Virtual Conference & Expo
May 11–12, 2021

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

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