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We are in the process of putting together a great event for DevCon5 San Jose 2014 - November 18, 2014. In the meantime check out the Agenda from DevCon5 New York 2014 below!

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Acision

Peter Dunkley
Peter Dunkley
Technical Director
Peter is Technical Director at Acision. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh in 2000 with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science. After graduation Peter worked on a PSTN switch developing signalling stacks for SS7, ISDN and similar protocols and creating advanced routing and service applications. Since 2005 he has worked mainly with SIP first leading a team developing a PSTN gateway and then managing the development of a SIP Application Server. Peter joined Crocodile RCS in September 2010 and has made numerous contributions to the Kamailio open source SIP Router project (particularly in the areas of presence, WebSocket, MSRP, and SIP Outbound) since then. Peter is one of the authors of the MSRP over WebSocket draft (draft-pd-dispatch-msrp-websocket) and is a contributor to several open-source projects.
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Adobe

Paul Trani
Paul Trani
Adobe Developer Evangelist
As Sr. Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe, Paul is passionate about training and empowering designers and developers to create award-winning interactive content for the web and mobile devices.Paul has been an Adobe Certified Instructor and courseware creator for over a decade. A writer and prolific trainer, Paul has earned top author status at Lynda.com and has created a constant stream of content for AdobeTV, Creative Cloud Learn, as well as his own site www.paultrani.com.Prior to joining Adobe, Paul spent 15 years as an interactive designer, trainer and author in Denver Colorado, where he calls home. But to find out his real whereabouts follow him on Twitter: @paultrani
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Amazon

Jesse Freeman
Jesse Freeman
Developer Evangelist
Jesse Freeman is a developer evangelist at Amazon focusing on HTML5 & gaming. As an expert in his field, Jesse has worked for Microsoft, MLB, HBO, the New York Jets, VW, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. In addition to development, Jesse has a background in Art with a Masters in Interactive Computer Art from the School of Visual Arts. He can be found on Twitter at @jessefreeman. Jesse also speaks at conferences and does workshops, which you can find out more about on his website at http://jessefreeman.com.
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ARM

Matt Spencer
Matt Spencer
UI and Browser Marketing Manager, Media Processing Division
Matt is a technologist and innovator at heart, working for 15 years on embedded platforms in every manner of language from assembler through to JavaScript. He recently made the move to the ‘dark side’ (Marketing), for which he hopes he hasn’t lost the respect of his technical peers and, more importantly, where he hopes to help educate and bring like-minded engineers together with the goal of making embedded systems rock.
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Belly

David Arel
David Arel
Director of JavaScript Engineering
Dave Arel is a product engineer specializing in client-side web technologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3. As the Director of JavaScript Engineering and Head of Front-End at Belly, he is directly responsible for the development of their HTML5 iPad application which is used by thousands of businesses and millions of users. So when its not working properly, blame him. Dave is easily recognizable by his lack of hair and eau de hockey-bag cologne.
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Blackberry Developer Relations

Mark Howden
Mark Howden
Sr. Manager, Enterprise Technical Partnerships
Mark is a 10 year veteran of the Mobile ecosystem, working with Fortune 100 customers to help them build mobile strategies and evolve their infrastructure. Currently Mark works with BlackBerry’s partners to build seamless integration between enterprise solutions and ensure the best experience for our customers. Prior to joining BlackBerry, Mark was a consultant with the IBM Lotus Professional Services team, focused on large enterprise architecture and development projects.
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Electronic Arts

Sumit Amar
Sumit Amar
Director of Engineering
Sumit works at Electronic Arts as a Director of Engineering in Digital Platform team and leads the cloud implementation and automation. Before coming to EA, he spent 9 years in Microsoft as developer/architect/manager, optimizing several Microsoft products for performance and usability, including adCenter (now Bing Ads), Bing Shopping, Microsoft.com, Dynamics ERP, and Cloud TV (Mediaroom). He has worked in Microsoft Redmond, Vancouver, Copenhagen, and Silicon Valley campuses. He received his MBA in IT and Systems in 2002 and is currently working on his dissertation for PhD in Computer Information Systems.
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Google+

Francis Ma
Francis Ma
Product Manager
Francis Ma is a lead Product Manager on the Google+ Platform team, focused on helping developers connect and engage with their users. Prior to Google, he co-founded Chatroll, a startup that helps publishers create live interactive events to engage their audiences online. Before his entrepreneurial endeavors, he was a Software Engineering lead at Amazon. Aside from building products, Francis loves playing ice hockey and is excited being an expectant new dad!
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HackMiami / Information Security Services

