Who is Evident Systems?

Evident Systems is an award-winning team of technical and business experts dedicated to helping our small and mid-size financial services clients create and sustain compelling digital experiences for their customers. Our team brings top credentials and deep experience from both leading technology companies and major financial institutions.
With Evident System’s experienced strategic consulting and superior technical products and services, organizations are revolutionizing how they do business online securely, strategically, and cost-effectively.

Bobby Calderwood

Founder

Bobby started Evident Systems LLC to help companies realize the benefits of DevOps and microservices for their core business systems. Bobby has spoken at conferences and written about achieving better microservices architectures.

Prior to founding Evident Systems, Bobby was a Distinguished Engineer (Director) on the Technology Fellows team at Capital One. While working on a project to modernize a core banking system, Bobby and his team were awarded Capital One’s highest associate honor, the Circle of Excellence Award.

Before joining Capital One, Bobby was Director of Product Engineering at B23 LLC, a startup working on enabling big data solutions in cloud environments. Before B23, Bobby worked on the Product Team at Cognitect building, testing, and helping customers win with Datomic. Bobby’s been writing web applications and distributed systems with Clojure and ClojureScript since 2010, and before that in Java, Ruby and Rails, and client-side techs since 2006.Prior to joining Evident Systems, Ronald worked with Bobby Calderwood as a member of the Technology Fellows team at Capital One. He developed prototypes of future technology that could one day replace credit cards as we know them today. Ronald holds various patents in diverse areas including social media crowd sourcing, domestic entertainment systems, automated logging and debugging technology, and memory management architecture.

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Ronald P. Hughes

Senior Software Engineer

Ronald is an experienced software engineer and serial entrepreneur. He has been programming in the Java programming language for more than 20 years. He has delivered presentations at the JavaOne conference numerous years, and in 2001 he shared the keynote stage with Java creator James Gosling. He has worked for various Silicon Valley companies including Google, Pure Atria, Frame Technologies, Adobe and Zilog. Prior to joining Evident Systems, Ronald worked with Bobby Calderwood as a member of the Technology Fellows team at Capital One. He developed prototypes of future technology that could one day replace credit cards as we know them today. Ronald holds various patents in diverse areas including social media crowd sourcing, domestic entertainment systems, automated logging and debugging technology, and memory management architecture.

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Nick Stares

 Engineer

As an engineer at Evident Systems, Nick works to write robust and maintainable software that simplifies businesses’ operational overheads. Having worked the full stack, Nick’s expertise ranges from building beautiful UIs to developing high performance APIs and managing databases at scale. He has experience in Clojure(script), Javascript, C#, and Ruby. Before joining Evident Systems, Nick was a full stack developer at Motionsoft LLC, a leading provider of gym management software. He is a graduate of General Assembly’s Web Development Immersive bootcamp. Besides software engineering, Nick is interested in embodied cognition, agent-based modelling, and linguistics. In his free time he enjoys painting and making music.

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