AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Portland - IOT
- Science & Technology
- Portland State Business Accelerator, Portland Oregon
Have an app idea or need an app built for your business?
Mobile App Hackathon is an event produced by the AT&T Developer Program that is designed for attendees (technical & non-technical) to build apps/mobile apps, get fed, compete for prizes across different categories and most importantly: meet new people and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects. Our hackathon will introduce you to the latest cutting edge tools to help deploy your own app with a website backend, fully hosted in the cloud.
We Supply: Quick presentations and code samples that help to bootstrap your hacking, food to keep you going, and caffeine to keep you awake. Along with technical senseis to assist you in building faster, smarter, and with new tools.
You Bring: Your laptop, skills & ideas. Come with a collaborative, team focused mindset and/or team up in advance on Twitter/Facebook/Google+ via the #atthack hashtag. Whether you are a backend person and code in Ruby/PHP/.NET or are a designer and only work with Illustrator, you are invited to attend this event. Every group needs a good balance of talent and your development skills are needed!
Event Schedule. The following is a list of the weekends agenda:
Prizes. The following prizes are experiential and geared towards accelerating you towards a successful business as well as expanding your network and industry knowledge:
Judging Criteria. Apps will be judged based on the criteria below and weighted accordingly.
|Alex Donn, Senior Marketing Manager at AT&T, is based out of sunny Seattle! His passion is educating developers young and old about mobile application development best practices through events like hackathons that fuse the collective interests of multiple technology and business leaders. He loves bacon and is allergic to all types of gluten.||Aaron Allsbrook, CTO for Clearblade has thirteen years of experience in the IT industry providing expertise in the software development lifecycle. As CTO Aaron sets the overall technical direction of our products and services offerings. It is through his leadership that ClearBlade’s Mainframe to Mobile™ methodology came to life (patent # 61/815,085) – bringing together a unique combination of big iron expertise with current mobile know how. Aaron is a founding member of the OSLC Mobile Expert Group. Prior to ClearBlade, as a software engineer at IBM he implemented eclipse based tools for JSF and Struts development.|
|Robert Decker is an expert in software design and development with fifteen years' experience at well-known corporations including Adobe and PGP, consulting on technology projects with high-profile clients in the public and private sectors, and involvement with multiple start-ups in founding and advisory roles. Capabilities include software architecture and development; project and people management; enterprise level development of web-enabled database and content repository applications in multiple languages and environments; and offshore and near-shore experience managing projects and developers in Eastern Europe, India, and North America.||Jim Shead is Pecan Street Inc.’s general counsel and director of data and analytics. Jim handles Pecan Street’s legal affairs and product offerings. Before joining Pecan Street, Jim worked as an attorney whose practice mainly involved complex commercial litigation in the technical arts, and is licensed to practice in both New York and Texas. Prior to law school, Jim worked as a software analyst at Southwest Research Institute, specializing in realtime data collection and analysis. Jim received his J.D. from UCLA School of Law and holds a B.S. in computer sciences from The University of Texas at Austin.|
|David Gavigan is a recent graduate specializing in enterprise mobile at Clearblade. While completing his degree at Texas State University, David studied Computer Information Systems with a focus on enterprise and mobile development. David has previously spent time working at the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in Austin, TX.||Bill Sigler has over 17 years of experience in the computer industry as an Architect, Project Leader, and Developer for full life cycle software engineering of database driven mobile, web, and windows applications. Bill holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.|
|Mack Browne, is a Computer Science graduate from Toronto Canada and specializes in mobile development at ClearBlade. While working on his degree, he became a specialist in Rational Software while completing an internship at IBM. He also played a key role in a major IBM website migration. Since then, he has been focusing on mobile development specifically around the IBM Worklight development framework. After multiple successful releases on iOS, Android and web, Mack is now a leading expert in the Worklight mobile development community. Some of his other areas of interest include web crawling and designing minimalist, modern user interfaces.|
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