Codemotion is an international conference, which, by its nature, demonstrated in time to have a wide area of interests, and a mission looking forward to the future. We are born in Italy and we spread abroad through the voice of our Speakers. They are Tech-Gurus, innovators, thinkers, people who dream and build day by day the future. A bunch of amazing personalities has already said yes to Codemotion, so we are really proud to introduce you a gallery of who advocates us and got involved in Codemotion.
Been programming since an early age, Adam was always a tech savvy. He started 500Tech a few years back, a web consulting company, and been using and advocating state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies ever since, like AngularJS and Ruby on Rails. Adam has worked with various companies, starting from small startups to large enterprises. He has spoken in various conferences & meet-ups about coding best practices, testing, new frameworks, saving money in development, and various other subjects. He also taught courses in Ruby on Rails, and Client-Side Development.
Jan is a freelancing web developer from Hamburg, Germany, a wannabe electronic musician, an angry cyclist and a dented part time utopian. He’s constantly oscillating between frontend- and backend technologies and losing all faith in humanity. He’s has strong feelings for the web platform but sometimes ponders a second career as a gardener. Or as a professional frisbee player. He’s @halfbyte and blogs at jan.krutisch.de. He also tries hard to finish his book.
Alessio è progettista e trainer nel campo del software mobile. Titanium Appcelerator Evangelist (Titan), coordinatore della comunità romana di sviluppatori (Ti.Roma) e del gruppo facebook Titanium Mobile Developers Italy. partecipa come relatore a vari eventi e conferenze di settore in Italia e all’estero. E’ membro di CoDesign Jam Roma e dello UX Book Club Roma. Nel tempo libero, quello che resta, fa l’improvvisatore teatrale
Alain Azagury is Director of IBM Software Group (SWG) Technical Strategy, where among others, he drives the SWG Architecture Board and technical initiatives across SWG, such as incubation activities and the cross-SWG Research Joint Program. Prior to that, Mr. Azagury was Director, IBM XIV Storage Systems Development, driving the XIV acquisition from early integration in IBM to become a major business of IBM Storage. Prior to that, he was Director of the Systems and Technology Group Lab in Israel.
With 8 years of mobile development experience , Amir hayek has gained knowledge in all of the popular mobile os app design and implementation. Focusing on iOS he published multiple apps to the App Store and teaches iOS development at John Bryce collage.
For the last 5 years Amir has led the development and technology for AOL Video, seeing it grow from a small startup (5MinMedia) to the second largest online video property with over a billion video views a month. Currently leading a software development group in several locations around the world running agile, striving for Continuous Deployment and building for web, mobile and OTT (connected TVs) with a lot of big data. With 18 years experience developing software Amir has the experience in startups, mid sized companies and large corporates.
Appassionato sostenitore dei metodi agili nonostante il suo peso a tre cifre, Andrea Maietta si occupa di aiutare i clienti a capire i propri bisogni e di fornire loro soluzioni adeguate per costruire valore. E’ ingegnere del software, maker, instancabile lettore, marito e papà e rugbista per la vita. Da sempre interessato a imparare e condividere, partecipa regolarmente come speaker a conferenze di livello nazionale e si occupa di formazione, comunicazione e organizzazione. Il suo sogno è costruirsi una spada laser.
In 2012 Ari developed the android “Red Alert” app in his basement to provide real-time alerts when rockets are fired into Israel. “RedAlert” has over a million downloads and has been featured in the NYT, CNN & Fast Company. In 2013, Ari was named one of the top 10 mobile developers by GeekTime. Sprung teaches an Android development course at Hebrew University, training the next generation of mobile developers. Ari lives in Jerusalem with his wife & 2 kids.
