Speakers
Mete Atamel
Mete is a Developer Advocate at Google, currently focused on helping developers with Google Cloud Platform. As a long-time Java and a recent C# developer, he likes to compare the two ecosystems.
Namrata Bandekar
Namrata is a Software Engineer at OANDA and has experience doing native Android and iOS development. She is a member of the Ray Wenderlich Android tutorial team. Apart from building apps, she is passionate about travelling, dancing and hiking with her dog.
Etienne Caron-Petit-Pas
Etienne Caron is an Android developer at Shopify, a popular Canadian e-commerce company. He is also part of Google's Developer Expert program, and an instructor for Caster.io 3D animation, procedural content generation and VR are some of his hobbies, and he loves introducing other developers to this fascinating field.
Annyce Davis
Annyce is an Android Google Developer Expert. She has spent the past 6 years developing applications for the Android ecosystem across multiple form factors. She is an international conference speaker/author, sharing her knowledge of Android development with others.
Joey deVilla
Joey deVilla is the Lead Product Manager at Sourcetoad, a development shop in Tampa, and an author on the Android Team at the tutorial site RayWenderlich.com. In former lives, he’s been a platform evangelist at SMARTRAC, GSG Telco, and Shopify.
Victoria Dieterle
Victoria is the CEO and Founder of TAG Digital Design, her time as a web designer and front end developer span 15 years. Delivering high quality website designs, that help small and medium-sized businesses expand.
Sam Edwards
Sam is a Lead Android Engineer for Capital One Wallet. He has been working with Android since 2011 and has over 13 years of professional experience with full-stack development with Java and JavaScript.
Victoria Gonda
Victoria was drawn to programming because of its potential to help people in a meaningful way. She is currently a Software Developer at Collective Idea, building mobile and web applications.
Yuliya Kaleda
Yuliya is an Android Developer at Jet.com, leading a team of 4 developers whose main focus is to built performant, scalable, cutting-edge Android projects. For the last few months Yuliya has been collaborating with Google to launch the first multi-feature Instant App.
David Khourshid
David Khourshid is a Microsoft software engineer based right here in Orlando. He is passionate about open-source, complex user interfaces and animations, cutting-edge front-end technologies, and helping the web community in any way he can.
John Li
John is an Android Developer that enjoys hackathons, organizing talks, and working on side projects that solves problems that already have been solved years ago. He co-organizes the Central Florida Android Developers Meetup.
Macy Kuang
Macy Kuang is not just the producer and host of her own YouTube technology tips and tricks show - CodeToCreate, she is also the founder of Miaomiao Games.Macy became a Google Developer Expert for Wearable since 2014 and is now an IoT Pioneer.
Christopher Lorenzo
Chris has worked at Comcast for 10 years -- currently as a Senior Principal Engineer. He enjoys building/motivating teams and ramping up new projects using the latest patterns and web primitives. Besides coding in Javascript, He loves spending time with his wife and two kids and helping out in the community. Chris is also heavily involved with local colleges and schools to mentor the next generation.
Brandy Morgan
Brandy is a developer, designer, and doer, that could out hustle Jay-Z. She is a full stack developer, with an enthusiasm for application development and learning the latest technologies. If she isn't coding or creating content you can find her running laps around the beautiful lakes of Winter Park, FL or sipping lattes at the local coffee shops.
Mark Murphy
Author of "The Busy Coder's Guide to Android Development". Contributor of over 19,000 answers to Android questions on Stack Overflow. Developer of open source libraries. Presenter at conferences. Trainer of multitudes. Writer of sentence fragments.
Nitya Narasimhan
Nitya is a software architect and polyglot with ~20 years of industry experience in research, development and startup contexts. She is a PhD, an innovator (11 patents, 20+ filings), an educator and a community organizer (GDG NYC & GDG Hudson Valley).
Reba-Lynne Parsons
Reba-Lynne Parsons is a developer and consultant specializing in front end web and mobile development. Her career spans over 10+ years. She is also one of the co-organizers of the GDG Tampa Bay and the Women Techmakers Tampa Bay.
John Papa
John Papa is dedicated a father and husband, a Principal Developer Advocate with Microsoft, and an alumni of the Google Developer Expert, Microsoft RD and MVP programs. His passions are deploying and teaching modern web technologies, and enjoying everything Disney with his family. John is a co-host of the popular Adventures in Angular podcast, author of the Angular Style Guide, and many popular Pluralsight courses.
Sandra Persing
Sandra Persing is the Global Program Manager at Mozilla, investing in DevRel Events. She's the producer of over 57 Developer Roadshows; serves as Distinguished Fellow with Women Who Code Global leadership team, and is the CoFounder of @DevRelSummit. Find her at meetups, conferences, and the busiest airport terminals.
Betty Pierce
Betty is a UI/UX Developer with over 16 years of professional experience in Tampa, Florida. She was a speaker at UXD Summit in Ft Lauderdale, a presenter with Girl Develop It, Women Who Code and Tampa Bay Media Professionals.
Jenell Pizarro
Jenell Pizarro is a front end developer at Web Benefits Design and teaches people how to code through her teaching assistant role at Skillcrush. Jenell is an Iron Yard graduate.
Michael Prentice
Michael Prentice is a software consultant on Angular, Material Design, Firebase, Google Cloud, NodeJS, software architecture, and Agile project management. He is a founder of GDG Space Coast, DevIntent, and Market Amplified. Michael is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) in Angular and active supporter of multiple developer communities.
Danny Preussler
Danny is in charge of Android development at Viacom in Berlin. Before that he worked for companies like Groupon, eBay and Alcatel. His mobile career started long before any iPhone with Java ME and Blackberry applications. Danny writes and talks about mobile development and testing regularly and is is a Google Developer Expert for Android.
John Riviello
John Riviello is a Distinguished Engineer and Lead Frontend Developer at Comcast where he works on the XFINITY customer websites and web applications. He is also the author of the Lynda.com course "CSS to Sass." In his free time, he prefers surfing waves over surfing the internet.
Michael Rosario
Michael is an experienced software developer, Scrum master, technologist and blogger. As a principle software engineer at Mercer Engineering Research center, Michael performed a study of the Microsoft HoloLens and various Android eye wear to help enable remote collaboration in aircraft maintenance environments.
Dave Smith
Dave is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on IoT and the Android Things platform. Over the past decade, he has worked with low power M2M systems and wireless radio links, as well as custom applications and system components to run Android on embedded platforms. He has a passion for finding opportunities to make devices, and developers, smarter.
Mike Traverso
Mike traded in a decade of full stack development for Wall Street for mobile development. Now he works on native iOS & Android apps for large corporations and startups.
Connor Tumbleson
Connor is a software engineer at Sourcetoad, building software that powers the cruise ship industry. In his free time, he is a big supporter of open-source projects and maintains apktool, a popular Android reverse engineering tool.
Julien Vehent
Julien leads the Firefox Operations Security team at Mozilla, tasked with defining, implementing and operating the security of Firefox's backend services and the release engineering infrastructure.
Kesha Williams
Kesha Williams is a software engineer with over 20 years۪ experience specializing in web application development. In addition to being a software engineer with Chick-fil-A, she trains and mentors thousands of software developers in the US, Europe, and Asia while teaching at the University of California.
Scott Thisse
Scott is the founder and lead organizer of the six-year-old Tampa Bay Android Developers Group and a co-organizer for the SunCoast Google Developers group. He's a regular speaker/trainer at those groups' meetups and also does paid Android development training. After many years doing development and technical management for government and large enterprise shops, he now has much more fun specializing in developing Android apps for start-ups and other small clients.