After two long years the global developer community meets once again in Berlin to connect with peers and get recent insights on software development, best practices and future tech trends.
Once again we will bring together the world's greatest minds in tech to show all the possibilities and opportunities that modern software development offers. WeAreDevelopers World Congress is the place where we share our experiences to become better professionals and level up our skills in order to create incredible things as developers and tech experts.
We are building the most exciting speaker line-up a developer conference has ever had (stay tuned). Expect two days full of knowledge, insights, fun and most importantly - an awesome community of developers and IT professionals.
Whether you build, deploy, emerge or connect - WeAreDevelopers World Congress is the best place to get a complete overview of recent insights and future trends in modern software development.
WeAreDevelopers World Congress is considered by many as the world's flagship event for developers. It is not just another developer conference - it is a totally different and astonishing experience with focus on the people, on developers, on you.
The event brings together brilliant speakers with an amazing community to exchange ideas, share knowledge, drive insightful conversations, facilitate networking and last but not least - have fun.
We celebrate developers and we love what we do.
Meet the most exciting names from the world of software development. Come and listen to their stories, hear their ideas, absorb their knowledge and learn from the best.
Get a complete overview of recent insights, best practices and future trends in modern software development.
Meet like-minded people and expand your career, business and industry network. Yes, it's also a perfect opportunity to do team-building or just meet old and make new friends.
More than 200 speakers are going to share their knowledge and experience with an amazing audience. Our line-up consists of true experts from the developer world, including some of the most sounding names from the industry.
Thomas Dohmke is CEO of GitHub and drives the company’s mission of making GitHub the home for all developers. Fascinated by software development since his childhood, Thomas is passionate about building tools developers love and creating products that drive software development forward. He previously co-founded HockeyApp and led the company as CEO through its acquisition by Microsoft in 2014. Thomas holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from University of Glasgow, UK. He lives in the Seattle area, is a LEGO enthusiast, and enjoys coding and making his GitHub contribution graph green in his spare time.
He was the CEO and co-founder of Stack Overflow, a network of Q&A sites visited by over 100 million people every month. He is a globally-recognized expert on the software development process. His website Joel on Software (joelonsoftware.com) is popular with software developers around the world and has been translated into over thirty languages. As the founder of Fog Creek Software (now Glitch) in New York City, he created FogBugz, a popular project management system for software teams, and Trello, a popular online project management application. Joel has worked at Microsoft, where he designed VBA as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, developing an Internet client used by millions. He has written four books: User Interface Design for Programmers (Apress, 2001), Joel on Software (Apress, 2004), More Joel on Software (Apress, 2008), and Smart and Gets Things Done: Joel Spolsky’s Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent (Apress, 2007). Joel holds a BS from Yale in Computer Science. Before college he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a paratrooper, and he was one of the founders of Kibbutz Hanaton. Today he serves as the co-founder of HASH.
Bjarne Stroustrup is the designer and original implementer of C++ aswell as the author of The C++ ProgrammingLanguage (4th Edition) and ATour of C++ (2nd edition), Programming:Principles and Practice using C++ (2nd Edition), and many popular and academicpublications.
Dr. Stroustrup is a member of the US National Academy ofEngineering, and an IEEE, ACM, and CHM fellow. He received the 2018 CharlesStark Draper Prize, the IEEE Computer Society's 2018 Computer Pioneer Award, and the 2017 IET Faraday Medal.
He did much of his most important work in BellLabs. His research interests include distributed systems, design, programmingtechniques, software development tools, and programming languages.To make C++ a stable and up-to-date base forreal-world software development, he has been a leading figure with the ISO C++standards effort for more than 30 years.
He holds a master’s in Mathematicsfrom Aarhus University, where he is an honorary professor in the ComputerScience Department, and a PhD in Computer Science from Cambridge University,where he is an honorary fellow of Churchill College.
As Chief Decision Scientist at Google Cloud, Cassie Kozyrkov advises leadership teams on decision process, AI strategy, and building data-driven organizations. She is the innovator behind bringing the practice of Decision Intelligence to Google, personally training over 20,000 Googlers. Prior to joining Google, Cassie worked as a data scientist and consultant. She holds degrees in mathematical statistics, economics, psychology, and neuroscience.
David Singleton is Stripe’s Chief Technology Officer, responsible for guiding our Engineering and Design teams as they build economic infrastructure for the internet. Millions of companies of all sizes—from startups to Fortune 500s—use Stripe’s software and APIs to accept payments, send payouts, and manage their businesses online.
Previously David worked at Google, where he was VP of Engineering, leading the Android Wear and Google Fit teams, which included product development and coordinating more than 15 different hardware partnerships.