Avi has a started programming as a child, and enjoyed it so much that he decided to study CompSci at the Technion when he turned 13. He went on founding his own start up, and acting as Lead Programmer in several others. He currently works as an Architect @Wix. Besides programming Avi enjoys problem solving, as well as helping others avoiding getting there in the first place
Avi is a Cloud Evangelist at IBM
Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is the Developer Advocate of JFrog, the creators of Artifactory Binary Repository, the home of Bintray, JavaOne 2011 and 2013 Duke Choice Awards winner. For a living he hangs out with the JFrog tech leaders, writes some code around Artifactory and Bintray, and then speaks and blogs about all that. He does it repeatedly for the last 10 years and enjoys every moment of it. Baruch is @jbaruch on twitter and mostly blogs on http://blog.bintray.com and http://blogs.jfrog.org. His speaker history on Lanyrd: http://lanyrd.com/profile/jbaruch/sessions/
CEO at 500Tech – Ruby on Rails & AngularJS consulting services Professional developer for the pat 15 years, 5 of which in Ruby on Rails. Working on both startups, large organizations, lecturing and running the Rails course in Israel (hackademy.co.il)
Passionate web designer & developer for over 15 years, I’m quite an hybrid professional: with my right-hand I can design the user-experience and the visual-layout of websites and applications, with the left-one I can craft the code behind the pages and the logics between them. I like to attend technical conferences and meetup, and quite often also speak at them. Sometimes, It happens that I even organise them.
Ingegnere informatico con una forte passione per lo sviluppo sw e per la tecnologia in generale, ho scoperto da qualche anno una grande attrazione verso il mondo dei database, in particolare per quelli non relazionali avendo la possibilità di lavorare a stretto contatto con OrientDB. Sono attualmente CTO presso la Dnsee con l’arduo obiettivo di far coesistere qualità e tempi rapidi di sviluppo attraverso l’utilizzo di metodologie RAD. Co-fondatore di Indigeni Digitali e del PUG-Roma, ogni tanto speaker a conferenze, sono un nerd decisamente atipico. Altre info su davidfunaro.com
David Orban is an entrepreneur, and is the CEO of Dotsub, the leading technology and services provider powering video viewing via captions and translations as subtitles in any language to increase access, engagement and global reach, based in New York City. He is also a member of the Faculty of the Singularity University, one of the Founders of Axelera, mentor at the Thiel Fellowship, Chairman of the Board of Humanity+, Founder of WideTag, Co-Founder of Startupbusiness, and recently founder of Dotwords. David Orban’s personal motto is, “What is the question I should be asking?”
David Delabassée is a Software Evangelist working for Oracle. In that role, he is spending most of his time on Server-side Java. Prior to Oracle, David spent a decade at Sun Microsystems focusing on Java end-to-end, from the smart card to the high-end server. He has been involved in numerous Java projects since the early of that technology. David lives in Belgium and in his spare time, he enjoys tinkering and playing with technologies such as Arduino, Linux, Home Automation, etc. He also enjoys playing pinballs and video games with his daughter. You can find him on Twitter under @delabassee
Etai brings over 15 years of experience in developing online trading and advertising platforms with high scalability and performance. Etai is the CTO and co-founder of AjillionMax, the first white-label mobile media management platform which was acquired by Crossrider in early 2014.
I love to work with web technologies and my new hobby is testing startups business models. You can find me in almost every social networks as fullo and physically, sometimes, in ideato‘s office in Cesena. I spend some of his free time traveling, organising conferences (like Kerning, BetterSoftware, phpDay and jsDay) for GrUSP, one of the biggest European community on PHP, and writing books. If you attended any international (or national) conference about web technologies in Italy, you met me as speaker, organiser or attendee.
I proudly call myself “Software Craftsman”. I began to love this profession as a child at the end of the ’80s and this feelings never left me since then. Now I have more than 15 years of professional experience in many fields such as: industrial automation (soft realtime), medical, banks, insurance, monitoring, servers for MMO realtime games, distributed systems, mobile games, online/mobile payment platform and others. After all those years I came to the conclusion that I still have many things to learn, but it’s ok, because I love programming like 25 years ago.
