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Program Committee

Anita Przybył

(Soft Skills & Business Relations)
Social skills trainer, graduate in psychology and employee potential management. Participant in many training courses that improving methods of working with people and supporting their development. For several years she was responsible for employee training in an international corporation. Currently a freelancer trainer. She specializes in training in social skills, including communication, team management, team building, motivating, assertiveness, emotional intelligence. She believes that being a qualified specialist is not enough, and highly developed social competences are an indispensable element of the success of people and entire organizations. In her work, she believes that everyone, regardless of their profession and environment, has a chance to develop high social competences.

Dawid Ziółkowski

(DevOps)
Almost 10 years of IT experience as Network/System Engineer at the very beginning, DevOps in between, Cloud Native Engineer recently. I have worked at IT Outsourcing company, research institute, telco provider, hosting company and consultancy company so I gathered a lot of knowledge from different perspectives. I contribute to opensource and try to share my expertise by writing articles, organising meetups and giving talks.

Grzegorz Piwowarek

(Java)
Grzegorz Piwowarek is a independent consultant, a trainer at Bottega IT Minds, a blogger at 4comprehension.com, and an OS contributor. He was professionally involved in projects involving systems integration, image recognition, and highly scalable distributed solutions. Besides playing with JVM internals, he is a retired professional yo-yo player and a guitarist in a progressive metal band – Visions of Tondal

Jakub Gutkowski

(.NET)
Dad, husband, developer, geek. Founder of devWarsztaty – free workshops, for anyone who is willing to learn and practice software craftsmanship. Loves to play with novelties, learn new languages and libraries, avid conference attender, passionate about meeting new people, always willing to help.
Microsoft MVP.
Truly believes, that what he does, changes the world and helps others.

Jakub Pilimon

(Architektury Aplikacji)
Jakub is Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal, blogger, passionate programmer and trainer. He loves to tackle complex enterprises with Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Development and Spring. Being a microservice freak, architecture is his main area of interest too. When he does not program he rides motorbike, skis or grows his beard. Also, here is his DZone MVB awarded blog: pillopl.github.io

Joanna Lamch

(Mobile)
Full breast coder, Microsoft fangir with iPad in hand, cat lady. Associated with the IT industry for many years, always around C # and Microsoft technology. A supporter of Defensive Coding, SOLID, learning through mentoring, self-development and DevOps culture. Community lover, supporting Gruba.IT, the Silesian Microsoft Group and Women in Technology Katowice. Blogger and speaker wannabe.

Dr Krzysztof Wojewodzic

(Mobile)
Expert in the mobile market. Three applications that he co-created were downloaded by over 1 million people. He worked as a mobile consultant for companies such as the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Visting professor at the Kozminski University. Author of the best-selling online courses, in which over 1000 participants took part. Editor of the GoMobi website (http://gomobi.pl/author/krzysztof-wojewodzic/) – president of Escola S.A.

Maciek Korsan

(Frontend / UI , JavaScript)
Frontend developer with a head full of ideas and over 15 years of experience in creating creative solutions for websites. Creator of the training WTF: What this frontend. He likes to mix art with code. Or code with art – he hasn’t decided yet. CSS and photography lover. Millennium Falcon Owner (for now only from Lego).

Marcin Szeliga

(Machine Learning)
Data Scientist working usually with SQL Server and Azure. Since 2006, he has been continuously awarded the title of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, one of two Poles holding this title in the AI category. Speaker at many European conferences, such as Machine Learning Prague, Data Science Summit, SQLDay, 4 Developers, SQL Nexus, SQL Saturday, Sphere.it, Claudyna and Microsoft Technology Summit. Academic lecturer and author of books and articles on the Microsoft data platform, including the bestsellers Data Science and Machine Learning (WN PWN, IT Book of the Year 2018) and „Practical Machine Learning” (WN PWN). Co-author of „Microsoft AI MVP Book”.

