Co-founder & COO, Magento
Roy Rubin is the Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer for Magento, the open-source eCommerce platform business acquired by eBay Inc. in 2011. Roy is focused on ensuring that customers and partners are empowered to grow their businesses using the Magento platform.
Vice President and Principle Analyst, Forrester
Thomas Husson’s research focuses on the integration of mobile into marketing and digital strategies, and his work is cited worldwide in publications including International Herald Tribune, the BBC, The Economist, Reuters, AFP, Les Echos, and Le Monde.
Senior Director Merchant Services, eBay Inc./PayPal Deutschland
Matthias had served as a Business Development Manager at Bertelsmann, Portal & Business Search manager at Lycos, and Business Analysis& Strategy Manager, Head of Business Development and Head of marketing at PayPal Germany.
Head of Product, Magento
Jimmy joined Magento in 2012 as head of the Magento product group. Coming from GSI Commerce, now referred to as eBay Enterprise, Jimmy has had a long history with eCommerce and his expertise and knowledge in the industry is reflected in producing innovative and market-leading products for Magento.
Head of Merchant Marketing, Magento
Danny leads customer acquisition, engagement and retention activities in Magento, focusing on search, Inbound Marketing, conversion optimization and database marketing. As an Online Marketing veteran, he helps merchants increase the effectiveness of acquisitions and conversion marketing for their Magento-powered stores.
Head of Market Strategy and Insight, Rackspace
Simon has over 20 years of experience working as the interface between business-to-business marketing and information technology, product development and product management. He is now determining international market strategy for cloud computing, managed hosting, and hybrid cloud solutions at Rackspace.
Head of IT, MyTheresa
Ulf Dammertz has been Head of IT at mytheresa.com since 2009. His achievements include the complete relaunch of the mytheresa.com IT as well as the introduction of the Magento shopsystem. Before, he was working for the Otto Group.
Magento Team Leader, Jarlssen GmbH
Tim leads the Magento team at Magento Gold Solution Partner Jarlssen GmbH. He is an active member of Magento community, writing community extensions, publishing articles and speaking on conferences all over the globe. His main specializations are Magento Eco System and adapting Magento websites for mobile devices.
Daniel is an independent developer and Open Source enthusiast who is always planning new ways to make the life of developers easier.
Regarding Magento this means to create solutions, which make it easier to join forces with other big PHP frameworks.
VP of Business Development, Zooz
Noam is focusing on the global expansion of Zooz technology, enabling merchants to optimize their payment. Prior to joining Zooz, she led Business Development and Marketing for PayPal in the Israel region and engaged the tech start up scene to evangelize mobile innovation. Noam also initiated and oversaw Orange Israel’s first e-commerce platform.
Social Media Manager, Votum
Käthe Fischer’s work begins where visibility on its own does not lead to success. With smart content relevant to a target group combined with a multi channel strategy she aims to influence the reputation of a brand or company, and thereby increases the reach of brands on- and offline.
Manager Agency Partner Development, ebay inc Partnership Group
Stephan joined PayPal in 2012 and is now part of the ebay inc Partnership Group. With his expertise in marketing and business development, Stephan focuses on the Magento ecosystem. He develops strategies and solutions for merchants and partners.
COO and Co-Founder, CouchCommernce GmbH
Kai is the COO and Co-Founder at CouchCommerce, where he oversees management of support, sales and strategic development. Prior to that, he was a project manager for Esprit, where he focused on international rollout of new software platform for their web shops.
Co-Founder and CTO, Phoenix Media
Bjoern has been working with Magento since the very beginning in 2008, and has a strong focus on improving the performance and scalability of the platform. Phoenix Media’s goal is to enhance merchants success with technical innovation, by providing a wide range of must-have extensions on Magento Connect for free.
Manager of Developer Education, Magento
Vinai joined Magento in 2011 as Manager of Developer Education. Before that he worked as a freelance developer and consultant, focusing on Developer Training. He is also a Co-Author of the German Magento Developer-Handbook, published by O’Reilly.
