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
Cofounder @honeycombio
Engineering Leader, Frontend Infrastructure @Slack
Ex-NASA Researcher and High Performance Distributed Systems Whisperer
Developer Evangelist @Twilio
Founder @botchagalupe
Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist
Program Manager on the Azure DevOps Engineering Team @Microsoft
Consultant @Microsoft
Director of Digital Transformation @Tasktop
Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Partner & Tech Lead @CarbonFive
VP, Production Engineering @packethost
VP Cloud Architecture Strategy @AWSCloud & Microservices Pioneer
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...
Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer @Rundeck
Senior Scientist @planetarysci (Planetary Science Institute)
VP of Engineering @ApartmentList
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
Co-Founder @hello_Elevate
CTO @AzulSystems
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
Founder and CEO @Circonus, Editorial board of ACM's ‘Queue’
Principal Research Software Development Engineer @Microsoft
Software Engineer @confluentinc
VP of Product and Technology @FixdRepair
Engineering Manager @Facebook
Chief Privacy Officer @Slack
Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile
Editor-in-chief, InfoQ.com
Software Engineer @Confluent, PMC Member @Kafka, & Committer...
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
Head of Platform @ZigluMoney

Workshop Speakers

Principal Engineer @SendGrid
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
Director of Agile Learning Programs @ICAgile
CTO @Unit21.ai and author of “Machine Learning & Security”
Platform Architecture @pivotal
Principal Developer Advocate @LightStepHQ

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...
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
Sr. Staff Software Engineer @Tesla
Engineering Manager, SRE @Google
Founder and CEO @PulumiCorp
CEO @SitePen
Founder @codecooperative
Founder @botchagalupe
Senior Software Engineer
Senior Engineer @Google, Kubeflow Technical Advisory Council Member
Privacy and Data Governance Advisor, currently Principal at Virtual...
Head of Customer Solutions, Security software engineer @CossackLabs

Programming Committee

QCon San Francisco Lead Chair, Host of the InfoQ Podcast, &...
VP Engineering and Chief Architect @eBay, Previously @StitchFix @...

Directory

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

2020 Tracks

  • The Future of the API: REST, gRPC, GraphQL and More

    Web-based API continue to evolve. The track provides the what, how, and why of future APIs, including GraphQL, Backend for Frontend, gRPC, & ReST

  • Resurgence of Functional Programming

    What was once a paradigm shift in how we thought of programming languages is now main stream in nearly all modern languages. Hear how software shops are infusing concepts like pure functions and immutablity into their architectures and design choices.

  • Social Responsibility: Implications of Building Modern Software

    Software has an ever increasing impact on individuals and society. Understanding these implications helps build software that works for all users

  • Non-Technical Skills for Technical Folks

    To be an effective engineer, requires more than great coding skills. Learn the subtle arts of the tech lead, including empathy, communication, and organization.

  • Clientside: From WASM to Browser Applications

    Dive into some of the technologies that can be leveraged to ultimately deliver a more impactful interaction between the user and client.

  • Languages of Infra

    More than just Infrastructure as a Service, today we have librarys, languages, and platforms that help us define our infra. Languages of Infra explore languages and libraries being used today to build modern cloud native architectures.

  • Mechanical Sympathy: The Software/Hardware Divide

    Understanding the Hardware Makes You a Better Developer

  • Paths to Production: Deployments You've Always Wondered About

    Deployment pipelines allow us to push to production at ever increasing volume. Paths to production looks at how some of software's most well known shops continuous deliver code.

  • Java, The Platform

    Mobile, Micro, Modular: The platform continues to evolve and change. Discover how the platform continues to drive us forward.

  • Security for Engineers

    How to build secure, yet usable, systems from the engineer's perspective.

  • Modern Data Engineering

    The innovations necessary to build towards a fully automated decentralized data warehouse.

  • Machine Learning for the Software Engineer

    AI and machine learning is more approachable than ever. Discover how ML, deep learning, and other modern approaches are being used in practice by Software Engineers.

  • Inclusion & Diversity in Tech

    The road map to a inclusive and diverse tech organization. *Diversity & Inclusion defined as the inclusion of all individuals in an within tech, regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, race, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental fitness.

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    How do they do it? In QCon's marquee Architectures track, we learn what it takes to operate at large scale from well-known names in our industry. You will take away hard-earned architectural lessons on scalability, reliability, throughput, and performance.

  • Architecting for Confidence: Building Resilant Systems

    Your system will fail. Build systems with the confidence to know when they do, you won't.

  • Remotely Productive: Remote Teams & Software

    More and more companies are moving to remote work. How do you build, work on, and lead teams remotely?

  • Operating Microservices

    Building and operating distributed systems is hard, and microservices are no different. Learn strategies for not just building a service but operating them at scale.

  • Distributed Systems for Developers

    Computer science in practice. An applied track that fuses together the human side of computer science with the technical choices that are made along the way