Presenters

Manoj Agarwal

http://www.linkedin.com/in/agarwalmk

Manoj has 20 years of experience in the industry. He likes solving high-availability and scalability problems in distributed systems. He is an AWS certified architect & developer. In his spare time, he likes cycling, hiking or playing board games.

Manoj has 20 years of experience in the industry. He likes solving high-availability and scalability problems in distributed systems. He is an AWS certified architect & developer. In his spare time, he likes cycling, hiking or playing board games.

Sessions conducted by Manoj Agarwal

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Building Reliable and Resilient Services
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Nir Alfasi

http://alfasin.com

Nir is a professional software engineer with expertise in Java, Node and Python and with over 14 years of experience in developing server-side applications. He likes challenges and has passion for building things, playing with new technologies and learning new things. After graduating B.Sc. in computer science he stayed another few years in university to complete M.Sc. in Mathematics specializing in Graph theory and algorithms. Then felt that the academy-life might not be for him after all, so he joined the high-tech industry. It took a bit over a year to understand that large corporations are not his cup of tea before he joined a small startup as the third developer, two years later that startup was bought and he moved to the Silicon Valley to help it continue to grow. Two years ago he joined Netflix and now is a member of Cloud Platform Automation team, helping his fellow engineers to deliver great "moments of truth" to over 60 million subscribers.

Nir is a professional software engineer with expertise in Java, Node and Python and with over 14 years of experience in developing server-side applications. He likes challenges and has passion for building things, playing with new technologies and learning new things. After graduating B.Sc. in computer science he stayed another few years in university to complete M.Sc. in Mathematics specializing in Graph theory and algorithms. Then felt that the academy-life might not be for him after all, so he joined the high-tech industry. It took a bit over a year to understand that large corporations are not his cup of tea before he joined a small startup as the third developer, two years later that startup was bought and he moved to the Silicon Valley to help it continue to grow. Two years ago he joined Netflix and now is a member of Cloud Platform Automation team, helping his fellow engineers to deliver great "moments of truth" to over 60 million subscribers.

Sessions conducted by Nir Alfasi

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Hands On Cybersecurity
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Siamak Ashrafi

https://sessionize.com/Ash

Ash - CTO @ ZoeWave building physiologically intelligent clothing called ZoeWear. Combining biotech, mobile and fashion to build clothing that keeps people healthy while looking great*. Zoe(“life”)Wear “wearable for life” is built on his experience in all three fields

Ash - CTO @ ZoeWave building physiologically intelligent clothing called ZoeWear. Combining biotech, mobile and fashion to build clothing that keeps people healthy while looking great*. Zoe(“life”)Wear “wearable for life” is built on his experience in all three fields

Sessions conducted by Siamak Ashrafi

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    iOS: The Best Parts
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  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    SciFi Comes Alive on Mobile
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Chris Bailey

http://appsody.dev

Chris is the Chief Architect for Cloud Native Runtimes at IBM, leading teams that contributing to open source communities for the Node.js, Java and Swift runtimes and is also the project lead for the Kitura, Cloud Native JS and Appsody open source projects. Chris has worked on runtimes, programming languages, and application frameworks for almost 20 years, and has most recently been focussed on enhancing frameworks and providing modules to make it easier to build best-practice cloud native applications.

Chris is the Chief Architect for Cloud Native Runtimes at IBM, leading teams that contributing to open source communities for the Node.js, Java and Swift runtimes and is also the project lead for the Kitura, Cloud Native JS and Appsody open source projects. Chris has worked on runtimes, programming languages, and application frameworks for almost 20 years, and has most recently been focussed on enhancing frameworks and providing modules to make it easier to build best-practice cloud native applications.

Sessions conducted by Chris Bailey

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Speed, Modernize, Revitalize: Reaching the...
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Tammy Baker

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammybaker/

Tammy is a software development leader for over 20 years and is currently the Vice President of Software at Molekule where she leads a team of native-mobile, full stack and Java developers, QA and program management. She’s held VP roles at several startups and large companies including USA Technologies, Cantaloupe Systems, Untangle, WeatherNews and E-Color.

Tammy is a software development leader for over 20 years and is currently the Vice President of Software at Molekule where she leads a team of native-mobile, full stack and Java developers, QA and program management. She’s held VP roles at several startups and large companies including USA Technologies, Cantaloupe Systems, Untangle, WeatherNews and E-Color.

Sessions conducted by Tammy Baker

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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Chris Baumbauer

https://www.cabnetworks.net

Have touched a little bit of everything on the stack over the years. First cutting teeth on Grid Computing and bridging computational grids. Then worked at Sun Microsystems and later Oracle on the Solaris. More recently helping clients bridge their legacy infrastructure with newer technologies such as Kubernetes.

Have touched a little bit of everything on the stack over the years. First cutting teeth on Grid Computing and bridging computational grids. Then worked at Sun Microsystems and later Oracle on the Solaris. More recently helping clients bridge their legacy infrastructure with newer technologies such as Kubernetes.

Sessions conducted by Chris Baumbauer

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Tekton: Building in Kubernetes
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Tom Becker

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/tom-becker/

Tom Becker is the Software Architect at BD Biosciences, which develops lab instruments, reagents and software for scientific research and clinical diagnosis. His background is in scientific programming for biotech and aerospace projects, and also multimedia, developer tools and application frameworks.

Tom Becker is the Software Architect at BD Biosciences, which develops lab instruments, reagents and software for scientific research and clinical diagnosis. His background is in scientific programming for biotech and aerospace projects, and also multimedia, developer tools and application frameworks.

Sessions conducted by Tom Becker

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    C# Real World Best Practices
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Christopher Bedford

http://datalackey.com

Chris is a Databricks Certified Spark Developer with over 25 years of experience in project areas ranging from big data pipelines using Kafka, Elasticsearch, Spark and Scala, to Spring/Hibernate/JMS-based enterprise applications, remote device management and personalized content & ad delivery. He has co-authored patents in the areas of stream-based data processing and personalization techniques for mobile devices, and writes frequently about Spark and software development in general (with articles available on Dzone, Java World, as well as his own blog site http://datalackey.com.) Chris earned his BS in Computer Science from Yale University, and a Certificate with Distinction in Business Administration from UC Berkeley extension.

Chris is a Databricks Certified Spark Developer with over 25 years of experience in project areas ranging from big data pipelines using Kafka, Elasticsearch, Spark and Scala, to Spring/Hibernate/JMS-based enterprise applications, remote device management and personalized content & ad delivery. He has co-authored patents in the areas of stream-based data processing and personalization techniques for mobile devices, and writes frequently about Spark and software development in general (with articles available on Dzone, Java World, as well as his own blog site http://datalackey.com.) Chris earned his BS in Computer Science from Yale University, and a Certificate with Distinction in Business Administration from UC Berkeley extension.

Sessions conducted by Christopher Bedford

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    Time Travails With Java, Scala and Apache...
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Guinder Bhangoo

http://www.0conf.io

Gurinder has been involved in the Crypto World since 2012. As an avid developer who always dabbled in new Tech, Gurinder has a large knowledge of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, and Smart Contracts. Before getting into Blockchain he was building Android & iOS Apps and now he has created 2 Mobile Apps that run on his own private Blockchain. He has over 200 hours of Solidity teaching and another 200 hours of general Blockchain teaching when he was at the DEN.

Gurinder has been involved in the Crypto World since 2012. As an avid developer who always dabbled in new Tech, Gurinder has a large knowledge of Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, and Smart Contracts. Before getting into Blockchain he was building Android & iOS Apps and now he has created 2 Mobile Apps that run on his own private Blockchain. He has over 200 hours of Solidity teaching and another 200 hours of general Blockchain teaching when he was at the DEN.

Sessions conducted by Guinder Bhangoo

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    The Blockchain You Never Knew
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Nisha Bhaskaran

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nishabhaskaran

Nisha (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_f_2E5cAAAAJ&hl=en) is a senior software engineer at PayPal working on building the next-generation analytics and experimentation platform. She is a passionate technologist with an academic background and industry experience in AI/Machine Learning. In her career spanning over 8+ years, she has significant experience in building and deploying ML models and systems to production. She has experience with big data systems like Spark, Hadoop and has recently ventured into streaming with Kafka, Spark etc. She has worked in search and ranking for e-commerce, customer insights domain and is currently involved in building intelligent products for PayPal’s experimentation platform. She has presented her master’s thesis Lie to Me: Deceit Detection via Online Behavioral Learning in IEEE conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition in 2011.

Nisha (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_f_2E5cAAAAJ&hl=en) is a senior software engineer at PayPal working on building the next-generation analytics and experimentation platform. She is a passionate technologist with an academic background and industry experience in AI/Machine Learning. In her career spanning over 8+ years, she has significant experience in building and deploying ML models and systems to production. She has experience with big data systems like Spark, Hadoop and has recently ventured into streaming with Kafka, Spark etc. She has worked in search and ranking for e-commerce, customer insights domain and is currently involved in building intelligent products for PayPal’s experimentation platform. She has presented her master’s thesis Lie to Me: Deceit Detection via Online Behavioral Learning in IEEE conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition in 2011.

Sessions conducted by Nisha Bhaskaran

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Intelligent Experimentation using Machine...
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Eric Bishard

http://Progress.com

Eric Bishard(@httpJunkie) is a Developer Advocate working with KendoReact at Progress Software and has been working in the software space since 1999 experienced in building web-based applications with a focus on component design for user interfaces in frameworks like Angular and React.

Eric Bishard(@httpJunkie) is a Developer Advocate working with KendoReact at Progress Software and has been working in the software space since 1999 experienced in building web-based applications with a focus on component design for user interfaces in frameworks like Angular and React.

Sessions conducted by Eric Bishard

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Managing State in React Functionally with...
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Marcus Blankenship

https://www.theorem.co/

I have hired, lead and coached cross-disciplinary design & development teams for over 15 years. Today I help other agency owners and technicians elevate from doing the hands on work to leading their teams.

I have hired, lead and coached cross-disciplinary design & development teams for over 15 years. Today I help other agency owners and technicians elevate from doing the hands on work to leading their teams.

Sessions conducted by Marcus Blankenship

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    The Science of Programmer Motivation
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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Sharada Bose

http://www.way.com

After 24 years at Hewlett-Packard, Sharada Bose has helped grow Way.com 8x in revenue, 10x in users growth and 7x in employees growth since 2015. Her experience spans technology, operations, business development and growth strategies. She regularly advises early-stage start ups on pitching for funding, market penetration and POCs.

After 24 years at Hewlett-Packard, Sharada Bose has helped grow Way.com 8x in revenue, 10x in users growth and 7x in employees growth since 2015. Her experience spans technology, operations, business development and growth strategies. She regularly advises early-stage start ups on pitching for funding, market penetration and POCs.

Sessions conducted by Sharada Bose

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    MicroServices - Real World Application
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Eric Braun

http://www.networkedenergy.com

Director of Manufacturing Systems and Emotional Intelligence Coach - A unique blend of engineering manager & Stanford-trained psychologist who can help you get the most from your teams!

Director of Manufacturing Systems and Emotional Intelligence Coach - A unique blend of engineering manager & Stanford-trained psychologist who can help you get the most from your teams!

Sessions conducted by Eric Braun

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Applied Wisdom for the Emotionally...
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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Don Bullock

http://www.technossus.com

I’ve been a wearer of many hats, from embedded systems development, to web and mobile development. I’ve been part of teams of all shapes and sizes, from waterfall to kanban, and I’ve used my experience to generate my own views on Agile, especially regarding documentation. I’m a certified Agile Coach and newly certified adopter of SAFe for client consultation. I’m always on the lookup for another good book, be it project management or bleeding edge tech, and I hope to give back to CodeCamp as much as I’ve learned.

