Topconf Tallinn 2017


Speakers at
Topconf Tallinn 2017:

Sharon Steed

Communilogue LLC
Sharon Steed is a corporate empathy and communications consultant as well as an international keynote speaker. Sharon is a subject matter expert on communicating with empathy. She has spoken at companies on improving team communication and collaboration; More

Allan Kelly

Allan Kelly Associates
Allan inspires digital teams to effectively deliver better products through Agile technologies. He believes that improving development requires a broad view of interconnected activities. He provides Agile More

Michael Gibson

Creative Director
Michael has worked as a Creative Director in the Russian advertising and communication industry for over 20 years. From the early 90s, when Russian advertising was in its infancy to the present day, his creative journey has been a roller coaster ride, More

Taavi Kotka

Taavi Kotka (38), Former Estonian Government CIO. European CIO of the Year 2014, Computerworld 2016 Premiere 100 technology leaders. Taavi has a strong background working in private sector. He started his career as a programmer and was part of the team More

Benny Michielsen

IT Consultant
Info Support
I'm a IT consultant trying to make sense of it all. In an ever faster changing world I try to learn a bit of everything. One day you'll find me hacking away with a Raspberry Pi, the other pulling in the latest .NET core version while reading up on the More

Carlos Paniagua

SaleMove Inc
Carlos, CTO at SaleMove, is an engineer at heart with a passion for technology. He has over 8 years experience in the software industry, working on projects ranging from financial document management systems to research projects on Mobile Cloud Computing. More

Aleksandr Tavgen

Software Architect
My name is Alex, and sometimes it’s pretty hard for me to define where I am from. I am some kind of nomad, digital nomad. I am from Tallinn, but lived in Germany, Sweden, UK. I am already more than 17 years in IT development, but actually everything More

Peter Hilton

software developer
Peter Hilton is a software developer, writer, speaker, trainer, and musician. Peter’s professional interests are business process management, web application development, functional design, agile software development and documentation. Peter currently More

Aivars Kalvāns

Lead Software Architect
SIA Tieto Latvia
Aivars Kalvans holds the position of Lead Software Architect at Tieto Latvia and is working on Card Suite payment card system. During his more More

Margus Simson

One of the leading digital industry experts in Estonia with more than 15 years of experience working in senior positions related to e-channel development and digital strategies for banking, energy and IT sectors as well as different start-up projects. More

Mikael Sundberg

Software Developer
Ping Pong
Software developer with 10 years of experience and a passion for simplicity and clean code. My two biggest enemies in life are comments in code and over engineered solutions. More

Urmas Talimaa

Senior Engineer
SaleMove OÜ
I have been working at SaleMove for the last 4 years, transforming a shaky application running on a single virtual machine to a reliable, highly available product. In the process I've learned about the fallacies of distributed computing, created and given More

Antons Kranga

Cloud Architect
Agile Stacks
Full-stack developer and DevOps advocate with 15 years experience in software development field. Works for Innovation Labs at Accenture Cloud Platforms. Antons constantly excited about new technologies appearing in Cloud world. He tries to put his hand More

Nikhil Barthwal

Sr. Software Engineer
Nikhil Barthwal is a Senior Software Engineer at, an e-commerce startup acquired by Walmart. He has worked at Oracle and Microsoft previously. Outside work, he regularly speaks in national and international conferences on various topics related More

Dirk Gorissen

Machine Doing
Dirk Gorissen has a background in Computer Science & AI and worked in academic and commercial research labs across Europe and the US. His interests span machine learning, robotics, and computational engineering as well as their application into the More

Toomas Välja

Engineering Team Lead
Tom has been at Fortumo for roughly 4.5 years, amounting to ~10 years in the software development industry. Moving through Fortumo from a software engineer position to the team lead he has seen various angles of working in the fintech company. Today at More

Andres Koitmäe

Big Data Developer
I have 15+ years of experience in IT sector. Data has always played important role during my IT career. During last 3 years, my focus has been on Hadoop technology stack. Before that I worked with Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions. More

