Keynotes speakers

Keynotes speakers

Ignacio Llorente, OpenNebula.

Bret Priatt, OpenStack.

Jean-Bernard Stefani, INRIA.

Denis Caromel, INRIA Professor and activeEon founder.

Denis Caromel is full professor at University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis and CNRS-INRIA. Denis is also co-founder and scientific adviser to ActiveEon, a startup dedicated to providing support for CLOUD Computing. His interests include parallel, concurrent, and distributed computing, in the framework of GRID and CLOUD. Denis Caromel gave many invited talks on Parallel and Distributed Computing around the world, over (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Berkeley, Stanford, ISI, USC, Electrotechnical Laboratory Tsukuba,Sydney, Oracle-BEA EMEA, Digital System Research Center in Palo Alto, NASA Langley, IBM Tom Watson and IBM Zurich, Boston HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, MIT, Tsinghua in Beijing, Jiaotong in ShangHai). He acted as keynote speaker at several major conferences (including Beijing MDM, DAPSYS 2008, CGW'08, Shanghai CCGrid 2009, IEEE ICCP'09, ICPADS 2009 in Hong Kong, WSEAS in Taiwan). Recently, he gave two important invited talks at Sun Microsystems HPC Consortium (Austin, Tx), and at Devoxx (gathering about 3500 persons).

Conference Speakers

Cédric Carbone, CTO, Talend.

Cédric Carbone is Talend's Chief Technical Officer (since the creation of Talend) and OW2 Board Member (since the creation of OW2). He leads the technical team (100 people located in France, USA and China) and stay at the Talend steering committee and OW2 Board and is member of OW2 Cloud Expert Group and OW2 BI Initiative. Prior to joining Talend in 2006, he managed the Java practice at Neurones, a leading systems integrator in France. Cédric has also 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.

Ludovic Dubost, XWiki.

A graduated of PolyTech (X90) and Telecom School in Paris, Ludovic Dubost starts his career as software architect at Netscape Communications Europe. Then he joins NetValue as CTO, one of the first French start-up that went public. He leaves NetValue after the purchasing of it by Nielsen/NetRatings and then he launches XWiki in 2004.

Bruno Dillenseger, France Telecom.

Bruno Dillenseger is a computing scientist and engineer. He has been working during the past 18 years in the area of distributed computing middleware. His contributions range from academic papers to code in open source projects. Since 2002, he is leading OW2's (formerly ObjectWeb) CLIF project, providing a highly adaptable Java framework for load testing. With this orientation 1 P stands for slide-based presentation, D for demonstration and L for lab (hands-on performed by participants)2 expected duration in minutes

Clement Escoffier, akquinet A.G.

Clement Escoffier is a Solution Architect in the Modular and Mobile Solutions competence center of the akquinet AG. He is working on providing complete solutions for the development, deployment, management and evolution of modular applications crossing the IT department boundaries. His interests go from the build process and software quality and tracking management to the deployment and update process of complex systems. He is a Apache Felix PMC member and leads the Apache Felix iPOJO project and the OW2 Chameleon project. He received a PHD in software engineering from the University of Grenoble in 2008.

Petr Hnetynka, Charles University Pragues

Petr Hnetynka is an assistant professor with the Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics,Charles University in Prague. His research specialization includes component-based software systems and service-oriented architecture. He is the co-leader of the SOFA 2 project, which aims at providing a framework for development and deployment of systems built from components. Recently, he has participated in the ITEA projects OSMOSE and OSIRIS and European FP7 project Q-ImPrESS.

Christophe Hamerling is Research Engineer on Service Oriented Architecture Projects at PetalsLink, a French Open Source SOA Software Editor and active OW2 member. Christophe is currently working on European Research projects such as SOA4All ( as main Developer and Architect of the large scale distributed SOA infrastructure involving OW2 based middleware technology such as OW2-Petals Enterprise Service Bus and OW2-ProActive Framework. Christophe is also OW2-Petals SOA product family core commiter and focus his technology interests on Distributed/Cloud Computing, Open Source and Java stuff. His next challenge : Leading PetalsLink Cloud activity to enable SOA in the Cloud. Christophe shares his technology life (and more) on and on

