The agenda will be up very soon, in the meantime you can see some of our great speakers (more to be added soon):
|Attila Csipa, Technology Wizard, Finland, Microsoft
A software developer since his late teens, he has been developing software for Nokia platforms (Maemo, Meego, Nokia Asha / Series 40) for over 7 years. Currently he is evangelizing applications development on Nokia X smartphones. When not on the road training and evangelizing, he’s providing support and consultancy roles for 3rd party developers, as well as holding various development oriented webinars and workshops.
|Royi Benyossef, Android group Leader, Vidmind
Royi has been programming in Android since 2008, he has been a Google Developer Expert for Android in 2013 and 2014, a mentor at Google's CampusTLV for Android and (last but not least) the Android clients group leader at Vidmind, an OTT TV and Video Platform Provider
|Troed Sångberg, Developer Advocate, Sony
Troed Sångberg is a developer advocate with Sony Developer Relations. With a core technical background as a professional telecom developer since the late 90s, he has also worked with research projects and directing strategy at several influential companies in the mobile arena. A keen interest in the intersection between disruptive technology and the culture of society has made him focus on the decentralisation of creation - how anyone anywhere can invent, distribute and disrupt. Troed can be followed at Sony Developer World.
|Ran Nachmany, Founder & CEO, MobiliUp
An entrepreneur, programmer, hacker but most important husband and father of the most gorgeous kids on the planet (that said objective of course).
Passionate about open source software, Linux, hacking (mostly in layers 2/3), wireless technologies (wifi , wimax, lte) and android which is my day-to-day platform since 2009.
I have founded GDG Herzlya, and was recognized by Google as Android Google Developer Expert for 2012,2013 and 2014.
|Xavier Hallade - Technical Marketing Engineer, Intel Corporation
Xavier Hallade is Software Engineer in Intel Software and Service Group in Paris, France. He is helping developers improving their support for new hardware and technologies backed by Intel, with a focus on Wireless Displays and the Android Native Development Kit.
|Ori Peleg, Software Engineer, Onavo
Ori is a software engineer at Onavo, a Facebook company, where he focuses on Android apps and mobile infrastructure. As one of the first Onavo engineers, Ori led the development of Onavo's Android apps and continues to play a key role in its core engineering processes. He has been programming professionally for 16 years.
|Tim Messerschmidt, Developer Evangelist, PayPal
As a long time mobile and web developer, Tim channels his knowledge and experience as PayPal's Lead Developer Evangelist in EMEA. He is passionate about startups and serves as mentor at multiple incubators and accelerators. Prior joining PayPal Tim used to work with Neofonie Mobile and Samsung focussing on several mobile projects. In his spare time, he leads and creates training classes in all sorts of developer-oriented topics, contributes to Open Source projects and is one of the authors of the Mobile Developer's Guide to the Galaxy, as well as numerous articles published in print magazines.
|Oren BarAd, Mobile Security Team leader, AVG
Mobile Security Team leader, working for AVG for the last 3 years. Writing Java code for Android since 2008, focusing on low level, Dalvik vm performance, and security related features. Has a B.SC in Information System Eng, from Ben Gurion University.
|Valerie Riffaud Cangelosi, Senior Manager, Epson Europe Product Management Group
Valerie Riffaud Cangelosi is Senior Manager in Epson Europe Product Management Group since 2011, focusing on Home Projectors, LabelWorks and Moverio.
She joined Epson Group in 2002 as a Product Manager for the French subsidiary.
In the past she worked as a Marketing Manager in the early 2000s’ for a French startup company, Future Sound Technologies, developing software solutions for connected devices, innovating by creating the first connected HIFI device aimed at streaming music, I-Muse.
She started her carrier in Sony as a sales representative for the Consumer Electronics Group, before getting promoted as Product Manager in the Recording Media Division.
