The First-Ever Go Conference in India
Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore) | 19 - 21 February 2015
Aaron lives in the suburbs of Vienna, Austria but is a native of the suburbs of Seattle. In his former life he was a shepherd, a cheesemaker and a sous chef. Now he is freelancing, building native iOS and Android apps and their respective API's. In his spare time, he organizes a range of user groups in Vienna. If you get him started talking about food, he may never stop.
Alan is a distributed systems engineer working on the platform that powers Keen IO's analytics APIs. He is the creator of ngrok, and the author of a number of popular tools and libraries for Go including equinox.io, go-update, muxado and log15. He has been happily shipping production software in Go for nearly 2 years.
Baiju Muthukadan is a Technical Architect at ZeOmega, Bangalore. He was a contributor to Zope project from 2006 to 2010. He founded the Swathanthra Malayalam Computing project in 2001 while studying at REC, Calicut. He was also employed by FSF India in 2002-2003. Baiju has conducted many Python related talks and workshops in various parts of India including FOSS.IN. During PyCON India 2013, he received the first Kenneth Gonsalves Award.
Baishampayan "BG" Ghose is CTO/Co-founder at Helpshift, Inc. BG is a career functional programmer with exposure to a wide variety of programming languages and paradigms. His areas of interests are Semantics of Programming Languages, Distributed Systems, Software Design and the intersection of Software, Culture and Society.
Beyang is co-creator of Sourcegraph, an intelligent code search engine built with Go. Before Sourcegraph, he worked on data analysis and visualization software at Palantir and conducted research in computer vision and machine learning at Stanford University. He also plays the fiddle and lives in San Francisco.
Bryan Liles is an Engineer at Digital Ocean. Previously, Bryan has worn black and white hats, worked on red teams, simulated the world in multiple programming languages, and used expletives while writing software. He currently is building clouds with Go.
David is a developer with more than 10 years of experience building large systems. At Code Climate, he works on building the infrastructure that makes Code Climate's analysis tools fast and reliable. In previous lives he built cloud platforms for Engine Yard and Enterprise applications for GitHub.
Dr. Sendil Devar
He is currently a Senior Research Engineer at CEWIT (http://cewit.org.in), India. Prior to this, he was with Samsung Research Institute, Noida as Chief Engineer in Advance Technology Group. His current work involves research in wireless communication in 3G, 4G networks. He attends the cellular standardization meetings (3GPP and 3GPP2). He loves writing his code and generating results to submit to such meetings. He has a PhD in wireless communication from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
Francesc Campoy Flores
Francesc Campoy Flores joined the Go team in 2012 as Developer Advocate after several years as a Python and C++ developer. His mission is to make Go useful and fun.
Guillaume J. Charmes
French first, Software Developer second. He loves to travel and used to live in France, China, Russia, Réunion, San Francisco, Chicago and Miami. He also likes to travel between technologies and languages: He jumped from C and ASM to PHP to fall into Python to then migrate to Go with some sides of Ruby. He is coming from a low-level ASM/C background which he uses to teach as well as for web security.
He started using Go since 2009 and fell in love with the syntax and concurrency model. He joined dotCloud, inc where he was the only Go developer for a while. This is when they started Docker..., in Go. Arrived to Docker 1.0, he moved on to Citrix, Inc under the sun of Florida where he helps the moving process from Ruby to Go.
Jason is an engineer at Datadog, a saas monitoring service for IT and operations teams based in New York City. There, he uses Go to write data pipeline services that process thousands of companies monitoring and statistics data. He writes frequently about Go at his blog, and contributes to a number of open source projects including sqlx, modl, and jsonq.
Julia Allyce Poladsky
Julia Poladsky is the Lead Frontend Developer for CommericialTribe in Denver, CO. Her expertise is in designing and developing client side web applications. She has worked with a number of different web based technologies such as PHP, Node.js and now Go. She is self taught and has been hacking web design and development since the age of twelve.
Jyotiska is a Data Engineer at DataWeave based in Bangalore, India. As part of the Products team at DataWeave, his primary responsibility is to build scalable data products and platforms. He is a Python developer for last 3 years and playing with Go for about a year. He is passionate about distributed systems, databases and building data products.
Keiji Yoshida is a software engineer at an IT service provider in Japan. He has experience in developing financial systems for Japanese banks for many years. He uses Go for his private work. He tries to arrange an environment for building a web application efficiently in Go and he develops and maintains some kinds of Go libraries such as GCSS which is a pure Go CSS preprocessor and Ace which is an HTML template engine for Go.
He is from Colombo, Sri Lanka and learnt to program by building stuff to scratch his itch. In 2013, he moved to Singapore to join Nitrous.IO - where they focus on creating better / less painful development environments. He also runs the Singapore's Go meetup. He spends his free time working on various ideas (like writing specs for Singaporean Coffee and spreading the good word about 'world of programming'.
