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Jamie Avins leads the Sencha Touch team at Sencha. He is an expert in a diverse range of both client and server technologies that includes 20 years of real world experience in the industry.
- SenchaCon 2013 Keynote (with Stephen O’Grady, Jacky Nguyen, Michael Mullany, Paul Kopacki, Don Griffin, Abraham Elias, Aaron Conran)
- Creating Great Looking, Interactive Charts with Sencha Touch
- Call the Doctor: Debugging and Performance for Sencha Touch
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Don Griffin, Phil Guerrant, Jacky Nguyen, Aaron Conran, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Arne Bech leads development on Sencha Animator. He is passionate about technology; in the past he has designed and built physical products as well as run his own web company in his native Norway. Arne holds a M.S in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Brian is the Director of Product Development at InstaMed Communications.
Stan Bershadskiy is an engineer at Modus Create. Originally a Java developer for a large enterprise, Stan sought out a more close knit environment, joining Modus Create last year. Stan has worked with Sencha products since 2008, originally with their Google Web Toolkit (GWT) offerings. Lately, he has engrossed himself with Sencha Touch, developing apps that are currently available on the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Amazon Appstore. He is located in New York City and can be found presenting or spectating at the NYC JS Meetup sponsored by Modus Create.
Joshua is a Force.com Evangelist.
Glenn works on the Windows Azure engineering team making sure it’s a kick-ass platform for Open Source development. When he’s not developing products or with family you’ll find him at a conference somewhere in the world, hacking away on some new thing, pairing up with whoever he can find, or tweeting in to the wee hours of the night as @gblock.
Miroslav joined Sencha in 2012 and has been working primarily on Animator. He is an engineer and interaction designer with prior experience at Philips, and in research – designing and building many experimental applications. Miroslav holds a doctorate level degree in User-System Interaction.
Jarvis is a BlackBerry Developer Evangelist for BlackBerry.
Mats Bryntse has been a true Ext JS and Sencha Touch enthusiast since 2007. In 2009 he founded Bryntum which sells advanced extension components for Ext JS and Sencha Touch such as Ext Gantt and UberGrid. Bryntum also makes Siesta, a popular functional & unit testing tool optimised for Sencha’s products.
Marcelo is a Sencha Software Engineer. Bringing more than 10 years of experience in large scale enterprise applications, he’s also a test automation enthusiast and TDD evangelist.
Andrea is a Sencha’s Professional Services Engineer and longtime member of the Sencha developer community, with extensive professional experience using Ext JS and Sencha Touch. Prior to Sencha, Andrea covered the role of senior software and web developer in several italian companies and started his own businness and personal website to spread out the use of Sencha products for web and mobile applications development.
Donald Carr is the (militant) Linux arm of the Sencha Desktop Packaging team. He had a long association with the Qt development framework, before joining Sencha and focusing on driving web tech as the primary cross platform development technology.
Tim is the Owner at Creationix.
Patrick is a Technical Trainer at Sencha, Inc.
Jason is a Senior Software Engineer at Sencha, Inc.
Aaron Conran leads the development of Sencha Architect. Aaron has been involved with Sencha since its very beginnings and has an in-depth understanding of Ext JS internals and architecture. He has demonstrated mastery of the Ext JS library and client-side development practices.
- SenchaCon 2013 Keynote (with Jamie Avins, Stephen O’Grady, Jacky Nguyen, Michael Mullany, Paul Kopacki, Don Griffin, Abraham Elias)
- Sencha Architect: The Next Generation (with Gil Gordon)
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Don Griffin, Phil Guerrant, Jamie Avins, Jacky Nguyen, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Rob is a Software Engineer at Sencha, Inc.
Andrew, co-founder Swarmonline, is a web and mobile app expert with a wide variety of experience designing and developing solutions for organisations all over the world. In recent years his work has largely had a Sencha specific focus, publicly demonstrated in his book, Ext JS 4 Cookbook, blogging and more recently the co-creation of the SenchaInsights.com newsletter.
