WSO2 Announces 22 Featured Guest Speakers at WSO2Con 2011, Including Customers, Researchers and Third-Party Solution Providers

Guest Speakers Will Present Case Studies and Technical Overviews on SOA, Mobile and Cloud Best Practices in the Enterprise, E-Government, Telecom and Financial Sectors

Palo Alto, CA – August 31, 2011 - WSO2 today announced that 22 guest speakers will present at WSO2Con 2011, WSO2’s second annual user conference. The presenters include customers, researchers, systems integrators, and other third-party solution providers. Collectively, they will explore the unique convergence of service-oriented architecture (SOA), open source software, mobile and cloud computing, along with IT strategies for improving productivity and competing in a global economy. They also will represent a broad cross section of markets, including banking and financial services, e-government, retail, telecommunications, information technology, universities, and research institutions.

WSO2Con 2011 runs September 12-16, 2011 at the acclaimed Waters Edge resort and conference center just outside of Colombo, Sri Lanka. In addition to the guest presentations, the five-day event also features more than 25 technical presentations, panels and tutorials aimed at addressing IT professionals’ top enterprise application and integration priorities. For more information, visit

Guest Speakers Address Enterprise Software Priorities

Guest speakers at WSO2Con 2011 were selected through the conference’s open call for papers. They represent some of the world’s innovators in the development and implementation of SOA, Web services, open source, mobile, cloud and other software technologies. These experts will share their insights in presentations across a number of the conference’s keynote, technology and industry tracks. Details of the full agenda are at Keynotes

  • IBM Global Technology Outlook – 2011, Dr. C. Mohan, IBM Research Fellow
  • Service Orientation – Why it is Good for Your Business, Sastry Malladi, eBay Distinguished Architect
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns: Past, Present and Future, Gregor Hohpe, Google Engineer
  • SOA & Beyond Using Open Source Technologies, Narendra Nathmal, Cognizant Technologies Chief Architect


  • BSS Platform-as-a-Service for Communications: Utilizing WSO2 Middleware, Ken Anderson, CTO, Datatel Solutions
  • Using WSO2 Products in e-Government Infrastructures, Maria Belkina, Project Manager, Saint-Petersburg Information and Analytics Center
  • Using WSO2 as a Mobile Services Platform, Simon Bilton, Head of Professional Services, Godel Technologies Europe
  • Focusing your effort on strategy and vision, not infrastructure, Philippe Camus, Enterprise SOA Architect, Atlantic Lottery Corporation
  • Multi-tenancy and Cloud Computing for eGovernment Services, Mifan Careem, CTO, Respere
  • Electronic claim flow platform for a government orchestrated process, Guillaume Devianne, Independent Consultant
  • SOA for Citizen Centric Government Service Delivery of Sri Lanka, Sanjaya Karunasena, CTO, Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA)
  • Building a Mobile POS Solution with WSO2 Carbon and Apple iPod Touch, Thilanka Kiriporuwa, Head of Human Resources and Operations, ODEL
  • WSO2 in Action in Alfa-Bank, Dmitry Lukyanov, Head of Integration Solutions Dept, Alfa-Bank
  • Cuban Experiences with SOA and the WSO2 Suite, Jorge Infante Osorio, Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas
  • Open Source Adoption in a Mexican Bank, Nelson Raimond, IT Manager, Sociedad Hipotecaria Federal
  • A Dynamic Telecommunications SOA Platform - A WSO2 and 2degrees Mobile Ltd Co-creation, Neeraj Satija, Software Development Manager, 2degrees Mobile Ltd.
  • Using WSO2 ESB with SAP ERP (Retail), Harsha Senanayake, Head of Enterprise Solutions, John Keells Holdings PLC
  • Open Service Federation Framework, Dipanjan Sengupta, Principal Architect, Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Advanced Business Process Instance Monitoring in WSO2 Carbon, David Schumm, Research Assistant, Institute of Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS)
  • Delivering the Goods: Automated Quote to Cash, Brad Svee, Senior Manager of IT Development & Engineering
  • Open Source Adoption in the Enterprise, Prajod Vettiyattil, Lead Architect, Wipro Technologies
  • WSO2 at Connected Car, Andreas Wichmann, Ph.D., Systems Architect, T-Systems

Complementing the guest presentations will be a series of sessions and in-depth tutorials delivered by leading technical experts at WSO2, who have contributed to many of today’s SOA, XML and open source standards. WSO2 Founder and CEO Dr. Sanjiva Weerawarana and WSO2 Co-founder and CTO Paul Fremantle will present keynotes on “WSO2: Disrupting the Middleware Industry,” and “WSO2 Vision and Roadmap,” respectively. Additionally, WSO2 architects and developers will deliver sessions and tutorials on the enabling technologies and best practices for implementing SOAs, mobile solutions, cloud deployments, security, mediation, business processes, and more.

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