Abe Kleinfeld
President & CEO - GridGain Systems

Abe Kleinfeld joined GridGain as president & CEO in 2013 and has transformed the company into the leading open source in-memory computing platform provider. Since joining GridGain, the company has averaged triple digit annual sales growth…

Alexey Kharlamov
Senior Solution Architect - EPAM Systems Ltd.

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Akmal Chaudhri
Technical Evangelist - GridGain Systems

Akmal Chaudhri is a Technology Evangelist at GridGain. His role is to help build the global Apache Ignite community and raise awareness through presentations and technical writing. He has over 25 years experience in IT and has previously held…

Alex McDonald
Director and Vice Chair - SNIA Europe

Alex McDonald has been active in the Storage Networking Industry Association since joining member company NetApp in 2005 after more than 30 years in a variety of roles in the software industry. With a background in software development, support…

Consultant - One Mind

The mix of Bart's practical based experience and theoretical knowledge of frameworks and foundations give him the ability to quickly identify business concerns, develop multiple viewpoints to the stakeholders, and translate them into an…

Vladimir Zivkovic
Manager / Tech lead - Capital One

IT Teach Lead / Manager with 15y experience. Researched over 20 open source databases (SQL and NoSQL), developed applications in Python, PHP, Java, Perl, JavaScript, GO. For the last 6y heavily involved in Big Data world and Cloud Computing.…

Head of Development - Starcounter AB


Dani Traphagen
Solutions Architect - GridGain

Dani Traphagen is a solution architect for GridGain, where she consults on high-tech caching architectures. Previously, Dani consulted at DataStax and led technical training internationally on Apache Cassandra and DataStax Enterprise. Her passion…

Danny Goovaerts
CTO - TheGlue

Danny Goovaerts is CTO of The Glue. Danny has more than 20 years of experience in analysis, design and delivery of advanced software solutions,
mainly in the financial services industry (clearing and settlement, retail banking, asset…

David Maitland
VP Sales, EMEA - Redis Labs

David has a track record of launching technology start-up companies into the EMEA region, he also is a proven sales executive with experience at several of the world’s most influential enterprise technology providers. Before Redis Labs, he was…

Denis Magda
Product Manager - GridGain Systems

Denis is an expert in distributed systems and platforms who developed his skills by consistently contributing to Apache Ignite In-Memory Data Fabric and helping GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric customers build a distributed and fault-tolerant…

Dmitriy Setrakyan
CPO - GridGain

As a founder and Chief Product Officer at GridGain, Dmitriy Setrakyan is responsible for leading product development, professional services, and customer support operations. Dmitriy has been designing, architecting and developing software and…

Eric Kaczmarek
Senior Java Performance Architect - Intel Corporation

Eric Kaczmarek is a Senior Java Performance Architect in the Software Solution Group. He has been at Intel for over 20 years. For the better part of the last 10 years, he focused on optimizing the Java Virtual Machine for Intel Architectures.…

Francesco De Marchis
CTO - JacTravel Group

Francesco de Marchis – CTO JacTravel Group
Francesco de Marchis has been responsible for JacTravel’s IT division since November 2016. At JacTravel he is driving an innovative Technology and Product Roadmap to enhance the business in the…

Director of Product Management for FusionFabric.cloud - Misys

Director of Product Management at Misys, Felix Grevy is working in the finance industry for 19 years. After various roles in development, sales and business development, he is leading the Product Management of FusionFabric.cloud, Misys…

Ferhat Hatay
Director of Strategy and Innovation - Fujitsu

Dr. Ferhat Hatay is Director of Strategy and Innovation driving new solution development in the areas of Cloud, Big Data, and Internet of Things (IoT).

