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Martin Chamrad

Martin Chamrad

Martin Chamrad is the co-founder and CEO of Craneballs Studios LLC, a three year old mobile games company best known for their polished freemium games. Craneballs has released 11 games to date for iOS, Android and PSP. Its biggest title, Overkill, is a first-person shooter game with detailed gun tuning that has been downloaded more than 8 million times. Overkill was released as a freemium game in March 2011 on iOS and in December 2011 on Android. Craneballs, a team of 14 developers, will continue to push the bar on quality with several releases in 2012. Martin oversees the company's game development and is responsible for all business development, marketing and sales initiatives.

 

Martin Keijzer

Martin de Keijzer

Martin is a software engineer and community manager at Ibuildings in the Netherlands. He started programming with PHP and has become very knowledgeable with it in the past 10 years. Since 2 years he has also been doing mobile development and quickly learned that mastering Javascript was the key to device agnostic success. These days many of his projects using open web technologies are already available using app stores and the web as a distribution channel. He also has good knowledge about various tools and frameworks like Zend Framework, iOS SDK, Android SDK, Sencha Touch and Phonegap.

Conference in the Amsterdam RAI and lead developer for the apps related to the events. Next to that he is a board member of the PHPBenelux usergroup, organizing their annual conference and bi-monthly dutch user group meetings.

In his spare time he makes contributions to several open source projects whenever he can find the time for that.

 

Michael Lauer

Michael Lauer

Dr. Michael Lauer is freelance author, software architect and free software enthusiast. He has been involved with information technology for 30 years now, having started with the Commodore 64 back in 1982.

Since 2001, he has been founding and contributing to a number of Linux-based mobile and distributed software projects, such as Opie, OpenZaurus, OpenEmbedded, OpenEZX, Openmoko and freesmartphone.org. Although his main occupation nowadays is being CTO for an iOS-centric software company, his heart is still pounding for 100% open solutions.

 

Carsten Munk

Carsten Munk

Carsten is the current project architect of the Mer Project, a project which seeks to create and maintain open, mobile-optimised, core distribution aimed at device manufacturers; powered by Qt/QML and HTML5 - openly developed, inclusive, and meritocratically governed. He has been involved in both the MeeGo and maemo.org projects and has a strong passion for community and realistic open governance and transparency.

 

Jeremy Olson

Jeremy Olson

Jeremy has always been right at the intersection of design and software. He always loved art and was delighted to discover software development as an outlet for his creativity.

After ten years of building software, Jeremy landed his first big success at the age of 19 when he built an iPhone app called Grades. Apple not only featured Grades on the App Store homepage, but awarded Grades the coveted Apple Design Award in 2011 and Grades has since become one of the most popular Education apps on the App Store, being featured in notable press outlets such as Mashable, TechCrunch, the Huffington Post, MacWorld, Fox News and dozens more.

Last Summer Jeremy quit his job and started Tapity, an app business focused on releasing meticulously polished apps that push the boundaries in touch user interfaces.

 

Arkadiusz Stopczyński

Arkadiusz Stopczynski

Arkadiusz Stopczynski is a PhD student at Technical University of Denmark working in the domain of mobile technologies and cognitive science.

As a part of his ongoing project 'Mobile Phones as Cognitive Systems' he is a member of a team developing Smartphone Brain Scanner, a fully mobile solution for acquiring and analyzing EEG and bio-signals. The significance of this project as a novel approach to real-time inexpensive and consumer-grade bio-system caught attention of media worldwide.

Arek's research interests include Personal Informatics, Quantified-Self, Social Networks and Multi-Modal Human-Computer Interaction.

 

Benjamin Weiss

Benjamin Weiss

After moving to Berlin in 2009 Benjamin started developing Applications for Android. Shortly after that he became manager of Berlin's Android Usergroup "Android in Berlin" wich holds monthly meetups. He has co-organized Android related community events such as "GTUG Community Weekend" and "Global Android Dev Camp".

While studying Business Computing he and his team developed the Guinness World Record holding Open Source App Blinkendroid. Further is a member of c-base hackerspace's mobile interfaces project that is currently focusing on home automation.

Since 2010 Benjamin is working as a Software Developer at Neofonie Mobile.

 

Jakub Nowacki

Jakub Nowacki

Jakub Nowacki is well established embedded system and application developer. Over 10 years of experience including active university years. Familiarized with hardware designing, PCB assembly as well as low level software development. Professional experience gained from several commercial projects based on effective 8-bit microcontrollers as well as complex and powerful 32-bit SOC devices. Extensive experience in the Linux-related areas gained during the designing and implementation of the single-board computer systems.

 

Monika Konieczny

Monika Konieczny

Monika Konieczny works as a Project Manager/Scrum Master at iLoop Mobile http://iloopmobile.com., where she coordinates the work of the teams creating tools necessary to create/run mobile adds campaigns. She strongly belives in power of gamification in mobile world. With her team she develops mobile campaigns creator (including augmented reality, geolocation, couponing and others) which is helping customers to create campaigns in simulation game way. http://pl.linkedin.com/in/monikakonieczny

 

Oguz Bastemur

Oguz Bastemur

"I am; (a geek :S ) MSc Software Engineering student at University of Liverpool and the CEO of Zondig sp. (Polish software innovation company) and also consultant to Pagos Inc. (US) (PokeIn WebSocket and Reverse Ajax Library) is one of my popular products. I always considered the needs of other developers hence I made the tools and solutions this way."

 

Mateusz Herych

Mateusz Herych

Android developer at Applicake, but strongly coupled with all JVM world. Worked both with mobile apps for Android and Blackberry platforms and big enterprise apps using JEE. In his free time he is organizing various events for programmers like cracow.mobi or code meetings for students - yes - he is also Computer Science student at Cracow University of Technology.

 

Thomas Perl

Thomas Perl

Thomas Perl is a Computer Science master student at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. He's been active in the open source community since 2003 and worked on his own podcast client gPodder since 2005. Thomas has also developed and ported applications to mobile devices like the N900 running Maemo or the N9 running MeeGo Harmattan. In recent months, he has been developing a framework for interfacing with motion controllers and computer vision, the PS Move API.

 

Timur Kristóf

Timur Kristóf

Timur has always been enthusiastic about software. He has a couple of years of experience with a wide array of technologies and recently he has also become a fan of open source. He has expertise with web, .NET, and mobile development with Qt (including both C++ and QML). Timur has been working on web projects since 2008, and he’s been developing mobile apps since 2010. He has grown to like both Linux and Windows, and prefers to use the right tool for the right job. Timur always prefers quality over quantity and has a passion for user interface development.

 

Ronan 'Zero' Schwarz

Ronan 'Zero' Schwarz

Ronan 'Zero' Schwarz is Co-Founder of OpenIntents, an europe based open-source company specialised in Android development. Ronan has over 15 years of programing experience, in a wide variety of fields like augmented reality, web, robotics and business systems as well as different programing languages including C, Java and Assembler. He has been working on the Android Platform since 2007, and amongst other projects, has helped creating SplashPlay and Droidspray, both top finalists of the Google Android Developer Challenge I and II. He is currently working with SinnerSchrader Mobile as a Consultant in Berlin, Germany.

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