How do we sharpen our digital strategy, empower our people, improve our processes and take better advantage of eZ software?
eZ Conference 2017 unites practitioners in digital strategy, marketing and engineering to share, learn and network.
This year’s conference offers general sessions and Business and Technical Tracks to match your interests.
Aleksander started eZ in 1999 with his brother Bård. Under Aleksander’s leadership, eZ built its global open source ecosystem with more than 5 million downloads of eZ Publish, and after a five-year hiatus from eZ in 2008, he rejoined the company as CEO, and led the launch of eZ’s next generation CMS, eZ Platform.
Bård started eZ in 1999 with his brother Aleksander, and led product development and engineering during the company’s first ten years in the Web Content Management market. Bård designed eZ’s content repository and established eZ’s fast-growing business in North America. Today, Bård is devoting most of his time to his new endeavor, Snowball Digital, a product design and realization company.
Deane is chief strategy officer and a founding partner at Blend Interactive. Basically, he’s in charge of helping determine where the industry (and its customer base) are heading, and how Blend needs to change to meet them there. Dean has spent most of the last 20 years working with, researching, writing and speaking about content technologies. He's obsessed with managing, organizing and delivering digital content.
Roland joined eZ in 2005 and established the company’s business and operations in France, and in 2012, he opened eZ’s New York office, where he now leads eZ’s product management, UX and marketing teams. Roland has nearly 20 years of experience in enterprise and consumer content technology.
Björn Dieding is the owner of xrow GmbH. In his 15 years of professional experience he has designed and delivered content and commerce solutions to customers. Björn has received honorary awards for his achievements with eZ Systems.
Bertrand is the lead engineer for eZ Platform. Based in Lyon, France, he is an expert in eZ Publish and eZ Platform and a specialist in eZ clustering.
Felipe is the UK Business Development Manager at Platform.sh. His past 11 years experience was almost entirely on the technical side where he served as CTO at digital agency MMDA in Brazil. Felipe has built many high-profile PHP-based projects at a number of digital agencies and the education sector.
Marc Gasser is CEO of Origammi, he founded several e-Commerce startups and is a speaker on e-Commerce and CRM. He studied IT and economics at Uppsala University in Sweden and the University of Zurich in Switzerland. His particular areas of interest include B2B and B2C e-Commerce, Mobile Loyalty, Marketing Automation, Analytics, CRM and the Alps.
Gaetano has been writing code for 72% of his life. 45% of that code was PHP. Knowing that he compiled his first PHP version on SCO Openserver, can you tell how many bugs he has created in his life? When not spending time on his main hobby (coding), he works as a web architect. You can usually find him in London in any pub where there is an IT meetup and free beer.
Markus is the CEO and co-owner of Wunderman PXP. Since co-founding the first digital agency in Austria in 1993, Markus' business life has been dedicated to helping clients build their online solutions. Wunderman PXP is creatively driven and data inspired. As part of the leading global digital agency, Wunderman PXP combines creativity and data into work that inspires consumers to take action and delivers results for brands.
Richard leads the technical strategy for the Inviqa Content Practice, which specializes in eZ Platform and Drupal 8 development. A prolific open source contributor, Richard is a regular speaker at UK and international events. Inviqa provides expertise in eCommerce, Content Management Systems and custom software development.
Felix has been at Greater Stavanger since 2011 and is their IT Opportunity Manager. Greater Stavanger is a non-profit hub for business development in the Norwegian, Stavanger region.
Ivo is co-founder of Netgen and an eZ Evangelist. He brings 10 years of experience in building complex content-centric web solutions on top of eZ Publish, with a deep knowledge in web information architecture, content management systems, project management, technology leading and integration solving.
Mark has been the President and CEO of Contextual Code, a digital solutions agency based out of Florida, since 1995. Mark is an expert on enterprise web content management.
Gerry is an international speaker on digital customer experience. He has written 6 books on digital CX, the latest called Transform: A Rebel’s Guide for Digital Transformation. It shows that digital transformation is far more about culture change than technology change. The Irish Times described Gerry as one of 5 visionaries who had a major impact on the development of the web. His clients include Microsoft, Dropbox and IBM.
Kamil is a PHP Symfony Developer at eZ. He has been interested in web development for nearly two decades, working with multiple CMSes as well as e-learning and e-commerce solutions. Kamil has been at eZ for more than two years, where he has worked on the eZ Enterprise development, creating and maintaining new bundles, and web development.
Artur takes the lead and responsibility for the software architecture of the content platform and the data management platform of The Economist Group. He brings more than 20 years' experience of software development in international and geographically distributed teams, he designs, optimizes and integrates business processes across different systems with the focus on state-of-the-art web and mobile technologies.
Damien is Lead Engineer for User Interface in eZ's Lyon, France office. An active member of the eZ community since 2005, Damien won two eZ Awards for "Blogger of the Year." Previously, he worked for two of eZ's biggest partners and he has also worked with other solutions such as Liferay and Magento.
André leads eZ's engineering teams. He has worked with PHP and eZ software for over ten years, during which he's built up an expertise in agile methodologies, devOps technologies and internal processes. André is an active contributor to the Symfony ecosystem and a frequent speaker at conferences and meet-ups.
Kieron is a serial entrepreneur with board level experience at many high tech software companies. Following £200m in funding rounds for US-based firms launching in Europe, he has led management buy-outs, buy-ins, and exits as CEO and creating hundreds of £m's in shareholder value. Kieron is currently Chief Commercial Officer, having a lot of fun scaling up Platform.sh.
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