Josh Long

Speaker 2015

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O’Reilly’s upcoming “Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry”) and 3 best-selling video trainings (including “Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons” w/ Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud, Activiti and Vaadin)

Geertjan Wielenga

Speaker 2015

Geertjan Wielenga is a NetBeans product manager working at Oracle, focused on Java development and HTML5 development with NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform. Geertjan is a Java technology enthusiast, primarily interested in Java desktop technologies, in particular, application development on the NetBeans Platform.

Stojan Peshov

Speaker 2015

Stojan Peshov is Java developer with more than 10 years experience in web and back-end development. He has worked on a wide range of projects and business domains using open source libraries and frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, Magnolia CMS, IceFaces, Hessian, RobotFramework, AngularJS, etc. As such, he has tasted different flavors of Java: JSP, JSF, JPA, JTA, CDI, as well as Test Automation, ETL, HTML5, Javascript and Web Services.

Goran Kopevski

Speaker 2015

Goran Kopevski is a 5 year experienced Java & mobile developer. Currently, he is working for Polar Cape as a senior consultant and developer for a telecom company. He has worked for multiple clients including Porsche Informatik, Cardiologie Centra Nederland and various telecom companies. He is a versatile developer who aims for simplified code and usage of javascript. Open minded for new technologies and solutions. As an open minded person, he wants to exploit all of the magic that javascript can offer.

Yavor Petkov

Speaker 2015

Yavor Petkov is a software developer at Ontotext. He is doing masters degree of Artificial Intelligence at the Sofia University. His areas of interest include Java-related technologies, Cloud Computing, Web technologies, Big data, etc.

Alex Simov

Speaker 2015

Alex Simov is a team leader at Ontotext with more than 10 years of experience in the company. Alex has a MSc in Computer Science from the Sofia University. His area of expertise includes enterprise integration systems, Semantic Web and Linked Data, Natural Language Processing and Big Data systems.

Vladimir Pavlov

Speaker 2015

Software Development Architect with the SAP Cloud Platform team.
15+ years of experience with enterprise architectures, distributed systems, middleware, messaging, persistence technologies, etc.
Current activities in the area of Java EE, Application Programming Models, Cloud, Dev Tools.
Member of the Java EE 6 Expert Group.
Speaker at international and regional conferences, like JavaOne, EclipseCon, SAP TechEd, SAP CodeJams, Eclipse DemoCamps, Java2Days.

Eva Veenstra

Speaker 2015

Technology, farming and biology enthusiast. Trainer and consultant in advanced farming and logistics technology.

Timon Veenstra

Speaker 2015

Software engineer with overview, also known as Technical Architect. “Don’t panic, just keep it simple”. Duke’s choice award winner and member of the NetBeans dream team, Founder of LimeTri.

Sabri Sivan

Speaker 2015

Sabri comes from Artificial Intelligence background and started writing high frequency Algo trading algorithms for Wall Street companies (Goldman Sachs and CitiGroup) in the 2000’s. He has since moved onto Tech Consulting for Banks & the Federal Agencies. After venturing in Entreprenureship and Startup investing & advising. he has adopted a “Digital Nomad” lifestyle in the past 4 years, and traveling around the world. He has started to focus on learning things that always intrigued him..from Scuba diving and sailing to Psychology, and Ancient Philosophy – Stoism & Vedanta.
He currently runs a New York based tech consulting company -Robuzt Technologies, does Strategy consulting for Fortune 500 and serves in the board of a Barcelona based Football Analytics startup -Scoremug.
He has a passion for numbers and improving human achievement.

Sabri holds a bachelors in Artificial Intelligence, MBA and Masters in Game Theory.