2018 Speakers

Conference Speakers

Lead Developer @bookingcom
Sr. Staff Engineer @UberATG
Agile Methods Coach & Advocate for Woman in Tech
Architect & Engineer in Real Time Data Infrastructure Team @...
Software Engineer @Google
Principal Engineering Manager @Microsoft, helping lead the Azure...
Cofounder @honeycombio
Engineering Leader, Frontend Infrastructure @Slack
Engineering Manager @Netflix in Cloud Infrastructure
Open Source Engineer @VMware
Engineer @honeycombio
Ex-NASA Researcher and High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer
Distinguished Engineer @WePay
Developer Evangelist @Twilio
Senior Security Researcher @PaloAltoNtwks
Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist
Founder @botchagalupe
Program Manager on the Azure DevOps Engineering Team @Microsoft
Consultant @Microsoft
Director of Digital Transformation @Tasktop
Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Software Engineer @Google
Partner & Tech Lead @CarbonFive
VP, Production Engineering @packethost
VP Cloud Architecture Strategy @AWSCloud & Microservices Pioneer
Chief Science Officer @StoryStreamAI
TypeScript Co-Creator
CEO/Cofounder @darklang
Playback Edge Engineering @Netflix
Staff Developer Relations Engineer @Google Cloud Platform
AI @Stitch Fix
Director of Data Science @DevotedHealth
Advisor & Investor @Datazoom.io, former technical leader @Netflix...
Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM...
Senior Machine Learning Engineer @teamretrorabbit
Co-founder @gruntwork_io
Engineering Leader @Netflix
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer @Rundeck
Holistic Tech Coach @unlockacademy
Principal Engineer @Cerner
Director of Engineering @GravityPymts
Research Engineer in Machine Learning @cloudera
Senior Software Engineer in Product Edge Access Services Team @Netflix
Senior Scientist @planetarysci (Planetary Science Institute)
VP of Engineering @ApartmentList
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Co-founder, VP Product and Strategy @ZededaEdge & Member Board Of...
Professor and Department Chair @TELUQ - Université du Québec
Datacenter Performance Architect @Intel
Developer Advocate for GraalVM @Oracle
Heads Product Management for Identity-as-a-service product (Cloud...
Co-Founder @hello_Elevate
CTO @AzulSystems
Principal Technology Consultant @ThoughtWorks
CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, Co-creator @OpenTracing API standard
Co-founder and CEO @glasnostic
Security Researcher @Google
Technology Director @Scott_Logic
Software Developer @Twitter
Director of Software Engineering, Java Virtual Machine @Oracle
AI, Ethics & Design: Author, Designer, Professor, Research Leader
Eclipse OpenJ9 and OMR Project Lead @IBM
Founder @codecooperative
Founder & Executive Director @humanutility
Site Reliability Engineer @Google
Product Manager (TensorFlow) @Google
Data Engineering and Analytics @Netflix
Sr. Security Engineer, Detection Engineering Lead @Netflix
Core Rust Team @RustLang
Software Developer @Google
Community Organizer, Founder of if-me.org, and Senior Software...
Co-founder Snowflake Computing @SnowflakeDB
Software Architect @Salesforce
Front-end Developer & User-experience Designer @Firstversionist
Developer Productivity @stripe
CTO @CircleCI
Founder and CEO @AkitaSoftware
Privacy & Data Protection Advisor @Pinterest
Author, Privacy and Security Leader, Digital Product Architect @Uber
Open Source Software Engineer @RedHat
Senior Engineering Leader, Kubernetes & SaaS @Google
Foundation Engineering @Stripe
Rust Core Team
Senior Engineering Manager @GitHub
Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’
Principal Research Software Development Engineer @Microsoft
Software Engineer @confluentinc
Engineering Manager @Facebook
VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Founder @getgiya
Chief Privacy Officer @Slack
Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile
Editor-in-chief, InfoQ.com
Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, &...
Independent Technical Consultant
Engineering Manager @Linkedin focused on Big Data
Principal Program Manager @Microsoft & K8s Release Lead for 1.16
Developer Advocate for TensorFlow Lite @Google and Co-Author of TinyML
Senior Developer Relations Engineer Company @Google
VP Information Security @Netflix
Data Scientist @IBM
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Assistant Professor @CalPoly
Developer Tooling Advocate @AWSCloud & CDK Core Contributor
Software Engineer @agoric
Head of Platform @ZigluMoney

