Talk: GraphQL + Apollo + Next.js: A Lovely Trio
Hi, I'm Josh! I'm a frontend developer from New York with a passion for open source, static analysis, and the web. I work at Codecademy as a frontend engineer on our core Web Platform team. I'm passionate about open source and bringing accessible education to the masses in a sustainable way.
Talk: Exploring the WordPress Graph with Next.js & WPGraphQL
Talk: Power Up your GraphQL Apps with CDNs
Naz is a Senior Software Engineer at Netflix. She is passionate about UI engineering, Psychology and cats! 🐈 . At Netflix, she works on the product engineering team to enhance user experience across platforms. Prior to Netflix, she worked in the Finance industry as a Software Architect. 👩🏻💻 Naz is dedicated to advancing the role of women in engineering. 👩👩🏻👩🏼👩🏽👩🏾 She volunteers with Hour of Code teaching high school girls how to code and serves as a member of MentorCruise and BuiltByGirls to coach engineers. When she’s not working, you’re most likely to find her exploring the world 🌱, playing games, or curled up with a good book and a cup of coffee. 📚☕
Talk: GraphQL Caching Demystified
Talk: Modern GraphQL API Security Testing , How to Make GraphQL Security Easier with StackHawk
Scott Gerlach is Co-founder and Chief Security Officer at StackHawk, a Denver-based startup focused on empowering engineers to easily identify and remediate security bugs. Scott brings over two decades of security and engineering experience to his current role, having served as CSO, CISO, and in other executive leadership functions at companies like SendGrid, Twilio, and GoDaddy. When he's not at work, you'll find Scott spending time with family, brewing beer, and playing guitar.
Open Social, The Netherlands
Talk: Serving GraphQL Subscriptions Using PHP and Drupal, Panel Discussion: GraphQL for non-JS Languages
Alexander is a full-stack developer that spends his day to day with PHP and Drupal. Front-end work is done using ReScript, React and GraphQL and as a hobby he's building things with Rust. At Open Social he is a Lead Engineer and drives the development of the GraphQL API and a new decoupled front-end. As the first decoupled project at Open Social he has architected and implemented a Real-Time Chat.
Talk: GraphQL for React Developers, GraphQL for React Developers, When (Not) To Create A GraphQL Server, Building a Serverless GraphQL API For Any Datasource With StepZen, Killing BFFs with GraphQL and Next.js
Roy Derks is a developer, author and public speaker from the Netherlands. His mission is to make the world a better place through tech by training and inspiring developers worldwide. Currently he is working with StepZen on a mission to make GraphQL adoption easy and scalable.
Talk: The Art of Functional Programming
Anjana suffers from a chronic case of curiosity, which led her from philosophy to English teaching to computational linguistics to software development. As a developer advocate at Observable, these days she codes & teaches from her home base in San Francisco; in the before-times, you could find her speaking at events around the world. She loves to share the joy of programming and advocate for a more diverse, equitable, and ethical tech industry. Ask her about the Recurse Center & Outreachy, she’s an alumna of both!
Talk: GraphQL Security Testing Technical Workshop, GraphQL Security Testing Technical Workshop
Zachary is a Senior DevOps Engineer at StackHawk. As a startup junkie, he has played many roles including operations, engineering, product development, and leadership. In his current role, he is focused on the evolving CI/CD landscape and how this diverse set of technologies can be used to improve the productivity of software developers, and the quality of the code they produce. Outside of work he enjoys music, photography, cycling, and various pastimes.
Talk: How to Edge Cache GraphQL APIs, How to Edge Cache GraphQL APIs, How to cache GraphQL queries at the edge
Talk: Local State and Server Cache: Finding a Balance
Natalia Tepluhina is a Vue.js core team member and a Staff Frontend Engineer at GitLab. She is a conference speaker and author of articles on different topics related to Vue.js . Thanks to these activities Natalia has got a title of Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies.
