Speakers

Alin Turcu

Alin Turcu

Software Design

From coding to architecture solutions and coordinating engineering teams, Alin was involved in all stages of mobile app development his my career. Lately, he mostly focuses on software design, establishing coding standards, experimenting with the latest frameworks and technologies, improving apps performance and coaching engineers.

Alin is also an active contributor to open source libraries, he loves sharing knowledge and keeping up to speed with the latest technological trends.

Alin always says: “if you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong, never stop searching for better ways to do things and innovate, innovate, innovate in everything that you do!”

Paul Hudson

Paul Hudson

Author

Paul is the author of Hacking with Swift, Pro Swift, Swift Design Patterns, Server-Side Swift, Hacking with macOS, Hacking with watchOS, Hacking with tvOS, Swift Coding Challenges, and more. Suffice it to say, he quite likes Swift. And coffee. (But mostly Swift.) (And coffee.)

Roman Reaboi

Roman Reaboi

Accenture

Roman has been involved in the mobile app space for 7 years now, covering both the architecture and the implementation of apps and their supporting services. At Accenture, he is part of a team working on integrating appliance connectivity use cases with content and additional services to improve customer engagement.

As Roman likes to say it, “in his other life”, he loves spending time with his wife and daughter, playing football and enjoying a cold craft beer.

Yusei Nishiyama

Yusei Nishiyama

Cookpad

Yusei is an iOS Tech Lead at Cookpad, the largest recipe sharing service in the world with the aim of making everyday cooking fun! He majored in philosophy and aesthetics but the beauty of programming languages led him to become a programmer and he has now been working with iOS since 2012.

When he isn’t coding, he is spending some time listening to and making music. You can find him playing jazz piano in a pub.

Ellen Shapiro

Ellen Shapiro

iOS & Android Developer

Ellen Shapiro is an iOS and Android developer at Bakken & Bæck’s Amsterdam office who has been building native apps for both iOS and Android since 2010. She’s written tutorials for RayWenderlich.com about iOS and Android since 2013, and is now one of the authors of their Kotlin Apprentice book. In addition, she’s the primary developer on on Hum, a songwriting notebook app for iOS. When not coding, Ellen spends her time traveling, biking all over the Netherlands, and hanging out with her fiancée and their two cats.

Bruno Verachten

Bruno Verachten

Worldline

Father of two, husband of one, geek in denial, fond of handheld devices since 1989, beekeeper and permie. #Linux #Android #Docker #ARMV8 #IOT
Joined Worldline in 1999.
Currently works as a continuous integration for mobile development specialist in a transversal unit.
Fond of Linux and open source, hand-held devices (SBC…).
Also interested in new techniques in gardening, woodworking by hand, bike commuting and tons of other subjects.
Disguised as taciturn, but a chatterbox.
Trying to push the use of ARM Socs in his job and everywhere else…

Busra Deniz Akin

Busra Deniz Akin

Android Developer

Busra is an Android Developer who has a keen interest in developing high-quality mobile applications. Currently, she’s working for The App Business. Besides being co-organizer in two different communities, Google Developer Group, and WomenTechMakers London, she enjoys voluntarily organizing and speaking at developer events.

Marcos Holgado

Marcos Holgado

Senior Android Developer

Marcos is a Senior Android developer at Sky and has been working with Android since 2010. At Sky he has been leading the migration and modularization of the SkySports and SkyNews Android apps. He loves automating stuff and is constantly trying to find ways to reuse code and features without having to write a single line of code more than once. When he is not coding he is flying a PA28 across the UK.

Matteo Bonifazi

Matteo Bonifazi

Tech Evangelist

Mobile Lead, Writer and Tech Evangelist always keen to face new challenges with “easy to adapt” approach. Trying to share my experience and what I’ve learned about mobile to developer communities.

David Hart

David Hart

Lead iOS Developer @ Atipik

David Hart is the Lead iOS Developer at Atipik, a mobile development shop in Geneva, Switzerland. His day job working on Apple’s platforms and his passion for programming languages have converged into contributions to the Swift compiler, Swift Package Manager and participation to Swift Evolution.

Dave Verwer

Dave Verwer

Freelancer

Dave is a freelance/independent iOS developer and author of [iOS Dev Weekly] (https://iosdevweekly.com). He has been developing for the Mac and iOS since 2006 and while he did take a brief diversion into email software with the formation, and then sale of [Curated] (https://curated.co) but he is now firmly focused back on iOS!

Jorge D. Ortiz Fuentes

Jorge D. Ortiz Fuentes

Freelancer
Jorge is a freelancer dedicated to mobile development, security, and systems architecture. As a developer he started to work for the M.I.T. in 1993 and since then he has collaborated in many software projects. Most of them were internally for HP where he worked for more than 15 years. Since 2008 he has been working in different aspects of mobile development. After playing with PalmOS, he learned Android programming for the first Android Developer Challenge and immediately started to play with the first iPhone SDK. He often participates as instructor in the best iOS and Android Bootcamps in U.S.A. and Europe. He has recently founded Canonical Examples to help other developers to take a step forward and become senior developers in a very demanding market
 
You can watch some of his talks at https://powwau.com/en/talks/
Andrea Cipriani

Andrea Cipriani

Sound Cloud

I’m Andrea, an Italian Software Engineer based in Berlin. I’ve been working on Mobile development for the last six years, particularly on iOS. My main interests are Software Engineering at scale and Distributed Systems. I’m currently working on the Core Clients team at SoundCloud, where we support our iOS, Android and Web developers with tools and shared code to speed up the development of features.

Swav Kulinski

Swav Kulinski

The App Business

Swav is the Lead of Android Community of Practice at The App Business. He also is a Flutter GDE speaking at conferences, blogging, and snowboarding occasionally.

Donny Wals

Donny Wals

Disney Streaming Services
I’m a passionate and curious iOS developer, Author and Speaker. Currently I’m working at Disney+ on the internal iOS SDK. I have written three books on iOS development and have delivered several talks and workshop over the past couple of years. Next to iOS development I’m a huge cat lover and I like dabbling on my guitar.