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.
Irina is passionate about everything related to programming languages theory and strive to apply theory on practice to improve the user experience of software developers. After earning a master's degree in programming language design, Irina works at TypeFox as a language engineer, where she helps customers create their own programming languages and development environments.
Boris is a long time open source enthusiast and contributor. Previously a methods and tools consultant for the industry, he joined the Eclipse Foundation in 2021 to help people and organisations adopt, understand and apply open source principles and best practices to their own projects. He is also a juggler, musician, and nature lover. He is moored in Europe.
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.
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.
Jamie is a software developer and Evangelist for WebSphere Application Server and Open Liberty based at IBM’s R&D Laboratory in Hursley, UK. He is a subject matter expert in Docker and takes a keen interest in emerging technologies with experience in Maven, git, Jenkins and microservice architecture. He has worked on a wide variety of projects such as modernising CICS mainframe testing infrastructure, creating and automating the creation of Docker images for WebSphere, contributing to the microservice Builder offering and creating web applications for events at the Lab.
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.
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.
Fascinated by computer science since his childhood, Matteo is an enthusiastic young software engineer who specialized in the theory of programming languages and type safety. Since the first time he learned about type systems, he has been applying them to craft safe- and secure-by-construction software.
At Kynetics he takes part in the design and development of embedded as well as distributed applications, aiming at implementing complex systems in a simple and maintainable way. He firmly believes that use cases strongly affect the architecture of the software.
Senior Software Architect | Consultant at EclipseSource, Germany
Stefan Dirix is a senior software architect at EclipseSource. He works on the design and development of modern web-based applications and IDEs.
Stefan is the project lead of JSON Forms and an active member of the Eclipse community. He coleads the CDT.cloud project and actively contributes to a variety of Eclipse projects such as Eclipse Theia, Theia.cloud, EMF.cloud and Eclipse GLSP. Stefan regularly speaks at conferences such as EclipseCon, TheiaCon and Cloud IDE Days.
PhD Student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Khashayar is a PhD student of software engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. His research is focused on explainable software bots.
Khashayar is a contributor to the Eclipse project "Repairnator".