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Phoenix Mobile Festival

The biggest Mobile Conference in Phoenix.
iOS, Android, IoT, Wearables, WP, Cross Platform, Mobile Web …. anything Mobile!!

When: September 19th, 2015

Where: Infusionsoft, Chandler, Arizona


Adam D.H. Grant

Adam Grant is a shareholder of Alpert, Barr & Grant with over 20-years of experience. He supports the firm’s litigation practice with expertise in complex business disputes, mobile app law, online and digital privacy and embezzlement issues. He has successfully litigated in both state and federal courts. During the past 12-months Adam was a presenter at the Android Developers national conferences in Boston and San Francisco and at the 2013 Phoenix Mobile Festival.

He was also a featured speaker at the 2014 Encounter Conference in Las Vegas. Adam continues as the Chief Legal Editor for App Developer Magazine writing a monthly column on mobile app law and the legal issues surrounding the Internet of Things. For more information about Adam, please visit our website at

Anjali Nennelli

Anjali is a Mobile Developer with versatile experience in iOS, Android and WP7. With over a decade of experience in Software Engineering, she has been primarily focused in Mobile since the early days of iOS and Android. She has led teams and is closely involved with the success of various mobile apps.

Ashok Emani

Ashok is a Senior Software Engineer at Intel Corporation working on Android IA enabling efforts. He is currently working on Intel Atom-based tablets, doing Android apps performance and functionality analysis. Ashok spoke at Intel Developer Forum on Android x86 NDK usage and conducted lab sessions for porting NDK-based Android Apps to IA. His previous experience includes Virtualization/Cloud frameworks, Performance/Benchmarking, Storage IO technologies and embedded software development.

Chris Matthieu

Chris Matthieu has nearly 2 decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku cloud communications-as-a-service platform at EmComm in 2010 which was acquired by Voxeo shortly thereafter. Next he built an opensource Node.JS PaaS cloud service called Nodester which was acquired by AppFog 12 months later. Chris’ new project is called Twelephone ( Leveraging HTML5 and WebRTC, Twelephone’s mission is to become a next generation telecom company in the Web browser. In 9 short bootstrapped months, Twelephone is nearly feature parity with Skype and adding new spins on old telecom ideas such as their new Expert service which is similar to Premium Rate 900 numbers running OTT (over the top) of the Twelephone platform.

Chris Wagner

Christine has a passion for developers and mobile technologies and has yet to come across a mobile OS she didn't like. This has naturally led to her role as a Developer Advocate working with Parse. At Facebook, she's worked primarily on the iOS and Android SDKs and in supporting strategic Open Graph partnerships. Prior to Facebook, Christine headed up engineering at Mshift, a mobile banking software provider, delivering iOS apps and mobile browser-based products. Prior experiences include co-founding Clickmarks, a mobile and enterprise middleware provider.

Christine has a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

Donn Felker

Donn is a software entrepreneur who’s interests and passion lie in solving real world problems through software. He has over 11 years of professional experience in various markets, including entertainment, health, retail, insurance, financial and real estate.

Donn is the author of the best-selling “Android Application Development for Dummies,” “Android Tablet Application Development” and the “Introduction to Android Development” video series on He is an Android seeding developer awardee as well as an accomplished application author with over 3.2 million installs in the Android Market. He is also a Microsoft ASP Insider, an MCTS in Web Client Development for .NET and is a certified ScrumMaster.

Donn presents (AnDevCon II and AnDevCon III) and consults on various topics ranging from architecture, development in general, agile practices and patterns and of course, mobile.

Twitter: @donnfelker
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Hari K Gottipati

Hari K Gottipati is a software professional, distinguished architect, thought leader, consultant, speaker and freelance writer who specializes in Open Systems, Java, internet scale computing/apps, architecture, big data, NoSQL, mobile, LBS and Internet Of Things.

