Devportal Awards Jury 2022

 

Category and Best Overall winners are evaluated and chosen by an independent jury group that consist of volunteers who have a long experience with API programs, developer portals and API documentation.

Aleksey Akimov

Alex Akimov

Passionate about great Developer Experience and all components of it: intuitive API design, versatile developer tools, simple and comprehensive technical documentation, empowering developer community and authentic developer relations.

 Alex, as Head of API at Adyen was responsible for APIs that processed more than €500BN in 2021. Currently he is building an API Platform at Monite. 

 

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Alvaro Navarro

Developer Advocate and Open Source lover, Alvaro worked for over a decade developing and advocating technologies at companies such as Airbus and Amadeus.

He is currently working as Developer Advocate at Spotify for Developers, serving as a bridge between external developers and the engineering team. One of his main tasks is ensuring developers have the best Developer Experience possible when using Spotify technologies by building prototypes using Spotify APIs or writing documentation and tutorials.

 

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Alvaro Navarro
Anne Gentle

Anne Gentle 

 

Anne Gentle is an industry-recognized author whose books promote collaboration among developers and writers. She works as a developer experience manager at Cisco DevNet, the developer program for Cisco platforms to connect, secure, and automate.

With her team of experts, she supports developer tools for API design, developer documentation, and developer education including infrastructure integration. She wrote a book called Docs Like Code to demonstrate developer tools and workflows like GitHub and automated publishing and code integration, applied in the technical writing world. She proudly serves on the Workforce Advisory Committee at Austin Community College, pushing the field towards future opportunities in API and developer documentation.

 

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Anthony Roux

 

Anthony leads the Developer Relations team at Miro, helping developers build the future of collaboration. Before that, Anthony worked 10 years in the travel industry, 8 of them working on developer-facing products. He built and led the DevRel and API Product Management team at Amadeus, helping startups make travel stressless and accessible to everybody. In his free time, Anthony loves skiing, hiking, and traveling.

 

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Anthony Roux
Anthony Sansone

Anthony Sansone

 

Anthony has spent 20+ years in the computer hardware, software, and services, specializing in data protection and user security. He has broad experience developing and maturing people and processes in IT groups and departments. His experience ranges from startups to large multinational companies.

 

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Bob Watson, PhD

 

Bob is a Senior Technical Writer at Google. 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. You can read his blog at Docs By Design, where he ponders technical writing, API documentation, and the world in general.

 

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Bob Watson
Leah R. Tucker

Leah R. Tucker

 

Leah’s worked in various roles within the tech industry for 15+ years as: a web developer documenting UX standards for her team at HP, a programmer writer launching developer communities to drive documentation at AWS, a principal/staff writer designing APIs at Sabre and developer experiences at Stripe, a principal product manager of an API program and developer portal at Sabre, and as a software integration engineer, where she puts her different experiences into practice as a consultant by making developer experiences as frictionless as possible.

 

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Matthew Revell

 

As founder of Hoopy, Matthew provides DevRel strategy consulting and developer targeted content to help clients across the world understand, reach, and work with software developers.

He is also the founder of DeveloperRelations.com, the world's largest library of DevRel content, as well as founder of the DevRelCon global conference series.

 

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Matthew Revell
Meenakshi Khatri

Meenakshi Khatri

 

Meenakshi has been working as API Product & Business specialist across various Fintech companies for over 12+ years. She brings a board range of professional experience in launching API-as-a-product and services, roll-out API Innovation transformation programs and building API-related Phygital experience across various industries. Previously worked as Java developer for 6+ years; she understands how to explain Technical jargons easily to the non-technical folks and closely monitors the design and development of APIs in providing best-in-class solutions for customers.

In her current role, she works as Global Product Manager, where she launched API Innovation program across Financial services and Card Issuance services and Leads the development of API-innovation solutions to serve global markets.

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Michael Meng

Michael is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Merseburg University of Applied Science, where he now teaches courses on text analysis, text production, research methods and cognitive psychology in the B. Eng. and M. A. programs in Technical Communication. He presents regularly at conferences such as the European Academic Colloquium on Technical Communication, Write the Docs, or the annual tcworld/tekom conference.

 

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Michael Meng
Sophie Rutard

Sophie Rutard

 

Sophie has been working as API strategist for Allianz Trade (formerly Euler Hermes) for years, creating the first customer-facing API of the trade insurance industry, and putting in place a support team and developer portal accordingly. She also has been significantly contributing to EH’s digital transformation program, which resulted in a fully API and cloud-centric IT strategy that is currently being rolled out as a multi-year initiative.
In her current position she is Program Manager for Datahub, which is the Backbone of the IT Target Platform in terms of real-time Streaming, Enterprise Datawarehouse, strategic KPI calculations and Data Lake / Algorithm Management Platform; It furthermore includes the Group Data and API governance teams.

 

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