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Iris Schaffer
Iris Schaffer
Spotify, UK
Talk: Impact: Growing as an Engineer
Iris is a front end developer with a passion for user experience and design, currently building products at Spotify. She’s also engaged in the Swedish meetup scene where she co-organises a ReasonML meetup.
Swizec Teller
Swizec Teller
Tia, USA
Talk: You Do Have Time to Build it Twice
Swizec is a software engineer, author, educator, and conference speaker. He's published books on modern web technologies, data visualization, and productivity, and has trained engineering teams at Fortune500 companies. Now he's distilling 20 years of tacit experience into actionable steps.
Jessica Cregg
Jessica Cregg
LaunchDarkly, UK
Talk: Orders & Magnitude
Jessica is a Developer Advocate at LaunchDarkly, where she speaks about change and writes about the human implications of engineering decisions. She writes for a selection of tech publications and works as a co-organiser of DevOpsDays London and the regular meet-up group DevSecOps London Gathering. She also works with Coding Black Females to improve equal and equitable representation within the technology industry.
Shane Ketterman
Shane Ketterman
Toptal, USA
Talk: How To Design A Sustainable Freelance/Contracting Career
Alexander Weekes
Alexander Weekes
Toptal, UK
Talk: How To Design A Sustainable Freelance/Contracting Career
Alex's skills as a project manager helped integrate athlete management tech into many UK universities such as Birmingham City University. He joined Toptal to add his expertise in agile methodologies and best practice leadership techniques to help complete innovative projects and add value to end users' products. As a PMI member, he is proficient at operating within a varied company structure from SMEs to enterprise organizations.
Alexander Weekes
Alexander Weekes
Toptal, UK
Talk: Designing A Sustainable Freelance Career
Alex's skills as a project manager helped integrate athlete management tech into many UK universities such as Birmingham City University. He joined Toptal to add his expertise in agile methodologies and best practice leadership techniques to help complete innovative projects and add value to end users' products. As a PMI member, he is proficient at operating within a varied company structure from SMEs to enterprise organizations.
Rodrigo Donini
Rodrigo Donini
Toptal, Spain
Talk: Designing A Sustainable Freelance Career
Rodrigo is a focused developer who produces digital projects for agencies around the world. He has 20 years of experience using various methodologies and tech in most web and mobile projects. He has a strong knowledge base of the WordPress world and is very engaged with the community: building custom themes, plugins, and core customizations. He specializes in WordPress, developing for the front-end back-end and in managing digital projects.
Alexander Weekes
Alexander Weekes
Toptal, UK
Talk: Designing A Sustainable Freelance Career
Alex's skills as a project manager helped integrate athlete management tech into many UK universities such as Birmingham City University. He joined Toptal to add his expertise in agile methodologies and best practice leadership techniques to help complete innovative projects and add value to end users' products. As a PMI member, he is proficient at operating within a varied company structure from SMEs to enterprise organizations.
Rodrigo Donini
Rodrigo Donini
Toptal, Spain
Talk: Designing A Sustainable Freelance Career
Rodrigo is a focused developer who produces digital projects for agencies around the world. He has 20 years of experience using various methodologies and tech in most web and mobile projects. He has a strong knowledge base of the WordPress world and is very engaged with the community: building custom themes, plugins, and core customizations. He specializes in WordPress, developing for the front-end back-end and in managing digital projects.
Tara Z. Manicsic
Tara Z. Manicsic
Netlify, USA
Talk: Remote Team Collaboration Techniques
Tara Z. Manicsic has spent her career using JavaScript on both back-end and front-end to try to help make coding the web a happy place for devs. She is currently working to bring Angular into the Jamstack at Netlify as a Developer Experience Engineer. As an international technical speaker and workshop leader, she conveys all she has learned while delivering horrible jokes. Tara is a lifelong student, teacher, and maker (crafts, IoT projects, tiny humans, and more). She lives in a house down by the river and hopes to meet you soon!
Jasmin Assulin
Jasmin Assulin
deidei, Finland
Talk: Structural Racism
CEO & Co-founder at deidei | Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Comms specialist | She/her
Nasim Selmani
Nasim Selmani
deidei, Finland
Talk: Reasons why we need inclusion
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion | People Operations | Inclusive Leadership | Intersectionality | Producer
Emmi Marjetta
Emmi Marjetta
Hoxhunt, Finland
Talk: How to avoid bias or exclusion when recruiting
Talent Acquisition & Employer Branding Manager at Hoxhunt
Naz Delam
Naz Delam
Netflix, USA
Talk: Engineers Learn to Negotiate
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. πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» Naz is dedicated to advancing the role of women in engineering. πŸ‘©πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ‘©πŸΌπŸ‘©πŸ½πŸ‘©πŸΎ 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. πŸ“šβ˜•