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Last Year’s PRO Workshop

Oakland Convention Center
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 | 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST

PRO Stage A

PRO Stage B

PRO Stage C

PRO Stage D

ProductWorld Main Stage

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Collaborative Creation: How We Built an API Ecosystem Hand-in-Hand with Developers

Hamza Habeeb (Senior Developer Advocate) @ Adobe

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

A Developer Self-Service Experience for Edge and IoT Come True

Carl Moberg (CTO and co-founder) & Amy Simonson (Marketing Manager) @ Avassa

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

DevOps

Practical Introduction to OpenTelemetry Tracing

Nicolas Fränkel (Developer Advocate) @ Apache APISIX

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Data Engineering

Supercharging Performance Testing: Bridging the Gap Between Backend and Frontend with k6

Ayush Goyal (Senior Software Engineer) @ Postman

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Making the Most of Failed Products: Pivoting Your Roadmap and Goals when Things Don’t Go as Planned

Lindsay Harman (Senior Product Manager) @ SiriusXM

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Feature Flags: How to Ship Faster, Safer, and Smarter

Dinesh Arora (Principal Engineer, Engeering strategy) @ Wells Fargo

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

API & Microservices Conference

Event-Driven Architecture: Empowering Real-time Responsiveness with Event Consumers

Ojus Save (Lead Developer Advocate) @ Zoom Video Communication

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native Conference

Kubernetes Essentials

Rey Lejano (Kubernetes Field Engineer) @ SUSE

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Moving from Spaghetti Infrastructure to Composable Cloud Environments

Kief Morris (Infra Engineering Principal) @ ThoughtWorks

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

A RADICL Sprint: Getting Product Alignment in Just One Day

Matt Schraan (VP of Product Management) & Jack Cunningham (Director of Product Management) @ Livefront & Patrick Riley (Co-founder) & Bria Knorr (Head of Global Product) @ RADICL

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Unleashing the Power of Message-Driven Architectures

Mitchell Herrijgers (Senior Solutions Architect) @ AxonIQ

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevOps

Adding SAST to CI/CD, Without Losing Any Friends

Milan Williams (Engineer) @ Semgrep

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevLead

OpenTelemetry and Continuous Feedback – Things You Need to Know About Your Code at Runtime

Roni Dover (Product Developer) @ Infovore

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Design Thinking for Developers: Building Intuitive and User-Centric Apps

Pooja Ray Chaudhuri (Software Engineer) @ TikTok

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Generative AI for Mainframe Application Modernization

Kyle Charlet (IBM Fellow & CTO) @ IBM

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

What Is Ambient Mesh and What Does It Do?

Peter Jausovec (Platform Advocate) @ Solo.io

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Frontend

Writing Python Codemods for Fun and Profit

Dan D’Avella (Principal Engineer) @ Pixee

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Building Secure Infrastructure: What Developers Need to Know About IAC

Mike McCabe (President) @ Cloud Security Partners

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Building and Maintaining Actionable Multi-team Plans

Justin Meyer (CEO) @ Bitovi

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Building Scalable End-to-End Deep Learning Pipelines in the Cloud

Rustem Feyzkhanov (Machine Learning Engineer) @ Instrumental

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Get in Losers…We’re Learning Advanced TypeScript

David Nicholas (Software Consultant) @ Bitovi

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Code, Commit, Secure: Reinforcing CI/CD Pipelines Against Emerging Threats

Farshad Abasi (Founder and CEO) @ Forward Security

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

JavaScript

The Beginner’s Guide to Web5

Rizèl Scarlett (Staff Developer Advocate) @ TBD

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Success Metrics for Product Organizations and Teams

Jim Morris (Founder) @ Product Discovery Group

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Build Your Own a Private GenAI Q&A System Using Dolly V2 and MongoDB Atlas Vector Search

Dave Nielsen (Head of Community) @ MongoDB & Sujee Maniyam (Founder)

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Your Frontend Is Not Your Backend: Using Data Transfer Objects for Your Own Sanity

Kaitlyn Concilio (Developer) @ 8th Light

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

DevLead

Workflows of Highly Functional App & Data Engineering Teams

Davide Mauri (Principal Product Manager) & Jerry Nixon (Engineer) @ Microsoft

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

Enterprise

Accelerate Cloud Native Development with Coder

Tim Quinlan (Sr. Technical Account Manager) @ Coder

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Debugging Burnout

Samuel Shaw (Software Developer) @ Battelle

PRO Stage A

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Collaborative Creation: How We Built an API Ecosystem Hand-in-Hand with Developers

