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Senior Manager, Solutions Innovation, Magento, An Adobe Company
Michele is a hybrid creative director with a unique blend of expertise in content, digital, and commerce strategies. She has spent the duration of her career acting as both a creative and strategic partner for international clients across multiple industry verticals and distribution channels. She enjoys exploring emerging technologies and innovative implementations to accrue knowledge and insights that will drive Magento customers towards measurable results. This includes leading Magento’s Innovations Lab.
Senior Project Manager and eCommerce Consultant, interactiv4
After finishing Computer Science faculty in her hometown, Antonija started in Inchoo, as a Sales Assistant, she was promoted to Sales Manager but fast enough she found herself in a role that suits her best – Project management. Managing projects, clients and dev teams is something she is very passionate about. She is a certified Magento Solution Specialist for both Magento 1 and Magento 2.
Instead of blindly following different management methodologies, she likes to follow her heart and trust her gut in decisions she needs to make.
Today, Antonija is part of an agency that is an absolute Magento pioneer in Spain and well-known in the whole Magento ecosystem – interactiv4. In interactiv4, she works as Senior Project Manager and eCommerce consultant.
Aside from managing projects and people, her other big passion is pursuing her speaking career in Magento events and above. So far, she sharpend up her speaking skills in Meet Magento Croatia, Poland, New York & UK.
When she isn’t working, she likes to organize conferences about women empowerment for the local community, travel to unknown places and try local food, and hit a gym to burn this delicious food she has eaten.
Jamie Maria Schouren
Chief Strategy Officer, Deity
Jamie Maria is addicted to e-commerce, in love with code and her mind bound to business. Driven by the urge for innovation she fights with the aim to improve the online world around her. Starting as a native app developer who jumped into e-commerce, she co-founded DEITY, with which she is on a mission to spark an online revolution to evolve web technologies.
COO MageMojo, LLC
Marsha has been a driving force in the Magento community for about 5 years and works with MageMojo. She is the host and organiser of Meet Magento New York and is an international speaker. Her motivation includes helping others to get the most from community interaction and events. She has worked in many sectors globally and has a passion for helping to grow the communities she works with.
Board Member at DivanteChief Sales Officer and Head of Product Design
Board Member at DivanteChief Sales Officer and Head of Product Design in one of the biggest e-Commerce Technology companies, combining open source software development with human touch. With more than 15 years of professional experience, she makes use of it by helping the clients and prospects in diagnosing their business needs and translating them into appropriate solutions in the area of e-commerce and digital transformation.
Content Specialist at Divante
Content Specialist at DivanteAn experienced journalist who has also specialized in advertising and business. She cooperated with such portals as Wyborcza.biz, biznes.onet.pl, NewConnect.info and Inwestycje.pl. Previously was a managing editor of Interaktywnie.com, a website dedicated to technology, advertising, digital media and economy, based in Wrocław, Polande.
Marketing & Communications at integer_net
Sonja Franz works in Marketing & Communications at integer net, a German agency and
Magento Solution Partner. Since joining the Magento world in 2013, she has been an active member of the community, co-organizing events like the Magento Meetup Aachen and MageUnconference, sharing insights on Twitter, as a speaker
or in the company blog. She was awarded as a Magento Master in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Outside of office hours, Sonja is a ballroom dancer.
Magento eCommerce Projekte, Magento® Certified Developer
Carmen met Magento by chance in 2010. Since then she does nothing else professionally and Magento also plays an important role in her private life. Through the organization of Meetups and the MageUnconference, the travels and conferences, the activities in the community association “Firegento” she has to deal with other Magento people every day. She was one of the first women to receive the Developer Certification and was also happy to give lectures on the topic of “Diversity”. Magento seemed to like it very much and awarded her the Master Award three years in a row.
Senior Front-end Developer at SNOW.DOG
Front-end developer with marketing background, who has been working using Magento for over 5 years now. Currently a member of SNOW.DOG’s team. Focused on coding, innovative technologies, finding non-standard solutions and facing new challenges. A11y enthusiast. Exploring the Web Accessibility area as a key to remove barriers and get the human aspect of the binary front-end world.
After hours interested in modern theater, good and compelling literature, traveling, hiking and exploring the world in an active way – mainly by meeting people.
Head of Project Management at Strix
Ewelina Wójcik is a computer science graduate from the Cracow University of Technology. She started her career as a PHP programmer, then by System Analyst and Project Manager. Currently, at Strix as Head of Project Management, she manages the Project Managers, participates in Business Development activities, and represents the company at meetings with investors and clients. Specifies schedules and sets project goals, monitors progress and verifies completed projects. After hours she enjoys long bicycle rides, and also likes to sew clothes in the cosy surroundings of her garden.
Aleksandra is a Project Manager, having become one after being a developer with Scandiweb for 8 years! With her days consisting of work with clients and her team, Aleksandra’s calling card is quick and impactful solutions, achieved through prioritization and efficient task management! Aleksandra’s wealth of technical knowledge, as well as her global perspective and natural helpfulness, make her perfect for her position as a knowledgeable team lead and an incredible problem solver. “Learn more! Don’t miss out on valuable knowledge! ” – That’s Aleksandra’s advice to YOU!
Lead Magento Developer at E-CONOMIX
Anna is a 3x Magento Master and Lead Magento Developer at E-CONOMIX. She is also the co-organizer of the Magento Meetup Austria. Anna has been a professional software engineer and software architect for more than 10 years and started working with Magento in 2011. Anna is passionate about improving security and developer workflows and likes giving talks at Magento events.
