Speakers

Milwaukee Code Camp 2018 - 11/10/2018

John Adali

I am a Senior Software Engineer with Concurrency's Modern Applications practice. We specialize in developing fully customized solutions for the Windows platform, Azure PaaS, IoT, mobile devices and even Microsoft HoloLens. I mostly work with Azure and IoT today, but also dabble in other areas such as PowerBI, SSIS/SSAS, and the occasional technology that interests me.

Jason Bock

Jason Bock is a Practice Lead for Magenic (http://www.magenic.com) and a Microsoft MVP (C#). He has over 20 years of experience working on a number of business applications using a diverse set of frameworks and languages such as C#, .NET, and JavaScript. He is the author of ".NET Development Using the Compiler API", "Metaprogramming in .NET", and "Applied .NET Attributes". He h

Dave Brock

Dave Brock is a software engineer with CUNA Mutual Group in Madison. He currently works on the .NET stack and JavaScript, and definitely has come a long way since marking up Geocities web pages in the mid-90s. In his spare time, Dave enjoys learning new things, hanging out with his family, and writing at daveabrock.com.

Blaine Carter

Blaine Carter is the Oracle developer advocate for open source. He applies his exploratory eye and tinkering inclinations to the intersection of open source and Oracle Database. He helps database developers improve their workflow using open source tools and promotes the use of open source inside and outside of Oracle. Blaine is a firm believer in learning by doing, failing,

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Jon Cwiak

Hi. I’m Jon. I an a technologist, teacher, and pioneer. I work as an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Humana where I help people realize ideas and convert ones and zeros into measurable customer outcomes. I like building things. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in both Computer Science and Information Science and a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering. I am also a Microsoft

J. Dietenberger

Experienced strategic Information Technology, Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, Organizational Development, Innovations & Entrepreneurship leader with a deep portfolio of achievements. Master’s level trained, bilingual and results-driven, this professional serves 503(c)s to multi-national corporations. Focussing on the success of your endeavors, he addresses emerging

Michael Fazio

Michael Fazio is a Senior Software Engineer with Skyline Technologies, where he helps clients solve all kinds of problems in the web, mobile, and cloud spaces. Fazio is also an organizing committee member for Chicago Code Camp and Milwaukee Code Camp, as well as a presenter at user groups, code camps, and THAT Conference. Fazio has a love of all things mobile, voice assistants,

Matthew Gabavics

So who am I? Professionally I'm a reformed slacker programmer turned mediocre developer aiming to become a decent dev some day. I have however been around for a while and have learned a thing or two, most of them have been learned the hard way. In my free time, I like to lift weights in a "powerbuilding" fashion, which takes a lot of the best things from powerlifting and from b

Evan Genest

Evan taught computer science at the City College of New York and Madison East High School. He is learning Elm now in his spare time. These days he is in Madison, doing testing for the team that makes Beyond Compare.

Mike Harris

Mike Harris is a software crafter and life long learner, who is constantly searching for the best tools for the job. Mike enjoys learning new program languages, tools, and techniques which he uses in his day-to-day work as a Software Developer at Baird.

Kathy Henrich

Kathy is a long term executive for IBM leading sales, marketing, and partnerships in IBM's services and hardware businesses. In 2017, Kathy returned to school to get her master's degree in Workforce and Talent Development, specifically focused on preparing our workforce for the era of AI. She has been a frequent speaker on the topic including for the Governor's conference on

Chi Huynh

I am self-learning Pharo, a pure OOP language based off of Smalltalk, a language developed by a research group led by Alan Kay at Xerox PARC. I consider myself a late bloomer. Learning Smalltalk really tapped into my curiosity and that was when this cycle began where I started to wonder how computers and the Internet worked. I knew nothing when I started learning Pharo in e

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson is a developer, author, teacher, and technology consultant living outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has been developing application professionally since 2003 when he got his first paycheck as a freelancer. He believes that software development is a craft and an art form, not a science. He enjoys crafting clean code and showing what he has accomplished no matter

