December 5-7, 2016
Vancouver, Canada

High Value Apps are Moving to the Desktop

Developers, designers and others whose day job is spent using a professional desktop operating system are demanding more than having their apps trapped in browser tabs. We'll talk about how high value apps such as Slack, Microsoft Visual Studio Code, Brave browser are using web technologies but run on the desktop. We'll talk a bit about the tech (Electron.js and friends) but the focus will be on the usability, value, and what this trend means.

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Boris Mann

B. Mann Consulting

Boris has been active in the Vancouver startup ecosystem for over a decade. His first local startup was Bryght, the first commercial Drupal company. He then went on to co-found Bootup Labs, the first startup accelerator in Canada. He has further experience in funding startups through Full Stack, an angel-stage investment fund he ran for 2 years.

Boris is currently freelance consulting as a COO-for-hire, working with companies large and small on product consulting and business design.

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