Greater Wisconsin Software Symposium

March 1 - 2, 2019

Programming Kotlin

Saturday - Mar 2 2:45 PM - REFLECTION A

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

Kotlin is one of the few languages that compiles down to Java bytecode, runs on server-side, on mobile devices, and also transpiles to JavaScript. In this fast paced, example driven presentation we will explore the many beauties of Kotlin and understand the key capabilities of the language.


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About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.