Sasha Goldshtein is the CTO of SELA Group, a Microsoft C# MVP and Regional Director, a Pluralsight author, and an O'Reilly contributor. He leads the Performance and Debugging team at SELA Technology Center, and is the author of "Pro .NET Performance" (Apress, 2012) and "Introducing Windows 7 for Developers" (Microsoft Press, 2009). Sasha consults on various topics, including production debugging, application and system troubleshooting, performance optimizations, distributed architecture and others. Sasha actively maintains and contributes to multiple open source projects in the Linux and Windows performance tracing, diagnostics, and debugging space.
Alon Linetzki has been a professional developer, system analyst, system architect, test engineer, test manager, quality assurance manager & a coach for the last 30 years. He is co-author of the ISTQB® Agile Tester Foundation Extension certification, co-founded ISTQB® in Israel (2004), and the Israeli Testing Forum (2000). Alon is a popular international coach and speaker.
Rob Richardson is a software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET and Node, Angular and React. He’s a Microsoft MVP, published author, frequent speaker at conferences, user groups, and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development. You can find this and other talks on his blog at https://robrich.org/presentations.
Shmulik Segal is Head of the ALM Department at SELA Group.
Guy Roth is a Partner Engineer in Google Cloud, committed to the technical success and expertise of Google partners across EMEA. Guy has a vast experience in Cloud, application development and lifecycle. In the past, Guy has led several development teams at SAP, building mobile-first web solutions for Cloud Platform customers.
Ofir Makmal is a Senior Architect at SELA Group, with over a decade of development and management experience in software companies. He has extensive background in various client and server technologies. Ofir specializes in the fields of performance optimization and production debugging, Native Mobile development and Cross-platform Mobile development using Xamarin. Among his other fields of interest, Ofir lectures on NoSql, Cassandra DB, Cloud technologies, and Windows Azure, and has co-authored Windows Azure Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) course.
Alex has been involved in application development since the late nineties and worked as a lead developer and architect at large enterprises and small companies. He spends his time teaching other developers the details of the Microsoft development platform and frameworks, and coaches architects to design and build modern distributed applications at cloud scale. He has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award for Visual Studio and Development Technologies 11 times. In his spare time Alex likes to participate in all kinds of sport, and loves playing and programming new and retro video games.
Bnaya Eshet is a Senior Consultant at SELA Group. Bnaya specializes in parallel programming, Reactive Extensions, dependency injection and IoC frameworks, with a deep vested interest in MEF since its early inception. Bnaya is an experienced architect with solid understanding of complex application architecture and design, especially in WPF. As part of his work, he introduces complexity management into existing applications, and worked as a Chief Architect, development manager and CTO for various companies. He is also the author of multiple CodeProject articles.
Idan Yona is a Senior Consultant at SELA Group, and head of the DevOps Cloud team.
Moshe has more than 12 years of experience in the software industry, and possesses a rich and profilic experience of planning and leading to success highly complicated software projects. Moshe is a department manager at SELA Group, responsible for Java and open source technologies.
Dr. Galit Dayan is a Senior Lecturer at the SELA College Management Department. She is a speaker and mentor specializing in management skills, team building, organization vision, goal setting, and employee empowerment.
Liron Ratzabi is a Consultant and Instructor at SELA Group. Liron specializes in both server and client technologies, and especially in mobile development including Windows Phone 8.1, Android, iOS and cross platform tools such as Xamarin and PhoneGap. In addition, Liron is consulting and developing on Windows 8.1, ASP.NET, Entity Framework, Kinect, and other Microsoft products. Liron is a mobile development evangelist, adopting the technology from day one. He develops applications, lectures and consults to Sela’s customers. Liron has a huge passion for innovation and is spending a lot of time exploring new fields, solutions and technologies.
Rotem Or is a Consultant at SELA Group. He has more than 10 years of experience with .NET server-side technologies and web application development. In the last few years, Rotem worked extensively with customers on architecting, designing, implementing, and deploying Azure-based solutions.
Nir Noy is a Consultant at SELA Group, with over 8 years of professional experience building web-oriented systems. He has served as a developer and Team Leader in companies of all shapes and sizes. In the course of his career he built web applications using a wide array of client and server technologies, more recently focusing on Windows Azure,ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, AngularJS, HTML5 and NodeJS.
Aviv Berko, OCP, is a Senior Database Consultant at SELA. He specializes in Oracle Database technologies from version 9i to 12c and has a solid knowledge of Oracle database architecture, database design and SQL. Aviv is also experienced in SQL Server database administration and development from version 2008 to 2014. Aviv is an expert in storing geographical data inside the database using Oracle Spatial and ESRI technologies (ArcSDE) for GIS applications. In the last few years Aviv has focused on implement Big Data solutions like Hadoop, Vertica, Spark, and Elasticsearch.
Amir Adler is a Consultant at SELA Group, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer. Amir has been a C# expert developer for over ten years, and participated in authoring numerous Microsoft Official Courses. His current focus is mostly on ASP.NET and web development in general.
Arnon is a Senior Consultant and Test Automation Team Lead at Sela Group. With more than 20 years of experience as a software developer, Arnon specializes in the relationships between test automation and software architecture, development practices, tools and people.
