OW2con'12 Speakers

  • Ali Ataya

    Having obtained a Ph. D. of Computer Science in France I turned to the object-oriented field and the associated methods of design and development. This then led to the development of specific expertise in the areas of e-business architecture and Information Systems. I was involved with numerous projects around the world (France, UK, Belgium and the Middle East). My current speciality is the Enterprise Architecture and the Programs Management.
  • Patrick Beaucamp

    PATRICK BEAUCAMP is founder of the Vanilla project, the only true Open Source Business Intelligence Platform, and Ceo of Bpm-Conseil, the company behind the Vanilla project. With almost 20 years of experience in BI area, with participation in early 90s to Cognos PowerPlay & Impromptu launch in West Europe, Patrick is leading the Vanilla project to success and recognition. The Vanilla project was recently rewarded by independant analysts as one of the Top 10 successfull French Open Source Project (April 09), and as major competitor of SAP Business Object, IBM Cognos and Microstrategy platform (november 09), while Bpm-Conseil was rewarder as one of the 3 major French innovative player in IT and one of the 100 companies to watch in Europe by RedHerring in June 2010. Recently, Patrick was a co-writer for Best selling Book "BPM HandBook 2010", with a specific chapter on Open Source Bi & Bpm integration.
  • Gianfranco Boccalon

    Gianfranco Boccalon, Spagic Project Leader, is a Senior Consultant at Engineering Group with long experience in the IT field. He has valuable expertise in J2EE architectures and frameworks, in the SOA environment and in software development methods, with a specific focus on performance testing and measurements. Before joining SpagoWorld team, he worked in the development of CAD applications and in consultancy and software development of financial applications. He is currently working on Spagic evolution in the SOA domain.
  • Jeremy Boudoncle

    With Hedera Technology, our vision is to liberate the IT energy blocked in company's infrastructures, by sharing it with their partners. We develop an innovative private cloud software and provide disruptive innovation through a web platform. Our software, Kanopya, is opensource, try it : www.kanopya.org Spécialités: Cloud Computing, Start-up funding, Green-IT, IT infrastructure, Project Management
  • Bernard Boltz

    Bernard Boltz is graduated from the engineering school in Grenoble in 1977. He began working for Alcatel and joined the France Telecom R&D division in 1982. He left Paris on the occasion of the opening of the Sophia Antipolis premises in 1989. He has been in charge of various IT projects. He has a large experience in network management and in software design.
  • Cedric Carbone

    Cédric Carbone is Talend's Chief Technical Officer since its inception, where he manages the data integration, data quality, big data, MDM, and ESB products lines with an international team of more than 140 R&D engineers. He's also a Board Member at the Eclipse Foundation and OW2 consortium. Cédric has lectured at several universities on technical topics such as XML or Web Services. He holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science and an Advanced Degree in Document Engineering.
  • Antoine Castaing

  • Alfonso Castro

  • Denis Caromel

    Denis Caromel Bio: Denis Caromel (PhD. and MBA HEC) is professor at University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis-CNRS and INRIA Sophia. He is also founder and CEO of ActiveEon. His research interests include distributed, and Cloud computing. Denis Caromel gave many invited talks on Cloud, Parallel and Distributed Computing around the world (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Berkeley, Stanford, NASA Langley, IBM Tom Watson and Zurich). He acted as keynote speaker at several major conferences (MDM, DAPSYS 2008, CGW'08, Shanghai CCGrid 2009, IEEE ICCP'09, ICPADS 2009 in Hong Kong). Recently, he gave many invited talks, e.g. at Devoxx (gathering about 3500 persons), an invited conference on Cloud at Expo Universal 2010, Oct. 18, Shanghai, China, and at 2011 Open Stack Summit in Santa Clara.
  • Pierre Chatel

