We will bring together several experts in leveraging the cloud in mobile app development for a panel discussion on Monday, March 21, 2011 at 6:00 PM. We’ve just announced the panel for this discussion please Register Here.
Mark Wilson – Philanthroper & Gizmodo
Mark Wilson is best known for his work at Gizmodo, where he was a Reviews Editor and still contributes weekly articles at a friendly alumni capacity. He’s also done his rounds in the freelance world, writing for sites like Kotaku, PopMech and Esquire. What pulled him away from the glitz and glamor of professional blogging? He’s started Philanthroper, a daily deal site for nonprofits.
Chris Balcer – Slalom Consulting
Chris Balcer is a Solution Architect at Slalom Consulting focused on cloud computing, mobility and the Microsoft .NET technology stack. Over 12 plus years of technology work, Chris has implemented solutions ranging from console applications with AS/400 integration and VB6 to most recently mobility and cloud computing with Windows Azure and Android 2.1
Mark Ferry – Roundarch
Mark Ferry, Director of Technology at Roundarch a digital strategy and solutions firm. Mark has a background in physics and a long history of software development and architecture across all industries. Mark is the creator of a mobile framework known as EchoServ, which enables developers to use sound to execute commands between devices.
Tom Gersic – Model Metrics
Tom’s role as Senior Technical Architect involves technical design and oversight of projects for Model Metrics’ clients, he has spent over 10 years architecting and developing solutions with a wide variety of languages and platforms. His experience with multiple cloud and mobile technologies has made him a valuable asset on a wide variety of projects at Model Metrics, and he has consistently delivered successful solutions to clients both large an small.
Tom’s work has been deployed to rapidly growing and innovative companies such as Groupon and has been scaled across large organizations such as Abbott Labs, ADP, Allergan, Medtronic, Walgreens, and Zimmer, who rely on applications he designed and built for enterprise-level deployment. The development effort he led with Zimmer resulted in the largest enterprise iPad deployment ever.
Jeff Judge – Signal
Jeff loves technology and using it to solve problems big and small. As co-founder and CEO, Jeff is responsible for ensuring that the company has what it needs to be successful and executing against it’s mission of providing simplified solutions for making every digital interaction between marketer and consumer genuine and compelling.
Prior to Signal, Jeff worked for Orbitz Worldwide where he led the engineering team responsible for vacation packaging, the company’s most profitable product line. Prior to Orbitz, Jeff worked for technology consulting firms Diamond Management & Technology Consultants and Cap Gemini.
Jonathan Ozeran – Lextech
Jonathan currently leads client strategy and mobile product design for Lextech Global Services, an enterprise mobile application development group that has built some of the most advanced iOS apps in the world. Apple asks Lextech to help brief government agencies and enterprises on the power of the iOS platform to help open their eyes to mobile possibilities.
Before coming to Lextech, Jonathan established and led the mobile applications unit for the Tribune Company within its interactive division. While at Tribune, he assembled a staff of mobile-focused engineers and managed the design and development of numerous mobile applications including the Los Angeles Times for iPhone, Chicago Tribune for iPhone as well as an Android application for the Chicago Blackhawks. .