Organizing the largest conferences and meetups for developers in Russia has been at the heart of our company for many years. Our main goal is the development of Russian IT engineers’ community. We achieve it by creating specialized venues to make experience exchange and networking for advanced developers more accessible and fruitful.
Therefore, only technical talks are included in our program which is formed in such a way as to gather and unite enthusiastic developers who are willing to share their experience and discuss solutions of challenging problems and projects.Read more at jugru.org
Producer @ JUG Ru Group, organizes the largest conferences for developers in Russia. In the last 6 years Alexey's team arranged more than 50 conferences. Alexey has a very different background: from Software Engineer @ Oracle (JCK, Java Platform Group) to DevRel @ Odnoklassiniki.
Mikhail has been developing an infrastructure for ML. He has experience in the implementation of ML systems from problem formulation to deployment into industrial operation. Values reproducibility of results and good development processes above all else. Speaker at SmartData, HighLoad++, DataFest conferences, etc.
Despite his education in psychology, for 14 years Pasha managed to work in a lot of IT areas — system administration, development, management, data engineering, in general, touched almost everything that exists in IT. More than 10 years ago he started practicing DevOps and never focused on just one thing. Now Pasha works at JetBrains on Big Data Tools – tools to make data engineer's life easier. Very sociable, loves, and understands people and is always happy to answer any questions.
Vitaly graduated from the Faculty of Physics of St. Petersburg State University. He taught at various universities, including St. Petersburg State University, HSE, and ITMO, for more than 15 years before going to work at Odnoklassniki, where he worked on big data analysis. In 2017, he joined JetBrains to create tools that help data engineers in their daily work. Since 2021 he has worked as Director of Engineering at Product Science. He was a speaker on Joker and SmartData.
Igor is a Ph.D. in theoretical physics and mathematics and a tall guy. Igor identifies himself as a pragmatic engineer with a strong technical background, and is currently working as a data engineer at Klarna, a Swedish fintech company. Igor thinks that cephalopods are very cool, and if you also like octopuses, he would love to talk to you about it.
"If artificial intelligence is our future, then big data is the coal of the locomotive that will bring us into it".
Maksim is working with data for 10 years. He has been building ETL Pipelines, Data Storages, analyzing Data, and working on Visualisation in government companies (RCOI), energy companies (MOEK, GAZPROM), Banks (BRC, VTB24), and IT companies (Yandex, Mail.Ru). Big Data is his wife and mistress. He's always ready to talk about it.
Former C# developer, for the last 6 years she has been worked with various data storage. Now she's a Data Engineering Tech Lead at Dodo Engineering and co-organizer of DE or DIE meetup. Focus: database engines, data processing optimization, data modeling.
Develops DWH at JetBrains. Developed recommender systems, a face recognition library, and drones. Loves St. Petersburg and languages.
Oleg works on enterprise Java web apps for 10 years already, his primary specialization is E-Government information systems in Public Administration. Today he is employed by JetBrains. Prior to joining JRG Oleg was working at Sberbank Technology where he was solving architectural problems and research in the field of automated business process management systems. And many things prior to STB like gosuslugi.ru (central e-government portal in Russia), Integrated Electronic Medical Record (central medical portal), information analysis and emergency calls system for Russian citizens, The IUPAT Integrated Member Services information system in the USA, MMORPG games at Playtox, Flussonic streaming media server and StarView Operational Intelligence platform (JVM-based programming language and IDE).
After graduating and earning his Ph.D. degree in Physics at St. Petersburg State Technical University back in 2009 Kirill has been working at software development companies such as Borland and Jetbrains. In 2012 Kirill became a co-founder and CTO of Segmento, a company that runs high-performance personalized on-line ad campaigns using an in-house developed advertisement platform (DSP) and big data management platform (DMP). Kirill is responsible for all the technology-related areas at Segmento, such as architecture and code quality, stability, and scalability of services under ultra-high load, big data processing and governance, machine learning, and cybersecurity.
Works in the Data Engineering team at Dodo Engineering. She has a great experience in development: Daria has gone from developer and team lead to head of the programming department. She wants the world of data engineering to become as comfortable as the world of programming.