Chief Technology Officer at Paremus, United Kingdom
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.
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.
Software Architect at QNX Software Systems, Canada
I have been involved in the CDT project since 2001 when it started. I also work on the Eclipse Launch Bar and o.e.Remote target management system amongst other things.
My day job is as an architect for the QNX Momentics IDE which is based on Eclipse and am working to ensure great experiences for developers writing systems that use the QNX real-time operating system.
Christian is a Computer Scientist working at Adobe in the Experience Manager Platform team. Before this he was 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.
Received his diploma degree in engineering-informatics in 2006 from the University Lüneburg working on efficient embedded network protocol stacks and a master’s degree in computer science in 2009 from the Leibniz University Hannover researching misbehaviour detection for resilient Ad-Hoc networks. In 2015 he received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from TU Braunschweig working on Delay Tolerant Networking systems for smart city and smart farming applications. Since 2015 he works in the corporate research and advance engineering division at Robert Bosch GmbH.