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Keynote: Being more than an Android Developer

Yash Prabhu

Senior Software Engineering Manager

Comcast Digital Home

Yash Prabhu is a Senior Engineering Manager who leads the core mobile infrastructure team at Comcast Digital Home. Previously she led the Android team at Warner Bros. Digital Labs where her team was responsible for building Android apps for streaming services such as DC Universe, Cartoon Network Boomerang & DramaFever. Yash also organizes GDG Philadelphia and volunteers at various local tech groups as an instructor and mentor.


Changes in the Android world happen so rapidly. There isn’t one right way to do something and documentation doesn’t always keep up. And sometimes you may feel that you can’t keep up. So how do you as a developer - keep up with an ever-changing field, make sure your workplace and community catch up, make sure you are using the right tools to make beautiful apps a reality, and work with people from design, product and/or marketing who may not have worked on the Android ecosystem before? Let’s talk about how you can be an Android developer who brings teams and communities together.