Welcome our Speakers

WeAreDevelopers World Congress is honored to host a top-notch lineup of speakers who are at the forefront of technology and innovation.

Each year, we are privileged to bring together visionary thinkers, industry leaders, and innovative developers who are not just shaping the future of technology, but redefining it.

Please welcome the first batch of confirmed speakers, and stay tuned as we continue to unveil more exceptional talents joining our lineup.

Prashanth Chandrasekar
CEO of Stack Overflow
Scott Hanselman
VP of Developer Community at Microsoft
Thomas Dohmke
CEO, GitHub
Demetris Cheatham
Chief of Staff for the CEO of GitHub
Rajeev Rajan
CTO at Atlassian
Jonas Andrulis
Founder & CEO of Aleph Alpha
David Heinemeier Hansson
Creator of Ruby on Rails, Co-owner & CTO of 37signals
Martin Wezowski
Chief Futurist at SAP
Denis Yarats
Co-founder and CTO of Perplexity
Douglas Crockford
Inventor of JSON, JavaScript Author
Sue Quackenbush
Chief People Officer at Dynatrace
Juergen Mueller
Chief Technology Officer at SAP
Marco Landi
Former President & COO of Apple
Eric Demuth
CEO and co-founder of Bitpanda
Daniel Buchner
Head of Decentralized Identity at TBD
Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau
Special Envoy, Techleap
Jan Goetz
CEO and Co-founder of IQM Quantum Computers
Scott Chacon
Co-founder of GitHub | CEO at GitButler
Kris Rasmussen
CTO at Figma
Tobias Regenfuss
Senior Managing Director at Accenture
David Simas
MD Emerson Collective, Fmr. CEO of Obama Foundation & White House Political Director
Noga Mann
Engineering Manager at Figma
John Woods
CTO at Algorand Foundation
Chris Wysopal
CTO & Co-founder at Veracode
Peter Bosch
John Romero
Award-winning Game Creator | Father of FPS | DOOM, Quake, Wolfenstein
Ankit Patel
Senior Director & Product Leader at NVIDIA
Brenda Romero
Award-winning Game Designer
Rosanne Kincaid-Smith
Group Chief Operating Officer at Northern Data Group
Maezza Romero
Community Manager at Romero Games
Asrar Khan
Developer Marketing Lead at Google
Katrin Lehmann
CIO of Mercedes-Benz
Silke Eggert
Head of Lean Portfolio Management & Transformation, Vodafone