Gil Fink is a web development expert and ASP.Net/IIS Micrsoft MVP. He is the founder and owner of sparXys. He is currently consulting for various enterprises and companies, where he helps to develop Web and RIA-based solutions. He conducts lectures and workshops for individuals and enterprises who want to specialize in infrastructure and web development. He is also co-author of several Microsoft Official Courses (MOCs) and training kits, co-author of “Pro Single Page Application Development” book (Apress), the founder of Front-End.IL Meetup and co-organizer of GDG Rashlatz.
An expert Android platform developer Technological adviser to leading Israeli mobile technology companies. Guest lecturer at Tel Aviv University on Mobile Networking. Lectures both in Israel & abroad on Advanced Mobile Technologies. Open source contributor: BTWiz async Bluetooth library. Brings over 19 tears of experience in developing, designing, managing and mentoring highly complex R&D projects. Special experience in image processing algorithms, communication protocols, Android internals, cloud computing and complex graphics. CEO of Mobile Edge Ltd.
- 4.5 years at PayPal. – Heading a group of risk prevention oriented teams. – Story based algorithms creation expert. – Big data, offline, near real-time, and real-time. – Weather freak.
Itamar is a search technologies, distributed systems and architecture expert. Apache Lucene.NET committer, Elasticsearch savant, the author of RavenDB in Action, and a blogger at http://code972.com. Currently freelancing as a developer and also provides on-site training and consultancy services around the world.
Software expert, now-days working as the system architect and back-end leader in CoolaData, building a cloud based analytic warehouse for big data. After over 15 years acting in different roles as part of the software industry, likes to explore the relation between software architecture, development practices and organizational culture. Married and has 3 adorable kids.
I help companies improve their flow through open collaboration and lean thinking. I am partner in ideato and member in Cocoon Projects. I wrote a couple of books about agile software development. I love cappella music, photo, sailing, MTB, travelling far & reading books.
User Experience Architect at work. Passionate of japanese culture in my spare time. 10+ years working on experience design and strategic design for digital products and services. In 2006 I founded Sketchin, a swiss based design studio that working on user experience design and strategic consultancy all over the world for big digital brands like Google, Yahoo, eBay, Moleskine, ENI, RCS, MTV e Swisscom.
The Zemingo Studio, Zemingo Group: Zemingo is a creative studio for mobile apps. We are an agile team of engineers that set the goal of developing state of the art, custom designed mobile applications. Our philosophy is to design and develop architecturally robust, scalable and modular software that works.
Massimo è entrato in MongoDB Inc. come Senior Solution Architect nel 2013. Precedentemente ha lavorato per 7 anni in MySQL come Master Principal Sales Engineer, aiutando le aziende di telecomunicazioni ad adottare architetture scalabili, affidabili e a basso costo. Precedentemente è stato Engineering Manager della parte web di Seat Pagine Gialle e durante l’era pionieristica di internet di Virgilio.it.
Michael started developing for mobile platforms (Android, iOS, BlackBerry, mobile web) in 2010 with a focus on developing applications for the Android operating system. His specialties include UX design and integration, application architecture, hybrid app development, secure enterprise development, data security, cloud-based-data integration, and robust POC implementations. Michael worked for several years as Lead Android Developer at one of the premier boutique consulting firms in Tel Aviv and now works as Lead Mobile at Hi-Tech Consulting (http://www.hi-techconsulting.net).
Mihai is an Application Engineer in Intel’s Software & Services Group, based in Munich. He is working with developers on many mobile platforms helping to optimize their software on the Intel architecture as well as support them while implementing new features that Intel brings to the market. Mihai has been at Intel for 2.5 years and has worked with many developers on Android NDK-based applications.
Software R&D expert, Mentor, Consultant and Team Leader with more than 13 years of experience in project management, software engineering, large scale cloud based systems design and development. Loves building stunning products with awesome team mates. Specialties: Vast experience in research & development teams agile management. Software Development Specialties: C/C++/C#/Java/Python/Ruby and Scripting under all standard platforms. Web Development Specialties: Ruby on Rails enthusiast Enterprise: Linux/Unix based system integration administration and operations.
