2018 Speakers

Conference Speakers

Lead Developer @bookingcom
Polyglot Functional Developer @atomist
Co-Creator of UML & Chief Scientist for Software Engineering @...
Co-Founder @Honeycombio, formerly DevOps @ParseIT/@Facebook
DDD Expert, Author of "Implementing Domain-Driven Design"...
Senior Manager & Heading AI for Growth and Communication...
Robotics Systems Developer at AddRobots
Core Contributor @IstioMesh & Founding Engineer @tetrateio....
Machine Learning Research/Engineering Director @Netflix
Principal Cloud Developer Advocate @Microsoft
Staff Engineer @heptio
Java Performance Expert & Java Champion
Lead Engineer @StarlingBank
Software Engineer @GitHub
Research Manager & Data Scientist, People Analytics @...
Senior Software Engineer @digitalocean
Independent Consultant Specializing in .NET Core, REST APIs &...
Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Mixed Reality Game and Product Designer @MagicLeap
Qcon
CTO at Propel Inc, building @FreshEBT
VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Member of Technical Staff @CockroachDB, previously SWE @GCPcloud
Cognitive Technologies @Liberty_IT
Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer @Netflix
Qcon
Staff Research Scientist @Google
Lead Developer/Committer FoundationDB
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Qcon
Engineering Manager, Billing Infrastructure @Netflix
Qcon
VP Engineering @truelinkfin
Java Champion, Passionate about JVM performance, First Lego League...
Director of R&D @CTRLlabsCo
Apache Cassandra Committer, Distributed Systems Engineer
Qcon
Senior Software Engineer @stitchfix
Software Engineer @coinbase
Qcon
Software Engineer @coinbase
R Enthusiast, Co-Host of the Not So Standard Deviations Podcast,...
Software Engineer @Airbnb
Head of AI @InsightDataSci
Software Engineer @Gremlin
Researcher & Lecturer in Cyberpsychology @bournemouthuni
Asst Professor @UCSC, Researching Data-Centric Languages/Analysis...
Qcon
Research Engineer @mozilla
Manager, Netflix Container Cloud @Netflix
Chief Software Architect @ThisDotMedia
Qcon
Performance Architect for Scripting Languages Runtimes @intel
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer @npmjs
Engineering Director @ShapeSecurity & JavaScript Expert
Build/Release Engineering, DevOps, and Human Factors Consultant
CTO @VividCortex
Qcon
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Engineering Manager on GitHub's Community and Safety Team
Chief Scientist, Java Technologies and Software Hardware Co-...
Software Engineer @PayPal
Founding Member @CiliumProject
Qcon
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, Co-creator @OpenTracing API standard
CTO @PassageAI
Sr. Software Engineer @WePay
Qcon
Software Developer and Cloud Specialist @Checkfront
Principal Dev Manager for .NET Language and Runtime @Microsoft
Co-Creator DTrace, Co-Founder Fishworks Sun Microsystems, &...
Qcon
Principal Engineer @Adobe
Qcon
Service Engineering @SlackHQ
Software Engineer @OpenRoboticsOrg
Qcon
Lead Software Engineer @salesforce
Senior Developer and Tech Generalist @carbonfive
Qcon
Engineering Manager @Netflix
Principal Solutions Architect Alexa @Amazon
Senior Software Engineer @coinbase
Qcon
Head of Data Science @ThirdLove
Qcon
Principal Developer Lead on C# Language Team @Microsoft
Co-founder and CTO @OverOps
Qcon
Software Engineer @Google
Qcon
Senior Software Engineer AI/ML, Applied Machine Learning @Adobe
Co-Founder @make5calls
Qcon
People Development Manager @AppFolio
Qcon
Engineering Manager @PayPal
Qcon
Tech Lead Fairness, Transparency, Explainability & Privacy...
Qcon
Principal Engineer - Infrastructure @SlackHQ
Qcon
Senior Researcher in the Quantitative Financial Research Group @...
Software Developer @Facebook
Co-Founder / CTO @planetscaledata & Co-Creator @vitessio
Qcon
Senior Software Engineer @SlackHQ
Qcon
Machine Learning Platform @Uber
Qcon
Software Engineer @Google
Qcon
Android Engineer @Google
Qcon
Director of Cyber Risk @QadiumInc
Founding Engineer @PassageAI
Qcon
Staff Security Engineer @Cruise Automation
Qcon
Foundation Engineering @Stripe
Former VP Architecture @hulu
Sr SRE @Netflix, member of the Edge Developer Productivity Team
Software Engineer @Microsoft
CEO @tallpoppyio
Product Designer @github
DevOps Advocate @pagerduty
Core Rust Team @RustLang
Independent Tech Consultant, previously CTO @JustSocialApps
Author of The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness
Qcon
Architect of reliable, scalable infrastructure @LinkedIn
Editor-in-chief, InfoQ.com
Developer @Docker
CEO and cofounder of Dusty Robotics
Distributed Systems Engineer / Leader @Netflix
Spec Lead, Java Language @Oracle
OSS Memcached Project Maintainer, previously Memcache / Mcrouter @...
CEO @Atomist and Spring Creator
Qcon
Senior Android Engineer @WeWork
Senior Construction Technology Disrupter @WeWork
Director of Developer Evangelism @fauna
Sr. Cloud Security Engineer @Netflix
Security Researcher, Leader, Advisor @Netflix
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla

