George Adams is the Java Program Manager at Microsoft and is the recently appointed chair of the Technical Steering Committee at AdoptOpenJDK. Since co-founding AdoptOpenJDK in 2016 he has been leading the community outreach efforts at AdoptOpenJDK and is heavily involved in the Java ecosystem. George also contributes to both the OpenJS Foundation and the Node.js Foundation where he is a core collaborator and plays an active role in several of the workgroups.
Melanie Bats works as CTO at Obeo. In my daily work, I am mainly focused on managing the R&D team, creating products based on our own open source technologies. I am used to work in the development of modeling tools with Sirius like UML Designer. I am committer for the EEF and the Sirius projects. I am also involved in the Eclipse community as being the Eclipse Planning Council chair. I am also a free software activist who has organized and participated in free software events in the Toulouse area.
Christian is a test engineer with 15+ years of experience in the field of software testing. He has successfully held different roles in the context of testing: From Automation Engineer to Team Lead.
Christian is driven by his context, always searching for the best fitting solution for a given situation. He's able to understand business´ and people´s problems, and is always eager to learn and improve himself, while staying curios, open minded and willing to share knowledge.
Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
I lead the Scientific Software Development Team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. I lead Eclipse ICE and EAVP. I was appointed to the Eclipse Architecture Council in February 2016. I also won the Top Newcomer Evangelist Award for 2016. It has also been my pleasure to work with the Eclipse Science Working Group.
Eclipse guru, Mac OS X enthusiast, and occasional fair weather pilot. Former co-founder of the Docklands.LJC Java community in and around the Docklands, and author at InfoQ. Currently a Director at Bandlem Limited.
Follow me on Twitter at @alblue, or visit my blog at alblue.bandlem.com.
Dejan Bosanac is a senior software engineer at Red Hat with the deep expertise in messaging and integration technologies. He's been active member of open source communities for many years and a contributor to various projects, like Apache ActiveMQ and Eclipse Hono. His latest interests revolve around providing scalable connectivity and messaging solutions for IoT applications.
Jenna Charlton has been a software tester for nearly a decade. In that time she’s focused on manual testing, taking a particular interest in web accessibility and usability. Jenna’s experience in testing runs the gamut from lone tester on a Scrum team to test lead on an enterprise-level project. Jenna’s primary areas of expertise are in agile testing methodologies, risk based testing, accessibility testing, and test leadership. She is a regular speaker at conferences, covering a variety of testing topics and team collaboration.
Java EE Expert who has done several projects with a multitude of technologies, most of the time with JSF in the front. He has given training to many developers and students and has coached various teams. Always explaining state of the art technologies and how you can build applications today for tomorrow. Based on his work on the Octopus framework concerned around declarative permission based Java EE security, he became a member of the JSR 375 expert group for Java EE Permission API. In his spare time, he helps various open source projects like Apache DeltaSpike and Eclipse MicroProfile.
Nedelcho Delchev is Development Architect at SAP Labs Bulgaria in Development Experience & Research for SAP Cloud Platform. He has experience in various programming languages, technologies and architectural styles. Along with a group of a few colleagues he started SAP internal innovation project targeting a new approach for Cloud Development. The project name is Dirigible. It focuses on the simplest yet common use-cases and provides full-fledged capabilities for developing, running and operating cloud applications - http://www.dirigible.io
Program Manager, IoT and Edge Computing at Eclipse Foundation, Canada
Frédéric Desbiens is working at the Eclipse Foundation as the program manager for IoT and Edge Computing. His job is to help the community innovate by bringing devices and software together. He is a strong supporter of open source. In the past, he worked as a product manager, solutions architect and developer for companies as diverse as Pivotal, Cisco and Oracle.
Marc Dumais has been working at Ericsson for 20 years, developing tools that help boost the productivity of colleagues developing cellular infrastructure. In the last 10 years he has been involved in open-source software, leveraging the vast bounty of community-contributed software, to help fulfill his employer's needs. He has been involved early-on, co-leading the Eclipse the Theia project and leading the internal Ericsson Team that contributes to the project daily.
You can describe me as an open source enthusiast and I am glad to work as a product manager in the openPASS Working Group (WG). The WG consists of innovate and hard working people who want to develop and establish an open source simulation platform for effectiveness analysis for advanced driving and assistance systems and automated driving.
Hendrik Ebbers is a co-founder of Karakun AG and lives in Dortmund, Germany. He is the founder and leader of the Java User Group Dortmund and gives talks and presentations in user groups and conferences. His JavaFX book "Mastering JavaFX 8 Controls" was released 2014 by Oracle press. Hendrik is JavaOne Rockstar, JSR expert group member and Java Champion.
Dirk Fauth is a Software Architect for Rich Client Systems working for the Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart and a lecturer in Java basics for the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW). He is active in developing, teaching and talking about Eclipse RCP applications and Eclipse related technologies. He is project lead of the Nebula NatTable project, Eclipse Platform committer and also a committer and contributor to several other Eclipse projects.
Started with Eclipse in 2001 with TogetherSoft, then continued with Borland.
After that participated to several Eclipse-based projects for different vendors.
Also designed and implemented a number of customer-specific RCPs as a contractor.
Some years ago switched to consulting on architecture and development for Eclipse-based solutions.