Axel is the creator of the open-source library Flyway. He is the founder and CEO of Boxfuse as well as the co-organizer of the Lightweight JUG in Munich, where he helps to arrange meetups about Java technology. Follow him on Twitter @axelfontaine.
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Yolande Poirier manages the online experience for the world's biggest IT community. She empowers developers to successfully grow their projects, businesses, and careers. Telling the story of how people use technology, she curates technical content, interviews IT professionals around the world, and write blogs about Java technologies and projects. She is a speaker at international conferences and JavaOne Rock Star, this year's track lead of the developer community day and a long time member of @jduchess, a network of women in Java. She manages @Java, a network of over 350,000 developer enthusiasts.