Workshop Speakers

Architect @Cognitect & Author of the Best Seller "Release...
Engineering Manager @Linkedin focused on Big Data
Author of The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness
Staff Container & Infrastructure Engineer @enixsas
Core Contributor @IstioMesh & Founding Engineer @tetrateio....
Research Manager & Data Scientist, People Analytics @...
Machine Learning Engineer @Opendoor
Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, &...
Principal Architect at MAXIMUS
Java Performance Expert & Java Champion
Software Engineer @Google
Advisory Platform Architect @pivotal
Advisory Platform Architect @Pivotal
Principal Site Reliability Engineer @Gremlin
Software Engineer @Gremlin
DDD Expert, Author of "Implementing Domain-Driven Design"...
Managing Partner @ardanlabs, Author of Go In Action, & Organizer...
Independent Consultant Specializing in .NET Core, REST APIs &...

Sponsored Solutions Tracks Speakers

Head of Product @thoughtworks
Developer Advocate @couchbase
CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, Co-creator @OpenTracing API standard
Technical Consultant @Camunda
STSM, AI and Machine Learning @IBM
STSM, IBM Watson and Cloud Architecture & Performance @IBM
Global Technology Manager @RedisLabs
Software Engineer @neo4j
Director of Developer Evangelism @fauna
Sales Engineer @solacedotcom
Director, Platform Architecture @wso2
Director of Development @Parasoft
Co-Founder & CTO @netifi_inc
MySQL Principal Sales Consultant
Co-founder and CTO @OverOps
VP, Architecture - CTO Office @WSO2
Senior Engineer @honeycomb.io
VP of Engineering @Nylas
Lead Developer @AzulSystems
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder @Kloudless
Full-stack developer @Auth0
Practice Director @HCLtech
IT Director @BNSF
Software developer @IBM, committer to Apache Bahir and contributor to...
Senior Sales Engineer @AppDynamics

Track Hosts

Core Rust Team @RustLang
Partner & Tech Lead @CarbonFive
Chief Data Engineer @PayPal
QConSF Chair, Co-host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @...
VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Java Champion, Passionate about JVM performance, First Lego League...
Managing Editor and Product Manager C4Media
Senior Software Engineer @Google
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Staff Engineer at Tilde
Independent Tech Consultant, previously CTO @JustSocialApps
Developer @Docker
Engineering Manager on GitHub's Community and Safety Team
Engineering Manager on Desktop @GitHub
VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Director, Edge Developer Experience @Netflix and Co-Host of the...
Staff Engineer @heptio

Programming Committee

Chief Data Engineer @PayPal
Management & Leadership Coach @haacked, previously @Github...
Java Champion, Passionate about JVM performance, First Lego League...
Senior Software Engineer @Google
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay

