About The Elder
Keith Elder is a Director of Software Engineering at Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online mortgage lender based in Detroit, MI with over 20+ years of experience in leading software development teams. Keith is an experienced technologist, systems administrator, software engineer, speaker, trainer and all around geek. He has spoken throughout the United States at major technical conferences on topics ranging from various new technologies, software architectures and soft skills. He admits he’s forgotten more Vim commands than he can remember since his passion has shifted to leading other teams, but, he does still cherish the small moments of time when he gets to leverage his favorite computing tool of all time, a command prompt. When not sitting in front of a computer he spends the majority of his time as captain of the vessel Sea Sharp navigating the waters in the Gulf of Mexico in search of large pelagic fish. You can read more about Keith’s interests, hobbies, rants and raves on his blog at http://keithelder.net/ and follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/keithelder.