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Meet The Speakers


Rebecca Wirfs-Brock

Software Engineer, Consultant on Architecture, Design Heuristics, and Agile Practices

Rebecca is an internationally recognized object design pioneer who invented the set of design practices known as Responsibility-Driven Design (RDD). By accident she started the x-Driven Design meme. Along the way she authored two…

Michael Feathers

Director at R7K Research & Conveyance

Michael Feathers is the founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, a company specializing in software and organization design. Prior to forming R7K, Michael was the Chief Scientist of Obtiva and a consultant…


Alex Bolboaca

CTO, Programmer, Trainer, Coach and Author at Mozaic Works

Alex is a polyglot programmer, trainer and coach at Mozaic Works. He has worked for almost 20 years in software development, for various industries and in various European countries and UK. He has been…

Carlos Blé

CEO, Veteran Member of the Agile and Craftsmanship Communities

As a veteran member of the Agile and Craftsmanship communities, his mission is to help people develop their technical skills as well as their soft skills. As Founder and CEO of  Lean Mind, Carlos…

Emily Bache

Technical Agile Coach, Author

Emily Bache is a Technical Agile Coach and long-term proponent of agile development practices like Test-Driven Development. Emily is a published author with Pluralsight and wrote “The Coding Dojo Handbook”. She is currently writing…

Lemi Orhan Ergin

Agile Software Crafter & Co-Founder at Craftbase

Lemi Orhan Ergin is a software crafter based on Turkey with a passion for raising the bar of his profession and sharing his experiences with communities. He is a co-founder of Craftbase and the founder of Turkish Software…

Xavier Detant

Software Crafter, CTO

Xavier is Co-organiser of the Software Craftsmanship Community of Paris and the SoCraTes France Unconference, knowledge sharing being at the heart of his mindset. As he found himself in love with functional programming and…