Presenters

Siamak Ashrafi

http://www.ylabz.com/ash

(Ash) is Bio-Computational researcher@day working on bio-markers (publications*) & CTO@night of technology companies (patents*). His frequent code-a-thon wins have gone on to become published Apps (iOS & Android*). As a thought leader in wearable/mobile development he is an enthusiastic teacher / speaker helping to promote the ecosystem (fashion* & technology*). But what he would really like is to get a major sponsor in all three phases of water. (Snowboarding* [solid], Surfing* [liquid] & Kiteboarding* [vapor])

(Ash) is Bio-Computational researcher@day working on bio-markers (publications*) & CTO@night of technology companies (patents*). His frequent code-a-thon wins have gone on to become published Apps (iOS & Android*). As a thought leader in wearable/mobile development he is an enthusiastic teacher / speaker helping to promote the ecosystem (fashion* & technology*). But what he would really like is to get a major sponsor in all three phases of water. (Snowboarding* [solid], Surfing* [liquid] & Kiteboarding* [vapor])

Sessions conducted by Siamak Ashrafi

  • Augmented Reality for the masses
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  • iOS: The Best Parts
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Guinder Bhangoo

http://www.theden.io

Gurinder has been involved in the Crypto World since 2013. As an avid developer who always dabbled in new Tech, Gurinder has a large knowledge of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Smart Contracts, & Crypto Trading. Before getting into Blockchain he was building Android & iOS Apps and now he has created 2 Mobile Apps that run on his own private Blockchain. During the day, Gurinder Develops & Deploys Blockchains and Smart Contracts, During nights and weekends, he either teaches or oversees the Blockchain Education at DEN (Decentralized Education Nexus). There's nothing better to him than seeing that shine in people's eyes when they interact with a Smart Contract for the first time!

Gurinder has been involved in the Crypto World since 2013. As an avid developer who always dabbled in new Tech, Gurinder has a large knowledge of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Smart Contracts, & Crypto Trading. Before getting into Blockchain he was building Android & iOS Apps and now he has created 2 Mobile Apps that run on his own private Blockchain. During the day, Gurinder Develops & Deploys Blockchains and Smart Contracts, During nights and weekends, he either teaches or oversees the Blockchain Education at DEN (Decentralized Education Nexus). There's nothing better to him than seeing that shine in people's eyes when they interact with a Smart Contract for the first time!

Sessions conducted by Guinder Bhangoo

  • Ethereum & Smart Contracts
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Stephen Boesch

http://thirdeyecss.com

I am a developer focusing on scalable apps for data pipelines and machine learning on Hadoop and Spark infrastructures. My background is in Java/Oracle/ETL from 1996 until 2011, at which point I started to focus on Hadoop, Spark and Scala. My work has been at a mix of the familiar large Internet/Systems company names and startups.

I am a developer focusing on scalable apps for data pipelines and machine learning on Hadoop and Spark infrastructures. My background is in Java/Oracle/ETL from 1996 until 2011, at which point I started to focus on Hadoop, Spark and Scala. My work has been at a mix of the familiar large Internet/Systems company names and startups.

Sessions conducted by Stephen Boesch

  • Intermediate Scala: TypeClasses, Currying,...
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  • Statistics 102: Beyond the Mean, Median, and...
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Oswald Campesato

http://www.iquarkt.com

Oswald is passionate about education: a former PhD Candidate in Mathematics (ABD), with 4 Masters and 2 Bachelors degrees. Previously he worked in South America, Italy, and the French Riviera, and he traveled to 70 countries around the world. He has worked from C/C++/Java developer to CTO, and currently working at SwiftBot. He's comfortable in 4 languages and trying to learn Japanese. He's a Series Editor for Mercury Learning and working on his 17th book.

Oswald is passionate about education: a former PhD Candidate in Mathematics (ABD), with 4 Masters and 2 Bachelors degrees. Previously he worked in South America, Italy, and the French Riviera, and he traveled to 70 countries around the world. He has worked from C/C++/Java developer to CTO, and currently working at SwiftBot. He's comfortable in 4 languages and trying to learn Japanese. He's a Series Editor for Mercury Learning and working on his 17th book.

