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Michael Dowden

Michael is a technology professional with more than 20 years experience working for more than 60 companies. As a Software and Business consultant Michael helps his clients leverage technology to solve their business problems. He combines his software development expertise with his business process knowledge to deliver usable, scalable, and secure web-based solutions.

He stays active in the industry, teaching new developers at Eleven Fifty Academy, attending and speaking at conferences and meetups, and publishing the occasional blog. In 2015 Michael's children's book "Programming Languages ABC++" was published by Inedo, and in 2016 the Workbook Edition sold over 20,000 copies.

He has been an entrepreneur his entire life, offering his first software product for sale on AOL in 1992. Since that time Michael has operated several businesses and founded 5 startups. He loves working with and advising other startups and is always working on developing his ideas.


Sessions

Playing with Fire : Build a real-time application with Firebase
Introduction to Java Web Security