We have been fortunate enough to have some of the world’s best speakers speak at our events. This isn’t just a boast - check them out!
Christina Aldan is a TEDx speaker, trainer, and digital advertising consultant whose boutique agency, LG Designs, offers businesses brand consulting and creative content for everyday media.
Paige Bailey is a Sr. Cloud Developer Advocate specializing in machine learning and artificial intelligence with language expertise in Python and R.
Looking for a switch from a 15-year long career as an international TV reporter, Andy taught himself programming and got his Ruby/Rails bases covered by graduating from Le Wagon bootcamp in Paris.
Johnny Boursiquot is a multi-disciplined software and cloud engineer with two decades of experience spanning various server, client, and mobile technologies.
Jory is a consultant and educator working to improve collaboration in open source and open standards communities as a member of industry boards and standards setting organizations.
Raymond Camden is a developer advocate starting a new job soon. Until then, his bio is boring. Please google "pictures of cats" instead.
Rizchel started her career at IBM working her way up from front-end developer, to a team leader, to a Developer Advocate. She joined the Gatsby team to be both a Software Engineer and an advocate.
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Tammy Everts is chief experience officer at SpeedCurve, where she helps companies understand how visitors use their websites. Tammy has spent the past two decades studying how people use the web.
Jo is a Web Developer Advocate for Samsung Internet who is passionate about VR, Web Bluetooth, PWAs and great CSS.
Ayan was introduced to Go in 2011 but fell in love with it in the last 4 years or so. He organizes the Orlando Go meetup and is currently CTO of a stealth startup, a father, husband, and an avid photographer.
Phil works in Developer Relations at Netlify, the fastest growing automation and hosting platform for modern websites.
Burke Holland is a front-end developer in Nashville, TN, working on the Azure team at Microsoft. Burke blogs only slightly better than he codes but not as good as he talks about himself in the 3rd person.
Tomomi Imura (a.k.a girlie_mac) is an avid open web & open technology advocate, who is currently working for Developer Relations team at Slack in San Francisco, also an advisor for Code Chrysalis in Tokyo.
Brian LeRoux is the Cofounder/CTO of begin.com which is a new breed of app that helps teams stay organized in Slack. In a former life Brian worked at Adobe on PhoneGap/Apache Cordova.
Jen Looper is a Boston-based web and mobile developer and developer advocate at Progress specializing in cross-platform educational and fitness apps for iOS, Android, Kindle and more.
Simon has over 20 years of development experience and his current focus is contributing to the open source PhoneGap project to enable developers to create cross platform mobile applications.
Tara is a lifelong student, teacher and maker from Cincinnati. She’s a Developer Advocate for Progress creating applications, tutorials, webinars and speaking at events.
Brad is a Senior Developer at SmartThings focusing on user experience driven development and finding better ways for people to interact with their homes.
Alyssa is an Angular Developer Advocate & GDE. Her two degrees (Web Design & Development and Psychology) feed her speaking career.
Jenell is a happy-go-lucky front end developer at IZEA and co-host of the tech podcast “The Thunder Nerds”.
Diana is a Full Stack Developer & DevOps with 15 years of experience based in Buenos Aires currently working at GoNitely.
Brandon Satrom is the Developer Evangelist for Particle. Brandon is an unabashed lover of the web, mobile and an avid tinkerer.
Holly works on the PhoneGap team at Adobe where she has a heavy focus on Developer Advocacy and Education via her blogging, sample apps, speaking and workshops.
David Simmons is the Senior IoT Developer Evangelist at InfluxData, helping developers around the globe manage the streams of data that their devices produce.
Shannon works doing UX research at GatsbyJS. She is a Utah native who enjoys teaching aand performing music and keeping up with her dog’s Instagram fans.
Natalia Tepluhina is a Frontend Developer based in Kyiv, Ukraine. She is working at Scalac, where she builds single-page applications.
James is a Developer Advocate for IBM Bluemix, helping developers build scalable applications on IBM’s cloud platform.
TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a senior developer advocate for Progress who spends his time helping web developers build mobile apps.
Shannon is a swiss-army-knife who has worked in all things from project management to product management and basically everything in-between.
Nick Walsh is a Developer Evangelist at Datmo, where he works to empower machine learning and artificial intelligence developers through the creation of novel workflow tools.
Sebastian Witalec is a Senior Developer Advocate for Progress who specializes in Angular and NativeScript.
Robert is a passionate programmer, husband and a leader working at McFadyen Digital and as an Invited Expert at the W3C.
Aysegul is a Senior Azure Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. Aysegul, focuses on Spatial Computing, Mixed Reality, AI, Angular and Data Visualization.