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Description Krishna R is a USA author of IT & technology. He grew up in India, Ontario, and began writing short stories in school.
Description Glen Rabie is the CEO and Co-Founder of Yellowfin, a global analytics and BI software vendor. Prior to founding Yellowfin, Glen worked for National Australia Bank in multiple roles, including Senior Business Consultant and Global Manager. It was here that he learned the value of enterprise data and developed his passion for data analysis. Glen enjoys the challenge of bringing new products to market and competing with the world’s best. Most of all, he is proud of the team he’s built – their passion and seeing the difference that the Yellowfin team has made to the analytics industry.
Description Michael Race has become a specialist in scaling up DevOps teams particularly for cloud native startups and companies in the midst of digitally transforming. As an active member in the NYC DevOps community Michael has become a familiar face at DevOps user groups such as DevOpsNYC and DockerNYC and has contributed to organizing the Future of DevOps Debate. You can find Michael on LinkedIn or at DevOps events across New York.
Description Srinivasan Radhakrishnan is an IT Manager, published author, speaker and trainer with 23 years of Global IT Management, Industrial & Academic experience. His areas of expertise include Project/Program Management, People Management, Product Management, Service Management, Business Operations and SAP.
Description Moti Rafalin co-founded vFunction and serves as its CEO. He brings over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software market to his role, with a focus on infrastructure, applications, and security. Prior to co-founding vFunction, Moti co-founded and led WatchDox from inception until its acquisition by BlackBerry, growing the company over 20 consecutive quarters and establishing it as a leader in the secure enterprise mobility and collaboration space. Subsequently he served as Senior Vice President at BlackBerry LTD. Prior to co-founding WatchDox, he served as the General Manager of the Application Management Business at EMC. Moti served in the Israel Air Force where he led teams of engineers, technicians and operational officers through cutting edge technological projects. He is a graduate of the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Description Tracy Ragan is CEO and Co-Founder of DeployHub. She is expert in software configuration management and pipeline practices with a hyper focus on microservices. She currently serves as a board member of the Continuous Delivery Foundation (CDF) and is the Executive Director of the Ortelius Open Source Project incubating at the CDF. Tracy often speaks at Industry conferences such as DevOps World and CDCon. She was recognized by TechBeacon as one of the top 100 DevOps visionaries in 2020.
Description Ajaykrishna Raghavan is currently a Technical Lead/Staff Engineer in Google Cloud Storage. GCS exposes an object-based storage interface to customers using GCP. It is also responsible for managing data storage for Gmail, Google Photos, etc. Raghavan previously held senior technical roles at Nutanix, Datos (acquired by Rubrix) and NetApp. He has over 10 years of professional and research experience in distributed systems, distributed storage systems, enterprise storage, software engineering, and leading large engineering teams to deliver results. The products he built in the past resulted in millions of dollars in revenue. His R&D work in these organizations yielded six patents granted by the USPTO and he has six pending applications. He has published papers in top tier conferences, and also reviewed papers for multiple conferences.
Description Having worked on both the building and breaking sides of product engineering, Rahul appreciates both the constraints and the opportunities of imbibing security within the software lifecycle. This understanding created a natural segue for we45’s custom security solution engineering and enhanced AppSec service delivery models for its global customers. As an active DevSecOps Marketer, Rahul works closely with the offices of CTOs and CIOs in the setting up of cross functional skill building and collaboration models between engineering, QA and security teams to build and manage software security maturity frameworks. Rahul is Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is a regular speaker at global conferences, seminars and meetup groups
Description Prasanna Raghavendra is co-founder and serves as CTO at CloudMunch. Prasanna leads the architectural vision for the CloudMunch DevOps platform. Prasanna has many years of experience in the IT industry where he has held various software delivery roles, built software engineering and cloud platforms. An expert in cloud platforms, SaaS and Web 2.0, Prasanna led technology projects at Infosys, where he was head of engineering for the SaaS practice. In his last role at Misys, he led engineering for the BankFusion platform that enabled faster development & delivery of its products. Prasanna is passionate about Agile development & DevOps practices.
Description Sirish Raghuram is co-founder and CEO of Platform9 (www.platform9.com). Having experienced virtualization, IaaS and cloud-native industry transitions first hand, Sirish believes that open-source represents the future of enterprise hybrid clouds. Sirish is passionate about enabling IT Ops in large enterprises to be successful with their cloud initiatives — being able to easily adopt and manage VMs, Kubernetes and Serverless at scale, across ANY infrastructure, with minimum management overhead and without breaking the bank. Prior to founding Platform9, Sirish was an early engineer at VMware who went on to technical and management roles. His work at VMware led to several products, features and patents.
Description Asim Rahal is an independent InfoSec consultant who plans and executes IT security strategies and compliance practices across cloud and hybrid environments. He can be found online at LinkedIn.
