A group of amazing local and international speakers

Juho Vepsäläinen
Webpack – The React Parts

Juho Vepsäläinen is behind the SurviveJS effort. In addition to being a core developer of webpack, he has been active in the open source scene since the early 2000s. Blue Arrow Awards winner.

Rotem Mizrachi-Meidan
Detox - Graybox E2E Tests and Automation Library for React Native

Rotem is a Software Engineer, open source advocate, passionate about Android, React Native, mobile performance, writing developer tools and Lego! In his current position at Wix, Rotem is working with React Native, writing infrastructure and testing tools.

Michel Weststrate
React, But For Data

Full-stack tech lead and open source evangelist at Mendix. Author of MobX and MobX-State-Tree. On a quest to make programming as natural as possible.

Vladimir Novick
Things You Didn't Know You Can Do With React Native

Vladimir Novick is a Software Architect and Senior consultant at CodeValue. He brings with him years of experience in JavaScript ecosystem in general and he is one of ReactJS early adopters. He is ReactJS Israel co-organizer and author of Learning React Native book and several React courses.

Shirley Wu
D3 and React, Together

Shirley Wu is a freelance software engineer specializing in data visualization. She has more than five years of experience with D3.js and three years with React.js, and uses both extensively in her day-to-day work.

Kyle Mathews
GatsbyJS — How to Create The Fastest Sites In The World

Kyle is a tech entrepreneur based in San Francisco, CA. He’s worked on several startups and is now helping build a next generation open source JavaScript website framework called Gatsby that blends the speed of static sites with the rich tooling and client-side capabilities of React.js.

Ari Lerner
What's New in React?

Ari is a co-author of Fullstack React ( He’s been teaching Web Development since he was a wee lad. Ari likes to speak at conferences, chat about corgis, and eat spicy food. He technically got paid while he traveled the country as a professional comedian, but have come to terms with the fact that he is not funny.

Brandon Dail
Critical ReasonML'ing

Brandon is a Software Engineer at Formidable Labs, working primarily on full stack React applications. He is also a frequent open source contributor, helping maintain React and other community projects such as Enzyme.

Boris Dinkevich
Practical Advanced Redux

An avid developer for the past 15 years, currently the co-founder of 500Tech – Israel’s top AngularJS & ReactJS consultancy and Israel’s AngularJS & ReactJS meetup community organizer.

Peggy Rayzis
Write Once, Render Anywhere

Peggy is a software engineer who loves creating awesome experiences in React Native, even on the web! When she’s not building open-source tools for React Native developers or helping the data science community through her work on nteract, she loves to ski and travel.

Brian Hough
Get That CSS Out Of My JavaScript

Engineering @ Bleacher Report. Co-Creator of polished. Contributor to styled-components, not-so-subtle supporter of CSS-In-JS.

Florian Rival
Bridges to React Native

Florian is a software engineer at BAM. He is an early adopter of React Native and created a few open-source modules for it, such as react-native-image-resizer. He is also the author of GDevelop and More generally, he is fond of cross-platform technologies and like to push the limits of Javascript to create any kind of product: desktop apps, mobile apps and games.

Jai Santhosh
Dealing with Data Offline in Web Apps

Jai is a Lead Engineer at ClearTax. Previously, worked with Flipkart and Yahoo! for more than 8 years, led the teams that built Flipkart Lite and the new Flipkart Desktop website.

Doron Zavelevsky
Level Up Your React With TypeScript⁠⁠⁠⁠

Experienced full stack developer with rich career in the Israeli startup scene, leader of the Israeli ReactJS developers community and ReactNext organizer.

Katarzyna Jastrzębska
Handling Side Effects in Redux With Redux-Saga

Frontend developer with over 6 years of experience around various frameworks and libs knowledge in my basket (such as React+Redux, Polymer, Ember, Backbone)

Shay Keinan
WebVR in React

Shay is an experienced developer with a rich background in developing complex user interfaces, both for 2D & 3D.Currently shay works at 500Tech on various projects, trains and consults companies and organizes the ReactJS meetup community.

Yehonathan Sharvit
React on Steroids with ClojureScript

Yehonathan is a full-stack web consultant helping companies around the world to develop amazing stuff without compromising simplicity. He is the maintainer of KLIPSE: an open source multi-language embeddable interactive web repl – As a mathematician, Yehonathan’s coding style turns around elegance and simplicity. He blogs about functional programming wonders at

Johannes Stein
The Curious Case of Monorepos

Still not fatigued by JavaScript, trying out new technologies all the time and rethinking established practices.

Gerard Sans
Relay Modern or Apollo?

Gerard is very excited about the future of the Web and JavaScript. Always happy Computer Science Engineer and humble Google Developer Expert. He loves to share his learnings by giving talks, trainings and writing about cool technologies. He loves running GraphQL London, mentoring students and giving back to the community.

Sia Karamalegos
Universal React Apps Using Next.js

Sia is the founder and lead developer for Clio + Calliope Web Development. She has over 15 years of experience in technology, strategy, project management, and operations from small startups to large corporations across multiple industries, especially high-tech and education. In both 2015 and 2016, Sia was recognized in the Silicon Bayou 100, the 100 most influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in chemical engineering and received her MBA from Harvard Business School.