Nick Landry (@ActiveNick) is a mobility pioneer and expert specializing in the design and production of mobile applications for consumers and the enterprise using diverse cross-platform technologies including Windows Phone, Windows 8, iOS, Android, Mobile Web, Xamarin and PhoneGap.
Nick is a Senior Technical Evangelist with Microsoft in the New York Metro area and works with developers, students and IT pros to help them learn, adopt and use the Microsoft developer platform to design and build the next generation of apps for Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Windows Azure.
Nick is also a Nokia Developer Ambassador whose mandate is to educate and support Windows Phone developers to maximize their success.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Nick spent almost two years as a Senior Product Manager for mobile, data visualization and geospatial developer tools across multiple technologies and platforms. He previously spent most his career in IT consulting and services organizations across various technical and business roles, designing, building, managing and selling innovative software solutions for some of the world’s top brands and Fortune 500 companies.
Known for his dynamic and engaging style, he is a frequent speaker at major software development conferences worldwide like VSLive, CodePalousa, HDC, Prairie DevCon, DevTeach, Xamarin Evolve, DevConnections, TechEd, and others. Nick was a 10-year Microsoft MVP awarded on Windows Phone Development, and is a Nokia Developer Champion.
With over 20 years of professional experience, Nick is a developer and software architect by trade and specializes in Cross-Platform Mobility, Location Intelligence & Geospatial development, Data Visualization, Cloud Computing and Mobile Game Development. He authored multiple technical magazine articles, white papers, and mobility courses, has been a technical editor for IT books, and holds several professional certifications.
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