Description "Kalilur is a seasoned IT professional with 19+ years of experience in IT industry majoring in Communications Industry. He has advised senior stakeholders in large-scale firms for Testing, Business and Technology Transformation programs. He has delivered for Healthcare, Retail and Insurance Industries as well, in addition to Telecom. Kalilur is a firm Believer in “Knowledge is Power” and is passionate about writing and sharing his knowledge. He is an active member in TeleManagement forum and contributed to a lot of internal improvement initiatives in the organisations he worked for. His varied interest includes Technology, Testing in the Digital world, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Agile, Mobility, IoT, Analytics."
Description Pethuru Raj PhD has been working as an infrastructure architect in the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE), Bangalore. He has gained good experience and expertise on the digital technologies (cloud computing, big and fast data analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), enterprise architecture (EA), the Docker platform, etc.). He is proficient in a few industry verticals such as smarter cities, oil and gas, healthcare, and B2C e-commerce. He has published books and chapters on these technologies and domains through internationally acclaimed publishing houses. He publishes research papers in peer-reviewed journals (IEEE, ACM, Springer-Verlag, Inderscience, etc.). His Linkedin profile is at https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterindia. He maintains a personal page at www.peterindia.net. His private email id is [email protected]
Description Raj Rajamani joined CrowdStrike as Chief Product Officer - DICE in January 2023. In this role he leads the Engineering and Products teams for Data, Identity, Cloud, EPP and XDR portfolio. Prior to CrowdStrike, he was Chief Product Officer at SentinelOne. Raj’s experience also includes leadership stints in Cylance (acquired by BlackBerry), Marketo (IPO) and McAfee. He has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Description Badri is co-founder and CEO of Jamm, a lightweight voice and video collaboration tool for remote teams. Prior to Jamm, Badri was the CTO and SVP of Engineering at TokBox, now part of Nexmo (the Vonage API platform), where he led the core engineering and operations teams. He was responsible for end-to-end service delivery, including product development, quality engineering and customer solutions. Badri was instrumental in driving the development of the OpenTok cloud along with the transition of the OpenTok platform into WebRTC. Before joining TokBox, Badri worked at Microsoft in the Core Operating Systems Division (COSD). He began his career as a software developer at BEA Systems working on the WebLogic product suite. Badri has an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Description Mehul Rajput is a CEO and co-founder of Mindinventory which specializes in Android and iOS app development and provide web and mobile app solutions from startup to enterprise level company. He is an avid blogger and writes on mobile technologies, mobile app, app marketing, app development, startup and business.
Description Venkat Ram Donga is senior product manager at Revenera.
Description Arun Ramachandran is global head of transaction banking development at Finastra and has more than 16 years of experience delivering software solutions across several different business domains. With expertise in both agile and waterfall project management, he is passionate about getting the best from teams working on complex products.
Description Subhash Ramachandran, SVP of product management at Software AG, is the senior leader for the webMethods products and webMethods.io Cloud offerings. Mr. Ramachandran owns product strategy, direction and go-to-market execution of Software AG’s middleware portfolio which includes the Integration, API Management and Process platforms. A longtime Software AG leader, Mr. Ramachandran has been with Software AG for more than 19 years and has worked with countless numbers of customers around the globe providing architectural guidance and technology thought-leadership to aid in their digital transformation. In his current role, he helps IT organizations understand how technology can enable innovation, solve current and future business problems, and help them align to the demands of the business. Mr. Ramachandran holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering.
Description Anand Ramakrishnan is the QA director at QASource where he is the director of 200+ engineers. He has been working in automation for the last 20 years. Anand started as a developer, was then a QA automation engineer, a manager and now a director. He has comprehensive experience in both hands-on development work and managing teams who are building automation frameworks and tests. He has worked in a variety of framework types, using a variety of different tools and technology.
Description Ramprakash Ramamoorthy leads the AI and blockchain efforts for ManageEngine and Zoho. He is in charge of implementing strategic, powerful AI features at ManageEngine to help provide an array of IT management products well-suited for enterprises of any size. Ramprakash is a passionate leader with a levelheaded approach to emerging technologies, and a sought-after speaker at tech conferences and events.
Description Anirudh Ramanathan is CTO of Signadot where he focuses on building tools that enable testing of microservices at scale. Prior to this, he was a Software Engineer on the Kubernetes Team at Google where he worked on Kubernetes workload controllers and enabling stateful and batch workloads in Kubernetes.
Description Karthik has over two decades of experience in real-time data processing, parallel databases, big data infrastructure and networking. He was engineering manager and technical lead for Real Time Analytics at Twitter, where he co-created the Heron real-time engine. Prior to Twitter, Karthik was co-founder of Locomatix, a company specialized in real-time processing on Hadoop and Cassandra, and worked at Greenplum and Juniper Networks. He is the author of several publications, patents and co-author of Network Routing: Algorithms, Protocols and Architectures. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he worked extensively in parallel database systems, query processing, scale-out technologies, storage engines and online analytical systems.
