Speakers

Keynote Speaker - Jen Meyers
**Keynote Speaker** - Jen Meyers
Jen Myers is a web designer/developer and part of the instructor team at Dev Bootcamp in Chicago. In 2011, she founded the Columbus, Ohio chapter of ...
Abram Adams
Abram Adams
Abram Adams has been developing for the web and desktop since the turn of the century and has specialized in ColdFusion application development for most of ...
Adam Tuttle
Adam Tuttle
Adam is a jack of all trades but he specializes in JavaScript, REST, SOA, Security, and Responsive mobile-optimized design. In addition to working with and speaking ...
Adrian Pomilio
Adrian Pomilio
I have been designing and developing web applications since 1997, with a strong focus on UX and front-end technologies.  I spend a great deal of time ...
Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews has been working as a web and application developer for over 17 years, with experience in a wide range of industries, and a skillset ...
Ben Farrell
Ben Farrell
Ben Farrell calls himself a Creative Developer because he likes dealing with emerging, fun, and off the wall technologies. With a focus on the user interface, ...
Brad Wood
Brad Wood
Brad grew up in southern Missouri and after high school majored in Computer Science with a music minor at MidAmerica Nazarene University (Olathe, KS). Today he ...
Brian Rinaldi
Brian Rinaldi
Brian Rinaldi is the Developer Content Manager at Telerik. Brian is the founder of the very popular web and mobile developer site Flippin’ Awesome. He writes ...
Charlie Arehart
Charlie Arehart
A veteran ColdFusion developer and troubleshooter since 1997 with three decades in IT, Charlie Arehart is a longtime contributor to the community and a recognized Adobe ...
Curt Gratz
Curt Gratz
I am a Co-Owner of Computer Know How, a Wisconsin based technology firm and ColdBox Alliance Partner. I have been working with CFML since 1997 (version ...
Dan Skaggs
Dan Skaggs
Dan Skaggs is co-founder of Web-Meister Designs, a consulting firm he and his wife started in 1999 as a part-time endeavor. In 2006, he transitioned to ...
Dan Vega
Dan Vega
Dan Vega is a Senior Developer with Markel Insurance.  As a team leader, he is responsible for taking requirements from the business and creating a project ...
Dan Wilson
Dan Wilson
As principal partner of DataCurl LLC, Dan Wilson runs both the consulting practice and ChallengeWave.com, a way to help employees start and stick with healthier lifestyles.
Dave Epler
Dave Epler
David Epler is a Software Architect with AboutWeb in Rockville, MD. As a member of AboutWeb's solutions team, he has built, deployed, and maintained systems compliant ...
Dave Ferguson
Dave Ferguson
Dave has been working in information technology for well over a decade. He has spent the majority of that time specializing in large enterprise-class systems. He ...
Elishia Dvorak
Elishia Dvorak
Elishia Dvorak is the ColdFusion Solution Consultant at Adobe and has been assisting ColdFusion customers with server support, consulting and training since 1999.  She spent 9 ...
Elliott Sprehn
Elliott Sprehn
Elliott Sprehn is the tech lead for the web components effort at Google helping bring technologies like Custom Elements and Shadow DOM to the web platform ...
Gavin Pickin
Gavin Pickin
Gavin started using ColdFusion in 1999 when working for the university of Auckland in New Zealand before moving to California. He has lead teams, trained new ...
Gert Franz
Gert Franz
Gert was born in 1967 and lives in Switzerland since 1997. Back in the late eighties he studied astrophysics in Munich but switched later to IT ...
Guust Nieuwenhuis
Guust Nieuwenhuis
Guust Nieuwenhuis is the Managing Director for Belgium at Prisma IT. Prisma IT helps organizations in delivering superior user experience across multiple devices. Our consultants and ...
Jason Dean
Jason Dean
Currently employed by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and working at Dakota County Technical College, Jason Dean has been working in Information Technology for 14 ...
Jeff Garza
Jeff Garza
Jeff is the Manager of Data and Development for DataDiver Technologies and is in charge of the care and feeding of a 1 Terabyte SQL Server ...
Jim Leether
Jim Leether
Jim is an application developer from Princess Anne, MD and has worked with web applications for the past ten years.  He began his ColdFusion career with ...
Jim Priest
Jim Priest
Jim Priest is a husband, father of two, developer, and avid motorcyclist.  He has extensive experience working as a developer and has also been a system ...
Jose Galdamez
Jose Galdamez
Jose Galdamez is a native of Maryland, a DJ, a US soccer fan, a champion eater, and an all around dancing machine. He's also been making ...
