OpenJS World

OpenJS World

June 6-10

JW Marriott Austin
Austin, Texas


OpenJS Foundation’s annual event brings together the JavaScript and web ecosystem

Learn and engage with leaders building modern applications at a massive scale. There will be something for everyone who loves JavaScript, including content around development, security, performance, automation & testing, and community building. 


  • Brian Behlendorf was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Software Foundation. He has also served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. He was the founding CTO of CollabNet and CTO of the World Economic Forum. Most recently, Behlendorf was a managing director at Mithril Capital Management LLC, a global technology investment firm.

  • Matteo is Chief Software Architect at NearForm, where he consults for some of the top brands in the world. In 2014, he defended his Ph.D. thesis titled “Application Platforms for the Internet of Things”. Matteo is a member of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee focusing on streams, diagnostics and http. He is also the author of the fast logger Pino and of the Fastify web framework. Matteo is a renowned international speaker after presenting at more than 60 conferences, including Node.js Interactive,, NodeSummit, JSConf.Asia, WebRebels, and JsDay just to name a few. Modules that Matteo maintains are downloaded 60+ billion times per year, making him one of the most downloaded authors on npm. He is also co-author of the book “Node.js Cookbook, Third Edition” edited by Packt. In the summer he loves sailing the Sirocco.

  • Cory Doctorow ( is a science fiction author, activist, and journalist. His latest book is ATTACK SURFACE, a standalone adult sequel to LITTLE BROTHER. He is also the author HOW TO DESTROY SURVEILLANCE CAPITALISM, nonfiction about conspiracies and monopolies; and of RADICALIZED and WALKAWAY, science fiction for adults, a YA graphic novel called IN REAL LIFE; and young adult novels like HOMELAND, PIRATE CINEMA and LITTLE BROTHER. His first picture book was POESY THE MONSTER SLAYER (Aug 2020). His next nonfiction book is CHOKEPOINT CAPITALISM, with Rebecca Giblin, about monopoly and fairness in the creative arts labor market, (Beacon Press, 2022). In 2023, Tor Books will publish two more science fiction novels for adults: RED TEAM BLUES and THE LOST CAUSE. He maintains a daily blog at He works for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is a MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate, is a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Open University, a Visiting Professor of Practice at the University of North Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science and co-founded the UK Open Rights Group. Born in Toronto, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles. In 2020, he was inducted into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

  • Maggie Johnson-Pint TPM, Stripe User Experiences
  • Rachel Nabors Learning Community on React Core, Meta
  • Felienne Hermans Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science


  • Robin Bender Ginn is the Executive Director of the OpenJS Foundation, the open and neutral home to grow and sustain the JavaScript and web ecosystem.

  • David Mark Clements is a Principal Architect, technical author, public speaker and OSS creator specializing in Node.js and browser JavaScript.

    David has been writing JavaScript since 1996 and has been working with, speaking and writing about Node.js since Node 0.4 (2011). He is the author of various open source projects. Of note among them is Pino, the fastest Node.js JSON logger available and 0x, a powerful profiling tool for Node.js.

    David is the author of the first three editions of Node Cookbook, the technical lead and primary author of the official OpenJS Node.js Application Developer Certification (JSNAD) and OpenJS Node.js Services Developer Certification (JSNSD). He is also the author of the Node.js Application Development (LFW211) and Node.js Services Development (LFW212) courses plus a freely available course, Introduction to Node.js (

  • Jonathan has been making things out of code as long as he can remember. Jonathan is the architect and project lead for Appium, the popular open source automation framework, and the creator of Appium Pro, bringing fresh mobile testing tips to the world every week. He works for HeadSpin, the global app UX testing platform, as Director of Learning and Education Programs, making high-quality test automation training available to everyone via HeadSpin University. Previously, Jonathan was the Founding Principal of Cloud Grey, and the Director of Open Source at Sauce Labs. He has worked as a programmer in tech startups for 20 years, but is also passionate about many other topics. Jonathan has master’s degrees in philosophy and linguistics, from Stanford and Oxford respectively. He lives in Vancouver and enjoys writing music, penning essays on the philosophy of technology, and getting outside for a run even if it’s raining.

  • Nick is the CTO and Founder of FlowForge Inc, where he is leading the OpenJS Node-RED project and building a low-code development platform. Before starting FlowForge, he was at IBM for over 19 years working across a wide range of technologies. He spends his time playing with IoT technologies, having worked on projects ranging from smart meter energy monitoring to retrofitting sensors to industrial manufacturing lines with Raspberry Pis and Arduinos. With a background in pervasive messaging, he is a contributor to the Eclipse Paho project and sits on the OASIS MQTT Technical Committee and on the OpenJS Cross Project Council.

  • Nathan Walker has enjoyed the opportunity to work in the web/mobile app development industry for over 15 years now. Spending several years working across multiple industries helped establish a focused sensibility with client needs. A cofounder of nStudio and an active member of the NativeScript Technical Steering Committee with a passion for open source.

  • Alex Ziskind is the founder of NativeScripting which offers rich video courses on a growing list of topics. He is also the founder of Nuvious which services a diverse set of clients and software projects. When he’s not authoring courses on Pluralsight or speaking, you might find him tweaking a synthesizer somewhere.


Please note: All session times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC -5.

Monday, June 6
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 0 Training Sessions:
How to Node.js
Take Full Advantage of NativeScript
Tuesday, June 7
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
Sponsor Showcase
Wednesday, June 8
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Breakout Sessions
Sponsor Showcase
Thursday, June 9
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Project + Collab Summits
Friday, June 10
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Project + Collab Summits

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