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James Whittaker, Ph.D

Distinguished Technical Evangelist at Microsoft

About James

James Whittaker’s career spans academia, start-ups and top tech companies and starts in 1986 as the first computer science graduate hired by the FBI. James then worked as a freelance developer, most notably for IBM, Ericsson, SAP, Cisco and Microsoft, specializing in test automation. He joined the faculty at the Florida Institute of Technology where he continued his prolific publication record in software testing and security. In 2002 his security work was spun off by the university into a startup which was later acquired by Raytheon.

James’ first stint at Microsoft was in Trustworthy Computing and Visual Studio. He then joined Google as an engineering director and led teams working on Chrome, Maps and Google+. In 2012 James rejoined Microsoft.

James is known for being a creative and passionate leader and sought after speaker and author. Of his five books two have been Jolt Award finalists and one a best-seller. Follow him on Twitter @docjamesw and at his website docjamesw.com.

My Sessions

Executive Roundtable featuring Forrester Research and IBM

Executive Roundtable Room

Description Join executives from Forrester Research, IBM, Microsoft, mCordis, Return Path, Yahoo, Ogilvy One and more in a 1 hour discussion to moderated by Purina and FleshmanHillard.  Followed by another hour of conversation opened up to the floor for questions of our panelists. Click here to learn more about the executive roundtable and how to register

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Keynote: A Brief Introduction to the Future

Keynote

Description: Apps have eaten the web. The Internet of Things will mean more Internet traffic generated and consumed by machines than by humans. Machines are learning our habits faster than we can form them. What does all this mean for the future? How will we interact with our devices when they are as smart or […]

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