Speaker: Syrus Mesdaghi (Prominent Edge LLC)
As the co-founder of Prominent Edge, Syrus Mesdaghi focuses on a wide range of activities for the company, from shaping technology architectures and product development to engaging the education community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Software Engineering and Game Development and Mobile degree programs at Full Sail University. Syrus has held various senior technical leadership roles for the majority of his 18 year career. He is an award-winning leader, educator, author, speaker, and consultant who has worked with universities, corporations, associations, and government agencies both inside the US and Internationally. Syrus was also the Technical Lead for the GeoSHAPE project which has developed web-clients, mobile clients, and other components such as GeoGIG with the goal of enabling data collection, sharing, and collaboration. Syrus has made significant contributions to educational, commercial, and government projects.