Speakers DotNext 2019 Piter

Jon Galloway
Jon Galloway Microsoft
Jon is the executive director of the .NET Foundation. He works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET...

Jon is the executive director of the .NET Foundation. He works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET and Windows Azure.

He's co-author of Professional ASP.NET MVC, writes samples and tutorials like the MVC Music Store and is a frequent speaker at conferences and international Web Camps events. Jon's been doing professional web development for 17 years, including high scale applications in financial, entertainment and healthcare analytics. He's part of the Herding Code podcast, Twitters as @jongalloway and blogs at http://weblogs.asp.net/jongalloway.

He likes to travel, but spends most of his time in San Diego with his amazingly patient wife Rachel, three wonderful daughters, a dozen avocado trees and the occasional rattlesnake.

Dino Esposito
Dino Esposito
Dino Esposito BaxEnergy
Dino Esposito authored over 20 books and 1000 articles in a so far 25-year-long career, gave 500+ conference talks and...

Dino Esposito authored over 20 books and 1000 articles in a so far 25-year-long career, gave 500+ conference talks and delivered no less than 10,000 hours of training. It is commonly recognized that his books and articles helped the professional growth of thousands of .NET and ASP.NET developers and software architects worldwide. Currently, Dino is Corporate Digital Strategist at BaxEnergy and practices with renewable energy and artificial intelligence. Next book is "Introducing Machine Learning in .NET". Get in touch at youbiquitous.net.

Christophe Nasarre
Christophe Nasarre Criteo
In addition to developing and shipping software on Microsoft stacks for 25+ years, Christophe Nasarre has been working as a...

In addition to developing and shipping software on Microsoft stacks for 25+ years, Christophe Nasarre has been working as a technical reviewer for MSPress, Addison-Wesley and other publishing companies since 1996 on books such as "CLR via C#" and the last editions of Windows Internals.

He is providing tools and insights on .NET and Windows development via his blog. Christophe also presented technical sessions on stage both internally at Microsoft or for ISVs and customers at public events.

Pavel Yosifovich
Pavel Yosifovich Author of the "Windows Internals" book
Pavel Yosifovich is a developer, trainer author and speaker. He's the co-author of "Windows Internals 7th edition Part 1" (2017),...

Pavel Yosifovich is a developer, trainer author and speaker. He's the co-author of "Windows Internals 7th edition Part 1" (2017), author of "WPF 4.5 Cookbook" (2012) and "Windows Kernel Programming" (2019). Pavel is also a former MVP and a Pluralsight author. He can be reached at zodiacon@live.com or through his blog.

Dylan Beattie
Dylan Beattie
Dylan Beattie Skills Matter
Dylan Beattie is a systems architect and software developer, who has built everything from tiny standalone websites to large-scale distributed...

Dylan Beattie is a systems architect and software developer, who has built everything from tiny standalone websites to large-scale distributed systems. He's currently the CTO at Skills Matter in London, where he juggles his time between working on their software platform, supporting their conference and community teams, and speaking at various conferences and events they organise in London. From 2003 to 2018, he worked as webmaster, then IT Manager, and then systems architect at Spotlight, where his first-hand experience of watching an organisation and their codebase evolve over more than a decade provided him with a unique insight into how everything from web standards and API design to Conway's Law and recruitment ends up influencing a company’s code and culture.

Dylan is actively involved in the international software development community. As well as his work with Skills Matter, he runs the London .NET User Group, he's on the programme committee for NDC Conferences, and he's a frequent speaker at conferences and technical events around the world.

Dylan grew up in southern Africa, moving to the UK with his family when he was ten. He's a Microsoft MVP and holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Southampton. He's a guitar player and songwriter, known for creating musical parodies about software development. He's into skiing, scuba diving, Lego, cats, travel and photography, and he's normally found hanging around user groups, pubs and rock bars in London wearing a big black hat.

Sergey Abdulmanov
Sergey Abdulmanov Mosigra
Sergey Abdulmanov is a mathematician from Astrakhan State University. He worked as a newspaper editor, was head of the advertisement...
Sergey Abdulmanov

Sergey Abdulmanov is a mathematician from Astrakhan State University. He worked as a newspaper editor, was head of the advertisement department, owned an IT company. Since 2010 he is a marketing director of Mosigra. Since 2009 he operates a popular Mosigra blog in the Habrahabr business space. Sergey received an award "Business Book of the Year in Russia" for a book "Business as a Game" (co-authored with D. Kibkalo and D. Borisov). Founder of the Loft PR agency. He provided advice for several companies from the Russian market top 20.

