May 11–12, 2021
Virtual Conference & Expo

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DeveloperWeek Global: Management is the premiere virtual conference & expo for engineering managers, dev team leads, and dev executives. Join 2,000+ virtual attendees for a fully immersive education and innovation experience, where you can learn about team management and developer technology decisions.

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Agenda

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

All times listed are PT – Pacific Time

7:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT

Expo Hall Open

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM PDT

Stages Live

8:00 AM – 8:25 AM PDT

Session 1

8:00 AM – 8:25 AM PDT Session 1

Main Stage

OPENING KEYNOTE: Shopify – When to Say ‘Yes’ to New Tech

Farhan Thawar
VP, Engineering @ Shopify

OPEN Stage

Create a Learning Culture

Amir Shaked
SVP R&D @ PerimeterX

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Session 2

8:00 AM – 8:25 AM PDT Session 2

Main Stage

Open Source Software for Your Enterprise

Peter Zaitsev
CEO @ Percona

OPEN Stage

STAGE CLOSED

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Networking Break + Virtual Expo Zone

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

VIP Networking Lounge: Fireside Chat

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM PDT

Session 3

9:00 AM – 9:25 AM PDT Session 3

Main Stage

Necessary Endings for the Sake of Your Team

Sebastian Galonska
CTO @ Kontist

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Are We Done Yet?

Bill Penberthy
Developer Advocate @ Amazon Web Services

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT

Session 4

9:30 AM – 9:55 AM PDT Session 4

Main Stage

Successfully Roll Out Chatbots in the Enterprise: Notes From the Field

Prashant G Bhoyar
Senior Solution Architect-Intelligent Process Automation @ Withum

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Are We Done Yet?

Bill Penberthy
Developer Advocate @ Amazon Web Services

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT

Session 5

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT Session 5

Main Stage

Tradeoffs on the Road to Observability

Liz Fong-Jones
Developer Advocate @ Honeycomb

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Bringing Design and Engineering Closer Together

Silas Sao
Head of Design @ DataStax

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT

Session 6

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT Session 6

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: CircleCI – The Continuous Integration Approach to Engineering Leadership

Lena Reinhard
VP, Product Engineering @ CircleCI

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Evaluating Open Source with Open Core: What Needs to Be Vetted?

Anil Inamdar
VP & Head of Data Solutions @ Instaclustr

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT

Session 7

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT Session 7

Main Stage

Just Code – Making Cloud Security a Development Accelerator

Shira Shamban
CEO and Co-founder @ Solvo

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Dev Innovation – Sonatype

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT

Session 8

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT Session 8

Main Stage

Designing the Developer Experience

Jacob Bo Tiedemann
Lead Business Analyst @ ThoughtWorks
Tanja Bach
Lead Business Analyst @ ThoughtWorks

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Dev Innovation – Sonatype

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT

Session 9

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT Session 9

Main Stage

OPEN TALK: 7 Engineering Metrics That Encourage Daily Team Improvement

Dan Lines
Co-Founder & COO @ LinearB

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Why Developers Struggle with Application Security (and How to Make It Better)

Scott Gerlach
Co-Founder and Chief Security Officer @ StackHawk

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT

VIP Networking Lounge: Fireside Chat

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT

Session 10

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT Session 10

Main Stage

/Contract/{Collaboration}/DrivenDevelopment

Alianna Inzana
API Testing & Virtualization @ SmartBear

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Relational Databases: Don’t Call It a Comeback!

Rob Hedgpeth
Director, Developer Relations @ MariaDB

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT

Session 11

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT Session 11

Main Stage

Face Fears as a Leader and Leverage It to Succeed

Sonali Kalgaonkar
Group Product Development Manager @ Intuit

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Open Source Will Disrupt Infrastructure. Again.

