About us

Founded in 2009, Tapiki is a local web development and mobile application development company located in Waipahu, Hawaii. Tapiki was created by Brian Dote, an experienced, patent-holding mobile application developer and former leadership team member at Apple that developed core iOS patents and technologies.

Formerly Brian was the Senior Vice President and Director of Mobile and Digital Commerce at Bank of Hawaii and the first Chief Innovation Officer at Mid-Pacific Institute.

Brian worked At Apple, Inc. where he led the MobileMe User Interface Engineering team and worked on the iPhone, MobileMe/iCloud, iTunes Music Store, iPhoto, iMovie, iWeb, Motion, and OS X.

Brian was nominated as a Webby Honoree for web development work at Springfield Town Center in 2009.

In 2017, Brian was an honoree in Hawaii Business Magazine’s 20 for the next 20, a list of 20 individuals in Hawaii whose talents, accomplishments, and potential set them apart as emerging leaders in Hawaii.

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