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Serhii Petrychenko

Passioned with microservices and all related things to them. He knows how to split monolith application into microservices and build continuous integration process for these purposes.

Dmytro Voloshyn

Dmytro has been working as a developer for over a decade and combines a solid background in programming with marketing experience. From 2012 Dmytro, as a technical co-founder of Preply.com, is changing the global landscape of education by making personalized tutoring affordable and accessible for everyone. His CTO position at Preply allows Dmytro to fully realize his entrepreneurial potential and technical skills.

Matvey Kukuy

CEO of Amixr.IO.

Ex. Constructor.IO, Cisco, Kaspersky.

Dmytro Patkovskyi

Dmytro is a backend software engineer at Grammarly with 9 years of industry experience. Previously worked at Ciklum and Amazon. Obsessed with build tools and their impact on developer productivity. Mostly writes in Java these days.

Academic interests: spellchecking and dictionary compression.

Vasyl Strutynskyi

R&D Director at Playtika leading the most technological department for the last 3 years. Broad management experience for more than 10 years including both setting up the R&D teams from scratch as well as evolving already existing departments. Joined IT in 2003 as a C++ developer.

In love with building strong motivated teams and achieving common results.

Yegor Chumakov

Yegor is a professional Architect and Team Leader from Kyiv. He is a strong advocate of cloud native technology and agile people over processes approach. Currently leading transformation for EPAM products from traditional operations to DevOps and cloud native stack. He is also active in local Go community and gave several talks on monthly meetups.

Alexander Syrotenko

A Ukrainian software engineer who is fond of software optimization, especially since he does it on the job all the time. In love with compilers and runtimes. He enjoys writing d2d tools, formal verification, and extensive application of Computer Science to real-world projects.

Yevgen Mospan

Yevgen has been in IT for 15+ years, currently being an expert at Java Competence Center and also often assigned as a Solution Architect to production projects. He has been involved in different projects in many business domains such as insurance, e-commerce, billing and logistics. His main interest is modern Java trends for building scalable, robust, highly available applications with focus on effective architecture.

Maksym Govorischev

Java engineer with primary experience in Java and adjacent technologies. Participated in design and implementation of various types of systems, from MVP’s and prototypes for startups to big corporate applications, API platforms and microservices ecosystems.

Stanislav Kolenkin

16+ years of professional experience in the Information Technologies (IT) industry.

I have received much experience in quick problem solving and not standard issues (last 4 year in DevOps/Deployment engineer). I have done many Kubernetes projects with different plugins on OpenStack, AWS, GCP, and Bare-Metal. Last 4 years I am working with Docker, Kubernetes, Calico, etc.

Philipp Krenn

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.

Eugene Safonov

Senior software engineer with 10+ years of development experience and tremendous desire to share professional expertise to all the world and his dog. I am interested in the world of Microservices, superficially full of mysterious creatures as .Net Core services, PerconaDB, RabbitMQ and others – scary, tough and always funny.

Ivan Zhuravel

Ivan is a Software Engineer who worked freelance, during which time he built his own startup. He has wide and deep experience in different technologies guiding and informing his current position, where he is helping carry out the migration from DCOS to Kubernetes.

Ihor Khlaponin

Ihor is a Software Engineer with 3 years of experience in Java and 2 years’ experience in the DevOps stack. In addition, he is intimately familiar with K8S and DCOS. He is currently interested in using K8S in AWS as well as in building complex microservice systems.

Sergii Zaskaleta

4 years in management, currently play pre-sales delivery manager role on a financial services account where I’m responsible for winning and then starting up all the emerging business with this client.

Believer in the fact that quality assurance (with QA and AQA) is generally a good thing and we should all invest in it, but am yet to see a project where presence of QA made a tangible impact in a software project success.

Dmitry Tiagulskyi

For many years, Dmitry has been a tech lead at Grammarly, where he has developed cloud services for millions of users. As an on-call warrior, he is interested in making software simple and reliable. Now he is mostly focused on security and privacy engineering.

Dmitry works with Java, AWS, and natural language processing. He still remembers programming in BASIC on a Soviet PC “Korvet” with nostalgia.

Serhiy Kalinets

Serhiy is a professional developer and software architect living in Kyiv. Heavily advocates XP practices and strives to automate everything. TDD addict, console lover and containerization evangelist. Despite being .NET guy for years he tries to stay up to date with other technologies. Currently helps teams in Playtika to build cool stuff.

Nicolas Fränkel

Developer Advocate with 15+ years experience consulting for many different customers, in a wide range of contexts (such as telecoms, banking, insurances, large retail and public sector). Usually working on Java/Java EE and Spring technologies, but with focused interests like Rich Internet Applications, Testing, CI/CD and DevOps. Currently working for Hazelcast. Also double as a teacher in universities and higher education schools, a trainer and triples as a book author.

Vsevolod Poliakov

Linux system administrator and devops engineer, also worked as developer, team and teach lead and architector. Company I worked with: Grammarly, Ring, Kunasystems and others. Founder of largest devops community in Ukraine – ukrops.club.

Igor Borodin

Random no name infrastructure guy who prefers to solve business cases using modern open-source tooling and occasionally fix or enhance that tooling with his amateurish spaghetti code.

Mykola Marzhan

Mykola is Kubernetes and Clouds lover and, currently, his goal to bring databases into Kubernetes world. Since 2004, most of his career has focused on development of monitoring, update and deployment systems.

Maksym Vlasov

Yet another Engineer at Thomas Cook. Likes to ride bicycles, preferably not self-writed. Time to time writes in https://t.me/catops about various Devops and cultural things. Also, has been developing various IT communities for 7 years, most recently – Hashicorp User Group Kyiv.

Anuar Nurmakanov

Anuar Nurmakanov is a software craftsmanship practitioner with more than nine years of experience in mobile, web, enterprise development, architecture, Scrum, and XP approaches and who likes public speaking and knowledge sharing.

Viktor Polishchuk

Software developer at Wix.com. Production experience counts more than 15 years. Expert in Java and JavaScript. Smartass.

Dmytro Parkhomchuk

I’m skilled software engineer and so insipired by DDD practices of designing enterprise apps. During recent projects I’ve been working with lousely coupled microservices using CQRS and Event soursing design patterns.

Aleksandr Tavgen

Aleksandr Tavgen is a Software Architect from Playtech with a more than 18y industry experience. He has worked in diverse fields at all levels of abstraction, from micro controllers to high level declarative programming and all points between. From Developer to SRE Engineer. Now we as a group working on an open source time series streaming engine in cooperation with community (InfluxDB, Grafana) Hobby projects related to Music and Theatre where we try to mix this field with IT.

Vladlen Fedosov

Passionate T-shaped engineer that worked as Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Head of the technical stream, Solution and System Architect and DevOps. I know how to build software that solves people’s need and know how to manage this process.

