JBoss at Devoxx.

JBoss Speakers at Devoxx

JBoss speakers will be speaking at various sessions, panels and BOFs at Devoxx this year. Here is a list of our speakers so you don't miss out on their cool talks.

Koen Aers

Koen is currently driving the Eclipse integration of the JBoss Forge project. Earlier he was responsible for the Eclipse support and the different workflow editors of the jBPM project. Koen graduated as a Civil Engineer from the Belgian Royal Military Academy and obtained an additional Master's Degree in Information Technology at the Brussels Free University. Before joining JBoss and Red Hat, he worked respectively in the IT department of the Belgian Army and as a software consultant. Koen is a regular speaker at public events and conferences. 

Sessions at Devoxx:

Introducing Forge 2 [Quickie]
Thursday, Nov 14, 1:35 PM - 1:50 PM - Quickie - Room 7


Dan Allen

Dan is an open source advocate, community catalyst, author and speaker. He proudly pursues these passions as a Red Hat employee and community member. In his role as Principal Software Engineer, he serves as the Arquillian community manager and draws on that experience to help make a variety of open source projects successful, including Arquillian, Awestruct, Asciidoctor, JBoss Forge and CDI.

Dan is the author of Seam in Action (Manning, 2008), has written articles for IBM developerWorks, NFJS magazine, Java Tech Journal and JAXenter and is an internationally recognized speaker. He has presented at major software conferences including JavaOne, Devoxx, NFJS, UberConf, RWX, JAX and Jazoon and has been recognized as a JavaOne Rock Star, JBossWorld Top Presenter and JAX Hall of Fame speaker.

After a long conference day, you'll likely find Dan enjoying chatting about tech and community with fellow community members over a Trappist beer.

Sessions at Devoxx:

Discover The Zen of Writing (Ascii)Docs [Tools in Action]
Monday, Nov 11, 5:25 PM - 5:55 PM - University - Room 8


Dimitris Andreadis

Dimitris Andreadis

Dimitris is the Engineering Manager of the WildFly / JBoss Enterprise Application Server team at Red Hat. He served as the WildFly project lead for several years and he has been a JBoss addict and contributor from the early start-up days. He worked previously at Intracom and Motorola in the areas of NMS/OSS, designing reusable frameworks and distributed systems. Dimitris studied computer science at the Technological Educational Institute of Athens and received an M.Sc. by research from University College Dublin, Ireland.


Sessions at Devoxx:

Wildfly Application Server - Community BOF [BOF]
Wednesday, Nov 13, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Conference - BOF 2


Emmanuel Bernard

Mario Fusco

Emmanuel Bernard is data platform architect at JBoss by Red Hat and member of the Hibernate team.

Emmanuel has spent a few years in the retail industry as developer and architect where he started to be involved in the ORM space. He joined the Hibernate team in 2003 and most of his work is open source since then.

Emmanuel has lead the JPA implementation of Hibernate ORM. He has founded and lead Hibernate Search, Hibernate Validator. His latest project endeavour is Hibernate OGM but he also contributes to Ceylon, Awestruct and a few other projects in his spare time.

Emmanuel is a member of the JPA 2.1 expert group and the spec lead of Bean Validation. He is a regular speaker at various conferences and JUGs, including JavaOne, JBoss World and Devoxx and the co-author of Hibernate Search in Action published by Manning. He is also founder and co-host of two podcasts: JBoss Community Asylum and Les Cast Codeurs Podcast.

Sessions at Devoxx:

99 Ceylon idioms [Conference]  with Stéphane Épardaud
Wednesday, Nov 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Conference - Room 9

Nuts and Bolts of Java EE 7 Interceptors [Conference]
Thursday, Nov 14, 4:40 PM - 5:40 PM - Conference - Room 8

Les Cast Codeurs Podcast - Episode en direct et en public! [BOF] with Vincent Massol, Arnaud Heritier, Emmanuel Bernard, Guillaume Laforge, Antonio Goncalves
Friday, Nov 15, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM - BOF 1


Xavier Coulon

Xavier Coulon has been a Java developer for several years, and since he joined JBoss back in late 2011, he has been working on the OpenShift, JAX-RS and LiveReload components of JBoss Tools and JBoss Developer Studio. More recently, he also discovered the magic of Awestruct to write static websites with the freedom of lightweight markup languages.