Oded is a veteran game creator with 15 years of experience in making computer games of all shapes and sizes in his company Corbomite Games. In recent years, he has been focusing on the creation of adventure games and iPhone/iPad games at his independent company Adventure Mob with his Reggae adventure game Bolt Riley. Oded is well-known for his game industry networking group, “The fellowship of the GDC Parties.” Oded is a vice-chair of the IGDA Localization and Unity SIGs, and for many years was the chapter coordinator of the Israeli chapter of the IGDA (International Game Developers Associatio
Ofir is the founder of Mobile Monday Tel Aviv, the official Israeli chapter of the global non-profit organization Mobile Monday, and the founder of the Israel Mobile Summit and the Mobile Monetization Summit. Ofir has a rich background in mobile technologies and business practices, dating back to 2003 when he was a consultant to Orange Israel. In 2005, Ofir founded GamearraY, a Jerusalem based startup company known for its award winning user generated mobile gaming platform. In mid 2008 Ofir left GamearraY and became a consultant for Israel’s leading mobile startups as well as to Oracle Israel
Mobile Security Team leader, working for AVG for the last 3 years. Writing Java code for Android since 2008, focusing on low level, Dalvik vm performance, and security related features. Has a B.SC in Information System Eng, from Ben Gurion University.
Ori is a software engineer at Onavo, a Facebook company, where he focuses on Internet.org, Android apps and mobile infrastructure. As one of the first Onavo engineers, Ori led the development of Onavo’s Android apps and continues to play a key role in its core engineering processes. He has been programming professionally for 16 years.
Pier Luca Lanzi is associate professor at the Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria where he teaches the courses “Video game Design and Programming” and “Data Mining and Text Mining”. His research areas include evolutionary computation, machine learning, and computational intelligence. He is interested in the applications to data mining and computer games. He is member of the editorial board of the Evolutionary Computation Journal, Evolutionary Intelligence, and the IEEE Transaction on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games.
Ray is a Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform. Ray had extensive hands on cross-industry enterprise systems integration delivery and management experiences during his time at Accenture, managed full stack application development, DevOps, and ITOps. Ray specialized in middleware, big data, and PaaS products during his time at RedHat while contributing to open source projects, such as Infinispan. Aside from technology, Ray enjoys traveling and adventures.
Da Luglio 2014 ricopre il ruolo di Direttore Technical Evangelism all’interno della divisione Developer Experience and Evangelism di Microsoft Italia. In questo ruolo guida il team di Technical Evangelist con l’obiettivo di raccontare al mercato Italiano come le tecnologie Cloud e Mobile possano aumentare la Produttività di Persone e Organizzazioni di qualsiasi dimensione, abilitandole ad esprimere il loro massimo Potenziale. Prima di questo incarico, è stato direttore Pubblica Amministrazione Locale, Sanità, Scuole, Utility della divisione PMI e Partner di Microsoft Italia.
I work as an IT Consultant & Trainer, very active on distributed systems and cloud infrastructures. I’m currently certified on several vendors (MS, Sun, EXIN and more) and I’m MVP for the Windows Azure technology. I usually speak in conferences, write articles and organize offline events with DotNetLombardia, a Microsoft community in the North of Italy.
A Clojurist Rubiest and aspiring Erlangist with passion for fringe useful technology ranging from Devops to large scale data crunching and plain out of the mil unix treasure troves (heck iv been doing Angular JS lately so there isn’t any limit really). Iv been filling the lead architect title, which in my book means coding and driving change using moderate elbow work
As an open source enthusiast from an early age (it’s a family thing) i became a the co-founders of several Android communities, an organizer to many events over the years and an Android blogger and lecturer both locally and internationally. Professionally i became involved in Android since before there was even hardware and have continued ever since. I am the Android clients group leader at Vidmind, an white label turnkey OTT solution with a featured AOSP STB.
Currently the co-founder and CTO of TROPHiT, the world’s first mobile game gift-voucher platform, 20 years experience in the R&D industry, former 12 years Dev Manager and Senior Software Engineer in CA, Technology Mentor in IDC Hertzliya’s Zell Entrepreneurship Program, 3 years IDF Technology Institute (Mamram) member and distinguished graduate, BSc in Computer Science (Tel Aviv Academic College).
