Nov 30, 2013 9:00AM to Nov 30, 2013 5:00PM
Developers Connect Summit 2013: #MobileDevNBeyond is a whole day conference that aims to bring together Information Technology professionals, students and educators from all over the Philippines to showcase the latest trends and opportunities in the Information Technology industry. This year's theme is "Mobile Development and Beyond".
Brian Cu, Co-founder at GrabTaxi on "Solving Real World Problems with Mobile Apps"
Brian started his career as a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. He chose to join the world of entrepreneurship in 2012 when he co-founded ZALORA Philippines. He left in mid-2013 to co-found GrabTaxi Philippines and now serves as its managing director.
Howard Dy Go, Co-founder and Game Developer at Mochibits on "Opportunities in Mobile Development in the Philippines"
Howard Go is ½ of MochiBits, a game development team born on December 2010. He believes the mobile market allows the casual gamer/user to exist which in turn changes the playing field sufficiently to allow more indie developers to play with the big boys. He wants to see more Filipinos populate and succeed in the world of mobile app development.
Ramon Pastor, CEO & President of Rogomi Inc on “Trends on iOS Development”
Ramon graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University and worked for 6 years as an Information Technology Manager at a local manufacturing company as well as Business Development Manager at a local I.T. company before co-founding Rogomi. His love for the iOS platform began when he bought his first iPod touch in 2008. He became a self-taught iOS developer soon after. He released his first iOS app on the Apple App Store in May 2009 and, since then, has developed numerous apps and has given countless mobile development talks and basic iOS development seminars in various universities and corporate-sponsored events nationwide. In August 2013, he was chosen by Nokia as one of ten global developers to join the Nokia Imaging SDK team in Lund, Sweden to participate in the exclusive Future/Capture Hackathon.
Micael Andrei diaz de Rivera, User Experience Engineer at Sulit.com.ph on “Essentials in Mobile User Experience”
Mica has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of the Philippines Los Banos and is currently the User Experience Engineer of Sulit.com.ph. When not stalking people in theater houses and doing user research, he spends his time divavelling around Asia on a backpack with a shoesdiving budget.
Jon Limjap, Senior Developer at Readify on "Cross Platform Solutions for Mobile Applications"
Jon is a senior software developer and an advocate for the software development community in the Philippines.
He is a seasoned public speaker and writer, being active in speaking for the local software community since 2008. His expertise in C# and passion for the community earned him five consecutive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional awards since 2009.
John Britton, Education Liaison of GitHub on “Ops for Everyone”
John Britton is a developer and community builder, active in both open source and open education. As Education Liaison at GitHub he’s working to improve computer science education by bringing the principles of open source into the classroom.