Meet Codecamp’s Day 1 Speakers | May 12

Codecamp Iasi is just around the corner. Less than 10 days to grab a ticket! If you already bought yours, check out some more information on the speakers. Get to know more about them and their area of expertise, so that you know what to expect on May 12.  

Axel Fontaine is the founder and CEO of Boxfuse, the easiest way to deploy JVM and Node.js applications to AWS. Axel is also the creator and project lead of Flyway, an open-source tool that makes database migration easy. He is a Continuous Delivery and Immutable Infrastructure expert, a JavaOne Rockstar and a regular speaker at many large international conferences including JavaOne, Devoxx, Jfokus, JavaZone, QCon, JAX, and more.

With a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, Raoul-Gabriel Urma is the CEO and co-founder of Cambridge Spark, a leading learning community for data scientists and developers in the UK. In addition, he is also Chairman and co-founder of Cambridge Coding Academy, a growing community of young coders and pre-university students. Raoul is author of the bestselling programming book “Java 8 in Action” which sold over 20,000 copies globally.

Since 2003, Dino has been the voice of Microsoft Press to Web developers and the author of many popular books on ASP.NET and software architecture. In particular, Dino authored “Architecting Applications for the Enterprise” with fellow MVP Andrea Saltarello and “Modern Web Development” and has “Programming ASP.NET Core” in the works for 2017. When he’s not training, Dino serves as the CTO of Crionet—a fast growing firm that specializes in Web and mobile solutions for the world of professional sports.

Sasha Goldshtein is the CTO of Sela Group, a Microsoft C# MVP and Azure MRS, a Pluralsight author, and an international consultant and trainer. Sasha is the author of two books, a prolific blogger and open source contributor, and author of numerous training courses. His consulting work revolves mainly around distributed architecture, production debugging and performance diagnostics, and mobile application development.

Greg has been working with Windows Security since the very beginning of his professional career. He started as a system administrator, then moved to a consultant role, IT manager and chief information security officer (CISO). Now he is mainly responsible for consulting services delivered worldwide by CQURE.

As a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, Valery works with partners to get the most out of new technology and leverage the potential of the cloud. With a focus on Azure, Internet of Things and Blockchain technology, Valery gets his energy and inspiration from the maker community and its potential to shape the future of both hardware and software development. With more than 16 years working in the field of software development, Valery brings with him the experience of national and international projects. He is a regular speaker and is involved actively in the Dutch Azure community.

Reign is a pragmatic frontend engineer, Google Developer Expert and an avid caffeine consumer. He loves surrounding himself with ever smiling people and he’s constantly pushing his limits in order to become a better professional. It is worth saying that his two full sleeve tattoos are not the direct consequence of him being present in the IT industry for more than 5 years now. He is currently employed as a Technical Lead, striving to make the world a better place.

Chander Dhall is an awarded Microsoft MVP and world-renowned technology leader in architecting and implementing solutions. As a Microsoft Azure Advisor, ASP.NET Insider, Web API Advisor, DocumentDB Advisor, and an MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies, Chander has insight into new releases on technologies used by millions of developers. His critical advice, impeccable vision, futuristic strategy backed with best practices in the industry are reasons for his unparalleled success.

Peter Lawrey likes to inspire developers to improve the craftsmanship of their solutions, engineer their systems for simplicity and performance, and enjoy their work more by being creative and innovative. He has a popular blog “Vanilla Java” which gets 120K views per month, he is the third on StackOverflow for Java, the founder of the Performance Java UG, and the lead developer of OpenHFT, open source software used by Investment Banks, trading houses, and hedge funds.

Coder, blogger and tech enthusiast in general, passionate about JavaScript and Functional Programming, Alex works as a Full Stack Developer and is heavily involved into the JavaScript community, co-organizing Cluj JavaScripters. He always puts passion first in all his endeavours and is a militant for clean code and quality software development.

Cornel Stefanache is an OPAL Software Engineer at MIT Sociotechnical Systems Research Center (SSRC), Trainer and Speaker. He’s also a passionate developer and comics author who loves to spend his entire time hacking prototypes and fiddling with concepts.

Dimitris-Ilias Gkanatsios works as a Technical Evangelist at the Developer Experience group in Microsoft Greece. Spanning over a decade of experience in software business, his primary focus is to guide software houses and startups in Greece to use innovative cloud solutions and develop their business. In the past, he has worked as a software engineer in leading software houses and as a CS professor in private universities.

Jeroen ter Heerdt a.k.a. Dutch Data Dude He is passionate about “all things data”; whether it is about databases, data warehousing, BI, big data, data visualizations, self-service BI, Hadoop, real-time BI or anything even remotely related to data or insight. He strives to apply these concepts in his life as much as possible. Jeroen combines enthusiasm, vision and hands-on experience into fresh, entertaining and thought-provoking talks.

Solution architect, developer, data scientist, and consultant. Michael designs and implements solutions for Databases, Network & Management area, mainly for Microsoft platform. Michael holds MCT, MCITP, MCTS SQL SERVER, MCTS .NET, MCDBA certifications and many others – especially database and software development related. As for day-to-day work, he works as Solution Architect, designing and planning database related solutions and software, mainly based on Microsoft and Oracle servers.

Tri-cultural development manager with over 10 years of experience in SaaS architecture, UI architecture, product conception and development, and consulting for a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors. Deep understanding of product innovation challenges in a mobile-first market. Effective quick product life-cycle engineering leadership fueled by accurate market reading, real-time product data analysis, data-driven decision-making, and implementation.

Check out the detailed agenda for Codecamp’s Day 1, and book your ticket to one of the most exciting and innovative IT conferences of the year!

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