Speakers 2018

If you're interested in giving a talk at CFCamp 2018, please get in touch with us and provide us some information about the session you would like to give along with some information about yourself.

Call for speakers

Wil de Bruin

Wil graduated in Environmental Sciences and started off his career as a research microbiologist. It took him almost 10 years before he continued fulltime as an IT specialist. In 1994 he founded Site4U BV, at that time a company specializing in software development and web design. One of his first application was to find Dutch ISPs at local area rates written in PHP/Mini SQL, but soon he discovered this kind of interactive websites could easier be built with DBML using Cold Fusion by Allaire.

Andrew Dixon

I started off my tech career working as an intern at Hewlett Packard in the R&D department for a year during my university course. Obtained a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronic Engineering and during the final semester found work with an up and coming web development agency as a part-time developer. I'm still working for the same company, 20 years later, as their Technical Director giving technical input on all new projects.

Mark Drew

Mark has been programming CFML since 1996, and even though he has had forays into Perl, ASP and PHP he is still loving every line of code he has crafted with CFML. His career has concentrated on eCommerce, Content Management and Application Scalability for various well known brands in the UK market such as Jaeger, Hackett, Hobbs, Dyson, B&W, Diesel amongst others.

Claude Englebert

Before joining the Brussels bar as a lawyer, Claude Englebert has built a strong 15 years experience in the software and IT industry, both in the startup environment and in the corporate world, including 5 years as ColdFusion Product Specialist at Adobe. He practices now law mainly in fields where his knowledge of the business world is an added value : intellectual property, IT, privacy and commercial law.

Nolan Erck

Nolan Erck has been developing software for 21 years. Starting in the video game industry working on titles for Maxis and LucasArts, then advancing to web development in 1999, his list of credits includes Grim Fandango, StarWars Rogue Squadron, SimPark, SimSafari as well as high-traffic websites for a variety of clients.

Gert Franz

Gert was born in 1967 and lives in Switzerland since 1997. Back in the late eighties he studied astrophysics in Munich but switched to later IT as a profession and programmed for several companies in the past as a database administrator and system analyst.

Matt Gifford

Matt Gifford is owner and primary primate at his own development consultancy company, monkehWorks Ltd. His work primarily focuses on building mobile apps and ColdFusion development, although he's such a geek he enjoys writing in a variety of languages. He's a published author and presents at conferences and user groups on a variety of topics.

Michael Hnat

Michael is developing CFML application for more than 15 years and installed his first ColdFusion Server (4.0) from floppy discs. He developed applications for several customers using different Framworks and techniques. He has been organizing the CFCamp for nine years meanwhile.

Kai König

Kai is one of the co-founders of and works as Software Solutions Architect for Ventego Creative Ltd in Wellington, New Zealand. He's also the CTO of Zen Ex Machina, a recently launched startup in the fields of digital & user experience consultancy.

Luis Majano

Luis Majano is a computer engineer residing in Southern California. He was born in San Salvador, El Salvador and he is the president of Ortus Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in CFML web development, architecture, and professional open source support and services.

Guust Nieuwenhuis

Guust Nieuwenhuis is a Full Stack Web Wizard with experience in a wide range of technologies. Over the last couple of years, he has been involved in projects for various clients like the European Commission, NSHQ (NATO), Adobe, AS Adventure Group, NS (Dutch railways), Proximus and Mediagenix.

Michael Offner-Streit

Born in Switzerland in 1973 he left his job as an auto mechanic in 1995 and found his way into the information technology during the dot-com hype. He started Railo as a diploma project where he was supposed to write a compiler for translating CFML into CFXD. In late 2014 Michael left the Railo project. A few months later he started the Lucee project as a fork of the Railo LGPL code.

Alexander Reelsen

Alexander Reelsen, Husband, Dad, Developer for Elasticsearch and its commercial extensions. Backend only developer, productivity fan, likes distributed systems & the new serverless era

Jorge Reyes

Jorge is a passionate Industrial Engineer born in El Salvador with 9 years of experience managing projects. He currently manages web development projects for Ortus Solutions, Corp.

Igal Sapir

Over 20 years of experience in designing and implementing scalable, data driven, web applications. I have a deep and extensive knowledge in the field of software development, with emphasis on the technologies that make the Internet work, from the high level of design and development, all the way down to the low level of protocols that define how systems communicate with one another.

Saravanamuthu Aka CF Mitrah

Saravana muthu is Full Stack (MERN & CFML) Web Developer at MitrahSoft, a 30 members Web Development company from India for your CFML & MERN applications. Mitrahsoft is Oper source Enthusiastic company contributed & worked with famous CFML OSS like PresideCMS, MuraCMS, Razuna, CFDocs ..etc. Muthu is an expert in CFML, NodeJS, ReactJS and MuraCMS.

Dom Watson

Dominic trained as a Musical Theatre actor before embarking on a career in London's westend. Fortunately, this folly was cut short by an overtaking love of all things programming that led to a decisive career change building web applications.

Vincent de Winter

incent de Winter is active as Manager Business development for Piwik PRO (https://www.piwik.pro). The Piwik PRO Marketing Suite (Cloud/OnPremise) is the number one choice for data-sensitive enterprises and government organisations around the world that look for a solid web-analytics and marketing platform. Its flexible and integrated products adhere to the strictest privacy and security regulations while still guaranteeing 100% data ownership.

Brad Wood

Brad has been programming ColdFusion for 12 years and has used every version of CF since 4.5. He first fell in love with ColdFusion as a way to easily connect a database to his website for dynamic pages. He enjoys configuring and performance tuning high-availability Windows and Linux ColdFusion environments as well as SQL Server.

Zentrale Ansprechstelle Cybercrime - LKA Bayern

Spezialisten der Zentralen Ansprechstelle Cybercrime (ZAC) der Bayerischen Polizei. Unsere Aufgabe besteht darin bayerische Unternehmen, Behörden und Vereine als Single Point of Contact bei einem ersten Kontakt zur Polizei zur Seite zu stehen. Wir bieten professionelle Unterstützung sowohl präventiv als auch im Fall eines Cybercrime Incidents. English version in the details

Charlie Arehart

A veteran server troubleshooter who's worked in enterprise IT for more than three decades, Charlie Arehart is a longtime community contributor who as an independent consultant provides short-term, remote, on-demand troubleshooting/tuning assistance for organizations of all sizes and experience levels.

Rob Dudley

Rob is a software developer, CTO, company co-founder and has spent his professional life growing applications beyond their initial designs often with limited resources and budget. Based in Jersey in the Channel Islands he is a keen tinkerer, a bad DJ and a self confessed coffee snob who loves nothing more than sharing knowledge with others across a range of topics.

James Allen

A full stack CFML / JS developer with 20 years experience. Have been using ColdFusion since version 4. Also a photographer (focusing on urban sport, event, travel and candid) / vlogger / videographer.