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Alexakis, Brian
Embarcadero
Brian Alexakis is a Product Marketing Manager at Embarcadero. He is focused on leveraging the connected world of technology to build new experiences in areas such as gaming, web, enterprise solutions, and the Internet of Things. Brian graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in Computer Science. Go Slugs! C++ Sessions:
Arefiev, Dmitry
Embarcadero
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Ball, Stephen
Embarcadero Technologies
Stephen Ball is the Associate Product Manager for InterBase and an Evangelist for Embarcadero's RAD products, regularly speaking across Europe and Africa. As a Chartered IT Professional, Stephen brings a unique sense of product and practical business insight from over a decade of multi-national first-hand experience leading development teams on projects working with RAD Studio and InterBase on products for a range of blue-chip companies including Hilton, American Express, Virgin Active, Range Servant and Fitness First. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Boen, Hin
Embarcadero Technologies
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Cantù, Marco
Embarcadero Technologies
Marco Cantù is the Delphi Product Manager for Embarcadero and author of over a dozen books on Delphi, from the first versions up to the latest one with his Delphi Handbooks Collection. Marco is also a consultant and trainer and has given classes on Delphi for many years in Italy and around the world (including the Delphi Developer Days events). Most recently, his focus in on the development of Web applications with Delphi REST servers and jQuery, on Cloud-based technologies, and on the new Delphi FireMonkey framework. Object Pascal Sessions:
Christie, Alister
LearnDelphi.tv
Alister Christie is a long time Delphi developer and evangelist, he produces videos on Delphi (over 100 free and 9 for profit) for the LearnDelphi.tv website, he has participated in many CodeRage and other online and in-person events.  He develops applications for the real estate and banking industries and lives on a lifestyle block in New Zealand. Object Pascal Sessions:
DuPont, Sarina
Embarcadero
Sarina DuPont, Product Manager for RAD Studio at Embarcadero Technologies, is an experienced, multilingual product management professional, managing the award-winning Delphi, C++Builder, HTML5 Builder and RAD Studio IDEs. She was formerly a product manager for Smith Micro Software where she was responsible for Anime Studio and Manga Studio, the leading animation and comic design tools. Sarina has authored technology articles for publications like TechXtend, enjoys holding webinars as well as creating video tutorials on various topics, and has hosted numerous technology events across the globe. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Fox, Jeffrey
Embarcadero
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Głowacki, Paweł
Embarcadero
Paweł Głowacki is Embarcadero's European Technical Lead for Delphi and RAD Studio technologies. Previously, Pawel spent over 7 years working as a senior consultant and trainer for Delphi within Borland Education Services and CodeGear. As well as working with Embarcadero customers across the region, he also represents Embarcadero internationally as a conference and seminar speaker. For more information check out Pawel's technical blog at http://blogs.embarcadero.com/pawelglowacki. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Intersimone, David David Intersimone is Vice President of Developer Relations and Chief Evangelist for Embarcadero. Known to many as David I, he is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran-often referred to as a developer icon-who extols and educates the world on Embarcadero developer and database tools and runs the company's rampant online community. David shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of architects, developers and database professionals and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. Before Embarcadero, David spent more than 20 years with Borland in various evangelism, engineering, and development capacities, including creating the company's developer relations program. He previously served as Director of Product Services for Softsel Computer Products Inc. (now Merisel). David holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Jensen, Cary
Jensen Data Systems, Inc.
Cary Jensen is Chief Technology Officer of Jensen Data Systems, Inc., a Texas, USA-based company that is an Embarcadero Training Partner and that provides software training, development, and consulting services. Cary is an Embarcadero MVP and an award-winning, best-selling author of over twenty books, including his latest book, Delphi in Depth: ClientDataSets. He is a popular speaker at conferences, workshops, and training seminars, and is widely regarded for his practical solutions to complex problems. Cary has a Ph.D. in Engineering Psychology from Rice University, specializing in human-computer interaction. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Kaster, John John Kaster is a Technical Product Manager at WideOrbit, Inc. and a Delphi MVP. He started coding in 1979 and has never stopped. He joined the Delphi team as a Product Manager in 1997, moved into Developer Relations, and built and managed what became the Embarcadero Developer Network. Prior to that, he produced several award-winning software development tools. John is co-author of Kylix Developer's Guide, Delphi Database Development, Programming in Clipper 5, and numerous articles for various computing magazines and web sites. He has been speaking at conferences and providing training and mentoring for decades. John loves to share his discoveries about software development and discuss design philosophy with other enthusiasts. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Konopka, Ray
Raize Software
Ray Konopka is the creator of Raize Components and CodeSite, the award winning products from Raize Software, which he founded in 1995. Ray is also the author of the highly acclaimed Developing Custom Delphi Components books and has published numerous articles on software development. Ray specializes in user interface design and custom component development. An engaging presenter, Ray is an Embarcadero MVP and a frequent speaker at developer conferences. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Kosinski, Darren
Embarcadero Technologies
Darren Kosinski has been a developer on the Delphi and C++Builder product teams for 15 years and currently works on the FireMonkey team at Embarcadero. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Love, Robert
State of Utah
Robert Love  is an Embarcadero MVP. He is a development team lead at the State of Utah's Department of Technology Services. He has been working with Delphi since it was first released, and many years of Turbo Pascal before that. He has developed systems using all of the major database platforms. He has a BS in Information Technology from WGU. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences and events. His technical rambles can be found on his blog at http://robstechcorner.blogspot.com. Object Pascal Sessions:
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M., Eli
Peacekeeper Enterprises, LLC.
