Speakers

Speakers

We have the best speakers! Don’t believe us? Here are some of the speakers who have spoken or will be speaking at our events.

Christina Aldan

Christina Aldan

Christina Aldan is a TEDx speaker, trainer, and digital advertising consultant whose boutique agency, LG Designs, offers businesses brand consulting and creative content for everyday media.

Andy Barnov

Andy Barnov

Looking for a switch from a 15-year long career as an international TV reporter, Andy taught himself programming and got his Ruby/Rails bases covered by graduating from Le Wagon bootcamp in Paris.

Raymond Camden

Raymond Camden

Raymond Camden is a developer advocate for IBM. His work focuses on LoopBack, API Connect, serverless, hybrid mobile development, Node.js, HTML5, and web standards in general.

Tammy Everts

Tammy Everts

Tammy Everts is chief experience officer at SpeedCurve, where she helps companies understand how visitors use their websites. Tammy has spent the past two decades studying how people use the web.

Burke Holland

Burke Holland

Burke Holland is a front-end developer in Nashville, TN, working on the Azure team at Microsoft. Burke blogs only slightly better than he codes but not as good as he talks about himself in the 3rd person.

Aimee Knight

Aimee Knight

Aimee Knight is a former figure skater, a graduate of the Nashville Software School, a software engineer for Warner Bros Digital Labs and a weekly panelist on the JavaScript Jabber podcast.

Brian LeRoux

Brian LeRoux

Brian LeRoux is the Cofounder/CTO of begin.com which is a new breed of app that helps teams stay organized in Slack. In a former life Brian worked at Adobe on PhoneGap/Apache Cordova.

Jen Looper

Jen Looper

Jen Looper is a Boston-based web and mobile developer and developer advocate at Progress specializing in cross-platform educational and fitness apps for iOS, Android, Kindle and more.

Tara Manicsic

Tara Manicsic

Tara is a lifelong student, teacher and maker from Cincinnati. Currently she is a Developer Advocate for Progress creating applications, tutorials, webinars and speaking at conferences around the world

Brad Marsh

Brad Marsh

Brad is a Senior Developer at SmartThings focusing on user experience driven development and finding better ways for people to interact with their homes.

Brandon Satrom

Brandon Satrom

Brandon is the founder of Carrot Pants Press, a maker education and publishing company, as well as the founder and CEO of Tangible and an avid tinkerer.

Holly Schinsky

Holly Schinsky

Holly works on the PhoneGap team at Adobe where she has a heavy focus on Developer Advocacy and Education via her blogging, sample apps, speaking and workshops.

James Thomas

James Thomas

James is a Developer Advocate for IBM Bluemix, helping developers build scalable applications on IBM’s cloud platform.

TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a senior developer advocate for Progress who spends his time helping web developers build mobile apps.

Shannon Vettes

Shannon Vettes

Shannon is a swiss-army-knife who has worked in all things from project management to product management and basically everything in-between.