Tim Lister is a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild, Inc., based in the New York office. He spends most of his time consulting on the front end of projects: project planning, project estimating and staffing, risk management, requirements definition, and project strategizing. He has been an invited speaker at the Agile Development Conference three times. Tim, along with the other 5 Principals at the Guild, is co-author of "Adrenaline Junkies and Template Zombies: Understanding Patterns of Project Behavior", (Dorset House, 2008) and "Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams". Tim Lister has over 40 years of professional software development experience. Before the formation of the Atlantic Systems Guild, he worked at Yourdon Inc. from 1975 to 1983 as Executive Vice President and Fellow. He also serves as a panelist for the American Arbitration Association, arbitrating disputes involving software an software services, and has served as an expert witness in litigation proceedings involving software problems. He is a Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering, certified by IREB.
Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a. JBaruch) is the Head of Developer Relations and a Developer Advocate at JFrog. His passion is speaking about technology. Well, speaking in general, but doing it about technology makes him look smart, and 18 years of hi-tech experience sure helps. When he's not on stage (or on a plane to get there), he learns about technology, people and how they work, or more precisely, don't work together.
He is a co-author of the Liquid Software book, CNCF ambassador and a professional conference speaker on DevOps, DevSecOps, Go, Java and many other topics, and is a regular at the industry's most prestigious events including DockerCon, GopherCon, Devoxx, DevOps Days, OSCON, Qcon, JavaOne and many others. You can see some of his talks at jfrog.com/shownotes.
Developer and creator of many things OSS, his passions includes Web Development and Software Architecture. Has authored a couple of books, a few courses and has been speaking at industry events for nearly 15 years. Currently at JetBrains leading the Developer Advocacy team. Spends as much time as he can writing code.
Red Hat's Director of Developer Experience. A Java Champion, former president of the Atlanta Java User Group, and founder of the DevNexus conference.
Technologist, creator, catalyst — a product manager & marketer, teacher, and 'internal start-up' leader with the vision to see tomorrow's technology and the ability to focus and energize the engineers who build it and the communities who use it. Areas of expertise include Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Java EE, SOA, Business Rules, BPM, PaaS, Mobile, and IoT.
Roman is an open source software expert, currently serving on the board of directors for both The Apache Software Foundation and LF Edge. He has personally contributed to a variety of open source projects ranging from the Linux Kernel to Hadoop and ffmpeg. He is a co-founder and the vice president of product and strategy for Zededa, an edge virtualization startup. Throughout his career, Roman has held technical leadership roles at several well-known companies, including Sun Microsystems, Yahoo!, Cloudera and Pivotal Software. He holds a master's degree in mathematics and computer science from St. Petersburg State University. He likes German craft lagers and is fighting IPA invasion one seidla at a time.
Anton is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains, resident of "Разбор Полётов" podcast. Working with TeamCity and IntelliJ IDEA. Programming in Java and Kotlin. Professional interests include programming languages, middleware, and developer tooling.
Mete is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on helping developers with Google Cloud. As a long-time Java and C# developer, he likes to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, he worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from the island of Cyprus, he currently lives in Greenwich of London, not too far away from the prime meridian.
Engineer at CloudBees, core team member in the Jenkins project. Since 2008 works in the areas of automation, infrastructures, and frameworks for mixed software-hardware projects, with the help of Jenkins and dozens of other tools. Oleg writes code, maintains Jenkins core and plugins, and organizes meetups and other community events.
The co-owner of Otomato Software technological consulting, has got over 15 years of experience in cutting-edge technologies. An expert in technical coaching, the initiator and co-author of the first Israeli DevOps certification course. Anton takes part in international conferences and is known as a great speaker.
Philipp lives to demo interesting technology. Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for over ten years, Philipp is now working as a developer advocate at Elastic — the company behind the Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. Based in Vienna, Austria, he is constantly traveling Europe and beyond to speak and discuss open source software, search, databases, infrastructure, and security.
Software Engineer with more than 15 years of experience, works at Postmates, Infrastructure Team, previously worked on Platform Products (mainly k8s) in MZ, Commenting Platform in Echo, Elbrus Compiler project in MCST. Host of the DevZen podcast (over 3 years). Prefers to deal with functional languages, but as the world is not perfect, had to learn a lot of other languages. In all the companies advocates for DevOps ideas.
Has more than 8 years of experience in commercial development on Java. Leads a small development team in Kontur, the biggest IT company in Ekaterinburg. Manages Java community inside of the company and in Ekaterinburg.
Alexey works at Kontur and builds infrastructure-as-a-service for Kontur's product developers. Alexey's core interests are metrics, alerting, log agregation, service discovery, deploy, hosting and every other tool a developer needs in order to concentrate on features and stop thinking about operations.
