Speakers

Speakers at Javantura v4 conference (preliminary, ordered alphabetically by last name):


Nenad Bakic 110211Nenad Bakić

Nenad Bakić – background in Mathematics, Internet, Human Resources and Finance. Serial entrepreneur – founded several online and human resources related businesses. In 2007 sold jobsite MojPosao in the largest internet-related transaction in the region. Current businesses include the leading search and selection and temporary employment companies in the region. Activist value investor in public companies listed on the ZSE and angel investor. A standing member of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year jury. Founded and finances Croatian Makers, project devoted to developing robotics and automation in Croatian schools by donating robotics and automation equipment. Supports various civil sector initiatives and actively involved as opinion maker in public discussions on economic and general issues, promoting liberal democracy and free markets. Author of the blog Eclectica.hr.

> STEM Revolution – Developing Culture of Success <


Dujmic_Kresimir.jpgKrešimir Dujmić

Krešimir Dujmić is IT arhitect – Project “Moneta”, autonomic implementation of Domestic Money Transfer. IBM technologies (RAD (JAVA),WebSphere, Smalltalk – fat client, VAGEN –server side, DB2 – database, MQ. Recently active in Scala, JavaScript, AngularJS and other Web building technology

> Java or Scala – Web development with Playframework 2.5.x? <


Dujmovic_Matija.jpgMatija Dujmović

Matija Dujmović graduated from the Polytechnic of Zagreb with a master’s degree in Information Technologies and is currently a senior developer and part of the R&D team at his current company NEOS. Interested in technical know-how and delivering functional code. He is a self-proclaimed certification junkie as evidenced by his many Java certificates.

> True RESTful Java web services with Elide and Katharsis <


Dyankov_Milen.jpgMilen Dyankov

Milen Dyankov is a Developer Advocate at Liferay and focuses on Java and OSGi Platform. He is passionate about designing and building software as well as helping others design and build good software! After more than 15 years developing, designing and consulting on various Java EE solutions for leading European companies, he currently spends most of his time teaching, speaking at conferences all over the world and researching his favorite topics around Java modularity, systems architecture and software craftsmanship.

> What’s NOT new in modular Java? <


Faganel_Tilen.jpgTilen Faganel

Tilen Faganel is the lead developer of KumuluzEE and CTO in Sunesis start-up company. He has extensive expertise in cloud, mobile, web, Java, JavaScript, HTML5 and other technologies. Tilen has been involved in many large-scale software development projects. Among other awards, he received the Java Duke’s Choice Award for KumuluzEE on JavaOne in San Francisco.

> KumuluzEE – Microservices with Java <


Juric_Matjaz.jpgMatjaž B. Jurič

Dr. Matjaž B. Jurič is a professor at the University of Ljubljana and a start-up mentor. He is the author of 17 books published by international publishers and more than 600 other publications. He was awarded several prestigious titles, such as Java Champion, IBM Champion and Oracle ACE Director and has won international awards, including Best SOA Book award (New York), Telecommunications and Media & Entertainment Award for best SOA project (Las Vegas), Java Duke’s Choice Award Winner (San Francisco) for the best innovation in Java, Award for the best scientific paper in the field of services, award for the Best researcher according to the industry, and the Gold medal for outstanding merits in the scientific and education development.

Cloud-native Architectures and Java <
> KumuluzEE – Microservices with Java <


Justin_Ales.jpgAleš Justin

Aleš Justin currently works for Red Hat on Obsidian team, focusing on unifying Red Hat’s middleware runtimes and products with their new OpenShift cloud offering.

> (Spring)Boot your application on Red Hat middleware stack <


Kalapac_Marin.jpgMarin Kalapać

Marin Kalapać graduated from Faculty of Organization and Informatics in 2013, earning Master’s degree in Information and Software Engineering. Mainly working with Java, Spring Framework and MSSQL for creating various web applications, services and mobile applications, but occasionally jumping (and learning) to other languages and technologies, either for professional use and needs or to try out and learn something new in my free time. Currently he is working in Trilix as software developer for over 3 and a half years now.

