React Native Heroes 2024

Andrei Zgรฎrvaci

Senior React Native Developer at Callstack with over 6 years of experience building React Native apps; Founder of multiple startups, two of which have been featured in Forbes; Blogger and podcast host in his free time.

  • Creating AI-generated images natively on iOS in React Native using Stable Diffusion
Charlotte Isambert

Charlotte is a software developer at BAM, a company specialized in mobile apps, with a big React Native tribe. She has been a React Native developer for 3 years.

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Federica Di Monaco

I am Federica Di Monaco, a dedicated Frontend Developer with three years of experience specializing in React and React Native at People First. My journey in the tech industry is fueled by a multifaceted educational background that spans various aspects of new technologies, including programming, economic, social, and legal implications of technology.

My programming studies have equipped me with a holistic view of technology development, emphasizing not just the coding aspect but also the crucial role of user experience. This comprehensive approach puts the user at the heart of the design process, aiming to create products that are usable, equitable, enjoyable, and useful.

Since joining People First, I have been passionately involved in creating seamless and innovative applications. I constantly push the envelope to integrate cutting-edge solutions that enhance user experience. My role involves transforming complex project requirements into responsive, functional features, and working closely with UI/UX designers and backend teams to deliver cohesive products.

  • Leveraging React Native for Innovative Solutions
Federica Vacca

My name is Federica and I live in a small town in the north of Italy with my bunny. Iโ€™m a software engineer at Belka, a digital product studio based in the Italian Alps. I develop websites and mobile apps using React and React Native. When I am not coding, you can find me reading, overanalyzing things or taking long walks.

  • From zero to ranking in 3 months
Federico Mastrini

I'm a software engineer from a little town in Lunigiana, a beautiful land in the middle of Apuan Alps in Tuscany, Italy. I currently work at PagoPA as a Mobile Software Engineer in the IO app team.
When I'm not coding, I enjoy playing video games, lifting weights at the gym, and taking long walks.

  • Unleashing the Potential of XState in React Native
Giovanni Laquidara

Developer Advocate @ Amazon focused on devices, mobile apps and ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป developer communities ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ. Previously I worked as developer advocate, software engineer, VR and mobile developer and real-time software architect/developer. I like working with the cutting-edge technologies and people. Tinkering and sharing the experience.

  • Developing Multi-Modal Media and TV Apps with React Native: Techniques and Best Practices
Mathieu Fedrigo

Mathieu has been a React Native software mobile architect for the past 4 years. He specialises in testing, especially on mobile.
Recently, he's also been working on React Native for TVs.

  • Maestro & Expo: Crafting the Future of Efficient e2e Testing
Mirko Quaglia

I'm a React Native enthusiast since 2018, I've been developing applications using this framework that range from simple static one, to e-commerce and more.
Recently I've started to support open source libraries and release one myself.
In my spare time you can find me at the gym, playing video games or learning new stuff related to Mobile app development.

  • Roundtable - The future of React Native
Oliver Lopez

Oliver is an Independent consultant and founder of Loopsware a React Native app development agency, He is a design systems enthusiast and part-time open-source contributor with a deep focus on the React and React Native ecosystem. He is passionate about science, arts, and technology, enjoys learning about software engineering, mobile development, and cross-platform technologies, and has a lot of interest in the communities and the people around it.

  • Roundtable - The future of React Native
  • Building a Universal Design System in React Native with Tailwind
Roberto Brogi

Hey there! I'm Roberto Brogi, a tech enthusiast a bit of a gaming geek who's been fiddling with code and creating digital magic since the days of Adobe Flash.
Born and raised in Torino, Italy, I've always been fascinated by the possibilities that technology can offer.

My journey in the tech world started at the University of Turin, where I not only mastered my skills in Java, PHP, JavaScript, and a slew of other programming languages but also got to experiment with virtual agents and recommender systems (AI).

I try to push the boundaries of what I could create and innovate.

Since then, I've worn many hats: from a junior developer cutting my teeth on web and mobile projects to leading game development teams for major companies. In 2020, I stepped up as the CTO and Academy Trainer at People First, where I get to shape the minds of future front-end wizards and oversee our software factory.

Not one to sit still, I've presented at numerous conferences, from discussing the intricacies of user rating behaviors at UMAP 2011 in Girona, Spain, to leading React Native workshops in Barcelona. My work, particularly the sound design for "In Space We Brawl," even snagged me a Drago dโ€™oro award in 2015, which was a huge honor.

From 2021 to 2023, I have been involved with the University of Turin, teaching in the degree course on Social Innovation, Communication, and New Technologies. Specifically, I led the Lab React, where I had the opportunity to share my expertise and contribute to the training of upcoming developers in this technology.

  • Roundtable - The future of React Native
  • Leveraging React Native for Innovative Solutions