Talk: Exploring the Data Mesh Powered by GraphQL, Panel Discussion: Authorization, Evaluating GraphQL for Setting Up an Enterprise-Grade Data Mesh, How I Went from Being Skeptical about Relay to Falling in Love with It
Tanmai Gopal is the CEO, co-founder of Hasura. He is a StackOverflow powered fullstack developer whose areas of interest and work span React, GraphQL, Nodejs, Haskell, Docker, Postgres & Kubernetes. He is passionate about making it easy to build complex things and is the instructor of India's largest MOOC imad.tech with over 250,000 students.
The Guild, Netherlands
Talk: Panel Discussion 'The Future of Server-side GraphQL', Panel Discussion: GraphQL Working Group, Batteries Included Reimagined - The Revival of GraphQL Yoga, Panel Discussion: GraphQL for non-JS Languages, Panel Discussion: The Future of GraphQL in the Enterprise (by GraphCMS), Everything You Need to Get Your GQL Server Production Ready, Making Your GraphQL Server Production Ready Using Envelop - The GraphQL Plugin System, GraphQL Mesh – Query Anything, Run Anywhere, From a fully featured Apollo Server into no-code GraphQL Mesh with the same functionality
Uri Goldshtein is the founder of The Guild, the largest open source group in the GraphQL ecosystem. They support large companies to go through successful technological transformations.
Talk: Rock Solid React and GraphQL Apps for People in a Hurry
Ryan is a full stack developer and loves all things React, Node, and GraphQL. He's also a big fan of web security, a topic he has written about extensively and taught thousands of developers on. Ryan is also the founder of CourseLift, a course hosting platform that helps authors earn more from their online courses. He blogs at ryanchenkie.com.
Talk: Scalable GraphQL Applications Powered by Cloud-ready Distributed SQL Database, GraphQL Workshop Medley to build cloud native apps with Open Source Distributed SQL database
Nikhil is a Software Engineer at Yugabyte. He is leading the efforts on YugabyteDB integrations with open source developer tools like GraphQL, Spring Data, R2DBC, and Kubernetes. He also works with the developer community on the adoption of Distributed SQL databases in cloud native applications. He has presented at major developer conferences, including Spring One Platform, PostgreSQL Conference, and Distributed SQL Conference. He is originally from Mysore, India, and has a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University.
Guild.host, UK, Canada
Talk: Panel Discussion: Authorization
Taz is a serial founder, startup advisor, technical management consultant, former organizer of TorontoJS, and GraphQL expert. He’s more recently known for his work on realtime GraphQL systems and cross-platform embeddable experiences which have allowed him to provide sophisticated offerings for wide reaching impact. When he’s not behind a computer, he can be found chasing his cat or being chased on a race track.
Talk: Security Testing Automation for Developers on Every Build, GraphQL Security Testing Automation for Developers
Oli is VP of NeuraLegion's developer focussed security testing platform, helping developers understand how they can run seamless, fast and accurate security tests on every build. Oli works closely with security and engineering teams globally to help them ship secure software more efficiently and is passionate about automation, CI/CD and DevOps / DevSecOps. Oli has spoken at many conferences internationally and is a regular at developer and security related events and meetups.
Talk: Security Testing Automation for Developers on Every Build
Co-Founder, CTO & Security Researcher at NeuraLegion. Developer and security researcher, I love playing with Neural networks and other ML tools. I'm interested in new programming languages and the potential they bring.
Talk: GraphQL Everywhere, Fullstack Type-Safety with GraphQL and Hasura
Jesse Martin is a fanatic of brand, product and web development and talks about the future of content management and GraphQL for GraphCMS. He was an early adopter of React and loves all things tech, health, and design.
Talk: Building full-stack GraphQL applications with Hasura and Vue 3
Talk: Panel Discussion: GraphQL Working Group
I'm a software engineer at Twitter working on the Core API Team helping build the next generation API with GraphQL and Scala. I currently serve on the GraphQL Governing Board as a representative of Twitter. Previously, I worked at Medium as the tech lead of the Platform Team, jumpstarting Medium's move to GraphQL.
