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This year at Øredev, we are proud to present these speakers:

Ade Miller

Ade Miller is currently the Development Manager for Microsoft’s patterns & practices group (p&p) where he manages several agile teams. His primary interests are parallel computing and in improving the way people develop software. He is current writing a book on parallel programming, Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET: Design Patterns for Decomposition and Coordination in Multicore Architectures

Adrian Cole

Adrian founded the open source project jclouds last march, and is actively engaged in cloud interoperability and devops circles. Recently, he's worked at VMware helping make vCloud relevant to developers and ISVs.  He's also put in effort at Opscode on java-chef integration.  Adrian's currently consulting under Cloud Conscious LLC.

Alistair Eaves

Alistair Eaves has a broad background in web technology with specific interest in usability, search an collaboration. Alistair heads the labs at QlikTech helping to drive innovation by capturing ideas, nurturing creativity and focused research with a goal to turn the best ideas into working  prototypes.

Amy Archer

Amy has been a photographer since childhood. She's had her own photography business for two years, and specializes in nature photography, workshops, and studio. In 2007, Amy won finalist for Best European Photoblog, and has exhibited at Student Literatur in Lund. She also is the leader for Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalks each year.

Anders Janmyr

Anders Janmyr is a software coach, speaker, writer and passionate developer.
He has worked with databases, servers, mobile phones and robots, and has experience with small and large  architectures.
He has a wide experience of programming languages and his current favorites in different paradigms are Smalltalk, Ruby, Haskell, Lisp, C# and Javascript.
He loves the combination of dynamic languages and test-driven development since it gives him flexibility and control.

Andreas Bengtsson

Jonas Rylander, Head of IT Development, bwin Games AB. Jonas has been working with software development in different domains during his 20 years within IT. The domains have reached from ERP to e-learning and from point-of-sales to gaming.

Andreas Bengtsson,
Section Head Development bwin Games AB 13 years of experience in internet as programmer and manager. Driver behind Knowledge Management at bwin Games, Bozoka.com and Entra Internet Solutions.

Andrew Chalkley

Andrew is a big fan of jQuery and has been using it since its initial release. His work has included writing Ruby on Rails applications for the insurance sector, developing the the front end for various public and private facing government websites.
He is currently working with commercial and non profit organisations working on a variety of educational websites and iPhone projects. Andrew speaks all over the UK on open source technologies such as Rails, jQuery and Appcelerator for Mobile.

Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is a Java EE & GlassFish Evangelist working at Oracle. Arun has over 13 years of experience in the software industry working in various technologies, Java(TM) platform, and several web-related technologies. In his current role, he works very closely to create and foster the community around Java EE & GlassFish. He is a prolific blogger at http://blogs.sun.com/arungupta with over 1000 blog entries and visitors from all over the world reaching up to 25k hits/day.

Aslam Khan

Aslam Khan is a software architect at factor10 with more than 18 years experience. He has a particular passion for tackling complex problems and with the belief that simplicity is a choice that generates creativity. He is pragmatist that considers the only truthful implementation of an architecture is the code that gets executed. Aslam spends his time empowering teams with techniques that will allow them to design and build better software. You can read his blog athttp://aslamkhan.net

Bill Pugh

William Pugh is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland. He joined Maryland in 1988, after receiving a PhD in Computer Science from Cornell University. Among other research contributions, he led the FindBugs project, an open source tool for finding coding mistakes and security vulnerabilities in Java programs. FindBugs has been downloaded more than one million times, and is used by many companies, including Google, eBay, Amazon and Oracle.

Brad Wilson

Brad Wilson spent the first 12 years of his career working mostly for small ISVs as a developer, team lead, architect and CTO. In March 2005, he joined Microsoft on the Patterns & Practices team and worked on Enterprise Library and ObjectBuilder. Today he is a senior developer on the ASP.NET team, working on theASP.NET MVC project. He is an agile enthusiast and coach, and co-creator of the TDD framework xUnit.net. He has been blogging about .NET and related technologies since 2001.

Charles Oliver Nutter

Charles Oliver Nutter has been co-lead of the JRuby project for the past four years, working on performance and Java integration, and helping to coordinate community efforts. During that time JRuby has become a premier platform for Ruby users, allowing both a gateway to Java-centric organizations as well as an excellent Ruby implementation. Charles hopes to expand JRuby’s success to other JVM languages, building the JVM into the best platform for multi-language development.