> FreeMarker in Spring web <


Knezic_Mladen.jpgMladen Knežić

Mladen Knežić is a proactive, experienced software developer and software architect. During his 10 years in the IT industry he has roles in design, development, deployment, systems analysis, testing and optimization applying different technologies on number of projects from various business domains, mainly in online banking. He filled many roles in projects, from developer, DB admin and architect to DevOps. Main areas of expertise also include software performance and security with as many as 10 years of experience in given areas.

> The Power of the Cloud in a professional services company <


Krnic_Ivan.jpgIvan Krnić

Ivan Krnić is Software Development Technical Manager. His specialities are banking and insurance sector systems as well as portal and ECM solutions. He is the owner of PMP certificate and Certified Scrum Professional in love with agile methodologies. Working as an Agile Coach, he is helping the teams unleash their full potential.

> The Power of the Cloud in a professional services company <


Kovacek_Josip.jpgJosip Kovaček

Josip Kovaček (in Croatian) – Završio sam Tehničko Veleučilište u Zagrebu, smjer Programsko inženjerstvo gdje sam se upoznao i zainteresirao za Java programski jezik. Od tada radim kao Java developer u tvrtci KING ICT.

> Spring Boot and JavaFX – can they play together?  <


Luksa_Marko.jpgMarko Lukša

Marko Lukša is a software engineer at Red Hat. He started programming when he was around 6 and has been developing software professionally for over 20 years. Currently, he works in Red Hat’s Cloud Enablement team, bringing the company’s JBoss middleware products to OpenShift. Occasionally, he also contributes to the Kubernetes project and is the author of Kubernetes in Action (Manning Publications, summer 2017).

> Self-service app deployment with Kubernetes and OpenShift <


Maslac_Josip.jpgJosip Maslać

Josip Maslać got infected with programming in high school and since then he wasn’t able to find a cure: “My main tools are Java, web stack (HTML/CSS/JS), Solr and Mysql but I also like (maybe too much) to drift to other topics. Entrepreneurial task are also not foreign to me since I’m a cofounder of Croatian leading price comparison site Nabava.net which is my main preoccupation for the last couple of years and where I’m now working in the CTO role.”

> Running GUI apps in Docker <


Mihaljevic_Branko.jpgBranko Mihaljević

Dr. sc. Branko Mihaljević is IT educator, consultant, manager, and entrepreneur. After 12 years of work at FER, where he received MSc, DSM, and PhD, and 7 years as a co-owner of Java development company, he is currently senior lecturer at RIT Croatia and leading his own IT company. He deals with Java since 1996 and with Java EE platform since 2000. He is author of many scientific and professional papers, magazine articles, and educational materials, and he participates in numerous conferences. He gained his work experience as an IT consultant, project manager, development leader, software architect, and researcher on various IT projects in financial, telecom, public health and satellite systems sector. He is also the president of Croatian Java User Association (HUJAK).

> CroDuke Indy and the Kingdom of Java Skills <
> Java lambdas and stream – are they better than for loops? <


Mitar_Danijel.jpgDanijel Mitar

Danijel Mitar is currently working as Java Devops at KING ICT. He enjoys programming, optimizing and tuning Java applications.

> Test-driven documentation with Spring REST Docs <


pek_hrvojeHrvoje Pek

Hrvoje Pek is a student at University of Applied Sciences in Zagreb and has been programming for 2,5 years. Since last year he has been working in S2 Information Systems company where we work with wide range of technologies and frameworks which are mainly Java based.

