Speakers

Speakers

scott davis

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is author of the book Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java and two ongoing IBM developerWorks article series (Mastering Grails and in 2009, Practically Groovy). Scott writes extensively about how Groovy and Grails are the future of Java development. He teaches public and private classes on Groovy and Grails for start-ups and Fortune 100 companies.

Scott is the co-founder of the Groovy/Grails Experience conference and is a regular presenter on the international technical conference circuit (including GIDS, No Fluff Just Stuff, JavaOne, OSCON, TheServerSide and QCON). In 2008, Scott was voted the top Rock Star at JavaOne for his talk "Groovy, the Red Pill: How to blow the mind of a buttoned-down Java developer".

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg has spent the last three decades programming the iPad and iPhone. OK, he hasn't. But he's been programming the iPhone and the iPad since the SDK's first appeared in beta and Mac OS X for many years before. Daniel is the author of the book iPad and iPhone App Development (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=11), the official companion book to the popular iTunes U series from Stanford University taught by Paul Hegarty in Fall 2011.

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience in architecture, design, and development of software applications. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a frequent invited speaker at various international software conferences and user groups and a Great Indian Developer Summit Alumni.

He is author of .NET Gotchas (OReilly), coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (Pragmatic Bookshelf) and author of Programming Groovy(Pragmatic Bookshelf).

Osman Celik

Osman Celik

Osman graduated from Yıldız Technical University and worked in e-commerce and mobile projects in Verisoft and Mobinex, before co-founding Smartface Inc. Osman has developed popular mobile apps such as Nimbuzz, Goller Cepte, Baskonuş and won prizes for the Mobile Video Stream and Mobile Push to Talk apps given by INTERPRO, TESID and MOMO. Osman founded Smartface in San Francisco and Istanbul for the cross platform mobile app development. His current passion includes working on Mobility and wearables.

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel is the CTO of Atlanta based TripLingo (http://www.triplingo.com/). He wrote the first book on 'enterprise Java' in 1996, "Java Database Programming with JDBC." He has also spoken at various conferences and participates in several local tech groups and startup groups. He's in the startup world now and hacks iOS, Android, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Rails, and ..... well everything except Perl. Pratik's specialty is in large-scale applications for mission-critical and mobile applications use. He has designed and built applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik holds a master's in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

Shankar Garg

Shankar Garg

Shankar is an agile enthusiast with expertise in Automation Testing. He has worked in all phases of software development life cycle in capacity of Automation Tester, Automation Test Architect and Automation Lead. He has an excellent understanding of Selenium RC, Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Robotium, Appium, Core Java, TestNG, Agile methodologies, specifically SCRUM, TDD and BDD. He started his journey in IT industry as a Java developer before transitioning to the automation world. Since then he has been working with different clients for Website and Mobile Automation using different flavors of Selenium. He is Certified Tester (ISTQB) and Certified Programmer for Java (SCJP 5.0) and Oracle 9i (OCA).

Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Arnav is an Android Platform Engineer at Cube26 Software. He is also parallely studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Delhi Technological University. Arnav has been involved with Android for the last four years, and mostly works on enhancing and developing the core OS. He has contributed two features to Google's upstream Android source which is present in Android version 4.4 (Kitkat) and two more of the features he has coded can be seen in the developer preview of Android L as well. Arnav is a part of community open source projects like CyanogenMod and AOKP where he has been adding features in Android that make the phone more contextually aware and accept non-conventional inputs from users other than traditional touches and keypresses. At Cube26, Arnav is currently working on similar natural gesture and motion recognition methods to make the smartphone smarter. Much of his work can be found at github

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal is a Principal Consultant at Xebia. He has over 14 years of experience in building engaging user experiences for both web & mobile. He has worked all over the world with startups and big corporations, delivering solutions for healthcare, pharma, financial, retail, & publishing domains. As part of Xebia, he has been part of passionate teams that deliver exceptional solutions for customers, from the web, to mobiles, and now, on embedded devices.

