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Mike Lee is an American engineer living in Amsterdam. Like many people, he dreamed of finding a better life in technology. Mike was at the birth of mobile and has worked on many interesting projects, even at Steve Jobs’ Apple. Mike continues to code full-time while contributing to community projects such as AltConf and Appsterdam. You can find him on Twitter @bmf.
Terri Burns is a developer and technologist based in San Francisco. She’s an editorial contributor at Forbes, where she offers business and leadership advice in the form of data visualizations. In addition to making visualizations, Terri’s cohosted the Forbes podcast Well, Technically, a podcast about startups and technology. She’s the former-President and current Chair of Tech@NYU, the largest student technology organization in New York City. She regularly writes about technology, diversity, and inclusion, and her work has been featured in Forbes, Scientific American, and Model View Culture.
Alaina is CEO of Women Who Code, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Under Alaina’s leadership, WWCode has grown to serve more than 50,000 in 20 countries across 60 cities. This thriving movement offers 1,000+ free technical events, per year. In addition to her role at WWCode, Percival is an accomplished tech speaker, appearing at WSJ.d Live, NodeConf, Grace Hopper, MIT’s Venture Capital & Innovation and more. Alaina’s been interviewed by Forbes, WSJ, Wired, and other publications across the globe to share her expertise on diversity best practices.
Russ started his career doing that other kind of engineering, the sort that involves motors, gears and getting dirty. Pretty rapidly the wonder of computer programming lured him away, which probably explains why most of his fingers are still intact. Since turning to coding, Russ has worked on everything from 3D design and image processing software to database query engines and workflow systems. Russ is the author of two programming books and a frequent conference speaker.
Dr. Nicole Forsgren is an IT impacts expert who is best known as the lead investigator on the State of DevOps Reports. She is a consultant, expert, and researcher in knowledge management, IT adoption and impacts, and DevOps. Nicole is the CEO & Chief Scientist at DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA). In a previous life, she was a professor, sysadmin, and hardware performance analyst. Her work has been featured in various media outlets and several peer-reviewed journals and conferences. She holds a PhD in MIS and a Masters in Accounting.
Nathan pioneered modern stream processing by creating the Apache Storm project, which is used as core infrastructure by companies such as Yahoo!, Spotify, Groupon, Alibaba, Yelp, WebMD, and many more. In 2015 he published the book “Big Data: principles and best practices of scalable realtime data systems” which established the theory of the Lambda Architecture, a now standard term in the industry. Prior to his current startup, he started and built one of Twitter’s core infrastructure teams. Additionally, he advises companies in areas such as virtual reality, education, and health.
Jose de Castro is the CTO for APIs and Integrations within Cisco’s Collaboration Technology Group, leading the effort to open Cisco’s Spark Collaboration Platform to any developer seeking to embed voice, video and text-based collaboration into their applications. He set the technical and strategic product direction, leading Tropo to a successful exit in 2015. A serial entrepreneur, Jose co-founded Tropo in 2009, a leading communications-as-a-service provider. With a passion for education and healthcare, he hopes to drive real change in both industries.
Linda Rising is an independent consultant who lives near Nashville, Tennessee. Linda has a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the area of object-based design metrics. She is an internationally known presenter on topics related to agile development, patterns, retrospectives, the change process, and the connection between the latest neuroscience and software development. Linda is the author of numerous articles and has published several books, the latest, More Fearless Change was co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.
Andrew S. Tanenbaum has an S.B.from M.I.T. and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. He is currently a Professor emeritus of Computer Science at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Prof. Tanenbaum is the principal designer of MINIX (www.minix3.org). In addition, Tanenbaum is the author or coauthor of five books, which together have been translated in more than 20 languages. He is a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the IEEE, a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and has won many awards from ACM. IEEE, and USENIX.
Chris Heilmann has dedicated a lot of his time making the web better. Originally coming from a radio journalism background, he built his first website from scratch around 1997 and spent the following years working on lots of large, international websites. He then spent a few years in Yahoo building products and explaining and training people including Yahoo Answers, Search, Local and Maps. He then worked at Mozilla moving HTML5 support forward and advocating Firefox OS as an open alternative to closed mobile systems. Chris wrote two and contributed to eight books on web development and wrote
Dr. Rebecca Parsons is ThoughtWorks’ CTO. Her interests include evolutionary architecture, parallel and distributed computation, programming languages, domain specific languages, evolutionary architecture, genetic algorithms, and computational science. Rebecca received a BS in Computer Science and Economics from Bradley University, and both an MS and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rice University.
Kevlin is an independent consultant and trainer based in the UK. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice, and process. He has been a columnist for various magazines and web sites, including Better Software and The Register. Kevlin is co-author of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages, two volumes in the Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture series. He is also the editor of 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know.
