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Pete Bacon Darwin

AngularJS 1.x Team Lead

Pete has been working on the core team since 2012 and became the team lead for the Angular 1 for JS branch in November 2014. He has co-authored a book on AngularJS and regularly talks about and teaches Angular.

Speaking on: Angular 1.5 and beyond

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Gleb Bahmutov

Software engineer at Kensho

Gleb Bahmutov is a JavaScript ninja, an image processing expert, and a software quality fanatic. He blogs at glebbahmutov.com/blog about stuff.

Speaking on: Turn the performance knob to 11

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Naomi Black

Technical Program Manager

Naomi is the TPM for Angular and Angular Material. An unrepentant generalist, she’s been at Google since 2006. She fights daleks in her spare time.

Speaking on: Getting started in Angular 2

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Tobias Bosch

Software Engineer

Tobias Bosch is a software engineer at Google. He is part of the Angular core team and works on Angular 2.

Speaking on: Better concepts, less code in Angular 2

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Jen Bourey

Senior Software Engineer

Jen currently serves as a Tech Lead in Google’s Cloud Platform, one of Google’s biggest Angular-powered applications. She has over 10 years of experience building web portals and has contributed to several open-source projects.

Speaking on: Iterative version upgrade strategies for large Angular applications

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Adam Bradley

Lead developer at Ionic

Adam Bradley is co-creator and lead developer of Ionic. He regularly writes and speaks about hybrid and mobile app development with Ionic and AngularJS. He is a proud dad, husband, veteran, and dog’s best friend. Adam is based in beautiful Madison, WI, USA.

Speaking on: Building cross-platform apps with Ionic 2

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Thomas Burleson

Team Lead, Angular Material

Thomas is the Team Lead for Google’s Angular Material focused on delivery UX components for the Angular JS frameworks (v1.x and v2). He previously worked at SiriusXM as a UX and Principal Architect for the SiriusXM Internet Radio apps.

Speaking on: Angular Material in practice and Animations with Angular Timelines: a paradigm shift

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Niall Crosby

Software Consultant, creator of ag-Grid

Entrepreneur and coding enthusiast. Building end-to-end web applications for 16 years. From C, C++ and assembly to Java, GWT and JavaScript. Developer behind ag-Grid, a new data grid choice for AngularJS applications. Currently building the next generation of financial reporting tools for Royal Bank of Scotland.

Speaking on: Building performant components for AngularJS

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Jeff Cross

Software Engineer

Jeff is a member of the Angular core team at Google, focusing on data access and application performance. Jeff has an extensive background in open source software, marketing, and user experience design. When not in front of a computer, he spends his time doing whatever his kids tell him to do, which usually involves playing music or making gadgets.

Speaking on: Angular 2 Data Flow

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Rachel Davies

Agile Coach at Unruly Media

Rachel Davies works as a coach with product development teams at Unruly in London. She is author of “Agile Coaching” and an invited speaker at industry events around the globe. Her mission is to create workplaces where developers enjoy delivering valuable software. Rachel is a strong advocate of XP approaches and an organiser of Extreme Programmers London meet-up.

Speaking on: Extreme Programming in a Nutshell

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Andres Dominguez

Software Engineer at Google

Andres is a technical lead in Google Cloud Storage. He has been building large Angular applications since version 0.9.

Speaking on: Protractor styleguide

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Alex Eagle

Software Engineer

Alex works on language tooling for JavaScript and TypeScript. Previously Alex spent five years in Google’s developer testing tools. He has developed systems including Google’s continuous integration service, capturing build&test failures, and explaining them to developers. Before Google, Alex worked at startups including Opower, and consulted for large government IT. In his 20% time, he created the Error-Prone static analysis tool, which detects common Java programming mistakes and reports them as compile errors.