Directory

First namesort descending Last name Short title
Aarti Parikh Engineering Manager @PayPal
Adam Berenzweig Director of R&D @CTRLlabsCo
Adib Saikali Advisory Platform Architect @Pivotal
Adin Scannell Software Engineer @Google
Ado Kukic Full-stack developer @Auth0
Akhilesh Kumar Senior Software Engineer AI/ML, Applied Machine Learning @Adobe
Alan Kasindorf OSS Memcached Project Maintainer, previously Memcache / Mcrouter @Facebook & Dir of Edge Engineering @Fastly
Alan Blount Software Engineer @Google
Alex Buckley Spec Lead, Java Language @Oracle
Alex Robinson Member of Technical Staff @CockroachDB, previously SWE @GCPcloud
Ana Medina Software Engineer @Gremlin
Anand Rao Advisory Platform Architect @pivotal
Andrew McVeigh Former VP Architecture @hulu
Andrew Spyker Manager, Netflix Container Cloud @Netflix
Anil Kumar Performance Architect for Scripting Languages Runtimes @intel
Animesh Singh STSM, AI and Machine Learning @IBM
Asanka Abeysinghe VP, Architecture - CTO Office @WSO2
Ashley Williams Core Rust Team @RustLang
Aysylu Greenberg Senior Software Engineer @Google
Baron Schwartz CTO @VividCortex
Ben Sigelman CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, Co-creator @OpenTracing API standard
Brandon John-Freso Senior Android Engineer @WeWork
Bridget Kromhout Principal Cloud Developer Advocate @Microsoft
Bryan Cantrill Co-Creator DTrace, Co-Founder Fishworks Sun Microsystems, & Currently CTO @Joyent
Bryan Liles Staff Engineer @heptio
Cameron Jacoby Senior Software Engineer @stitchfix
Carlos Amedee Senior Software Engineer @digitalocean
Chakri Cherukuri Senior Researcher in the Quantitative Financial Research Group @Bloomberg
Charity Majors Co-Founder @Honeycombio, formerly DevOps @ParseIT/@Facebook
Charles Humble Editor-in-chief, InfoQ.com
Chase Evans Senior Software Engineer @coinbase
Chris Woodruff Independent Consultant Specializing in .NET Core, REST APIs & Software Architecture
Chris Anderson Director of Developer Evangelism @fauna
Christian Kadner Software developer @IBM, committer to Apache Bahir and contributor to Jupyter Enterprise Gateway
Colin Breck Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Colman Bryant Mixed Reality Game and Product Designer @MagicLeap
Courtney Hemphill Partner & Tech Lead @CarbonFive
Danielle Leong Engineering Manager on GitHub's Community and Safety Team
David Banyard Senior Construction Technology Disrupter @WeWork
Deepak Bobbarjung Founding Engineer @PassageAI
Diane Hosfelt Research Engineer @mozilla
Dmitry Martyanov Software Engineer @PayPal
Dragos Dascalita Haut Principal Engineer @Adobe
Eliot Sun Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder @Kloudless
Elise McCallum Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Emmanuel Ameisen Head of AI @InsightDataSci
Evan Tschannen Lead Developer/Committer FoundationDB
Gail Ollis Researcher & Lecturer in Cyberpsychology @bournemouthuni
Georgiy Mogelashvili Lead Developer @bookingcom
Gillian Armstrong Cognitive Technologies @Liberty_IT
Grady Booch Co-Creator of UML & Chief Scientist for Software Engineering @IBMResearch
Greg Burrell Sr SRE @Netflix, member of the Edge Developer Productivity Team
Gwen Shapira Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop
Hannah Howard Senior Developer and Tech Generalist @carbonfive
Harry Brumleve VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Hema Raghavan Senior Manager & Heading AI for Growth and Communication Relevance @LinkedIn
Henry Rowley Staff Research Scientist @Google
Hien Luu Engineering Manager @Linkedin focused on Big Data
Hilary Parker R Enthusiast, Co-Host of the Not So Standard Deviations Podcast, & Data Scientist @stitchfix
Hod Greeley Developer Advocate @couchbase
Holly Allen Service Engineering @SlackHQ
Isaac Elias VP Engineering @truelinkfin
Ivan Krylov Lead Developer @AzulSystems
J. Paul Reed Build/Release Engineering, DevOps, and Human Factors Consultant
Jake Wharton Android Engineer @Google
Jared Parsons Principal Developer Lead on C# Language Team @Microsoft
Jarrod Overson Engineering Director @ShapeSecurity & JavaScript Expert
Jason Maude Lead Engineer @StarlingBank
Jay Phelps Chief Software Architect @ThisDotMedia
Jeff Williams Robotics Systems Developer at AddRobots
Jenna Zeigen Senior Software Engineer @SlackHQ
Jeremy Hermann Machine Learning Platform @Uber
Jerome Petazzoni Staff Container & Infrastructure Engineer @enixsas
Jessica Kerr Polyglot Functional Developer @atomist
Jessica Tai Software Engineer @Airbnb
Jez Humble CTO @DevOps_Research, Co-author of "ACCELERATE" & State of DevOps Report
Joe Saylor IT Director @BNSF
Jordan Sitkin Software Engineer @coinbase
Joy Gao Sr. Software Engineer @WePay
Jun Ding Senior Sales Engineer @AppDynamics
Justin Basilico Machine Learning Research/Engineering Director @Netflix
Justin Cormack Developer @Docker
Kat Fukui Product Designer @github