Miško Hevery is the CTO at Builder.io, where he is helping to empower anyone to create blazing fast sites. Previously he has worked at Google, where he created Angular, AngularJS and was co-creator of Karma. Before focusing on making the web better, he brought testing culture to Google and the world through his blog. Miško started his career by designing digital circuits and moved to databases, full-stack development, and finally, front-end frameworks, giving him a unique perspective. He understands all of the layers from the web down to a transistor.
Tanya Janca, also known as SheHacksPurple, is the best-selling author of ‘Alice and Bob Learn Application Security’. She is also the founder of We Hack Purple, an online learning academy, community and podcast that revolves around teaching everyone to create secure software. Tanya has been coding and working in IT for over twenty years, won countless awards, and has been everywhere from startups to public service to tech giants (Microsoft, Adobe, & Nokia). She has worn many hats; startup founder, pentester, CISO, AppSec Engineer, and software developer. She is an award-winning public speaker, active blogger & streamer and has delivered hundreds of talks and trainings on 6 continents. She values diversity, inclusion and kindness, which shines through in her countless initiatives.
John is an award-winning game designer, level designer, and programmer whose work portfolio includes 130 games, of which 107 have been published commercially. John Romero has co-founded eight widely successful game companies, including id Software, Gazillion Entertainment, and Loot Drop. He co-owns Loot Drop and Romero Games. He is regarded as one of the world’s best game designers and his products have won over a hundred awards to prove it. Furthermore, John Romero is fully a self-taught designer and programmer, drawing inspiration from early Apple II programmers.
Humera developed her love for data early on in her professional life and is still amazed by its power. She did her doctorate in Computer Vision and Machine Learning and has over twenty years of experience of leading teams working with (big) data. She’s passionate about making a difference in people’s lives and this is reflected in the projects she picks up.
Dr. Johanna Pirker is a computer scientist focusing on development, research, and education of games and VR experiences is an active and strong voice of the local indie dev community. She has lengthy experience in designing, developing, and evaluating games and VR experiences and believes in them as tools to support learning, collaboration, and solving real problems. She started in the industry as QA tester at EA and still consults studios in the field of games user research. In 2011/12 she started researching and developing VR experiences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the moment she is Ass.Prof. for game development at TU Graz and researches games with a focus on AI, HCI, data analysis, and VR technologies. Johanna was listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list of science professionals.
Ire Aderinokun is a self-taught Frontend Developer and User Interface Designer from Lagos, Nigeria. She is the Cofounder, COO, and VP Engineering of Buycoins YC S2018, a cryptocurrency exchange for Africa, and previously worked with eyeo, the company behind products like Adblock Plus and Flattr Plus, building open source software to make a better internet.
but is passionate about all aspects of technology. She has written over 100 articles on these topics
on her blog, bitsofco.de, and regularly shares her knowledge through speaking at conferences
around Africa and the world.
Being associated with the industry since 2004, I have lent my expertise predominantly in the solution architecture field. I have gained accolades for revolutionising the scalability of frontend architectures with micro-frontends, from increasing the efficiency of workflows, to delivering quality in products. My colleagues know me as an excellent communicator who believes in using an interactive approach for understanding and solving problems of varied scopes.
I helped DAZN becoming a global streaming platform in just 5 years, now as Principal Architect at AWS, I'm helping our customers in the media and entertainment space to deliver cost-effective and scalable cloud solutions.
Moreover, I'm sharing with the community the best practices to develop cloud-native architectures solving technical and organizational challenges.
My core industry knowledge has been instrumental in resolving complex architectural and integration challenges. Working within the scopes of a plethora of technical roles such as tech lead, solutions architect and CTO, I have developed a precise understanding of various technicalities which has helped me in maximizing value of my company and products in my current leadership roles.
Wei Hu is the Senior Vice President of Research and Development at Oracle. He leads the development of mission-critical database capabilities as well Blockchain, Kubernetes, Microservices, and Globally Distributed Databases.Mr. Hu has B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has been with Oracle since 1998, holds more than 40 patents, and is the author and co-author of several books and papers.
Author of Nuxt, a web framework on top of Vue.js. Passionate about open source and developer experience. I strive to make the web faster and create the flow feeling for developers by making the best tools to express their full creativity. Co-founder and CEO of NuxtLabs, we push the boundaries of what modern web applications are capable of to bring best performance and user experience.
Nikita is a Founder of Neon - the first open-source serverless Postgres. Nikita also is an Investment Partner at Khosla Ventures. He is passionate about deep tech, data infrastructure, and system software. Prior to Neon and Khosla Ventures, Nikita co-founded MemSQL (SingleStore now) and served as CTO and then CEO, successfully scaling the company to over 40M in ARR and near profitability. He also worked on data infrastructure at Facebook and before that, was a systems software engineer at Microsoft SQL Server for six years.
