Marcus S. Zarra
Marcus S. Zarra is the author of the incredibly popular "Core Data" book published by The Pragmatic Programmers and co-author of the successful "Core Animation" book published by Addison-Wesley. Marcus has spoken at numerous conferences around the globe as well as taught Objective-C at some of the top colleges in the United States.
Kyle Richter is a long time Mac developer having released his first commercial Mac app for OS X 10.1. Kyle is the author of "Beginning iOS Game Center and Game Kit" published by Apress and the soon to be released "iOS Components and Frameworks" published by Pearson Education. Kyle is also a frequent speaker at technology conferences spanning the globe; speaking about topics such as development, business and entrepreneurship.
William J. Moran
William J. Moran brings more than 14 years of experience in business development to Empirical Development. He began his media career in the online arena, where he delivered the best in contextual advertising, SEO and SEM, opt-in-email, web based media, and other online opportunities. His role quickly expanded to the print medium, where he managed direct response, travel, Real Estate and special advertising section in some of America’s premier publications. He then switched gears, and accepted a position in TV Sales with NCC, which allowed him to become more well rounded in the media industry. His last position before joining Empirical Development was Vice President at Hercules Networks.
Trevor Squires is a seasoned and often outspoken developer from Vancouver Island, Canada. He has been a bicycle mechanic, a tech-support drone and a product trainer. These days he's at Empirical, where he divides his time between being the resident "crotchety old guy" and coding up complex, data-driven iOS applications.
Joe Keeley is the co-author of the soon to be released "iOS Components and Frameworks" published by Pearson Education. Joe has a wealth of software development and implementation experience, having worked with clients such as Apple, Ahold USA (Stop & Shop and Giant stores), AMD, Intelligent Electronics, and International Multifoods. Joe has received praise for the presentations he given at several technology conferences.
Den Richards is the designer and author of scores of application systems used by companies worldwide, including several published and marketed under IBM's banner. He has been a guest speaker at industry conferences worldwide and a member of IBM's Industry Advisory Council. As a successful businessman, entrepreneur and consultant, Den has spent years successfully shepherding complex software systems from their inception to the marketplace.
Kevin Wenning has run and sold his own personal business as well as led project teams for well over twenty years. Some of those disciplines include director of art and photography, sales and client management, inventory and order fulfillment systems, and development of new products and markets. Kevin most enjoys the process of solving the challenges that make a delivered product look effortless and elegant.
Engineering TeamHere at Empirical Development, we do not believe that all engineers are created equal. Each engineer on our team has been hand selected by Kyle and/or Marcus, often sorting through more than 50 applicants for each position filled. Each member of the team has gone through a complicated screening and interviewing process that is designed to ensure they can not only deliver top shelf code but that they are always motivated and excited to be working on your project. With more than 20 engineers on staff, whether you need a fun game, a serious tool or something in-between, we can assure that the best possible people are available and at your disposal.
Design TeamWe employ an in-house design team as well as work with some of the most experienced freelance designers in the industry. Depending on the needs of your project we bring some of the most innovative designers to the task. Each designer that we work with has years of experience working with iOS and Mac OS X applications so that you can be sure that your application will fit within the ecosystem. Whether you need a beautiful application icon or a complete user interface concept, from wireframes to the pixel perfect final product, we have the expertise available to turn your vision into reality.