Director of Engineering, Pluron, Inc.
Alexander is a Director of Engineering in Pluron Inc., the startup
from Silicon Valley working on Acunote – the enterprise project
management and Scrum software built with Rails. As a software
engineer, team leader and project manager, Alexander has three years
of experience of real world Rails application development, deployment
and performance optimization.
Alexander currently lives and works in Ukraine. He holds a PhD in
Project Management and is a part-time associate professor at National
University of Shipbuilding.
Alexander is actively involved in the Free Software movement. He is a
maintainer of the KDevelop IDE project. He has been a KDE developer
since 2002, has contributed code to KOffice, KDELibs, KDevelop,
including major parts of Ruby and Rails support.
Alexander contributed performance-related patches and optimizations to
both Ruby and RoR.
Alexander regularly presents at conferences in Europe and Americas promoting
free software, KDE and KDevelop.
Location: Pavilion 9 - 10