Speaking on: TypeScript tooling for greater productivity

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Joe Eames

Angular Google Developer Expert

Joe is an Angular Google Developer Expert and a freelance author for Pluralsight.com. He has always had a strong interest in education, and has worked both full and part time as a technical teacher for over ten years. He is a frequent blogger and speaker, organiser of ng-conf, and is a panelist on the JavaScript Jabber and Adventures in Angular podcasts.

Speaking on: Becoming Betazoid: How to Listen and Empathize with Others in the Workplace

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Jeremy Elbourn

Angular Material Design

Jeremy is an Angular team member at Google. He works on Material Design components and dreams of the cleanest code.

Speaking on: Building the Best Components

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Kara Erickson

Software Engineer

Kara is a Software Engineer at OpenTable where she builds Angular applications for OpenTable Restaurants. She has spent the last year architecting a robust library of business-level and ui-level components founded on Angular directives.

Speaking on: Creating User Interface Component APIs in Angular and Web Components

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Gil Fink

CEO and Senior Consultant at sparXys

Gil Fink is a web development expert, ASP.NET/IIS Microsoft MVP and the founder of sparXys. He is currently consulting for various enterprises and companies, where he helps to develop web and RIA-based solutions. He conducts lectures and workshops for individuals and enterprises who want to specialise in infrastructure and web development. He is also co-author of several Microsoft Official Courses (MOCs) and training kits, co-author of Pro Single Page Application Development book (Apress), co-organiser of GDG Rashlatz Meetup and co-organiser of ng-conf Israel.

Speaking on: Biological Modelling, powered by AngularJS

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Brian Ford

Software Engineer

Brian works on the AngularJS core team at Google where he tries his very best to make computers do the right thing.

Speaking on: Routing in Eleven Dimensions with Component Router

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Aaron Frost

Senior Engineer

Aaron has spent the last several years swimming (at times sinking) in the Open Web waters. Finding JS and CSS/HTML was the best thing that could have happened to him. By day he is a part of the Domo front-end team, where they are building an app that makes everyone a CEO. By night he works with O’Reilly Media and is writing the book JS.Next: ES6. He is also a Google Developer Expert, nominated by Google for his work with AngularJS and its community, and an Egghead.io author. Additionally he works on several small projects for himself, and one with his identical twin brother. When the world is white and frozen, you will find him atop the mountain ice fishing.

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Sebastian Fröstl

Software Engineer at Small Improvements

Having a background in music and computer science, Sebastian got hooked on the startup scene. He is working as full stack engineer and organises the ng-berlin meetup.

Speaking on: How to design large AngularJS applications that scale

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Minko Gechev

Freelance

Minko is a freelance software engineer with a passion for open source. He loves to experiment with theoretical concepts and apply them in practice. Minko teaches, speaks and writes about JavaScript and AngularJS. Some of the open source projects he works on are angular-aop, “AngularJS in Patterns”, AngularJS style guide and a few others. Currently changing education with Learn Capital.

Speaking on: Cutting Angular’s Crosscuts

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Brad Green

AngularJS Manager

Brad works at Google and manages the Angular team and internal sales CRM tools. He lives in California with wife, two kids, and four chickens.

Speaking on: Keynote

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Uri Goldshtein

Angular-Meteor Package Creator

Uri works at Meteor Development group and is the creator of the angular-meteor package, which makes the integration between Angular and Meteor as seamless as possible.

Uri travels around the world building stuff and helping developers. He started with assembler, C++, then C# and WPF before taking on the web a few years ago. Since then he regularly speaks and lectures about AngularJS, until moving on to developing the library ‘angular-meteor’ and so now he talks about angular-meteor every chance he gets.

Speaking on: Creating realtime apps with Angular 2 and Meteor

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Martin Gontovnikas

Auth0

Gonto is a tech nerd who works at Auth0. He <3 OSS, JS, meat and a good beer in that order. He has built Restangular, factory_pal, angular-jwt and many other OSS projects!

