Hila is the co-founder and CTO of Lynx.MD - a data science platform for healthcare, and was previously the CTO of Hello Heart. She has 15 years of experience building software, training people who build... software, and managing teams that build software. On her free time she likes to wander around the city and urban-sketch while eating all the things.
Data Engineer at Fundbox for the last 7 months, prior to that a Data Engineer at Intel's advanced analytics group.
Mad about software development and cloud, especially data (always have at least 2 books in my backpack)... Playing with arduino
Listening to +10 podcasts
Contributor to neo4j-spark-connector
Started my career in Mamram, co-founder and VP R&D of Phonetic Systems, a speech recognition startup
I started my programming career more than 40 years ago in Mamram, the army computer center.
I was the co-founder and VP R&D of Phonetic Systems, a startup... company that developed technology and products in the area of speech recognition. The company Was acquired 10 years ago by Nuance, inc.
After the acquisition I was the site manager of the Israeli R&D office of Nuance.
After that I was a lecturer in Hi-tech college in Herzelia for web related technologies.
6 years ago I relocated to Ukraine, and I am employed as VP Project Management in Easternpeak, an Israeli outsourcing company. Responsible for custom web and mobile development for our customers all over the world, including Israel.
Co-Founder and CTO at Gong.io. I have been creating innovating software products more years than I'd like to admit. Started from desktop software in the 1980's. Moved to client-server system... in the 1990's. Transitionedto web-based (think-client) systems in the 2000's. Migrated to cloud based systems in the 2010's. Now focused on "intelligent" AI/ML-based systems.
I love building Lego. But since its not a real profession, I decided to go with Software Engineering (which is kinda the same, only with code instead of lego bricks).
I'm passionate... developer, experienced in designing and crafting production systems, with a focus on automation, maintainability and scalability.
Web developer and security enthusiastic for the last 15 years. Developing web infrastructure at Verizon Media, Writes Technical stuff at internet-israel.com, Write... less technical stuff as a reporter at Haaretz. Bot Hunter, breaches finder. Father of 4.
Machine Learning researcher for General Motors, working on Computer Vision for the autonomous vehicle project. Noa holds a master’s degree in Systems Neuroscience from... Weizmann Institute. She is a 2 times challenge winner in HackZurich, Europe’s largest hackathon. Noa is also a co-organizer of AlgoIL meetups, a diligent painter and a comedy improv enthusiast.
3 months ago I joined Evinced - a brand new startup, still in the initial research stage. Up until then, I've been a backend team leader at Ravello - from its early days as a startup and through the times it became... one of Oracle cloud services.
Overall, I have over 10 years of experience, in which I developed a passion for clean code and for complex business logic.
Deep Learning Expert and Data Scientist. I have been working closely with startups, corporates and leading institutions for the past 5 years. My fields of expertise include Computer Vision, NLP, Statistical... Modelling and Anomaly Detection. I also have 8 years of experience in software engineering and a graduate of 8200 IDF Unit and of Tel Aviv University in Math and Linguistics. As an active community member, I am frequent at giving talks about machine learning, a mentor at Google AI Launchpad and a teacher and an advisory board member at Israel Tech Challenge.
I am the Performance Tech Lead at Wix.com, responsible for making over 100 million sites hosted on the Wix platform load and execute faster. I have over 20 years of software development... experience, and have worked on systems ranging from missile trajectory simulations to networked multi-user games to designing and building Web apps. I am a frequent speaker at technical conferences. I hold an MSc in computer science from Tel Aviv University.
Software Craftsman, Agile Coach and Development Manager @Kenshoo
Leading the data platform development group @Kenshoo, prior to that, various leadership roles, from Chief Architect to leading multi-disciplinary... delivery teams. I equally enjoy building software and working with people, and learned that the right solution to almost any problem is a great team.
Addicted to dark chocolate and refactoring, Itay has been (and still is) coding, designing, debugging, architecting, and solving production outages for ages.
He has recently joined Wix's infrastructure group... working on Wix's internal build system. Earlier gigs include Testim.io (core data-platform that supports Testim's algorithm and backends), Google (a TL of Google Sites' infrastructure team), a lecturer at the Technion, and a few other places.
Itay holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (title: Formal Patterns in Java Programs) from the Technion.