Volodymyr Tsap

At 19 applied for a Senior Technical Support Engineer position at Genesys, a leader for omni-channel customer experience & contact center solutions. Supporting Java and .NET SDK’s, handling Tier 3 cases for worldwide customers (Apple, Vodafone, T-mobile, Bank of America, etc..). After 3 years become a Staff TSE.

At 23 become a Chief Information Security Officer at the largest ukrainian internet holding company Bigmir-Internet.

In 2009 has founded and become CTO at the SHALB. The company delivers full infrastructure support, security consulting and DevOps services for more than 30 high-load projects worldwide. Now managing Linux Support and DevOps teams, providing architectural planning and private clouds design consulting.

Kevin Crawley

Kevin works for Instana, a managed service provider that specializes in observability and monitoring production systems, as a Developer Advocate. He has traveled the globe speaking on topics including DevOps, Docker, Observability, and Culture Transformation at conferences and such as DockerCon, SREcon, Open Source Summit EU/US, Velocity and DevOpsDays including Tokyo and Houston. He is passionate about educating engineers about the benefits of observability, distributed tracing, and control theory.

In addition to his work at Instana, Kevin is the founder and core organizer for the local Docker meetup in Nashville and was the lead organizer for DevOpsDays Nashville in 2019. He has been distinguished by his peers as a Docker Captain for his work both professionally and within the DevOps community. He has been working in software development roles almost his entire career and enjoys learning about how fellow peers are leveraging modern practices and tooling.

Torrey Powell

I have been leading software engineering teams for 19 years. My focus has always been to create highly efficient teams that create great products with scalable and maintainable code bases. I am very passionate about engineering and I thrive in dynamic environments that create a culture of collaboration and team work. For these reasons, I have been drawn to Mob Programming. Through the course of my career, I have been part of some pretty amazing teams. However, I have never experienced a team dynamic that Clearlink currently has. It is fun, energetic, highly efficient, and every team member genuinely cares about the overall performance of the team. I am excited for what Mob Programming has done for Clearlink, the engineering team, and for me personally as a leader.

Ievgen Demchenko

Experienced engineering leader with over 15 years of expertise in the tech. Entrepreneur, adherent of the agile approaches, a real follower of the MVP building ideas as well as ideas of delivering the high-value products in a lean way. Certified Scrum master and Scrum product owner, PMP. Currently, a head of the Engineering at the fast-growing and successful, German based startup.

Nazarii Cherkas

Nazarii Cherkas works as a Hazelcast Cloud Developer at Hazelcast – a company which develops the open source projects Hazelcast IMDG and Hazelcast Jet. Nazarii has many years of experience working at different positions from Java Engineer to Team Lead and Solutions Architect. He was involved into various projects for different industries: from Startups, Telecom, and Healthcare to the critical systems serving the infrastructure for one of world-biggest Airlines. Passioned about the Distributed Systems and Cloud Computing, Nazarii is currently working on a managed service for the Hazelcast IMDG.

Boris Trofimov

Passioned follower of [scala]ble architectures, big data architect and consultant, #odjug coorganizer.

Aleksei Andreev

For 4 years I have worked as a network / linux administrator at Saratov State University, after that I wrote a backend from scratch for online game, worked at ozon.ru and for the past six months I’ve been working as SRE and Go developer at Prisma.

Taras Slipets

Passionate Cloud Native Software and Big Data Engineer,
Conferences Speaker,
Guitar Player,
Skier.

Orkhan Gasimov

I am digital architect with over 16 years of experience in software engineering and consultancy. I love to motivate people, I love technology, and I’m proud to take part in technological shifts that transform the world around us.

Yaroslav Molochko

I’m a system architect by heart, big scale and high load are my every day challenges. Failed state is the only constant in my world. I can talk about control theory, SRE, architecture of big projects. I bring theory and practice into mix of actionable steps, following that may or may not lead you to success.

Yuliia Bentsa

5 years in IT. Experience in managing split teams. Passionate improver, crazy investigator, product defender.

Borys Zora

Currently working as Tech Lead at PitchBook and architect at Javatar. I have worked as architect on 4 projects, 2 of them as full time employee, 2 as a consultant. Having 8-9 years development experience, my primary language is Java, but also I use Groovy and bash. I passionate about continuous-delivery. With Javatar team we open source CI/CD solutions and security library for µServices: https://github.com/JavatarPro. I have worked with different orchestration tools like Mesos/Marathon and Nomad, have used different pipelines for CI/CD like Jenkins declarative pipeline and Gitlab CI.

Andrey Vinda

More than 14 years of experience in the development of applications, the last three years running the team at SBTech. The main activity is the development of highly loaded APIs based on ASP.NET Core 2. In addition to .NET, I have a practical experience of using different JavaScript frameworks. Currently I lead several projects related to high-loaded APIs that are using a micro-service architecture, supporting and improving the internal search engine and back-office solution.

Paul Stack

Paul Stack is an infrastructure coder and has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and good operational procedures and why they should be part of what developers and system administrators do on a day to day basis.

He believes that reliably delivering software is more important as its development. Paul’s passions are the DevOps and Continuous Delivery movements and how they help the entire business and its customers.

Mikalai Alimenkou

Senior Delivery Manager, Java Tech Lead and experienced coach. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having almost 15 years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and independent consultant at training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf and XP Days Ukraine conferences.

Mike Amundsen

An internationally known author and speaker, Mike Amundsen travels the world consulting and talking about network architecture, Web development, and intersection of technology and society. He works with companies large and small to help them capitalize on the opportunities APIs and Microservices present for both consumers and the enterprise.

Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers. He contributed to the O’Reilly Media book, “Continuous API Management” (2018). His “RESTful Web Clients”, was published by O’Reilly in February 2017 and he co-authored “Microservice Architecture” (June 2016). Amundsen’s 2013 collaboration with Leonard Richardson “RESTful Web APIs” and his 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, are common references for building adaptable Web applications. His latest book “Design and Build Great APIs” for Pragmatic Publishing is scheduled for release in early 2019.

Denys Vasyliev

Focused on Cloud Native Solutions Architecture, Development and Operations 10+ years in Telecom industry: network engineer, technical manager, operation team and unit lead, CTO. IP transit operators, Internet Providers and Mobile Network Operators: Beeline, Kyivstar, MTS , Velcom, Mobicom, Azerfon, Azercell, Astelit 2 Startups: manager positions and system architect/software engineer role. 5 years as Co-Founder cloud b2b/b2c web application project: VoIP Roaming Solution. Today: lead software engineer in Cloud Native Media Project.

Igor Borodin

Passionate geek with various hands-on experience in cloudy stuff. 12-factor app apprentice and fan of Martin Fowler in general, likes to quote SRE and Continuous Delivery books. Nowadays hooked on Kubernetes and its ecosystem.

Martin Lehmann

Martin spends most of his time writing JavaScript for browsers and servers, and got involved in FINN.no’s monitoring efforts due to his passion for delivering good quality in all layers of the service — from uptime and response latency to a good and accessible user experience in the browser.