Abraham is responsible for overseeing the company’s strategic direction and enabling its rapid growth as a global provider of application development software and services. He most recently served as Chief Operating Officer at BH Capital Partners. Abraham’s results driven management and introduction of commercial open source solutions enabled BH Capital to become one of the fastest growing privately held companies in Florida. Abraham brings an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven track record of achieving revenue goals and profit growth.
- SenchaCon 2013 Keynote (with Jamie Avins, Stephen O’Grady, Jacky Nguyen, Michael Mullany, Paul Kopacki, Don Griffin, Aaron Conran)
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Don Griffin, Phil Guerrant, Jamie Avins, Jacky Nguyen, Aaron Conran, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
David is a Software Engineer working on Sencha Architect. For the past 7 years, he has worked on projects primarily centered around native mobile and HTML5 applications. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park and is currently living in the D.C. area.
Mike Gai is the co-founder and CEO of CoNarrative and the creator of the GluJS framework. Mike has been an enterprise application architect and developer for over 20 years. Mike was principal technologist at Marimba where he was responsible for custom implementations of Marimba’s software management platform. Following Marimba, Mike served as CTO of Western Blue, a provider of system management solutions, and as Division Architect at Kaseya, the leading provider of remote monitoring and maintenance solutions for the MSP market. Several years ago Mike founded Lost Coast Studios to offer application design and development services to Global 1000 companies, focusing on high-performance HTML5 apps based on Sencha Ext JS and the GluJS framework. In May 2012 Mike joined up with Bob Vasaly and founded CoNarrative to develop and market commercial products based on the GluJS foundation. CoNarrative will soon be releasing an advanced storyboarding tool that enables business stakeholders and developers to collaborate on software design, specification and testing.
Jay is a Co-founder of Modus Create, Author of Ext JS in Action and co-author of Sencha Touch in Action.
Ross Gerbasi is a Senior Sencha Engineer located in Chicago. Ross has been programming for over 15 years and has worked with Sencha Touch for over 3 years. He specializes in new and emerging media including video and graphics production and has contributed to the open source community on emerging interactive solutions. His work on Sencha and Cordova integration allow him to fuse his many skills into a single focus to provide app developers with tools to help simplify building mobile apps.
Craig is the VP Engineering at Sencha, Inc. Craig brings 20+ years leading all facets of product development and a passion for all things mobile, embedded and web. Previously Craig was VP of Product Development at Oracle/Sun Microsystems, where he managed the team delivering the Java Platform to billions of devices. Prior roles at Sun include leading the development of portal, identity, content delivery and network management platforms. Craig holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Bucknell University.
Gil is Sencha’s product manager for tools, including Architect and the Sencha Desktop Packager. Prior to Sencha Gil held various program management roles at Microsoft’s Macintosh Business Unit, Hotmail and MSN Calendar.
Andreas Grabner has 15+ years’ experience as an architect and developer in the Java and .NET space. In his current role, Andi works as a Technology Strategist for Compuware and is the Lead of the Compuware APM Center of Excellence team. In his role he influences the Compuware APM product strategy and works closely with customers in implementing performance management solutions across the entire application lifecycle. He is a frequent speaker at technology conferences on performance and architecture related topics and regularly publishes articles blogs on apmblog.compuware.com.
Alan is a Senior technical evangelist at Adobe.
Don Griffin is the engineering manager for Ext JS. He was an Ext JS user for 2 years before joining Sencha and has over 20 years of software engineering experience on a broad range of platforms. His experience includes designing web application front-ends and back-ends, native GUI applications, network protocols and device drivers. Don’s passion is to build world class products that people love to use.
- SenchaCon 2013 Keynote (with Jamie Avins, Stephen O’Grady, Jacky Nguyen, Michael Mullany, Paul Kopacki, Abraham Elias, Aaron Conran)
- The Magic Touch: Ext JS on Tablets
- A Dive Deep into the Ext JS Layout System
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Phil Guerrant, Jamie Avins, Jacky Nguyen, Aaron Conran, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Phil is a Software Engineer at Sencha, Inc.
