Felienne HermansAssociate Professor at LIACS - Leiden University

Keynote speaker

Felienne is associate professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science at Leiden University, where she heads the PERL research group, focused on programming education. She also works at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam one day a week, where she teaches prospective computer science teachers and she is a high-school CS teacher herself at Lyceum Kralingen.

Felienne is the creator of the Hedy programming language, and was one of the founders of the Joy of Coding conference. Since 2016, she has been a host at SE radio, one of the most popular software engineering podcasts on the web. Felienne is the author of “The Programmer’s Brain” a book that helps programmers understand how their brains work and how to use it more effectively. In 2021, Felienne was awarded the Dutch Prize for ICT research.

Felienne HermansAssociate Professor at LIACS - Leiden University

Keynote speaker

Felienne is associate professor at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science at Leiden University, where she heads the PERL research group, focused on programming education. She also works at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam one day a week, where she teaches prospective computer science teachers and she is a high-school CS teacher herself at Lyceum Kralingen.

Felienne is the creator of the Hedy programming language, and was one of the founders of the Joy of Coding conference. Since 2016, she has been a host at SE radio, one of the most popular software engineering podcasts on the web. Felienne is the author of “The Programmer’s Brain” a book that helps programmers understand how their brains work and how to use it more effectively. In 2021, Felienne was awarded the Dutch Prize for ICT research.

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Dr. Bruce G. CameronDirector, System Architecture Group, MIT

Bruce Cameron is the Director of the System Architecture Group at MIT. His research interests include technology strategy, system architecture, and the adoption of industry platforms. His current research projects include examination of switching costs and retention incentives in ride hailing firms, fleet management implications of increased autonomy level in commercial trucking, architectural decisions in commercial aircraft as a predictor of changes in the dominant design, and implications of single pilot operations in commercial aircraft.

Dr. Cameron has directed research projects for Amazon, Chevron, Sikorsky, Nokia, Caterpillar, and NASA. Dr. Cameron is the Faculty Director for MIT’s Architecture and System Engineering online certificate, which has taught over 10,000 participants. Dr. Cameron’s teaching in Sloan Executive Education was tied for the highest rated Executive Education program at MIT for several years.

Dr. Cameron is a co-founder of Technology Strategy Partners, and has been a board member at 10 early stage firms across consumer and online platforms. He is a past board member of the University of Toronto.

Dr. Bruce G. CameronDirector, System Architecture Group, MIT

Bruce Cameron is the Director of the System Architecture Group at MIT. His research interests include technology strategy, system architecture, and the adoption of industry platforms. His current research projects include examination of switching costs and retention incentives in ride hailing firms, fleet management implications of increased autonomy level in commercial trucking, architectural decisions in commercial aircraft as a predictor of changes in the dominant design, and implications of single pilot operations in commercial aircraft.

Dr. Cameron has directed research projects for Amazon, Chevron, Sikorsky, Nokia, Caterpillar, and NASA. Dr. Cameron is the Faculty Director for MIT’s Architecture and System Engineering online certificate, which has taught over 10,000 participants. Dr. Cameron’s teaching in Sloan Executive Education was tied for the highest rated Executive Education program at MIT for several years.

Dr. Cameron is a co-founder of Technology Strategy Partners, and has been a board member at 10 early stage firms across consumer and online platforms. He is a past board member of the University of Toronto.

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Whynde KuehnFounder and Managing Director of S2E Transformation. Author of the book Strategy to Reality

Whynde is the founder and managing director of S2E Transformation, helping organizations bridge the gap between strategy and execution. Whynde has extensive experience in enterprise transformation and planning and is a passionate advocate for using business architecture to enable effective strategy execution and digital transformation. She is a long-time business architecture practitioner, educator, author, recognized global thought leader, and community builder, with extensive experience applying the discipline at leading Fortune 500 enterprises and a range of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and social initiatives.

She is the Founder of Biz Arch Mastery, a dedicated online platform offering coaching and resources to simplify business architecture and facilitate its practical usage.

