Building Communities

I care a lot about the mobile software community and am on a mission to make it a more diverse and welcoming environment that is interesting and fun for everyone.

Present & Future

I host Mobile Tea, Seattle, a quarterly mobile community meetup, together with my friends Giorgio Natili and Nate Ebel.

Past

April 2019  Droidcon Boston, Boston, MA, USA

I was part of the core team that organized Droidcon Boston, an Android developer conference with 400+ attendees. I was in charge of the schedule, coordinating speakers, and worked on accessibility aspects of the conference.

2014 – 2015  Mobile Maultaschen, Stuttgart, Germany

I was the founder and organizer of a monthly meet-up for mobile developers with 20-30 participants. The meeting is still active and going strong.

January – March 2015 Teaching at SAE Institute Stuttgart, Germany

I was teaching a class called “Introduction to mobile app development”.

26th-29th March 2012 Developer Advisory Board Member & Judge

I was responsible for the iOS-track and one of the judges of the “Mobile Tech Award 2012” at the Mobile Technology Conference, Munich, Germany.

2010 – 2012 GTUG/GDG Stuttgart Lead, Stuttgart, Germany

I was a leader of the local GDG (Google Developer Group) chapter.

June 2011 Android Developer Camp Stuttgart 2, Stuttgart, Germany

I was the main organizer for Android Developer Camp Stuttgart 2, a BarCamp for Android developers with 300+ participants. It was the 2nd largest Android developer event in Germany in 2011.

June 2010 Android Developer Camp Stuttgart 1, Stuttgart, Germany

I was part of the crew for Android Developer Camp Stuttgart 1, a BarCamp for Android developers with 100+ participants. It was the largest Android developer event in Germany in 2010.