Speaking on: These are not the models you’re looking for

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Gernot Höflechner

Software Engineer at Small Improvements

Open source enthusiast, formerly a student of Ancient History and Latin. Creator of an Angular-based annotation framework, frontend dev and ng-berlin organiser.

Speaking on: How to design large AngularJS applications that scale

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Rado Kirov

Developer

Rado has been on the Angular Core team since Summer 2014. Before Angular, he worked in Google on the Adsense serving stack – tackling problems of scaling billions of ads served daily. He is passionate about open source, and made contributions to Angular as a Google-20% project before making the full-time jump.

Speaking on: Getting started in Angular 2

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Pawel Kozlowski

Expert, software developer

Open source hacker, AngularJS book author, AngularUI lead developer. Pawel is a software-development addict who believes in free, open source software. He is a core contributor to the AngularJS framework, AngularUI, Karma-runner and several other projects. He is the co-author of the Mastering Web Application Development with AngularJS book. When not coding, Pawel can be spotted speaking at various software development conferences.

Speaking on: Modularity and packaging for Angular2 applications

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Aimee Knight

Software Engineer at SparkPost

Aimee Knight is a former figure skater, and software engineer at SparkPost. Outside of work, she’s a weekly panelist on the JavaScript Jabber and Angular Air podcasts, and co-organizer of CharmCityJS. In her spare time, she’s usually playing with a new library or technology, running along the Baltimore harbor, or trying out the latest flavor of Kombucha. Find her, and her contagious enthusiasm on Twitter @Aimee_Knight!

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Jules Kremer

Technical Program Manager

Jules is a TPM on the Angular team. When not working with developers, Jules is often bending into pretzel-like shapes, climbing mountains or drinking really awesome beer.

Speaking on: Keynote

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Igor Krivanov

Senior Architect at Rangle.io

Igor Krivanov, a senior Rangle.io architect with 10 years of professional experience in design and development in a variety of computer systems. Igor’s passion is developing techniques suitable for large scale application development on the front-end. Github: github.com/igor-ka

Speaking on: Debugging Angular 2 Apps with Batarangle

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Ben Lesh

Senior UI Engineer at Netflix

Ben Lesh works for Netflix in Los Gatos, CA developing realtime-streaming dashboards to visualise what’s happening in the Netflix cloud. He is heavily involved in the ReactiveX community, is currently working on the RxJS Next, and has worked with the Angular team on their Rx integration.

Speaking on: Reactive Streams in Angular 1 and 2

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Matias Niemela

Software Engineer

Matias works at Google on AngularJS alongside the rest of the team. He passionately innovates on ngAnimate and Angular 2.0 and maintains a cool blog at www.yearofmoo.com.

Speaking on: ngAnimate 2.0

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Ricardo Mallols

Software Engineer at Sky TV

Ricardo is a Software Engineer at nowtv.com, the VOD platform of Sky TV. He works on several projects turning around AngularJs,with a particular focus on forms handling topics.

Technology enthusiast, he enjoys running any kind of experimental stuff on the browser.

Speaking on: Sign up journey at Sky TV – building advanced forms for millions of users

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Andrew Merrell

Principal Software Engineer at Sky

Andrew is a principal software engineer who builds web applications for NOW TV, the VOD platform of Sky TV. He can usually be found watching TV and is slightly addicted to superhero movies. He can always be heard laughing!

Speaking on: Using AngularJS on LG and PlayStation

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Robert Messerle

Software Engineer

Robert is a software engineer on the Angular team at Google, working primarily on the Angular Material project.

Speaking on: ngAnimate 2.0

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Igor Minar

Software Engineer

Igor is a software engineer at Google. He is a lead on the Angular project, practitioner of test driven development, open source enthusiast, hacker.

In his free time, Igor enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, doing outdoor activities (including but not limited to sports, gardening and building retaining walls).

Speaking on: Keynote

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Lucas Mirelmann

Software Engineer

Lucas is a Software engineer at Google and core Angular developer.