He has worked quite a bit on establishing good metrics to monitor the services by, and then monitoring them using various free, open source tools. He has also been part of FINN.no’s on-call group, so he has experienced the chosen monitoring solutions from several perspectives.

Izzet Mustafaiev

Software Engineer working in EPAM Systems with Java as primary programming language, exploring FP with Erlang/Elixir/Elm, infected by AI disrupting power. Participated in different projects as a developer and architect. Advocating XP and Clean Code and DevOps habits and practices. Sharing his experience through talks at different conferences. In real life he is a happy husband and father.

Debbie Levitt

Debbie Levitt, CEO of Ptype UX & Product Design Agency, has been a UX strategist, designer, and trainer since the 1990s. As a “serial contractor” who lived in the Bay Area for most of this decade, Debbie has influenced interfaces at Sony, Wells Fargo, Constant Contact, Macys.com, Oracle, and a variety of Silicon Valley startups. Clients have given her the nickname, “Mary Poppins,” because she flies in, improves everything she can, sings a few songs, and flies away to her next adventure.

Debbie is a speaker and trainer who has presented at conferences including eBay’s Developer Conference, PayPal’s Developer Conference, UXPA, and WeAreDevelopers. She is an O’Reilly published author and one of few instructors on the planet recommended by Axure. Her newest training program is DevOps ICU, which teaches non-UX roles how to measurably improve DevOps results by correctly integrating UX practitioners and processes.

Outside of UX work, and sometimes during UX work, Debbie enjoys singing symphonic prog goth metal, opera, and New Wave. She’s now a Digital Nomad splitting her time between the USA and rural Italy.

Andrey Vinda

More than 12 years of experience in the development of applications, the last two years running the team at SBTech. The main activity is the development of highly loaded APIs based on ASP.NET Core 2. In addition to .NET, it has a practical experience of using different JavaScript frameworks. Currently he leads several projects related to high-loaded APIs that are using a micro-service architecture, supporting and improving the internal search engine and back-office solution.

Igor Kochetov

Building client-server and distributed systems in .NET since 2007. Programming in Python since 2015. Interested in Functional Programming, ML&AI. Currently building internal tooling for Unity Technologies, focusing on improving productivity and quality of the engineering process across core teams/departments. Religious about good code, software design, TDD, SOLID, software craftsmanship. Conferences and public speaking addict.

Anton Zotin

Anton has worked in a wide variety of companies holding a wide range of positions: from garage startups to “bloody” enterprises; from a manual QA to a C-level position. He performed his first Scrum transformation in 2004.

– have helped many teams to become legendary.
– have consulted a wide variety of organizations across all layers.
– have trained hundreds of people through public & private classes.
– have spoken at conferences all over the world.

“I love what I do, and the reason is simple: my passion is to make software development less painful, more efficient and in this way to help people to be a little bit happier.”

Serhii Petrychenko

Passioned with microservices and all related things to them. He knows how to split monolith application into microservices and build continuous integration process for these purposes.

Borys Zora

Software Architect passioned about Сontinuous Delivery, µServices & event-driven architectures, security. Currently contributes with Javatar team to open source some helpful CI/CD practices and security libraries.

Dmytro Lavrinenko

Dmytro has over 13+ years of commercial experience in software development and 6+ years of DevOps experience. Successfully led complex projects with small and middle teams, covering various aspects of software development, process, and methodology. Has strong knowledge in DevOps design and development and enterprise application architecture and implementation DevOps best practices.

Yaroslav Koriavyi

Current focus is on the architectures of secured, scaleable, responsive and available solutions. Extensive experience in designing and developing distributed system architecture, tuning/measuring application performance and availability.

Wide experience in Agile/Scrum, advocating and spreading clean code, TDD, CI/CD and other engineering practices. Striving for innovative solutions and solving business problems.

Yevhen Bobrov

Platform Engineer at YouScan. Mainly focused on high-load and scalable systems for the cloud. Open-source fan and author of several projects including Nake, Streamstone and Orleankka. Interested in design patterns, reactive architectures and distributed systems.

Taras Slipets

Passionate software engineer, proactive Java-community member, musician.

Eugene Genov

An expert with 10+ years of development experience. Areas of work – concepts of products development, development of architectural solutions. Huge experience in implementation projects and product development.

Vladimir Nikonov

An expert with 10+ years of development experience. Areas of work – concepts of platform development, development of architectural solutions. Passioned for microservices architecture.

Alexey Tokar

Software engineer and system architect for the last 14 years. Now VP of Engineer at Form.com in a department of 80 engineers. Speaker at lots of local conferences since 2014. MongoDB fan. ActiveMQ hater.

Andrii Soldatenko

Python developer in the day, Go developer (gopher) under the hood. Big fan of full-text search and graph databases.

Top 3% of Freelance Talent (Toptal is an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers, designers, and finance experts in the world).

Contributed in different python/go open source projects:
– pyhelm, aiohttp-swagger, mezzanine
– chalice, requests, aiohttp tutorial
– sendgrid-python and sendgrid-django
– OpenAPI v3 specification, fix Go docs

Speaker at PyCaribbean, PyCon Italia 2017, EuroPython 2016, PyCon Ukraine 2014, PyCon Belarus 2015-2018 PyCon Russia 2015, 2016.

Blogger at https://asoldatenko.com/.

Yan Cui

Yan is an experienced engineer who has worked with AWS for near 10 years. He has been an architect and lead developer with a variety of industries ranging from investment banks, e-commerce to mobile gaming. In the last 2 years he has worked extensively with AWS Lambda in production, and he has been very active in sharing his experiences and the lessons he has learnt.

Yan is an AWS Serverless Hero, and some of his work has even made their way into the Serverless Well-Architected whitepaper published by AWS.

Yan is polyglot in both spoken and programming languages, he is fluent in both English and Mandarin, and counts C#, F#, Scala, Node.js and Erlang amongst programming languages that he has worked with professionally. Although he enjoys learning different programming languages and paradigms, he still holds F# as his undisputed favourite.

Yan is a regular speaker at user groups and conferences internationally, and he is also the author of Production-Ready Serverless and a co-author of F# Deep Dives. In his spare time he keeps an active blog where he shares his thoughts on topics such as AWS, serverless, functional programming and chaos engineering.

Yevgeniy Byedaryev

DevOps engineer in Anchorfree mostly involved in data infrastructure projects.

Yegor Maksymchuk

Author of Telegram channel @QAStudy.Online (https://t.me/qastudy) and very happy person.

Sergey Rybalkin

Principal Engineer in Alibaba Group Russian R&D team. Leading FaaS and Kotlin adoption projects. Giving lectures on Kotlin and Java in MSU.

Anton Babenko

Anton Babenko is a long time developer, CTO, and tech-lead who is spending a large amount of his time as an open-source contributor to various Terraform & AWS projects, terraform-aws-modules, modules.tf and a few others. The most popular one is where he manages a collection of verified Terraform AWS modules (terraform-aws-modules on GitHub) which is being downloaded more than 1,5 million times. The newest one is where he describes Terraform best practices learned during several years of working with Terraform and established within the community (www.terraform-best-practices.com). He also leads AWS, DevOps and HashiCorp User Groups in Norway, organizes DevOpsDays Oslo, and speaks often at various technical meetups and conferences. He is passionate about all-things-cloud and solution architecture combined with automation and scripting.

