Jamie is the Senior Director of Global Services for Typesafe, responsible for the enablement of customers around the world through consulting and training. …more
Paul is an author and technology startup veteran, currently providing consultancy for founders and investors. His most recent book is Seven Concurrency Models in Seven Weeks: When Threads Unravel.
I am a Research Engineer at Facebook AI Research. Prior to joining Facebook in August 2014, I worked at MuseAmi, where I built deep learning models for music and vision targeted at mobile devices. …more
Diptanu is a Senior Platform Engineer at Netflix. He works on core infrastructure like distributed scheduling, core infrastructure libraries, service discovery, distributed tracing that powers various services at Netflix.
Ben Christensen is a software engineer on the Netflix Edge Engineering team responsible for communication between Netflix devices and its cloud services. Recently involved in open source projects such as Hystrix and RxJava.
Brian Clapper is an independent consultant with more than 30 years’ experience as a software developer. Brian is fluent in many languages, including Scala, Java, Python, Ruby and C#, and C. …more
Don is a software developer who enjoys hacking with Phones, Arduino and other hardware.As the Director of Consulting for Chariot Solutions he works with teams and clients to reinvent their existing technology and lay the groundwork for the future. Don has embraced PhoneGap since it’s inception and has and has spoken across the country about the benefits and advantages of using Apache Cordova. Don is the co-author of Beginning NFC and is currently working on a book about Bluetooth Low Energy for Maker Media.
Duncan is an Akka Expert and Trainer @ Typesafe and is passionate about reactive application (distributed systems) design using tools such as Scala, Java, and Akka. He is co-author of the upcoming Reactive Application Development book from Manning, and when not coding, enjoys backpacking and the great outdoors.
Helena is a committer on several open source projects including Akka (Akka Cluster), Apache Spark, the Spark Cassandra Connector, Spring Integration and Spring AMQP. …more
Dietrich is an infrastructure engineer at GitHub focused on building systems to help understand how people work together. Previously he built the historical backend powering Boundary which ingests 10s of terabytes of metrics data daily while serving queries at interactive latencies.
He has spent most of his career focused on time-series analytics but sometimes dabbles in generative artwork. He enjoys long-winded discussions of cryptozoology and software engineering as a professional discipline. Dietrich can be found on twitter and other places as @d2fn.
Ash Furrow is a Canadian iOS developer and author, currently working at Artsy. He has published four books, many apps, and is a contributor to the open source community.
Mike is a developer advocate for Ionic who has been involved with the product since the early alpha. Mike manages the Ionic Forum, serves as a resource to developers, and writes technical documentation. When he’s not working, you can find him relaxing with a beer and a guitar.
Kelsey has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech and enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping software. …more
Tom Igoe is an Associate Arts Professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). …more
Yehuda Katz is a member of the Ember.js, Ruby on Rails and jQuery Core Teams; his 9-to-5 home is at the startup he founded, Tilde Inc. There he works on Skylight, the smart profiler for Rails, and does Ember.js consulting.
He’s best known for his open source work, which also includes projects like Thor, Handlebars and Janus. He travels the world doing open source evangelism and web standards work. He blogs at yehudakatz.com and can be found on Twitter as @wycats.
Diana Larsen, founding partner of FutureWorks Consulting, is considered an international authority in the areas of Agile software development, team leadership, and Agile transitions.
Diana works with organizations around the world to design high performance work systems, improve project team effectiveness, and support leaders and enterprises in their transitions to Agile methods. Diana co-founded FutureWorks Consulting LLC and draws on 20+ years of working with technical professionals to coach managers on their role in a changing workplace.
Deeply in tune with how work teams grow, adapt, develop, and perform, she co-authored Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great (recommended reading for the PMI-ACP); Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams and Projects; Quickstart Guide to Five Rules for Accelerated Learning; and articles about the Agile FluencyTM model at www.agilefluency.com and InfoQ.
Haoyi is a software engineer at Dropbox who writes Python and Coffeescript while working on the web codebase. In his free time, he works on various projects in Scala, most recently the Scala.js compiler and ecosystem.
Jan Machacek is a passionate technologist with hands-on experience with the practical aspects of software delivery (architecture, quality, CI, CD); the project management approaches (applying the principles of agile project management); mentoring and motivating the engineering and business teams. He shares his expertise and passion for software as the editor of the Open Source Journal, regularly contributes to open source projects and speaks at conferences in the UK and abroad.Jan is the author of many open source projects (various Typesafe Activators, Reactive Monitor, Akka Patterns, Akka Extras, Scalad, Specs2 Spring and others), books and articles.
Jan always wants to hear about interesting projects, events, and hackathons! He’s keen to share his expertise at conferences, user groups, or simply over a drink or two. If you have something to suggest or share, get in touch!
Having recently returned from several wilderness years of being an itinerant conference speaker, trainer, & consultant …more
Joanne Molesky is co-author of Lean Enterprise – How High Performance organizations Innovate at Scale, published by O’Reilly Press. As a principal associate for ThoughtWorks, she is part of the management team for the internal IT services, specializing in Governance, Risk and Compliance. She holds CISA and CRISC certification.
Todd Montgomery is a networking hacker who has researched, designed, and built numerous protocols, messaging-oriented middleware systems, …more
Maurice Naftalin has worked in the software industry for four decades as developer, designer, manager, teacher and author. …more
Erik is one of the creators of Spire, a Typelevel project designed to support fast, generic, and precise numerical programming in Scala. …more
Michael is the chief software architect at Combined Conditional Access Development, LLC., a joint venture between Comcast and ARRIS Group Inc. …more
Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion and the author of POJOs in Action, …more
David Richardson has been optimizing distributed systems and analytics pipelines for the last 15 years. He has set several world records in scientific computing. He currently develops automated trading systems and analytics at SIG, a proprietary trading firm located in Philadelphia.
Ken almost started coding at an early age when he used a battery, two wires and an old flashcube to make a flashlight (those in the other room saw a blinding flash, then heard screams of agony). Dodging this early accident, he never stops learning how to break things. He is Chariot’s Training Services director, and writes and teaches lots of AngularJS courses. He also teaches/works with Spring, Java and Maven, among others, and worked previously with Spring Roo (he’s co-author of Spring Roo in Action from Manning), Grails and various databases. He loves photography and Jazz Drumming, and lives alone with four kids, a wife, three dogs and his tinnitus.
Dave Thomas has been programming since the 70’s, and still codes just about every day. He has written a number of books, including The Pragmatic Programmer, Programming Ruby, Agile Web Development with Rails, and most recently Programming Elixir.
These books reflect the arc of his interests — programming, dynamic languages, DSLs, and now functional and concurrent languages.
Mike Toppa has been developing web applications for 18 years, since the days of the Mosaic browser and HTML 1.0. Prior to his current position as a software engineer at the Agile consulting company PromptWorks, Mike was half of the 2 person engineering team at the Philadelphia based start-up ElectNext. He’s also worked E-Trade, Ask Jeeves, Penn, Stanford, and Georgetown University. Mike has led the adoption of Agile practices at several organizations. When away from his computer, you will most likely find him embroiled in a nerf gun battle with his 2 young boys, or tearing down yet another wall in his house.
Rebecca is an object design pioneer who invented the set of design practices known as Responsibility-Driven Design (RDD) and by accident started the x-Driven Design meme. …more