In 2017 RubyConf India is going to be at God's own country, Kerala!, Welcome!
Le Meridien, Kochi. 27-29 January 2017
Aaron lives in the suburbs of Vienna, Austria but is a native of the suburbs of Seattle. In his former life he was a shepherd, a cheesemaker and a sous chef. Now he is freelancing, building native iOS and Android apps and their respective API's. In his spare time, he organizes a range of user groups in Vienna. If you get him started talking about food, he may never stop.
Adam is a proud traveller and trance addict. He lives in Bangalore, India. Right now his full time gig is for Saltside. He runs the SRE team and trains a new generation of engineers how to build, ship and operate production systems according to the DevOps philosophy using Docker. Adam spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on Production Ready Ruby.
Anagha is an undergraduate student doing her computer science and engineering from Amrita University and an open source enthusiast. She has developed a basic application in Ruby on Rails and is currently developing it based upon her existing knowledge. She is a GHCI2016 student scholar and an advisor for the #include fellowship program by the she++ community. Anagha spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on Getting started with Ruby on Rails.
Anil is currently an Independent Software Consultant and helps organising Deccan RubyConf. When not programming, he spends time in exploring music around the world. Emacs is his text editor of choice. He loves learning different programming languages so that he can use right one at right place. He believes in improvising solutions till they are perfectly right.
Kiran, one of the Co-Founders, heads the Technology division at Amura. With a passion for all things tech, he is always on the lookout for the latest trends and has been successful in leveraging them to maintain Amura's competitive advantage in the digital space. Kiran's expertise in technology took root right from his college days, where he built a complex decision-making engine for the US mortgage industry. Consequently, his proficiency in defining high level design and architecture, his data modelling skills as well as his acute interest in executing large scale systems have helped Amura launch Sell.Do, an industry leader in Real Estate Sales and Marketing Automation. With a penchant for coming up with quirky names for products, Kiran can usually be found wired into his mac, hacking on for the next big thing for Amura. Kiran spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on Building for Scale.
Richard "Ruby Hero" Schneems writes Ruby at Heroku, maintains CodeTriage.com, and co-organizes Keep Ruby Weird. He is in the top 50 Rails contributors and is an accidental maintainer of Sprockets. When he isn't obsessively compulsively woodworking he writes such gems as Wicked, and derailed_benchmarks. Schneems wants you to have a nice day. Richard spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on SLOMO.
Sameer is a Computer Engineering graduate from Pune University. He maintains scientific Ruby libraries as a maintainer for the Ruby Science Foundation (SciRuby). He is the author of daru, a DataFrame library for Ruby and is currently working full time on building Rubex, a new language to make it easier to write extensions for Ruby. He loves solo travelling and is also a part time musician - playing the bass guitar for his band Cat Kamikazee. Sameer won the Ruby Hero Award 2017 and spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on Rubex: A new way of writing C extensions for CRuby.
Shashank Daté has been programming in Ruby professionally since 2002. He has contributed to the very early versions of Ruby One Click installer on Windows and win32utils - a set of Ruby libraries for Windows. He is the technical editor of The Ruby Way (2nd. ed) by Hal Fulton. He has been instrumental in making Ruby popular in his hometowns (KC, USA and Pune, India). He co-founded Kansas City Ruby User Group. In 2011/12, he was on the organizing committee of Ruby Midwest regional conferences. Shashank spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on mruby on small devices.
Shaunak is a core team member of Amura's product division, Sell.Do, where he contributes to large scale Rails based products. Introduced to Ruby 4 years ago, it has since been his go-to language. When not working, you'll probably find him listening to Metallica or exploring complex magic systems of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere. Shaunak spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on Lazy, Lazy, Lazy all the things !
Swanand is a Principal Engineer at First.io and an organiser at Garden City RubyConf. Fancy titles apart, he's a software engineer who spent the last decade writing some bad code, and some good code, and shipping software to users. He loves writing software, building communities, and ranting on Twitter. Swanand spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on It's 2017, and I still want to sell you a graph database.
Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto is a programmer, and the creator of the Ruby language. He works for many open source related organizations and companies, e.g. NaCl inc. in Japan, Heroku and Ruby Association. Since his real name is difficult for non-Japanese speakers to pronounce correctly, he uses the nickname Matz on the Net. Matz spoke at RubyConfIndia 2016. Matz also spoke at RubyConfIndia 2017 on What is software made of?
RubyConfIndia is organised by a community of passionate Indian Rubyists on a volunteer-basis. We can't put on a great show without some great sponsors.
GO-JEK is the largest consumer technology company in Indonesia and is funded by Sequoia Capital India and Yuri Milner’s DST Global. In the year since its launch GO-JEK has partnered with 200,000 motorcycle drivers and 5,000 trucks nationwide, growing monthly transaction volumes by 900x since launch and daily transaction volumes over 100x in just the last six months alone. With over 11 million downloads, the GO-JEK app has become the leading transport, courier, and hyperlocal shopping app in Indonesia. It’s food delivery service alone is the largest in Southeast Asia. GO-JEK has set up an R&D centre in Bangalore and is now hiring the best hackers in India.
True to its name, it was an innate enthusiasm and passion for building web solutions in Ruby On Rails. that led to the establishment of Josh Software in 2007. With a belief that Programming is An Art, Josh Software has a unique organizational process focused to facilitate high performance, scalability and high-standard code quality. Josh Software believes that Go is the language of this decade and has made major forays in this direction. The hand picked Josh Software team of 38 regularly contributes back to the open source community.
BigBinary is a Ruby on Rails Consulting company based in San Francisco, Miami and Pune. Over the years, they have made tons of contributions to Ruby on Rails code, with their team consisting of three of the top 40 contributors to Ruby on Rails. They build web and mobile applications using Ruby on Rails, React and React Native.
MavenHive is a Bangalore based tech consulting firm specializing in end-to-end product development and training. Over the last 5 years, we have helped several startups and organizations from across the world realize their product vision and achieve major milestones in their journey. We have built a team of talented people from diverse backgrounds who have contributed their experience and skills to deliver high quality solutions for our clients. We are always looking for great developers to work with, to strengthen our capabilities and influence our work culture - www.mavenhive.in
Red Panthers is a Ruby on Rails development studio, based in the beautiful city of Cochin (known as the queen of Arabian Sea), India. We work with our client in hand-crafting applications that turn their ideas into profitable and effective businesses. Over the years we have worked with clients ranging from single-person startup to MNC that have over 10,000 employees. Got a business/idea in your hand? Do you lack technological support? Unsure about how to implement your ideas? We, Red panthers, is here to help you materialize your ideas.
Amura was founded in January 2010 as a global digital marketing platform & services company, catering to the automotive and real estate industry. Today, it's reckoned as the market leader in real estate marketing in India. With a vision for providing a combination of platforms and services, it launched its first platform in less than a year from conception – a lead capture platform that incorporated live chat and peripheral tracking.
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