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.
Denys is a front-end developer & public speaker living and working in Norway. Being 2-in-1: an art school graduate and an engineer, Denys is passionate about psychology, physics, history, drawing. In his day-to-day job he enjoys getting to the heart of the matter of things and processes. Originally on "CSS side", for the last years Denys has been building JavaScript applications using Web Components, still breaking CSS, abusing HTML and working with performance optimisations of pretty much all aspects of the front-end toolset.
Stanimira Vlaeva Progress Software
Stanimira is a software engineer on the NativeScript core team focused on the integration with Angular and performance optimizations. Lately, she's been working on providing an official way for sharing code between web and mobile Angular via NativeScript schematics and webpack.
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.
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.
Andrey Sitnik Evil Martians
Lead front-end developer in Evil Martians. Author of Autoprefixer and PostCSS.
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.
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. :)
15 years of JS everywhere: from microcontrollers to rendering video in the cloud. More than 6 years of educational experience (at two universities and Illya's own courses), Ph.D. in Computer Science (field of interest: System Analysis and Theory of optimal decisions). Now works as front-end developer in GitLab.
Nadiia is a software engineer on the UI platform team in Uber who loves JavaScript and is passionate about CSS and seamless design. She is one of the creators and maintainers of <a href="https://baseweb.design/" target="_blank">Uber's open source Base Web component library</a> and co-organizer of the <a href="http://destination-web.uber.com" target="_blank">Destination:Web meetup series</a> in San Francisco. When she doesn't code you can find her hanging out with her <a href="https://www.instagram.com/umka.the.marshmallow/" target="_blank">fluffy dog</a>, taking him on a hike or a beach run.
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.
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.
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".
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.
Experienced full-stack developer with 10+ years in the IT industry, project manager and entrepreneur. Pavel has a strong technical background in different areas and platforms combined with management experience and good communication skills. Co-founder of <a href="http://mustlab.ru/" target="_blank">Mustlab</a> outsourcing company building projects in web, mobile, smart TV and IoT areas.
For the last few years Stas has been developing frontend tools. He has the most experience with webpack, for which he's built a loader and a plug-in for work with SVG, a documentation generator, and even a banner rotator. Stas knows a lot about inner workings of this complex and powerful tool.
Nikolay is a software engineer and Node.js expert at Grid Dynamics. He is a big fan of performance optimization in Node.js. Now he is working in St. Petersburg, Florida. Together with Amazon's consulting team, he is building a cloud computing platform for a product supply chain management project for one of the largest electronics companies in the United States.
Marina is a solutions architect at EPAM with more than 8 years of experience in frontend and backend technologies. She drives a number of projects, starting with big cross-team programs and ending with small and cozy, I-do-everything applications. Known for her love to JavaScript and serverless, she enjoys learning and sharing knowledge and some people may say that she has a power to "put pieces together", that's why she usually ends up in surge projects.
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.
Ujjwal is an undergrad student, an open source software fanatic and an active member of the JavaScript ecosystem. A Node.js core collaborator, Electron maintainer, Google Summer of Code mentor and ex-student, he has been working with the V8 team and the TC39 committee to help make JavaScript better, one commit at a time. He loves to talk about open source software, DevOps, JavaScript, Web Standards and the Open Web.
Sergei Kriger SinnerSchrader
Sergei fell in love with web development back in high school. He got a degree in Information Technologies at the University of Helsinki and has been spending his professional career working for web design studios in Helsinki and Munich. Sergei's focus areas are JavaScript development, UX and accessibility.
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.
Developer since 2006. Having tried PHP, JS, ActionScript, C++, since 2012 Ilyas switched to JS stack with Google Closure Compiler. Currently he develops architecture for front-end project at iSpring. For the last 2 years Ilyas has been actively studying Google Closure Compiler and watching it evolve.
Artem Kobzar Hell Yeah, JavaScript.Ninja
JavaScript.Ninja courses teacher. On the tech fringe. Likes functional programming, compilers and open source.
Nazim Gafarov Mail.Ru Group
Lead Lambda developer at Mail.Ru Cloud Solutions. Before that, Nazim worked at Yandex.Market. He's an author of a JS library with 14 stars. Top 100 Europe Solo Hard Lane.
Ruben Bridgewater Freelance Software Architect
Ruben is a Node.js core collaborator and a freelance software architect consultant. His main emphasis is building powerful and easy-to-use APIs for scalable and fast applications. He is continuously working with the V8 team and the TC39 committee to improve the developer experience with JavaScript.
Mauricio Palma SinnerSchrader
A self-educated UI Developer working at SinnerSchrader. As part of the product engineering team, he works as a proxy between the design and engineering teams. You'll find him in that sweet spot where art meets science. Using technology to craft user-centric experiences. He is also the co-founder of Woodlike Ocean and an engaged social entrepreneur.
Vladimir Mutafov Progress Software
Vladimir Mutafov is a software engineer on the NativeScript team at Progress Software. He's working on the NativeScript Android Runtime which provides all the high-performant JS to Java communication support.
Software Engineer @ Google
Arkadiy Pilguk Peculiar Ventures
Arkadiy is the Manager and Lead Engineer of Peculiar Ventures Ukraine. He started his career in user experience, where his relentless focus on users led him to front-end development and later machine learning and computer vision along with how they can be used to improve user experience with technology.
Front-end developer, lives in Astrakhan and works remotely from there. Dmitry uses TypeScript/React/Redux as his main tools.
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.