JUG.ru Group

Our mission is to maintain the growth and development of Russian IT community by creating specialized places for developers to share their experience. For these purposes we hold international conferences and free meetups.

Programs of the conferences consist only of technical talks. They are formed in order to gather and unite developers, who are ready to share their experience and discuss solutions of applied tasks and projects.

Read more at jugru.org

Program committee

Вячеслав Кузнецов
Vyacheslav Kuznetsov
Ecwid
Vyacheslav Kuznetsov

Андрей Когунь
Andrey Kogun
KROK
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.
Алёна Прохарчук
Alena Prokharchyk
Rancher Labs, Inc.
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.
Александр Тарасов
Alexander Tarasov
Odnoklassniki
Alexander Tarasov

Alexander is a software engineer at one of the most popular social networks Odnoklassniki. He has more than eleven years of experience in server-side Java development and more than three years of deployment automatization and different engineering practices. The author of several open-source projects connected with Spring Cloud on GitHub, writes articles for the own blog, Habrahabr and DZone.
Леонид Игольник
Leonid Igolnik
SignalFx
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.
Барух  Садогурский
Baruch Sadogursky
JFrog
Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is a 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.
Алексей Акопян
Alexey Akopyan
Dell EMC
Alexey Akopyan

Senior manager, software engineering
Владимир Ситников
Vladimir Sitnikov
Netcracker
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.
Виктор Гамов
Viktor Gamov
Confluent
Viktor Gamov is a Solution Architect at Confluent, the company that develops a platform based on Apache Kafka. Viktor helps clients to develop distributed systems of thread-specific data processing. Is a co-author of O’Reilly's “Enterprise Web Development”. Viktor regularly presents at JUG.ru Group conferences (such as JPoint, Joker and JBreak) and other international conferences like JavaOne, Devoxx, OSCON, Qcon. Follow Viktor on Twitter @gamussa or subscribe to his [Telegram channel](https://t.me/AwesomeKafka_ru) about Kafka.
Михаил Дружинин
Mikhail Druzhinin
DataArt
Technical delivery manager and architect in DataArt. 10 year in IT. Trainer on Java development and architecture in LuxoftTraining Center.
Татьяна Черникова
Tatiana Chernikova
Netcracker
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.