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RubyConf AU
11 - 12 APRIL 2024

Speakers

Ryan Bigg

Ryan Bigg

Lead Platform Developer / Writer of Books

Ryan hails from the “Outer-Outer-Western Melbourne” coastal town of Warrnambool. From there, he works remotely leading a team of developers to wrangle payment systems and frontend code. He has written several books on Ruby and Rails, and even some on Elixir.

Links: ryanbigg.com


Kane Hooper

Kane Hooper

reinteractive, CEO

Kane began his coding career at 8 years of age coding in Basic on a Vic20 console. Since then he has worked with Java, C++, Javascript and Ruby.

His current focus is on the use of Ruby to build AI applications that have real work use and application.

Links: Linkedin


Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver

Owner of GoRails

Chris is a Rails Luminary, entrepreneur and content creator. He makes weekly Ruby on Rails screencasts at GoRails.com, a Ruby on Rails SaaS template called Jumpstart Pro and a hosting service called Hatchbox.io.

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Maple Ong

Maple Ong

Gusto, Software Engineer

Maple grew up in Malaysia and now resides in NYC. She currently works on the Product Infrastructure team at Gusto and previously on the Ruby & Rails Infrastructure team at Shopify. Maple enjoys learning about computer systems and how programming languages are implemented. Outside of work, you’ll likely find her running, sipping on gin-based cocktails, or walking with the goal of getting 12,000 daily steps.

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Hiroshi Shibata

Hiroshi Shibata

Technical Fellow ANDPAD, Inc.

Hiroshi is an OSS programmer, Ruby committer, maintainer of many OSS such as ruby, rubygems, bundler, rake and administrator of ruby-lang.org. He maintains the infrastructure that supports the development of the Ruby programming language. He is working in ANDPAD Inc. and full time OSS developer for the Ruby programming language.

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With more to be announced soon…