Director of Open Source Projects at Eclipse Foundation, Canada
Wayne is the Director of Open Source Projects at the Eclipse Foundation. He started writing software in 1983 on an Apple ][+, learned object-oriented programming and Smalltalk in 1987, and was an early adopter of Java. Wayne is a long time contributor to Eclipse open source projects, and regular presenter at JavaOne, JavaPolis/Devoxx, JAX, and EclipseCon.
Research and Development Team Leader at Orange Labs, France
Andre has been working on R&D projects in various IoT environments, especially the Smart Home for the Orange labs since 2003. He is presently in charge of a team and projects developing platforms open to large ecosystems of partners. He authored international publications, patents, contributions to eclipse OM2M and SmartHome, and actions in standardization organizations: OSGi alliance, UPnP Forum, Broadband Forum, Home Gateway initiative, ISO/IEC. He holds a PhD from Grenoble University in 2006, an MSc from Telecom Paris and an engineering degree from the Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France.
Simon works as a freelance software architect and builds distributed systems in Java/OSGi.
On a never-ending quest to build robust and efficient software, he is interested in high performance and likes to mix ideas from functional programming, model-driven design and component-based architecture.
Development Manager at Halliburton, United Kingdom
Matthew Gerring is a software development manager working in the scientific software space for the last twenty years. For ten years he worked at EASA software which builds apps around engineering, science and financial models. After that he had a career of another ten years working at synchrotrons in the UK and France. Today he works for Halliburton a US oil and gas company based in Houston. These days his focus is creating scalable microservices for scientific and engineering codes. Matthew has worked with the Eclipse Science Working Group since its inception.
Jakarta EE Developer Advocate at Eclipse Foundation, Sweden
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.
Technical Expert (Eclipse & Modeling) at CS GROUP, France
Vincent works at CS GROUP as an Eclipse and Modeling expert.
He has specialized in space modeling, working for the CNES (French Space Agency) or the ESA (European Space Agency). He still entertains general Eclipse and Modeling expertise to assist other projects and provide trainings.
Director Research Relations at Eclipse Foundation, France
Philippe is a project leader, expert in OOD, embedded dev, dev tools and Agile dev process. He received his Ph.D. in CS from Univ. Paris 6 in 1990. He has a passion for Eclipse since its beginning, when he was involved in the early versions of the platform. Before joining the EF staff, he was Sr Architect on Embedded developments for OTI, Collaborative ALM evangelist, and R&D Dev. Mgr for IBM. Since he joined the EF, he is leading research activities. He is involved in the following projects:
Dani is one of the initial Eclipse committers. Currently he leads the Platform and the JDT sub-projects. He is a member of the Eclipse Project PMC, represents the project in the Eclipse Planning Council, and is also a a member of the Eclipse Architecture Council. He has been elected by the committers to represent them in the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors]. Dani worked at OTI and now works at IBM Research GmbH. His interests include user interface and API design, editors, software quality and performance.
Service Engineer at Payara Services Limited, Czech Republic
Java EE expert, lecturer and consultant. Conference speaker, blogger, Payara Server evangelist.
Ondrej specializes in combining standard and proven tools to solve new and challenging problems. He's been developing in Java and Java EE for 9 years.
He's a core member of Payara and MicroProfile opensource projects and a leader of Czech JUG. He loves working with Java EE community and would welcome anyone to contribute to Payara, MicroProfile, as well as to any other opensource project in the Java EE ecosystem.
Speaking Experience: JavaOne, Oracle Code, Devoxx, jPrime, GeeCon, JavaLand
I am a postdoc researcher at the Software Institute - USI, Lugano. I received my PhD from the University of Szeged in Hungary, where I studied reverse engineering techniques on data-intensive systems. At the University of Namur in Belgium, we researched techniques to extract and analyse SQL embedded in Java. We presented our approach at international conferences and implemented it as an Eclipse plugin. Besides academia, I conducted industrial projects which also motivate my research.
Managing Director at IncQuery Labs Research and Development Ltd, Hungary
Dr. Istvan Rath is a research expert working for the Fault Tolerant Systems Research Group of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, as well as IncQuery Labs Ltd. He has been an active researcher in the modeling community since 2004, and also active in the Eclipse community as the co-lead and chief technological architect of the VIATRA reactive model query and transformation framework.