Description Gloria Ramchandani is the Vice President of Business Technology & Operations at Copado. She is a product and technology leader with 10+ years of experience in both product and consulting roles, helping companies deliver technology-based solutions for digital transformations. Her areas of expertise include product management, DevOps, agile management, value stream mapping, and more. She is also an advisor for investment firm Tercera where she counsels early-stage startups.
Description Niranjani is a literature lover and a blogger who adores books and hoards them from every possible sale. She is fond of writing about technology and gadgets, and drawn to researching the latest trends in the tech world.
Description Rajul Rana, Chief Solutions Officer for Ness Digital Engineering, is a technology veteran with more than 25 years of experience in digital technologies. He joined Ness from LiquidHub (acquired by Capgemini), where he served as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to that, he was CTO and co-founder of aSpark, a company that leverages emerging technologies to bring customer-led innovation into enterprises. Rajul also held various roles at Mphasis, concluding his 12-year career there as Chief Architect.
Description Andy joined the leadership team at Halfords in 2014 as Managing Director of Halfords Autocentres, building the business to the U.K.'s number one motoring services provider, and is also currently a Director of SMMT (The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders). Andy further expanded his remit in May 2021 by becoming Group Chief Operating Officer. Andy brings extensive experience of retail transformation stemming from a career in various functions in leading retailers and consumer businesses across both Private Equity and PLC ownerships. Andy brings a deep understanding of customer experience, retail and automotive operations, as well as experience in marketing, people, service delivery, and property to Halfords. Andy has been an instrumental advisor in the setup of Avayler as an additional revenue stream and business area for Halfords. Andy was previously the CEO of SK:N, where he developed the business into the U.K.'s number 1 chain of skin clinics through a strong focus on medical standards, customer service, and a sophisticated digital customer relationship management system. Before this, he worked with many well-known retail and consumer companies, including managing director positions at Staples U.K. and Virgin Retail Limited.
Description T.j. Randall is vice president of customer success for XebiaLabs. T.j. routinely partners with global enterprises to implement successful DevOps strategies. He has helped scores of IT professionals develop practical, cost-effective DevOps models that win support from executive management and colleagues across their organizations.
Description Steven is the chief architect at realMethods with a primary focus on paradigm shifting thinking around application transformation.
Description Karthik Ranganathan is co-founder and CTO of Yugabyte. An ex-Facebook product leader, Karthik helped build the NoSQL platform that powered Facebook Messenger and its internal time series monitoring system, along with other Yugabyte co-founders, Kannan Muthukkaruppan (CEO) and Mikhail Bautin (Software Architect).
Description Sujata Rani is working as a DevOps Engineer at Aksonsoft. She has a passion for Technology writing and writes on various technological innovations.
Description Srinivasa Rao Gurubelli is a founding engineer and Distinguished Engineer at Harness. Prior to Harness Srinivas has worked at firms such as Apple and Ericsson building the next generation of distributed software platforms. Srinivas currently focuses on engineering efficiency problems at Harness and with the broader community alike.
Description Hazel Raoult is a freelance tech writer and works with PRmention. She has more than six years of experience writing about technology, entrepreneurship and all things SaaS. Hazel loves to split her time between writing, editing and hanging out with her family.
Description Amir Rapson co-founded vFunction and serves as its CTO, where he leads its technology, product and engineering. Prior to founding vFunction in 2017, Amir was a GM and the VP R&D of WatchDox until its acquisition by Blackberry, where Amir served as a VP of R&D. Prior to WatchDox, Amir held R&D positions at CTERA Networks and at SofaWare (Acquired by Check Point). Amir has an MBA from the IDC Herzlia, and a BSc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University.
Description Shankesh "Sunny" Raskar is VP of sales and marketing at MSys Technologies. His IT management experience spans over 15 years in a wide array of technologies and industries. He shares a special interest in Agile, DevOps, SRE, storge and AI/ML. He is a regular attendee to leading global IT conferences concerning DevOps, storage and AI//ML.
Description Atman Rathod is the co-founder at CMARIX TechnoLabs Pvt. Ltd., a leading web and mobile app development company with 13+ years of experience. He loves to write about technology, startups, entrepreneurship and business. His creative abilities, academic track record and leadership skills made him one of the key industry influencers as well.
Description Aruna Ravichandran is vice president of DevOps Solution Marketing and Management at CA Technologies, responsible for cross-portfolio solution marketing for DevOps across all product lines. Before joining CA Technologies, Aruna held several management positions in product marketing and engineering at Juniper Networks and HP. Aruna earned an MBA and master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University and holds a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Bangalore Institute of Technology.
Description Matt Ray is the Director of Developer Relations at TriggerMesh. Matt is also the Co-host of the Software Defined Talk podcast with over 4,500 listeners. Previously, Matt held customer architect and community manager positions at Chef Software and Zenoss.