Yevhen Yepishev

QA performance engineer of Testing Center of Excellence at Thomas Cook Group. More than 3 years of experience in automation and performance QA. Leading Performance Guild and Services in TCoE at Thomas Cook Group.

Volodymyr Prymakov

Co-owner of qaexperts.pro training center of excellence. Co-author of Load testing essential workshop from QAExperts.pro. 6 years in Load Testing and head of different Performance QA Departments in the past. Head of Testing Center of Excellence at Thomas Cook Group, responsible for guidance of QA practices and processes, shared QA services, QA guilds, and QA management board in the organization consisting of more than 120 QAs distributed over the Europe and world. Generally 16 years in QA.

Igor Redkach

QA with 8 years of experience in testing, 3 years in microservice applications. Involved intro multiple microservice architecture projects of various scale. Testing and designing test strategies, approaches and templates/documentation for integration testing with microservices.

Andrii Litvinov

Andrii is skilled software engineer passionate about Domain-Driven Design, Event-Driven Reactive Systems, distributed systems, CQRS/ES and Actor Model.

Alex Babko

A human, an engineer, and a manager. 10+ years on the professional field. 12 years working at Apriorit.

Extremely loves challenging technical and management tasks.

Yura Nosenko

10 years of experience with enterprise Java. Microservices Architecture evangelist. Working on Cloud Architecture and migrations over the last couple of years.

Andrey Trubitsyn

Andriy Trubitsyn is a hands-on architect passioned for microservices architecture style and spent a lot of nights researching the topic. A person who drivers a microservices accelerator in EPAM and consults about different aspects of microservices related things. Andriy can be regularly met as a speaker on tech talks in EPAM.

He is a person who can drive an abstract concept through to a very practical solution and to focus on issues until they are overcome.

Yaroslav Molochko

System Architect at Anchorfree, where he is a part of a core team implementing best practices, which then applied companywide. Distributed computing, highload, high scale are not just buzz words for Yaroslav, but real life challenges. He knows a lot how not to do things, and a little bit about how to actually do it.

Philipp Krenn

Philipp lives to demo interesting technology. Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for more than ten years, Philipp is now working as a developer advocate at Elastic — the company behind the open source Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash. Based in Vienna, Austria, he is constantly traveling Europe and beyond to speak and discuss about open source software, search, databases, infrastructure, and security.

Serhiy Kalinets

Serhiy is a professional developer and software architect living in Kyiv. Heavily advocates XP practices and strives to automate everything. TDD addict and console lover. Despite being .NET guy for years he tries to stay up to date with other technologies. Currently helps teams in Steer73 to build cool products.

Paul Stack

Paul Stack is an infrastructure coder who has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and good operational procedures and why they should be part of what developers and system administrators do on a day to day basis. He believes that reliably delivering software is more important as its development. Paul’s passions are the DevOps and Continuous Delivery movements and how they help the entire business and its customers.

Volodymyr Tsap

At 19 applied for a Senior Technical Support Engineer position at Genesys, a leader for omni-channel customer experience & contact center solutions. Supporting Java and .NET SDK’s, handling Tier 3 cases for worldwide customers (Apple, Vodafone, T-mobile, Bank of America, etc..). After 3 years become a Staff TSE.

At 23 become a Chief Information Security Officer at the largest ukrainian internet holding company Bigmir-Internet.

In 2009 has founded and become CTO at the SHALB. The company delivers full infrastructure support, security consulting and DevOps services for more than 30 high-load projects worldwide. Now managing Linux Support and DevOps teams, providing architectural planning and private clouds design consulting.

Boris Trofimov

Passioned follower of [scala]ble architectures, big data architect and consultant, #odjug coorganizer.

Orkhan Gasimov

Basically, I am a software engineer already 15 years. Started as a programmer in my 17 and grow up as an architect, trainer, and just a person who likes technology and hands-on practice. I am author of trainings on such topics as Microservices, Spring Cloud, Akka. I like to work with people, and trainings help me a lot to stay in touch with technical people.

Alexey Tokar

Software Developer, Database Administrator in a wide variety of business applications. Particularly interested in software design and software development methodologies based on iterative development. Always seek the purity, flexibility and extensibility of code. Automation addicted. Thursday hater.

Serhiy Kalinets

Serhiy is a professional developer and software architect living in Kyiv. Heavily advocates XP practices and strives to automate everything. TDD addict and console lover. Despite being .NET guy for years he tries to stay up to date with other technologies. Currently helps teams in Steer73 to build cool products.

Vadim Homchik

CTO, Enterprise Architect, Software Engineer, Technical Consultant. Over 13 years of experience in software development. His core interests include software architecture and business processes automation. Loves to solve unusual technical problems and eliminate bottlenecks. Always in constant search for new approaches and technologies. Has extensive development experience with the use of Java, Node.js and Go. He also acts as inspirer of applying Agile practices in software localization (continuous localization).

Nikita Galkin

System Architect of high load projects at GlobalLogic. Overall 10 years of work experience in different areas of software development. Loves and knows how make developers and business happy. Believes that Software is easy, People are hard.

Andrii Tararaka

Lead Software Engineer at EPAM Systems. Over 10 years of experience in software development. The biggest fan of idea that nowadays programming can be easy and fun, instead of the hardcore coding and re-inventing the wheel.

Dmitry Menshikov

CTO at Aurora Technologies with 15 years of experience in software development. Dmitry has built highload systems for 7 years, has successfully used 15 languages and tens of technologies from start of his career. Retired gray hat and prior member of cybersecurity team with top places in worldwide contests, ACM participant in the past. Now he mostly teaches and mentors people to become engineers and C-level guys.

Kirill Merkushev

Automation man with 6 years of experience in development and automated testing of big applications. Open source fan, an active contributor to a lot of small test libs. Now maintains Jenkins GitHub plugin and tries to contribute to golang projects.

Alon Peer

Alon Peer joined SoundCloud in 2015 as a backend software engineer where he helps to build and scale micro-services, and usually responds to code reviews with “should probably add a test for that”. On his free time, Alon dances Lindy Hop Swing, and negotiates a peace treaty between his cat and dog.

Oleksii Krutilko

Seasoned IT professional with almost a decade of professional experience in commercial software development. Oleksii has a solid background in Performance Analysis and QA Automation. Worked for ABSoft, Comodo, Opower, DataArt, Oracle.

Peter Ovchinnikov

Peter loves when innovations are becoming a part of our life. Thus, working closely with startups, he is bringing new approaches, new ideas and new technologies to the world. As leader of Mobile department of Crossroad Labs, he successfully released several startups, one of them (Cool Cousin) has become quite popular across the traveler’s.

