Meet the 2024 Craft Conference

Craft 2024 - Gergely Orosz
Gergely Orosz
Software Engineer & Author at The Pragmatic Engineer

Gergely writes The Pragmatic Engineer, the #1 technology newsletter on Substack. He was formerly an engineering manager and software engineer at Uber, Skyscanner and Skype/Microsoft. He now researches and writes about software engineering at Big Tech and startups.Gergely is the author of multiple books, including The Software Engineer’s Guidebook and Building Mobile Apps at Scale. He lives in Amst...

Craft 2024 - Richard Feldman
Richard Feldman
Roc Language Creator at Zed

Richard is the creator of the Roc programming language, the author of “Elm in Action” from Manning Publications, the host of the podcast Software Unscripted, and the instructor for several Frontend Masters workshops: Introduction to Elm, Advanced Elm, and Introduction to Rust. He currently works at Zed Industries on helping to make Zed the best code editor in the world....

Craft 2024 - Kelly Shortridge
Kelly Shortridge
Senior Principal, CTO Office at Fastly

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal in the Office of the CTO at Fastly. Shortridge is the lead author of Security Chaos Engineering: Sustaining Resilience in Software and Systems (O'Reilly Media) and is best known as an expert work on resilience in complex software systems, applying behavioral economics to cybersecurity, and bringing security out of the dark ages. Shortridge has been a successf...

Craft 2024 - John Micheal Willis
John Micheal Willis
Founder at Botchagalupe Technologies

John Willis has worked in the IT management for over 40 years. He is researching DevOps, DevSecOps, IT risk, modern governance, and audit compliance. Previously he was an Evangelist at Docker Inc., VP of Solutions for Socketplane (sold to Docker) and Enstratius (sold to Dell), and VP of Training & Services at Opscode, where he formalized the training, evangelism, and professional services func...

Craft 2024 - Jessica Kerr
Jessica Kerr
Engineering Manager of Developer Relations at Honeycomb.io

Jessica Kerr (better known as Jessitron) loves software because you can almost design right into it. She believes in Step 1 deploy; Step 2 develop--because coding is about changing how the world works. She speaks about systems thinking, because there's no one like software developers for consciously growing complex systems. Find her at jessitron.com, and at work at Honeycomb.io (because observabil...

Craft 2024 - James Shore
James Shore
Vice President of Engineering at OpenSesame

James Shore leads organizations in scaling software development, most recently for OpenSesame, where he is Vice President of Engineering. He is the author of the Agile how-to guide, The Art of Agile Development, co-creator of the Agile Fluency® Model, and a recipient of the Agile Alliance’s Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice. His writing and screencasts may be found online at ja...

Craft 2024 - Llewellyn Falco
Llewellyn Falco
Agile Coach at Consultant

Llewellyn Falco is an independent agile coach. He discovered strong-style pair programming. He is the creator of the open-source testing tool ApprovalTests( www.approvaltests.com ). He spends most of his time programming in Java and C# specializing in improving legacy code. He is the co-founder of TeachingKidsProgramming.org & co-author of Mob Programming Guidebook...

Craft 2024 - Kevlin Henney
Kevlin Henney
Thought Provoker at Curbralan

Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer. His development interests are in programming, practice and people. He has been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites, has contributed to both open- and closed-source software (sometimes unintentionally), and has been on far too many committees (it has been said that "a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas...

Craft 2024 - Randy Scott Shoup
Randy Scott Shoup
SVP Engineering at Thrive Market

Randy has spent more than two decades building distributed systems and high performing teams, and has worked as a senior technology leader at eBay, Google, and Stitch Fix. He coaches CTOs, advises companies, and generally makes a nuisance of himself wherever possible. He talks a lot -- sometimes at conferences about software -- and is interested in the nexus of culture, technology, and organizatio...

Craft 2024 - David Khourshid
David Khourshid
Founder at Stately.ai

David is a software engineer who loves playing piano and is passionate about animations, state machines, cutting-edge user interfaces, and open-source. Previously at Microsoft, he is now the founder of Stately.ai, a startup focused on making even the most complex application logic visual and accessible to developers and non-developers alike....

Craft 2024 - Arlo Belshee
Arlo Belshee
Distinguished Engineer at Deep Roots

Arlo Belshee, 20-year legacy code and DevOps veteran, has a passion for zero bugs. A firm believer in mending code, Arlo's current work is his company, Dig Deep Roots | Refactoring for Depth, where he teaches technical practices that unwind legacy code safely a codebase at a time....

