Learn from great thinkers, that are part of the community.
Get inspired by talks from the best gurus and professionals of the mobile industry. All day long you can participate in sessions on iOS and Android and meet other professionals, creating a priceless network of contacts.
Learn about the latest advancements in Apple and Google technologies.
Listen to talks by talents from all around the world to learn about advanced techniques.
Meet new people and go talk with the speakers, creating new connections.
Meet our delightful panel of speakers
2 Tracks about iOS and Android | 25+ Speakers
A collective of the mobile industry's brightest minds gathered in one place to discuss emerging trends.
Canadian iOS developer and author, currently working at Artsy. He has published four books, built many apps, and is a contributor to the open source community.
Adrian Kosmaczewski - https://akos.ma/
Adrian has been waking up every day for the past 19 years with the hope of learning something new before dusk. In the meantime he wrote four books, taught software development in three continents, started, ended and restarted his own business, and shipped software and trainings for iOS, Android, OS X, Windows, Linux, and the web.
Every year he learns a new programming language and reads at least 6 books about programming. He features obsessive personality traits, often derided, sometimes lauded and also attacked – but never ignored.
iOS, watchOS and tvOS Developer
Anastasiia is building iOS applications for several years, participating in full lifecycle: from gathering business demands and cost estimation, through ux prototyping to developing and long-term supporting. Often builds both client and server sides and shares her knowledge with community from both sides of barricades.
Got into computer security and cryptography when she was invited to fix a few lines of code in iOS port of cryptographic library, ended up taking over of all iOS development and some general mobile ideology part of the project.
Physically lives in Kyiv, Ukraine, spends her time online twiting as @vixentael.
Software Engineer, iOS Developer
César Valiente is currently working at Microsoft, in the Wunderlist team, the makers of the famous and awarded multi-platform productivity app, as Android Engineer. His current focus is on make Wunderlist for Android better, working on the core of the app improving the current code base.
César is recognized by Google as Android Google Developer Expert (GDE).
He is a community guy, he actively supports GDG communities and local meet-ups, giving talks, helping organizing events, etc.
He is a FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software) expert and advocate.
As an avid speaker, he thinks that sharing knowledge with the community is something really great and important, so he has spoken in some of the most important mobile/Android related conferences along EMEA.
Laurent works as Senior Technical Evangelist for Valorem (previously IdentityMine), one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Xamarin, Windows Store, Windows Phone, XBOX, Azure, Office 365 and more! He is based in Zurich Switzerland.
Laurent writes for MSDN magazine and other publications, codes in Windows, WPF, Xamarin (iOS and Android), ASP.NET and his blog is on blog.galasoft.ch. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as Microsoft MIX, TechEd, VSLive, TechDays and many other international events. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (Windows Application Development) since 2007, a Microsoft Regional Director since 2014 and a Xamarin Most Valuable Professional since 2015.
He is the author of the well-known open source framework MVVM Light for Windows, WPF, Xamarin, and of the popular Pluralsight reference course about MVVM Light.
Senior Technical Evangelist
Andreas is a mobile software engineer at Pollfish building its SDKs for different platforms. He has been developing mobile apps since the early days of feature phones with J2ME and has a strong interest in mobile monetization tactics and trends and how they are applied in an app’s design.
Always curious about innovative mobile products that can reach massive scale and improve the lives of millions.
John has been building apps, tools and games for Apple's platforms since the early days of the iOS SDK. He has built apps and frameworks for companies like Volvo and Spotify, and is the creator of many widely used iOS open source projects.
These days - he’s working for Hyper, while continuing his open source adventure and spending whatever time is left on creating indie games.
Rode the industry roller coaster for the past 16 years. Worked on everything from augmented reality engines, BPM systems, mobile applications, bots, …
Recently studying functional programming and designing programs declaratively as sequences.
During daytime I’m helping soon to be mothers hear their unborn children heartbeats and at night I’m trying to calm my baby girl.
Florina passionately works at upday as a Senior Android Developer. She has been writing code for more than 8 years, mostly for Android. Florina keeps a strong focus on clean code and UI/UX. Previous work covered payment solutions at payleven and navigation services at Garmin.
Florina is also one of the main contributors to the Android Architectural Blueprints maintained by Google.
Senior Android Developer
Rebecca is a Senior Android Developer and Google Developer Expert based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She loves working with new technology and has a passion for making great user friendly products. During the day she works on media streaming apps, helping to architect and implement new features. In her spare time, she manages her open source app, Book Dash, which contains free African story books.
She speaks at conferences and local meetups mainly about Android. When not coding, she can be found blogging at riggaroo.co.za and travelling the world.
Senior Android Developer and GDE
Elif Boncuk has been working on mobile technologies especially on Android (since Eclair) and also IOS as a full-stack developer more than 5 years, since the team formation in her current company. She is a Senior Software Specialist at Garanti Technology. Her passionate about Android is making apps more performant.