Whynde KuehnFounder and Managing Director of S2E Transformation. Author of the book Strategy to Reality

Whynde is the founder and managing director of S2E Transformation, helping organizations bridge the gap between strategy and execution. Whynde has extensive experience in enterprise transformation and planning and is a passionate advocate for using business architecture to enable effective strategy execution and digital transformation. She is a long-time business architecture practitioner, educator, author, recognized global thought leader, and community builder, with extensive experience applying the discipline at leading Fortune 500 enterprises and a range of entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and social initiatives.

She is the Founder of Biz Arch Mastery, a dedicated online platform offering coaching and resources to simplify business architecture and facilitate its practical usage.

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Trond HjortelandIT architect and sociotechnical facilitator, Scienta

Trond is an IT architect and sociotechnical facilitator from the consulting firm Scienta.no and has many years’ experience working with large, complex, and business critical systems, primarily as a developer and architect on middleware and backend applications.

His main interests are service-orientation, domain-driven design, event driven architectures, and open sociotechnical systems, working in industries like telecom, media, TV, and public sector.

His mantra: great products emerge from collaborative sense-making and design.

Trond HjortelandIT architect and sociotechnical facilitator, Scienta

Trond is an IT architect and sociotechnical facilitator from the consulting firm Scienta.no and has many years’ experience working with large, complex, and business critical systems, primarily as a developer and architect on middleware and backend applications.

His main interests are service-orientation, domain-driven design, event driven architectures, and open sociotechnical systems, working in industries like telecom, media, TV, and public sector.

His mantra: great products emerge from collaborative sense-making and design.

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Barry O'Reilly
Barry O'ReillyFounder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Residuality theory"

Barry is the founder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Residuality theory”. He has held Chief Architect roles at Microsoft and IDesign, been Microsoft’s IOT TAP Lead for Western Europe, and Worldwide Lead for Microsoft’s Solution Architecture Community. He has also been a startup CTO, and was a founder of Sweden’s Azure User Group.

Barry O'Reilly
Barry O'ReillyFounder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Residuality theory"

Barry is the founder of Black Tulip Technology and creator of ”Residuality theory”. He has held Chief Architect roles at Microsoft and IDesign, been Microsoft’s IOT TAP Lead for Western Europe, and Worldwide Lead for Microsoft’s Solution Architecture Community. He has also been a startup CTO, and was a founder of Sweden’s Azure User Group.

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Roger KullängSenior specialist in Software Architecture, Modular Management AB

Senior specialist in Software Architecture at Modular Management AB, helping companies across the globe to implement modular software architectures that are flexible, scalable and robust while still complying with business needs.

Roger has a solid software background from working with industrial robot controllers at ABB for more than 20 years and working with software architecture on a global scale for over a decade. Industrial robot controllers involve many types of software architectures including real-time embedded, PC, Edge, and Cloud and as Chief Engineer of Software Products as well as SAFe Solution Architect, Roger have been a key player in making sure that all software is working as intended and towards the same goal.

Roger KullängSenior specialist in Software Architecture, Modular Management AB

Senior specialist in Software Architecture at Modular Management AB, helping companies across the globe to implement modular software architectures that are flexible, scalable and robust while still complying with business needs.

Roger has a solid software background from working with industrial robot controllers at ABB for more than 20 years and working with software architecture on a global scale for over a decade. Industrial robot controllers involve many types of software architectures including real-time embedded, PC, Edge, and Cloud and as Chief Engineer of Software Products as well as SAFe Solution Architect, Roger have been a key player in making sure that all software is working as intended and towards the same goal.

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Svyatoslav KotusevEnterprise Architecture Researcher

Svyatoslav Kotusev is an independent researcher, educator and consultant. Since 2013 he focuses on studying enterprise architecture practices in organizations. Svyatoslav Kotusev is an author of the book The Practice of Enterprise Architecture: A Modern Approach to Business and IT Alignment (now in its second edition), many articles and other materials on enterprise architecture that appeared in various academic journals and conferences, industry magazines and online outlets. Visit http://kotusev.com for more information.

