José Valim

@plataformatec founder, Open Source developer, Rails Core Team Member, Ruby Hero and creator of Elixir, code available at github.com/josevalim

José Valim is the creator of the Elixir programming language. He graduated in Engineering in São Paulo University, Brazil and has a Master of Science by Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He runs Dashbit alongside a team of Elixir experts to help companies and startups adopt and run Elixir in production.

This talk will introduce developers to the Erlang VM and show how them introduce a completely new vocabulary which shapes how developers design and build distributed, fault-tolerant applications. This talk will also introduce the Elixir programming language and what it brings to the Erlang Virtual Machine.

## Expectations

Introduce Elixir, its ecosystem and design goals within the Erlang Virtual Machine


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