Alex Thissen
Alex Thissen
Alex Thissen Xpirit
Alex has been involved in application development since the late nineties and worked as a lead developer and architect at...

Alex has been involved in application development since the late nineties and worked as a lead developer and architect at large enterprises and small companies. He spends his time teaching other developers the details of the Microsoft development platform and frameworks, and coaches architects to design and build modern distributed applications at cloud scale. He has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Visual Studio and Development Technologies 12 times. In his spare time, Alex likes to participate in all kinds of sport and loves playing and programming new and retro video games.

Vagif Abilov
Vagif Abilov Miles
Vagif is a Russian/Norwegian developer working for a Norwegian company Miles. He has about three decades of programming experience, currently...

Vagif is a Russian/Norwegian developer working for a Norwegian company Miles. He has about three decades of programming experience, currently focusing on building systems in F# and C#. Vagif is a frequent speaker on software conferences, contributor to some open source projects and maintainer of Simple.OData.Client.

Dmitry Ivanov
Dmitry Ivanov JetBrains
JetBrains Rider technical leader, ReSharper's Core developer: data structures, caches, concurrency. JetBrains employee since 2011. Graduated from SPbSU in 2006....

JetBrains Rider technical leader, ReSharper's Core developer: data structures, caches, concurrency. JetBrains employee since 2011. Graduated from SPbSU in 2006.

Raffaele Rialdi
Raffaele Rialdi
Raffaele Rialdi Vevy Europe
Raffaele Rialdi is a senior Software Architect working as a consultant, speaker and trainer. Since 2003, he is a Microsoft...

Raffaele Rialdi is a senior Software Architect working as a consultant, speaker and trainer. Since 2003, he is a Microsoft MVP in the Developer Security category. His passion for the community brought him to be a member of the board of UGIdotNET, president of DotNetLiguria and co-founder of the Italian C++ user group. He is currently working as an architect and developer on the backend of an enterprise project with a specific focus on code generation and working on cross-platform mobile and IoT development in both C# and C++ languages.

Matthias Koch
Matthias Koch JetBrains
Matthias is a passionate C# developer and likes to talk about clean code, testing and tooling in general. Much of...

Matthias is a passionate C# developer and likes to talk about clean code, testing and tooling in general. Much of his spare time in the last years was devoted to his very own open source projects. He is working at JetBrains as developer advocate for the .NET department.

Edwin van Wijk
Edwin van Wijk
Edwin van Wijk Info Support
Edwin has been working in IT since 1999 and is currently working as Principal Software Architect and Microsoft Community lead...

Edwin has been working in IT since 1999 and is currently working as Principal Software Architect and Microsoft Community lead at Info Support in the Netherlands. He's a Microsoft MVP in the Developer Technologies category.

His primary areas of expertise are: building distributed systems, systems integration, (web-scale) software architecture and patterns, software craftsmanship, .NET (Core) development, Azure and DevOps. Edwin likes sharing his knowledge about these subjects by publishing videos and speaking on events.

Stan Drapkin
Stan Drapkin
Stan Drapkin is a hands-on technical leader, manager, and security and compliance expert. He is focused on hiring, training, and...

Stan Drapkin is a hands-on technical leader, manager, and security and compliance expert. He is focused on hiring, training, and leading top-talent engineering teams using .NET to build highly secure cloud-based solutions for strongly regulated environments.

Stan has computer science and MBA degrees, as well as more than 17 years of .NET Framework experience. He picked up .NET 1.0-beta in 2001 while working as an engineer at Microsoft, and has been immersed in .NET evolution ever since.

Stan is an author of "Security Driven .NET" (2014) and "Application Security in .NET, Succinctly" (2017) books, as well as several open source .NET libraries.

Evgeny Peshkov
Evgeny Peshkov Kontur
.NET developer at Kontur. Works on a common infrastructure, develops the cloud-based hosting platform. Is interested in .NET and Windows...

.NET developer at Kontur. Works on a common infrastructure, develops the cloud-based hosting platform. Is interested in .NET and Windows internals and uses this knowledge in production.

