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Mike Hines

Mike Hines is a Developer Evangelist at Amazon in Seattle, Washington. Mike comes to Amazon after four startups in Financial Services and Software (two of which are still operating) and 13 years at Microsoft. At Amazon, Mike helped launch the Kindle More

Alexey Bokov

Windows Azure Evangelist
Microsoft Corp
Alexey Bokov is cloud computing expert, works as Windows Azure evangelist for CEE in Microsoft. He's actively communicate with partners and IT community, frequently speak on cloud computing events as well as work with startups as technology mentor. In More

Franz-Josef Villmer

OWL University of Applied Aciences
Franz-Josef Villmer is a professor of Product Development, Innovation Management and Rapid Technologies at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. After studying Mechanical Engineering and obtaining his doctorate at Clausthal University More

Adrian Rapan

Developer in Test
Adrian Rapan (@adyon2004) is a freelancer with over 9 years of experience in the software industry. Some of his favourite research areas include exploratory testing assisted by tools and modelling system behaviours. He spent most of his testing career More

Bram Bronneberg

Management Consultant
Bram is a Management Consultant in Testing & Quality Management who loves to help clients with their quality challenges. He specialises in Agile Application Lifecycle Management on an enterprise scale and in Product Risk Analyses in conjunction with Testing More

Max Firtman

mobile+web developer
Max Firtman (@firt) is a mobile + web developer, trainer, speaker, and writer. He has written many books, including Programming the Mobile Web and High Performance Mobile Web published by O’Reilly Media. He is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide More

Andrei Costescu

Founder & CEO
Andrei Costescu is the Founder and CEO at mReady, one of the leading mobile development companies in Romania. Andrei is an entrepreneur with more than 8 years of experience in building IT services for both corporate clients and SMBs. Because at mReady More

Gabriel Sora

Head of Digital
Saatchi & Saatchi Romania
Gabriel Sora starts his career in technology marketing 1999 in Connex, later Vodafone Romania, occupying different roles within Marketing Department all related with mobile services VAS, SMS, mobile internet and mobile portals. In 2009 he starts his activity More

Wenhui Lu

Technology Wizard
Wenhui Lu has 12 years’ experience in software development on mobile devices. He has been working in different roles in Nokia for various projects ranging from product development to research oriented. Currently working as a Technology Wizard, Wenhui More

Wojciech Nowanski

Developer Relations Manager
Wojciech’s role is to support developers, publishers, media companies in creating applications and games for Windows Phone and new Nokia X family smartphones. His mission is making developers successful in turning applications development into successful More

Joseph Carson

Chief Security Scientist
Joseph Carson is a cyber security professional and ethical hacker with more than 25 years’ experience in enterprise security specializing in blockchain, endpoint security, network security, application security & virtualization, access controls More

Bogdan Alecu

Independent Security Researcher
Bogdan Alecu (@msecnet) works as a System Administrator for an IT services company and, during his free time, he is an Independent Security Researcher. He received his BSc in Business Information Systems from the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi. More

Adrian Furtuna

Security Consultant
KPMG Romania
Adrian Furtuna is a Security Consultant at KPMG Romania, where he leads the penetration testing team in verifying the security of web applications, mobile applications and network infrastructures. As he often encounters interesting security problems, More

Emil Ivov

Project Lead
Emil Ivov is the founder of the Jitsi project and current project lead for the jitsi.org community. He obtained his Ph.D. in computer science in 2008, at the University of Strasbourg and has been concentrating on Jitsi related activities ever since. Emil More

Doina Cosovan

Malware Researcher
Doina Cosovan received a Bachelor's and Master's degree at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Faculty of Computer Science. Here, she is currently pursuing a PhD in using meta-heuristics techniques for correlating web-based threats. Passionate More

Nigel Runnels-Moss

Agile Coach and Software Craftsman
Agile Environment
Nigel Runnels-Moss is a seasoned software craftsman with 25 years of experience in the software industry, and co-founder of Agile-Environment. He has a passionate interest in behaviour, methodology, social dynamics and organisational change. Nigel runs More

