Speaker Bio:

Don Ward is a Staff Software Engineer at Rocket Mortgage, the nation's largest mortgage lender, which is based in Detroit, Michigan. As the previous Director of Mobile Development at Rocket Mortgage, he has been building apps for the past 10 years. He leads the local chapters of the Google Developers Group in Detroit and Windsor, Canada. Always up for a good challenge, Don entered and won a 24-hour hackathon leveraging the power of wearables such as the Apple Watch. Recently, Don purchased an oversized boat and has been honing his captain skills on the Detroit River and Great Lakes. As an avid lover of all things Android, he's waiting on the boating industry to release an excellent Android chart plotter so he can write apps for his boat.