Jeremy Keith lives in Brighton, England where he makes websites with the splendid design agency Clearleft. You may know him from such books as DOM Scripting, Bulletproof Ajax, HTML5 For Web Designers, Resilient Web Design, and, most recently, Going Offline.
Teresa is a Senior Solutions Architect at NVIDIA, helping to accelerate the integration of AI, Computer Vision and Digital Twin solutions to solve complex challenges.
Teresa holds a M.Sc in Electrical and Computer Engineer from the University of Porto, having focused her research on agricultural Robotics localization and navigation. She also interned at NASA Ames Research Center on the development of Astrobee, an autonomous robot now aboard the ISS, and worked as a Deep Learning researcher on medical imaging at the Fraunhofer Institute.
She is passionate about Robotics and AI related topics!
Kuassi is Director of Product Management at Oracle.
He looks after
(i) Java database connectivity
(ii) MicroServices and Serverless DB connectivity (Data & Tx models, Kubernetes, SAGAs, Compensation)
(iii) Async and Reactive DB access (R2DBC, RxJava, Reactor, Akka-Streams,)
(iv) Zero downtime, multi-tenancy, and sharded DB for Java apps
(v) Turning DB tables into Hadoop and Spark data sources
(vi) Database Kubernetes Operator
Creator of the workshop "My ToDo List App with React, Helidon, and ATP" @ https://bit.ly/3wcztmk
Clemens Vasters is Lead Architect in Microsoft’s Azure Messaging team that builds and operates a fleet of hyper-scale messaging services, including Event Grid, Service Bus, and Event Hubs. Clemens represents Microsoft in messaging standardisation in OASIS (AMQP) and CNCF (CloudEvents), and has been co-architect of the PubSub extensions for the industrial OPC-UA standard. He looks back at nearly 30 years in professional software development and has seen the same fashion come and go a few times.
Sani is a Google Developer Expert & the founder of HAIBRID, a London based startup that uses Ionic & Angular to create innovative solutions. Sani also co-manages the Ionic UK community and has done some work spanning 5 continents. He has also done some cool stuff with companies like Sworkit, Microsoft, Huddlebuy & Anritsu and actively contributes to the Ionic open source community.
Dajana Jeđud works as Java Web Developer & Engagement Lead at ecx.io, part of IBM iX Varaždin, Croatia. She graduated with a Master's degree in Information and software engineering from the University of Zagreb. Dajana started her career at ecx.io in 2017 as a Java Web Developer, she gained experience in software development, project, and team management as well. She is passionate about encouraging more women to take developer roles as well as leadership roles. In her free time, Dajana loves to be with her family and friends, go for a walk with dogs in nature, and also read inspiring articles.
Multi-award winning technologist and previous mentor at the Boeing Coding School, Nathalia lobbies for better access to STEM education in Europe. Named 16th UK "Woman to Watch" by JP Morgan in 2018, this ex-Goldmanite is now part of a mission to revolutionise the insurtech play on specialist cars.
Ivar Grimstad is the Jakarta EE Developer Advocate at Eclipse Foundation. He is a Java Champion and JUG Leader based in Sweden.
Besides advocating the Jakarta EE technologies, Ivar is contributing to the Jakarta EE specifications as well as being the PMC Lead for Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J). He is also one of the specification leads for Jakarta MVC and represents Eclipse Foundation in the JCP Executive Committee.
Carolyn (she/her) is a software engineer and former technical writer based in Berlin, Germany. She’s currently working as a frontend engineer at BRYTER, a no-code decision automation platform.
Out of office, Carolyn is a freelance journalist and writes about the intersections of technology and intimacy for outlets like Future of Sex, Autostraddle, Silicon Allee and elsewhere. You can find her most places on the Internet @carolstran.
Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry) and 3 best-selling video trainings (including Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin). He is a huge Kotlin-fan, too.
I’m Eli (they/them), a Developer Advocate at Anvil! I love making cool and / or weird things, talking about them, and hearing other people talking about the cool and / or weird things they’re making. In particular, I’m passionate about making the tech industry accessible and inclusive, and my favourite thing about tech is that it connects me to other people. I’ve worked in a few different fields, from biotech to telecoms to analog circuit design, and I’m always interested to hear what problems people are solving with code (or with no code!).
In my spare time, I knit, crochet, sew, and protect my small army of houseplants from being eaten by my cat. I also sink a lot of time into video games, and spend far too little sleeping.
