Colin is an experienced software engineer specializing in Android development. He worked for Mozilla on the Firefox Preview Android browser revamp. He has worked for many successful companies in the past fifteen years, including Amazon, Flipgrid (acquired by Microsoft), Cray, Pearson VUE, and When I Work. He runs the Twin Cities Kotlin User Group in his spare time.
Colin has a strong background in infosec as both a former Amazon security certifier and as a security expert on the Android team at Mozilla.
He has been programming since he learned BASIC on the TRS-80 computer in his parents' basement at age six. He has been writing Android apps since the first Android phone launched and has done so professionally for around seven or eight years.