Sam Schutte

Business & Management

Information & Communications Technology

Media & Information

Manufacturing & Industrial Materials

Physical & Life Sciences

Health & Medical

Energy and Basic Resources

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Sam Schutte

CEO / Chief Software Architect at Unstoppable Software, Inc.

With more than 20 years of experience developing, architecting, and selling off-the-shelf and custom enterprise software solutions, as well as growing a consulting business, Sam is an expert in bridging the gap between developers and upper management. Through his work with Unstoppable Software, he has worked with many "billion dollar plus" companies, including some of the largest industrial conglomerates in the world. He holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MBA from Xavier University.

Current sessions

Selling Best Practices to Your Bosses, Clients, or Investors - A Developer’s Guide to BusinessThink

All developers have felt the frustration of solid technical ideas and best practices being shot down by management. Why is it that a choice that is so clearly the "right" one fails to gain traction? Why is there a gulf between developers and business-side people? What can developers do to make a business case that justifies and sells new methodologies, better tools, refactoring, unit testing and other great technical ideas? Can a framework be created that describes these positive changes in "BusinessThink" - and makes them easier to sell?