Advisory Board

JAX London, 10-13 October 2016
The Conference for Java & Software Innovation

Daniel Bryant

OpenCredo

Daniel Bryant is a Principal Consultant at OpenCredo, and specialises in enabling agility within organisations. His current work includes introducing better requirement gathering and planning techniques, focusing on the relevance of architecture within agile development, and facilitating continuous integration/delivery. Daniel’s current technical expertise focuses on ‘DevOps’ tooling, cloud platforms and microservice implementations. He is also a leader within the London Java Community (LJC), contributes to several open source projects, writes for well-known technical websites, and regularly presents at international conferences such as JavaOne, Devoxx and FOSDEM.

Peter Lawrey

Higher Frequency Trading Ltd

Peter Lawrey has the most Java answers on StackOverflow, he is the founder of the Performance Java User’s Group with over 1000 members, and the lead developer of OpenHFT, open source software used by Investment Banks, trading houses, and hedge funds.

Sandro Mancuso

Codurance

Software craftsman at Codurance, author, and founder of the London Software Craftsmanship Community (LSCC). Sandro has been coding since a very young age but only started his professional career in 1996. He has worked for startups, software houses, product companies, international consultancy companies, and investment banks. During his career Sandro had the opportunity to work in a good variety of projects, with different languages, technologies, and across many different industries. Sandro has a lot of experience in bringing the Software Craftsmanship ideology and Extreme Programming practices to organisations of all sizes. Sandro is internationally renowned by his work on evolving and spreading Software Craftsmanship and is frequently invited to speak in many conferences around the world. His professional aspiration is to raise the bar of the software industry by helping developers become better at and care more about their craft.

Sebastian Meyen

Software & Support Media

Sebastian is Chief Content Officer at S&S Media. He has been actively involved with the IT industry for more than 10 years. As a journalist he is constantly in touch with thought leaders in software development and architecture. He is editor in chief of the German speaking Java Magazin and program chair of the JAX conferences since 2001. Prior to joining S&S Media, he studied philosophy and anthropology in Frankfurt, Germany.

Andy Piper

Cloud Foundry

Andy Piper is Developer Advocate for Cloud Foundry, the Open Source Platform-as-a-Service – like Tron, he fights for the users. He is probably best known online as a “social bridgebuilder” spanning a number of areas of technology and interest. He has also been involved with the Eclipse Paho project since the start, particularly through his former role advocating the use of MQTT at IBM, and helping to run the mqtt.org community website. Andy has a passionate interest in small and mobile devices, cloud, the Internet of Things, and Arduino and related technologies. He works at Pivotal.

Geertjan Wielenga

Oracle

Developer and author at Sun Microsystems and Oracle, working on NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans Platform, speaker at JavaOne, Devoxx, JAX London and other international software development conferences, Java and JavaScript enthusiast, JavaOne Rock Star.