I’ve been a wearer of many hats, from embedded systems development, to web and mobile development. I’ve been part of teams of all shapes and sizes, from waterfall to kanban, and I’ve used my experience to generate my own views on Agile, especially regarding documentation. I’m a certified Agile Coach and newly certified adopter of SAFe for client consultation. I’m always on the lookup for another good book, be it project management or bleeding edge tech, and I hope to give back to CodeCamp as much as I’ve learned.

Sessions conducted by Don Bullock

  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    What to expect from your Agile Coach, and...
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Nicholas Camilleri

https://www.interviewkickstart.com/

As the Head of Career Coaching at Interview Kickstart, Nick Camilleri has helped more than 3,000 software engineers land their dream jobs in tech. Growing up in Mountain View, CA, Nick was exited to start his career as a technical recruiter, helping local tech companies like Google and Apple grow. He then made his way to LinkedIn where he sat on the hiring committee for 200+ SWE hires. Since then, he has had the pleasure of speaking at universities like Stanford, Santa Clara University, SJSU, UOP, and UC Davis on the topics of professional communication, career development, and entrepreneurship.

As the Head of Career Coaching at Interview Kickstart, Nick Camilleri has helped more than 3,000 software engineers land their dream jobs in tech. Growing up in Mountain View, CA, Nick was exited to start his career as a technical recruiter, helping local tech companies like Google and Apple grow. He then made his way to LinkedIn where he sat on the hiring committee for 200+ SWE hires. Since then, he has had the pleasure of speaking at universities like Stanford, Santa Clara University, SJSU, UOP, and UC Davis on the topics of professional communication, career development, and entrepreneurship.

Sessions conducted by Nicholas Camilleri

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    The Million Dollar Resume: A Workshop
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Stan Carrico

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stanleycarrico/

I build, maintain, operate and monitor large-scale applications and API's. Extensive development experience creating high-visibility / high-function web apps for consumer facing products. Agile and Gyshido practitioner. Type annotation evangelist and transpilation advocate (Babel). Specialties: JavaScript/ECMAScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, RxJS, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS, mobile web, application API design, UX/Interface design, UI Frameworks. Other Interests : Linux, Docker, DevOps, developer productivity.

I build, maintain, operate and monitor large-scale applications and API's. Extensive development experience creating high-visibility / high-function web apps for consumer facing products. Agile and Gyshido practitioner. Type annotation evangelist and transpilation advocate (Babel). Specialties: JavaScript/ECMAScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, RxJS, NodeJS, HTML5, CSS, mobile web, application API design, UX/Interface design, UI Frameworks. Other Interests : Linux, Docker, DevOps, developer productivity.

Sessions conducted by Stan Carrico

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Powering DesignOps at PayPal
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Gaurav Chodwadia

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gauravchodwadia/

Gaurav is a Fullstack Software Engineer with a passion for designing and developing user experiences. He started working with PayPal as an RCG and has been working with Developer Experience team for 2 years now.

Gaurav is a Fullstack Software Engineer with a passion for designing and developing user experiences. He started working with PayPal as an RCG and has been working with Developer Experience team for 2 years now.

Sessions conducted by Gaurav Chodwadia

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Building Amazing Extensible CLI with oclif
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Wesley Chun

http://corepython.com

+WESLEY CHUN, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling "Core Python" book series & companion videos (corepython.com), co-author of "Python Web Development with Django" (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer & Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb (cyberwebconsulting.com), a consultancy specializing in Python training. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including helping create Yahoo!Mail using Python almost 2 decades ago. He has taught numerous Python courses at Cisco, Disney, VMware, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, & Foothill College. Wesley holds degrees in CS, Math, and Music from the University of California, and loves traveling worldwide to meet developers, whether at a technical conference, user group meeting, or on a university campus. He is a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation and can be reached on Google+ or Twitter (@wescpy).

+WESLEY CHUN, MSCS, is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling "Core Python" book series & companion videos (corepython.com), co-author of "Python Web Development with Django" (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer & Developer Advocate at Google, he runs CyberWeb (cyberwebconsulting.com), a consultancy specializing in Python training. Wesley has over 25 years of programming, teaching, and writing experience, including helping create Yahoo!Mail using Python almost 2 decades ago. He has taught numerous Python courses at Cisco, Disney, VMware, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, & Foothill College. Wesley holds degrees in CS, Math, and Music from the University of California, and loves traveling worldwide to meet developers, whether at a technical conference, user group meeting, or on a university campus. He is a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation and can be reached on Google+ or Twitter (@wescpy).

Sessions conducted by Wesley Chun

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Easy path to Machine Learning
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Matthew Cousens

https://www.ibm.com

Matthew Cousens is Developer Advocate for Z & LinuxONE at IBM. He received a B.S. in Computer Science without any knowledge of testing or mainframes and went on to a successful career doing just that on the IBM Z platform. Matt has worked in every major phase of the software testing lifecycle and has experienced first-hand the transition from waterfall to agile techniques. In his current role as a Developer Advocate, Matt is responsible for speaking about the business value of the mainframe and the technology that enables that value.

Matthew Cousens is Developer Advocate for Z & LinuxONE at IBM. He received a B.S. in Computer Science without any knowledge of testing or mainframes and went on to a successful career doing just that on the IBM Z platform. Matt has worked in every major phase of the software testing lifecycle and has experienced first-hand the transition from waterfall to agile techniques. In his current role as a Developer Advocate, Matt is responsible for speaking about the business value of the mainframe and the technology that enables that value.

Sessions conducted by Matthew Cousens

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Encrypt This! How to Encrypt Enterprise Data...
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Douglas Crockford

http://crockford.com

Douglas Crockford discovered the JSON Data Interchange Format. He is also the author of _JavaScript: The Good Parts_. He has been called a guru, but he is actually more of a mahatma.

Douglas Crockford discovered the JSON Data Interchange Format. He is also the author of _JavaScript: The Good Parts_. He has been called a guru, but he is actually more of a mahatma.

Sessions conducted by Douglas Crockford

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    The History of JSON
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  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    You Can Count on Numbers
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Omkar Deshpande

http://www.interviewkickstart.com

Omkar is the Head of Curriculum and Teaching at Interview Kickstart. He holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from Stanford University, as well as a Masters in CS from Stanford. He did his undergraduation in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Delhi. He has been working in the tech industry for over 11 years, and he particularly enjoys working in Edtech & in startups.

Omkar is the Head of Curriculum and Teaching at Interview Kickstart. He holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from Stanford University, as well as a Masters in CS from Stanford. He did his undergraduation in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Delhi. He has been working in the tech industry for over 11 years, and he particularly enjoys working in Edtech & in startups.

Sessions conducted by Omkar Deshpande

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Graphs for Technical Interviews
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Juanita Dion-Chiang

http://dionj@us.ibm.com

Juanita Dion-Chiang is the offering manager for IBM Cloud and Cognitive Applications team. Her focus is to help companies bring cloud-native development to its modernization. She builds active developer outreach communities for Open Source and IBM Cloud Paks. She joined IBM Information Management System Z with Java onDemand products, later expanded her expertise in areas of DevOps, Product Development, Release & Complex Program Management for global technical teams. Her passion and knowledge are to bring professional teams focusing on the company’s big visions and break them down into executable deliverables aligning short and long terms customers’ success. She was the 2012 YWCA Silicon Valley TWIN award recipient in the Emerging Leaders category.

Juanita Dion-Chiang is the offering manager for IBM Cloud and Cognitive Applications team. Her focus is to help companies bring cloud-native development to its modernization. She builds active developer outreach communities for Open Source and IBM Cloud Paks. She joined IBM Information Management System Z with Java onDemand products, later expanded her expertise in areas of DevOps, Product Development, Release & Complex Program Management for global technical teams. Her passion and knowledge are to bring professional teams focusing on the company’s big visions and break them down into executable deliverables aligning short and long terms customers’ success. She was the 2012 YWCA Silicon Valley TWIN award recipient in the Emerging Leaders category.

Sessions conducted by Juanita Dion-Chiang

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    How to Grow Your Career Through Open Source
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David Evans

http://www.pacb.com

David is a Director of Software Engineering at Pacific Biosciences, a maker of DNA sequencers, and he has been working as a manager and engineer for 28 years. He has a long time interest in faster and more regular software releases for hardware, and recently when and when not to apply DevOps principles to embedded software. Previously a manager and engineer at Apple, he was responsible for Mac software updates at a time when quarterly releases was a big improvement. At PacBio, he moved internal releases to three times per day.

David is a Director of Software Engineering at Pacific Biosciences, a maker of DNA sequencers, and he has been working as a manager and engineer for 28 years. He has a long time interest in faster and more regular software releases for hardware, and recently when and when not to apply DevOps principles to embedded software. Previously a manager and engineer at Apple, he was responsible for Mac software updates at a time when quarterly releases was a big improvement. At PacBio, he moved internal releases to three times per day.

Sessions conducted by David Evans

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Agile, DevOps, and Hardware
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Llewellyn Falco

http://blog.approvaltests.com

As an Agile software consultant Llewellyn Falco routinely finds himself working with companies undergoing transformations who have hired him to improve their employees' ability to deal with messy, orphaned, and otherwise ugly code. He is the inventor of approval tests (www.approvaltests.com) and you can get a pretty good idea of him form this blog post: http://tinyurl.com/6aklzv

As an Agile software consultant Llewellyn Falco routinely finds himself working with companies undergoing transformations who have hired him to improve their employees' ability to deal with messy, orphaned, and otherwise ugly code. He is the inventor of approval tests (www.approvaltests.com) and you can get a pretty good idea of him form this blog post: http://tinyurl.com/6aklzv

Sessions conducted by Llewellyn Falco

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Technical Coaching Toolbox
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  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Refactoring to Async
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Lennart Frantzell

http://www.ibm.com

Lennart is a Developer Advocate with IBM in San Francisco focusing on Blockchain, AI and FinTech. He arrived in Silicon Valley in the late 1980s to work with AI and Expert Systems. When the AI winter arrived, he switched to object-oriented systems and later to Internet programming and Healthcare IT. With a strong interest in the startup culture in Silicon Valley it was a natural to become a Developer Advocate and embrace the latest and hottest IT technology: Blockchain. Lennart talks at Meetups and leads Blockchain workshops and especially enjoys working with developers and startups. Weekends, whenever possibly, he spends at Hackathons or walks in the mountains. He reads P.G. Wodehouse and his long-term goal is to replace mankind with machines.

Lennart is a Developer Advocate with IBM in San Francisco focusing on Blockchain, AI and FinTech. He arrived in Silicon Valley in the late 1980s to work with AI and Expert Systems. When the AI winter arrived, he switched to object-oriented systems and later to Internet programming and Healthcare IT. With a strong interest in the startup culture in Silicon Valley it was a natural to become a Developer Advocate and embrace the latest and hottest IT technology: Blockchain. Lennart talks at Meetups and leads Blockchain workshops and especially enjoys working with developers and startups. Weekends, whenever possibly, he spends at Hackathons or walks in the mountains. He reads P.G. Wodehouse and his long-term goal is to replace mankind with machines.

Sessions conducted by Lennart Frantzell

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    IBM Blockchain Platform and VS Code:...
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Clem Freeman

http://clem.ninja

Clem has worked as a software engineer at Coinbase for over a year. He has spent the past 5 months building a greenfield React Native app for the Coinbase Pro cryptocurrency exchange. Previously he worked as a frontend engineer on Paradex, a decentralized crypto exchange that was acquired by Coinbase. With this experience Clem has developed expertise in building UI and data visualizations for financial exchanges. He also loves the musician Aphex Twin and playing roguelike video games.