Sessions conducted by Oswald Campesato

  • TensorFlow in your Browser
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Douglas Crockford

http://crockford.com

Douglas Crockford was born in the Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is a registered voter. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

Douglas Crockford was born in the Frostbite Falls, Minnesota, but left when he was only six months old because it was just too damn cold. He is a registered voter. He turned his back on a promising career in television when he discovered computers. He has worked in learning systems, small business systems, office automation, games, interactive music, multimedia, location-based entertainment, social systems, and programming languages. He is the inventor of Tilton, the ugliest programming language that was not specifically designed to be an ugly programming language. He is best known for having discovered that there are good parts in JavaScript. This was the first important discovery of the 21st century. He also discovered the JSON, the world’s best loved data interchange format.

Sessions conducted by Douglas Crockford

Sara Daqiq

https://www.okta.com/

I love building great products to help businesses succeed in their goals. I currently work at Okta as a Developer Support. I work with Authentication and authorization every day. My work here is a beautiful intersection of hard skills and soft skills. I resolve customer’s most complex problems revolving around our platform products. In my free time, I enjoy biking, yoga, and surfing… Surfing the internet that is.

I love building great products to help businesses succeed in their goals. I currently work at Okta as a Developer Support. I work with Authentication and authorization every day. My work here is a beautiful intersection of hard skills and soft skills. I resolve customer’s most complex problems revolving around our platform products. In my free time, I enjoy biking, yoga, and surfing… Surfing the internet that is.

Sessions conducted by Sara Daqiq

Bill Enright

https://github.com/enright/lifta

Developer of lifta, a functional library for asynchronous work at the application level. 35+ years of experience in software development. Software engineering manager in the life sciences field. JavaScript and Node enthusiast in the wee hours. Strong interest in using functional approaches to building games and apps.

Developer of lifta, a functional library for asynchronous work at the application level. 35+ years of experience in software development. Software engineering manager in the life sciences field. JavaScript and Node enthusiast in the wee hours. Strong interest in using functional approaches to building games and apps.

Sessions conducted by Bill Enright

Paul Everitt

http://www.pauleveritt.org/

Paul is the PyCharm and WebStorm Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Before that, Paul was a partner at Agendaless Consulting and co-founder of Zope Corporation, taking the first open source application server through $14M of funding. Paul has bootstrapped both the Plone Foundation and the Python Software Foundation. Before that, Paul was an officer in the US Navy, starting www.navy.mil in 1993.

Paul is the PyCharm and WebStorm Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Before that, Paul was a partner at Agendaless Consulting and co-founder of Zope Corporation, taking the first open source application server through $14M of funding. Paul has bootstrapped both the Plone Foundation and the Python Software Foundation. Before that, Paul was an officer in the US Navy, starting www.navy.mil in 1993.

Sessions conducted by Paul Everitt

  • Productive React/TypeScript/TDD: Love Story...
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Jeremy Foster

http://codefoster.com

Educated in computer engineering and mathematics. Industry experience in education, aerospace manufacturing, and insurance. Joined Microsoft February 2012 and consider it my role to inform and inspire developers. When I'm not working, I'm hanging out with my wife and son, hiking and camping, sailing, scuba diving, or working on my house and yard. Find me at @codefoster and codefoster.com.

Educated in computer engineering and mathematics. Industry experience in education, aerospace manufacturing, and insurance. Joined Microsoft February 2012 and consider it my role to inform and inspire developers. When I'm not working, I'm hanging out with my wife and son, hiking and camping, sailing, scuba diving, or working on my house and yard. Find me at @codefoster and codefoster.com.

Sessions conducted by Jeremy Foster

Claudia Galvan

http://www.linkedin.com/in/cgalvan/

Claudia Galvan is a technical advisor to startups looking to expand internationally. Claudia is considered a world-wide expert in software internationalization. She has been responsible for building international teams from the ground-up and the technology used in platforms in Fortune 500 companies reaching billions of users around the world.

Claudia Galvan is a technical advisor to startups looking to expand internationally. Claudia is considered a world-wide expert in software internationalization. She has been responsible for building international teams from the ground-up and the technology used in platforms in Fortune 500 companies reaching billions of users around the world.

Sessions conducted by Claudia Galvan

  • Advancing your Career through technical...
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Luba Gloukhova

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lubag/

Luba Gloukhova facilitates and accelerates advanced research projects at a major R&D hub of the Silicon Valley. She supports Stanford GSB faculty by conceiving and generating innovative solutions that drive their cutting edge research. Luba also serves as the founding chair of Deep Learning World, the premier conference covering the commercial deployment of deep learning. Luba received her master's in analytics from the University of San Francisco and her bachelors in both applied math and economics from Berkeley. Before her current position in academic research, she gained industry experience in analytics consulting, high frequency trading analysis, catastrophe risk modeling, and quantitative marketing. Luba also teaches yoga and enjoys an active lifestyle.

