Aditya is an engineer at Stripe on the Risk team, based in New York City. He studied statistics at Columbia and computer science at Cornell, and has been writing Go professionally for the past four years. When not defending users against online fraudsters, he spends his free time playing German-style board games and listening to embarrassing music. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2016.
Aditya has been working on building (from inception to release) scalable production systems facing high loads for the past two years in both Golang and JRuby as well as worked on the infra and automation/CI for these systems. He has been living in Bangalore for the past two years but has mostly been a nomad (changed 9 schools) thanks to his army background. He is also a big sports enthusiast and has been swimming at competitive state level.
Daniel is a Ph.D. trained data scientist who is interested in helping Go become a "go to" language for data science/engineering. As a data scientist with Pachyderm (@pachydermIO), Daniel develops innovative, distributed data pipelines. These pipelines include predictive models, data visualizations, statistical analyses, and more. He enjoys contributing to the open source community, with projects like gophernotes, and teaching Ultimate Data Science classes with Ardan Labs (@ardanlabs).
Filippo Valsorda works on cryptography and systems engineering at Cloudflare. He’s been the main developer of the pure-Go Cloudflare DNS server, and wrote its DNSSEC implementation. He's now working on TLS 1.3 for the Cloudflare edge and upstream. He often writes about Go on the company and personal blog, talks about security and programming, and builds Go tools like gvt, the Heartbleed test and the whoami SSH server.
Ian is a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform based Tokyo, Japan. Ian is a Python and Go developer who is passionate about developer communities. He previously co-founded PyCon JP, the largest Python event in Japan. Ian loves learning about how systems work end-to end and spends his time writing and deploying distributed web apps to his favorite container orchestrator (Kubernetes).
Kai Wähner works as Technology Evangelist at TIBCO. Kai's main area of expertise lies within the fields of Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Machine Learning, Integration, SOA, Microservices, BPM, Cloud, Java EE and Enterprise Architecture Management. He is regular speaker at international IT conferences such as JavaOne or ApacheCon, writes articles for professional journals, and shares his experiences with new technologies on his blog.
Kamesh Balasubramanian is the Founder and CEO of Wirecog, LLC. He is the inventor of Wireframe Cognition (Wirecog), an award-winning, patented technology that allows machines to understand wireframe designs and produce source code from them. He is an award-winning, professional member of the Association for Computing Machinery and an InfyMaker Award winner. He was recognized as a “Maker of Change” at the 2016 World Maker Faire in New York and, upon request, has demonstrated Wirecog at MIT.
Karthic currently is working with Minio (an open source object storage server) as a developer. One of the early contributors for the Caddy project. Passionate about Music and contributing to open source projects. A Volunteer for Free Software Movement Karnataka, Pianist, Vocalist, Blogger and a crossfitter. Building performant large scale systems, Distributed systems, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are his technology interests. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2016.
Manish Rai Jain
Manish is the founder and primary author of Dgraph. He got thrust into distributed systems right out of college, working on real-time web indexing system at Google, where he worked for 6.5 years. He led various projects to consolidate and serve all structured data including knowledge graph right behind web search. Implementing GTD and Zero Waste practices, Manish is into efficient and minimalist living. He loves cycling, swimming, and ultra-light traveling.
Matthew Campbell is a Microservices scalability expert at DigitalOcean where he builds the future of cloud services. He is writting a book called "Microservices in Go". He recently presented at GoLang UK, PromConf Berling, Surge India and blogs at kanwisher.com. Matthew was a founder of Errplane and Langfight. In the past he worked at Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg, Gucci, and Cartoon network. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2016.
Romin Irani is a Principal Architect at Xoriant Solutions and has been programming as long as he can remember. His passion is to make developers succeed. He loves to read and write about technology, never missing an opportunity to write a hands-on tutorial. He blogs extensively at www.rominirani.com.
Being a former scientific computing and applied mathematics researcher, Shamsuddin enjoys solving performance challenges with better programming approaches over using more metal. He works at BlippAR solving problems of scalability and availability using distributed architectures. When not coding, he can be found on an island in South or Southeast Asia, diving and learning about oceanic creatures.
Shiju Varghese is a Solutions Architect focused on building highly scalable cloud-native applications with a special interest in APIs, Microservices, containerized architecture, and distributed systems. He currently specializes in Go, Google Cloud and container technologies. He is an early adopter of Go programming language, and provides consulting and training for building scalable back-end systems and Microservices using Go ecosystem. He has been a mentor to various start-ups and enterprises for the technology transformation to Go. He worked extensively in C# and Node.js before adopting Go as the primary technology stack. He has authored the books “Web Development with Go” and “Go Recipes”. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2015. His GopherConIndia 2016 talk slides.