Alexey was formerly a team lead at Yandex, bringing Yandex.Taxi backend infrastructure from the ground up to the millionth ride.
Erik has over 15 years experience working with cloud and infrastructure. Before joining HashiCorp he worked as a consultant at Xebia and also founded Instruqt, a hands-on learning platform that uses real infrastructure to teach cloud and DevOps tooling.
Alex has been involved in application development since the late nineties and worked as a lead developer and architect at large enterprises and small companies. He spends his time teaching other developers the details of the Microsoft development platform and frameworks, and coaches architects to design and build modern distributed applications at cloud scale. He has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Visual Studio and Development Technologies 10 times. In his spare time Alex likes to participate in all kinds of sport, and loves playing and programming new and retro video games.
CTO and co-founder of Flant company. 14 years with Linux, over 30 high load projects. Writes code in C++, PHP, Python, and Bash. Loves C and Ruby. Reads Go. Used to be a fan of Chef, lost his faith in it and turned towards Ansible. Understands Docker and Kubernetes. Architect and co-author of: nginx-http-rdns, pam_docker, php_fpm_docker, dapp и loghouse.
Early engineer of the Open Connect — team that has built a Netflix CDN delivering 15% of world Internet traffic. After spending years building monitoring and data analysis systems for Netflix video traffic, Sergey now focuses on improving Internet communications to achieve better latency, reliability and control over client-server communications. Strong advocate of observability approach to engineering and making data-driven decisions. The author and maintainer of FAST.com — one of the most popular Internet speed tests.
Finding actionable signals in loosely controlled environments is what keeps Sergey awake, much better than caffeine. This might also explain why outside of work he can be seen playing ice hockey, brewing beer, or exploring exotic travel destinations.
Nikhil Barthwal is passionate about building distributed systems. He has several years of work experience in both big companies & smaller startups and also acts as a mentor to several startups. Currently, He is Product Manager in Google Cloud Platform working on Google Cloud's Serverless products. Outside of work, he speaks at local meetups as well as international conferences on several topics related to Distributed systems & Programming Languages. You can know more him via his homepage.
MySQL performance specialist, joined Percona as a consultant in 2011. Worked as a programmer and system administrator.
Sergey has been doing full-stack web development for about 8 years before joining AWS. Past few years he was building projects from scratch including building a team, configuring an infrastructure, ticket systems and CI/CD pipelines. He has an experience in building and configuration of complex multicomponent systems. Before AWS he also has been involved in IoT projects and digital signature solution for EU company in a severe GDPR compliant environment. Today Sergey is a solutions architect with development, gaming and IoT focus.
Chief X Officer at Cirrus Labs. Fedor spent many years at the industry leading companies building tools for engineers before founding Cirrus Labs which is focused on innovative tools for the Cloud Computing Era.
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".
Follow Viktor on Twitter @gamussa, where he posts about gym life, food, open source, and, of course, Kafka and Confluent!
Jessica is a Cloud Developer Advocate for Microsoft focusing on Azure, Containers, cloud, OSS, and, of course, DevOps. Prior to joining Microsoft, she spent over a decade as an IT Consultant / Systems Administrator for various corporate and enterprise environments, catering to end users and IT professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jessica holds two Microsoft Certifications (MCP, MSTS), 3 CompTIA certifications (A+, Network+, and Security+), 4 Apple Certifications, and is a former 4-year Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for Windows and Devices for IT. In 2013, she also achieved her FEMA certification from the U.S Department of Homeland Security, which recognizes her leadership and influence abilities during times of crisis and emergency.
When she's not doing something geeky, you can find her doing something active, most likely running out of breath at her local CrossFit gym. Yes, she's one of those! She also enjoys biking (motorcycles and/or bicycles), shooting, eating, reading, and hanging with her 5-year-old rescue pup.
Alexander is a part of Architecture team in Avito. He's working on developing internal PaaS and cloud solutions based on Kubernetes, Docker, envoy. Creator of netramesh and navigator service mesh solutions.
Vladimir Ivanov is now a lead software engineer in EPAM Systems. Started as a Java EE engineer, but got interested in mobile technologies. For the last 7 years, Vladimir mostly develops Android apps, but looks around and comprehends nearby technologies like React Native, iOS app development, web development, etc. Vladimir is passionate about sharing his knowledge.
Experience in software development as DevOps — 5 years. Former system administrator. Migrated from Rostov-on-Don to St. Petersburg in 2017. Currently, he is engaged in the transition of software development companies from the old development ideology to the DevOps ideology.