JavaScript experts, mentors, speakers

Explore personalities and their talks, workshops, videos, and articles. While we focus primarily on JavaScript and frameworks like React, Vue, Svelte, and Node, you may find experts on other fields on our Portal. To name a few – Testing, DevOps, Machine Learning, and many more!
Andrzej Fricze
Andrzej Fricze
The HEINEKEN Company, Poland
Experienced programmer and eloquent speaker. Andrzej has been at the forefront of the tech community, orchestrating countless meetups and conferences. With a passion for nurturing the next generation of tech enthusiasts, he's proudly mentored at both JavaScript and Clojure workshops. Beyond the realm of code, he's a dedicated musician and a fitness enthusiast who enjoys lifting. In his downtime, he's honing his vocal talents and always brainstorming innovative business ideas.
Wes Bos
Wes Bos
Syntax.fm Co-host, Canada
Wes Bos is a Full Stack developer from Canada. Constantly learning, he creates web development courses focused on JavaScript, TypeScript, React, CSS, Node.js and whatever else comes his way. Wes is the co-host of the popular Syntax.fm podcast and has taught over half a million people JavaScript and has spoken at dozens of conferences around the world.
Addy Osmani
Addy Osmani
Google, USA
Addy Osmani is an Engineering Manager working on Google Chrome. He leads up a Web Performance and tools team focused on making the web fast. His teams contribute to projects like Core Web Vitals, Lighthouse, PageSpeed Insights, Chrome User Experience Report and others.
Evan You
Evan You
Vue.js & Vite Creator, USA
Evan is an independent software developer and the creator of the open source JavaScript framework Vue.js. Most of his work is open source and publicly available on GitHub. You can follow Evan on Twitter where he mostly tweets about Vue and frontend technologies.
Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds
Epic React, USA
Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he's actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages. He is the creator of EpicReact.Dev and TestingJavaScript.com. He's an instructor on egghead.io and Frontend Masters. He's also a Google Developer Expert. Kent is happily married and the father of four kids. He likes his family, code, JavaScript, and Remix.
Miguel Ángel Durán
Miguel Ángel Durán
midudev, Spain
Miguel has dedicated over 15 years to web programming and technology. With a deep passion for coding, he has also ventured into the realm of content creation, managing one of Twitch's leading channels in the "Software & Game Development" category. His mission has always been simple: share knowledge and empower others. Whether coding or streaming, Miguel continues to influence and inspire developers at all stages of their careers.
John Romero
John Romero
ROMERO GAMES, Ireland
John Romero is an award-winning programmer, game designer and level designer whose work spans over 130 games, 108 of which have been published commercially. Romero is considered to be the "father of first person shooters" having led the design and contributed to the programming and audio design of the iconic and genre-defining games Wolfenstein 3D, DOOM, Quake, Heretic and Hexen. Romero is also was also one of the earliest supporters of eSports and a professional-level DOOM and Quake player. To date, Romero has co-founded eight successful game companies including the likes of id Software and most recently Romero Games in Galway, Ireland. He is considered to be among the world’s top game designers, and his products have won well over 100 awards. Romero most recently won the Legend Award at 2017’s Develop: Brighton. He is a completely self-taught programmer, designer and artist, having drawn his inspirations from early Apple II programmers.
Emma Bostian
Emma Bostian
Spotify, Sweden
Software Engineer @Spotify @ladybugpodcast
Cassidy Williams
Cassidy Williams
Netlify, USA
Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. I like jokes, karaoke, and mechanical keyboards!
Eddie Jaoude
Eddie Jaoude
EddieHub, UK
Eddie is an Open Source fullstack and DevRel expert, with experience in Javascript, Typescript, SQL, NoSQL, automation testing and DevOps. The foundation of Eddie's tech ethos is Open Source, as there is something in it for everyone. Eddie founded the EddieHub community to foster collaboration, communication and career development. Eddie received the GitHub Star of the Year 2020 Award, GitHub Community Growth Award 2021 and GitHub Teacher of the Year Award 2022.
Nader Dabit
Nader Dabit
Edge & Node, USA
Nader is an author, open source developer, and Developer Relations Engineer working in the blockchain space with Edge & Node and The Graph Protocol.
