Amy is a programmer. Skier. GitHubber. Morrissey lover…. word to your mother.
Franziska has a PhD in mathematics and works for TNG Technology Consulting GmbH. She contributes to several open source projects, regularly teaches Node.js courses at the International Summer University for Women in Informatics, and organizes the PHP User Group Munich.
Paul works on the Google Chrome team as a Developer Advocate. He spends his days profiling runtime performance issues, and helping developers to build faster sites and apps. Do not be fooled by his extreme baldness; it's a solar panel for his cunning and guile.
Jake works in Google Chrome’s developer relations team, writing specifications such as ServiceWorker, and apps such as SVGOMG. He’s a big fan of time-to-render optimisations, and all of that responsive stuff.
Kate is a web engineer at Mozilla. She’s passionate about making the web better with open source, and lately she’s been working on hybrid app development with Android and React.
Soledad works as devevangineer at Mozilla. Building real time audio + graphics experiments; breaking half the browsers in the process.
Alice is a front-end developer on GOV.UK, the single point of access to the UK Government’s digital services.
Tara works as a design focused web engineer at FiftyThree working primarily on Mix: FiftyThree’s creative collaboration platform for Paper. Previously found prototyping future web tools at Adobe in San Francisco. Passionate about ReactJS, coffee, even numbers, art, culture, fashion and pizza.
Coming from a physics background, Felix got into software by writing games in Flash. Since then he has spent time working in London and Silicon Valley, working with a wide range of technologies, from mobile to cloud, server to web. He enjoys combining the visual with the technical and is excited about the opportunities WebGL brings. He is the creator of www.piste.io. Currently he lives in Prague, spending his time building things with WebGL, speaking at conferences, and writing on www.pheelicks.com.
Matthew is a Principal Software Engineer and self described open sourcerer at Microsoft. He currently works on the Reactive Extensions for all languages in addition to the Thali Project focusing on the Internet of Things. He is a popular speaker at conferences in addition to being a conference organizer. When not focusing on streaming all the things, he spends his time focusing on STEM and teaching the next generation of software developers.
Bert has been involved with node.js as a core contributor since the early days. During that period he ported node.js to windows, wrote the underlying platform library (libuv), served on the technical committee and was deeply involved with setting up the node.js foundation. Bert worked at a number of startups associated with node.js, and eventually co-founded StrongLoop which empowers enterprises to leverage the power of node.js.
Zeno Rocha is a Developer Advocate at Liferay, Inc. He dedicates a lot of his time traveling to show how awesome HTML5 and Web Components are, contributing to hundreds of open source projects, and creating tools to help developers build great applications. Besides that, he's a member of the Google Developers Expert program and co-founder of BrazilJS Foundation. Prior to Liferay, Zeno worked as a software developer at Petrobras (the largest company in Latin America) and Globoesporte.com (the most accessed sports website in Brazil).