Ty Smith | KotlinConf 2024, May 22–24, Copenhagen
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Ty Smith

Ty Smith

Principal Engineer at Uber, Mobile Platform

Ty is a Principal Engineer at Uber where he leads the Mobile Platform group and is the chairman of Uber's Open-Source program. He has a passion for tools, frameworks, and open-source to help developers make great mobile apps. He is a Google Developer Expert for Android and Kotlin, engaging regularly with the community through conferences, open-source, and writing, as well as an organizer for conferences and meetups. He is an angel investor and tech advisor, as well as a member in multiple venture capital advisory syndicates. Ty has been at Uber for 6 years and prior to that he worked at Twitter on the Fabric developer tools, Evernote, and a variety of smaller startups and consulting firms

Tools & Techniques for Java to Kotlin Migrations

Large organizations including Google, Uber, and Meta have volumes of legacy Java code that'd ideally be migrated to Kotlin so their developers can be more productive and ultimately get to more reliable apps and servers. In this panel we will hear why these organizations want to migrate to Kotlin, the approaches they've taken, and the tools they've developed.