> Angular2 / Ionic2 – from birth to stable versions <


Radovan_Aleksander.jpgAleksander Radovan

Aleksander Radovan graduated in 2004. at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and is currently finishing the PhD program. He is in the Java more that 12 years. He works for KING ICT as Java team lead and beside this he teaches at several universities in and around Zagreb courses related to programming in Java and information systems in general. He is also interested in areas such as artificial intelligence, genetic algorithms, robotics and teaching the younger generation programming.

> CroDuke Indy and the Kingdom of Java Skills <
> Java lambdas and stream – are they better than for loops? <


Roic_Roko.jpgRoko Roić

Roko Roić has more than 15y in the IT industry. Started of as an enterprise Java developer. Had a lot to do with system infrastructure and performance optimisation on a large scale. Moved on to managing teams and projects in developing IT solutions. He wrote a book on Agile and Lean, first of this kind in Croatian language.

> Let me tell you a story of why Scrum is not for you <


srkoc_dinkoDinko Srkoč

Dinko Srkoč is a software/data engineer working at Instantor, where he processes data for living. He started the career in 1999 using Delphi, then moved to Java platform a few years later. His current programming language of choice is Scala. Dinko’s interests include programming languages, he is a free software enthusiast, and likes to watch the world through the lens of his camera. Dinko graduated in 1998 from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, majoring in Computer Science. He is a member of Croatian Java User Association.

> Getting Started with Apache Spark and Scala <


_croduke-indyŽeljko Šmaguc

Željko Šmaguc is a senior software developer at S.O.E. ICT. He has 14 years of experience working on more than 30 projects as software developer, software architect or team lead, in variety of environments and technologies. He loves studying everything computer science related, currently with specific interests in domain-driven design, blockchain and functional programming.

> DMN – supplement your BPMN <


strukelj_markoMarko Štrukelj

Marko Štrukelj is a long time Java software developer, and has been involved in several open-source projects under JBoss.org umbrella – like JBoss AS, Gatein portal server, LiveOak, and most recently Keycloak. Before joining RedHat in 2009 he had worked many years for an early slovenian startup company Parsek, doing development on various commercial implementation projects – from online retail, and logistics, to telecom, banking, and insurance. He lives in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

> Keycloak – instant login for your app <


Toshev_Martin.jpgMartin Toshev

Martin Toshev is a Java enthusiast and currently one of the leads of the Bulgarian Java Users group (BG JUG). He is a certified Java professional (SCJP6) and a certified IBM cloud computing solution advisor. His areas of interest include the wide range of Java-related technologies (such as Servlets, JSP, JAXB, JAXP, JMS, JMX, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, Hibernate, Spring Framework, Liferay Portal and Eclipse RCP), cloud computing technologies, cloud-based software architectures, enterprise application integration, relational and NoSQL databases. You can reach him for any Java and FOSS-related topics (especially Eclipse and the OpenJDK). Martin is a regular speaker at Java conferences and one of the organizers behind the jPrime conference in Bulgaria.

> JVM++: The GraalVM < > Security Architecture of the Java platform <


Vidakovic_Matej.jpgMatej Vidaković

Matej Vidaković is an Android developer at Five. He started with Android development 5 years ago and has been working on music streaming application Napster for the last 3 years.

> Android app development in 2017 <


Vukmanovic_Dusko.jpgDuško Vukmanović

Dr. sc. Duško Vukmanović (PhD) works in Oracle Croatia since 2005 as Cloud Domain Sales Consultant with middleware focus. Areas of expertise include application servers, service oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM). In the IT industry works 18 years. He is an Oracle Enterprise Architecture (OEA) certified architect and an Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator.

> Support SpringBoot application development lifecycle using Oracle Cloud <


Zecevic_Petar.jpgPetar Zečević

Petar Zečević has been working in the software industry for more than 15 years, as a full-stack developer, consultant, analyst, and team leader. Petar is the author of Spark in Action book (Manning, September 2016). He also gives talks on Apache Spark, organizes monthly Apache Spark Zagreb meetups, and has several Apache Spark projects behind him.

> Building a Spark Streaming application <

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