Dragan Spiridonov is a test lead with a background as a teacher. He currently works at Drytools, a Serbian start-up. With 18 years of IT experience and recent move to the testing, his testing work puts together things he is learning now with things he's learned in other roles over the years. He's been a system and network administrator, customer support, developer, trainer and a teacher, and now a tester. His interest in learning and sharing shows in the nickname his friends use on him, as they call him the professor. Dragan contributes in the local community (Test'RS Club) and shares actively at work. He is a father of two princesses, and teaching kids is part of his interests as he delivers "How to code with or without computer" workshops for kids.
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.
Eike is an independent consultant in the areas of OSGi, provisioning, and modeling with over 25 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.
I’m a Java Software Engineer, with experience on Eclipse RCP. I have ten years of working experience as a consultant, and I’m a committer on the Eclipse Platform Project.
I work as a consultant in the Banking sector in Zurich, and in the free time, I write the source code of the Eclipse IDE as open source commitment.
I like very much sharing my knowledge and learning and applying new technologies such as: UIs/Web UIs, modelling/graphical modelling, cryptocurrencies, language servers/editors development, and scripting languages/runtimes.
Also known as "ttoine", I have been involved in various Open Source and Free Software projects and communities for many years.
Ubuntu Studio co-founder. Teaching open source software. Running the studio and label Une Jolie Musique, using open source and open source based software only.
Also super dad and beloved husband.
Julien is Principal Engineer at Sierra Wireless, implementing various protocols and security layers for the AirVantage cloud service. Heâ€™s also a long time opensourcer: Member of the Apache Software Foundation and Eclipse IoT committer on Californium and Wakaama and project lead for Leshan.
Lars Vogel is the founder and CEO of the vogella GmbH company. He is one of the core developers of the Eclipse platform project and a contributor a several other Eclipse projects. He loves to share his knowledge by writing online tutorials and book and is a regular speaker at international conferences.
Tim Ward is CTO at Paremus Ltd, a co-author of Enterprise OSGi in Action, and has been actively working with OSGi for the last decade. Tim has been a regular participant in the OSGi Core Platform and Enterprise Expert Groups, and is co-chair of the OSGi IoT Expert 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 and is a PMC member in the Apache Aries project.