Dr. Neil Roodyn
English born, Dr. Neil travels the world working with software companies.
He loves Australia, where he spends the summer enjoying the Sydney lifestyle and helping
software development teams get more productive. Dr. Neil spends his other
summer each year flying between northern Europe and the USA working with
software teams and writing about his experiences.
Over the last couple of decades Neil has worked with a variety of companies
including Synon, ComputaCenter, SLK, EDI, Citect, Microsoft and Rogue Wave.
Neil has also been involved in the formation of several software start-ups.
Neil brings his business and technical skills to the companies he works
with to ensure he has happy customers.
Dr. Neil has been closely associated with leading edge technologies for
the last ten years. This started with adopting, using and then teaching
C++ in the early 1990’s. Then in 1995 getting to grips with the details
of COM and travelling around Europe teaching and mentoring development
teams. Since 1999 Neil has been involved with the agile development
movement, especially eXtreme Programming, which he has been using to
help teams get more out of their development lifecycle. In the last 3
years Neil has been leading the push to .NET, by running several .NET
projects and teaching .NET courses. Dr. Neil’s mobile lifestyle has lead
him into the realm of mobile platforms and in the last couple of years
Neil has been helping developers with mobile related development,
including the Tablet PC, Pocket PC and Smartphone. Neil studied Software
Architectures for Real Time Systems at University College London,
for which he received a PhD.
Neil is currently available to teach any of these skills and more. Please contact me to find out availability.
Neil also formed
Sydney's eXtreme Programming Activity Club
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