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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
David (Dave) Gallerizzo is the CEO of Fig Leaf Software, a leading digital agency with an international customer base. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. The firm operates worldwide through its major business units including Consulting Services (user experience, application development on mobile and desktop platforms, strategic analysis, and marketing), Technical Training, and Product Resale.
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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 is founder of Wearenorth - a boutique shop operating in the Benelux and is specialising in IT consultancy, Digital Analytics and Business development. For the last year he has been working for Piwik PRO as Manager Business Development for the Benelux/Nordic and is working on implementing the Open Source Webanalytics platform Piwik within primarily governmental organisations.
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.