Adam Tornhill is a programmer that combines degrees in engineering and psychology. He’s the founder of Empear AB where he designs tools for software analysis. He’s also the author of ‘Your Code as a Crime Scene’, has written the popular ‘Lisp for the Web’ tutorial and self-published a book on ‘Patterns in C’. His other interests include modern history, music and martial arts.
Steve is a Continuous Delivery consultant at Always Agile Consulting Ltd. Steve has been helping organizations adopt Continuous Delivery since 2007, and has overseen large-scale transformation programs for up to 60 teams at a time. He is also the author of “Measuring Continuous Delivery”, a co-author of “Build Quality In”, and a co-organizer of the annual PIPELINE conference.
Åsa has been a developer for 20 years and first started mob programming in 2015, when her team wanted to explore alternative ways of working closer and better together. Since then, she has mob programmed full time at all her assignments.
What really drives Åsa to keep mob programming is how well the practice fulfils the core values in XP: Communication, Simplicity, Feedback, Courage and Respect. Plus the sheer joy of learning and creating value together.
Allan Ebdrup studied Computer Science at universities in Århus and København. He has worked 20 years in IT as self-employed, developer,IT-architect, enterprise-architect, tech & team-lead and CTO.
For the past six years Allan has been working methodically with software development processes. Taking Continuous Delivery, DevOps, self organizing teams, agile servant leader and agility to the extreme - further than most would go. He has given talks about this work and co-authored a few scientific papers.
Anders Lundsgård is a software craftsman and leader with a passion for Cloud and DevOps. With practices such as Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, he helps feature teams at Scania to produce high-quality code in very short iterations. Automation and versioning all assets have been key factors for Scania to stay competitive in the software and hardware industry. Defining and implementing DevOps practices along with cloud computing is Anders’s primary mission today as he aims to reduce the gap between development and operations.
Anders is an infrastructure engineer at the nordic cloud provider Safespring. Before that, he spent years in different technical and management positions at a large Norwegian university where he worked with everything from config management on Unix servers to end user computing, mobile platforms, project management to virtual desktop infrastructure. When he’s not engineering stuff, he spends time organizing DevOpsDays in Oslo. Anders lives in Nesodden south of Oslo.
Anders is a Change and Configuration Management Expert at Systematic Software Engineering, which is based in Denmark.
In his work he strives to enable people to achieve great results using efficient tooling that supports processes that consistently deliver in the organisation. With Systematic he’s introduced and retired four different version control systems, two bug tracking systems, and a build server.
Anders’ current interest is integrating support and developments respective needs, while always on the search for new tools to augment our build pipeline or upgrade existing.
Andi Mann is a Vice President in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer at CA Technologies. He is an accomplished digital business executive with extensive global expertise as a strategist, technologist, innovator, marketer, and communicator. For over 25 years across five continents, Andi has built success with corporations, vendors, governments, and as a leading research analyst and business consultant.
Andrey is a long time Continuous Delivery enthusiast and public speaker passionate about software development processes automation. During the years, Andrey has worked as a software developer, build and release engineer, SRE, Systems engineer and architect for Continuous Integration/Delivery infrastructure. Currently, Andrey is providing consulting services worldwide and building a company for likeminded location independent automation professionals.
Aubrey is currently the head of DevOps for the Arcadia group in the UK.
Boyan is a software architect and developer, thinking human-first when writing software.
He likes experimenting and talking about technology and its application to solve everyday problems. Prefers working solutions over concrete frameworks and languages. Boyan believes technology needs more storytelling and he tries to convey such. In his free time he performs improvised comedy with his group in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Daniel Ståhl is continuous integration manager and subject matter expert at Ericsson AB. He has a background of nine years of professional software development, integration and architecting in the telecom industry, where his work primarily revolves around the application of continuous integration practices to multinational enterprise-scale organizations. In addition, he has conducted continuous integration research within the context of Software Center since 2012.