Steve is a Quality Analyst who works to build empowered teams, capable of delivering and taking ownership of quality. He has worked on a wide variety of products, from mainframes to microservices and has a particular interest in complex socio-technical systems and how we work with them.
He is passionate about complexity theory, building quality into culture and testing as part of continuous delivery in modern, distributed architectures. Outside of work, Steve enjoys travel and mountains.
A ThoughtWorker for the last nine years, Nazneen is a security consultant for Thoughtworks' entire roster of internal operations. Her experience working in diverse roles, ranging from a developer to a program manager to change lead to a security consultant has empowered her with plethora of techniques to approach any problem with ease. She is an experienced public speaker who has presented at both national and international conferences. She has spent her career presenting to various audiences, from teaching young engineers in college to being a trainer for junior consultants in Thoughtworks.
Alex Soto is a Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat. He is passionate about the Java world, software automation and he believes in the open-source software model. Alex is the co-author of Testing Java Microservices, Quarkus Cookbook, Securing Kubernetes Secrets books (O'Reilly, Manning), and a contributor to several open-source projects. A Java Champion since 2017, he is also an international speaker, radio collaborator and teacher at Salle URL University. You can follow him on Twitter (@alexsotob) to stay tuned to what’s going on in Kubernetes and Java world
Steve Gordon is a Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP and senior engineer based in the UK. He works for Elastic maintaining their .NET client libraries. Steve enjoys sharing his knowledge through his blog, in videos and by presenting talks at user groups and conferences. Steve is excited to be a part of the .NET community and founded .NET South East, a .NET Meetup group based in Brighton. He enjoys contributing to and maintaining OSS projects. You can find Steve online at his blog www.stevejgordon.co.uk and on Twitter as @stevejgordon.
Some years later he also started using the web as a distribution platform for his freeware Formula 1 related Windows software, Formula One Xplorer. APIs weren't a common thing back then, so he made sure small update files were available for download after each Grand Prix weekend.
In 2004 he founded his company double-R web development for building custom websites, webshops, web applications, and apps for small and mid-level clients.
When he is not behind his laptop, he likes to attend conferences (either as an attendee or speaker) or relax on the couch watching TV series and Super Hero movies.
Ekaterina is a data scientist at NVIDIA solving computer vision and video analytics problems by means of AI. Her focus also includes fast deep learning inference on embedded devices. Previously, Ekaterina was a research engineer working on developing deep learning algorithms for medical image analysis and did research on 3D computer vision. Ekaterina received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University in Germany. She has authored several peer-reviewed journal and conference publications on various applications of image-based reconstruction, localization and tracking.
As a part of Rimac Technology for more than 6 years, I have overall responsibility for four products: Battery Management System, In-Vehicle Infotainment, Electrical Control Units, and Digital Services & Connectivity. Besides that, I am responsible for the center of competencies for embedded hardware and embedded software, high-level software, functional safety, cybersecurity, and EE testing. In these efforts, I lead a team of over 240 engineers while delivering products to various customers including OEMs like Aston Martin, Koeniggseg, Pinifarina, and of course Bugatti Rimac.
Hi there, My name is Andrey G. I am a software engineer from London, UK. Primarily, I am a full-stack web developer (think React, Angular, Node.js), but I also have a keen interest in low-level stuff (hello, C) and finance (love-hate relationship with Pandas). Career: Full-stack (web, blockchain, and even a bit of embedded) at software consultancies (DSR, DataArt) -> Headed front-end development at Hazelcast -> Front-end at Bricks (next-gen spreadsheet web app) -> Full-time maintainer of Flipper at Meta (ex-Facebook). Occasionally, I write about tech in my small blog and speak at conferences.
Daniel Strmečki works as Director Digital Platforms at IBM iX, in Varaždin, Croatia. In early 2019, he earned a PhD degree in Information and Communication Sciences on University of Zagreb. In spare time, he writes articles on baeldung.com, one of world’s most popular Java blogs.
Throughout his career, Daniel gained experience in both software development and technical design, as well as project and people management. Most of his technical experience is related to design and development of Java Web Enterprise Applications and Content Management Systems, with strong focus on modularity and reusability. He is experienced in building agile teams and coaching junior developers.
Daniel has an open, ambitious, stubborn and perfectionist personality. He likes sports, modern technology, motivated colleagues and well-defined processes. He values high quality, trust, transparency, and integrity. Passionately drives topics like software craftsmanship, technical architecture, knowledge management, coaching and mentoring.
Sarah Hutchins is a Quality Strategist with over 10 years of experience in the tech industry, and is currently working at AMBOSS. She works with companies on a strategic level to help them identify areas for improvement within Quality and take the first actions towards improving them. Prior to AMBOSS, Sarah worked at ThoughtWorks as a Lead QA Consultant. She’s an avid handstand practitioner.