Abdel Sghiouar
Cloud Developer Advocate, Google
Ulrich Irnich
Chief Information Officer at Vodafone Germany
Ray Eitel-Porter
Former Global Responsible AI Lead at Accenture
Mike Brock
CEO of TBD, part of Block
Alex Soto
Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat
Mike Butcher
Editor-at-large at TechCrunch
Stephan Gillich
Head of EMEA AI Center of Excellence at Intel
Gleb Polyakov
Co-Founder & CEO of Nylas
Nina Levchuk
EMEA CSS Cluster Lead at Google, co-founder of Impact Force
Laura Moritz
Tech Manager at Globant
Dan Tao
Head of Engineering for DevOps at Atlassian
Helmut Reisinger
CEO for EMEA and LATAM, Palo Alto Networks
Madona Wambua
CTO & Founder of Jibu Labs
Christian Wiebus
Senior Director for New Business and Innovation at NXP Semiconductors
Sandra Ahlgrimm
Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft
Ash Arnwine
Director of Developer Relations at Nylas
Angie Jones
Global VP of Developer Relations at TBD
Wei Hu
Senior VP of Research and Development at Oracle
Gift Egwuenu
Developer Advocate at Cloudflare
Carlos Sanchez
Principal Scientist at Adobe
Luca Mezzalira
Principal Solutions Architect at AWS | O'Reilly Author | Ex-VP at DAZN
Francesco Ciulla
Developer Advocate at daily.dev | Docker Captain
Michael Hunger
Head of Product Innovation at Neo4j
Arno Schödl
Founder & CTO at think-cell
Matthias Henze
CEO & Founder of Jimdo
Alan Southall
Senior Vice President of Software Transformation at Infineon Technologies
Shilpa Airi
Principal Product Manager at Jira
Eric Steinberger
Co-founder & CEO at Magic.dev
Anna J. McDougall
Director of Engineering | TEDx Speaker | Author of “You Belong in Tech” | Google Women Techmakers Ambassador
Hendrik Ebbers
Board of Directors Eclipse Foundation | CEO of OpenElements
Hannes Preishuber
CEO ppedv AG
Mabrouk Mahdhi
Senior Technical Consultant for eBiz Consulting GmbH
Elena de Kan
Director for Workplace Design and Consulting at Steelcase
Alex Birke
Business Agility Coach at Accenture
Ignacio Riesgo
Developer Marketing & Strategy, Global at Red Hat
Markus Hacker
Senior Regional Director Enterprise, D-A-CH at NVIDIA
Vicktoria Klich
Co-Founder & Partner at w3.fund
Dr. Christian Ertler
Co-Head of Technology Partnerships at ParityQC Germany
Laura Möller
Director at K.I.E.Z.
Maxim Salnikov
Developer Productivity Lead at Microsoft
Christian Heilmann
VP Developer Relations at WeAreDevelopers
Karin Janina Schweizer
Director Digital & Application Innovation at Microsoft
Kai Müller
Founder and CEO at Experience One
Sebastian Luxem
Chief Technology Officer at Experience One
Dmitry Lyalin
Group Product Manager, Google
Matic Petrič
Quantum Computing Researcher at Fraunhofer FOKUS
Raphael Seidel
Senior Researcher at Fraunhofer FOKUS
Daniel Archer
Senior PHP Developer at Three Ireland
Peter Friese
Developer Advocate, Firebase
Martina Kraus
Google Developer Expert Angular at Kraus Consulting IT
Alexandra Waldherr
ML & Quantum Computing Enthusiast
Maxim Romain
Co-founder & COO of Tier-Dott
Alayshia Knighten
Customer Architect at Pulumi
Linda Stauffenberg
Managing Director at Experience One AG
Evan Lezar
Senior Systems Software Engineer at NVIDIA
Adam Larter
Chief Technology Officer at Affinidi
Christian Kelly
Strategy Managing Director - Software & Platforms at Accenture
Kathrin Schwan
Lead Data & AI Network, Accenture DACH
Manfred Steyer
Trainer & Consultant at ANGULARarchitects.io; GDE; Microsoft MVP
Rustam Mehmandarov
Chief Engineer at Computas
Volker Zöpfel
Head of One Developer Journey at Schwarz IT
Duan Lightfoot
Sr. Cloud Networking Developer Advocate at AWS
Zaid Zaim
Spatial Computing Expert | Microsoft MVP
Maxim Fateev
CTO & Cofounder at Temporal Technologies
Amira Gutmann-Trieb
Cluster Manager ICT, Media and Creative Industries Berlin Partner for Business and Technology
SKi Sankhe aka SKi
Senior Solutions Architect, GitHub
Michael Aronzon
Head of Engineering at Miro
Prof. Dr. Florian Neukart
Member of the Board of Management at Terra Quantum AG
Alex Timashov
ML Engineer at Meta
Daniel Abbou
Björn Bringmann
Managing Director | Lead AI Institute at Deloitte
Johanna Pirker
Professor at LMU Munich
Cassandra Faris
Product Strategy Technologist at Veeam Software
Emma Britnor
Senior Software Engineer at Bloomberg | Ex Twitter
Alexej Sommer
Lead Software Engineer at Capgemini
Kevin Klues
Distinguished Engineer at NVIDIA
Irina Gontcharova
Director Azure Sales at Microsoft
Daniel Schniepp
Senior Staff Engineer at Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG
Alejandro Saucedo
Director of Engineering, Science & Product at Zalando SE
Anto Lepejian
Engineering Manager at Canva
