Jeffrey Richter is an Azure Software Architect and author of several best-selling Windows and .NET programming books as well as many MSDN magazine feature articles and columns. He is also a co-founder of Wintellect, a software consulting and training company where he has authored many videos available on WintellectNOW.
In addition to developing and shipping software on Microsoft stacks for 25+ years, Christophe Nasarre has been working as a technical reviewer for MSPress, Addison-Wesley and other publishing companies since 1996 on books such as "CLR via C#" and the last editions of Windows Internals.
He is providing tools and insights on .NET and Windows development via his blog. Christophe also presented technical sessions on stage both internally at Microsoft or for ISVs and customers at public events.
Dylan Beattie is a systems architect and software developer, who has built everything from tiny standalone websites to large-scale distributed systems. He's currently the CTO at Skills Matter in London, where he juggles his time between working on their software platform, supporting their conference and community teams, and speaking at various conferences and events they organise in London. From 2003 to 2018, he worked as webmaster, then IT Manager, and then systems architect at Spotlight (www.spotlight.com), where his first-hand experience of watching an organisation and their codebase evolve over more than a decade provided him with a unique insight into how everything from web standards and API design to Conway's Law and recruitment ends up influencing a company’s code and culture.
Dylan is actively involved in the international software development community. As well as his work with Skills Matter, he runs the London .NET User Group, he's on the programme committee for NDC Conferences, and he's a frequent speaker at conferences and technical events around the world.
Dylan grew up in southern Africa, moving to the UK with his family when he was ten. He's a Microsoft MVP and holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Southampton. He's a guitar player and songwriter, known for creating musical parodies about software development. He's into skiing, scuba diving, Lego, cats, travel and photography, and he's normally found hanging around user groups, pubs and rock bars in London wearing a big black hat.
Steffen Forkmann works as a Software Developer on large billing systems and therefore has great experience in applying functional concepts to real-world applications. Steffen is a very active part in the F# open source community and works on many OSS projects like FAKE — F# Make, Paket and the F# compiler.
Alexandre Mutel is a Lead Software Architect at Unity Technologies. He is an Open-Source developer that has been contributing to several OSS projects including SharpDX, Markdig, Zio. He has been awarded as an MVP since 2014 in Visual Studio and Development Technologies.
Alexandre is passionate about working on a wide range of different problems, from low-level to high-level, in the domain of real-time graphics rendering, GPGPU, audio synthesis, efficient usage of managed languages, documentation and code generation, language design, building workflows.
Raffaele Rialdi is a senior Software Architect working as a consultant, speaker and trainer. Since 2003, he is a Microsoft MVP in the Developer Security category. His passion for the community brought him to be a member of the board of UGIdotNET, president of DotNetLiguria and co-founder of the Italian C++ user group. He is currently working as an architect and developer on the backend of an enterprise project with a specific focus on code generation and working on cross-platform mobile and IoT development in both C# and C++ languages.
Author of the Pro .NET Memory Management book. Programming for over a dozen years, solving performance problems and architectural puzzles in the .NET world, speeding up web applications. Independent consultant, blogger, speaker and fan of Twitter. He also shares his passion as a trainer at Bottega IT Solutions in the area of .NET, especialy about application performance and diagnostics. Founder of the Warsaw Web Performance group. Microsoft MVP in the Visual Studio and Development Tools category. Co-founder of https://dotnetos.org initiative.
Gerald Versluis (@jfversluis) is an all-round software developer, Microsoft MVP and three-time author from the Netherlands. After years of experience working with Xamarin, Azure and .NET technologies, he has been involved in a number of different projects and has been building several apps and solutions.
Not only does he like to code, but he is also passionate about spreading his knowledge — as well as gaining some in the bargain. Gerald involves himself in speaking, providing training sessions and writing blogs or articles in his free time. Twitter: @jfversluis | Website: https://gerald.verslu.is
Egor Bogatov is a software developer at Microsoft. He is a member of Mono BCL team and works on reusing .NET Core code in Mono. Also, he works on 3D graphics and mobile applications.
Vladimir Khorikov is a Microsoft MVP and has been professionally involved in software development for more than 10 years. Nowadays he specializes in rescuing legacy code bases and helping teams with large enterprise applications. He practices clean code, domain-driven design, functional programming, and other techniques that help him on this path.
