Jury

The winners of the 11 nomination categories will be chosen by the Awards Jury, and they also select a winner in the Best Overall Developer Portal category. We are thrilled and grateful that Anne Gentle, Lukas Rosenstock and Bob Watson confirmed to form this year's Jury!

Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala in Amsterdam on 11 October, 2019.

Bob Watson, PhD

Bob Watson PhD

Bob is an Assistant Professor of Technical Communication in the Engineering School at Mercer University.  He brings industry experience and academic research together with enthusiasm to prepare tomorrow's engineers and technical communicators for the diverse challenges they'll face as professionals.  

Anne Gentle

Anne Gentle

Anne is a technical leader who provides documentation processes and frameworks for improved customer experiences with APIs and SDKs. She served on the OpenStack Technical Committee and developed tools and processes for API documentation for OpenStack. She works closely with developers to provide best practices for REST API services. At Cisco, Anne coaches teams who want to weaponize documentation for the best user outcomes.

Lukas Rosenstock

Lukas Rosenstock

Lukas is a software developer (mostly PHP, some JS), technical writer, API consultant, and entrepreneur. He serves multiple clients with his unique combination of coding expertise, a perspective on business strategy as well as a passion for great documentation. Lukas is also building CloudObjects, an API directory, community and platform for developer tools.

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