Craft 2024 - Sander Hoogendoorn
Sander Hoogendoorn
Chief Technology Officer at iBOOD.com

Meet Sander Hoogendoorn, an independent dad, and traveler. A seasoned developer with over four decades of experience and still daily writing code, Sander has survived in the tech world in various roles, from CTO of companies like iBOOD (currently), ANVA, and Klaverblad, to being Capgemini's global agile thought leader.Known for his post-agile mindset and provocative perspectives, Sander empowers o...

Craft 2024 - J. B. Rainsberger
J. B. Rainsberger
Business/Software Coach, Mentor and Consultant at jbrains.ca

J. B. Rainsberger (@jbrains@mastodon.social, https://www.jbrains.ca) is a professional 5-pin bowler who also consults for both software development professionals and the organizations that employ them. He shares what he's learned about programming, managing his workload, interacting with people, and designing his lifestyle, with a focus on helping software development professionals work with less ...

Craft 2024 - James Lewis
James Lewis
Technical Director at Thoughtworks

James Lewis is a programmer and Director at ThoughtWorks based in the UK. He’s proud to have been a part of ThoughtWorks’ journey for eighteen years and of its ongoing mission to deliver technical excellence for its clients and in amplifying positive social change for an equitable future. As a member of the ThoughtWorks Technical Advisory Board, the group that creates the Technology Radar, he cont...

Craft 2024 - Jason Yip
Jason Yip
Principal at Reinvention Cycle LLC

Jason has been involved in Agile software development since 1999 when he first encountered Extreme Programming. He was previously at ThoughtWorks for 14 years, initially as a practitioner on delivery teams and then as a Principal Consultant on digital and Agile transformation. After ThoughtWorks, Jason was at Spotify for 8 years as a Staff Agile Coach, helping the ad tech and marketing tech areas ...

Craft 2024 - Richard Wiseman
Richard Wiseman

Professor Richard Wiseman has published over 100 academic papers examining the psychology of magic, illusion, deception, luck and self-development.  He has written popular psychology books (including The Luck Factor and 59 Seconds) that have sold over 3 million copies, and his YouTube videos have attracted over 600 million views.He regularly gives keynote talks to a wide range of or...

Craft 2024 - Einar Høst
Einar Høst
Special Advisor at Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration

Einar W. Høst is a socio-technical advisor at the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration. He enjoys collaborative modelling, API design and computer programming. Over the last ten years, he has done talks on a variety of topics, including hypermedia, resiliency, recursive art and lambda calculus. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Oslo....

Craft 2024 - Büşra Coşkuner
Büşra Coşkuner
Founder, Product Management Trainer & Coach at Producteer

Büşra is a product management coach and trainer, and a solopreneur with more than a decade of hands-on product management experience. She helps product teams and product professionals master the craft of product management and transforms them into confident product leaders who get successful products out of the door.Having worked in both product-led and non-product-led companies herself, from star...

Craft 2024 - Aaron Rinehart
Aaron Rinehart
Global Cybersecurity Leader & Distinguished Engineer at CapitalOne

Aaron Rinehart has spent his career solving complex challenging engineering problems and transforming cybersecurity practices across a diverse set of industries: healthcare, insurance, government, aerospace, technology, higher education, and the military. Aaron has been expanding the possibilities of chaos engineering in its application to other safety-critical portions of the IT domain, most nota...

Craft 2024 - Joseph Pelrine
Joseph Pelrine
Theoretically Retired Psychologist

A quiet and reserved researcher and practitioner, Joseph Pelrine is considered by cognoscenti to be one of the pioneers and top experts on Agile methods. He has spent almost 30 years helping some of the world’s most well-known companies improve their ability to satisfy the needs of their customers. As a psychologist, his focus on people and his experience in applying leading-edge techniques from s...

Craft 2024 - Marianne Bellotti
Marianne Bellotti
Author, Engineering Leader, Systems Geek at Bellotti.Tech

Marianne Bellotti is a software engineer who specializes in restoring legacy systems to operational excellence. She's the author of the bestselling book on the topic: Kill It With Fire. As part of United States Digital Service she responded to incidents at the State Department, the IRS, the Department of Defense, among others. Prior to federal service she worked for the United Nations on data shar...

Craft 2024 - Marian Hartman
Marian Hartman
Learning Designer at Dig Deep Roots

Marian Hartman is a learning architect and expert whisperer who specializes in developing large-scale learning programs based on key business drivers and measurable results. Both Marian's Masters and PhD focused in adult learning. Marian has been actively involved in the software industry for over a decade and is current the co-founder of Deep Roots. She shapes the learning content to be in tiny, ...

