Daniel David O'Connell



Contract software, teaching, machine tool work, custom automation systems, technical management.

Located at:

1708 2nd Concession, Adjala
RR 1, Palgrave, Ontario
L0N 1P0
Phone: 519 942-4815

Current Projects:

Building animatronic tricycle.
Repair flight simulators for Toronto Aerospace Museum.
Teaching "Introducing Personal Robotics" to various schools, community groups.
Variety of job shop work.


Many years of hacking Fortran. Experience with other languages including APL, Basic, C, Cobol, Java, Ladder logic, Perl, Python and some I would prefer not to remember!


Founder and president of Faxtel Information Systems.
President NeXT Users Group.
Founder and President Toronto Internet Users Group.
Experience with taking company public.

Additional Skills:

Applied use of mathematics, advanced approaches to Stock Market. Developed analytics for TACTIX, a tactical asset allocation model. Worked on several approaches to technical stock analysis using genetic algorithms and neural networks.

Part Time Teaching:

Calculus and Computer Science - Sir George William's University.
Introduction to Computers - Montreal Protestant School Board.
Fortran - Control Data Institute.
ESL - Jewish Community Center.
Contraptions, Machines and Inventions - TIP program at the University of Toronto Schools.
Introducing Personal Robotics. - Big Brothers, Scouts Canada.
I also like to promote the Python programming language and give a tutorial based on the material here.

(Sept. 97 - Present)

Independent Contractor

President/Chief Programmer
(July 82 - August 97)

Faxtel Information Systems

Retail Stock Broker
(July 78 - June 82)

Dominion Securities / Nesbitt Thompson

(Sept 68 - June 78)



B.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science - Sir George William's University.

Special courses:

American Management Association President's Course.
The Managerial Grid.

Spoken Languages:

English, French, Russian.


Canada FIRST Outstanding Mentor Award - 2003.
Home shop machinist. Mathematics. Robotics and almost anything with buttons, knobs, switches that comes apart.

References available upon request.