Four years ago, Andrew started SwarmOnline from his living room. Today, the company has 25 staff members. Andrew has written two Ext JS textbooks used by developers around the world, he has spoken internationally at technology conferences, he has a blue chip client list, and he has just completed his first acquisition. In December, he turns 30.
With more than 25 years of global business experience, Art brings to Sencha deep operational expertise across sales, marketing, product development, services, and support. Prior to Sencha, Art was the CEO of Cordys where he transformed the Netherlands-based software company into a BPM PaaS and Cloud Provisioning provider and successfully led its acquisition by OpenText. Before that he was President of MontaVista Software, breaking into non-traditional Linux markets such as automotive infotainment systems and aerospace controls. Art has led sales and services organizations in the Asia Pacific/Japan territory with Documentum, Cadence, and General DataComm, living in the region for over 12 years. Art holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and also served 5 years of Active Duty in the US Air Force and 22 years in the Air Force Reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Team Lead, Ubisoft
Support Engineer, Sencha
Brandon is a member of the Sencha GXT team and enjoys interacting with the GWT community. His passion is helping developers get their jobs done. He has development experience in Java, Eclipse Plugin, IDEA Plugin, GWT, Cloud, Sencha GXT and more.
Senior UI Engineer, Innotas by Planview
Brent is a Senior UI Engineer at Innotas by Planview, a Gartner PPM "Leader" in the Magic Quadrant five years running. He has more than 20 years of application development experience, excelling in web and mobile applications made with Sencha frameworks. Recently he has focused on: accessibility, theming, and Ext JS 6.x upgrades. When he is not at his computer, he enjoys woodworking and trying to keep his two young sons out of trouble.
Development Engineer, Sencha
Craig is a Development Engineer on the Sencha Test team. He has worked on Java enterprise apps with web front-ends for about 20 years. He has a passion for Test First design and development and has helped numerous projects ramp up on the various types of automated testing as well as developing many application-specific testing frameworks. In his spare time, he likes to hang with his wife and four kids, play soccer, and make music as the one-man-band, This Is My Condition.
Sales Engineer, Sencha
Software Engineer, Sencha
David is a Software Engineer at Sencha on the GXT development team. He has 25 years of experience as a developer and has focused most of his career on web development with skills in HTML5, Java, GXT, and GWT. Prior to joining Sencha, David worked for companies in the healthcare and financial services industries building web-based enterprise apps, including several projects using GXT 2 and 3.
Director of Engineering, Sencha
Don is the Engineering Director for Ext JS and Sencha Touch. He was an Ext JS user for 2 years before joining Sencha and has more than 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.
President and CEO, Synergistix
Don is the President and CEO of Synergistix, a technology and services company that builds solutions exclusively for the life sciences industry to measure and improve sales force and marketing effectiveness. Don has more than 20 years of experience in the Information Technology field, including application development, project management, and network support. A strong communicator, motivator, and a popular speaker, Don holds both an M.B.A. and a Master of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University.
Software Developer, Speedment
Emil is a software developer at Speedment, focusing on code generation and smart software design. He is also a Java developer heavily involved in the Open Source project Speedment. His Java blog “Age of Java” http://www.ageofjava.com/ has attracted thousands of followers. Emil is a recurring speaker at events including JavaOne, JUGs, Meetups, GOTO Events, and JForums.
Team Leader, Orango AB
During his 13 years as an IT professional, Emil has developed a strong passion for designing and developing user friendly web and mobile applications. Emil is currently managing a team of front-end developers, specialized in Sencha frameworks, at Orango in Malmö Sweden. He is a certified Sencha trainer and has been developing applications, based on Sencha frameworks, for large ERP systems for the last seven years.
