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Bruno Lowagie

Bruno Lowagie CSO and Founder - Technologies

After learning to code at 14, Bruno has enjoyed a fruitful career throughout the...

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Developer

Developer – The Reference

1997-1998

By the time Bruno got his first development job he was already proficient in a variety of coding languages. Different development roles may require knowledge of various coding languages, but with Java, Python and PHP among the most widely taught, developers adaptable to different languages are always in high demand.

1997 - 1998

IT Consultant

IT Consultant – Trasys

1998-1998

As computing has evolved and innovated over the years, so has the role of an IT Consultant. Working in partnership with clients, consultants may provide strategic guidance in regards to technology, IT infrastructure and digitally enhancing the business.

1998 - 1998

IT Project Leader

IT Project Leader – Ghent University

1998 - 2010

Upon applying for the role at Ghent University, Bruno realised he needed to know PERL, a previously unfamiliar coding language which he learnt in his spare time in order to secure the role. In this role, Bruno was responsible for the design and development of the majority of their student administration software.

1998 - 2010

CSO and Founder

Founder – iText Group

2008 – Present

With the success of iText, Bruno’s open source software library, he looked to commercialise his product. Despite a few setbacks, the company continued to grow, eventually becoming a global brand. Within 11 years of developing iText, also in his spare time, Bruno had turned it into a million pound business.

Chief Strategy Officer – ThinkFree

2015 – Present

After selling iText Group to ThinkFree, Bruno continued to influence the company and became Chief Strategy Officer.  He aims to break the €10 million ceiling in 2017.

2008 - 2017
Pooja Goyal

Pooja Goyal Backend Python Developer - Social Media

With over 6 years’ experience, Pooja has been working primarily as a Full...

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System Engineer

System Engineer – Tata Consultancy Services

2010-2014

Pooja’s first development role placed her at a multi-national IT business who work on a wide variety of technologies including the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence.

2010 - 2014

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer – Rolta India Limited

2014-2015

After leaving Tata, Pooja moved onto Rolta, another global business who work to provide IT solutions on an international scale. With plenty of experience and a variety of proficient coding languages, Pooja was able to take a more senior role in this company.

2014 - 2015

Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer – Bank of America Continuum India.

2015-2017

Pooja then moved onto a similar role at BA Continuum, who deliver financial solutions around the world. Again, using her experience and vast industry knowledge, Pooja earned a senior role working primarily as a Full Stack Developer.

2015 - 2017

Backend Python Developer - Social Media

Backend Python Developer – Buzzcapture

2017 - Present

Working on an international team of 10 talented developers, Pooja now helps capture the latest trends in media monitoring. With a service that extracts millions of messages around the clock, Pooja has found herself crunching terabytes of data. With the job demanding smart coding solutions that can scale, she is presented with challenges throughout the processing, analysing and visualisation of data.

2017
Dennis von Bargen

Dennis von Bargen Lead Programmer - Immersive Technology

Dennis started his career as a Java Developer for a small start-up his friends...

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Java DevOps

Java DevOps – Adssets AB

2014 – 2016

After consulting with some friends in a bar just before graduation, Dennis joined a late-stage start-up that needed Java Programmers. As a fresh graduate, he entered the company eager to learn how to progress his career in software development. While a degree helps graduates appear more attractive to employers for this role, it is also open to those who are self-taught to a professional standard.

2014 - 2016

Java Consultant

Java Consultant – Cybercom Group

2016

Dennis was then contracted as a Java Consultant by a Swedish banking company. Changing from a programmer to a consultant allowed him the freedom to influence the work with his prior experience, helping shape the projects and code written.

2016

Programmer

Programmer – SVRVIVE Studios

2016

After receiving an offer from one of Europe’s leading VR video game developers, Dennis joined a role that allowed him more autonomy as he started to work on the next big thing in the gaming industry.

2016

Lead Programmer

Lead Programmer – SVRVIVE Studios

2016 – Present

Within half a year and after a successful game launch, Dennis was given the opportunity to become Lead Programmer.

 

2016 - 2017
Allel Benbrahim

Allel Benbrahim Senior Java Full Stack Developer - Banking

With a degree in Software Engineers and a Masters in Software Architecture &...

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Data Engineer

Data Engineer - EDF

2010-2012

During his time at EDF, Allel’s role saw him determine and implement the appropriate data management systems. The specific tool chosen automatically generated press releases and reviews on previously defined topics and while there are often plenty of data issues, he would ensure it always ran smoothly.

2010 - 2012

Web & Mobile Developer

Web & Mobile Developer - Thales

2013

Developers who can work on both web and mobile are key throughout the software engineering industry. During Allel’s time in this role he designed and created an internal app that would allow employees to manage their schedules. These roles rely heavy on front and back end coding, so a knowledge of one or more is always beneficial.

2013 - 2016

Software Developer

Software Developer – AdServio

2013

In this role, Allel developed a prototype to increase the amount of interaction a user could have with the AdServio system via gestures. Software developers typically hold a degree regarding computing, however self-taught developers can also make a name for themselves without one.

2013 - 2016

Software Engineer

Software Engineer – Air France

2016 – Present

Software Engineers provide a systematic, disciplined and quantifiable approach to every stage of the development lifestyle. Allel’s career and proficiency in various coding languages has currently placed him at Air France.

2016 - 2017

Senior Java Full Stack Developer

Senior Java Full Stack Developer – BNP Paribas

2017 – Present

Now working in the banking industry, Allel’s newest role has tasked him with developing a new product for the top 100 managers in the world using the latest javascript and java technologies.

