Aurelien Lequertier Developer Relations - Tech Evangelist SIGFOX

Senior Applications & Sales Engineer with a strong technical background, excellent analysis and communication skills. Autonomous and dynamic, passionate about disruptive technologies and innovative companies.

Building optimized geolocation solutions with Sigfox IOT network
Adrian Silimon- Morariu CTO Scroll App

Web developer for the past 10 years. I worked as a freelancer for various web agencies and as a Lead Developer for a London-based startup in the past 4 years. Now I am working towards my own dream of bringing the web content closer to real people.

Startup 101: Lesson 1 “The Hardcore Reality”
Tim Perry Senior software engineer

Senior software engineer at Creator of Build Focus, keen open-sourcecontributor, and maintainer of Loglevel,Git‑Confirm and Server Components.

Optimizing Docker for IoT (and elsewhere) with Multi-Stage Builds
Ivan Jovanovic Senior Lead Software Engineer Welltok, Inc.

Ivan is the senior software engineer currently working at Welltok. He had been working for more than 8 years for many international companies, like Cloud Horizon, Pathable, Clevertech, Thinkful etc. His focus is on building scalable JS applications and experimenting with new languages and frameworks. He is into functional and reactive programming. Leading teams and mentoring junior developers is his everyday duty. He loves to share knowledge and to write on his tech blog.

Node Microservices – the definitive guide
Viktor Farcic Senior Consultant CloudBees

Viktor Farcic is a Consultant at CloudBees, a member of the Docker Captains group, and books author.

His big passions are DevOps, Microservices, Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD) and Test-Driven Development (TDD).

He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences.

He published “The DevOps Toolkit Series” and the “Test-Driven Java Development” books.

His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog

DevOps Do’s And Don’ts: Avoiding DevOps Disasters
Jerry Hargrove Senior Solutions Architect Rackspace

Solutions architect, developer and technical leader, focused on guiding customers throughout their journey to the cloud.

From Zero to DevSecOps in 60 minutes
Martin Sonnenholzer Frontend developer Idealo

Martin is a software developer, who worked with angular, node.js and Java for several years. While he studied math and computer science he had the opportunity to get in contact with machine learning, where his need to make the world easier for users originated. At idealo Martin works on that topic by developing internal angular applications. In his spare time he is organizing the Angular meetup in Berlin.

Use gestures as shortcuts in your PWA with a little help from decision trees
Shane Hudson Freelancer -

Web developer with a love of variety. From small virtual reality projects to large startups, charities and government agencies Shane has worked on all kinds of projects and with all kinds of teams. Variety is the spice of life, it gives a wide range of experience that can show the web from different viewpoints.

The Common Sense of Web Performance
Bogdan Costea Software Development Lead Xogito Group Inc.

I’ve been a developer and lead for over 10 years. I’m passionate about building products, optimizing processes and creating value. I push software craftsmanship, agile and lean methods on high stakes, small team, fixed deadline projects. Over the years I’ve had projects in over 18 countries, been to most of them with my work, so I like to travel. Lately I’ve been doing it as a hobby since I work from my home office in fluffy slippers.

Highly recommended – building personalized, context-sensitive recommendations.
Sebastian Curland Senior Software Developer Nielsen

Fullstack developer and security champion at the Nielsen Marketing Cloud. Passionate about technology in general and coding and web security in particular. I have been around computers since I got my first x386 back in the ’90s. Since then I worked with many programming languages but in the last 8 years focused on Java, Javascript and Web Development.

Async Hooks in Node.js
Alessandro Cinelli Tech Lead and Coach AND Digital

I am a seasoned software engineer with more than 10 years experience in leading teams and building web applications using several scalable platforms, different technologies and programming languages (mainly PHP and Javascript). I’m always curious about new technologies and I try to play with them as much as I can (for example GO). In addition, I have a keen eye for enterprise patterns, coding standards, performances, refactoring and methodologies.

