Fred Grott

Fred Grott

AndroidDeveloper
AndroidDevelopment
South Suburbs

Introduction

Android App Engineer that moves the user retention curve upward by building apps that launch lives(no recruiters)

I'm up for

Being a co-founder
Collaborating on projects
Discussing growth strategies
Feedback on my startup
General networking
Hacking over coffee
Meeting other founders
Mentoring
Sharing ideas
Volunteering

Interests

Agile development
Android
Design

Expertise

Developer / Engineer 3-5 years
Android (Java) Advanced
Java Advanced
Android
etc
groovy
j2ee
java
LAMP

Companies

2014 - 2014
CaktusMusic
AndroidDeveloper
current
AndroidDevelopment
AndroidDeveloper

Connections

Camille Turner
Strategist | Dream Builder Consulting
Deepa Salem
Founder and CEO | McKinsey
Judi Wunderlich
Co-Founder / Managing Partner | WunderLand Group LLC
Jason Haefner
Director, Marketing | Growth | OptionsHouse
Niquenya Collins (Fulbright)
President & CEO | Building Bridges Chicago LLC
JC Garrett
Director of Business Development | FarShore
Mitchell Posada
Founder | LeanStart.io
Roshan Alvares
Chief Commercial Officer | ZS Associates
Matt Hoffman
Founder/CRO | re-factor
Dima Elissa
CEO and Founder | VisualMedia

my activity

Fred Grott has a new connection.
Fred Grott has a new connection.
“ For years, both Start-Ups and Enterprises have in the USA gone with an iOS-First strategy when pushing out a brand new mobile application based on the iOS USA market-share. According to the latest report, via Kantar: http://www.kantarworldpanel.... ”
“ An article about handling exceptions in android java application development:https://medium.com/@fredgrott/do-not-force-android-users-away-handle-your-exceptions-af01304e58ce#.v79i09to4  ”
Fred posted a blog: Mobile App Discovery
“ Every so often you see a freelance posting that some start-up wants to build a mobile application at a set rate of $20,000 and than set the other part of payment upon success of the application. This generally gets laughed at in the mobile developer... ”
Fred posted a blog: Chicago Mobile StartUp Ghetto
“ What passes for mobile application design in the Chicago Start-Up scene is somewhat criminal. An example picture as the cover image of this article is an android calendar application from the top designer in Chicago with obvious visual errors in appl... ”
Fred Grott has a new connection.
“ You have seen them, the numerous media reports of Apple AppStore's saturation all prompted by either direct PR moves from VC's or indirect PR pushes from those VC firms that depend upon selling services to that type of fear.  But what di... ”
“ Recently, some Chase Vice President attempted to force their Big dinosaur think on me and other wrong assumptions and so let's refute it public so that all Chicago Startups have the right information and avoid the wrong assumptions. Media of... ”
Fred posted a blog: Material Design Missing Colors
“ This is the article I recently posted on Medium about Android:Material Design Missing Colors ”

recent blog posts

Fred Grott
For years, both Start-Ups and Enterprises have in the USA gone with an iOS-First strategy when pushing out a brand new mobile application based on the iOS USA market-share.
05/14/2016
VIEWS: 157
Fred Grott
An article about handling exceptions in android java application development:https://medium.com/@fredgrott/do-not-force-android-users-away-handle-your-exceptions-af01304e58ce#.v79i09to4 
04/21/2016
VIEWS: 179
Fred Grott
Every so often you see a freelance posting that some start-up wants to build a mobile application at a set rate of $20,000 and than set the other part of payment upon success of the application. This generally gets laughed at in the mobile developer communities as mobile application discovery is...
04/19/2016
VIEWS: 268
Fred Grott
What passes for mobile application design in the Chicago Start-Up scene is somewhat criminal. An example picture as the cover image of this article is an android calendar application from the top designer in Chicago with obvious visual errors in application material design in an android application...
04/13/2016
VIEWS: 276
Fred Grott
You have seen them, the numerous media reports of Apple AppStore's saturation all prompted by either direct PR moves from VC's or indirect PR pushes from those VC firms that depend upon selling services to that type of fear.  But what did the VC's forget to disclose to you and me?...
03/16/2016
VIEWS: 294

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