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Do not hesitate and come up with any interesting topic of the Node.JS world :)
We're proud having these speakers on board:
Made in wild Ukrainian suburbs, SSD in guts, knows how to handle -25°C cold and +42°C hot weather. Zefops, gymops. Clojure / Ruby / C hacker. ClojureWerkz.org core team. Data analysis & visualization nerd.
Alexander Reelsen is a developer, working for Elastic on Elasticsearch and its commercial extensions by day, hacking on whatever looks interesting at night (node, JVM, scalability, everything test driven). He is also organizing the Search Meetup Munich and devcampmuc, the first unconference for developers in Munich, that happened in 2015 for the first time. Ping him on twitter @spinscale.
Originating from a sys admin background node.js was the first real programming language/framework after bash. Bodo Kaiser is the author of various node packages, the most important, walve, a clean low-level WebSocket implementation. Beside of this he done some research about the internals of node.js and has various repository which show V8 and libuv bindings. Nowadays he improves oneself in data science with Go and Python as well as embedded programming (mikrocontroller).
I am a web developer since 2008 when I started coding in PHP at a startup in London. A fter that I became a freelancer which lead me to end up in the world of JS. Since about 2 years JS makes about 70% of my day.
David Dasenbrook has a PhD in physics and a passion for agile web development. He works for TNG Technology Consulting in Munich and currently modernizes the web frontend for a national telecommunications service provider.
David has a strong Database and Software Engineering background. Before he joint Couchbase, he had several technical Senior roles by working for instance for a relational DBMS vendor or a Graph Database startup. He is currently working as a Senior Solutions Engineer for Couchbase in Germany. Further details about David are available at @magicable, in his Blog or at LinkedIn.
Dmitri Melikyan is a programmer with 10+ years experience involved in a few technology startups as a founder and engineer currently focusing on application performance, scalability and big data algorithms.
Felix Geisendörfer is a node.js core developer and has experienced its strength and shortcomings first-hand while building transloadit.com. When not event-looping, he loves unicycling and watching squirrels.
Franziska has a PhD in mathematics and works for TNG Technology Consulting GmbH. She contributes to several open source projects, regularly teaches Node.js courses at the International Summer University for Women in Informatics, and organizes the PHP User Group Munich.
Franz has previously finished a degree in economics and remained a journeyman at will. Currently he is finishing a computer science degree course at Munich University of Applied Sciences. Ever since he has been interested in transactions and how technology empowers businesses.
Johannes Becker is a Remote Freelancer who found true love in Domain-driven Design, NodeJS and DevOps. Passionate about Free Software and the Free Internet.
Johannes Ewald, Michael Jaser and Paul Torka
Johannes, Michael and Paul founded peerigon with their friend Stephan Batteiger in 2012. They're passionate about hacking node for 2 years and created alamid to build apps that run both on the client and on the server. If there is an important decision to make they're having beertings.
Julian Gruber: I'm a full stack software engineer from southern Germany, involved in many open source projects, as well as shipping node for Mic.com. Check out my GitHub.
Lars Gregori twitter works as Technology Strategist at hybris in Munich as member of the hybris labs team. He is interested in all kinds of new technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT), Android, BLE and NFC, BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi, MQTT and more. Before the computer science degree, he completed an apprenticeship as communication electronics (wireless technology).
Markus Spanier started to work as a Software Consultant for TNG Technology Consulting GmbH right after studying mathematics and computer science in Passau. Most of the time, he works in Java / Spring framework and Angular 2 environments but is also very interested in other programming languages, new technologies, and hardware hacking. As a fast and lightweight way to write code, he started to use node.js / TypeScript to automate reoccurring tasks.
Mathias Buus Madsen
Mathias is a Node.js hacker based in Copenhagen who enjoys tinkering with p2p systems. He is currently working on the Dat project where we are trying to change the way people share and contribute to large datasets.
8+ years experience with software development. JS, Node, and AWS as focus. Experience with enterprise customers. Github
Max Gerer is CTO and cofounder of e-bot7 GmbH, a Munich based startup providing artificial intelligence for customer service applications. Node.js plays a central role in their stack as a thin communication layer coordinating various microservices at scale.
Patrick Bürgin is a master's student in computer science at TUM and worked as an engineer for major companies. Coming from a JEE background, he joined the Node.js community in late 2013 and has been an advocate ever since, developing Express.js applications in industry, university and hackathons.
Philipp Fehre has been building stuff with node since 2011. Being fascinated by it's approach to solve concurrency issues he, has been building backend infrastructure with it ever since. When not coding for @cospired he is probably learning about new languages, data structures, databases, hacking ruby/elixir/Objective-C or cooking up abstracts for talks.
Robert Kuzelj is a payment expert, entrepreneur and geek. He has been into software development for the last 20 years as coach, consultant and developer. From 2004 - 2010 he was CEO of PAY.ON a Munich based provider of payment gateways. At the moment Robert prepares 2 new ventures.
Robert has more than 25 years experience in managing software projects, thereof 20 years experience in Progress development (GUI, AppServer) and more than 15 years experience in developing web- and mobile-applications and portals. Since 2011 he specialized in Node.js. He is the author of the German book Node.js: Professionell hochperformante Software entwickeln
Simon is a front-end developer at HolidayCheck, where he is responsible for the front-end architecture and the home-grown framework Tready.js. Other than working on HolidayCheck's front-end he enjoys riding his roadbike up the hills of Switzerland.
Stefan Thies worked for Development, Product Management and Sales departments in VERINT's Communications and Cyber Intelligence division. Since 2013 he provides as Freelancer consulting and project management for data analytics and cyber security projects. Stefan is passionate about new software technologies and scalable system architectures and likes coding for proof of concepts. His language of choice is NodeJS since 2012.
Dr. Venkat Subramaniam
Founder of agile developer and agile learner. 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 to 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 email@example.com or on twitter.