Mark Bates is a full stack web developer with over 18 years of experience
building high quality scalable applications for companies such as Apple, USA
Today, Klarna, and Palm. He has written three books, “Distributed Programming
with Ruby”, “Programming in CoffeeScript”, and “Conquering the Command Line”.
Mark has spoken at conferences around the world, has led user groups such as
Boston Ruby and Boston Golang, and has helped to organize conferences such as
GothamGo and GopherCon. Mark is the co-founder of PaperCall.io, a
platform for connecting technical events with high quality content and
speakers. Mark is also a partner at Gopher Guides, the industry leader
for Go training and conferences. In his spare time Mark leads development of
the Go web framework Buffalo.