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Name Bio

Christofer Dutz

IoT Consultant



Likes to swim outside the mainstream. He is really passionate about walking new paths. His first email to an Apache list on file was to the Cocoon project back in the year 2000. His direct involvement started in 2012 when he was elected to become an Apache Flex committer. Since then he became involved with a lot of Apache-internal groups and committees and was elected to become a Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2015 and recently has taken up the role of mentoring several IoT podlings in the Apache Incubator.


Julian Feinauer

Founder / CEO

pragmatic minds GmbH / pragmatic industries GmbH

Kirchheim unter Teck

Has studied mathematics in Stuttgart. Besides his interest in open source software and big data, he focuses on the analysis of time series and traces from testing or manufacturing. PLC4X was the first project where he was offered a position as (P)PMC but he is also engaged in other Apache projects like Edgent and IotDB.


Łukasz Dywicki

Coding CEO / Consultant

ConnectorIO sp. z o.o. / Code-House (self employed)


He started working with Apache Software Foundation projects in 2007 - at the time when the first incubation version of Apache CXF was out. Since then he took active part and contributed to Apache projects related to software integration such as Apache Karaf, Apache ActiveMQ and Apache Camel. He is an Open Source and OSGi enthusiast, passionate about connecting things, physical ones too.


Lukas Ott

Domain Architect

Pharmaceutical Industry


He started working with Apache Software Foundation projects in 2013 - at that time in the context of Semantic Technologies with an archived project called Apache Stanbol. Since then he took an interested in several different Apache projects like Apache ActiveMQ, Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Apache Cassandra. He is an Open Source and Pythonista, passionate about connecting people, processes and machines. Main focus is community over code and linking different communities together


Sebastian Rühl

Software Developer



Software engineer, member of the PMC of PLC4X


Tim Mitsch


pragmatic industries GmbH


Electrical engineer (HW, SW and interface-stuff) from passion and very new to Apache projects. The more he is involved in open-source the more he likes it, focusing on PLC4X at first.


Matthias Milan Strljic

Research assistant

ISW; University of Stuttgart


Research assistant and software engineer at the Institute for control engineering of machine tools and manufacturing units (ISW) of the university of stuttgart, research in the fields of automation technology + smart services + cloud manufacturing, my favourites are woodwork + knife sharpening + cigars, member of the PMC of PLC4X


Ben Hutcheson

Software Developer

Open to Work

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

Experienced as an Electrical Engineer, Control Systems Engineer and Software Developer. Enjoys developing systems which overlap in all three of these fields.