Talk: Panel Discussion 'The Future of Server-side GraphQL', Step aside resolvers: a new approach to GraphQL execution, Panel Discussion: GraphQL Working Group
Community-funded OSS maintainer, building for GraphQL, Node.js and PostgreSQL (PostGraphile, Graphile Worker, …). GraphQL TSC & Spec WG member
Talk: Panel Discussion: GraphQL for non-JS Languages
I'm a software engineer who specializes in building web apps using Python, GraphQL and React. Currently, I work as a lead developer at Saleor. I speak at tech conferences about Python and GraphQL. I'm a runner, musician and traveler in my free time. I'm based in Wrocław, Poland.
Talk: All Things Graph...
I'm a computer scientist by education, a software developer by trade, and a serial technologist at heart. In short, my passion is solving technical problems. As a solutions architect at Tyk, I help companies design and architect API management platforms and digital transformation journeys.
Talk: GraphQL for Web and Mobile Apps Made Simple, Build a GraphQL App with React
Johan Eliasson is CEO & Co-Founder of Nhost. Johan has been building apps his whole life and is passionate about making it easy to develop web and mobile apps. Prior to Nhost, Johan helped grow his family business, driving innovation in the Swedish water treatment market. Johan graduated from Blekinge Institute of Technology with a Master of Science in Computer Security, Computer & Information Systems.
Talk: Hands-On With SwiftUI, GraphQL, & Neo4j AuraDB, Building GraphQL APIs With The Neo4j GraphQL Library & Neo4j AuraDB, Putting the Graph In GraphQL With The Neo4j GraphQL Library, Full Stack GraphQL In The Cloud With Neo4j Aura, Next.js, & Vercel, Building GraphQL APIs With The Neo4j GraphQL Library
William Lyon is a Developer Relations Engineer at Neo4j where he helps developers be successful with graphs. Prior to joining Neo4j William worked as a software developer for several startups, building mobile apps, quantitative finance tools, and predictive API services. William holds a Masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Montana and is the author of the book "Full Stack GraphQL" published by Manning. You can find him online at [lyonwj.com](http://lyonwj.com/).
Talk: Performance Monitoring of a Heterogeneous GraphQL Mesh App
Currently, Robert Hostlowsky is working as a developer, coach and systems engineer. He published an online video course about developing a full-stack GraphQL application online-course. He loves DevOps culture on modern cloud infrastructure, uses the latest state-of-the-art web technologies, and loves how it plays nicely together at minimum effort and cost. He loves web technologies. Feeling being a part of the developer community he is co-organizing the JSCraftcamp, Munich.
Talk: Building a Serverless GraphQL API in 7 Minutes
Maxime has been working with MongoDB for the past 7 years and in the IT industry for 10 years. He is a MongoDB and Java trainer, with DEV and DBA MongoDB certifications. Maxime joined MongoDB as a Developer Advocate 3.5 years ago to share his experience with the community. He loves clean code, scuba diving, code challenges and vikings!
Talk: Directive-driven GraphQL Development
Lenny is a Solutions Architect at Apollo Graph in San Francisco, CA. He was previously a software engineer and graph champion at Square. When he’s not thinking and talking endlessly about GraphQL and frontend, he’s probably trying to recreate some dish from a YouTube cooking video or hanging out with his wife and son.
Bob van Luijt
Talk: Semantic Search through the Complete Wikipedia with Weaviate’s GraphQL API
Bob is CEO and co-founder of SeMI Technologies, the business created around the open-source vector search engine Weaviate. Besides SeMI and Weaviate. Bob is a frequent speaker on the topics of open source, digital technology, software business, and creativity. He has spoken at around 100 events on the aforementioned topics in Europe, the US, and Russia.
