Speaker List

Appmobi

Mark Stutzman
Mark Stutzman
CTO
Mark Stutzman is the CTO at Appmobi, the secure mobile services platform that makes Cordova-based enterprise apps secure in hours - instead of weeks or months. Mark is an experienced entrepreneur and product executive with over 20 years experience delivering elegant, effective, scalable internet, and mobile applications. Throughout his career Mark’s focus has been primarily on high-technology startups where he has been in a role of CEO, CIO, & CTO.Mark is an interactive strategist, product specialist, mobile expert, and the former CEO and founder of Digital Variant. Prior to Digital Variant, he held the positions of CIO of a Clinical Genetic Startup - PointOne, CTO at Bolt.com, and Executive Director of Technology at Outpost.com. Mark started his career at IBM where he was responsible for building IBM’s first direct sales, online commerce site - ShopIBM.
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Appmobi

Ben Webster
Ben Webster
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Architect Corner

Bhagvan Kommadi
Bhagvan Kommadi
Chief Technology Officer
Bhagvan Kommadi, Co-Founder, Architect Corner has around 18 years experience spanning in the creation of products & incubation of Product Startups, ISV development centers, Center of Excellence and enterprise solution practices in the areas of BigData, IOT, Cloud, Data Science, BI, Enterprise mobility, Enterprise content management, Enterprise security, SOA, CEP,MDM and BPM. He is member of IFX forum and participant in Java Community Process. He started WWISA and IASA chapters in Hyderabad. He has done Masters in Industrial Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology (1997) and Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (1993).
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Avenue Code

Tiago Garcia
Tiago Garcia
Technical Manager at Avenue Code and Technical Leader at Macys.com
Tiago Romero Garcia is a Technical Manager at Avenue Code and Technical Leader at Macys.com, heavily interested in cutting-edge front-end technologies. He organizes the Backbone.js Hackers meetup in San Francisco.
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Couchbase Inc.

William Hoang
William Hoang
Mobile Developer Advocate
William is a Developer Advocate on the Mobile Engineering & Developer Relations team at Couchbase. His love for coffee and code has transcended him into the world of mobile while appreciating the offline in-person experiences. Prior, William worked on Developer Relations team over at Twitter, BlackBerry, and Microsoft while also having been a Software Embedded GPS engineer at Research In Motion. William graduated from McGill University in Electrical & Software Engineering and has spoken at various technology conferences; some includes: GDC, Droidcon NYC & Montreal, Mobileweek NYC, AnDevCon Boston and along with tech meetups in various cities.
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Cyber Timez

Sean Tibbetts
Sean Tibbetts
CEO
Sean Tibbetts is an innovative leader currently focused on providing greater independence and a better quality of life for a wide array of people with disabilities by deploying customized wearable technology solutions. His career in Information Technology spans almost three decades wherein he has held nearly every position in an IT department starting on a dial-up help desk in the 90s, moving through the engineering and development ranks and eventually to multiple management roles with enterprise organizations. He is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Cyber Timez (www.cybertimez.com), an award winning startup guided by their motto Always in the Service of Others with three different product lines that solve a myriad of problems for people with vision, hearing and mobility issues. His entrance into the accessible technology arena came after multiple people in his life approached him to help solve some of the toughest problems affecting veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. His team quickly developed solutions using off the shelf technology where they could and enhancing those products to meet the needs of multiple disabled communities. Cyber Timez works with the deaf, low vision, blind and physically disabled communities not only through focus groups and events, but also employs several interns with disabilities giving them the tools and training they need to be successful in their careers while producing solutions that impact their own lives directly.
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Individual/Sole Proprietor

Ade Fadeyibi
Ade Fadeyibi
As a front-end engineer, Ade Fadeyibi has developed products in the financial, digital, media, advertising, financial, and publishing industry.He has developed several applications to specification from responsive web applications to content heavy websites.He currently leads a development initiative at MacMillan in the financial district.
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InfoStretch Corporation

Harshal Vora
Harshal Vora
Senior Mobility Solutions Engineer
A Senior Mobility Solutions Engineer at InfoStretch Corporation, Harshal Vora has more than 5 years of experience planning, executing and delivering on-time, quality, end-to-end solutions in mobile development roles of Automation Engineer, Business Analyst, Technical Project Manager and QA Manager. Using weight-based analysis around QA metrics and measurements, Vora has significantly improved test coverage, test efficiency and customer satisfaction for more than 10 projects and releases including big data, healthcare, financial, enterprise and mobile applications.
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Intel Software Group

Qi Zhang
Qi Zhang
Senior Engineering Manager
Qi is a senior engineering manager and technologist for Web Technology & Optimization center at Intel Software group. He is responsible for driving new web technology and optimizing web user experience on Intel Architecture. Qi and his team designed and developed Intel® Collaboration Suite for WebRTC (Intel® CS for WebRTC, http://webrtc.intel.com) and successfully turned it into a key WebRTC solution for the industry. Qi joined Intel in 2001 as a software engineer to focus on IA32 performance optimization. Later on, he worked on optimizing Oracle JRockit virtual machine for Intel® Itanium® platform. Qi moved to engineering management role to develop cloud security management product - Intel Expressway Cloud Access 360 and successfully integrated it into Intel Security Groups product line.Qi graduated from Fudan University in China with a BS and Master degree in Computer Science, holds 8 patents and has published several papers at international conferences.
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Kony, Inc.