Hamza Habeeb, Senior Developer Advocate @ Adobe

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Feature Flags: How to Ship Faster, Safer, and Smarter

Dinesh Arora, Principal Engineer, Engeering strategy @ Wells Fargo

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

API & Microservices

Unleashing the Power of Message-Driven Architectures

Mitchell Herrijgers, Senior Solutions Architect @ AxonIQ

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Generative AI for Mainframe Application Modernization

Kyle Charlet, IBM Fellow and CTO @ IBM

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Building Scalable End-to-End Deep Learning Pipelines in the Cloud

Rustem Feyzkhanov, Machine Learning Engineer @ Instrumental

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Build Your Own a Private GenAI Q&A System Using Dolly V2 and MongoDB Atlas Vector Search

Dave Nielsen, Head of Community @ MongoDB

PRO Stage B

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

A Developer Self-Service Experience for Edge and IoT Come True

Carl Moberg, CTO and co-founder & Amy Simonson, Marketing Manager @ Avassa

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

API & Microservices Conference

Event-Driven Architecture: Empowering Real-time Responsiveness with Event Consumers

Ojus Save, Lead Developer Advocate @ Zoom

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevOps

Adding SAST to CI/CD, Without Losing Any Friends

Milan Williams, Engineer @ Semgrep

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

What Is Ambient Mesh and What Does It Do?

Peter Jausovec, Platform Advocate @ Solo.io

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Get in Losers…We’re Learning Advanced TypeScript

David Nicholas, Software Consultant @ Bitovi

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Your Frontend Is Not Your Backend: Using Data Transfer Objects for Your Own Sanity

Kaitlyn Concilio, Developer @ 8th Light

PRO Stage C

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

DevOps

Practical Introduction to OpenTelemetry Tracing

Nicolas Fränkel (Developer Advocate) @ Apache APISIX

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native Conference

Kubernetes Essentials

Rey Lejano (Kubernetes Field Engineer) @ SUSE

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevLead

OpenTelemetry and Continuous Feedback – Things You Need to Know About Your Code at Runtime

Roni Dover, Product Developer @ Infovore

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Frontend

Writing Python Codemods for Fun and Profit

Dan D’Avella, Principal Engineer @ Pixee

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Code, Commit, Secure: Reinforcing CI/CD Pipelines Against Emerging Threats

Farshad Abasi, Founder and CEO @ Forward Security

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

DevLead

Workflows of Highly Functional App & Data Engineering Teams

Davide Mauri (Principal Product Manager) & Jerry Nixon (Engineer) @ Microsoft

PRO Stage D

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Data Engineering

Supercharging Performance Testing: Bridging the Gap Between Backend and Frontend with k6

Ayush Goyal (Senior Software Engineer) @ Postman

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Moving from Spaghetti Infrastructure to Composable Cloud Environments

Kief Morris, Infra Engineering Principal @ ThoughtWorks

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Building Secure Infrastructure: What Developers Need to Know About IAC

Mike McCabe, President @ Cloud Security Partners

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

JavaScript

The Beginner’s Guide to Web5

Rizèl Scarlett, Staff Developer Advocate, TBD, Block’s newest business unit

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

Enterprise

Accelerate Cloud Native Development with Coder

Tim Quinlan, Sr. Technical Account Manager @ Coder

ProductWorld Main Stage

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Making the Most of Failed Products: Pivoting Your Roadmap and Goals when Things Don’t Go as Planned

Lindsay Harman, Senior Product Manager @ SiriusXM

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

A RADICL Sprint: Getting Product Alignment in Just One Day

Matt Schraan (VP of Product Management) & Jack Cunningham (Director of Product Management) @ Livefront & Patrick Riley (Co-founder) & Bria Knorr (Head of Global Product) @ RADICL

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Design Thinking for Developers: Building Intuitive and User-Centric Apps
Pooja Ray Chaudhuri, Software Engineer @ TikTok

3:00 PM – 3:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Building and Maintaining Actionable Multi-team Plans

Justin Meyer, CEO @ Bitovi

4:00 PM – 4:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Success Metrics for Product Organizations and Teams

Jim Morris, Founder @ Product Discovery Group

5:00 PM – 5:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Debugging Burnout

Samuel Shaw, Software Developer @ Battelle

Live Online
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST

VIRTUAL PRO Stage A

VIRTUAL PRO Stage B

VIRTUAL PRO Stage C

VIRTUAL PRO Stage D

VIRTUAL ProductWorld Main Stage

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Collaborative Creation: How We Built an API Ecosystem Hand-in-Hand with Developers