Tomislav is CTO and partner in Nephos - a company that successfully supports the digital journey of its clients. Before joining Nephos, he worked for Microsoft for ten years, helping organizations of all sizes leverage the power of cloud services. His current focus is the world's leading cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, and GCP), DevOps, AI, and IoT. He spends much of his time transferring knowledge through hackathons, workshops, and lectures for customers around the globe. He is a prominent speaker at numerous conferences, helping individuals and businesses successfully apply the technology.
What to say about this exceptional young person? She is a true Wunderkind! Alex developed an interest for science, programming, physics and chemistry since the early age of 12. Today, at the age of only 19, she already holds a Bachelor degree with distinction from the Technological University Dublin and is widely considered as one of the great generational talents. She was part of various programs at the MIT, CERN and IBM. She has received various honors and accolades and besides studying Molecular Medicine she also speaks regularly about Quantum Computing and Machine Learning at international conferences.
Trainer, consultant and programming architect with focus on Angular. Google Developer Expert (GDE) and Trusted Collaborator in the Angular team who writes for O'Reilly, the German Java Magazine, and windows.developer. Regularly speaks at conferences.
Miro is a contributor and leader for several open source projects and co-leads TypeFox, a company specialized in engineering tools and open source technology. He started to get involved in open source development while researching graph layout algorithms and their application to graphical modeling at Kiel University. Miro has been contributing to open source communities by kickstarting new projects, giving presentations at several events, and giving architectural guidance. Innovation, strategy and community work are at the heart of his interest.
I am Principal Developer Advocate at Salesforce. I love learning, and sharing knowledge, and these days, I am currently focused on helping developers adopting Lightning and LWC.I have 9 Salesforce certifications and was named Salesforce MVP for 3 years. I have also been a coach for RAD women several times, a program to help women learn Salesforce development. I was one of the founders of dreamOlé, the Spanish community led event. I am also the founder of #CampamentoRemoto, a series of virtual talks about Salesforce development in Spanish (born in COVID times).
I am a .NET developer working in Online Solutions. I focus mainly on scalable architectures and performance. I published book about multithreading and asynchronicity, and would like to spread my knowledge, so that everybody can use the right APIs and understand trade-offs.
I'm a SQL Server DBA, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Certified Kubernetes Administrator, and Raspberry Pi tinkerer.
Originally from Swansea, Wales but now based in Dublin, Ireland.
You can find me on Twitter @dbafromthecold and blogging at dbafromthecold.com
Zaid Zaim TEDx Speaker & Mixed Reality Evangelist, is from Syria. He came to Germany eight years ago due to the war in his country.
In 2017 he joined redi-school.org an NGO that supports refugees to get quality tech skills to join the German industry. ReDI School has expanded to four cities: Berlin, Munich, Copenhagen and NRW.
In 2019 Zaid started a Mixed Reality project for cultural heritage preservation. Volunteers from Microsoft supported him
realizing his idea.
Zaid is a Microsoft MVP and Mixed Reality Catalyst at Hololux - he loves Partying in the Metaverse & growing the Tech Community
Dr. Carola Lilienthal is Managing Director of WPS - Workplace Solutions GmbH and has been regularly analysing the future viability of software architectures on behalf of her customers since 2003. In 2015, she summarized her experiences from over a hundred analyses in the book "Langlebige Softwarearchitekturen". In 2017, together with Henning Schwentner, she translated Vaughn Vernon's book "Domain-Driven Design Distilled" into German.
Christoph Menzel komplettiert seit 2011 den Method Park. Er verantwortet und gestaltet dort das Team Mobile Apps & Web Apps. Er berät und unterstützt die Method Park Kunden als Coach und zertifizierter Scrum Master bei der Einführung agiler Entwicklungsmethoden, bei der Testautomatisierung und der Optimierung von Entwicklungsprozessen. Gemeinsam mit den Kunden arbeitet er an der Entwicklung innovativster Softwareprodukten. In interaktiven Hands-on Workshops vermittelt er Lösungsstrategien zu verschiedenen Aspekten der Software-Entwicklung, wie etwa Testautomatisierung, Clean Code und CI/ CD.
I'm a Developer Advocate at Google, currently focused on helping developers with Google Cloud Platform. As a long-time Java and a recent C# developer, I like to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, I worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from Cyprus, I currently live in Greenwich, not too far away from the prime meridian.
Ivan Foro works as a SAP CX/Java Web Developer and most recently as a Technical Architect on one of the projects at IBM iX Varaždin, Croatia.Started my career as a rookie back in 2017 in the current company where I grew both as a developer and as a person over time. I’m always motivated and looking for the next challenging task as that is my primary way of further honing my craft. My free time is usually spent with the family, my dogs and playing video games(Warhammer 2 is my go-to game for relaxing after working day right now).