Abhay loves evangelizing about technologies that make it possible to create & deliver interactive experiences, and spoken at various prestigious fora, including Mobile Developer Summit 2011. He is passionate about geeking in Mobile & IoT, being Agile, tinkering with code, reading & writing fiction, though not necessarily in any order.

Abhinav Manchanda

Abhinav Manchanda

Abhinav is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. He has worked on various native and hybrid mobile technologies and specializes in Android development. As a part of ThoughtWorks he has been involved in teams that deliver products used by millions of end-users. He also developed the newly launched application for Pepsi MTV Indies. Before joining ThoughtWorks he founded XStudio Technologies - a startup that worked on publishing Android applications, and published apps that have more than a million downloads. A graduate of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Abhinav likes reading and swimming in his free time.

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain is a Lead Consultant (Application Developer) with ThoughtWorks, Pune and has over 11 years of industry experience. Vivek has worked with various technologies from building resume search engine for India's top job portal (Naukri.com) to helping a major US Airline with their mobile application development on iPhone, Android as well as Mobile Web. When Vivek is not working, he likes to explore upcoming technologies (like iBecons and wearable technology).

Jigish Chawda

Jigish Chawda

Jigish is an Application Developer at Thoughtworks. Entrenched in mobile application development since the start of his career, with a big focus on cross-platform development, Jigish has a hands-on experience on Android, iOS, Windows phone 8 and Mobile Web platforms, being part of teams responsible for developing apps for all the platforms. He has presented in Droid Summit 2013 and Mobile Developer Summit 2013, on the topic of "Unit and Functional Testing in Android", which was well received.

He has a penchant for exploring anything new, be it frameworks, development paradigms, or something non-technical. When he is not working, you will find him playing Table Tennis, reading or learning new things. His latest area of interest is open hardware.

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar is an android enthusiast and has crafted several beautiful applications from android 2.0 to android 4.4. He is currently working with Xebia India in the mobile team and is working on varied domains and technologies. Tushar has an experience of 3 years mainly in android development. He is a speaker and has shared his findings in many knowledge sharing programs.

Garima Sharma

Garima Sharma

Garima is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. Her areas of interests are Android Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Infrastructure Setup and Automation. She developed the Android application for ideaboardz.com and conducted sessions as part of an Android Bootcamp for ThoughtWorks. Also, she was a speaker at DroidCon and DroidSync, where she talked about performance, optimization and usability of Mobile apps. Apart from Mobile Applications, she was involved in building an automation project through which one could setup the whole production infrastructure by just a single command. She believes that following practices such as CI/CD is an integral part of Mobile Development.

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi is a Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications. He has been active in the area of JAVA/J2EE Enterprise web applications and Mobile apps development for the past 4 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in America, Switzerland, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves development and performance optimization of mobile web and hybrid apps. Currently in his free time he is actively developing an open source Real User Monitoring (R.U.M) solution for mobile apps that will provide key performance insights that can be turn into business intelligence.

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna is a tech entrepreneur and has over 13 years of experience in working with various technology platforms. He currently leads a team that specializes in mobile application development. He is also passionate about developing products that cater to the every day needs of all.

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. She has been into Android development for the last few years and has been involved in a wide variety of Android projects. She has added an image recognition and social discounting feature for a shopping application, for a retail chain. Before that, she was part of a team that worked on a File Archiving and Syncing application. She has conducted two Android Bootcamps successfully for ThoughtWorks and has also been involved in code-jams for a local issue tracker application called Project Kranti. She has also been an active speaker in the Android community, and has spoken at various conferences including Mobile Developer Summit 2013. She is an Android enthusiastic, always eager to explore and learn something new.

More Speakers
Coming

Scott Davis

Scott Davis

Scott Davis is author of the book Groovy Recipes: Greasing the Wheels of Java and two ongoing IBM developerWorks article series (Mastering Grails and in 2009, Practically Groovy). Scott writes extensively about how Groovy and Grails are the future of Java development. Scott teaches public and private classes on Groovy and Grails for start-ups and Fortune 100 companies. He is the co-founder of the Groovy/Grails Experience conference and is a regular presenter on the international technical conference circuit (including Great Indian Developer Summit, No Fluff Just Stuff, JavaOne, OSCON, TheServerSide, and QCON).