Workshop Speakers

Principal Engineer @SendGrid
Engineering Manager @Linkedin focused on Big Data
Developer Advocate @GCPcloud
Managing Partner @ardanlabs, Author of Go In Action, & Organizer...
Head of Platform @ZigluMoney
Software Architect Focused on UI Design
Advisory Platform Architect @Pivotal
Staff Developer Relations Engineer @Google Cloud Platform
Project Lead of the Native Image Part of GraalVM @graalvm
Software Engineer @Gremlin
Cofounder @honeycombio
Platform Strategist @QuickenLoans
Solutions Architect @GremlinInc
Principal Software Architect @GrandCloud
Platform Architecture @pivotal
Principal Developer Advocate @LightStepHQ
Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile
CTO @Unit21.ai and author of “Machine Learning & Security”

Sponsored Solutions Tracks Speakers

Cloud Platform Engineering Guild Leader @IBM
Principal Developer Advocate @LightStepHQ
Solution Architect Manager @RedisLabs
CTO @AzulSystems
Lead Developer Advocate @IBM
Principal Software Engineer @getsentry
Senior Director of Product Marketing @mariadb
Founder & CTO @Humio
Director of Product @WhiteSourceSoft
Developer Advocate @Camunda
Director of Developer Relations @karat
Technical Support Engineer @Site24x7
Developer Advocate @IBM
Director Solutions Architecture @wso2
Sr. Solutions Engineer @coachbasepro
Software Engineer @checkr
Web Architect @thoughtworks
Sales Engineer @Solace_CC
CTO @undo_io
Senior Solutions Architect @hazelcast
Engineering Manager @TeamAnodot
Developer Evangelist Lead @auth0
CEO and Co-Founder
Head of Engineering @codeclimate

Track Hosts

Management & Leadership Coach @haacked, previously @Github...
QCon SF Chair, Host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @...
VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM...
Managing Editor and Product Manager C4Media
Senior Software Engineer @Google
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Senior Software Engineer
Engineering Director @Netflix, previously leading architecture teams...
Engineering Manager, SRE @Google
Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, &...
Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Founder @codecooperative
Founder and CEO @PulumiCorp
Senior Engineering Leader, Kubernetes & SaaS @Google
CEO @SitePen
Senior Engineer @Google, Kubeflow Technical Advisory Council Member
Head of Customer Solutions, Security software engineer @CossackLabs
Founder @botchagalupe
Privacy and Data Governance Advisor, currently Principal at Virtual...