Stefan Menschner
Business Unit Lead Application Development at FInanz Informatik
Alexander Wallner
Head of Germany and CEO Central Europe at Salesforce
Arthur Breitman
Co-Founder of Tezos
Adora Nwodo
Senior Platform Engineer & Published Author
Lukas Durovsky
Staff Software Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific
Mina Saidze
AI Expert, Author FairTech & Founder
José Enrique Calderón Sanz
Lead Software Engineer at JP Morgan Chase
Eberhard Wolff
Head of Architecture at SWAGLab
Darrel Idiagbor
Software Engineer at Elli
Carsten Wendt
Head of Financial Innovation und Digital Solution at Finanz Informatik
Daniel Raniz Raneland
Software Engineering Consultant at factor10
Antoine Minoux
Principal Product Designer at Yelp
Dr. Alexander Glätzle
Co-Founder and CEO at planqc
Stefan Nagel
Managing Partner at Round2 Capital
Zan Markan
Senior Customer Experience Engineer at Ditto
Stephen Chin
VP of Developer Relations at Neo4j
Per Krogslund
Director at Docker
Timo Salm
Senior Lead Tanzu DevX Solution Engineer - EMEA, Tanzu by Broadcom
Hadi Hariri
VP of Developer Advocacy and Head of Open Source at JetBrains
Georg Dresler
Principal Software Developer & Architect at Ray Sono
Ali Yazdani
Principal Security Engineer at Payrails
Dennis Schmidt
Team Lead Application Development at Finanz Informatik
Alexander Günsche
Senior Solutions Architect at AWS
Andrew Wafaa
Senior Director Software Communities at ARM
Matthias Niehoff
Head of Data at codecentric
Malcolm Myers
Founder & CEO at European Internet Ventures
Ed Marquez
Head of Developer Relations for Hedera
Johannes Bergsmann
CEO of Software Quality Lab
Ramona Schwering
Developer Advocate at Auth0 by Okta
Jim Allen
CTO at MeisterLabs
Hendrik Lösch
Management Consultant at ZEISS Digital Innovation
Andrew Howden
Principal Engineer at Delivery Hero
Daniela Gerd tom Markotten
Board Member for Digitalisation & Technology at Deutsche Bahn
Faris Haddad
Global Technical Strategy lead in Consulting Centre of Excellence at AWS
Christian Wiegand
Deputy General Manager, NIO Germany
Thomas Bachem
Founder & Chancellor of CODE University of Applied Sciences
Ines Akrap
Solutions Engineers at Storyblok
Nica Huestegge
Vice President, member of the management team and Head of Digital Customer Experience at Capgemini
Dieter Flick
Data Architect at DataStax
Steve Upton
Principal QA Consultant at Thoughtworks
Ilya Kaznacheev
Lead Cloud and Applications Architect at Capgemini
Stefan Schmitt
Gaming Lead EMEA at Blockdaemon
Niels Tanis
Sr. Principal Security Researcher at Veracode | Microsoft MVP
Mahir Isikli
President at START Berlin
Ayesha Kaleem
Software Engineer with a DevOps mindset
Michel de Ru
Head of Solution Engineering EMEA at DataStax
Kevin Dubois
Principal Developer Advocate at Red Hat
Lucille Tachet
Engineering Manager at Canva
Vera Futorjanski
Entrepreneur, Investor, Executive Advisor, Board Member, International Keynote Speaker and Moderator
Daniel Savenkov
Senior ML Engineer at JetBrains
Arjan Tijms
Director OmniFish
Jens Happe
Head of Software Engineering at Chrono24 | Founder at Sparkteams
Reinhard Kugler
SBA Research MATRIS Applied Research Consulting
Elmar Jürgens
Founder of CQSE GmbH
Max Kless
Senior Software Engineer at Nx
Madalena Costa
Product Designer at Glanceable
Hannah Olukoye
Google Developer Expert - Android
Joao Camarate
CTO, Angel Investor, Startup Mentor
Mario Bodemann
Developer Relations Evangelist at Deutsche Telekom
Francesco Novy
Senior Software Engineer at Sentry
Oliver Seitz
Associate Manager at Accenture
Nadeen Hussein
Backend Developer at BlackRock
Markus Over
Frontend Developer at DeepL
Ozan Sazak
Software Engineer at Edge Delta
Marcel Bagemihl
Principal Software Engineer at Novatec
Soroosh Khodami
Software Engineer at Code Nomads
Loïc Carbonne
Head of Ecommerce Division at Theodo
David Whitney
Converting rum into code
Jonas Scholten
Backend Developer at idealo internet GmbH
Oleg Nenashev
Community Builder at WireMock, CNCF/CDF Ambassador, Jenkins maintainer
Alex Ischenko
VP Engineering at Elopage
Pierluigi Meloni
Co-Founder & Co-CEO Utterskills
Björn Taubert
Software Performance Engineering Manager EMEA at Intel
Artem Volk
Publishing Platform Team Lead
Artem Manchenkov
Software Engineer at Microsoft
Kay Grebenstein
ZEISS Industrial Quality Solutions, Testmanager / Agile QA Coach
Álvaro Durán
Senior Software Engineer at Kiwi.com
Miriam Becker
Senior UX/UI Consultant at Novatec
Omid Givehchi
CTO at Susteco - A Bosch Company
Mrinalini Sugosh
Developer Relations Manager at CKSource
Christian Wermke
Journalist, Community Manager & Digital Artist