Tech Excellence

Tech Excellence


Our vision is to raise the bar of technical excellence across the world.

Meetup Calendar for 2023

08 Feb 2023

TDD and Hexagonal Architecture in Microservices

Valentina Cupać, Founder & Technical Coach @ Optivem, Belgrade, Serbia

22 Feb 2023

Testing With Terraform

Janis Orlovs, CTO @ CWISE, Riga, Latvia

8 March 2023

TDD Anti-patterns

Ahmed Misbah, Chief Software Engineer @ Orange Innovation Egypt, Giza, Egypt

15 March 2023

Help! We have a QA problem!

Niels Malotaux, Technical Coach @ N R Malotaux - Consultancy, Medebach, Germany

05 Apr 2023

Getting out of Legacy with 3P

Johan Martinsson, Technical Coach @ ChangIT, Grenoble, France

19 Apr 2023

Component-Driven Development with React & DOM Testing

Paul Hammond, Director @ Pack Software LTD, Manchester, United Kingdom

03 May 2023

What is Tech Excellence? Who Cares?

Kyle Aretae, Principal Agile Coach @ T-Mobile, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

17 May 2023

12 Microservices Testing Techniques for Dependency Control

Wojciech Bulaty, CEO and Product Architect @ Traffic Parrot, London, UK

31 May 2023

Shipping Better Software Faster & Having Fun Doing It

Chris Holland, VP of Software Development @ CertainPath, Austin, Texas, United States

21 Jun 2023

Domain-Driven Qualities of High Performing Teams

Denis Cahuk, Technical Coach @ Coach Denis, Ljubljana, Slovenia

5 July 2023

Effective Software Design: Going forward by taking a step back

Nicholas Ocket, Oprichter @ About Coding, Tielt, Flemish Region, Belgium

19 July 2023

Whole Team Programming

Paige Watson, Senior Consultant @ Industrial Logic, Inc., Greater Seattle Area, USA

9 Aug 2023

Visual Thinking for Software Teams

Jacqueline Bilston, Software Developer @ Yelp, Canada

23 Aug 2023

A Tactical TDD Introduction

Garrick West, XP Coach & Software Crafter @ Industrial Logic, Seattle, Washington, United States

6 Sep 2023

Shipping React app with zero-bugs policy using TDD

Nik Sumeiko, Software Engineer, Architect @ Erste Digital, Vienna, Austria

20 Sep 2023

Balancing Coupling in Software Design

Vlad Khononov, Senior Cloud Architect @ DoiT International, Israel

4 Oct 2023

Domain Driven Project Structure

Igor Sosman, Software Developer @ BlueCare AG, St Gallen, Switzerland

18 Oct 2023

Deploy to production on your first day

Timber Kerkvliet, Software Consultant & Architect @ CloudSuite, Uithoorn, North Holland, Netherlands

1 Nov 2023

Using Fakes for Testing

Marcelo Chiaradia, Staff Software Engineer, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany

15 Nov 2023

How to use TDD in Legacy Projects

Guilherme Ferreira, Open-Source Developer Advocate / Principal Engineer @ FARFETCH, Maia, Porto, Portugal

29 Nov 2023

Tech Excellence Meetup

Emmanuel Valverde Ramos, Senior Craftsperson @ Condurance, Murcia, Spain

Matheus Marabesi, Software Craftsperson @ Condurance, Madrid, Spain

13 Dec 2023

Unlocking the Awesome Power of Refactoring

J. B. Rainsberger, Consultant @, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Meetup Calendar for 2024

7 Feb 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Alex Stücker, Software Architect @ Digitec Galaxus AG, Zurich, Switzerland

21 Feb 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Jimmy Bogard, President at Jimmy Bogard Consulting LLC, Austin, Texas, United States

5 Mar 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Oliver Zihler, Full Stack Software Engineer @ Swisscom, Zurich, Switzerland

Alina Liburkina, Software Engineer @ BlueCare AG, Zurich, Switzerland

3 Apr 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Jonas Felix, Founder & Trainer at, Co-Founder Your Sidekicks AG, Basel, Switzerland

17 Apr 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Daniel Moka, Software Craftsman @ MokaIT, Co-creator @ TDD Manifesto, France

2 Oct 2024

Tech Excellence Meetup

Fran Climent, Technical Coach @ Fran Climent, Villajoyosa, Spain

Tech Excellence - Speaker Proposal

Meetup Calendar for 2022

Our Team

Valentina Cupać

Valentina Cupać - Founder & Organizer @ Tech Excellence

Technical Coach | Helping backend development teams to deliver quality software faster with TDD, Clean Architecture & Clean Code | Helping Engineering Leaders build a culture of Technical Excellence

Daniel Moka

Daniel Moka - Co-Organizer @ Tech Excellence

Software Engineer | Raising the software quality standards worldwide | TDD & Clean Code & best practices | .NET & Rust & JS/TS

Oliver Zihler

Oliver Zihler - Co-Organizer @ Tech Excellence

Software Crafter | I help to deliver high-quality, business-focused, problem-solving software solutions | Software Design & DDD | Agile Development

Alina Liburkina

Alina Liburkina - Co-Organizer @ Tech Excellence

Software Craftress | DDD, Clean Code & Clean Architecture | Software Design

Ilias El-Mhamdi

Ilias El-Mhamdi - Writer @ Tech Excellence

Full-stack developer

Jelena Cupać

Jelena Cupać - UX/UI Designer @ Tech Excellence

Digital Product Designer | Design thinking, user flows, wireframing & prototyping | Process Modelling

Our Members

About Us

Tech Excellence

A community of software developers and engineering leaders who are raising the bar of technical excellence across the world.

Our Sponsors


Better Software Faster: Helping backend development teams deliver quality software faster with TDD, Clean Architecture & Clean Code

Our Partners

QE Unit: The Quality Engineering Community

We are an extended community of practice dedicated to one thing: succeed with Quality at Speed software

Our Network


Where can I join?

  • Join our Meetup Group so that you can register for our events.
  • Watch our YouTube recordings. Our meetups are live streamed on YouTube so you can an opportunity to ask our speakers questions via live chat on YouTube.
  • Follow us on LinkedIn to get notifications about our events.
  • Follow us on Twitter to get notifications about our events.
  • Follow us on GitHub and join our Discussions

Where do I register for the events?

Join our meetup group Meetup Group

Where do I watch the meetup?

  1. Open up the event on meetup.
  2. In the section “Online event” you will see a YouTube link, click on it when the event starts.
  3. The meetup is live streamed on YouTube.

How do I ask questions?

Our meetups are livestreamed on YouTube. So you can ask any questions via YouTube Live Chat. In general, we firstly have a 1hr session with the speaker (you can write questions in your chat at any time), and then we have a 30min Q&A session whereby we will choose a subset of questions from live chat so that it can be answered by the speaker.

Can I re-watch the meetup on YouTube?

Yes, our events are generally recorded on YouTube.

In case of any exception (if an event will not be recorded), then we will specify that on the meetup page.


Do you have any questions or ideas? Feel free to start a discussion on Discussions

Disclaimer: Some of our speakers may present code demos during the meetup sessions. Please note that any code shown during any meetups is for educational purposes only.