Tim Huckaby is an industry luminary focused on Engaging User Experiences, User Interaction Design and the Natural User Interface (NUI) as applied with software in systems of all industries. Mr. Huckaby’s expertise encompasses NUI as Touch, Gesture, Voice and Neural interfaces as applied by a number of compelling software technologies on many software and hardware platforms on a broad spectrum of devices.
Mr. Huckaby has been called a “Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution” by the press. Mr. Huckaby’s uncanny prediction of locally installed, native application popularity became true. This prediction of The Smart Client Revolution was the predecessor to the app store phenomena we see today where applications are downloaded from an application store and installed natively on the device as contrasted to using web applications in a browser.
Mr. Huckaby has been awarded many times for the highest rated technical & industry presentations and keynotes for Microsoft and many other industry & technology conferences like CES and events all around the world. Mr. Huckaby is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Having worked for or with Microsoft for over 25 years, Mr. Huckaby has been on stage with, and done numerous keynote demos for many Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
In 1999 Mr. Huckaby founded InterKnowlogy, a custom application development firm that creates high-impact software experiences and continues to flourish over 15 years later. In 2011 Mr. Huckaby founded Actus Interactive Software, which licenses a suite of Interactive Digital Signage products, as a product company compliment to InterKnowlogy. Mr. Huckaby founded both companies and serves each of them as Chairman.
Mr. Huckaby has 35 years of technology experience including serving on a Microsoft server product team as a development lead on an architecture team. Mr. Huckaby worked on some famous and not so famous Microsoft Server codebases in the late nineties. Mr. Huckaby is a Microsoft Regional Director, a Microsoft MVP and serves on many councils and boards like the Microsoft Application Development Partner Advisory Council and the Microsoft Healthcare Executive Board and the Association for Competitive Technology.