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.
After his Degree in Internet Business Engineering and 5 years as a Software Engineer, he founded the Data In Motion in 2010. He saw the merit in Modulare and Model driven Software early in his career and has been an evangelist for this approach ever since. He is was a member of the OSGi Alliance and an active participant in the different OSGi Experts groups. Today he is Steering Committee Member of the Eclipse OSGi Working Group.
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.
Lawyer, Partner at Osborne Clarke at Partner at Osborne Clarke Germany, Germany
Dr Lina Boecker is a well experienced lawyer for information technology (IT) law and one of the few experts in the field of open-source-software (OSS) compliance. She advises a broad range of clients from software developers to international OEMs and public research institutions on all aspects of IT-law.
Cedric leads the Modeling Amalgamation and EcoreTools, is commiter on several Eclipse Modeling projects (Acceleo), and his a member of the Eclipse Architecture Council.
He also is the CEO of Obeo, building a broad range of products, from software modernization to enterprise architecture and software factories.
Passionate about Open Source license compliance. Developed global Open Source processes and tools at Ericsson. Co-founded and developed the core technology at FOSSID. Driving the Project Office at the Software Transparency Foundation to drive SBOM adoption. Leading the technology at SCANOSS.