Talk: All You (n)ever Wanted to Know about Introspection
Stephan Schneider is a backend developer at Contentful. Since 2018 GraphQL is not just an interesting technology for him anymore when he started participating in the company's initial development of their first GraphQL API. He has not stepped back since and constantly plays with new ways to integrate pre-existing data into GraphQL.
Talk: Hard GraphQL Problems at Shopify
I am a strong full stack developer, and a Ruby on Rails enthusiast. I'm passionate about formalized SDL processes, and clean, well-tested code. Having worked on the monolith that is the Words With Friends backend service at Zynga, I've architected, developed and deployed features that have been used by millions of concurrent users. I'm a huge supporter of University of Toronto, and an Arbor Award recipient. I guest lecture when I can, mentor students through the Alumni Mentorship program, and volunteer at numerous interview prep workshops, panels, and networking events for students.
Talk: Hard GraphQL Problems at Shopify
Talk: Building a GraphQL-native serverless backend with Fauna
I have woven application development into my entire career, from time in the U.S. Army and U.S. Government to stints with the Big Four, the world's largest cloud services provider, and smaller startups. I have started my own company – twice – once providing consulting services and most recently with WorkFone, a software as a service startup that provided virtual digital identities to government clients. I love to build in public with Go and all things serverless!
Talk: Learning GraphQL: from curious to confident
Founder of WAYV Digital, providing business strategy and technology solutions for impact-driven companies to help them scale up, become sustainable and spread their impact around the world. Currently working with companies across 5 continents in the areas of education, disability care, healthcare and sustainable e-commerce. A dynamic leader with experience across both technical and managerial roles. Extensive experience in client and stakeholder engagement, combined with an expertise in solution consultancy across multiple technology platforms ensures successful product delivery time after time. Key competencies: • Technical consultancy and delivery- Kentico, Sitefinity, Sitecore, Drupal, WordPress, AWS, Azure • Solution Architecture (cloud, web, apps) • Product management • Agile delivery as Professional Scrum Master • Team management and leadership • Technical Project management and direction • Full stack web development (JS - React, Angular; Python; PHP) Dedicated to building communities to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals and passionate about helping those who wish to change the world!
Talk: GraphQL Workshop Medley to build cloud native apps with Open Source Distributed SQL database
Taylor is a Solutions Engineer who leads the new Yugabyte Cloud sales engineering effort helping small and large companies alike modernize their legacy databases. He has a strong passion for distributed databases having worked with them for most of his career.
Talk: Build with SvelteKit and GraphQL, Building with SvelteKit and GraphQL
I’m a developer advocate working with GraphCMS to create content that helps remove friction and educate around the GraphQL space. I create content written in the blog here and also in educational videos supporting the written content. I’m a second career dev, that reskilled from a VBA analyst developer role into web development. I’m a massive fan of the Jamstack I have a wealth of knowledge working with Gatsby and am spending a lot of time familiarising myself with Svelte and SvelteKit.
Open Source Developer, UK
Talk: Your GraphQL Groove, Panel Discussion: GraphQL Client-Side Libraries
Talk: Panel Discussion: The Future of GraphQL in the Enterprise (by GraphCMS)
Alex is an experienced marketer and screenwriter with over 10 years of experience. A natural storyteller, Alex spends her free time writing novels and screenplays and is driven through a constant need to be constantly learning professionally and personally. Originally from Texas, she has lived in New York City, and now Berlin, Germany.
Talk: Take a Rest From REST (And GraphQL)
Aleksandra is a software engineer based in Wrocław, Poland. She's worked as a full-stack developer with many different languages such as Elixir, Golang, Python, and TypeScript. She was previously a tech lead for the Hasura Console, and now she's a lead maintainer of Blitz.js.
Talk: Database Workflows & API Development with Prisma
Nikolas is passionate about learning, teaching, and helping other developers succeed. He has been with Prisma for more than four years, loves hosting workshops, and always enjoys opportunities where he can get in direct touch with the developer community.
