About – People
Secret Lab builds world-class iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android apps and games, and offers iOS developer training in Australia.
Secret Lab is Paris Buttfield-Addison and Jon Manning.
Dr Paris Buttfield-Addison is producer and co-founder at Secret Lab. He has a BA in Medieval History, a BComp with First Class Honours, and a PhD in Computing/HCI, where he focused on the use of tablet technology.
Dr Jon Manning is technical lead and co-founder at Secret Lab. He has a BComp with First Class Honours, and a PhD in Computing/HCI, where he explored manipulation on social media sites.
Paris and Jon formerly worked with Meebo (which was acquired by Google) as Product Manager and Senior Software Engineer, respectively. Both have written more than a dozen technical, game design, and mobile development books, mostly for O’Reilly Media. Both Paris and Jon sit on the board of the AUC and the ACS (Tasmania).
The photos of Paris and Jon on this page were taken by the talented Julian Cash.