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Cameron McColgan

Cameron McColgan

QA Engineer


San Francisco , Other





Quality Assurance Engineer

Improve systems and processes for quality assurance for multiple complex software products. With a focus on mobile development of entire mobile platform. Develop, extend, execute, and analyze regression, functional and performance test plans. Review design documentation and UI prototypes to asses usability and testability. Identify, analyze, document, and track (Bug tracking system) problems/bugs that affect function, output, UI, mobile performance, or content. Collaborate with multiple teams to actively improve product development: engineering team (to resolve current/new engineering efforts), customer support team (to assist with new found issues), project managers (support current product development), and new clients (initial integration assistance).

Career medium 04
Career medium 03

Banyan Water

Project Manager

Venture-backed startup conducting technology-driven acquisitions and launching financial products to address water risk.

National Water Scarcity Index:
o Identified hundreds, interviewed dozens and established partnerships with several stakeholders; aggregated expert insight to inform construction and presentation of product in preparation for go-to-market
o Recruited and interfaced with development team; led customer-centric product design process
o Created set of marketing materials for product; led sales pitches to potential customers

Smart Grid for Irrigation Go-to-Market Strategy:
o Conducted channel assessment, identifying customers with $1mm+ revenue potential in multiple channels
o Adapted sales and marketing strategy; designed promotional materials highlighting value of business model
o Managed database and pulled potential customers through sales funnel


Imagine H2O

Summer Fellow - Workshop Coordinator

Coordinated and executed Seven water entrepreneurship workshops nationwide. Bringing together investors, venture capitalist, researchers, experts in the field, students and entrepreneurs to establish where funds and innovation is needed within the water sector to improve national water efficiency. The workshops took place in Berkeley, Stanford, Milwaukee, Fort Collins, Boulder, Boston, and Fresno.

Career medium 01
Career medium 05


Research Analyst

• Conducted field research to assess contamination near industrial cities in Yangtze River Development Zone
• Wrote section of Water Toxicity report, comparing regulatory environment to international benchmarks


Jane Goodall Institute

Building Efficiency Consultant

• Designed and led energy efficiency program to conduct LEED-equivalent surveys of all Beijing Chinese government buildings
• Negotiated with representatives from UN Volunteers, Climate Harmony Group, the Chinese Government, and various small-scale Chinese NGOs to define each organization’s role within the energy efficiency ecosystem

Career medium 02
Career medium 03

Building Sustainability at Cal


Building Sustainability at Cal (BS@C) is a student run collaboration with faculty and staff is a three branch program: class, Interns, and club. The goal of BS@C is to improve the buildings on campus to help the campus reach Cal CAP goals (emission standards) and LEED Certification. This is accomplished by placing students in buildings and using them to educate building inhabitants. I was a Coordinator for one of the two classes that was focused in waste and water.



Government Relations Liaison

Venture-backed startup used a modular onsite tri-canter supercritical method to produce biofuel from waste streams
Government Relations Intern
• Identified and coordinated with key government officials and environmental organizations to secure non-dilutive financing to build a demonstration facility and a future plant build-out
• Secured alternative funding through ARPA-E and USDA grants, valued at $50,000 for first round installment

Career medium 05

University of California, Berkeley

BS, Conservation and Resource Studies

Beijing Foreign Studies University

Chinese, Language and Development

Woodrow Wilson High School