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Android Monthly Meetup

  • Dec 17, 2013 · 5:30 PM
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This is our monthly main event, hosted by Jive Software.

Jive Software is the world’s leading provider of social business solutions. Our products apply powerful technology that helps people connect, communicate and collaborate to solve their biggest business challenges.

Inside companies, Jive-powered enterprise networks dramatically improve employee productivity, alignment and innovation. Externally, Jive supports vibrant customer and partner communities that drive higher sales, better service and greater satisfaction. Millions of users and many of the world’s most successful companies rely on Jive day in and day out to get work done, delight their customers and stay ahead of their competitors.

Venue Sponsor: Jive Software


5:30PM Food and networking

6PM Introduction

6:10PM Speaker and Presentations

Speaker: Alex Lebrun, Cofounder and CEO, Wit.

Topic: Siri-as-a-Service for Android: How to power your app with a natural language voice interface

Val Huber,  Chief Technology Office

Topic: How can Android apps connect to external SQL databases?


Alex Lebrun, Cofounder and CEO, Wit.

Alex has been building Siri-like virtual assistants for 10 years. He was the founder and CEO of VirtuOz, a company building Siris for the enterprise, acquired by Nuance Communications earlier this year.

Val Huber, Chief Technology Office

Val has over 20 years of experience building technology to accelerate the development and maintenance of business applications. Building on key learnings from the past as well as leveraging the momentum of cloud computing, Val spent the last two years perfecting the technology to deploy business logic and security on REST and SQL in the cloud. Val’s goal in starting Espresso Logic is to offer a truly agile way for mobile and web developers to build their backend applications.Prior to this, Val was the CTO of Versata; a company that was one of the top 5 IPOs of 2000 and was initially funded visionaries such as Paul Allen and Hasso Plattner of SAP. At Versata, he led the development of a J2EE development environment for large-scale transactional and workflow applications. Versata supported tens of thousands of concurrent users and was deployed by many Fortune 500 firms including ADP, Equifax, Fidelity, IBM and Sears.

There is a parking garage located at 445 Bryant Ave. one block away from our Palo Alto office. There is also residential parking located north of Lytton.

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  • Gita

    Very informative

    December 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Why are there Android meetups in an iOS group?

    December 16, 2013

    • al f.

      I don't know, but Siriously, Siri said I should go.

      December 17, 2013

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