Native from France, Valerie Riffaud Cangelosi has graduated from Normandy Business School. She is passionate about scuba diving, cooking & often travels around the world for leisure
|Lior Yekoutieli, Developers Experience Manager, Microsoft Mobile
Lior Yekoutieli is heading the Microsoft Mobile (ex. Nokia) Developer Relations activities in Israel, and an active contributor to the local mobile and tech community. With over 20 years of experience in the hi-tech and the mobile arenas, Lior spent most of his career with Comverse, where he held various senior management positions in Israel and abroad. Among other roles, Lior was the Technical Director of Comverse in France, CTO of the Asia-Pacific Division and AVP, head of the Mobile Software department. Before joining Nokia, Lior has been leading technology scouting and business development activities mainly between France and Israel, specializing in advising to large European companies in searching for innovative startups and technologies in Israel. Lior was also a volunteer organizer of Mobile Monday Tel Aviv and is currently an active contributor to building the tech communities in Jerusalem and Nazareth.
|Suriel Ben Dahan, Chief Architect, Conduit
Suriel has developed himself into one of the most prominent figures in software development. With over a decade's worth of experience in development and architecture across multi-tiered environments, Suriel is passionate about building solutions for enterprises and consumers. He loves nothing more than being at the forefront of the action, working with the latest technologies as they evolve.
Suriel has spent the last five years revolutionizing the web and mobile market across various platforms at Conduit, a leading global software innovation company. Today, as Conduit’s Chief Architect, Suriel is paving the way in the development and innovation of one of their emerging products.
|Ali Parr, Technical Head of Parse Partnerships EMEA, Facebook
Ali Parr is Technical Head of Parse Partnerships EMEA for Facebook, based in London. He currently heads up the Parse partnerships program for Facebook in EMEA, as well focusing on new developer acquisition. Ali is focused on building partnerships between Parse and developers across EMEA, through direct contact, public speaking opportunities, and mentoring events. Ali is also a mentor at Techstars in London, and The Family in Paris, providing advice and experience to high-potential startups. Prior to Facebook, Ali was the founder of Infinite Degree, a gaming startup that reached top 10 in Apple App Store across many regions including the US and the UK. Ali holds a Masters degree in Computer Science.
|Idan Meir, Director of R&D, WorldMate
Idan has been developing mobile applications for the last 10 years, back from the days where Snake was the Angry Birds of its time. Starting as a mobile developer at WorldMate and continuing to leading mobile development, Idan accompanied WorldMate in its journey from inception to being acquired by the largest corporate travel company in the world, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). Idan currently leads the R&D department at WorldMate, where he brings together the latest mobile technology with modern business travel needs. Idan holds a BSC degree in computer science and a Master degree in business from the University of Haifa.
|Shay Erlichman, GDE & Co-Founder, Samba.me
From a very early age Shay enjoyed squeezing every cycle that his CPU could handle. A lot of servers burnt under his never ending quest to make things run faster. In the past few years he lets big corporations to take care of his servers while he makes sure that his clients and companies don't need to break the bank in the process. He is an avid AppEngine developer and one of the first users of Cloud compute.
|Jonathan Schipper, Wearables Explorer and Pioneer
Founder of Johnny505 Studios where he does consulting and development for Android, Glass, wearables and the web. Jonathan has set to create the first incubator for wearable apps and devices in collaboration with London-based Nonlinear Labs and is currently recieving applications for the first intake with residencies starting in 2014. Recently he co-organized the successful Glass and Wearables Hackathon at London and the First Google Glass Hackathon in Israel, he's currently working on creating more fun developers events and innovation in the wearable world such as "Hack2Wear - Wearables and Ubiquitous Hackathon" in March and "Wearable Tech Israel" in May which will feature Robert Scoble and prominent wearable startups. Likes wearables, ubiquitous tech, people and the places they meet. An enthusiastic Google, open source and security advocate (not necessarily in that order)
|Anastasia Karimova, Software Engineer, Yandex
Anastasia has been developing mobile applications for Android and iOS devices at a number of companies, including Quickoffice Inc., DevPocket and Yandex, for more than five years. With the first-hand knowledge of a mobile developer experience, she is a strong supporter of the One Platform Foundation and dedicates at lot of her time to promoting this open-source initiative. Anastasia has a degree in applied mathematics and process management from Saint Petersburg State University.