    Pierre CHATEL is an R&T Software Engineer and Interoperability and Big Data activities Manager in the Smart Systems lab of Thales Advanced Studies, with particular expertise in large-scale distributed systems and System of Systems. He is involved in the CHOReOS and and FI-WARE FP7 UE projects, WoO ITE2 project, as well as in CONNECT, SemEUsE and SocEDA French ANR projects. Defended in 2010 and jointly coordinated by LIP6 laboratory (Paris VI University) and by Thales Land & Joint Systems, his PhD thesis has as topic 'A qualitative approach for decision making under non-functional constraints during agile service composition'. Pierre also gave courses on distributed computing from 2007 to 2009 at Paris VII University, and worked as a research engineer at LIP6 in 2010.
  • Frederic Dang Tran

    Frederic Dang Tran is a research engineer at Orange Labs since 1990. He graduated from Telecom ParisTech ENST in 1990. His current research activities focus on cloud computing middleware, virtualization technologies and resource management. He co-represents Orange at the DMTF Cloud Management Work Group since 2011. Paweł Rubach is an IT architect and researcher at Orange Labs Poland since 2007. He received his M.Sc. in Information Systems and Quantitve Methods from the Warsaw School of Economics in 2003 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics and Information Systems. Apart from his work for Orange Labs he is an Assistant Professor at the Warsaw School of Economics in the Department of Business Informatics. Since Feb. 2012 he is responsible for the development of the placement management within the Sirocco multicloud broker platform.
  • Thomas Debru

    Thomas Debru is COO and co-founder of UShareSoft. Thomas has more than 16 years experience in the development and quality assurance of enterprise software. Prior to co-founding UShareSoft, Thomas held several management positions at Sun Microsystems and Atos Origin.
  • Gerard Dupont

    Gérard Dupont is a research engineer in CASSIDIAN (an EADS company). He joined the System Design Center for his PhD, where he applied machine learning techniques to interactive information retrieval. He worked on several projects involving advanced media mining techniques: information extraction, multimedia processing and semantic knowledge bases. In particular he has been working on the WebLab platform since the early design. He participated to its release as an open source project on OW2 in 2008 and now work on the interactive retrieval components as well as enhancement of the core architecture (including privacy protection) through European research projects.
  • Marc Dutoo

    Leader of the EasySOA consortium, a 2 year (started 2010/11), 4m€ joint effort with INRIA, Talend, Nuxeo & Bull and the System@tic label to make Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) simple to use and throttle up the SOA engine in the enterprise. Founder and co-lead of Eclipse JWT (Java Workflow Tooling), available in Eclipse 3.5 and later. Leader of OW2 Scarbo, the Open Source SCA BPM solution. Member of OW2 Technical Committee, Eclipse SOA Project Management Committee, Eclipse Planning Council. Contributor to various other projects like Talend ETL, Alfresco ECM, PEtALS ESB.
  • Clement Escoffier

    Clement Escoffier is leading the R&D of Arrow-Group. He is working on providing solutions for the development, deployment and evolution of modular applications. Clement's interests go from the design of complex systems to the mobility and the adaptation of pervasive applications. He is an Apache Felix PMC member and leads the iPOJO project and OW2 Chameleon project. He received a PHD in software engineering from the University of Grenoble in 2008. Guillaume Sauthier works on the OW2 JOnAS project since 2003. He started his career helping J2EE 1.4 certification on the web services area. He became an Apache Axis committer and did the integration of Apache CXF for Java EE 5. His focus moved on the modularity needs of the application server. He is involved in the OSGi community and in the Apache Felix and iPOJO projects. Guillaume is involved in the OW2 community as Chairman of the Technology Council. Christophe is a Software Engineer/Developer/Architect/Addict working on Service Oriented Architecture and Cloud Projects at Linagora, a French Open Source Software Editor and active OW2 member. Christophe is one of the main OW2-Petals ESB committer and works on research projects dealing with SOA, Cloud and Open source. But that's not all...
  • Monica Franceschini

