Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Corp., United Kingdom
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.
Director of Open Source Projects at Eclipse Foundation, Canada
Wayne is the Director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation. He started writing software in 1983 on an Apple ][+, learned object-oriented programming and Smalltalk in 1987, and was an early adopter of Java. Wayne is a long time contributor to Eclipse open source projects, and regular presenter at JavaOne, JavaPolis/Devoxx, JAX, and EclipseCon.
YK is a developer advocate and an architect on IBM's application platform team. He contributes to various open source projects like Eclipse MicroProfile, Language Server for MicroProfile & Open Liberty and is keen on how we can make life easier for developers.
Embedded Linux Developer at SECO. He has worked with the UDOO Boards and Yocto platform for many years and with SECO in BSP development and tuning.
In the Oniro Project Team for the Hardware Enablement, he is in charge of supporting the SECO hardware in the development of the OS.
Principal Consultant at Team Rockstars IT, Netherlands
I’m a Principal Consultant with Team Rockstars IT, having a focus on solving IT problems for customers and supporting IT Rockstars with realizing the preferred solutions. As a Java Champion, I also have has a passion for gathering and sharing knowledge about anything related to the Java ecosystem and cloud-driven development in general. Therefore, I’m a contributor for MicroProfile and Jakarta EE, often host meetups, write articles, blogs and speak at conferences. In my spare time, I can often be found in the gym or having a good time at dance parties or metal concerts.