s
DevDays Conference & Workshop

DevDays is a premier event in Finland, for all who work with Microsoft products, platforms and solutions!

s
 

Speakers//

Influential speakers//

Speakers confirmed so far.

Stay tuned, more to come!

Billy Hollis
Billy Hollis
UX designer and application developer from Nashville, Tennessee. He leads a team with a worldwide reputation for designing and developing innovative, compelling user experiences. He has written many books and articles, and speaks at conferences around the world on user experience, design thinking, and native application technologies. Billy also spends time onsite for companies of all sizes, teaching teams about UX design, and collaborating with them on designing a new generation of their application.
Kasey Uhlenhuth
Kasey Uhlenhuth
Kasey is a program manager on the .NET & Visual Studio team at Microsoft and is currently working to help .NET developers write better code faster.
Rachel Appel
Rachel Appel
Rachel currently works for Microsoft, as a content developer for ASP.NET Docs. She has been in the business of creating software for over 25 years, and is an author, mentor, and speaker at top industry conferences such as //BUILD, VSLive!, DevConnections, Øredev, NDC and SDD. During her career, she has worked on projects of all sizes from the smallest of apps, to the largest enterprise systems at some of the world’s leading companies. Rachel’s expertise is in web development on the Microsoft stack, specifically ASP.NET MVC, Web Forms, SignalR, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and TypeScript. Her hobbies include science, AI, reading, languages, and travel.
Tiberiu Covaci
Tiberiu Covaci
Microsoft Regional Director, Full Stack Tech Lead, and Azure Architect in Canary Islands, Spain For over 20 years I dedicated my life to improve the quality of the software written by other people by helping them to understand the technological choices they are presented with. My efforts include training, mentoring, advising and motivation of their development team. I help as well my partners and customers to choose the right technological solution for the right problem.
Heather Downing
Heather Downing
Heather is a passionate coder and entrepreneur. She has experience working with Fortune 500 companies building enterprise-level voice, mobile and C#/.Net applications. She focuses on external thought leadership, encouraging fellow programmers to present on topics outside of the office and in the community. She is an international technical speaker and co-host of the YouTube channel ``The Hello World Show`` -- a weekly video series that interviews software masters and teaches the audience something valuable in less than 10 minutes.
Mark Michaelis
Mark Michaelis
Mark Michaelis is the founder of IntelliTect and serves as the Chief Technical Architect and Trainer. Since 1996, he has been a Microsoft MVP for C#, Visual Studio Team System, and the Windows SDK and in 2007, he was recognized as a Microsoft Regional Director. He also serves on several Microsoft software design review teams, including C#, the Connected Systems Division, and VSTS. Mark speaks at developer conferences and has written numerous articles and books – Essential C# 7.0 is his most recent. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Illinois and a Masters in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Rodrigo Díaz Concha
Rodrigo Díaz Concha
Microsoft Regional Director living in Mexico City, Mexico. I’m a Carnegie Mellon® Software Engineering Institute Certified Software Architecture Professional. For 9 consecutive years I have been recognized as a Microsoft MVP -currently in both Windows Development and Visual Studio Development and Technologies categories. In addition, I’m a Scrum Alliance Certified ScrumMaster, MCT, MCSD, MCTS, MCPD and MCP I’m the founder of DevMasters a leading firm in software architecture, development and deep-dive .NET technologies.
Rene Schulte
Rene Schulte
René Schulte is Director of Global Innovation, Research & Incubation at Valorem creating and leading teams across the globe working on emerging technologies. He has more than 10 years experience with VR, AR/MR technology and 3D programming, developing for the Microsoft HoloLens since 2015 and was featured on Forbes. He also coded AI deep learning neural networks before it was cool and is an advocate of Blockchain technology. He was honored several times for his dev community work with the Microsoft MVP award and as Microsoft Regional Director.
Jussi Roine
Jussi Roine
Professional goals: c:Microsoft*.*. Over 20 years' experience on the Microsoft platform. Started with a VIC-20 in 1981, so it's been a long but rewarding road so far! Outstanding skills and understanding on the Microsoft platform, including Microsoft Azure and Office 365, as well as traditional on-premises deployments and architectures. Very focused on SharePoint and Office 365 for the past +10 years. Recent years shifted his focus slightly to hybrid architectures and cloud-based approaches.
Nik Molnar
Nik Molnar
Nik Molnar is a Program Manager at Microsoft and co-founder of Glimpse, an open source diagnostics and debugging tool. Nik lives in Austin, Texas where he specializes in web development, web performance, web API’s, and community management. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences and on technical podcasts. In his spare time, Nik can be found cooking up a storm in the kitchen, hanging with his wife, and working on other open source projects.
Tim Huckaby
Tim Huckaby
Tim Huckaby is an industry luminary focused on AI, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, AR/MR, & Emerging User Experiences. Mr. Huckaby has over 35 years of technology experience including serving on a server product team as a development lead on an architecture team at Microsoft. Mr. Huckaby worked on some famous and not so famous Microsoft Server products in the late nineties. Mr. Huckaby is a Microsoft Global RD, a Microsoft MVP and serves on many councils and boards like the Microsoft Application Development Partner Advisory Council.
Markus Egger
Markus Egger
Markus is the President and Chief Software Architect of EPS Software Corp. and it’s various brands, such as CODE Consulting, CODE Staffing, CODE Training, CODE Framework and VFPConversion. He is also the Publisher of CODE Magazine. Markus is a Microsoft RD (Regional Director) and one of the longest-serving MVPs (1995-present). Markus is the founder of other business ventures, such as GeneSys, Tower48 (digital software escrow), Xiine (digital reading), JockTock (sports social network), and more.