Philipp is part of the EMEA OpenShift Black Belt team at Red Hat, focusing on the managed cloud offerings. He has worked in the IT industry for about 20 years in various roles, from development to cloud infrastructure consulting. Over the last few years, Philipp has worked extensively on Kubernetes-related topics, planning and implementing Kubernetes platforms with various local and international companies.
Christian Köberl is a software engineer with 23+ years of experience in different areas of the software engineering process. He likes to code frontends as he loves to go deep into the backend and operations. Christian works as the Chief Technical Architect at Porsche Informatik in Salzburg, Austria. Outside work he likes to travel and to do everything outdoors. He also organizes the CNCF Community in Salzburg, Austria.
Christian Decker has been inextricably linked with Microsoft and the optimal use of tools for more than 20 years. After 9 years at Microsoft and over 12 years of experience with the best Microsoft Gold Partners, he is very familiar with Office 365 and Microsoft in general. Christian is Security MVP since March 2023
Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen is the founder of Savory Data and works as a project leader, data engineer and BI architect since 1994. He is an educated software-engineer, graduated business educator and professor for databases and project engineering at HTL Leonding (technical college) and certified as MCSE Data Platform and MCSE Business Intelligence. Markus speaks regularly on international conferences (eg. SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits London, Power Platform Worldtour, SQL Saturdays, SQL Days, SQL PASS Austria, ...) and writes articles for well-known journals. In 2013 he co-founded SQL PASS Austria and in 2016 Power Platform Usergroup Austria (both were merged into Data Community Austria in 2021) and organizes Data Community Austria (fka. SQL Saturdays & Data Saturdays) in Vienna since 2014. For his technical leadership in the community he was awarded repeatedly as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2017.
Jürgen is an Application Innovation Specialist for Azure at Microsoft Austria, helping customers to succeed on their journey to or in the cloud. He has been working in the industry in the roles of a developer, researcher, product manager, and evangelist for the last 10 years+. He is the co-organizer of the Cloud-Native Computing Linz meetup.
Matthias Gessenay is a Microsoft MVP and Trusted Advisor for the Microsoft Cloud Platform. He likes to contribute to the community and is a frequent conference speaker. He lives near Basel, Switzerland.
Andreas Grabner (@grabnerandi) has 20+ years of experience as a software developer, tester and architect and is an advocate for high-performing cloud scale applications. He is a contributor and DevRel for the CNCF open source project keptn (www.keptn.sh). Andreas is also a regular contributor to the DevOps community, a frequent speaker at technology conferences and regularly publishes articles on blog.dynatrace.com or medium. In his spare time you can most likely find him on one of the salsa dancefloors of the world (will resume once Covid is behind us)!
Joao is a Software Engineer with over 8 years’ experience in .NET and C#. As an Open-Source enthusiast, Joao has shifted his career from working as a full-time .NET developer to being a full-time Open-Source contributor to all things OpenTelemetry at Dynatrace.
I am a Principal at atwork currently living in Vienna, Austria. My interests range from technology to travel. I am also interested in science fiction, writing, and innovation. I am recognized as an expert in Microsoft Cloud solutions. Since 2015, I am a Regional Director for Microsoft. My expertise is related to online technologies, and my specialty is in Microsoft Cloud Services like Azure and Microsoft 365. I help with architecture planning companies with cloud solutions, and provide strategy, consulting, governance, security and compliance and architectural planning of cloud projects. In addition, I am one of the organizational heads of cloudusergroup for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. I have authored numerous books, articles and blogs. My passion is online and social media, cloud computing, cybersecurity. I have a Master’s of International Business Administration from the University of Vienna, Austria. Talk to me about: Cloud Computing, Cloud Architecture & Strategy, Change Management, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Enterprise Social.
After 13 Years working at Microsoft as an Technical Specialist for SharePoint and Enterprise Architect, I joined atwork, the best Microsoft Cloud Experts in Austria.
DevOps Engineer | Blogger "DevOps Experiences" 🚀 | Speaker | Co-organizer Microsoft Developer User Group Graz | Azure Hero
Hannes Lagler-Gruener is a senior cloud architect with consulting experience of more than 15 years. Hannes is focusing on cloud architecture and security. Hannes had deep experience in IaaS, Security, Networking, Governance, and IaC. He started his carrier at one of the biggest Austrian banks and changed to Microsoft Austria after a few years. Currently, Hannes is working at ACP IT Solutions GMBH as Lead-Cloud Solutions Architect.
I am a mathematics graduate pursuing my career as a developer and ML engineer at Atwork. I have been fortunate to work on an exciting project called AI for Good, which focuses on sign language recognition and translation in Teams. I am proud to be part of a team that is making a positive impact through technology.
