GOTO Berlin is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 60 top speaker and 400 attendees. The conference cover topics such as Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture, Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes.

Presentation: "Introduction of Today's Tracks Friday"

Time: Friday 08:30 - 09:00 / Location: To be announced

Daphne Keislair, Conference Manager at Trifork

Daphne Keislair

Biography: Daphne Keislair

Eberhard Wolff, Architecture and Technology Manager at adesso AG

Eberhard Wolff

Biography: Eberhard Wolff

Eberhard Wolff is one of the initial 20 members of the Java Champions, and author of three books including the first German book on Spring.

Currently, Eberhard is working as Architecture and Technology Manager for adesso AG in Berlin, with a focus on NoSQL, Spring and Cloud.

As well as a published author, Eberhard is a regular speaker at international conferences and author of several articles

Personal website: 
Twitter: @ewolff 
Book: Spring 3 - Framework für die Java Entwicklung 

Jørn Larsen, CEO of Trifork, Member of Program Advisory Board

Jørn Larsen

Biography: Jørn Larsen

Jørn Larsen is co-founder and CEO of Trifork, a public Danish company providing software solutions to government and financial services providers. Trifork is creator of the long-running GOTO Conferences (formerly known as JAOO), and co-creator of QCon.

He graduated from the University of Aalborg, DK in 1994. Since 1997, Jørn is involved in program committees for software development conferences all over the world including QCon London, QCon San Francisco, GOTO Conferences and many more.

Klaus Marquardt, Platform program manager at Dräger Medical

Klaus Marquardt

Biography: Klaus Marquardt

Klaus Marquardt is platform program manager at Dräger Medical in Lübeck, Germany.
Klaus's software development experience covers life-support systems, international projects, frameworks and product lines, and agility in regulated environments. He has documented a series of diagnoses and therapies on software systems that stem from his interest in the mutual influences of technology, humans, processes, and organization - these can be found at Furthermore, he enjoys writing patterns, running conference sessions that explore new ground, and living and working beyond software.

Michael Hunger, Passionate about software development

Michael Hunger

Biography: Michael Hunger

Michael Hunger has been passionate about many aspects of software development even before he received his Master of CS.

He is particularly interested in the people, software craftsmanship, languages and improving code. While he likes coaching and in-project development as an independent (jexp) for small and mid-sized customers, he really enjoys the numerous other projects in his life. His family with three kids, a longtime obsession for a text based multi user dungeon (MUD), reading books whenever possible, running his coffee shop called "buchbar" (book-bar) and a workshop for printing on things are the one side. The other side is filled with learning and working with new programming languages whenever possible, listening to IT podcasts (esp. Software Engineering Radio), working on exciting and ambitious projects like, creating DSLs (jequel, squill and, tons of refactoring and contributing to and reviewing books in progress (Martin Fowlers DSL-book, Software Apprenticeship Patterns, 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know, and many more). Sometimes he even finds time to do a bigger project with some friends like, an open source e-mail based time management application.

Michael can be reached at, or mesirii@twitter.

Stefan Edlich, Senior Lecturer at Beuth HS of Technology Berlin

Stefan Edlich

Biography: Stefan Edlich

Prof. Dr. Stefan Edlich is a senior lecturer at Beuth HS of Technology Berlin (University of App. Sc.) with a focus on Object Databases, NoSQL, Software-Engineering, Mobile Development and E-Learning. He sold his first commercial software in 1986 and has a 27 year development experience. Beside a many scientific papers and journal articles he is a continuous speaker on conferences / it-events concerning enterprise / OO / ODBMS topics since 1993 (like OOP or JAX). Furthermore he is the author of twelve IT books he wrote for Apress, OReilly, Spektrum / Elsevier, Hanser and other publishers. He is a founding member of e.V. In 2008 he started the the worlds First International Conference on Object Databases ( which was continued 2009 at ETH-Zürich and 2010 in Frankfurt. Finally he runs the NoSQL Archiv, organizes NoSQL Events and wrote the worlds first two NoSQL books