The evolution of asynchronous JavaScript
Rafael Ördög Team Lead, Developer Coach Emarsys

Rafael is a Lead Developer at Budapest-based Emarsys and a frequent speaker at conferences around Europe. As a founding member of Emarsys CraftLab – the dedicated coaching team of Emarsys – he has taught university courses, talked at numerous conferences and visited multiple companies as an external consultant. His passion for short feedback loops drove him to create Lean Poker, a workshop where developers have the opportunity to experiment with continuous delivery in an safe environment. He is also the creator and host of the Morning Commute YouTube channel ( inspiring the next generation of developers to broaden their knowledge. His previous talks can be viewed on YouTube:

Bootcamp: protecting the engineering culture during hyper growth
Paul Ardeleanu Founder EventRun

Paul is a software engineer, trainer and speaker specialised in data-driven solutions on Apple platforms with an emphasis on prototyping, best practices and balance with agility. He started programming back in the days of Fortran, graduated with a PhD in Computational Physics from UCLan and currently hailing from London, UK. He blogs on [Medium]( ), often [tweets]( ) and, in his spare time, is bootstrapping [http://Event.Run ]( ).

Talk TBD
Daniel Appelquist Director of Web Advocacy & Open Source Samsung Electronics

Web and mobile industry veteran with big company & startup experience, seeking to change the world. Senior technologist and strategist covering innovation and standards in the growing intersection between the Web and Mobile ecosystems.

Web, IOT and Privacy
Alvin Ourrad Functional Programmer, Cloud Architect, Learner, Speaker BBC News

I am a part-time HTML5 game developer who really thinks the web can win. According to this, I am also starting to dive into graphics programming, hence the WebGL workshop.

Privacy and Data Ethics in the age of machine intelligence
Florin Coros Founder & Partner iQuarc

Florin Coros is a passionate software architect and developer who has been working for more than 12 years in a wide variety of business applications using Microsoft technologies. He is particularly interested in distributed applications, code design and unit testing. He has an increased interest in software quality and he strongly believes in quality driven products. As one of the fans of Uncle Bob he values his saying: ”the only way to go fast is to go well”. Florin is the author of, his technical blog, where he shares his experiences and ideas about effective code design. Currently, Florin works in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. As part of iQuarc he helps different companies with training, coaching and consulting. He is also a partner at InifiniSwiss, a small and high quality software development services provider, where he puts in practice the principles he values.

Enforce Consistency with Application Infrastructure
Matt Jarvis Senior Director, Community and Evangelism Mesosphere

Matt Jarvis is Senior Director of Community and Evangelism at Mesosphere, engaging with the communities around DC/OS and Mesos. Matt has spent more than 15 years building products and services around open source software, on everything from embedded devices to large scale distributed systems. Most recently he has been focused on the open cloud infrastructure space, and in emerging patterns for cloud native applications.

From batch to pipelines – why Mesos and DC/OS are a solution for emerging patterns in data processing
Anders Lybecker Cloud architect catalyst engineer Microsoft

An expert in Azure and cloud architectures with a good all-round ability to juggle projects and meet deadlines even when handling complex problems and interdependent business processes. Experienced in motivating and guiding project teams to succeed.

What I wish I knew a year ago – working with a distributed systems platform
Ovidiu Cical Senior Software and Security Engineer Endpoint Protector by CoSoSys

Ovidiu is a dedicated Development Manager and Software Architect for DLP & MDM products. He is co-fonder of

Cybersecurity APIs for Cloud, Apps, Services and Infrastructure
Alex Soto Senior Software Engineer Red Hat

Alex is a software engineer at Red Hat. He is Java Champion and he is a passionate about Java world, software automation and he believes in the open source software model.

Alex is the creator of NoSQLUnit project. He is a member of JSR374 (Java API for JSON Processing) Expert Group. Currently, Alex is co-writing Testing Java Microservices book for Manning and he is an international speaker presenting his talks at software conferences like Devoxx, JavaOne, JavaZone or JavaLand.

Talk TBD
Philipp Stangl Investment Manager PioneersHQ

In my role at Pioneers Ventures I invest in outstanding entrepreneurs when their companies are still in pre-seed stage, particularly in the fields of Productivity, Artificial Intelligence, MedTech and FinTech. I have an entrepreneurial background and I involve myself strongly with the companies I invested in.

Venture Capital 101
Holger Bartel Co-Founder @colloq_io

I’m a web design consultant and front end developer living in Hong Kong.

After starting to work as a freelance web designer/developer in the fairly early days of the web, I co-founded the design studio uforepublic in 2001. We then opened our second office in Hong Kong in 2009.

I’m also a co-founder of Colloq, a conference and event platform that connects organizers, speakers and attendees in an enjoyable and engaging way.