Svyatoslav received his PhD in information systems from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Prior to his research career, he held various software development and architecture positions in the industry.

He can be reached at kotusev@kotusev.com.

Svyatoslav KotusevEnterprise Architecture Researcher

Svyatoslav Kotusev is an independent researcher, educator and consultant. Since 2013 he focuses on studying enterprise architecture practices in organizations. Svyatoslav Kotusev is an author of the book The Practice of Enterprise Architecture: A Modern Approach to Business and IT Alignment (now in its second edition), many articles and other materials on enterprise architecture that appeared in various academic journals and conferences, industry magazines and online outlets. Visit http://kotusev.com for more information.

Svyatoslav received his PhD in information systems from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Prior to his research career, he held various software development and architecture positions in the industry.

He can be reached at kotusev@kotusev.com.

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Jonah AnderssonSoftware Developer, DevOps Engineer, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft MVP

Jonah Andersson is a full-stack Software Developer, DevOps Engineer, Azure Developer and Microsoft MVP for Azure technology, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Sweden. She works as an IT Consultant at Forefront Consulting. She is also the founder and inclusive community leader of Azure User Group Sweden.

Jonah studied Computer Science, Agile System Development in .NET and Java, which makes her very passionate about tech. She likes solving challenging problems, programming back-end and great interest in developing in .NET with new cloud technologies in Microsoft Azure. She believes in continuous learning and collaboration with developers. She shares technical knowledge at work and to tech communities through public speaking, blogging, book writing and by mentoring others.

Jonah is also passionate about making a difference by advocating gender equality, diversity and inclusion in tech.

Jonah AnderssonSoftware Developer, DevOps Engineer, Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft MVP

Jonah Andersson is a full-stack Software Developer, DevOps Engineer, Azure Developer and Microsoft MVP for Azure technology, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Sweden. She works as an IT Consultant at Forefront Consulting. She is also the founder and inclusive community leader of Azure User Group Sweden.

Jonah studied Computer Science, Agile System Development in .NET and Java, which makes her very passionate about tech. She likes solving challenging problems, programming back-end and great interest in developing in .NET with new cloud technologies in Microsoft Azure. She believes in continuous learning and collaboration with developers. She shares technical knowledge at work and to tech communities through public speaking, blogging, book writing and by mentoring others.

Jonah is also passionate about making a difference by advocating gender equality, diversity and inclusion in tech.

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Dr Riccardo M Bennett-LovseyCTO, Architect and Technical Lead

Riccardo began his career as an academic researcher in computational biology before migrating to the world of commercial software. As a CTO, architect and technical lead, he has worked in many industries including biotechnology, investment management, public transport, retail, construction and energy. He is a specialist in business and technical strategy, software architecture, and development process. Over the years he has been fortunate to train and mentor many talented individuals in the areas of system design, development lifecycle, and business leadership.

Dr Riccardo M Bennett-LovseyCTO, Architect and Technical Lead

Riccardo began his career as an academic researcher in computational biology before migrating to the world of commercial software. As a CTO, architect and technical lead, he has worked in many industries including biotechnology, investment management, public transport, retail, construction and energy. He is a specialist in business and technical strategy, software architecture, and development process. Over the years he has been fortunate to train and mentor many talented individuals in the areas of system design, development lifecycle, and business leadership.

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Annika KlyverBusiness Architect/Designer at Scania

Annika Klyver’s work is about making transformations in large organisations happen. She has worked with Enterprise and Information Architecture for over 15 years. She has experience from numerous change and architecture programs in several business lines.

Annikas background is in controlling, business development and within project portfolio management. She has also been a highly appreciated teacher in EA since 2010. 

Annika is a thought leader in Business Architecture, the ways of working, the visualisation of business architecture and she is constantly looking for better ways to create great Enterprises. She is a speaker at international conferences.

Annika is currently a Business Designer/Architect at Scania.

Annika KlyverBusiness Architect/Designer at Scania

Annika Klyver’s work is about making transformations in large organisations happen. She has worked with Enterprise and Information Architecture for over 15 years. She has experience from numerous change and architecture programs in several business lines.

