Topconf Tallinn 2015


Speakers at
Topconf Tallinn 2015:

Oskar Levander

VP Innovation, E&T, Marine
Oskar Levander joined Rolls-Royce in 2012 as VP Innovation, Engineering&Technology, Marine. Before this, he has worked most of his career in Wärtsilä where he held various roles, such as Director, Concept Design, Marine Lifecycle Solutions. He graduated More

Fahim Kawsar

Director, Internet of Things Research
Bell Labs
Dr. Fahim Kawsar leads the Internet of Things research at Bell Labs. His current research explores how wireless network can be used as a platform to model human behavior and to design future connected services. He borrows tenets from Social Psychology, More

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

Jessica Rose

Developer Relations
Jessica Rose is a self taught programmer and technical author obsessed with equal access to technical education. She's founded Open Code, co-founded Trans*Code and is always interested in hearing about new projects. American born and based in England, More

Mark Smalley

The IT Paradigmologist
ASL BiSL Foundation
Mark Smalley is an IT Management Consultant at Smalley. IT and is specialized in application management and business information management. He is affiliated with the non-profit ASL BiSL Foundation, APMG International, GamingWorks and Pink Elephant. Mark More

Matthew Revell

Director of Developer Advocacy
Matthew has been in the open source world since the early 2000s and has been working professionally with developer communities for the past ten years. Today he runs developer relations in EMEA for Couchbase, previously did the same for Basho and before More

Kristjan Otsmann

Selge Pilt
As the Founder and Managing Partner of the Selge Pilt Ltd, Kristjan has focused exclusively on productivity-related training and consultancy since 2005, during which time over 700 events have been conducted in team and personal productivity skills and More

Alek Kozlov

Service Designer and coach
United Skills
I am business consultant and coach helping my clients to succeed with their innovative products. To achieve that I bring my experience and understanding of the market(ing), customer's needs, technologies and practical know-how. As an agile coach I More

Kristjan Kangur

Development Manager
In my business life (since 1995 – so 20 years by now) I have been working as a project manager, mid-level manager as well as top level manager of various companies in IT, New media a and Telco sectors. Last year joined the banking sector, but am still More

Jarno Vähäniitty

Co-founder of Agilefant Ltd.
Agilefant Ltd.
Studying and implementing agile methods and tools in tens of companies since the early 2000s, Jarno is one of Finland's leading experts on agile and traditional development methodologies and tools. He has a Ph.D. from Aalto University where he spent 14 More

Phil Nash

Developer Evangelist
Phil is a developer evangelist for Twilio serving developer communities in London and all over Europe. He is a lover of all things front end, a Ruby developer and, more recently, an amateur brewer. APIs old and new, browsers and REST, fuel his passion More

Etiene Dalcol

ENSTA Bretagne & PUC-Rio
Etiene is a Software Engineering student from Brazil currently in exchange in France through a scholarship. She is the lead developer of Sailor, an MVC web framework written in Lua and the founder of Lua Ladies, an initiative to bring more women to programming More

Aurelio De Rosa

Lead developer
Digital Detox
I\'m a (full-stack) web developer with more than 5 years\' experience programming for the web using HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, and PHP. I\'m an expert of JavaScript and HTML5 APIs but my interests include web security, accessibility, performance, and More

Marcel Kalveram

Web Developer
I'm an enthusiastic web developer with specific interest in front-end technologies. I'me passionate about CSS, JS and all the paradigms and frameworks that have evolved around them. I've been actively developing web applications for about 8 years, but More

Stefan Baumgartner

Web Developer
Stefan created his first website back in 1997, and has since been working on different projects for clients like Nintendo, Square Enix, Swarovski and adidas. Currently he works at Ruxit, making the web a faster place. His passions are the web, web standards More

Daniel Khan

Technology Strategist
Daniel has over 15 years experience as full stack developer, architect and technical lead in the field of web engineering proving his strong problem solving skills in hundreds of projects. He is passionate about constant learning, using new technologies More

Martin Splitt

Bit Wizard
Martin is a software developer and a human. He\\\'s pretty good at computering and pretty good at humaning, so he decided to use his computering to improve his and other\\\'s humaning. He loves the web and open source and contributes to keeping More

Georgiy Mogelashvili

Team Lead
Georgiy is a passionate software developer with 10+ years of experience in various types of areas such as government, large business, non-profit organisations and startups. Today Georgiy is working at, world's #1 accommodation website, as More

Simon Tennant

Simon Tennant leads the team reinventing messaging in Berlin. Simon grew up in South Africa, and worked with teams in London, San Francisco and Munich. Before starting Buddycloud, Simon designed secure banking systems and a massive music streaming More

Taivo Liik

Development Program Manager
Playtech Estonia OÜ
I am a delivery program manager in Playtech. I've worked in the company over 6 years by the time of the Conference. I've worked in different positions overall software development cycle, from gathering and mapping down the requirements up to successful More

