Sasha Goldshtein is the CTO of SELA Group, a Microsoft C# MVP, a Microsoft Azure MRS, and a Pluralsight author. 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 is a renowned local and international trainer: he trained hundreds of IT professionals in dozens of courses and is in great demand for training world-wide.
Jesse Liberty is an independent software developer, consultant and author. Liberty hosts the popular Yet Another Podcast and he is the author of two dozen best-selling books. He is also the author of numerous Pluralsight courses on everything from Angular to Xamarin. Liberty is a Certified Xamarin Developer, a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP. He was a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, Distinguished Software Engineer at AT&T; Software Architect for PBS and Vice President of Information Technology at Citibank, and he was on the teaching staff at Brandeis University.
Mathias Brandewinder has been developing software for about 10 years, and loving every minute of it, except maybe for a few release days. His language of choice was C#, until he discovered F# and fell in love with it. He enjoys arguing about code and how to make it better, and gets very excited when discussing TDD or functional programming. His other professional interests include machine learning and applied math. Mathias is a Microsoft F# MVP, author of "Machine Learning Projects for .NET Developers" (Apress), and the founder of Clear Lines Consulting.
Ido Flatow is a Senior Architect and trainer at SELA Group, with over 18 years of experience in developing, architecting, and managing software. Ido is a Microsoft Regional Director, an ASP.NET/IIS MVP, and an expert on Microsoft Azure and Web technologies, such as WCF, ASP.NET, and IIS. Ido is the co–author of Microsoft's official courses for WCF 4 (10263A) and Building Web Services for Microsoft Azure (20487B), the co-author of the books "Pro .NET Performance" and "Pro Single Page Application Development" (both by Apress), and the manager of the Israeli Web Developers User Group.
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Adir Ron is an Open Source Lead at Microsoft. In his role, he is responsible for driving Microsoft’s Open Source strategy in Israel and building Linux/OSS as first-class workloads in Microsoft Azure.
Barak is a passionate software developer, entrepreneur and digital artist. He's been working with and building startups in Tel-Aviv, London and New-York for the past 6 years. An avid web developer and creative coder, he enjoys exploring the connection between art and technology in audio, visual and physical form and creates new and exciting digital experiences.
Yaniv Rodenski is a software developer, a speaker, an author and all around nerd. Yaniv has been developing software as a hobby from a young age, and professionally since 1997. Yaniv is the co-author of "Pro Couchbase Server" (Apress) and the "Developing Windows Azure and Web Services" Microsoft official course (20487), He specializes in Big Data, NoSQL and distributed systems.
Shmulik Segal is Head of the ALM Department at SELA Group.
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.
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.
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.
Itamar Syn-Hershko is a search technologies, distributed systems, and architecture expert. Itamar is an Apache Lucene.NET committer and PMC member, ElasticSearch Consulting Partner, Microsoft MVP, and the author of "RavenDB in Action". He is a frequent speaker at international conferences and provides on-site training and consulting services around the world.
Eyal Ben Ivri
Eyal Ben Ivri is a Consultant and Instructor at SELA Group, with expertise in Big-Data and Cloud systems. He has over 9 years of experience serving as a developer, team leader and a trainer, developing and teaching cloud based solutions, Big-Data (Hadoop) and NoSQL systems.
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.
Tamar Twena-Stern is a Software Architect at EdgeVerve systems. In the past, Tamar led a team of performance experts at NCR Retail and was a solution architect at Personetics. She has a decade of software engineering experience in various technologies: server side, big data, mobile and web technologies. Her main focus currently is developing enterprise banking systems as well as social networks and mobile development.
Elazar Leibovich works at the HVX hypervisor at Ravello, and previously worked on setting up and managing a Hadoop system at Akamai. He is an open source contributor and enthusiast.
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 Axelrod is a Senior Consultant at SELA Group, specializing in TDD, Test Automation, and their relationships with architecture, processes and culture. Arnon has over 19 years of experience as a software developer, out of which 4 years as a Senior Test Automation Architect at NCR Retail and as 4 years as a Test Architect at Microsoft.
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