I enjoy programming and developing (almost) any kind of product, the more challenging the better. Taking complex things and breaking them to simple...pieces, making them work together beautifully is my favourite thing.
I've been a programmer ever since I remember myself, and am extremely ambitious and enthusiastic, I'm always after a good quality challenge, looking for the next 'hot' thing and instantly 'hacking' it from every possible angle.
I love tinkering with the inside of any kind of platform - from low-level operating system components, to high-level programming languages, to high level frameworks(AngularJS, ReactJS) or tools(grunt, gulp, webpack).
I love any kind of software development as long as it's challenging, interesting and involves learning new things.
A strong believer of having fun while working hard and extremely serious about it 😀
Yon is an experienced software engineer and manager with an eye for design and a passion for building great products and teams. Focused on consistently improving and nurturing team... culture and productivity, as well as empowering those around him.
I'm a Tech Lead at Soluto with more than a decade of experience in web and cloud technologies. Love writing code, designing systems, developing open-source projects, scaling software and building great user experience...I also co-organize the Rx-Israel Meetup group and enjoy giving talks about reactive programming, Docker, and cloud development.
A full stack developer @ Dropbox with 15+ years of experience in a variety of technologies, a blogger and a mentor. I care deeply about advancing women in tech, and have been known to... have strong opinions on many things, including software development & design, but not about tabs vs. spaces.
A full time geek. I've been coding since age 13. Until recently, a backend developer at Glassbox Digital. Recently co-founded DAGsHub (https://dagshub.com), "GitHub for machine learning". Working... on my MSc in computer science in Tel Aviv University, focusing on Machine Learning.
Recently happily married to Hagit. We live together in the Technion, where she works on the really cool stuff - researching how to extract useful energy from photosynthesis.
In addition to technology, I'm very interested in science and rationality, and I love finding areas where the fields conjoin.
Education Lead at Wix. A software engineer, a passionate educator and anything in between.
A software engineer and a passionate educator, interested in how we can make education better through the use of... technology, and prepare people for a new tech world.
Before joining Wix Education, I’ve spent 2.5 years at the MIT Media Lab, researching new ways to help learners getting started with online, creative learning experiences.
Performance Analysis Expert for x86 Architecture (Intel)
Ahmad Yasin is a CPU senior architect at Intel focusing on performance monitoring and analysis. He owns the Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) of Core-based client and server... products like SandyBridge, IvyBridge and Skylake. He works closely with VTune™ users and Intel customers on performance optimizations and software-debug capabilities. To date, Ahmad has ~20 filed patents and 11 published conference/journal papers
I am a data scientist at PerimeterX, where I design and implement machine learning models for real-time detection of malicious web activity. I'm interested in the theoretical aspects of machine learning... and excited to reveal ways that fill the gap between this theory and the applications to real-life problems. I hold a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics and a master’s degree in applied statistics and data science from Tel Aviv University.
Personalization and Recommendation Data Scientist at Fiverr
I'm in Fiverr for over 2.5 years. Currently, I'm a data scientist working in the R&D group and focusing on personalization and recommender systems. I love... reading and trying new techniques and new technology.
A machine learning developer at Firefly.ai. Graduated with excellence in Applied Mathematics and earned MSc in Computer science with specialization in machine learning and deep... learning from Bar Ilan University. Working on advancing our world through revolutionary AI.
Yaara Wertheim has been a product manager for the past 7 years for both B2B and B2C products. She was born and raised in the United States in a very Israeli house and has a unique bicultural perspective, that has proven... useful in many cross-cultural professional situations. She believes in focusing on team synergy and cohesion to drive better and faster results. She practices releasing in extreme MVP and constantly learning from the user, whether by user testing, interviews or by analyzing user behavior. When she’s not thinking about the user, she is busy dancing or creating something crafty.
As MissingLink’s Chief Evangelist, Jesse Freeman focuses on teaching DeepOp techniques that speed up AI first companies using computer vision and deep learning. One of the ways... Jesse does this is by approaching deep learning from an engineering standpoint. With over 20+ years of enterprise development experience at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, MLB, HBO, New York Jets, Bloomberg and more, Jesse is an expert in his field. In addition to his development background, Jesse has a masters in interactive computer art from the School of Visual Arts. He can be found on twitter at @jessefreeman.