Ethical Design and its Impact on UX
Scott Tolinski Level Up Tutorials Creator

I’m a Senior Web Developer for Team Detroit and formerly a web applications developer for The University of Michigan and the Senior Developer at Q LTD in Ann Arbor, MI. I also do freelance web design and development for projects that I find interesting, challenging or exciting, and give private training or consulting in various web topics.  In 2012, I created Level Up Tuts with web developer Ben Schaaf. With Level Up Tutorials I have taken our knowledge of web technologies to YouTube to provide free training to developers looking to learn something new. I’ve also created premium tutorial packages for Packt Publishing.

I also enjoy bboying also known as breakdancing, and have been dancing for over 8 years doing shows for professional NFL and NBA teams. I’m inspired by a hot cup of green tea, excellent music, and Shaw Bros. kung fu movies.

User Interface Talk | TBD
Lewis Horne Founder & CEO Uniti Sweden

Lewis Horne is CEO and founder of UNITI – Ingenious Electric Car. Uniti is an electric city car that aims for holistic sustainability, a futuristic user experience and is developed in an open source manner. He is also Head of Social Innovation at Lund University, where he is responsible for the field of Social Innovation, with a focus on ICT driven social innovation, social enterprise ( and Impact Investing, with a range of engagements with corporate, academic and the public sector. He is passionate about catalyzing new trends globally to impact humanity in the most profound manner possible and determined to lead a charge to disrupt global markets and destructive industries.

Automotive – It’s time to break the rules
Alexandru Gherega Computer Scientist

Clojure: I was one of the first senior Clojure developers (if not the only one) in Romania to work on a large/commercial project for a major international company.

* Lecturer at University “Politehnica” Bucharest on Master’s program;
* Lecturer and organizer of Clojure Summer School;
* Attended several CS conference during my PhD years;
* Trainer on Clojure at UBS
* Functional Programming meetup – Cluj

Functional Programming, AI/Machine Learning and Clojure
Silviu-Tudor Serban Founder Helios Vision, Intel Software Innovator

Founder of Helios Vision – a Bucharest-based Artificial Intelligence startup – and Intel Software Innovator. Background in applied computer vision and machine learning research, developing solutions in areas such as: surveillance and activity recognition, intelligent traffic analysis, automatic document classification, smart camera and radar tracking, vision-based defect detection for the automotive industry, and real-time object reconstruction with 3D cameras.

Creating AI solutions for a safer future
Alex Lakatos JavaScript Developer Advocate Nexmo

Alex Lakatos is a JavaScript Developer Advocate for Nexmo. In his spare time he is a Mozilla Tech Speaker and has been a contributor to the Mozilla project for the past six years, based in London. JavaScript developer building on the open web, he has been pushing its boundaries every day. You can check out his github profile or get in touch on twitter. When he’s not programming, he likes to travel the world, so it’s likely you’ll bump into him in an airport lounge.


The era of Conversation
Alex Moldovan JavaScript Engineering Manager Fortech

Coder, blogger and tech enthusiast in general, Alex is always eager to talk about web development, javascript and programming overall. He believes that building knowledge is similar to building Legos – which he does in his spare time – one block at a time. He dedicates a lot of time to teaching others, through mentoring and coaching activities both at his current company Fortech where he leads a department of JS developers and inside the local community from Cluj, where he organizes JSHeroes, the biggest JS conference in Romania.

We need to talk about GraphQL
Karina Popova Head of Development LINK Mobility

Karina is a well-known woman in tech and speaker with the Trust of The Audience Award in 2016. She has been worked as Developer Lead last 10 years. She has confident communication, leadership skills across different levels, developed through international professional interaction and engagements with representatives of various government institutions or IT companies using agile environment across the world. Her social responsibility and communicative competence are demonstrated in the organization of professional networks, events and conferences.

A Universal Language for Robotics
Mike Elsmore Developer-at-Large BuiltByMe

Mike spent his days as Developer Advocate at IBM Watson Data Platform, using his time to share knowledge on rapid development and different databases.  Now he is looking for the next AWESOME challenge BuiltByME. Most of the time he can be found in the middle of a prototype in some combination of JavaScript, server tech and odd API’s.

Mike also happens to be an active part of the hacker subculture, taking part in hackathons and development conferences.

Progressive WebOops I Did It Again