Speakers include the Liferay Leadership Team, Liferay Partners, and special guests from the Liferay Community.
Bryan CheungFounder and CEO
Bryan Cheung steers the company's strategic direction and worldwide business development efforts as one of the founders serving with the company since its inception in 2004. Drawing on his technical experience, understanding of customer needs, and a passion for end users, Bryan leads Liferay in meeting its commitment to deliver focused and effective business solutions to its customers and its community. Bryan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Computer Science, and is a sought-after keynote speaker at major IT and open source industry events
Joseph ShumDirector of Operations in Europe
Joseph Shum was one of the earliest members of the Liferay team, joining the company in 2005 as a software engineer and architect in the professional services division. After working closely with clients and partners at companies like Intuit and Napster, Joseph's skills were redirected to building Liferay's international alliance program and assisting Liferay's partners to build successful solutions for customers. Most recently, Joseph has been serving as Director of Operations of Liferay GmbH, Liferay's headquarters for the European market. In his new role, Joseph oversees the day-to-day operations of Liferay's second largest business unit, as well as overall sales and customer relationships throughout the European market. He holds a degree in Software Engineering from Lakehead University in Canada.
Andrea Di Giorgi
Andrea Di GiorgiR&D Software Engineer
Andrea Di Giorgi works as a Software Engineer in the R&D department of SMC TREVISO. He is mainly involved in the design and implementation of Liferay plugins, focusing on the User Experience and the integration of legacy systems and external security mechanisms. His areas of interest include desktop, mobile and Web programming with Java and the .NET Framework, software architecture and GUI development. For two years he has been a Microsoft Student Partner in the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Padua, Italy. He has a long standing experience in design and development of enterprise applications for Healthcare organizations.
Andrea holds a master's degree in Software Engineering from the University of Padua.
Sergio GonzálezSoftware Engineer
Olaf KockSenior Consultant & Trainer
After being an active part of the Liferay community for two and a half years, Olaf Kock has joined Liferay GmbH as a Technical Consultant and Trainer. After several years of software development experience in various, mostly server-side projects, Olaf now supports client teams in the architecture, implementation and development of solutions using Liferay Portal.
Paolo MarenghiHead of Process
METID-Politecnico di Milano
lavora in METID-Politecnico di Milano a partire dal 2001 con esperienze di editing di materiali multimediali e successivamente come Project Manager della Laurea onLine in Ingegneria Informatica. Dal 2007 ricopre il ruolo di Responsabile di Processo, con l'obiettivo di coordinare le diverse aree operative di METID (Tecnologie e piattaforme per il web, Multimedia content, Web design, Monitoraggio/Tutoraggio).
Marco ReSoftware Engineer
METID-Politecnico di Milano
Marco Re lavora come Software Engineer presso METID - Politecnico di Milano dal 2005. Attualmente si occupa principalmente di progettazione e implementazione di piattaforme basate su Liferay Portal, in particolare nei contesti di e-collaboration. Oltre allo sviluppo su Java , si interessa sempre alle nuove tecnologie, con particolare attenzione a framework emergenti e ai servizi di cloud computing PaaS soprattutto per lo sviluppo rapito di prototipi. Marco Re si è laureato in Ingegneria Informatica presso il Politecnico di Milano
Riccardo FerrariSupport Engineer
Riccardo Ferrari is part of Liferay's support team that serves the customer base for all of Europe and Australia. He is responsible for providing solutions and fixes to reported issues helping other team member with his expertise and problem solving skills. Furthermore he is an active member of Liferay's community, providing tips and hints to all of Liferay's community users.
Ruud KluiversSenior Manager Business Development, Benelux
Ruud Kluivers joins Liferay from a background in a large enterprise with mixed software environments. He will share his experiences on promoting the adoption of Liferay and open source in a more traditional business environment and some of the ways Liferay was able to uniquely solve business problems for his company. Ruud will also talk about the pros and cons of Liferay vs. other industry-leading software and why Liferay may be your best option to deliver value, leverage investments and govern and execute your IT strategy.
Mauro MariuzzoSenior Software Architect
SMC TREVISO Srl
Mauro Mariuzzo is a Senior Software Architect at SMC with extensive and deep experience with web technologies, middleware technologies and database technologies. He has supported the implementation of numerous Liferay Portal implementations. He is also a senior member of the Research & Development Team, focused on increase ease of development and driven new technologies into existing SMC products and solutions.
Fabio PezzutoSoftware and Architectural Consultant
SMC TREVISO Srl
Fabio Pezzutto is a Software Engineer and Architectural Consultant of SMC TREVISO Srl. With a long experience in Web Application development and integration, He supports customers teams in the architecture and development of solutions using Liferay Portal. Fabio is now working closely with Liferay team, developing official Liferay 6.2 plugins. He holds a master's degree in Computer Science from University of Udine.
Filippo FrignoccaLiferay Team Leader
Filippo Frignocca is a Software Engineer and Architectural Consultant of Ariadne Srl. He has over twelve years of experience in developing web portals using open source java frameworks.
In the last 5 years he focussed his work on Liferay, with particular interest in the integration of custom plugins and core customization based on the Liferay platform starting from version 5.1 to the last 6.1.1 release.He is head of the Liferay Competence Center and Project Manager on Liferay Portal Projects in Ariadne .
He holds a master's degree in Computer Engineering from University of Pavia.
CTO and founder of Ariadne, Marcello has been developing on web technologies since 1993 and since 1995 he has been facing complex portal projects, working on issues relevant at present day such as application and system integration, single sign on and search & retrieval. He coordinates development teams in Ariadne and manages research initiatives. He holds a master degree in Electronic Engineering and a bachelor in System and Network Security.
Shareholder and CEO of i3 Solevo, has the responsibility of Account/Project Management on business-critical IT solutions. He is skilled also on Change Management and Technology Consultancy for helping Organizations/Companies move toward Open Source. In the past has been appointed also as Program/Change Manager to lead business/organization transformation programs of large organizations. He holds a master's degree in Physics from University of Pisa.
Lavora in Edenred Italia nel ruolo di CIO dal 2008 con la responsabilità completa delle aree di sviluppo delle soluzioni applicative e della gestione dell'infrastruttura.
E' laureato in Scienze dell'Informazione a Pisa con indirizzo applicativo.
Antonio Bacci has been the CIO of Edenred Italia since 2008, with full responsibility on areas concerning the development of business applications, IT Solutions and infrastructure Management.
He holds a master's degree in Computer Science from University of Pisa.
Paolo ValeriProduct Manager
Paolo has been with SMC since 1990 and has managed many of SMC's strategic accounts. His work has included development of enterprise portal strategy, business process analysis for Erp and CRM solutions. Paolo is in charge of development of the product roadmap with focus on solutions and technological evolution.