Expert in analyzing market landscape for startup ideas and molding them into successful products with the technical/competitive advantage. Regularly writes about bleeding edge technologies and his quotes can be often found in various technology news/magazines such as Gigaom, CNN Money, WSJ, Bloomberg Businessweek etc. Well known blogger and his blogs can be found at and Speaks at various events on latest technologies including iBeacons, big data, NoSQL, architecture and of course Java. Worked for many mobile startups, as well as big companies including Yahoo, Travelocity, and Motorola. Passionate about technologies and spends most of his time exploring bleeding edge software technologies.

Joe Micheals

Joe is the founder and CEO of Software Ops, a mobile software company that builds engaging app platforms for businesses.

Joe founded Software Ops in 2008, the very beginning of the mobile revolution. Today Software Ops has offices in Scottsdale with 10 employees and is growing at an annual rate of 40% over 6 years.

What Joe has learned about the app market is priceless and has given him a huge advantage in helping customers of Software Ops build engaging apps. Joe understands that one of the keys to creating a successful mobile app is understanding the business objectives and identifying the appropriate strategy up-front to achieve those objectives. Joe has built an experienced team at Software Ops focused on helping people and businesses mobile app platforms that are engaging and valuable to its end users.

Joe is a graduate of the Aji Network’s Business Professional’s Course and currently a member of their LEIP (Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the accumulation of Power) program. There he learn fundamental business knowledge that has helped him grow Software Ops.

Joshua Johnson

I’m bringing all of my passion for new technologies, a faster web and a more responsive web to GoDaddy so that we can change the world for small businesses. I want GoDaddy to be on the cutting edge of single page web applications. I want to use PhoneGap to deliver mobile applications with a more cohesive interface in a much smaller timeframe to get our customers what they need quickly.

I recently started my own fantasy football company called Pyrium. I released an Android and iOS mobile application and also a website that helps you improve your fantasy football skills and prepare you for draft day.

Kiran Mudiam

Kiran runs Engineering at Trimble Outdoors, a consumer division of Trimble Navigation Ltd. He is passionate about all things Mobile and Startups. Prior to Trimble, he was at Amex, Motorola. He was a founding member of Aligo, that was started while he was pursuing his Ph.D at Arizona State University.

Les Brown

My name is Les Brown and I am a principal consultant for Statera. I have worked on several large mobile projects to include enterprise and app store deployments. I am a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and was an instructor during their initial course offerings. I am also a Microsoft MSCD in web application development. I am an adjunct instructor for the University of Phoenix and wrote their iOS and Android instructional curriculum. Besides using Xamarin on a daily basis for my clients, I am the host of the Arizona Xamarin Meetup group which meets monthly.

Marc Chesley

Marc Chesley is a problem solver. He believes in helping small businesses succeed through the use of technology.

As a self-described geek, Marc is an attorney and loves to play and collect guitars. His office looks like a mix between a professional sound studio and technology play lab.

Marc not only leads product development for Infusionsoft, but also serves as a mentor and coach. His goal is to build leaders. His method is to get people uncomfortable because only at that point can you reach your potential to change yourself and the world.

Prior to Infusionsoft, he founded, grew and successfully sold a computer and networking services company. He’s held executive positions for WinForce Technologies and IT Partners. As an attorney, he focused on venture capital financing, and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently Marc led the $54.4MM Series C funding transaction between Infusionsoft and Goldman Sachs, and the acquisition of GroSocial.

He often speaks at industry events, such as HMG Strategy’s Arizona CIO Executive Leadership Summit, the Midwest Mobile Summit, ICON, Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s Software Industry Forum and the Arizona Technology Council’s Growing Technology in Arizona Symposium

He was named the 2013 Arizona CIO of The Year by the Phoenix Business Journal and Arizona Technology Council. He also was named the 2012 Arizona IT Leader of the Year by the Society of Information Management (SIM). He has a Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University and a B.A. in Philosophy from Arizona State University. He is a member of the University of Arizona Eller College of Management advisory board, and the Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, Department of Information Systems Executive Advisory Board.

