Lead Android Developer, Priceline
Chris Brown currently serves as Principle Mobile Engineer and Lead Developer for the priceline.com Android team. He started his career as a web application developer in Java and Adobe Flex, but quickly found himself drawn to mobile and Android development. This year, Chris and his team launched the priceline.com companion app for Android Wear, and were recently awarded a Top Developer badge in Google Play.
Chris is also the Founder and Developer of kapturem, an app that allows you to gain notoriety in the kapturem community by sharing pictures, completing challenges, following friends, and more. In 2013, Chris built the Android Client Wrapper Library for the Dark Sky Forecast API. You can find Chris in priceline.com's New York City office, listening to his Drake playlist on repeat and sporting a different Android T-shirt every day.
The Future of Android: Mobile App Development + Careers
We're discussing Android as the most-widely used platform in the world today. What does this mean for future career opportunities and where might Android be in 5 years from now?