Description Asim Razzaq is the co-founder and CEO of Yotascale. Prior to Yotascale, Asim was Senior Director of Platform Engineering (Head of Infrastructure) at PayPal where he was responsible for all core infrastructure processing payments and logins. He led the build-out of the PayPal private cloud and the PayPal developer platform generating multi-billion dollars in payments volume. Asim has held engineering leadership roles at early-mid stage startups and large companies including eBay and PayPal. His teams have focused on building cloud-scale platforms and applications. Asim earned his BS (Honors) in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin where conducted undergraduate research in the areas of resource management and distributed computing and is a published author.
Description DevOps for Databases. Helping customers manage database schema changes in support of agile / DevOps accelerated Release Processes
Description Gopinath Rebala is the CTO of OpsMx, where he has overall responsibility for the machine learning and data processing architectures of OpsMx Enterprise for Spinnaker. Gopi also has a strong connection with our customers, leading design and architecture for strategic implementations. He is a frequent speaker and well-known leader in continuous delivery and in the Spinnaker community. Previously, Gopi was a co-founder and CTO at N42, which delivered machine learning tools for improving reliability for large scale distributed systems.
Description Dean Record serves as Senior Software Engineer for Goji Investments. Prior to that he was Software Engineer Team Lead for Starling Bank and has also spent time at IG, Visa Europe, and SITA. He graduated with a BSc, Computer and Software Engineering, from University of Plymouth.
Description Chris Reddington is a Senior Manager for Enterprise Advocacy at GitHub. He leads a team of advocates across APAC and EMEA that help execs, engineering leads and enterprise devs love GitHub. He has previously worked at Microsoft as a Cloud Solution Architect, and DevOps practice lead for FastTrack for Azure, setting their global DevOps strategy, readiness plan and partnering with Azure Engineering Teams on product improvement. Chris works with developers, data scientists, system admins, engineering leads and technology execs across startups and enterprises on cloud adoption and software development practices.
Description As NowSecure Chief Mobility Officer, Brian Reed brings decades of experience in mobile, apps, security, dev and operations management including NowSecure, Good Technology, BlackBerry, ZeroFOX, BoxTone, MicroFocus and INTERSOLV working with Fortune 2000 global customers, mobile trailblazers and government agencies. At NowSecure, Brian drives the overall go-to- market strategy, solutions portfolio, marketing programs and industry ecosystem. With more than 25 years building innovative products and transforming businesses, Brian has a proven track record in early and mid-stage companies across multiple technology markets and regions. As a noted speaker and thought leader, Brian is a dynamic speaker and compelling storyteller who brings unique insights and global experience. Brian is a graduate of Duke University.
Description With more than 15 years in the IT software industry, Tyler Reese is an expert in the rapidly evolving identity management and privileged access management (PAM) challenges businesses face. As product manager, PAM at One Identity, Tyler is laser focused on evaluating PAM market trends shaping the needs of end-users.
Description As Datical's chief technical officer, Robert Reeves advocates for customers and provides technical architecture leadership. Prior to co-founding Datical, Robert was a director at the Austin Technology Incubator. At ATI, he provided real world entrepreneurial expertise to ATI member companies to aid in market validation, product development and fundraising efforts. Robert co-founded Phurnace Software in 2005. He invented and created the flagship product, Phurnace Deliver, which provides middleware infrastructure management to multiple Fortune 500 companies. As chief technology officer, he led technical evangelism efforts, product vision and large account technical sales efforts. After BMC Software acquired Phurnace in 2009, Robert served as chief architect and lead worldwide technical evangelist.
Description As vice president of product management, Chiara is responsible for product strategy and business development at Forward Networks. Prior, Chiara was a director of product management for the Insieme business unit at Cisco. She has also held various senior management roles at Riverbed and Cisco, focusing on product, go-to-market and business development strategies.
Description Giorgio Regni is CTO at Scality. He is also a growth hacker, investor and musician.
Description Itzik Reich is a VP of Technologies for Dell Technologies. He runs a team of infrastructure solutions technologists that are the go-to when it comes to storage, servers and data protection. Itzik also has a special focus on Dell's container strategy.
Description Lee Reid is a Sr. Value Stream Architect with Tasktop. Lee has over 25 years of experience in a variety of software development and lean transformation roles at two startup firms, two large firms, and one higher education institution. His experience ranges from software development in both waterfall and agile teams to leading IT and continuous improvement efforts. Lee has career certifications including TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect,The Open Group Distinguished IT Specialist, Lean Facilitator, and is a co-inventor of four US patents. Lee has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute, a Masters in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Description James Reinders, engineer and oneAPI chief evangelist at Intel, has more than three decades of experience in parallel computing and is an author/co-author/editor of ten technical books related to parallel programming. James works at Intel promoting parallel programming in a heterogeneous world.
Description Jonathan Rende is senior vice president of product and marketing for PagerDuty. He has more than 25 years of experience in the mobile, performance management and quality industries and has held various product, marketing and engineering executive roles during this time at Informix, Mercury Interactive/HP Software, Appcelerator and Keynote. Prior to Keynote, Rende was Vice President of Products at Appcelerator. Previously, he was Vice President and General Manager for HP Software’s $1 billion Application Lifecycle Management business. He has also held roles at Mercury Interactive, Informix and Lockheed.