Chris Auld

You can usually find Chris Auld at events around the world by walking up the stack from his crazy yellow shoes. Chris is a Director at Intergen, based out of New Zealand. Chris travels the world enthusing others about technology. Chris has been a key global trainer for the Azure Services Platform early adopter program and brings extensive theoretical and hands on experience in building high scale web applications. Chris is a Microsoft Regional Director for the ANZ region.

Chris Hughes

Chris spends the daytime hours hacking on small computers like the iPhone and Android based devices. His internet fame grew when his exploits of the first generation iPhone were made public. Being featured on the front page from reddit to the Wall Street Journal. Chris has worked as a mobility engineer at Google, and in a twist of irony, later went on to join AT&T. Give Chris  a soldering gun, and a compiler and watch a number of voided warranties evolve into something cool.

Chris Matts

Chris Matts is programme manager with a strong background in business analysis and development. He uses real options and agile project management techniques (Lean, Theory of Constraints, Business Value) to optimise the delivery of business value whilst effectively managing project risks.
Chris has bundled together a bunch of other people's practices into an Agile Analysis approach that he named "Feature Injection". He was involved in BDD and Kanban in the early days.

Claes Linsefors

Claes has been working as a professional software developer since 1976. He has work as product developer, as a software consultant and as project manager. He joined QlikTech 2007 as a senior developer and has since been involved in most part of their product "QlikView". During the last release he has been the lead developer adding an extensions framework to the product.

Cory Foy

Cory Foy is an agile developer, consultant and coach with a passion for looking at the entire system within an organization. His background consists of highly technical positions in Java, Ruby, .NET and C#, including working for Microsoft as a Premier Field Engineer debugging critical enterprise applications in .NET and C#., developing mobile applications using J2ME and Objective-C and building client-side applications for financial transfer using C#.

Daniel Brolund

Daniel Brolund has a small working memory.  He tries to compensate for his bad memory by using and spreading solid working habits, like limited work-in-progress, TDD, and automation.  He is a co-creator of the Mikado Method, a process and memento for large transformations of legacy systems. The method has enabled him to actually perform such transformations, in spite of his memory shortage! If you meet him, please refresh his memory and tell him your name.

Dave Hoover

Dave decided to become a software developer in 2000 when left his career as a child and family therapist and dove headlong into programming. During his decade of experience, Dave has focused on agile software development, software craftsmanship, and more recently on lean startups. He previously worked at ThoughtWorks and is currently the Chief Craftsman at Obtiva, where he pioneered their Software Studio, their now world-class Ruby competency, and their ever-evolving Apprenticeship Program.

Dave Prior

Dave Prior, PMP, CST, MBA is President of the U.S. arm of ProjectWizards, maker of the award winning project management app Merlin. Over the last 15 years he has coached and led IT & Telecom projects, taught traditional project management, Agile project management, Certified Scrum Master and PMP Certification. He is the former Chair of PMI’s IT&T SIG and also served on the steering committee for the creation of PMI’s Agile Community of Practice.

Diana Larsen

Diana Larsen sparks the creation of workplaces where productive teams display resilience in times of change and deliver software their customers want and use. Drawing on 15+ years of working with technical professionals, Diana takes a pragmatic approach to consulting with leaders and teams to promote work process designs where innovation, inspiration, & imagination flourish. Diana co-authored Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great!

Einar Ingebrigtsen

Einar is a Silverlight MVP, he is the author of Balder - 3D engine for Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. The last ten years he has been focusing his effort on LOB application development in the .net sphere, touching most of Microsofts technology. Since the launch of Silverlight 1.1 Alpha, Einar has dedicated a lot of his time and effort to Silverlight, he has worked on a few Silverlight LOB applications and has been touring Norway since then to spread the word about Silverlight.

Emil Eifrém

Emil is the founder of the Neo4j graph database project and CEO of Neo Technology. He was a programmer by passion the first 15 years on this planet and by passion & profession the remaining 15. He founded his first free software project at age 16. Now Emil's main focus is on preaching the demise of tabular solutions everywhere.

Evan Doll

Evan Doll worked at Apple for the past six years on products including the iPhone and iPad. He delivered popular presentations on iPhone development at WWDC 2008 and 2009. During 2009 he taught the popular iPhone app development course at Stanford University, with over 5 million downloads on iTunes U. Evan currently is the cofounder of a technology startup in Palo Alto.