Dave Farley is a thought-leader in the field of Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Software Development in general. He is co-author of the Jolt-award winning book ‘Continuous Delivery’ a regular conference speaker and blogger and one of the authors of the Reactive Manifesto.
Dave has been having fun with computers for over 30 years has worked on most types of software, from firmware, through tinkering with operating systems and device drivers, to writing games, and commercial applications of all shapes and sizes. He started working in large scale distributed systems more than 25 years ago, doing research into the development of loose-coupled, message-based systems - a forerunner of MicroService architectures.
Dave has a wide range of experience leading the development of complex software in teams, both large and small, in the UK and USA. Dave was an early adopter of agile development techniques, employing iterative development, continuous integration and significant levels of automated testing on commercial projects from the early 1990s.
Dave is the former Head of Software development at LMAX Ltd, home of the OSS Disruptor, a company that are well known for the excellence of their code and the exemplary nature of their development process.
Dave is now an independent software developer and consultant, and founder and director of Continuous Delivery Ltd.
1/3 QA, 1/3 DevOps, 1/3 Lead. Last 10 years in Kraków. Moved to Kiev to build first ever “Internet of Pets” test environment. Proudly and patriotically awarded as “People in Testing 2017”. Actively speaking (and traveling) around the world (combining both passions). Organizer and originator of the first regular Ukrainian QA meetup “UkrainQA”. You can find David on LInkedIn, Facebook, e-mail or at the beer table :)
His likes are as follows: #cofeeWithPeople, #newTechnologies, #DiscworldWorld, #sharingKnowlege, #boardGames, #craftBeers, #classicVinyls, #usuallyMyWife
Diptanu is a Senior Engineer at HashiCorp, and works on large-scale distributed systems, cluster schedulers, service discovery and highly available and high throughput systems on the public cloud. He is a core committer to the Nomad cluster scheduler which has a parallel and distributed scheduler and support heterogeneous virtualized workloads. Prior to HashiCorp, Diptanu worked in the Cloud Platform group at Netflix, where he worked on the core platform infrastructure that powered the Microservices infrastructure of Netflix. He worked on Apache Mesos and wrote a cluster scheduler for running Docker on AWS, and also contributed to various reactive IPC and service discovery infrastructure projects.
Dmitry is a coding architect specializing in large-scale Java, Web, CI, Test Automation and Agile development. He has experience in banking, insurance and telecom industries. He is Java User Group Latvia and Test Automation Club co-founder and producer of Riga Dev Days conference. Dmitry leads a crowd of serial software craftsmen in Neueda Riga working on the next generation of continuous delivery tools.
Emily Bache is an experienced software developer with a focus on the engineering practices which make agile methods work. Currently a consultant with Praqma, she helps teams to adopt Continuous Delivery practices and improve their automated testing. Emily is the author of ”The Coding Dojo Handbook: a practical guide to creating a space where good programmers can become great programmers” and loves to coach and teach developers.
Deployment Pipeline Craftsman always ready to learn new ways to implement Source Control, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery for databases, applications and infrastructure. Deployment pipeline is my favorite technical and cultural tool. I work as DevOps Coach at Natixis with automation, collaboration and communication as priorities. My background is in database administration with a special interest in database changes and data modeling.
Hacker turned software researcher turned system engineer; manager turned leader turned navigator, Erik Schön has developed people, products and, organizations for 20+ years in complex, global R&D environments. Recently, Erik has served 40+ development teams as one of the navigators of a large-scale journey towards more, faster, better & happier in a 2000+ people product development unit in 10 locations, and, served as Chief Improvement Coach helping leaders and teams to deliver and to deliver better in a 1000+ people organization in 8 locations.
Espen Halsaa Albrektsen has worked with software development since 1999 in Data Respons, as an independent contractor and now at GasSecure. His experience is mostly in embedded software without an operating system, but also a lot of C# and some web/mobile/app development. Espen strongly believes in test driven development and test automation – and that the embedded community has a lot to learn from the tools and methodologies applied to non-embedded software development.
