Today we are proud to announce Corry Robb as a speaker at The IDEs Of March 2017.
Corry will be flying in from the US of A to give his talk entitled "Running A Successful Google Ventures Design Sprint". In his talk Corry will provide an overview of the Google Ventures Design Sprint methodology. He will share his lessons learned and his keys to making sure you get the most out of your own Design Sprint.
Corry Robb is the Director of an Advanced Operation Division with the United States Government (USG) and leads a team to design, rapidly prototype, and develop cutting edge web capabilities. During his time with the USG, Corry has served in many rolls; as an advocate for embracing mobile technology, making use of small and rapid research and development (R&D) investments, and as a co-author of an Agency level Strategic Plan.
Corry has managed the Advance Offices for both Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Janet Napolitano. Corry started his Federal Government career at the Pentagon working for the Department of the Navy on base realignment and closure (BRAC) issues. Outside of his government work, Corry is the co-founder and former Vice President of IDEAA (International Developer Education & Advocacy Alliance), a 501(C)(3) non-profit that partners with companies such as Google, Honda, and HTC to put on free developer events throughout the world to expose underserved communities to software development fundamentals. He also recently served as the Chairman of the Alexandria, Virginia Marketing Fund Committee. Corry is a native of Northeast Ohio and currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife and two children. He enjoys reading, running, and tinkering with technology (Android, Raspberry Pi, IOT).
Interested in attending The IDEs Of March 2017 in Reading? The free one-day event takes place on March 17th at The Warehouse. If planning to attend please register on Eventbrite.