Fredrik Magnusson

Fredrik Magnusson has extensive experience in team sports, and among them he played hand ball on an elite level. In 1997 he graduated as a physical therapist and since then has worked with treatment and re-education. Over several years Fredrik has worked with different sports teams both during their education and training. Today, Fredrik keeps himself in shape practicing triathlon and multi-sport training.

Fredrik Olsson

Fredrik is senior iPhone/iPad developer.
From a Øredev perspective he has developed TweetNote and Øredev Puzzle. 

Giorgio Sardo

Before Giorgio joining Microsoft, he mastered the art of development in Italy, leading a national university community forum and winning the 2006 Imagine Cup worldwide championship with a futuristic project.
In 2007 he started his experience in Microsoft UK and one year later he has been nominated Best Consultant of the Year from the British Computer Society.
Early 2009 Giorgio moved to the Microsoft, Redmond to focus on the Web, HTML5, Mobile and much more. Blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/Giorgio

Glenn Block

Glenn is a PM on the WCF team working on Microsoft’s future HTTP and REST stack.  Prior to WCF he was a PM on the new Managed Extensibility Framework in .NET 4.0. He has experience both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. He has also been active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so.

Gojko Adzic

Gojko Adzic is a software craftsman with a passion for new technologies, programming and writing. He runs Neuri Ltd, a UK-based consultancy that helps companies build better software by introducing agile practices and tools and improving communication between software teams, stakeholders and clients.

Gojko is the author of Bridging the Communication Gap and Test Driven .NET Development with Fitnesse and the primary contributor to the DbFIT opensource database testing library.

Greg Young

Greg Young is an independent consultant who lives in two suitcases (literally). When not travelling around working for clients throughout the world you can often find him on the domain driven design list,
blogging at codebetter.com, or floating upside down in a kayak through rapids.

Hadi Hariri

Hadi Hariri is a developer, speaker, podcaster and Technical Evangelist at JetBrains. His passions include software architecture and web development. Book author and frequent contributor de developer publications, Hadi has been speaking at industry events for over a decade. He is based in Spain where he lives with his wife and two sons, and runs the .NET Malaga User Group. He is also a C# MVP.

Henrik Kniberg

Henrik Kniberg is an Agile/Lean coach at Crisp in Stockholm. He enjoys helping companies succeed with both the technical and human sides of software development. During the past 15 years he has been CTO of 3 Swedish IT companies and helped many more get started with Agile and Lean software development.
Henrik is on the Agile Alliance board of directors and works regularly with Mary Poppendieck, Jeff Sutherland, and other thought leaders.

Hugo Josefson

Hugo has a deep understanding for automated build systems, continuous integration and security. Some of his top specialties are the Android mobile platform, Maven build automation, Spring Framework and Hudson Continuous Integration. He is heavily involved in Open Source projects, both as mentor for project members, and as a contributor to other projects.

Ian Robinson

Ian Robinson is a Principal Consultant with ThoughtWorks, where he specializes in service-oriented and distributed systems development.
He has written guidance for Microsoft on implementing integration patterns with Microsoft technologies, and has published articles on business-oriented development methodologies and distributed systems design-most recently in The ThoughtWorks Anthology (Pragmatic Programmers, 2008).
He is currently co-authoring a book on Web-friendly enterprise integration

Jack Nutting

Jack Nutting has been using Cocoa since the olden days, long before it was even called Cocoa. He's used Cocoa and its predecessors to develop software for a wide range of industries and applications including gaming, graphic design, online digital distribution, telecommunications, finance, publishing, and travel. When he's not working on Mac, iPhone, or iPad projects, he's developing web applications with Ruby on Rails. Jack is a passionate proponent of Objective-C and the Cocoa frameworks.

James O. Coplien

Jim Coplien is an old C++ shark who now does world-wide consulting on Agile software development methods and architecture. He is one of the founders of the software pattern discipline, and his organizational patterns work is one of the foundations of both Scrum and XP. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer. He currently works for Gertrud&Cope in Denmark, and is a partner in the Scrum Training Institute. He has just released the book Lean Architecture: for Agile Software Development.

James Shore

James Shore is a thought leader in the Agile software development community. He consults with development teams worldwide to help them achieve high throughput, market focus, productivity, and quality. James is the co-author of The Art Of Agile Development (O'Reilly, 2007). You can find more of his writing on his "Art of Agile" blog at http://jamesshore.com.

Jason Tanner

Jason Tanner collaborates at Enthiosys as president. He provides over 18 years of experience with software companies, a telecom company and the US Marine Corps. His expertise spans Agile product management and marketing, business planning, partner relationships, and leadership. Jason most enjoys coaching teams to reach their full potential in product development and, more importantly, their best work life. He facilitates Innovation Games and is a CSM.

