Glen Maddern is an independent front-end web developer, consultant & presenter. A reformed backend developer, he now spends his time trying to optimise users' experiences within the browser and the developers' experience in creating them. He's one of the authors of CSS Modules & helps organise CSSConf AU and JSConf AU.
Robert is a strong believer in the Open Web, and has been working since 1999 with Front End development in Sweden and in New York City. He's currently at Google, being the Global Lead for Developer Feedback & Communities for the Web Platform, and working with making the web the best platform for developers. He also loves to travel and meet people. Robert has presented in 36 countries, and holds claim to the title of most well-travelled speaker on Lanyrd. He is listed by Twitter as one of 23 Swedes to follow and 5th best developer in Sweden. He has also run Geek Meet in Stockholm since 2006 – one of the first of its kind for web developers in Sweden.
Opera’s Deputy Chief Technology Officer. He’s been involved in explaining and making web standards since 2002. He co-wrote the first book on HTML5, contributed to the W3C’s Mobile Web Best Practices, and was a member of the Web Standards Project.
Stephanie is a designer, researcher and closet anthropologist with a passion for the many ways people interact with technology. A mobile industry veteran with a keen eye on emerging technologies, Stephanie speaks at conferences and teaches workshops on design and strategy all over the world. She is also co-founder and principal at yiibu, a small yet perfectly-formed design consultancy that explores the human impact of embedding technology into every day life.
Liv Erickson is a Virtual and Augmented Reality Developer and Evangelist at Microsoft based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the creator and host of Just A/VR Show, a web show for aspiring VR and AR developers, developer of KittenVR, and the author of The Matrix is My Office blog. Liv is passionate about making immersive technologies accessible to everyone, and teaching new developers how to create their own VR & AR experiences. She is a co-organizer of ARVR Women, and is a frequent speaker on virtual and augmented reality development in addition to developing projects across desktop, mobile, and web virtual reality platforms.
Sole has been building realtime stuff for longer than she can remember. She works at Mozilla, helping making the Web the best platform (in general) and the best platform for realtime (in particular). She writes demos to test and spread awareness about new features, often involving Web Audio, WebGL, GIFs and/or cats, and breaks various browsers and reports an unspeakable number of strange edge cases in the process, all in pursuit of a robust platform that is a joy to develop for.
Estelle Weyl started her professional life in architecture and then managed teen health programs. In 2000, Estelle took the natural step of becoming a web standardista. She is the Open Web and Performance Evangelist for Instart Logic and has consulted for Kodak Gallery, SurveyMonkey, Samsung, Yahoo, Visa and Apple, among others. Estelle shares esoteric tidbits learned while programming and detailed grids of CSS3 and HTML5 browser support in her blog. She is a coauthor of Mobile HTML5, CSS3: The Definitive Guide, and HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World. While not coding, Estelle works in construction, de-hippifying her 1960s throwback abode.