The Team

Ivan St. Ivanov

Ivan St. Ivanov is co-founder and senior programmer at VIDA Software, doing various consulting gigs and teaching a couple of Java and Microservices related courses. He is active JUG member, driving the Adopt-a-JSR programme in Bulgaria. In his free time he likes contributing to open source software. As such he is proud contributor to the MicroProfile. Ivan is doing his PhD in the area of cloud multi-tenancy in the University of National and World Economy. He is also teaching Java and Java EE in the Sofia University.

Dmitry Aleksandrov

Dmitry is a passionate Java developer. Through his 10+ years career he has gained a huge experience with different web technologies. His areas of interest include the wide range of Java-related technologies, enterprise solutions, cloud computing technologies, Eclipse plug-ins, as well as non-Java like NodeJs and NoSql. He’s big enthusiast of distributed multinational, multi location software development. At his free time he’s trying to contribute to OpenJDK and supports his own opensource project. His latest passion is Oracles Javascript runtime on JVM – Nashorn.

Martin Toshev

Martin is a Java enthusiast. He is a graduate of Computer Science from the University of Sofia. He is also a certified Java professional (SCJP6) and a certified IBM cloud computing solution advisor. His areas of interest include the wide range of Java-related technologies (such as Servlets, JSP, JAXB, JAXP, JMS, JMX, JAX-RS, JAX-WS, Hibernate, Spring Framework, Liferay Portal and Eclipse RCP), cloud computing technologies, cloud-based software architectures, enterprise application integration, relational and NoSQL databases. You can reach him for any Java and FOSS-related topics (especially Eclipse and the OpenJDK).

Mihail Stoynov

Mihail is a security and software consultant, trainer and author. His resume includes projects in companies like Saudi Aramco, Boeing, HP, Siemens, USAF, several foreign banks and government entities. Mihail is the co-author of 6 books on software, and has 10 years of training experience in local and foreign companies and most of the local universities.

Nayden Gochev

The Java.Beer guy

Nayden Gochev is Solution Architect and Software Contractor with with more than 15 years of experience. Developer, Trainer, consultant, whatever you want ;). He took part in many conferences, seminars, technical trainings in multiple academic and non academic structures and companies. One of the organizers of jPrime and jProfessionals conferences and the monthly Bulgarian Java User Group seminars. The main driver behind the Java Beer events which you can track at , huge Java fan with love for all *.java and big supporter of any Bulgarian IT community. His personal blog is no longer active, but some posts can be found at

Doychin Bondzhev

The Guy from Plovdiv

Doychin Bondzhev is Java developer with experience in many technologies. His work includes software for different businesses like telecommunications, warehouse management, point of sale, service management, billing , service provisioning, customer support, banking and many more. In his free time he contributes to some Open Source projects. He is a big fan of JavaEE and Microprofile.


Contact us

+359 887 749 325