Eli has deployed 500+ mobile and web games to Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Apple App Store, Samsung Apps, Facebook, and hundreds of sites on the web reaching over 120+ million players with 215+ million gameplays and 8+ million mobile installs in the last 6 years. Since the launch of Delphi XE5, he has written over 375 tips and tricks for FMXExpress.com on using FireMonkey to build multi-device applications on Android, IOS, Windows, and OSX. Eli has architected and released multiple FireMonkey components, games, and libraries. He is currently developing and deploying multi-device mobile enterprise applications with FireMonkey that create forms using mapping and GPS functionality. Object Pascal Sessions:
Magni, Andrea
Andrea Magni is an italian computer engineer and an experienced Delphi developer (using Delphi since version 2). He had the luck to work many years with the best Delphi experts in Italy and has collected experiences on (very) different projects during his activity as a freelance software developer (15 years and counting). Andrea has joined the Embarcadero MVP program since 2014. More info (and my technical blog) at: www.andreamagni.eu Object Pascal Sessions:
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Mannarino, Al
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Martinez, Ángel
Embarcadero Technologies
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McKeeth, Jim
Embarcadero Technologies
Jim McKeeth is a long time Delphi developer with more than 20 years software development experience. He is the Lead Developer Evangelist for Embarcadero Technologies and leads the Embarcadero Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program. He speaks at conferences around the globe on Delphi and mobile development, and was the first person to earn the Delphi-specific badge on Stack Overflow. Catch Jim on his Podcast at Delphi.org where he shares Delphi interviews and other Delphi news. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Merlotti, Kelver
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Mitov, Boian
Mitov Software
Boian Mitov is a software developer and founder of Mitov Software, specialized in the areas of Video, Audio, Digital Signal Processing, Data Acquisition, Hardware Control, Industrial Automation, Communications, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, parallel and distributed computing. He is author of the OpenWire open source technology, the IGDI+ open source library, the VideoLab, SignalLab, AudioLab, PlotLab, InstrumentLab, VisionLab, IntelligenceLab, and AnimationLab libraries, OpenWire Studio, and author of the “VCL for Visual C++” technology. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Monien, Olaf Olaf Monien is an electrical engineer and software developer with more than 25 year of experience. He is an Independent Software Vendor, High Tech Manufacturing Manager, Chief Technology Officer.  His key programming languages are Object Pascal, Assembler and C++. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Moreno, Miguel Angel Miguel Angel Moreno is an electrical engineer and software developer with more than 25 year of experience. He is an Independent Software Vendor, High Tech Manufacturing Manager, Chief Technology Officer, and an Embarcadero MVP. His key programming languages are Object Pascal, Assembler and C++, and he has experience working with all major SQL and flat-file database engines. C++ Sessions:
Navarro, Diego
Embarcadero Technologies
Diego Navarro is the Embarcadero lead engineer working on the Classic Bluetooth, BluetoothLE and App Tethering technologies. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Navarro, Luis
Embarcadero Technologies
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Patil, Girish
Gnostice
Girish Patil is the founder of Gnostice. Girish has been programming in Delphi since its first release. His role at Gnostice is to envision the software developer technologies and products created at the company and to work closely with R&D to see that the products created are architecturally beautiful and a joy to use. Object Pascal Sessions:
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Percick, Dawn
Embarcadero Technologies
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Sonnino, Bruno
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Thurman, Jacob
Embarcadero Technologies
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Wind, Danny
Delphi Company B.V.
Danny Wind is an experienced Delphi trainer, consultant and Delphi MVP. One of his favorite subjects is threading (parallel programming) while others are FireMonkey, User Interfaces and Android. You can meet Danny as a speaker on Developer Days, at SDC conferences, and Delphi launch events in the Netherlands or Belgium, or go to one of the Delphi training days in the Netherlands. Object Pascal Sessions:
Wildman, Quinn
Embarcadero Technologies
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Yankovsky, Roman
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Zubov, Denis
Fast Reports inc.
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