Markus Lippus

Markus is the CTO and co-founder of a machine learning solutions company MindTitan. He works with companies across multiple industries, helping them find possible applications of AI in their business and build More

Kaspar Loit

Orion Governance
Kaspar Loit is a graphic designer who veered away from lay-outing printed media more that two decades ago. Having been involved in designing computer games for a while, he found information technology to be much more interesting as a medium to apply aesthetics More

Chris Willmore

VP of Engineering
Chris has over 10 years working with large scale web services as a developer, service engineer and manager. At SaleMove he is working with a talented team to revolutionize the online customer experience. Prior to SaleMove he spent 5 years working in More

Avishai Ish-Shalom

Engineering Manager
Avishai is a veteran operations and software engineer with years of high scale production experience. Currently masquerading as an engineering manager, Avishai is leading a team of software engineers at core services group. In his spare time, More

Ewan Slater

Cloud Architect
Ewan Slater is an architect in Oracle’s EMEA Technology Cloud Team, with over twenty years experience in the technology industry. He is currently focused on helping Oracle’s customers and partners adopt a cloud – first approach to development. He More

Bartłomiej Słota

Java Developer
Software developer with over 5 years of professional experience and Dzone’s Most Valuable Blogger. Passionate about OOP, clean code, microservices, and the latest trends in system architecture and programming techniques. More

Ignacio Anaya

JavaScript Engineer
I am Full Stack Developer, Tech Trainer and Speaker. Passionate about code, teach and field hockey. I am mostly working with JavaScript, Vue.js & Node.js but I like to contribute to any kind of dev community or OSS project. I am also Ambassador 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

Aleksei Kliuev

Software Engineer
Samsung Electronics
As an experienced mobile developer, Aleksei currently focuses on B2B Android solutions for Samsung Knox platform. Alexei also works with the mobile developers community to introduce them to new opportunities in B2B mobile market. More

Pavel Lepeev

Pavel is highly-qualified and experienced Enterprise and B2B solutions consultant (experience in native/hybrid apps for Android or Tizen platforms) which able to work closely with customers, also works as an engineer with a solid background in design More

Helen Kokk

UX and Service Design Lead
UX / UI designer with 12 years experience. Passionate about entrepreneurship. Specialties: Branding and identiy, user interface UI, user experience UX, web and print graphic design, illustrations. More

Roland Flemm

My technical background in development and infrastructure spans a period of more than 20 years, but more relevant are the 9 years I am working as a scrum master and lately as agile coach. I worked on numerous projects in various international companies, More

Antonio Cobo

Agile Delivery Consultant
Antonio is an Agile Delivery Consultant for OpenCredo having joined the company in 2015 and responsible for enabling the delivery of a number of projects across various clients for OpenCredo. Antonio comes from a technical background with experience in More

Mindaugas Mozūras

Head of Engineering
Mindaugas Mozūras is a software developer, book reader, speaker, movie lover and an all around geek. Most of the time these days he spends doing his darned best to help make second hand the first choice worldwide as Head of Engineering at Vinted, world’s More

Andy Davies

Software Developer
Lindorff Oy

Andy is a software developer working at Lindorff Oy, helping provide their online payment solution.

He likes talking about Strong Typing, EventSourcing, and MicroServices (and how you shouldn't). He particularly enjoys making other developers 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

Andrus Purde

Founder / marketer
Andrus Purde is founder of Outfunnel; on a mission to unite the worlds of marketing and sales. Prior to that Andrus was Pipedrive’s head of marketing and helped the company grow from zero to 50,000+ paying customers around the world. He has held various More

Hanno Jarvet

Jarvet Consulting OÜ
I help companies to dramatically improve performance. Since 2006 I have helped dozens of companies and software organizations improve their strategy, processes and productivity in such industries as telecom, IT, outdoor media, government, non-profit, More

Priit Potter

CO-founder & CEO
Priit is the co-founder and CEO of Plumbr, a digital performance management company. Before starting Plumbr, he spent 7,5 years in Nortal in very different roles ranging from system analyst to Business Unit Manager. He has assembled many development teams More