Ralph Tavarez
Co-Founder, Collective Bytes

With over 20 years experience in the technology industry, he has a track record of bringing forth innovative solutions to companies for companies such as Texaco, Morgan Stanley, Viacom and global cell phone distributor, Brightstar. Ralph also has prior experience with startups. His first experience was as CTO of Ritmoteca.com, a Latin digital music download business. His other primary experience was as COO of Submarino.com, the Amazon of Brazil that is currently public on the Brazilian stock exchange. His key strengths lie in envisioning creative products and solutions that approach the problem with his unique point of view. One such example is Open Gesture, an innovative desktop replacement application for Android. Ralph is also a recent winner of the startup camp mobile edition hosted by Semantic Seed and develops mobile applications for various customers.


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Ralph Tavarez (Collective Bytes)
With the release of the Android ADK there will be an incredible demand for apps that assist in the automation of home appliances. The development community will have a difficult time keeping up with the demand. As a result new tools need to be created to enable casual programmers and end-users to develop solutions. Read more.
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