Alex Heid
Alex Heid
President
Alexander Heid is a security researcher, board member of HackMiami, and co-chair of South Florida OWASP. Heid has worked within the defense and financial industries providing information security consultation services.
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IBM

Ian Robinson
Ian Robinson
Program Director, IBM MobileFirst Platform & Analytics
Ian Robinson is the worldwide Cloud and Virtualization product line manager for IBMs STG Systems Software team. He joined IBM in 2008, following its acquisition of Transitive Corporation, where he was VP of Marketing. For more than 15 years he has delivered to market industry-leading enterprise solutions, at global companies that included VMware, Brio Software and Zone Labs. He has an MS (Information Systems) from the University of San Francisco.
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IBM

Dr. Dejan Glozic
Dr. Dejan Glozic
Web Architect
Dr. Dejan Glozic is a Web architect for IBM Rational JazzHub project, spending a lot of time learning and playing with the new technologies such as Node.js, Dust.js, Bootstrap, Backbone.js and anything else that keeps his creative juices flowing. He worked for IBM for 19 years on various projects, including Eclipse. In fact, he wrote the first lines of code for the Eclipse platform UI. As a part of Rational Jazz, he lead teams building cool Web UIs using Ajax. Dejan has some management training but these days he prefers to lead by example, and his hair is not pointy as a consequence. Read his blog atdejanglozic.com, or follow @dglozic on Twitter.
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IBM

Dustin Amrhein
Dustin Amrhein
MobileFirst Solution Architect; Mobile Technical Sales Leader - North America
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Intel Corp.

Ian Maffett
Ian Maffett
Software Engineer
Ian Maffett is a software engineer working on the Intel® XDK products. He is the creator of App Framework, a high performance mobile HTML5 framework, and App Starter. App Starter is a drag and drop UI builder for App Framework applications that supports round trip so developers can work in HTML and the UI tool. His primary focus is HTML5 performance and UX on mobile devices.
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JWPlayer

Pablo Schklowsky
Pablo Schklowsky
Technical Lead
Pablo Schklowsky is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience building scalable front- and back-end web technologies. Pablo serves as the lead technical architect for JW Player, the worlds most popular Flash and HTML5 video player. Over the past several years, Pablo has led the effort to migrate the player from a Flash-only architecture to a hybrid HTML5 and Flash solution, which leverages browser technologies to deliver high performance as well as ease of use.
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Magic Logix

Hassan Bawab
Hassan Bawab
Founder and CEO
Hassan Bawab is the founder and CEO of Magic Logix, a Dallas, Texas based agency specializing in customized marketing automation solutions for businesses worldwide. Born in Lebanon, Mr. Bawab arrived on the automation scene in 1999 by way of Fedex, where he was Sr. Technical Analyst and Engineer in charge of fedexkinkos.com, and where his passion for all things digital was sparked. After the successful launch of Magic Logix in 2004, Mr. Bawab’s entrepreneurial ambition continued. He has since developed several other businesses that will debut in 2014. Key to Hassan Bawab’s success is his passion for innovation and his ability to incorporate trend-setting technology into the field of web development and marketing automation. Mr. Bawab has been named one of Dallas 40 Under 40 top business executives by the Dallas Business Journal in 2011. Mr. Bawab is a trusted resource in the industry and often spends his free time as a consultant for Top 1000 Fortune companies. He has been honored as a guest lecturer at global events and conferences, and locally at The University of North Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, and Southern Methodist University. He is the author of “How to Work with a Digital Marketing Agency” and has written numerous articles on automation technologies that have become industry dogmas. Mr. Bawab holds degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, Technical Writing and Marketing, in addition to several marketing and programming certifications.
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Microsoft

Jason Walters
Jason Walters
Game Developer, Creative Coder
Jason Walters is a game developer and creative coder, living in NYC, whose work ranges from full body interactions to immersive virtual worlds. He uses code as a tool of artistic expression and enjoys working at the intersection of art and technology.
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Microsoft

Joshua Drew
Joshua Drew
Senior Technical Evangelist
Joshua Drew is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft where he is responsible for promoting the development across the Windows ecosystem all over New England. Joshua focuses on Windows 8 and Windows Phone application and gaming development using native languages, such as C# or hybrid development using HTML5/JavaScript. As an evangelist, Joshua works with professional developers and students at workshops and on-premise events to help develop apps and games along with providing guidance on user experience design, marketing and promotion.
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Monsoon

