Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson

Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions. He has co-founded multiple software-related startups and has served in a consulting role at several more. After nearly a decade as a Microsoft Device Application Development MVP, Jim now focuses on developing Android and iOS device applications. Jim's passion is mentoring software developers. He enjoys the native development experience of Java on Android and Objective-C on iOS just as much as the cross-platform experience of .NET-based device development with Xamarin. Jim has authored more than 30 articles on device application development and has served as a contributing expert on mobile software development issues to a variety of media outlets. Jim’s latest book is Creating Dynamic UI with Android Fragments. Jim and his wife, along with several cats, split their time between Celebration, Florida (just 3 miles from Walt Disney World) and Weirs Beach, New Hampshire. Check out Jim's blog where he talks about a variety of mobile software development issues as well as the fun of a life split between the busy region of the "House of Mouse" and the quiet of NH’s lakes & mountains.

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