Tim is an Engineer in Residence with the Microsoft Accelerators in Seattle, Tel Aviv, and Bangalore, where he helps startups use open platforms on the Windows Azure cloud platform. Previously, he was part of Nest Labs, an “internet of things” startup focused on building an energy efficient home. Before coding, he aspires to brew a perfectly brewed cup of coffee.
Charlie is a senior engineer, architect from NetEase Inc., one of the biggest network companies in China. He's enthusiastic at open source technology, especially distributed web, game architecture and node.js. Recently he and his team open sourced the pomelo framework, which is a fast, scalable, distributed game server framework for node.js.
Alex is a front end web developer living in Sydney, Australia and working for Atlassian. He enjoys tinkering with computer software and hardware, and especially where they converge. When there is time to spare, he enjoys exploring the outdoors and drumming.
John is a developer and community builder active in open source and education. As Education Liaison at GitHub he's working to improve computer science education by bringing the principles of open source into the classroom. He has organized events such as Open Everything and Mozilla Drumbeat in service of the open source community. As a founding volunteer of Peer 2 Peer University, John has offered two free and open online courses: "Mashing Up the Web" and "Web 200: Anatomy of a Request."
Simon has been building the web since the days of Netscape 1.0. With this much of data-driven web development background he has recently been engineering real-time data capture and delivery systems with node. On the side he produces Techno, lifts weights and researches computer arcana.
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JP is the Chief Creative and Founder of Rain, a Manila-based web design agency. He loves to use the web as a storytelling tool. He tinkers with Node.js & Socket.io on his free time. He wrote his own CSS Pre-processor and created his own brand of notebook. A workhorse by day, babysitter by night.
Brian is a creative developer based in New York City, focused on interactive video. His background is in applying technology in as diverse fields as construction, finance and independent film. He is a contributor to Popcorn.js and the creator of Seriously.js, an open source, real-time video compositing system. Brian is the lead video developer at HapYak, an interactive video startup.
Lea previously worked as a Developer Advocate at W3C and currently spends her days writing & designing her first book (“CSS Secrets”), published with O’Reilly in 2014. She has a long-standing passion for open web standards and is blogging, speaking, writing, and coding popular open source projects to help fellow developers. She is an Invited Expert in the CSS Working Group, which architects the language itself. Although she holds a BSc in Computer Science, Lea is one of the few misfits who love code and design equally.
Ricardo is a self-taught computer-graphics programmer from Barcelona, Cabello. His work ranges from simple interactive digital toys — Google Gravity, Ball Pool and Harmony — to full featured experiences — The Johnny Cash Project, The Wilderness Downtown and ROME. Nowadays, Ricardo spends most of his time developing open source libraries and tools — three.js, frame.js and stats.js — making design and development simpler for everyone.
Eiji is a Developer Advocate for Chrome at Google. Eiji works closely with web application developers, helping them understand HTML5, open web technologies, WebStore, Developer Tools and others. Before joining Google, he has been specialised in technologies that make the web more social.
Anand is a long-time developer at ThoughtWorks Technologies and has worked in small and large scale Agile projects. He is a full stack engineer primarily working with Ruby on Rails and also mobile apps on Android and cross domain. Based in Singapore he's recently been working on Calatrava, a mobile cross platform framework.
Andy is a developer evangelist for Adobe Japan, focused on gaming, Flash, HTML5, and web standards. He’s been building web content since the mid-90s, and is most interested in the grey areas between code and design, like programmatic animation and designer-developer workflows. He speaks regularly at conferences, user groups, and game studios, and spends most of the rest of his time blogging at aphall.com.
Pete is a member of the React core team at Facebook and also the sole engineer on Instagram.com. He has also designed and implemented the video encode backend infrastructure for Facebook and Instagram and computer vision infrastructure and general front-end web engineering for Facebook photos. Pete likes to play guitar and rock climbing when he is not hacking.