CEO – SingularityNET, Chief Scientist – Hanson Robotics, the creator of the robot Sophia.
Dr. Goertzel is one of the world’s foremost experts in Artificial General Intelligence, a subfield of AI oriented toward creating thinking machines with general cognitive capability at the human level and beyond.
Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Software Systems – Aalto University
Jussi is a computer scientist with interests in automating the solution of complex problems which earlier have required the use of human intelligence. His research belongs to the areas of automated reasoning, combinatorial search and optimization, and artificial intelligence.
Author, illustrator and programmer – Hello Ruby
Linda is an internationally acclaimed speaker whose past clients include for example Google (US), Nokia Siemens (FI), Wired (UK). Linda is also a software programmer, a best-selling author and illustrator of Hello Ruby.
DevOps Birth Assistant – ThoughtWorks
Moritz, a shepherd for clients and their hardware and software projects, has a destiny to help people achieve serenity through using DevOps.
Chief Architect Global Platform / Technology – E.ON SE
Alexander, an experienced and technically proficient Hadoop Engineer/IT Architect, is specialized in application development, use case discovery and hadoop cluster architecture design.
CEO & Cofounder – Abstract
Josh, former Principal Designer at Twitter, is a vocal advocate for Design Leadership, writing and speaking about the challenges of building Design-led companies and products.
Head of Cloud Architects – Alibaba Cloud UK
Xuan Jin is an experienced solutions architect and technology evangelist. He then started his career in software engineering in Oracle UK and progressed to tech lead in software engineering and SRE in companies including Cisco.
Senior Analyst – Liquid Studio, Accenture
Mahdi is an award winning Cloud Engineer who has in-depth skills with AWS and Serverless, Node.js and DevOps.
Jan Martin Smith
Vice President Development / CTO – The Ministry of Taxation, Denmark
Jan, senior technologist and IT specialist, has more than 25 years of experience from the IT sector and development. He is right now involved in one of the largest IT projects in Denmark.
Co-Founder – Aito.ai
Kai is a specialist in software architecture and development, technical architecture, continuous deployment and version control.
Head of Customer Experience – Aito.ai
Kimmo is a business-focused developer who likes people, design, open source, creative concepts, and different cultures without forgetting tiny perfect details. Co-founder of Alvar Carto.
Manager, Solutions Architecture, AWS Nordics
Jarkko is an Enterprise Architect with nearly two decades of experience in IT architecture. His day-to-day includes translating business strategies and requirements into implementable architecture roadmaps. He has also designed and built cloud architectures and migration roadmaps for various industry segments. He believes hands-on prototypes and demos are the best way to test assumptions, new concepts, and technologies.
Distinguished Evangelist – Tricentis
Ingo Philipp champions the methodologies and technologies at the core of the company’s continuous testing solution. In his previous position as a senior product manager, he orchestrated product development and product marketing.
Service Architect – Elisa
Jere is experienced architect specialized in video streaming technologies. He is currently working on making video streaming as smooth as possible for Elisa Viihde customers.
Engineering Manager – Fraugster
Natalie is an Engineering Manager, Go Developer, Berlin’s Go User Group Lead, GopherCon Europe organizer and Public Speaker. She also describes herself as a Passionate Learner and Professional Questions Asker.
Global Director, Pre-sales Engineering – Sonatype
Ilkka Turunen is the Global Director of Pre-sales Engineering at Sonatype. His background is in software and systems engineering, acting as an architect for several commercial projects. He’s helped define everything from the software design to webscale infrastructure architectures and regularly works with companies across the world to understand and improve their software supply chain and continuous delivery pipelines.
Cloud Security Architect – Microsoft
Viktorija arrives DEVOPS 2018 to give a technical session which shows how to implement and maintain compliance and security in your organisation. Leave this session confident how to avoid the common traps in building and implementing security controls and use them most efficiently.
Solution Engineer – Atlassian
Giulio is a passionate and highly independent contributor, with extensive experience in roles ranging from development and system integration to customer facing consultancy and solution architecture.
Vice President Product Development – XebiaLabs
Andreas Prins is Vice President of Product Development for XebiaLabs. Andreas brings real-world experience building and scaling teams to deliver mission-critical software applications. He has extensive experience as an Agile Transformation coach and as a former manager of DevOps team. At XebiaLabs he is responsible for product development and product management to build Enterprise DevOps solutions that enable the digital transformation of the customers.
Cloud Solutions Architect – SUSE
Steven is one of two Solutions Architects that specialize in PaaS, CaaS, and Agile forms globally and in specific he deals with Cloud Native Architectures daily to benefit organizations around the world in many industries. Steven covers a large territory (EMEA, APAC and China) as well as being the global team lead for his team.
Steven holds a B.S. in Computer Science, BSc in Electronics Engineering from University of Alberta, and holds M.Sc. degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science with Summa Cum Laude from NYU. One day, he hopes to resume his Doctoral studies in Mathematics.
His passion is Artificial Intelligence
Ontologist, Research Engineer – Zalando
Katariina Kari (née Nyberg) is a research engineer at the Zalando Tech-Hub in Helsinki. Katariina holds a Master in Science and Master in Music and is specialised in semantic web and guiding the art business to the digital age. At Zalando she is modelling the Fashion Knowledge Graph, a common vocabulary for fashion with which Zalando improves is customer experience. Katariina also consults art institutions to embrace the digital age in their business and see its opportunities.
Lead Software Engineer – E.ON SE
Johannes is a Software Engineer for life. He enjoys working on distributed systems and open source products. His preferred tech-stack at this time includes Kubernetes, Apache Kafka and Go. Currently he is working in the IoT Area and leads the development of E.ON’s global IoT Platform to serve E.ON’s products. He is also an active open source contributor and enjoys fixing bugs & writing enhancements for upstream open source projects.
Containerisation Lead – Red Hat
Ed has over 20 years experience working in software development and IT automation. With a career that started with a small software start-up, working efficiently and with agility was a necessity, and through his experience working at a global IT services company, gained valuable experience in promoting and effecting organisational change, adoption of agile methods, and automation of the software development life-cycle. At Red Hat, Ed’s role has focused on enabling customers as they embrace new organisational behaviours and structures, for example DevOps, and developing new IT services through adoption of emerging technologies, such as Cloud Management, OpenStack; Ed specialises in solutions based on containers through Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift.
Rasmus Møller Selsmark
DevOps team lead – Unity Technologies
Rasmus Selsmark has developed software professionally for 20 years, last 5 of these at Unity Technologies in various roles from Quality and Test automation to now being Lead for the DevOps team in Unity Ads. Believes that quality is measured as value to the user, both for internal and external facing software projects. Moved from Denmark to Finland 4 years ago, and can often be found biking in the forests around Helsinki during weekends.
Tech Lead, Lightneer Inc
Eliza Ralph is a full stack developer with over a decade of industry experience. She now works for the mobile gaming industry. Talk to her about product ownership, and mobile, web, server, database, and desktop application development. She’s also had experience in DevOps, BI and enterprise solutions built on Microsoft technologies.
Partner Manager, Puppet
Sally Reade is Puppet’s Partner Sales Manager EMEA. She’s previously worked at Violin Memory as their Channels Sales Director EMEA, as well as at TINTRI, WHIPTAIL, Dell EMC, Veeam Software, VMware, GE Global Exchange Services and MicroStrategy. Her reputable career spans close to 20 years.