Agile + DevOps West - Conference Speaker: Thomas Desmond

Thomas Desmond

Hunter Industries

Thomas Desmond is a senior software engineer, having spent the last four years at Hunter Industries as a full-time Mob Programmer. At Hunter Industries all production code must be developed as a mob. There are currently nine mobs working on production software that have successfully released multiple applications ranging from desktop, web, and mobile apps. Hunter had an outstanding year and a half of no reported bugs in production due to the success of the Mob Programming Team. Thomas believes in the quality that Mob Programming produces and the extreme programming practices that come along with it. He wants to share his experiences so that others can innovate and improve their programming experiences. Thomas has acted as a university instructor incorporating mob programming into the classroom environment. He also has multiple technical courses released to the online learning platform Thinkster.io. Thomas Desmond can be reached directly on Twitter @ThomasJDesmond or his personal website TheTomBomb.com.