Mike Ash has been programming for Apple platforms for over two decades and for Mac OS X since the Public Beta. He is the author of the bi-weekly Friday Q&A blog series on deep technical topics related to Mac and iOS programming, as well as the compilation book The Complete Friday Q&A: Volume I. In between abusing the Objective-C runtime, he flies his glider over the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. When not flying, he holds down a day job at Plausible Labs. Mike's blog can be found at http://mikeash.com/pyblog.
Dave is an experienced iOS and Mac developer, trainer and consultant. Dave also runs iOS Dev Weekly, an email sent out every Friday which contains a round up of interesting iOS news and links each week. Dave can be found at http://shinydevelopmet.com/, http://iosdevweekly.com/ and on Twitter as @daveverwer.
Jon is a Software Engineer at Facebook. A specimen of that rare and elusive animal, "iOS developer who uses Test Driven Development," Jon has been practicing TDD since 2001. He wrote OCHamcrest, PyHamcrest, and OCMockito; blogs at Quality Coding; and is trying to learn how to live a spiritual life in Silicon Valley.
Simone is a wannabe craftsman from Busseto, Italy. Formerly one of the few 30” Microsoft Surface developers on Earth, he moved to smaller screens - and to the iOS platform - in 2010 thanks to the advent of the iPad. He is currently working with great people at Xebia IT Architects in Paris, where he has been developing a number of iOS applications and devoting the rest of his time to functional testing, continuous integration and quality practices.
Maxim is an iOS developer and UX designer, currently at SwiftKey London. Having worked on various apps and freelance projects, she's now dedicated to bringing the full SwiftKey keyboard experience to iOS8. This is following the launch of SwiftKey Note which was downloaded over 1 million times in its first month.
Andy is the iOS Developer at Buffer. Originally from Birmingham, he is now based in San Francisco working alongside part of the other Buffer team. At Buffer he builds out the iOS app along with SDK's for other iOS apps to use to easily offer sharing to Buffer. Allowing people to schedule posts from popular apps such as Pocket and Feedly.
David is an iOS developer from Sweden with a passion for graphics and animations. On his spare time he plays around with Mac and iOS code, spends time on Stack Overflow, teaches kung fu to kids, and dives deep into animation topics on his blog. He is currently focusing on releasing the first version of a book about 3D Graphics with SceneKit.
Sam is the Technical Evangelist for ShinobiControls - purveyors of the finest UI controls for iOS and Android. Having started out life doing computer vision research, he now finds himself waiting for his ancient iPhone 4 to finish loading apps. By day you'll find him attending conferences, writing tutorials, meeting people and wandering the street armed with hugs. By night he's likely to be out entertaining people, armed with his trombone and killer dance moves. He’s @iwantmyrealname on twitter and iwantmyreal.name on the web.
Andrew Tarvin is a Computer Science Engineer turned Humor Engineer. He teaches programmers how to be more productive, more effective, and more awesome using humor. He's worked with hundreds of organizations including GE, General Assembly, and P&G, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and FastCompany.
My name is Krzysztof Kucharewicz. I'm a Polish software developer with a hard to pronounce name (but you can call me Kris). I've been involved in mobile applications since 2006, yet before Steve Jobs defined what "smart" in the "smartphone" means. I'm currently developing for Android, iOS and Windows Phone. I live in a Barcelona and work for the MobileJazz company, helping startups make their dreams come true.
Michele Titolo is a software engineer at reddit. She has shipped over a dozen apps to the Apple AppStore, and designed and implemented APIs for a number of them. She enjoys debugging, refactoring, and finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. Outside of work, she is a Core Team member of CocoaPods, CTO of Women Who Code, and is an avid Doctor Who fan.
Erik is a designer & developer currently working in Madrid. All his life has been focused on design and advertising, but lastly he is doing his best to make beautiful iOS apps on his own in Red Monster, the little design studio he has recently created. He also teaches Design for Developers at AGBO Training to return the knowledge that developers give him almost every day.
Kenneth is a chemist by education and a geek by Nature. He logged into a UNIX system for the first time in 1990 (BSD UNIX 4.3 Tahoe), and he has been using variants of UNIX ever since, including Linux, Solaris, Irix, and OS X. He has been worked as a UNIX system administrator and programmer for almost two decades, and shell scripting has always been part of his toolbox. He has written a couple of Linux books, and many technical articles on open source software. In his spare time, he is a technical reviewer for Packt Pub and O'Reilly. Currently, he works for realm.io on language bindings and build tools for mobile platforms.
Fernando is an iOS training expert & globetrotter. He has taught top notch iOS development classes around the world for Agbo and The Big Nerd Ranch. Mentor of Telefónica Talentum program, author of dozens of technical articles and nerdpreuner. His current obsessions are Cocoa Touch, Objective-C and the iOS ecosystem. In a previous life he was a Python/Django hacker, Smalltalker, and much to his regret, C++ monkey.
Passionate of innovation and mobility, Alberto enjoys working as Developer Evangelist because it allows him to show that the crazy ideas that everybody could have in mind can be turned into handy solutions. For this purpose, Alberto capitalizes on the experience acquired working as CEMEA Sales Engineer at PayPal, helping small and large companies to integrate PayPal.
Ariel, Director of Publisher Relations at StartApp. I’ve been with StartApp for over 3 years, handling our developer life cycle. From lead to account and growth, helping grow StartApp to over 150K apps and an Ad SDK downloaded over 1.5B times to date. Before StartApp, I spent 3 years in the online marketing world, focusing on performance and downloadable products.