Adina Halter is Sr. Principal Engineering Architect for Accessibility at Comcast where she engineers innovative and aspirational science accessibility solutions to ensure our customers with disabilities have the best possible home and entertainment experience. Adina started her career out of college as a 3D animator before moving into print design and then web design and development. She then expanded into...
Anatoly loves people, music and coding. He went from "ZX Spectrum The Great" to IBM z/Series and then back to human oriented hardware. He works at Chariot Solutions where he has an opportunity to hack on Clojure, Java, Go, Rust, deep learning and this thing people call big data. In his free time he drinks scotch, smokes hookah, jams some...
Artem works at Betterment, where he and his brilliant teammates are making the Betterment for Advisors platform a little better every day. He believes that having a lot of fun is key to building quality software. He writes an indy blog where he shares his joy for programming all kinds of things in various programming languages. Outside of work, Artem...
Austin Rochford is the Chief Data Scientist at Kibo Commerce. He is a recovering mathematician and is passionate about math education, Bayesian statistics, and machine learning.Talk: Open Source Bayesian Inference in Python with PyMC3
Chris Baglieri is an engineer and engineering leader currently serving as Senior Vice President Product for Blackfynn, a clinical data technology company focused on improving clinical outcomes and accelerating therapeutics broadly for neurological disease. With a deep interest in applying software and computational techniques to data rich environments in the life sciences and healthcare, Chris brings decades of experience building...
Dan Pilone is CEO & CTO of Element 84, a software development firm specializing in large scale geospatial data systems and remote sensing, and oversees the architecture, design, and development for Element 84's commercial and government clients including NASA, USGS, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Capella Space. He has supported NASA's Earth Observing System for nearly 13 years; currently...
Daniel is the author of more than a dozen books including the best selling books A SwiftUI Kickstart, A Swift Kickstart, and Dear Elena. He has written apps for the iPhone and the iPad since the SDKs first appeared and has written programs for the Mac all the way back to System 7. Daniel presents iPhone, Cocoa, and Swift training...
Don is a software developer who enjoys hacking with phones, Arduino, and other hardware. He works as the CIO of Chariot Solutions, and is an adjunct professor at NYU. Don is the co-author of Make:Bluetooth and Beginning NFC.
Drew found his love for interface engineering very early on in his career and hasn’t looked back since. After almost 10 years in specializing in the front-end space and working for all sizes and shapes of companies, Drew has finally found a home here with us at Chariot as a front-end consultant. He loves everything there is about engineering and...
Etienne Caron is a staff developer at Shopify, a Canadian e-commerce company. He is also part of Google's Developer Expert program, and an instructor for Caster.io. Etienne has been an active member of the Android developer community in Montreal since 2010, and regularly devotes his time to mentoring startups, developers and students in the mobile space.Talk: Coroutine + Flow = MVI
James Ward is a nerd / software developer who shares what he learns with others though presentations, blogs, demos, and code. After over two decades of professional programming, he is now a self-proclaimed Typed Pure Functional Programming zealot but often compromises on his ideals to just get stuff done. After spending too many sleepless nights in data centers repairing RAID...
Jessica Kerr is a symmathecist, in the medium of code. She believes in learning systems made of learning parts: enthusiastic people and evolving software. In twenty years of professional software development, she has worked in languages from Java to Scala and Clojure, from Ruby to Elixir and Elm, from bash to TypeScript and PowerShell. In her years as a conference...
Josh Suereth is a Staff Software Engineer at Google LLC. He is a member of the Scala Language Improvement Process committee, and a contributor to open source. He's the author of Scala in Depth, and currently tackling assistant technologies in his day to day work.
Julia Kastner is the VP of Product at NeuroFlow, a digital health technology and analytics company promoting behavioral health access and engagement in all care settings. Julia oversees all aspects of product development, design, and data science at the company. Prior to NeuroFlow, her product management experience included a senior role at Monetate, an A/B testing and website personalization company....
Keith Gregory has been programming computers since 1977, making a living from it since 1984, and doing it on AWS since 2008. In that time he has worked on a variety of applications, from real-time data acquisition systems to business intelligence applications built on massively-parallel databases.Talk: Why we have 50+ AWS accounts, and why you should too
Ken almost started "coding" at an early age when he used a battery, two wires and an old flashcube to make a flashlight (those in the other room saw a blinding flash, then heard screams of agony). Dodging this early accident, he never stops learning how to break things. He is Chariot’s Training Services director, and writes and teaches courses...
Martin is a technology executive with extensive experience in the software industry that includes building and driving high-performance product development organizations. He is currently Vice President of Engineering at Pinnacle 21, which enables Life Sciences organizations to measure and improve the quality of their submission data. Prior to that, he spent much of his career as CTO of Wingspan Technology,...
Matt is a software engineer and consultant with us at Chariot Solutions. After starting his career as a logistics analyst, he fell in love with all things programming, and has been tinkering ever since. As a server-side developer turned front-end guy, he's hoping to help connect the dots from the database all the way to the designer.
Matthew Hanson started studying photographic science in the early 1990's, when traditional photography was being replaced with digital imaging. This led to further studies into remote sensing and digital image processing where he worked developing algorithms in registration, object detection and identification for government applications. In 2010 Matthew transitioned to working on earth science applications - climate change, biomass estimation,...
Nancy Coblenz is the CEO of Rebel Role Model, a tactical consulting & implementation firm specializing in sales and marketing strategy, execution and revenue driving initiatives, specifically for high tech companies in ed-tech, robotics, augmented/virtual reality, genetic testing, IOT, smart infrastructure and automotive. In addition, her award winning digital media agency nurtures an online community built with end to end...
Pete is an experienced product design leader who turns insights about people into positive impact for organizations. He brings a wide range of experience, from building diverse design teams to nurturing a culture of innovation, as well as evangelizing the role of design in business. Outside of work Pete is active in the education innovation community, including volunteer work for...
Rob is co-author of iOS Programming Pushing the Limits, and maintainer of the RNCryptor encryption format. Before coming to Cocoa, he made his living sneaking into Chinese facilities in broad daylight. Then he was a Mac developer for Dell. Today, he shapes music over Bluetooth for Logitech, explores old ideas in new languages, and helps developers keep their products a...
Sara Kimmich is a cognitive scientist by training, and full-stack developer, data scientist and certified scrum master by trade. She focuses on building better-than-agile systems in the workplace. With experience leading teams ranging from small, co-located agile software teams to distributed online teams of nearly a thousand, she teaches practical and quantitative strategies for successful tech development. She cares about...
Steve is the VP of Product Design at Datadog, the monitoring and analytics platform for developers, IT operations teams and business users in the cloud age. He’s been designing enterprise developer tools for the last 10 years, and was previously the co-founder and head of product at Opsee. He also co-hosted Don’t Make Me Code, a podcast on Developer Experience...
Theo founded Circonus in 2010, and continues to be its principal architect. After earning undergraduate and graduate degrees from Johns Hopkins University in computer science, he went on to research resource allocation techniques in distributed systems during four years of post-graduate work. In 1997, Theo founded OmniTI, which has established itself as the go-to source for organizations facing today's most...