Luba Gloukhova facilitates and accelerates advanced research projects at a major R&D hub of the Silicon Valley. She supports Stanford GSB faculty by conceiving and generating innovative solutions that drive their cutting edge research. Luba also serves as the founding chair of Deep Learning World, the premier conference covering the commercial deployment of deep learning. Luba received her master's in analytics from the University of San Francisco and her bachelors in both applied math and economics from Berkeley. Before her current position in academic research, she gained industry experience in analytics consulting, high frequency trading analysis, catastrophe risk modeling, and quantitative marketing. Luba also teaches yoga and enjoys an active lifestyle.

Sessions conducted by Luba Gloukhova

  • Deep Learning: Capabilities Realized and New...
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Arun Gupta

http://blog.arungupta.me

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Sessions conducted by Arun Gupta

  • Java developer’s journey in Kubernetes land
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Paul Hacker

http://paulhacker.net

Paul Hacker has over 15 years of application architecture, design, development, and management expertise in Microsoft technologies. Paul has a depth of experience in ALM, Process Improvement, and Team Foundation Server. Having distinguished himself as a leader in the IT industry he has been awarded the distinction of Microsoft MVP in the ALM category every year since 2006.Over the years Paul has proven his expertise in Application Lifecycle Management and has demonstrated his professionalism and commitment to the continuous process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance.

Paul Hacker has over 15 years of application architecture, design, development, and management expertise in Microsoft technologies. Paul has a depth of experience in ALM, Process Improvement, and Team Foundation Server. Having distinguished himself as a leader in the IT industry he has been awarded the distinction of Microsoft MVP in the ALM category every year since 2006.Over the years Paul has proven his expertise in Application Lifecycle Management and has demonstrated his professionalism and commitment to the continuous process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance.

Sessions conducted by Paul Hacker

  • How Microsoft Does DevOps
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Nuri Halperin

http://plusnconsulting.com/page/nuri-s-public-talks/

Nuri Halperin consults, develops software, and teaches with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and business applications. He's been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. He authors courses for pluralsight.com. A frequent speaker at tech events, he enjoys interacting and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award, and is a MongoDB Master. Owner of http://plusnconsulting.com Author at Pluralsight http://www.pluralsight.com/author/nuri-halperin

Nuri Halperin consults, develops software, and teaches with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and business applications. He's been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. He authors courses for pluralsight.com. A frequent speaker at tech events, he enjoys interacting and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award, and is a MongoDB Master. Owner of http://plusnconsulting.com Author at Pluralsight http://www.pluralsight.com/author/nuri-halperin

Sessions conducted by Nuri Halperin

Brad Irby

http://www.bradirby.com/

Brad is an accomplished .NET software architect specializing in Domain Driven Design and Event Driven Architectures. Over his 30 year professional career, Brad has built web applications for Adidas, Kashi, Gap, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Aptos, and many others. Brads specialty is migrating existing .NET applications to a DDD architecture and EDA without system downtime. Brad has been the organizer of the San Francisco and Silicon Valley .NET user groups, and is frequent speaker on technical software topics throughout the US, South America, and Europe. Brad has written a book on Reengineering .NET published by Adison Wesley.

Brad is an accomplished .NET software architect specializing in Domain Driven Design and Event Driven Architectures. Over his 30 year professional career, Brad has built web applications for Adidas, Kashi, Gap, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Aptos, and many others. Brads specialty is migrating existing .NET applications to a DDD architecture and EDA without system downtime. Brad has been the organizer of the San Francisco and Silicon Valley .NET user groups, and is frequent speaker on technical software topics throughout the US, South America, and Europe. Brad has written a book on Reengineering .NET published by Adison Wesley.

Sessions conducted by Brad Irby

  • Event Driven Architecture – Enabling...
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Ami Levin

http://www.amilevin.com

Senior data tier architect, data modeler, database designer and SQL developer. Inventor of intelligent, autonomous performance optimization products. Designed, reviewed and optimized some of the world’s largest, most challenging, mission critical data environments. A seasoned speaker, instructor and mentor. Author of white papers and technical articles.

