We are very honored and thrilled that Venkat will be coming to Chicago in November, and will be presenting another awesome talk at CJUG! Thank you to those of you who voted for the topic. Here's the voting result if you're interested:
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of https://www.agilelearner.com/, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at http://agiledeveloper.com/. You can reach him by email at [masked] or on twitter at https://twitter.com/venkat_s (@venkat_s).