Damien Seguy is CTO at Exakat Ltd., a company specialized in PHP code quality solutions for the industry. He leads the development of the exakat static analysis engine, that automatically review code for version compatibility, security and clear code. Over the last 17 years Damien has contributed to PHP, as documentation author, elephpant breeder, conference UFO on all continents. He also enjoys gremlin and camemberts.
Software Developer for 15+ years, my favorite topics are containerization (Docker and Kubernetes), building tools, Continuous Integration and, of course, core Java development.
Having recently joined VMware, I work on CNCF, Tanzu and Cloudfoundry Java buildpacks.
In my spare time, I work on various open source projects : from Twitter bots written in NodeJS or Go, to Android apps !
As the fonder of the ConFoo Conference and founder of the PHP Quebec user group, I work to increase software quality, promote development best practices and encourage the local developers to network.
Trained as a chef, but educated in the Free Software and Open Source community, Zak Greant has served as everything from developer and docs writer to strategist and executive for various technology startups and non-profits. When not working they can be found cooking, playing with cats, reading or wondering why they opened so many cans of worms.