Michael Buffington

Michael Buffington
Director, Grasshopper Labs


Michael Buffington is an entrepreneur and super geek. He’s been focused on building community and entrepreneur focused companies and projects since 1992, starting with a single line BBS with a 9600 baud modem, followed by companies like Price.com, MeasureMap (acquired by Google), Values of N (acquired by Twitter), and Grockit. He’s a frequent speaker at tech and creative conferences. In his spare time, Michael enjoys building Lego robots with his kids, culturing corals in his LED lit reef aquarium, building games, skateboarding, and playing the guitar. He’s also obsessed with improving remote team dynamics with a bias towards extreme programming and agile development.


Location: Room 309- 310 Level: Novice
Michael Buffington (Grasshopper Labs)
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If you really love or hate aerodynamics, rainbow trout, the human brain and arms, comfortable socks, and/or Easter Island then attending this talk might be a really enjoyable or loathsome experience. Michael may or may not talk about how seemingly random or even truly random topics are important or unimportant for the fertile minds of creative Rails developers. Read more.
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