Learn how inBloom’s secure, open-source APIs and services can connect your applications into the ed tech marketplace. Hear how this will enable new learning technologies for students and parents. Examples of early developers that are utilizing this technology to accelerate application development will be showcased.
This session is sponsored by inBloom
Jason Hoekstra is the Director of Developer Engagement at inBloom. In his role, he works closely with communities of developers to guide software builds connected to the inBloom APIs to improve technology for K-12 education. He’s contributed to a number of open-source tools at inBloom and led inBloom’s codeathons across the nation.
Prior to joining the inBloom team, Jason worked at the U.S. Department of Education leading efforts promoting data interoperability and open data. He was a core member of the Learning Registry team which is a CouchDB service to propagate and share information on digital learning content. He also lead the Department’s open data strategy as well as the open source release of the Data Visualization module for Drupal.
Jason has a deep technology background spanning over 20 years in software development using a wide-range of tools, languages, databases and platforms. In his spare time, he can be found hacking Arduino projects and learning new technologies such as Lua and Node.JS. Jason resides in Brooklyn, NY.
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