I sometimes give talks at conferences (when I'm not
helping organize one) and meetups. I've added links to a few here and will try to keep it up to date. In the upcoming section, I've also added some other meetups and conferences I plan to attend even if I'm not speaking, in case you want to connect there. Upcoming I'm currently focusing on podcast media rather than conference talks (for probably obvious reasons). Recent Frontend Greatness -- Episode 6
I'm about half Finnish, and the Finnish concept of Sisu has always appealed to me. In this interview, A-P and I talked about applying "Sisu" to software development.
Overcoming adversity using “Sisu” with Jamon Holmgren Software Developer's Journey #114 with Jamon Holmgren
In September, Tim Bourguignon and I talked about being mesmerized by the command prompt of a Commodore 64, impromptu mentors, creating businesses, coding alone and in a team, networking and much more!
Listen to DevJourney #114 here! Why you should use React Native with Jamon Holmgren
I was on Tech JR Podcast, released March 4, 2020. We talked about React Native, teaching, and state management.
Listen to Tech JR here! RNR 148: What’s in My Stack?
In January I co-hosted React Native Radio for a few episodes. Here's one of them:
React Native Radio 148: What's in my stack? Seamless GraphQL in Rails and React Native
In October I spoke with Morgan Laco at a conference in Florida,
Ancient City Ruby/Rails/React. It's a lovely small conference. I'll post the video when available. Build an iOS and Android app in 15 minutes using React Native
In September, I spoke at
React Live Amsterdam! It was great! Here's the video: VIDEO Resolving the Great State Debate with Hooks, Context, and MobX-State-Tree
On the same trip and before React Live Amsterdam, I gave a talk at
React Native EU in September. Check it out! VIDEO RRU 076: Ignite and the React Community with Jamon Holmgren
I was on React Roundup, a podcast with David Ceddia and Lucas Reis, in August. I talk about Ignite, React Finland, MobX-State-Tree, and my coding background. Have a listen!
RRU 076: Ignite and the React Community with Jamon Holmgren RNR 128: Chain React with Jamon Holmgren
I was a guest on the panel at
React Native Radio for the July 30, 2019 edition. We also sponsor this podcast at my company. Leading a Fully Remote Team with Jamon Holmgren
I was interviewed in June for DistantJobs podcast. They just launched a new website — check it out!
Leading a Fully Remote Team with Jamon Holmgren Chain React 2019 Panel
I am an organizer and was on the speaker panel at
Chain React 2019 in July, 2019! It was an amazing conference all around. Here's the video of my panel appearance. VIDEO Backup Speaker - RunningRemote 2019
I was a backup speaker at
RunningRemote in Bali in June. While I didn't give a talk, I did get a chance to be at that amazing conference, which I really loved. Building a Community Around Ignite
I spoke at
React Finland 2019! You can see the video here:
My slides are here:
VIDEO ReactFinland-Jamon-Holmgren-Slides.pdf Lean Core, Act 1: How and why we pulled WebView out of React Native
While I was in Finland, I also gave a talk about React Native WebView at
React Helsinki! Here's a video of the talk on Vimeo. My slides are here: ReactFinland-Jamon-Holmgren-Slides.pdf 43: Dive In with Jamon Holmgren. On Career, Consultancy, Conference Organization, Open Source, and Courageous Entrepreneurship
I was on the
React Podcast with Michael Chan. He's a great interviewer. Give it a listen! Portland State University: React Native Talk
I gave a talk at Portland State University about React Native on February 29, 2019. It went really well!
I was the first speaker at the new meetup in Vancouver, Washington, called
I spoke at the
React Native Portland Meetup on Thursday, December 20 about writing React Native modules in Objective-C and Java. WLP183 - Co-ordinating the Conversation in Remote Teams
I was on the
21st Century Work Life podcast recently with Pilar Orti. I really enjoyed my chat with her about remote work. Check it out! Building Infinite Red Podcast Building Infinite Red Seasons 1 and 2 are out! In this new podcast, my cofounders and I talk about the challenges and our philosophy for running a digital agency. Discover Blockchains Discover Blockchains- March 24, 2018 - Portland, Oregon cr8con Portland Portland Creative Conference (cr8con)- September 29, 2017 - Portland, Oregon Demoing Thesis - a Phoenix CMS: ElixirConf 2017 ElixirConf 2017 September 7-8, 2017 - Bellevue, Washington - I gave a lightning talk titled "Demoing Thesis - a Phoenix CMS". VIDEO Implementing A* Pathfinding in Elm -- PDX Func Meetup PDX Func Meetupon Monday, August 14, 2017 - Portland, Oregon - I presented on my A* Pathfinding implementationin Elm. Sourceand demo links. Getting Work to Work Interview Getting Work to Work Podcast on July 28, 2017 - I was the guest on Chris Martin's excellent podcast and talked about remote work, our conference, and more. Chain React 2017 Chain React on July 10-11, 2017 - Portland, Oregon - Gave the welcome and goodbye for our first conference ever, which was focused on React Native. Thesis: CMS for Elixir/Phoenix Portland Erlang and Elixir User Groupon June 21, 2017 - Portland, Oregon - Gave a talk about Thesis, a CMS for Elixir/Phoenix that I built. React Native Portland Meetup -- Ignite CLI React Native Portlandon June 15, 2017 - Portland, Oregon - I gave a presentation on Ignite CLI, a starter kit for React Native. Guest Speaker -- Clark College
Clark College on June 1, 2017 - Vancouver, Washington - I was a guest speaker
Cultivate Now Podcast
I was interviewed on the Cultivate Now Podcast with Jonathan Sharp.
Link to the episode and transcript.