Maxim Arshinov
Maxim Arshinov HighTech Group
The co-founder of HighTech Group, teacher in KFU and blogger. Try to google "как писать тесты" ("how to write tests"...
Maxim Arshinov

The co-founder of HighTech Group, teacher in KFU and blogger. Try to google "как писать тесты" ("how to write tests" in Russian). The first result is his article.

Previously, before founding his own company, Maxim was employed as a Web Developer, Team Leader, CTO and Head of Quality Department in various companies from Kazan, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Antwerp, Belgium.

He is sure that technology is not a "thing in itself", but tools. The tools must suit the problem being solved. The work of an engineer is to select the right tools and create new ones.

Alfonso García-Caro
Alfonso García-Caro Freelance
A linguist by heart and a programmer by choice, Alfonso has brought his passion for natural languages to the computing...

A linguist by heart and a programmer by choice, Alfonso has brought his passion for natural languages to the computing world. He is the creator of Fable, a popular F# to JS compiler, and coauthor of the book "Mastering F#". Currently works as a web engineer using F# and Fable for highly productive and reliable software development.

Nikita Tsukanov
Nikita Tsukanov ANNA Systems
Nikita has a vast experience developing for a broad spectrum of platforms (starting with WinCE) using a whole zoo of...

Nikita has a vast experience developing for a broad spectrum of platforms (starting with WinCE) using a whole zoo of technologies and is happy to share that experience.

Mikhail Shcherbakov
Mikhail Shcherbakov
Mikhail Shcherbakov KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Mikhail is a PhD student and researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, an independent developer and consultant, a participant...

Mikhail is a PhD student and researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, an independent developer and consultant, a participant of Microsoft Bug Bounty Programs, co-organizer of DotNet.ru, and Microsoft MVP. His professional areas are Application Security, Web Security, Static and Dynamic Code Analysis, Information Flow Security.

Roman Nevolin
Roman Nevolin Revolut
Developer of the bioinformatics software with .NET, chemical with Java, financial with Haskell and some other interesting stuff. Roman likes...

Developer of the bioinformatics software with .NET, chemical with Java, financial with Haskell and some other interesting stuff. Roman likes to dive into new areas and languages and then talk about them at conferences and use them in production, if necessary.

Konrad Kokosa
Konrad Kokosa
Konrad Kokosa Gritstep/Dotnetos
Author of the Pro .NET Memory Management book. Programming for over a dozen years, solving performance problems and architectural puzzles...

Author of the Pro .NET Memory Management book. Programming for over a dozen years, solving performance problems and architectural puzzles in the .NET world, speeding up web applications. Independent consultant, blogger, speaker and fan of Twitter. He also shares his passion as a trainer at Bottega IT Solutions in the area of .NET, especialy about application performance and diagnostics. Founder of the Warsaw Web Performance group. Microsoft MVP in the Visual Studio and Development Tools category. Co-founder of https://dotnetos.org initiative.

Kevin Gosse
Kevin Gosse Criteo
Kevin Gosse has been using Microsoft .NET technologies for 10 years, across client, server, and mobile applications. He is currently...

Kevin Gosse has been using Microsoft .NET technologies for 10 years, across client, server, and mobile applications. He is currently employed at Criteo, where he works on scalability, debugging, and optimization issues.

Sean Farmar
Sean Farmar Particular Software
Sean Farmar holds the world record for answering the most NServiceBus questions — even more than Udi :-). With over...

Sean Farmar holds the world record for answering the most NServiceBus questions — even more than Udi :-).

With over 20 years of experience, he specializes in providing simple solutions for complex business requirements using NServiceBus and applying SOA principles inspired by Udi Dahan.

As a solution architect with Particular Software, the creators of NServiceBus, Sean provides support, training and consulting for customers using NServiceBus and the Particular Platform.

Dmitri Nesteruk
Dmitri Nesteruk
Dmitri is a quantitative analyst. He has authored multiple books and courses on development and design patterns. His interests include...

Dmitri is a quantitative analyst. He has authored multiple books and courses on development and design patterns. His interests include computation, quanitative finance and algorithmic trading. He works with C# and C++ as well as HPC technologies such as CUDA and FPGAs.

Nico Vermeir
Nico Vermeir
Nico Vermeir Realdolmen
Nico Vermeir is a Microsoft Windows Development MVP. He works as a Lead Developer at Realdolmen Belgium (part of the...

