Cognizant Cloud Connector is built using best-of-breed open source technology and open standards. The cloud-based, service-oriented integration platform helps organizations connect their on-premise applications, cloud-based applications, and popular software-as-aservice applications. Users may author subscription and flow configurations, expose flows as services, and specify service level agreements.
New IT is a model for building an agile IT infrastructure . It is a vision of pulling together lightweight integration, APIs, Platform-as-a-Service and App Factory. This creates a responsive IT infrastructure that enables innovation in a structured enterprise grade approach.
Co-founder & CTO, WSO2 Inc.
Paul Fremantle, CTO, co-founded WSO2 in 2005 in order to reinvent the way enterprise middleware is developed, sold, delivered and supported through an open source model. In his current role as CTO, Paul spearheads WSO2′s overall product strategy. Previously, he served as WSO2 vice president of technical sales where he led the development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus. In 2008, Paul was recognized as by InfoWorld as a Top 25 CTO.
Prior to WSO2, Paul was a senior technical staff member at IBM for nine years. There, Paul created the Web Services Gateway and led the team that developed and shipped it as part of the WebSphere Application Server. He also was on the team that put the Service Integration Bus technology into WebSphere Application Server 6. Additionally, Paul was the key WebSphere technical sales lead for Europe, working closely with development to manage beta programs, develop training materials, and enable first-of-a-kind J2EE projects.
A view into the modern enterprise IT operating model taking advantage of cloud, social, mobile, collaboration, big data, innovation, and a changing sell side vendor landscape.
Director, Group Technology, UBS
Richie operates a portfolio of projects in transformation, applied innovation, and other emerging technologies at UBS, he is an accomplished program and area manager with experience assembling and leading multidisciplinary teams. He has earned a reputation as a strategic thinker and solutions architect with a record of leading the design of solutions that are commercially viable and generate competitive advantage. Mr. Etwaru has a 16+ year track record as a transformational leader chartering efficiency, championing centers of excellence, defining new intellectual property, writing and speaking, and having fun at large organizations as well as startups. He is a former CIO, former Head of Innovation, winner of the Notre Dame Business Plan Writing competition in 2002, winner of Small Business awards in 2003, and has been involved in several stat-ups. He holds two international patents, has spoken at several events across the US and is currently completing is Doctoral studies in Management and Organizational Leadership.
WSO2 App Factory revolutionizes application delivery by extending a governed development environment across an ecosystem of team members and partners. The WSO2 App Factory Ecosystem PaaS environment incorporates development tooling, policies, processes, and dashboards into a self-service development collaboration space that scales across hundreds of development team members or partners. Team members or partners can share and integrate resources while conforming to governance policies and service level agreements.
Director, Cloud Solutions,WSO2 Inc.
Selvaratnam Uthaiyashankar joined WSO2 in September 2007. He is a senior software architect and chair of the cloud technologies management committee. Shankar focuses on the WSO2 Stratos cloud middleware platform and Carbon enterprise middleware kernel, and he has worked on the interoperability of Axis2/C and the WSO2 Web Services Framework (WSF). Additionally, Shankar has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, including cloud, enterprise service bus (ESB), governance, and mobile integration solutions.
Shankar is an Apache Software Foundation member and committer on the Axis2/C, Axis2, Rampart/C, and Rampart projects. With more than four years of industry experience, he has a strong background in telecommunication software development and after-sale support. Additionally, he is proficient in C++, Oracle and COM+ technologies.
Software Architect,WSO2 Inc.
Dimuthu joined WSO2 in December 2006. She an architect and co-chair of the platform technologies management committee, who focuses on cloud technologies, the WSO2 Carbon Framework, and WSO2 Identity Server.
Dimuthu is an expert in Java and Java-related technologies. She was an initial team member of the Axis-Mora project which served as proof of concept for Apache Axis2. where she overlooked the de-serialization process in this project. Dimuthu is an Apache committer and a member of the Axis2 Project Management Committee. In addition to Apache Axis2, she also has contributed to the Apache Rampart and WSS4J projects.
In this opening keynote session at WSO2Con 2013, WSO2 CEO and Founder, Sanjiva Weerawarana, presents his vision on how business users can safely and efficiently fulfill their IT needs.
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Founder, Chairman & CEO, WSO2 Inc.
Sanjiva has been involved with open source for many years and is an active member of the Apache Software Foundation. He was the original creator of Apache SOAP and has been part of Apache Axis, Apache Axis2 and most Apache Web services projects. Sanjiva founded WSO2 after having spent nearly 8 years in IBM Research, where he was one of the founders of the Web services platform. During that time, he co-authored many Web services specifications including WSDL, BPEL4WS, WS-Addressing, WS-RF and WS-Eventing.
In this session, Srinath will describe the new distributed message broker architecture, message sharing across brokers via a Cassandra cluster, and an AMQP based JMS style API. He will discuss the WSO2 Message Broker 2.0 design and explore real world use cases.
Dr. Srinath Perera
Senior Software Architect, WSO2 Inc.
Dr. Srinath Perera joined WSO2 in June 2009. He is a senior software architect who overlooks the overall WSO2 platform architecture alongside WSO2 CTO Paul Fremantle. He specializes in Web services and distributed systems, specifically working with aspects of data, scale and performance.
