AT&T Mobile App Hackathon - Chicago
Saturday, August 27, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM (CDT)
Dev-ing. Mobile. Good food. Awesome prizes.
Mobile App Hackathon is an event for mobile developers to come together, network, learn about new technologies, build 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.
Mobile App Hackathon events are brought to you by the AT&T Developer Program. Show some love by hitting this link a couple of times: http://bit.ly/iHjFne. Know that if you need help with your mobile app, the AT&T Developer Program is here to help.
Mobile App Hackathon will be held at the offices of event sponsor Morningstar, home of the Morningstar Tech Talks and supporter of several excellent meetups like Mobile Mondays, Software Craftmanship, Cassandra, etc.
Action Items For You:
- Help spread the word about AT&T Hackathons by liking our Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/p7VIBA
- Use the Facebook event page to network and form teams: http://on.fb.me/o0B9RH
- Tweet about the event via #mobileappCHI
Here is a quick overview of the schedule:
- 9:00a Registration and Breakfast + Networking + Start Coding if you want!
- 10:00a Lightning Talks
- 12:00p Lunch is Served!
- 6:00p App Submission Deadline
- 6:30p App Demos
- 7:30p Content Winners Announced & Drinks!
Interested in who will be presenting as well as helping you code? Read on!
Bob Heubel is a haptic technology evangelist with Immersion Corporation who specializes in assisting developers implement what is known as force-feedback, tactile-feedback or rumble-feedback effects. He has spent more than ten years working with developers, carriers, OEMs and ODMs to design and implement these sensations aimed at improving both gaming and user interaction experiences. Bob graduated from UC Berkeley in 1989 with a BA in English Literature.
You can find him on Twitter via @bobheubel.
Joe Monastiero is co-founder and vice president of business development for AppMobi, bringing with him 20 years of management experience. Prior to AppMobi, he co-founded Intervideo, where he was responsible for sales, marketing and business development activities and helped drive over $30M in software revenue in three years.
Additionally, Joe was a leading consultant to technology startups and his prior experience includes helping to take two companies public and managing two successful exit M&As.
Sam Ramji spent over 15 years working across enterprise software, product development and open source strategy. Currently VP of strategy at Apigee & board member at the CodePlex Foundation, Sam works deeply within the developer, open source and social app communities to create a healthier, more productive ecosystem. Prior to Apigee, Sam led open source strategy across Microsoft and was a founding member of the AquaLogic product team at BEA. In his spare time, Sam enjoys the great outdoors, spending time with the kids, and bacon.
James Pearce is a technologist, writer, developer & entrepreneur who has been working with the mobile web for over a decade. He is Senior Director of Developer Relations at Sencha. Previously he was the CTO at dotMobi and has a background in mobile startups, telecoms infrastructure and management consultancy. He speaks extensively on the topic of mobile web development, and has written books for both Wiley and Wrox.