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Victoria Coleman, Vice President Engineering - Internet Development Group, Yahoo

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Victoria Coleman is Vice President of Engineering, Multi-Device User Experiences, in Yahoo!'s Platforms group. She was previously Vice President, Emerging Platforms at Nokia leading a multi-disciplinary team including design, hardware, software and product, creating strategic options for the company. Prior to Nokia, Victoria was Vice President, Software Engineering at HP Palm GBU where she led the webOS Platform and built the HP Touchpad. She led the core webOS components (system UI manager, webkit, application framework and core applications), the webOS developer platform and the user interface and experience. Prior to joining HP, she was Vice President with Samsung's Advanced Institute of Technology in charge of the Computer Science Laboratory in San Jose, CA with responsibility for disruptive innovation in consumer platforms and solutions. She is currently a member of DARPA's Defense Sciences Research Council and, prior to industry, was a professor at the University of London.

 


David Filo, Co-Founder Yahoo

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David Filo, a native of Moss Bluff, La., co-created the Yahoo! Internet navigational guide in April 1994 with Jerry Yang and co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in April 1995. Filo serves as a key technologist, directing the technical operations behind the company's global network of Web properties. He is credited with helping build Yahoo! into the world's most highly trafficked Web site and one of the Internet's most recognized brands. Filo holds a B.S. degree in computer engineering from Tulane University and an M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He is currently on a leave of absence from Stanford's electrical engineering Ph.D. Program.

 


Dav Glass, NodeJS/Open Source Architect, Yahoo

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Dav Glass is currently the NodeJS/Open Source architect for Yahoo. He has many years of experience working with NodeJS and other Open Source tools at Yahoo’s scale. He strives to be as transparent as possible and open source as many things as he can.

 


Jeff Haynie, Co-Founder and CEO, Appcelerator

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Jeff is Co-founder and CEO of Appcelerator. Jeff is a long-time serial entrepreneur, technologist and blogger. Previously, Jeff was Co-founder and CTO of Vocalocity, a software provider in the communications arena and before that, CTO of eHatchery, a digital incubator and off-shoot of Bill Gross’ idealab!. Jeff has worked on numerous standard committees such as IETF and W3C as well as core contributor to a number of important open source technologies such as JBoss and OpenVXI. Jeff served with distinction in the U.S. Navy.

 


Jason Hoffman, Founder, Joyent

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Jason Hoffman is the founder of Joyent and served as CTO until September 2013. Joyent is a high-performance cloud infrastructure and big data analytics company, providing public and hybrid cloud infrastructure for real-time web and mobile applications. At Joyent, Jason oversaw the product and engineering groups and led the development and implementation of Joyent's technologies. He was also responsible for research and advanced development, technical outreach, evangelism (partners, customers, industry, press and analysts), consultative efforts for partners and business units, and managing Joyent's intellectual property portfolio including involvement in open source projects, licensing, technology transfer, assessments of potential partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. Jason is a member of advisory boards at Guardtime and Ericsson, a director of the Wordpress Foundation, and an advisor to caliper.io. He's also an investor in several startups.

 


Tim Howes, Vice President Engineering - Mobile, Yahoo

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Tim Howes is the Vice President of Mobile Engineering at Yahoo, where he leads product development for all of Yahoo's mobile applications. Tim joins Yahoo from his most recent startup, RockMelt, co-founded with Eric Vishria in 2009 and acquired by Yahoo in August 2013. Tim's career as a technology leader and innovator started at the University of Michigan, where he co-invented LDAP, the Internet standard for directories. Next he joined Netscape, where he became Chief Technology Officer of Netscape's Server Products Division. After AOL acquired Netscape, Tim co-founded Loudcloud (Opsware) in 1999 with Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, and In Sik Rhee. In 2007 Opsware was acquired by Hewlett-Packard for $1.65 billion, and Howes became Vice President and CTO of HP Software. Howes received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan.

 


Amotz Maimon, Chief Architect, Yahoo!

Amotz Maimon is Yahoo!'s Chief Architect, and leads Yahoo!'s Tech Council. Prior to Yahoo!, he was responsible for Strategy & Emerging Technologies in the xCP business unit at EMC's Intelligent Information Group, where he developed the next generation cloud offerings and initiated the active and growing xCP developer community. Before joining the xCP business unit, Amotz served as GM of EMC IIG's Business Process Management group. Before joining EMC, Amotz was CTO and SVP of Products & Engineering at Radiance,  where he managed all of the company’s product and engineering operations, including development, R&D, product management, and customer relationships. Earlier in his career, Amotz was involved in a start-up acquired by Ventro, and held various technical and management positions at Applied Materials.

Amotz holds graduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Tel-Aviv, Israel and an MBA from Pepperdine University’s Grazadio School of Business.

 


Jay Rossiter, Senior Vice President, Platforms


Jay Rossiter is senior vice president of platforms for Yahoo Inc., where he oversees the technologies that power the company’s flagship products. In this role, Jay leads Yahoo’s efforts in creating a world-class cloud-based platform stack for the company, including cloud services, Hadoop, personalization, mobile platforms, consumer platforms, membership and supporting development tools. Jay has held leadership roles at companies such as Bell Laboratories, 3COM Corporation and Oracle Corporation. Prior to joining Yahoo, Jay was vice president of the System Management Products Division at Oracle, where he built the company’s application and system management business. He was instrumental in the development of Oracle’s Grid and Fusion strategies and was responsible for the overall delivery of the Oracle9i database, as well as for many of Oracle’s core networking and security solutions. Jay holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from SUNY Binghamton and a master’s degree in Computer, Information and Control Engineering from the University of Michigan.

 


Luke Wroblewski, CEO and Co-Founder of Input Factory Inc.

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Luke Wroblewski is currently the CEO and Co-Founder of Input Factory Inc. Luke’s previous venture, Bagcheck (where he was Co-Founder and CPO), was acquired by Twitter just nine months after being launched publicly. Before he was founding start-ups, Luke was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital, Chief Design Architect (VP) at Yahoo!, Lead User Interface Designer at eBay, and the author of three popular web design books (Mobile First, Web Form Design, and Site-Seeing).

 


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