This Year’s Speakers


Alex Riviere

Co-Organizer for Atlanta Vue.js Meetup and Co-Orga...
Alex Riviere is a Senior Front-end Developer for Traina and a Co-Organizer for the Atlanta Vue.js Me...

Andrew May

Cloud Solutions Lead and Senior Solutions Architec...
Andrew has been consulting as an architect for Leading EDJE for 14 years, and has specialized in Cl...

Ashley Stove

Director of Services at Core BTS
Ashley Stove is a Director of Services for Core BTS working out of Fort Wayne, Indiana. She worked a...

Barry Tarlton

MacGyver like Problem Solver and Tech Teacher!
Barry is passionate about learning, problem solving, and teaching. He believes that software devel...

Becky Gandillon

Data strategist, storyteller, and mom
Becky Gandillon is the Practice Lead for Data & Analytics for Centric Consulting in St. Louis, and s...

Bekah Hawrot Weigel

Virtual Coffee, Creator and Maintainer | Technical...
After teaching college English for ten years, Bekah made a career pivot and graduated from the Flati...

Bob Fornal

Senior Solutions Developer with Leading EDJE: Husb...
My focus is on front-end development: * JavaScript * CSS * SVG * AngularJS and Angular * Reac...

Brendan Todahl

Senior Software Consultant at CGI
Brendan is an experienced software developer and consultant at CGI having worked with small local co...

Carey Payette

Trillium Innovations
Carey Payette is a Senior Software Engineer with Trillium Innovations (a Solliance partner), an ASPI...

Cassandra Faris

Community Coordinator, Microsoft MVP Award Program
Cassandra Faris is passionate about the human side of technology. She is a Community Coordinator for...

Chad Green

Microsoft MVP; Director of IT Architecture at Glen...
Chad Green is a manager, software development, architect, community leader, Microsoft MVP, and most ...

Deena Chadwick

CommonSensical BA
Deena Chadwick, author of Requirements Gathering Like An FBI Agent, is a sought-after Keynote Speake...

Devlin Liles

President, Houston
Devlin Liles is the president of Improving - Houston and a passionate technologist. He prides himsel...

Dianna Keen

Group Director of Technology - VMLY&R
A fan of all things trivia, being active outdoors and anything animal related. Dianna Keen works as...

Ed Charbeneau

Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker...
Ed is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, writer, online influencer, a Developer Advocate ...

Glenn Harmon Jr.

Senior Software Consultant Test Double VP Engineer...
I'm a Father, Husband, Cyclist, Software Engineer, and Champion of Tough Conversations.

Hakeem Shittu

OCLC Lead Developer
Hakeem Shittu designs and builds software systems for OCLC. He splits his spare time between traveli...

Jason Horner

Global Thought Leader and International Man of Lei...
Hi, my name is Jason I'm a Independent consultant and trainer focused on the Azure Data Platform. I ...

Jeff Blankenburg

Builder of Things / Speaker / Alexa Skill Develope...
Jeff Blankenburg spent the early part of his career in digital advertising, building websites for Vi...

Jimmy Byrd

Lead Developer at Binary Defense
Jimmy Byrd is a Lead Developer at Binary Defense. He was employee number three and has built the dev...

Joe Belisle

Sr. Software Engineer at NICE CXone
Joe is a Senior Developer for NICE CXone. He loves training up newer developers and has a passion fo...

Joel Lord

Developer Advocate at MongoDB
Joel Lord (@joel__lord on Twitter) is passionate about the web and technology in general. He likes t...

Jon Kruger

Improving people's lives through software
Hi, I'm Jon Kruger and I am a software developer and technical leader in Columbus, OH, currently wor...

Jonathan "J." Tower

Partner & Principal Consultant, Trailhead Technolo...
Jonathan, or J as he's known to friends, is a husband, a father, and the owner of Trailhead Technolo...

Joseph Guadagno

Director, Technology at Rocket Mortgage, Organizer...
Joe Guadagno is a Director of Engineering at Rocket Mortgage, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, ...

Karen Linden

Senior Data Engineer
I am a mother, a runner, and a Tech Geek. My first computer was a TI-99/4A, and I spent hours progr...

Kim Maida

VP of Developer Relations at Ionic
Kim is the VP of Developer Relations at Ionic, and is a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies ...

Matt Bowlin

Build the future
Matt Bowlin is passionate about technology. He is a Principal software engineer at Insight. Through ...

Matt Eland

Instructor at Tech Elevator
Matt is a software engineering instructor at Tech Elevator's Columbus Ohio campus where he gets to r...

Matt Williams

Renaissance Person in Training
Matt Williams always wanted to be a Renaissance Person. Maybe one day he will be. In the meantime, h...

Matthew Sheehan

Software Engineer, PlanetDDS
Matt is a Software Engineer for Planet DDS, developing innovative dental imaging software for more t...

Michael Richardson

Technical Lead at Kroger Digital | Developer Commu...
Michael Richardson is a software developer, conference speaker, developer community organizer, and o...

Mike Clement

Software Engineering Leader, Speaker, Trainer, Fac...
Mike Clement is a husband and father of four. Mike believes we work best when we are working togethe...

Mike Hand

on the web. in the cloud.
Mike has been in software development for over 12 years, working everywhere from top 10 defense cont...

Mike Hartington

Developer/Advocate for Ionic, all around swell guy
Mike is a developer, Angular GDE, and Ionic Developer Advocate who's been working in the mobile land...

Nicolas Fränkel

Developer Advocate for Apache APISIX
Developer Advocate with 15+ years experience consulting for many different customers, in a wide rang...

Patricio Vargas

Sr.Developer Advocate at OneSignal
Passionate about helping others, Pato is currently a Sr. Developer Advocate at OneSignal and he has ...

Philippe Vaillancourt

Senior Software Engineer at Taazaa
Phil has so little experience as a software developer that it's not even worth mentioning. He has ne...

Randy Pagels

Sr. Customer Success Manager, App Innovation, US H...
As a Customer Success Manager for the US Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry on application innova...

Rob Richardson

@rob_rich
Rob Richardson is a software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node, React and Vue. H...

Ryan Turinsky

Lead Software Engineer at OCLC
Ryan Turinsky is a lead software engineer at OCLC. When he isn’t developing, he is usually found spe...

Sam Basu

Developer Advocate
Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and Developer Advocate at P...

Scott Showalter

Forming Dream Teams to Create Dream Products
Scott Showalter is an Agile Coach at Ford. For over a decade, he's enabled teams to thrive at crafti...

Seth Petry-Johnson

Pointy-haired boss by day, coder by night
Seth spent 21 years as a professional developer/architect before finally joining the dark side of ma...

Sierra OBryan

Android @ Atomic Robot
Sierra is a Senior Mobile Engineer at Atomic Robot in Cincinnati, OH, USA, focused primarily on nati...

Steve Smith

I Help Teams Deliver Better Software
Steve Smith (@ardalis) is an entrepreneur and software developer with a passion for building quality...

Taranjeet Kaur

Software Architect
I am Technology leader/ Architect , Software developer and active member of Tech Community. In my cu...

Tasha Penwell

Hocking College
Tasha Penwell is the Computer Science Program Manager at Hocking College. She is passionate about ex...

Tejas Chopra

Senior Software Engineer, Netflix
Tejas Chopra is a Senior Software Engineer, working in the Data Storage Platform team at Netflix, wh...

Thomas Haver

Test Automation Architect
Thomas is presently serving as a Test Automation Architect. He leads a team of testers, ops engine...