Clem has worked as a software engineer at Coinbase for over a year. He has spent the past 5 months building a greenfield React Native app for the Coinbase Pro cryptocurrency exchange. Previously he worked as a frontend engineer on Paradex, a decentralized crypto exchange that was acquired by Coinbase. With this experience Clem has developed expertise in building UI and data visualizations for financial exchanges. He also loves the musician Aphex Twin and playing roguelike video games.

Sessions conducted by Clem Freeman

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Visualizing Real-time Interactive Financial...
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Russell Fustino

http://www.algorand.com

Russ is a Technical Evangelist for Algorand and an Apress published book author, "Azure and Xamarin Forms". He’s a recipient of the INETA Lifetime Achievement and Microsoft MVP 2013-2018 awards and is a Xamarin Certified developer for building cross-platform apps (e.g., the Endorsed Jethro Tull App). Russ is a former Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, Russ’ ToolShed, Xamarin and Component One. Follow @RussFustino and @Algorand

Russ is a Technical Evangelist for Algorand and an Apress published book author, "Azure and Xamarin Forms". He’s a recipient of the INETA Lifetime Achievement and Microsoft MVP 2013-2018 awards and is a Xamarin Certified developer for building cross-platform apps (e.g., the Endorsed Jethro Tull App). Russ is a former Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, Russ’ ToolShed, Xamarin and Component One. Follow @RussFustino and @Algorand

Sessions conducted by Russell Fustino

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    The Algorand Blockchain - Decentralized and...
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Claudia Galvan

http://www.linkedin.com/in/cgalvan/

Claudia Galvan is a technical advisor to startups looking to expand internationally. Claudia is considered a world-wide expert in software internationalization. She has been responsible for building international teams from the ground-up and the technology used in platforms in Fortune 500 companies reaching billions of users around the world.

Claudia Galvan is a technical advisor to startups looking to expand internationally. Claudia is considered a world-wide expert in software internationalization. She has been responsible for building international teams from the ground-up and the technology used in platforms in Fortune 500 companies reaching billions of users around the world.

Sessions conducted by Claudia Galvan

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    GDPR and Privacy Around the World
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Cyril Garcia

https://bycyril.com

I am an experienced iOS Software Engineer and the creator of the GeekWeather app and FileStorks.com Currently a Statistics Major at San Jose State University and will be graduating on December of 2020.

I am an experienced iOS Software Engineer and the creator of the GeekWeather app and FileStorks.com Currently a Statistics Major at San Jose State University and will be graduating on December of 2020.

Sessions conducted by Cyril Garcia

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Machine Learning for iOS
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Rizwan Ghaffar

https://www.linkedin.com/in/rizwan-ghaffar-8283231a

Rizwan Ghaffar is the technical lead at Intel for 5G Wireless development. He has been in the cellular industry for more than a decade and has contributed in the development of 3G (HSDPA), 4G (LTE) and 5G (NR) systems. His research has focused on multi-antenna systems that is the key enabling technology for higher data rates wireless systems. In his current role, he has achieved the distinction of designing 5G systems that achieved the maximum data rate and made the first ever call on stand alone 5G systems. He is presently leading a team of system engineers and is working on the advanced features of 5G including uRLLC (ultra reliability low latency communication) and V2X (vehicular communication).

Rizwan Ghaffar is the technical lead at Intel for 5G Wireless development. He has been in the cellular industry for more than a decade and has contributed in the development of 3G (HSDPA), 4G (LTE) and 5G (NR) systems. His research has focused on multi-antenna systems that is the key enabling technology for higher data rates wireless systems. In his current role, he has achieved the distinction of designing 5G systems that achieved the maximum data rate and made the first ever call on stand alone 5G systems. He is presently leading a team of system engineers and is working on the advanced features of 5G including uRLLC (ultra reliability low latency communication) and V2X (vehicular communication).

Sessions conducted by Rizwan Ghaffar

  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    Introduction to NR-5G and its challenges
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Luba Gloukhova

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lubag/

Luba Gloukhova leads and executes advanced machine learning projects for high tech firms and major research universities in Silicon Valley. She also preaches what she practices, serving as the founding chair of Deep Learning World – the premier conference covering the commercial deployment of deep learning – and delivering highly-rated talks at many other events as well. Luba previously supported Stanford faculty as an internal consultant at the unversity's Graduate School of Business, conceiving and generating innovative solutions to accelerate research. Before that, Luba gained industry experience in high frequency trading analysis, catastrophe risk modeling, and marketing analytics. She received her master’s in analytics from the University of San Francisco and two bachelors degrees from Berkeley: applied mathematics and economics. Luba also teaches yoga and enjoys an active lifestyle.

Luba Gloukhova leads and executes advanced machine learning projects for high tech firms and major research universities in Silicon Valley. She also preaches what she practices, serving as the founding chair of Deep Learning World – the premier conference covering the commercial deployment of deep learning – and delivering highly-rated talks at many other events as well. Luba previously supported Stanford faculty as an internal consultant at the unversity's Graduate School of Business, conceiving and generating innovative solutions to accelerate research. Before that, Luba gained industry experience in high frequency trading analysis, catastrophe risk modeling, and marketing analytics. She received her master’s in analytics from the University of San Francisco and two bachelors degrees from Berkeley: applied mathematics and economics. Luba also teaches yoga and enjoys an active lifestyle.

Sessions conducted by Luba Gloukhova

  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    Deep Learning's Most Dangerous Vulnerability:...
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Mohit Goenka

http://www.mohitgoenka.com

Mohit is currently the engineering lead for Yahoo Mail's Android client, one of the largest consumer applications in the Verizon Media ecosystem. During his eight years’ tenure at the company, he assumed different roles as a web developer, product manager and engineering manager, and received numerous recognitions by winning multiple hackathons and CEO Challenges. He was also the recipient of prestigious Yahoo Super Star award in 2015 for his individual contributions and Master Inventor award in 2018 for extensive number of patent filings. Earlier, he graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a Master's of Science degree in Computer Science. His thesis emphasized on Game Theory and Human Behavior concepts as applied in real-world security games. What adds feather to his cap are Mohit’s poetic skills. Some of his works are part of the University of Southern California Libraries archive under the cover of The Lewis Carroll Collection. When not coding, Mohit spends his time exploring new cities, playing Cricket or developing strategies on winning his latest board game adventure.

Mohit is currently the engineering lead for Yahoo Mail's Android client, one of the largest consumer applications in the Verizon Media ecosystem. During his eight years’ tenure at the company, he assumed different roles as a web developer, product manager and engineering manager, and received numerous recognitions by winning multiple hackathons and CEO Challenges. He was also the recipient of prestigious Yahoo Super Star award in 2015 for his individual contributions and Master Inventor award in 2018 for extensive number of patent filings. Earlier, he graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a Master's of Science degree in Computer Science. His thesis emphasized on Game Theory and Human Behavior concepts as applied in real-world security games. What adds feather to his cap are Mohit’s poetic skills. Some of his works are part of the University of Southern California Libraries archive under the cover of The Lewis Carroll Collection. When not coding, Mohit spends his time exploring new cities, playing Cricket or developing strategies on winning his latest board game adventure.

Sessions conducted by Mohit Goenka

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Agile Delivery of Large Scale Android...
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Vidal Graupera

http://vidalgraupera.com/

Vidal Graupera is an experienced engineering leader. He hosts the popular "Managers Club" website where you will find interviews with top engineering leaders and managers at https://www.managersclub.com. Vidal works as an Engineering Manager at Uber. Vidal holds engineering degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern CA. He also holds an MBA from Santa Clara University. Vidal is a co-author of "Pro Smartphone Cross-Platform Development: iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Android Development and Distribution" from Apress.

Vidal Graupera is an experienced engineering leader. He hosts the popular "Managers Club" website where you will find interviews with top engineering leaders and managers at https://www.managersclub.com. Vidal works as an Engineering Manager at Uber. Vidal holds engineering degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern CA. He also holds an MBA from Santa Clara University. Vidal is a co-author of "Pro Smartphone Cross-Platform Development: iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Android Development and Distribution" from Apress.

Sessions conducted by Vidal Graupera

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    Time Management for Engineering Managers
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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M David Green

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mdavidgreen/

M. David Green is a technical agile coach currently working with engineering teams at Capital One, and is the author of Scrum: Novice to Ninja. An experienced front-end web engineer, David is also a prolific [podcaster](https://hacktheprocess.com/) and [writer](https://www.sitepoint.com/author/mdavidgreen/). His online courses have helped teach JavaScript to over 60,000 students around the world!

M. David Green is a technical agile coach currently working with engineering teams at Capital One, and is the author of Scrum: Novice to Ninja. An experienced front-end web engineer, David is also a prolific [podcaster](https://hacktheprocess.com/) and [writer](https://www.sitepoint.com/author/mdavidgreen/). His online courses have helped teach JavaScript to over 60,000 students around the world!

Sessions conducted by M David Green

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Improve Quality and Joy: Agile XP Dojos Work
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Mary Grygleski

https://developer.ibm.com/profiles/mary.grygleski/

Mary is currently a Java Developer Advocate at IBM, specializing in Reactive Java systems. She started working as a software engineer with C and Unix, then got into Java, Open Source, and web development in the new Millennium, and now she is venturing into Reactive, Mobile, and the DevOps space. In her previous incarnations, she worked for several technology product companies in the Route 128 Boston Technology Corridor as well the San Francisco Bay Area. She now resides in the Greater Chicago area, and is an Executive Board member and the Director of Meetings for the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG). She is also an active co-organizers for the Big Data Developers in Chicago, Chicago Cloud, and IBM Cloud Chicago meetup groups. Mary continues to be amazed by how software innovations can dramatically transform our lives. Despite the many challenges in an ever-evolving technical world, she gets energized by the constant change and believes that she has uncovered the pathway to stay young. She can’t wait to see what the next tech wave will be like.

Mary is currently a Java Developer Advocate at IBM, specializing in Reactive Java systems. She started working as a software engineer with C and Unix, then got into Java, Open Source, and web development in the new Millennium, and now she is venturing into Reactive, Mobile, and the DevOps space. In her previous incarnations, she worked for several technology product companies in the Route 128 Boston Technology Corridor as well the San Francisco Bay Area. She now resides in the Greater Chicago area, and is an Executive Board member and the Director of Meetings for the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG). She is also an active co-organizers for the Big Data Developers in Chicago, Chicago Cloud, and IBM Cloud Chicago meetup groups. Mary continues to be amazed by how software innovations can dramatically transform our lives. Despite the many challenges in an ever-evolving technical world, she gets energized by the constant change and believes that she has uncovered the pathway to stay young. She can’t wait to see what the next tech wave will be like.

Sessions conducted by Mary Grygleski

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    A Gentle Intro to Reactive Java Programming...
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Arun Gupta

http://blog.arungupta.me

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team. He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta.

Sessions conducted by Arun Gupta

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Using Kubernetes for Machine Learning...
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Gautam Gupta

http://www.gautamgupta.com

Technology Leader, FinTech Expert Great in numbers! Passionate about use of technology in Finance, Banking and Payments. AWS, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Java, Open Source Enthusiast

Technology Leader, FinTech Expert Great in numbers! Passionate about use of technology in Finance, Banking and Payments. AWS, Data Science, Cloud Computing, Java, Open Source Enthusiast

Sessions conducted by Gautam Gupta

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Learn to use Artificial Intelligence for...
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Jossie Haines

http://tile.com

Jossie Haines instantly became fascinated with technology when she was given a Commodore 64 for Christmas at age 5. For the last 19 years, she’s worked as a software engineer, tech lead, and engineering leader at the forefront of emerging technology across Silicon Valley, including engineering manager for the Siri Media Domains at Apple, and both Principal Software Engineer and Director of Engineering at Zynga for a variety of teams. She is currently the Platform Engineering Director at Tile, where she is integrating the Tile technology into the 5 billion Bluetooth devices released every year. She is also an advocate for women in the tech industry and has mentored at Girls Who Code and Technovations. She led 4 teams to create applications that helped their communities. Jossie ran Women at Siri, and leads the Women at Tile employee resource group, and mentorship program. The initial run of the mentorship program empowered 29 pairs of employees at Tile to develop their careers. She co-founded a podcast named Retaining WIT that focuses on the challenges with keeping women in technology.

