SHARING THE KNOWLEDGE
Meet Infobip Shift Speakers
Get ready to learn and be amazed by recognizable names from the developer industry.
Charity Majors
Charity Majors
Co-Founder / CTO at
honeycomb.io
Hi, my name is Charity, and I am professionally caremad about computers. I am an operations and database engineer and sometimes engineering manager. Right now I am the CEO and cofounder of Honeycomb, where we build observability for distributed systems. (“Monitoring” doesn’t have to be a dirty word; give us a try.) Until recently I was a production engineering manager at Facebook. I spent 3.5 years working on Parse (both pre and post-acquisition by FB). I also spent several years at Linden Lab, working on the infrastructure and databases that power Second Life. I am the co-author of “Database Reliability Engineering” by O’Reilly. I was a classical piano performance major in college, but dropped out because it turns out I prefer not being dirt poor. I have been building systems and engineering teams ever since. I love startups, chaos and hard scaling problems, and somehow I always end up in charge of the databases.
Ben Lesh
Ben Lesh
Staff Software Engineer at
Citadel Securities
My name is Ben. I'm best known for my involvement writing RxJS. I'm also a father of 3 amazing kids. I've lived all over the United States. My home state is Michigan, but I've spent a lot of time in Ohio and Pennsylvania. I lived in Silicon Valley for 6 years working for Netflix and then Google before finally escaping to live in Austin, Texas. My real passion is art. Maybe at somepoint I'll get the courage to post a bit of it here. First I need to make a little time to do more. But I also love art history, museums, and that sort of thing.
Una Kravets
Una Kravets
Senior Developer Relations Engineer at
Google
Hi I'm Una (like unicorn). I'm a Brooklyn-based developer who's making the web more styleable as a Developer Advocate at Google Chrome. Previously, I was the Director of Product Design at Bustle Digital Group and worked on building maintainable design systems as a UI Engineer at both DigitalOcean and IBM Design. I also co-host two web development podcasts: Toolsday, and the CSS Podcast, as well as the web video series Designing in the Browser. I create technical illustrations called Dev Doodles, do brush lettering and calligraphy, and started technical meetup groups in Washington, DC and Austin, TX.
Hakon Wium Lie
Hakon Wium Lie
Creator of
CSS
Håkon came to Opera from W3C, where he was responsible for style sheets. In 1994 he invented a small language called Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). CSS describes how web pages are presented — on screens, in print, or read out loud. You can read about it in a book ‘Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web’ he co-authored with Bert Bos. The book is written in HTML and CSS. Håkon is a graduate of the MIT Media Lab where he was part of Walter Bender’s Electronic Publishing Group.
Vitaly Friedman
Vitaly Friedman
Creative Lead at
Smashing Magazine
Vitaly loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. Born in Minsk, Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany. While writing algebra proofs and preparing for software engineering at nights in the kitchen, at the same time he discovered passion for typography, interface design and writing. After working as a freelance designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine back in 2006, a leading online magazine for designers and developers. His curiosity drove him from interface design to front-end to performance optimization to accessibility and back to user experience over all the years.Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books, and a curator of all Smashing Conferences. He currently works as creative lead of Smashing Magazine and front-end/UX consultant in Europe and abroad.
Kitze
Kitze
Founder of
Sizzy
Kitze loves to rant about webdev. He is the founder of Sizzy - the browser for developers. He created React Academy to teach React and GraphQL around the world. He's documenting his journey on YouTube, streams on Twitch, and has a blog that he maintains once in a blue moon.
Kent C. Dodds
Kent C. Dodds
Co-Founder and Director of Developer Experience at Remix
Kent C. Dodds is a JavaScript software engineer and teacher. He's Co-Founder and Director of Developer Experience at Remix! Kent's taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make the world a better place with quality software development tools and practices. He lives with his wife and four kids in Utah.
Eva Ferreira
Eva Ferreira
Front-End Developer at
Fabriik
Evangelina Ferreira is a Front-end developer and teacher. She currently works as a UI Developer and has been teaching web technologies at the National Technological University of Argentina for more than five years.Throughout her career Evangelina has been deeply involved in the Argentinian web community. She enjoys giving workshops and talks and since 2015 she has been organizing CSSConf Argentina, an international non-profit event that brings experts from all around the globe to speak about web technologies. In her spare time she loves reading W3C drafts as much as Harry Potter, creating animations and playing with her cats.
Erik Rasmussen
Erik Rasmussen
Senior Frontend Engineer at
Centered
Erik Rasmussen is an expat American JavaScript hacker living in Spain. He's best known as the author of two of the most popular form libraries in React, Redux Form and Final Form. He's currently trying to promote mindful Flow at Centered.
Ali Spittel
Ali Spittel
Senior Developer Advocate at
AWS Amplify
Ali teaches people to code. She loves Python, JavaScript, and talking about programming. She has been writing React since before es6 classes. She is a Senior Developer Advocate on the AWS Amplify team. Ali also blogs about code, aimed mostly at a beginner audience. Her writing has gotten over a million readers in the past year. She has also spoken at over 50 events in the last few years. When Ali's not working, you can find her watching New England sports, competing on CodeWars, taking runs around the city, rock climbing, or participating in coding community events.
