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Chad Fowler has been a software developer and manager for some of the world's largest corporations. He recently lived and worked in India, setting up and leading an offshore software development center. He is co-founder of Ruby Central, Inc., a non-profit corporation responsible for the annual International Ruby Conference and The International Rails Conference, and is a leading contributor in the Ruby community.

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost two years since InfoEther was acquired by LivingSocial. Since then, we’ve built the strongest development team I’ve ever known. We’ve set records for e-commerce transaction volume. We’ve grown at an incredible pace, both as a business and as technology team. We’ve shipped a lot of software, and made millions of people’s lives more interesting in the process...

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