The Property Management Leadership Summit (formerly ALPPPS) is a two-day summit designed for Australian Property Management Leaders, including Principals, Heads of Department and BDMs, who are serious about leadership and business success. It empowers you with inspiration, leadership skills and real-life business examples to help you step up, lead your team, and profitably grow your business.
One of the presenters is Yuma Soerianto, a 10-year-old iOS app developer and is also the youngest scholarship winner at WWDC17. He has made 6 apps on the App Store.
He started coding at the age of 6 because his schoolwork didn’t challenge and satisfy him enough and started with coding games. Soon after, he decided making his own website and games for his friends to play with and enjoy! Once he was experienced enough, he wanted more of a challenge, and was interested in making apps with Swift (a new programming language used to make iOS apps), as it was new and released at the time. Yuma learned Swift from an iTunes U Stanford University course, which he finished in about four months!
In August 2016, Yuma Soerianto wanted to teach others, especially kids his age to learn how to code and make apps with Swift. He started his own YouTube channel, Anyone Can Code, where he makes tutorials on how to make iOS apps from scratch, using various technologies such as: SpriteKit, CoreLocation, UIKit, and others.
Josh Murray, on the other hand, is a successful businessman at the age of 17. His journey began in 2009 when he was 9 years old and took over his family’s flock of 40 hens. He wanted some pocket money as he loved Lego. He started by cold calling into local shops selling his eggs to the employees. He then grew his flock and went to farmers markets.
Eight years later, Josh has 9500 hens living in state of the art solar powered mobile sheds, laying nearly 5000 dozen per week. Josh’s Eggs are sold at 30 Coles and Woolworths stores and many independent supermarkets.
During this time, he has talked one on one to thousands of customers telling them his story. Josh has given many talks at schools and libraries sharing his passion for ethical free-range eggs and demonstrating that age is no barrier. Josh has won several awards, including the International Customer Service Professional Young Achiever, Macedon Ranges Business Innovation Award and finalist in the Coles Rising Star Award. He was recently chosen as Ambassador for National Chook Health Day 2017.
Josh is writing a book for children about his journey. He is an incredibly engaging storyteller who has the unique ability to inspire a whole generation of young entrepreneurs.