Ryan is from California. He studied mathematics at UCSD and University of Rochester before pursuing software professionally. In 2009, he created Node.js. Ryan managed the project through its initial years of development, before yielding it in favor of other interests like build systems, computer vision, and electronic music. Currently he lives in Brooklyn.
Tech Lead and Open Source evangelist at Mendix. Speaker, blogger and author of MobX, MobX-state-tree, immer and several other libraries.
Chris Heilmann dedicated the last 20 years of his life to make the web work and thrive. As a lead developer on some of the largest web products he learned that knowledge is not enough without teamwork and good handover. He dedicated most of his time since on educating, writing and sharing, presenting on average at 30 conferences a year. He strives to make code and coders work efficiently. He is the author of several JavaScript books and the [Developer Evangelism handbook](http://developer-evangelism.com). He is currently a Senior Program Manager in Microsoft and spends a lot of time pondering how machine learning and AI can aid humans and replace jobs we're too important to do.
Nataliya has been a web developer since 2010. She currently lives in London and delivers front-end solutions at the Midrive startup. She loves the user interface development process and solving challenges behind it. She is excited about tools that help to automate routine tasks, allowing focus to shift to creative parts of a project. Nataliya keeps up to date with developments in the modern JS and React ecosystems and sometimes combines travel with conferences. Besides the technical, she has an arts education. She feels inspired by seeing how the digital industry has revolutionised traditional art.
David Khourshid is a Florida-based web developer for Microsoft, a tech author, and speaker. Also a fervent open source contributor, he is passionate about JavaScript, CSS, animation, innovative user interfaces, and cutting-edge front-end technologies. When not behind a computer keyboard, he's behind a piano keyboard or traveling.
Martin is open source contributor and web evangelist by heart from Zurich with a decade experience from the trenches of software engineering in multiple fields. He works as a Webmasters Trends Analyst / Developer Advocate at Google for Search & web ecosystem. He helps people building applications or publishing content on the web to be successful, productive and visible. Martin believes in the web platform and is working with bleeding edge technologies that will allow the web to prosper.
Andrey Sitnik Evil Martians
Lead front-end developer in Evil Martians. Author of Autoprefixer and PostCSS.
Believes in JavaScript. Creates and improves debugging tools as a part of Chrome DevTools team since 2014. Led the most part of company's attempts to improve developers' life, starting from asynchronous stacks till new Query Objects. In his spare time loves to play guitar and travel, wishes he had a travel blogger career, yet still keeps writing code, cause we all deserve to have even more new debugging tools. :)
Lucas is a Brazilian software engineer living in London. He breathes JavaScript and is passionate about open source. He is a core team member of Chai.js and Sinon.js, two of the most popular libraries in the JS ecosystem, and is always trying to find better and more efficient ways to solve problems. His motto is "strive to be lazy".
Oleg Šelajev is a developer advocate for the GraalVM project at Oracle Labs, which aims to make programs run faster and developers more productive. He helps to organize VirtualJUG, the online Java User Group, and a GDG chapter in Tartu, Estonia. Became a Java Champion in 2017. Loves pizza and playing chess. Favorite languages: Java, JavaScript, and Clojure.
GraphQL rockstar, consultant and trainer, developer of Internet products, OSS maintainer. Since 2001 Pavel's main specialization is web technologies. He has extensive practical knowledge on back-end/front-end development, administration, and architecture. Since the end of 2015, Pavel's main focus is on isomorphic applications. In summer 2016 he began the development of graphql-compose (GraphQL schema generator) in open source.
Minko is an engineer in the Angular team at Google. He loves to experiment with abstract theoretical computer science concepts and transform them into robust industrial solutions. Minko's working on compilers, tools for static code analysis, and machine learning. Some of his projects are the book "Switching to Angular", Guess.js, codelyzer, the official Angular style guide, the Go linter revive, and many others.
Eduardo San Martin Morote Freelance — Posva Solutions
Eduardo is a JavaScript enthusiast who focuses on UI and likes game dev too. He's a member of the Vue.js core team and he organizes the Paris Vue.js Meetup. He helps daily to improve the Vue ecosystem.
Vitaly Slobodin WIS Software
Vitaly is a co-founder of IT61. He developed various projects with different platforms and frameworks. He has experience with .NET, Node.js, and Ruby on Rails. He loves open source software and browsers. Vitaly joined the PhantomJS project in 2013 and later became the core developer. He believes that browsers (not robots) will rule the world. A big fan of pure and solid code. Perfectionist.
Basarat Ali Syed Australia Post
Microsoft MVP and a key member of the TypeScript community. Front-end Practice Lead. Open source advocate, book author, youtuber, screencaster, developer empathiser. Top contributor for TypeScript on stackoverflow.
Artem Kobzar Hell Yeah, JavaScript.Ninja
JavaScript.Ninja courses teacher. On the tech fringe. Likes functional programming, compilers and open source.
Alex Castillo is a Co-founder at Neurosity, a neurotechnology company reimagining brain-computer interfaces. He is passionate about the human brain, and how we can use it to power next-generation apps. As a Google Developer Expert, Alex has contributed to the open source community with a focus on web technologies and neurotech.