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CocoaConf speakers include trainers, authors, and professional iOS and OS X developers.

Speakers at last year's CocoaConf
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    Chris Adamson

    Chris Adamson is an independent writer, editor, and developer, living in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Along with developing numerous App Store apps for clients, he is the co-author of iPhone SDK Development (Pragmatic Programmers) and Learning Core Audio ...
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    Ken Auer

    RoleModel Software Ken Auer is the founder and master craftsman of RoleModel Software.  He is the author of Extreme Programming Applied and a variety of early software patterns works.  Ken learned Smalltalk and Ob...
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    Jonathan Blocksom

    Jonathan Blocksom is the Managing Director for the Big Nerd Ranch in Washington, DC, where he teaches classes on iOS programming to government customers and contractors. In addition to mobile software development, Jonathan also enjoys 3D graphics ...
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    Jack Cox

    Jack Cox is a software developer, systems architect, and Director at CapTech Ventures, Inc. where he is responsible for the firm’s mobile software practice. He has almost 30 years experience in the developing software for businesses of all sizes. Inc...
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    Mark Dalrymple

    Mark has been a Mac programmer since 1985 and a professional Unix programmer since 1990, gleefully enjoying the combined world in Mac OS X.  Mark has experience on the client side and server side, being a veteran of several startups, and larger te...
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    Bill Dudney

    Bill Dudney is an iOS/Mac indie developer. In addition to his own apps he helps others deliver great user experiences on iOS and the Mac. He is the co-author of iPhone SDK Development and Core Animation for Mac OS X and the iPhone. In addition to wri...
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    Kevin Kim

    After graduating Carnegie Mellon University, Kevin was first exposed to the NeXTStep computer (the ancestor of today's iPhone) while a programmer at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center and has been hooked ever since. His career has spanned over 20 y...
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    Jeff LaMarche

    Jeff LaMarche is a Mac and iOS developer with more than 20 years of programming experience. Jeff has written a number of iOS and Mac development books, including Beginning iOS 6 Development (Apress, 2013), and Learn Cocoa on the Mac (Apress, 2010). J...
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    Bob McCune

    Bob McCune is an iOS developer and instructor. He's the the owner of TapHarmonic, a Twin Cities-based consulting and training company. He’s been developing software since the mid-90s and has played the roles of developer, instructor, architect, and m...
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    Rob Napier

    Rob Napier is co-author of iOS Programming Pushing the Limits. Before coming to Cocoa development, he made his living sneaking into Chinese facilities in broad daylight. He now is a Mac developer for Dell. It's not clear which was the stranger choice...
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    Jaimee Newberry

    Jaimee speaks and writes on motivational and tactical topics she's learned throughout 17 years as a web and mobile app designer, UX practitioner, manager, co-worker, business owner, partner, and employee counselor. She weaves-in experience and learni...
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    Mark Pospesel

    Mark began programming in BASIC on an Atari 800 while in junior high. With a diverse academic background in mathematics, biology, marine biology, and teaching English as a second language, he has 14 years experience as a professional programmer on 3 ...
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    Chris Risner

    Chris Risner is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. Chris is focused on connecting Windows Azure with mobile apps. He has been working with iOS and Android development for the past several years. Before working in mobile development, C...
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    Chad Sellers

    Chad Sellers is the founder and solo developer of Useful Fruit Software in Columbia, Maryland. He began his career focused on software security on Linux, which eventually led him to become a maintainer of the SELinux project. However, his love for th...
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    Doug Sjoquist

    Doug Sjoquist started college in the late 70s having never seen a computer in person. Within a few weeks he wrote his first program on a time-share system, and then there was no turning back.  He wrote his first custom software professionally a year ...
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    Daniel Steinberg

    Daniel Steinberg has spent the last three decades programming the iPad and iPhone. OK, he hasn't. But he's been programming the iPhone and the iPad since the SDK's first appeared in beta and Mac OS X for many years before. Daniel is the author of the...
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    Walter Tyree

    Walter Tyree owns and runs Tyree Apps, LLC, an IT Consulting and iOS software shop located in Alexandria, VA. He took the indie plunge after about six years of teaching High School Computer Science and twelve years of life in corporate IT. He is acti...
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    T.J. Usiyan

    A writer, musician, and developer interested in crafting interesting and artful things. Developer of the universal app Inner Ear and AU Additive Synthesizer Partial. TJ is working to create innovative and intuitive solutions to musical problems. He i...
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    Ray Wenderlich

    Ray Wenderlich is an iPhone developer and gamer, and the founder of Razeware LLC. Ray is passionate about both making apps and teaching others the techniques to make them. He and the iOS Tutorial Team have written a bunch of tutorials about iOS devel...
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