Matt Trevathan
Matt Trevathan
director of product management
Matt Trevathan is Kony’s innovator in the IoT space, and is in charge of emerging technologies for the company. From Raspberry Pi to Big Data, Mr. Trevathan shapes the view of the relationship between mobile and IoT as our real lives converge with the digital world around us. He is interested creating architectures and frameworks that will help enterprises move from the digital channels of today to those of tomorrow that include voice driven transactions, contextually aware environments and a tailored augmented world. Mr. Trevathan holds over holds over 200 patents centered on mobile solutions, commerce and web development. He currently leads the IoT and emerging technology team at Kony and is a frequent writer and speaker on mobile and emerging technologies. He enjoys mentoring youth about technology, coaching soccer, and tinkering in his basement with new gadgets. Mr. Trevathan is a graduate of Mercer University with a degree in computer science.
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Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.

Jayashree Surendrababu
Jayashree Surendrababu
GIS Programmer
Jayashree Surendrababu is a GIS Programmer from Langan Engineering & Environmental Services and has over 6 years of experience in the geospatial industry. She has completed her Masters from Virginia Tech and holds an undergraduate degree in Geoinformatics Engineering from Anna University, India. She currently develops web mapping applications for the geotechnical, environmental and transportation projects. She is experienced in ESRI’s ArcGIS platform such as ArcObjects SDKs and ArcGIS RESTful APIs and uses JavaScript, Angular JS, Phonegap, and .NET framework for development. She also extensively uses open source mappingAPI’s such as OpenLayers, Leaflet and MapBox apart from Google Maps API for her projects.
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Microsoft

Dave Voyles
Dave Voyles
Sr. Technical Evangelist
Dave Voyles is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft and it based out of Philadelphia, PA. His role has him working with students and startups across the country, to help get their projects off the ground.His work frequently has him working with game consoles, web development, and high performance mobile applications.
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Microsoft

Mostafa Elzoghbi
Mostafa Elzoghbi
Technical Evangelist
Mostafa Elzoghbi is a Microsoft Sr. Technical Evangelist based in DC. Mostafa is specialized in Azure architecture and development, Office 365 development and administration, .NET development, and enterprise product development.Prior to joining Microsoft, Mostafa was awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for five consecutive years. Mostafa holds a M.Sc. of Computer Science and holds several Microsoft certifications.
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Microsoft

Doris Chen
Doris Chen
Developer Evangelist
Dr. Doris Chen is a Senior Technology Evangelist at Microsoft for the Western region of the United States, specialized in web technologies (HTML5, jQuery, JavaScript, Ajax, and Java).Doris has over 18 years of experience in the software industry working in several open source web tier technologies, Java platform, .NET and distributed computing technologies. She has developed and delivered over 400 keynotes, technical sessions, and trainings worldwide. She speaks at numerous international conferences and user groups including O’Reilly OSCON, Fluent, Dev Nexus, HTML5 Dev Conference, WebVisions, JavaOne, SD Forum, and worldwide User Groups. Doris works very closely to create and foster the open source community around Java, NetBeans, Glassfish, and related technologies. Before joining Microsoft, Doris Chen was a Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems.Doris received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in computer engineering, specializing in medical informatics. She loves to travel and she has visited 48 countries (out of 872) so far. In her spare time, she also enjoys music, movies and museums.
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New York University (NYU)

Mark Meretzky
Mark Meretzky
Adjunct Associate Professor of Information Technologies
Mark has been teaching at the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies since 1990, where he created courses in Unix, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, iOS, and Android. In a distant world, he taught Z-80 assembly language on the original Radio Shack TRS-80. He has taught C uptown in Harlem to high school students, iOS downtown at the Pace University next to the Brooklyn Bridge, and was also one of the operators of the Andrus Planetarium at the Hudson River Museum way up in Yonkers. His favorite programming language is C++.
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Nexmo

Roland Selmer
Roland Selmer
Product Lead
Roland Selmer is currently a Product Lead at Nexmo, the leading global cloud communications company which was recently acquired by Vonage (NYSE:VG). Before Nexmo, Roland founded an IP management startup called SmartIP. In his previous roles, Roland built products for various startups and telcos, including Telefonica, Orange, and Augere. He’s a committed geek that firmly believes that everything needs an API and when he’s not dreaming up new endpoints you’ll find him building and flying drones.
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NYJavaSIG

Frank  Greco
Frank Greco
Founder
Frank Greco is a recognized authority on cloud computing and understanding the business value of information technology. He is a frequent blogger and author as well as visible achievements in cloud computing, mobile strategy, system integration startups, strategic technology/business partnerships, enterprise infrastructure and emerging technologies particularly for financial systems and large enterprises.Frank is an frequent global speaker with frequent presenting at major technology trade shows such as JavaOne, QCon, CloudExpo, DevCon5, Waters, Trading Technology, HTML5DevConf, Jfokus, Devoxx, Technology Transfer International Enterprise Services, Wireless Summit, et al.Frank was honored with the title of Java Champion by an international team of high-ranking Java executives. He is the current Chairman of the NYJavaSIG (8K+ members), the largest (and first) Java User Group in North America and has a deep understanding of developer communities.
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OWASP

