In his spare time Benedikt likes hiking in the mountains, or biking in the greater Munich area.
Software Engineer working in IBM Runtime Technologies on a variety of projects all with a focus on Node.js. Her work spans from contributing to, building, and releasing the open source Node.js runtime, to focusing on development and deployment methods for cloud-native Node.js applications.
Tierney is a member of the Node.js Community Committee and several other Node.js initiatives. He is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft who enjoys being unintelligible on Twitter and invariably embarrassing himself.
Julie is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, focusing on CI/CD and service-oriented and event-driven architectures. Previously a waitress, english teacher, designer and developer, she is an all-rounder passionate about solving problems with code and people. Away from the computer, she enjoys barefoot running and rock climbing.
Stefan Baumgartner writes for Manning, Smashing Magazine and A List Apart and made the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.
In his spare time, he organizes ScriptConf and DevOne in Linz, and co-hosts the German language Working Draft podcast. Stefan enjoys Italian food, Belgian beer and British vinyl records.
Shelley is a software engineer on the Electron team at GitHub who loves figuring out how to make things work. She’s passionate about clean code & diving deep into tricky problems by using the best tool for the task. She cares about lowering the barrier to entry for engineers across languages, and is also an explorer and crossword puzzle fan powered by more coffee than a human should probably drink.
Chris Dickinson is a former npm registry engineer and Node Technical Steering Committee Emeritus, currently working at Eaze from his home in Portland, OR. In his free time, he illustrates, takes care of his 2 cats, and works on Entropic.
Bethany is a Software Engineer working in IBM Runtime Technologies on a variety of projects all with a focus on Node.js. Her work spans from contributing to, building, and releasing the open source Node.js runtime, to focusing on development and deployment methods for cloud-native Node.js applications.
Gireesh Punathil is a member of Node.js Technical Steering Committee and an Architect in IBM India Software Labs, predominantly in Node.js and Java. In 17 years of his career, he has been porting, developing and debugging web servers, virtual machines and compilers. His expertise is in problem isolation and determination of large and complex software modules and has spoken at several Node.js and Java conferences.
Thomas Watson is a computer programmer, public speaker, and open source hacker. He works on Application Performance Monitoring at Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, Kibana, and Logstash. Thomas has published hundreds of Node modules and mad science projects, he is a Node.js Core member, and a part of the Node.js Diagnostics Working Group at the OpenJS Foundation.
Anu works in Developer Relations for G Suite in New York. She advocates for developers building on top of the G Suite platform to enhance their businesses, specifically focusing on the APIs for Docs, Sheets and Slides. She previously worked as a software engineer on Android and Cloud in the California Bay Area. In her free time she likes to perform with her dance group in Manhattan.
Stephen has been working with Node.js since 2010 and working on diagnostics and performance monitoring tools since early 2013. He loves to travel and meet new people, especially ones who live life differently from him. He is powered by curiosity and empathy. 🙂
Luca’s passion for the tech industry started at the young age of just 6 years old when he began coding. His passion and thirst for knowledge led him to graduate with a Masters in Artificial Intelligence from MIT.
Since then Luca founded and successfully exited 3 companies. While managing large teams, he has designed and delivered large scale real-time systems for some of the industry leaders in gaming, banking and mobile technologies.
He is currently serving as Chief Architect in Telus Digital. Luca’s core focus is on creating business value through building out, architecting and overseeing Cloud Technology, Big Data , AI and large distributed systems.
Michael Dawson is an active contributor to the Node.js project and chair of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee(TSC). He contributes to a broad range of community efforts including platform support, build infrastructure, N-API, Release, as well as tools to help the community achieve quality with speed (ex: ci jobs, benchmarking and code coverage reporting).
As IBM Node.js community lead, he works with IBM’s internal teams to plan and facilitate their contributions to Node.js and v8 within the Node and Google communities.Past experience includes building IBM’s Java runtime, building and operating client facing e-commerce applications, building PKI and symmetric based crypto solutions as well as a number of varied consulting engagements. In his spare time, he uses Node.js to automate his home and life for fun.
Dominykas is a full-stack developer with a passion for frontend and some interests in not front-end, namely build tooling and security.
He’s been using Node.js since its early days and remains as excited about it as ever.
Ryan Jarvinen is a Developer Advocate (Red Hat, previously CoreOS) who focuses on developer experience and usability in the Cloud Native ecosystem.
He is a frequent conference speaker and workshop leader who enjoys discussing distributed solutions architecture and helping teams develop strategies for maximizing their productivity using Kubernetes.
He works remotely from Sacramento, California as a part of Red Hat’s OpenShift team, but you can reach him online as “RyanJ” via twitter, github, or IRC.
Jan Kleinert is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat, where she focuses on OpenShift and the developer experience for developers working with containers and Kubernetes.
Prior to joining Red Hat, she worked in a variety of roles ranging from developer relations to web analytics and conversion optimization.
He loves FOSS, coffee, drones, woodworking and DIYing all the things.
Albert started off studying Human Factors Engineering and taught himself to write code from there. He’s previously run a business servicing retail banks in the US, worked at a non-profit in Washington D.C., and now works in New Energy Finance Engineering at Bloomberg in London. He has contributed to many open source projects, including git and rails.
Ricardo is a Team Leader at Bloomberg, where he has worked on building web applications applied for clients in the capital markets space. As a developer, he has worked building large-scale entertainment media, news, and financial web applications. Ricardo volunteers at schools teaching coding to help diversify the software development community.
Matteo is Technical Director at NearForm, where he consults for some of the top brands in the world. In 2014, he defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Application Platforms for the Internet of Things”. Matteo is a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee focusing on streams, diagnostics and http.
He is also the author of the fast logger Pino and of the Fastify web framework. Matteo is a renowned international speaker after presenting at more than 50 conferences, including Node.js Interactive, NodeConf.eu, NodeSummit, JSConf.Asia, WebRebels, and JsDay just to name a few.
He is also co-author of the book “Node.js Cookbook, Third Edition” edited by Packt. In the summer he loves sailing the Sirocco.
James has 20+ years’ experience in the software industry and is a well-known figure in the global Node.js community. He has been an author, co-author, contributor, or editor of several W3C semantic web and IETF internet standards.
He is a core contributor to the Node.js project, is a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee (TSC), and has served on the Node.js Foundation Board of Directors as the TSC representative.
David Mark Clements is a Principal Architect, fullstack/React and Node.js performance specialist and the author of Node Cookbook. He is currently serving as Principal Architect with NearForm.
Before that, he wrote compilers and 3D graphics software for a range of companies – including Altera, Nokia, Lloyds Register, Microsoft, Collabora, and Curtiss Wright.