Keynote speakers

Keynote speakers

Ignacio Llorente, OpenNebula.

Ignacio M. Llorente, Ph.D in Computer Science (UCM) and Executive MBA (IE Business School), is a Full Professor in Computer Architecture and Technology and the Head of the Distributed Systems Architecture Research Group at Complutense University of Madrid, and Chief Executive Advisor and co-founder of C12G Labs, a technology start-up. He has 17 years of experience in research and development of advanced distributed computing and virtualization technologies, architecture of large-scale distributed infrastructures and resource provisioning platforms. His current research interests are mainly in the area of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Cloud Computing, co-leading the research and development of the OpenNebula Toolkit for Cloud Computing and coordinating the Activity on Management of Virtual Execution Environments in the RESERVOIR Project, main EU funded research initiative in virtualized infrastructures and cloud computing. He founded and co-chaired the Open Grid Forum Working Group on Open Cloud Computing Interface; and participates in the European Cloud Computing Group of Experts and in the main European projects in Cloud Computing.

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.

Pierre Chatel, Thales Communications.

Pierre CHATEL is an R&T Software Engineer at Thales Communications who contributes to the CHOReOS FP7 UE project. He graduated from Pierre & Marie Curie (Paris VI) University with a PhD Thesis in Computer Science in 2010. During his PhD, he worked in the LIP6 laboratory of Paris VI and, at the same time, in the SC2 laboratory at Thales Land & Joint Systems under a 'CIFRE' grant from ANRT. There, he had the opportunity to contribute to the SemEUsE ANR project. The subject of his thesis is 'A qualitative approach for decision making under non-functional constraints during agile service composition'. Pierre was also a teacher in Master of Computer Science at University Vincennes - Saint Denis (Paris VIII) in the field of distributed computing from 2007 to 2009, and a research engineer at LIP6 in 2010.

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.

Rafael Ferreira, eNovance.

Kong Hao, Beijing Software Testing & QA Center.

Kong Hao is the project manager of Open Source Software Lab in BSTQC (Beijing Software Testing & QA Center, the professional third-part testing company which have devoted a mass of resource to open source software testing). Main area is open source software testing, testing tools and testing methods. Has experience on operation system testing, database testing and mid-ware application server testing, such as Suse, Red Hat and Red Flag linux. And he also did the job of co-developing for testing tools with other companies.

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.

Hailong Sun, Beihang University.

Hailong Sun is an Assistant Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Beihang University , Beijing , China . He received his Ph.D. in Computer Software and Theory from Beihang University , and BS degree in Computer Science from Beijing Jiaotong University in 2001. His research interests include web services, service oriented computing and distributed systems. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.

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 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlighting, 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.

Wei Wang, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science (ISCAS).

Wei Wang received his Ph.D. in Computer Science (2010) from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science (ISCAS). Currently he is a research assistant of ISCAS. His area of research is software engineering and distributed computing, with emphasis on middleware based distributed software engineering. His interests include the adaptive resource management in middleware, and high reconfigurable and manageable middleware architectures, and the validation of such techniques on real systems.

Yasha WANG, Peking University.

Yasha WANG, associate professor of National Engineering Research Center on Software Engineering, Peking University.Prof. Wang received his Ph.D. , MS and BS degree in Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, in 2003, 2000, and 1997 respectively. He started his research work in Peking University in April 2003, first as a postdoctoral researcher, and then assistant professor and associate professor. His research interest focus on software engineering, especially component based software development and software process. He has led and participated more than 7 national research projects involving the National Basic Research Program of China (973) , the High-Tech Research and Development Program of China (863), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NFSC). He gained a National Progress Prize in Science and Technology (level 2) in 2005. He has published more than 20 papers in journals and conferences.

Gang Yin, National University of Defense Technology, China.

Gang Yin is a researcher in national university of defense technology who received his Ph. D degree in computer science in 2006. He has more than 10 years of experiences in distributed computing, information security and software engineering. He has participated as key member or chaired in more than 10 projects under the grants of 973 program, NSF program and 863 Program. He also serves as the general secretary for a grand 863 project and several international projects. He has authored more than 50 papers in academic journals and international conferences.

Dr. Minghui Zhou, Peking University.

Dr. Minghui Zhou is very interested in conducting research in summarizing system evolution data and improving the understanding and control of such systems. She has been leading a team to work on open source middleware for a long time, and looking for approaches to help global distributed development. Currently she is an associate professor in School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University

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