Programming Committee

Chief Data Engineer @PayPal
Management & Leadership Coach @haacked, previously @Github...
QCon SF Chair, Host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @...
Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM...
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
Aaron Blohowiak Engineering Manager @Netflix in Cloud Infrastructure
Adib Saikali Advisory Platform Architect @Pivotal
Ado Kukic Developer Evangelist Lead @auth0
Adrian Cockcroft VP Cloud Architecture Strategy @AWSCloud & Microservices Pioneer
Alex Qin Founder @codecooperative
Alexandra Paredes Head of Engineering @codeclimate
Alina Yurenko Developer Advocate for GraalVM @Oracle
Allen Wang Architect & Engineer in Real Time Data Infrastructure Team @Netflix
Amy Unruh Staff Developer Relations Engineer @Google Cloud Platform
Ana Medina Software Engineer @Gremlin
Anastasiia Voitova Head of Customer Solutions, Security software engineer @CossackLabs
Anil Kumar Datacenter Performance Architect @Intel
Antoine Patton Holistic Tech Coach @unlockacademy
Anvita Pandit Software Developer @Google
Ashley Williams Core Rust Team @RustLang
Austin Parker Principal Developer Advocate @LightStepHQ
Ayana Miller Privacy & Data Protection Advisor @Pinterest
Aysylu Greenberg Senior Software Engineer @Google
Ben Rockwood VP, Production Engineering @packethost
Ben Sigelman CEO and co-founder @LightStepHQ, Co-creator @OpenTracing API standard
Ben Hartshorne Engineer @honeycombio
Brian Martin Software Developer @Twitter
Bruce Edward DeBruhl Assistant Professor @CalPoly
Carl Chesser Principal Engineer @Cerner
Cat Swetel Agile Methods Coach & Advocate for Woman in Tech
Charles Humble Editor-in-chief, InfoQ.com
Chintana Wilamuna Director Solutions Architecture @wso2
Chris Albon Director of Data Science @DevotedHealth
Chris Gillum Principal Engineering Manager @Microsoft, helping lead the Azure Functions Team
Chris Riccomini Distinguished Engineer @WePay
Christian Wimmer Project Lead of the Native Image Part of GraalVM @graalvm
Christie Wilson Software Engineer @Google
Christine Yen Cofounder @honeycombio
Christopher Woodruff Platform Strategist @QuickenLoans
Cindy Quach Site Reliability Engineer @Google
Clarence Chio CTO @Unit21.ai and author of “Machine Learning & Security”
Colin McCabe Software Engineer @confluentinc
Colin Eberhardt Technology Director @Scott_Logic
Colin Breck Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Courtney Hemphill Partner & Tech Lead @CarbonFive
Damon Edwards Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer @Rundeck
Daniel Lemire Professor and Department Chair @TELUQ - Université du Québec
Daniel Shapira Senior Security Researcher @PaloAltoNtwks
Daniel Situnayake Developer Advocate for TensorFlow Lite @Google and Co-Author of TinyML
Daniel Bryant Independent Technical Consultant
Daniel Caesar Paul Technical Support Engineer @Site24x7
Dmitry Petrashko Developer Productivity @stripe
Dominica DeGrandis Director of Digital Transformation @Tasktop
Dylan Schiemann CEO @SitePen
Elizabeth Schneider Consultant @Microsoft
Ellen Chisa CEO/Cofounder @darklang
Georgiy Mogelashvili Lead Developer @bookingcom
Gil Tene CTO @AzulSystems
Greg Law CTO @undo_io
Grishma Jena Data Scientist @IBM
Gunnar Morling Open Source Software Engineer @RedHat
Gwen Shapira Principal Data Architect @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer Apache Sqoop
Harry Brumleve VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Hien Luu Engineering Manager @Linkedin focused on Big Data
Hoang Bao Privacy and Data Governance Advisor, currently Principal at Virtual Privacy
Holly Bowen Software Engineer @checkr
Isaac Potoczny-Jones Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist
Ivan Rodriguez Software Engineer @Google
Jabari Bell Founder @getgiya
Jade Abbott Senior Machine Learning Engineer @teamretrorabbit
James Ward Developer Advocate @GCPcloud
Jane Paek Solution Architect Manager @RedisLabs
Janet Bastiman Chief Science Officer @StoryStreamAI
Jason Chan VP Information Security @Netflix
Jean Yang Founder and CEO @AkitaSoftware
Jeff Martin Director of Product @WhiteSourceSoft
Joe Duffy Founder and CEO @PulumiCorp
John Willis Founder @botchagalupe
Jonathan Perry CEO and Co-Founder
Josh Evans Advisor & Investor @Datazoom.io, former technical leader @Netflix & @GitHub
Julia Nguyen Community Organizer, Founder of if-me.org, and Senior Software Engineer @Mailchimp
June Andrews AI @Stitch Fix
Justin Ryan Playback Edge Engineering @Netflix
Karen Casella Engineering Director @Netflix, previously leading architecture teams @eBay & @Sun
Kate Sills Software Engineer @agoric
