Research Fellow at Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Dr. Istvan Rath is a research expert working for the Fault Tolerant Systems Research Group of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, as well as IncQuery Labs Ltd. He has been an active researcher in the modeling community since 2004, and also active in the Eclipse community as the chief technological architect of the VIATRA2 model transformation and EMF-IncQuery model query frameworks (also serving as project lead for the latter). He has 7 years of presentation experience gained with university lectures as well as industrial courses, covering a wide spectrum of topics including model-driven engineering, modeling, Eclipse technologies and general software development.
More info: http://www.inf.mit.bme.hu/en/members/rath
I'm the IT director for the Eclipse Foundation. I help manage the networks, routers, gateways, tools and systems used by the eclipse.org website and other Foundation sites. I am privileged to work with the most interesting and dynamic community of software professionals.
Alex is the head of Software Quality and Test Consulting at BREDEX GmbH and is also Product Owner for Jubula, the open source test tool.
You'll usually find Alex talking about quality and how it affects the whole development process. She's also a frequent speaker at conferences where she likes to share her project experiences and learn from other practitioners.
Christian is an Open Source Architect at Talend working on several Apache project around Integrations. He was the responsible architect for the Services Oriented Architecture of EnBW Trading GmbH (Trading floor of one of Germany’s largest utility companies). He specializes in OSGi and practical integration solutions.
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.