 

2017
Anas Shekhamis

Anas Shekhamis Backend Developer - Cloud Consultancy

Starting a career in Web Development in a small group that created web...

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Web Developer

Web Developer – Kalesoft Internet

2013-2014

With a degree in IT, Anas first started his development career working on small tasks, in the hope of proving he could actually work on bigger, more important tasks. Eventually, he was given opportunities to work on major projects throughout the business including a payment per click web application and another application which compared products.

2013 - 2014

Information System Engineer

Information System Engineer – Proje Rehberi

2014

Taking a leading role within Proje Rehberi, Anas was in charge of design, implementation, development and deployment of the businesses’ main web application. A more senior role allowed for increased responsibility. This led to further career development as Anas had to take other areas into consideration, including new angles and problems such as: considering responsiveness for small screens compared to performance optimisation.

2014 - 2015

Senior Web Engineer

Senior Web Engineer – Pool Interactive Ab

2015 – 2017

Anas’ industry experience allowed him to move to more senior roles and during his time at Pool interactive Ab, he became responsible for creating web-based SaaS and applications. In more senior roles, web engineers need to be able to demonstrate a knowledge of specific coding languages and processes.

2015 - 2017

Backend Developer

Backend Developer – LeadDesk

2017 – Present

Currently, Anas is part of LeadDesk, one of the fastest growing companies in Finland which develops cloud contact centre software.  

2017 - Present
Pontus Pettersson

Pontus Pettersson Co-Founder & Lead Programmer - Gaming

Pontus has only had a short career, however it is one that has already seen...

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Co-Founder & Lead Programmer at SVRVIVE Studios

Co-founding the leading European VR gaming company straight out of university, Pontus took his knowledge of game engines and coding to lead the programming of the company’s first release, The Deus Helix which has been met with positive reviews since its inception in 2016.

2016 - Present
Viktor Peterson

Viktor Peterson CEO & Founder - Media & Film

Viktor’s journey into VR isn’t a stereotypical path, however his...

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Greenkeeper - Hofgårds GK

Viktor’s first paid job wasn’t as a Junior Developer or even a graduate role. He started as a Greenkeeper at his family’s golf course in Sweden. While he may not have continued to pursue a career mowing lawns and tending to the plants, the job taught him to finish jobs and practice efficiency, skills which have helped his career moving forward.

2004 - 2006

Department Manager - Intersport

Working as a Department Manager allowed Viktor to manage internal marketing campaigns, until eventually his interest in humanity led him to study Business Administration & Economics at university.

2006 - 2008

Marketing & Sales/Account Manager - Antura AB

After university, Viktor pursued a career in sales and worked his way through various roles at Antura VB, building valuable relationships along the way.

2012 - 2016

CEO & Founder at CLVR Works

Viktor had been looking for something new and wanted to create something in a ground-breaking industry. After being introduced to VR, he fell in love with the technology and used his previous experiences to start CLVR Works, pioneering the VR industry.

2016 - Present
Patrik Buckau

Patrik Buckau Co-Founder - Immersive Technology

After teaching himself to code on a Commodore 64 at 10 years old, Patrik’s...

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Sales - EM2 Data

Despite coding since he was 10 years old, Patrik’s first role didn’t directly involve coding. While he constantly had side-projects to keep his skills sharp, this job took him down a route into the sales industry.

1996 - 1997

Contractor - Spotify

After working at a variety of smaller companies where his roles were not strictly defined, Patrick gained an arsenal of in-demand development skills that allowed him to work as a contractor.

2011 - 2014

Team Leader - Spotify

After working as a contractor for Spotify for 3 years, Patrik went in-house to work as a leader of a development team within Spotify

2014 - 2017

Co-Founder - Warpin‘ Media

Patrik left Spotify to pursue a business venture of his own. Warpin’ Media is swiftly becoming a one stop destination for immersive technology and while Patrik doesn’t always have time to get stuck in with the coding, he makes sure he always has time for any side projects that allow him to further pursue his passions.

2017 - Present
John Axel Eriksson

John Axel Eriksson Senior Software Engineer - Gaming

John wrote his first computer programs with the help of a Commodore 64, and amazed...

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Software Developer - Stardoll

After a few years as a back end consultant, John worked at a company which specifically designed and developed games for girls. Focusing on Flash development, he worked largely on the core api and user interface.

2007 - 2009

Software Developer - Swedish National Radio

Moving onto a new role at Swedish National Radio, John played a key role in the development and implementation of the radio’s streaming player and worked on the new back end audio streaming.

2009 - 2010

Actor

While software development was always a career John would pursue, he briefly took a job acting in a motion picture called Blondie

2011

Chief Systems Architect - Trice Imaging

John’s next career move took him to Trice Imaging, which was looking to replace what they saw as archaic forms of communication in the healthcare sector. He worked primarily on server and appliance infrastructures, while developing critical software components such as image conversion, video encoding and network communication. One big achievement in this role was hacking an Android device to develop a portable ultrasound which send images to doctors around the world.

2009 - 2015

Senior Backend Developer - PlayAd Media Group

In this role, various coding languages were used including Lua and Ruby to help the company with statistics aggression, ad serving and application deployment.

2015 - 2017

Senior Software Engineer - Bublar

Currently, John works on integrating augmented reality into mobile experiences, writing software primarily in Go. His vast industry experience also sees him working on the deployment solution and scaling sides of the business.

2017 - Present

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