Alexander works as a Senior Security Consultant at RootSys. In his daily work, he performs security audits including penetration testing and security reviews, holds secure coding workshops, and also gives trainings and provides consulting services for software design and architecture. He has experience several years of experience in designing microservices and desktop or mobile applications and also in writing or migrating them. He received a PhD in Physics from the University of Innsbruck and holds master’s degrees in both Technical Mathematics and Biomedical Informatics.
Software Architect by choice, Engineering Manager by accident, and REBT practitioner by need. Thirteen-plus years in the industry have taught me stuff and I'm willing to share them!
13+ years in the industry have taught me some things and I'm willing to share the details!
Philipp lives to demo interesting technology. Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for over ten years, Philipp is now a developer advocate and community team lead in EMEA at Elastic — the company behind the Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. Based in Vienna, Austria, he is constantly traveling Europe and beyond to speak and discuss open source software, search, databases, infrastructure, and security.
Experienced engineering leader with a strong interest in distributed, highly-scalable and cloud-based systems.
Currently at Contino as VP of Engineering where he oversees a team of 150+ highly talented, intelligent and thought-provoking technical engineers from a range of disciplines and backgrounds.
Worked for years in Technical Leadership roles, focused on infrastructure management and Cloud on the 3 major public cloud providers.
Regular speaker at conferences and meetups.
Federico holds an MSc in Software Engineering from City University London
Tonima Afroze is an Experienced Engineer working with data infrastructure at Spotify. She has previously developed software for medical companies, real-time credit risk assessments and fraud detection at a fintech company and built methods to detect bias in ML models in the same. Interests include building high quality software and using tech for good. She holds MScs in Medical Engineering and Software Engineering from KTH Sweden and the University of Oxford.
I am a hobby webyist turned professional, with a background in robotics. I switched fields about 4 years ago and worked my way up to dev lead.
As a husband and father of four, I do enjoy working from home and having more time with my family.
If I find any spare time, I love to help out in the svelte community.
I'm a passionate and experienced software architect from Milan, Italy.
I've been working as a software engineer and architect for almost ten years in product and consultancy companies, taking the best from both worlds.
I'm currently working as a Senior Software Architect in NearForm while contributing to many open-source projects in different languages (TypeScript, Haskell, Golang), writing books and technical articles.
Niels Tanis has got a background in .NET development, pentesting and security consultancy. He also holds the CSSLP certification and has been involved in breaking, defending and building secure applications. He joined Veracode in 2015 and right now he works as a security researcher on a variant of languages and technologies related to Veracode’s Binary Static Analysis service. He is married, father of two and lives in a small village just outside Amersfoort, The Netherlands.
Yet another developer, love free software, developer since 2000, Gopher since 2010, work on many different projects in Go, web apps, databases (bitmap storage) file types (implemented a parquet file reader writer in Go) Parsers, and many others.
I love board games (be warned: never talk with me about them, unless you have enough time)
Hey! 👋 I'm Sebastián Ramírez (tiangolo), the creator of FastAPI, Typer, SQLModel, and other open source tools, mainly using Python.I'm currently a Staff Software Engineer at Forethought while also helping other companies as an external consultant. 🤓
Jan is the Head of Artificial Intelligence at CARIAD SE, the central software development company of Volkswagen Group. His team aims to push the boundaries of the software-enabled car of the future with the help of Machine Learning. Jan is passionate about advancing the automotive industry through Machine Learning and sharing his knowledge in the fields of Project Management and AI. He is a top contributor to the “Towards Data Science” Publication on Medium and enjoys supporting the team around Deep Learning Luminary Andrew Ng.
Arto works as a Lead Engineer at Smartly.io in team Stonks. He and his team is responsible of syncing marketing data from Facebook, handling around 40k API requests per minute. Before joining Smartly, Arto worked as a consultant mostly around AWS Serverless technologies. He built his first website in 1997.
Laura is a software developer, advocate, and mentor. Thanks to her community contribution she has been recognized as a Google Developer Expert and a Woman Techmakers Ambassador, as a mentor she helped startups participating in accelerator programs like Google Launchpad and the World Food Programme by the UN. Currently, she is a web developer advocate for Samsung Internet at Samsung Research Institute UK where the team contributes to open source projects, builds demos and participates in conferences getting the word out about advanced web features.
Johannes Haux is Co-Founder and COO of Sysmagine. Studying at Heidelberg University he majored with a master’s degree in Physics, that focused on applying deep learning to computer vision. Now, together with his team, he sets out to improve everyone's code review experience with mergeboard.com.