Hamza Habeeb, Senior Developer Advocate @ Adobe

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native

A Developer Self-Service Experience for Edge and IoT Come True

Carl Moberg, CTO and co-founder & Amy Simonson, Marketing Manager @ Avassa

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

DevExec

Dynamic Cost Modeling in the Cloud: Strategies for Optimal Cloud Management and Financial Succes

Michiel Hamers (Cloud solution Lead & Codesmith) & Twan Koot (Principal Expert Microsoft Azure & Codesmith) @ Ordina

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

Data Engineering

Supercharging Performance Testing: Bridging the Gap Between Backend and Frontend with k6

Ayush Goyal, Senior Software Engineer @ Postman

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

ProductWorld

Making the Most of Failed Products: Pivoting Your Roadmap and Goals when Things Don’t Go as Planned

Lindsay Harman, Senior Product Manager @ SiriusXM

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Feature Flags: How to Ship Faster, Safer, and Smarter

Dinesh Arora, Principal Engineer, Engeering strategy @ Wells Fargo

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

API & Microservices Conference

Event-Driven Architecture: Empowering Real-time Responsiveness with Event Consumers

Ojus Save (Lead Developer Advocate) @ Zoom Video Communication

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native Conference

Kubernetes Essentials

Rey Lejano (Kubernetes Field Engineer) @ SUSE

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native

Moving from Spaghetti Infrastructure to Composable Cloud Environments

Kief Morris, Infra Engineering Principal @ ThoughtWorks

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

ProductWorld

A RADICL Sprint: Getting Product Alignment in Just One Day

Matt Schraan, VP of Product Management & Jack Cunningham, Director of Product Management @ Livefront & Patrick Riley, Co-founder & Bria Knorr, Head of Global Product @ RADICL

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Unleashing the Power of Message-Driven Architectures

Mitchell Herrijgers, Senior Solutions Architect @ AxonIQ

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevOps

Adding SAST to CI/CD, Without Losing Any Friends

Milan Williams, Engineer @ Semgrep

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevLead

OpenTelemetry and Continuous Feedback – Things You Need to Know About Your Code at Runtime

Roni Dover, Product developer @ Infovore

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevOps

Practical Introduction to OpenTelemetry Tracing

Nicolas Fränkel, Developer Advocate @ Apache APISIX

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

Data Engineering

Design Thinking for Developers: Building Intuitive and User-Centric Apps

Pooja Ray Chaudhuri, Software Engineer @ TikTok

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Generative AI for Mainframe Application Modernization

Kyle Charlet, IBM Fellow and CTO @ IBM

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

What Is Ambient Mesh and What Does It Do?

Peter Jausovec, Platform advocate @ Solo.io

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Frontend

Writing Python Codemods for Fun and Profit

Dan D’Avella, Principal Engineer @ Pixee

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Building Secure Infrastructure: What Developers Need to Know About IAC

Mike McCabe. President @ Cloud Security Partners

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Building and Maintaining Actionable Multi-team Plans

Justin Meyer, CEO @ Bitovi

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Building Scalable End-to-End Deep Learning Pipelines in the Cloud

Rustem Feyzkhanov, Machine Learning Engineer @ Instrumental

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Get in Losers…We’re Learning Advanced TypeScript

David Nicholas, Software Consultant @ Bitovi

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Code, Commit, Secure: Reinforcing CI/CD Pipelines Against Emerging Threats

Farshad Abasi, Founder and CEO @ Forward Security

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

JavaScript

The Beginner’s Guide to Web5

Rizèl Scarlett. Developer Advocate @ Block

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Success Metrics for Product Organizations and Teams

Jim Morris, Founder @ Product Discovery Group

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Build Your Own a Private GenAI Q&A System Using Dolly V2 and MongoDB Atlas Vector Search

Dave Nielsen, Head of Community @ MongoDB

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Your Frontend Is Not Your Backend: Using Data Transfer Objects for Your Own Sanity

Kaitlyn Concilio, Developer @ 8th Light

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevLead

Workflows of Highly Functional App & Data Engineering Teams

Davide Mauri (Principal Product Manager) & Jerry Nixon (Engineer) @ Microsoft

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

Enterprise

Accelerate Cloud Native Development with Coder

Tim Quinlan (Sr. Technical Account Manager) @ Coder

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Debugging Burnout

Samuel Shaw, Software Developer @ Battelle

VIRTUAL PRO Stage A

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Collaborative Creation: How We Built an API Ecosystem Hand-in-Hand with Developers

Hamza Habeeb, Senior Developer Advocate @ Adobe

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Feature Flags: How to Ship Faster, Safer, and Smarter