Takuya Ueda is a Go engineer for Souzoh, Inc. He is one of the organizers of the Go Conference in Japan. He works for the growth of the Go community in Japan. He also loves Gopher and drawing Gopher illustrations.
Tiffany is a developer advocate at Amazon coding in Go on and evangelizing for EC2 Container Service (ECS). She previously consulted for Docker, was at Intel Corporation as a cloud software engineer in the Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) group, and is a graduate from the Georgia Institute of Technology. After pursuing a career in electrical engineering, she decided to transition to software engineering. When Tiffany is not writing software or evangelizing, she is learning French, reading mystery novels, or spending time with family and friends. You can find her on twitter as @tiffanyfayj.
Vidyasagar N is a software developer from Bangalore. He loves all the things mathematics, statistics, machine learning, developer tools, automation and anything that will make systems better and easier, so he has found that in architecting, building and running large scale distributed services. He has a great practical experience in building rock-solid data pipelines prior to EMC, he has done his B.Tech from IIT BHU and has studied analytics at IIM Bangalore. When Vidyasagar is not writing code, he can be found travelling, playing music and indulging in coffee.
William Kennedy is a managing partner at Ardan Studio in Miami, Florida, a mobile, web, and systems development company. He is also a co-author of the book Go in Action, the author of the blog GoingGo.Net, and a founding member of GoBridge which is working to increase Go adoption through diversity. He spoke at GopherConIndia 2015.
GopherConIndia is organised by a community of passionate Indian Gophers on a volunteer-basis. We can't put on a great show without some great sponsors.
Minio is a Cloud storage server, designed to be minimal and scalable. Minio will enable application developers to build their own Amazon S3 compatible Cloud storage without any special storage skills. Minio is written in Golang and downloadable as a single selfcontained binary. It is light enough to be bundled along the application stack, similar to Node.js and MongoDB. All of Minio source code is released as free software under Apache License 2.0.
Continuum is an Industry Leader in Fully-Managed IT Services. Continuum is the IT management platform company that allows Managed IT Services Providers (MSPs) to maintain and back up on-premises and cloud-based servers, desktops, mobile devices and other endpoints for their small- and medium-sized business clients. We are a channel-exclusive provider of managed IT services, including remote monitoring and management (Continuum RMM), backup and disaster recovery (Continuity247™) and more, which means we only succeed when our partners do. Our software-as-a-service approach enables MSPs to efficiently monitor, troubleshoot and maintain their clients’ IT infrastructure—as well as backup, image and restore it—all from a single pane of glass, and backed by an industry-leading Network Operations Center and Help Desk. With 1,200 professionals worldwide and offices in Boston, Pittsburgh, Houston, London and Mumbai, we monitor one million endpoints for 5,800 partners, including MSPs servicing more than 50,000 customers and Web-hosting-provider partners supported by our R1Soft server backup product line. We have also established the Continuum Veterans Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing financial support to charities focused on helping veterans find jobs in IT.
DigitalOcean is the world’s 2nd largest cloud hosting platform focused on simplifying cloud infrastructure for software developers & startups. They have 12 datacenters across the world, with their latest datacenter being launched in Bangalore. Trusted by 725,000+ developers globally who have spun up 20MM+ Droplets (virtual servers) on their infrastructure, the new generation of startups leverage their cloud infrastructure to rapidly deploy and scale their production environments and distributed applications.
Go-jek is a socially minded technology company that aims to improve the welfare of workers in Indonesia’s vast informal sector. We partner with more than 200,000 experienced and trustworthy ojek drivers to provide our customers with a wide array of services, including food delivery and passenger transport. GO-JEK values are speed, innovation and social impact and the company has won numerous awards, including the Asia-Pacific Global Enabling Technology Company of the Year from the Mobile Marketing Association. GO-JEK is active in 10 cities nationwide: Jakarta, Bandung, Bali, Surabaya, Makassar, Yogyakarta, Medan, Palembang, Semarang and Balikpapan.
Oogway Consulting is a Pune based software and technology consulting company that focuses on scalability, reliability and relevance of software solutions. With a belief that there is no secret ingredient we help our customers identify and solve real world problems. Rational thought and first principles feature prominently in our toolset. The team loves solving problems, coffee, Kung Fu Panda and Pune.
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