StartupBus.Accelerate: the impact of open-source software on the tech indus...
Join us at the first StartupBus.Accelerate event in Europe for a few fireside chats with software developers, CTO's and the like to find out how free and open software is giving them a technological advantage in order to succeed in their company's mission. This event coincides with the largest European open-source software event FOSDEM.
- Kris Buytaert (Inuits)
- Jessica Rose (DreamFactory)
- Nils De Moor (WooRank)
- Lien Van Den Steen (DataCamp)
- Donald Whyte (Bloomberg)
Food & Drinks
The event's venue is right in the center of Brussels so we'll have easy access to bars afterwards.
About the speakers
He is frequently speaking at, or organizing different international conferences and has written about the same subjects in different Books, Papers and Articles.
He spends most of his time working on bridging the gap between developers and operations
with a strong focus on High Availability, Scalability, Virtualisation and Large Infrastructure Management projects
hence trying to build infrastructures that can survive the 10th floor test, better known today as the cloud while actively promoting the devops idea!
His blog titled "Everything is a Freaking DNS Problem" can be found at http://www.krisbuytaert.be/blog/
Jessica Rose is a self taught technologist obsessed with working to foster more equal access to technical education and digital spaces. She's currently working with DreamFactory to help them better reach developer communities with their open source project. She’s also founded the Open Code meetup series and co-founded Trans*Code. She’s always interested in hearing about your newest project so come find her for a chat.
Nils De Moor
Nils De Moor is a self-identified “pure techie” and holds a Masters degree in Computer Science. Joining WooRank in 2011 as its CTO, he brings a broad range of development experience. De Moor began his career as a PhD researcher but couldn’t hold back from getting his hands dirty and quickly shifted into a consulting role with major Telecom and software companies. He speaks regularly at local and international tech conferences while leading WooRank’s team of talented developers. He also organises the AWS and Docker Belgium community meetups.
Lien Van Den Steen
Lien Van Den Steen started her career as a junior web developer at Engagor where she got to experience all the stages of a growing startup (new hires, international offices, funding) while growing herself into a team lead. She's now a developer at Datacamp, a leading company that educates people to get into data science. DataCamp is hiring developers, by the way.
She's thrilled to share this insight as a coach at Le Wagon: a 9 week web development bootcamp where entrepreneurs learn to code their own MVP.
Lien is passionate about baseball, street art, hackathons and everything related to women in technology. She's an avid comic reader, pizza chef and vinyl collector.
Donald Whyte is currently a software engineer at Bloomberg L.P. He takes an active part in the London tech scene, attending hackathons, conventions and general meetups. He has industry experience working on back-end systems and web applications. In particular, he focuses on machine learning (e.g. malicious code detection and recommendation systems) and realtime graphics applications (e.g. big data visualisation tools and computer games).
The code of conduct is simple: we like to have this event interesting, fun, safe and inclusive so don't be an asshole. In case of any problems during the event please text or call the Directors of StartupBus Europe 2016: Steven (+32 495 75 45 84) or Keit (+44 7847 674007).
Original picture by Deborah Bryant; licensed CC BY2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/); changes were made.