Author Scott Berkun will deliver a keynote address at the SATURN 2013 software architecture conference, which will be held at the Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota April 29 through May 3, 2013.
Berkun is the best-selling author of Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker, and Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds. He worked at Microsoft from 1994 to 2003 on Internet Explorer 1.0 to 5.0, Windows, and MSN, and as team lead at WordPress.com from 2010 to 2012. He now works full time as an author and speaker.
His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Wired Magazine, Forbes, the Economist and other media. He has contributed to Harvard Business Review and BusinessWeek, and appears frequently on CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, and NPR for his expertise on various subjects. He runs a popular blog with videos, podcasts, and essays, and tweets at @berkun. In Berkun’s keynote, titled WordPress.com and the Future of Work, he will invite attendees to imagine a workplace without email, where everyone works from home, and new software is released dozens of times a day. Berkun will share insights into management and software development that he learned from living in this radically different working world, which is the subject of his forthcoming book.