2-4 February 2015

Speakers (more to come)

Benjamin Cabé

Benjamin Cabé, Eclipse Foundation

Benjamin Cabé is IoT evangelist at the Eclipse Foundation. He advocates the use of open and innovative technologies for the Internet of Things and likes assembling cool projects with Arduino kits and all kinds of open hardware platforms. Before joining the Eclipse Foundation, Benjamin was Open Source Manager at Sierra Wireless where he contributed to the creation of the Eclipse IoT Working Group. You can find him online on Twitter (@kartben) or on his blog: http://blog.benjamin-cabe.com.

Angela Caicedo

Angela Caicedo, Oracle

Angela Caicedo is a Technology Evangelist at Oracle. Angela's expertise includes: Java ME, Java SE and Java EE. She loves spending time in new and cool technologies like: Game developments, 3D, embedded technologies, JavaFX, and others. She has also presented these topics at developer conferences around the world. Angela graduated from the University EAFIT of Medellin Colombia in 1998 with a B.S. in CS. During 1997 Angela was a visitor student at Center for Educational Computing Initiatives at MIT. Prior to joining Sun, Angela worked for three years as a software developer and researcher at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), in Lausanne, Swiss, and participated in several European Projects. Angela has also done research on Intelligent Agents which is one of her specialties.

Axel Fontaine

Axel Fontaine, Boxfuse GmbH

Axel Fontaine is an entrepreneur, public speaker and continuous delivery expert based in Munich. He specializes in Continuous Delivery and hates complexity with a passion. He is the founder and lead of the popular open-source project Flyway (flywaydb.org) - Database migrations made easy. He regularly speaks at technical conferences including JavaOne, Devoxx, JavaZone, Jfokus, JAX, W-JAX, 33rd Degree and more. Axel is the CEO of Boxfuse GmbH (boxfuse.com), working to radically simplify the deployment of Java apps, by turning them into ultra-compact perfectly isolated secure VMs within seconds. They can then be deployed on any hypervisor with a single command. You can find him online at axelfontaine.com and on Twitter as @axelfontaine

Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta, Red Hat

Arun Gupta is Director of Developer Advocacy at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. At Oracle, he led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. After authoring ~1400 blogs at blogs.oracle.com/arungupta on different Java technologies, he continues to promote Red Hat technologies and products at blog.arungupta.me. Arun has extensive speaking experience in ~40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rockstar. He also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the USA and continues to promoting technology education amongst kids. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Java Champion, JUG leader, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Gavin King

Gavin King, Red Hat

Gavin King leads the Ceylon project at Red Hat. Gavin is the creator of Hibernate, a popular object/relational persistence solution for Java, and the Seam Framework, an application framework for enterprise Java. He's contributed to the Java Community Process as JBoss and then Red Hat representative for the EJB and JPA specifications and as lead of the CDI specification. Gavin now works full time on Ceylon, polishing the language specification, developing the compiler frontend, working on the IDE, and thinking about the SDK and future of the platform. He's still a fan of Java, and of other languages, especially Smalltalk, Python, and ML.

Petter Mċhlén

Petter Mċhlén, Spotify

Currently building infrastructure and developer tools at Spotify, Petter has nearly 20 years of experience of software development in many roles: developer, project manager, product owner, CTO, architect, etc. The last few years, he has eschewed management roles for love of coding, and has worked mostly on building large-scale distributed systems for the web.

Ken Sipe

Ken Sipe, Mesosphere

Ken Sipe is a Cloud Solution Architect at Mesosphere, focused on helping companies simplify the development and operation of large scale infrastructure and distributed systems with the Mesosphere Stack. Before joining Mesosphere, Ken lead research and development at CenturyLink cloud business unit focused on the future of cloud and data-center automation. Ken is an author and award winning international speaker on the practices of software architecture and engineering, continuous delivery practices and agile processes.

Raoul-Gabriel Urma

Raoul-Gabriel Urma, University of Cambridge

Raoul-Gabriel Urma is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge. He is co-author of the book Java 8 in Action: lambdas, streams, and functional-style programming published by Manning. In addition, Raoul has written over 10 peer-reviewed articles, delivered over 20 technical talks at international conferences and is a professional Java trainer. He has worked for large companies such as Google, eBay, Oracle, and Goldman Sachs, as well as for several startup projects. Raoul is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Richard Warburton

Richard Warburton, Monotonic Ltd

Richard is an empirical technologist and solver of deep-dive technical problems. Recently he has written a book on Java 8 Lambdas for O?Reilly and is running java8training.com. He?s worked as a developer in many areas including Statistical Analytics, Static Analysis, Compilers and Network Protocols. He is a leader in the London Java Community and runs Openjdk Hackdays. Richard is also a known conference speaker, having talked at Devoxx, JavaOne, Jfokus, Devoxx UK, Geecon, Oredev, JAX London and Codemotion. He has obtained a PhD in Computer Science from The University of Warwick.

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