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Topconf Tallinn 2018


Speakers at
Topconf Tallinn 2018:

Russell Miles

Russ Miles is CEO of where he and his team build commercial and open source ( products and provide services to companies applying Chaos Engineering to build confidence in their Cloud Native, Microservice-based systems on Pivotal More

Heather VanCura

Chairperson and Director, JCP Program
Heather is Director and Chairperson of the Java Community Process (JCP) program. She is a leader of the global community driven Java adoption and user group programs. In this role she drives the efforts to transform the JCP program and broaden participation More

Timothée Bourguignon

Chief Learning Officer
MATHEMA Software GmbH
Timothée “Tim” Bourguignon is a full time geek, mentoring evangelist, bullshit-hunter, international speaker and a lot more. During the day, he works as Chief Learning Officer and Agile Coach for the MATHEMA Software company in Germany. But when More

Iris Kellermann

Software Engineer
Method Park Engineering GmbH
Iris Kellermann started working for Method Park in 2017 as a Software Engineer. As part of the team “Medical Applications” she develops software in the field of medical engineering particularly focusing on UI development and image processing. Furthermore, More

Lutz Marquardt

Senior Software Engineer
Method Park Engineering GmbH
Lutz joined Method Park in 2013 having previously worked as research engineer in digital audio signal processing. Since then he has been expanding his skills by studying and applying the principles and practices of software craftsmanship driven by the More

Ixchel Ruiz

Principal Consultant
Trivadis AG
Ix-chel Ruiz has developed software application & tools since 2000. Her research interests include Java, dynamic languages, client-side technologies and testing. Java Champion, Oracle Developer Champion, hackergarten enthusiast, Open Source advocate, More

Ralf Westphal

One Man Think Tank
Ralf Westphal ( is trainer, consultant, and co-founder of the Clean Code Developer School. His focus is on sustainable software development and making teams fit for a VUCA world. Since 1997 More

Uwe Friedrichsen

codecentric AG
Uwe Friedrichsen travels the IT world for many years. As CTO of codecentric AG he is always in search of innovative ideas and concepts. His current focus areas are resilience, scalability and the IT of (the day after) tomorrow. Often, you can find him More

Puneet Khanduri

A veteran programmer and engineering leader with 11+ years in the industry. He developed Diffy at Twitter. He also helped start Twitter's India Engineering office as the site lead for 1.5 years while driving a stealth project across engineering, product, More

Todor Todorov

Senior Software Engineer
Nemetschek Bulgaria
Todor is a Senior Software Engineer at Nemetschek Bulgaria, who has more than 10 years of experience in front-end and back-end development. Full-stack Microsoft developer and a Microsoft Certified Professional (C# Specialist). In the last 4 years, he 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

Jan de Vries

Solution Architect / Developer
Jan has been developing software for well over a decade. Currently he is working at 4DotNet as a Cloud Solution Architect/Developer. His main focus is developing highly performant and scalable solutions using the awesome services provided by the Microsoft More

Rob Allen

Rob Allen is a software consultant and developer with many years experience and writes code in PHP, Swift and other interesting languages. He leads Slim Framework's development team and contributes to Apache OpenWhisk and other open source projects. Rob More

Benjamin Nothdurft

codecentric AG
Benjamin Nothdurft works as Technical Lead for Cloud Technologies at codecentric AG, speaks regularly at conferences and gives lectures at several universities. He focuses on the Java and Container ecosystems as well as pushing Software Craftsmanship More

Thomas Much

Agile Developer & Coach
As an agile developer-coach and software developer, Thomas helps numerous teams to master their methodical and technical challenges. He's working in projects from enterprise monoliths to e-commerce microservices, most of the time using the Java stack. More

Erwin Staal

Software Engineer and ALM Consultant
Erwin Staal is a .NET Software Engineer and ALM Consultant at 4DotNet (Meppel, the Netherlands). He Iikes like to immerse himself in the latest technologies and is currently working a lot with ASP.NET Core, Typescript and AngularJS. As ALM Consultant More