Jakub Pilimon

Software Developer, Trainer @ ‎Bottega IT Minds, DZone’s Most-Valuable Blogger. Passionate programmer with 7 years of experience. DDD, TDD and architecture are his main areas of interest. When Jakub doesn’t program he runs a DDD/architecture training, rides motorbike, grows his beard. He has DZone MVB awarded blog: pillopl.github.io.

Lemi Orhan Ergin

Founder of Software Craftsmanship Turkey and Agile Software Craftsman at iyzico. Simply passionate developer, technical architect, Agile culture cultivator, Agile coach, Scrum / Kanban practitioner and trainer, experienced mentor, Git trainer and lover, the TDD guy, clean coder, infected with tests, presentation and visualization freak, non-stop learner, full time apprentice of my masters, the community guy… His slides are viewed more than 1M times.

Valerii Moisieienko

As Senior Application Engineer at Oracle UGBU, Valerii develops an energy report generation platform. His interests lay in big data\highload system design and implementation.

Oracle Certified Professional, MapR Certified HBase Developer.

Andrii Soldatenko

My name is Andrii Soldatenko and I like testing and programming. I’m CTO in Tippilab. Also I’m working as Go Backend Developer at https://github.com/kubermatic.

I boast expertise as a Python and Golang developer with strong hard and soft skills. I have deep knowledge of automated-testing and really understands how to assess and improve project quality. I like to solve difficult tasks, algorithms and take part in sport programming contests. I’m also interested in databases and unix based operating systems and has fallen in love with natural language processing and text mining.

Maxim Novak

Maxim is full of enthusiasm for innovation, and passionate about technology. He’s been in the R&D field for 10 years and his experience includes developing, designing, and leading large-scale software projects. He currently works on core back-end projects that empower Wix’s platform to serve over 100 million sites.

Mykola Marzhan

Mykola Marzhan has over 9 years of experience in the automation of release procedures, monitoring, development of update and deployment systems. Frequent speaker at different Linux conferences, workshops and other events, coordinator of OSDN conference, organizing committee member at LVEE conference.

Burr Sutter

Burr Sutter is responsible for Red Hat’s developer experience. Burr is currently an Oracle Java Champion, and was previously president of the Atlanta Java Users Group and founder of the DevNexus conference. Burr has spoken at numerous developer events from Bangalore to Brussels and from Berlin to Beijing, covering most parts in-between.

Steve Freeman

Steve Freeman, author of Growing Object Oriented Software, Guided by Tests (Addison-Wesley), was a pioneer of Agile software development in the UK. He has developed software in many organisations from small vendors to multinational institutions. Previously, he has worked in research labs and software houses, earned a PhD, written shrink-wrap applications for IBM, and taught at University College London. Steve now works as an independent and for Zuhlke Engineering in London.

Thierry de Pauw

Thierry is an Agile Technical Coach, Continuous Delivery consultant and Lean and XP Software Engineer.

He is a jack-of-all-trades with a passion to help teams create meaningful software, with a keen eye for code quality and the software delivery process, from customer interaction to continuous delivery. Instead of balancing quality & delivery, he believes and practices that better quality is actually a way to more and better deliveries.

Thierry is founder of ThinkingLabs, a consultancy around Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

Yevgen Mospan

Yevgen has been in IT for 12+ years, currently being an expert at Java Competence Center and also often assigned as a Solution Architect to production projects. He has been involved in different projects in many business domains such as insurance, e-commerce, billing and logistics. His main interest is modern Java trends for building scalable, robust, highly available applications with focus on effective architecture.

Dmitriy Yefimenko

Product and team manager, software architect, business and system analyst with more than 18 years of experience. Last 9 years specializes on sophisticated distributed fintech products, agile transformation and development processes. Active speaker of many conferences and events.

Philipp Krenn

Philipp is part of the infrastructure team and a Developer Advocate at Elastic, spreading the love and knowledge of full-text search, analytics, and real-time data. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and meetups about all things search & analytics, databases, cloud computing, and devops.

Dmitriy Sobko

Lead automation QA engineer with 5+ years of experience in testing of high-loaded applications. Designed variety of automation test frameworks for both functional and performance tests as well as for monolith applications and microservices using Java, Kotlin, Scala and different test frameworks. Inspired by clean code and great application design.

Talya Gendler

Talya Gendler has been writing code for the past 10 years. Passionate about clean and beautiful code and with a soft spot for building stuff for developers. Talya developed Petri (Wix’s A/B testing system) and now works and mentors in various projects for Wix’s server guild.

Yoav Abrahami

Yoav Abrahami is the head of the Wix Code program at Wix. Before the Wix Code project, yoav founded the Wix App Market while acting as the Chief Architect at Wix.com. Yoav’s experties are in software development, continuous delivery, devops, performance and building developer facing products.

Andrey Trubitsyn

Andriy Trubitsyn is a hands-on architect passioned for microservices architecture style and spent a lot of nights researching the topic. A person who drivers a microservices accelerator in EPAM and consults about different aspects of microservices related things. Andriy can be regularly met as a speaker on tech talks in EPAM.

He is a person who can drive an abstract concept through to a very practical solution and to focus on issues until they are overcome.

Adam Tornhill

Adam is a programmer that combines degrees in engineering and psychology. He’s the founder of Empear 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 and self-published a book on Patterns in C. His other interests include modern history, music and martial arts.

Nathan Johnstone

Currently working as a .NET Pathfinder/Architect at Coolblue, Nathan helps teams to achieve mastery in TDD, refactoring techniques and system architecture. Software development is a life long passion that started with writing games in basic on his first computer (Commodore 16) at the age of 8 and continues to this day.

Vsevolod Poliakov

Having experience as a platform engineer and DevOps tech lead at Grammarly, now Vsevolod works as DevOps and infrastructure consultant, helping companies and startups to achieve their goals in culture, infrastructure, monitoring, architecture, and tools areas. He is big fan of monitoring, DevOps and containers. Also likes comic books and guitar playing.

Paul Stack

Paul Stack is a London based infrastructure coder and has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and good operational procedures and why they should be part of what developers and system administrators do on a day to day basis. He believes that reliably delivering software is more important as its development. Paul’s passions are the DevOps and Continuous Delivery movements and how they help the entire business and its customers.

Sergey Pirogov

The main specialization of Sergey Pirogov is functional automation testing. He is active blogger at http://automation-remarks.com. Has experience in building test automation processes from scratch. A fan of Groovy language. Participated as a speaker at QAFest, Selenium Camp, SQADays, QA Conference, QA Expert Day.

Volodymyr Tsap

At 19 applied for a Senior Technical Support Engineer position at Genesys, a leader for omni-channel customer experience & contact center solutions. Supporting Java and .NET SDK’s, handling Tier 3 cases for worldwide customers (Apple, Vodafone, T-mobile, Bank of America, etc..). After 3 years become a Staff TSE.

At 23 become a Chief Information Security Officer at the largest ukrainian internet holding company Bigmir-Internet.

