Dmitry Vostokov is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, educator, scientist and author. He is the founder of pattern-oriented software diagnostics, forensics and prognostics discipline and Software Diagnostics Institute. Vostokov has also authored more than 30 books on software diagnostics, forensics and problem solving, memory dump analysis, debugging, software trace and log analysis, reverse engineering and malware analysis. He has more than 20 years of experience in software architecture, design, development and maintenance in a variety of industries including leadership, technical and people management roles. Dmitry also founded DiaThings, Logtellect, OpenTask Iterative and Incremental Publishing and Software Diagnostics Services (former Memory Dump Analysis Services) and Software Prognostics. In his spare time, he presents various topics on Debugging TV and explores Software Narratology, an applied science of software stories that he pioneered, and its further development as Narratology of Things and Diagnostics of Things (DoT). His current area of interest is theoretical software diagnostics.