Marty Schoch is a software engineer at Couchbase. As a part of the Couchbase Labs team, Marty has built many experimental projects in Go, contributing to its increased adoption inside Couchbase. The most successful of these projects was N1QL, an SQL-like query language for Couchbase Server. He is also a core contributor to the Go Couchbase SDK. Currently, Marty is leading development of bleve, a modern text indexing library for Go.
Matthew has been a hacker since he was teething. He specializes in GO, Ruby and Scala. His most notable projects were porting Bloomberg.com to ruby of rails from scratch. Building real time ad platforms in scala at Tapad. Most recently building the largest financial instant messaging server on the planet from scratch in GO with a small team for Thomson Reuters. In his free time he likes to hack arduinos and scuba dive. He recently spoke and runs the Go Meetup in Bangkok. Matthew splits his time between New York and Bangkok leading teams in both locations.
Mike Gehard is a software engineer at Pivotal Lab. He was a part of the team that wrote the logging platform for Cloud Foundry and helped move the Cloud Foundry CLI tool from Ruby to Go. His latest adventure was as an instructor at gSchool, a 24 week developer training program that teaches complete programming beginners how to effectively translate requirements into code. When he's not sitting at the computer, he's out exploring the great outdoors around Boulder, CO.
Currently he works with a California based education startup. They develop products for schools and he's responsible for product development and key decision of technology stack and has been responsible for setting up local office and development team in India from scratch. Still big part of his day is about programming, and programming is his passion, so he's living his dream! He has been developing web based applications since last 9 years and proud of every singe line of code and when he's not he will refactor it sooner or later.
Technology stack wise they have been using mainly Ruby but since last couple of years they have starting using Go heavily in day to day work and extremely pleased with that choice.
Rajesh heads the dynamic group of software professionals of the Real Image Software Division, Chennai. Rajesh comes to Real Image from InstallShield, Chicago where he was architecting software installation technologies and tools. He also led the development teams of two of InstallShield's leading products. Prior to that, Rajesh worked at Sapura, Kuala Lumpur where he was involved in creating a rapid application development tool for the Macintosh and Windows platforms. Rajesh is also a member of the faculty at DevelopMentor, a component software think tank based in Los Angeles where he trained software professionals on component software topics. Currently Rajesh and his team are developing innovative products for the mass entertainment industries.
Shiju Varghese is a Technical Architect at Accel Frontline. He specializes in Cloud Computing and Enterprise Mobility solutions. He has developed web apps and distributed systems in Go, C# and Node.js. He has been working with web technologies since early 2000. His areas of interest include Cloud Solutions Architecture, Distributed Systems, RESTful Microservices and Mobile Backend as a Service (MBaaS). You can follow him on twitter at http://twitter.com/shijucv and Github at https://github.com/shijuvar.
Sriram Melkote is the director of Couchbase India development center. He is responsible for some of Couchbase’s key future technologies which utilize Go to provide fast development cycles and performant server code. Sriram has built applications for many years and in many languages, and is excited by Go as it is the first language in a decade that has built momentum to enter mission critical codebases.
Sunil Sayyaparaju, Director of Product and Technology at Aerospike, has over 10 years experience working on different types of SQL RDBMS solutions, such as single machine (monolithic), in-memory, distributed shared-disk, and distributed shared-nothing architectures with emphasis in transaction management, storage, access, performance tuning, and recovery areas. Sunil currently leads Aerospike's Bangalore office, working on their distributed shared-nothing NoSQL solution. Aerospike is a high-performance, self-balancing, immediately consistent, distributed NoSQL database. Aerospike also has an add on product for replication across data-centers over WAN which supports different complex topologies.
Verónica is a mobile developer and computer science researcher at UNAM (Mexico's National Autonomous University)focusing on data structures. She was the lead mobile developer of Mexico's tax collection service (SAT), and led the back-end team of an advertising digital agency, using Python, Android and recently Go as her weapons of choice. Besides, she is an Android instructor, and currently co-organizes a small community called @golangmx.
William Kennedy is a managing partner at Ardan Studios in Miami, FL, a mobile and web app development company. He is also a co-author of the book Go In Action, the author of the blog GoingGo.Net and the organizer for the Go and MongoDB meetups in Miami. Bill is focused on Go education and through his new venture GoingoGo Training, Bill continues the cause by working with individuals and groups who want to take their Go knowledge and coding skills to the next level.
Aerospike is the open source, front-edge database powering a new generation of interactive, real-time Web and mobile applications that operate at global scale. It is the first flash-optimized, in-memory NoSQL database to combine transactions and "hot" analytics with strong ACID consistency and enterprise-grade reliability. Purpose built to make scaling easy and affordable, it enables all developers to take advantage of predictable, sub-millisecond latency for distributed caching, session management, user profile and key value store use cases. In production non-stop for nearly four years, Aerospike is deployed at real-time big data companies like AppNexus, eXelate, Chango and [x+1].