Craft 2024 - Ray Myers
Ray Myers
Tech Lead at Indeed

Legacy code expert and skeptical enthusiast for AI who has been a Software Engineering tech lead in four industries. Ray writes about the future of software maintenance at Mender.AI and co-hosts the Empathy In Tech podcast....

Craft 2024 - Tricia Broderick
Tricia Broderick
Leadership Advisor, Author, Founder at Ignite Insight + Innovation

Tricia Broderick, co-author of Lead without Blame, is a leadership and organizational advisor. With over twenty-five years of experience, her transformational leadership ignites the growth of leaders and resilient high-performing teams to deliver quality outcomes. Tricia boldly role models putting people first.  Her aim is to create inclusive connections and collaborations that challenge and ...

Craft 2024 - David Leitner
David Leitner
Chief Technologist at SQUER

David is Chief Technologist at SQUER, a Software Company based in Munich and Vienna, working with different stacks and environments but always an overarching mission: connect ideas and provide impact — with technology. He spends much of his time on the frontlines tackling the challenges of scaling software and complex domains, with a strong focus on cloud-native architectures and infrastructures. ...

Craft 2024 - Henrik Kniberg
Henrik Kniberg
AI whisperer at Flitig.ai & Ymnig.ai

Henrik is a Generative AI entrepreneur, trainer, and product developer. He co-founded Ymnig.ai (an AI consultancy), and Flitig.ai, a company that builds autonomous AI agents (aka "coworkers"). He also created the viral video "Generative AI in a Nutshell". Before going all-in on AI he was known for his work as Minecraft developer at Mojang, books and articles on Agile development, famous videos suc...

Craft 2024 - Ashi Krishnan
Ashi Krishnan

writer of words and code, teacher and speaker on AI and other oddities. I like explaining complex things in simple, beautiful ways which sometimes twist your brain and make your heart ache....

Craft 2024 - Jon Yablonski
Jon Yablonski
Senior Product Designer at Mixpanel

Jon Yablonski is a multi-disciplinary designer, speaker, writer, and digital creator based in Detroit metro. His passion is for designing digital tools that empower people and augment their abilities in order to achieve their goals. He’s had the opportunity to learn and grow from a variety of challenges throughout my career — from e-commerce platforms, mobile apps and internal products to HMI syst...

Craft 2024 - Stewart Gleadow
Stewart Gleadow
Executive Manager, Engineering at REA Group (realestate.com.au)

Stewart Gleadow is Executive Manager of Engineering for the consumer marketplace experiences for buyers, renters and sellers on realestate.com.au.With 15+ year experience building software, across mobile apps, web and backend systems, Stewart is now focused on the teams, structures and strategy to succeed at scale. When not working, he's either playing backyard sports with his boys or maintaining ...

Craft 2024 - Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas has a wide spectrum of experience in the software industry as an executive, investor, board member, consultant, architect, and engineer. With a unique ability to see the future and translate research into competitive products, he is known for his contributions to Object Technology, including IBM VisualAge and Eclipse IDEs, Smalltalk and Java virtual machines, Agile Development and Vect...

Craft 2024 - Birgitta Boeckeler
Birgitta Boeckeler
Global Lead for AI-assisted Software Delivery at Thoughtworks

Birgitta works at the global software consultancy Thoughtworks, where she is currently the Global Lead for AI-assisted Software Delivery. She is a software developer, architect and technical leader with about 20 years of experience in technology. Her long career in software delivery consulting has given her the opportunity to see many organizations and teams succeed and fail at delivering valuable...

Craft 2024 - Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP
Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP
President at Angela Trego

Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP provides training, consulting, and speaking focused in the areas of leadership and women in business.  She held technical and senior leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies and is an award-winning teacher.  Dr. Trego serves on several technical society advisory boards and non-profit executive boards.  She has two patents and over 90 publications.  Ap...

Craft 2024 - Julien Topçu
Julien Topçu
Tech Coach Consultant at Shodo

I like to craft software with high business value using techniques from Domain-Driven Design (#DDD), all powered by Xtreme Programming in the Kanban #NoEstimates philosophy. Member of the OWASP foundation, I evangelise on application security techniques in order to avoid being hacked properly....

Craft 2024 - Josian Chevalier
Josian Chevalier
Senior Software Engineer at Shodo

Software Craftsman at Shodo, I specialize in Domain Driven Design. I strive to improve my approach of software development and my knowledge, as well as raise awareness about software quality among developers....