Jessica Rose is a self taught technologist obsessed with working to foster more equal access to technical education and digital spaces. She’s currently working with DreamFactory to help them better reach developer communities with their open source project. She’s also founded the Open Code meetup series and co-founded Trans*Code. She’s always interested in hearing about your newest project so come find her for a chat.
Sven Peters is a software geek working as an Evangelist for Atlassian. He started with Java development in 1998 and has been programming for longer that he’d like to admit. Besides coding his passion is effective software development, keeping developers motivated, and helping them kick-ass. Sven has extensive speaking experience in 20+ countries on myriad topics.
As an internationally known Developer Relations strategist and Community Management expert, Leslie has spent the past decade creating, cultivating, & enabling open source communities. She’s best known for creating Google Code-in, the world’s first global initiative to involve pre-university students in open source software development and receiving an O’Reilly Open Source Award in 2010 for her work to grow the Google Summer of Code program and her contributions to Humanitarian open source projects. She is a Senior Principal Program Manager at Red Hat, focusing on the CentOS project ecosystem.
Bruce advocates open web standards for Opera, the European browser maker. He co-wrote “Introducing HTML5” and has been involved in web standards since 2002, which is why he looks like this.
Alison Coward is the founder of Bracket and author of “A Pocket Guide to Effective Workshops”. She is a strategist, workshop facilitator and consultant who designs and orchestrates interactive and productive experiences for teams. Alison founded Bracket to help people work more creatively and effectively together through workshops, training, expert advice and resources. She has worked with a wide range of fantastic clients including Google, Barclaycard, Channel 4, Etsy D&AD and TrendWatching.
Lorna is based in Leeds, UK; she is a web development consultant, published author and technical trainer. She brings her technical expertise to audiences all over the world with her writing and speaking engagements, delivering topics from git to web development tools and techniques, all with a very practical slant. In her spare time, Lorna runs the joind.in and gophp7-ext open source projects and blogs at http://lornajane.net.
79ers, nature and technology lover, supporter of open-source philosophy and footings along the beach. Maieutic and social oriented, passionate about evolutions of mobile world. Best dishes: community, code and Tiramisu’. Desires? A couple of additional hours of sleep every day.
Natalie is a Backend Developer at adjust. Prior to that she was at the Silicon Integration team in Intel, and graduated B.Sc. in Software and Computer Engineering from the Technion. In her free time she is a Golang Berlin meetups co-organizer, Women Techmakers Berlin lead and a good music appreciator.
Rasmus Lerdorf is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995 and has contributed to a number of other open source projects over the years. He was an infrastructure architect at Yahoo! for more than 7 years and joined Etsy in 2012. He was born in Greenland, grew up in Denmark and Canada and has a Systems Design engineering degree from the University of Waterloo. You can follow @rasmus on Twitter.
Tiffany is a Canadian living in Berlin. She is a senior product manager and engineer at SoundCloud. Her specialty is picking apart nuanced user needs and translating them into nitty gritty technical requirements. She gives talks at the intersection of UX and dev. She has been co-curator of JSConf EU since 2012, and currently co-organizes Berlin.JS.
Creator of MySQL and MariaDB
Ronnie Chen builds and scales the core data pipelines at Slack. She is a recovering physicist and was a Sous Chef at a Michelin-starred restaurant in a previous life. She is an avid deep sea technical diver and rock climber who enjoys writing Scala at her day job.
DevNet is Cisco’s Developer Program. Part of my evangelism activity is to help Developers and ITPros differentiate and accelerate their business by leveraging CISCO APIs. You’re a startup, an enterprise or an ISV ? Feel free to ping me to discuss innovation and how to integrate CISCO APIs into your software. As a strong supporter of Web APIs, I have committed myself to teach dev communities WW how to consume and build APIs with various languages. REST APIs, Collaboration (Tropo, Cisco Spark), Cloud Services, golang France mostly and all around Europe.
Google Developer Expert (GDE) in web technologies and Angular, worldwide conference speaker, workshop mentor, Angular evangelist, and tech community leader. Head of the Angular department at 500Tech, a top front-end consultancy based in Tel Aviv.
Juliette Reinders Folmer is an all round consultant and web-developer who tries not be a geek. Juliette is a long-standing member of PHPWomen which helped her immensely to find her feet in the PHP world. She is ZCE, actively contributes to a number of open source projects, has published several articles and speaks at conferences when given the chance. She loves it when you give her a chance to refactor spaghetti-code to something elegant and maintainable. Juliette is self-employed and based in the Netherlands.