Matt Pocock
Matt Pocock
Independent, UK
Matt is an independent TypeScript educator, building awesome self-paced courses at Total TypeScript.
Theo Browne
Theo Browne
Ping.gg, USA
Second best TypeScript YouTuber who happens to run dev tools company. Known primarily for memes, hot takes, and building useful things for devs such as UploadThing and the T3 Stack.
Josh Comeau
Josh Comeau
The Joy of React, Canada
Josh has spent the past few years focused on teaching developers how to do cool stuff on the web. Before that, he worked as a software engineer for organizations like Khan Academy, DigitalOcean, and Unsplash, and taught web development fundamentals at Concordia University, in partnership with Journey Education.
Lee Robinson
Lee Robinson
Vercel, USA
Lee Robinson is the VP of Developer Experience at Vercel, where he helps developers build a faster web. He leads the community for the React framework Next.js and is an open-source contributor.
Ali Spittel
Ali Spittel
AWS Amplify, USA
Ali teaches people to code. She loves Python, JavaScript, and talking about programming. She has been writing React since before es6 classes. She is a Senior Developer Advocate on the AWS Amplify team. Ali also blogs about code, aimed mostly at a beginner audience. Her writing has gotten over a million readers in the past year. She has also spoken at over 50 events in the last few years. When Ali's not working, you can find her watching New England sports, competing on CodeWars, taking runs around the city, rock climbing, or participating in coding community events.
Kelly Vaughn
Kelly Vaughn
Spot AI, USA
Kelly Vaughn is a software engineer, entrepreneur, and purveyor of developer jokes on Twitter. She's passionate about coaching individual contributors and early career engineering managers into strong leaders. She is currently Director of Engineering at Spot AI. When she's not working, you'll probably find her on her Peloton, traveling to a new country, or spending time at a coffee shop to make a tiny dent in her never-ending book collection.
Angie Jones
Angie Jones
Applitools, USA
Angie Jones is a Principal Developer Advocate who specializes in test automation strategies and techniques. She shares her wealth of knowledge by speaking and teaching at software conferences all over the world, writing tutorials and technical articles on angiejones.tech, and leading the online learning platform, Test Automation University. As a Master Inventor, Angie is known for her innovative and out-of-the-box thinking style which has resulted in more than 25 patented inventions in the US and China. In her spare time, Angie volunteers with Black Girls Code to teach coding workshops to young girls in an effort to attract more women and minorities to tech.
Cory House
Cory House
reactjsconsulting.com, USA
Cory is founder of reactjsconsulting, where he helps companies transition to React. He is a Pluralsight author, 9 time Microsoft MVP, and international speaker. He has trained over 10,000 software developers at conferences and businesses worldwide. Cory has authored over a dozen courses on JavaScript, React, C#, automated testing, and web development on Pluralsight. He shares software development tips daily on Twitter as @housecor.
Prosper Otemuyiwa
Prosper Otemuyiwa
Sourcegraph, Nigeria
Prosper Otemuyiwa is a software engineer who has worked on biometric, health and developer tools. He is a seasoned developer advocate, community leader and a firm open source hacker who believes immensely in the intersection of people & technology. He co-founded Eden Life & forloop, the largest African developer community (currently in ~8 countries). He's currently a GitHub Star & Developer Advocate at Sourcegraph.
Jake Archibald
Jake Archibald
Google Chrome, UK
Jake works on web standards stuff for Google Chrome, focusing on performance, and making the web more competitive with native platforms.
Tru Narla
Tru Narla
Discord, USA
Tru is a software engineer at Discord working in the communities org. on the new member experience team! Her passion is to inspire and educate others about the world of tech. In her free time, she streams programming on Twitch and creates tech content for TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube. She loves her dog Beau and buying legos she doesn’t need.
John Papa
John Papa
Microsoft, USA
John is a professional Web and Mobile Developer, avid OSS and community advocate, dedicated father and husband. He is currently a Developer Advocate for Microsoft and has formerly worked for Disney on several web and mobile applications that you may have used. John is the author of various OSS such as Peacock, the Angular Style Guide, and many popular courses. You can listen to him on the popular weekly podcast Real Talk JavaScript.
Jarred Sumner
Jarred Sumner
Oven, USA
Creator of Bun.