Jossie Haines instantly became fascinated with technology when she was given a Commodore 64 for Christmas at age 5. For the last 19 years, she’s worked as a software engineer, tech lead, and engineering leader at the forefront of emerging technology across Silicon Valley, including engineering manager for the Siri Media Domains at Apple, and both Principal Software Engineer and Director of Engineering at Zynga for a variety of teams. She is currently the Platform Engineering Director at Tile, where she is integrating the Tile technology into the 5 billion Bluetooth devices released every year. She is also an advocate for women in the tech industry and has mentored at Girls Who Code and Technovations. She led 4 teams to create applications that helped their communities. Jossie ran Women at Siri, and leads the Women at Tile employee resource group, and mentorship program. The initial run of the mentorship program empowered 29 pairs of employees at Tile to develop their careers. She co-founded a podcast named Retaining WIT that focuses on the challenges with keeping women in technology.

Sessions conducted by Jossie Haines

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Building the World's Largest Bluetooth...
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Scott Haines

https://medium.com/@newfrontcreative

Scott Haines is a full stack engineer with a current focus on real-time -highly available – trust-worthy analytics systems. He is currently working at Twilio (as Tech Lead of the Voice Insights team) where he helped drive spark adoption and streaming pipeline architectures. Prior to Twilio, he worked writing the backend java api’s for Yahoo Games, as well as the real-time game ranking / ratings engine (built on Storm) to provide personalized recommendations and page views for 10 million customers. He finished his tenure at Yahoo working for Flurry Analytics where he wrote the (alerts/notifications) system for mobile.

Scott Haines is a full stack engineer with a current focus on real-time -highly available – trust-worthy analytics systems. He is currently working at Twilio (as Tech Lead of the Voice Insights team) where he helped drive spark adoption and streaming pipeline architectures. Prior to Twilio, he worked writing the backend java api’s for Yahoo Games, as well as the real-time game ranking / ratings engine (built on Storm) to provide personalized recommendations and page views for 10 million customers. He finished his tenure at Yahoo working for Flurry Analytics where he wrote the (alerts/notifications) system for mobile.

Sessions conducted by Scott Haines

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    Real-ish Time Predictive Analytics with Spark...
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Nuri Halperin

http://plusnconsulting.com/page/nuri-s-public-talks/

Nuri Halperin consults, develops software, and teaches with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and business applications. He's been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. He authors courses for pluralsight.com. A frequent speaker at tech events, he enjoys interacting and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award, and is a MongoDB Master. Owner of Plus N Consulting, Inc. Author at Pluralsight http://www.pluralsight.com/author/nuri-halperin

Nuri Halperin consults, develops software, and teaches with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and business applications. He's been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. He authors courses for pluralsight.com. A frequent speaker at tech events, he enjoys interacting and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award, and is a MongoDB Master. Owner of Plus N Consulting, Inc. Author at Pluralsight http://www.pluralsight.com/author/nuri-halperin

Sessions conducted by Nuri Halperin

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    MongoDB Introduction
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  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    ACID Transactions with MongoDB
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Ben Ilegbodu

http://www.benmvp.com

Ben is a Christian, husband and father of 3, with over a dozen years of experience developing user interfaces for the Web. He currently is a Principal Frontend Engineer at Eventbrite, focused on improving the success of event creator through data and recommendations. Ben also is a Google Developer Expert, Microsoft MVP, enjoys playing basketball, DIY, watching movies, and tweeting (@benmvp) / blogging (benmvp.com) about his experiences with new web technologies.

Ben is a Christian, husband and father of 3, with over a dozen years of experience developing user interfaces for the Web. He currently is a Principal Frontend Engineer at Eventbrite, focused on improving the success of event creator through data and recommendations. Ben also is a Google Developer Expert, Microsoft MVP, enjoys playing basketball, DIY, watching movies, and tweeting (@benmvp) / blogging (benmvp.com) about his experiences with new web technologies.

Sessions conducted by Ben Ilegbodu

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Navigating the React Ecosystem
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Lalitha Iyer

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lalithaiyer/

I am a curious Software Engineer, and enjoy hacking as much as writing clean code. I started my career as a Backend Engineer. Since then I have worked full stack, from preventing fraud to building awesome user Experiences, I have thoroughly enjoyed the learning. More recently I work with Netflix's Runtime Bundling team. We provide a platform, for generating highly targeted and optimized JS and CSS bundles.

I am a curious Software Engineer, and enjoy hacking as much as writing clean code. I started my career as a Backend Engineer. Since then I have worked full stack, from preventing fraud to building awesome user Experiences, I have thoroughly enjoyed the learning. More recently I work with Netflix's Runtime Bundling team. We provide a platform, for generating highly targeted and optimized JS and CSS bundles.

Sessions conducted by Lalitha Iyer

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Evolution of Javascript Modules
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Carsten Jacobsen

http://www.carstenjacobsen.com

Carsten Jacobsen has a background as a software developer, and has specialized in API and software integration in enterprise solutions. Carsten is working as an Open Source Developer Advocate at Uber, is a public speaker, writer and still loves to code.

Carsten Jacobsen has a background as a software developer, and has specialized in API and software integration in enterprise solutions. Carsten is working as an Open Source Developer Advocate at Uber, is a public speaker, writer and still loves to code.

Sessions conducted by Carsten Jacobsen

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    How to successfully Open Source a project
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Elizabeth K. Joseph

http://www.princessleia.com

Elizabeth K. Joseph is an author, systems engineer, and developer advocate at IBM working on IBM Z. She has spent time working on the Apache Mesos and four years as a systems engineer on the OpenStack Infrastructure team. In 2012 she won an O'Reilly Open Source Award for her work on the Ubuntu project, which included six years on the Ubuntu Community Council. She is the author of Common OpenStack Deployments and The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th and 9th Editions.

Elizabeth K. Joseph is an author, systems engineer, and developer advocate at IBM working on IBM Z. She has spent time working on the Apache Mesos and four years as a systems engineer on the OpenStack Infrastructure team. In 2012 she won an O'Reilly Open Source Award for her work on the Ubuntu project, which included six years on the Ubuntu Community Council. She is the author of Common OpenStack Deployments and The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th and 9th Editions.

Sessions conducted by Elizabeth K. Joseph

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Developing for the Modern Mainframe
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Theo Jungeblut

http://www.designitright.net

Theo has been designing and implementing .NET based applications, components, and frameworks since .NET 1.0 with a focus on scalable and maintainable solutions. Accidentally, becoming a manager in 2012, Theo has embraced the engineering manager path currently working as a Senior Director of Engineering at AppDynamics. He contributed to the success of AppDynamics, scaling from 70 employees to over 2000 and being acquired three days before the IPO for $3.7B by Cisco. Theo's expertise is understanding systems, identifying patterns and defining and implementing best practices in software, architecture, or organization.

Theo has been designing and implementing .NET based applications, components, and frameworks since .NET 1.0 with a focus on scalable and maintainable solutions. Accidentally, becoming a manager in 2012, Theo has embraced the engineering manager path currently working as a Senior Director of Engineering at AppDynamics. He contributed to the success of AppDynamics, scaling from 70 employees to over 2000 and being acquired three days before the IPO for $3.7B by Cisco. Theo's expertise is understanding systems, identifying patterns and defining and implementing best practices in software, architecture, or organization.

Sessions conducted by Theo Jungeblut

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Accidentally Manager – A Survival Guide for...
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Clean Code – The Art of Decoupling
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Aravind Kalavagattu

https://www.lendingclub.com/

Aravind is currently an Engineering Manager at Lending Club, managing two teams--Engineering Efficiency & Test Automation. He is deeply passionate about CI/CD, Automation Tools and Developer Productivity. Prior to joining Lending Club, he had a long stint at Yahoo working on Yahoo Mail and Communications Platforms. Aravind is motivated by engineering problems that are simple to state, but hard to solve. He loves teaching and presenting in conferences, and was a speaker at Cloudbees Jenkins Days recently in 2019, and Jenkins User Conference in 2015. In his spare time he does podcasting for TeluguBytes (a top podcast in Telugu), CI/CD being one of their popular episodes

Aravind is currently an Engineering Manager at Lending Club, managing two teams--Engineering Efficiency & Test Automation. He is deeply passionate about CI/CD, Automation Tools and Developer Productivity. Prior to joining Lending Club, he had a long stint at Yahoo working on Yahoo Mail and Communications Platforms. Aravind is motivated by engineering problems that are simple to state, but hard to solve. He loves teaching and presenting in conferences, and was a speaker at Cloudbees Jenkins Days recently in 2019, and Jenkins User Conference in 2015. In his spare time he does podcasting for TeluguBytes (a top podcast in Telugu), CI/CD being one of their popular episodes

Sessions conducted by Aravind Kalavagattu

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Engineering scalable CICD pipelines using...
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Andrew Karcher

http://www.andrewkarcher.com

Andrew is a Data Professional that is super passionate about the ability of data to drive change in our world, work, and personal lives. He has over 15 years of experience across multiple roles, companies and technologies. A passion for learning is core to how I approach life. Over 10+ years I have spoken at User Groups, Code Camps, SQL Saturdays and Conferences along with supporting my local community as a SQL Saturday Organizer, User Group leader, and advocate for community involvement for all technology professionals. I was also recognized by Microsoft as a four-time SQL Server MVP for my technical community contributions.

Andrew is a Data Professional that is super passionate about the ability of data to drive change in our world, work, and personal lives. He has over 15 years of experience across multiple roles, companies and technologies. A passion for learning is core to how I approach life. Over 10+ years I have spoken at User Groups, Code Camps, SQL Saturdays and Conferences along with supporting my local community as a SQL Saturday Organizer, User Group leader, and advocate for community involvement for all technology professionals. I was also recognized by Microsoft as a four-time SQL Server MVP for my technical community contributions.

Sessions conducted by Andrew Karcher

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Add Some Spark to Your Data Processing...
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Ron Kleinman

http://.

Ron most recently served as CTO of the SIF Association, an XML standard organization in the K-12 area. A 20 year veteran of Sun Microsystems, he co-founded the JavaPOS initiative, and has taught an evening section of Object Oriented Analysis and Design at De Anza College for the last 10 years, is the somewhat sheepish holder of several software patents and has been keynote speaker at multiple partner conferences and selected industry events. His current technology focus is on design patterns and application (rather than module) integration.

Ron most recently served as CTO of the SIF Association, an XML standard organization in the K-12 area. A 20 year veteran of Sun Microsystems, he co-founded the JavaPOS initiative, and has taught an evening section of Object Oriented Analysis and Design at De Anza College for the last 10 years, is the somewhat sheepish holder of several software patents and has been keynote speaker at multiple partner conferences and selected industry events. His current technology focus is on design patterns and application (rather than module) integration.

Sessions conducted by Ron Kleinman

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    How to "think" (and design) like a Software...
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Jerry Krikheli

https://www.houzz.com/

Jerry Krikheli is the VP of Engineering at Houzz where he oversees all infrastructure, platform, and engineering across Consumer, Marketplace, and Industry Solutions initiatives. Prior to Houzz, Jerry was an engineering director at Google responsible for developing early versions of the display ad serving infrastructure and launching YouTube ads as well as video ads on mobile apps. He has a passion for building high-performing systems, products, and people.

