Speakers

Mete     Atamel

Google

Mete is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on helping developers with Google Cloud. As a long-time Java and C# developer, he likes to compare the two ecosystems.Prior to Google, he worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from the island of Cyprus, he currently lives in Greenwich of London, not too far away from the prime meridian.

Onder     Ceylan

LINKIT, KLM

Önder is a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies and he has been working on building web and mobile apps in various development ecosystems for the past 15 years. JavaScript and web has always been his passion and nowadays he enjoys it at its full while working as a Team Lead at KLM and LINKIT. He believes in team work and he shares his knowledge on ITNEXT and GDG-NL communities as a co-organiser and a speaker.He's also interested in photography, capturing the night photos specifically.

Maria     Encinar

Google

Maria is part of the Europen Developer Relations team at Google, where she takes care of communities in Central and Eastern Europe. She's being working with tech communities and startups for more than 10 years. From Galicia (Spain) but living in Prague, she's a language geek, food lover and a triathlon lover.

Carlos     Sanchez

Adobe

Carlos Sanchez specializes in software automation, from build tools to Continuous Delivery. Involved in Open Source for over 15 years, he is the author of the Jenkins Kubernetes plugin and a member of the Apache Software Foundation amongst other open source groups, contributing to several projects, such as Jenkins or Apache Maven. Apart from his current job at Adobe, Carlos is also a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for Google Cloud Platform.

Ana     Robakidze

Clientela

Ana Graduated from New York Institute of Technology in 2016 with the degree in Computer Science. While at NYIT she served actively in multiple iniiatives, including to being selected by Google as a Student Ambassador. Since graduation, Ana has been working in different industries as a software engineer and led entrepreneurship journey in NYC and California with TechStars and Y combinator. Currently working as a lead engineer at Clientela where together with her team she bridges the online and in-store experience allowing for a world where retail can be efficient yet meaningful from behind the scenes to beyond the counter.

Gautier     Mechling

Innovorder

Gautier is a passionate developer living in Paris, France. Agile thinker, passionate in Android development, he publishes and maintains open source tools, and regularly writes blog posts on software engineering. Gautier is a Google Developer Expert (GDE) for Internet of Things.

James     Milner

SitePen

James is a fullstack software developer and Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies. He has a history of building immersive web applications with both corporates and startups. His background is in geospatial technologies for which he still has a passion. He is a fan of all things web development, particularly frontend with a penchant for exploring the potentials of the platform. During working life he spends time considering user experience patterns, building UIs and mulling over performance. Out of work James maintains an active blog chronicling his adventures into web development, and is a speaker at London development meetups and beyond. Alongside his technological pursuits he is a mediocre acoustic guitarist, fitness enthusiast and is a big fan of coffee and burritos (not together).

Hawra     Milani

Code 2 Serve

Hawra Milani is an active community organiser, where she spends a lot of her time in organising, attending, and speaking at technical conferences around the world. A former high-school teacher, she is now the founder and CEO of ‘Code 2 Serve’ where she spends a lot of her time creating coding programmes and convincing youth that no matter what their educational or cultural background, they have a place in tech. She is the Lead Organiser for GDG Oxford, GDG Najaf (Iraq), a Women Techmakers Ambassador, and a STEM UK ambassador. She also teaches in Code Clubs and CoderDojos in various parts of London, and is an Apple, Google and Raspberry Pi Certified Educator. She holds a BSc in Computer Science, a PGCE in Computer Science, and an MA in Computer Science Education from King’s College London. Her hobbies include ice-skating and photography.

Tato     Kutalia

eMoney.ge

Tato is interested in trending technologies and eager to understand how to use them. Active community member, hosting meetups and podcast.

Marton     Kodok

REEA.net

Márton is a Google Developer Expert(GDE) for Cloud and senior software architect at REEA.net . A romanian hero on StackOverflow with 135k reputation points. He led the implementation of complex and distributed systems serving millions of users for companies like FreeLogoServices, LogoMix, WaterSmart, Ausschreibungsdienste and many more.

Anton     Sitnikov

Exactpro

Anton is the Chief Software Architect at Exactpro. Throughout his career, Anton has developed several FinTech-related test automation tools in different capacities. He joined Exactpro in 2013 to lead the creation of a Surveillance system testing tool. Anton has many years of software development and leadership experience. He holds an Engineering Degree from the The Bauman Moscow State Technical University.

Giorgi     Lekveishvili

Xoogler

Giorgi just got back to Georgia after 9 years of working at Google on projects like Google’s financial reporting, ETL pipeline management framework, distributed and in memory query execution engines, hosted Machine Learning service and Google Search Infrastructure. Currently he is taking a break from professional tech sector and planning to invest more time in his other interests such as teaching, sports, outdoors, ...

Nino     Nanitashvili

GDG Tbilisi

Meet DevFest host, Nino Nanitashvili, organizer of GDG and WomenTechmakers communities in Tbilisi.

Giorgi     Vakhtangishvili

GDG Tbilisi

Meet DevFest host, Giorgi Vakhtangishvili, organizer of GDG and WomenTechmakers communities in Tbilisi.

Salome     Vakhtangadze

Xoogler

After getting her Masters degree in CS from NYU, Salome worked at Google for 5 years. She spent the first three years working on Search infrastructure and following two years at Google Ideas(currently known as Jigsaw), where she helped design and implement products that were meant to help users in distress. After Google she came back to Georgia and worked remotely for Blockchain for two years as well as a lecturer at Free University Tbilisi.