- Neptune: The Inside Story on the Latest Ext JS Theme, and How to Make the Most of It (with Sun Yu)
- Getting Started: Theming and Styling Your Ext JS Application
- Expert Techniques for Theming and Styling Your Ext JS Application
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Don Griffin, Jamie Avins, Jacky Nguyen, Aaron Conran, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Chris Heilmann has dedicated a lot of his time making the web better. Originally coming from a radio journalism background, he built his first web site from scratch around 1997 and spent the following years working on lots of large, international web sites. He then spent a few years in Yahoo building products and explaining and training people and is now at Mozilla.
Chris wrote and contributed to four books on web development and wrote many articles and hundreds of blog posts for Ajaxian, Smashing Magazine, Yahoo, Mozilla, ScriptJunkie and many more.
Daniel Holmlund has been a software developer for more than 13 years, and currently works at Intel in the Developer Relations Division. He focuses on HTML5 and mobile development.
Isaac Johnston is a web and mobile app architect, developer and user experience designer. He is passionate about creating scalable and usable apps. His extensive experience includes building a preventative industrial maintenance SaaS, the largest online store in Australasia, and most recently working with Sencha frameworks on the SMX security SaaS platform. Isaac is the author of DaveJS, a framework for Sencha ExtJS and Sencha Touch for driving GUI state via hypermedia controls in the server’s API. He is also a contributor to DeftJS and several other Sencha related commercial and open source frameworks. Isaac is a co-founder of Joukou, currently in beta and built on the DaveJS framework.
Arthur Kay has been working with the Web since the late 1990s, when GeoCities and scrolling marquees were all the rage.Since those early days, Arthur graduated from Loyola University Chicago (where he studied Music and Computer Science) and has worked in a variety of professional roles throughout the Internet industry.Arthur currently lives in the Chicago suburbs and works as a Solutions Engineer for Sencha, Inc.
Gaurav Kheterpal is a mobile and web developer over 13 years of industry experience. He’s a Salesforce Dev401 certified developer, Titanium Certified Application Developer (TCAD), an Appcelerator Titan and a webOS Green Belt Developer. Gaurav has presented at Salesforce Mobile Dev Week 2013, Dreamforce 2012, Droidcon 2012, Droidcon 2011 and other community led events. Gaurav currently works as the Head – Mobility at Metacube, a product engineering company based in Jaipur, India. At Metacube, Gaurav spearheads the development of several interesting native, hybrid and pure HTML5 applications across multiple industry verticals.
John Kleinschmidt is the Director of Technology Development at CURE International. He is a seasoned enterprise web application developer that loves working on the cutting edge of the ever-evolving web. John has worked with Sencha products since the early days of YUI-Ext. He cares about UI and performance and thrives on coming up with solutions that push the limits of what’s possible. When John isn’t cranking the web to 11, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids in Harrisburg, PA.
Paul has served in marketing and product roles at Salesforce, Apple, Rational Software, and Catapulse. Before joining Sencha, he was VP of Platform Marketing at Salesforce, where he led efforts to build the developer community, grow the partner and apps ecosystem, and drive platform revenues around the Salesforce Platform. He holds an B.A. in English from the University of Delaware, and an MFA in Poetry from Brooklyn College, City University of New York.
Kevin is a Software Developer at Sencha, Inc.
Manish is a mobile debugging, performance optimization, and testing researcher and evangelist, and currently CTO and co-founder at Appurify. Manish brings a unique blend of expertise across the entire mobile stack. As a systems architect at Amazon Kindle, he designed the operating system for the Kindle line of products. At MontaVista, he was among a select group of MIPS/ARM architects that worked on the first multicore real time Linux OS, Linux 2.4 and 2.6 versions. Manish holds 21 patents in the areas of USB, Power Management, Chargers, System Debugging and Validation. Prior to Appurify, he was a CTO at Zynga.