Katharina Probst Senior Engineering Leader, Kubernetes & SaaS @Google
Kilian Valkhof Front-end Developer & User-experience Designer @Firstversionist
Kresten Thorup Founder & CTO @Humio
Lachlan Evenson Principal Program Manager @Microsoft & K8s Release Lead for 1.16
Leah Robert Sales Engineer @Solace_CC
Lucas Beeler Senior Solutions Architect @hazelcast
Luke Hoban TypeScript Co-Creator
Lusen Mendel Director of Developer Relations @karat
Mark Stoodley Eclipse OpenJ9 and OMR Project Lead @IBM
Markus De Shon Sr. Security Engineer, Detection Engineering Lead @Netflix
Masha Sedova Co-Founder @hello_Elevate
Matt Ranney Sr. Staff Engineer @UberATG
Matt Robenolt Principal Software Engineer @getsentry
Matt Turner Head of Platform @ZigluMoney
Megan Cristina Chief Privacy Officer @Slack
Melanie Warrick Senior Developer Relations Engineer Company @Google
Michael Tingley Engineering Manager @Facebook
Michal Moskal Principal Research Software Development Engineer @Microsoft
Michelle Brush Engineering Manager, SRE @Google
Michelle Casbon Senior Engineer @Google, Kubeflow Technical Advisory Council Member
Mikael Vidstedt Director of Software Engineering, Java Virtual Machine @Oracle
Mike McGarr Engineering Leader, Frontend Infrastructure @Slack
Molly Wright Steenson AI, Ethics & Design: Author, Designer, Professor, Research Leader
Monica Beckwith Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM Performance @Microsoft
Natalie Silvanovich Security Researcher @Google
Nate Schutta Software Architect Focused on UI Design
Niall Deehan Developer Advocate @Camunda
Nickolas Means Senior Engineering Manager @GitHub
Nisha Kumar Open Source Engineer @VMware
Nishant Bhajaria Author, Privacy and Security Leader, Digital Product Architect @Uber
Nitin Bharti Managing Editor and Product Manager C4Media
Nitsan Wakart Senior Software Engineer
Oleg Kuzmin Sr. Solutions Engineer @coachbasepro
Paige Bailey Product Manager (TensorFlow) @Google
Pamela Gay Senior Scientist @planetarysci (Planetary Science Institute)
Pat Helland Software Architect @Salesforce
Phil Haack Management & Leadership Coach @haacked, previously @Github & @Microsoft (Shipped NuGet & ASP.NET MVC)
Pratik Patel Lead Developer Advocate @IBM
Randy Shoup VP Engineering @WeWork, Previously @StitchFix @Google & @Ebay
Richard Boyd Developer Tooling Advocate @AWSCloud & CDK Core Contributor
Robert Zuber CTO @CircleCI
Roman Shaposhnik Co-founder, VP Product and Strategy @ZededaEdge & Member Board Of Directors for LF Edge @linuxfoundation
Ryan Knight Principal Software Architect @GrandCloud
Sailesh Mukil Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Sarah Shewell Director of Engineering @GravityPymts
Sasha Rosenbaum Program Manager on the Azure DevOps Engineering Team @Microsoft
Satyajit Thadeshwar Senior Software Engineer in Product Edge Access Services Team @Netflix
Scott Davis Web Architect @thoughtworks
Sergey Kuksenko Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Shane Johnson Senior Director of Product Marketing @mariadb
Shane Hastie Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile
Shriya Arora Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Sid Anand Chief Data Engineer @PayPal
Sonali Sharma Data Engineering and Analytics @Netflix
Steef-Jan Wiggers
Steve Klabnik Rust Core Team
Steve Kinney Principal Engineer @SendGrid
Stuart Charlton Platform Architecture @pivotal
Surya Duggirala Cloud Platform Engineering Guild Leader @IBM
Sushma Nallapeta VP of Engineering @ApartmentList
Theo Schlossnagle Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’
Thierry Cruanes Co-founder Snowflake Computing @SnowflakeDB
Tiffani Ashley Bell Founder & Executive Director @humanutility
Tilde Thurium Developer Evangelist @Twilio
Tobias Kunze Co-founder and CEO @glasnostic
Todd Montgomery Ex-NASA Researcher and High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer
Tomer Priel Engineering Manager @TeamAnodot
Vasily Vlasov Engineering Leader @Netflix
Victor Dibia Research Engineer in Machine Learning @cloudera
Vidya Nagarajan Heads Product Management for Identity-as-a-service product (Cloud Identity) @Google
Vincent Huang Solutions Architect @GremlinInc
Werner Schuster InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Wes Reisz QCon SF Chair, Host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @SectionIO
Will Larson Foundation Engineering @Stripe
William Korando Developer Advocate @IBM
William Kennedy Managing Partner @ardanlabs, Author of Go In Action, & Organizer of Go / Mongo Meetups in Miami
Yevgeniy Brikman Co-founder @gruntwork_io
Zhamak Dehghani Principal Technology Consultant @ThoughtWorks

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