GOTO Amsterdam (June 17-19, 2015) is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 50 top speakers and 500 attendees. The conference covers topics such as AngularJS, Disruption, Docker, Drones, Elasticsearch, Hadoop, Microservices & Scrum.

Grant Allen, CTO, Entrepreneur, Enterprise Architect & Data Management Expert

Grant Allen

Biography: Grant Allen

Grant Allen has worked in the IT field for over 20 years, as a CTO, entrepreneur, enterprise architect, and data management expert. Grant's roles have taken him around the world, specialising in global-scale systems design, development, and performance, together with mentoring and coaching startups and hi-tech companies on building great teams and great technology.
He is a frequent speaker on topics such as Big Data and data management, mobile ecosystems, Android, disruptive innovation, and more.
Grant works for Google, has a PhD on building innovative high-technology environments, and is the author of six books on mobile development with Android, and data management.

Twitter: @grantxallen

Presentation: Android Extreme Wearables

Track: Disruption / Time: Friday 14:30 - 15:20 / Location: Administratiezaal

Think wearables are just about chirpy movie notifications and the occassional reminder to go for a run? Think again.

In this talk, Grant will explore the world of Extreme Wearables, using Android as a basis. From $15 do-it-yourself VR goggles to earthquake detectors, we'll cover hacking Android, hacking hardware, and making your own Extreme Wearables!