February 23, 2023

Creating a Developer Conference From Scratch


Michael gives some insider tips on how to get your first conference speaking gig as well as highlighting the Momentum conference.

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Creating a Developer Conference From Scratch

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Michael Richardson

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager, Kroger

Michael Richardson is a software developer, conference speaker, developer community organizer, and outdoor enthusiast. Michael has written software in JavaScript, Java, Kotlin, C#, SQL, Cypher, and even VB.NET. He particularly enjoys mentoring junior developers, clearing roadblocks, and finding common ground. As an engineering manager at Kroger, Michael helps deliver Kroger's unified API platform, creating value for Kroger developers, partners, and customers. He helps to organize the Momentum Developer Conference, the Cincinnati Software Craftsmanship meetup, and the HackCincy hackathon.

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