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Diana Laboy Rush

Mobile App Developer

Work experience

Apr 2015present

App Developer Evangelist

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise

As the sole Technology Evangelist for Aruba's Mobile Engagement Solution, I am responsible for establishing partnerships with Mobile App Development firms and agencies interested in working with the Meridian Software Development Kit (SDK) to develop custom mobile apps for Large Public Facing Venues. Since joining Aruba, a HPE company, I have established relationships with over 200 firms from all corners of the world, serving clients with Location Based Mobile Apps.

Through the Meridian SDK, iOS and Android mobile app developers are able to interface with Aruba's Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons to create innovative location based mobile apps with indoor navigation, bluedot capability, as well as proximity marketing (push notifications) for mobile marketing applications. Target vertical markets include Healthcare, Hospitality, Retail, Connected Stadiums, Museums, and more.

Aug 2012Apr 2015

Freelance Mobile App Developer/Computer Science Instructor

Diana Laboy-Rush

I am an electrical engineer with over 10 years of computer programming experience. I have spent the last 3 years teaching programming including game development and mobile app development for Android platforms.

I am proficient in C, C++, and Objective-C; and currently learning Swift. Current projects include a Base Converter Calculator (Binary to Decimal, Decimal to Hexadecimal, etc.), a dog walker / chore wheel app, and a custom activity tracker app for running teams. I'm passionate about connecting mobile apps with the IoT (Internet of Things) including wearable sensors and controls.

Jul 2014Present

Founder / Chapter Co-Leader

Girl Develop It Portland

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn web and software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction.

Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build beautiful web and mobile applications. By teaching women around the world from diverse backgrounds to learn software development, we can help women improve their careers and confidence in their everyday lives.

We are committed to making sure women of all ages, races, education levels, income, and upbringing can build confidence in their skill set to develop web and mobile applications. Our goal is to provide powerful hands-on programs to women seeking professional help in software development and create basic to advanced web and mobile applications.

Aug 2013Present

Engineering and Programming Instructor

Village Home Education Resource Center

Fall 2014/2015 CourseLoad 

  • Intro to Engineering: Renewable Energy
  • Game Programming with Scratch
  • Invent Tinker Create
Aug 2013Aug 2014

Adjunct Engineering Professor (EE/CS)

Clark College

ENGR101/CSE101 Engineering and Computer Science Orientation - Orientation for students interested in Engineering and Computer Science. Topics include effective planning, communication, teamwork, and exposure to Engineering and Computer Science educational/career opportunities and challenges.

ENGR250 Digital Logic Design - Digital logic design, testing and implementation, including Boolean Algebra, Karnaugh map and design of logic circuits to solve practical problems using sequential/combinational/synchronous/asynchronous circuits, application of standard SSI/MSI/LSI logic systems, design/test/implement development cycle and Hardware Description Language (HDL).

Oct 2011Aug 2013

STEM Education Consultant

  • Consultation, evaluation, and monitoring of STEM School initiatives
  • Program and partnership development for STEM Academies
  • Instructional design and product marketing for educational games
  • Evaluation and Monitoring of Grant-funded Game Programming Competition
  • Curriculum development for science and technology courses
  • STEM instructor and robotics coach
Oct 2009Sep 2011

Product Manager, STEM Solutions

Managed product portfolio of web-based K-12 STEM curriculum. Responsible for product planning and execution throughout the product life-cycle, including: gathering and prioritizing market and product requirements, defining the product vision and business plan, and working closely with development, marketing, sales, and services to ensure revenue and customer satisfaction goals are met.



iOS Development - Objective-C / xCode6 / CocoaTouch
Experience in Android Development (Java), and Swift for iOS8
QA Testing on Mobile Devices
Functionality, Regression, and Usability on iOS and Android Mobile Platforms.