Google Developer Expert on Android. Engaged with GDG and WTM Istanbul as organizer. She loves to speak at tech events and also organize and attend to them. She blogs in her native language at her blog(elifboncuk.com) about everything but mostly tech and also at Medium in English and only tech.
In addition, she loves to travel and she is a professional photographer but her favourite photography object is Android sculpture. You can find her taking photos with Androids at any time.
Senior Software Specialist and GDE
Peter founded and bootstrapped PSPDFKit GmbH in 2011 and has since gradually expanded the company with the goal of providing the highest quality PDF Framework to mobile. While Peter is responsible for the day-to-day management of the team, he never misses the chance to go under PSPDFKit's hood and continue to improve on the original code he wrote back in 2011. Peter has worked with iOS since the inception of the iPhone and regularly gets invited to speak at various iOS and mobile conferences throughout the world. Prior to PSPDFKit, he worked as a Senior iOS Engineer at a startup in San Francisco and taught iOS and Mac development at the Vienna University of Technology, from which he graduated.
Entrepreneur, Developer, Speaker
Lorica is a UX Designer with a twist, having both a design and technical background.
She is passionate about innovative desktop, web and mobile applications that are tailored for real users. Designing engaging and easy-to-use interfaces backed up by a solid technical understanding of what is feasible and using a range of methods for understanding what users really want and need.
Lorica works as a UX design consultant in Zurich specializing in mobile design, with a rare interest for designing Android apps.
UX Designer at Nordic Usability
Jens is an iOS and macOS developer, writing ObjC since 2006. Scaring people with functional concepts since 2014.
Currently working at nerdgeschoss helping clients to create awesome apps. Organiser of the monthly swift.berlin meetup and heavily interested in Server Side Swift.
Swift Developer, Rails guy,
Felix is the creator of fastlane, an open source toolchain for automating all your iOS development tasks.
He recently joined Twitter where he now works full-time on open source tooling for iOS developers.
Creator of Fastlane
Roy is the creator of too many Swift frameworks - including PhoneNumberKit, Interpolate and Zip.
Dennis Pilarinos is the founder and CEO of buddybuild, a continuous integration, delivery and user feedback platform that is designed, built and optimized specifically for mobile app developers.
Prior to buddybuild, Dennis held product and engineering leadership roles at Amazon building and running the teams responsible for the Silk Web browser UI for the Kindle Fire Tablet and Fire Phone devices. Prior to his time at Amazon, he spent 9 years at Microsoft and founded the Azure teams focused on defining, building, delivering and operating the Messaging, Access Control and Workflow offerings of Microsoft's cloud services platform.
Founder and CEO at buddybuild
Marcel is a programmer, researcher, author and mentor who has helped to improve code and coders at companies such as the BBC, Apple and most recently Microsoft.
His specialties for the last 25 years or so include performance, software architecture and programming languages.
Engineer @ Microsoft
Etienne works at Gradle Inc. as VP of Product Tooling and co-leads the Gradle Cloud Services engineering efforts. He has been working as a developer, architect, project manager, and CTO over the past 15 years. Etienne has spent most of his time building software products from the ground up and successfully shipping them to happy customers.
He had the privilege to previously work in the domains of linguistics, banking, insurance, logistics, and process management. Etienne used to share his passion for high-productivity tools as an evangelist for JetBrains. He was also a founding member of the JetBrains Development Academy and of Hackergarten. In his little spare time, Etienne maintains several popular Gradle plugins.
VP of Product Tooling @ Gradle Inc.
Marcos is a developer evangelist at Twilio where he serves communities in London and all over Europe. He is passionate about technology and security and spends a great deal of his time building mobile and web apps, and occasionally connecting them to physical devices.
Marcos is a great believer in open source projects. When he’s not writing open source code, he’s probably blogging about it.
He’s also a great API enthusiast and believes they bring peace to the Software Engineering world.
Developer Evangelist @ Twilio
Wajdi Ben Rabah
Wajdi Ben Rabah
Wajdi is a computer engineer specialized in mobile technologies (native and hybrid) and parallel realities. He is currently working at SFEIR.
He published articles around these subjects either on blogs or in paper magazines (Programmez! Num198).
He was also speaker in some events (in France and elsewhere).
His main goal is to try to participate in pushing the digital world forward via contributions on Github (Angular2 documentation for example) or via training sessions, workshops, conferences and meetups.
Software Engineer, Mobile Specialist @ SFEIR
iOS Developer running Studio Magnolia
Elaine Dias Batista
Elaine Dias Batista
Elaine has been working with mobile apps since 2012. Passionate about new technologies, her main interests revolve around user experience optimization and non-conventional types of interaction with technology (voice, gestures, sensors).
Mobile Applications Engineer @ SFEIR
Benedikt works as a Senior iOS Developer at XING in Germany. In previous jobs he developed solutions for customers such as Disney, Mercedes-Benz, or Porsche. As an Indie Mac developer, he launched successful apps such as PhotoDesk (photodesk-app.com) or more recently Hirundo (stylemac.com). Benedikt started investigating Swift right after the 2014 release and writes about it on the popular blog appventure.me. He is also the initiator of the Core Value and SourceKittenDaemon open source projects.