Marc Müller is a principal consultant for DevOps and .NET / Azure solutions at 4tecture GmbH and has been recognized by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Developer Technologies (Azure DevOps). He has been able to bring his DevOps expertise and know-how for enterprise architectures and component-based distributed systems to many projects over the past few years. As a trainer and speaker, he focuses on the training and coaching of DevOps and .NET project teams.
Christian Nagel offers trainings, coaching, development in the areas of Microsoft .NET software development and application design. Having worked with PDP 11, VMS, and Unix platforms, Christian looks back to more than 25 years of experience in the field of software development. Nowadays Christian is book author (e.g. Professional C# and .NET - 2021 Edition, among others) and holds several Microsoft Azure certificates.
Markus Pleil is Service Manager at Austro Control, where he oversees the management and operation of their OpenShift cluster. His deep understanding of OpenShift and Kubernetes architecture has enabled him to design and implement innovative solutions that maximize performance and minimize downtime. Markus is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with others.
I work as consultant and I am specialized in designing solutions for Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. I'm a conference speaker, blogger, and Microsoft MVP.
Dr. Florian Rappl is Solution Architect for IoT and distributed web applications at smapiot. His main interest lies in the creation of innovative architectures that scale in development and usage. He won several prizes for his work and is a Microsoft MVP in the area of development technologies. He regularly blogs and writes articles for popular magazines and websites in the web development space.
Chris is a Senior Manager for Enterprise Advocacy at GitHub - He leads a team of advocates across APAC and EMEA that help execs, engineering leads and enterprise devs ❤️ GitHub. He has previously worked at Microsoft as a Cloud Solution Architect, and DevOps practice lead for FastTrack for Azure, setting their global DevOps strategy, readiness plan and partnering with Azure Engineering Teams on product improvement. Chris works with developers, data scientists, system admins, engineering leads and technology execs across startups and enterprises on cloud adoption and software development practices. Chris also runs his own blogging, podcasting and content platform for the community. Check out Chris' latest work over at www.cloudwithchris.com.
My name is Jannik Reinhard and I'm 25 years old and I am work in the internal IT department of the largest chemical company in the world. I am a senior solution architect in the area of modern device management and technical lead of AIOPS (AI of IT Operation).
Maxim Salnikov is an Oslo-based cloud and tech community geek. He is a webdev maestro who builds apps since the end of the last century and shares his extensive web platform experience by speaking & training at developer events around the world. Daytime, Maxim is boosting cloud skills at the country scale by leading developer engagement in Microsoft Norway. In the evenings, you'll find him organizing the country's main web & mobile development meetups.
Daniel Sklenitzka ist Gründungsmitglied und Gesellschafter der softaware gmbh und unterrichtet nebenberuflich an der FH Oberösterreich .NET und Software Architektur. Außerdem hält er auch immer wieder Schulungen zu diesen Themen und ist Autor mehrerer Fachartikel.
Florian is leading the local market launch of our Microsoft Cloud Österreich that will bring the latest achievements in digital innovation, sustainability, growth and a broad skilling program directly into the center of Austria accessible to everyone. In the past 25 years he has worked in and was leading several IT transformation programs in several industries worldwide.
Rainer Stropek is co-founder and CEO of the company software architects and has been serving this role since 2008. At software architects Rainer and his team are developing the award-winning SaaS time tracking solution “time cockpit”. Previously, Rainer founded and led two IT consulting firms that worked in the area of developing software solution based on the Microsoft technology stack. Rainer is recognized as an expert concerning .NET development, software architecture and databases. He has written numerous books and articles on C#, database development, Microsoft Azure, XAML, and web development. Additionally he regularly speaks at conferences, workshops and trainings in Europe and the US. In 2010 Rainer has become one of the first MVPs for the Microsoft Windows Azure platform. In 2015, Rainer also became a Microsoft Regional Director. 2016, Rainer also got the MVP award for Visual Studio and Developer Technologies. Rainer graduated the Higher Technical School Leonding (AT) for MIS with honors and holds a BSc (Hons) Computer Studies of the University of Derby (UK).
I am a software engineer working on diverse tech stacks but focusing mostly on .NET in C#, Web Technologies and iOS/Swift. As a technology enthusiast I always work on improving development and DevOps processes at our company to make life easier for developers and help deliver high. I was awarded Microsoft MVP for community and open-source work around .NET.
Christian Weiss is a seasoned technologist with over 20 years of experience in the software industry. As a Cloud Solution Architect at Nordcloud Austria, he utilizes his expertise to design and implement cloud-based solutions for clients in various industries. Christian is passionate about technology and enjoys staying up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in the industry.
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