Inbar is a Data Scientist at Taboola, where she applies deep learning techniques for content recommendations. In the past, she worked with different types of data, including DNA sequences, neurological recordings,... click streams, texts and images.
She has an MS.c in Computer Science with a focus on machine learning research, and a BS.c in Computer Science and Cognitive Science. In her spare time she is the host of Unsupervised – a podcast about data science in Israel; a co-founder and manager of DataHack, a Data Science and Machine Learning Hackathon and the DataTalk meetup.
Dr. Robert Fink is the Head of R&D at Palantir Technologies. After bootstrapping Palantir's nascent commercial business in the APAC region, he and his team built Palantir's data integration and analytics platform,... Foundry. Robert leads Palantir's R&D group responsible for strategic technology and research investments. Prior to Palantir, Robert experimented — unsuccessfully — with a career in physics and holds a DPhil in Computer Science from Oxford University, specializing in database theory.
From the olden days of DOS, to the contemporary world of Software Testing, I was, am, and always will be, a software developer. I have in the past co-founded WebCollage, survived... the bubble collapse of 2000, and worked on various big cloudy projects at Wix.
My current passion is figuring out how to test software, a passion which I have turned into his main job as Evangelist and Senior Architect at Applitools. I religiously test all my software, from the early days as a junior software developer to the current days at Applitools, where I develops tests for software that tests software, which is almost one meta layer too many for him.
Unfortunately for me, I haven't yet answered the big question of my life - I still doesn't know whether static languages or dynamic languages are best.
Danny Grander is a veteran security researcher and the cofounder of Snyk.io, where he works on open source security and leads Snyk’s security research. Previously, Danny was the CTO of Gita Technologies and a lead... researcher and developer for a few startups. Danny is a frequent Capture The Flag participant, his team, pasten won both the Chaos Computer Club and Google’s Security CTFs.
Michael’s passion is around solving complex engineering problems while maintaining high velocity, with emphasis on building distributed and highly concurrent systems, creating (a real) large-scale... infrastructure, and improving operational efficiency.
Currently he’s an architect @ AppsFlyer, the world’s leading mobile attribution & marketing analytics platform.
A programming junkie and computer history aficionado, Tomer's been around the block a few times before settling in at WeWork. Over the years he's built any number of (predominantly back-end) systems, cofounded two... major Israeli user groups (Java.IL and Underscore), organized an annual Scala conference (Scalapeño) and is a recurring speaker at software conferences. He secretly still hopes to realize his childhood dream of becoming a lion tamer.
Self-taught developer obsessed with learning as much as I can about handling data at scale and what we can do with it. Currently I talk to computers at Appsflyer. When I'm not talking to machines, I like being with my dog Taco,... running, swimming, and drinking coffee.
I am a Software Engineer on PayPal’s next generation stream processing platform core team. I am currently working on the adaptation of Statistical and Machine learning methodologies... as part of real-time data pipelines. Prior to PayPal, I was a Researcher on the IBM Cloud and Data Technologies group focusing on designing large scale Internet of Things analytics architectures.
I am a software engineer with over 25 years of experience in various technology fields: software development, team management, software architecture, HPC and... algorithmic research. For eight years, I have focused on Java platform performance optimization as an independent consultant, and was involved in more than a dozen optimization projects. Over the last three years I’ve been building software from scratch at Next-Insurance, where I was the first backend developer to currently leading a backend development group. In my spare time I am one of the organizers of Java.IL.
I'm a Team Leader at BigPanda, also dwelling in our Community efforts.
I've been doing software development for over a decade.
Addicted to automating ALL THE THINGZ, from CI to opening doors.
DadPun advocate. PagerDaddy.
Front End Engineer since the age of 14, founder of Common Ninja and There is a bot for that, and open source enthusiast currently working as Front End Guild Master at Outbrain.
... "Front End Developers Community" group in WhatsApp which includes senior developers from top companies in the world where we discuss, share, and consult with each other on topics from the front end world.
Last but not least, married with 2 sweet children, and one awesome iPhone.