Mark Radacz

Born and raised in Poland, lived in Germany and Canada before settling in Jacksonville, Fl.
Mark’s been married to his high school sweetheart, Betty, for 28 years.
X-platform mobile developer-consultant­­, 20 years hands-on experience in object oriented
software analysis, design and development + 2 years of x-platform enterprise mobile development
Co-founder of Microsoft Developers User Group Jax (
and North Florida Xamarin User Group (

Michael J Smith

Prashant Sridharan is a Developer Advocate at Facebook, where he helps developers around the world learn how to build great apps using the Facebook platform. Prior to Facebook, Prashant was the Director of Marketing for Amazon Web Services, the chief Product Manager for Microsoft Visual Studio, a product manager at various startups, and a software developer at Sun Microsystems. He is well past the "yucky" phase with Objective C and LOVES to build iOS apps, adores Ruby on Rails, and spends every moment of his free time either snowboarding or training for snowboarding season.

Michael Luttrell

Christine is happiest when neck-deep in an interesting project. After starting a Y Combinator startup and working on consumer-facing problems across the stack at Aardvark and Google, she's excited to be building something developers love.

She graduated from MIT with a B.S. in Computer Science, tries to read a book a week, loves commas (and parentheticals), and is surprisingly crafty.

Michael Palermo

Michael Palermo is Microsoft’s Technical Evangelist. His current passion is writing Windows Store apps with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript! Prior to joining Microsoft, he served as a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, and an “insider” with Microsoft on multiple technologies. He as had the pleasure of authoring several technical books as well as several online courses with Pluralsight.

Mike Hines

Mike Hines comes to Amazon after two startups and 13 years at Microsoft, where he helped launch several v1 products. As part of his work in Education software at Microsoft, Mike addressed audiences at the British Education Technology Tradeshow (BETT), Blackboard World, and International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE, formerly NECC). At Amazon, Mike helped launch the Kindle eInk app development project before joining the Amazon Appstore for Android team as an Evangelist.

In his role at Amazon, Mike has written mobile app test criteria, judged at hackathons, and is a prolific blogger for Amazon Appstore. Mike has spoken at AnDevCon, SXSW, GDC and GDC Europe, as well as many other international conferences. Moving forward, Mike hopes to connect with mobile app developers to help them be successful with their apps and bring their feedback back to Amazon to continuously improve the developer experience.

Mike Wolfson

Mike is a passionate mobile designer/developer working out of Phoenix. He has been working in the software field 20 years, and with Android since its introduction. Currently, he develops Android applications for the health care field, and is a Mobile Architect at athenahealth\Epocrates.

He has spoken about Android and mobile development at a variety of conferences and user groups (including AnDevCon, Oscon, and Phoenix Mobile Festival). Mike is an active contributor to the tech community, including organizing the local GDG, and is recognized by Google as an ‘Android Developer Expert’ (one of 14 in the world).When he is not geeking out about phones, he enjoys the outdoors (snowboarding, hiking, scuba diving), collecting PEZ dispensers, and chasing his young (but quick) daughter.

Rob Richardson

Rob Richardson is a local software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node. He’s a frequent speaker at user groups and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development. You can find this and other talks on his blog.

Rob Richardson is a local software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node. He’s a frequent speaker at user groups and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development. You can find this and other talks on his blog.

He leads the iOS, Android, and Web Services teams, and is passionate about shipping early, and shipping often.

Whitney Foster

Whitney Foster is a software engineer at Intel in the Software Solutions Group working on scale enabling projects for Android applications. Prior to Intel she interned at Apple on the iOS Apps and Frameworks team and receive a BS in Computer Science and a BA in Asian Studies from Cornell University. Her interests are graphics, mobile gaming, and motorcycle riding.

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