Erik Hellman

Erik Hellman


Sundbyberg, Sweden


  • Software Architecture
  • Mobile Technolofy
  • Android
  • Networking
  • Graphics
  • Cloud Integration
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Test Automation
  • 3D Graphics
  • OpenGL
  • OpenCV
  • Database Design
  • API design
  • Concurrent Programming
  • C/C++
  • OO Design Patterns
  • Mobile Security
  • Encryption


Erik has 10 years' experience as a software developer, teacher and writer – focused on mobile application development.

He was part of the team at Sony Mobile during the first Android projects in the Xperia series, and later worked as a research engineer developing new features for smartphones.

He is the author of 'Android Programming: Pushing the limits', which targets experienced Android developers wanting to learn more advanced concepts of the platform. After leaving Sony Mobile, Erik started as an Android developer for Spotify – working with platform design, release management and test automation. Erik can often be found speaking at various developer conferences on mobile application development and has also been a teacher for both experienced and new developers alike. He's currently working as a mobile application consultant for Bontouch in Stockholm.