Samantha Hosea

ux researcher/CustDev Coach
Samantha Hosea (http://www.graspe.nl @Samantha_Hosea) I want to facilitate you in making the choices that fit best with you, your product and your end user. I do this by involving your end user in ways you never thought possible. By doing that, you More

Flavius Stef

Agile-Lean Coach and Trainer
Mozaic Works
Flavius calls himself a change catalyst. He started as a web developer, then co-founded a startup in Romania, where he still advises. For the last three years he has been an agile-lean coach and trainer. In this role, Flavius helps teams improve their More

Simona Bonghez

Colors in Projects
Simona Bonghez, Ph.D.- Author and speaker, Owner of Colors in Projects. Although she has an IT background, Simona’s professional path moved slowly towards training and consultancy. She has over 20 years’ experience in delivering training and consulting More

Raul Liive

Beta Program Manager
Microsoft, Skype Division
Raul Liive is a Beta Program Manager in Microsoft, Skype Division. Raul has an experience of more than seven years on different fields of software testing and development from Skype. Raul was one of the first Scrum Masters in Skype when Skype adopted More

Ioan Vintoiu

Development Director
Electronic Arts
My name is Ioan and I am the happy father of Carol (6 years) and Rares (10 months), my two wonderful boys of which I am very proud and which give energy and force for everything I do. I started my professional career as a programmer – I still consider More

Ana-Maria Dogaru

Vice-president Education & Certification
Project Management Institute Romania Chapter
Ana-Maria Dogaru is a happy professional in project management, despite of her fair share of failed projects. Since she believes that you cannot be a true professional in project management, without failure, she is not afraid to admit that. She is More

Andrus Kivisaar

Board member
Estonian Project Management Association
Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Project Management Association, an organization that gathers project managers and promotes the project management in Estonia by cooperating with universities and big companies. More

Michael Heinrichs

Senior Software Engineer
Michael works in Barclays on a low latency trading system implemented mostly in Java. Before that, he was responsible for performance optimizations in JavaFX Mobile at Sun Microsystems and later became the technical lead of the JavaFX core components More

Alexandru Lapusan

CEO & Founding Partner
Alex is the CEO & founding partner of Zitec.com, one of Romania's important software development companies, also developing own products and acting as investor in several US and Romanian startups. More

Nils Wloka

Principal Agile Consultant
codecentric AG
Nils has been involved with software development for the better part of the last 15 years. Coming from a technical background, he nowadays accompanies organizations, teams and individuals on their journey to a more effective way of solving problems More

Matei Puiu

Head of Delivery
InCrys Computers
I'm a people person, who likes to work with enthusiast people around him, in cutting edge projects or methods. I worked in Software Development and Service Delivery for 10 years, starting as a Developer who was very organized and becoming a Release More

Costin Leau

Costin Leau is an engineer at Elasticsearch, currently working with NoSQL and Big Data technologies. An open-source veteran, Costin led various Spring projects (Spring OSGi, GemFire, Redis, Hadoop) and authored an OSGi spec. Speaker at various editions More

Robert Munteanu

Senior Computer Engineer
Adobe Systems Inc
Robert Munteanu is a software developer with a passion for Open Source. He works as a senior computer scientist on the Adobe Experience Manager, part of the Adobe Marketing Cloud. A frequent Open Source contributor, he focuses his efforts on projects More

Kostyantyn Khrushchelov

OSS strategy consultant
Microsoft Corp
Kostyantyn Khrushchelov has 13 years experience in IT . Until 2008 he was working at the leading Ukrainian system integrator Incom, then he was Server & Tools Business Group Lead at Microsoft Ukraine for 4 years. Now Kostyantyn is working as consultant More

Ioan Eugen Stan

Ioan Eugen Stan PFA
Ioan Eugen Stan is passionate about IT and free software. Currently he works as a technology consultant and is involved in various communities and open source projects, such as Apache Software Foundation, Bucharest JUG, Debian Project. His current focus More