For many years, Mike was Amazon’s Developer Evangelist in Seattle, Washington. This followed four startups in Financial Services and Software (two of which are still operating) and 13 years at Microsoft. At Amazon, Mike helped launch the Kindle eInkapp development project, wrote mobile app test criteria, judged at hackathons, and was a blogger for Amazon Appstore. Mike has spoken at dozens of national and international conferences, including AnDevCon, SXSW, CES, GDC and of course PGC on many occasions. Today he operates as an independent consultant.