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Steve Derico - Bixby Apps. San Francisco Bay Area, CA, US

Steve Derico Steve Derico

Founder | Bixby Apps

San Francisco Bay Area, CA, UNITED STATES

Lead iOS Developer & Founder of Bixby Apps





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Steve Derico is the founder of Bixby Apps an iPhone App development company in San Francisco. Bixby Apps develops apps for individuals, startups, and Fortune 500 companies like The Nielsen Company & BMW.

Prior to Bixby Apps, Steve worked for internet cornerstone, eBay. He has over 8 years of object-orientated programming experience and a degree in Computer Science from Grand Valley State University. Steve is from Detroit, Michigan and enjoys running, baseball, and golfing in his free time.

You can find out more about Steve on his blog, Follow Steve on Twitter at @SteveDerico. See more of Steve's talks at

Industry Expertise (8)

Information Technology and Services

Consumer Goods

Computer Networking

Social Media

Business Services


Computer Software

Information Services

Areas of Expertise (10)




App Development




App Store



Education (1)

Grand Valley State University: BS, Computer Information Systems 2009

Lead 2009 Computer Information Systems Major Senior Project. Designed and Implemented a CMS for a local hospital. Met with Stakeholders to gather requirements and present developments. GVSU Featured Alumni. Listen to the Alumni Spotlight here:

Testimonials (6)

Kirk Won, Student | iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

Attend Steve's class: lucid instructions, great hands-on learning with all the technical detail to get you to a solid well designed and architected app. Amazing.

Phillip Ludwig, Designer | iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

Just finished a great class lead by Steve. As a total newb to iOS developing Steve got us up and running by explaining the concepts of object oriented programming and creating basic apps in no time. Steve was particularly good at using allegories and metaphors to describe the principles of the iOS development platform and object oriented programming.

Patrick Millegan, Student | iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

“Steve ran an incredibly professional class that was very useful and worth while.”

Abhas Gupta, Student | Intermediate iOS Programming Workshop

“Great class! Pace was good and the material was fun. I'm looking forward to the next one!”

Nishant Chandra, Student | iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

“Steve was a great teacher. He clearly explained each topic and was very patient and answered everyone's questions before he moved on to the next point. I would highly recommend him as a teacher.”

Eva Zamudio, Student | iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

“I am really glad I attended to this class. Steve is really knowledgeable professional. He was well prepare and show his passion for teaching. I recommend his class for anyone interested in the iOS world, he started the class with a quick/easy hand on project and after went to concepts before finalizing the class with a more complicated project. I was really impressed and 100% motivated during the whole class. ”

Event Appearances (8)

Mobile App Development 101

Notre Dame Prep Alumni Day  Pontiac, MI


Idea to App Store

Funders and Founders - Doathon  San Francisco, CA


iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners  San Francisco, Ca


Intermediate iOS Programming Workshop

Intermediate iOS Programming Workshop  San Francisco, CA


iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners

iOS Programming Workshop for Absolute Beginners  San Francisco, CA


Idea to App Store - Upcoming Event 12/8/2012

App Empire Mobile Developer Conference  San Diego, CA


Open Source Libraries Every iOS Developer Must Know (Upcoming 1/29/2012)

Mobile Web Dev Con -  San Francisco, CA


Idea to App Store

App Empire  San Diego


Sample Talks (3)

Zero to Hero - The Raise of an App Developer

Watch Talk Here -

Idea to App Store - App Empire

Watch talk here: How to go from Idea to App Store. - How to generate new ideas - How to make a feature set - How to make wireframes - How to find a developer - How to price your app - How to market your app

Idea to App Store - Q&A

Question and Answer section after Idea to App Store Talk. Watch video here:



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