Craft 2024 - Woody Rousseau
Woody Rousseau
CTO & Cofounder of FinTech Practice at Theodo

Woody is the CTO and cofounder of the FinTech focused branch of the Theodo group. He leads tech and product experts designing and implementing innovative applications and architectures in the financial services space. His two main topics of interest are Open Finance, with APIsation playing a paramount role in this strategy, as well as radical quality with a 0 defect approach for products, inspired...

Craft 2024 - Kenneth Harris
Kenneth Harris
Senior Project Engineer at The Aerospace Corporation

Acknowledged by Forbes Magazine amongst the world’s youngest and most impactful individuals in the field of science, Kenneth F. Harris II is known for delivering thoughtful and dynamic leadership on programs of critical national and international importance. Kenneth is a Senior Project Engineer for The Aerospace Corporation, contributing to both DoD and NASA payload missions. In this role, Dr. Har...

Craft 2024 - Ornela Vasiliauskaitė
Ornela Vasiliauskaitė
Agile Coach at Vinted

Ornela is an accomplished Agile Coach, bringing a decade of experience from diverse software product organizations. Over the past three years, she has been working at Vinted, where she plays a pivotal role in enhancing product development. In her company, she is known as an innovator - her fluency in multiple frameworks and methods allows her to take the most relevant parts of each framework and c...

Craft 2024 - Irina Stanescu
Irina Stanescu
Founder @ The Caring Techie | Engineering Leader

With 14 years of experience building software products, Irina has done it all: from software engineering to tech leading and managing. She led numerous large cross-functional projects at Big Tech companies such as Google and Uber and dabbled into the startup world by being the first hire at a startup named Mnemonic.Irina is now a leadership coach, course instructor content creator, and author of “...

Craft 2024 - Tudor Girba
Tudor Girba
CEO at feenk.com

Tudor Gîrba is a software environmentalist and CEO of feenk.com where he works with an amazing team to make the inside of systems explainable. Much of the work is embodied in Glamorous Toolkit (gtoolkit.com), a novel environment that enables Moldable Development, a way of programming through custom tools built for each development problem....

Craft 2024 - Michael Carducci
Michael Carducci
Holistic Software Architect at Carducci Inc

Michael Carducci is a seasoned IT professional with over 25 years of experience, an author, and an internationally recognized speaker, blending expertise in software architecture with the artistry of magic and mentalism. His upcoming book, "Mastering Software Architecture," reflects his deep understanding of the multifaceted challenges of building resilient, effective software systems and high-per...

Craft 2024 - Éva Rambala
Éva Rambala
Nonviolent Communication trainer at Center for Nonviolent Communication

I learned Nonviolent Communication directly from Marshall Rosenberg, the developer of NVC. Since 2000, I have held around 2.500 training courses worldwide.I teach what I believe in and what has been the most beneficial to me: how to stand up for myself without criticizing anyone, and to be able to hear the other party with empathy even if it sounds like an attack at first. This way, I can build an...

Craft 2024 - Uwe Friedrichsen
Uwe Friedrichsen
CTO at codecentric AG

Uwe Friedrichsen. Longtime traveler in the world of IT. Dot Connector. Cartographer of uncharted territory. Keeper of timeless wisdom. Translator between floors. System design. Resilience. Sustainability. Dislikes long bios. Tries to make IT a (bit) better place....

Craft 2024 - Markus Harrer
Markus Harrer
Software Evolutionist at INNOQ

Markus Harrer is a software engineer who’s passionate about improving the way we do software development. He specializes in the analysis of software data such as source code, application performance data or version control repositories to show the underlying problems of the symptoms we face on the surface. He is an active contributor in communities on the topics of software analytics, software arc...

Craft 2024 - Renaldi Gondosubroto
Renaldi Gondosubroto
Software Engineer at SEEK

Renaldi Gondosubroto is an accomplished Software Engineer, instructor and a developer advocate in the tech community. With over a decade of experience in developing Artificial Intelligence solutions, he has made significant contributions to numerous companies and communities. Outside of the industry, he is active in the academia community, having his research focused on generative AI and machine l...

Craft 2024 - Marco Heimeshoff
Marco Heimeshoff
Chief of Story Telling at Heimeshoff IT / KanDDDinsky / VirtualDDD

Marco Heimeshoff is a trainer, speaker and software developer from Germany. He organizes KanDDDinsky, a conference about Domain-driven Design and the art of business software and co-founded the german DDD community in 2013 and VirtualDDD.com in 2019. Between consulting companies around the globe and building health care software, you'll find him speaking at conferences about DDD, socio-technical s...

