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Ronan Schwarz

Ronan 'Zero' Schwarz is Co-Founder of OpenIntents, an open-source company specializing in Android development. Ronan has over 15 years of programing experience, in a wide variety of fields like augmented reality, web, robotics and business systems, as well as different programing languages including C, Java and Assembler. Ronan has been working on the Android Platform since 2007, and has helped creating SplashPlay and Droidspray, both top finalists of the Google Android Developer Challenge I and II. He is currently working with SinnerSchrader Mobile as a Consultant in Berlin, Germany. Ronan regularly speak at conferences in Europe, and is an Android dev luminary.

Phil Dutson is the lead front-end and mobile developer for ICON Health and Fitness. He has worked on projects and solutions for NordicTrack, ProForm, Freemotion, Sears, Costco, Sam’s Club and others. Through the years he has been using, tweaking, and writing programs for mobile devices from his first Palm Pilot 5000 to his current collection of iOS and Android devices. Phil is the author of 3 books jQuery, JQuery UI, and jQuery Mobile; Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 hours, and Creating QR and Tag Codes.

James Steele actively presents and participates in various Silicon Valley Android and new technology groups. His work at Sensor Platforms focuses on making user motion and context information available, while shielding applications developers from the complexity and physics of sensor hardware. Before joining Sensor Platforms, Dr. Steele held senior management positions at Spansion, Polaris Wireless and ArrayComm, as well as research positions in theoretical and particle physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Ohio State University. He holds a Ph. D. in theoretical physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Nelson To has been working on Android Research and Development for years. He has a great passion on exploring innovative ideas and creating the Android applications to make his ideas a reality. He has developed a plethora of Android applications including AOL AIM Android application, and the first High Definition video chatting android application (Vid)in the history on the Google TV for Logitech Revue Box. He also teaches Android classes in the local community to help people to learn the Android more effectively, and devotes significant amount of effort in the Android community to organize the Android meetings for the local community.