Speaker: Dr. Venkat Subramaniam
Dr. Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of 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://www.agiledeveloper.com>. You can reach him by email at [masked] or on twitter at @venkat_s.
No prior programming knowledge is required. Please bring along your laptops or let us know and we'll try to find one for you.
Software Needed on the computers:
• A browser, like Chrome or Firefox
• A text editor like Sublime Text
• Latest version of Node.js <https://nodejs.org/en/>