Kyle works for Google in Mountain View, California. His job on the Developer Relations team is to support awesome developer communities, like the Google Developer Experts and Developer Student Clubs. In his spare time he enjoys building and hacking on the web, playing with his two cats, and photographing the outdoors. Before Google, Kyle was a startup founder, organizer for GDG Kansas City, and a Google Developer Expert (GDE).
Actions on Google: Are you prepared for the next type of search?
Voice is quickly becoming the new standard for search and most businesses are not ready for it. Using Actions on Google, developers are able to design, build, and distribute fully-customizable conv...
DevFest Success: How to grow a thriving community (even in ‘flyover country’)
In this session I share what helped me build & grow the Kansas City Google Developer Group community from the struggles of being in 'flyover country' to the ideals gleaned from Star Trek captains.
Secure, intelligent, and responsive IoT data pipelines with Google Cloud IoT Core
Managing embedded devices securely at scale has never been more important. Using Google Cloud IoT Core, developers are able to connect, two-way communicate, and deploy embedded devices at scale.
Serverless Web Applications with Firebase
Firebase is many things and this talk will explore the tools available that it provides. I will cover a quick intro of all tools available, deeper dive into the Firebase real-time database & authen...
Supercharging your applications with Cloud Functions
Cloud Functions for Firebase empowers web, mobile, and IoT developers to build simple, yet powerful backend features to their applications. I will be covering a quick intro into the what & why of C...
What are Progressive Web Apps and How do they work?
The web is advancing at an alarming rate and browsers are providing new features giving web developers the ability to features to engage with mobile users. Using PWAs, web developers can provide "a...