Speaker: Alexey Valikov (DB Systel GmbH, a Deutsche Bahn Company)
Alexey is an insider in both open-source community as well as in the corporate world of matrix organisations.
In the daylight, Alexey is a senior architect for one of the world's leading passenger and logistics company, Deutsche Bahn (German Railways). One of his core competence areas is individual development of GIS and geospatially-enabled applications which heavily use open-source stack including GeoServer, OpenLayers and LeafletJS.
These two sides makes Alexey a "railways hacker". He took part in all of the Deutsche Bahn Hackathons, became an Open Data activist for German Railways, on a mission to promote Open Data and Open APIs, making Deutsche Bahn more open.