Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith

Android, Identity, Kotlin

San Francisco, United States


  • Android
  • Identity
  • Kotlin


Ty has been specializing in Android since 2009. Today he is an Android Tech lead building Uber's developer platform and a member of the technical advisory and investment group, Specialized Types..

He is passionate about software craftsmanship and working with teams to craft delightful user experiences by contributing to developer tools and libraries directly, mentoring engineers and designers, as well as investing and advising startups on overall mobile strategies.

Ty is engaged in the San Francisco Android community as an organizer for the Android SF Meetup group and Droidcon SF. Prior to Uber, Ty worked on the Fabric tools at Twitter, the Evernote Android App and SDK, a messaging platform for Sprint, and Zagat for Android, and a couple startup attempts