Senior iOS Developer @ XING
Software developer with experience in variety of different platforms and organizations. Worked in tool development, financial sector and game development for mobile devices.
With this principle in my mind, I am always looking forward for new challenges. The goal is to find elegant, slim and pragmatic solutions for any given problem.
My core competence are understanding and mastering the complex interaction between hardware and software as well as the development of system architectures.
Senior Software Engineer @ IMT
Born in Italy in 1987, passionate for everything that switches on and off and particularly for handheld and wearable devices, which brought me to meet and fall in love with Android 1.6.
After fighting several battles with the ever-lasting Gingerbread, I was entitled Android GDE and moved my minimum SDK up to 23.
Android GDE and Android Developer @ Ennova
Android lover and Google Developer expert with more than five billions developed apps downloads and almost one billions physical device unit sold.
Currently managing and leading mobile projects in order to improve Technogym digital solutions. Least but no last a very Carbonara lover.
Mobile Application Developer at Technogym
Meghan is an iOS developer at SoundCloud in Berlin. She is passionate about encouraging people to learn to code and breaking down barriers of entry to the world of programming. When not coding, Meghan can usually be found cycling or playing board games.
iOS Developer @ SoundCloud
Damian Mehers works as a software developer and consultant, based near Geneva, Switzerland. He’s provided consulting to companies as varied as Swisscom in Bern, Tetra Pak in Lausanne, and Evernote in California.
Most recently as part of a five-year consulting engagement with Evernote he created the original Evernote Windows Phone app, and worked on Evernote products for Android. He created and refined Evernote’s Wearables strategy, having created Evernote for the Samsung Galaxy Gear, Sony Smart Watch, the Pebble Smartwatch, and Android Wear. As part of that work he also explored and developed for Google Glass, Apple Watch and more.
Damian is intrigued by the possibilities afforded by Virtual and Augmented Reality beyond the world of games to transform the ways we interact with computers in ways we are just starting to imagine. He is actively exploring this space.
He has founded and sold several successful software companies, and loves the magic that is creating software products: turning something imagined into something real.
Niels van Hoorn
Niels van Hoorn
After finishing a master in Artificial Intelligence, Niels van Hoorn started developing for iOS in 2009. A bunch freelance work, and some own apps later, he developed the iOS apps of NRC: one of the biggest newspapers of The Netherlands. Now he is working as a product engineer at Framer, a code based design tool.
Product engineer at Framer
Martijn Walraven is an open source developer working on Apollo. He is focused on bringing GraphQL to mobile developers, and is the creator of a strongly typed GraphQL client for iOS written in Swift.
Open Source Developer working on Apollo
Michael is a software engineer with a focus on mobile solutions. After having worked at several companies (from startup to Fortune 500) in Montréal, Canada, Michael is now at SBB AG in Bern, Switzerland, and works mostly on Android apps. In his professional life, he has been on all sides of mobile development, backend, frontend, iOS and Android (as well as end user ;-) ).
Stories are going to be three special sessions hosted by the amazing Steve Scott. Each session will be with the host and an expert in a complimentary field. The topic will not be strictly related to mobile technologies and these sessions have the goal to give an insight into uncommon topics in mobile conferences.
These three sessions are going to be proposed as Q/A format, the first part under complete control of the host and the second part with the interaction of the audience.
Steve Scott | Host
Scotty has been a freelance developer since 1992 although he is probably best known for being the host on a number of developer podcasts including Late Night Cocoa and The iDeveloper Podcast. He was also the host and creator of NSConference.
He has been developer since 1987 when he started writing accounting software using COBOL on a Convergent Unix machine using vi as his IDE. (Sorry Emacs people). Since then he has worked on mainframes (ICL, DEC, & IBM), 16bit and 32 bit Windows, .NET and since 2007 OS X and (a little later) iOS . During his career he has learnt (and forgotten) more languages and IDE’s than is possibly healthy for one lifetime.
Developer, Podcaster and
Martin Odersky is the inventor of the Scala language and professor at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. His work concentrates on the fusion of functional and object-oriented programming.
He believes the two paradigms are two sides of the same coin, to be unified as much as possible. To prove this, he has worked on a number of language designs, from Pizza to GJ to Functional Nets. He has also influenced the development of Java as a co-designer of Java generics and as the original author of the current javac reference compiler.
Inventor of Scala
Sergei Gleyzer is a particle physicist and researcher specializing in the applied field of machine-learning in particle physics, developing novel algorithms and applications for particle physics data analysis.
Sergei is a member of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, located in CERN near Geneva Switzerland, and the founder of the Inter-experimental LHC Machine-Learning Working Group that focuses on development of machine-learning applications and software for particle physics experiments
Particle Physicist and ML developer
Laura is a British designer, living in Malmö in Sweden, and working as one half of Ind.ie, a tiny social enterprise striving for social justice in the digital age. Ind.ie has an Ethical Design Manifesto, and released their first publicly-available app, Better, on iOS and Mac last year.
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