Staff Software Engineer at IBM India Pvt Ltd, India
IBM Java Classes Library developer with Runtimes team at IBM Software Labs and current efforts are focused on fixing customer reported issues and security gaps on IBM Java Runtimes. In a career spanning over 8 years, extensively worked on IBM JDK’s Testing - Performance, Compliance and System verification, A Tester by the heart through and through. Likes to write up disclosures and know-how. In free time likes to browse when not running behind her toddler.
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.
Dejan Bosanac is a senior software engineer at Red Hat with the deep expertise in messaging and integration technologies. He's been active member of open source communities for many years and a contributor to various projects, like Apache ActiveMQ and Eclipse Hono. His latest interests revolve around providing scalable connectivity and messaging solutions for IoT applications.
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.
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.
Started with Eclipse in 2001 with TogetherSoft, then continued with Borland.
After that participated to several Eclipse-based projects for different vendors.
Also designed and implemented a number of customer-specific RCPs as a contractor.
Some years ago switched to consulting on architecture and development for Eclipse-based solutions.
Dr. Udo Hafermann obtained a diploma in Computer Science at the Technical University of Braunschweig and a doctorate in Computer Science. He then joined Software AG’s research facilities in Darmstadt where he successively held positions as project lead, team lead and architect of XML solutions. Currently, Dr. Hafermann acts as project lead, product owner and principal architect in the design-time tools and web user experience area. He represents Software AG at Eclipse organizations and events and serves on the Board of Directors of the OSGi Alliance.
MicroProfile and Jakarta EE Architect at IBM, United States
Kevin is the co-lead for the Eclipse MicroProfile project (http://microprofile.io). He is also a member of the Eclipse EE4J PMC (https://projects.eclipse.org/projects/ee4j) and Jakarta EE Steering and Specification Committees, which are guiding the efforts of moving Java EE to the Eclipse Foundation.
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.
Director of European Ecosystem Development at Eclipse Foundation, France
Since 2002, I have accumulated specialized experience with Open Source communities. In 2010, I joined the Eclipse ecosystem when I became manager of OPEES, a European project whose key result is the creation of PolarSys, the Eclipse Working Group dedicated to Open Source tools for Embedded Systems.
Since I started in the software industry in 1996, I have been working primarily in Telecommunications, IT and Embedded Systems industries.
Since 2013, I contribute to the Eclipse ecosystem development in Europe, and I am the Conference chair of EclipseCon France.