Vagif is a Russian/Norwegian developer working for a Norwegian company Miles. He has about three decades of programming experience, currently focusing on building systems in F# and C#. Vagif is a frequent speaker on software conferences, contributor to some open source projects and maintainer of Simple.OData.Client.
Kevin Gosse has been using Microsoft .NET technologies for 10 years, across client, server, and mobile applications. He is currently employed at Criteo, where he works on scalability, debugging, and optimization issues.
For a long time Egor was doing bloody web enterprise as a full stack developer. After that, he changed his views and run off to the smoothie and self-balancing scooter lovers (startuppers). He likes open source and fiddling with the source code. He thinks that .NET Core is the best that could happen to .NET.
.NET developer at Kontur. Works on a common infrastructure, develops the cloud-based hosting platform. Is interested in .NET and Windows internals and uses this knowledge in production.
Currently Konstantin works as an architect. He has been developing software for more than 10 years. Having started with C++ and a bit of Delphi, later he completely switched to .NET and C# and is really happy about it. He has worked in several fields, from military and oil production energetics to banking. Konstantin always seeks to employ pragmatic approaches without extremes. He works with service architecture and DDD.
George Polevoy is in software engineering since 1997. He has experience in different industries: 3D graphics, news, payments, retail, booking and cloud automation. In Dodo Pizza, George specializes on performance-critical components and reliability of online services.
Staff software engineer. Ivan works at Kontur for 17 years, during which time he was a team lead in 5 teams. He develops web services for business and likes to puzzle out complex domains and solve tricky engineering problems. As a student he participated in ACM, and quite successfully: his team ranked 9th on NEERC in 2000. Now in his free time he participates in online contests, such as CodinGame, IPSC, ICFP Contest.
Anatoly Popov is using .NET for more than 10 years for various services that work around the clock. He strongly supports DevOps movement and helps teams to accept DevOps culture and practices and adjust their processes to achieve better product quality, more reliable releases, improved productivity and efficiency.
Chris is a Software Engineer working on C#/.NET support for Google Cloud Platform. He is mainly focused on existing and new .NET gRPC client libraries.
Halil is the lead developer of the ASP.NET Boilerplate, an open source web application framework. He is a full stack software architect and developer who focuses on enterprise application architectures and developer productivity. He is co-founder of Volosoft, a startup that produces tools for developers. He develops frameworks and talks on software architectures, DDD, microservices, multi-tenancy and modularity.
Lead Software Engineer at EPAM, where for more than 5 years he's been working on design and implementation of enterprise-level solutions using .NET platform. Aliaksei is passionate about learning new technologies and architecture design principles using different patterns including microservices.
Head of machine learning department at MTS IT. Oleg made a long journey from being a junior .NET developer to enterprise architect to team leader and machine learning expert. The journey is far from being over, as Oleg sees each new challenge as an opportunity to learn new things and share the most valuable insights with the community.
During his talks Oleg trusts his train of thought more than a fixed deck of slides. Also, a little bit of jokes and goofy tales from the exciting world of IT never hurts anyone.
The co-founder of HighTech Group, teacher in KFU and blogger. Try to google "как писать тесты" ("how to write tests" — in Russian). The first result is his article.
Previously, before founding his own company, Maxim was employed as a Web Developer, Team Leader, CTO and Head of Quality Department in various companies from Kazan, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Antwerp, Belgium.
He is sure that technology is not a "thing in itself", but tools. The tools must suit the problem being solved. The work of an engineer is to select the right tools and create new ones.
Igor Lukanin is deputy head of engineering and developer relations team leader at Kontur. Since 2017 he helps developers to share their experience via conferences, meetups, hackathons, contests, open source projects, publications, podcasts, etc. He also connects HR and PR teams with engineering unit.
Lead Software Engineer in EPAM. He develops a private capital market cloud-based platform. Besides AWS, Docker and a bloody enterprise, he participates in teaching students.
Software developer, Architect, PhD. Prefers a back-end development, but isn't limited to. Likes good code and beautiful architecture. Looks towards functional programming.
Leading developer of BARS Group, participated in the development of the AlphaBI analytical system, is now developing a tool for creating registry systems with minimal costs, and also teaches at the Higher School of Information Technologies and Information Systems of the Kazan Federal University. Shares his experience at various meetings and conferences.
The total experience in programming is 5 years. Worked in organizations from Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg and Kazan.