Jeff Norris

Dr. Norris leads the org. at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab. that is resp. for the software and mission control personnel that command robotic spacecraft including the Mars rovers and more than a dozen other missions to destinations throughout the solar system. Past decade he has applied agile techniques to numerous software projects at NASA for robot control, human-computer interaction, and visualization, earning the NASA SW of the Year Award and the Lew Allen Award for Excellence in research

Jeff Sutherland

Jeff Sutherland invented Scrum at Easel Corporation in 1993 and worked with Scrum Co-Creator Ken Schwaber, to formalize the Scrum development process at OOPSLA’95. In 2001, Jeff and Ken were signatories of the Agile Manifesto. You will hear directly from one of the founders of Agile software development on how to implement best practices in your organization.

Jeff Wilcox

Jeff Wilcox is a Senior Software Development Engineer on the Silverlight team, currently working on Silverlight for the Windows Phone and the phone application development story. Jeff was a founding member of the Silverlight Toolkit team, created and designed the Silverlight Unit Test Framework. Previously he worked on the ASP.NET team. Jeff is an alumnus from the University of Michigan with a degree in Computer Science.

Jeremy D. Miller

Jeremy is the Chief Software Architect at Dovetail Software, the coolest ISV in Austin.  Jeremy began his IT career writing "Shadow IT" applications to automate his engineering documentation, then wandered into software development because it looked like more fun. Jeremy is the author of the open source StructureMap tool for Dependency Injection with .Net, StoryTeller for supercharged acceptance testing in .Net, and one of the principal developers behind FubuMVC.

Jevgeni Kabanov

Jevgeni Kabanov is the founder and CTO of ZeroTurnaround, a development tools company that focuses on productivity. As part of the effort to reduce development time tunraround he wrote JRebel, a class reloading JVM plugin.
Jevgeni is a co-founder of two open-source projects. Aranea is a web development and integration platform based on strong object-oriented principles. Squill is a typesafe internal DSL for constructing and executing SQL queries

Jim Benson

Jim Benson incorporates his background in cognitive psychology, government, and management to build community through policy, technology, and collaboration. His management consultancy Modus Cooperandi helps organizations change and develop sustainable teams through the application of lean principles, agile methodologies, and social media.

His book Mapping Work | Navigating Your Life: Using Personal Kanban for Life Effectiveness applies lean thinking to daily living.

Jim Webber

Dr. Jim Webber is director of professional services for ThoughtWorks where he works on dependable distributed systems architecture for clients worldwide. His current interests are in using the Web for building distributed systems. Jim is an active speaker at conferences across the globe, and is currently working on a new book called "REST in Practice."  He blogs at http://jim.webber.name and he tweets often @jimwebber.

Joakim Sundén

Developer, mentor and consultant based in Stockholm, where he helps his clients develop enterprise apps with .NET technologies using lean/agile methodologies and practices such as behaviour-driven development, refactoring and object-oriented design. Even though he has been working as a developer for nearly a decade Joakim still considers himself a humble student of the software craft, on a never ending quest of continuous improvement, always keeping an eye out for alternative and better ways

John Seddon

John Seddon is an occupational psychologist and management thinker credited with translating the Toyota Production System (TPS) for service organisations. John maintains the TPS is not a set of tools, but a different way of thinking about the design and management of work. ‘Lean’ as tools, he insists, is to completely miss the point and was something Taiichi Ohno (the architect of the TPS) argued against.

Jon Moore

Dr. Moore is the Chief Engineer at Comcast Interactive Media (CIM), a division of Comcast Corporation dedicated to developing and operating online and cross-platform entertainment and media businesses, including: Comcast.net, Fancast.com, and Xfinity.com. He guides technical choices that allow CIM to bring innovative products to our customers ever more quickly.
Moore received his Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jon Skeet

Jon is a software engineer working in the Mobile team at Google's London office. While his day job primarily involves Java code, Jon is a huge C# enthusiast. His book on the language, “C# in Depth” is now in its second edition. He is probably best known for his contributions to Stack Overflow, the developer Q&A web site – although before Stack Overflow he was a prolific newsgroup poster.

Jon has an honours degree in mathematics and a diploma in computer science, both from Cambridge.