Craft 2024 - Laura Tacho
Laura Tacho

Laura Tacho is CTO at DX, a developer experience company. She previously led teams at companies like CloudBees, Codeship, Aula Education, and Nova Credit. She’s an expert in building world-class engineering organisations that consistently deliver outstanding results. Laura has coached CTOs and other engineering leaders from startups to the Fortune 500, and also facilitates a popular course on...

Craft 2024 - Jamie Allen
Jamie Allen
CTO of AWS and SRE at EPAM Systems

Jamie Allen is EPAM's Chief Technologist for AWS and Site Reliability based in Seattle, USA. Prior to joining EPAM in 2019, Jamie was the global head of consulting and training for Typesafe/Lightbend (creators of Scala and Akka), and the Director of Engineering at Starbucks responsible for reimplementing Starbucks Rewards and Mobile Order/Pay backend systems from scratch in the cloud with microser...

Craft 2024 - Ian Cooper
Ian Cooper
Senior Principal Engineer at Just Eat Takeaway

Principal Engineer in London, speaker, tabletop gamer, geek. Tattooed, pierced, and bearded. The 'guv' on Brighter....

Craft 2024 - Ankur Patel
Ankur Patel
Founder and CEO at Multimodal

Ankur A. Patel is an AI/ML founder, startup advisor, author, and speaker. He is currently the Founder and CEO of Multimodal, a technology company that is designing & developing generative AI to automate manual workflows for businesses. Previously, Ankur was the co-founder and Head of ML at Glean AI, and prior the VP of Data Science at 7Park Data, which was acquired by Vista Equity Partners. An...

Craft 2024 - Tamás Szabó
Tamás Szabó
Staff Research Engineer at GitHub

Tamás works as a research engineer at GitHub Next, which is a research lab within GitHub exploring the future of software engineering. He is involved in a number of Next explorations centered around (AI-assisted) developer tooling. He holds a PhD in computer science, and his research topic was about the efficient execution of program analyses. His work has been presented in scientific publications...

Craft 2024 - Daniel Terhorst-North
Daniel Terhorst-North
Principal Consultant at Dan North & Associates Ltd

Daniel Terhorst-North uses his deep technical and operational knowledge to help business and technology leaders to optimise technology organisations. He puts people first and finds simple, pragmatic solutions to business and technical problems, often using lean and agile techniques.With thirty years of experience in IT, Daniel is a frequent speaker at technology and business conferences worldwide....

Craft 2024 - Márton Braun
Márton Braun
Kotlin Developer Advocate at JetBrains

Márton is a Kotlin Developer Advocate at JetBrains, working on making Kotlin Multiplatform awesome. Passionate about education, he's a guest lecturer at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.He’s been contributing to the community through writing, speaking, and open source libraries since his university days. He is a Google Developer Expert for Android and Kotlin, and a co-organizer ...

Craft 2024 - Jules May
Jules May
Principal at 22 Consulting

Jules is a freelance consultant specialising in safety-critical systems, mathematical software, and compilers and languages. He has been writing, teaching and speaking for 25 years, and conducts frequent lectures and workshops. He is the author of Extreme Reliability: Programming Like Your Life Depends On It, and is the originator of Problem Space Analysis.He lives in North-East Scotland....

Craft 2024 - Daniel Whitenack
Daniel Whitenack
Founder and CEO at Prediction Guard

Daniel Whitenack (aka Data Dan) is a Ph.D. trained data scientist and founder of Prediction Guard. He has more than ten years of experience developing and deploying machine learning models at scale, and he has built data teams at two startups and an international NGO with 4000+ staff. Daniel co-hosts the Practical AI podcast, has spoken at conferences around the world (ODSC, Applied Machine Learni...

Craft 2024 - Emily Bache
Emily Bache
Technical Coach at Bache Consulting

Emily Bache is an independent consultant, YouTuber and Technical Coach. She works with developers, training and coaching effective agile practices like Refactoring and Test-Driven Development. Emily has worked with software development for 25 years, written two books and teaches courses on platforms including Pluralsight and O'Reilly. A frequent conference speaker, Emily has been invited to keynot...

Craft 2024 - Eduardo da Silva
Eduardo da Silva
Principal Consultant at esilva.net

Eduardo da Silva is an independent consultant in sustainable evolution of sociotechnical systems, architecture, and leadership. He also is a Team Topologies Valued Practitioner (TTVP). His work focuses on helping tech-enabled organizations develop strategies, structures, and operating models to achieve and scale a sustainable fast flow of change. He takes a sociotechnical systems’ framing, conside...