Natalia Meergus is a Senior ALM and Test Automation Consultant at SELA Group. She is a trainer, consultant, and model-based testing practitioner, and her experience includes test automation, test architecture, manual test design, TFS support and development, and even manual testing. Her background is as a software developer and architect, in companies ranging from Microsoft to smaller startups. She has a special interest and years-long experience in the development of medical software. Natalia holds a Master's degree in Applied Math, is an ISTQB affiliate, and contributed to the CTFL MTB extension syllabus.
Ilia German is an ALM Consultant at SELA Group. He has more than 8 years of experience in software development, DevOps, ALM, test automation and mobile cross-platform development. Ilia developed complex test automation, CI, CD, and Windows Installer (MSI) infrastructures for major companies in the medical and financial industries. Ilia also has a full-stack developing experience in .NET and Angular.
Leon Jalfon is a ALM developer and consultant at SELA Group. He is up-to-date with the latest technologies and focuses on DevOps practices. He loves to combine different technologies to extract the maximum benefit of each and automate the process of software development to the limit. Leon has experience with Microsoft and Linux environments using tools such as TFS, JIRA, Jenkins, Docker, Git, Powershell, Bash Scripts and more
Nizan Schtalman is a Cloud Infrastructure Consultant at SELA Group's DevOps Cloud team. Nizan has more than 14 years of experience in managing and building IT infrastructures, mostly in the Microsoft ecosystem. His primary specialization is automation of IT and core system components. Nizan is particularly interested in cloud platforms, design and implementation, heterogeneous systems integration, and process automation. Nizan’s experience includes creating solutions for customers involving private clouds, hybrid architectures, all the way to fully public, managed cloud systems.
Itshak Eli is a DevOps and Automation Consultant at SELA Group. He specializes in open source and cloud tools: Docker, Jenkins, AWS ECS, Python, and Git. Itshak is also a trainer in Linux, C++, and various software development technologies. Previously, Itshak worked on high-availability and disaster recovery solutions for virtual storage and networking appliances, and has a vast experience in Linux and Solaris multithreaded development, real-time systems, and embedded systems.
Michael is an experienced coder who is rather happy that his hobby and his profession are the same. Also, he really likes a good challenge. The harder, the better. By day, as member of RavenDB Core Team he works on a awesome new version of RavenDB and by night he becomes a tinkerer with passion for new stuff, coding in general and lots of unfinished pet projects.
Avi Avni is a Consultant at SELA Group. With 5+ years of industry experience, Avi specializes in design and development of infrastructure frameworks, rich client WPF application development using MVVM, and diagnosing memory and CPU performance issues. Avi has extensive experience with frameworks like Unity (IoC), Prism, Reactive Extensions, TPL Dataflow, Roslyn (.NET Compiler Platform), and many others. Additionally, Avi has 2+ years experience as a team leader. Avi is especially interested in Machine Learning and Functional Programming. Avi also contributor to F# Compiler
Kevin Gosse has been using Microsoft .NET technologies for 10 years, across client, server, and mobile applications. He is currently employed at Criteo, where he works on scalability, debugging, and optimization issues.
In addition to developing and shipping software on Microsoft stacks for 25+ years, Christophe Nasarre has been working as a Technical Reviewer for MSPress, Addison-Wesley and other publishing companies since 1996 on books such as "CLR via C#" and the last editions of Windows Internals. He is providing tools and insights on .NET and Windows development via his https://codenasarre.wordpress.com/ blog. Christophe also presented technical sessions on stage both internally at Microsoft or for ISVs and customers at public event such as Microsoft TechDays Paris.
Oren is the founder and CEO of Hibernating Rhinos, with experience spanning over 15 years in development. He is a frequent blogger at http://ayende.com/blog/ under the pseudonym Ayende Rahien, where he focuses on the Microsoft .NET ecosystem, which earned him recognition and awards as Microsoft‚ Most Valuable Professional since 2007. Oren is an internationally acclaimed presenter and you can catch him speaking at DevTech, JAOO, QCon, Oredev, NDC, Yow! and Progressive.NET conferences. Oren shares his extensive knowledge when speaking at conferences and through his written works, such as "DSLs in Boo: Domain Specific Languages in .NET", published by Manning (http://manning.com/rahien/) and recently through his book: "Inside RavenDB".
Dennis van der Stelt
Dennis is a Software Architect who loves building distributed systems and the challenges they bring. To be better than the day before, he continuously searches for new ways to improve his knowledge on architecture and software development. What he learns he tries to share via numerous articles, presentations and posts on his blog.
30 years of experience have not dulled the fascination Gil Tayar has with software development. From the olden days of DOS, to the contemporary world of Software Testing, Gil was, is, and always will be, a software developer. He has in the past co-founded WebCollage, survived the bubble collapse of 2000, and worked on various big cloudy projects at Wix. His current passion is figuring out how to test software, a passion which he has turned into his main job as Evangelist and Senior Architect at Applitools. He has religiously tested all his software, from the early days as a junior software developer to the current days at Applitools, where he develops tests for software that tests software, which is almost one meta layer too many for him.
Doron Zavelevsky is a principal engineer at Applitools. With more than 13 years of experience as a full stack developer, architect and team lead in different startup companies, he‚Äôs decided to increase his involvement in the developer and open source community. He established and has been leading the ReactJS community in Israel for the last few years, gives talks about front-end development and testing, organized ReactNext (the largest ReactJS conference in Israel), and became involved in the Selenium project.