Jonas Bonér

Jonas Bonér is a programmer, teacher, mentor, speaker and author who spends most of his time consulting, hacking on open source as well as lecturing and speaking at developer conferences world-wide. He is an active contributor to the Open Source community; most notably created the Akka Project, AspectWerkz Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP) framework, committer to the Terracotta JVM clustering technology and been part of the Eclipse AspectJ team.

Jonathan Snook

Jonathan Snook is an internationally-admired web designer and developer, and a gifted creator of striking designs and impeccable markup and code. He moves effortlessly from client-side, front-end work to hardcore server-side challenges, and his fluency in CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL has made  him the "turn-to" man for many high-profile clients. Jonathan now works as a Front-end Engineer at Yahoo!.

José Valim

José is the lead-developer and co-founder of Plataforma Tec and a member of the Rails Core Team.  He started working with Ruby and Rails in late 2006 and he began contributing actively to Rails during his Google Summer of Code 2009 project, leading him to be invited to be part of the Rails Core Team a few months later. Some say that it is his eureka time to code and bring new open-source projects to life.
Check for yourself what he's up to on his blog http://blog.plataformatec.com.br/

Jutta Eckstein

Jutta Eckstein is a coach, consultant and trainer from Germany. Her know-how in agile is based on 10+ years experience developing object-oriented applications. She has helped organizations worldwide to apply agile processes in medium to large distributed mission-critical projects. This is also the topic of her books 'Agile Software Development in the Large' and 'Agile Software Development with Distributed Teams'. She has presented at ACCU, JAOO, OOPSLA, SD West, SD Best Practices, XP and Agile

Kathy Compton

Kathy Compton is an artist, composer, and vocalist, making up the American half of the pop alternative duo, Panda Transport. Splitting her time between living in a yurt in the forest outside of Charlottesville, Virginia and living on a shelf in her french bandmate’s flat in Lyon, France, Kathy enjoys coming up with new ways to create endorphins, because in her world, feeling keen is majestic. Miss Compton’s work has been featured on Network Television and in numerous films and commercials.

Kevlin Henney

Kevlin is an independent consultant and trainer based in the UK. His development interests are in patterns, programming, practice and process. He has been a columnist for various magazines and web sites, including Better Software, The Register, Application Development Advisor, Java Report and the C/C++ Users Journal. Kevlin is co-author of A Pattern Language for Distributed Computing and On Patterns and Pattern Languages. He is editor of the 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know project.

Kyle Maxwell

Kyle is a software engineer at Twitter, where he mostly works on improving the software running the core relationship database.  Before working at Twitter, Kyle worked as a consultant, building web applications and distributed search clusters for early stage startups.

Lennart Jörelid

Java Architect, Developer and Mentor with Java Experience since 1995. Open Source and JEE focus -  lots of project productivity refactoring experience. Normally builds large-scale server side systems. Author "J2EE Frontend Technologies, APress 2001". This book provides theory and code examples of how to structure J2EE systems. Author or Technical Editor of several Java/JEE courses for Learning Tree International, NetGuide Scandinavia and others.

Lina Esa

Lina is a hypnotherapist and a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists. She will take you into a nice hypnotic stress free state in her session. But first she wants to explain to you that Hypnosis is NOT mind control and will definitely NOT make you bark (unless you want to)!

Magnus Härlin

With a burning interest for agile practices and team dynamics Magnus Härlin from Iptor works with agile development. He focuses on automated testing that’s one of many vital parts to develop high quality software. He’s introduced testing into organizations and integrating it into the development process. As member of communities DotNetForum, SweNug and Alt.Net he’s held several presentations about testing, NHibernate and Silverlight. At SDC 2010 he had a session about testing.

Magnus Robertsson

Magnus is the CTO and one of the founders of Planeto, the company behind the first massive multi-player online quiz game. He is an experienced enterprise application architect with a flair for solving complex design issues. He put a lot of interest in technologies that simplifies the design of applications and enjoys life when things scale. Under the faith that knowledge should be shared he often gives presentations about experiences and insights he gets from his work.

Marcus Hirt

Marcus is one of the founders of Appeal Virtual Machines, the company that created the JRockit JVM. He is currently working as Architect, Team Lead, and Engineering Manager for the JRockit Mission Control team. In his spare time he enjoys coding on his many pet projects, composing music, and scuba diving. Marcus has contributed JRockit related articles, whitepapers, tutorials, and webinars to the JRockit community, and has been an appreciated speaker at Oracle Open World, EclipseCon, etc.