Craft 2024 - Barry O'Reilly
Barry O'Reilly
Founder at Black Tulip Technology

Barry is a veteran Architect who has held Chief Architect positions at Microsoft among others. He has also been a startup CTO, the Worldwide Lead for the Solutions Architecture Community at Microsoft, and founder of the Swedish Azure User Group. He is also a PhD candidate in software design and complexity science. ...

Craft 2024 - Elad Ben-Israel
Elad Ben-Israel
CEO and Co-Founder at Wing Cloud Inc.

After an amazing journey to create the AWS CDK, CDK8s, JSII and Projen, Elad has recently left the comforts of AWS to start a new company called Wing Cloud. Wing’s mission is to democratize the cloud by reimagining cloud development from the ground up (pun intended of course). Elad lives in Tel-Aviv with his husband and 4-year-old twins, and in his spare time attends Burning Man and sweats at the ...

Craft 2024 - Jon Moore
Jon Moore
Staff Software Engineer at Stripe

Over his career, Jon Moore has been a researcher, management consultant, network engineer, small business owner, tech lead, architect, and technology executive. He is equally comfortable leading and managing teams and personally writing production-ready code. His current interests include distributed systems, fault tolerance, refactoring, building healthy and engaging engineering cultures, and Tex...

Craft 2024 - Matt Welsh
Matt Welsh
Founder and Chief AI Nerd at Ziggylabs.ai

Matt Welsh is the founder of Ziggylabs, a Seattle-based startup developing human-friendly AI tech. He was previously cofounder at Fixie, head of engineering at OctoML, a software engineer at Apple and Xnor.ai, engineering director at Google, and a Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University. He holds a PhD from UC Berkeley....

Craft 2024 - Geoffrey Bache
Geoffrey Bache
Test Architect. at Toyota Material Handling

Geoffrey Bache works for Toyota Material Handling as a Test Architect. He is the creator and lead maintainer of the open source tool TextTest since 2002. Geoffrey is an innovator in the space of automated testing and has spent much of his career architecting and implementing tests at the same time as developing world-class software systems for organizations including Boeing, Evry and now Toyota....

Craft 2024 - Uğurcan Çetin
Uğurcan Çetin
Software Development Manager at Tesco Technology

With an unwavering dedication to continuous learning and a profound belief in the mantra "learn to teach, teach to learn," Uğurcan is a software development manager. Guiding digitalization journeys across industries, he has honed his skills as a versatile problem-solver and strategist. As a certified AWS Solutions Architect and PMI-ACP, coupled with a background as a Technology Architect, Uğurcan ...

Craft 2024 - Daniel Kocsis
Daniel Kocsis
Software Development Manager at Tesco Technology

Daniel Kocsis is a seasoned Java developer turned Software Development Manager at Tesco Technology, brings 15 years of industry experience with a passion for solving enterprise-grade challenges. Daniel thrives on collaboration and believes in using the right tools for the right problems. Hi has a pragmatic approach, combined with a passion for lifelong learning and high quality standards....

Craft 2024 - Jess Brock
Jess Brock
Dojo Coach, AI Guide, Speaker, Author at Consultant

Jess is a dynamic coach, technologist, speaker, and author with a wealth of experience in the software and data spaces since the mid-2000s, and recently in GenAI. Jess's diverse career journey has become one of her greatest strengths, enabling her to lead with empathy and real-world insight. She has been named an "immersive learning pioneer", and she's the proud author of "The Dojo Coach’s Pocket ...

Craft 2024 - Aram Hakobyan
Aram Hakobyan
Platform Engineering Lead at Zooplus SE

With over two decades of technical expertise in IT infrastructure and systems engineering, Aram has led transformative projects across a range of technologies and industries. The experience spans from designing and implementing complex multi-cluster Kubernetes systems to overseeing major production data center migrations and developing highly scalable and redundant product solutions. ...

Craft 2024 - Stanislav Ogarkov
Stanislav Ogarkov
Principal Platform Engineer at zooplus SE

Stanislav stumbled into the world of IT thanks to a broken PC in his early years. Surprisingly, he has held onto that knack for troubleshooting ever since, just on a bigger stage now as a Principal Platform Engineer. When he's not wrestling with tech dilemmas, he embraces the roles of a father, indulges in some gaming, and enjoys leisurely bike rides. 🖥️🚴🎮Stanislav has extensive experience in d...