Nico Vermeir is a Microsoft Windows Development MVP. He works as a Lead Developer at Realdolmen Belgium (part of the GFI group) where he and his team specialize in building amazing front-end applications, ranging from mobile, over web, to desktop applications. Nico spends a lot of time doing community work and keeping up with the latest technologies. In 2011 Nico co-founded MADN, a user group focusing on modern application development within the Microsoft stack.

Wesley Cabus
Wesley Cabus
Wesley Cabus UCB BioPharma
Wesley is a Lead Developer at UCB in Belgium, where he helps improving the overall code quality by performing code...

Wesley is a Lead Developer at UCB in Belgium, where he helps improving the overall code quality by performing code reviews, creating shared services and reusable packages, and investigates new technologies to see how they can help either UCB or people living with neurology or immunology conditions.

He's also a Microsoft Azure MVP, crew member at Techorama, global organizer of the Global Azure Bootcamp and speaks at local meetups and usergroups.

Konstantin Gustov
Konstantin Gustov Raiffeisenbank
Currently Konstantin works as an architect. He has been developing software for more than 10 years. Having started with C++...
Konstantin Gustov

Currently Konstantin works as an architect. He has been developing software for more than 10 years. Having started with C++ and a bit of Delphi, later he completely switched to .NET and C# and is really happy about it. He has worked in several fields, from military and oil production energetics to banking. Konstantin always seeks to employ pragmatic approaches without extremes. He works with service architecture and DDD.

Roberto Freato
Roberto Freato Consultant / Author / Solution Architect
Roberto has been an independent IT consultant since he started to work. After his MSc in computer science engineering with...
Roberto Freato

Roberto has been an independent IT consultant since he started to work. After his MSc in computer science engineering with a thesis about consumer cloud computing he got specialization in Cloud and Azure. Today he works as a freelance consultant for major companies in Italy, helping clients to design and kick off their distributed software solutions.

He wrote some books on Microsoft Azure, for K12 education; he also trains/speaks for the developer community in many conferences. Roberto holds 45+ technical certifications on various vendors (MS, Sun, EXIN, Apple, Cisco, IBM). He's been a Microsoft MVP for 8 years.

Alexander Laptev
Alexander Laptev Devbridge
Alexander comes to Devbridge from GMCS and Present Connection. An experienced technical specialist, Alexander remembers his first encounter with a...
Alexander Laptev

Alexander comes to Devbridge from GMCS and Present Connection. An experienced technical specialist, Alexander remembers his first encounter with a computer as playing Warcraft 2. His first experience with programming was making a picture of a ship in Pascal. While he wasn't able to make his childhood dream of becoming a paleontologist come true, he has many things in his life to be proud of, most importantly his marriage. He can't live without Google or ice cream.

Mikhail Shilkov
Mikhail Shilkov
Mikhail Shilkov Freelance
Mikhail Shilkov is a Microsoft Azure MVP, Russian expat living in the Netherlands. He is passionate about cloud technologies, functional...

Mikhail Shilkov is a Microsoft Azure MVP, Russian expat living in the Netherlands. He is passionate about cloud technologies, functional programming and the intersection of the two.

You can find him blogging at https://mikhail.io or presenting the stories of serverless and functional adoption at conferences and meetups. Mikhail is a co-host of the F#P Eindhoven meetup and the ServerlessDays Amsterdam conference.

Andrew Karpov
Andrew Karpov JetBrains
Andrew Karpov is a Software Developer at JetBrains, working on C# support in ReSharper and Rider. Before joining JetBrains he's...

Andrew Karpov is a Software Developer at JetBrains, working on C# support in ReSharper and Rider. Before joining JetBrains he's got wide experience ranging from low-level programming and Windows kernel research to full-stack web development and working on UI components for complex metrology systems. His interests include programming languages design, functional programming, static analysis and program transformations.

Andrey Dyatlov
Andrey Dyatlov JetBrains
Andrey works at JetBrains for 3,5 years, being in charge of C# support in ReSharper/Rider from parser implementation to static...

Andrey works at JetBrains for 3,5 years, being in charge of C# support in ReSharper/Rider from parser implementation to static analysis and refactoring. He started his way to programming from SCADA systems and automation of industrial equipment — magnetron splattering and plasma-chemical etching sets. Andrey is passionate about static analysis, type theory, and metaprogramming.