In 2009 has founded and become CTO at the SHALB. The company delivers full infrastructure support, security consulting and DevOps services for more than 30 high-load projects worldwide. Now managing Linux Support and DevOps teams, providing architectural planning and private clouds design consulting.

Howard Deiner

As a software consultant for SolutionsIQ, Howard Deiner specializes in Agile process and practices. He has a background spanning over forty years in the industry, with extensive experience in commercial software, aerospace, and financial services. Having played most of the roles in software development, he now enjoys giving back to replenish what he’s taken.

Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at venkats@agiledeveloper.com or on twitter at @venkat_s.

Igor Fesenko

Igor Fesenko is an Application Architect at SoftServe Inc. and Microsoft® Most Valuable Professional. He is passionate about designing and developing scalable, flexible, cloud ready software solutions, utilizing state of art security practices. He is proficient in C#, JavaScript & Azure and has managed and assessed multiple projects focusing on high performance and large data solutions, taking advantage of all the features and capabilities available on target platform. His current focus is on the building and improvement of scalable and secure web applications, cloud-enabled applications and operations, and identity & access management.

Alexander Tarasov

Alexander is software engineer at one of most popular social networks Odnoklassniki. He introduced a new architecture with microservice approach and DevOps approaches in production environment in one of the largest private bank in Russia. He has more than 10 years of experience in server-side Java development and more than two years of deployment automatization, different engineering practices. He is a Docker and DevOps fan.

Noam Almog

Noam is a backend engineer, and member of the backend engineering group in Wix. Noam is passionate about Clean Code and Software Craftsmanship and practices it on a daily basis at Wix. At Wix he designed, coded and deprecated many different projects and spends most of days coding while trying to keep up with as many exciting and emerging technologies. At his free time he is an amature photographer and a backpacker at heart.

Eduards Sizovs

Eduards is a hands-on software architect, energiser, leader of Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community, organizer of the biggest software development conference in Latvia – DevTernity and a training center for experienced developers – DevChampions.

Igor Kochetov

Software developer (.Net, Python) with 10+ years of expertise designing and developing distributed client-server applications currently building internal and external tools for Unity Technologies to enhance productivity of QA and R&D teams. Good engineering practices evangelist, religious about team culture and processes automation. Speaker at user groups and local events.

Mikalai Alimenkou

Senior Delivery Manager, Java Tech Lead, experienced coach, conference organizer and independent consultant. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having 13+ years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and coach in training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences. Founder of active “Anonymous developers club” (uadevclub).

Paul Colomiets

Paul has been coded in Python for 10 years, now coding mostly in Rust. He is obsessive about asynchronous code and microservice-based architecture. As a part of daily job he is building containerization and orchestration systems for evo.company.

Anastasiya Aseeva

Leads projects of testing automation and DevOps at Alfa-Bank. She is DevOps evangelist, engineering practices adept and agile testing couch, rocking QA-industry since 2012. Has passed all roles ranging from manual QA to QA Lead.

Nastya has been in IT since 2007, started as developer and system admin. For 4 years she has been involved in testing of more than twenty projects. She is also applying the hybrid cloud infrastructure for the Bank.

Nastya’s mission is spreading of culture of quality and DevOps.

Kyrylo Novotarskyi

After getting a masters degree in Kyiv Polytech and spending a couple of years in outsourcing, moved on to work in different product companies in Ukraine, Germany and now in UK, joining the TransferWise currencies and banking team in the London office. Responsible for engineering in the EU market.

Dmytro Patserkovskyi

8 years of experience with different languages and technologies. On career path met with game, desktop, mobile, enterprise and big data development. Interesting in code quality and ways of improving process of software development.

Igor Fesenko

Application Architect, SoftServe. He is passionate about designing and developing scalable, flexible, cloud ready software solutions, utilizing state of art security practices. He is proficient in C#, JavaScript & Azure and has managed and assessed multiple projects focusing on high performance and large data solutions. His current focus is on the building and improvement of scalable and secure web applications, cloud-enabled applications and operations, and identity & access management.

Mantas Klasavicius

In his professional life Mantas has been advocating devops good practices for many years. As a metrics geek he gave multiple talks about that topic and wrote 1(one) article on InfoQ. Continuing that path Mantas was founding member of observability team at Uber and seen things which can not be unseen.

Currently, he works on getting configuration management back on the track at Uber.

Mantas is a Software Engineer, hiker, snowboarder, food lover. At the moment he is all-in in cycling getting ready to ride bicycle in the mountains.

Arkadiusz Głowacki

Passionate about optimising everything that’s around him, interested in a variety of back-end technologies. Big fan of clean code and everything which helps programmer to faster deliver products with better quality. For almost two years worked on deployment pipeline for JIRA, now focusing on growing JIRA Cloud ecosystem.

Rostyslav Fridman

Skilled DevOps and network engineer with experience in design, implementation and maintenance of system infrastructure and networks of national and international levels.

Paul Stack

Paul Stack is a London based infrastructure coder and has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration, continuous delivery and good operational procedures and why they should be part of what developers and system administrators do on a day to day basis.

He believes that reliably delivering software is more important as its development. Paul’s passions are the DevOps and Continuous Delivery movements and how they help the entire business and its customers.

Sergey Sergyenko

Software Craftsman, Agile adherent and follower, who believes in lifelong learning, continuing education and self-improvement paradigms. Formal leader and one of the founders of Belarus Ruby User Group. Active contributor to Software Craftsmanship and Agile communities in Minsk, Belarus. Teacher and scientific mentor in Belarusian State University.

Sergey Pak

Developer and big fan of TeamCity. Applying 13 years of Java development experience for the benefits of end users.

Kamil Szymanski

Software engineer by profession, architect by passion. Fan of good designer, clean code and service oriented architecture. Likes discovering new technologies and digging in old codebases, checking how to improve them.

Vsevolod Poliakov

Last three years Vsevolod worked as a platform engineer and devops tech lead at Grammarly. He is big fan of monitoring, devops and containers. Also likes comic books and guitar playing.

Sergii Kryshtop

Sergii Kryshtop is Software Engineer Manager @ EPAM Ukraine, cloud evangelist with a focus on Microsoft Azure and project delivery. Has more than 10+ years of experience in IT with diverse knowledge of different areas of Microsoft Technology stack. Has main focus in system architecture, software design and engineering practices for continuous delivery.

Dov Nimratz

Dov has 25+ years of R&D experience and spend 17 years in the High Tech Israel industry. His main engineering expertise in Real Time, Embedded, Telecom and Management fields. Also, he is teaching and practicing Biblical Counseling within “Coram Deo” International Counseling Institute.

Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of agilelearner.com, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at agiledeveloper.com. You can reach him by email at venkats@agiledeveloper.com or on twitter at @venkat_s.

Wouter Lagerweij

Wouter Lagerweij is an Agile Coach and founder of make.io, the turn-key CD company.

