I have been the Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation since 2004. I also have a few other hats as a director of the Open Source Initiative, and a member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee.
I am a passionate believer in open source as the best way to innovate and collaborate. I also consider myself the Eclipse community's chief cheerleader.
I'm a Software Developer in SAP Labs Bulgaria with 3+ years of experience. The area of development, that I'm working on, is the SAP HANA Cloud Platform. Another interest of mine is the Eclipse Dirigible project. I'm participating in it from the time it was an internal SAP project, till now. More about Dirigible can be found here: dirigible.io
Staff Software Engineer at IBM India Pvt Ltd, India
IBM Java Classes Library developer with Runtimes team at IBM Software Labs and current efforts are focused on fixing customer reported issues and security gaps on IBM Java Runtimes. In a career spanning over 8 years, extensively worked on IBM JDK’s Testing - Performance, Compliance and System verification, A Tester by the heart through and through. Likes to write up disclosures and know-how. In free time likes to browse when not running behind her toddler.
Otavio is a member of both Expert Groups and Expert Leader in several JSRs and JCP executive committee. He is working on several Apache and Eclipse Foundation projects such as Apache Tamaya, MicroProfile, Jakarta EE, where he is leading the first specification at Jakarta EE with Jakarta NoSQL. A JUG leader and global speaker at JavaOne and Devoxx conferences. Otavio has received recognition for his OSS contributions such as the JCP Outstanding Award, Member of the year and innovative JSR, Duke’s Choice Award, and Java Champion Award, to name a few.
Alex is the head of Software Quality and Test Consulting at BREDEX GmbH and is also Product Owner for Jubula, the open source test tool.
You'll usually find Alex talking about quality and how it affects the whole development process. She's also a frequent speaker at conferences where she likes to share her project experiences and learn from other practitioners.
Miro is a software engineer and consultant at TypeFox and a committer for Xtext, ELK, and LSP4J. He started to get involved into open source development while researching graph layout algorithms and their application to graphical modeling at the University of Kiel. Miro's contributions to KIELER, an academic project on modeling pragmatics and semantics, have been the foundation of his doctoral thesis and are now part of the ELK project.
A software engineer working mainly on Red Hat middleware runtimes technologies like WildFly / JBoss EAP application servers, Thorntail, Quarkus, and individual components that are included in these projects like RESTEasy, Weld or Hibernate. He is also actively participating in MicroProfile (MicroProfile committer) and Java / Jakarta EE specifications.
Ahmad Swaid is a software developer at the Federal Institute for Risk
Assessment (BfR), Germany.
He has ten years experience in software development.
He studied Pharmacy at Aleppo University and is now a master's
degree student of Bioinformatics at the Free University Berlin.