@OscarSalguero

Oscar began hacking at the age of 12 while attending middle school. In college he studied Computer Science. At the age of 18, he founded his own software consulting firm, Real Action! Software and with it he has advised several domestic and international customers on for their IT needs.

Following 20 years of experience as Java Developer, IT Analyst, R&D Software Engineer, developing his own startups and IT Consultant, Oscar is an expert Software Engineer for the Web, Mobiles and embeded devices using proprietary and Open Source technologies such as Java, Objective-C, JQuery, XML, Javascript, HTML5, PHP, ColdFusion, multiple databases and Google services such as Apps, AppEngine, GWT, Maps and Android. He has designed and developed software for prestigious companies and organizations in various Nations across the American continent such as DataSoft, TACA Airlines, EQUIFAX, ACF Technologies and the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC.

Oscar founded JUGsv (Java User Group) at El Salvador, co-founded GTUG El Salvador where he has served as Speaker/Blogger, co-founded Mentoring for El Salvador, an award winning Mentoring Program for low income high-school kids in El Salvador developing a Web based platform that allows mentors to communicate with students. Oscar is currently working at Geopon, a mobile commerce/advertising startup as Co-Founder, Lead Mobile Developer.

He loves to attend hackathons, Developer conferences, meetups, learn new things and share what he knows with everyone, reading, exploring the outdoors, to live a healthy lifestyle, cooking paleo and gluten free recipes, traveling, all things related to Science, Technology and Space such as Astronomy and Celestial Mechanics, the Quantified Self movement, Robotics, etc. During his free time he is playing with microcontrollers, speech recognition and building autonomous rovers/drones and some other hacks controling SW/HW with brain waves.