This year, we have lined up 30+ technical sessions from Appeon MVPs and customers worldwide. The technical sessions offer practical technical knowledge from real-life developers that cover a broad range of topics.
Armeen Mazda is the co-founder and CEO of Appeon. Prior to becoming CEO, Armeen served various other roles in Appeon, including Product Management, Business Development, and Operations. Prior to co-founding Appeon, Armeen was co-founder of NetUpSide, a Silicon Valley-based incubator of high-tech startups. Armeen is a graduate of the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley, and holds 5 U.S. patents in the area of Web application technologies.
Product Manager, Appeon
Julie Jiang is the Product Manager of Appeon, driving the product roadmap, feature definitions, and release management. Julie joined Appeon in 2002 and worked closely with Sybase to create the first documentation for PowerServer. Julie’s past work experience includes technical support manager at TUV Rheinland and system analyst at Accela Automation. Julie is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology in China, and holds degrees in both Computer Science and Arts.
Director Developer Relations, Appeon
Mr. Pollach joined Appeon in 2016 in the capacity as Director, Developer Relations. He is responsible for developer liaison, PowerBuilder courses, technical presentations and support. Mr. Pollach is a former Technical Solutions Architect and DEVOPS specialist with over 30 years experience in Systems Software Analysis, Development, Maintenance and Technical Support IT areas. Mainly in the areas of GUI Design, MS-Windows Programming, Wireless, Application / Web Server Design, Object Oriented Development Tools, Methodologies, Database and Network application development. He has participated in numerous technical, planning and management roles, as well as consulted and educated in these fields for a diverse clientele.
Senior Developer, United Insurance Group
Mark is the expert in United Insurance Group on PowerServer and led the development of the PowerServer 2021 deployment during the last 2 months. Recent Projects: 2021 – Deploy complex client/server application InsurPAS (Insurance Paperless Automation System) to PowerServer 2021. Used by remote insurance agents in another state. 2020 – Built WebAPI in SnapDevelop to integrate texting into InsurPAS client/server app. This texting integration allows Claim Adjusters to fully leverage texting, including pictures and documents, with our claim handling process. 2009 – 2021 – Enhance and maintain InsurPAS client/server application.
Head of Corporate IT, Dou Yee International Pte Ltd
Zhang Jianxin has been an experienced Management Information Systems Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry. Skilled in ERP Implementation, Management, Business Intelligence, Software Implementation and Azure Cloud migration. He leads a team of 14 PowerBuilder developers to support the business/operation needs, and in the process to migrate existing client/server ERP system to be Cloud ready by using latest Appeon Powerserver2021 platform.
Development Lead, Integrated Data Services
Bruce Armstrong is a development lead with Integrated Data Services (IDS). Prior to joining IDS in 2004 he spent 15 years as an independent consultant doing PowerBuilder development. He is an Appeon MVP and has done sessions on PowerBuilder at Sybase TechWaves, SAP TechEds, Appeon Elevate conferences, local user group meetings in Columbia, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, England, Italy and France as well as online webcasts.
Appeon MVP, softpi.com
Ph.D in Computer Science. Appeon MVP and PowerServer enthusiast since the early days. Lead Appeon expert in dozens of worldwide migration projects to Web and Mobile architectures. Invited speaker at Elevate conferences and national User Groups. Taught PowerBuilder and Appeon development techniques to hundreds of developers. Pioneered the field of interactive Grid computing at CERN, publishing several scientific articles. Broad knowledge in Big Data programming frameworks and predictive models using Machine Learning.
Ronnie Po is the founder and principal of Morpheon Corporation d/b/a ChartBase Medical Systems, an independent consulting and software development company in Pasadena, California. He is a long-time PowerBuilder and SQL developer specializing in custom line-of-business applications. He received a Laureate Medal in Innovation by IDG’s 2012 Computerworld Honors Program for his work on ChartBase, a specialty medical application developed using PowerBuilder and SQL Anywhere. At the 2011 SAP Tech Ed/Sybase TechWave conference in Las Vegas, his demonstration of an image-mapped query tool was selected as one of seven finalists from a field of over one hundred entries at the annual Demo Jam event, ultimately placing second. In recent years has worked closely with Appeon in testing and showcasing the PowerBuilder and PowerServer products.