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.
Dinakar Guniguntala is the Java Cloud Optimization Architect at IBM. He has been at IBM for over 21 years and in his current role, has twin responsibilities of making Java run more efficiently in the cloud and helping customers modernize their Java applications. He is the community maintainer of the AdoptOpenJDK Java Docker Images for both Hotspot and Eclipse OpenJ9.
He is a former Linux Kernel and glibc Hacker. He has several publications including in IEEE computer and has spoken at conferences such as JavaOne San Francisco, FOSS.in, Bangalore and is a prolific speaker at Meetups.
Senior Expert Open Source Services at Bosch Software Innovations GmbH, Germany
Lars is a senior consultant for Open Source topics ranging from Open Source strategy and management consulting to development of Open Source software. Prior to this role, Lars worked in several roles within the Bosch Group on eclipse-based products for automotive software development. He got his PhD from the university of Kaiserslautern.
Nicola La Gloria, is a serial entrepreneur. Cofounder and CEO of Kynetics, an IoT full stack development company.
He works primarily on IoT architectures, embracing both embedded and backend development.
Nicola led the development of the OS and app store for one of the first Android smart watches and he is co-founder of the Warpx.io community (http://www.warpx.io) which develops a reference design of a small footprint single board computer for IoT and wearable applications.
Software Architect /Multi-Core Expert at Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany
Syed Aoun Raza is working as Software Architect and Multi-Core system expert for Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart (Germany). He has earned several years of experience in developing tools for model-driven software development. Additionally, he has research contributions in design and implementation of static analysis tools and techniques with focus on parallel/concurrent programs.
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.
Technical Lead Device Cloud at Testbirds GmbH, Germany
Felix Kuperjans is technical lead of the Testbirds Device Cloud. He is responsible for the development of the virtual device infrastructure. Felix has many years of experience in the context of virtualization and server infrastructure. He studied computer science at the TU München and has been working as freelancer before he joined Testbirds.
Senior Software Architect at EclipseSource, France
Camille Letavernier is a Software Architect at EclipseSource France. He has been working with Eclipse for 10 years, initially on (Graphical) modeling technologies, as a Papyrus committer (Papyrus/UML/EMF/GMF/GEF). Nowadays, he's still developing Eclipse plug-ins, although with more focus on RCP Applications, and transition to other platforms (Eclipse FX, Web...)
Mamatha is a QA Lead Engineer with Runtimes team at IBM Software Labs with 11 years of experience in test automation, system and performance testing for IBM Java. Her interest lies in debugging and analyzing problems and giving long-term solutions. She has submitted abstracts on testing practices and techniques in different forums and won credit for same. She loves to read personal development and biography books in her free time.
STSM, CTO Open Serverless Tech, Master Inventor at IBM, United States
Developed open infrastructure and industry standards along with open source for nearly 20 years. More recently, he has been working on Cloud Native techns focusing on Serverless and is a PMC member & Committer to the Apache OpenWhisk Serverless project. He has also been working on expanding the reach of Serverless to more developers by participating in WGs for Knative Eventing, Runtimes, and Build along with Continuous Delivery (CD) integrations via Tekton. Matt hopes someday to figure out how to find time to use any of these techs to write compelling RPG games in non-existent "spare time."
Software Architect at Worldline Switzerland at Worldline | SIX Payment Services, Switzerland
Peter has been writing software for thirty years, twelve of them for the Card Payments Platform (Frontoffice) of Worldline Switzerland, first in C++ and now in Java, always striving for programs that are readable not only for the computer but also for humans. He tries to learn something new every day and is still passionate about coding.