• Collin Donnell

    Developer


    Collin Donnell has been creating apps for iOS and Mac OS X full time since May 2008. Since then he’s gotten to lead and contribute to a lot of great apps. Collin contributed to apps like Things for iPhone, and consulted for others, before spending two years working for Avatron Software, Inc. on their apps, Air Sharing and Air Display. In September 2011 he left Avatron to start his own company — Albina Development — where he is busy developing apps for himself and others.

  • Elia Freedman

    Developer


    Elia Freedman is the CEO of Infinity Softworks. He started Infinity Softworks in 1997 as a senior in college, combining his business training and programming ability. Infinity Softworks has helped over 20 million professionals and students in real estate, financial services, math and science who use calculation every day to solve problems and generate proposals, both in the field and at their desk. Infinity Softworks’ powerOne® software has been developed for iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Palm OS and Windows computers. powerOne combines the calculator and spreadsheet to make calculation fast and easy on portable computers. Elia has a technical MBA from OH&SU and a BS in Accounting with a minor in Computer Science from Pacific University.

  • Sara Jones

    Social entrepreneur


    Sara has spent 15 years as a technology professional and social entrepreneur. KōDefy allows her to combine both of these passions to inspire a new generation of technologists. As an executive at School Improvement Network, Sara operationalized research-based, new media learning products in K-12 education through innovative technology platforms. As head of business development and a director of product development, Sara focused on opportunity management, cross-functional execution, and strategic partnerships - where she conceptualized and directed new product innovation and video production. She has deep knowledge on professional learning and on policy trends that affect education. She operationalized a long-term partnership with leadership at the Council of Chief State School Officers.

    Sara is also VP of Strategic Development for Patent Law Works LLC, a silicon-valley based intellectual property law firm. Prior to this, she was a Shareholder and patent attorney at Workman Nydegger where she focused on strategic protection of software applications. She has a J.D. degree, cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and a B.S. degree from the University of Utah, with honors, in chemical engineering.

    Sara has founded three social entrepreneurial endeavors, including Women Tech Council (www.womentechcouncil.org), where she is the VP of Operations. Through Women Tech Council, Sara has been able to mentor and drive opportunity for hundreds of women in technology. She brings deep understanding of the challenges that women technology professionals experience and is an advocate of STEM initiatives. She is regularly invited to speak on entrepreneurship, women in technology, and education.

  • Aaron London

    Social entrepreneur


    Aaron London is an app developer and ski bum based in Salt Lake City. He got his start writing AppleScript on the classic Mac OS and has been doing Cocoa development ever since the Mac OS X Public Beta release in 2001. He has had a hand in developing camera, lifestyle, and productivity apps for various companies and clients. His current side project Minimal Tools (www.minimaltools.com) is where focuses on his passion for super simple gesture based apps. And most importantly, he always skis on powder days.

  • Andrew Madsen

    Developer


    Andrew Madsen is a Cocoa developer and electrical engineer. He has been doing Mac development since 2005, and iOS development since the SDK was in beta. He is the developer of Aether, and works full time for Mixed In Key developing apps for DJs. He's also the creator of ORSSerialPort and MIKMIDI. Before switching to full time software development, he was a hardware engineer working on Raytheon Sarcos's XOS 2 project. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Ellie.

  • Paul Mayne

    Developer


    Paul Mayne is the founder of Day One, the 2012 Mac App of the Year and iPhone and iPad App of the Week. With a graphic design background and a passion for technology, he's focused this love for software on creating the best journalling experience, that allows thousands of people to record and write about there own lives every day.

  • Jonathan Penn

    Developer


    Jonathan Penn is a mobile and web app developer with a long history of quality work sprinkled with mischief. Aside from working hard to solve client problems, he is the mad scientist behind the apps at Navel Labs, and scribbler-in-chief at Cocoa Manifest, a technical blog for exceptional iOS resources and commentary. As an avid vim user, Jonathan thinks Apple’s support of emacs key bindings in Xcode is more egregious than their dubious use of patent lawsuits. He also likes cats.

  • Charles Perry

    Developer


    After three years of part-time development, Charles Perry launched Leaf Hut Software in 2012 to concentrate full-time on developing software for productivity geeks. Previously, Charles taught high school mathematics and developed software for a Fortune 100 corporation.

  • Rod Schmidt

    Developer


    Rod Schmidt is the founder of infiniteNIL Software and has been using Cocoa technologies since 2003. He discovered Objective-C and NeXTSTEP in 1994 and fell in love. He discovered Ruby in 2001 and fell in love as well and has used RubyMotion's precursors, RubyCocoa and MacRuby, presenting on RubyCocoa at the 2003 O'Reilly Mac Developer Conference. Rod is also the organizer of the Salt Lake City branch of CocoaHeads aka CocoaHeads SLC.

  • Justin Williams

    Developer


    Justin Williams makes stuff at Second Gear. He is often mistaken for a teen popstar.

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