Software Architect, CoreMedia
Frank Wienberg holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and is a Software Architect at Digital Experience Platform software vendor CoreMedia (Germany). He has been working on web-based rich UIs since their early days and has predominantly influenced the architecture of CoreMedia's editorial UI, introducing Ext JS 3 back in 2009. Frank is dedicated to open-sourcing CoreMedia’s development tools through the Jangaroo project and has presented them at national conferences and international workshops.
System Architect, Entence AB
Fredric is a long-time Sencha developer/trainer and system architect. He has 20 years of IT experience, and the last 10 have been focused on Sencha based web applications. When he is not working out or eating meatballs (being Swedish), he helps teams get up to speed with their Sencha projects. Fredric also organizes a popular Swedish Sencha Meetup group.
Sr. Director, Product Management, Sencha
Gautam leads product management at Sencha. He is responsible for guiding new product strategies and roadmap initiatives across the Sencha product portfolio. Additionally, Gautam works with strategic partners to establish and develop new market opportunities. Prior to joining Sencha, he held various product and engineering positions at organizations developing SaaS and Business Intelligence applications. Gautam holds a PhD and MS from State University of NY (SUNY) at Buffalo.
IT Accessibility Specialist, University of Washington
Hadi is an Information Technology Accessibility Specialist at the University of Washington in Seattle. In this position, he works on improving access to information technologies for all users, including those with disabilities. To do this, Hadi works with and advises software engineers, designers, administrators, and purchasers on accessible implementation techniques, quality assurance, and best practices. Additionally, Hadi teaches the Universal Design Principles for Online Learning as well as a Certificate of Professional Development course for the University of Illinois. Hadi's educational background is in Computer Science with a focus on Network Management and Human-Computer Interfaces. As someone who is blind, Hadi brings a wealth of personal and professional experiences to the many spheres he works in.
Software Engineer, profiq
Jakub is a software engineer at profiq. For the last three years, he has been working on quality assurance for Sencha technologies. He had the privilege of being at the forefront of the Sencha Test project, using it to automate testing of Ext JS components. Jakub is also passionate about new technologies, especially for the web and mobile world.
Principal Software Engineer, Schreuder Engineering Pty Ltd
Principal Architect, Sencha
Chief Software Architect, Unifocus
Principal Software Engineer, Sencha
Joel is a Principal Software Engineer at Sencha, helping to architect and develop Sencha Test. He has been working in website design and web application development for nearly 10 years, and has worked on large-scale Ext JS applications in the publishing and healthcare domains. When he’s not coding, Joel enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, playing tennis, and studying philosophy.
Technical Marketing Manager, Sencha
Jon is a Technical Marketing Manager at Sencha. His broad development experience, ranging from embedded systems to modern web and mobile applications, helps him to communicate the benefits and vision of Sencha technologies. Prior to joining Sencha, Jon held various technical roles at organizations that provide software development tools for embedded and enterprise applications.
Software Engineer, eyeworkers Interactive GmbH
Sr. UI Developer, Emisia Consulting
Jovan is a Web UI Developer and a Team Leader on a product used by Translations.com, a company that provides some of the best translation tools in the industry. His main task is to deliver the best user experience using the latest web technologies. When he is not coding, Jovan is mentoring junior programmers to ensure that they stay on the road to becoming great developers.
Generalist Programmer, Ubisoft
Sales Engineer, Sencha
Lee is a sales engineer at Sencha in Europe. She’s located in Amsterdam and has experience in both front-end and back-end development. Lee spends her spare time developing web and mobile apps. She also wrote a book for O'Reilly: Hands-on Sencha Touch 2.
Sales Engineer, Sencha
Marc is a Sales Engineer with Sencha and has more than 30 years of experience in the software services industry. He has been extensively involved with custom HTML5 browser and mobile development projects, using his experience to build HTML5 Single Page Applications. Marc has worked for several large software services companies, including Andersen Consulting and Hitachi Consulting, and he was co-owner of a software services and training company for more than 10 years. Marc has a passion for building outstanding software, especially leading-edge, user-centric applications.
