J ON THE BEACH
"Big Data in the Business";
"DevOps & Infrastructures";
"JVM & .Net technologies";
"Embedded & IoT";
After earning a PhD in high-energy particle physics and while working as a systems engineer in the space business, Roland came in contact with the Akka project. He started contributing in 2010 and has been employed by Lightbend since 2011 where he has been leading the Akka project since November 2012.
Head at Moebio Labs and Chief Data Officer at Drumwave. Mathematician, data scientist, interactive visualization developer, inventor. Creates and develops highly innovative and interactive projects for the web.
Specialized in exploratory information visualization, knowledge maps and visual data science (fusion of machine learning and interaction).
Started my career as Java developer in a mobile company I have joined cloudbees in 2013 as solution architect. During the first year I found myself missing coding and problem-solving challenges, thus I currently cover the role of Software Engineer @ CloudBees with major focus on CloudBees Jenkins Operation Center Product.
I’ve participated as speaker at Devoxx 2015 and Releng 2015, evangelizing Jenkins as the Continuous Delivery orchestrator tool.
Christopher Meiklejohn loves distributed systems and programming languages. Previously, Christopher worked at Basho Technologies, Inc.
on the distributed key-value store, Riak. Christopher develops a programming language for distributed computation, called Lasp.
Christopher is currently a Ph.D. student at the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
Edson Yanaga is focused on empowering developers worldwide to deliver better software faster and reliably. He has been nominated as a Java Champion and currently is also a Microsoft MVP. Professor, author, blogger and frequent speaker in many international conferences talking about Java, Cloud Computing, DevOps, Microservices and Software Craftsmanship.
Martin is a Java Champion with over 2 decades of experience building complex and high-performance computing systems. He is most recently known for his work on Aeron and SBE. Previously at LMAX he was the co-founder and CTO when he created the Disruptor. Prior to LMAX Martin worked for Betfair, three different content companies wrestling with the world largest product catalogues, and was a lead on some of the most significant C++ and Java systems of the 1990s in the automotive and finance domains.
Caitie McCaffrey is a Backend Brat and Distributed Systems Diva at Twitter. Prior to that she built large scale services and systems that power the entertainment industry at 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, and HBO. While at 343 Industries she partnered with the eXtreme Computing Group in Microsoft Research to productionize Orleans as part of her work rewriting the Halo Services.
Ines Sombra is a Distributed Systems Engineer at Fastly, where she spends her time helping the Web go faster. Ines holds an M.S. in Computology with an emphasis on Cheesy 80’s Rock Ballads. She has a fondness for steak, fernet, and a pug named Gordo. In a previous life she was a Data Engineer.