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).
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.
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.
Tim Winselmann is a developer, IoT Solution Architect, problem solver and trainer at BREDEX GmbH. He is the technical lead for the IoT working group at the company, and can usually be found surrounded by cables, Raspberry Pis and microcontrollers. He has an affinity for testing and quality, and works closely with the testers in the company and in his projects. As a trainer, he holds the Certified Professional for IoT course, the Java Bootcamp and individual workshops with trainees.
Sebastian is an independent consultant from Berlin. Actively contributing to Eclipse for more than 10 years now, he has specialised in model driven development and domain specific languages. As one of the architects behind the Xtext framework and the Xtend programming language, his strong focus is on efficient developer tooling and productivity. Being a framework developer, Sebastian is especially keen on clean abstractions, encapsulation and separation of concerns. He is a regular speaker on conferences.