Edward Thomson is a software engineer at GitHub, where he works on the Systems Team to help scale the world’s largest code hosting service. He’s a core contributor to the libgit2 project which is used by GitHub as well as many other tools like Visual Studio and Xcode. Edward is the author of the ‘Git for Visual Studio’ video training from O’Reilly Media and a contributing author to Professional Team Foundation Server 2013.
Eyal is the head of the Eco-System group at Jfrog for the past 4 years. His teams is developing and maintaining smart and innovative open source projects, all under the domain of CI/CD and DevOps automation. Among our solutions: the Jenkins Artifactory Plugin and Jfrog CLI and more.
Fatih is a Master Software Developer working at Ericsson. He is specialized in Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery, Software Development Infrastructure, and Automation. He has more than 10 years of experience and has been involved in several large scale CI/infrastructure projects during his career. He is Project Technical Lead for the OPNFV Release Engineering Project, core committer for several other OPNFV projects and he is involved in OpenStack Infra as a contributor. Before Ericsson, Fatih worked for Havelsan and provided expertise to Havelsan’s customers such as BOEING and BAE Systems.
Nicolaj is a Continuous Delivery Consultant from Praqma’s Aarhus Office. He has previously worked as a Consultant Software Developer and has a Master’s degree in cryptography. In his spare time he enjoys containerizing tools, cold beer and doing stupid stuff in Kubernetes to test the limits of Container Orchestration.
Fredrik is a passionate driver for Azure as it relates to IT operations and DevOps audiences. With a deep engagement he leads enterprises of all sizes to understand how to take advantage of the latest and innovative features of off-premises Azure infrastructure all the way to hybrid cloud scenarios.
Gáspár Nagy is the creator and the main contributor of SpecFlow, regular conference speaker, blogger gasparnagy.com, editor of the BDD Addict monthly newsletter bddaddict.com, and co-author of the book “BDD Books: Discovery - Explore behavior using Examples” gasparnagy.com.
Gáspár is an independent coach, trainer and test automation expert focusing on helping teams implementing BDD and SpecFlow. He has more than 15 years of experience in enterprise software development as he worked as an architect and agile developer coach.
Guillaume Ceccarelli is a peace of mind engineer. As an infrastructure, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery consultant and with his company GC’s Ventures, he is helping people within small & medium-sized companies care for their customers by removing the burden of having to manage by themselves all that isn’t code or product. After working with software development and supporting data-heavy software deployments, he has been helping his customers internationally build, automate, and manage their server infrastructures, production environments, Continuous Delivery pipelines, DevOps initiatives, and otherwise remove pains getting in the way of delivering the best products possible.
Gergo is a young software engineer who cares about making developers life easier. He has fallen in love with DevOps at CERN, where he made sure bosons are being found and at Prezi, where he made sure everyone can present at all times. Currently, he is bootstrapping a new company around Docker monitoring at Founders.
Giulio’s passion started with a TI-57, quickly followed by a Sinclair ZX80 and an Apple II.
After obtaining of his degree and long years consulting dozens of disparate customers on Microsoft technologies, he is now focused on Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and DevOps themes; in spite of what you reading, he is still able to write working code even using up-to-the-minute editors instead of VI. A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since 2016, Visual Studio ALM Ranger since 2010. He likes having a chance to present his point of view because he loves sharing experience and chatting.
Gloria is a proactive person eager to learn and that loves taking care about software quality, helping improving processes and avoiding bugs. I am specialised in Agile lifecycle with experience in Scrum framework. Her skills as QA include designing of test cases to the automation of it, analysis, bugs management and release management; in possession of knowledge around leveraging a BDD approach to testing, always looking forward to learn more about Agile and share experiences as well as new ways and techniques to improve her testing skills.
