Christoph Bergner Owner of MID GmbH Nuremberg, a midsize company (140 employees), that focusses on model-driven technologies. MID has recently published products that enable tool interoperability at scale (Smartfacts, Jira OSLC, Confluence OSLC) and model migration (Toolbus). Christoph engages in various initiatives for tool interoperability and is a frequent speaker at events. He is Co-Founder of various startups, among these the secure collaboration platform Stackfield.


Dr. Horst Kargl, has been working with OO modeling since 2000. Before joining SparxSystems in 2008, he was a research associate at the Vienna University of Technology and worked on projects in the areas of e-Learning, Semantic Web and model-driven software development. He wrote his dissertation and dealt with the automatic integration of modelling languages. His focus is on software architecture, code generation as well as the customization and extension possibilities of Enterprise Architect. He is the author of several professional articles, regularly gives lectures on Model Driven Software Development and is involved in industry and research projects.


Peter Lieber, started at the age of 17 as a freelance system consultant at Borland Austria and was also responsible for the TogetherSoft market preparation. The transfer of technological knowledge in the areas of distributed systems (n-Tier, SOA) and development environments to software developers and those who want to become software developers has been a matter of concern to him for more than a decade. With this experience, it was obvious to level the UML market for the Australian manufacturer SparxSystems with the motto "Do you still program, or are you already modeling". He distinguishes himself by his always new innovative ideas to chance-oriented solutions.

Takeshi Kouno Sparx Systems Japan CEO, founder and CEO of Sparx Systems Japan. In 2003, I established Sparx
Systems Japan and continue supporting Japanese Enterprise Architect users in 16
years. I offered FTA (Fault Tree Analisys) and GSN (Goal Structure Notation)
profiles to Sparx Community. My first Enterprise Architect is version 3.

Ian Mitchell, Ability Engineering Ltd Ian has been using EA since v3.5, and is a business analyst consultant and trainer. He is also the  developer of the best-selling EA addin – the  eaDocX document generator, as well as the Model Expert model management tool. He has spoken at most of the EA User Group events over the last 7 years.


Phil Chudley, Dunstan Thomas Consulting Ltd, is a principal consultant at Dunstan Thomas Consulting Ltd. He has been using Enterprise Architect for over 13 years, and has vast modelling experience ranging from UML, BPMN and SysML. He has provided training consultancy for numerous organisations in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. These organisations cover sectors ranging from financial to aerospace and defence. Phil has also developed two extensions for Enterprise Architect, His current project is the development of a large Metamodel based upon ArchiMate 3.0 for modelling support for a large multi-national transport company.

Daniel Siegl, has been involved in model-based development since 2000. He started with the UML design tool Together and then moved to Enterprise Architect from Sparx Systems. He has extensive and international experience in implementing critical software projects in the IT, apparel and footwear industries. His main focus is on automotive and logistics customers, helping them to implement more efficient product development. He specializes in UML/SysML, embedded systems and industry standards.He is an founding member of the EA User Group and represents LieberLieber in the Object Management Group.


Dr. Birol Berkem is a senior Enterprise Architect, Master Data Quality Manager and Open Group Certified (TOGAF 9 and ArchiMate 3) Coach and Trainer working on the alignment of Business & IT systems to ensure a value-driven and coherent business reaction to changes.
He assists organizations in understanding how to efficiently customize Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF, UAF and NAF to increase their business agility using the enterprise modeling standards such as the Open Group’s ArchiMate and the OMG's Business Architecture, BMM, UML, SysML as well as the Agile Methodologies such as Scrum and Disciplined Agile Delivery.


Dr. Konrad Wieland studied Business Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology until 2008, followed by his dissertation at the "Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems" about team-based model development. In the course of this he published numerous papers together with SparxSystems and LieberLieber. In 2012, he joined LieberLieber and initially worked as a consultant for numerous companies in the automotive and defense industries in the field of modeling and model-driven software and system development. As Head of Product Management since 2016, he has used this valuable experience to successfully establish LieberLieber's standard products in the market.

Nizam Mohamed Product Owner – Prolaborate, Sparx Systems EA Consultant
14+ years’ experience with Sparx EA - Training, Consultation, Customization and Support. Offered Training and Consultation for Sparx EA clients across the world. Founder and CEO of Sparx Systems India (2013 - 2016) - Created a market place for Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect in India. Founder and CEO of Sixth Force Solutions (2016 - Current) - Developed Prolaborate, the software for Enterprise Collaboration and agility for Architects and Process analysis. Steered to a Successful merger with Sparx Systems. Extensive experience as an Architecture consultant and implementation specialist across different verticals and different countries including US, UK, Dubai, Qatar, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and India.