Aldo Socarras

Aldo Socarras

Android Engineer at Square

Miami, Florida, United States

Aldo Socarras is a Cuban-born software engineer and content creator based in Miami, Florida. With expertise in Android development and a commitment to increasing diversity and equity in the tech industry, Aldo has taught mobile development at companies like Meta and Google. Passionate about making knowledge accessible, he hopes to inspire and empower others to pursue careers in technology and make a positive impact in the world.


Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Finance & Banking


  • Android
  • Android Development
  • Kotlin
  • Jetpack Compose
  • XML
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible Code
  • Accessible
  • Accessibility Standards
  • Android Accessibility
  • Mobile Accessibility
  • Digital Accessibility
  • UX / Accessibility
  • UI/UX
  • UX/UI
  • UI/UX Design
  • Android Tools
  • Gradle
  • A11y
  • Kotlin Coroutines
  • Computer Science
  • Software Design
  • Android Software Development
  • Software Development
  • Software Architecture
  • Software Engineering
  • Open Source Software

A Beginner's Guide to Android App Performance

In this beginner-friendly talk, we will dive into the (probably) intimidating world of Android app performance optimization. Are your apps slow to launch? Do they not render smoothly and seem unresponsive? Fear not! This session is tailored to developers at all levels who want to enhance their app's performance and create a seamless user experience.

We'll cover everything from inspecting to improving to monitoring to explaining concepts like rendering, threading, memory management, and network calls. Then, we'll walk you through common performance bottlenecks and demonstrate practical techniques to overcome them. From optimizing layout designs to using caching effectively, we aim to empower you with actionable tips to create snappy and responsive apps!

The Future of Android is Accessible

Accessibility is a crucial aspect of modern app development but is often overlooked. We will explore how accessibility will play a key role in shaping the direction of Android. We will cover the latest developments in Android accessibility and best practices for implementing accessibility in your Android apps. By the end of this talk, attendees will have a solid understanding of how accessibility is shaping the future of Android and how to create inclusive apps.

Android Worldwide October 2023 Sessionize Event

October 2023

North America Connect 2023

The Future of Android is Accessible

May 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

WeAreDevelopers Live 2023 (Season 5) Sessionize Event

April 2023

Orlando Code Camp 2023 Sessionize Event

March 2023 Sanford, Florida, United States

GitStart Miami Launch Event

March 2023 Miami, Florida, United States

Devfest Florida 2022 Sessionize Event

December 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

Pathways in Mobile Development

A panel that dives into the individual journeys of professional developers leading up to their current role.

October 2022

Demystifying the Technical Interview

Learn from professionals in the Tech industry how to communicate your technical skills and knowledge in effective ways.

April 2022 Miami, Florida, United States

Aldo Socarras

Android Engineer at Square

Miami, Florida, United States

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