Mark Bates is an engineer and architect who has built high quality, scalable applications for companies such as Apple, USA Today, Klarna, and Palm. He has written three books on prog, “Distributed Programming with Ruby”, “Programming in CoffeeScript”, and “Conquering the Command Line”.
Mark has spoken at conferences around the world and helps to organize or Emcee conferences such as GopherCon, GopherCon UK, and GothamGo. Mark is also the lead architect of the Go web framework Buffalo.
Mark is a founding partner at Gopher Guides, the industry leader for Go training, consulting, and conference workshops. Mark is also the co-founder of PaperCall.io, a platform for connecting technical events with high quality content and speakers.