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Chad Fowler, CTO, 6Wunderkinder

Chad Fowler

Biography: Chad Fowler

Chad Fowler is an internationally known software developer, trainer, manager, speaker, and musician. Over the past decade he has worked with some of the world’s largest companies and most admired software developers. Chad is CTO at 6Wunderkinder. He is co-founder and organizer of RubyConf and RailsConf and author or co-author of a number of popular software books, including Rails Recipes and The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development


Presentation: How to become accomplished

Time: Wednesday 09:00 - 09:50 / Location: Store Sal, Musikhuset

We work in a time and culture of incredibly hard work. When someone asks how you're doing, how often do you use the word "busy" in the answer?

But, what are we busy doing?

As a professiional musician, I learned that the most successful musicians are rarely the best musicians. This holds true in the technology business world.

It's also true that the busiest, hardest working among us aren't necessarily the most accomplished.

So, what is accomplishment, and how do we get it?

Let's explore this topic with examples from my career as a professional musician, conference organizer, programmer, open source contributor, author of multiple books, public speaker, and high level technology manager.