Come learn about Machine Learning, Firebase, Android and more at the Pacific Region DevFest!
Bob van Luijt - Semantic Search on GCP with the Weaviate vector search engine
Sean McQuillan - On the Road to Compose
Iñaki Villar - Tinder
GDE Android - Kotlin / Build Engineer
Bob is the founder of SeMI Technologies, which is the business created around the open-source vector search engine Weaviate. Besides SeMI and Weaviate. Bob is a frequent speaker on the topics of open source, digital technology, software business, and creativity. He has spoken at around 50 events as a GDE in Europe, the US, and Russia.
Sean McQuillan is a Developer Advocate at Google. With a decade of experience at Twilio and other San Francisco startups he is an expert at building apps that scale. Sean is passionate about using great tooling to build high quality apps — quickly. When he is not working on Android you can find him fiddling on the piano or crocheting hats.
Android developer desde los tiempos de GingerBread, actualmente trabajando como Build Engineer. Previamente he trabajado en otras compañias del sector del turismo y banca. GDE para Android y Kotlin.
MK Partners, Inc.
Chief Innovation Officer
Director of Curriculum
Since 2002 Matt Kaufman has worked with hundreds of businesses to improve their efficiency through cloud technologies. He has worked as a consultant, instructor, and engineer. He is the author of two books as well as multiple PluralSight videos. Matt is a founder and the Chief Innovation Officer of MK Partners, Inc. (www.mkpartners.com) the #1 Salesforce implementation partner in Southern California. When not spending time with his family he volunteers as an organizer and mentor for Google Developer Groups.
Chryssa Jones is an educator, a web developer, and a curriculum designer. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree, with honors, from Hawaii Pacific University and a professional certificate in Web Development from the University of California San Diego. Her professional work includes developing technical curriculum for novice engineers and creating applications that support indigenous language normalization and culture-based education. Her professional background also includes extensive experience in higher education administration and teaching, data analysis, small-business and retail management, manufacturing and operations, community development and public speaking, writing and editing, marketing, travel and event planning, and theatrical production. She volunteers her time as a Women Techmakers Ambassador and a Google Developer Groups Leader, is involved in community politics and neighborhood events, has a commercial pilot’s license, and loves to fly, travel all over the world, and spend time with her family. When she's at home and has some downtime, she's often gardening, cooking, reading a book, or relaxing at the beach.