Marcelo Bukowski de Farias
Software Engineer, Sencha
Marcelo is a Software Engineer at Sencha on the Sencha Test Team. Over the last 15 years, he’s worked on a number of enterprise application projects in a variety of environments including J2EE and .NET. Being passionate about test automation, he also developed test automation frameworks for different front-end technologies including Ext JS, Java Swing, and Microsoft Silverlight.
Sr. Engineering Manager, Sencha
Mark is the Senior Engineering Manager for Tools at Sencha. He's been developing with Ext JS since version 2. Before coming to Sencha, he was the Director of R&D at BioFortis, a Life Sciences startup, where he led the development of several Ext JS apps. He is also the creator of mockaroo.com, a web service for generating large datasets for software testing and demos.
Senior Solutions Engineer, Sencha
Mats has been using Sencha products for almost 10 years. Before this, Mats lived a normal life. Now his time is mainly spent creating advanced and reusable UI components for the Sencha ecosystem.
CEO, Crestone Digital
Over the course of 17 years as a solutions architect and long-term veteran of Ext JS, Michael has developed and worked with numerous companies creating unique applications impacting industry and the scientific community. He is currently director of Creston Digital, LLC which has a focus on geospatial web applications and big data projects.
Senior Software Engineer, Sencha
Mitchell is a Senior Software Engineer at Sencha. He has been with the company for five years, and a part of the community for 10 years. He is a regular contributor to the community with his work on many projects including Ext JS and Sencha Test. Currently, Mitchell’s main focus is on improving the functionality of Sencha Fiddle and the Sencha Support Portal.
Solution Architect, Sauce Labs
Neil is a solutions architect at Sauce Labs. Prior to joining Sauce Labs, he served as a software engineer at Yahoo!, where he contributed to Yahoo! Mail features and projects. He was one of Yahoo!’s first software engineers to develop Continuous Delivery build infrastructure and pipelines, and he developed an automated functional testing framework to run parallel tests on various browsers.
Senior Ext JS Programmer, Bryntum
Nickolay is the co-creator of Siesta and a Senior Ext JS Programmer at Bryntum.
Sr. Software Architect, Sencha
Nige has 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He has seen computer systems evolve from batch processing, back room behemoths that dictated user behavior into distributed, user-centered enablers of everyday tasks. Nigel has been working with rich Internet applications, and dynamic browser updating techniques since before the term "Ajax" was coined. Nigel currently works as a Senior Software Architect on the Ext JS development team.
Sales Engineer, Sencha
Olga is a Sales Engineer at Sencha and has been a software developer for more than 11 years. She has experience as a front-end developer and has been working with Ext JS since version 1.1. Prior to joining Sencha, she worked at AutoVision GmbH (a subsidiary of Volkwagen AG), Clueda AG, dotplot GmbH, and other software and services companies. Olga graduated from Tyumen State University.
Owen is one of the founders of 4Morphis. Based in Ireland, Owen started work as a programmer and web developer in 1998. After periods of working as a management consultant and in corporate finance, he is now involved at the management and board level in a number of high growth companies in the technology space including CoreHR, one of the UK’s and Ireland's fastest growing HCM and payroll software companies.
Per is a Palo Alto based developer and architect. He is a regular speaker at various conferences including JavaOne, jdays, JUGs, and Meetups. Per has 15+ US patent applications and invention disclosures. He runs the blog “Minborg’s Java Pot” which has gained half a million readers. He is Java Zone Leader at DZone. He is founder and CTO at Speedment, focusing on in-memory databases, high-performance solutions, cloud technologies, and concurrent programming.
Senior Software Engineer, Sencha
Phil is a Senior Software Engineer at Sencha. He has spent more than a decade of his life developing rich user interfaces on both mobile and desktop platforms. These days, Phil continues to enjoy his passion for web user interface as a core member of the Ext JS development team.
