Dr. Levent GURGEN is R&D project manager in CEA-LETI and currently coordinating 2 European-Japanese collaborative projects on Internet of Things and Smart Cities, namely BigClouT and FESTIVAL. He was also the technical coordinator of the BUTLER project, a large scale European project whose main goal was to develop a horizontal IoT platform where context aware IoT applications from different verticals can be plugged in. Levent obtained his PhD degree in computer science from the Grenoble Institute of Technology in 2007. His main research interests include sensor data processing and service-oriented platforms for Internet of Things.
Kai Hackbarth is an Evangelist at Bosch Software Innovations. He has been deeply involved in the technical standardization activities of the OSGi Alliance for more than 15 years. Kai is a member of the OSGi Alliance Board of Directors and has been co-chair of the OSGi Residential Expert Group since 2008. Kai is coordinating several research project activities in various IoT domains. His key focus areas are smart homes, automotive, and the Internet of Things in general, where he actively supports the current developments and strategic positioning of the product portfolio.
Dr. Jonas Helming is General Manager of EclipseSource Munich as well as consultant, trainer and software engineer. His focus is on Java, UI Modeling, Eclipse RCP, Eclipse Modeling and Eclipse 4. Besides many articles he published a book about the Eclipse SDK. Jonas is an active member of the Eclipse community. He has the lead of two Eclipse projects and is involved in many others, such as e4. In 2013, he won the Eclipse Top-Newcomer Evangelist award. He regularly speaks at conferences such as Jax, OOP, WJax and EclipseCon.
Jochen Hiller is working for QIVICON department of Deutsche Telekom, which offers a commercial platform for the Smart Home. He is responsible for the OSGi based software stack running on the QIVICON hardware integrating devices of the Smart Home. He and his team are major contributors to Eclipse SmartHome project. He is also committer of Eclipse Concierge OSGi framework as part of the Eclipse IoT projects. He is a longtime Smalltalk, Java and OSGi developer having fun doing OpenSource and other cool stuff.
Marc is the initial author and project lead of the EclEmma code coverage plug-in for Eclipse and the JaCoCo code coverage library.
In his day job Marc struggles to build software systems for railroad networks.
Alex Iliev is a Vice President in the Technology Division of Goldman Sachs. Since 2007 he has developed authorization systems, runtime platforms and most recently Web platforms. He has used and advocated for Eclipse Collections for most of that time. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Dartmouth College, with a dissertation on applied security and privacy.
Magnus Jungsbluth has been working at Bundesdruckerei GmbH since 2011 where he is currently heading the software platform development based on OSGi. Having mainly done Java (Enterprise) development for the last years, he came to love OSGi and the modularity it enables if done right.