Sandro Paganotti (1983) is co-founder and front end engineer at Comparto Web. He loves developing web interfaces that showcase the full power of HTML5 and CSS3. He’s author of “Designing next generation web Projects with CSS3″ for Packt Publishing, technical writer for html.it, teacher at Accademia di belle Santa Giulia, Google Developer Expert in HTML5, speaker at various technical events and co-teacher at the workshop “CodeJam” for Avanscoperta.
Getting a major in metal engineering, I started as a visual communication designer, then, through animation and scripting, I came to programming (ActionScript 3 rocked!). Self-taught, I decided to stick with this trade. My phone of choice was iPhone since the first model (before that – Nokia, obviously). I started to develop for iPhone OS 3 and enjoying it ever since. I’m in love with Objective C runtime – my favourite playground. Most of the experiments with runtime are not App Store-compatible. I’m still relying on it as one of the best ways to learn about The Mac OS and iOS ecosystem.
Shai brings to the table over 20 years of professional development experience, he worked in countless companies and was instrumental in the creation of multiple memorable products such as Codename One, WTK & LWUIT. Shai is a Java One rockstar and top rated speaker in multiple venues around the world.
Shay Friedman is a Visual C#/IronRuby MVP and the author of IronRuby Unleashed. With more than 10 years of experience in the software industry, Friedman now works in CodeValue, a company he has co-founded, where he creates products for developers, consults and conducts courses around the world about web development and dynamic languages. You can visit his blog at http://IronShay.com.
Stefan studied computer science at the University of applied sciences in Rosenheim. During this time he started his entrepreneurship with several projects leading to the founding of TechDivision GmbH as an internet support company for open source driven solutions for content management and eCommerce. Always focussing on PHP based Open Source Technologies TechDivision become one of the leading companies in Europe for consulting, developing and supporting Magento Enterprise and TYPO3 solutions.
Steve’s a software engineer with more than a decade of experience under his belt. His main interest is user centred software development. After several years of enterprise software experience, working in million dollar projects with companies such as Siemens and Deutsche Telekom, he started to become always more interested in cognitive psychology, user centered design and agile development methodologies, which he now applies in MV Labs software projects. Holding a Msc in Computer Science, he’s a Zend PHP 5 Certified Engineer, PUG Friuli founding member and regular speaker at IT conferences.
A programming junkie and computer history aficionado, Tomer’s been around the block a few times before settling at Wix as a system architect. In the last couple of years he’s developed a major crush on Scala, promoting it within the Israeli software industry as part of Java.IL (Israeli Java user group) and Underscore (Israeli Scala user group) and organizing the annual Scalapeño conference in Tel-Aviv.
I am a programmer specialized in enterprise application development using Microsoft tools and languages, with focus in web applications, service oriented applications and, generally, in all the environments where scalability is a top priority. Thanks to the experience earned in the latest years, I’m now focused on technologies like Web Sockets, MVC, Cloud Computing, HTML and all related to web. Thanks to this passion in web development using ASP.NET, Microsoft granted me the MVP Award in this technology.
Alexander Weggerle works in Intel’s Software and Solutions Group as Technical Consulting Engineer for software development tools. Based on several years of experience in developing applications for Android, he is deeply engaged in defining Intel’s tools for mobile system and application development. He is based in Ulm, Germany.
Yair Amit has been active in the security world for more than a decade. His research is being regularly covered by media-outlets and presented in security conferences around the world. Prior to founding Skycure, Yair managed the Application Security & Research Group at IBM, to which he joined through the acquisition of Watchfire, a startup that was a pioneer in the field of web-application security.
Yoav Abrahami is the Chief Architect at Wix.com, working with developers and operations to build the company’s future products as well as accelerating and improving development processes. Prior to joining Wix, Yoav was an Architect at Amdocs Cramer OSS division.