Session at Devoxx:

HTTP Caching in Practice [Quickie]
Wednesday, Nov 13, 1:35 PM - 1:50 PM - Conference - Room 8


Stéphane Épardaud

From deep into the Nice mountains, Stephane works for Red Hat on the Ceylon project. Passionate hacker in Java, C, Perl or Scheme. A web standards and database enthusiast, he implemented among other things a WYSIWYG XML editor, a multi-threading library in C, a mobile-agent language in Scheme (compiler and virtual machines), and some Web 2.0 RESTful services and rich web interfaces with JavaScript and HTML 5.
Eager to share, he is a frequent speaker at various conferences such as the Scheme Workshop 2004, Nice Technical University in 2008, Polytech'Nice en 2009, Mars JUG, Paris JUG and Riviera Java User Group he founded with Nicolas Leroux. A long-time open-source user and advocate, he is committer on RESTEasy, author of jax-doclets, stamps.js and various Play! Framework modules, and developer on various Ceylon projects for Red Hat.

Sessions at Devoxx:

99 Ceylon Idioms [Conference] with Emmanuel Bernard
Wednesday, Nov 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Conference - Room 9


Tim Fox

Tim has been doing software engineering for over 17 years, the last 8 of which have been in open source. He is currently employed by Red Hat and is the creator and project lead of the Vert.x project - the next generation polyglot asynchronous application platform. Prior to that Tim has also worked with the RabbitMQ team in VMware, and earlier still Tim worked in the role of Messaging Lead at JBoss where he created the HornetQ Messaging System - at the heart of JBoss Application Server. Tim was also one of the original developers of the Mobicents telco application platform.

Sessions at Devoxx:

Introducing Vert.x 2.0 - Taking polyglot application development to the next level [Conference]
Wednesday, Nov 13, 3:10 PM - 4:10 PM - Conference - Room 9


Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta is Director of Developer Advocacy at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. As a founding member of the Java EE team at Sun Microsystems, he spread the love for technology all around the world. At Oracle, he led a cross-functional team to drive the global launch of the Java EE 7 platform through strategy, planning, and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and program. After authoring ~1400 blogs at blogs.oracle.com/arungupta on different Java technologies, he continues to promote Red Hat technologies and products at blog.arungupta.me. Arun has extensive speaking experience in 35+ countries on myriad topics. An author of a best-selling book, an avid runner, and a globe trotter, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Sessions at Devoxx:

Java EE 7: What’s New in the Java EE Platform University
Monday, Nov 12, 13:30 - 16:30 PM - University - Room 8

Java EE 7 Hands-on Lab
Wednesday, Nov 14, 14:00 - 17:00 PM - BOF 1

Java EE 7: Java API for WebSockets
Thursday, Nov 15, 12:00 - 13:00 PM - Room 8


Jason Porter

Jason Porter is a software engineer, and JUG leader, currently working in the Java Enterprise Edition Space and Seam at Red Hat. His specialties include WildFly, Seam, CDI, JSF, Java EE, Gradle. He has worked with PHP, Ruby (both stand-alone and Rails), Groovy, XSLT, SASS the rest of the web language arena (HTML, CSS, JS, etc). His current position as Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat has him work primarily on the JBoss Developer Framwork, however, he also contributes to JBoss Forge, Arquillian, Apache DeltaSpike, Awestruct and others as time allows. He's very interested in the developer experience and helping to improve it at all aspects.

Sessions at Devoxx:

Building CDI Extensions [Conference]
Thursday, Nov 14, 3:10 PM - 4:10 PM - Conference - Room 8


Eric D. Schabell

Eric D. Schabell Eric D. Schabell is the JBoss technology evangelist for Integration and BPM products at Red Hat. He is responsible for various outbound technical aspects of promoting JBoss Enterprise Middleware integration products and services (BRMS/BPM, SOA, and data integration). He has been working within software development since 1998 for many different enterprises. He helps out in the JBoss jBPM project focusing as lead on the jBPM Migration project and is the author of 'OpenShift Primer' e-book. Follow this blog at http://www.schabell.org.

Sessions at Devoxx:

OpenShift Primer - get your Applications into the Cloud [Tools in Action]
Tuesday, Nov 12, 5:25 PM - 5:55 PM - University - Room 9