Melanie Bats works as CTO at Obeo. In my daily work, I am mainly focused on managing the R&D team, creating products based on our own open source technologies. I am used to work in the development of modeling tools with Sirius like UML Designer. I am committer for the EEF and the Sirius projects. I am also involved in the Eclipse community as being the Eclipse Planning Council chair. I am also a free software activist who has organized and participated in free software events in the Toulouse area.
Director of European Ecosystem Development at Eclipse Foundation, France
Since 2002, I have accumulated specialized experience with Open Source communities. In 2010, I joined the Eclipse ecosystem when I became manager of OPEES, a European project whose key result is the creation of PolarSys, the Eclipse Working Group dedicated to Open Source tools for Embedded Systems.
Since I started in the software industry in 1996, I have been working primarily in Telecommunications, IT and Embedded Systems industries.
Since 2013, I contribute to the Eclipse ecosystem development in Europe, and I am the Conference chair of EclipseCon France.
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.
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.
Rafael Del Nero, the creator of NoBugsProject, is the author of "No Bugs, No Stress - Create a Life-Changing Software Without Destroying Your Life". Rafael believes that there are many things involved to create a high-quality software and most times developers are not even aware of them. His life's purpose is to help Java developers use the best programming practices to code quality software for stress-free projects with fewer bugs.
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.