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Previous speakers

We're proud having these speakers on board:

  • Aaron Michael König
    10+ years experience with project management. Software development with JS, iOS, C#. Experience with enterprise customers.

  • Alex Petrov
    Made in wild Ukrainian suburbs, SSD in guts, knows how to handle -25°C cold and +42°C hot weather. Zefops, gymops. Clojure / Ruby / C hacker. ClojureWerkz.org core team. Data analysis & visualization nerd.

  • Alexander Reelsen
    Alexander Reelsen is a developer, working for Elastic on Elasticsearch and its commercial extensions by day, hacking on whatever looks interesting at night (node, JVM, scalability, everything test driven). He is also organizing the Search Meetup Munich and devcampmuc, the first unconference for developers in Munich, that happened in 2015 for the first time. Ping him on twitter @spinscale.

  • Arnout Kazemier

  • Benedikt Meurer

    Benedikt joined Google in 2013 to work on the V8 JavaScript VM that powers both Node.js and Chrome. He is currently the tech lead of the JavaScript Execution Optimization team, focusing on the new compiler architecture TurboFan and the performance of new language features. In the past he has been contributing to various different open source projects, including OCaml, Xfce and NetBSD, among others. In his spare time he’s a father of two, enjoys hiking and biking.

  • Bodo Kaiser
    Originating from a sys admin background node.js was the first real programming language/framework after bash. Bodo Kaiser is the author of various node packages, the most important, walve, a clean low-level WebSocket implementation. Beside of this he done some research about the internals of node.js and has various repository which show V8 and libuv bindings. Nowadays he improves oneself in data science with Go and Python as well as embedded programming (mikrocontroller).

  • Christoph Neuroth
    Software Journeyman. Clean code and TDD enthusiast. Doesn't care where you place your commas, but may hurt your feelings nonetheless

  • Stefan Kirsch

  • Christian Ranz
    I am a web developer since 2008 when I started coding in PHP at a startup in London. A fter that I became a freelancer which lead me to end up in the world of JS. Since about 2 years JS makes about 70% of my day.

  • Christoph Stock
    Started coding node for fun and profit back in late 2010. A year later cofounded the Munich Node.js User Group and enjoyed every meetup since then.

  • Dariusz Parys Dariusz is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft working on Web and Cloud related stuff. You can get in touch with Dariusz via Twitter @writeline or his blog

  • David Amend
    David Amend is an enterprise Web Developer in Java in the financial business. Since 5 years he is passionate about evaluating frontend architectures and combining existing JavaScript tools to create proven Frameworks.

  • David Maier
    David has a strong Database and Software Engineering background. Before he joint Couchbase, he had several technical Senior roles by working for instance for a relational DBMS vendor or a Graph Database startup. He is currently working as a Senior Solutions Engineer for Couchbase in Germany. Further details about David are available at @magicable, in his Blog or at LinkedIn.

  • Dmitri Melikyan
    Dmitri Melikyan is a programmer with 10+ years experience involved in a few technology startups as a founder and engineer currently focusing on application performance, scalability and big data algorithms.

  • Felix Geisendörfer
    Felix Geisendörfer is a node.js core developer and has experienced its strength and shortcomings first-hand while building transloadit.com. When not event-looping, he loves unicycling and watching squirrels.

  • Dominik Ferber
    Dominik Ferber is a computer science student at Hochschule München. As a big believer in isomorphic javascript he handles both worlds - the server and the browser.

  • Franziska Hinkelmann
    Franziska has a PhD in mathematics and works for TNG Technology Consulting GmbH. She contributes to several open source projects, regularly teaches Node.js courses at the International Summer University for Women in Informatics, and organizes the PHP User Group Munich.

  • Franz Sommer
    Franz has previously finished a degree in economics and remained a journeyman at will. Currently he is finishing a computer science degree course at Munich University of Applied Sciences. Ever since he has been interested in transactions and how technology empowers businesses.

  • Golo Roden
    Golo Roden is a freelance broadcaster of knowledge and technology consultant for web technologies, code quality and agile methods. He advises companies on these topics to help them evaluate, explore and apply suitable technologies and methods. In addition to this, he works as a journalist for various trade publications and as a speaker and content manager for conferences at home and abroad. Microsoft has awarded Golo the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for C# accolade twice in recognition of his excellent work in the community. Additionally, he is the author of the first German book on Node.js.

  • Igor Ivanovic
    NodeJS Architect / Team Lead at CupoNation

  • Jesus Dario
    Jesus Dario (github, twitter) is a 22-year old developer that has been programming since high-school. CTO of Netbeast and TopTal full stack javascript engineer creates open source software and enterprise services to allow a real IoT. Understanding and merging the mess of services and products we have available today. Over all he is a maker.

  • Johannes Becker
    Johannes Becker is a Remote Freelancer who found true love in Domain-driven Design, NodeJS and DevOps. Passionate about Free Software and the Free Internet.

  • Johannes Ewald, Michael Jaser and Paul Torka
    Johannes, Michael and Paul founded peerigon with their friend Stephan Batteiger in 2012. They're passionate about hacking node for 2 years and created alamid to build apps that run both on the client and on the server. If there is an important decision to make they're having beertings.

  • Julian Gruber
    Julian Gruber: I'm a full stack software engineer from southern Germany, involved in many open source projects, as well as shipping node for Mic.com. Check out my GitHub.

