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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 the co-author of iPhone 10 SDK Development (Pragmatic Programmers) and Learning Core Audio (Addison-Wesley Professional). He's also an independent iOS and Mac developer, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he also writes the Time....
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    Randy Beiter

    Randy Beiter, Senior Software Engineer at Twilio, Inc., has been an iOS developer for 8 years and a professional software developer for 20+ years. Randy's current focus is in mobile development on the iOS platforms, specializing in native real time c...
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    Jonathan Blocksom

    Jonathan Blocksom is a lead software engineer working on iOS projects at Capital One in McLean, VA. Before joining Capital One, Jonathan taught Advanced iOS and OpenGL for the Big Nerd Ranch. A seasoned industry veteran, he has been developing iPhone...
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    Tim Burks

    Tim Burks is an iOS developer who recently joined the world's biggest API company. At Google, he works on the API Services Platform Team, which supports Google's internal and external APIs and builds services to help app developers better use APIs...
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    Step Christopher

    Step Christopher has travelled the world. First in a submarine, doing the job that inspired the character of Homer Simson. Nuclear Reactors never looked so fun! Next in the air, fixing lasers and teaching people not to shoot their eyes out. Embedded ...
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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 techn...
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    James Dempsey

    James Dempsey is a fifteen-year Apple veteran gone indie. At Apple, he was an evangelist, technical trainer, curriculum manager, and software engineer, working on Aperture, iOS, and OS X releases Leopard through Lion. James is currently on the techni...
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    Matt Drance

    Matt Drance is a developer, consultant, author, and part-time stay at home dad living in Northern California. He founded Bookhouse Software in 2009, where he builds iOS applications for prominent clients around the US and advises a number of Silicon ...
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    Mark Gerl

    As a System Architect and Mobile Team Lead for one of the teams at AOL, Mark is usually working on the fusion of cutting edge video technology combined with mobile and OTT user experiences. With Computer Science degrees from The University of Mich...
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    Tripta Gupta

    Tripta Gupta is a software engineer at Capital One in San Francisco. She is passionate about running half (not full) marathons, supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and storytelling as a medium to create resonance between technology a...
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    Jonathan Guthrie

    Jono has been developing server side applications for nearly 20 years, with a number of different languages. Moved to Canada from New Zealand in 2010 to help architect the next generation of server side development, he’s now part of the Perfect team ...
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    Greg Heo

    Greg is a Swift language enthusiast currently working as an iOS engineer at Instagram. He is a sometimes writer, full-time Canadian, and all-around nerd who got his start on the Commodore 64 and worked his way to mostly iOS and Mac projects in the pr...
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    Jaimee Newberry

    Jaimee has worked in the web interaction design & development industry since 1998, with emphasis on behavioral psychology-applied design for web, mobile web, iOS + Android applications, and product teams. After a 15-year, award-winning design career ...
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    Jon Reid

    Jon Reid is committed to helping iOS developers create Clean Code. He has practiced Test Driven Development since 2001, and is the author of OCHamcrest and OCMockito. Check out Jon’s blog Quality Coding.
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    Laura Savino

    Laura is an iOS developer with a penchant for languages, travel, and education. She most recently worked to transform students' academic experience by building iOS apps at Khan Academy, and is now a highly sought-after freelance learner.
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    Josh Smith

    Josh has 20 years of professional IT experience and has been a sysadmin (and still kinda is), programmer in various languages, consultant, employee and guy who makes sure the pop machine is full. He lives, works, and occasionally builds robots in Pit...
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    Chris Stott

    Chris built his first mobile app before the iPhone was ever released, and built his first iOS app after a bet in a bar. Always up for a varied challenge, Chris has built many kinds of software : Xbox & Playstation video games, web browsers, taxi d...
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    Walter Tyree

    A recovering IT Director, Walter heard the Siren's song of freelance work in 2010 and has been the owner and sole, human employee of Tyree Apps, LLC ever since. In addition to mobile development, Tyree Apps offers training and management consulting. ...
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    T.J. Usiyan

    A writer, musician, and developer interested in crafting interesting and artful things. Developer of the iOS app Chordal Text, and AU Additive Synthesizer Partial. TJ is working to create innovative and intuitive solutions to musical problems. He is ...
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    James Dempsey and the Breakpoints

    James Dempsey and the Breakpoints.
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November 4th–5th, 2016


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