|Michael Hantler, Android Developer, Tikal Knowledge
Michael started developing for mobile platforms (Android, BlackBerry, iOS, mobile web) in 2010 with a focus on developing applications for the Android operating system. He is currently an Android consultant and senior software engineer, designing and implementing solutions for a diverse set of clients. Michael also delivers lectures and workshops in Android application development and design. Through his Android developers' blog www.AndroidDev101.com, Michael has created tutorials on a wide range of topics in Android development
|Uri Shaked, GDG Tel Aviv
Uri loves the web. Started developing software at the age of 12, he has since been pursuing his passion for technology, both professionally and through notable side projects and community activities. He is a lean startup enthusiast, the lead of Tel Aviv’s Google Developer Group and is an Angular.JS expert who lectures in an advanced web development code lab at the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology.
Among his interests are reverse engineering, hardware hacking, and mobile development. Uri is also an avid Salsa dancer and a musician; he often likes to bring his passions together in projects such as the SalsaBeatMachine.org
|Lior Bruder, CEO, 11sheep
I bring more than 13 years of experience in the software engineering in a variety of fields (Architecture, RIA design, Server-Client, Mobile and Networking). In the past few years I have been focusing on mobile development and i am highly involved in mobile technology.
Besides being a mobile expert and lecturer in the Open University mobile course, I am the CEO of 11Sheep.com that develops and consult for many hi-tech companies
|Yanir Avner, VP Mobile, Dragonplay
Yanir has over 10 years of strong mobile development background. He started developing for Android since 2009 and played a key role in producing one of the most successful games at Google play market along with building games system architecture from scratch. Yanir is currently the VP Mobile at Dragonplay, responsible of adopting new technologies and building state of the art games across multiple platforms.
|Asaf Barzilay, VP Products, XTR3D
Asaf brings years of experience in IT and mobile communications, with extensive hands-on and executive track record in product and project management. Prior to Extreme Reality (XTR3D) Asaf was VP Products at Logia Group, and led key OEM projects and product management operations at modu mobile. Previously Asaf established and managed the product group at Samsung Telecom Research Israel. Asaf holds a BA in Political Science/International Relations, and is an adjunct lecturer at the School of Communications at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzlyia.
|Shem Magnezi, Android Development Lead, Falyvr
Shem has been leading Android development at Flayvr for the past 2 years.
Shem has almost a decade of experience in development in a variety of domains: client and server side, real-time systems, Big Data and mobile. He was the first employee of Flayvr, where he designed and developed the platform for the app in both iOS and Android.
Shem thinks programming should be nothing but fun! He loves football and is a Maccabi Tel-Aviv fanatic.
|Nir Hartmann, Lead Android developer, Drippler
Lead Android developer at Drippler, with 5 years of expertise in mobile development. Received an MSc degree in Biotechnology Engineering. During his thesis, Nir researched stem cells, while developing Android games for fun. Loves digging into codes and to contribute to the opensource community.
|James Newnorth, Developer Evangelist, Sony
James Newnorth is all about software development and loves challenges. James is working as a hackathon community manager within the Developer Program at Sony, and has done everything from Commodore 64 to Android mobile phone development. He started out developing games at the age of 12 and has since then been programming almost every day, you can find him streaming code sessions online several times per week. His passion for Android ended up in wearable’s as he saw the potential for life improving software just around the corner in that area.
|Adam Kariv, Software Technologist, Everything.me
Software developer and activist. Writing code is my hobby, it's so great that they pay me to do it!
