Mark is returning for his second year speaking at the conference. He will be delivering an inspirational keynote to kick the event off.
Mark Bates is the founder and chief architect of the Boston, MA based consulting company, Meta42 Labs. Mark spends his days focusing on new application development and consulting for his clients. Mark is a co-organizer of the Boston Ruby Users Group. In 2009 Mark’s first (surprisingly not his last!) book, “Distributed Programming with Ruby”, was published by Addison-Wesley. In 2012 Addison-Wesley published Mark’s second book, “Programming in CoffeeScript”. At night he writes books, publishes www.metacasts.tv videos, raises kids, and occasionally he forms a band and “tries to make it”.