Roger Bodamer of 10 Gen
Roger heads the West Coast Operations for 10gen. He has over 20 years of experience of building and delivering great and innovative products to market and has deep expertise and knowledge of database architectures and internals. Roger holds several patents for database and middleware technology. His experience leading product development and engineering teams includes 12 years with Oracle's Database and Application Server development organization where he pioneered products that delivered heterogeneous interoperability, as well as several years as SVP of product operations and engineering at Apple's PowerSchool division. Roger also held leadership positions at OuterBay and Efficient Frontier. He earned a Bachelor's degree in computer science from the HogeSchool Enschede.
Jans Asman of Franz
Dr. Jans Aasman is President and CEO of the database company Franz. His previous experience and educational background include: KPN Research, the research lab of the major Dutch telecommunication company. Tenured Professor in Industrial Design at the Technical University of Delft. Title of the chair: Informational Ergonomics of Telematics and Intelligent Products. Carnegie Mellon University. Visiting Scientist at the Computer Science Department of Prof. Dr. Alan Newell. Researcher at the Traffic Research Center of the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). Experimental and cognitive psychology at the University of Groningen, specialization: Psychophysiology, Cognitive Psychology.