CS Department Seminar: Peter Bell (hackNY)
January 25, 2013
Title: How to Build an Awesome Career in Software Development
Speaker: Peter Bell (http://hackNY.org), hackNY
Time: Friday, January 25th, 2013, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Babbio Center 304
Host: Dan Dumchamp
There is a two-tier workforce for software developers. The top developers are always able to pick between interesting offers to work with cool technologies at the hottest companies, whereas many others are happy just to get a gig. Learn the techniques for getting and then picking between interesting job offers to build a compelling career.
Peter is an evangelist and hacker for hackNY. He is an experienced startup technologist, agile coach and CTO. He's finishing up a book for Pearson on "managing software development". He presents regularly at national and international conferences including DLD conference, ooPSLA, QCon NY, QCon SF, RubyNation, SpringOne2GX, Code Generation, Practical Product Lines, the British Computer Society Software Practices Advancement conference, GraphConnect, DevNexus, cf.Objective(), CF United, Scotch on the Rocks, WebDU, WebManiacs, UberConf, the Rich Web Experience and the No Fluff Just Stuff Enterprise Java tour. He has been published in IEEE Software, Dr. Dobbs, IBM developerWorks, Information Week, Methods & Tools, Mashed Code, the Open Source Journal, NFJS the Magazine and GroovyMag. He is a co-founder and co-organizer of the CTO School http://www.ctoschool.org - an organization in NYC devoted to creating the next generation of technical leaders. He also organizes the node.js meetup in New York and co-organizes the Domain Driven Design and Grails meetups.