Speakers at Conference On Java 2011
Vikas is the co-founder and software craftsman at Inphina. In his 15+ years of experience he has become a recognized speaker, mentor, and practitioner in the software industry. Vikas is a technologist at heart and is never too far away from the keyboard. He blogs, has presented at various Technology conferences and written articles on Software development on ‘Agile Journal’ and ‘The Server Side’. He is an Agile Editor on InfoQ.com where he posts weekly about the latest and greatest in the community. Vikas has a Masters in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani, B.Tech in Computer Engineering and a degree in Business Administration. He has worked with several big system integrators like IBM, Mastek and Sapient. He was the driving force behind two startups Solutions Inc. and Xebia India which went on to become successful in their respective domains.
Abhijit Sharma works as an architect/researcher with the Incubator & Innovation lab in BMC Software. He works on emerging technology areas and how they impact the BMC Software product portfolio and domain in which it operates, with a focus on a lot of different areas related to cloud, IT etc. He has a wide range of experience in architecting, designing and implementing different enterprise products working in his own startup, venture backed startup as well research lab in an established company like BMC Software
Dhananjay Nene is a passionate polyglot programmer (Scala, Erlang, Python), and a chief architect at Vayana. He has held a number of roles in the past including CTO and Head of Product Development, though programming is what he enjoys the most. He has spoken at a number of conferences including Pycon India 2010 and 2011, and a number of local tech meets such as barcamps and developer meets.
Yogesh Deshpande is a Technical Manager at GSLab. He has 11 years of experience in building applications using various Java/j2ee technology stacks,open source and other proprietary frameworks. His primary area of interest is in scalability and design considerations of applications for various languages for web application development.
Sameer Arora is a Senior Consultant for Xebia IT Architects. He has close to seven years of experience in the Software Industry. He has worked on several projects for leading banks and investment firms using Java/J2ee as the primary technology.
A software consultant with over 8 years of experience in a wide range of technologies, I,ve spent the last couple of years at ThoughtWorks, brainstorming solutions for anything from microsites for text-messaging apps and specialized product tracking services to arguing over enterprise-wide deployments of integrated virtualization and source control systems. And that’s when I wasn’t busy building eCommerce apps! Now, I work at Vayana Services, building B2B integration services connecting enterprises and banks. As a self confessed Java evangelist, I have always tried to keep myself updated about technologies and new developments at the edges of this space.
Prasad is a Sr. Product Developer at BMC Software. He holds a B.E from the University of Pune and an MS from University of Akron, US. He also holds a diploma in business management from Symbiosis University.
Karan Nangru is a Senior Consultant at Xebia IT Architects. He is a J2EE practitioner and a RIA, Cloud Computing enthusiast. He writes articles and blogs on technology and agile, has been a cover page author twice for a renowned RIA magazine. Off late, he has been working on technologies such Gigaspaces, SOLR, JavaFX. He often speaks in conferences and knowledge sharing sessions on Technology and Agile.
Kshitiz Saxena is principle member technical staff in the Java EE Platform group at Oracle with industry experience of 10+ years. He is module lead for load-balancer in GlassFish, and worked in other areas spanning PaaS, CDI, connectors, connection pooling and JDBC RI. He holds master’s and bachelor’s degree from IIT Bombay.
Harshad Oak is the founder of Rightrix Solutions & IndicThreads. He is the author of 3 books and several articles on Java technology. He holds a master’s degree in computer management. For his contributions to technology and the community, he has been recognized as an Oracle ACE Director and a Java Champion.
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