I love open source (and write lots of it). Now working as Mobile Architect at EverythingMe
|Nir Orpaz, Director of Mobile, Widdit
Nir has 12 years of mobile experience, building the technology for many startups in the fields of
mobile applications. Nir has founded the startup Skiller, a mobile social gaming platform. Nir also
worked extensively with startup companies on product design and development. He has witnessed
the transition from mobile phone to smartphones, and experienced the change in technology.!
Nir is an entrepreneur, with a strong desire for creating interesting and useful apps.!
|Alexander Weggerle, Technical Consultant Engineer, Intel
works in Intel's Software and Solutions Group as Technical Consulting Engineer for software development tools.
Based on several years of experience in web development and developing applications for Android, he is deeply engaged in defining Intel’s tools for mobile system and application development. He is based in Ulm, Germany.
|Ron Munitz, Founder & CEO, @thePSCG
Ron is an entrepreneur and a software development consultant, with long history developing performance and safety critical software, leading development groups, training application and platform developers, and helping companies in the process of board bring-ups, design and execution of embedded systems products, security best practices and product start-up. He specializes in all aspects of distributed systems and Android internals, and is the designer and original developer of the first Android Remote Display Protocol, as the Founder and CTO of Nubo, the first Remote Android Workspace for the Enterprise. He is also a lecturer at Afeka's college of Engineering, where he has developed and taught the first ever academic Android Internals course. Ron holds a Master's of computer science degree (with distinction) from Bar-Ilan University.
|Yossi Elkrief, Android Dev Lead
Huge Mobile fanatic and Tech enthusiast in a single condensed package. Adding ; to lines of code for Android since 2008 and roaming the mobile world for about 8 years. Giving lectures about Android, UI,UX and mobile dev. Droid soul with Fanboy looks :) Every Google announcement makes me hyped and pumped. Acting chairman of the Official LFC supporters branch. Proud Father and deeply in love with my wife.
|Ziv Gilad, Software Consultant and Trainer
Ziv Gilad is a Senior Consultant and skilled trainer.
Ziv specializes in smart client development and architecture using the most recent technologies.
He has over 15 years of industrial experience in C++, c# and Java programming languages, leading a team of software engineers in the process of developing rich client applications.
He is currently consulting for various enterprises and companies, working on a high-scalable and reusable software infrastructure.
Recently Ziv has been focusing on OpenGL - the industry's foundation for high performance graphics, and its web-browser counterpart - WebGL.
|Liron Sher, Entrepreneur and Software Engineer
Liron is a software developer in his soul (since first grade) and Entrepreneur in his mind. Developing for Android since 2010 and for Google Glass in the last half year.
Most of the time he is working on his ventures and helps others working on their own. Liron believes that if you can code it right, it will succeed. Provides consulting and development services for Android, Google Glass and Objective-C.
|Gil Elnekave, Developer of the indie game
I'm a multidisciplinary designer, passionate about technology and Black ninjas.
Made my first game in 1996 and had the chance to work with companies like Fox TV, Nike, Chivas and many more.
My expertise lies in the fields of Video mapping, 3d art, game design and graphic design.
|Edo Frenkel, Developer of the indie gameAngry Jew
Edo Frenkel - A freelance developer, expert in Facebook apps, front-end development and open source.
I the last year and a half Edo has entered the game development industry.
He still enjoys learning something new everyday - today, for example, he learned how weird it is to write about yourself in third person. He likes it.
|Ofir Leitner, Founder, DroidCon Tel Aviv
Ofir is the founder of Mobile Monday Tel Aviv, the official Israeli chapter of the global non-profit organization Mobile Monday, and the founder of the Israel Mobile Summit , the Mobile Monetization Summit and DroidCon Tel Aviv. Ofir has a rich background in mobile technologies and business practices, dating back to 2003 when he was a consultant to Orange Israel. In 2005, Ofir founded GamearraY, a Jerusalem based startup company known for its award winning user generated mobile gaming platform. In mid 2008 Ofir left GamearraY and became a consultant for Israel's leading mobile startups as well as to Oracle Israel Development Center.