Couchbase provides the world's most complete, most scalable and best performing NoSQL database. Couchbase Server is designed from a simple yet bold vision: build the first and best, general-purpose NoSQL database. That goal has resulted in an industry leading solution that includes a shared nothing architecture, a single node-type, a built in caching layer, true auto-sharding and the world's first NoSQL mobile offering: Couchbase Mobile, a complete NoSQL mobile solution comprised of Couchbase Server, Couchbase Sync Gateway and Couchbase Lite. Couchbase Server and all Couchbase Mobile products are open source projects. Couchbase counts many of the worlds biggest brands as its customers, including Amadeus, Bally's, Beats Music, Cisco, Comcast, Concur, Disney, eBay / PayPal, Neiman Marcus, Orbitz, Rakuten / Viber, Sky, Tencent and Verizon, as well as hundreds of other household names worldwide. Couchbase is headquartered in Silicon Valley, and has raised $115 million in funding from Accel Partners, Adams Street Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund, North Bridge Venture Partners and WestSummit.
Justickets is a cool new movie ticketing website for the Indian market and an associate company of global entertainment technology pioneer, Qube Cinema. A comprehensive end-to-end digital cinema platform with products for mastering, distributing and playing movies, Qube Cinema has an installed base in 48 countries and is the largest digital cinema network in India with powerful satellite-connected on-screen advertising. Qube Cinema is a subsidiary of Real Image Media Technologies – the company that was instrumental in dramatically changing India’s entertainment industry, not just once but three times, bringing about paradigm creative shifts in production, post-production and exhibition using the power of technology. After impacting how movies are made and exhibited locally and internationally over the last three decades, the company built MovieBuff and CinemaDB to provide modern, clean, snappy websites with programmatic access to the most accurate movie, talent and cinema information, thus enabling an enhanced movie ticketing experience with Justickets. Built with Go, Justickets is the first consumer-facing tool that showcases the company's extensive cinema experience and footprint by offering a quick and easy way to book tickets online for current and upcoming movie releases across a growing base of Indian cities and towns.
Qwinix Technologies is a Denver-based application development and IT services provider with offices in Costa Rica, Dubai and India. Collaboration, transparency and agile practices, combined with quality-conscious code and global delivery model, enable Qwinix to more quickly develop highly-functional, cost-effective applications that deliver reliable business results. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Qwinix clients appreciate the integration of Agile, Lean & Continuous Delivery that bring their ideas to market faster.
SoStronk is a Bangalore based startup that is attempting to revolutionize eSports in India. Our approach to eSports is a highly technical one. It is the first competitive video gaming based startup that has built the online backbone utilizing cutting edge technologies such as Docker and the Go programming language. We have successfully implemented a three-part architecture that includes a Qt based desktop app, backend API built on Go and a Docker based server management system. We are also using Google Cloud Platform with the intention of being a global player in eSports. Our approach includes an backend fully equipped with in-depth statistics, localized server infrastructure, anti-cheat governed fairplay environments and a social media community framework for the gamers. We are also working on a LAN based gaming tournament system. Our comprehensive eSports ecosystem is just the beginning of a long journey of technological breakthroughs. eSports is on a road to exponential growth; we will help carry it forward by becoming one of the major players in the Asian region.
True to its name, it was an innate enthusiasm and passion for building web solutions in Ruby On Rails that led to the establishment of Josh Software in 2007. With a belief that Programming is An Art, Josh Software has a unique organizational process focused to facilitate high performance, scalability and high-standard code quality. Josh Software believes that Go is the language of this decade and has made major forays in this direction. The hand picked Josh Software team of 32 regularly contributes back to the open source community.
Helpshift is a industry-leading mobile customer support SaaS provider with offices in San Francisco & Pune. We've built a customisable toolset that development teams can embed into their mobile applications and use as a customer management platform. Our unique solution is trusted by more than 150 million users and leading mobile companies of the world including Supercell, Glu, Wordpress and the Times Group.
DigitalOcean is the world's fastest growing cloud provider built for developers. Our mission is simple: we're passionate about making complex infrastructure simple and delighting our customers with a seamless experience that brings them joy. New users can easily deploy a blazing fast cloud server in 55 seconds with an intuitive control panel interface, which can be replicated on a larger scale with the company's straightforward API.
HDE, Inc. is a leading cloud-based security provider in Japan. Our service HDE One is designed to: prevent unauthorized access to cloud services (Access Control); reduce the risk of information leakage due to devices theft or loss (Device Security); prevent email data breaches (Messaging Security). These solutions are provided for users of cloud services like Office365, Google Apps, Salesforce. To know more about our company, please visit http://www.hde.co.jp/en/.
MavenHive is a Bangalore based tech consulting firm founded by professionals with over a decade of experience. We mostly work with product companies to convert their ideas into high quality software. Technology is our forte. Exalting our customers while being excited about our work is why we're here.
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