  • Karl Pitrich
    Karl, a C++ veteran, started using JavaScript in 1997 while creating plugins and XHR apps for NS4. Wishing for fast server-side JS since 1998, he's really happy it has finally arrived with Node.js. He's using Node.js ubiquitously, even on his RaspberryPi. @0xPIT

  • Lars Gregori
    Lars Gregori twitter works as Technology Strategist at hybris in Munich as member of the hybris labs team. He is interested in all kinds of new technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT), Android, BLE and NFC, BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi, MQTT and more. Before the computer science degree, he completed an apprenticeship as communication electronics (wireless technology).

  • Markus Spanier
    Markus Spanier started to work as a Software Consultant for TNG Technology Consulting GmbH right after studying mathematics and computer science in Passau. Most of the time, he works in Java / Spring framework and Angular 2 environments but is also very interested in other programming languages, new technologies, and hardware hacking. As a fast and lightweight way to write code, he started to use node.js / TypeScript to automate reoccurring tasks.

  • Mathias Buus Madsen
    Mathias is a Node.js hacker based in Copenhagen who enjoys tinkering with p2p systems. He is currently working on the Dat project where we are trying to change the way people share and contribute to large datasets.

  • Mathias Peter
    8+ years experience with software development. JS, Node, and AWS as focus. Experience with enterprise customers. Github

  • Maximilian Schweitzer

  • Patrick Bürgin
    Patrick Bürgin is a master's student in computer science at TUM and worked as an engineer for major companies. Coming from a JEE background, he joined the Node.js community in late 2013 and has been an advocate ever since, developing Express.js applications in industry, university and hackathons.

  • Patrick Mulder
    Patrick Mulder is a freelance software consultant focusing on JavaScript, web interfaces and measurement systems. He worked as a software engineer on measurement equipment, electronic devices and web projects for many companies. Patrick blogs at thinkingonthinking.com, and has a passion for data-driven interfaces and data in general. Last year, Patrick has written the book Full Stack Web Development with Backbone.js which is published at O'Reilly.

  • Philipp Fehre
    Philipp Fehre has been building stuff with node since 2011. Being fascinated by it's approach to solve concurrency issues he, has been building backend infrastructure with it ever since. When not coding for @cospired he is probably learning about new languages, data structures, databases, hacking ruby/elixir/Objective-C or cooking up abstracts for talks.

  • Radu Creosteanu Radu Creosteanu is CTO at fleetster and co-organizer for JavaScript Coding Nights meetup.

  • Rainer Jung Ruby on Rails, JavaScript and Java Developer, Agile-/Scrum-Enthusiast, Musician, Singer, Snowboarder, Biker, Rock-Climber, Driver.
    Rainer Jung, @rjung

  • Robert Kuzelj
    Robert Kuzelj is a payment expert, entrepreneur and geek. He has been into software development for the last 20 years as coach, consultant and developer. From 2004 - 2010 he was CEO of PAY.ON a Munich based provider of payment gateways. At the moment Robert prepares 2 new ventures.

  • Robert Prediger
    Robert has more than 25 years experience in managing software projects, thereof 20 years experience in Progress development (GUI, AppServer) and more than 15 years experience in developing web- and mobile-applications and portals. Since 2011 he specialized in Node.js. He is the author of the German book Node.js: Professionell hochperformante Software entwickeln

  • Simon Jost
    Simon is a front-end developer at HolidayCheck, where he is responsible for the front-end architecture and the home-grown framework Tready.js. Other than working on HolidayCheck's front-end he enjoys riding his roadbike up the hills of Switzerland.

  • Stefan Thies
    Stefan Thies worked for Development, Product Management and Sales departments in VERINT's Communications and Cyber Intelligence division. Since 2013 he provides as Freelancer consulting and project management for data analytics and cyber security projects. Stefan is passionate about new software technologies and scalable system architectures and likes coding for proof of concepts. His language of choice is NodeJS since 2012.

  • Wolfram Kriesing
    Back in 1999 when I had my first pure JavaScript gig, it was still NS4 and IE4 that ruled this world, I didn't realize that this was such a cool language. In 2008 I co-founded (one of) the first JavaScript-only companies: uxebu. Now that every mobile phone has JavaScript and we in uxebu continue to push the limits there. Last year we launched pixelplant.com, a Flash to HTML5 conversion with the main focus on the iPad, pushing the limits again. Pixelplant is pure JavaScript (client and server side), of course.

  • Zlatko Đurić
    Zlatko Duric is a Node.js developer and a go-to guy for JavaScript questions at ThinxNet.com. There he's working on REST APIs and "online" and "offline" event processing pipelines using Node.js, MongoDB, Redis, RabbitMQ and a few other technologies, and occassionally as nagging the frontend (Polymer) people about "best practices", "reusability" and "separation of concerns" and trying to bribe the devops people into "give me a button to restart the whole pipeline of everything in the universe on a click". Previously Zlatko worked as a consultant, freelancer and an employee on a whole lot of different projects: high-thoughput Node.js/Redis services, a few rewrites (and order-of-magintude speedups) of PHP-based "APIs" to Node.js, building frontend, ie. dashboards in several different frameworks. He's made an amazing number of the usual and unusual mistakes it made him think he can have an interesting JavaScript talk at a Node.js meetup.


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