I am a catalyst for empowered product teams that mind their products. I've been working with many teams throughout my career as an Agile coach, helping them improve their team efficiency, dynamics, and outcome. At the moment, I'm building a Product Coach team that will inspire and help METRO.digital become a true product organization. My secret superpower is to help our teams identify the problems they need to focus on to maximize their outcome and build products that customers love.
Julia is a Senior Frontend Developer with almost 10 years of experience.
For the last 5 years, she has been working at the digital agency Bitgrip GmbH in Berlin creating an extraordinary digital experience for international customers. She loves clean code and for sure turns screen designs into the most beautiful and as well accessible UI components (HTML, CSS, JS) you have ever seen. Her passion is creating component libraries with atomic design and ensuring stability and quality through automated tests.
When not coding you will find her on a hike with her dogs.
I studied computer science and specialized in software engineering during my studies. After my bachelor's degree, I started working for Capgemini in 2019.At the beginning I worked as a Java developer and now as a developer in a Mulesoft project with focus on integration architecture.
As a Developer Advocate in the field of Event-Driven Architecture (EDA), Tamimi enjoys educating other people and developers about real-time development and EDA. He also flourishes at exploring innovative ways of integrating Solace technologies with emerging tools, technologies and techniques. Tamimi has an important role in the Developer Relations team at Solace by taking part in virtual events for individual developers and partners alike, frequently presenting or facilitating tutorials and hands-on workshops.
Márton is a Google Developer Expert(GDE) on Cloud, senior software architect at REEA.net . A romanian hero on StackOverflow with 190k reputation points. He led the implementation of complex and distributed systems serving millions of users for companies like FreeLogoServices, LogoMix, WaterSmart, Ausschreibungsdienste and many more. Active contributor for open-source solutions like Beanstalkd console, and Riak admin interface. Expert in databases and systems like Google BigQuery, Elasticsearch, Redis.Full speaker bio: https://kodokmarton.com/speaker/
Roy is an entrepreneur, speaker and author from The Netherlands and, in his own words, 'wants to make the world a better place through tech'. He has been giving talks and trainings to developers worldwide on technologies like GraphQL, React and TypeScript. Most recently he wrote the book Fullstack GraphQL.
Tal is a Web development director in Nielsen where he is also the organizer of the "Big web theory" meetup group, editor and writer of the Nielsen Tel Aviv tech blog and a champion of design best practices, functional programming, and clean code.
Tal is trying to combine his passion for technology and methodology to create happy effective teams that deliver great results.
In his spare time, Tal listens to many podcasts and will happily talk about them.
Developer Advocate with 15+ years experience consulting for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector). Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies, but with focused interests like Rich Internet Applications, Testing, CI/CD and DevOps. Currently working for Hazelcast. Also double as a trainer and triples as a book author.
Ben is a second career developer who previously spent a decade in the fields of adult education, community organizing, and non-profit management. He works as a lead developer relations engineer at New Relic by day and is building hirethePIVOT, a reverse job board for career changers, at night. He writes regularly on the intersection of community development and tech. Originally from Southern California and a long-time resident of New York City, Ben now resides near Tel Aviv.
As a Senior Strategist at KfW Stephanie makes impact count. As Product Owner she guides the Dev team of KfW’s “Sustainable Finace project” to make sure that the vision becomes reality. She has over a decade of experience in banking and the interface of business and IT.
Mary is a Java Champion and a passionate Senior Developer Advocate at DataStax, a leading data management company that champions Open Source software and specializes in Big Data, DB-as-a-service, Streaming, and Cloud-Native systems. She spent 3.5 years as a very effective advocate at IBM, focusing on Java, Jakarta EE, OpenJ9, Open Source, Cloud, and Distributed Systems. She transitioned from Unix/C to Java around 2000 and has never looked back since then. She is an active tech community builder outside of her day job, and currently the President of the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG).
Stefan Baumgartner is a software architect working at Dynatrace. He is the author of “TypeScript in 50 Lessons”, published by Smashing Magazine. He organizes ScriptConf, TSConf:EU, DevOne and Rust Linz, and co-hosts the German-language Working Draft podcast. Stefan enjoys Italian food, Belgian beer and British vinyl records.
Keren is a full-stack developer at Torii, who has been working as a software engineer for more than a decade.
She has a M.Sc. in Computer Science and loves React and learning new technologies. Keren volunteers as a program manager at Baot, a community that helps women in tech in their professional growth. She is also a tech community manager and co-organizes meetups. In her not-so-spare time, she studies psychology. Her hobbies include drawing, photography, and singing.