Senior data tier architect, data modeler, database designer and SQL developer. Inventor of intelligent, autonomous performance optimization products. Designed, reviewed and optimized some of the world’s largest, most challenging, mission critical data environments. A seasoned speaker, instructor and mentor. Author of white papers and technical articles.

Sessions conducted by Ami Levin

  • Big Data - the Biggest Fad of the Decade
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Ron Lichty

http://www.ronlichty.com

Ron Lichty has been managing and, more recently, consulting in managing software development and product organizations for over 25 years. Before that, as a programmer, he coded compiler code generators, was awarded patents for compression and security algorithms he designed and coded for embedded microcontroller devices, wrote two widely used programming texts, and developed the computer animation demo that Apple used to launch and sell a next-generation line of PCs. The primary focus of his consulting practice has mirrored what he did as a manager: untangling the knots in software development. As Ron Lichty Consulting, he takes on fractional Interim VP Engineering and Acting CTO roles, trains teams in scrum, transitions teams to agile, trains managers in managing software people and teams, and advises organizations and coaches teams to make their software development “hum.” His 450-page book, Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams, was recently released as video training - LiveLessons: Managing Software People and Teams - both from Pearson and on O’Reilly’s Safari Network. He also co-authors the biannual Study of Product Team Performance.

Ron Lichty has been managing and, more recently, consulting in managing software development and product organizations for over 25 years. Before that, as a programmer, he coded compiler code generators, was awarded patents for compression and security algorithms he designed and coded for embedded microcontroller devices, wrote two widely used programming texts, and developed the computer animation demo that Apple used to launch and sell a next-generation line of PCs. The primary focus of his consulting practice has mirrored what he did as a manager: untangling the knots in software development. As Ron Lichty Consulting, he takes on fractional Interim VP Engineering and Acting CTO roles, trains teams in scrum, transitions teams to agile, trains managers in managing software people and teams, and advises organizations and coaches teams to make their software development “hum.” His 450-page book, Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams, was recently released as video training - LiveLessons: Managing Software People and Teams - both from Pearson and on O’Reilly’s Safari Network. He also co-authors the biannual Study of Product Team Performance.

Sessions conducted by Ron Lichty

  • Managing in an Agile World
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Ramona Maxwell

http://www.solverinc.com

Ramona Maxwell | Enterprise Platform Architect | 650-800-3995 Pivotal Cloud Foundry Regional Lead at Magenic Technologies, Inc. creating platform solutions for enterprise and government clients. Recent blog posts: https://magenic.com/thinking/enterprise-content-migration-success-factors |---| https://magenic.com/thinking/harvesting-brain-power-the-gift-of-neurodiversity-in-tech |---| https://magenic.com/thinking/enterprise-collaboration-should-you-buy-an-intranet-in-a-box

Ramona Maxwell | Enterprise Platform Architect | 650-800-3995 Pivotal Cloud Foundry Regional Lead at Magenic Technologies, Inc. creating platform solutions for enterprise and government clients. Recent blog posts: https://magenic.com/thinking/enterprise-content-migration-success-factors |---| https://magenic.com/thinking/harvesting-brain-power-the-gift-of-neurodiversity-in-tech |---| https://magenic.com/thinking/enterprise-collaboration-should-you-buy-an-intranet-in-a-box

Sessions conducted by Ramona Maxwell

  • Platform Agnostic Application Development...
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Gayle Laakmann McDowell

http://www.gayle.com

Gayle Laakmann McDowell is the founder and CEO of CareerCup.com and the author of three books:

    She is an interview consultant, helping companies improve their interview process and coaching startups through acquisitions/acqui-hires. She is also an interview prep instructor, hired by Facebook to teach an interview prep class for external software developer candidates.

Gayle has worked as a Software Engineer for Google, Microsoft and Apple. She holds a BSE and MSE from UPenn in Computer Science, and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Gayle Laakmann McDowell is the founder and CEO of CareerCup.com and the author of three books:

    She is an interview consultant, helping companies improve their interview process and coaching startups through acquisitions/acqui-hires. She is also an interview prep instructor, hired by Facebook to teach an interview prep class for external software developer candidates.

Gayle has worked as a Software Engineer for Google, Microsoft and Apple. She holds a BSE and MSE from UPenn in Computer Science, and an MBA from the Wharton School.