Marcus Lagergren

Marcus has a background in computer security but has worked with runtimes since 1999. Marcus was one of the founding members of Appeal Virtual Machines, the company that developed the JRockit JVM. Marcus has been team lead and architect for the JRockit code generators and has been involved in pretty much every other aspect of the JRockit JVM internals. Since 2007 Marcus works for Oracle on fast Virtualization technology.

Marcus Zarra

Outside of Apple, there are very few people with a better understanding of Core Data than Marcus Zarra. He has not only written the book on Core Data, he has been doing iPhone, and now iPad, development as long as it has been possible to do so, and Mac programming for even longer. Marcus is the co-author of the programming blog Cocoa Is My Girlfriend. Marcus co-wrote Core Animation for Addison Wesley. Marcus is the owner of Zarra Studious where he builds Mac, iPhone, and iPad software.

Mathias Stearn

Mathias works on the core MongoDB server and maintains the C language driver. Previously, he worked at FactSet where he used MongoDB in a log analysis application. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.

Matthew McCullough

Matthew McCullough is an energetic 14 year veteran of software development, open source education, and co-founder of Ambient Ideas, a Denver consultancy. Matthew is a member of the JCP, author of the upcoming Presentation Patterns & Anti-Patterns book, multi-year speaker on the No Fluff Just Stuff tour, author of the DZone Maven, Git & Google App Engine RefCards. He channels his teaching energy through activities as President of the Denver Open Source Users Group.

Mattias Sjöbäck

Mattias Sjöbäck is a self-professed “coffee nerd,” but with a rich depth of experience as a practitioner. He’s a professional coffee connaisseur, occasionally making guest appearances as a premium coffee missionary! “I want to explain, educate everyone on and even politicize the difference between just coffee and real coffee – in terms of its taste, origin, ecology, sustainability, transparency and trade conditions.”

Michael Cerna

Mike became a software developer in 2003 as the developer at Thinkhost.com. In the years since, he's been involved with a myriad of West Coast startups that span academia, visual effects, gambling, and even the celebrity/entertainment industries. Mike dabbled in bioinformatics, robotics, and 3d visualization before settling on web application/business development. He is currently a lead developer and domain historian at Groupon.com.

Michael Jennings

Mike Jennings has been programming computers since 1980 and most recently was a senior software engineer at Google London, then head of mobile engineering for The Daily Telegraph. Currently he lives in his native Canada and does freelance consulting for various clients.

Michael "Doc" Norton

Michael Norton (doc) partner with LeanDog out of Cleveland, OH where he is an Agile Coach and Activist. Michael's experience covers a wide range of development and project management topics. Michael declares expertise in no single language or methodology and is immediately suspicious of anyone who declares such expertise.

Mike Beedle

Mike Beedle is an entrepreneur that has applied Scrum and Agile to operate several startups successfully. He has been using Scrum, patterns and org patterns since 1995.  He is a co-author of the Agile Manifesto, the first Scrum book and the first published paper on Scrum. Mike’s current interest is to work with his friends at ScrumPlop to continue exploring the union of Scrum and Org Patterns, which he believes is the best way to complement and evolve Scrum and Agile.

Neal Ford

Neal Ford is Software Architect and Meme Wrangler at ThoughtWorks, a global IT consultancy with an exclusive focus on end-to-end software development and delivery. He is also the designer and developer of applications, magazine articles, presentations, and author and/or editor of 6 books spanning a variety of technologies, including the most recent The Productive Programmer. He focuses on designing and building of large-scale enterprise applications.

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan is a technology pioneer and is often cited as the father of the video game industry. He is best known as the founder of Atari Corporation and Chuck E. Cheese Pizza Time Theater. Mr. Bushnell is passionate about enhancing and improving the educational process and truly enjoys motivating and inspiring others with his views on entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation.
He was named ASI 1997 Man of the Year and named one of Newsweek’s “50 Men That Changed America.”

Ola Ellnestam

Ola likes to combine technology, people and business. Which is why he finds software development so interesting. After coming in contact with eXtreme Programming he realized that developing software doesn't necessarily mean big and seemingly endless projects. There are flexible and fun ways to develop software too.

More than anything else, he likes to share his knowledge with others because he believes that this is how new knowledge and insights are created.

Olav Maassen

Olav Maassen is a project manager for Xebia and a recovering software developer. He is co-author of “Applied Java Patterns” and an experienced speaker at conferences. His main interest is in helping individuals, teams and organizations work together more effectively.
Olav strives for continuous improvement both for himself as for those he works with. To be able to do that he is always searching for new ways to further improve current ways of working.