Head of Sales & Business Development Western Europe, eBay Enterprise
A veteran of e-commerce in Europe – Frank’s expertise includes the fundamentals of successful e-business models including frontend, backend, omnichannel integration, CRM, online-marketing, social-media and payment systems. Having previously served in senior roles at Arvato, Otto, and DHL Frank has vast experience and strategic knowledge of the German commerce industry.
Head of Merchant Acquisition, eBay
Nick has had a history in freenet AG, Digital River, and Arvato. eBay Germany won him over in July 2011 to fill the position of Head of Enterprise Sales. Today, Nick heads up the merchant acquisition team for eBay.
Senior Software Architect, Sitewards
David joined Sitewards in 2011, overseeing the release, maintenance and support for Sitewards’ publicly available Magento extensions. He is focused on integrating a better search solution in Magento with Apache Solr. David is an active Magento community member.
Dr. Thomas Müller
Managing Director, MyTheresa
Dr. Müller joined MyTheresa.com in 2008 as Managing Director. Together with Jens Riewenherm and the founders Susanne and Christoph Botschen, he is part of the management board. Dr. Müller is responsible for the operations, the internationalization, Finance, IT and HR.
Co- Founder, M2E
Alex combines an extensive IT background with years of investment banking experience. He has worked on a number successful start-ups across Europe. At M2E he is responsible for strategy to create and accelerate growth, and deliver exceptional value to all their customers worldwide. Alex holds MSc in Database Systems along with Executive MBA from London Business School.
Director of Development, Magento
Ted is director of development for Magento merchant experience as well as Magento’s Go and Prostore’s SAAS offerings.
Lead Software Engineer. MyTheresa
Michael Staroste holds the position of Lead Software Engineer at MyTheresa.com. He has been responsible for developing the Magento shop system since 2009 and is strongly involved in the continuous development of the shopsystem.
Director Sales, Phoenix Media
Marc joined Phoenix Media as Key Account Manager overseeing Magento Enterprise projects. He has substantial experience with Magento platforms. As Director Sales, he provides strategic advice and tactical guidance to ensure merchants growth.
Head of SEO, Votum
Holger is responsible for all processes that influence the performance of a website. Whether one is talking about optimizing keywords, link building or search engine marketing – he knows how to clear a hurdle to win the target groups „Zero Moment of truth“.
Research Assistant, Flagbit
Sabrina is studying Business Information Systems, focusing on Online Marketing. She writes her bachelor thesis, “Responsive web design for mobile commerce”, at the internet agency Flagbit, and concentrates on the current market situation and the chances and possibilities for web shops.
Lead Developer, Flagbit
Michael is a Lead Developer at Flagbit. He has 10 years of experience in web development and eCommerce, and in implementation of Magento eCommerce projects. He is a Zend certified PHP 5 Engineer and a Magento Certified Developer PLUS and Front End Developer.
Co-Founder and CEO, TechDivision GmbH
Josef has been focusing on Magento since the very beginning – primarily on business related e-commerce topics. He is also a speaker at different conferences like Meet Magento, PayPal Conference and many more. As chief editor and publisher of the “eStrategy-Magazin“ – one of the leading eCommerce magazines in Germanyy, he has been dealing with e-Commerce for more than 10 years.
CEO, Wardow GmbH
Danny founded wardow.com in 2005 and has been showing an impressive growth on the Magento Enterprise platform since early 2010. The unique range of brands and designer labels as well as highly efficient processes have been leveraging the expansion to markets worldwide. To meet the high quality standard, his company is managing all divisions in-house: Shop management, purchasing, customer service, warehouse management and dispatch.
CTO and Partner, Sitewards
As CTO and Partner at Sitewards, which specializes in e-Commerce solutions, Tobias has built up a development team that thrives to be at the cutting edge of web development. Previously he was well regarded as a consultant and software architect. Tobias has participated and spoken at conferences such as Meet Magento, IPC, and Unconferences. He has also had articles published in t3n and PHPMagazin.