Patrick McFadin
VP of Developer Relations @ DataStax

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM PDT

Session 12

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM PDT Session 12

Main Stage

Embedding SRE Into Your Product Engineering Teams

Lesley Cordero
Tech Lead @ Teachers Pay Teachers

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: The New Frontier of Securing Software Supply Chains

Brian Fox
Co-Founder & CTO @ Sonatype

2:00 PM – 2:25 PM PDT

Session 13

2:00 PM – 2:25 PM PDT Session 13

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: Change.org — The Secret Source to Building an AI Team

Elaine Zhou
Chief Technology Officer @ Change.org

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: A Modern Approach to Developer AppSec Awareness and Training

Kurt Risley
Global SME, Codebashing @ Checkmarx

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM PDT

Session 14

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM PDT Session 14

Main Stage

Navigating the Leap from Manager to Leader

Suzan Bond
Leadership Coach
Mike Stahnke
VP of Platform Engineering @ CircleCI
Kate Catlin
Senior Product Manager @ CircleCI

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Fostering Talent and Innovation in Remote Engineering Teams

Neal O’Mara
HelloSign/ Dropbox, CTO @ HelloSign, VP of Engineering @ Dropbox

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM PDT

Session 15

3:00 PM – 3:25 PM PDT Session 15

Main Stage

Release Management in the Era of Progressive Delivery

Avantika Mathur
Senior Product Manager @ CloudBees Flow

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: Accelerating Code Quality with the DORA Metrics

Nico Kruger
Senior Director of Solutions Engineering @ Rollbar

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM PDT

VIP Networking AfterParty: Fireside Chat w/Featured Speakers

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

All times listed are PT – Pacific Time

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

Expo Hall Open

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: Plaid – Building Growth Guides for Security Teams

Kyle Barry
Head of Security @ Plaid

OPEN Stage

ChatOps, AIOps, And the Virtual War Room

Robert Barron
AIOps Lead @ IBM

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Networking Break + Virtual Expo Zone

9:30 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

VIP Networking Lounge: Fireside Chat

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT

Session 2

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM PDT Session 2

Main Stage

Embracing Simplicity

Guilherme Ferreira
Software Architect @ checkout.com

OPEN Stage

The Complete Multi Cloud Management Platform

Paweł Skrzypek
CTO @ AI Investments
Alicja Reniewicz
Senior Technical Leader @ 7bulls.com

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT

Session 3

10:30 AM – 10:55 AM PDT Session 3

Main Stage

Engineering Leadership – Stepping Up and Breaking Through

Sumit Amar
Sr. Software Development Manager, former Sr. Director – Engineering, Architecture, Product @ Visa

OPEN Stage

The Complete Multi Cloud Management Platform

Paweł Skrzypek
CTO @ AI Investments
Alicja Reniewicz
Senior Technical Leader @ 7bulls.com

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT

Session 4

11:00 AM – 11:25 AM PDT Session 4

Main Stage

Hiring In Hypergrowth: Is Your Team Growing so Fast That Interviews Are Cutting Into Coding Time?

Shannon Hogue
Head of Solutions Engineering @ Karat

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: How to Find & Fix Bottlenecks by Correlating Git & Projects

Rocco Seyboth
Head of Community & Advocacy @ LinearB

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT

Session 5

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM PDT Session 5

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: Foursquare – FlexWork: A Vision for How “Return to Normal” Looks Like for Engineering Teams Past COVID-19

Ulaş Bardak
VP of Engineering @ Foursquare

OPEN Stage

OPEN TALK: How to Find & Fix Bottlenecks by Correlating Git & Projects

Rocco Seyboth
Head of Community & Advocacy @ LinearB

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

Networking Break + Virtual Expo Zone

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT

Session 6

12:00 PM – 12:25 PM PDT Session 6

Main Stage

KEYNOTE: LinkedIn – Time Management For Engineering Managers

Vidal Graupera
Engineering Manager @ LinkedIn

OPEN Stage

Minimum Viable DevOps

Meredith Finkelstein
Technical Principal @ Contino

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT

Session 7

12:30 PM – 12:55 PM PDT Session 7

Main Stage

What Capuchin Monkeys Know That Engineering Leaders Don’t

Jared Silver
Founding Engineer @ Hellosaurus

OPEN Stage

Designing and Building Mirco-frontend and Micro-Services Architecture

Amanda Hua
Director Of Engineering @ Rivian

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT

Session 8

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM PDT Session 8

Main Stage

CLOSING KEYNOTE: Stripe – Debugging Engineering Velocity

Smruti Patel
Engineering Manager @ Stripe

OPEN Stage

Authorization: Ensuring Only Ada Can Access Her Files

Joy Ebertz
Sr. Staff Engineer @ Split

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

Booths

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

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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DeveloperWeek Global: Management Speakers