Patrick Kua

Patrick works as an agile practitioner, coach and technical leader for ThoughtWorks UK. His interests focus on blending excellence in technical and team aspects, drawing upon agile practices to help align business and IT capabilities. He is particularly passionate about continuous improvement, learning and has presented at a wide variety of conferences including Javazone, Agile North, the XP200x series of conferences and Agile 2009.

Per Åström

Per Åström has over ten years of experience as a CTO for some of swedens largest websites. He has experience from both working close to developers, product owners and editors and on long term IT strategy for large companies as Schibsted. Per Åström is currently working at TV4 responsible for all technical aspects of TV4's internet presence.

Peter Schuller

Peter Schuller is a backend software developer at Spotify (a music streaming service). Prior to that he worked for Picsearch (an image search engine and video services provider). He has more than 6 years of experience developing and deploying databases of various forms and dealing with large amounts of data in general.

Peter Ulrich von Sperling Freiberg

Ulrich is "Testing Services Solution Architect" at Saxo Bank A/S. He is the main architect behind a test framework implemented in Saxo Bank. Going full out, he also implemented a test environment framework based 100% on Microsoft System Center Suite.... Whole solutions for whole problems - and he reads Douglas Adams:-)

Having 25+ years experience he is extremely focused/passionate about delivering, visibility and transparency in software development.

Piers Cawley

Piers is a long term Perl programmer whose returned to the language after a serious dalliance with Ruby. He's also dabbled more or less seriously with JavaScript, Lisp, Scheme, Smalltalk, Clojure and is currently learning Haskell for about the third time. One day it'll stick. When he's not working on the iPlayer for the BBC, he's a folk singer and photographer and, for one conference only, Giles Bowkett's stunt double.

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies has a wealth of experience through her work coaching agile teams. Her new book "Agile Coaching" shares many practical tips that can help you take your teams to the next level. Rachel supports the agile community as a long-serving director of the non-profit Agile Alliance and as an organizer of many Agile conferences.

Renas Reda

Renas Reda, a test specialist at Jayway, has a background in test development and test leading. He is deeply involved in the Android test community, which is highlighted by his most recent project Robotium. Robotium is a test framework that he developed to make it easy to write powerful system and acceptance test cases for Android applications. When not working on improving and adding new features to Robotium he helps and supports the Android community on testing matters.

Reza Rahman

Reza Rahman is an independent consultant specializing in Java EE. He is currently focused on the Resin EJB 3.1 Lite/Java EE 6 Web Profile implementation and a member of the Java EE 6 and EJB 3.1 expert groups. He is a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences and Java user groups as well as an contributor to TSS. He has been working with Java EE since its inception in the mid-nineties. He has developed enterprise systems in the financial, healthcare, telecom and publishing industries.

Rob Ashton

Rob Ashton is the technical lead for an SME based in Oxfordshire, England. He designs and builds software in C# on a primarily open source stack and is passionate about good design and continuous improvement.

When not being overworked in his day job, Rob spends his time trying out the latest open source projects and contributing where he can by fixing bugs, adding features, removing pain-points and writing documentation and blog entries where needed.

Robert Nyman

Robert has been working with web developing, mostly interface coding, since 1998. His biggest interests lie in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, where especially JavaScript has been a love for quite some time. He regularly blogs at http://robertnyman.com about web developing, and is running/partaking in a number of open source projects.

Roy Osherove

The chief architect at Typemock, Roy Osherove is one of the original ALT.NET organizers. He consults and trains teams worldwide on the gentle art of unit testingand test-driven development. He frequently speaks at international conferences such as TechEd and JAOO. Roy is the author of the book The Art of Unit Testing, and writes about subjects such as unit testing, TDD Team Leadership and agile development on his blog is atISerializable.com.

Sami Viitanen

Sami works at Forum Nokia focused in providing Developers with the latest Nokia experiences through tech workshops. Previously Sami has worked in Digia’s Consultancy team, providing technical training and consulting for Symbian OS projects worldwide. His working history includes working as an entrepreneur and partner as well as in globally operating mobile companies from areas like software design and testing to project and product management – as well as expert positions.

Sanyu Kiruluta

Sanyu Kiruluta is the Team Lead for Developer Relations, EMEA at Research In Motion. She is responsible for driving and managing the development of applications for the BlackBerry platform, She co-ordinates and oversees multiple aspects of the BlackBerry applications programme to ensure the creation and delivery of compelling, high-quality and targeted applications which will appeal to business and consumer users in local markets across EMEA.