I'm Noa, Data Science team lead at Check Point, the cyber security company. Until recently I focused on securing smartphones and mobile application markets from malicious applications.... This was achieved by creating machine learning models based on applications’ code and artifacts, reputation on web, and their behavior detected by Check Point’s security engines. After a great success in empowering mobile security detection, my team now dedicates its expertise and efforts to enable data science cross-organization. We are building a framework that eases data access, research and productization, and lets researchers from various departments focus on the data itself by using shared resources and in-code methodologies.
Dror is a freelance consultant and a software architect.
He has been writing software professionally for more than a decade, during which he has worked for industry giants... such as Intel and SAP as well as small startup companies. He has extensive knowledge of many programming languages and platforms including C++, assembly, .NET (C#/VB) and Java.
Dror is a Pluralsight author and public speaker. He is an expert in agile methodologies and software engineering practices. When not writing code, Dror mentors developers and conducts courses about clean code, unit testing and TDD.
In his blog (www.helpercode.com) Dror writes about programming languages, software development tools, clean code, cool programming languages and anything else he finds interesting.
Node.js core, Open Source lover and Dev @ Testim.io
Before transitioning to engineering manager in GoDaddy I worked as a software engineer in various companies for over 10 years. I used to live in the States and have been working... from home for GoDaddy for the past 4 years. I wrote in many languages and frameworks over the years, some where nice, some where not, but found a language I really love when I started working with Ruby on Rails.
In his current role, Daniel is an Engineering Team Lead at BigPanda, also leading the company's community and open source efforts.
Daniel has spent the past 7 years building... products in the field of IT Operations, including contributions to open source projects such as OpenStack, Kubernetes and Ansible.
When not coding, chasing hackathons or crashing meetups, Daniel is a GIF hunter and MEME crafter, addicted to exploring new places through football matches.
An IDF Programming School (Mamram) honour graduate with 10 years of experience in software development, project management and architecture with a proven record of leading product development in startup and... growth companies.
R&D Director @ Fiverr, leading the Buyers R&D Group.
Over 6 years of experience practicing DDD in a number of verticals including Trading and E-Commerce.
Co-founder of Israel's "DDD-IL Meetup Group”
I was always excited about looking at patterns, especially in people interactions. This led me to focus on data science and social network research as a career and discover patterns... in people behavior. I’m am excited with knowledge sharing and co-founded Wize organization which produces hundreds of bar-talks across Israel every year. I love to teach and was teaching different data topics in the academia and outside. Today I am a Data Scientist & Team Lead at Booking.com and I want to share my observations about teams behavior backed by data.
Boris services as Tech Lead at Wix, working on products empowering over 120 million websites. During his career, Boris got a chance to work in companies of various sizes – from a garage-stage startup to a... colossal corporate environment. Boris believes that a product’s internal code quality has a direct impact on its external quality – the business value the product gives the management and the product owner. That’s why he has an immense passion for well-written, highly maintainable, well-tested code.
I am a Linux kernel developer at Arm. I am the official maintainer of the Arm CryptoCell Linux device driver and work on general cryptography and security issues in the Linux kernel. I've been programming for more than 25... years. Over the years I've been a team leader, CTO, software architect, teacher and founded two companies but I always keep coming back to my first love - hands on software development. I've been active in the Open Source community for more than 20 years and have co-founded the Hamakor NPO and the Augunst Penguin conference. I'm the co-author of "Building Embedded Linux Systems", 2nd edition. Besides computers I'm a curious guy that likes to explore the world and himself: at 6th grade I've mastered the dark art of flexing my auriculares muscles so I can wiggle my ears at will. Lately I've taken up studying how my own mind works.
Avishai is a veteran operations and software engineer with years of high scale production experience. After spending many years in startup and web companies, Avishai now serves as Engineer in Residence in Aleph... VC fund.In his spare time, Avishai is spreading weird ideas and conspiracy theories like DevOps and Operations Engineering.
As part of the platform engineering team at PayPal, Uri Silberstein is responsible for building PayPal's large scale stream processing platform including analytical framework which provides an easy way to... run statistical and machine learning models. Before working for PayPal, Uri worked at several leading startups and at IBM in both research and storage divisions. Besides all the fun above, Uri also enjoys sports, traveling and spending quality time with his wife and two sons.