Michał Bartyzel

(Soft Skills & Business Relations)
For ten years he has been dealing with the topic of the effectiveness of programming teams. He works on improving the architecture of the application and its refactoring as well as on improving the cooperation between the so-called business and development teams. He has worked over five hundred training and consulting days with the best programming teams in Poland. He concluded that linguistic skills were the key to Software Craftsmanship. This is true both in the area of cooperation with business and the work of the programmer, which shows in the pieces of training he develop in the field of refactoring, working with code and architecture. He included many of the techniques that he has developed in his book „Tailored Software. How to talk to a customer who does not know what he wants”. He is sharing techniques that he currently works on at numerous conferences, his blog and „Magazyn Programista” magazine.

Piotr Stapp

(.NET)
Programmer, engineer, craftsman, designer and cyclist, and Microsoft MVP. He uses every technology that leads to the goal. He believes in people and not in papers. He creates and designs software, but sometimes it is difficult.

Piotr Wicherski

(Testerska)
Mobile QA and accidentally certified software tester, also a great enthusiast for all kind of mobile devices and mobile operating systems. In the mobile world since 2008. Mentor, speaker and organizer at software testing events. Board advisor of Polish Testing Board (SJSI) and lecturer for Mobile Apps Testing at Vistula University.

Sławomir Sobótka

(Architektury Aplikacji | Bottega Innovation Labs)
He is a trainer and consultant at Bottega IT Minds. In everyday work, he integrates Domain Driven Design, Event Storming, architectural styles, agile manufacturing processes and common sense. He applies the overarching principle: recognize the problem class we are dealing with and choose the right tool class for it. His hobbies are positive psychology and cognitive science. He likes to think of himself as a Software Craftsmanship enthusiast.

Tomasz Tarczyński

(DevOps)
Systems architect and Ops technical lead at Gigaset where the team builds a cloud native backend platform for a smart home system. Focused on shortening delivery times with adoption of DevOps culture, automation and measurements. Especially interested in the cloud native approach to engineering applications and infrastructure. Organizer of the DevOps Wrocław Meetup group and the Cloud Native Warsaw conference.

Tomasz Kowalczyk

(PHP)
Tomasz is a software architect and consultant with over 13 years of experience in IT industry. He has spoken at over 20 conferences, he’s also a program committee member for 4Developers and PHPCon Poland. Author of several popular open source libraries in PHP. Passionate about software architecture, functional programming and API design. Currently runs his own company – Gentleman – where he provides consulting and contracting services.

Hubert Zub

(JavaScript)
Half-human, half-developer hardwired to JavaScript and browser-related technologies. Believes (and proves!) that JavaScript can be taught to a 10-year old. Author of several articles, occasional speaker. Community animator, organizer of meet.js JavaScript meetups in Białystok and Wrocław. During his work hours, he likes to tinker with code, cloud and developers’ competences. Believes that the world can be saved by coding. Privately aviator and a frequent visitor of eastern Asian socialist countries.

Paweł Fiderek

(Cloud)
Free thinking Azure architect and huge lover of IoT solutions. Pawel is very experienced speaker and very active community member, you can meet him speaking at conferences, meetups or workshops – everywhere where you expect to hear words like cloud, IoT or artificial intelligence. In private he is a huge fan of sport, body building good company! He is in love with city of Cracow where he lives and creates his cloud designs.

Damian Mazurek

(Cloud)
Entrepreneur, investor, IT specialist and professional biohacker.

About me: I create alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, I can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues. I have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. I am intrigued with the unique qualities of each person. I have a gift for figuring out how different people can work together productively. I enjoy close relationships with others and find deep satisfaction in working hard with friends to achieve a goal. I work hard and possess a great deal of stamina. I take immense satisfaction in being busy and productive. I can make things happen by turning thoughts into action. I want to do things now, rather than simply talk about them. I take psychological ownership of what I say I will do. I am committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty. I have faith in the links among all things. I believe there are few coincidences and that almost every event has meaning. I have contagious enthusiasm. I am upbeat and can get others excited about what they are going to do.

Przemysław Libudzic

(Testerska)
A tester and enthusiast of Apple devices. He has heated discussions with the rubber ducks. He loves to ride a bike on Warsaw streets.