Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., and an adjunct faculty at the University of Houston.
He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several
international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with agile practices on their software projects.
Venkat is a (co)author of multiple books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer.
His latest book is Functional Programming in Java: Harnessing the Power of Java 8 Lambda Expressions.
We are so glad to have Venkat as the key note speaker of our conference.
A hands-on techie, Naresh is a globally recognized leader in eXtreme Programming.
Currently Naresh is building two lean-startups in India. Part of his time is also dedicated to help Software companies as an Agile/Lean Coach/Consultant.
From Organizational Transformation to enhanced Developer productivity, Naresh helps organizations embrace, scale and sustain essential Agile and Lean thinking.
Naresh was the Chair for the Agile India 2012 Conference, largest conference on Agile and Lean in Asia. He founded the Agile Software Community of India (ASCI)
in 2004. He is responsible for creating and organizing various international conferences including the Simple Design And Testing Conference (SDTConf) and
Agile Coach Camp. In recognition of his accomplishments, in 2007 the Agile Alliance awarded Naresh with the Gordon Pask Award for contributions to the Agile Community.
Alex makes people happy at work!
As the Chief Happiness Officer and founder of Woohoo inc. he speaks and consults
worldwide in businesses like IBM, Hilton, LEGO, IKEA, HP and many others.
He is the author of Happy Hour is 9 to 5 - How to Love Your Job, create a great workplace and Kick Butt at Work.
He also writes one of the world's most popular blogs on career and leadership issues at www.positivesharing.com.