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Name Bio

Christofer Dutz

IoT Consultant



Likes to swim outside the mainstream. He is really passionate about walking new paths. His first email to an Apache list on file was to the Cocoon project back in the year 2000. His direct involvement started in 2012 when he was elected to become an Apache Flex committer. Since then he became involved with a lot of Apache-internal groups and committees and was elected to become a Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2015 and recently has taken up the role of mentoring several IoT podlings in the Apache Incubator.


Julian Feinauer

Founder / CEO

pragmatic minds GmbH / pragmatic industries GmbH

Kirchheim unter Teck

Has studied mathematics in Stuttgart. Besides his interest in open source software and big data, he focuses on the analysis of time series and traces from testing or manufacturing. PLC4X was the first project where he was offered a position as (P)PMC but he is also engaged in other Apache projects like Edgent and IotDB.


Łukasz Dywicki

Coding CEO / Consultant

ConnectorIO sp. z o.o. / Code-House (self employed)


He started working with Apache Software Foundation projects in 2007 - at the time when the first incubation version of Apache CXF was out. Since then he took active part and contributed to Apache projects related to software integration such as Apache Karaf, Apache ActiveMQ and Apache Camel. He is an Open Source and OSGi enthusiast, passionate about connecting things, physical ones too.


Sebastian Rühl

IoT Consultant

codecentric AG


Software engineer, member of the PMC of PLC4X


Tim Mitsch


pragmatic industries GmbH


Electrical engineer (HW, SW and interface-stuff) from passion and very new to Apache projects. The more he is involved in open-source the more he likes it, focusing on PLC4X at first.


Matthias Milan Strljic

Research assistant

ISW; University of Stuttgart


Research assistant and software engineer at the Institute for control engineering of machine tools and manufacturing units (ISW) of the university of stuttgart, research in the fields of automation technology + smart services + cloud manufacturing, my favourites are woodwork + knife sharpening + cigars, member of the PMC of PLC4X