SoftwareGR Presents Jonathan "J." Tower: Seeing Your Career as an Adventure

Tuesday January 29th, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Atomic Object, 1034 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids

Seeing Your Career As An Adventure

In my 20-year professional career, I have had many different adventures, as well as my share of misadventures. People, good luck, and well-timed opportunities have all played a role in the overall trajectory of my professional life, and much of it in ways I couldn't have dreamed when I was first starting out. 

These twists and turns have allowed me to work for startups, meet my idols, travel the world speaking at conferences, start my own company, and a few years ago, they even allowed me to travel around the entire country for a year, working and living with my family in an RV, ultimately going to all of the lower 48 states.

I want to tell you more about that trip, and everything it taught me about seeing my career--and life--as an adventure. I hope that hearing a little about my adventures will inspire you in your own, help you to see your career in a different light, and encourage you to join in on your own adventure already in progress.

 

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About Jonathan

Jonathan "J." Tower is a Microsoft MVP, frequent speaker, and business owner with twenty years of software industry experience. He loves solving problems and all the creative aspects of software development, as well as sharing what he's learned with others and helping to build technology community. 

His current technology interests include software architecture, .NET Core, JavaScript frameworks, web APIs, and a few different mobile app technologies.

J. lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife and children, where he turned his passion for the tech community into the Beer City Code conference.