Misko Hevery
Misko Hevery
CTO at
builder.io
Misko Hevery is the CTO at Builder.io, where he is helping to empower anyone to create blazing fast sites. Previously he has worked at Google, where he created Angular, AngualarJS and was co-creator of Karma. Before focusing on making the web better, he brought testing culture to Google and the world through his blog. Miško started his career by designing digital circuits and moved to databases, full-stack development, and finally, front-end frameworks, giving him a unique perspective. He understands all of the layers from the web down to a transistor.
Houssein Djirdeh
Houssein Djirdeh
Developer Advocate at
Google
Houssein is the creator of GitPoint, one of the most popular open-source React Native projects and he has also written multiple books such as Modern AngularJS and Fullstack React Native. Houssein has given talks on progressive enhancement and building for the mobile user at over a dozen conferences and events.
Jason Pamental
Jason Pamental
Principal Designer at
Chewy
My name is Jason Pamental. I’m a design strategist, UX leader, technologist, expert in web typography, and Invited Expert on the W3C Web Fonts Working Group. I write, speak, and work with teams and brand owners on how to set type better on digital platforms. I’ve spoken with organizations like Adobe, Audible, Condé Nast, GoDaddy, IBM—and given presentations and workshops at conferences all over the world. I also publish a newsletter on web typography.
Nader Dabit
Nader Dabit
Developer Relations Engineer
Edge & Node
Nader Dabit is a web and mobile developer, author, open source enthusiast, and Senior Developer Advocate at Edge i Node.
Vitto Rivabella
Vitto Rivabella
Developer Relations
Alchemy
Developer Relations @Alchemy, Web3University contributor, and total Crypto Degen. Based in Italy while working in the Silicon, I've spent 6 years in the Movie industry, developing tools to empower digital artists. Now on the mission to onboard 1 million developers into web3. I once posted something on Twitter, now 90k+ developers have joined my community.
Francesco Ciulla
Francesco Ciulla
Developer Advocate
daily.dev
" Hi, I am Francesco, I am 38 from Rome, Italy. I am a Computer Scientist who worked from 2017 to 2020 on the Copernicus project for the European Space Agency. I am very active on Social Media since January 2020, I became a Docker Captain in June 2021, I have been a host for the Official Docker All-Hands in September 2021, and a guest on the official Docker Youtube channel. I've interviewed 150+ Developers on my YouTube Channel. Currently Developer Advocate at daily.dev I am currently creating content about Web3. I stream on Twitch, and I started posting videos on TikTok."
Debbie O'Brien
Debbie O'Brien
Senior Program Manager
Microsoft
Debbie O’Brien is a Developer Advocate with over 10 years experience in Frontend development. She has worked as a Tech Lead and consultant for many important clients with varios technologies and often with a strong focus on performance. She has lead teams both in house and remotely as well as giving workshops and training. She has many years of experience as a mentor for online learning platforms, Treehouse and OpenClassrooms as well as the Google Developer Expert program. Debbie is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in developer technologies, Google Developer Expert in web technologies, GitHub Star and Cloudinary Media Developer Expert, an Auth0 Ambassador and Nuxt Ambassador.
Raza Zaidi
Raza Zaidi
Head of DevRel
Third Web
Raza is the Head of Dev Rel at thirdweb. An accountant by profession, but technology enthusiast by heart. Wildly passionate about emerging technologies and educating about them. Raza considers himself a below average developer and the walking proof that anyone can learn how to develop. Currently Raza is focused on teaching developers on how to get started in Web3 through his Twitter, Tiktok and YouTube channel. By no means does Raza think that Python is the best programming language out there. In his spare time he loves to binge watch anime.
Tejas Kumar
Tejas Kumar
Director of Developer Relations
Xata
Tejas Kumar is a gifted public speaker with an engineering background, who started his coding journey at age 8. Today, Tejas travels the world encouraging and inspiring developers to build great things with code.
Crystal Yan
Crystal Yan
Product Manager at
Stripe
Crystal Yan is a product manager and designer focused on designing product experiences that customers love. Currently, Crystal is a Product Manager at Stripe, product advisor to startups, and leadership coach to emerging product and design leaders. Previously, she led teams at Remitly, the United States Digital Service at the White House, and at FiscalNote. She teaches at Maryland College of Art & Design (MICA), School of Visual Concepts, and at technology and design conferences globally.
Franklin U.O Ohaegbulam
Franklin U.O Ohaegbulam
Developer Advocate at
Polygon Technology
Franklin Ohaegbulam is a self-taught frontend engineer and visual designer. He is very passionate about blockchain technology, open source, accessibility and inclusive design. He is a developer advocate at Polygon Technology and an active participant of a number of decentralized autonomous organizations. Having an educational background in biological sciences, he also has a keen interest in renewable energy, digital health, climate change and biotechnology.