Pia Mancini

Pia Mancini is an open source sustainer and cofounder of Open Collective, a platform that enables open source projects to receive funding as a collective through virtual association.

She has worked in politics in Argentina and is chair of the Democracy Earth Foundation, which develops technology for democracy.


Alvaro Videla

He works as a Lead Architect at Migros in Switzerland. Before he was a Senior Software Engineer at Apple, and previously was a Core Developer for RabbitMQ.

Before moving to Europe he used to work in Shanghai where he helped building one of Germany’s biggest dating websites.


Dan Abramov

Dan co-created Redux, React Hot Loader, and Create React App. These days he is helping make React better at Facebook.

Pavithra Kodmad

Pavithra is a UI Developer at Atlassian. She earlier worked on the website for Flipkart in India. JavaScript kick started her career as a UI developer and she is still in love with it.

She is a newbie Open Source contributor, has worked for betterment of women in JavaScript.


Maaret Pyhäjärvi

Maaret Pyhäjärvi is a software professional with testing emphasis. She identifies as an empirical technologist, a tester and a programmer, a catalyst for improvement and a speaker. Her day job is working with a software product development team as a hands-on testing specialist with focus on exploratory testing.


Johannes Schickling

Johannes Schickling is the co-founder of Graphcool which is a developer platform for serverless GraphQL backends. He is one of the organizers of the GraphQL-Europe conference and runs projects like How to GraphQL, GraphQL Weekly and the GraphQL Radio podcast.


Ives van Hoorne

Ives is software developer at Catawiki and student at the University of Twente when he finds the time. He created CodeSandbox, an online editor that focuses on lowering the learning curve of web application development.


Sébastien Chopin

Sébastien is the co-creator of Nuxt.js, a JS framework to create blazing fast Vue apps quickly. He’s currently working at Neo.9 in Paris, building e-commerce app with Node and Vue.js