Speakers HolyJS 2020 Moscow
Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. Originally from Minsk, Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany where he has discovered his passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelancing designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine, one of the largest online magazines dedicated to Web design and development. Vitaly is writer, co-author and editor of both Smashing Books. He is now working as the editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine in the lovely city of Germany, Freiburg.
Standards Liaison for the UI Platform team at Salesforce. Helping to push ECMAScript and Web Components forward and testing JS on the way through Test262. Editor of the ECMAScript Internationalization specs. Raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hobbies include building and maintaining electric guitars and playing video games, mostly Super Mario Maker.
Nataliya has been a web developer since 2010.
She loves the user interface development process and solving challenges behind it. Nataliya keeps up to date with developments in the modern JS and React ecosystems and sometimes combines travel with conferences.
Besides the technical, she has an arts education. She feels inspired by seeing how the digital industry has revolutionised traditional art.
Martin is open source contributor and web evangelist by heart from Zurich with a decade experience from the trenches of software engineering in multiple fields.
He works as a Developer Advocate at Google for the Search Relations team. He helps people building applications or publishing content on the web to be successful, productive and visible.
Martin believes in the web platform and is working with bleeding edge technologies that will allow the web to prosper.
Elizabeth is a product manager on the Google Chrome Web Platform team, working to ensure that developers have all they need to create fantastic experiences on the web. Her portfolio includes products such as Lighthouse, PageSpeed Insights, Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX), and web.dev. Elizabeth has a background in humanitarian technology, and she's delighted to be working on a platform that champions open access to information and utility for all.
Natalia Tepluhina is a Vue.js core team member and a Staff Frontend Engineer at GitLab.
She is a conference speaker and author of articles on different topics related to Vue.js. Thanks to these activities Natalia has got a title of Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies.
Ivan helps people with Canvas 2d/WebGL projects, knows many practical cases.
Ivan works with HTML5 games since 2012 (gameofbombs.com), he's a member of the core PixiJS team since 2016. When he studied in the math department at Moscow State University he participated in many algorithm competitions, including ICPC Finals.
Software Engineer at Quantori, IT meetups speaker. Loves creating simple to use solutions for complex problems. Switched to web development from HPC and CUDA, which he studied at Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University.
Additionally, he develops online multiplayer strategy game in his own startup.
GraphQL rockstar, developer of Internet products, OSS maintainer. Since 2001 Pavel's main specialization is web technologies. He has extensive practical knowledge on backend/frontend development, administration, and architecture. Since the end of 2015, Pavel's main focus is on isomorphic applications. In summer 2016 he began the development of graphql-compose (GraphQL schema generator) in open source.
Michael Hladky is a Google Developer Expert (GDE), Microsoft MVP, trainer, and consultant with a focus on Angular and RxJS. For years he has helped companies and developers to set up scalable architectures and performant processes enabling teams to keep up with the state of the art development. A vibrant member of the tech community, he organizes multiple community events and workshops each year to give back.
Experienced fullstack developer, project manager, and entrepreneur. Speaker at the most popular conferences and meetups. IT evangelist and CIS countries SvelteJS community leader. Prefers to work on interesting projects as a technical leader and solve complex tasks using various technologies and approaches.
Andrey's been involved in design and development of various web apps and systems for many years and always enjoyed it. Came a long road from a greenhorn junior developer in a small product team to a solution architect in a large outsourcing company. Some time ago joined Hazelcast engineering team and started working on the company's products, including Node.js client library. Moreover, some time ago joined Node.js core team as a collaborator.
First met and fell in love with Node.js during the good old v0.12.0 era. Enjoys non-trivial technical challenges that require a deep dive. Has a personal blog, maintains several open source libraries. Constantly learns new stuff from others and shares his experience with the community.
Fifteen years of experience in the design and development of large-scale web applications in an Agile environment. Strong knowledge of cutting edge technologies for rich graphical applications — WebGL/Canvas. Full-stack development. High-performance optimization both on client and server sides. Worked for Wargaming and Apple. Ph.D. in Applied math. President prize for achievement in science. Startup experience. Game dev experience. Management experience.
Alexey got his first computer in his second year at the university. After 2 years, he made up the first site, including for IE6. He worked his way up from layout designer to architect. Currently he's a team lead, speaker. Until recently, he took over the world with Infobip, a global business communication platform. Now works at EPAM.
Originally from Moscow, Russia. Diana graduated from Bauman MSTU. Diana spent the last 12 years building software in Silicon valley. Currently with Uber primarily focusing on the frontend, but contributing full-stack to systematically introduce GraphQL into established microservices architecture.
15 years of JS everywhere: from microcontrollers to rendering video in the cloud. More than 6 years of educational experience (at two universities and Illya's own courses), Ph.D. in Computer Science (field of interest: System Analysis and Theory of optimal decisions). Now works as front-end developer in GitLab.
Lives in St. Petersburg. Created web applications and games at Tinkoff. Now works at VK. Helps to organize meetings in St. Petersburg and JSNation conference in Amsterdam. He came to programming because he wanted to develop games and gradually began to do this at work.