Srinath is a co-founder of Apache Axis2, an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation, and a Project Management Committee (PMC) member. He has been involved with the Apache Web Services project since 2002, and he is a committer on several Apache open-source projects, including Apache Axis, Axis2, and Geronimo.
This session will describe how Governance Registry can be used in combination with several other WSO2 products, ESB, Developer Studio, Identity Server, API Manager and Business Activity Monitor to govern enterprise applications across conceptualization, development, production, maintenance, and retirement. In this session, Senaka will describe how Architects, Developers, DevOps, QA and TechOps teams can participate in a collaborative design-develop-test-deploy lifecycle process. Attendees will also learn about the best practices when using WSO2 middleware to govern applications and services.
Technical Lead, WSO2 Inc.
Senaka Fernando joined WSO2 in April 2009. He is an associate technical lead and a member of the integration technologies management committee, who has focused on the WSO2 Governance Registry and WSO2 Cloud Services Gateway. In addition to his product development efforts, Senaka has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, helping to successfully implement governance, enterprise application integration, SAP integration, and on-premise portal solutions. Senaka also founded the WSO2 Web Services Framework/C++ during his internship with WSO2 in 2008.
Senaka is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) and also a Project Management Committee (PMC) member and committer for a number of projects, which currently include Apache Web Services, Axis2, and several Apache incubator projects. Additionally, Senaka is a member of the OASIS S-RAMP, WEMI, and TOSCA technical committees. As a participant in the Google Summer of Code for both 2008 and 2009, he also worked on the Apache Harmony and Ptolemy II projects at the University of California, Berkeley.
Open Source software has been a boost to every enterprise, almost every phone, and on almost every desktop. But it has also helped in some unexpected places: mapping disaster relief efforts, medical records for developing nations, financial industry transparency, tracking human rights violations, and more.
Senior Advisor for Science and Technology, World Economic Forum.
rian Behlendorf is a Senior Advisor for Science and Technology for the World Economic Forum. He recently completed a two year stint as their Geneva-based Chief Technology Officer, updating their internal systems and IT processes, and connecting their internal communities and initiatives to open technology concepts and leaders. Prior to that, in 2009 and 2010, he worked for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as an advisor on open data, open government, and open source software, focusing for much of that on the development of a platform for the exchange of electronic healthcare records. From 1999 to 2007 he founded and was CTO of CollabNet, the leader in enterprise software development and collaboration tools built upon Open Source software and principles. He continues to serve on CollabNet’s executive board of directors, and is on the executive boards of the Mozilla Foundation and Benetech. He also continues to help the Apache Software Foundation, a project he co-founded in 1995. Brian lives in San Francisco.
In this session, Nuwan and Anjana will describe how the WSO2 Development platform accelerates developing multi-channel user interfaces, business rules, workflows, and RESTful services. The session will include quick demonstrations to showcase the platform’s breadth and depth.
Associate Technical Lead, WSO2 Inc.
Nuwan Bandara joined WSO2 in July 2009. He is a associate technical lead and member of the development technologies management committee, focusing on the WSO2 Gadget Server, WSO2 Mashup Server, Jaggery, and API Store. Additionally, Nuwan has provided technology consulting on customer engagements, including identity solutions and systems integration for the telecommunications, banking and financial services industries.
Nuwan specializes in Java enterprise technologies, service-oriented architecture (SOA) implementation, distributed computing, Web engineering with Java/PHP technologies and software design patterns. He has contributed to the Apache Web Services and Shindig projects. In 2007 and 2008, Nuwan conducted research and development for the European Union’s (EU) Information Society Technologies SOA and mobile computing projects. He also is a member of the British Computer Society.
Associate Technical Lead, WSO2 Inc.
Anjana Fernando joined WSO2 in 2009. He is an associate technical lead and a member of the data technologies management committee, who focuses on development of the WSO2 Data Services Server. Anjana has conducted several onsite customer engagements, primarily focused on integration enabled by the WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus.
Anjana is a contributor to Apache Axix 2, and he participated in the Google Summer of Code 2006 where we worked on the Apache Mirae project in implementing a Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) transport. He also brings experience in Mobile Computing, service-oriented architecture (SOA) for the European Union’s Information Society Technologies, and Java enterprise Web development.
WSO2 Carbon and Stratos 2 are based on a revolutionary architecture that decreases administration effort, reduces server instance count, and increases deployment flexibility. WSO2 Carbon 5 delivers major architectural improvements in scalability, availability, management, and user experience.
Director, Architecture, WSO2 Inc.
Afkham Azeez joined WSO2 in December 2005, and he has served as director of architecture since 2011. In this role, he drives efforts focused on the development and enhancement of WSO2 middleware.
Azeez is an elected member of the Apache Software Foundation and also a Project Management Committee member and long-time committer for a number of projects. He specializes in distributed computing, highly available and scalable applications, Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE) technologies, and service-oriented architecture.
Software Architect, WSO2 Inc.
Amila Suriarachchi joined WSO2 in January 2006. He is an architect and member of the data technologies management committee, who has focused on product management for the WSO2 Business Rules Server and WSO2 Complex Event Processing Server. Amila also has contributed to the development of the WSO2 Web Services Application Server. He specializes in cloud computing, data binding, and reliable messaging.
Amila is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, and has contributed to the Apache Axis2 and Sandesha2 projects. He is a Sun-certified Java programmer, a business component developer, and a certified Microsoft Visual C# .Net developer. He has published several WSO2 technical articles.