Cedric leads the Modeling Amalgamation and EcoreTools, is commiter on several Eclipse Modeling projects (Acceleo), and his a member of the Eclipse Architecture Council.
He also is the CEO of Obeo, building a broad range of products, from software modernization to enterprise architecture and software factories.
Carsten Ziegeler is working at Adobe Research Switzerland and spends most of his time on architectural and infrastructure topics. Working for over 25 years in open source projects, Carsten is a member of the Apache Software Foundation and heavily participates in several Apache communities including Sling and Felix. He is a frequent speaker on technology and open source conferences. Carsten participates in the OSGi Core Platform and Enterprise expert groups and is on the Board of Directors of the OSGi Alliance.
Senior Principal Software Engineer at Pivotal Software, Inc., Germany
Martin works at Pivotal on developer tooling for the Spring framework and cloud platforms. He co-leads the team that ships all the Spring Tools for Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, Theia, and more, the Cloud Foundry Integration for Eclipse, AJDT, AspectJ, and is researching and implementing future cloud-based developer tooling. He served as member of the program committee for various conferences and gave talks and demos at numerous international conferences.
Emily Jiang is Liberty Architect for MicroProfile and CDI in IBM. Based at IBM's Hursley laboratory in the UK, she has worked on the WebSphere Application Server since 2006 and is heavily involved in Java EE implementation in WebSphere Application Server releases. She is a key member of MicroProfile and CDI Expert Group, and leads the specification of MicroProfile Config and Fault Tolerance. Emily is also Config JSR co-spec lead. She regularly speaks at conferences, such as JAX, Voxxed, Devoxx US, Devoxx UK, Devoxx France, DevNexus and EclipseCon.
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.
Greg Watson is a Senior Research Scientist at ORNL and project leader for the Eclipse Parallel Tools Platform Project. His research interests focus on tools for parallel computers, program debugging, distributed computing, and operating systems, which has led him to work in some strange places, such as Los Alamos National Laboratory. In addition to Eclipse, he has also contributed to other open source projects, such as the award winning Clustermatic Linux-based cluster management system and the CoreBoot project that aims to replace your proprietary BIOS with an open source alternative.
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.