In the IT industry for many years, Frédéric Harper started as a web and mobile developer. Having worked in different types of enterprises, from startups to companies like Microsoft and Mozilla, he has diversified experience.
For the last couple of years, Frédéric uses his social skills to evangelize different technologies amongst his peers. Today, as the Head of Developer Relations of Mashape, Fred help developers to revolutionize the software development industry, one API at a time. Experienced speaker with more than 100 talks under his belt, he travels the world to share his passion and expertise of technologies. Proud of his journey, and for the benefit of others, Frédéric published the “Success in Programming: How to Gain Recognition, Power, and Influence Through Personal Branding” book under the Apress banner. As a serial entrepreneur, Fred created the Festival Geek de Montréal, has established a networking group for developers named YulDev, co-founded the user group HTML5mtl and is the instigator of the first FailCamp in Montreal.
In parallel with his other projects, Frédéric Harper blogs for several years at outofcomfortzone.net and is proudly wearing his geek t-shirts that made his trademark.