Monica Sarbu is founder and CEO of xata.io, providing a serverless database service for Jamstack applications. In 2013, she started Packetbeat, the first open source solution for monitoring your infrastructure, that was acquired by Elastic in 2015. She joined Elastic with the mission to continue her vision of building a more comprehensive monitoring solution. This is how Beats family was started, one of the most downloaded products of Elastic.
When she’s not busy with the data grokking, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and travelling the world.
Stanimira Vlaeva is a Developer Advocate at MongoDB and a Google Developer Expert for Angular. She is passionate about explaining complex technical topics in an understandable way, live-coding, and contributing to open-source software. Her Twitter DMs are always open!
Marta is the Head of Developer Experience at Materialize, and was previously a contributor to Apache Flink. Before finding her mojo in streaming systems and dogfooding, she worked as a Data Warehouse engineer for 4+ years.
Christine is an Apache Lucene and Solr committer and Project Management Committee member, and an Apache Software Foundation member. She’s worked as a software engineer at Bloomberg for more than 19 years, having joined the firm directly after her BSc and PhD. Today, she is part of the company’s News Search Infrastructure team. Christine led the effort to integrate Bloomberg’s multi-author Learning-to-Rank plug-in into Apache Solr. She lives in London and is a spare-time beekeeper, albeit temporarily without her own bees.