UPDATE: Microsoft Raffle at the end of the Meetup tonight. Prizes include a Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia 800, Halo games, and some T-Shirts. To enter please complete this 30 second survey: http://aka.ms/meetupsurvey
In addition Tobiah Marks asks the question: What do you need to know to make a successful app company? He will explain his philosophy on how to out maneuver your competition, which can be applied to app development on all platforms, using real world examples.
This event will take place at Microsoft SF on Tuesday February 27th at 6:00pm. Microsoft will also be graciously providing snacks and refreshments for attendees.
• 6:00 Doors open, mingle, and enjoy snacks and drinks
• 6:30 Announcements
• 6:45 Presentation with Tobiah Marks on the Business of App Development
• 8:30 Mix and mingle with your follow developers
Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics. She loves to travel and she has visited 48 countries (out of 872) so far. In her spare time, she also enjoys music, movies and museums.
Tobiah Marks is a Game Evangelist for Microsoft, entrepreneur, and independent game developer from the Bay Area.
He graduated with two Bachelors of Science degrees from Cogswell Polytechnical College in 2009, and immediately co-founded his first company, "Yobonja". He created a second company, "PlayPerro", in 2012 for his own solo projects.
Tobiah is most known for Blast Monkeys, a physics based puzzle game that was the #1 app on Android during the summer of 2011.
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