A web, mobile and game developer. I love creating cool user interactions, great UX, delightful consumer-facing products and procedural art and graphics (even with CSS!).
I have a passion for the web, game... development and mixing between the two.
In the past 20 years, I’ve been building products for businesses and consumers both as a founder and as an employee in large enterprises. One of my obsessions is understanding why people... make the choices they do and what can we do to solve customers needs in the best way. In my talk I will cover some ideas and insights of trying to do it systematically, eliminating the luck factor and gut feeling from the equation.
Front End Engineer at Facebook. I'm passionate about new technologies and ideas. I believe in making practical talks, which are interesting for beginners and seasoned engineers all... together. In my day-to-day work at Facebook, I mainly work on web infrastructures and would like to share how we try to solve some interesting web related issues.
Engineering Manager at WeWork and Executive VP at she codes;
I’m an experienced hands-on manager and developer (more than 12 years of accumulated experience) Web Client & Server development of large scale... SaaS applications. I’m building now a billing system at WeWork technology from scratch, a system that will charge billion of dollars,
and also has experience in many technologies in various platforms.
I’m passionate about architecture design, micro-services and learning new technologic. I’m also very interested in creative ways to deliver the best quality and fast delivery as a technical manager.
I’m also an Executive VP at she codes; which is an organization that puts as a target to reach 50% female developers and has a community of 20,000 developers around Israel.
Tamir Dresher is a software architect with over 10 years of experience of developing, consulting and teaching large scalable distributed systems for which he was rewarded... Microsoft MVP. Tamir is the Chief Architect of Clarizen and teach Software Engineering in the Ruppin Academic Center. Tamir is the author of “Rx.NET in Action" which was published by Manning. He blogs at http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/iblogger/ and you can reach out to him via Twitter @tamir_dresher.
Shem has a decade of experience in developing in various domains: client and server side, real-time systems, Big Data, mobile, and web. After a couple of years developing mobile apps, in the... last 2 years, he's been trying to figure out what it means to be a web developer.
Currently, Shem is a staff engineer at WeWork, previously he was the first employee in MyRoll (acquired by AVG).
I was a computer science and economics major, and I worked as a SWE for ±6 years before becoming a Product Manager. I spent most of my career helping Israeli centers of excellence... succeed within great big American companies. I'm a husband, father of 3-under-5 and a Liverpool FC fan.
A Product Consultant and an entrepreneur at heart with 15 years of experience in the Tech industry. My greatest kick comes from helping people make their dreams come true, turning good ideas into awesome products.... My clients benefit not only from my experience as a product manager, but also from my multidisciplinary skillset. I’m a Mamaram graduate and experienced DBA, a licensed attorney & mediator, and a Product mentor at WeWork Labs, Future, TakeOff and other hubs. I also volunteer as Midburn's Tech Department's Head of Product, leading 8 product managers & aspiring product managers in gaining professionally relevant hands on experience in their volunteer work.
A full stack developer for the last 10+ years. I started from the very low level of RT/Embedded and went all the way "up" to react/js.
Enthusiastic about culture, tech, product and ping pong I believe everything in....
the world can be expressed with emojis, and usually check that every textbox I encounter supports them 👻
Started programming at the age of 6 (Basic on Commodore64), and been around computers ever since. Loves to build stuff - systems, teams and organization. Ex VP Engineering at Oracle, VP R&D at Ravello Systems (acquired by... Oracle) and 8200.
Currently doing exciting stuff at Salto.
Sharone Zitzman heads up developer relations at AppsFlyer striving to build a culture focused on engineering excellence and a stellar developer experience. Sharone was... formerly the open source community lead for Cloudify. In her spare time she helps drive other local communities, including the the DevOps Israel community, and the Cloud Native Israel community - and helps organize five meetups worldwide. Find her on Twitter or Github - @shar1z
I am a software developer for more than 12 years and currently a fullstack freelancer , who worked in the last year with more than 10 clients using ReactJS and React Native (including moving... a huge company from Israel from Angular to React).
In the last year I created and currently hosting one of the best podcast for programmers in Israel and created until now 20+ episodes (React, Node.js, Deep Learning, Kubernetes and many more).
I really enjoy lecturing to other people and to make complex technical subjects accessible for hearing and learning.