Greg Wunderle joined IBM through the UrbanCode acquisition in 2013 where he served as VP of Sales, helping to lead UrbanCode from a 15 person company to being acquired by IBM. Greg was instrumental in developing and introducing UrbanCode’s offerings to the marketplace such as UrbanCode Deploy, UrbanCode Release, and UrbanCode Build. Greg has helped hundreds of companies around the world deliver applications faster and more efficiently and had lead discussions on DevOps and modernization around the world.
Hannes Sjoblad works as Chief Disruption Officer at Epicenter Stockholm, and he is also a representative of Singularity University in Sweden. He is a popular speaker on tech trends and the future of connected humans.
Henk is a Chief Engineer at ING. He is responsible for ING’s technology platform: ING’s systems and tools to manage, create, test and operate software for ING’s customers globally. Henk and his merry band of tech oriented product owners, designers, and full stack engineers support 10.000 customer focused product owners, designers and engineers in over 10 countries to deliver great products for ING’s customers with speed and reliability. “We can only go fast if we’re in control.”
Henk built his first amplifiers and computers at high school, studied electronics at the University of Twente, and then started working as an independent programmer and advisor. Henk joined Ernst & Young Consulting, which was acquired by Capgemini. For Capgemini Henk built the Java unit for Financial Services, and became the unit manager for the Accelerated Development unit. In Capgemini Henk was one of the distinguished (global) software engineers and part of the CTO network, delivering software and giving training in many countries.
Henk joined ING Netherlands in the midst of their agile transformation, and was responsible for the introduction and capability growth of open source technologies as an IT Manager. He worked for the Domestic Bank in the Netherlands for 3 years as the Chief Architect. Today he is global Chief Engineer, responsible for ING’s technology platform. Henk is on-boarding teams in various ING countries on continuous delivery and agile product management tooling to unify engineering culture and way of working. Henk is an expert on continuous delivery, DevOps, release engineering, test engineering, Agile/Scrum and IT transformation.
Henrik Høegh is a Senior Consultant with more than 15 years experience within operations, DevOps, and Continuous Delivery on Kubernetes, Docker, Linux, Atlassian, Jenkins.
As a DevOps consultant, Henrik regularly works with build servers, Container technologies, version control, and agile task management systems but also spend a great deal of time working with general organizational, architectural, and process related challenges for customers.
Ian Crosby is a long time software developer, enthusiast, and advocate. He cut his teeth developing military defence systems and has since aimed to use his powers for good. In his current role as Senior Engineer at Container Solutions in Amsterdam, he assists organisations navigate the Cloud Native landscape, while also working with companies to develop the tooling necessary to do so.
Jacob lives in Aarhus and is a backend developer in the distributed product team at GoMore. He works mostly on feature development using Clojure, Rails and Vue.js. However, the backend team of 4 developers is also responsible for all aspects of Devops.
James Grenning trains, coaches and consults worldwide. His mission is to bring modern technical and management practices to embedded development teams. He is the author of Test-Driven Development for Embedded C.
He is a co-author of CppUTest, a popular unit test harness for embedded C and C++. James also invented Planning Poker, an estimation technique used around the world, and participated in the creation of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.
Jan Krag is a Continuous Improvement Engineer at Praqma. He has a developer background and now helps customers improve their software development pipelines. He is a certified Docker trainer, and also teaches courses on Git, Jenkins and Continuous Delivery.
Jan Sørensen is an independent software consultant with a special interest in Docker and infrastructure as code. He holds more than 15 years of professional experience within software engineering, working in senior roles at large international corporations. When not driving his Tesla, Jan helps companies reach their goals around Continuous Delivery and Docker.