Description Frank Reno is a Principal Product Manager at Sumo Logic, where he leads Product for Data Collection. He also serves as Sumo Logic's Open Source Ambassador co-leading all efforts around Open Source. He is also an active contributor to Sumo Logic's open source solutions and the general open source community.
Description Justin Reock is Chief Architect, Perforce Software. Justin has over 20 years of experience working in various software roles. He is an outspoken free software evangelist, delivering enterprise solutions, technical leadership, and community education on databases, architectures, and integration projects.
Description Assaf Resnick founded BigPanda, Inc. in 2012 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Resnick was a Principal of Sequoia Capital Israel from 2005 to 2011. He joined Sequoia Capital Israel in 2005, was based in the Herzelia office of the firm, and focused in public and early stages in the Internet, technology, energy, and mobile sectors in Israel. He served as Analyst of Moody's Investor's Service from 2002 to 2005. Resnick holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley.
Description Ran Ribenzaft, an ASW Hero, founded Epsagon in 2017 with Nitzan Shapira, Epsagon’s CEO. Epsagon delivers end-to-end observability into cloud microservices–containers and serverless–with automated, distributed tracing and payload visibility. Prior to Epsagon, Ribenzaft led a technology team within the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Intelligence unit and received his degree in computer science from the Open University of Israel.
Description Charles Richard is a progressive leader who can identify, initiate and deliver the analysis that can leverage the data and information needed to generate increased business value. Charles has 8 years of business analyst experience, all with Tatvasoft.co.uk. He is also a part-time enthusiast writer. Prior to joining TatvaSoft, he was a programmer for about 3 years. He holds an MBA and a degree in computer science.
Description Chris Riley (@hoardinginfo) is obsessed with bringing modern technologies to those who need to solve real-world problems, going from unicorn to reality. Chris speaks and engages with end users regularly in the areas of DevOps, SecOps and App Dev. He works for Splunk as a Tech Advocate and is a regular contributor to industry blogs such as ContainerJournal.com, DevOps.com and Sweetcode.io. He is also the host of the podcast, Developers Eating the World.
Description Aaron Rinehart expands the possibilities of chaos engineering's applications to other safety-critical portions of the IT domain; notably, cybersecurity. He began pioneering the application of security in chaos engineering during his tenure as the chief security architect at the largest private health care company in the world, UnitedHealth Group (UHG). While at UHG, Rinehart released ChaoSlingr, one of the first open source software releases focused on using chaos engineering in cybersecurity to build more resilient systems. Rinehart recently founded a chaos engineering startup called Verica with Casey Rosenthal from Netflix and is a frequent author, consultant and speaker in the space.
Description Logan Rivenes is passionate about making the Internet faster. He is working with Datapath.io (http://datapath.io/) providing network optimization for DevOps, with upwards of 60% increase in network speeds. Visit the Blog (http://blog.datapath.io/) to learn how you can optimize your network today.
Description Mark has over 37 years of experience in the IT industry. Forever the technologist he has played leading technical roles in a number of major Systems and Performance management software companies including Candle, BMC, Nimsoft and CA Technologies. His most recent position was as CTO of Nimsoft, an organization that he helped grow from an early start-up, through a highly successful acquisition by CA Technologies in 2010 and beyond towards full integration. Mark is highly adept at bridging the gap between technology and business value and is a regular public speaker at industry forums. Mark operates on a truly global basis having worked extensively in all major geographies throughout his career. At Boundary Mark will be responsible for ensuring that the solution consistently matches the market and customer requirements and continues to bring outstanding value to the customer.
Description Ashar Rizqi is co-founder and CEO of Blameless. Ashar brings a decade of experience in building and operating hyper-scale products, reliably and securely. Previously, he held leadership roles in SRE and Platform Engineering at companies like Box.com and Mulesoft, and started his career in infrastructure at Fidelity Investments.
Description Patrick Roach is a front-end developer at Inedo and a 12th-level dwarf wizard in his spare time. He’s also the lead game designer for Release!, the software-themed game that smashed it’s Kickstarter goals by over 2,000%. Which led to the creation of Naturalist Games, a board game company mostly staffed by software engineers. In addition to gaming for hobby, Patrick is passionate about how games, gaming, and gamification intersect with software development, technology, and everyday life.
Description Derek Roberti is the VP of Technology, North America at Cognigy, where he delivers insights and understanding of conversational AI and chatbots as the next level of automation. For the past 15 years, Derek has focused on bringing innovation to the enterprise and combines his passion for technology with an honest dialogue about its possibilities and limitations in real-world organizational contexts.
Description Dave Roberts brings 25 years of technology experience to his role of Executive Advisor at BMC Software. A thought leader in agile IT and digital transformation, Dave routinely speaks at conferences around the world. Dave is a member of the Twitter #clouderati and regularly blogs at BMC.com and Leverhawk.com. He holds nine patents and has written three books on computer programming and data communications technology.