Jerry Krikheli is the VP of Engineering at Houzz where he oversees all infrastructure, platform, and engineering across Consumer, Marketplace, and Industry Solutions initiatives. Prior to Houzz, Jerry was an engineering director at Google responsible for developing early versions of the display ad serving infrastructure and launching YouTube ads as well as video ads on mobile apps. He has a passion for building high-performing systems, products, and people.

Sessions conducted by Jerry Krikheli

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Building Distributed Teams
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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Amarnath Kulkarni

http://Www.slack.com

Engineer on slack’s network team, ex-Venmo, ex-PayPal. At slack working on some of the most exciting projects to enable collaboration between multiple organizations. Traditionally the team collaboration only meant people with in a team. Shared Channels feature that we built enables people in 2 different companies to communicate real time over slack

Engineer on slack’s network team, ex-Venmo, ex-PayPal. At slack working on some of the most exciting projects to enable collaboration between multiple organizations. Traditionally the team collaboration only meant people with in a team. Shared Channels feature that we built enables people in 2 different companies to communicate real time over slack

Sessions conducted by Amarnath Kulkarni

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    How Slack Built Shared Channels
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Shamod Lacoul

http://shamod.co

A full-stack software engineer with 15+ years of experience in data engineering, back-end and UI development. Recently, I have been learning Machine Learning using Python and would like to incorporate ML techniques in full-stack development.

A full-stack software engineer with 15+ years of experience in data engineering, back-end and UI development. Recently, I have been learning Machine Learning using Python and would like to incorporate ML techniques in full-stack development.

Sessions conducted by Shamod Lacoul

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    How to Fullstack AI
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Kavita Laddad

https://learnraga.com

Kavita is a passionate software engineer with over a decade of experience in various roles. She has a keen interest in creating clean user interfaces with intuitive access to product functionality. An expert in Scala, Scala.js, React, and CSS, she deftly switches between developing the frontend and the backend. When not programming, she learns and practices Indian Classical Music.

Kavita is a passionate software engineer with over a decade of experience in various roles. She has a keen interest in creating clean user interfaces with intuitive access to product functionality. An expert in Scala, Scala.js, React, and CSS, she deftly switches between developing the frontend and the backend. When not programming, she learns and practices Indian Classical Music.

Sessions conducted by Kavita Laddad

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Taming Complex Webapps with Scala and React
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Ramnivas Laddad

http://ramnivas.com

Ramnivas is a technologist, author, and presenter who is passionate about doing software right. He has been leading innovation in Spring Framework and Cloud Foundry since their beginning. Ramnivas has led a group in Cloud Foundry and started the Spring Cloud project. Ramnivas is the author of AspectJ in Action (1st ed, 2nd ed), the best-selling book on aspect-oriented programming that has been lauded by industry experts for its presentation of practical and innovative approach to solve real-world problems. He has at many leading industry events including JavaOne, ScalaDays, JavaPolis, No Fluff Just Stuff, SpringOne, and O'Reilly OSCON.

Ramnivas is a technologist, author, and presenter who is passionate about doing software right. He has been leading innovation in Spring Framework and Cloud Foundry since their beginning. Ramnivas has led a group in Cloud Foundry and started the Spring Cloud project. Ramnivas is the author of AspectJ in Action (1st ed, 2nd ed), the best-selling book on aspect-oriented programming that has been lauded by industry experts for its presentation of practical and innovative approach to solve real-world problems. He has at many leading industry events including JavaOne, ScalaDays, JavaPolis, No Fluff Just Stuff, SpringOne, and O'Reilly OSCON.

Sessions conducted by Ramnivas Laddad

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    GraphQL with Scala
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Ami Levin

http://www.amilevin.com

Senior data tier architect, data modeler, database designer and SQL developer. Inventor of intelligent, autonomous performance optimization products. Designed, reviewed and optimized some of the world’s largest, most challenging, mission critical data environments. A seasoned speaker, instructor and mentor. Author of white papers and technical articles.

Senior data tier architect, data modeler, database designer and SQL developer. Inventor of intelligent, autonomous performance optimization products. Designed, reviewed and optimized some of the world’s largest, most challenging, mission critical data environments. A seasoned speaker, instructor and mentor. Author of white papers and technical articles.

Sessions conducted by Ami Levin

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Big Data, Big Dupe: A Little Session about a...
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  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    One key to rule them all! Destroying data...
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Ron Lichty

http://www.ronlichty.com

Ron Lichty has been managing and, more recently, consulting in managing software development and product organizations for over 25 years. Before that, as a programmer, he coded compiler code generators, was awarded patents for compression and security algorithms for embedded microcontroller devices, wrote 2 widely used programming texts, and developed the computer animation demo that Apple used to launch and sell a next-generation line of PCs. The primary focus of his consulting practice has mirrored what he did as a manager: untangling the knots in software development. As Ron Lichty Consulting, he takes on fractional Interim VP Engineering roles, trains teams and executives in scrum, transitions teams to agile, trains and coaches managers in managing software people and teams, and advises organizations and coaches teams to make their software development “hum.” His 450-page book, Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams, was recently released as video training - LiveLessons: Managing Software People and Teams - both from Pearson and on O’Reilly’s Safari Network. He also co-authors the periodic Study of Product Team Performance.

Ron Lichty has been managing and, more recently, consulting in managing software development and product organizations for over 25 years. Before that, as a programmer, he coded compiler code generators, was awarded patents for compression and security algorithms for embedded microcontroller devices, wrote 2 widely used programming texts, and developed the computer animation demo that Apple used to launch and sell a next-generation line of PCs. The primary focus of his consulting practice has mirrored what he did as a manager: untangling the knots in software development. As Ron Lichty Consulting, he takes on fractional Interim VP Engineering roles, trains teams and executives in scrum, transitions teams to agile, trains and coaches managers in managing software people and teams, and advises organizations and coaches teams to make their software development “hum.” His 450-page book, Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams, was recently released as video training - LiveLessons: Managing Software People and Teams - both from Pearson and on O’Reilly’s Safari Network. He also co-authors the periodic Study of Product Team Performance.

Sessions conducted by Ron Lichty

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    What's It Take to Be a (Good!) Manager?
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Q&A Panel with Engineering Managers
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  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Critical Agile Practices, Nuanced Techniques
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Upkar Lidder

http://upkarlidder.com/blog

Upkar Lidder is a Full Stack Developer and Data Wrangler with a decade of development experience in a variety of roles. He can be seen speaking at various conferences and participating in local tech groups and meetups. Upkar went to graduate school in Canada and currently resides in the United States

Upkar Lidder is a Full Stack Developer and Data Wrangler with a decade of development experience in a variety of roles. He can be seen speaking at various conferences and participating in local tech groups and meetups. Upkar went to graduate school in Canada and currently resides in the United States

Sessions conducted by Upkar Lidder

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Top three use cases for Serverless with...
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Diego Lizarazo Rivera

http://www.GeekEgo.com

Diego is a Sr. Developer Evangelist at Samsung with 6 years of Dev Rel experience and 14 years in the software development industry. He has worked for software companies of all sizes, in three different countries (Colombia, Spain, U.S.), tackling some cool projects and learned about many different technologies along the way. But, most importantly, he has connected with amazing teams of passionate developers with a need to solve new problems with technology. After a few years of working as a developer and game designer, he found the perfect position to mix his coding skills and his ability to connect with different audiences, and he started his path as a Developer Evangelist/Advocate. His current focus is to help developers understand Samsung technologies, help them create the perfect app for the Galaxy Watch, design an amazing theme that can be shared with the wider Galaxy Store audience, or get started on that project that they may have been mulling for a couple of months.

Diego is a Sr. Developer Evangelist at Samsung with 6 years of Dev Rel experience and 14 years in the software development industry. He has worked for software companies of all sizes, in three different countries (Colombia, Spain, U.S.), tackling some cool projects and learned about many different technologies along the way. But, most importantly, he has connected with amazing teams of passionate developers with a need to solve new problems with technology. After a few years of working as a developer and game designer, he found the perfect position to mix his coding skills and his ability to connect with different audiences, and he started his path as a Developer Evangelist/Advocate. His current focus is to help developers understand Samsung technologies, help them create the perfect app for the Galaxy Watch, design an amazing theme that can be shared with the wider Galaxy Store audience, or get started on that project that they may have been mulling for a couple of months.

Sessions conducted by Diego Lizarazo Rivera

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Intro to Smart Watches Development and Design
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  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Create Your First Wearable Application with...
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Hien Luu

https://www.linkedin.com/in/hienluu/

Hien Luu is an engineering manager at LinkedIn and an instructor at UCSC Extension school. He is a machine learning & big data enthusiast and has extensive experience in building big data infrastructure and applications. One of his passions is teaching. He has been teaching at UCSC Extension school more than 10 years and his most recent course is Apache Spark.

Hien Luu is an engineering manager at LinkedIn and an instructor at UCSC Extension school. He is a machine learning & big data enthusiast and has extensive experience in building big data infrastructure and applications. One of his passions is teaching. He has been teaching at UCSC Extension school more than 10 years and his most recent course is Apache Spark.

Sessions conducted by Hien Luu

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Speeding Up Machine Learning Development with...
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  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    Master Dynamic Programming
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Todd McLeod

https://greatercommons.com/

Champion of world class online instruction; teaching online since 1997; honored as one of California’s top community college instructors; studied online education at UC San Diego; started the Online Teacher Training Program and taught college faculty in central California how to teach online; one of the world’s leading trainers in the Go programming language which is currently the highest paying programming language in America; teacher to 528,918 students last year online; founder of Greater Commons; motivating, inspiring, and teaching teachers how to teach online at their greatest potential - this is Todd McLeod, working every day for the greater common good.

Champion of world class online instruction; teaching online since 1997; honored as one of California’s top community college instructors; studied online education at UC San Diego; started the Online Teacher Training Program and taught college faculty in central California how to teach online; one of the world’s leading trainers in the Go programming language which is currently the highest paying programming language in America; teacher to 528,918 students last year online; founder of Greater Commons; motivating, inspiring, and teaching teachers how to teach online at their greatest potential - this is Todd McLeod, working every day for the greater common good.

Sessions conducted by Todd McLeod

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    Getting Started with The Go Programming...
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Learn To Build A Website with Golang
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Soham Mehta

https://InterviewKickstart.com

Soham is the founder of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation.

The bootcamp is laser-focused on re-teaching Data Structures, Algorithms and System Design, to working engineers, who desire to work at high-growth, career-launching tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Prior to InterviewKickstart, Soham was a Director of Engineering at Box and an early engineer there. He helped Box's technical teams grow from 5 to 250 engineers over a span of 5 years. This meant living and breathing the interviewing machine exploring all its nooks and corners, and ups and downs.

Prior to Box, Soham has also worked at eBay and Microsoft.

Soham is the founder of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation.

The bootcamp is laser-focused on re-teaching Data Structures, Algorithms and System Design, to working engineers, who desire to work at high-growth, career-launching tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Prior to InterviewKickstart, Soham was a Director of Engineering at Box and an early engineer there. He helped Box's technical teams grow from 5 to 250 engineers over a span of 5 years. This meant living and breathing the interviewing machine exploring all its nooks and corners, and ups and downs.

Prior to Box, Soham has also worked at eBay and Microsoft.