In 2013, Scott Davis was honored with the Rock Star Award at Great Indian Developer Summit for his stellar talks, energy, enthusiasm and connect with the Indian developer community. Scott is also an alumnus of Mobile Developer Summit.

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg

Daniel Steinberg has spent the last three decades programming the iPad and iPhone. OK, he hasn't. But he's been programming the iPhone and the iPad since the SDK's first appeared in beta and Mac OS X for many years before. Daniel is the author of the book iPad and iPhone App Development (https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ipad-iphone-app-development/id571023793?mt=11), the official companion book to the popular iTunes U series from Stanford University taught by Paul Hegarty in Fall 2011.

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience in architecture, design, and development of software applications. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a frequent invited speaker at various international software conferences and user groups and a Great Indian Developer Summit Alumni.

He is author of .NET Gotchas (OReilly), coauthor of 2007 Jolt Productivity Award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer (Pragmatic Bookshelf) and author of Programming Groovy(Pragmatic Bookshelf).

Osman Celik

Osman Celik

Osman graduated from Yıldız Technical University and worked in e-commerce and mobile projects in Verisoft and Mobinex, before co-founding Smartface Inc. Osman has developed popular mobile apps such as Nimbuzz, Goller Cepte, Baskonuş and won prizes for the Mobile Video Stream and Mobile Push to Talk apps given by INTERPRO, TESID and MOMO. Osman founded Smartface in San Francisco and Istanbul for the cross platform mobile app development. His current passion includes working on Mobility and wearables.

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel

Pratik Patel is the CTO of Atlanta based TripLingo (http://www.triplingo.com/). He wrote the first book on 'enterprise Java' in 1996, "Java Database Programming with JDBC." He has also spoken at various conferences and participates in several local tech groups and startup groups. He's in the startup world now and hacks iOS, Android, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Rails, and ..... well everything except Perl. Pratik's specialty is in large-scale applications for mission-critical and mobile applications use. He has designed and built applications in the retail, health care, financial services, and telecoms sectors. Pratik holds a master's in Biomedical Engineering from UNC, has worked in places such as New York, London, and Hong Kong, and currently lives in Atlanta, GA.

Shankar Garg

Shankar Garg

Shankar is an agile enthusiast with expertise in Automation Testing. He has worked in all phases of software development life cycle in capacity of Automation Tester, Automation Test Architect and Automation Lead. He has an excellent understanding of Selenium RC, Selenium Webdriver, Cucumber, Robotium, Appium, Core Java, TestNG, Agile methodologies, specifically SCRUM, TDD and BDD. He started his journey in IT industry as a Java developer before transitioning to the automation world. Since then he has been working with different clients for Website and Mobile Automation using different flavors of Selenium. He is Certified Tester (ISTQB) and Certified Programmer for Java (SCJP 5.0) and Oracle 9i (OCA).

Arnav Gupta

Arnav Gupta

Arnav is an Android Platform Engineer at Cube26 Software. He is also parallely studying Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Delhi Technological University. Arnav has been involved with Android for the last four years, and mostly works on enhancing and developing the core OS. He has contributed two features to Google's upstream Android source which is present in Android version 4.4 (Kitkat) and two more of the features he has coded can be seen in the developer preview of Android L as well. Arnav is a part of community open source projects like CyanogenMod and AOKP where he has been adding features in Android that make the phone more contextually aware and accept non-conventional inputs from users other than traditional touches and keypresses. At Cube26, Arnav is currently working on similar natural gesture and motion recognition methods to make the smartphone smarter. Much of his work can be found at github

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal

Abhay Aggarwal is a Principal Consultant at Xebia. He has over 14 years of experience in building engaging user experiences for both web & mobile. He has worked all over the world with startups and big corporations, delivering solutions for healthcare, pharma, financial, retail, & publishing domains. As part of Xebia, he has been part of passionate teams that deliver exceptional solutions for customers, from the web, to mobiles, and now, on embedded devices.