Speaking on: Angular 1.5 and beyond

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Rachael L Moore

UI Engineer

Rachael is a UI Engineer at OpenTable specialising in the implementation of enterprise-scale interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. She began as a freelance web designer in the 90’s and previously worked at Homes.com.

Speaking on: Creating User Interface Component APIs in Angular and Web Components

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Scott Moss

Software Engineer at Udacity

Scott is an engineer and instructor of all things JS. He loves to share what he learns and has taught hundreds of engineers in technologies like Angular.

Speaking on: ngDarwinAward

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Carmen Popoviciu

Front end engineer at ING

Carmen is a front-end engineer and the leading lady of the Dutch AngularJS User Group. She loves Angular and is passionate about its community. She hopes to one day make a difference for the web with the code she writes. If she had superpowers, she would smiley all the things :)

Speaking on: Protractor styleguide

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Martin Probst

Software Engineer

Martin has been with Google for four years. He’s written several Google-internal pieces of Angular infrastructure (UI libraries, build and developer tooling) as a 20% contributor. He recently joined the Angular team full time and works on developer tooling, with a particular focus on TypeScript. Before Google, Martin worked on database systems, query languages, and storage optimisation.

Speaking on: TypeScript tooling for greater productivity

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Julie Ralph

Software Engineer

Julie works as a Software Engineer in Test at Google in Seattle and is the lead developer on the Angular end-to-end testing framework Protractor.

Speaking on: Testing strategies with Angular 2

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Manuel Rauber

Software Developer at Thinktecture AG

Manuel has a passion for creating cross-platform solutions with HTML5, AngularJS and Cordova in the frontend and .NET in the backend.

Speaking on: Write once, run anywhere – with nw.js & Cordova: for real!

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Vikki Read

Software Developer at Unruly Media

Vikki is a full stack web developer at Unruly, focusing on making well-behaved third party javascript. She’s particularly keen on making testing more accessible.

Speaking on: Extreme Programming in a Nutshell

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Shai Reznik

Founder / Consultant / Instructor

Shai is founder of HiRez.io, an online school aiming to make people laugh while teaching front end architecture. He is an experienced client side consultant, developer and worldwide speaker, and gave the ng-wat talk at ng-conf 2015. Over the past few years he has helped over 25 enterprise companies migrating to Angular and building large scale products, and is organiser of the largest JavaScript group in Israel and co-organiser of ng-conf IL. His favourite hobby is performing live Improv shows.

Speaking on: The REAL Angular Keynote

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Alex Rickabaugh

Software Engineer

Alex is a software engineer at Google, working on data access and RPC technologies for Angular.

Speaking on: Angular 2 Data Flow

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Sylvana Rochet

Founder of The Insightful Executive

Sylvana is a holistic intelligence advisor & consultant. With her X-ray vision, she identifies blind spots and helps companies create effective human dynamics. The result: people falling in love with their work & teams while driving exceptional results.

Speaking on: Optimize Yourself: 5 Key Traits of High-Performing Humans

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Sara Robinson

Developer Advocate

Sara is a Developer Advocate at Firebase, where she helps with developer relations through online content, outreach and events. She has a bachelor’s degree in Business and International Studies from Brandeis University. Before Firebase, she worked as an analyst at Sandbox Industries, a venture firm and startup foundry. She’s passionate about learning to code, running, and finding the best ice cream in SF.

Speaking on: Building apps with Firebase and Angular 2

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Lukas Ruebbelke

Senior Developer Advocate

Developer. Hacker. Community backer. Author and blogger. Console logger. Author of AngularJS in Action for Manning Publications.

Speaking on: The REAL Angular Keynote

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Tim Ruffles

SidekickJS Founder

Founder of SidekickJS – @sidekicksrc Trainer + contractor – Angular, D3, Node, Backbone. Maintains bonsaiden.github.io/JavaScript-Garden, runs Functional Javascript London.

