Melanie Bats works as a software developer at Obeo. In her daily work, she is mainly focused on the development of modeling tools with Sirius (UML Designer). In her free time she is interested in Arduino stuff and contributes some Eclipse plugins for cross compilation. She is also a free software activist who has organized and participated in free software events in the Toulouse area.
Stephane Begaudeau graduated from the Nantes University of Sciences and Technology (France) and is currently working as an Eclipse Modeling consultant in France at Obeo, a strategic member of the Eclipse Foundation.
He is the leader of Acceleo, a code generator created by Obeo and now developed in the Eclipse foundation. He also worked on:
- Eclipse Sirius, an open source project used to create a graphical modeling workbench.
- Eclipse EEF, an open source project used to create Properties view with a declarative approach
Francis Bordeleau is Product Manager in the Software Development group at Ericsson. His main areas of responsibilities include model-based engineering and modeling tools. In this role, he is responsible for defining product specification and roadmap, developing business cases, managing budget, managing open source initiatives, and collaborating with other companies, researchers, and academia. He is also the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Eclipse Papyrus Industry Consortium.
Francis has over 20 years of experience in MBE and software engineering; researching, working, consulting, and collaborating with numerous companies worldwide. Prior to joining Ericsson in May 2013, Francis was the Founder and CEO of Zeligsoft from 2003 to 2013, a provider of domain specific Model Based Engineering (MBE) tooling solutions for distributed real-time embedded systems, and Director of Tooling Business for PrismTech from 2010 to 2013. He was also an Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science of Carleton University from 1997 to 2006.
Francis holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from University of Montreal (1989), a Bachelor of Computer Science from University of Quebec (1991), and a Master in Computer Science (1993) and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (1999) from Carleton University.
Cedric leads the Modeling Amalgamation and EMF Compare components, is commiter on several Eclipse Modeling projects (Acceleo), and his both member of the Eclipse Architecture and Planning Councils.
He also is the CTO of Obeo, building a broad range of products, from software modernization to enterprise architecture and software factories.
Benjamin Cabé, Internet of Things enthusiast and evangelist at the Eclipse Foundation, has years of experience in connecting things, big and small, together. He is the co-founder of the Eclipse IoT Working Group and speaker at many conferences around the world.