We are proud to have Stephen Forte, Chief Strategy Officer at Telerik, present this month’s software development news at the Sydney .NET Users Group.

Steve shares his observations of working in Hong Kong with Telerik on their Startup Excelerator program.

There are many interesting statistics about smart phones and app usage.

He also talks about Agile and how people are modifying the various processes.

Finally Stephen talks about Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

About the speakers

About the speakers

Stephen

Stephen Forte is the Chief Strategy Officer at Telerik and sits on the board of several start-ups including Triton Works. Previously, he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co-founder of Corzen, Inc, a New York based provider of online market research data for Wall Street Firms. Stephen is also the Microsoft Regional Director for the NY Metro region and speaks regularly at industry conferences around the world. He has written several books on application and database development including Programming SQL Server 2008 (MS Press).

Prior to Corzen, Stephen served as the CTO of Zagat Survey in New York City and was also the co-founder of the New York based software consulting firm The Aurora Development Group. Stephen holds an MBA from the City University of New York.

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