Rastislav is the Founder and CTO of profiq, a software engineering services provider. Prior to establishing profiq, he worked for several years at major international companies including Amdocs and Sun Microsystems, where he mastered software testing. For the last three years, he has been working with Sencha on its core products including Ext JS, Sencha Test, and Sencha tools.
Richard is co-founder and CTO of Chicago-based CNX, a software development company highly focused on delivering solutions to its clients using Sencha technologies. Richard has managed many successful Ext JS development projects and is dedicated to promoting the use of Ext JS in enterprise applications.
Software Engineer, Cerner
Senior Engineer, Sencha
Ross is a Senior Engineer at Sencha and is located in Chicago. He has been programming for more than 15 years and has worked with Sencha frameworks for more than 4 years. Ross 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.
Director of Application Development, National Hockey League
Rouslan is Director of Application Development at the NHL. He focuses on end-to-end heavy duty Ajax development with Java back-ends, and an array of Ajax technologies on the front end, primarily Sencha Ext JS. Rouslan is passionate about user experience-centered application design, development and implementation.
Principal Program Manager, Microsoft
Lead UI Developer and Designer, Ubisoft
Sam’s professional passion is making complicated tasks easy to understand. With a diverse background spanning development, user interface design, and marketing, he has spent the last decade at the forefront of the Web. At Ubisoft Montreal, he is the lead UI developer and designer for Portfolio, a new sharing platform that allows game teams to exchange and reuse art assets.
Product Manager, Sencha
Sandeep is a Product Manager at Sencha and is passionate about innovations in mobile and web technologies. He has experience working for startups in Silicon Valley as well as large companies including Motorola and Time Warner Cable. He has an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago and a Masters in Technology from IIT Bombay.
GIS Analyst/Developer, City of Surrey
Shenglin has 20 years of programming experience with C# and ASP.NET. He developed a Silverlight version of COSMOS (City of Surrey Mapping Online System), and he has four years of Sencha Touch programming experience. He developed COSMOS Mobile and Surrey Request apps using Sencha Touch 2. He has one year of Ext JS 5 coding experience, using it for the new version of COSMOS. The Surrey Request app won an award from the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) in the Community Connection category.
UX Architect, Innotas by Planview
Sherrill is the UX Architect at Innotas by Planview, a Gartner PPM “Leader” in the Magic Quadrant five years running. In her role, she designs, evaluates, and architects useful, effective, and enjoyable user interfaces for Innotas customer end users. Sherrill brings 20+ years of experience from small privately held companies to Fortune 50 companies. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with a major in Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction from Texas A&M University. She has designed and evaluated user interfaces spanning old mainframe green screens, telephone Interactive Voice Response, web, Windows, Mac, and mobile/small screen devices. When not designing UIs, Sherrill spends her free time with her husband and 15 year old son, and doing a lot of cooking and traveling.
Sr. Developer Relations Manager, Sencha
Architect, PureFacts Financial Solutions Inc.
Steve has more than 35 years of experience delivering applications on a variety of platforms in a broad range of industries. Over the last 8 years with PureFacts Financial Solutions, he and his team have designed and implemented an enterprise application framework. Built on Sencha frameworks, this fully customizable and secured application uses built-in, role-based access controls.
Sr. Product Manager, Sencha
Subu is a Senior Product Manager at Sencha. He is responsible for guiding new strategies and roadmap initiatives for Sencha Test. Prior to joining Sencha, he held many positions in software development at various financial services organizations. Subu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Sastra, India and an MBA from Cass Business School, London.
Graphics Engineer, Sencha
Vitaly is a Graphics Engineer at Sencha. Over the past two years, he has transitioned Touch Charts to a single cross-toolkit package, adding numerous features to the API, and improving interactivity and 3D charts support. For 10 years before joining Sencha, Vitaly was an independent developer. He built desktop audio software called Spider Player with a user base of 2 million people, as well as apps for BlackBerry, WebOS, and Android.
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