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Mete is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on helping developers with Google Cloud. As a long-time Java and C# developer, he likes to compare the two ecosystems. Prior to Google, he worked at Microsoft, Skype, Adobe, EMC, and Nokia building apps and services on various web, mobile and cloud platforms. Originally from the island of Cyprus, he currently lives in Greenwich of London, not too far away from the prime meridian.
Google Developer Expert, Founding Team Member and Chief Technology Officer at TupeloLife (a connected health company), Head of GDG Doha, Speaker, Writer, Blogger, Mentor, and Youtuber. He developed an early fascination for technology and since then has always been on a quest to learn, share, and innovate. He loves to share the experience and learnings of the products and services with the community to inspire them to build a better future. He has vast experience in Voice computing, AR/VR, Machine Learning, Cloud, IoT, mobile, web, and more. He also has experience building solutions for the Healthcare industry and responsible for building and providing a National Hypertension Program in the United States. Recognized as an expert in technology and leadership, invited by world-class institutes and startup accelerators to participate in public lectures, mentorship, and training.
Bob is the founder of SeMI Technologies, which is the business created around the open-source vector search engine Weaviate. Besides SeMI and Weaviate. Bob is a frequent speaker on the topics of open source, digital technology, software business, and creativity. He has spoken at around 50 events as a GDE in Europe, the US, and Russia.
Luis Aviles is a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies and Angular and an enthusiast of Open Source software and communities.
He is a public speaker and he has participated in different international technology conferences and events, giving technical talks, workshops, and various training sessions.
He’s the founder of the Angular Bolivia community and the NG Bolivia conference.
When he’s not coding, Luis is reading about Astronomy or nerding about outer space, photography, or even doing Astrophotography.
Jielynn is a Software Developer by day with a burning passion for project management all day. She also leads Women Techmakers Manila that aims to promote diversity and to provide a platform for women and underrepresented groups to share their expertise, achievements and stories.
When time permits, she loves reading self improvement books and watching crime documentaries on Netflix.
Nikita is a Solution Architect at Akveo where he guides internal products and outsourcing clients on how to build their systems. All his work experience is tightly coupled with building and dissecting different systems. He is an open-source contributor and tech author from Belarus. He is passionate about sharing knowledge and digging into the depths of technologies. He is running an Angular Belarus Community. Google Developer Expert.
A small man with big dreams. Passionate technologist, developer, entrepreneur, and a visionary. He led Google Developer Group in Sri Lanka as the founder for 5 years before joining Google in early 2014. before joining Google he worked as a freelance software developer/project manager for nearly 6 years and worked at IFS as a Software Engineer for 2 years. He co-founded Siyomek Pvt Ltd in 2013 and OpenData Sri Lanka initiative in 2017 which is a non-profit organization to promote OpenData concepts to Sri Lankan community. Currently, he is a Google Developer Expert in Machine learning.
Passionate about innovative ideas and new cutting edge technologies while making them easy for everybody to access is one of his visions. He thinks the use of technology should be for the sake of the betterment of entire mankind. He is an avid traveler, history seeker and a reader.
Machine Learning, Artificial intelligence, Text to speech and Natural language processing are the main interests while self-studying Quantum Physics in free time.
Dr. Jeevani W. Jayasinghe has been a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electronics of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka since 2014 after serving 6 years as a Lecturer. Previously, she worked in the industry for more than 2 years as an Engineer.
She obtained PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Peradeniya with a Research Fellowship at Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain and she is soon to be designated as a Professor. She was a Visiting Fellow of Macquarie University, NSW, Australia in the Autumn 2018.
Dr. Jayasinghe pioneered the establishment of the Faculty of Technology and served as the Founding Head of the Departments of Engineering Technology and Construction Technology. Currently, she is the Head of the Department of Electrotechnology.
She has visited universities and institutions in Spain, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Nepal and Australia for academic or research activities or conferences. Her research interests include the design of antennas and genetic algorithm optimization.
She is the Secretary of IEEE Sri Lanka Section and she was the Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Sri Lanka Section in 2018. De. Jeevani has won the Most Outstanding Young Researcher Merit award at Wayamba University of Sri Lanka in 2017 and has supervised several students.
She has research affiliations with universities in various countries, authored several book chapters and international journal papers and has contributed to capacity building of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka as well. She is a senior member of IEEE as well as an associate member of IESL.
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