Sessions conducted by Soham Mehta

  • 1:00 PM Saturday
    How to Defy Ageism in Software Engineering
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  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Panel Discussion With FAANG Engineering...
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  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Engineering Management Interviews
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  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    How to Switch Your Technical Domain
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  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Graphs for Technical Interviews
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  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    The Million Dollar Resume: A Workshop
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Yannis Minadakis

http://apple.com

Yannis Minadakis started on Siri as a Senior Engineering Manager and now works on Apple’s new AR framework, RealityKit. He has over 16 years of professional experience building quality products and 7 years of experience building high performing teams. His passion is taking on big challenges, dealing with ambiguity to build the next generation of user experiences. He strives to create an open, transparent and collaborative work environment. Through his career, he has worked on Windows OS, Intel, AMD, Bloomberg and Apple among others.

Yannis Minadakis started on Siri as a Senior Engineering Manager and now works on Apple’s new AR framework, RealityKit. He has over 16 years of professional experience building quality products and 7 years of experience building high performing teams. His passion is taking on big challenges, dealing with ambiguity to build the next generation of user experiences. He strives to create an open, transparent and collaborative work environment. Through his career, he has worked on Windows OS, Intel, AMD, Bloomberg and Apple among others.

Sessions conducted by Yannis Minadakis

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    Engineering Management Interviews
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Ed Murphy

https://github.com/Ezward

I am driven to do three things; to learn new stuff all the time, to work with crazy-smart people that challenge me, and to create beautifully architected software that matters. I've been lucky enough to work at some great companies and at times I've created my own companies to provide this environment. My career has moved from science, to scientific programming, to game development, to eLearning, to full-stack web development. I've worked on platforms ranging from 8 bit microprocessors to massively scalable cloud services. I've designed and programmed many successful products and built a multitude of software tools and frameworks. I've built and managed high performance engineering teams. I've built and sold successful companies. I love engineering software. I am a core committer on the DonkeyCar project, www.donkeycar.com, an open source framework for self-driving scale cars. I am in the top 2% reputation on stackoverflow for 2019 (as of July). I like to learn things and help others learn.

I am driven to do three things; to learn new stuff all the time, to work with crazy-smart people that challenge me, and to create beautifully architected software that matters. I've been lucky enough to work at some great companies and at times I've created my own companies to provide this environment. My career has moved from science, to scientific programming, to game development, to eLearning, to full-stack web development. I've worked on platforms ranging from 8 bit microprocessors to massively scalable cloud services. I've designed and programmed many successful products and built a multitude of software tools and frameworks. I've built and managed high performance engineering teams. I've built and sold successful companies. I love engineering software. I am a core committer on the DonkeyCar project, www.donkeycar.com, an open source framework for self-driving scale cars. I am in the top 2% reputation on stackoverflow for 2019 (as of July). I like to learn things and help others learn.

Sessions conducted by Ed Murphy

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    DonkeyCar® - Build and Program an Autonomous...
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Ash Murthy

http://www.programminginterviewprep.com

Ash is a former Googler, and has also cracked coding interviews at Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Uber, Bloomberg and many other companies. He has a Master’s in computer science from the University of Southern California. He is also a writer published in The Washington Post, San Jose Mercury news and other publications.

Ash is a former Googler, and has also cracked coding interviews at Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, LinkedIn, Uber, Bloomberg and many other companies. He has a Master’s in computer science from the University of Southern California. He is also a writer published in The Washington Post, San Jose Mercury news and other publications.

Sessions conducted by Ash Murthy

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Landing a job at sought after companies like...
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Steve Mylroie

http://www.smylroie.com

Steve is an independent software consultant in Silicon Valley specializing in the Microsoft product stack having retired after a 40+ year career doing semiconductor industry, with side excursions in to medical image management. Over the years he has worked with a wide range of platforms from mainframes to PCs, many of which have gone to the great scrap yard in the sky. Co-chair Baynet User Group's South Bay Chapter and Baynet Treasurer

Steve is an independent software consultant in Silicon Valley specializing in the Microsoft product stack having retired after a 40+ year career doing semiconductor industry, with side excursions in to medical image management. Over the years he has worked with a wide range of platforms from mainframes to PCs, many of which have gone to the great scrap yard in the sky. Co-chair Baynet User Group's South Bay Chapter and Baynet Treasurer

Sessions conducted by Steve Mylroie

  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    Implementing Machine Learning on IOT devices...
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Tony Nguyen

http://www.itu.edu

Tony Nguyen is a computer software professional with over 25 years of experiences. Currently he is a software architect at a privately-funded startup Orna.AI, after a 20-year career in software engineering at Cisco Systems. Tony is a faculty at ITU since 2014. Tony also teaches various Computer Information System courses at De Anza College and San Jose City College. Tony is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a Master degree in Computer Engineering in 1993. He also completed master-level certificates in Information Security and Project Management at the Villanova University. Tony was awarded the U.S. Patent 6546420B1 titled "Aggregating information about network message flows" for his innovative work with colleagues at Cisco Systems in 2003. Tony Nguyen research interests include: cloud system security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics

Tony Nguyen is a computer software professional with over 25 years of experiences. Currently he is a software architect at a privately-funded startup Orna.AI, after a 20-year career in software engineering at Cisco Systems. Tony is a faculty at ITU since 2014. Tony also teaches various Computer Information System courses at De Anza College and San Jose City College. Tony is a graduate of Santa Clara University with a Master degree in Computer Engineering in 1993. He also completed master-level certificates in Information Security and Project Management at the Villanova University. Tony was awarded the U.S. Patent 6546420B1 titled "Aggregating information about network message flows" for his innovative work with colleagues at Cisco Systems in 2003. Tony Nguyen research interests include: cloud system security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics

Sessions conducted by Tony Nguyen

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Artificial Intelligence: Potentials and...
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Dave Nielsen

http://www.davenielsen.net

As Head of Ecosystem Programs, Dave uses emerging technologies and open source projects like Microservices, Serverless & Kubernetes to bring the magic of Redis to the broader community. Dave has extensive ecosystem experience from his years of engagement in the web, cloud and big data trenches. Prior to Redis Labs, Dave led the relationship between Intel’s Deep Learning in Apache Spark project and public cloud providers; and at PayPal where he helped pioneer web api developer evangelism.

As Head of Ecosystem Programs, Dave uses emerging technologies and open source projects like Microservices, Serverless & Kubernetes to bring the magic of Redis to the broader community. Dave has extensive ecosystem experience from his years of engagement in the web, cloud and big data trenches. Prior to Redis Labs, Dave led the relationship between Intel’s Deep Learning in Apache Spark project and public cloud providers; and at PayPal where he helped pioneer web api developer evangelism.

Sessions conducted by Dave Nielsen

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Top 10 Ways to Scale Your Website with Redis
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Dave Nugent

https://twitter.com/drnugent

Dave is an IBM Developer Advocate for Cognitive, Data and Analytics who currently runs the ForwardJS conference and SF JavaScript meetup In his free time he likes debugging JavaScript code and eating donuts.

Dave is an IBM Developer Advocate for Cognitive, Data and Analytics who currently runs the ForwardJS conference and SF JavaScript meetup In his free time he likes debugging JavaScript code and eating donuts.

Sessions conducted by Dave Nugent

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    The Intersection of Quantum Computing, AI and...
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  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Let’s Get Ready to Rumble - Kubernetes Vs....
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Martin Omander

http://martinomander.com

Martin Omander works for Google in Mountain View, California. His job in the Developer Relations team is to help developers build better software, and improve Google's Cloud Platform to make it even better for that purpose. In his spare time he manages to sneak in some game programming. Before Google, Martin worked at string of startups in Silicon Valley as a software engineer.

Martin Omander works for Google in Mountain View, California. His job in the Developer Relations team is to help developers build better software, and improve Google's Cloud Platform to make it even better for that purpose. In his spare time he manages to sneak in some game programming. Before Google, Martin worked at string of startups in Silicon Valley as a software engineer.

Sessions conducted by Martin Omander

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Serverless containers - a match made in...
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Oleg Polyakov

https://facebook.github.io/react-native/

Oleg is currently Full Stack engineer at one of the biggest hedge funds in Chicago. Before getting into fintech he was working in several big companies in Bay Area such as Yahoo, Intuit and Apple. In the current role he builds a lot of dashboards, real time blotters, and does order execution. He is well versed in multiple programming languages such as Java, ObjC, Swift, Ruby, Python, but his favorite language is JavaScript. Oleg loves owning the whole product stack from building front end, writing services, doing infra, and data layer. He has built several mobile application using Native and Hybrid solutions using Titanium, ObjC, WebViews, and React Native. React Native is currently his favorite framework for building mobile applications, and he would like to share his experiences building for enterprises.

Oleg is currently Full Stack engineer at one of the biggest hedge funds in Chicago. Before getting into fintech he was working in several big companies in Bay Area such as Yahoo, Intuit and Apple. In the current role he builds a lot of dashboards, real time blotters, and does order execution. He is well versed in multiple programming languages such as Java, ObjC, Swift, Ruby, Python, but his favorite language is JavaScript. Oleg loves owning the whole product stack from building front end, writing services, doing infra, and data layer. He has built several mobile application using Native and Hybrid solutions using Titanium, ObjC, WebViews, and React Native. React Native is currently his favorite framework for building mobile applications, and he would like to share his experiences building for enterprises.

Sessions conducted by Oleg Polyakov

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Upgrading to New React Native Versions
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Eve Porcello

https://www.moonhighway.com

Eve Porcello teaches JavaScript, React, Node, and GraphQL with Moon Highway. She has created course materials for LinkedIn Learning and egghead.io and is the co-author of O'Reilly's Learning React and Learning GraphQL.

Eve Porcello teaches JavaScript, React, Node, and GraphQL with Moon Highway. She has created course materials for LinkedIn Learning and egghead.io and is the co-author of O'Reilly's Learning React and Learning GraphQL.

Sessions conducted by Eve Porcello

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    React Is Your Friend: A Gentle Intro to the...
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Jon Reid

https://qualitycoding.org/

Training iOS developers in Technical Agile practices …because you can only be as agile as your code lets you be. Teaching workshops in Test-Driven Development. Also offering personal and group coaching. Author of "iOS Unit Testing by Example: XCTest Tips and Techniques Using Swift" now available in beta from Pragmatic Bookshelf.

Training iOS developers in Technical Agile practices …because you can only be as agile as your code lets you be. Teaching workshops in Test-Driven Development. Also offering personal and group coaching. Author of "iOS Unit Testing by Example: XCTest Tips and Techniques Using Swift" now available in beta from Pragmatic Bookshelf.

Sessions conducted by Jon Reid

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Intro to Test-Driven Development
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Chris Richardson

http://learnmicroservices.io

Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion, a JavaOne rock star and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris was also the founder of the original CloudFoundry.com, an early Java PaaS for Amazon EC2. Today, he is a recognized thought leader in microservices and speaks regularly at international conferences. Chris is the creator of Microservices.io, a pattern language for microservices, and is writing the book Microservice Patterns, which is available as a Manning MEAP. He provides microservices consulting and training to organizations that are adopting the microservice architecture and is working on his third startup Eventuate, an application platform for developing transactional microservices.

Chris Richardson is a developer and architect. He is a Java Champion, a JavaOne rock star and the author of POJOs in Action, which describes how to build enterprise Java applications with frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate. Chris was also the founder of the original CloudFoundry.com, an early Java PaaS for Amazon EC2. Today, he is a recognized thought leader in microservices and speaks regularly at international conferences. Chris is the creator of Microservices.io, a pattern language for microservices, and is writing the book Microservice Patterns, which is available as a Manning MEAP. He provides microservices consulting and training to organizations that are adopting the microservice architecture and is working on his third startup Eventuate, an application platform for developing transactional microservices.

