Software Architect at SSI Schaefer IT Solutions GmbH, Austria
Software Engineer and Architect for SSI Schaefer IT Solutions GmbH in Austria. Mostly working on development infrastructure and application framework (Eclipse RCP based). In my free time developing a small OS kernel from scratch in ASM and C, just for the fun of it :)
Jean-François is still enthusiastic about IT after more than 30 years of experience! He’s a DevOps advocate (having worked on both sides on of the “wall of confusion”). Java EE Guardians, member of the Atos Scientific Community, appointed as Atos Distinguished Expert, he currently leads the Expert Community at Worldline. Software Architect with a particular focus on the Java Ecosystem and a strong background on transactional payment systems. Speaker, coder, father of 3, he likes to spend his free time in Dojo to do Aikido.
I've studied computer science at Universty of Würzburg. In 1999 I started to work as a Softwaredeveloper at Siemens AG "Information and Communication Networks" in Bad Hersfeld. In 2003 I became a scientific employee at University of Kassel and worked in the erea of graphical real-time animation and virtual reality, receiving a doctorate in 2007. Since 2007 I'm working for the SMA Solar Technology AG in different positions (Softwaredeveloper, Project-Lead, Manager, Lead-Architect).
Simon works as a freelance software architect and builds distributed systems in Java/OSGi.
On a never-ending quest to build robust and efficient software, he is interested in high performance and likes to mix ideas from functional programming, model-driven design and component-based architecture.
Akos Horvath received his PhD in Software engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He is an accomplished researcher with strong background on the application of model-driven technologies for the design and optimization of complex systems with more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and several IEEE/Springer best paper awards under his belt.
He has served IncQuery Labs as one of its Managing Directors since its founding and has contributed significantly to putting the company on the right track for growth.
Rabea studied computer science and got a diploma in 2008. She is co-leading the software development department and is working as a software engineer. Her main focus is on keeping the code base clean and educating the team on how to write better code. Rabea is a well known speaker at conferences and user groups around the world. She started the Java user group Bremen in 2012 and is part of the organisation team ever since. Rabea has been named Java Champion in 2017.
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc., Germany
I've been working as a software engineer on machine-to-machine related tasks since 1999. Over the years, I’ve progressed with the industry towards what is now called the IoT. I’ve always been a fan of open source and helped to conceive the Eclipse IoT top-level project. Although I'm a contributor to numerous open source projects, it’s Eclipse IoT and Eclipse Hono where I feel most at home.
Maximilian is deeply involved with the Eclipse community. He is project lead and committer on several projects, and serves on the Eclipse Architecture Council.
Maximilian is general manager of EclipseSource Munich (http://eclipsesource.com/munich), where he is focused on
building pragmatic modeling tools - desktop-based and web-based.
Amit Kumar Mondal is working as a Software Engineer at Deutsche Telekom AG and responsible for design and development of modules on the OSGi software stack running in QIVICON Platform - a commercial offering of Smart Home from Deutsche Telekom. He completed his bachelor degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur, India in 2012 and worked for almost 2.5 years in Smart Home at Schneider Electric, Bangalore, India. He also pursued master's degree at Technical University of Munich, Germany in Computer Science and completed in 2016. He is also a committer of Eclipse Kura project.
Edwin Derks is currently employed as Software Architect at Ordina JTech in the Netherlands. He has a passion for cloud driven development and serverless architecture. His carreer started in 2007 as a Java developer after graduating at Fontys Hogescholen in Eindhoven, also in the Netherlands. Aside from realising projects, he is often busy sharing knowledge at schools, meetups and conferences.
Over 5 years of extensive software development along with applications design and complex problems solving experience. Working on open-source projects for 4+ years. An active and self-motivated person with a strong desire for growth and education who is ready to share own experience with others. A happy father who loves spending time with his family and active rest.
Developer Evangelist at Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany
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.