    Monica is IT Solution Architect and has more than ten years of experience in the development of projects for the industry and public administration, based on Java technologies. She has worked in the field of content management, search engines, portals as well as web applications security and accessibility. On the strength of her skills and her passion for open source software, she delivers consulting services, training courses and on-the-job training on Business Intelligence and SpagoBI. She contributes to the development of the suite and to the realization of customers' projects. She also carries out promotional activities supporting the spreading and development of the suite at the international level.
  • Daniele Gagliardi

    Daniele Gagliardi, is an IT Solution Architect. Before joining Spago4Q design team, he has been working for several years in the domain of Identity and Access Management, web applications design as well as development of PKI (Public Key Infrastructures) and digital signature products. At present, he contributes to the development of Spago4Q platform and supports Engineering Group's Quality Assurance department in the realization of a technolgical infrastructure for the development and quality assessment of software products and projects.
  • Florent Garin

    Florent Garin is the co-founder of DocDoku, an IT consultancy and software development organization specialized on Android, iOS and HTML5 technologies. We’re focus on business applications, our customers are mostly big companies and innovative startups. Prior to DocDoku, Florent has 10 years’ experience working for the IT departments of fortune 500 companies, and more specifically in the PLM area in the aerospace domain. Florent is also « JEE architect » and « Java Developer » Oracle certified. He’s the author of the successful french written Android book « Concevoir et développer des applications mobiles et tactiles ».
  • Gabriele Giammatteo

    Gabriele Giammatteo graduated (in 2009) in Computer Engineering at the "Università degli studi di Roma Tre" on Secure Storage in distributed environments. He is currently employed in Engineering’s R&D Lab as software engineer with expertise in the set up and management of distributed infrastructures in particular in grid and cloud computational and/or data management systems. He has been involved in some FP7 projects (namely ETICS2, D4ScienceEcosystem) and he is currently working on TEFIS project as WP leader of Work Package 5 in charge of the definition, the design and the implementation of connectors.
  • Christophe Hamerling

    Christophe is a Software Engineer/Developer/Architect/Addict working on Service Oriented Architecture and Cloud Projects at Linagora, a French Open Source Software Editor and active OW2 member. Christophe is one of the main OW2-Petals ESB comiter and works on several European and French research projects dealing with SOA, Cloud and Open source.
  • Fabien Hermenier

    Fabien Hermenier is an associate professor at University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. Since its Phd in 2006 in Nantes, he is working on autonomous systems to place VMs in hosting platforms according to various placement constraints. His results are available through the open source VM manager named Entropy, and its VM placement algorithm named BtrPlace.
  • Marc Lacoste

    Dr. Marc Lacoste is a senior research scientist in the Security Department of Orange Labs. His main research interests are in security architecture, notably in cloud computing security, self-protecting systems, and open security kernels. He contributed to several European projects such E2R, investigating self-protection for Beyond 3G networks. He served in several major conference program committees. Member of the ACM, he also published numerous security research papers in international conferences, and holds several patents in this area. Dr. Lacoste received engineering degrees from Ecole Polytechnique and Télécom ParisTech, and holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Grenoble, France.
  • Alexandre Lefebvre

    Alexandre Lefebvre work at France Telecom Orange Labs in a unit responsible for enterprise middleware. Currently, he is CTO of OW2, and co-lead of OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative http://www.ow2.org/Cloud/ as well as Open Cloud coordinator at Orange Labs. He is the lead of the OpenCloudware collaborative research project.
  • Goulven Le Jeune

    Goulven Le Jeune has been an active member of the Open Source community for the past 10 years. He has created & leaded the BPM project Orchestra. He is now in charge of the NovaForge product. Florent Trolat is the project manager of NovaForge. He is an active member of the NovaForge team from the beginning of the project.
  • Jie Liu

