Vaughn Vernon (Carefree, AZ), a software developer with 30+ years of experience in a broad range of business domains, is a world-renowned expert in Domain-Driven Design (DDD) and champion of simplicity and Reactive systems. As a consultant and teacher of DDD and Reactive software development, he has helped thousands of developers transform brittle, stagnating, technology-driven systems into innovative, business-driven systems that deliver far more value. The visionary and Chief Architect behind the VLINGO/PLATFORM, he is author of Implementing Domain-Driven Design, Domain-Driven Design Distilled, and Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model, all published by Addison-Wesley.
Tomasz Jaskula (Paris, France Area) has 20 years of professional experience as a developer, software architect, team leader, trainer, and technical conference speaker. An IDDD Workshop trainer in both French and Polish, he founded Paris Domain-Driven Design and F# user groups. Jaskula's company, Luteceo (luteceo.fr), spreads good software and architecture practices based on Domain-Driven Design and software craftsmanship. He previously worked for many companies in e-commerce, industry, insurance, and finance, gaining deep experience for creating software that delivers clear business value and competitive advantage.