Description Paige Roberts is Open Source Relations Manager for Vertica. With 25 years of experience in data management and analytics, she has worked as an engineer, trainer, support technician, technical writer, marketer, product manager, and consultant. She’s contributed to “97 Things Every Data Engineer Should Know,” and co-authored “Accelerate Machine Learning with a Unified Analytics Architecture” both from O’Reilly publishing.
Description As Managing Director of Accenture’s Industry X practice for the West, Steve works with his clients in product management, engineering, manufacturing and operations to reduce time to market, improve product development efficiency and increase the return on R&D and manufacturing investment. His expertise includes engineering optimization, device and platform engineering, lean-agile processes as well as product operations and reinvention.
Description Eric Robertson is responsible for the DevOps product line at CollabNet. Prior to CollabNet, Eric served as Director of services and portfolio management for enterprise solutions at Unisys. Eric joined Cisco through a company acquisition, where he led product management for Cisco's cloud automation and SAP ALM extension offerings. Eric has successfully held product development, services and management roles with enterprises and start-ups and has provided consulting services to Fortune 500 companies. Eric holds a patent in the area of virtualization and a Master's Degree in Electrical and Software Engineering from University of Texas in Austin and continues to further his research in domain- specific languages, and intelligent automation.
Description Gary Robinson is CSO at Uleska. He has been working in software and cyber security for 20+ years, as a coder, pen tester, consultant, Security Architect at Citi, Global Board member at OWASP, and has been heading up security at Uleska to focus on DevSecOps. Gary is focused on the people, process, technology, and culture aspect of DevSecOps – as someone who’s worked in all three spaces during his career – and what are the key drivers, blockers, etc of each experience. With Uleska, Gary has won awards for innovation, as well as countless thought leadership pieces on the state of the software security industry and its need for automation and scalability.
Description Greg Robinson is a tech entrepreneur with interest in emerging technologies particularly VR/AR, 3D technologies as well as how artificial intelligence will impact the future of work.
Description Brian Roche is Vice President of Products & Strategy at Cognizant Technology Solutions. In this role he helps define and execute the company’s product strategy. A big part of his experience and focus is on building cloud native applications that help customers accelerate their transition to the cloud and redefine their competitive advantage. Brian has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Cognizant he held leadership positions at Dell EMC within the Office of the CTO which is responsible for defining the company’s technology vision and EMC’s Enterprise Content Division. More recently he was a Cloud Foundry Board member and worked closely with the Foundation and Pivotal to accelerate Dell EMC’s adoption of new work patterns (DevOps - EMC Dojo) and the creation of cloud native applications. Brian has led the adoption of DevOps with many teams and is passionate about building applications that are born in the cloud.
Description Alyssa Rochwerger is a customer-driven product leader dedicated to building products that solve hard problems for real people. She delights in bringing products to market that make a positive impact for customers. Her experience in scaling products from concept to large-scale ROI has been proven at both startups and large enterprises alike. She has held numerous product leadership roles for machine learning organizations. She served as VP of product for Figure Eight (acquired by Appen), VP of AI and data at Appen, and director of product at IBM Watson. She recently left the space to pursue her dream of using technology to improve healthcare. Currently, she serves as director of product at Blue Shield of California, where she is happily surrounded by lots of data, many hard problems, and nothing but opportunities to make a positive impact. She is thrilled to pursue the mission of providing access to high-quality, affordable healthcare that is worthy of our families and friends. Alyssa was born and raised in San Francisco, California, and holds a BA in American studies from Trinity College. When she is not geeking out on data and technology, she can be found hiking, cooking, and dining at “off the beaten path” restaurants with her family.
Description Marco is VP of Products and Solutions at Volterra. He brings deep experience in networking, telco cloud architecture, and applications. Prior to Volterra, Marco was VP of Solutions Architecture at Juniper and managed the architecture, design and deployment of clouds for AT&T Mobility, Deutsche Telekom, GE, Workday and other global companies. In his role as Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect for the AT&T account team, he worked with AT&T Labs and innovation teams to define the architecture of the AT&T Integrated cloud, global backbone and enterprise connectivity services enabling Fortune 100 companies, millions of consumers and US federal and state governments. He has a BS in Telecommunications from Sheridan College in Canada.
Description Keith Rogers is an IT professional with over 10 years of experience who currently works for a large broadcasting company out of the UK. His long-standing passion in computing has led to him taking up multiple extra-curricular activities to further his knowledge and fuel his interest. Keith has spent years working with Linux by utilizing Apache, MySQL and PHP to build full web stacks, along with creating more complex load-balanced and redundant solutions suitable for high availability. In the last 2 to 3 years, he has found himself using new cloud-based infrastructures such as those provided by AWS and Azure to assist in achieving these goals. Currently, he’s working in the DevOps space with a focus on utilizing new automation tools such as Terraform/Ansible/Cloud-Init to efficiently and consistently deploy infrastructure. Along with this, he has been focusing on improving the bridge between Operations and Development by deploying new tools like Graylog to make it easier to parse log data and visualize any patterns within these logs. In his spare time, he likes to spend time furthering his tech knowledge by utilizing new technologies at home.