Adnan Wahab
Adnan Wahab
Software Engineer
Adnan is the creator of pathgl, a javascript library that extends d3 to run directly on the GPU using webGL. At Monsoon, Adnan has designed data visualization software for HP, Schlumberger, Shell, BP, and the Houston Medical Center.
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Nickelodeon

Nate Altschul
Nate Altschul
Director of Game Development
Nate Altschul is currently the Director of Game Development at Nickelodeon, where he is responsible for the development of 100+ games annually across a variety of platforms. A game industry veteran, he has been developing casual games, multiplayer games (MMO), and virtual worlds for over 15 years. His award-winning work spans past clients that include Nike, Leapfrog, MLB, Neopets, PBS, Wrigley, and Discovery Channel. And games developed at Nickelodeon games (such as, PetPet Park and Nicktropolis) won 4 Webby Awards and 2 Parents’ Choice Awards. He currently has 2 patents pending for game-related inventions. A graduate of UC Berkeley, he has lived in New York City since 2004, where he founded the HTML5 Games Group and the Cross-Platform Games Group.
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OnSIP

John Riordan
John Riordan
CTO
John Riordan is the CTO and Head of Engineering for OnSIP, a real-time business communications company that currently services over 20,000 small and medium sized businesses. John studied computer science and cognitive science at MIT in the late 80’s. After school he spent a few years doing software engineering on Wall Street, jumping into the Internet in 1994. Since then, he’s been an Internet entrepreneur and engineer.
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Oracle

Reza Rahman
Reza Rahman
Java EE/GlassFish Evangelist
Reza Rahman is a long time former independent consultant and now officially a Java EE/GlassFish evangelist at Oracle. He is the author of the popular book EJB 3 in Action. Reza is a frequent speaker at Java User Groups and conferences worldwide including JavaOne. He is an avid contributor to industry journals like JavaLobby/DZone and TheServerSide. Reza has been a member of the Java EE, EJB and JMS expert groups. He implemented the EJB container for the Resin open source Java EE application server. Reza has over a decade of experience with technology leadership, enterprise architecture, application development and consulting. He has been working with Java EE technology since its inception, developing on almost every major application platform ranging from Tomcat to JBoss, GlassFish, WebSphere and WebLogic. Reza has developed enterprise systems for well-known companies like eBay, Motorola, Comcast, Nokia, Prudential, Guardian Life, USAA, Independence Blue Cross and AAA using EJB 2, EJB 3, CDI, Spring and Seam.
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Penton Media

John Paul
John Paul
VP of Engineering
John K. Paul is the VP of engineering at Penton Media and former lead technical architect of Condé Nasts platform engineering team. He is a contributor to numerous open source projects including promethify, requireify, jquery-ajax-retry, and js-beautify. He is also the organizer of the NYC HTML5 meetup group.
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Respoke

Michael Spiceland
Michael Spiceland
Head of Engineering
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Rey Juan Carlos University

Dr. Luis Lopez
Dr. Luis Lopez
Associate Professor
Dr. Luis Lopez is associate professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid, where he carries out different teaching and research activities in areas related to Internet infrastructures and services. His research interests are concentrated on the creation of advanced multimedia communication technologies and on the conception of Application Programming Interfaces on top of them. The aim of such technologies is to simplify the development of professional real-time communication services satisfying complex and heterogeneous professional requirements in the long tail. Dr. Lopez research ideas have generated more than 60 scientific and technical publications and have been included into important research and industrial projects including FI-WARE and NUBOMEDIA. Currently, Dr. Lopez is leading the Kurento.org initiative: an open source software infrastructure providing server-side capabilities with support for WebRTC, RTP/H.264, group communications, computer vision, augmented reality and much more.
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Tokbox

Ankur Oberoi
Ankur Oberoi
Developer Evangelist
Ankur Oberoi is a Developer Evangelist at TokBox - creators of OpenTok, the leading WebRTC communications platform and API. Ankur works with developers and businesses to help them learn and build video communications into their applications, on both the web platform (JavaScript) and mobile platforms (iOS and Android). His expert areas is in application development, developer tools, and real time protocols and services.
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  • HTML5’s capabilities, limitations and future potential
  • How HTML5 can improve user experiences without Flash
  • The impact of HTML5 beyond just video
  • How to balance user demands with simplicity and power
  • How to create delightful and sustainable user experiences with HTML5
  • The impact of HTML5's universal experience on unique devices
  • Gaming’s impact on HTML5
  • How to develop a mobile web strategy based on HTML5
  • HTML5’s impact on acquisition strategies
  • How to enable browser security
  • Who will win the browser wars



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