He loves spending time with teams and organisations to figure out how to improve the way they make software, and make it more fun. To make that happen Wouter uses the knowledge and skills gathered in twenty years of experience applying Agile processes and practices from XP, Scrum, Kanban, Lean and Systems Thinking.

To turn those improvements into real business opportunities, Wouter has added Lean Startup/Lean Enterprise approaches. He’s even been known to, occasionally, use common sense.

Helen Beal

Helen has 20 years experience working in the technology industry with a focus on the Software Development Lifecycle for a wealth of cross industry clients in the UK and abroad. Helen is passionate about DevOps and is the creator of the Ranger4 DevOps LiftOff Workshop and the Ranger4 DevOps Maturity Assessment – winner of the IBM Beacon Award 2015 for Outstanding DevOps Solution. She also started Ranger4’s #DevOpsFriday5 initiative and is on the Board of Regents at the DevOps Institute (Ranger4 are also a Registered Education Provider for the DOI’s DevOps training courses). Helen is also a novelist and ecologist. She once saw a flamingo lay an egg.

Andrey Trubitsyn

Andriy Trubitsyn is a hands-on architect passioned for microservices architecture style and spent a lot of nights researching the topic. A person who drivers a microservices accelerator in EPAM and consults about different aspects of microservices related things. Andriy can be regularly met as a speaker on tech talks in EPAM.

He is a person who can drive an abstract concept through to a very practical solution and to focus on issues until they are overcome.

Andrey Listochkin

Andrey Listochkin is a full-stack web developer from Kiev with over ten years of experience building large complex web applications. He’s a very active member of Ukrainian development community. He’s a co-founder of dev-ua – the largest chat community for developers in Eastern Europe, – Node.js/iojs Ukrainian localization working group member, Ukrainian Rust community leader, KyivJS and RustFest co-organizer and the member of Kottans.org – an IT education non-profit.

Rino Montiel

Rino Montiel has been working in the tech industry for over 10 years building systems and data pipelines. He’s passionate about automation, developing high performance systems and teams, and using technology to build products that assist humans with day-to-day tasks.

Today, Rino leads the Platform and the Data teams at EyeEm – building systems that run e-commerce, photo sharing, search and image classification, in addition to creating data pipelines for analytics and machine learnin

Giovanni Asproni

Giovanni has worked in many roles in several application domains. Nowadays, he provides consulting, training, and advice, as well as coding, to projects of all sizes: from small ones carried out by co-located teams up to projects involving hundreds of developers split into geographically distributed teams.

He is a past Chair of the London XPDay and the ACCU conferences, and the Industry & Practice co-chair for XP2016. He is a member of the Agile Alliance, the ACM, the IEEE Computer Society, and a contributor to the “97 Things Every Programmer Should Know” book published by O’Reilly.

Kfir Bloch

Currently the Head of Backend Engineering at Wix, Kfir has seen some things during the 17 years in the field. Unfortunately for him, Kfir has not lost his passion for hands on development, even though it usually collides with his day to day job of architecting and managing 70 developers. His past includes working in various networking companies, and it seems that the past continues to haunt him – while he is working today to bring Wix to the NodeJS age, he can’t seem to forget that he wrote server-side JavaScript on a Netscape server a long while ago.

Adriana Vasiu

Adriana is a software engineer agonistic in terms of languages and with varied technical experience. Writing code is just a part of her job, there is so much more in between coding and getting an application performing well in production. Contributing to deployment pipelines, infrastructure and tooling is an essential part of what she likes doing.

Victor Polischuk

Java technical leader at Infopulse Ukraine. Production experience counts 15 years including about 13 years of Java development. Expert in Java and JavaScript. Smartass.

Igor Tsinko

Igor has 10+ years of experience in IT playing different roles. XP fan, OCPJP, Scrum Master.

Antons Kranga

Java Speciality Lead and on-field Cloud Architect with passion to explore new technology over last 15 years of his professional career.

Serhiy Kalinets

Serhiy is a professional programmer and software architect living in Kyiv. Heavily advocates XP practices and strives to automate everything. TDD addict and console lover. Besides being .NET guy for years he tries to stay up to date with other technologies. Currently helps teams in Rails Reactor to build cool products.

Bart Blommaerts

Bart Blommaerts is a passionate Software Architect at Ordina, who believes closing the model-code gap is essential to make rapid, agile delivery sustainable. Bart has a strong focus on API design, reuse, automation and security. He is always looking for technical challenges. Bart also is the chairman of the different JWorks Competence Leads at Ordina.

Before Ordina, Bart led the EMEA Java Community at HP and was chairman of the HP Java Governance Board in the Benelux.

Aviran Mordo

Aviran is the head of engineering at Wix. He has over 20 years of experience in the software industry and has filled many engineering roles and leading positions, from designing and building the US national Electronic Records Archives prototype to building the infrastructure that powers indeed.com, the leading job search engine in the world. Aviran is a tech-savvy and a technology blogger, with vast knowledge of internet technologies, software development, continuous delivery and a dev-centric culture advocate.

Dmitriy Yefimenko

Product and team manager, software architect, business and system analyst with more than 18 years of experience. Last 8 years specializes on sophisticated distributed fintech products, agile transformation and development processes. Active speaker of many conferences and events.

Yegor Bugayenko

Yegor is a CTO at Teamed.io, a software development company with an extremely distributed working model; a VC at SeedRamp.com; a regular blogger at www.yegor256.com; author of Elegant Objects book; a proud holder of PMP and OCMEA certifications; a hands-on Java developer and a lead architect of rultor.com and takes.org. Yegor lives in Palo Alto, CA and Kyiv, Ukraine.

Mikalai Alimenkou

Senior Delivery Manager, Java Tech Lead and experienced coach. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having more than 12 years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and coach in training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences. Founder of active “Anonymous developers club” (uadevclub).

Eduards Sizovs

Eduards is a hands-on architect and software development coach who helps awesome teams around the globe become more awesome – work smarter, run faster and enjoy the journey. He leads Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community, organises software craftsmanship conference DevTernity, runs training center DevChampions, speaks, and even sleeps. Sometimes.

Steve Pereira

Steve is an 18 year tech veteran specializing in software delivery and operations. From tech support to IT management and current focus on large scale cloud and developer workflow, he’s worked with and consulted enterprises and startups in areas like automation, continuous delivery, scale and web operations.

Steve is the CTO of Statflo, using data analytics to improve wireless carrier retail. He runs Toronto’s monthly DevOps and OpenStack meetups, the DevOps Days Toronto conference. He runs devopschecklist.com, one of the leading maturity measures for DevOps competency.

In his free time he enjoys adventure travel, team sports, and dark, mysterious beer.

Katya Kameneva

As a QA lead drove improvements of the processes from Test Automation to Continuous Delivery and TDD. Moved to the Product team and continue learning about Lean product development, Design Thinking and more.

Tanya Zavialova

Tanya believes that good design must be elegant, clean and functional.

