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Reto Meier is the lead of the Developer Advocacy team at Google. He's been coding, writing, talking, teaching, and presenting about Android since 2007. Before that he was a software engineer working everywhere from offshore oil and gas to London finance. He's probably best known for being partially responsible for loosing Colt McAnlis on the world. He's sorry.
Colt McAnlis is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on Android Performance & Compression. Before that, he was a graphics programmer in the games industry working at Blizzard, Microsoft (Ensemble), and Petroglyph. He’s been an Adjunct Professor at SMU Guildhall, a UDACITY instructor (twice), and a Book Author. Recently, he’s been teaching Android Devs the Zen of Performance. When he's not working with developers, Colt spends his time preparing for an invasion of giant ants from outer space.
Chet is the lead of the UI Toolkit team in Android. His technology passion is graphics, whether it's animation libraries, performance, or graphical effects. In his spare time, he enjoys talking to developers about how things work, at events like this. And he likes talking about himself in the third person.
Timothy Jordan leads Scalable Developer Advocacy for Ubiquitous Computing at Google which includes Android Wear, Google Glass, Android TV, Google Cast, Android Auto, Beacons, Project Brillo, and Weave. His goal is to help developers be successful with Google platforms, particularly with services spanning multiple devices. He loves solving problems and believes in improving life through science and art.
Abhisek Devkota is the Community Manager and Senior Engineering Manager for Cyanogen Inc., a company formed by the cofounders of the largest aftermarket Operating System for Android devices CyanogenMod. The CyanogenMod Project is an opensource distribution that is community driven and created in collaboration with volunteers around the world, with the goal to allow users to truly own their phone through customization, functionality and enhanced security over their personal data.
Abhisek is a veteran of the consulting industry surrounding Washington, DC. Before joining Cyanogen Inc. he worked on implementation of Software as a Service solutions for various US government agencies and in his spare time, was himself a volunteer to the CyanogenMod project for 5 years.
Abhisek is an avid fan of technology and opensource communities. He is especially interested in opening the more niche prosumer and enthusiast ideas to the average user, including the benefits of secure services and personal data management.
Ian Lake is a developer advocate focused on the Android framework and the Android Support Library, although you'll always find him with at least a few wearable devices on. Prior to Google, he worked as an Android developer at Facebook and Phunware. Ian received his Masters in Computer Science from the University of Southern California and a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelors of Science in Physics from Montana State University.