Claes Wohlin

Claes Wohlin
Claes Wohlin is a Professor of Software Engineering at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. He has been Dean for the Faculty of Computing from the 1st of January, 2014. In 2011, Claes Wohlin was elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. Further information is available here.

Gareth Cronin

Gareth Cronin

Gareth Cronin is General Manager of Partner Product Projects at Xero, helping to rewire the global business economy by bringing beautiful accounting software to small and medium businesses.

Prior to joining Xero, Gareth consulted for Air New Zealand and Vista Entertainment, led engineering at crime analytics software business Wynyard Group, and at health software creator Orion Health, where he spent four years growing the engineering group from 150 to 350 people, creating new development shops in Christchurch, Bangkok, Canberra, and Phoenix, and producing products that support the transformation of healthcare for the better.

He is also a co-founder of Ambit AI, a software start up creating conversational user experiences using natural language processing. He serves on the board of the IT Professionals New Zealand’s (ITP) national tertiary degree accreditation programme under the Seoul Accord, the Auckland Branch Committee of ITP and the IT industry advisory panel for Manukau Institute of Technology.