Description Dave Rook started programming by writing asp (classic), HTML and CSS in notepad. He was quickly thrown into the deep end, working on large-scale problems in C# and C++, with HTML5 or WPF front-ends, where he learned about the bigger picture of distributed services and scaling applications. He has since moved into a product owner like role and leads a great team that delivers software that really impacts customers in a positive way.
Description Paulo Rosado founded OutSystems in 2001 with a vision to help customers innovate faster and fundamentally change how enterprise software is developed. Staying true to that vision, Paulo has led OutSystems to become a global leader and pioneer in the low-code development market and one of the fastest-growing B2B tech companies in the world. Before he started OutSystems, Paulo co-founded Intervento, an e-business software infrastructure company that was successfully sold in 1999. He also worked for Oracle Corp, where he held multiple positions in R&D and product management. Paulo has participated in multiple executive education programs and holds a Master's in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Computer Engineering degree from Universidade Nova, Lisbon.
Description Dominik Rose is passionate about technology & transformation. He holds an MBA & a master's degree in Computer Science. Since 2015, he helped to turn LeanIX from a startup into a global thought leader. Today he oversees product management & platform strategy around EAM, SMP & VSM.
Description Kenneth Rose is the co-founder and CTO of OpsLevel. Prior to OpsLevel, Kenneth and co-founder John Laban helped facilitate the rise of DevOps culture as very early employees at PagerDuty and witnessed how DevOps helped one of the first (and largest) microservices architectures grow and sprawl at Amazon. Prior to PagerDuty, Kenneth was previously a senior developer at Shopify.
Description Alex Rosemblat is Director of Marketing at Datadog. Previous to Datadog, Alex served as the Product Marketer for Dell’s Cloud and Virtualization product family (via the acquisition of VKernel), bringing to market virtualization management and cloud monitoring software products. Alex has several years of experience with enterprise software and related technologies through product management, IT consulting, and pre-sales engineering with Symantec (via the acquisition of SwapDrive) and Epic Systems Corporation. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Commerce, specializing in IT, from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Description Avery Rosen is a 20 year veteran of software development, team leadership, startup life, and internet infrastructure. At Bringing Fire Consulting, he offers clients his expertise at the intersection of Technology, Product Formulation, and Business Strategy. A devoted multi-disciplinarian, he works tirelessly to tear down walls between teams. Prior to this he was the CTO of ShopWiki, where he fostered a development environment driven by automated testing, continuous integration, and analytics. He has an obsession with getting to the heart of a problem, a flair for communication, and a devotion to providing delight to users. He is also a triathlete, coordinates a CSA in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, and obsesses over fine distinctions.
Description Coty Rosenblath has over 15 years of senior leadership experience in designing, building, and deploying enterprise software. He currently serves as CTO for Katalon, an AI-augmented software quality management platform.
Description Casey Rosenthal is CEO and co-founder of Verica; formerly the Engineering Manager of the Chaos Engineering Team at Netflix. He has experience with distributed systems, artificial intelligence, translating novel algorithms and academia into working models, and selling a vision of the possible to clients and colleagues alike. His superpower is transforming misaligned teams into high-performance teams, and his personal mission is to help people see that something different, something better, is possible. For fun, he models human behavior using personality profiles in Ruby, Erlang, Elixir, and Prolog.
Description Gad Rosenthal is a product manager at Eureka Security, a Cloud Data Security Posture Management platform that enables security teams to successfully navigate the ongoing and often chaotic expansion and growth of cloud data. Prior to joining Eureka, Gad led cybersecurity and compliance initiatives at the Israeli Cyber Command, the Israeli Cyber Education Center, Siemplify (now part of Google) and Microsoft (M365 Defender Suite) as a PM, an auditor and a security architect. In these roles, he shaped how organizations experience and handle the cybersecurity and compliance landscapes. Passionate about technology, cyber, compliance and people, Gad is driven to identify and develop exciting new technologies and strategies to help fellow security leaders.
Description Len Rosenthal is CMO at Virtana.
Description Robert “Bobby” Ross is the CEO and co-founder of FireHydrant, an incident management platform that allows you to resolve, learn, and mitigate incidents faster. Bobby began building FireHydrant in 2017 when he felt the pains of incident response as a staff software engineer at Namely. Prior to that, he was at DigitalOcean and Thunderbolt Labs. Bobby has always had an interest in incident response from when he began maintaining production systems. He is based in New York City, enjoys a great cocktail, learning about bleeding-edge tech, and making software that helps teams build better systems.
