May 10–11, 2022
Virtual Conference & Expo

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DeveloperWeek Management 2022 – is the premier virtual conference & expo for engineering managers, dev team leads, and technical executives (VP, Director, CTO, CXO). Join 2,000+ virtual attendees for a fully immersive education and innovation experience, where you can learn & gain insights from top engineering leaders about team management, best practices, and developer tools & technology decision-making.

With a fully immersive virtual experience, we’re bringing you: 6+ tracks, 40+ speakers, 7 technical keynotes, a live 2-day Virtual Expo with 15+ technologies & tools, product demos, and 1:1 topic-focused networking.

Speakers include leaders from IBM, VMware, AWS, Stack Overflow, Wix.com, Lucid Software, Turing, New York Times, LinearB, Foursquare, MariaDB, and many more.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

All times listed are PT – Pacific Time

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

Virtual Expo Open

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

EXPO, OPEN TALK & BONUS Challenges (Win Rewards!)

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

Stages Live

8:00 AM – 8:25 AM PDT

Session 1

8:00 AM – 8:25 AM PDT Session 1

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: ScyllaDB — Embracing Chaos: 20% Individual Projects and Your Companies Success

Shlomi Livne
Vice President of Research and Development @ ScyllaDB

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: 5 Ways to Boost the Strength and Flexibility of Your Organization

Elisa Hebert
VP Engineering Operations @ Fairwinds

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

8:30 AM – 8:55 AM PDT

Session 2

8:30 AM – 8:55 AM PDT Session 2

Main Stage

Managing Growth Pains

Amir Shaked
SVP R&D @ PerimeterX

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Nurturing an Empathic Culture: Harness the Power of Lean, Agile, and DevOps for a Happier Workforce

Gautham Pallapa
Executive Advisor @ VMware

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM PDT

Networking Break (Topic Focused) + Virtual Expo

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT

Session 3

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT Session 3

Main Stage

Democratize or Drown – Scaling DevOps in an Impossible Landscape

Josef Goldstein
Data Infrastructure R&D Manager @ Wix.com

DevOps & Scale & Security

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Building a High-Performing Interrupt-Driven Team

Mariena Quintanilla
Director of Client Solutions Engineering @ Foursquare

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT

Session 4

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT Session 4

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: Lucid Software — Fixing the DevOps Communication Problem

David Torgerson
VP of Infrastructure and IT @ Lucid Software

DevOps & Scale & Security

OPEN Stage

Bringing Balance between Dev and Ops with Service Level Objectives

Sjuul Janssen
Site Reliability Engineer @ Kabisa

DevOps & Scale & Security

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT

Session 5

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT Session 5

Main Stage

Architectural Patterns of Devops and SRE Teams

Marc Velasco
Senior Technical Staff Member – Automation SRE Architect @ IBM

DevOps & Scale & Security

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Metrics Driven Prioritization for SRE

Christina Tan
Founding Team Member @ Blameless

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT

Session 6

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT Session 6

Main Stage

Getting Past the Password

Julianna Lamb
Co-founder and CTO @ Stytch

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Essential Strategies for Managing Distributed Teams

Alex Oliveira
Engineering Manager @ Code Climate

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT

Session 7

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT Session 7

Main Stage

How to Use Vendor Technical Due Diligence/Exit Prep to Maximize the Valuation of Your Tech Company

Federico Fregosi
VP of Engineering @ Contino

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Essential Strategies for Managing Distributed Teams

Alex Oliveira
Engineering Manager @ Code Climate

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT

Networking Break (Topic Focused) + Virtual Expo

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT

Session 8

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT Session 8

Main Stage

OPEN TALK: Promoted from Dev to Team Lead: 8 Things They Didn’t Tell Me

Yishai Beeri
CTO @ LinearB

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

Stage Closed

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT

Session 9

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT Session 9

Main Stage

Developer Learning Patterns & Fostering High-Performance Teams

Ben Matthews
Director of Engineering @ Stack Overflow

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Why Engineers Ignore You: The Care and Feeding of Software Developers

Jonathan Oliver
Founder, CEO, CTO @ Smarty

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT

Session 10

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT Session 10

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: LinearB — Communicating Engineering Progress to Your CEO

Dan Lines
Co-founder & COO @ LinearB

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Tales from Both Sides of the Fence

Steve Roberts
Snr. Developer Advocate @ AWS
David Pallmann
Manager, .NET GTM and Developer Advocacy @ AWS

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM PDT

Session 11

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM PDT Session 11

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: LinearB — Communicating Engineering Progress to Your CEO

Dan Lines
Co-founder & COO @ LinearB

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Tales from Both Sides of the Fence

Steve Roberts
Snr. Developer Advocate @ AWS
David Pallmann
Manager, .NET GTM and Developer Advocacy @ AWS

2:00 PM – 2:25 PM PDT

Session 12

2:00 PM – 2:25 PM PDT Session 12

Main Stage

How to Simplify Event Driven Architecture with Data Wrangling

Riaz Mohammed
CTO @ Push Technology

Dev Innovation

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Distributed SQL and Operational Analytics

Andrew Oliver
Senior Director of Product Marketing @ MariaDB

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM PDT

Session 13

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM PDT Session 13

Main Stage

Digital Transformation Through a Design-first Approach to APIs

Steve Rodda
CEO @ Stoplight

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

Supercharge Your Team with Software Engineering Analytics

Julius Uy
Chief Technology Officer @ Kydon Group and Zillearn

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM PDT

Session 14

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM PDT Session 14

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: ActiveCampaign — Managing Dev Teams through Trust

Shay Howe
Senior Vice President of Platform Strategy @ ActiveCampaign

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

OPEN Stage

OPEN Talk: Scaling Open Source Big Data Cloud Applications is Easy/Hard

Paul Brebner
Technology Evangelist @ Instaclustr

Choosing Architecture: Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

VIP Networking AfterParty: Fireside Chat w/Featured Speakers

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

All times listed are PT – Pacific Time

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

Virtual Expo Open

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

EXPO, OPEN TALK & BONUS Challenges (Win Rewards!)

