Mike is the founder and CEO of Livefront and part of the leadership team for Smart Factory. He is co-founder of TECHdotMN, a media group covering technology news in Minnesota. With over fifteen years of experience in software design and engineering, he has helped launched mobile products for Fortune 500 companies and startups alike. His love for international travel and photography inform his approach to creating beautiful, simple design experiences for people in motion.
Courses are taught by web and mobile industry experts who are the brains and power behind hundreds of successful products.
Jeff is the founder and CEO of Bust Out Solutions and part of the leadership team for Smart Factory. He has taught web production as an adjunct faculty member at Hennepin Technical College where he continues to serve on the Board of Advisors for the web department. With a background in software engineering and an eye for design, he believes in a holistic approach to building rock-solid software with impeccable user experiences.
Sam Kirchmeier is a software developer on the Livefront team. He specializes in architecting and building advanced mobile apps for iOS and web services using Ruby on Rails. He honed his teaching skills as an adjunct faculty at Hennepin Technical College, and speaks regularly on software design and development techniques at technical conferences.
Joe is a software developer with Bust Out Solutions, where he builds Ruby on Rails apps. He has been building applications for startups, nonprofits, the Fortune 500, and for fun since sometime in the last millennium. When not writing software, Joe is fond of short walks on the beach and strange experiments in the kitchen.
Adam is a software engineer with Livefront where he builds iOS and Ruby apps. He was an early innovator in the mobile space, and has spent his entire career tackling projects that push the boundaries of mobile technology. Prior to joining Livefront, he was a key lead in the iOS programs for Garmin.
Physics Ph.D. with diverse programming background and data analysis and modeling skills.
Ryan is an entrepreneur at heart who has been working with startups for his entire career. He is the founder and managing partner of Confluence Capital Partners, which invests where innovative ideas, huge markets, and amazing entrepreneurs merge.
Pete has been designing and building in the browser for 15 years, uniting the creative and technical to deliver elegant user experiences.