    Jie Liu received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China. He joined the Technology Center of Software Engineering at Institute of Software , Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS) as an Assistant Researcher in 2010. ISCAS is a strategic member of OW2 Board and a partner of OW2 Open Source Cloudware initiative. His research interests include Data Integration, Database, Distributed System and Big Data Analysis. He has been a key contributor of OnceDI , a famous data integration middleware in China. He is now the leader of two big data projects in ISCAS: RR-HBase and MDD-MR.
  • Jean-Pierre Lorre

    Jean-Pierre LORRE is research director at LINAGORA. It takes in charge LINAGORA’s research projects porfolio. Previously he was in charge of Petals Link research activities, as such he managed various European and National research projects. It’s main research topics are distributed middleware, BPM, Enterprise 2.0 and open-source.
  • Andrea Manieri

    Graduated in Computer Science 1998, with a master thesis on object oriented lambda calculus with prof. Emeritus C.Boehm. In 2000 he joined EU projects as Technical Manager in the ECOLNET, then in 2002 he was appointed as RTD Coordinator in Engisanità Spa, an Engineering Group company on HealthCare market. On April 2003 he joined again the Engineering labs as responsible of development of new business on Grid Technology establishing a specific unit and contributing to several project in FP6/FP7 project. He was Exploitation Manager of Diligent project, and Project manager of and EC study (www.erina-study.eu). He is currently Project Director of VENUS-C project (FP7 INFRA-261556) and ERINA+ support Action (FP7 INFRA-261550). His current research interests involve Open Source Cloud management tools and parallel and multicore programming.
  • Jamie Marshall

    Jamie Marshall is the CTO of Prologue (France), a renowned industry leader in the field of cloud computing. He is the author of the business application languages ABAL and ABAL++ based on virtual microprocessor technologies and precursors to Java. He has been working in this field for the past 25 years.
  • Jean-Marc Menaud

    Jean-Marc Menaud is an associate professor at the Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France, in the Ascola EMN/INRIA, LINA team. From 2006, he is working on Entropy then btrCloud, a software solution to manage virtual machine in cluster environnement. More precisely, he is working on optimisation system to reduce energy consumption in large scale distributed system.
  • John Mertic

    John Mertic serves as the Community Manager for SugarCRM, having several years of experience with PHP web applications and open source communities. A frequent conference speaker and an avid writer, he has been published in php|architect, IBM Developerworks, and in the Apple Developer Connection, and is the author of the book 'The Definitive Guide to SugarCRM: Better Business Applications' and the book 'Building on SugarCRM: Creating Applications the Easy Way'. He has also contributed to many open source projects, most notably the PHP project where is the creator and maintainer of the PHP Windows Installer.
  • Thomas Mortagne

    Thomas Mortagne graduated from French computer science school EPITECH in 2006. He started working on XWiki project for XWiki SAS company in 2007 as core developer. He worked on most server side parts of XWiki platform and is currently the lead developer on Extension Manager module.
  • Clement Oudot

    Engineer at LINAGORA since 2003 http://www.linagora.com LinID team manager httplinid.org Leader of LemonLDAP::NG project http://lemonldap-ng.org Leader of LDAP Tool Box project http://ltb-project.org
  • Patrick Petit

    Patrick Petit is a senior software architect with over 25 years of experience in distributed systems, open-source software engineering, Internet technologies, and IT systems management. Patrick has joined Bull in Marsh 2011 to work as a cloud computing chief architect for the Innovative Products division. He is currently the XLcloud project leader which was selected for subsidization by the French government through its Fonds National pour la Société Numérique (FSN). He is also involved in Numergy and a soon to be announced high performance cloud computing infrastructure project. Prior to working at Bull, Patrick held a position of Senior Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems since 1997. He occupied different software architect roles in the iPlanet Division and Technology Office of the company both in the US (California), and the R&D Engineering Center of Grenoble, where he has a track record of successful achievements including being one of the main contributor of the Java Enterprise System suite. More recently, he completed an MBA at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) with a master thesis that had for subject the business economics of cloud computing.
  • Marius Preda