Started her professional career as a web-designer in 2005. Since 2007 I have been working as a user experience designer for various projects including consumer electronics, web, desktop and mobile applications. In 2012 got Professional Doctorate in Engineering degree from Eindhoven Technical University. Tanya likes to be involved in all stages of the design process starting with user needs elicitation, ideation, requirements engineering, rapid and detailed prototyping, iterative evaluation and pixel perfect design. Along with it she is happy to her share knowledge and experience through workshops, conferences and courses she runs.

Boris Tveritnev

Boris Tveritnev is a software developer who believes that simple systems are better than complex ones. He likes to speak about various approaches to achieve desired simplicity. He currently works as a senior software developer at XING in Payments and Billing service team. Besides that, he maintains and contributes to several open-source projects and independently develops security solutions for retail markets.

Izzet Mustafaiev

Primary skills are in Java, hands on coding with Ruby/Groovy, exploring FP with Erlang/Elixir, system programming with Rust. Participated in different projects as a developer and architect. Fun of XP practices, crazy about automation, still trying to see continuous delivery in a real life. Advocating Clean Code and DevOps habits and practices, speaking at engineering conferences like JEEConf, XPDays, AgileEE, JavaDay, InfoShare, EPAM SEC. Away from work I’m a family guy, raising a son; time to time doing BBQ parties, gardening and traveling.

Dmitriy Shekhovtsov

MEAN Lead and mentor. Passionate JavaScript developer, open source and Angular believer. Always using best edge technologies to achieve shiny results.

Yan Drugalya

Professional C++/C# developer. Over 14 years of successes and failures. Occasionally writes code in JavaScript, Perl and Python. As his day job builds tools to enhance QA/R&D productivity.

Paul Stack

Paul Stack is a London based infrastructure engineer. Paul has spoken at various events throughout the world about his passion for continuous integration and continuous delivery and why they should be part of what developers do on a day to day basis. He believes that reliably delivering software is just as important as its development. Paul’s newest passion is the DevOps movement and how this helps not just development and operations but the entire business and it’s customers.

Pete Goodliffe

Pete Goodliffe is a programmer, a software development columnist, a musician, and author. His new book, Becoming a Better Programmer, has just been released by O’Reilly. Has has a passion for curry and doesn’t wear shoes.

Jon Jagger

I’m 2E years old (hex). I’ve loved software since I was 10 (dec). I run my own software consultancy specializing in practice, people, process, agility, test driven development, and complex-adaptive systems thinking. I built cyber-dojo.org to promote deliberate practice for software developers. I’ve worked with Accenture, Aviva, Cisco, Ericsson, Friends Provident, HP, Microsoft, Opera, Ordnance Survey, RBS, Reuters, Renault F1, Schlumberger, Tandberg and many many more. If you don’t like my work I won’t invoice you. I’m the ex ECMA TG2 C# convenor. I’m the current ACCU conference chairman. I’ve had some C# books published. On twitter I’m @JonJagger.

Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic is a Software Architect at Everis / NTT Data. He coded using plethora of languages starting with Pascal (yes, he is old), Basic (before it got Visual prefix), ASP (before it got .Net suffix), C, C++, Perl, Python, ASP.Net, Visual Basic, C#, JavaScript, etc. He never worked with Fortran. His current favorites are Scala and JavaScript even though most of his office hours are spent with Java.

His big passions are Behavior-Driven Development (BDD), Test-Driven Development (TDD) and Continuous Integration, Delivery and Deployment (CI/CD). He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here). He is currently writing a book on TDD for Java developers that will be published by Packt Publishing.

Victor Polischuk

Java technical leader at Infopulse Ukraine. Production experience counts 14 years including about 12 years of Java development. Expert in Java and JavaScript. Smartass.

Vladimir Tsukur

Software engineer and architect, primarily focused on the development of distributed systems, platforms and APIs. REST trainer, XP practitioner and a member of JEEConf / XP Days program committee. Outsourcing partner of Swedish companies Easyhunt and Frost Digital in Ukraine. Passionately engaged in software development for over 12 years striving to make things right. Enjoys giving technical talks on local and international conferences and meet-ups.

Eugene Krivosheyev

Eugene helps Russia IT companies from TOP-50 to become more flexible and effective. He supports Agile processes from bottom to top, implementing engineering practices and good approaches to design/architecture. At the moment involved into SkillTrek project, where he trains engineers for practical skills in real-life projects.

Carlos Sanchez

Carlos Sanchez specializes in the automation and quality of software development, and QA and operations processes, from build tools to Continuous Delivery following the DevOps philosophy. He has spoken on the subject at several conferences around the world. Involved in Open Source for over ten years, he is a member of the Apache Software Foundation amongst other open source groups, contributing to several projects, such as Apache Maven, Fog, or Puppet. He works at CloudBees scaling the Jenkins platform.

Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions. You can reach him on twitter at @venkat_s.

Eduards Sizovs

Eduards is a hands-on architect and software development coach who helps awesome teams around the globe become more awesome – work smarter, run faster and enjoy the journey. He leads Latvian Software Craftsmanship Community, organises software craftsmanship conference DevTernity, runs training center DevChampions, speaks, and even sleeps. Sometimes.

Dmytro Mindra

Dmytro holds the position of Software Development Engineer in Test at Unity Technologies. He is one of the Toolsmiths who are developing tools for test automation. Prior to joining Unity, Dmytro has worked for Microsoft and Lohika. He is a frequent speaker at various conferences and User Group meetings.

Serhiy Kalinets

Sergey is a professional programmer and software architect living in Kyiv. Heavily advocates XP practices and strives to automate everything. TDD addict and console lover.Besides being .NET guy for years he tries to stay up to date with other technologies. Currently helps teams in Sigma Software to build cool products.

Taras Matyashovskyy

Software Engineer, Team Lead, Speaker, founder of Morning@Lohika tech talks. Primary focused on the development of complex distributed systems, R&D activities. Agile & Lean practitioner, Certified Scrum Master and “great product-oriented” developer.

Andrey Dzynia

Being passionate hacking out with his first personal computer Andrii decided to start his career as software tester. Within years worked on various projects with different product complexities, from small mobile startups to large Enterprise programs. Tried himself in different roles, such as: software tester, test automator, scrum master, team leader, test consultant. As well as initiatives: speaker, trainer, conference organiser, blogger. Currently working at Spotify with focus on improving development productivity of agile teams applying engineering practices in order to minimise delivery cycle and improve product quality.

Dmitriy Yefimenko

17+ years experience. Product and team management. Software architecture and design. Business and system analysis. Sophisticated products with elusive goals.

Mikalai Alimenkou

Java Tech Lead and Scrum Master. Expert in Java development, scalable architecture, Agile engineering practices and project management. Having more than 10 years of development experience, specializes on complex distributed scalable systems. Active participant and speaker of many international conferences. Founder and coach in training center XP Injection. Organizer and founder of Selenium Camp, JEEConf, XP Days Ukraine and IT Brunch conferences. Founder of active “Anonymous developers club” (uadevclub).