Developer! Developer! Developer! East Anglia

DDD East Anglia

Cambridge, UK
Saturday 16 September 2017


Benji Weber Benji Weber

Benji is a generalist software developer and VP Software Development at Unruly. Benji has a special interest in Java and Extreme Programming practices such as Mob Programming, Continuous Deployment, Domain Driven Design, and anything that helps teams succeed.


Ceri Shaw Ceri Shaw

Ceri is an Engineering Team Lead at FreeAgent, she has been developing for almost 15 years in a variety of languages, but most recently Ruby and JavaScript.

She loves leading teams to deliver amazing features and is fascinated by the way people work together.


Chris O'Dell Chris O'Dell

Chris has been developing software with Microsoft technologies for over 12 years. She currently works at Skelton Thatcher Consulting helping our clients to understand, adopt, and sustain good practices for building and operating software systems.

She has led teams delivering highly available Web APIs, distributed systems and cloud based services. She has also led teams developing internal build and deployment tooling using the unconventional mix of .Net codebases onto AWS infrastructure.

Chris promotes practices we know as Continuous Delivery, including TDD, version control, and Continuous Integration.


Colin Angus Mackay Colin Angus Mackay

Colin Mackay is a software developer, former MVP, and speaker at user groups and previous DDD events.

For purely developer content you can "like" my facebook page.


Duncan Jones Duncan Jones

Duncan is a Microsoft MVP and developer with a background in the financial services industry. He has a personal interest in highly scalable systems, which has lead to Event Sourcing (by way of CQRS). Currently working with HedgeFacts, a supplier of software and services to the Hedge Fund industry. He previously presented talks on printing and on debugging way back in 2006.


Dylan Beattie Dylan Beattie

Dylan wrote his first web page in 1992 and never looked back. He's the systems architect at Spotlight, the UK's leading casting service for professional actors, where he works on distributed systems, hypermedia APIs and, and the challenges involved in introducing scalable distributed architecture in a company where legacy systems generate most of the revenue.

Dylan is a Microsoft MVP and a regular speaker at conferences and user groups, where he's spoken about topics including continuous delivery, Conway's Law, the history of the web, federated authentication and hypermedia APIs. When he's not wrangling code, he plays guitar and writes songs about code.


Galiya Warrier Galiya Warrier

Galiya Warrier is a data solution architect at Microsoft, where she helps enterprise customers adopt Microsoft Azure Data technologies, ranging from big data workloads to machine learning and chatbots.


Gary Ewan Park Gary Ewan Park

Gary Ewan Park has been developing on the .Net Platform for almost 9 years. His day job sees him developing using ASP.NET, AngularJS, WPF, SharePoint, Silverlight, and WCF for Oil Companies working in the North Sea.

In his spare time, Gary contributes to a number of Open Source projects including Chocolatey, ChocolateyGUI, Cake, GitVersion, and GitReleaseManager.

Gary is a founding member of the Aberdeen Developers .Net User Group, that holds monthly sessions on any topic related to the Microsoft .Net Technology Stack.


Gary Short Gary Short

Gary Short is a Data Solution Architect at Microsoft where he specialises in creating advanced analytic and machine learning solutions for Microsoft's customers, using the Azure data stack.

Gary has also been an enthusiastic speaker for over 10 years, speaking at AI and dev conferences all over the UK, Europe, Scandinavia and the US.


Ian Cooper Ian Cooper

Ian Cooper has over 20 years of experience delivering Microsoft platform solutions in government, healthcare, and finance. During that time he has worked for the DTI, Reuters, Sungard, Misys, Beazley, and Huddle delivering everything from bespoke enterprise solutions, 'shrink-wrapped' products, and cloud services to thousands of customers. Ian is a passionate exponent of Software Craftsmanship and Agile Architecture. When he is not writing code he is also the and founder of the London .NET user group and speaks at events throughout the UK.


Ian Johnson Ian Johnson

I'm a passionate software developer who has been tinkering with random technologies for over 10 years.

I have particular interest in lean, agile, behaviour driven development and too many other things to mention


Ian Russell Ian Russell

Ian Russell is an experienced software developer with a keen interest in agile, software craftsmanship, Domain-Driven Design and F#. He is the founder of Warwickshire.Net, a principles-focussed user group for the Warwickshire/West Midlands .Net community.


Joseph Woodward Joseph Woodward

Joseph Woodward is a .NET focused software engineer currently working at Just Eat in Bristol, a regular speaker at user groups, an active member within the .NET community, OSS contributor, organiser of the .NET South West meet up and co-organiser of the DDD South West conference. His loves include .NET, sharing knowledge, learning, growing, community, open-source software, speaking and blogging.


Karo Stoltzenburg Karo Stoltzenburg

Karo Stoltzenburg works as a Senior Test Engineer for Linguamatics in Cambridge. She co-organizes the Ministry of Testing Cambridge group and is a regular at the Cambridge Exploratory Workshop on Testing.

When she is not involved in all things testing, she enjoys speaking of herself in the third person.


Matt Ellis Matt Ellis


Nathan Gloyn Nathan Gloyn

Independent software consultant and agile coach, Nathan is passionate about development and a firm believer in agile principles. In his day job he is contractor helping clients to build & deliver working software.

Nathan has successfully boot strapped agile teams in various companies and has given presentations on technology & agile at a number of events.


Paul McGrath Paul McGrath

Hi, I'm Paul, a software engineer based in Cambridge. I started out 9 years ago with C++, VB and even a bit of FORTRAN. I currently work on freelance projects and in my spare time I also help run the Cambridge Programmers' Study Group.


Phillip Trelford Phillip Trelford


Robin Minto Robin Minto

Robin is a developer/technical architect working for ByBox, a supply chain technology company in the UK.

He’s passionate about development, continuous improvement and all things security. With one foot in Dev and another in Ops, he’s as happy in C# as in PowerShell, in Visual Studio or Hyper-V, in Javascript or Docker.

Other passions include snowboarding, cycling and gin (but not together). He blogs at


Sam Hogarth Sam Hogarth

I am a Senior Developer at Scott Logic, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, where I lead a team building an FX application for small businesses, with JavaScript and Java. I’m interested in new technologies, improving developer productivity and communicating new ideas to the developer community.


Steve Spencer Steve Spencer

Steve is an experienced .NET Developer, Microsoft Azure MVP and a Senior Solution Architect at Liberis in Nottingham ( Steve has spoken at previous DDD events and user groups covering Microsoft Azure, Gadgeteer, Raspberry Pi, Service Bus, Visual Studio Online and Azure Web jobs


Stuart Lang Stuart Lang

Hi, I'm Stu. I am a Senior Software Engineer working for Just Eat with 8 years of experience in .NET.

I'm an organiser of the Bristol F# meetup and DDDSW, and love to support and contribute to open source.


Viv Richards Viv Richards

Viv Richards is a test automation engineer at Vizolution, a blogger and a community bumble bee. In his spare time he enjoys teaching children to code as a CodeClub volunteer at a local junior school as well as bringing communities together to share skills and knowledge by organising local meet-up's as well as organising South Wales largest agile and developer conference.