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His achievements and years of experience are focused on advocating for communities, technologies and products.
He is presently the Program Manager for Global Developer Communities at Turing(turing.com).
Slick loves to associate with people who love making the world a better place.
He has authored various open-source dev tools millions of developers use worldwide, like his Shades of Purple code-theme or the corona-cli. Awais contributed code to NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter mission. “What an awesome example for developers,” said Satya Nadella, CEO Microsoft — featuring Awais’s contribution to NASA & corona-cli. He's a recognized open-source community leader as one of the 12 featured GitHub Stars.
I'm a film nerd who loves to travel, enjoys spicy food, and brews her own beer.
With a background in computer science, business and marketing, he specialises in enabling the comprehension, communication and adoption of a technology and/or product by putting them in the context of the problems they solve.
As a Product Evangelist at Tyk, he showcases the capabilities of Tyk and how Tyk drives growth and success for users. He regularly speaks at conferences, runs webinars and podcasts, and hosts monthly developer hangouts on all things APIs.
His passion is to enable founders and developers to get to value quickly by building support communities, being their voice in roadmap meetings, building content, demos, feature PoCs, and automations.
With a passion for sharing, he's been a mentor and admin for Google Summer of Code, TechLabs Berlin, and contributed to multiple open source projects.
When speaking at worldwide events such as AltConf, DeveloperWeek, and Swift Heroes, his favorite topics are: Open Source, InfoSec, ChatOps, Integrations, Libraries, SDKs, and APIs.
While not working at Intel, Stewart plays with cameras, and robots, and builds robots with cameras.
You can follow Stewart on Twitter @intel_stewart, and follow the robots on [email protected]
DeveloperSteve has worked closely with developer communities as a Tech Evangelist and Advocate to develop and nurture the healthy developer and start-up culture that continues to flourish. With a passion for sharing knowledge DeveloperSteve is an established international speaker and loves geeking out with people everywhere.
As a Tech Evangelist and Advocate he has represented and worked with global companies such as Snyk, IBM, PayPal, Braintree, Xero, Telstra, Nginx, Gitlab and more.
Jayson has spent 20 years in software development building tools and systems at respected companies across different industries such as The MathWorks, DreamWorks Animation, Rackspace, and General Electric.
He is passionate about advocacy and outreach as a means to inform product and technology roadmaps by giving customers a voice, and looks at ways to apply technology strategically to increase business results.
In his spare time he enjoys all forms of cycling and building things.
With 20 years in the Software Development industry, Stephen has served as an executive technologist, consultant, and entrepreneur in several organizations.
Stephen applies deep technical knowledge and business acumen to accelerate software development. As an avid fan of wearables and the decentralized internet, he frequently collaborates with businesses and developers in the community.
She is involved in several open-source projects Including Project Jupyter.
Sharan has also served on the board of directors at the Apache Software Foundation.
He is currently responsible for Acumatica's worldwide developer community, making life for developers great, if not the best experience ever!
Mark lives with his family and two dogs near Seattle Washington. A former bike racer turned runner/cross-country skier and a Latin language enthusiast. He also enjoys spending time at his off-grid cabin in the Cascade mountain range.
An experienced leader who drives technology adoption at an accelerated rate. Placing customer first values whilst establishing a robust collaborative partnership to deliver exceptional all round customer experience. More details https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-gonsalves-61b3019/
Aside from software development, he is also dedicated to training: former Spring Certified instructor, he delivers the JavaSpecialists Master courses for advanced Java topics in Spain.
Active member in the Java community, @MadridJUG co-organizer, regular speaker and has been involved in organizing conferences like the first 2 editions of Codemotion Spain or Lambda World in Cadiz -Spain-
David is a JavaChampion since January 2020.
Eventually, his passion for graph database structures led him to building a Developer Relations team at TigerGraph spending most of his time building communities, educational resources, relations with developers, and contributing to open sources projects.
Jon is also the founder of the Futurist Academy, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering youth to become future STEM leaders of tomorrow.
Horovits is an avid advocate of open source and communities. An organizer of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation local chapter in Tel-Aviv, a podcaster at OpenObservability Talks, a blogger and a public speaker.
