Palestrante: Mike Amundsen
Director of API Architecture at API Academy
An internationally known author and lecturer, Mike travels throughout the world consulting and speaking on a wide range of topics including distributed network architecture, and Web application development. In his role of Director of Architecture for the API Academy, he heads up the API Architecture and Design Practice in North America, and is responsible for working with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise. Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers on programming over the last 15 years. His most recent book is a collaboration with Leonard Richardson titled "RESTful Web APIs" published in 2013. His 2011 book, "Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node", is an oft-cited reference on building adaptable Web applications.