List of OpenCms Days 2009 Speakers


Alejandro Alves

OpenCms Hispano, Spain

Alejandro is a co-founder and very active member of the first Spanish OpenCms Community He has participated in several conferences and seminars such as Fiber Party, Imaginatica, Campus Party, OpenSourceWorld Conference, ... Details


Alexander Kandzior

CEO, Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Alexander is CEO of Alkacon Software GmbH and leading OpenCms core developer. Being the original architect, Alexander invented OpenCms back in 1998. Since then, he is an active developer and contributor to the project. ... Details


Andreas Gruber

Researcher, Salzburg Research, Austria

Andreas Gruber is working as a researcher in the area of knowledge management and semantic web technologies at Salzburg Research. ... Details


Andreas Zahner

Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Andreas is a web professional who is working with web based applications since the early days of the commercial Internet in 1995. Andreas started to work with OpenCms more than 8 years ago. ... Details


Andy Savin

Web System Developer, University of Bath, England

Andy Savin has been working for the University of Bath for 5 years. He has been project manager and technical lead for many web application projects, written mainly in Java and also PHP. ... Details

Carl Alex FriisNielsen

Carl Alex Friis Nielsen

The Royal Library, Denmark

Carl Alex Friis Nielsen has received the MS in Computer Science and Mathematics in 1993 from the University of Southern Denmark. He is employed at the Royal Library since 2005. Details


Christian Schöneich

Director of Project & Process Management, OEV Online Dienste GmbH, Germany

Christian Schöneich is the director of the project & process management team at OEV Online Dienste GmbH. The company operates as a central internet service provider of the alliance of 15 public insurances in Germany. ... Details


Christine Orth

BVI, Germany

Christine Orth is working as an associate at BVI Bundesverband Investment and Asset Management in Frankfurt. From 2001 she has been responsible for the maintenance and further development of the BVI Extranet, which is the information-platform ... Details


Claus Priisholm

CodeDroids ApS, Denmark

With a background in database-driven web-applications Claus Priisholm founded CodeDroids ApS in 2002. As firm believer in open source technologies Claus and his company continues to use and support open source technologies for a variety of ... Details


Dan Liliedahl

CTO/Founder, OSE Consulting, USA

Dan is the author of the book OpenCms 7 Development, published 2008 by Packt Publishing. He has been actively using OpenCms since 2004. ... Details


Dimitry Surkov

Technical Consultant, SuraSystems, Germany

Dimitry works as a technical consultant with SuraSystems GmbH in Berlin. His major focus lies with SAP NetWeaver platform and SAP Enterprise Portal in particular. ... Details


Georgi Naplatanov

Software Developer, Oles Biz, Bulgaria

Georgi Naplatanov is a software developer at OLES BIZ Ltd. in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since 2008 he is actively developing a JPA driver for OpenCms that has been published at SourceForge. ... Details


Joel Tosi

Lead Architect, CME Group, USA

Joel is a lead architect at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange. At CME, Joel works with the Front End Systems Development teams for application design and directions. ... Details


Martin Abel

Plambeck Health, Germany

Dr. Martin Abel studied physics at Saarbrücken university and holds a PhD of Forschungszentrum Jülich (KFA). Being 6 years in middle management at Deutsche Bank Retail- and Corporate-Banking, followed by 6 years as a Principal Business ... Details


Michael Emmerich

Alkacon Software GmbH, Germany

Michael Emmerich is an OpenCms expert who has been continuously working with OpenCms for more than 10 years. Michael was among the initial group of developers of the first open sourced version of OpenCms which was published back in 2000. ... Details

Pedro AntónAlonso

Pedro Antón Alonso


Pedro Antón is the Information Technology and Communications Manager of the Spanish State Society for the Innovation and Technologies of Tourism, S.A. ... Details

Pedrodel Valle

Pedro del Valle

Informática el Corte Inglés , Spain

Pedro has been working for 30 Years in the IT sector, mainly dealing with Open Technologies. Professional Services Manager for companies such as Unisys, Sun Microsystems and Netscape. ... Details

Ramón GaviraSáenz

Ramón Gavira Sáenz

Saga Soluciones, Spain

Ramón Gavira is a software engineer and master in Business Administration. He founded SAGA Solutions in 2003 as a company dedicated to developing technological solutions in the field of ERP and development of Web Portals. ... Details


Thomas Kutschi

IT professional, BearingPoint, Austria

Thomas Kutschi is working as an IT professional for about 15 years and is specialized in web applications and content management systems. ... Details

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