Alex Van Boxel | Devoxx

Devoxx Belgium 2018
from Monday 12 November to Friday 16 November 2018.

Alex Van Boxel is a Big Data and Cloud Architect and He loves working on operational requirement and kicking new initiatives out of the ground. Alex has a engineering and testing background in Research and Development at Alcatel-Lucent and Progress Software.

He loves talking about technology and sharing his knowledge through mentoring, writing articles and public speaking. He is also co-organizing GDG Cloud Belgium.

See also

Grouping the Devoxx/Voxxed speaker via Machine Learning, a students tale


Building Face detection & recognition in every day applications are becoming more and more accessible to any developer. In this session we will discuss how Google Vision API, existing face recognition models and Tensorflow-Keras can be used together to group the pictures of the speakers in the Devoxx Flickr albums.

As a last year student in Applied Informatics, Lien will focus on the usability and application of existing frameworks to build a production-ready solution in the Cloud. Alex will explain the role of a mentor in order to complete a project successfully.

Jan Kees will discuss how he used the API to visualize this on the website.

Cloud - War Stories

Deep Dive

3 Belgian companies will present their move to the Cloud on 3 different Cloud providers. War stories means not only the success stories, but also the struggles and learnings along the way.

Tim Bogaert and Gert Leenders represent "De Persgroup" and the move to Lambda in AWS. Alex Van Boxel will represent "" on Google Cloud and their focus on data and Michaël Hompus will cover his Azure experience.

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