May 11, 2015
Prince Conference Center, Calvin College
Great Lakes Software Excellence Conference is an annual conference dedicated to building and enhancing the software industry in the region. The conference brings hundreds of software professionals and business leaders together for a day of learning and networking.
2015 Featured Speakers
Designer & Entrepreneur
Alexandra is an interaction designer, product designer, entrepreneur & international speaker based in London. Since 2006, she has built consumerfacing internet of things products, services and communities for clients such as BBC R&D,Nokia, British Gas, EDF, British Telecom.
Dir. of Engineering Development, Chef
Jeff has worked with a diverse range of companies from Nextel, to Red Bull, to Riot Games helping teams to deliver software and infrastructure at scale. He has been hooking things up to the internet since the early 90s ranging from some of the earliest web based reporting systems, to millions of Java enabled handsets, to the deployment of several thousand game servers at Riot.
Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
Pete is a Principal Program Manager in the Engineering Engagement and Evangelism team at Microsoft. He focuses on .NET and XAML, IoT client technology, makers and enthusiasts, and apps and technology for musicians and pro audio. Pete spends much of his time making things that make music, or blink LEDs, and helping people create great apps and devices for Windows.