Sean Cribbs

Sean Cribbs returned to programming in 2006 after three years as a professional musician and instantly fell in love with Ruby. Since 2007, he has been crafting web applications as Prime Motif, Inc. primarily in Ruby, Erlang, and Javascript. In March 2010, Sean joined Basho Technologies to support and evangelize their internet-scale database, Riak. An active open-source author and contributor, he has also been lead developer and release manager of Radiant CMS since 2008.

Steve Jennings

Steve’s is the founder and former CEO of Maxim, one of Europe’s leading functional food companies, and one of the founding members of PepsiCo’s ‘good-for-you’ health & wellness innovation team. Steve has a unique ‘active lifestyle’ technology perspective and a wealth of consumer insights and food industry knowledge. Steve is a social entrepreneur with a passion for consumer branding, citizen empowerment technology, and cause marketing.

Steven "Doc" List

Steven List (generally known as “Doc”) is currently a principal consultant with ThoughtWorks, with a career in software technology spanning three decades. Doc's long-term focus is on the core skills and strategies of management, leadership, team-building, and individual growth, and is an experienced presenter and public speaker, business and agile coach, trainer and workshop leader, and Open Space facilitator.

Stuart McCulloch

Stuart McCulloch is a consultant at Sonatype working on migrating products from Plexus to Guice and modularizing them with OSGi. Stuart has over 10 years experience of Java. He is a committer at Google's Guice project and the author of Peaberry, a Guice extension for injecting dynamic services. Stuart is responsible for the maven-bundle-plugin at Apache Felix, the Pax-Construct tools for rapid OSGi development, and co-author of "OSGi in Action" from Manning Publications.

TBA - Speakers from Øredev 2010

Panel debate speakers will be announced at the conference.

Ted Neward

Ted Neward is a consultant specializing in high-scale enterprise systems, working with clients ranging in size from Fortune 500 corporations to small 10-person shops. He is an authority in Java and .NET technologies, particularly in the areas of Java/.NET integration (both in-process and via integration tools like Web services), back-end enterprise software systems, and virtual machine/execution engine plumbing.

Ted Valentin

Ted Valentin is an internet entrepreneur from Stockholm, equipped with a laptop and a "do-it-yourself" attitude. In 2007 he sold his first  start-up for $1,5 million. Today he runs a number of websites, including Restaurangkartan.se, Annonskartan.se and Blogipedia.com.

Thierry Holweck

Thierry Holweck is an artist, composer, teacher, and film maker. A gifted rhythmic guitarist, he is the French half of the pop alternative duo, Panda Transport. He is always creating or deconstructing something, whether it be a sound, an image or even a vegetable. His work has been featured in numerous international film festivals and on Television.

Thord Daniel Hedengren

Thord Daniel Hedengren is addicted to words, which led him to launch his first online newsletter in 1996. He has a career as editor and freelancer both in Sweden and abroad.

A blog post led to a book deal with Wiley, which led to the publication of Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog. The book still sits on the web tech bestselling lists on Amazon, so now he's wrapping up another one.

When not obsessed with words, Thord and friends are building cool websites using WordPress at Odd Alice.

Veli-Pekka Eloranta

Veli-Pekka is researcher at Tampere University of Technology. He has worked three years with the architectures of mobile working machines. His research     focuses on design patterns, pattern languages, architecture evaluations and architectures of embedded distributed machine control systems. He is a passionate pattern guy and he has collected with his colleagues a pattern language of 45 patterns for embedded distributed machine control systems.

Vittorio Bertocci

Vittorio is a Senior Architect Evangelist in DPE and member of the extended engineering team that produces Microsoft's claims-based platform (e.g. Windows Identity Foundation WIF, AD FS 2.0). As an identity evangelist for the .NET dev community he runs the Identity Developer Training Kit and the IdElement show on Channel9.
Vittorio speaks about identity and is a prominent authority on WIF, Windows Azure and .NET. He is co-author of two books on identity and has a third book on the way

Xavier Quesada Allue

Xavier is an independent consultant, coach, trainer, project manager and author, specializing in applying Agile (Lean, Scrum) methods to create high performance, continuously improving teams and organizations. He is a Certified Scrum Coach, the author of the Visual Management Blog and a founding member of Agilar, an international non-profit cooperative of independent agile consultants.


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