Episode 20: Bob Kressin, KS Technologies
KST founder and president Bob Kressin chats with Dan & Phil about hardware engineering, the interface between hardware and mobile, Bluetooth, the exciting possibilities of iBeacons, and getting motivated about advances in the biomedical field.
Episode 19: Brittany Young, New Relic
New Relic's Mobile Product Manager and Chicago-to-Portland transplant Brittany Young joins Dan & Phil to discuss starting and running a consulting company, how the local indie scene makes a big difference, discovering Portland and Application Performance Metrics and learning to ski while not flying off the mountain, figuratively. We also touch on diversity issues and Girl Develop It.
Episode 18: David Smith, Cross Forward Consulting
Independent developer David Smith chats with Dan & Phil about moving to iOS from Web development, making apps to scratch an itch (and making a living at it), the "many apps, few hits" strategy, fostering a sense of community around iOS and Mac development, and the joys of parenthood.
Episode 17: Jessie Char, Pacific Helm
The co-founder and General Manager of Pacific Helm joins Dan & Phil to chat about the west coast Mac scene, her time at Apple Retail, being a part of Delicious Monster, growing a small design studio and the joy of cooking.
Episode 16: Roustem Karimov, AgileBits
The co-founder of AgileBits, Torontonian Roustem Karimov talks to Dan & Phil about the beginnings of AgileBits, the original reasons behind 1Password, moving from enterprise software to the Mac, and a little bit about hockey.
Episode 15: Don Melton, Former Engineering Manager
Keynote speaker and former Fruit Company employee Don Melton chats with Dan & Phil about starting the "super secret" Safari project, podcasting about 80's movies, Faustian bargains and taking care of evil genius little dogs.
Episode 14: Nicole Belanger, Ladies Learning Code
Ottawa's own Nicole Belanger talks to Dan & Phil about Ladies Learning Code, a non-profit, non-gender-specific organisation to help beginners understand better what "code" is. We also discuss women in startups, entrepreneurial spirit, and tech blogging as part of your online identity.
Episode 13: Mattt Thompson, Panic
Freshly-minted Panic developer Mattt Thompson is our guest as he goes over his own career path of web to mobile to app developer, self-publishing books, the differences between San Francisco and Portland, and how extreme sports led to marital bliss.
Episode 12: Parisa Foster, Budge Studios
The Director of Marketing at Budge Studios joins Dan & Phil to discuss her company's marketing successes in the pre-school mobile market, going beyond iOS and travelling across hemispheres.