Joshua Caito
Joshua Caito
Joshua is a Senior Developer with Markel Insurance. As a team leader, he is responsible for taking requirements from the business and creating a project plan, ...
Kai Koenig
Kai Koenig
I work as a Software Solutions Architect for Ventego Creative (http://www.ventego-creative.co.nz) in Wellington, New Zealand. I co-founded the company with two partners and I'm also CTO ...
Kev McCabe
Kev McCabe
Kev has worked with large corporations in the Finance, Media and E-commerce spaces. He’s currently the Solutions Architect & Coach for General Electric; he has had ...
Kevin Hakanson
Kevin Hakanson
Kevin Hakanson is an application architect for Thomson Reuters where he is focused on highly scalable web applications, especially the JavaScript and security aspects. His background ...
Kitt Hodsden
Kitt Hodsden
Kitt Hodsden is the 47th laziest developer in the world, a feat which takes considerable effort. That effort has taken her to Twitter, where she and ...
Luis Majano
Luis Majano
Luis Majano is a Computer Engineer born in El Salvador and is the president of Ortus Solutions (www.ortussolutions.com), a consulting firm specializing in CFML, web development, ...
Marcin Szczepanski
Marcin Szczepanski
Marcin (pron. MAR-chin) is a Tech Lead at Sydney, Australia, based digital agency webqem (webqem.com). He has been working with the web for over 15 years ...
Mary Jo Sminkey
Mary Jo Sminkey
Mary Jo Sminkey has been doing web application development for over 15 years, and been using ColdFusion since the early Allaire days. She is particularly skilled ...
Matt Busche
Matt Busche
  Matt Busche is an Application Developer at Nationwide Insurance, specializing in CFML and web development. He has over 6 years of ColdFusion development experience and ...
Matthew Reinbold
Matthew Reinbold
By day, Matthew is a Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise APIs at JustFab.com. Before that, he created, developed, and grew the API program at Placewise Media. That ...
Mike Collins
Mike Collins
Mike Collins has spent the last 14 years being focused on ColdFusion web based application development and server administration.  Currently Mike runs his own consulting company, ...
Mike Nimer
Mike Nimer
Mike Nimer, Director of Enterprise Solutions for Universal Mind, has spent over a decade on the forefront of web application development and server integration. He specializes ...
Nolan Erck
Nolan Erck
Nolan Erck has been developing software professionally for more than 15 years, starting in the video game industry as a Tools Programmer, and advancing to web ...
Oğuz Demirkapı
Oğuz Demirkapı
Oğuz Demirkapı (@demirkapi) is a code poet and lover of all things related to intelligent web technologies. He started developing CGI web applications in 1994 and ...
Pete Freitag
Pete Freitag
Pete is the founder of a CFML Consulting & Products company, Foundeo Inc., best known for creating HackMyCF and FuseGuard. In addition to speaking at conferences ...
Rakshith Naresh
Rakshith Naresh
Rakshith Naresh is the Product Manager for ColdFusion. While his role as a Product Manager for ColdFusion can be as challenging as it can ever get, ...
Ram Kulkarni
Ram Kulkarni
Ram Kulkarni has been developing software for more than twenty years and has been working in Adobe/Macromedia for close to ten years. He has worked on ...
Raymond Camden
Raymond Camden
Raymond Camden is a developer for Adobe. His work focuses on client side development, mobile applications, Node.js and ColdFusion. He's a published author and presents at ...
Rob Brooks-Bilson
Rob Brooks-Bilson
Rob Brooks-Bilson is a consultant, author, and Sr. Director at Amkor Technology, a global leader in providing assembly and test services to semiconductor companies and electronics ...
Ryan Anklam
Ryan Anklam
Ryan Anklam is a Senior UI Engineer at Netflix where is working on reinventing TV and continually improving the Netflix user experience. He has been developing ...
Sharon DiOrio
Sharon DiOrio
Sharon has been a web developer for 18 years and is currently a Senior Web Developer at Euro-Pro LLC, Newton MA, working on internal applications in ...
Simon Free
Simon Free
Simon Free has extensive experience in the online space. As an ACP, an ACI, and Senior Application Developer for ten24, Simon has proven his skills in ...
Steve "Cutter" Blades
Steve "Cutter" Blades
Cutter began a career in web development when he started learning HTML while working at NSA, back when Mosaic was all the rage and the image ...
Tim Cunningham
Tim Cunningham
I live and breathe software. I have worn a variety of hats at our company, from developer, running the support department, running the IT department, building ...
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