Magento Community Manager at Adobe
Sherrie is the Magento Community Manager at Adobe where she is responsible for Magento Masters, the Magento Forums, and Magento Meetups. On a mission to help the Magento community be successful in their own roles, she is focused on improving mental health and creating an inclusive environment. Prior to taking on her role at Magento, Sherrie gained experience in UX and product management. Previously she was a Magento Developer and Moderator on the Magento Forums. Sherrie also served as the Producer of MyCMGR’s #CMGR Hangout and CMAD broadcasts. She has spoken at a number of events throughout the world including Community Leadership Summit and several Magento conferences.
CEO of Creatuity, a Magento Solutions Partner. Chairman of the Board, Magento Association
He has worked in e-commerce since 1999. As frequent conference speaker and author, he is constantly exploring the future of commerce and how technology will provide richer, more engaging shopping experiences both online and offline!
Ben is a fifteen-year veteran of the open source e-commerce world. He is a developer, educator, and international speaker. He is lead evangelist for Magento an Adobe Company, and a board member of the Magento Association.
Member Board Of Directors, Magento Association
He is a psychologists and usability expert focused on e-commerce. He helps companies to build international customer journey optimization teams and to build a culture around experimentation and validation. Since 2008 his work included many Magento projects as Magento Master.
Lead Magento Architect
He designed such functionalities as Magento 2 Search and Assync operations (for EE), Catalog Inventory and leads Multi-Source Inventory (MSI) project. Currently, he works in Community Engineering team and considers this as a great opportunity which will bring Magento onto another level.
Senior Frontend Architect, Adobe
He is a PWA Studio Magento contributor, he has built e-commerce storefronts, and now he’s helping Magento create a more flexible toolbox so that developers don’t need to build PWA from scratch.
Certified Magento Developer & Architect
Co-Founder, CTO, Magento E-commerce solution specialist at Skeeller srl / MageSpecialist
He has been with the Skeeller srl (former Idealia Group srl) since 2001 as a founder and technical director. The mainstay of the technical department for MageSpecialist, he is a senior analyst and software architect, Magento Specialist, senior PHP developer, and technical manager.
CEO and founding partner of Interactiv4, Magento Enterprise Solution Partner since 2010, and recently Awarded at Imagine 2018.
Ignacio is Computer Engineer, and he has more than 20 years of experience in eCommerce. He is a very active member of the Magento Community since 2010. He is responsible for organizing and promote many Magento events such as MMES, MMNY, Madrid Magento MeetUp, PreImagine, Contribution Weekend Madrid and PreMagentoLive.
Magento 2 Architect.
Engaged in WEB-development last 7 years, have been developing SAAS solutions, working on billing products for the VoIP market. I’m working in Magento last 4 years, during this time mostly focused on payment integrations, fraud management, sales, and checkout functionality. Now, as a part of Magento architect’s team, I’m working on Services Isolation project and different area improvements. My hobbies are martial arts, airsoft and studying new technologies.
Alex has been with Magento Commerce for 8+ years.
During his service he was involved in development and architecture of web API frameworks including GraphQL for PWA storefronts, message queue, authorization framework and other components. He is currently a Magento 2 core architect and is interested in eCommerce and software architecture.
His interest in developer experience led him to creation of one of the most popular devboxes for Magento 2 developers. Alex is a member of the advisory board for Magento 2 certifications.
Magento Technical Team Lead at comwrap GmbH.
In the last 10 years of working
with Magento he developed, led and put live numerous of projects. In June 2018 he became a part of the Magento Community Maintainers Team and in 2019 was nominated with Mageto Master award. Last year he worked on projects related to Magento Message Queue Framework. His passion is to work on complex Magento projects, to provide tailored solutions to the digital challenges of e-commerce customers.
Miguel is a Magento Certified Solution Specialist, full time traveler, and sysadmin in his free time.
For the last six years, he worked around the globe as a senior developer for some of the biggest Magento projects in more than 40 countries. Since joining Nexcess, Miguel helps maintain Magento 2 as a Community Maintainer and when he’s not working, he loves to train and BBQ for his friends.
Founder of Yireo, extension developer and trainer.
Since the arrival of PWA within the Magento ecosystem, he has been pushing and promoting the new technologies. Yireo organized a Reacticon conference twice in 2018. Jisse has also been working on various hybrid solutions, is building his own React shop proof-of-concept and has been training developers in the usage of React, Redux, Apollo, GraphQL and soon also Vue and VueStoreFront.
BORN Global Magento. Practice Head.
As a seasoned professional, with 12 years’ industry experience, Marcell joined BORN in 2017 as Global Magento Practice Head. He has extensive knowledge of agile software development and e-commerce technologies and has a proven track record across multiple verticals.
Global Head of Partners and Alliances.
With a 20 year career spanning London, New York and Sydney, Dave has been at the forefront of digital marketing and ecommerce globally for the past 15 years. A proactive involvement over the years in the scope and development of marketing technology, Dave has also helped inspire countless marketers succeed in their goals, reduce costs and develop enormous growth in ROI. He presently takes the reigns of the global partnership team for Emarsys, enabling marketers around the world to deliver truly personalized interactions.
Shane is the Lead Frontend Developer at JH.
He is also the creator of the popular & opensource project Browsersync, an instructor on Egghead, and is very much focussed on improving the 2 areas of frontend development he finds most interesting – the overall performance of the Magento Platform and the industry’s inevitable shift to PWA’s.
Front-end Developer at Strix.
Head of Frontend Developer at Strix.
For over 4 years he has been working in one of the largest companies offering e-commerce implementations in Poland. He is a certified Magento Developer. He supervises the work of several developers in the implementation team.
An infrastructure engineer, Magento back-end guru, and public speaker, Ilja’s refined analytical skills, holistic vision, and extensive technical knowledge are continuously applied to create future-oriented e-commerce experiences. Ilja is the chief driving force behind the ScandiPWA project, seeking to make PWA accessible for Magento merchants worldwide.