JUG.ru Group

Organizing the largest conferences and meetups for developers in Russia has been at the heart of our company for many years. Our main goal is the development of Russian IT engineers’ community. We achieve it by creating specialized venues to make experience exchange and networking for advanced developers more accessible and fruitful.

Therefore, only technical talks are included in our program which is formed in such a way as to gather and unite enthusiastic developers who are willing to share their experience and discuss solutions of challenging problems and projects.

Read more at jugru.org

Program committee

Андрей Когунь
Andrey Kogun
Andrey Kogun

Software development expert, more than 15 years in IT. Took part in many projects on custom development, basically of e-document flow systems and business processes automatization for a number of big Russian companies, as a senior developer and architect. Teaches at Moscow universities the development basics using Java technologies. Develops and makes advanced trainings for developers with hand-on experience. Organizer and leader of jug.msk.ru — Moscow Java developers community. Besides the community meetups organizes and develops region developers communities.
Виктор Гамов
Viktor Gamov
Viktor Gamov is a Developer Advocate at Confluent, the company that makes a streaming platform based on Apache Kafka. Working in the field, Viktor Gamov developed comprehensive expertise in building enterprise application architectures using open source technologies. He enjoys helping different organizations design and develop low latency, scalable and highly available distributed systems. Back in his consultancy days, he co-authored O'Reilly's "Enterprise Web Development". He is a professional conference speaker on distributed systems, Java, and JavaScript topics, and is regular on events including JavaOne, Devoxx, OSCON, QCon, and others. He blogs at http://gamov.io and produces the podcasts Razbor Poletov (in Russian) and co-hosts DevRelRad.io. Follow Viktor on Twitter @gamussa, where he posts about gym life, food, open source, and, of course, Kafka and Confluent!
Алексей Акопян
Alexey Akopyan
Dell EMC
Alexey Akopyan

Senior manager, software engineering
Татьяна Черникова
Tatiana Chernikova
Lead Software Engineer of Development Practices department in NetCracker. Spent more than 6 years working on the edge between Release Engineering, Development and IT. Started with support of existing systems which then evolved to process transformations, new tools in VCS & CI streams and their integrations with other parts of NetCracker's dev ecosystem. Likes Groovy, Jenkins, JUG.ru Group conferences and to make developers happy.
Алёна Прохорчик
Alena Prokharchyk
Rancher Labs
Alena is a Principal Software Engineer at Rancher Labs and a Project Management Committee at Apache Software Foundation. She's been working on building infrastructure services first for Virtual Machines as a part of CloudStack project, now for containers with the main focus on Kubernetes. Alena enjoys helping others make sense of problems and explore solutions together. In her free she likes rollerblading, reading books on totally random subjects and listening to other people's stories.
Барух Садогурский
Baruch Sadogursky
Developer Advocate of JFrog, the creators of Artifactory Binary Repository, the home of Bintray, and JavaOne 2011 Duke Choice Awards winner. For a living he hangs out with the JFrog tech leaders, writes some code around Artifactory and Bintray, and then speaks and blogs about all that. He does it repeatedly for the last 10 years and enjoys every moment of it.
Вячеслав Кузнецов
Vyacheslav Kuznetsov
Vyacheslav Kuznetsov

Леонид Игольник
Leonid Igolnik
Leonid is a technologist blending product development, product management and product operations at scale. He has spent his entire professional career building online applications starting his career at one of the earliest internet service providers in Israel. Leonid first started building large scale applications in Java in 2002 while working for the 2nd largest domain registrar at the time at Tucows/OpenSRS where he led the platform team. Subsequently to that he held several technology leadership roles with companies in Canada and US. Most recently Leonid has been responsible for engineering teams at Taleo (acquired by Oracle) building applications that help millions of people find jobs that have propelled the company to a position of one of the 4 largest SaaS companies in the world.
Владимир Ситников
Vladimir Sitnikov
Vladimir Sitnikov

Vladimir has been working on performance and scalability of NetCracker platform (A software used by telecom operators for automatization of network management processes and network equipment) for ten years. His focus is Java and Oracle Database performance optimisations. Vladimir is an author of more than a dozen of performance improvements in the official PostgreSQL JDBC driver.
Михаил Дружинин
Mikhail Druzhinin
Technical delivery manager and architect in DataArt. 10 year in IT. Trainer on Java development and architecture in LuxoftTraining Center.