Craft 2024 - Ádám Pelle
Ádám Pelle
Tech Lead at Marshmallow

Adam is a Tech lead at Marshmallow and the second engineer joined in the Budapest office ~1.5 years ago. Nowadays his main focus area is designing and operating distributed backend services with some ML traits. When he’s not working, he is doing DIY stuff: both technical (e.g smart home) and non-technical (gardening / wood works), trekking, reading and occasionally gaming....

Craft 2024 - Robert I. Horvath
Robert I. Horvath
Embedded Software Development Manager at Accenture

Robi has been coding since the age of 11 and fixed cars long before he was allowed to drive them. With over 20 years of software development experience, Robi's favorite projects involve adding software to make things smarter, such as electrical power distribution devices, trains, and cars. Currently, he leads a team of software developers at Accenture Industry X, writing code that will run in futu...

Craft 2024 - Kingsley Ehimen Asuelimen
Kingsley Ehimen Asuelimen
Solution Architect at Accenture

Kingsley is Presales Solution Architect for Microsoft Dynamic 365 Customer Engagement (CRM) with a strong background in software engineering and project management. He is passionate about leveraging cutting-edge technologies and innovations to find new solutions to business problems and maximized value....

Craft 2024 - Oresztesz Margaritisz
Oresztesz Margaritisz
Chief Engineer at EPAM

Oresztész is working at EPAM Systems as a chief software engineer with 15+ years of professional experience. During his professional career, he worked on a wide variety of projects from R&D, and product development to software maintenance.His articles at https://dzone.com/users/2712582/oresztesz-margaritisz.html are sharing his obsessions with technical excellence from various fields. As a spe...

Craft 2024 - Stefano Lottini
Stefano Lottini
Software Engineer at DataStax Inc.

Software engineer at DataStax, chiefly interested in AI and databases. Stefano has authored the LangChain integration with Apache Cassandra™ and DataStax Astra DB, and has developed toolkits and SDKs for AI-oriented usage of these databases along the way. A theoretical physicist by education, past work experiences include developer relations, data engineering, software architecture, fundamental re...

Craft 2024 - Gábor Imre Kovács
Gábor Imre Kovács
Vice President of Technology at Transcend

Gábor Kovács is an experienced computer science engineer, with various interest in different engineering disciplines. He currently works as VP of Technology at Transcend, and is an advocate of async communication....

Craft 2024 - Kornél Kovács
Kornél Kovács
Vice President of Delivery at Transcend

Kornél Kovács is an experienced development manager with multiple product and managerial roles in his past. As VP of Delivery, he is leading the full development at Transcend, and focuses on people-centric leadership, and result-oriented mindset....

Craft 2024 - Frederic Kuzel
Frederic Kuzel
Engineering Director at Tesco Technology

Frederic Kuzel is the Director of Engineering at Tesco, leading innovations in Retail Platform, customer-facing channels such as tills, points of sale, scan as you shop and more. He also contributes to Tesco's growth fostering for Central Europe Technology Hubs. Outside of work, he is a tireless explorer Budapest's surroundings on his bike....

Craft 2024 - Patrik Feher
Patrik Feher
Agile Project Manager & Cloud Platform Lead at Accenture

Patrik is an agile professional with 10+ years' experience as a certified Scrum Master, Product Owner, Trainer, and Agile Coach. His passion is delivering innovative solutions for increased end-user experience in the travel industry and guiding scrum teams towards reaching their highest potential. Additionally, Patrik is also leading the Cloud & DevOps Platform locally at Accenture Hungary....

Craft 2024 - Csaba Feher
Csaba Feher
Salesforce Technical Team Lead at Accenture

Csaba is a multiple certified Salesforce Architect. He is currently also leading the Hungarian Salesforce team and actively working with students from different universities. Besides people management, he spends time to stay close with technology and seeks for ways to improve his hard and soft skills in parallel. He is always curious about the new innovations and therefore learns the newest tools ...

Craft 2024 - Adriana Mezeiova
Adriana Mezeiova
Data & AI Platform Lead at Accenture

Rézi is an all-around Data professional with 10+ years' experience delivering meaningful data solutions to support business needs in various industries and technologies. Her main focus is on enabling data driven decision making for all levels of professionals across an organization. While keeping her technical knowledge up to date she cares passionately about people management and career developme...

