Friday, October 26, 2012

[PANEL] Is the Mobile / Web World for You?

Panel: Is the Mobile / Web World for You?

9:00am – 10:00am

Web professionals meet together to share their wisdom and advice on how to best advance your abilities to secure a successful career in the world of web.
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1. Moderator Hanan Lutfiyya, Western
2. Panel: Jeremy Prevoe, rtraction
3. Panel: Michael Grant, Digital Echidna (photo: YES)
4. Panel: Jon Clark, Hall mc
5. Panel: Jim Cooper, Fanshawe College

1. Moderator: Hanan Lutfiyya
Organization: Western
Bio: Hanan Lutfiyya is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Computer Science at Western University. She has been recognized for her research, teaching and service with a Western Faculty Scholar Award. She has been on the University Students' Council Teaching Honour Roll.

2. Panellist: Jeremy Prevoe
Organization: rtraction
Bio: Jeremy Prevoe is a Code Monkey who works away in rTraction’s brightly-lit development mines. Having studied at the University of Waterloo, Jeremy moved to London to join its vibrant technology community. He loves to work on anything that faces users, and is always looking for something new to challenge him. Case in point: Jeremy got his start in game development before making his move to the digital agency world. He now spends his hours pumping out interactive websites like the one you're looking at right now.

3. Panellist: Michael Grant
Senior Consultant
Organization: Digital Echidna
Bio:Michael Grant at is the Senior Consultant at Digital Echidna, an industry leader in providing full service open-source digital marketing solutions. Michael combines pragmatism with over 15 years of interactive design, development and marketing experience to offer innovative solutions his clients.
Michael's rich experiences in both the entrepreneurial and agency worlds have given him the opportunity to work with both local and global clients that include RIM - Blackberry, Wyndham Hotel Group, CBC’s PlayOn!, Maple Leaf Foods, Symantec, Western Fair District, Roxul, Yamaha and many more.

4. Panelist:  Jon Clark
Organization: Hall MC
Bio: Jon is a web developer at Hall Marketing Communications, a digital and traditional advertising agency that's been doing business in London for almost 40 years. He has a broad interest in the web, from user interface design to the more technical aspects of application development. Jon is a graduate of the collaborative program between Western and Fanshawe called Media Theory and Production, and was employed at Western developing administrative tools before joining

5. Panelist:  Jim Cooper
 Organization: Fanshawe College
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