Annikas background is in controlling, business development and within project portfolio management. She has also been a highly appreciated teacher in EA since 2010. 

Annika is a thought leader in Business Architecture, the ways of working, the visualisation of business architecture and she is constantly looking for better ways to create great Enterprises. She is a speaker at international conferences.

Annika is currently a Business Designer/Architect at Scania.

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Fredrik FlodmarkBusiness Architect/Designer at Scania

Fredrik Flodmark is a business architect with a deep knowledge in Scania’s proprietary modularisation methodology. Over the last 10 years he has ‘connected the dots’ between the business model, the way of thinking and dimensioning requirements on IT solutions.

With a background in mechanical engineering Fredrik found his way into business development where he applies systems thinking and visualization skills to create insights about complex topics. He takes an active role in the transformation triggered both by the shift in technology and forming a strong global TRATON group.

Fredrik FlodmarkBusiness Architect/Designer at Scania

Fredrik Flodmark is a business architect with a deep knowledge in Scania’s proprietary modularisation methodology. Over the last 10 years he has ‘connected the dots’ between the business model, the way of thinking and dimensioning requirements on IT solutions.

With a background in mechanical engineering Fredrik found his way into business development where he applies systems thinking and visualization skills to create insights about complex topics. He takes an active role in the transformation triggered both by the shift in technology and forming a strong global TRATON group.

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Russ MilesPeople, Team and Organizational Developer. Writer, psychologist and humanistic engineering lead/manager

Russ Miles helps organisations develop resiliency in their people and technical systems.

Russ is a published author of 7 books, most recently "Learning Chaos Engineering", and "Chaos Engineering: System Resiliency in Practice" by O'Reilly Media.

Russ MilesPeople, Team and Organizational Developer. Writer, psychologist and humanistic engineering lead/manager

Russ Miles helps organisations develop resiliency in their people and technical systems.

Russ is a published author of 7 books, most recently "Learning Chaos Engineering", and "Chaos Engineering: System Resiliency in Practice" by O'Reilly Media.

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Johannes JanssonArkitekt Digitalisering, Region Västerbotten

Johannes arbetar strategiskt och operativt med IT-arkitektur inom Region Västerbotten. Sitter i rkitekturrådet, som programarkitekt för FVIS programmet med införandet av nytt huvudjournalsystem på regionen samt en av drivkrafterna bakom regionens satsning på förmågan att tillvarata sin data.

Hans professionella intressen är modern IT-arkitektur, utmanande problemställningar, agila metoder och vad som helst som leder till snabbare, bättre, hållbarare genomförande och leverans.

Johannes har jobbat som lösningsarkitekt inom branscher som e-hälsa, handel, TV och media.

Johannes JanssonArkitekt Digitalisering, Region Västerbotten

Johannes arbetar strategiskt och operativt med IT-arkitektur inom Region Västerbotten. Sitter i rkitekturrådet, som programarkitekt för FVIS programmet med införandet av nytt huvudjournalsystem på regionen samt en av drivkrafterna bakom regionens satsning på förmågan att tillvarata sin data.

Hans professionella intressen är modern IT-arkitektur, utmanande problemställningar, agila metoder och vad som helst som leder till snabbare, bättre, hållbarare genomförande och leverans.

Johannes har jobbat som lösningsarkitekt inom branscher som e-hälsa, handel, TV och media.

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Daniella EklundIT Security Architect at Handelsbanken

Daniella work in IT Security at Handelsbanken, specializing on architectural questions related to DevSecOps.

Daniella also has a background in education and an interest in how knowledge is perceived and shared within organizations. Therefore, she really enjoy finding ways to share knowledge and facilitate learning within the ever-changing field of IT Security.

Daniella EklundIT Security Architect at Handelsbanken

Daniella work in IT Security at Handelsbanken, specializing on architectural questions related to DevSecOps.

Daniella also has a background in education and an interest in how knowledge is perceived and shared within organizations. Therefore, she really enjoy finding ways to share knowledge and facilitate learning within the ever-changing field of IT Security.

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