Sessions conducted by Chris Richardson

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Cubes, Hexagons and More: Understanding the...
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Antony Ross

http://sportinsight.com

Antony Ross is a consultant specializing in data science and machine learning applied to sports performance. He has worked closely with USC and UCLA and is presently involved with the Recurse Center in New York researching deep learning and voice recognition.

Antony Ross is a consultant specializing in data science and machine learning applied to sports performance. He has worked closely with USC and UCLA and is presently involved with the Recurse Center in New York researching deep learning and voice recognition.

Sessions conducted by Antony Ross

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Introduction to Machine Learning and...
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Sunil Sabat

http://www.linkedin.com/in/sunilsabat

I like code camp where I can experience many technologies in demo, speeches etc. I am Microsoft Certified Professional, CompTIA and IBM certified. I have MBA from Santa Clara. I have worked at Intel, IBM and other start-ups that went IPO or got acquired. I am always eager about NEXT FRONTIER in products/solutions that would change the world. Now, I work at Informatica Corp. My role is to work with my partners and help develop our products with combined technologies for best user experience.

I like code camp where I can experience many technologies in demo, speeches etc. I am Microsoft Certified Professional, CompTIA and IBM certified. I have MBA from Santa Clara. I have worked at Intel, IBM and other start-ups that went IPO or got acquired. I am always eager about NEXT FRONTIER in products/solutions that would change the world. Now, I work at Informatica Corp. My role is to work with my partners and help develop our products with combined technologies for best user experience.

Sessions conducted by Sunil Sabat

  • 9:30 AM Saturday
    Knowing Linux and Docker Security for...
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Marek Sadowski

http://blumareks.blogspot.com

Marek Sadowski is a full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur. He has about 20 year experience in consulting largest enterprises in USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa as a senior engineer and an IT architect in mobile, web, Java and integration technologies. As a graduate from the International Space University Marek pioneered in a research on VR goggles for the virtual reality system to control robots on Mars in NASA Ames. He founded a startup to deliver robotics solutions and services for space, military, and industrial sectors. Marek moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven in Swift, Node.js, Node.RED by mobile, AI and Cloud.

Marek Sadowski is a full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur. He has about 20 year experience in consulting largest enterprises in USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa as a senior engineer and an IT architect in mobile, web, Java and integration technologies. As a graduate from the International Space University Marek pioneered in a research on VR goggles for the virtual reality system to control robots on Mars in NASA Ames. He founded a startup to deliver robotics solutions and services for space, military, and industrial sectors. Marek moved to Silicon Valley to promote IoT and robotics solutions driven in Swift, Node.js, Node.RED by mobile, AI and Cloud.

Sessions conducted by Marek Sadowski

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Serverless Swift - for Effective Backend as a...
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  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Let’s Get Ready to Rumble - Kubernetes Vs....
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Aaron Sahagun

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-sahagun-pmi-acp-csm-psm-9134a03/

I am the Head of the Technical Program Management Office (TPMO) at Kyocera in the SF East Bay where I founded the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Consulting practice (management consulting practice) and founded KyoVentures (Kyocera's SF Bay Area Corporate Startup Accelerator). I am an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) & Certified Change Management Specialist (CMS). Prior to Kyocera & TubeMogul, Aaron founded Alumwire, Inc. where he project managed the development of Alumwire's proprietary video chat software during the early days of the Company in Berkeley, CA. He drove the Company’s strategic direction, business development and marketing activities as its CEO. Aaron was named by BusinessWeek as one of “The Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs”. Aaron was also featured on NBC, CBS and CNET. The initial sales of $100K+ from Alumwire’s Fortune 500 beta clients led to a $1.4 million dollar financing round. Aaron successfully exited Alumwire in 2011 (acquired by TalentCircles, Inc. in August, 2011). Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to attending UC Berkeley, Aaron attended a private, technical high school in Los Angeles where he majored in computer science and developed games in Visual C++, C++, Visual Basic and Javascript. He programmed e-commerce web sites for several companies in the L.A. area during his teenage years.

I am the Head of the Technical Program Management Office (TPMO) at Kyocera in the SF East Bay where I founded the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Consulting practice (management consulting practice) and founded KyoVentures (Kyocera's SF Bay Area Corporate Startup Accelerator). I am an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) & Certified Change Management Specialist (CMS). Prior to Kyocera & TubeMogul, Aaron founded Alumwire, Inc. where he project managed the development of Alumwire's proprietary video chat software during the early days of the Company in Berkeley, CA. He drove the Company’s strategic direction, business development and marketing activities as its CEO. Aaron was named by BusinessWeek as one of “The Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs”. Aaron was also featured on NBC, CBS and CNET. The initial sales of $100K+ from Alumwire’s Fortune 500 beta clients led to a $1.4 million dollar financing round. Aaron successfully exited Alumwire in 2011 (acquired by TalentCircles, Inc. in August, 2011). Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to attending UC Berkeley, Aaron attended a private, technical high school in Los Angeles where he majored in computer science and developed games in Visual C++, C++, Visual Basic and Javascript. He programmed e-commerce web sites for several companies in the L.A. area during his teenage years.

Sessions conducted by Aaron Sahagun

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    Leading through Innovation
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Adam Sbeta

http://CyberCrimeExperts.org

Adam Sbeta, from Northern California, is a Cyber Security Analyst and Speaker tracking down and analyzing virus and malicious behavior since his teenage years. He's also been a System Engineer ranging from the design and support of IoT devices all the way to massive distributed computing stacks of Servers for Big Data and Machine Learning processing and their Databases, a System Integrator encouraging the usage and security of Open Source and Open Platform technologies to improve collaboration, a contributor to the Wikipedia Online Encyclopedia, and a member of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. security awareness campaign led by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Sbeta continues to pursue his vision in having all software business solutions customized, integrated, secured, and in compliant with a higher business workflow efficiency. After supporting clients for 15 years and completing 100s of projects from Startups to Fortune 500 companies, Sbeta is pursuing his Masters of Engineering in Cyber Security Policy & Compliance at George Washington University in order to continue his mission of keeping the world safe from cyber criminals and inefficient insecure data workflows.

Adam Sbeta, from Northern California, is a Cyber Security Analyst and Speaker tracking down and analyzing virus and malicious behavior since his teenage years. He's also been a System Engineer ranging from the design and support of IoT devices all the way to massive distributed computing stacks of Servers for Big Data and Machine Learning processing and their Databases, a System Integrator encouraging the usage and security of Open Source and Open Platform technologies to improve collaboration, a contributor to the Wikipedia Online Encyclopedia, and a member of the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. security awareness campaign led by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) and National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA). Sbeta continues to pursue his vision in having all software business solutions customized, integrated, secured, and in compliant with a higher business workflow efficiency. After supporting clients for 15 years and completing 100s of projects from Startups to Fortune 500 companies, Sbeta is pursuing his Masters of Engineering in Cyber Security Policy & Compliance at George Washington University in order to continue his mission of keeping the world safe from cyber criminals and inefficient insecure data workflows.

Sessions conducted by Adam Sbeta

  • 2:15 PM Sunday
    Secure Your Bottom Line: The Forgotten Cyber...
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Robin Shahan

http://robindotnet.wordpress.com

Robin has over 25 years of experience developing complex, business-critical applications for Fortune 100 companies. As President of Nightbird Consulting, she provided training and helped companies architect and develop scalable, efficient solutions utilizing the Azure platform. She is a 6-time Microsoft MVP, and now works for Microsoft as a Sr. Content Developer for Azure. Robin regularly speaks about Azure at various .NET User Groups and Code Camps and runs the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Azure meetup. She can be found on Twitter as @RobinDotNet, and you can read her articles about Azure (and other subjects) at http://robindotnet.wordpress.com.

Robin has over 25 years of experience developing complex, business-critical applications for Fortune 100 companies. As President of Nightbird Consulting, she provided training and helped companies architect and develop scalable, efficient solutions utilizing the Azure platform. She is a 6-time Microsoft MVP, and now works for Microsoft as a Sr. Content Developer for Azure. Robin regularly speaks about Azure at various .NET User Groups and Code Camps and runs the San Francisco/Silicon Valley Azure meetup. She can be found on Twitter as @RobinDotNet, and you can read her articles about Azure (and other subjects) at http://robindotnet.wordpress.com.

Sessions conducted by Robin Shahan

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Routing IoT Hub messages automatically
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Zafar Shahid

http://linkedin.com/in/zafarshahid

Dr. Zafar Shahid is an accomplished Multimedia Engineer with over 15 years of experience in real-time systems, multimedia stacks, applications and team- management. with ever increasing responsibilities in embedded, and desktop systems on Windows and Linux platforms. His experience spans big companies as Technicolor & Nvidia, and several start-ups. He has shipped several products successfully over the last decade. On the other hand, he has authored devised several algorithms which solved the problems on real-time protection for content storage and distribution. He has 3 books and over 40 internal publications and patents. He has extensively talked at international schools, conferences and technical workshops in morethan 10 countries.

Dr. Zafar Shahid is an accomplished Multimedia Engineer with over 15 years of experience in real-time systems, multimedia stacks, applications and team- management. with ever increasing responsibilities in embedded, and desktop systems on Windows and Linux platforms. His experience spans big companies as Technicolor & Nvidia, and several start-ups. He has shipped several products successfully over the last decade. On the other hand, he has authored devised several algorithms which solved the problems on real-time protection for content storage and distribution. He has 3 books and over 40 internal publications and patents. He has extensively talked at international schools, conferences and technical workshops in morethan 10 countries.

Sessions conducted by Zafar Shahid

  • 10:45 AM Sunday
    Scalability challenges for distributed video...
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Raju Shreewastava

http://www.BigdataTrunk.com

Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big data Trunk(www.BigDataTrunk.com , a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States.Former Big data and Business Intelligence for Autodesk (BI/DW/ODS, Big Data, and Enterprise Architecture).

Raju Shreewastava is the founder of Big data Trunk(www.BigDataTrunk.com , a Big Data Training and consulting firm with offices in the United States.Former Big data and Business Intelligence for Autodesk (BI/DW/ODS, Big Data, and Enterprise Architecture).

Sessions conducted by Raju Shreewastava

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    AI and ML for Everyone
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Saishruthi Swaminathan

https://developer.ibm.com/

Saishruthi Swaminathan is a developer advocate and data scientist in the IBM CODAIT team whose main focus is to democratize data and AI through open source technologies. She received her Bachelor degree in Electronics and Instrumentation and Masters in Electrical Engineering specializing in data science. She is also one of the active members in University AI research team. Her passion is to dive deep into the ocean of data, extract insights and use AI for social good. On a mission to spread the knowledge and experience, she acquired in her learning process through her blogs. LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/saishruthi-swaminathan/ Medium: https://medium.com/@saishruthi.tn

Saishruthi Swaminathan is a developer advocate and data scientist in the IBM CODAIT team whose main focus is to democratize data and AI through open source technologies. She received her Bachelor degree in Electronics and Instrumentation and Masters in Electrical Engineering specializing in data science. She is also one of the active members in University AI research team. Her passion is to dive deep into the ocean of data, extract insights and use AI for social good. On a mission to spread the knowledge and experience, she acquired in her learning process through her blogs. LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/saishruthi-swaminathan/ Medium: https://medium.com/@saishruthi.tn

Sessions conducted by Saishruthi Swaminathan

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Deploy deep learning models as a web...
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Swizec Teller

https://swizec.com

Swizec is a software engineer working on the future. He's been building things for the web in companies big and small for 15 years. He writes books, courses, blogs and emails to help coders become software engineers. Author of Why Programmers Work At Night, Data Visualization with d3.js, React + D3v4, and React for Data Visualization.

Swizec is a software engineer working on the future. He's been building things for the web in companies big and small for 15 years. He writes books, courses, blogs and emails to help coders become software engineers. Author of Why Programmers Work At Night, Data Visualization with d3.js, React + D3v4, and React for Data Visualization.