Ken Overton Sales Engineer @solacedotcom
Kingsum Chow Chief Scientist, Java Technologies and Software Hardware Co-Optimization @AlibabaGroup
Kirk Pepperdine Java Performance Expert & Java Champion
Kortney Ziegler Co-Founder/ Head of Product & Design @useAerial | Creative Director @Appolition
Krishnaram Kenthapadi Tech Lead Fairness, Transparency, Explainability & Privacy Efforts @LinkedIn
Lauren Tan Engineering Manager @Netflix
Laurie Voss Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer @npmjs
Lavanya Kanchanapalli Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Leigh Honeywell CEO @tallpoppyio
Li-Lun Wang Software Engineer @Google
Louise Poubel Software Engineer @OpenRoboticsOrg
Luke Demi Software Engineer @coinbase
Manju Vijayakumar Lead Software Engineer @salesforce
Marshall Kuypers Director of Cyber Risk @QadiumInc
Matt Stratton DevOps Advocate @pagerduty
Megan Cartwright Head of Data Science @ThirdLove
Mei-Chin Tsai Principal Dev Manager for .NET Language and Runtime @Microsoft
Michael Kehoe Architect of reliable, scalable infrastructure @LinkedIn
Michael Nygard Architect @Cognitect & Author of the Best Seller "Release It!"
Michael Stewart Machine Learning Engineer @Opendoor
Mike Demmer Principal Engineer - Infrastructure @SlackHQ
Mike Ruth Staff Security Engineer @Cruise Automation
Mitul Tiwari CTO @PassageAI
Monal Daxini Distributed Systems Engineer / Leader @Netflix
Monica Beckwith Java Champion, Passionate about JVM performance, First Lego League coach, Runtimes @Microsoft
Nathan Jakubiak Director of Development @Parasoft
Nathan LeClaire Senior Engineer @honeycomb.io
Neha Batra Engineering Manager on Desktop @GitHub
Nick O'Neill Co-Founder @make5calls
Nicolas DeRico MySQL Principal Sales Consultant
Nicole Forsgren CEO/Chief Scientist @DevOps_Research, Co-author of "ACCELERATE" & State of DevOps Report
Nitin Bharti Managing Editor and Product Manager C4Media
Oleksandr Petrov Apache Cassandra Committer, Distributed Systems Engineer
Patricio Zambrano Garcia Technical Consultant @Camunda
Paul Betts Software Developer @Facebook
Paul Tevis People Development Manager @AppFolio
Peter Alvaro Asst Professor @UCSC, Researching Data-Centric Languages/Analysis Techniques & Worked on Failure Injection Testing @Netflix
Phil Haack Management & Leadership Coach @haacked, previously @Github & @Microsoft (Shipped NuGet & ASP.NET MVC)
Rakesh Komulwad Practice Director @HCLtech
Ram Mehta CTO at Propel Inc, building @FreshEBT
Randy Shoup VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Richard Kasperowski Author of The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness
Rod Johnson CEO @Atomist and Spring Creator
Ryland Degnan Co-Founder & CTO @netifi_inc
Sameera Jayasoma Director, Platform Architecture @wso2
Sangeeta Narayanan Director, Edge Developer Experience @Netflix and Co-Host of the Productivity Engineering Silicon Valley Meetup
Sangeeta Handa Engineering Manager, Billing Infrastructure @Netflix
Sarah Hagan Research Manager & Data Scientist, People Analytics @gatesfoundation
Sergey Kuksenko Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Sid Anand Chief Data Engineer @PayPal
Sri Ponnada Software Engineer @Microsoft
Sugu Sougoumarane Co-Founder / CTO @planetscaledata & Co-Creator @vitessio
Surya Duggirala STSM, IBM Watson and Cloud Architecture & Performance @IBM
Susanne Kaiser Independent Tech Consultant, previously CTO @JustSocialApps
Suudhan Rangarajan Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Suzie Prince Head of Product @thoughtworks
Tal Weiss Co-founder and CTO @OverOps
Tammy Butow Principal Site Reliability Engineer @Gremlin
Tessa Lau CEO and cofounder of Dusty Robotics
Thomas Graf Founding Member @CiliumProject
Tilde Thurium Software Engineer @GitHub
Tom Stockton Principal Architect at MAXIMUS
Tomasz Finc VP of Engineering @Nylas
Travis McPeak Sr. Cloud Security Engineer @Netflix
Vaidehi Joshi Staff Engineer at Tilde
Vallery Lancey Software Developer and Cloud Specialist @Checkfront
Vaughn Vernon DDD Expert, Author of "Implementing Domain-Driven Design" & Architect @kalele_io
Vick Kelkar Global Technology Manager @RedisLabs
Ville Tuulos Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer @Netflix
Werner Schuster InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Wes Reisz QConSF Chair, Co-host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @SectionIO
Will Larson Foundation Engineering @Stripe
William Lyon Software Engineer @neo4j
William Kennedy Managing Partner @ardanlabs, Author of Go In Action, & Organizer of Go / Mongo Meetups in Miami
William Bengtson Security Researcher, Leader, Advisor @Netflix
Yow-Hann Lee Principal Solutions Architect Alexa @Amazon
Zack Butcher Core Contributor @IstioMesh & Founding Engineer @tetrateio. Previously Software Engineer @Google

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