Marcel is the co-founder and CTO of Xpirit, a high-end consulting firm based in Hilversum, Netherlands.
Marcel co-founded Xpirit in 2014 as a spin off from Xebia Netherlands. Together with Xebia they help customers with Digital Transformation, Agile Consulting, and Full Stack development with both Microsoft and open source products.
Marcel spends most of his time looking at how new emerging technologies, a shift in mindset, and a new way of work, can help organizations get software in production... more faster. Helping organizations transform towards a high speed, innovative, and productive organization has become his passion. Marcel loves to learn new technologies and teach others what he has learned. Besides his work as CTO he also works as a consultant in the field of Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, Cloud/Web scale application architectures, and Cross platform Enterprise Mobile app development with Xamarin.
Marcel is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences. He has delivered sessions at events like Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft //Build, Microsoft TechDays, Visual Studio Live!, Devintersection, Xebicon, and Techorama to name a few. He hosts several meetups in his region on Microsoft Azure, Xamarin, and ALM. In his spare time he builds online courses for Pluralsight.
Marcel has been awarded by Microsoft the Microsoft ALM MVP award for more than 10 consecutive years and I he is a Microsoft Regional Director since 2008.
You can always contact him to talk on subjects like: DevOps, ALM, Cloud Computing, Microservices, Mobile Development, Docker, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS.
John Savill is an 11-time MVP, and he holds many Microsoft certifications including Azure Infrastructure and Azure Architecture specialist. John is the author of the popular original FAQ for Windows and posts numerous blogs to his https://savilltech.com site. John has written eight books on Microsoft technologies including Mastering Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services and Mastering Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V.
I'm Anthony Alampi, an interactive designer and developer living in Houston, Texas. I'm a former professional video game developer and current design consultancy owner with over 17 years of programming experience and over 9 years of design experience. User-centric design is my passion, and I believe that when users come first, they come back!
About My Company:
X Factor Consultants is a digital design and consulting company based in The Woodlands, Texas. Our cross-disciplinary team consists of... more leading industry specialists from the web, security, communications, and marketing sectors that combine their skills to provide next-level consulting services to businesses and non-profits in a broad variety of industries.
X Factor develops bold and creative new strategies to help our clients make the most of their business technology. From spearheading website and app redesigns, to developing technology training and producing online learning courses to re-skill workers, X Factor does it all.
Learn more about what X Factor can do for your organization at: https://www.xfactorconsultants.com/
Chris B. Behrens is a writer, speaker and software developer, specializing in DevOps. He has been a developer and architect for more than twenty years focusing on small to medium size companies and the development changes they face. He focuses on his flavor of Fear Based Development, whereby a developer ranks their tasks in descending order of anxiety, and how to tackle them in that order. Chief among these anxiety-inducing processes is software deployment, a topic that Behrens focuses upon. He ... morelives in Kennedale, TX with his wife and children.
Daniel is a Principal Software Engineer at Predica living in Warsaw (Poland) focused on implementation of solutions using Microsoft technologies. He started his journey with sharing knowledge as a Microsoft Student Partner at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw. Daniel was awarded with Microsoft Most Valuable Professional title. Daniel loves to share his knowledge and passion about Microsoft Azure, Universal Windows Platform, Internet of Things, and Azure DevOps. He w... morerites articles on the personal technical blog – DevIsland.pl where he tries to provide valuable content related with the Microsoft Azure cloud, IoT, Azure DevOps, and Universal Windows Platform application development.
He is a regular speaker at various national and international conferences and meetups. He also shares some interesting samples that you can find in his Github repository.
Daniel likes taking up new challenges in his free time as well as spending time with his family.
Matt is a DevOps engineer and solution architect with over 10 years of experience in systems administration, architecture and design, primarily in the on-premises data center. He has a new found passion for Cloud and DevOps processes, tools and techniques and enjoys helping customers and the community realize value from technology. Over the past several years Matt has experienced first-hand the power of the communities within the wider IT industry and enjoys learning from others and, where possi... moreble, giving back. Matt has presented at several conferences in Australia and America and has been a VMware vExpert since 2016. Outside of the tech life, his 2 young children keep him busy and when time permits he indulges his love of music by picking up one of his guitars and making everyone around him wish they had ear plugs!