Sessions conducted by Swizec Teller

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    The Web Got so Good You Can Build a Startup...
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Priyanka Tyagi

http://priyankatyagi.dev

Priyanka Tyagi has over decade of experience designing and developing software, web and mobile systems for a diverse range of industries from automobile and e-commerce to entertainment and EdTech. Her expertise lies in Android, Flutter, Firebase, Mobile SDKs, AWS/Google cloud-based solutions, cross-platform apps and game based learning. She likes to volunteer her time in local public schools to introduce computer science to young minds. Priyanka earned her M.S. in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. In past, she has worked with Disney Interactive as Lead Android Engineer, and now provides software engineering consulting services to start-ups.

Priyanka Tyagi has over decade of experience designing and developing software, web and mobile systems for a diverse range of industries from automobile and e-commerce to entertainment and EdTech. Her expertise lies in Android, Flutter, Firebase, Mobile SDKs, AWS/Google cloud-based solutions, cross-platform apps and game based learning. She likes to volunteer her time in local public schools to introduce computer science to young minds. Priyanka earned her M.S. in Computer Science from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL. In past, she has worked with Disney Interactive as Lead Android Engineer, and now provides software engineering consulting services to start-ups.

Sessions conducted by Priyanka Tyagi

  • 5:00 PM Saturday
    Developing Cross-platform applications using...
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Gopi Vadlamudi

http://nvidia.com

Overall 17 years of industry experience in DevOps, Build and Release Engineering and System tool development. Designed and implemented release engineering strategy, continuous integration and continuous deployment for a distributed development products across Yahoo ADs/Mail and NVIDIA GPU Cloud computing and storage platform on BM/VM using various tools and technologies. Currently leading CICD E2E workflow setup for Data Center automation, right from switch config updates to compute and storage platform provisioning on a dynamically provisioned k8s cluster and deploy containerized micro-services using an ecosystem built around Jenkins.

Overall 17 years of industry experience in DevOps, Build and Release Engineering and System tool development. Designed and implemented release engineering strategy, continuous integration and continuous deployment for a distributed development products across Yahoo ADs/Mail and NVIDIA GPU Cloud computing and storage platform on BM/VM using various tools and technologies. Currently leading CICD E2E workflow setup for Data Center automation, right from switch config updates to compute and storage platform provisioning on a dynamically provisioned k8s cluster and deploy containerized micro-services using an ecosystem built around Jenkins.

Sessions conducted by Gopi Vadlamudi

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Data Center automation at NVIDIA using...
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Siva Valiveru

https://www.8x8.com

Siva has 20 years of experience in DevOps and database engineering. Empathetic engineering manager. Follower of "Keep it simple silly.", No drama and no BS. It's not people, its architecture when designing HA, fault tolerant, scalable systems. Passionate to automate whatever is possible. He got a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. He takes time to enjoy nature, hiking and tennis.

Siva has 20 years of experience in DevOps and database engineering. Empathetic engineering manager. Follower of "Keep it simple silly.", No drama and no BS. It's not people, its architecture when designing HA, fault tolerant, scalable systems. Passionate to automate whatever is possible. He got a Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering. He takes time to enjoy nature, hiking and tennis.

Sessions conducted by Siva Valiveru

  • 3:30 PM Sunday
    Immortal database cluster architecture
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Ryan Valles

http://Interviewkickstart.com

Ryan is one of the co-founders of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation. Interview Kickstart is a Silicon Valley-based structured and comprehensive program to help working Software Engineers prepare for the toughest technical interviews. Our focus areas are Algorithms, Data Structures, System Design and Career Skills. Our Instructors are full time working engineers who are current Hiring Managers and Tech Leads from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Uber, Linkedin, Apple, Dropbox, Box, and other top Silicon Valley companies. Our program includes Live Classes, Mock interviews, Timed tests, Individual Coaching Sessions, Resume Reviews, Career strategy, Referrals and much more. Let us help you Nail Your Next Technical Interview!

Ryan is one of the co-founders of Interview Kickstart, which is a bootcamp for technical interview preparation. Interview Kickstart is a Silicon Valley-based structured and comprehensive program to help working Software Engineers prepare for the toughest technical interviews. Our focus areas are Algorithms, Data Structures, System Design and Career Skills. Our Instructors are full time working engineers who are current Hiring Managers and Tech Leads from Google, Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Uber, Linkedin, Apple, Dropbox, Box, and other top Silicon Valley companies. Our program includes Live Classes, Mock interviews, Timed tests, Individual Coaching Sessions, Resume Reviews, Career strategy, Referrals and much more. Let us help you Nail Your Next Technical Interview!

Sessions conducted by Ryan Valles

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Panel Discussion With FAANG Engineering...
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MAULIN VASAVADA

https://www.linkedin.com/in/maulinvasavada/

Maulin Vasavada is a software developer and an architect on the Kafka team at PayPal, building a suite of components for Kafka as a service. He has strong experience building large-scale financial systems, shipping and logistics software, and software release management systems. Previously, he worked for eBay and as a consultant for Sun Microsystems.

Maulin Vasavada is a software developer and an architect on the Kafka team at PayPal, building a suite of components for Kafka as a service. He has strong experience building large-scale financial systems, shipping and logistics software, and software release management systems. Previously, he worked for eBay and as a consultant for Sun Microsystems.

Sessions conducted by MAULIN VASAVADA

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Securing Kafka at Paypal with 500 Billion...
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Sastry Vedantam

http://www.mysql.com/

Sastry has 16+ years of rich, robust and diversified IT and Functional experience in multiple technologies spread across various domains, businesses and verticals. His strengths are in pre-sales/program/delivery/account management and on time and on budget delivery of large projects adhering to the quality norms and to the utmost customer satisfaction. He also has strong and proven expertise in providing Architectural Consultancy to global projects. Joined Sun Microsystems in 2008 as Enterprise Solution Architect handling Deployment Architecture using JavaCAPS ( Middleware) applications. After MySQL Merger in to Sun and then later into Oracle worked different technologies including MySQL , Fusion Middleware Solutions. Currently working as sr. technical Consultant in the MySQL team.

Sastry has 16+ years of rich, robust and diversified IT and Functional experience in multiple technologies spread across various domains, businesses and verticals. His strengths are in pre-sales/program/delivery/account management and on time and on budget delivery of large projects adhering to the quality norms and to the utmost customer satisfaction. He also has strong and proven expertise in providing Architectural Consultancy to global projects. Joined Sun Microsystems in 2008 as Enterprise Solution Architect handling Deployment Architecture using JavaCAPS ( Middleware) applications. After MySQL Merger in to Sun and then later into Oracle worked different technologies including MySQL , Fusion Middleware Solutions. Currently working as sr. technical Consultant in the MySQL team.

Sessions conducted by Sastry Vedantam

  • 12:45 PM Sunday
    MySQL HA with InnoDB Cluster
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Shawn Wang

http://swyx.io

swyx is an Infinite Builder working on Developer Experience at Netlify. In his free time he helps people Learn in Public at Egghead.io and /r/reactjs.

swyx is an Infinite Builder working on Developer Experience at Netlify. In his free time he helps people Learn in Public at Egghead.io and /r/reactjs.

Sessions conducted by Shawn Wang

  • 3:45 PM Saturday
    STAR Apps: Design Systems, TypeScript, Apollo...
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Andrew Webster

http://wisdomat.work

Andrew Webster is an agile mage. More properly, he’s an enterprise, team, and personal transformation coach and trainer, but who needs a job title that long? Andrew has worked in software development for 20 years; an agilist since 2004, certified as CSM, CSPO, and CSP, a certified NLP Master Practitioner, certified Training From The Back Of The Room trainer’s trainer, certified (but lousy) graphic facilitator, and certified Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance Indicator facilitator. So, he’s thoroughly proven to be certifiable. Previously working for giant clients like BBVA Compass, Visa, PayPal and Google subsidiary Nest, with over eighty projects under his belt.

Andrew Webster is an agile mage. More properly, he’s an enterprise, team, and personal transformation coach and trainer, but who needs a job title that long? Andrew has worked in software development for 20 years; an agilist since 2004, certified as CSM, CSPO, and CSP, a certified NLP Master Practitioner, certified Training From The Back Of The Room trainer’s trainer, certified (but lousy) graphic facilitator, and certified Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance Indicator facilitator. So, he’s thoroughly proven to be certifiable. Previously working for giant clients like BBVA Compass, Visa, PayPal and Google subsidiary Nest, with over eighty projects under his belt.

Sessions conducted by Andrew Webster

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Situational Decision Making in a VUCA world!
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Binwei Yang

https://www.walmartlabs.com/

Binwei Yang is an engineer, a hacker, and a hustler. He is passionate about becoming a lifelong learner and equipping youth in underserved communities with high-tech skills. Binwei graduated from University of Southern California with a Master in Computer Engineering and Ph.D. in Physics, and has more than 20 years of professional experience of creating massively scalable customer-facing applications. He currently works on computer vision as a principal engineer for Walmart Labs.

Binwei Yang is an engineer, a hacker, and a hustler. He is passionate about becoming a lifelong learner and equipping youth in underserved communities with high-tech skills. Binwei graduated from University of Southern California with a Master in Computer Engineering and Ph.D. in Physics, and has more than 20 years of professional experience of creating massively scalable customer-facing applications. He currently works on computer vision as a principal engineer for Walmart Labs.

Sessions conducted by Binwei Yang

  • 2:15 PM Saturday
    Fast Exact Neighbor Search in Hamming Space...
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Sanat Mastan Kumar Yelchuri

http://www.paypal.com

I am working at PayPal As Member of Technical Staff, We manage Kafka Infrastructure at PayPal at a scale of 500 billion messages per day with 1000 brokers across 50 clusters.

I am working at PayPal As Member of Technical Staff, We manage Kafka Infrastructure at PayPal at a scale of 500 billion messages per day with 1000 brokers across 50 clusters.

Sessions conducted by Sanat Mastan Kumar Yelchuri

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Securing Kafka at Paypal with 500 Billion...
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Ted Young

http://www.tedmyoung.com

Java Trainer and Coding Coach, specializing in Java, Spring, Object-Oriented Programming, and TDD. Create and deliver customized learning experiences for developers.

Java Trainer and Coding Coach, specializing in Java, Spring, Object-Oriented Programming, and TDD. Create and deliver customized learning experiences for developers.

Sessions conducted by Ted Young

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Make Your Code More Testable with the...
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  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    How Humans Learn and Why It Matters
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Thomas Zhang

http://www.thomaszhang.com

Full-Stack Software Engineer at Ping (2nd ever engineer) Former UC Berkeley teaching assistant Holds industry certifications such as A+, Security+, AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Full-Stack Software Engineer at Ping (2nd ever engineer) Former UC Berkeley teaching assistant Holds industry certifications such as A+, Security+, AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Sessions conducted by Thomas Zhang

  • 11:00 AM Saturday
    Introduction to Password Security and Safety...
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Thomas Zhou

http://2211 N 1st street

Thomas Zhou is a Software Engineer at PayPal, 2-year experience at Kafka Team. Worked on multiple fields around Kafka such as Kafka Security, High Availabilty Monitoring System for large scale Kafka Clusters. Thomas is also a good cook and game enthusiast.

Thomas Zhou is a Software Engineer at PayPal, 2-year experience at Kafka Team. Worked on multiple fields around Kafka such as Kafka Security, High Availabilty Monitoring System for large scale Kafka Clusters. Thomas is also a good cook and game enthusiast.

Sessions conducted by Thomas Zhou

  • 9:15 AM Sunday
    Securing Kafka at Paypal with 500 Billion...
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