Brent Leland

Brent Leland is the co-founder of Cimphoni, a consulting firm focused on technology-enabled business transformation and chairs the advisory board of Advancing AI Wisconsin. Prior to Cimphoni, Brent was the CIO of Trek Bicycle and earlier in his career held various business, engineering, and IT roles for Spectrum Brands (formerly Rayovac), Hewlett-Packard, Loral, and General Dyn

Andy Lester

Creator of ack (https://beyondgrep.com) Author of Land the Tech Job You Love (https://pragprog.com/book/algh/land-the-tech-job-you-love)

Greg Levenhagen

Greg Levenhagen is a Principal Consultant with Skyline Technologies, a Microsoft Regional Director (RD) and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). He has a great passion for giving back to the community and teaching. A true enthusiast of computer science, with passions and interests including AR/MR/VR, mobile, UX, architecture, distributed computing, automated testing, w

Lwin Maung

Full stack polyglot development consultant with passion for creating mobile, web, and cloud products with a flair for user experience and user interface design.

Min Maung

Min Maung is a technical architect for Concurrency. He is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in Windows Development. In the past he has participated in multiple hackathons and has often placed in top two places. He has worked in a multitude of industries ranging from financial to industrial. In his free time, Min organizes Chicago Code Camp and few user groups. He is

David Pine

David Pine is a Technical Evangelist and Microsoft MVP working at Centare in Wisconsin. David loves knowledge sharing with the technical community and speaks internationally at meetups, user groups, and technical conferences. David is passionate about sharing his thoughts through writing as well and actively maintains a blog at davidpine.net. David's posts have been featured on

Mary Robinson

Mary is a psychology girl “stuck” in an IT world. She started her career as an in-home therapist working with autistic children and moved into the IT world with a manual QA role. An interesting journey to server upgrade, hardware support, software support, IVR building to Business Analyst was only possible through hands-on experience, offering to learn and embracing her unique

Guy Royse

Guy works for DataRobot in Columbus, Ohio as a Developer Evangelist. Combining his decades of experience in writing software with a passion for sharing what he has learned, Guy goes out into developer communities and helps others build great software. Teaching and community have long been a focus for Guy. He is President of the Columbus JavaScript Users Group, an organizer f

Aaron Saray

Aaron's career has ranged from Director of Product Engineering, to Senior Developer, to Tech Support Manager. During this decade and a half, he has learned about programming and design patterns, communication, empathy and planning. He primarily focuses on Open Source Software such as PHP and NodeJS. A Wisconsin native and a Milwaukee long time resident, he's passionate about bu

Carl Schweitzer

Carl Schweitzer is a Software Development Engineer at Microsoft. He has a diversified experience in a wide array of technologies utilizing the Microsoft development platforms. He has a passion for mobile development and enjoys teaching and speaking on IoT and the cloud. A fan of technology, he loves learning new and applicable technologies in mobile, cloud, and the client en

Keith Voels

I've been a .NET Developer for 15 years and currently I am an Application Architect at Aon. We develop and maintain a global platform of 40+ internal line of business applications that serve all areas of the business group. We have the full spectrum of application technologies from web to native to mobile. I am in personally charged with the shared services framework with a foc

John Wright

John M. Wright has been a professional software developer for about 18 years, gaining experience ranging from "shrink-wrapped" software to large, distributed networks using multiple platforms and technologies. His experience spans the entire software lifecycle and though he has experience in a management role, his passion lives in writing high-quality, clean code while providin

Mark Zachar

Mark hails from Chicago, currently lives in Milwaukee, and has also lived in Baltimore, and overseas. Mark has his Master of Arts in Teaching from UMBC and undergraduate degrees Chemical and Environmental Engineering from IIT. He fell in love with the teaching vocation while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer for two years in a small rural village in Ghana, West Africa. Befo

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