Volker is a Principal Engineer in the Corretto team at Amazon. He works on Java Virtual Machines since 2004 and joined the OpenJDK project right from the start. Volker is a member of the OpenJDK Governing Board and an OpenJDK Member, Reviewer and Committer. Before he worked for SAP, Sun Microsystems and the University of Tübingen from where he holds a Master and PhD degree in Computer Science. He represented SAP and currently represents Amazon in the Executive Committee of the JCP and was a member of the JCP Expert Groups for Java SE 9 to 13.
General Manager / Software Architect at TypeFox GmbH, Germany
Miro is a committer and project lead for several Eclipse projects and co-leads TypeFox, a company specializing in engineering tools and open source technology. He started to get involved in open source development while researching graph layout algorithms and their application to graphical modeling at Kiel University. Miro has been contributing to the Eclipse community by kickstarting new projects, giving presentations at several events, and supporting the transfer of the Open VSX Registry to the Eclipse Foundation. Innovation, strategy and community work are at the heart of his interest.
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.
Eike is an independent consultant in the areas of OSGi, provisioning, and modeling with 40 years of experience in software development. With his consulting company ES-Computersysteme, founded back in 1991, he conducted dozens of successful customer projects. Eike is the leader of the CDO Model Repository, Net4j Signalling Platform, and Oomph projects at Eclipse and a member of the Eclipse Architecture Council. He is also committer on the EMF Client Platform, EMF DiffMerge and Mylyn projects and has won the Top Committer Eclipse Comunity Award 2010.
Chief Technology Officer at Kentyou, United Kingdom
Tim Ward is CTO at Kentyou, a co-author of Enterprise OSGi in Action, and has been actively working with OSGi for over a decade. Tim has been a regular participant in the OSGi Core Platform and Enterprise Expert Groups, co-chair of the OSGi IoT Expert Group, and is now the committer representative for the Eclipse OSGi working group. Tim has led development of several specifications within OSGi. Tim is also an active Open Source committer, he contributes regularly to the Bndtools project, is a PMC member in the Apache Aries project, and a committer for Eclipse sensiNact.
Industry 4.0 Standards & Open Source Architect at SAP SE, Germany
Thiago Weber Martins works as Industry 4.0 Standards & Open Source Architect at the Industry Standards & Open Source Organization for SAP Digital Supply Chain (DSC). He represents SAP in Eclipse IoT WG. He actively participates in various associations, such as Industrial Digital Twin Association (IDTA), Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), Open Industry 4.0 Alliance and Open Manufaturing Platform (OMP). His mission is to leverage open source as an open approach for development to drive innovation. He studied mechanical engineering at the TU Darmstadt and obtained his doctorate there.
Philip is the Founder of OpenChrom and the General Manager of Lablicate GmbH. He is highly interested in science in general and in chromatography, spectrometry in special. Open Source is a great way to collaborate and the Eclipse Foundation is a natural home for open source and business. Hence, Lablicate is highly engaged in the Eclipse community. Philip is the project lead of Eclipse SWTChart and Eclipse ChemClipse. Beyond Open Source and business, Philip loves to cook and to make own bread in multiple ways.
Bianca Wiesmayr is a committer on the Eclipse 4diac project and works on model-driven development tools. She holds a Master's degree in electronics and information technology from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. She is currently a PhD researcher and involved in projects with industry collaboration. Her research interests include the usability of modeling tools, and modeling languages for control software in Industry 4.0.
Language Engineer and Consultant at Self-employed, Germany
Sebastian is an independent consultant from Berlin. Actively contributing to Eclipse for more than 10 years now, he has specialised in model driven development and domain specific languages. As one of the architects behind the Xtext framework and the Xtend programming language, his strong focus is on efficient developer tooling and productivity. Being a framework developer, Sebastian is especially keen on clean abstractions, encapsulation and separation of concerns. He is a regular speaker on conferences.