Seth is a Dart DevRel at Google, web engineer, author and conference organizer.
Tommy is a Developer at Sencha, Inc. working on Sencha Touch.
Jay Marshall currently operates in Pivotal’s Field Engineering Team specializing in next generation platform architecture. He works with our customers to understand the changing landscape of application development from tools and frameworks to runtimes and data fabrics, allowing them to build a new class of applications leveraging big & fast data. All of this in a cloud independent way on the path to a truly consumer-grade enterprise experience.
Darrell Meyer leads the GXT product team at Sencha. Before joining the company, Darrell was the creator of the popular open source MyGWT Widget Library for Google Web Toolkit (GWT). Darrell brings his expert Java and GWT knowledge to Sencha. With 10+ year’s experience building enterprise web applications, Darrell is equally well versed as both a software architect and user interface expert.
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Michael has held product and executive marketing roles at influential Silicon Valley startups Netscape, Loudcloud and VMware. At virtualization leader VMware, he served as the vice president of worldwide marketing during its break-out into server computing. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA in economics from Harvard College.
Jacky is the Chief Mobile Architect at Sencha Inc., leading development of Sencha Touch framework.
- SenchaCon 2013 Keynote (with Jamie Avins, Stephen O’Grady, Michael Mullany, Paul Kopacki, Don Griffin, Abraham Elias, Aaron Conran)
- Making Sencha Frameworks a Piece of Cake
- The Building of Fastbook
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Don Griffin, Phil Guerrant, Jamie Avins, Aaron Conran, Phil Strong, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Jarred is a Senior Software Architect at Sencha – WebKit Committer.
Chris Norman is a Senior Technical Marketing Engineer in Intel’s Software and Services Group, providing customer, Silicon Integrator (SI) and Independent Software Vendor (ISV) support for design win and design in activities for open source OSs, specifically Tizen. He can often be found at events, giving presentations, demonstrating the benefits of using open source projects, and online helping answer questions. Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Aston University in UK, and has worked at Intel for over 23 years.
Stephen O’Grady is a co-founder of RedMonk, the developer focused industry analyst firm, one of ReadWriteWeb’s great “under the radar” consultancies. At RedMonk, he’s worked with vendors such as Dell, IBM, Red Hat and VMware on developer related issues and projects for more than a decade. Regularly cited by the New York Times, NPR, the Boston Globe, and the Wall Street Journal, Stephen is a popular speaker and moderator on the conference circuit.
Ted Patrick is a consultant for Samsung Media Group and advocates for Web App Platform development on both Tizen and Android. Prior to consulting, he worked at Sencha, Barnes & Noble, and Adobe as an evangelist. When Ted is not writing software, you will find him spending time with family, scuba diving, or attempting another startup.
Darrell is an Architecture Leader with The Nielsen Company.
CTO and co-founder of LearnBoost, developer & inventor of socket.io, engine.io, codestre.am, JSConf.ar curator, open source enthusiast, blogger.
Samantha Ready is a Developer Evangelist at Salesforce.com. She is passionate about technology and dedicated to empowering users of all technical backgrounds to build cloud apps. You can find her tinkering away at mobile applications, blogging, and wandering the globe trying to meet as many developers in the community as possible.
Rene is the author of JSDuck, working on documentation at Sencha.
Mitchell is a Senior Forum Manager at Sencha, Inc.
Shikhir is a Senior Enterprise Developer on the Developer Relations team at BlackBerry.
Steve is a Senior Software Engineer on the Architect team. He brings over 15 years of development experience to the table, and is a strong proponent of the democratization of web and application development. Steve also works on various open source software, including the creation of Reddit Enhancement Suite (http://redditenhancementsuite.com) as well as BabelExt – a cross-browser extension development framework (http://babelext.com).
Bilal Soylu is the CTO of Verian Technologies. He is a supply chain expert, security guru, and enterprise software architect. Bilal has worked in a variety of technologies (certified in technologies from Oracle, Microsoft, and Adobe) building enterprise applications before he discovered his love for the web and web based applications in the mid-90s. He has been developing web based applications using a variety of technologies ever since.