Tom Brennan
Tom Brennan
Global Board of Directors
Tom Brennan is the Founder and CEO of ProactiveRISK and known for CATScan (Comprehensive Accurate Testing & Scanning). Tom is a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps and resides in Rockaway Township of Morris County, New Jersey with his wife and children. For over two decades Mr. Brennan has been a core member of the active information security community including OWASP Foundation since 2004 and today serves as a member of the Global Board of Directors. He also contributes as a advisor to the New Jersey Institute of Technology and other organizations including International Legal and Technology Association (ILTA), Center for Internet Security. Tom is just as comfortable ripping through packet captures, hacking web applications or speaking before live audiences as demonstrated at BlackHat, Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE), ICCS / FBI Infragard, NYS Technology Conference and United States Secret Service, Electronic Crime Task Force and frequently at NYC Metro Cyber Security meetings.
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SAP

Jonathan Baker
Jonathan Baker
Director, Developer Relations
Jonathan Baker is a Director in Developer Relations at SAP. As a development and technology evangelist, his specialty is brining very complex topics to multiple audiences, including both expert technologists and the executive suite of many companies. His focus is currently in cloud computing, and he also speaks regularly on mobility and emerging technologies. He is an active contributor to several open source projects, as well as writing web and mobile software in his increasingly infrequent spare time.Jonathan has been working for over 20 years in high technology and development. He has taught classes at Johns Hopkins University, guest lectured at Stanford University, as well as lecturing and teaching seminars at numerous client sites worldwide. He brings deep technical knowledge into focus and clearly articulates all aspects of the topics he presents. Jonathan has traveled all over the world presenting technology sessions to a range of audiences, including SAP TechEd, GlueCON, the IDF Developers Forum, as well as presenting to the US Military Joint Operations Development Forum, and at many meet-ups and hackathons worldwide.Jonathan holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from The Pennsylvania State University (1994).
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Sencha

Dan Gallo
Dan Gallo
Sales Engineer
Dan Gallo is a Sales Engineer at Sencha, where he provides pre-sales technical assistance regarding the Sencha product line. He has over 9 years’ experience developing innovative web-based applications using a variety of technologies, and specializes in ASP.NET C# and JavaScript. Prior to joining Sencha in early 2012, Dan worked at BMT Defence Services as a Senior Systems Analyst. Dan graduated from City of Bath College with a HND in computing and systems development, and received a BTEC National Diploma in Computer Studies from Wiltshire College. He also is Certified Secure Programmer at EC-Council in London.
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Jeff Fox
Jeff Fox
Digital Experience Tech Lead
I am Jeff Fox (@jfox015), a professional web developer by day and a proud husband and father of three little Foxies by night. I have almost 20 years of professional experience in web design and development, software engineering, technical project management and database engineering. I have worked for large Fortune 100 corporations with worldwide presence all the way down to small agency start-ups with ten employees or less. It is my diverse background and constant desire to improve my skill-set that has helped drive my career forward by bringing my organizational, creative and problem solving skills to benefit the great companies I’ve been proud to be a part of. Personally I have studied, written and performed music for over 20 years. I am a published independent comic book author and amateur writer. I volunteer my time to coach several youth sports programs in our home town and have served as a den leader for our local cub scouts pack as well. I enjoy getting outdoors by going to the beach, hiking, biking and spending lots of time with my amazing family.
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Turner Broadcast Systems

Ian Moraes
Ian Moraes
Sr. Director, Technology
Ian Moraes, Ph.D., is a Senior Director, Technology at Turner where he leads web development teams at CNN. Ian has led the development of large-scale solutions for both small and large companies, presented at industry events, and written articles on a broad range of technology topics.
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Visa

Sumit Amar
Sumit Amar
Sr. Director of Engineering
Sumit works at Visa Inc. as a Sr. Director of Engineering in the Visa Cloud Platform team and leads the cloud services development. Before coming to Visa, he spent 2 years at Electronic Arts building their private cloud platform. He spent 9 years at Microsoft as a developer/manager, optimizing several Microsoft products for performance and usability, including adCenter (now Bing Ads), Bing Shopping, Microsoft.com, and Cloud TV (Mediaroom). He has worked in Microsoft Redmond, Vancouver, Copenhagen, and Silicon Valley campuses. He received his MBA in IT and Systems in 2002 and is currently working on his PhD dissertation.
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Vivaldi Technologies

Jon von Tetzchner
Jon von Tetzchner
Co-Founder and CEO
Jon von Tetzchner is the co-founder and CEO of Vivaldi Technologies, the web browser company. Before that Jon was co-founder and CEO of Opera, from 1995 to 2010. During that time Opera grew from a 2 personcompany to 750 people in more than 10 countries, and got a user baseof more than 100 million users, which continued to grow to 350 millionusers.
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