2023 Schedule

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Monday, Sep 18
9:00am — 10:00am
Developer Track- Park Central
236 attending

Cooking Up a Software Team from Scratch.

Have a great idea for a startup company but need help creating a software team to make the product? Even with tech experience, creating a software program from scratch is challenging. I learned that lesson the hard way multiple times in my career. This session will help you benefit from those lessons, avoid the pitfalls, and create a successful software team.

Meet Your Speaker - Chris Picard:
Chris Picard is the CTO for Power Up Software Engineering with 15 years of experience. He is enthusiastic about the software engineering craft striving to make the development experience enjoyable and efficient for everyone involved. In his 15-year career, he has worked for companies ranging in size from two-person to large Fortune 500 companies. Chris has worked on projects in all phases of the development lifecycle. He has built successful software organizations from scratch and recently started his own software company with his wife. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors in all seasons, good craft beer, and spending time with his dog, Duke.