Increasing the safe delivery of change has immense business value across a number of dimensions, so how can we improve our ability to manage change at scale? In this roundtable, we will be joined by software engineers and leaders with experience improving large-scale change mechanisms in their own companies. Topics will include technical strategies, operational considerations, people and culture, and general lessons learned. As an audience member, you will also have the chance to ask the panel questions.
Senior Staff Software Engineer @Lyft
Tom Wanielista is part of the Infrastructure team at Lyft, where he has focused on improving reliability in production by speeding up the deployment feedback loop. Prior to Lyft, Tom worked on Infrastructure in the Fintech space, where he was responsible for building tools to allow developers to safely deploy changes while keeping the stack secure & compliant. Tom studied at New York University where he received a BA in Computer Science.
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Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Mykyta Protsenko is a senior software engineer at Netflix. He is passionate about all things scalable, from coding to deploying to monitoring.
You can find Mykyta speaking at a variety of conferences - OSCON, DevNexus, Devoxx (Ukraine, Belgium, United Kingdom), GeeCon and others.
Vice President of Architecture @Fidelity
Tapabrata “Topo” Pal is a thought leader, keynote speaker, evangelist in the areas of DevSecOps, Continuous Delivery, Cloud Computing, Open Source Adoption and Digital Transformation. Topo is currently a Vice President of Architecture at Fidelity Investments. Prior to joining Fidelity, Topo spent 10 years at Capital One where he was a key player in the company’s DevOps and Cloud journey. Topo is a programming committee member of DevOps Enterprise Summit (US, UK) and DevOps India Summit (India). Topo is a coauthor of Investments Unlimited: A Novel About DevOps, Security, Audit Compliance, and Thriving in the Digital Age (available September 13, 2022) published by ITRevolution.
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Staff Software Engineer @Netflix with over 20 years in Software Engineering
Javier Fernandez-Ivern is a member of the DRM & Manifest team at Netflix, where he is responsible for ensuring that customers always enjoy their favorite shows with the best video, audio, text, and other features available. His services fill a key role in enabling Netflix to stream amazing content to more than 230M members on thousands of devices worldwide. Prior to Netflix, Javier spent a few years working at a competitive programming startup before moving into a consulting role where he built web applications for a variety of clients. After trying out management at Capital One, he returned to his software engineering roots and joined Netflix. Javier enjoys developing and operating highly available services, and the scale at Netflix has been a unique and exciting challenge. Javier received a MS in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University.