His experience includes serving in key roles at Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and HAL (A…

Fuad Malikov
Co-founder - Hazelcast

Fuad Malikov is a co-founder of Hazelcast, a Java-based, open-source operational in-memory computing platform. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences, as well as local user groups.
He loves helping leading organizations build…

Director - CG Consultancy (UK) Limited

Director of CG Consultancy, Chris Goodall formerly held senior technology positions for companies such as IBM, UBS Investment Bank and Citigroup and has over 17 years’ technology experience from development through to management. CG Consultancy…

John Hugg
Founding Engineer - VoltDB Inc.

John Hugg has spent his entire career working with databases and information management at a number of startups including Vertica Systems and now VoltDB. As the founding engineer at VoltDB, he was involved in all of the key early design decisions…

Kamran Yousaf
Solution Architect - Redis Labs

Kamran Yousaf is a Solution Architect at Redis Labs, he specialises in development of distributed, high performance, low latency architectures. During this time, he has worked with a wide range of technologies and architectures from rule based…

Konstantin Osipov
CTO - tarantool.org

Konstantin is a software engineer with Mail.Ru Group and lead developer of Tarantool - an open source Lua application server and in-memory database. Prior to Tarantool Konstantin was a core member of MySQL development team.

Kai Sasaki
Software Engineer - Treasure Data Inc

A software engineer working at Treasure Data. Treasure Data provides a big data management platform on cloud. We are original creator of Fluentd, unified log collector which was joined clout native computing foundation (CNCF) . He is working on…

Lieven Merckx
IT Achitect - ING Belgium

- Civik Engineer ICT & Electronics
- 32 years ING IT Infrastructure and System Development

Enterprise Architect and Solution Principal Database & Database Management - SAP

Started at SAP in 2008 with the acquisition of Business Objects Involved with SAP In-Memory since 2010 and been involved with a large number of customers implementing our solutions.

Neil Stevenson
Solution Architect - Hazelcast

Neil is a solution architect for Hazelcast, the world's leading open source in-memory data grid.
In more than 25 years of work in IT, Neil has designed, developed and debugged a number of software systems for companies large and small…

Nishant Agrawal
Scientist - Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.

Nishant is working as a Scientist at Performance Engineering Research Centre, TCS Research, Mumbai. Having 14+ years of industry experience in system software design & development in the area of High Performance Computing (HPC), Big Data, In-…

Peter  Zaitsev
CEO - Percona

Peter co-founded Percona in 2006, assuming the role of CEO. Percona helps companies of all sizes maximize their success with MySQL. Percona was named to the Inc. 5000 in 2013. Peter was an early employee at MySQL AB, eventually leading the…

Ravi Sandepudi
VP of Engineering - Simility

Ravi is the Head of Engineering at Simility, a startup developing cutting-edge fraud detection and prevention solutions. His team is responsible for building state-of-the-art rule and AI engines that analyze billions of transactions a day. Before…

Middleware Head of Development and Data Grid - Barclays


CTO - FSB Technology (UK) Ltd

Sam Lawrence has 16 years of experience within the remote gaming industry and is the CTO and co-founder of FSB Technology (UK) Ltd. FSB provide turnkey solutions for over a dozen sports betting operators across Europe, Africa and Asia, including…

Seshika Fernando
Senior Technical Lead - WSO2

Seshika is a Senior Technical Lead at WSO2 and focuses on the applications of WSO2’s middleware platform in Financial Markets. Throughout her career, she has had extensive experience in providing technology for Stock Exchanges, Regulators and…

VP of Marketing - GridGain Systems


Head, HPC and Model Integration - ING Financial Markets

Tim Wood has been working with in-memory technologies at ING Bank since 2012, first as a Quantitative Analyst and Developer within Market Risk Trading and later Financial Markets. Now part of ING's IT organisation he heads the High…

William Bain
CEO - ScaleOut Software, Inc.

Dr. William L. Bain founded ScaleOut Software in 2003 to develop in-memory data grid and in-memory computing products. As CEO, he has led the creation of numerous innovations for integrating data-parallel computing with in-memory data storage.…

yakov zhdanov
Director R&D - GridGain Systems