Speaker Announcement: Ricardo Varela

Ricardo VarelaAlso reprising his role from last year will be Yahoo!’s Ricardo Varela. Ricardo, who joined Yahoo! in 2007, and his team are responsible for Yahoo!’s mobile product development, working to provide Yahoo!s community of users with the best possible mobile first experience.

Prior to joining Yahoo!, Ricardo worked on mobile product development at Microsoft and Google. Ricardo started his career at the age of 19, forming his own mobile and web videogames community which he then successfully sold on to Broadcast. He is a regular speaker in Mobile events and collaborator in different initiatives regarding mobile development.

Ricardo will be speaking on “Building mobile applications with Yahoo! Blueprint” and “Using Yahoo APIs for the mobile web: content, location and context”.