Nat Friedman and Miguel de Icaza Start Xamarin
Carl and Richard talk to Nat Friedman and Miguel de Icaza, the CEO and CTO (respectively) of Xamarin. Xamarin is the company that Nat and Miguel set up to house the Mono Project and the rest of the Mono related products including MonoTouch and Mono for Android after Attachmate acquired Novell. The conversation starts out on mobile development and moves to tablets. Click the link below for a 20% discount on Xamarin tools!
An entrepreneur and developer, Nat is passionate about building products that delight customers, with love and attention to detail. Nat has two degrees from MIT and has been writing software for 27 years. In 1999, he co-founded Ximian with Miguel. Nat was a co-founder and chairman of the GNOME foundation. At Novell Nat ran engineering for a $110M product and served as CTO of the Linux business. Nat is an avid traveler who visited 20 countries in 2010, an active angel investor, and a private pilot.
Miguel de Icaza
Miguel de Icaza is an open-source developer and advocate, and a Microsoft distinguished engineer.