Marek Laasik

VP of Engineering
Fortumo OÜ
Marek holds currently the position of VP of Engineering in Fortumo, where he is responsible for the operational and development side of Fortumo payment platform. Previously he has hold positions in Skype Technologies, being responsible for the embedded More

Mike Elsmore

Developer Advocate
IBM Cloud Data Services
Mike spends his days as Developer Advocate at IBM Cloud Data Services, using his time to share knowledge on rapid development and different databases. Most of the time he can be found in the middle of a prototype in some combination of JavaScript, server More

Siim Visman

Operational Tools Team Leader
Siim is the Operational Tools Team Leader in the Infrastructure department of Playtech. He has held different positions in the company during the last 8 years. Currently his team is responsible for Infrastructure Automation Development and Configuration More

Villu Arak

Co-Founder, Storytelling
Villu Arak is a former journalist, communication executive and consultant. Today he a storytelling cofounder at Funderbeam, a startup data-intelligence platform that is building the world's startup marketplace. Following a journalism career in Estonia, More

Mari Lust

Product Owner
Having been a fan of technology and questioning established rules and processes since she was a teenager, Mari has found her passion in product management where every day there is an opportunity to identify situations that are in need of improvement and More

Kadri Tuisk

Head of Product / Service Designer
Service Designer turned Co-founder and Head of product in fresh stealth mode startup Clanbeat, focusing on bringing more human to HR. Previously team lead more than 7 years in marketing strategy and advertising agencies Taevas Ogilvy and The Division, 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

Maxim Zakharenkov

Software Developer/Architect
Maxim is a programming and open-source geek with about 15 years experience (mostly Java and some C/C++). Last several years he worked on highly loaded projects serving multiple thousands requests per second. Currently he works for the company RevJet where More

Stenver Jerkku

Developer and VP of culture
Salemove Inc
Stenver went to SaleMove when it was still a young company in its infancy and there were only 6 developers working in it back then. Stenver is the kind of person who is passionate about coding, open source but also has a natural knack for people. He quickly More

Marco Szeidenleder

Digital Analytics Consultant
Marco Szeidenleder is a digital analytics consultant, specialising in data collection for web and mobile. He is well connected to the Berlin startup scene and among his clients are successful startups as well as large corporations. Before becoming an More

Marcos Placona

Developer evangelist
Marcos Placona is a developer evangelist at Twilio, a company founded to disrupt telecommunications. He spends most of his time working with Java and .Net open source projects while equipping and inspiring developers to build killer applications. He’s More

Stanimir Simeonoff

Team lead
Playtech Estonia OÜ
Stanimir started programming as a young kid with Basic & Assembler for Apple II. With more than 16 years of professional experience he has seen Java language transformation from its infant years (Java 1.1) to the present days - Java 8. Currently Stanimir More

Faisal Abid

Senior Engineer
Faisal is a Google Developer Expert and Engineer. He is a programming language enthusiast and loves solving software engineering challenges across the stack. In his free time, Faisal leads Javascript, Node.js, Dart, or Android workshops and presents More

Kristo Iila

Platform Developer
Planet OS
Interested in functional programming and WebGL, working on the backend for sensor data search engine at Planet OS. I've started companies, wrote embedded software that controls power plants, built web-based 3D visualizations. If you want to talk More

Tim Perry

Senior Software Engineer
By day Tim Perry is a senior software engineer at, an IoT deployment and management platform. By night he\\\'s a prolific open-source contributor on huge variety of projects including JUnit, KnockoutJS, Moment & Lodash, along with some of More

Thomas Einwaller

troii Software GmbH
Thomas developed his first program when he was 9 and went online with 28.8Kbps in 1995. In 2008 he founded troii Software where he and his colleagues do high quality mobile and web development. He also hosts the Austrian development podcast Donau Tech More

Markko Paas

Fronter AS
I am a developer in API team in Fronter AS, located in Oslo. I have been in various roles since 1998 - 7 years as a developer in Softronic and 7 years as a project manager in Playtech. In Fronter, I am mainly working on authentication service (OpenIDConnect) More

Joe Nash

Developer Advocate
Joe is a Developer Advocate at Braintree Payments, a PayPal Company. Having learnt the dark arts of FP at the University of Nottingham, Joe is passionate about functional techniques and their benefits to developers. He believes in the educational benefits More

Oleg Grenrus

Software Developer
Oleg is a Software Developer at Futurice, Finnish IT Consultancy company. His interests include computer science, coffee and cycling. Nowadays, after morning ride and espresso, he uses Haskell - the functional language - for everything he does: company More

Teemu Harju

Senior Software Engineer
Futurefly Ltd
A software engineer with several years of experience in writing game server backends and Internet services using multiple different programming languages. Fell in love with Erlang programming way before it was cool. Enjoys the functional programming paradigm More

James Nocentini

Developer Advocate
James is an Android and iOS developer based in Brighton. He is a big fan of the offline-first approach for building apps and works at Couchbase. Always learning and aiming to write useful tutorials and workshops for the community. More