Stefan is Vice President for Engineering at Bosch Software Innovations GmbH in Germany – the Bosch Group’s software and systems house with responsibility for the Bosch IoT Suite – Bosch’s open Internet of Things platform.
Since 2005 Stefan is active in OSS starting in the area of automotive tooling with Eclipse IDE and paving the way at Bosch for participating in the Eclipse Automotive IWG. In 2009 Stefan joined the Internet of Things movement and therefore is particularly interested in the Eclipse IoT projects.
Stefan holds a Ph.D. and a diploma degree in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA.
Sébastien Gérard is director of research at CEA and he is leading the LISE laboratory (Laboratory of Model Driven Engineering for Embedded Systems) at CEA LIST. Working on research issues related to complex and critical system and software design for more than 15 years, his research interests include correct-by-construction specification and design of complex systems, model-based engineering of complex systems, and visual modeling language engineering. He is the CEA representative at Object Management Group (OMG) for more than 15 years. In particular, he is the chair of the MARTE standardization task force. He is also leading the open source project, Papyrus, the UML modeling tools of Eclipse.
In 1995, he has a diploma in mechanics and aeronautics from the ENSMA high-school, in 2000 he obtained a PhD diploma in Computer Science from the Evry university and in 2013 he got his “habilitation à diriger des recherches” diploma in the domain of computer science from the Orsay Univiersity.
Mickael Istria has been developing and contributing to Eclipse plugins since his first job, and has continued to do so. He currently highly focused on the development of the Eclipse IDE and on increasing the value it delivers to its users. His previous positions revolved more around Eclipse modeling technologies applied to SOA and BPM, which he used in the context of research projects and of software edition. Mickael first tries to care about users. Technology is here to serve humans; it must help without interfering and must require minimal effort from us. So he is very enthousiastic about User eXperience as he work on Eclipse IDE. Mickael is also interested in everything that is related to the techniques of productive software development: release engineering, code quality practices, teamwork… He also have a big crush on augmented reality.
Etienne Juliot is co-founder and vice president of Obeo, a software editor focused on Model Driven solutions. He is a senior software architect with a strong experience in IT and embedded systems architecture. He is involved in several Eclipse projects (Sirius, Acceleo, EMF Compare, SCA, UML Generators, Mylyn, ...) and is a steering committee member for PolarSys.
Finally, Etienne manages international and strategic collaborations with large companies on system engineering and enterprise architecture needs. Follow @ejuliot on Twitter.
Paul Lipton is an Advisor and Senior Architect in CA where he leads the CA Industry Standards and Open Source Program in the Office of the CTO. Paul has been an architect and developer of enterprise systems for over 20 years. He has also participated in many standards organizations including OASIS and the W3C, and serves on the Board of Directors of the DMTF.
Paul is a founding member of the CA Council for Technical Excellence, where he chairs the Emerging Technology Committee and also leads a project focused on leveraging Web 2.0 to improve research collaboration. He is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and a Sun Java Champion. Paul is a highly sought-after author and speaker, and has shared his knowledge with appreciative audiences around the world covering topics such as industry standards, SOA, open source, technical innovation, enterprise architecture, social computing, virtualization, Web services, management/security, governance, autonomic computing, Web 2.0 and many other emerging technologies.
Tracy Miranda is a developer, open source evangelist and veteran of the Eclipse community. She is founder of Kichwa Coders, a consultancy specialising in Eclipse tools for embedded and scientific software. She is also Chair for the Eclipse Science working group. Tracy has a background in electronics system design. She writes for opensouce.com and jaxenter.com on tech, open source & diversity.
Wolfgang Neuhaus is a co-founder and member of the board of itemis AG. Previously he was Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Brockhaus AG and headed a team of 80 software developers and consultants.
Wolfgang earned a degree in Computer Science from the University of Dortmund in 1995. He has extensive practical experience in introducing and implementing Model Driven Software Development, which is his core focus. He is a well-known journal-published writer, an IT conference speaker, and is responsible for the company's technical vision and for the cooperation with research institutes.
He also is a member of the strategy committee for software intensive embedded systems of BITKOM.
Torkild Ulvøy Resheim is a senior software engineer and part owner of Itema, a software consultancy based in Trondheim, Norway. As a contractor and consultant, he has helped companies use a wide range of Eclipse technologies for more than a decade. Most of this time has been spent on solutions for the semiconductor and marine/offshore sectors. Torkild founded the Trondheim Eclipse User Group in 2013 and has been participating in EclipseCon Europe Program Committee for the past few years. He sits on the Eclipse Architecture Council and on the Eclipse Science PMC.
Gunnar Wagenknecht is a software specialist at Salesforce. In his past career he lead Open Source programs, managed engineering teams, worked on great products, and architected and managed the operation of a distributed, multi-tenant SaaS platform serving millions of transactions each day.
He also is a prolific contributor with many years of experience in the Eclipse Open Source Community where he has been awarded with the Lifetime Contribution Award.
Apart from software and computers he loves chatting about travel, fishing, DIY projects and other things that matters.
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