Sessions conducted by Gayle Laakmann McDowell

  • Cracking the Coding Interview
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Todd McLeod

https://greatercommons.com/

Champion of world class online instruction; teaching online since 1997; honored as one of California’s top community college instructors; studied online education at UC San Diego; started the Online Teacher Training Program and taught college faculty in central California how to teach online; one of the world’s leading trainers in the Go programming language which is currently the highest paying programming language in America; teacher to 528,918 students last year online; founder of Greater Commons; motivating, inspiring, and teaching teachers how to teach online at their greatest potential - this is Todd McLeod, working every day for the greater common good.

Champion of world class online instruction; teaching online since 1997; honored as one of California’s top community college instructors; studied online education at UC San Diego; started the Online Teacher Training Program and taught college faculty in central California how to teach online; one of the world’s leading trainers in the Go programming language which is currently the highest paying programming language in America; teacher to 528,918 students last year online; founder of Greater Commons; motivating, inspiring, and teaching teachers how to teach online at their greatest potential - this is Todd McLeod, working every day for the greater common good.

Sessions conducted by Todd McLeod

  • Concurrency with Go (golang)
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  • Getting Started with The Go Programming...
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Soham Mehta

http://InterviewKickstart.com

Soham is the founder of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation.

The bootcamp is laser-focused on re-teaching Data Structures, Algorithms and System Design, to working engineers, who desire to work at high-growth, career-launching tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Prior to InterviewKickstart, Soham was a Director of Engineering at Box and an early engineer there. He helped Box's technical teams grow from 5 to 250 engineers over a span of 5 years. This meant living and breathing the interviewing machine exploring all its nooks and corners, and ups and downs.

Prior to Box, Soham has also worked at eBay and Microsoft.

Soham is the founder of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation.

The bootcamp is laser-focused on re-teaching Data Structures, Algorithms and System Design, to working engineers, who desire to work at high-growth, career-launching tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Prior to InterviewKickstart, Soham was a Director of Engineering at Box and an early engineer there. He helped Box's technical teams grow from 5 to 250 engineers over a span of 5 years. This meant living and breathing the interviewing machine exploring all its nooks and corners, and ups and downs.

Prior to Box, Soham has also worked at eBay and Microsoft.

Sessions conducted by Soham Mehta

  • Recursion and Dynamic Programming for...
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Troy Miles

http://therockncoder.blogspot.com/

Troy Miles, aka the Rockncoder, is an award winning software developer, speaker, and author with over 37 years of professional experience. He is the author of the book, jQuery Essentials, numerous magazine articles and blog posts. He began his career writing games in 6502 and x86 assembly for early computers like the Commodore 64, Apple II, and IBM PC. Along the way, he has twice won the game of the year award, fantastic reviews, and numerous accolades. Nowadays he writes web & mobile apps for a Southern California-based automotive valuation and information company. He has hung up is assembly language hat, but is fluent in JavaScript, C#, C++, Java, Kotlin, and Clojure. Nights and weekends he can usually be found writing cool apps for mobile and the web or teaching other developers how to do so. Troy has spoken at Velocity, MobileWeb Dev Con, Mobile Dev+Test, and NG-Vegas. He is also a regular speaker at the SoCal and Silicon Valley Code Camps plus in front of local developer groups all over Southern California. Many of his talks are on his YouTube channel.

Troy Miles, aka the Rockncoder, is an award winning software developer, speaker, and author with over 37 years of professional experience. He is the author of the book, jQuery Essentials, numerous magazine articles and blog posts. He began his career writing games in 6502 and x86 assembly for early computers like the Commodore 64, Apple II, and IBM PC. Along the way, he has twice won the game of the year award, fantastic reviews, and numerous accolades. Nowadays he writes web & mobile apps for a Southern California-based automotive valuation and information company. He has hung up is assembly language hat, but is fluent in JavaScript, C#, C++, Java, Kotlin, and Clojure. Nights and weekends he can usually be found writing cool apps for mobile and the web or teaching other developers how to do so. Troy has spoken at Velocity, MobileWeb Dev Con, Mobile Dev+Test, and NG-Vegas. He is also a regular speaker at the SoCal and Silicon Valley Code Camps plus in front of local developer groups all over Southern California. Many of his talks are on his YouTube channel.

