Director of Developer Advocacy at Lightbend Inc., Germany
Markus is a Java Champion, former Java EE Expert Group member, founder of JavaLand, reputed speaker at Java conferences around the world, and a very well known figure in the Enterprise Java world.
With more than 16 years of professional experience in the industry, he designed and developed large Enterprise grade applications for Fortune 500 companies.
More than 12 years of international speaking experience and 5 years in developer advocacy with a strong focus on Java platforms helped him build a large network of professionals and influencers. He is an O'Reilly author.
Steffen Evers leads the "Open Source Services" team of Bosch Software Innovations. The team provides development services for open source software (OSS) that is essential for Bosch. It also consults on strategy, community work, software management and compliance processes in the area of OSS. Since 2000, OSS has been the focus of his work. He has researched, taught, and promoted open source development and supported various companies in the use of OSS to achieve their business objectives.
Dirk Fauth is a Software Architect for Rich Client Systems working for the Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart and a lecturer in Java basics for the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW). He is active in developing, teaching and talking about Eclipse RCP applications and Eclipse related technologies. He is project lead of the Nebula NatTable project, Eclipse Platform committer and also a committer and contributor to several other Eclipse projects.
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc., Argentina
I am a designer and expert CSS and HTML developer that has been crafting interfaces for more than 15 years.
I am currently part of the Red Hat User Experience Design Team working on PatternFly, an open source design system, as designer and HTML/CSS lead.
I am a core committer to Bootstrap, PatternFly, and Aerogear.
I live and work in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Dr. Vera Gehlen-Baum is TeamLead for QualityLearning and CEO at QualityMinds. She studied pedagogy with the subsidiary subjects psychology and computer science at the LMU Munich and did her doctorate in 2016 on the subject of learning with new media. Vera Gehlen-Baum has been working for more than 7 years as ProductOwner, Test- and ScrumMaster. In 2018 she gave a talk in front of the UN about her favorite topic: agile learning
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.
Ivar Grimstad is the Jakarta EE Developer Advocate at Eclipse Foundation. He is a Java Champion, and JUG Leader based in Sweden.
Ivar is the PMC Lead for Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J) and involved in the Jakarta EE Working Group. He is also one of the community representatives in the JCP Executive Committee as well as specification lead for JSR 371 (MVC 1.0).
Ivar is also involved in Eclipse MicroProfile, Apache NetBeans and a frequent speaker at International developer 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.