Devlin Liles is the president of Improving - Houston and a passionate technologist. He prides himself on staying a generalist, but his passion is leveraging technology to solve the problems facing business. Devlin has an entrepreneurial mindset and has been a key contributor to growth and success of the Houston office being one of the founding employees in 2011. Since 2007, he has been presenting and teaching classes on software development practices and tools to audiences around the world including user groups, conferences, and community events.
Devlin held the prestigious Microsoft MVP Award for Data Platform Development from 2011-2017, which is only awarded to ~3,000 technologists’ annually. He is the co-author, along with his good friend and fellow Improver Tim Rayburn of Entity Framework 4.1 Experts Cookbook.
When he is not in front of a crowd or behind a computer Devlin is an avid soccer player and hobbyist gamer.
Intro to Machine Learning for Application Developers
In this session we will be diving into multiple code-along examples to get started with popular AI/ML tools and frameworks. The goal is to create enough understanding for application developers to immediately leverage simple ML models in their day to day development.