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Timan Rebel, Serial Entrepreneur working on his latest startup Snowsciety

Timan Rebel

Biography: Timan Rebel

Timan Rebel is serial entrepreneur and currently working on his latest startup Snowsciety, a social tracking device for skiers and snowboarders. He specializes in entrepreneurship, social media and technical subjects such as APIs, HTML5 and Agile Development.

In 2001, Timan founded (with as a male counterpart) grew to the largest Dutch social network for young people and took the lead early in the development of social Media in the Netherlands.

Twitter: @timanrebel

Presentation: Tame the unpredictable: Building maps for apps in the cloud

Track: Case Studies / Time: Wednesday 11:30 - 12:20 / Location: Administratiezaal

Infrastructure able to embrace the chaotic nature of mobile apps world is just as important as product design. Introducing the new new, creating rich applications and running them in the cloud requires a platform that can provide global scale, robust performance and instant availability. There are clouds and there are CLOUDS. Snowciety is a social ski tracking app which shows you in real-time where your friends are and how they are doing on the slopes. Timan Rebel with his team using open source tools and creative common data, and placing the architecture in the SoftLayer cloud, managed to build a system equivalent to Google Maps, covering 85% of the ski resorts in the world. See what it takes to build and run your own maps.