Topher Belknap

110 Englebrekt Road, Edgecomb, ME 04556
(207) 882-7652



1981 - 1985                 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

B.A. Mathematics, minor in Computer Science


2004 - Present         Green Fret Consulting, Edgecomb, Maine

Self-started company focused on helping customers build energy-efficient house or to improve the energy-efficiency of their own; Joined a local non-profit group (Midcoast Green Collaborative) which is working to bring green businesses to Maine; Work with another renewable-energy expert doing energy audits for houses, advising on passivhaus and other cutting edge building methods, and co-authoring articles in professional journals; Developed a spreadsheet to do energy audits, and energy analysis for building plans, including air leakage, moisture analysis, and monetary predictions for various proposed changes.

1992 - 2004                IntraNet Inc., Newton, Massachusetts

(acquired by ACI Worldwide)

Worked on a risk management system, and an international just-in-time system, for company writing financial software for electronics funds transfers; System was part Cobol, and partly a proprietary data base system; Participated in changeover to Java-based system

1990 - 1992               Cruising Design Inc., Concord, Massachusetts

Completely re-wrote computer systems, which included order entry, inventory control, accounts receivable, and shipping system; Coordinated purchasing hardware to support this.  I worked extensively with the users; System ran problem-free for a decade.

1986 - 1989               Intermetrics, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts

(acquired by L-3 Communications)

Worked on Ada Compiler; did compiler code generation and documentation tools, on the test suite, and installed that and ran it at the client's site in Japan; Wrote a linker/locator for backbone Internet servers; Wrote a set of advanced mathematics routines for fixed point numbers; Wrote a disassembler for code in embedded processors in automobiles.