Sessions conducted by Troy Miles

Steve Mylroie

http://www.smylroie.com

Steve is an independent software consultant in Silicon Valley specializing in the Microsoft product stack having retired after a 40+ year career doing semiconductor industry, with side excursions in to medical image management. Over the years he has worked with a wide range of platforms from mainframes to PCs, many of which have gone to the great scrap yard in the sky. Co-chair Baynet User Group's South Bay Chapter and Baynet Treasurer

Steve is an independent software consultant in Silicon Valley specializing in the Microsoft product stack having retired after a 40+ year career doing semiconductor industry, with side excursions in to medical image management. Over the years he has worked with a wide range of platforms from mainframes to PCs, many of which have gone to the great scrap yard in the sky. Co-chair Baynet User Group's South Bay Chapter and Baynet Treasurer

Sessions conducted by Steve Mylroie

  • Developing Microcontroller Appilcations with...
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Dave Nielsen

http://www.davenielsen.net

As Head of Ecosystem Programs, Dave uses emerging technologies and open source projects like Microservices, Serverless & Kubernetes to bring the magic of Redis to the broader community. Dave has extensive ecosystem experience from his years of engagement in the web, cloud and big data trenches. Prior to Redis Labs, Dave led the relationship between Intel’s Deep Learning in Apache Spark project and public cloud providers; and at PayPal where he helped pioneer web api developer evangelism.

As Head of Ecosystem Programs, Dave uses emerging technologies and open source projects like Microservices, Serverless & Kubernetes to bring the magic of Redis to the broader community. Dave has extensive ecosystem experience from his years of engagement in the web, cloud and big data trenches. Prior to Redis Labs, Dave led the relationship between Intel’s Deep Learning in Apache Spark project and public cloud providers; and at PayPal where he helped pioneer web api developer evangelism.

Sessions conducted by Dave Nielsen

  • Redis in Containers, and Kubernetes and...
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Manish Pandit

https://lobster1234.github.io

Manish is Director of Engineering at Marqeta, a FinTech startup, where he is responsible for the Hybrid Cloud Architecture and delivery for the Payments Platform. Prior to Marqeta, he has worked at Capital One, Netflix, IGN, E*Trade, and Accenture in various engineering leadership roles. He has spoken at various conferences and meetups in an around SF Bay Area, including JavaOne, OSCON, Silicon Valley Code Camp, and APICon SF. He blogs at https://lobster1234.github.io

Manish is Director of Engineering at Marqeta, a FinTech startup, where he is responsible for the Hybrid Cloud Architecture and delivery for the Payments Platform. Prior to Marqeta, he has worked at Capital One, Netflix, IGN, E*Trade, and Accenture in various engineering leadership roles. He has spoken at various conferences and meetups in an around SF Bay Area, including JavaOne, OSCON, Silicon Valley Code Camp, and APICon SF. He blogs at https://lobster1234.github.io

Sessions conducted by Manish Pandit

  • Disaster Recovery - What, Why, and How
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Nelson Petracek

http://www.tibco.com

As the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of TIBCO Software Inc., Nelson Petracek is helping to shape the development of TIBCO's emerging technology platforms and products. With over 20 years of experience, Nelson works to deliver solutions for the next stage of digital business, drawing upon his deep knowledge of cloud, blockchain, low-code applications, microservices, and event processing. A strong technology evangelist, he works with customers to identify and define the appropriate use of various technologies and architectures, and advises on best practices and information delivery patterns.

As the global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of TIBCO Software Inc., Nelson Petracek is helping to shape the development of TIBCO's emerging technology platforms and products. With over 20 years of experience, Nelson works to deliver solutions for the next stage of digital business, drawing upon his deep knowledge of cloud, blockchain, low-code applications, microservices, and event processing. A strong technology evangelist, he works with customers to identify and define the appropriate use of various technologies and architectures, and advises on best practices and information delivery patterns.

Sessions conducted by Nelson Petracek

  • Extending Blockchain to IoT
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Nic Raboy

https://www.thepolyglotdeveloper.com

Nic is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has released several native and hybrid mobile applications to iTunes and Google Play and writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile app development easier to understand. He has experience in Unity3D, Apache Cordova, Java, NoSQL, SQL, and Node.js.

Nic is a Developer Advocate for Couchbase in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has released several native and hybrid mobile applications to iTunes and Google Play and writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile app development easier to understand. He has experience in Unity3D, Apache Cordova, Java, NoSQL, SQL, and Node.js.

Sessions conducted by Nic Raboy

  • Powering an API with GraphQL, Golang, and...
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Joseph Reynolds

http://www.LikeABossCoding.com

With a Bachelor in Psychology, a Master’s in IT, several years as a C# MVP, and graduate work in Technical Communications, Joe is able to offer a unique variety of services to his customers. When not working in the office, or at home, Joe can generally be found at St. Jonah Orthodox Church, or at one of the many User Groups in which he regularly participates.

