the family.

Personal Projects
Co-host the Mostly Security Podcast, a weekly show where Jon and I talk (mostly) about computer security and technology events.
Developer of Hash/Check, a simple Mac application that allows you to verify downloaded files by hash with a convenient link in the menu bar.
Developer of Cast/Snip, a simple iOS application that allows you to create Snips of your favorite Podcasts, save them for later and share them on social media.
Professional Experience  Show Projects
McAfee2004 - Present
Principal Engineer
Office of the CTO — 2020 - Present

Leading the Artificial Intelligence Research Technical Leadership Team to drive first class engineering in AI/ML at McAfee.

Office of the CTO — 2017 - 2020

Researching and developing proof-of-concepts for the evolving security threats to both corporate and consumer environments. Working with customers and industry to understand the changing security landscape and how to protect against threats.

Solutions Architect
Consumer Mobile and New Products — 2015 - 2017

Research security and safety concepts for mobile users. Building iOS and Android applications that move beyond "traditional" security. Research security and safety ideas in the context of IoT and Wearables.

Solutions Architect
Internet of Things, Small and Embedded Devices — 2014 - 2015

Working with the larger team to define and deliver a scalable and secure IoT management platform that spans Cloud and on-premise deployments. Deep research into management and security of IoT devices. Building proof of concept devices and software, leveraging technologies for sharing sensor data between devices.

Software Architect
Enterprise Mobile — 2011 - 2015

Design and architecture; building a solution for managing security for mobile devices in the enterprise. Working with teams in house as well as partners and acquisitions to create valuable mobile security solutions for Government, Enterprise and Small Business.

Consumer Mobile — 2010 - 2012

Experienced research, prototyping and developing mobile security products, platforms and libraries for iOS, Android and other mobile Operating Systems. Coordinate with a global development team to deliver mobile products that are available worldwide.

Senior Software Engineer
System Security Management — 2004 - 2010

As a senior member of the team, my duties include providing technical leadership and direction for the enterprise product integration with McAfee’s enterprise console, ePolicy Orchestrator. The platform requires a detailed understanding of key enterprise technologies such as Java (J2EE, Servlets, JSP), SQL, XML, Web Services and LDAP.

Cohdoo — 2010 - 2013
Cofounder

Cofounder of an innovative startup building an audio recording application, Highlight. Highlight allowed users to embed audio markers in real time, edit, share and replay the recordings with access to all audio markers. Designed for research and education markets. Lead developer for iPhone, iPad and companion Mac Apps.

The Regence Group — 2002 - 2004
Lead Programmer Analyst

As a Lead Programmer, I helped architect and guide the development of a large-scale Health Care Enterprise (J2EE) application on the IBM WebSphere Application Server. Specifically, I was responsible for developing the technologies the application used to communicate with the various backend systems; JNDI (iPlanet LDAP), JDBC (Oracle and Sybase), JMS (in particular, MQ Series), and TCP Sockets to proprietary/homegrown systems. I was also involved with the Web Application architecture; designing and developing Servlets and JSPs using the Struts framework. I was also involved in the overall strategy for the application. I worked closely with the business community to make sure the application meets the needs of our customers.

Cenus Technology (later renamed Adara Networks) — 2000 - 2002
Senior Software Engineer

Startup company whose products enhanced customer internet experience by moving the content closer to the user with a proprietary edge server streaming and routing technology. Helped design, architect and build an interface allowing terminal, browser and application access to proprietary router configuration and management. Created prototypes, demos and test applications to show statistical and usability information.

Technical Expertise
Security Research and Software Development
Cloud Engineering - AWS, GCP
Data Engineering - Jupyter, Databricks, Sagemaker
IoT Prototyping and Development - Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, Arduino
Mobile Development - iOS and Android
Programming Languages - Swift, Go, Java, Objective-C, Python, Perl, etc...
    ‣ Languages are tools, if you understand the basics, you can pick up a new tool and rapidly become effective. ;-)
 
Other
Hold a Business Visa for China (through 2025).
Understand and speak Spanish at an intermediate level.