Speaking on: D3 in Angular, Angular in D3

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Victor Savkin

Software Engineer

Victor works on the Angular team at Google. He is interested in functional programming and client-side applications. Being a language nerd he spends a lot of his time playing with TypeScript, Dart, Elm, Haskell, and Clojure.

Speaking on: Better concepts, less code in Angular 2

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Uri Shaked

AngularJS GDE at GDG Tel Aviv

Uri Shaked is a Google Developer Expert for AngularJS. He created the popular angular-moment open source module and regularly speaks about Web-related technologies in conferences and meetups. Among his interests are reverse engineering, hardware hacking, playing music and Salsa dancing.

Speaking on: Protractor, ES6 Generators and Co.js

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Patrick Stapleton

Co-Creator of AngularClass

Also known as PatrickJS. Currently: @AngularClass Co-Creator, Angular 2 Universal, and Open-Source. Previously: CTO Keychain Logistics, HackReactor Instructor and Alumnus, Launch 2014 Hackathon Winner, Reddit Insight.

Speaking on: Full-Stack Angular 2

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Manfred Steyer

Trainer, Consultant, Author, Software Engineer

Manfred Steyer is a trainer, consultant and author at IT-Visions with focus on modern Web- and Service-Architectures on the basis of AngularJS. Manfred writes for O’Reilly, Hanser Presss and Heise Developer. He regularly speaks at conferences.

Speaking on: Modern authentication solutions with OAuth 2.0, OpenId Connect and AngularJS

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Yuri Takhteyev

CTO of Rangle.io

Yuri is the CTO of Rangle.io, a former faculty member at the University of Toronto, and an author of a book on software development in Brazil.

Speaking on: Debugging Angular 2 Apps with Batarangle

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Jason Teplitz

Jason was an intern on the Angular team at Google this past summer. He implemented WebWorker support directly into the Angular framework, which enables developers to use concurrency in their applications.
He’s currently a junior studying computer science at Stanford University.

Speaking on: Using Web Workers for more responsive apps

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Bill Ticehurst

Developer Lead at Microsoft

Bill Ticehurst leads an engineering team at Microsoft focused on JavaScript language tooling, including the JavaScript and TypeScript editing experience in Visual Studio, the Node Tools extension for Visual Studio, and the TypeScript plugin for Sublime Text. Previously he has worked on the IE Developer Tools, and the ECMAScript conformance suite.

Speaking on: What’s new in TypeScript

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Christian Weyer

Managing Director at Thinktecture AG

Christian works at Thinktecture and is a Google GDE & Microsoft MVP. He has been speaking at software conferences for almost 2 decades – with passion.

Speaking on: Write once, run anywhere – with nw.js & Cordova: for real!

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Jeff Whelpley

Chief Architect at GetHuman

Chief Architect at GetHuman, Angular Boston meetup co-organiser, AngularAir panelist, working on Angular 2 server rendering team.

Speaking on: Full-Stack Angular 2

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Sebastian Witalec

Sebastian Witalec is a Solution Engineer and a Technical Evangelist for Telerik with over 6 years of experience in software engineering and architecture.

Sebastian has passion for all types of technologies. He is always happy to learn about the new stuff and to pass the knowledge as far as his voice (or the wire) can take him. Sebastian is based in London, UK actively working with various Dev communities in the area. When not acting techie he is a massive football fan/player (probably bigger at heart than skills).

Speaking on: Building native mobile apps with Angular 2.0 and NativeScript​

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Aysegul Yonet

CTO at AnnieCannons

Aysegul Yonet is a Sr. Software Engineer working at A360. Aysegul hosts Women Who Code and Girl Develop It JavaScript Meetups in San Francisco. She also teaches workshops for D3.js, AngularJS, and MEAN stack. Aysegul is CTO of AnnieCannons, Inc, a nonprofit organization that trains human trafficking survivors in web development.

Speaking on: Creating WebGL components with Angular

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