With a Bachelor in Psychology, a Master’s in IT, several years as a C# MVP, and graduate work in Technical Communications, Joe is able to offer a unique variety of services to his customers. When not working in the office, or at home, Joe can generally be found at St. Jonah Orthodox Church, or at one of the many User Groups in which he regularly participates.

Sessions conducted by Joseph Reynolds

  • Git for NORMAL Developers
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Abhinav Shroff

http://ww.oracle.com

Abhinav Shroff works as a Principal Product Manager at Oracle. He is a seasoned professional with wide experience in Middleware and Cloud technologies. He is responsible for evangelizing Oracle Developer Cloud Services with the developer community. His areas of expertise are DevOps, Java, and Mobility. He is an active speaker at technical conferences including Silicon Valley Code Camp, DevOpsDays, Java One, Oracle Open World, AIOUG, OTNYathra, Sangam, Oracle Code, GIDS to name a few and has delivered many technology workshops and sessions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkP1eeaQbU0&t=2320s

Abhinav Shroff works as a Principal Product Manager at Oracle. He is a seasoned professional with wide experience in Middleware and Cloud technologies. He is responsible for evangelizing Oracle Developer Cloud Services with the developer community. His areas of expertise are DevOps, Java, and Mobility. He is an active speaker at technical conferences including Silicon Valley Code Camp, DevOpsDays, Java One, Oracle Open World, AIOUG, OTNYathra, Sangam, Oracle Code, GIDS to name a few and has delivered many technology workshops and sessions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkP1eeaQbU0&t=2320s

Sessions conducted by Abhinav Shroff

  • Terraform + Packer + Docker = Winning DevOps...
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Adwait Ullal

http://www.adwait.com

Adwait Ullal is an Azure Architect who has helped migrate applications, data centers to the cloud. His current focus is cloud computing, especially Azure. His past experience includes enterprise and solutions architecture.

Adwait Ullal is an Azure Architect who has helped migrate applications, data centers to the cloud. His current focus is cloud computing, especially Azure. His past experience includes enterprise and solutions architecture.

Sessions conducted by Adwait Ullal

  • Azure in the Enterprise - Governance &...
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Chris Woodruff

https://www.jetbrains.com/

Chris Woodruff (or Woody as he is commonly known as) has a degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University’s College of Engineering. Woody has been developing and architecting software solutions for over 20 years and has worked in many different platforms and tools. He is a community leader, helping such events as GRDevNight, GRDevDay, West Michigan Day of .NET and CodeMash. He was also instrumental in bringing the popular Give Camp event to Western Michigan where technology professionals lend their time and development expertise to assist local non-profits. As a speaker and podcaster, Woody has spoken and discussed a variety of topics, including database design and open source. He has been a Microsoft MVP in Visual C#, Data Platform and SQL and was recognized in 2010 as one of the top 20 MVPs world-wide. Woody works for JetBrains as a Developer Advocate.

Chris Woodruff (or Woody as he is commonly known as) has a degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University’s College of Engineering. Woody has been developing and architecting software solutions for over 20 years and has worked in many different platforms and tools. He is a community leader, helping such events as GRDevNight, GRDevDay, West Michigan Day of .NET and CodeMash. He was also instrumental in bringing the popular Give Camp event to Western Michigan where technology professionals lend their time and development expertise to assist local non-profits. As a speaker and podcaster, Woody has spoken and discussed a variety of topics, including database design and open source. He has been a Microsoft MVP in Visual C#, Data Platform and SQL and was recognized in 2010 as one of the top 20 MVPs world-wide. Woody works for JetBrains as a Developer Advocate.

Sessions conducted by Chris Woodruff

  • Developing Great Web APIs Architectures with...
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Ted Young

http://about.me/tedmyoung

Consulting Software Engineer and Trainer: Java, Go, CI/CD, TDD, and Agile. Likes to run Lean Startup Experiments in distributed architectures, pleasant APIs, and scalable systems.

Consulting Software Engineer and Trainer: Java, Go, CI/CD, TDD, and Agile. Likes to run Lean Startup Experiments in distributed architectures, pleasant APIs, and scalable systems.

Sessions conducted by Ted Young

  • Order a Burger with Spring Boot and Vue.js
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