Description Markku Rossi brings close to 25 years of software engineering and architecture experience to the company. He is responsible for R&D and directs the company’s technology strategy. Markku has extensive knowledge and experience with SSH Communications Security products, having served the company from 1998 through 2005 as a chief engineer and a major contributor to the SSH software architecture. Prior to rejoining the company in 2015, he co-founded several companies such as Codento and ShopAdvisor and served as CTO at Navicore and as chief architect at Nokia. He has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Aalto University.
Description Early Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Instacart and built resilient systems. 3x Co-Founder at Rootly (YC S21), Mylk Guys (YC S18) and PopSQL (YC S19). Originally from France, loves rock climbing, and unsurprisingly great wine!
Description Stephanie is head of content at Knowledge Train, a training company in London providing courses accredited by AXELOS, APMG, PMI, BCS, APM Group and DevOps Institute. She enjoys writing about business skills, careers, qualifications and the workplace.
Description Pratik currently leads VMware's API Strategy. He joins VMware through the acquisition of Mesh7 (pka Kavach), a cloud-native API security company, which he founded. He brings over two decades of experience in Applications, APIs, Networking and Security. Previously, he was Head of Product Management at Juniper Networks' Cloud Software (Contrail) business unit. Prior to that, he was Head of Products at MediaMelon, an online video software company. He also held other roles including Investment Banker at UBS, and early Engineer at NetScaler (Citrix). He has MBA from Ross School of Business at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
Description Amir Rozenberg is the director of product management, responsible for core product strategy, at Perfecto, the leading digital cloud and test automation company. Amir has pioneered mobile quality practices in Perfecto to extend across the application lifecycle. Amir has extensive experience in the digital industry with expertise in areas including application development, testing, delivery and monitoring. Amir led successful synergies with Microsoft, Blazementer, HP and others to optimize value delivery to our customers. He also founded Adva Mobile, a direct-to-fan mobile marketing startup.
Description Stephanie Rubenstein is an advocate for technologies that nurture real human connection. She is Director, Product Marketing at the Linux Foundation, where she’s focused on equipping open source developers with purpose-built tools to help them thrive. She has nearly a decade of experience helping early-stage startups and global organizations like Facebook successfully build and launch innovative products across augmented reality, cloud computing, and open source.
Description As VP of business development and alliances at ScienceLogic, Erik is responsible for building and maintaining our strategic alliances, technology partnerships and OEM relationships. His responsibilities include working with our strategic customers and partners to create unique solutions that address a broader market need by creating a better together story. Prior to joining ScienceLogic in 2010, Erik held numerous roles at NetIQ/Attachmate including director of the Unified Communications LOB where he was responsible for global sales, strategic alliances with Avaya and Cisco and product management for the UC product line. Erik holds a BS from Virginia Tech and certifications for ITIL Foundation and Pragmatic Marketing.
Description Dragos Ruiu is CEO of SecWest conferences and a security technology specialist.
Description Paweł Rusakiewicz is an Engineering Manager at Nobl9, building the world's first and best observability platform to automate reliability, laser focused on service level objectives (SLOs). Over his decade-plus career building software he has seen his share of unreliable and unmaintainable systems, a problem he wishes to eradicate. He holds a Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from the Poznań University of Technology. He is passionate about elegant software design and laying down killer grooves on the drums.
Description Patrick is a senior Support Engineer specializing in DevOps systems maintenance. He graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2016 and joined JFrog on November 2017. He works to support enterprise Artifactory servers and other JFrog products. His favorite DevOps tool is a well-maintained Docker container system. He is interested in learning how to leverage Kubernetes to speed up pipeline processes.
Description Tim Russell is chief product officer at Perforce Software. He has extensive experience leading technology teams in high-growth software companies, including NetApp, SafeNet, and Secure Computing. Prior to joining Perforce, Tim was VP of Product Management at NetApp. He has a prov en track record of creating products and solutions that enable customers to drive innovation and agility in medium to large enterprises with stringent security and compliance requirements as well as large, distributed development teams generating large data sets. Tim holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Description Michael Ryan serves as Mobile Labs’ Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Ryan provides the technological vision and drives Mobile Labs Trust’s product road map. Ryan has more than 35 years of experience in leading software development teams that design and build robust and market-leading solutions for large-scale enterprise customers among Fortune 1000 companies. Most recently, Ryan was with Fundamental Software where he worked on large-scale systems CPU emulation architecture, design, and implementation. Prior to Fundamental Software, Ryan was director of development, Sr. VP of R&D, and finally, Chief Technical Officer for CASE tool vendor KnowledgeWare, Inc. Ryan served as senior staff systems engineer, field manager, and regional technical support manager for mainframe manufacturer Amdahl Corporation.
Description As the Director of Product Management at Revenera, Alex is responsible for all aspects of product definition, roadmap and management for our Software Composition Analysis solutions, including both current and next generation products. He has been with Revenera (formerly Palamida) since 2006 and has worked in a number of roles that run the gamut from professional services, technical support, pre-sales support, solutions engineering and product management. Prior to Revenera, Alex spent 7 years at Selectica under various roles including professional services, pre-sales support and solutions engineering.