Dinesh Arora, Principal Engineer, Engeering strategy @ Wells Fargo

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

API & Microservices

Unleashing the Power of Message-Driven Architectures

Mitchell Herrijgers, Senior Solutions Architect @ AxonIQ

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Generative AI for Mainframe Application Modernization

Kyle Charlet, IBM Fellow and CTO @ IBM

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Building Scalable End-to-End Deep Learning Pipelines in the Cloud

Rustem Feyzkhanov, Machine Learning Engineer @ Instrumental

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

AI & Machine Learning

Build Your Own a Private GenAI Q&A System Using Dolly V2 and MongoDB Atlas Vector Search

Dave Nielsen, Head of Community @ MongoDB & Sujee Maniyam (Founder)

VIRTUAL PRO Stage B

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native

A Developer Self-Service Experience for Edge and IoT Come True

Carl Moberg, CTO and co-founder & Amy Simonson, Marketing Manager @ Avassa

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

API & Microservices Conference

Event-Driven Architecture: Empowering Real-time Responsiveness with Event Consumers

Ojus Save (Lead Developer Advocate) @ Zoom Video Communication

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevOps

Adding SAST to CI/CD, Without Losing Any Friends

Milan Williams, Engineer @ Semgrep

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

What Is Ambient Mesh and What Does It Do?

Peter Jausovec, Platform advocate @ Solo.io

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Get in Losers…We’re Learning Advanced TypeScript

David Nicholas, Software Consultant @ Bitovi

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

JavaScript

Your Frontend Is Not Your Backend: Using Data Transfer Objects for Your Own Sanity

Kaitlyn Concilio, Developer @ 8th Light

VIRTUAL PRO Stage C

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

DevExec

Dynamic Cost Modeling in the Cloud: Strategies for Optimal Cloud Management and Financial Succes

Michiel Hamers (Cloud solution Lead & Codesmith) & Twan Koot (Principal Expert Microsoft Azure & Codesmith) @ Ordina

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native Conference

Kubernetes Essentials

Rey Lejano (Kubernetes Field Engineer) @ SUSE

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevLead

OpenTelemetry and Continuous Feedback – Things You Need to Know About Your Code at Runtime

Roni Dover, Product developer @ Infovore

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Frontend

Writing Python Codemods for Fun and Profit

Dan D’Avella, Principal Engineer @ Pixee

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Code, Commit, Secure: Reinforcing CI/CD Pipelines Against Emerging Threats

Farshad Abasi, Founder and CEO @ Forward Security

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

DevLead

Workflows of Highly Functional App & Data Engineering Teams

Davide Mauri (Principal Product Manager) & Jerry Nixon (Engineer) @ Microsoft

VIRTUAL PRO Stage D

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

Data Engineering

Supercharging Performance Testing: Bridging the Gap Between Backend and Frontend with k6

Ayush Goyal, Senior Software Engineer @ Postman

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

Cloud-Native

Moving from Spaghetti Infrastructure to Composable Cloud Environments

Kief Morris, Infra Engineering Principal @ ThoughtWorks

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

DevOps

Practical Introduction to OpenTelemetry Tracing

Nicolas Fränkel, Developer Advocate @ Apache APISIX

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

Cloud-Native

Building Secure Infrastructure: What Developers Need to Know About IAC

Mike McCabe. President @ Cloud Security Partners

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

JavaScript

The Beginner’s Guide to Web5

Rizèl Scarlett. Developer Advocate @ Block

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

Enterprise

Accelerate Cloud Native Development with Coder

Tim Quinlan, Sr. Technical Account Manager @ Coder

VIRTUAL ProductWorld
Main Stage

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM PST

ProductWorld

Making the Most of Failed Products: Pivoting Your Roadmap and Goals when Things Don’t Go as Planned

Lindsay Harman, Senior Product Manager @ SiriusXM

10:00 AM – 10:50 AM PST

ProductWorld

A RADICL Sprint: Getting Product Alignment in Just One Day

Matt Schraan, VP of Product Management & Jack Cunningham, Director of Product Management @ Livefront & Patrick Riley, Co-founder & Bria Knorr, Head of Global Product @ RADICL

11:00 AM – 11:50 AM PST

Data Engineering

Design Thinking for Developers: Building Intuitive and User-Centric Apps

Pooja Ray Chaudhuri, Software Engineer @ TikTok

12:00 PM – 12:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Building and Maintaining Actionable Multi-team Plans

Justin Meyer, CEO @ Bitovi

1:00 PM – 1:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Success Metrics for Product Organizations and Teams

Jim Morris, Founder @ Product Discovery Group

2:00 PM – 2:50 PM PST

ProductWorld

Debugging Burnout

Samuel Shaw, Software Developer @ Battelle