Jeremi Joslin, Developer Evangelist at eXo Platform

Jérémi Joslin is a computer science engineer based in France. He is currently a developer evangelist for eXo Platform. Previously, he was the product manager for eXo Social, the company's implementation of the OpenSocial API, and also managed eXo's office in Vietnam. He has also worked on wiki technology at XWiki and prior to that, sports training software at Enora Technologies. Jérémi organized the first Barcamp and OpenSocial Hackathon in Vietnam and has presented at multiple conferences and events such as JavaPolis, Barcamp Paris, cmf2007, Google DevFest in SEAsia and Gtug Shanghai. Jérémi has a master's degree in computer science from Dalian Institute of Light Industry (China) and is a graduate of the European Institute of Technologies.

Jan Kofron, Charles University Pragues

Jan Kofron is an assistant professor with the Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague. His research specialization includes specification and verification of software component behavior, and formal verification of software both at the level of models and code. Recently, he has participated in the Component reliability for the Fractal component model project funded by France Telecom and the European FP7 project Q-ImPrESS.

Karl Pauls, akquinet A.G.

Karl Pauls is the head of Mobile Applications and OSGi Development at akquinet AG. During the day he is busy with leading projects in the OSGi and mobile application space and at night he is a member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). With more then six years experience, he is a long time OSGi enthusiast and commiter and member of the PMC of Apache Felix the OpenSource OSGi-Implementation from Apache. Recently, he is co-authoring the "OSGi in Action" book.

Véronique Théault - Acpqualife

Véronique Théault is Associate Director in charge of qualification offers. Rich experience of 11 years in IT companies, having held various positions in management development, Veronique Théault specializes in software testing. A challenge and a passion which led in 2002 to create and animate, with Marc Durupt, the company Qualife, specialized in the trades of the test.

Guillaume Sauthier, Bull S.A.S.

Guillaume Sauthier is currently holding a senior developer position in Bull where he is working on the OW2 JOnAS application server since 2003. He is now responsible of the JOnAS 5 OSGi architecture, ensuring a best usage of this technology. Guillaume is also fluent in WSDL and speaks XML from the time he's been involved in Apache Axis (the first), now he is a contributor on Apache Felix, iPOJO and CXF projects, without speaking about his daily work on OW2 projects (JOnAS, EasyBeans, …). OSGi is also on his skills board, being a power user of Felix and iPOJO for at least 4 years. He's been involved in the OW2 community since the beginning (since Objectweb in fact), being part of the technology council, helping on Opal, managing our Bamboo instance, proposing new tools for OW2, ...

Charles Souillard, Chief Technical Officer and co-founder, BonitaSoft.

Charles leads the BonitaSoft product development organization. Charles coordinates with the Bonita community and users to define the product roadmap and is responsible for its execution. Prior to BonitaSoft, he was head of the Bonita core development team within Bull and has significant experience developing critical application with Business Process Management and Service Oriented Architecture technologies. Charles holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Polytech de Grenoble (France).

Philippe Merle, Senior researcher, INRIA.

Philippe MERLE is a senior researcher at INRIA in the ADAM research-team. He obtained its PhD thesis in 1997 at the University of Lille. Its research covers software engineering and middleware for adaptable distributed applications. He is involved in OW2 since its first days. He was the president of the OW2 College of Architects (ex Technical Council). He is the leader of three OW2 projects: FraSCAti, Fractal, and OpenCCM. Currently, its main involvement is on the OW2 FraSCAti project, which targets the next generation of SOA runtime platforms.

Stefano Scamuzzo, Engineering.

Stefano Scamuzzo has been working in IT field since 1989. Initially involved in European research projects on hypertext technology, he then undertook the technical management of complex projects in several technological areas such as document and workflow applications, web based applications, enterprise portals and business intelligence applications. He is presently Senior Technical Manager in the Research and Innovation Division of Engineering Ingegneria Informatica and member of the SpagoWorld Executive Board, mastering the domains of Service Oriented Architecture and Business Intelligence with a particular focus on open source solutions. He teaches training courses on Service Oriented Architecture at the Engineering Group ICT Training School in Italy.