Abhay loves evangelizing about technologies that make it possible to create & deliver interactive experiences, and spoken at various prestigious fora, including Mobile Developer Summit 2011. He is passionate about geeking in Mobile & IoT, being Agile, tinkering with code, reading & writing fiction, though not necessarily in any order.

Abhinav Manchanda

Abhinav Manchanda

Abhinav is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. He has worked on various native and hybrid mobile technologies and specializes in Android development. As a part of ThoughtWorks he has been involved in teams that deliver products used by millions of end-users. He also developed the newly launched application for Pepsi MTV Indies. Before joining ThoughtWorks he founded XStudio Technologies - a startup that worked on publishing Android applications, and published apps that have more than a million downloads. A graduate of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Abhinav likes reading and swimming in his free time.

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain

Vivek Jain is a Lead Consultant (Application Developer) with ThoughtWorks, Pune and has over 11 years of industry experience. Vivek has worked with various technologies from building resume search engine for India's top job portal (Naukri.com) to helping a major US Airline with their mobile application development on iPhone, Android as well as Mobile Web. When Vivek is not working, he likes to explore upcoming technologies (like iBecons and wearable technology).

Jigish Chawda

Jigish Chawda

Jigish is an Application Developer at Thoughtworks. Entrenched in mobile application development since the start of his career, with a big focus on cross-platform development, Jigish has a hands-on experience on Android, iOS, Windows phone 8 and Mobile Web platforms, being part of teams responsible for developing apps for all the platforms. He has presented in Droid Summit 2013 and Mobile Developer Summit 2013, on the topic of "Unit and Functional Testing in Android", which was well received.

He has a penchant for exploring anything new, be it frameworks, development paradigms, or something non-technical. When he is not working, you will find him playing Table Tennis, reading or learning new things. His latest area of interest is open hardware.

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar Choudhary

Tushar is an android enthusiast and has crafted several beautiful applications from android 2.0 to android 4.4. He is currently working with Xebia India in the mobile team and is working on varied domains and technologies. Tushar has an experience of 3 years mainly in android development. He is a speaker and has shared his findings in many knowledge sharing programs.

Garima Sharma

Garima Sharma

Garima is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. Her areas of interests are Android Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Infrastructure Setup and Automation. She developed the Android application for ideaboardz.com and conducted sessions as part of an Android Bootcamp for ThoughtWorks. Also, she was a speaker at DroidCon and DroidSync, where she talked about performance, optimization and usability of Mobile apps. Apart from Mobile Applications, she was involved in building an automation project through which one could setup the whole production infrastructure by just a single command. She believes that following practices such as CI/CD is an integral part of Mobile Development.

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi

Ankit Rastogi is a Consultant at Xebia. He has received a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communications. He has been active in the area of JAVA/J2EE Enterprise web applications and Mobile apps development for the past 4 years. His international experience includes projects and consultancies in America, Switzerland, Netherlands, India. His current area of interest involves development and performance optimization of mobile web and hybrid apps. Currently in his free time he is actively developing an open source Real User Monitoring (R.U.M) solution for mobile apps that will provide key performance insights that can be turn into business intelligence.

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna Vattipalli

Krishna is a tech entrepreneur and has over 13 years of experience in working with various technology platforms. He currently leads a team that specializes in mobile application development. He is also passionate about developing products that cater to the every day needs of all.

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen Rupawalla

Nazneen is an Application Developer at ThoughtWorks. She has been into Android development for the last few years and has been involved in a wide variety of Android projects. She has added an image recognition and social discounting feature for a shopping application, for a retail chain. Before that, she was part of a team that worked on a File Archiving and Syncing application. She has conducted two Android Bootcamps successfully for ThoughtWorks and has also been involved in code-jams for a local issue tracker application called Project Kranti. She has also been an active speaker in the Android community, and has spoken at various conferences including Mobile Developer Summit 2013. She is an Android enthusiastic, always eager to explore and learn something new.

More Speakers
Coming

Sponsors
Sponsors