AARON ABRAMOV // JEST (FACEBOOK)
Aaron Abramov is a Software Engineer at Facebook working on test infrastructure and is a Jest contributor. Aaron enjoys working on tools and infrastructure that help other engineers be more productive.
GLEB BAHMUTOV // CYPRESS
BRIAN MANN // CYPRESS
Brian Mann is an Author of "Backbone Rails" and founder of Cypress.io, Brian is an awesome developer who has made a career out of developing open source end to end testing tools. A conference speaker and software engineer, Brian will not rest until writing tests for the real browser is as simple as coding unit tests.
JESSICA JORDAN // SIMPLABS
Jessica is a Berlin-based software engineer working at simplabs. She is part of the Ember.js Learning Team, co-organizing the monthly Ember.js meetup group in Berlin and she’s an editor at the Ember.js Times. Apart from that, Jessica is a big fan of CSS, art and comics.
KENT C. DODDS // PAYPAL
JUSTIN SEARLS // TEST DOUBLE
Nobody knows bad code like Justin Searls — he writes bad code effortlessly. And it's given him the chance to study why the industry has gotten so good at making bad software. That's why he co-founded Test Double, an agency focused on fixing everything that's broken about software.
TRENT WILLIS // NETFLIX
Trent Willis is a Senior UI Engineer at Netflix, where he builds tools and applications to give others insight into their products. He's also a self-professed music junkie, project lead for the QUnit testing framework, and frequent contributor to various Open Source projects.
MARY SNOW // CODESMITH
As a software developer and advocate for women in tech, Mary Snow spends her time teaching web development technologies to experienced engineers at Codesmith, an engineering residency program. She works with everyone from those first starting out to students studying advanced design patterns. She recently worked on ExpressiveJs, an Express application debugging tool, helping developers through callback hell.
ROTEM MIZRACHI-MEIDAN // DETOX (WIX.COM)
Rotem is a software engineer, open source advocate, passionate about Android, React Native, mobile performance, writing developer tools and Lego! He was the first Android developer at the mobile startup EverythingMe, later working on infrastructure features and performance benchmarks of the app. In his current position at Wix.com, Rotem is working with React Native, writing infrastructure and testing tools.
RYAN MARSH // CUCUMBER LTD.
Ryan Marsh is a dev coach and trainer who works with companies of all kinds to make development great again. Ryan knows that within every team is an 10x team waiting to prove what it is capable of, and that every team deserves a positive and productive work environment. Ryan has helped teams transform their development experience in startups, the Fortune 100, and government.
JASON LENGSTORF // IBM
Jason Lengstorf is a developer, designer, author, and friendly bear. His focus is on the efficiency and performance of people, teams, and software. At IBM, he creates processes and systems to Make The Right Thing The Easy Thing™. At all other times, he wanders the earth in search of new and better snacks.