    Marius Preda is Associate Professor with Institut TELECOM, France and the founder and responsible of GRIN – Graphics and Interactive Media (www.MyMultimediaWorld.com). He is currently the chairperson of MPEG 3D Graphics group. He has been actively involved in MPEG since 1998, especially focusing on Video and 3D Graphics coding. He is the main contributor of the new animation tools dedicated to generic synthetic objects. More recently, he is the leader of MPEG-V and MPEG AR groups. He is editor of several MPEG standards. Marius Preda's research interests include 3D graphics and video compression, virtual characters, local and remote rendering, interactive rich multimedia and multimedia standardization. Marius Preda is leading several research projects and cooperation at the institutional, national, European and international levels.
  • Julien Renaut

    Computer Sciences at IME - University of São Paulo. Has been developping critical mission Java applications for the past 6 years. Currently maintains and enhances the open source Jmine Platform.
  • Alban Richard

    Alban Richard is CEO of UShareSoft, bringing more than 25 years experience in the IT industry, including engineering, marketing and product management executive roles, with P&L and general management responsibilities. He has a successful track record for building more than 20 server software product lines, including world's leading technologies such as Oracle's Directory Server Enterprise Edition and Sun Java Management Extensions (JMX) for which Richard was one of the two inventors. Prior to joining UShareSoft, Richard spent more than 18 years with Sun Microsystems in the US and France, most recently leading Sun's Directory Server Enterprise Edition product line and managing the company's R&D Engineering Center (GEC) in Europe. Richard is also a Board Member for the OW2 Consortium.
  • Morgan Richomme

    Morgan Richomme is engineer at Orange Labs. He is the initator and the project manager of the Emerginov project in Orange since January 2010. Mr. Richomme served for 3 years as NGN Architect at Siemens Corporation before joining Orange Labs in 2005. He previously worked on VoIP low cost solution based on open source solutions and on IMS architecture. He is a technology and free software user, developer and evangelist.
  • Guillaume Sauthier

    Guillaume Sauthier works on the OW2 JOnAS project since 2003. He started his career helping J2EE 1.4 certification on the web services area. He especially became an Apache Axis commiter. Since then, his focus moved more on the modularity needs of the application server. In this context, he is involved in the OSGi community (being treasurer of the OSGi User Group France) and especially in the Apache Felix and Apache Felix iPOJO projects.
  • Patrick Stark

  • Hailong Sun

    Hailong Sun is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Beihang University, China. His research interests include service/cloud computing, middleware and distributed systems. He has published over 70 research papers in the above research areas. He has participated as a major researcher in multiple key national projects in service oriented computing and cloud computing in China. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.
  • Jim Walker

  • Mark Weitzel

  • Alexandre Zapolsky

    Founder and the CEO of LINAGORA, which on of the world leading Open Source Software Company
  • Minghui Zhou

    I'm interested in observing software repositories and measuring how developers live their lives with the hope that could help understand and control large complex software systems, and society, and universe. Also, I'm working on MIDDLEWARE. Over the last decade we have built and later merged an application server with JOnAS. I'm always looking for best practices in open source software projects. Currently an associate professor of Peking University. Recipient of ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award (2010 FSE) and the national scientific and technological progress second prize (of China).
  • Vincent Zurczak

    Vincent Zurczak is a Software Engineer and a Consultant at Linagora. Vincent has been an Eclipse and OW2 committer for several years. He has worked on SOA tooling and Petals ESB. He occupied several positions, including consultant, developer, trainer and now in charge of managing the Petals development team. Christophe Deneux is a Software Architect at Linagora. Formerly employed by Capgemini, he has over 15 years of experience in architecture and Java development. Christophe first started to work on Petals ESB as a contributor. He is now one of the technical leaders on the project.