Tech Mentor-in-Residence Program Adds Another Member

David McKinnis, recently named Tech Mentor-in-Residence for software development, spoke on “How to Become a Great Developer” to Seidenberg students on the New York City campus. McKinnis, CTO and co-founder of, will share his extensive experience with students, faculty and alumni over the course of the academic year. He joins Matt Knell as a Tech Mentor, whose expertise is in social networking.

He previously worked as a development manager at Microsoft Corp. on multiple products in the Office Division, as a developer trainer in Microsoft’s Internal Technical Education division and as an independent software development consultant. David has been involved with projects ranging from small iPhone and Flash games, to medium-sized Web applications, to enormously successful desktop software applications. He has programmed in a wide variety of languages – he’ll admit to writing programs in C/C++, Pascal, Objective-C, APL, ActionScript, JavaScript and PHP. Besides programming and playing with his four children, he enjoys making wheel-thrown ceramic pots at a nearby arts center.

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