Talk: End-To-End Type Safety with React, GraphQL & Prisma, Schemas Everywhere: Understanding GraphQL, Databases & Prisma, End-To-End Type Safety with React, GraphQL & Prisma
I'm Sabin Adams, and I've been working in web development for about ten years now. I love solving problems and making tools that make developers' lives easier, and currently, I work as a developer advocate for Prisma. Teaching, speaking, and writing about web development is my passion!
Talk: Full-stack JS today: Fastify, GraphQL and React
Cody is a software engineer consultant and developer relations engineer with a passion for learning and sharing technology. He teaches a university web development course and loves interacting with developers of all experience levels.
Talk: The Apollo Cache is Your Friend, if You Get To Know It
Raman is a software developer at Shopify focusing on Frontend development. He is passionate about all things GraphQL and getting into their guts to understand why they do what they do. Having gone from fixing bugs on his first-ever teams GraphQL server to introducing it to his previous org he’s really trying to see it all, especially now at Shopify.
WP Engine, USA
Talk: Build a Headless WordPress App with Next.js and WPGraphQL
Talk: GraphQL - From Zero to Hero in 3 hours
Pawel Sawicki is a freelance consultant and lecturer with a focus on distributed systems, and related areas such as software security and software architecture, especially in the context of mobile applications. On this way he discovered React and React Native several years ago and used them in a variety of professional projects for leading German companies, from small startups to large corporations. Pawel always strives to share the practical knowledge he has acquired in a didactically valuable way for the benefit of his clients and students.
Talk: Build a knowledge base with Gatsby, Contentful and AWS
Abdelrhman Adel is an Amsterdam-based Solution Architect at Rangle.io, helping clients build better software experiences using technologies such as Angular, React, and Typescript. Once a Petroleum Engineer, he switched career paths to follow his passion for technology and improving user experiences. When he’s not working, you can find him gaming or binge-watching a new TV series.
The Guild, France
Talk: GraphQL Code Generator v3: generate GraphQL types has never been easier!
The Guild, Germany
Talk: Future-Proof GraphQL Schema Design
Senior Engineering Manager, Canada
Talk: GraphQL. State management, Building a Lightning-Fast Site with Next.js, GraphQL and Tailwind ⚡️
Ankita has over 10 years of Software development experience that started with helping small businesses develop apps. Currently she is taking a break and enjoying exploring more entrepreneurial opportunities. Previously, she is a Senior Engineering Manager at WealthSimple, leading teams and helping define the future of FinTech in Canada. She also worked as a Tech Lead, Solution Architect, and Lead developer at companies such as Loblaw Digital, Rangle.io, and IBM Canada. Ankita has architected and scaled many web and mobile apps for clients using React, GraphQL, React Native and Next.js. She loves public speaking and has spoken at several conferences worldwide, allowing her to pursue her passion for travel. Ankita is also an instructor on Udemy and ZeroToMastery and loves sharing content online.
Talk: No Code? No Problem! How GraphQL Servers Break and How to Harden Your Resolvers
Kevin is currently leading the GraphQL engineering team at Solo.io. Formerly a big data infra admin at HubSpot, Kevin is passionate about the infrastructure space and giving to the community, with contributions to many open source projects such as Envoy, Flagger, and Gloo. Kevin enjoys working with customers and community users on real problems facing them today, and is excited to help bring organizations to Envoy, Istio, and a more modern, cloud-native, tech stack.
Talk: GraphQL won’t solve your performance problems, but @defer might help
Lucas is a Solutions Architect at Apollo Graph, working with companies on GraphQL implementations at scale. Prior to his time at Apollo Graph he worked at Twitch, helping game developers bring new experiences to the site. When not working, he spends his time gaming and exploring NYC.
Talk: Real-Time Data Updates for Neo4j Using GraphQL Subscriptions