I have graduated computer science, with Masters in the field of Software Engineering at the Technical Faculty of the University of Rijeka in 2016. I joined Rimac Automobili as an IVI Applications Engineer in 2016, few months after graduating. For the next 3 years I am participating in the application development for In-vehicle infotainment systems, both for Rimac and other OEM IVI projects. In 2019, I became a Team Lead of the Infotainment Apps team, while in the second half of 2020, I started leading software department in the role of Software Development Manager, which I am currently in.
Dominik Kress is the Product Owner of the STACKIT Cloud Foundry, the Platform-as-a-Service offer of the new Cloud from the Schwarz Group, the parent company behind Lidl and Kaufland. Before becoming a Product Owner, Dominik worked as a cross-functional devops developer on „the other side of the cloud“ as well and helped migrate the Lidl Online Shop into cloud infrastructure. He loves cloud technology, all ideas around processes improving developers lives, good discussions, electric guitars (but can’t play them well) and football
Software Engineer living and working in Serbia. Tech Lead in Badin Soft with experience working on React and React Native apps. Loves teaching and mentoring, and considers it a work of heart. Supporting women who code and inspiring girls in their path to become successful developers
Stefania Chaplin’s experience within Cybersecurity, DevSecOps and OSS governance means she's helped countless organisations understand and implement security throughout their SDLC. As a python developer at heart, Stefania is always optimising and improving efficiency wherever she goes by scripting & automating processes and creating integrations. Stefania is passionate about DevSecOps and cybersecurity, having spoken at many conferences including; RSA Conference, ADDO, OWASP, JavaZone, Women in DevOps etc. She is also an active member of OWASP DevSlop, hosting their technical shows.
Dev advocate @ Lightrun, cofounder @ Codename One, OSS hacker, speaker, author, blogger, Java rockstar and more. ex-Sun/Oracle guy with 30 years of professional development experience. Shai built virtual machines, development tools, mobile phone environments, banking systems, startup/enterprise backends, user interfaces, development frameworks and much more.Shai speaks at conferences all over the world and shared the stage with luminaries such as James Gossling (father of Java). Shai is an award winning highly rated speaker with a knack for engaging the audience and deep technical chops.
Andrew has an incisive security engineering ethos gained building and destroying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and operations, he is at his happiest profiling and securing every tier of a cloud native system, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise and government. He is CEO at https://control-plane.io
Martin Gluhak works as a Java Web Developer at IBM iX in Varaždin, Croatia. He graduated with a Master's degree in computer science from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Martin currently works on an eCommerce project using Java and Adobe technologies. His other technical interests include machine learning, algorithms and data structures. In his free time, Martin enjoys playing board games and spending time with his family and friends.
Martin Fürstenau is a Lead Developer of one Product Team of the DKB Code Factory. He has 14 years of experience in Software Engineering, Software Architecture and IT Management. Interested in building bridges between the worlds of tech & business in order to gain better mutual understanding, improve collaboration and build trust.
Gerrit joined Accenture 2016 as a dual student to graduate in the field of business engineering with a high focus on software development in late 2019, which was also his entry-ticket for a Fullstack developer at Accenture. Since then, his hate against the mindset of “but it works” grew, making him want to learn more about producing readable, understandable code, which is well-tested and fulfills more than “just working”.
Toju is a Responsible AI Programme Manager at Google, with over 16 years experience spanning across Advertising, Retail, Not-For Profits and Tech. She designs Responsible AI programmes focused on the development and implementation of Responsible AI frameworks amongst Google’s product areas, with a focus on Large Language Models, Natural Language Processing, and Multimodal models. Toju is also the Ambassador for Women in AI UK and the founder of VIBE - a women's community focused on personal and professional development using the underlying principles of emotional intelligence.
“Moving directly from teacher to Product Management, Alex pioneered the field of innovation as she pushed edgy thoughts to become prototypes at Axel Springer Ideas Engineering. Over her 4 years in the corporate ripped jeans, Alex’s performance as the Phanatic Idea Spawn carried Ideas Engineering’s innovation track to the next level. Leveraging the unique lessons she learned in Silicon Valley – literally! – Alex made a (nearly) seamless transition to the world of the Axel Springer Ideation Council. Since starting the Axel Springer Ideation Council in the late Corona summer of 2020, she has supported several colleagues throughout the process to get from idea to product and this journey is still ongoing. With the power of fun, Alex shares her “phantastic” story. Learn how Alex’s time as the Ideation Council Lead led her to realize that fun’s transformative effects are the key to having more ideas and more motivation than ever before.” Let's get in touch!
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WeAreDevelopers World Congress takes place at the state-of-the art convention center CityCube Berlin, located at Messedamm 26, 14055 Berlin, Germany.
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