Leon has been bringing value to clients large and small for over ten years, and has a passion for technology, art and community. He has experience using technologies ranging from ASP.Net and C++, to Objective-C, Ajax, and Actionscript – and of course, Ruby on Rails. A believer in building strong communities, Leon spends time presenting on a wide variety of development topics at events and user groups in the region. He loves nothing more than to be around other developers, working together to create something unique and fresh; something that has never been done before. He believes there is no challenge that can't be overcome with passion and creativity. He can be found tending binary zen gardens with fellow artisans at New Context (formerly, EdgeCase) in Columbus.
Abstract: A Mobile You!
Drawing from personal experience and research from leading behavioral psychologists, this session aims to empower mobile developers to explore themselves and their craft. Helping them to establish confidence in their career, establish their voice in a highly competitive market, manage conflicts healthfully and communicate more effectively with others. No matter where you happen to be on your journey of continual improvement, reflecting on yourself and the effects of interpersonal relationships can provide valuable insight towards achieving your goals technically and emotionally. Invest in yourself to step outside the mould in mobile technology & do things that have never been done before. Learn to leverage the wisdom of those around you to cultivate powerful positive relationships without sacrificing the most important asset in your toolkit: yourself.