Jan Hagen is an associate professor and a member of the faculty at European School of Management and Technology. Jan is particularly interested in understanding how teams and organizations deal with errors. He is currently studying the interaction of flight crews in the cockpits of airline and military aircrafts. His research received media coverage in outlets like the Financial Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Guardian, Forbes, and Harvard Business Manager. Jan is the author of Confronting Mistakes: Lessons from the Aviation Industry when Dealing with Errors
Jan Bosch is professor at Chalmers University Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and director of the Software Center, a strategic partner-funded collaboration between 11 large European companies (including Ericsson, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, Saab Defense, Jeppesen (Boeing), Siemens and Bosch) and five universities focused on digitalization. Earlier, he worked as Vice President Engineering Process at Intuit Inc where he also led Intuit’s Open Innovation efforts and headed the central mobile technologies team. Before Intuit, he was head of the Software and Application Technologies Laboratory at Nokia Research Center, Finland. Prior to joining Nokia, he headed the software engineering research group at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He received a MSc degree from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and a PhD degree from Lund University, Sweden.
His research activities include evidence-based development, software ecosystems, software architecture, innovation experiment systems, software product families and software variability management. He is the author of several books including “Design and Use of Software Architectures: Adopting and Evolving a Product Line Approach” published by Pearson Education (Addison-Wesley & ACM Press) and ÒSpeed, Data and Ecosystems: Excelling in a Software-Driven WorldÓ published by Taylor and Francis, editor of several books and volumes and author of hundreds of research articles. He is editor for Journal of Systems and Software as well as Science of Computer Programming, chaired several conferences as general and program chair, served on numerous program committees and organized countless workshops. Jan is a fellow member of ISPMA and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science.
In the startup space, Jan is chairman of the board of Auqtus AB and, until recently, Fidesmo in Stockholm, Remente, in Gothenburg, Sweden. He serves on the board of Peltarion AB and on the advisory boards of Assia Inc. in Redwood City, CA and Burt AB in Gothenburg, Sweden. Jan also runs a boutique consulting firm, Boschonian AB, that offers its clients support around the implications of digitalization including the management of R&D and innovation.
Jørn Erik is a Senior Platform Architect at The LEGO Group, working together with a team of Senior Developers. The team covers all technical aspects of delivering a Continuous Delivery service platform which delivers more than 300 products for www.lego.com. For the past 4 years he has focused on implementing Continuous Delivery and DevOps processes and practices in development, quality and operations.
Jeppe Lund Andersen is a Lead Software Engineer at the flight and hotel search engine Momondo where he is heading the team working with all aspects of building a Continuous Delivery and Deployment platform for backend development teams at Momondo. Before joining Momondo he worked at Microsoft, helping others succeed with .NET and Azure.
Joakim Öhman is a cloud evangelist who loves IT automation. With his background of building a traditional managed services company in 2001 and then a public cloud service in 2012 from the ground up he has the hands on experience what IT automation can accomplish
Jonas has many years of web development before joining Praqma as a Continuous Delivery consultant. With his great focus on getting all the way to the finish line without cutting corners, delivery of high quality software is the name of his game.
At Praqma Jonas brings his skills to help lift the delivery performance of large industrial companies. Jonas is a Certified Kubernetes Administrator, and would love to help you move to the cloud.
Jørgen is the CTO at Holdsport and works as a Ruby on Rails backend developer and DevOps guy on the 7 person development team at Holdsport. He does bug fixes, feature development and keeps the servers humming along and is also interested in software architecture and functional programming using Elixir.
Jose has a PhD in Formal Methods and Network Security from the Technical University of Denmark and has been working in Accenture for almost 4 years, with the last 2 years being mainly focused in DevOps. Jose is the DevOps Lead in Accenture Denmark and has been part of Nordea’s Core Banking Program since its start in September 2015. One of his main roles in CBP is being the owner of the implementation and usage of T24 in OpenShift by the program.
Julien Pivotto is a young Open-Source consultant at Inuits where he is helping organizations with the deployment of long-term solutions based on Open-Source infrastructure. He is a strong believer in the DevOps movement and has technical focus towards infrastructure automation, continuous integration, monitoring and high availability.