Harry Roberts

CSS Wizardry Ltd.
With a client list including Google, the United Nations, and Unilever, Harry is an award-winning Consultant Front-End Architect who helps organisations and teams across the globe to plan, build, and maintain product-scale UIs. He writes on the subjects More

Oliver Zeigermann

Oliver Zeigermann is a Software Developer and Architect, Data Scientist, AI and Machine Learning Expert from Hamburg, Germany. He has developed software in many different languages and technologies over the past couple of decades, including C, C++, Java, More

Glenn Versweyveld

Mobile app developer
Bank J. Van Breda & C°
Glenn Versweyveld is a passionate developer with interest in everything surrounding Microsoft and .NET in particular, currently working as a Xamarin mobile software engineer at Bank J. Van Breda & C°. He has some knowledge of MVC, jquery More

Thomas Kuenneth

Principal Consultant
MATHEMA Software GmbH
Thomas has almost 20 years of Java experience. He focusses on the architecture of large scale enterprise applications, UI/UX and mobile. Thomas has been writing Android apps since 2009. He is the author of three books on Java, Android and Eclipse, as 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

Ensar Basri Kahveci

Distributed Systems Engineer
I am Ensar Basri Kahveci. I first saw the term \\\"NoSQL\\\" in 2011 and used some NoSQL databases while doing backend development for a social gaming company. Over time, I became curious about their theoretical aspects and started digging into the distributed More

Julianna Göbölös-Szabó

Senior Software Engineer
Julianna works as a software engineer in Skyscanner where she often builds bridges between data science and engineering - or between any other disciplines if required. In the past Julianna has worked both as engineer and data scientist at companies like More

Ahmed Neil

OWASP middle East Board member, Local chapter leader, and international speaker.
Ahmed M Neil. He is a well known thought leader in application security and Digital Forensics whose work focuses on approaching to information security, Risk Analysis, and Digital Forensics. He holds a MSc in Information Systems - Computer Forensics, More

Holger Bartel

foobartel Ltd.
Holger is a web developer and design consultant based in Hong Kong. After opening a design studio in Frankfurt in 2001 and later moving to Hong Kong, he is now one third of the distributed team of Colloq, the first conference and event platform with ethics More

Ravneet Kaur

Agile School
I’m an experienced business and IT professional, focused on Agile adoption for teams, Agile and Digital Transformations for organizations, and business process re-engineering. My vision is to help everybody in the organization to have a better work-life More

Semen Arslan

Sr. Technical Product Manager 2
GE Aviation
Semen Cirit Arslan is working as a Sr. Technical Product Manager at GE and additionally helping teams for scaling agile and improving metrics for successful product management.  
Since about 2009 she is dealing with Open Source, Agile and Lean. More

Brian Benz

Cloud Devleoper Advocate
Brian is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, helping Java developers to get the most out of Azure. Before Joining Microsoft, he was a solution architect, consultant, developer, author and presenter at IBM, Deloitte, and other companies. Find More

Theresa Nguyen

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Theresa is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft. Prior to joining Microsoft, she created and strategically led the Sales & Marketing team for two early stage technology start-ups focused on the Java ecosystem and open source community, including More

Andy Gumbrecht

Senior Test Engineer
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG
Andy, co-author of Testing Java Microservices, is a contributor to the Apache TomEE Open Source project and formerly a member of the ‘TomEE’ tribe. You will find much of his work online. He loves the pressure of speaking at public events and consulting More

Edward Burns

Consulting Member of the Technical Staff
Ed Burns is a Consulting Member of the Technical Staff at Oracle America, Inc. and has worked on a wide variety of client and server side web technologies since 1994, including NCSA Mosaic, Mozilla, the Sun Java Plugin, Jakarta Tomcat and, most extensively, More

Sharat Chander

Director, Java Platform Product Management
Oracle, Corp
Sharat Chander has worked in the IT industry for 20+ years, for firms such as Bell Atlantic, Verizon, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. His background and technical specialty is in Java development tools, graphics design, and product/community management. More