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

Stages Live

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM PDT

Session 1

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM PDT Session 1

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: VMware – Advanced Development and Accelerated Enterprise Innovation with xLabs and VMware

Tasha Drew
Senior Director of xLabs @ VMware

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Why Can’t We Build Secure Software

Tanya Janca
Director of Developer Relations and Community @ Bright

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT

Session 2

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT Session 2

Main Stage

How Cognitive Biases and Ranking Can Foster an Ineffective DevOps Culture

Evelyn Van Kelle
Strategic Software Delivery Consultant & Behavioral change consultant @ Xebia
Kenny Baas-Schwegler
Socio-technical and Domain-Driven Design architect @ Xebia

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: You Can’t Code Career Development – A Technical Professional’s Guide to Soft Skills in the Workplace

Vanky Kataria
Evangelist – Global Communities @ Turing

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT

Session 3

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT Session 3

Main Stage

VIP Fireside Chat w/Featured Speakers

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: What is Developer Relations and How to Hire/Manage a DevRel

Shai Almog
Developer Advocate @ Lightrun

Dev Innovation

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM PDT

VIP Networking: Fireside Chat w/Featured Speakers

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT

Session 4

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT Session 4

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: Mattermost – How to Accelerate Hiring and Retention of Software Engineers through Developer-Friendly Workplace PR

Ian Tien
CEO, Co-Founder @ Mattermost

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Why and How to Roll Out OpenTelemetry

Ted Young
Director of Developer Education @ Lightstep

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT

Session 5

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT Session 5

Main Stage

OPEN TALK: Driving Value into Your DevOps

Stephen Walters
Field CTO for CEM Digital @ Everbridge/Xmatters

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: The Rise of Fake Data: How to Achieve 100% Use Case Coverage with Advanced Data Synthesis

Andrew Colombi
Co-founder + CTO @ Tonic.ai
Kasey Alderete
Head of Product @ Tonic.ai

AI & ML Project Lifecycle

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT

Session 6

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT Session 5

Main Stage

Stage Closed

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: The Rise of Fake Data: How to Achieve 100% Use Case Coverage with Advanced Data Synthesis

Andrew Colombi
Co-founder + CTO @ Tonic.ai
Kasey Alderete
Head of Product @ Tonic.ai

AI & ML Project Lifecycle

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT

Session 7

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT Session 7

Main Stage

Can Cybersecurity and DevOps Collaborate to Achieve DevSecOps in a Cloud-Native World?

Mike Fraser
VP of DevSecOps @ Sophos

Choosing Architecture: Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Accelerate Application Development with Agile Microservices Management

Nikhil Unni
Co-Founder & Chief Architect @ Cortex

Choosing Architecture: Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT

Session 8

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT Session 8

Main Stage

“Tech Hiring Is Broken” Is Broken

Nicole Tibaldi
Senior Engineering Manager @ The New York Times

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

OPEN Stage

Stage Closed

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT

Session 9

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT Session 9

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: Cortex – Eight Hours Ahead: How to Build a Successful Remote Engineering Team

Cristina Buenahora
Founding Engineer @ Cortex

Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

OPEN Stage

Stage Closed

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM PDT

Closing Remarks + Challenge Prize Winners

Platform

Reception

New attendees will get access to the reception area, where they can navigate to conference stages, to our virtual expo, and to our networking / attendee chat areas.

Networking

Attendees have multiple networking opportunities including pre-event reception, conference speaker session Q&A, dedicated networking / break times, and virtual exhibitor networking.

Stages

DeveloperWeek Management conference stages include live keynote talks, technical workshops, multi-speaker talks and panel talks, as well as interactive audience Q&A.

Booths

The DeveloperWeek Management virtual expo connects attendees to exhibitors who are also industry experts. Visit booths to win prizes, get live demos, and receive promotions from exhibitors.

2022 Tracks

Dev Executive & Engineering Management

The Dev Executive track invites senior technical managers and executives to discuss dev organizations, dev technologies, and product goals from a strategic perspective. How do CTOs and heads of engineering make critical decisions? Hear from top worldwide tech execs.

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Dev Teams: Agile & Remote Methodology

What is the best methodology for managing your dev teams? This track covers new practices in the age of remote dev team management, as well as the full agile methodology lifecycle.

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DevOps, Scale, Security

The deployment, scaling up, and security of an application requires the entire dev team to think about long-term objectives and challenges. This track covers best practices in the DevOps and security lifecycle of your application.

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Choosing Architecture: Microservices, Containers, Kubernetes

What type of architecture is right for your company? We have seen new innovations in microservices, containers, and kubernetes architecture in the tech industry. What are the goals and team roles for your next architecture?

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AI & ML Project Lifecycle

What is the lifecycle of an artificial intelligence / machine learning project? Learn about the team roles, the technology decisions, and the data sets / training data that your company should utilize, based on project type.

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Dev Innovation

What new dev technologies do dev managers and team leads need to know about? This track covers trends and innovations that support dev teams in accelerating application development.

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2022 DeveloperWeek Management Featured and Keynote Speakers