Hello. My name is Caleb Jenkins. I speak at conferences, blog sometimes. I’ve been a consultant, product cloud architect, Sr. Manager, leading teams across multiple continents, managed User Experience (UX) product design teams, co-chaired the Employee Innovation Council for the largest software company in the Travel industry and have led multi-team agile transformations as an Agile Coach. More recently I led a cross-functional agile team in Detroit for Quicken Loans and worked as a cloud architect for YPO, and now am leading teams as a Director of Software Development at Solera.

I also founded and was the Principal Mentor at Proaction Mentor(s), before that I was the Senior Software Architect at Six Flags Corporation and a Principal with Improving Enterprises. You may also know me from my work with the Microsoft Corporation as a Developer Evangelist technology expert, or as a national speaker for the International .NET Association (INETA). I also was a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET for 6 years, am a member of Microsoft’s ASP.NET Insiders program, and am a  Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). I’ve worked as a technical editor and author for Wrox Press, and I was recently a featured presenter on xTrain and Adobe.TV, and a featured speaker at the SELA developer conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.

I live in the Dallas area where I continue to date my beautiful wife and busy myself trying to keep up with our four incredible children. Occasionally I write curriculum, speak at conferences, and write code for silly things like Twitter applications. Eventually I’ll post some of the gazillion interviews that I’ve recorded on CommunityCast or blog some more here.

Why Developing UX?
The name for this blog comes from the combination of several ideas. First, that creating (or developing) greater User Experiences (UX) is a process and necessary for better applications. Second, UX is more than UI, more than what you can see. A better user experience involves the entire application. Security, performance, availability – these are all parts of an application that aren’t normally thought of as the UX, but they are and they do. So Developing UX will hopefully be about the merging of great software development with incredible UX.

What other’s have to say

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About the Author

Caleb Jenkins is an international speaker, author and 6 time Microsoft MVP award recipient, he currently works for Solera as a Director of Software Development. An entertaining and informative speaker who approaches software from a fresh perspective that spans UX, agile practices and technologies for enterprise customers from across the globe. Leading UX product design teams, coaching multi-team agile transformations and architecting and mentoring at some of the largest companies in the world, As a long time community leader and former Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Caleb is well known for his engaging speaking style, depth of knowledge and creative energy. Founder and Principal Mentor of Proaction Mentors, former UX Manager and Agile Coach, Senior Architect for Six Flags Corporation, Product Architect on a Cloud Marketing Platform, Caleb has made a career out of empowering others while building products and teams that delight customers and solve business needs. You can follow him on twitter (@calebjenkins) or his blog, DevelopingUX.com and if you're still reading this, then you could also subscribe to his blog RSS feed or sign up to receive updates by email