What does it mean to be a ‘Leader’? How does one become a leader, and will this give you more success in your career as a developer? More meaning to your life?
Richard Campbell of .NET Rocks! gives his views on career success and how you might be happy as a software developer.
About the speaker(s)
Mr .NET Rocks!
Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on the hardware and software sides, development and operations. He was a co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, acquired by Radware in 2013 and was on the board of directors of Telerik which was acquired by Progress Software in 2014. Today he is a consultant and advisor to a number of successful technology firms and is the founder and chairman of Humanitarian Toolbox (www.htbox.org), a public charity that builds open source software for disaster relief. Richard is also the host of two podcasts: .NET Rocks! (www.dotnetrocks.com) which publishes three shows a week to .NET developers and RunAs Radio (www.runasradio.com) which is a weekly show for IT Professionals.
As the General Manager at SSW, he is tasked with ensuring the company runs smoothly and continues to grow and improve. It's a diverse role, including Strategy, Project Management, Account Management, Sales, Marketing, and even running the SSW TV team.