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.
Director, Engineering and Development at Chef
Jeff has been hooking things up to the internet since the early 90’s. Working as an operations engineer, software developer, people manager, and coach inside companies who have simultaneously defined the markets they operate in and set the vision for the next generation of businesses to enter that market. At Chef, Jeff helps individuals, teams, and their customers on their DevOps journey by providing training and coaching on Agile & Lean practices, Product Development and the fine (and somewhat arcane) art of People Development.
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.
101 Training Talks
101 Trainings are a high-level introduction to skills in technology & design taught by coLearning instructors.