Software Engineering Specialist- Technical Sales Representative – Courses teacher for customers and Universities – IBM Mobile First and IBM Bluemix solution architect Evangelist for IBM Mobile First solutions and IBM Bluemix cloud solutions. With culture and eclectic personality, he is interested in high tech, electronics, computer science, mathematics, science and literature. He works with energy in team and is able to manage complex situations. He is writer and speaker in conferences and seminars in the university context. He likes traveling, motorbikes, sailboats, sports and nature in gen
From 1970, educated as programmer living my passion thru organisations like: Cisco (www.cisco.com), STT (www.stt.nl) , Compassion (www.compassion.com/ldp) , ZOA (www.zoa.nl ) , Stichting Present (http://www.stichtingpresent.nl/zeewolde/ ) Fascinated by the power of connections between people, things, processes and data en the opportunity to give the world a serious update! ZX Spectrum Rules!
Developer, thinker, storyteller, large-scale facilitator, entrepreneur. Continuously looking for a problem worth solving. Inventor of EventStorming. Founder at Avanscoperta.
Mandy works at Google as a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform and is working to make the world a better place for developers building applications for the Cloud. She came to Google from Sun Microsystems where she worked with partners on performance and optimisation of large scale applications and services before moving on to building an ecosystem of Open Source applications for OpenSolaris. In her spare time she is learning Japanese and plays the guitar.
Dustin Whittle is a Developer Advocate at Uber where he spends his days helping developers build moving experiences using the Uber developer platform. Find out more at dustinwhittle.com or follow him @dustinwhittle.
Stephanie is the principal developer, design systems at Salesforce, where she leads the team responsible for the CSS framework. Stephanie has been a frontend developer, passionate about web standards and accessibility, for over 17 years. She’s worked with a wide spectrum of clients including Under Armour, Newsweek, MLB, NY Magazine, Adobe, Quiznos, Disney’s “TRON”, and a lively bunch of startups. She’s spoken at conferences including HOW Design Conference, UI16, An Event Apart, SxSW and Adobe MAX, among others. She’s also a published author and has written for numerous publications.
Alessandro has been around Open Source for as long as he can remember, and he started cultivating the DevOps community in Amsterdam when it was not an hype. After many transitions, he now settled as Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, pushing for adoption of state of the art DevOps practises and culture across different industries and communities.
Jan-Erik is a student of Computer Science, living in Aachen, Germany. When he’s not studying, he’s using his time to bring native asm.js and WebAssembly support to the Rust compiler.
James Weaver is a Java developer, author, and speaker with a passion for helping Java to be increasingly leveraged in rich-client and and cloud-native applications. James has written books including Inside Java, Beginning J2EE, the Pro JavaFX series, and Java with Raspberry Pi. As an Pivotal Evangelist, James speaks internationally at software technology conferences about Java and Cloud Native development.
Mark Heckler is a Pivotal Principal Technologist & Developer Advocate, conference speaker, & published author focusing upon software development for the IoT & the Cloud. He has worked with key players in the manufacturing, retail, medical, scientific, telecom, & financial industries & various public entities to develop & deliver critical capabilities on time & on budget. Mark is an OSS contributor & author/curator of a developer-focused blog (http://www.thehecklers.org) & an occasionally interesting Twitter account (@MkHeck). Mark lives with his very understanding wife in St. Louis, MO USA.
I’m a Developer Advocate at Google, currently focused on helping developers with Google Cloud Platform. As a long-time Java and a recent C# developer, I like to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, I worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from Cyprus, I currently live in Greenwich, not too far away from the prime meridian.
Michiel Rook is a Java/PHP/Scala consultant from the Netherlands. He loves coaching teams to develop better software and implement continuous deployment. He is a co-founder of Make.io and a member of the Dutch Web Alliance. When he’s not thinking about continuous deployment, devops or event sourcing he enjoys music, cars, sports and movies.
Passionate programmer and software architect. I’m in deep love with good, non over-engineered, simple software design, and with elegant code. I started programming as a child, on a trusty Commodore 64 that Dad bought me when I was young. After a brief start in the videogame industry, I met Linux and the free software world, and I decided to dedicate myself to it, completely and passionately, building my career first as a consultant and then as an entrepreneur. I’m among the pioneers of Python in Italy.
Sander van den Hoven is working for ages in IT. He graduated at UvA in Technical Information Systems on Speech Recognition. After that he work in consultancy at all the large companies working on large projects as developer & architect. Currently Sander is Principal Technical Evangelist at Microsoft DX. He focuses on Solution Development on Azure, building highly scalable applications, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligence Augmentation and Chat Bots. Sander loves coding and you can always expect to see code in his presentations.
Tugdual Grall is a Technical Evangelist at MapR, an open source advocate and a passionate developer. He currently works with the European developer communities to ease MapR, Hadoop and NoSQL adoption. Before joining MapR, Tug was Technical Evangelist at MongoDB and Couchbase. Tug has also worked as CTO at eXo Plaform and JavaEE product manager, and software engineer at Oracle. Tugdual is Co-Founder of the Nantes JUG (Java User Group) that holds since 2008 monthly meeting about Java ecosystem. Tugdual also writes a blog available at http://tgrall.github.io