Craft 2024 - Zoltan Toth
Zoltan Toth
SAP Testing Domain Lead at Accenture

Zoltan has 14+years' experience with SAP different modules in multiple implementation and system operation projects. He is certified Scrum Master and Product Owner, currently responsible for SAP testing automation domain....

Craft 2024 - Mate Futo
Mate Futo
Microsoft Capability Lead at Accenture

Máté is an accomplished software engineer and leader with over a decade of hands-on experience in Microsoft technologies. As a capability group lead at Accenture, he guides a multinational team of 100+ professionals around Azure Data & AI. With working experience in telecommunications, consulting, finance, and healthcare industries, Máté specializes in delivering tailored, innovative solutions...

Craft 2024 - Balázs Sipos
Balázs Sipos
Senior Software Developer at Lufthansa Systems Hungária

Balázs Sipos is a Lead Developer for the aiOCC Project at Lufthansa Systems Hungária.He is a devoted full-stack developer with a wide range of experience on various projects and systems.Passionate about lifelong learning, Balázs continuously enhances his skill set, keeping pace with the latest technological advancements.A significant part of his work is dedicated to architecture design, focusing o...

Craft 2024 - Ferenc Hegedüs
Ferenc Hegedüs
Senior Software Engineer at Continental

Ferenc Hegedüs is a vehicle engineer and an enthusiastic software developer with a main professional area of interest in automated driving. In the last decade he was involved in the software development of various automotive products and pursued his PhD in motion planning for automated road vehicles. He is currently working on algorithms and validation methods for radar sensor-based environment mo...

Craft 2024 - Magnar Sveen
Magnar Sveen

Magnar is a happy developer, building stuff on and off the job. He is the author of the Emacs Rocks! and Parens of the Dead screencasts, an avid open source contributor, and functional programming enthusiast....

Craft 2024 - Conor Hoekstra
Conor Hoekstra
Research Scientist at NVIDIA

Conor (he/him) is a Research Scientist at NVIDIA working on array programming models and languages. He is extremely passionate about programming languages, algorithms and beautiful code. He is the founder and organizer of the Programming Languages Virtual Meetup, he has a YouTube channel and is the host of four podcasts:Tacit TalkArrayCastADSP: Algorithms + Data Structures = ProgramsRUN FOR THE FU...

Craft 2024 - Wittmann Ádám
Wittmann Ádám
Driver Experience Group Leader at BOSCH

Adam is in the Automotive SW industry for more, than 7 years now. His focus is on ensuring project delivery and meeting project goals, while building and keeping sustainably working teams. Working for 5+ years in Driver Assistance field he has background in SW development, team coaching and technical leadership, delivering road safety features to severalmanufacturers. Currently he is leading a gro...

Craft 2024 - Ivan Brezak Brkan
Ivan Brezak Brkan
Director of Developer content at ShiftMag

Ivan (IBB) is helps engineers and their teams write better blogs, handbooks and more – based on more than 15 years of experience as a technology editor. At Infobip, Ivan leads the Developer content team that has helped over 100 engineers start writing and even started ShiftMag.dev – an award-winning developer magazine. Formetly, he founded Netokracija, “The Techcrunch of the Balkans” – according t...

Craft 2024 - Gergely Seres
Gergely Seres
expert, IoT at Ericsson

Expert and chief architect of software technology and application architecture at Business Area Cloud Software and Services, currently working with 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). Since joining Ericsson in 1998, he has held several research, technical and managerial positions. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary....

Craft 2024 - Benedek Kovács
Benedek Kovács
expert, Edge Computing at Ericsson

Expert for edge computing at Ericsson responsible for the related network architecture in 5G and 6G including network services and APIs. Benedek is head of technology and innovation at Ericsson Hungary R&D center. Kovács holds an M.Sc. in information engineering and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics....

Craft 2024 - Eli Holderness
Eli Holderness

Eli has been in tech since being released back into the wild from studying maths at university 7 years ago. They've spent their time working in industries ranging from telecoms to biotech to analog circuit design, continually getting nerd-sniped along the way. These days, they're a freelancer who speaks at conferences, runs workshops, and learns whatever they want. In their spare time, they like t...

Craft 2024 - Thulasi Bomma
Thulasi Bomma
Head of Software Development at Tesco

Thulasi Bomma is the Head of Software Development at Tesco. She leads enthusiastic engineering teams focused on delivering Store Applications like Tills, Scan as You Shop, etc. She excels in efficiently managing complex projects with a keen emphasis on engineering quality.Thulasi actively champions women’s empowerment and serves as a co-chair within the Global Women in Technology community at Tesc...