Jay brings a deep blend of technology and business skills to Appurify. Prior to Appurify, Jay was a revenue product manager on the Farmville franchise, and was part of Zynga’s M&A team. Before Zynga, Jay spent five and a half years at McKinsey & Co. where he specialized in B2B sales and marketing, and operations for high-tech companies. Jay has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Illinois and did research on microprocessor power, temperature and reliability management at IBM Research and Intel Research.
Adam is a Team Lead on the Developer Relations team at BlackBerry.
Software engineer @Sencha | Dad and Husband @Home
- Drag and Drop Your Mobile App with Sencha Architect (with David Foelber)
- In the Fast Lane: Rapid Desktop App Development with Sencha Architect (with Steve Sobel)
- Meet the Engineers: Sencha Technical Team Q & A (with Craig Gering, Abraham Elias, Don Griffin, Phil Guerrant, Jamie Avins, Jacky Nguyen, Aaron Conran, Jarred Nicholls, Jason Cline)
Bruno is a Solutions Engineer at Sencha’s Professional Services Team, where he develops amazing apps for our clients. He’s been involved with Sencha since the early days, previously working as independent consultant in Brazil, his home country. He’s also passionate about sharing lessons learned on his blog.
Juris Vecvanags is member of Sencha Professional Services Team. Working as Solution Engineer he shares his expertise and knowledge of more than 16 years of real world enterprise experience in the IT industry. Juris’s passion is building custom and innovative components that push HTML5 to its limits. He speaks around different events, including Silicon Valley Code Camp, meetups in Chicago and Bay area.
Nige has been a user of Ext JS, and a contributor to the Ext JS project since before it was called Ext JS, and is now a software architect on the Ext JS team based in the UK.
Hee-Yeon Woo is leading a Quality Engineering team for tools at Sencha, Inc., such as Animator and Architect which is integrated with both Touch and ExtJS frameworks to build mobile and desktop applications.
Before Sencha, Hee-Yeon has been involved and lead multiple projects as a Quality Engineer at Adobe Systems, Macromedia; Flash Pro Authoring tool; Flash Player; AIR; Flash Media Server; and Adobe Connect/Macromedia Breeze. Also, worked as a web developer at SK and Embassy of Japan in Korea.
John Yanarella is a Principal Software Architect at Universal Mind, an innovative digital solutions agency that fuses the design capabilities of an interactive firm with the the technical expertise of a systems integrator. He is passionate about breaking complex problems down into simple reusable solutions; he created Deft JS and has been a principal author and contributor to several other commercial and open-source frameworks.
Sun is a Senior UI/UX designer responsible for the overall User Experience (Interaction and Visual) for the Sencha products. She enjoys working with teams to tackle complexity, bring clarity, and deliver design solutions that make sense. She believes good design comes from understanding people by developing knowledge about what’s most meaningful and useful for them.
Prior to Sencha, Sun worked as a principal designer at Laszlo Systems specialized in rich internet applications. While at Laszlo, she had opportunities to help and collaborate with clients to build and design more meaningful experiences through their services and products. Her work includes designing solutions in education, finance, media, commerce, and social interaction for an array of clients, from large international organizations to startups.
Outside of work, Sun loves exploring the endless wonders and joys of Bay Area. She’s always on the hunt for good food, wine, movies, hiking places and shopping deals.
Sun has a BA in Graphic Design from California College of Arts in San Francisco; a BS in Clothing in Textile from Yonsei University in Korea.
The BlackBerry evangelism team is made up of highly experienced and expert developers who are focussed on educating, assisting and inspiring fellow developers around the world.
The Tizen evangelism team is made up of highly experienced and expert developers who are focussed on educating, assisting and inspiring fellow developers around the world.
The Windows Azure evangelism team is made up of highly experienced and expert developers who are focussed on educating, assisting and inspiring fellow developers around the world.