Working as the principal developer advocate at Logz.io, Horovits evangelizes on Observability in IT systems using popular open source projects such as Elasticsearch, Prometheus, Jaeger and OpenTelemetry.
In his 25+ years of experience, he's worked across many industries including broadcasting, advertising, retail, financial services, supply chain, transportation, technology, and publishing -- gaining a breadth of knowledge on all things APIs and Integrations.
As an expert Digital Strategist, Brenton currently works as Vice President at Software AG, a global leader in the API, Integration, and IoT space.
Today as the Developer Advocate at GitGuardian, Mackenzie is able to share his passion for code security with developers and works closely with research teams to show how malicious actors discover and exploit vulnerabilities in code.
Carsten primarily focuses on the early stages of the developer journey, and strives to support developers with everything they need to successfully adopt a solution. He has experience with different solution types, including mobile, infrastructure, streaming, fintech and blockchain.
Past Roles: Backend developer, iOS developer, PM and CTO. Developer Advocate and DevEx
Industries: Automotive, Telecom, HR Competence and Succession planning
When I'm not helping other analysts, developers, and IT teams solve their data problems, you'll find me at home with my wife and children reading books, playing with LEGOs, or watching them swim & practice Tae Kwon Do. Oustide of that, you can find me at a table playing board games or at my desk painting miniatures.
Carrying industrial experience in key technical software development and management roles, since 1992. Working in leading global companies in the Hi-Tech industry, serving in parallel as a staff member in the Computer Science School at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo, since 1998.
More than 500 talks in 5 years with daily updates on IoT case studies and technical information. Named the AWS IoT Hero in 2020.
At a Linux server manifacture in Japan in 2000, I was in charge of network infrastructure and lead of e-commerce business, and since 2015 I has been in charge of leading IoT solutions. Collaborating with mega-cloud vendors and using sub-Giga/BLE involved in pioneering IoT implementations in the industry, such as building IoT systems.
Specialties: DevOps and Agile transformation, Software Quality Assurance (SQA), ERP/CRM system tuning and testing, Test automation.
Jeremy enjoys teaching through his popular tech blog as well as contributing to open source as a .NET Foundation Member, and DevOps Institute Ambassador.
Magith Noohukhan holds a Master's degree in Robotics Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, Germany, and a bachelor's in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
He writes Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) technical articles for WhyLabs.
He is a technical reviewer for MLOps books at Packtpub.
Stephen is the lead volunteer and a founding member at AI School Africa.
Spoke at various virtual events and hackathons internationally. Aside my profession, I also advocate for open source sustainability by being a member of Sustain OSS, Mental health and Productivity.
My DevRel journey started when I was a mentor to nearly 3,000 up-and-coming data scientists through Data Science Dream Job. This job had me hosting 3x office hours a week, creating educational content around machine learning, and managing a slack community.
I host a podcast called The Artists of Data Science, where I've interviewed people in machine learning plus New York Times selling best authors.
This led to me getting a sponsor for my podcast at a company that eventually hired me on full time for the position of Developer advocate.
To be successful I draw on my experience as Evangelist and Business Consulting Manager, to strategize, plan and execute promotion programs, people enablement, and portfolio growth campaigns.
Vinicius is Technical Evangelist at Gupshup and a professor in the Artificial Intelligence MBA at FIAP.
She is proficient in uplifting the goals of a community to establish connections, share knowledge, driving community engagement internally and externally. She is also contributes to the field of Developer Relations, Advocacy and Dev education!
Vanshika wants to empower and enlighten people on themes around Open Source, Diversity and Inclusion, Community-scale up and management, Women in STEM. She is working at Tech Startup(s) and sharing experiences around the same too!
She is originally from Lusaka, Zambia but currently based in Lund, Sweden. She believes in the power of diversity in tech making her passionate about helping more women get into tech. Before becoming a developer, Gertrude worked in marketing and communications this background and transition has affirmed her belief that we are all capable of being whatever we want to be if we put our mind to it.
In her spare time, she enjoys learning about innovative technologies, reading, yoga and podcasting.
He is currently a Developer Advocate at solo.io and works to engage and advocate for network engineers looking to move into the world of DevOps.
Responsible for countless community articles, university courses and tutorials. Creator and leader of workshops. +2.3k StackOverflow reputation.