Antonio is a senior software architect living in Paris. He started working in IT in 1992. Initially focused in C and C++ development, he switched to Java in the late 1990s. Antonio's career has taken him to different countries and companies where he now works as an independent Java EE consultant. As a former BEA consultant, he has great expertise in application servers such as Weblogic, JBoss and GlassFish. He is particularly fond of Open Source and is a member of the OOSGTP (Open Source Get Tog... moreether Paris). He is also the co-creator and co-leader of the Paris Java User Group and more recently Devoxx France. He is also a member of Les CastCodeurs team, which podcasts regularly news about the Java ecosystem.
Roland is a Microsoft MVP enjoying a constant curiosity around new
techniques in software development. His focus is on all things .Net and
browser technologies. As a long-time trainer, he led many courses on these
topics and spoke about them at international conferences. He also travels
around the globe to offer his self-developed workshops. The word that comes
to mind when he thinks about software development is passion! Roland lives
in The Netherlands with his wife and two boys.
Gill Cleeren is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Pluralsight author. Gill is the CTO of Xpirit Belgium and focuses on web and mobile architecture. He's also a frequent speaker at many international conferences. Gill also founded Techorama, the biggest IT conference in Belgium and the Netherlands. You can contact him via xpirit.com/gill
Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community.
He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... morejects, like Microsoft.AspNet.JsonPatch & Marvin.Cache.Headers.
Kevin likes to travel to places he hasn't seen before, and enjoys a good glass of wine in the company of a few good friends.
Mark Heath is a software developer based in Southampton, England, working
for NICE Systems as a software architect creating cloud based digital
evidence management systems for the police. He is the creator of NAudio, an
open source audio framework for .NET. He is passionate about continually
improving his skills and training other developers, and in recent years has
been particularly focused on the challenges of creating scalable and
reliable Azure-deployed systems. In his (very limited) spare t... moreime, he
enjoys home studio recording, football and theology, and spending time with
his five very energetic children.
Marcel is the co-founder and CTO of Xpirit, a high-end consulting firm based in Hilversum, Netherlands.
Marcel co-founded Xpirit in 2014 as a spin off from Xebia Netherlands. Together with Xebia they help customers with Digital Transformation, Agile Consulting, and Full Stack development with both Microsoft and open source products.
Marcel spends most of his time looking at how new emerging technologies, a shift in mindset, and a new way of work, can help organizations get software in production... more faster. Helping organizations transform towards a high speed, innovative, and productive organization has become his passion. Marcel loves to learn new technologies and teach others what he has learned. Besides his work as CTO he also works as a consultant in the field of Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, Cloud/Web scale application architectures, and Cross platform Enterprise Mobile app development with Xamarin.
Marcel is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences. He has delivered sessions at events like Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft //Build, Microsoft TechDays, Visual Studio Live!, Devintersection, Xebicon, and Techorama to name a few. He hosts several meetups in his region on Microsoft Azure, Xamarin, and ALM. In his spare time he builds online courses for Pluralsight.
Marcel has been awarded by Microsoft the Microsoft ALM MVP award for more than 10 consecutive years and I he is a Microsoft Regional Director since 2008.
You can always contact him to talk on subjects like: DevOps, ALM, Cloud Computing, Microservices, Mobile Development, Docker, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.
Steve Gordon is a Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP and senior engineer based in the UK. He works for Elastic maintaining their .NET client libraries. Steve is passionate about community and all things .NET related, having worked with ASP.NET for over 17 years. Steve enjoys sharing his knowledge through his blog, in videos and by presenting talks at user groups and conferences. Steve is excited to be a part of the .NET community and founded .NET South East, a .NET Meetup group based in Brighton.... more He enjoys contributing to and maintaining OSS projects.
Software development consultant, specialising in software architecture, Agile development methodologies and using the cloud as your software development platform alongside your on-premise infrastructure.