College of Business at Illinois
Echambadi’s major research interests in strategic innovation focus on how firms balance the importance of exploring opportunities found in nascent markets with exploiting opportunities in existing markets. It is a tough but necessary balance that enables innovative firms to renew themselves successfully over time. His research articles have been published in some of the top business and statistics journals.
Echambadi is an accomplished teacher. He has taught a wide range of courses at the undergraduate, MBA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. levels, and he has won numerous accolades at the University of Illinois for his teaching accomplishments, including the Campus Excellence Award in Professional and Graduate Teaching and the College of Business Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence.
Prior to joining comScore in 1999, he worked at GSMI on several different projects for companies around the globe, including a large helpdesk deployment and modernization effort for Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1993, Mike cofounded Pragmatic Image Technologies; prior to this role, he worked as an associate at IBM.
Mr. Brown holds an M.S. in Computer and Information Science from Hood College and a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland University College.
GDG New York, and Hudson Valley
Tremolo Security Inc.
His mom also says he’s very smart.
Mark Brown II
Department of Commerce
Prior to joining Mapbox, Antonio co-founded Silica Labs, a startup focused on wearable software development and worked for the World Health Organization supporting disaster response and preparedness as part of its Emergency Operations Center. Antonio has a degree in Theoretical Physics from the University of Granada in Spain, and he is an active member of the DC developer community. He co-organizes the local Google Developer Group (GDG DC) and co-founded DC Android (DCA).
Huyen Tue Dao
Byte an Atom Research
Capital One Wallet
Elizabeth is able to communicate complex technical ideas to other engineers as well as lay people, having been both an Individual Contributor as well as a Director of Technical Support. She is making connections in Boston after many years in Silicon Valley working with a diverse group of technologists in small, private start-ups and at large corporations like Adobe Systems.
Miss Mezias hails from Bridgeport, CT. Her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from San Francisco State University included valuable early work as a campus consultant where she met Steve Jobs. For her, technology is a passion and she is continually building her skill set. Today she is a Senior Software Engineer for Modo Labs in Cambridge, MA. On Monday nights she runs the Informal Android Developer Meetup for the Boston GDG twice each month.
Off Grid Electric
ThreatTrack Security, Inc.
When not coding, he adjuncts at Northern Virginia Community College, runs for fun (that fact surprises him too), sports a kilt on occasion, and enjoys time with his wife and two kids.
Kearney Boyle & Associates
He is interested in combining IoT devices, big data, and machine learning, and loves learning new technologies. When he’s not tinkering, you can find him running on the road or the track training for his next race. You can find him on Twitter at @YufengG.
A three-time entrepreneur, his experience ranges from consulting on open source and collaborative development for the Fortune 500 to application development on a myriad of platforms. A polished speaker, Mr. Murphy has delivered conference presentations and training sessions on a wide array of topics internationally.
Frank van Puffelen
Kearney Boyle & Associates
Before joining Mapbox, Cameron created a university app allowing users to locate and route to classrooms, find bus lines and their real time locations, and display places of interest. He is actively involved in the OpenStreetMap community and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from The University of Houston.
Washington Post & Sympli
Krishnan S. P. T.
Krishnan is a seasoned professional with 16+ years of industry experience in multiple IT domains. Earlier, Krishnan has completed his PhD (Computer Engineering) & MS (Computer Science) from National University of Singapore, Singapore and Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics & Communication) from University of Madras, India.