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Meeting Agenda - January 11th, 2024

11th January 2024


The in-person portion will be hosted at the MTSI office in Beavercreek
(4141 Colonel Glenn Hwy #202, Beavercreek, OH 45431).


The monthly meeting will be held both in-person and online via Google Meet.

Registration Form

NOTE - Due to changes beyond our control, meeting registration has been moved to Google Forms going forward.

When you register for the conference, you will be asked if you would like a CPE certificate to support certification requirements.

6:30pm (In-Person):
Food and drinks served, doors open.

6:50pm (Online via Google Meet):
On-line part of meeting opens for participants to join.

7:00pm (Both)



Speaker: John Farrier - How To Manage Your Career As A Professional In Tech


John E. Farrier has over 25 years as a successful founder and software engineering leader, particularly noted for delivering high-value projects to U.S. Air Force clients. Under his leadership as Co-Founder and CEO, his first company, Hellebore, saw remarkable growth and was pivotal in the defense sector, particularly with designing advanced mission systems architectures for next-generation aircraft.

In his expansive technical repertoire, John commands expertise in Design Patterns, C++, Python, DevOps, AI, Game Engine Design, Large-Scale Agile Project Management, and Modeling & Simulation. Leveraging Agile principles and stream-aligned teams, he constantly explores the outer reaches of software engineering possibilities. John's credentials are reinforced by numerous publications in the realm of Modeling and Simulation.

John's commitment extends beyond mere technical excellence. He’s an unwavering advocate for fostering strong software cultures, emphasizing collaboration and career evolution. He operates with a strong ethos of principle-based decision-making and hyper-transparency, fostering both trust and clarity in professional relationships.

At present, John leads Polyrhythm Software, one of a new generation of software companies focused on delivering high-value software to DoD and commercial clients.