Siegfried Goeschl

Speaker 2015

Siegfried is currently an ASF member, Apache Turbine and JSPWiki Project Management Committee (PMC) member. Over the last 10 years he was also Apache Commons Committer & PMC working on commons-email & commons-exec, Apache XMLRPC commmitter, Apache Isis & JSPWiki mentor and Apache Maven contributor. He became involved with Open Source in 2000 contributing JUnitPP (one of the first JUnit extensions ever), got involved with Maven, confused with Jelly and wrote an Avalon container now being part of Apache Turbine (this makes him to the last Avalonier in this part of the universe). His professional interests are centered around writing server-side Java code, full-text search, performance testing, quality assurance and build management. If there is some time left besides his company, consulting work, Open Source software development and family he helps at the local Java User Group and organizing the next GDG DevFest in Vienna.

Harald Kuhr

Speaker 2015

Harald has been a professional Java developer since 1998, and has a long experience developing Java based solutions. He is the author of the TwelveMonkeys ImageIO open source library. Since 2009 he’s been a consultant at Bouvet. Over the years, Harald has been an active member of the Norwegian JUG; javaBin. He has given various presentations at local user meetups and participating in the planning and execution, as well as speaking at the JavaZone conference. In addition to building Lego with his kids, bicycling and listening to jazz, Harald is interested in photography and digital image processing. He has developed a strange affection for obscure file formats. Even though it’s getting ever harder to find time to program for fun in his spare time, every once in a while he gets to use these skills for something useful, and write beautiful code. That makes him happy. 🙂

Katya Daskalova

Speaker 2015

Katya Daskalova is senior Java developer. She has more than 8 years of experiance, and her main interests are in Java EE and ActionScript. She also loves C++ 🙂
She is leading trainer at Ontarget.bg.

Katya’s hobbies are traveling and reading fantasy/sci-fi books.

Daniel Rankov

Speaker 2014

Daniel Rankov is the leader of System Administrators team at Trader.bg, where he has been working for more than 6 years. Daniel primary responsibilities are security, scalability and maximal availability of trading platforms serving customers from all around the world – www.trader.bg and www.trading212.com.

Despot Jakimovski

Speaker 2014

I am a hardworking, proactive senior engineer with 8 years experience mostly in backend development with a full stack overview. I welcome new challenges and I am interested in new technologies and approaches. Being enthusiastic about development, I try to better myself and others around me. Achieved Master of computer science and engineering in the field of software engineering. I’ve been involved in JUG Macedonia and IAESTE.

Last couple of years I’ve been developing applications with Spring.

Yasen Tsonev

Speaker 2014

Yasen Tsonev is a senior software developer in SafeCharge Bulgaria. His professional background includes more than 10 years of writing code, and his areas of interest are in Java EE and writing easily maintainable and extend-able code, according to the best java practices.

Yasen’s hobbies are reading books and reading more books.

Michal Gruca

Speaker 2014

Michal Gruca is seasoned Java developer, Team Leader and Solution Architect, member of EPAM Systems, Poland team. In human language I’m: writing and reviewing code, saving world with vim via ssh around Saturday midnight, deciding about technology used in the project and filling a communication gap between client and developers.

After 7 yearlong adventure with Java, still passionate about the platform, even after having romance with Excel and Outlook. Pragmatist at heart and propagator of Agile approach to building software.

Tricity JUG leader, conference speaker and blogger (recently on holidays).

Anton Sarov

Speaker 2014

A Java coder. Anton is able to pay his rent thanks to a position as a Java Software Engineer in a Berlin-based company, working with rich client technologies. He can be found on the streets of Berlin riding his Honda (and thinking about Java). Oh, and he loves the Play Framework.

Katya Daskalova

Speaker 2014

Katya Daskalova is senior Java developer. She has more than 8 years of experiance, and her main interests are in Java EE and ActionScript. She also loves C++ :-).
She is leading trainer at Ontarget.bg.

Katya’s hobbies are traveling and reading fantasy/sci-fi books.

Andrew Lombardi

Speaker 2014

Andrew Lombardi is a veteran entrepreneur and software developer. His parents taught him to code while barely able to read on an Apple // he still wishes he had. He invented the Internet and Nutella while drinking Rakia and being fed grapes. He’s been running the consulting firm Mystic Coders for 15 years, coding, speaking internationally and offering technical guidance to companies as large as Walmart and companies with problems as interesting as helicopter simulation. He firmly believes that the best thing he’s done so far, is being a great dad.