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Description Chris Sachs is co-founder and chief architect at SWIM.AI, where he helps drive the technical innovation and design of their solutions and maintains a keen interest in IoT and the use of real-time data. Prior to co-founding SWIM, Sachs was senior software engineer at Sensity Systems where he designed data analytics solutions for smart city implementations.
Description Isaac Sacolick, President of StarCIO, guides companies through smarter, faster, innovative, and safer digital transformation programs that deliver business results. He is the author of the Amazon bestseller, Driving Digital: The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation through Technology, industry speaker, and blogger at Social, Agile, and Transformation.
Description David Safaii, CEO of Trilio Data, brings over 15 years of experience in the areas of strategy development and analysis, business and corporate development, marketing, product management, mergers and acquisitions, and financing initiatives with a focus in infrastructure software in Enterprise and as a Service models within Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud environments. Prior to joining Trilio Data, David was Founder and SVP of BurstPoint Networks. During his tenure with the company, he successfully raised venture funding, grew revenues and exited with an acquisition by Avaya. Previously, David was a Principal at Windspeed Ventures, focusing on investing in and working with portfolio companies in infrastructure software as it relates to the digital media, communications, mobile, security, storage, internet of things and software as a service markets. He helped manage one of the largest venture portfolios in the US. Prior to his tenure at Windspeed, David served with the Technology Investment Banking Group at CIBC World Markets. With a B.A in Computer Information Processing from Boston College, David has been recognized by Boston Business Journal as one of Boston’s “40 Under 40” and a “New Leader” award recipient from Banker & Tradesmen. Outside of Trilio, David enjoys tennis, FIFA Soccer, and seeking out live music. David is a big advocate for volunteerism; he was Founder of the New England Venture Network (NEVN), the largest organization of young venture capital professionals on the East Coast for both on- and off-line networking. He also served as a Board of Director at the United Way, Mentor at Techstars, and is the founding City Director for House of Genius.
Description Jorge Sagastume is a Vice President at EscrowTech International, Inc. with 12 years of experience protecting IP and earning the trust of the greatest companies in the world. Jorge has been invited to speak on IP issues by foreign governments and international agencies.
Description A Software Engineer specializing in SCM (Software Configuration Management), Builds, Deployment and Release Engineering, DevOps. Well I am here to share my experiences with the world and walk through this journey along with you all and learn something from everybody.
Description Daniel Saito is CEO and co-founder of OGL, a platform that is bringing three billion gamers to crypto via multiple metaverses, and StrongNode, which is creating the future of digital connectivity with edge networking and blockchain. Based in Japan, Daniel is an Emmy award-winning expert in security and encryption who has authored NTT Docomo R&D hardware, software and node network protocol specifications for encrypted communications while launching two satellites into space.
Description A freelancer, passionate journalist and cybersecurity blogger. Likes to write about AI, cybersecurity, big data and internet privacy issues.
Description Abul Salek is director of product management, PKI, SSL and IoT, at Sectigo, the world’s largest commercial certificate authority and a provider of purpose-built and automated PKI management solutions.
Description Vipin Samar is senior vice president of development for Oracle Database security. He leads teams responsible for all aspects of database security including encryption, redaction, masking, Oracle Database Vault, Oracle Key Vault, Oracle Audit Vault and Oracle Database Firewall. Prior to joining Oracle, Samar worked at Sun Microsystems and was the founder and CEO of a startup in enterprise application integration and mobile platforms. Since joining Oracle in 2005, he has held various positions in product development related to data security. Samar holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India. He also holds a master's degree in computer science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and has 12 patents in the areas of security and information retrieval.
Description Martha is a Richmond, Virginia-based customer value manager with CloudBees. In her role, she helps customers connect technical milestones to tangible business value. With over 15 years of experience in customer success, Martha is passionate about providing exceptional customer service, while driving value within an organization.
Description Vladi Sandler, co-founder and CEO, Lightspin Vladi is an avid security entrepreneur with more than twelve years of experience in cyber security domains. With vast expertise in managing teams and initiating new and innovative services, he established the comprehensive application security training program in EY and headed up the first Automotive Cloud Security team at Cymotive. These roles, among others, allowed Vladi to acquire a clear idea of what was missing in the cloud security ecosystem. His entrepreneurial skills, coupled with his offensive outlook, make Vladi uniquely qualified to help organizations gain control of their cloud security stack.
Description Chad Sands MBA, CPCU, CLU, FLMI is an Enterprise Architect and IT leader at State Farm Insurance. Currently leading work on enterprise business information architecture and analytics modernization, he has previously served in a variety of business and technology leadership roles related to large scale IT operational transformation, legacy system modernization, customer experience research consulting, enterprise data strategy, and Property & Casualty insurance operations. Chad’s professional interests and contributions include the evolving role of business and IT architects in the context of DevOps, and the adoption of agile mindsets and practices in non-IT areas of the enterprise.
Description K.R. Sanjiv is CTO at Wipro Limited.
Description As LogDNA’s Developer Advocate, Laura Santamaria loves to learn and explain how things work. She bridges the gap between external developers and SREs and internal engineering teams. Prior to LogDNA, Laura worked as a software developer at Rackspace where, among other things, she owned Deconst, an open-source documentation delivery platform, and MC’ed Rackspace’s internal technical conference. Apart from work, she helps host tech Meetups like Austin DevOps and Cloud Austin, taught Python for Women Who Code Austin for a number of years and volunteers with DevOpsDays Austin.
Description Joanne is a software developer based in Estonia | Dog mum to an Alaskan malamute
Description Rajamani Saravanan (RS) is the chief architect at Mindtree, with a long track record of delivering transformational programs, a passion for solving complex problems of any nature and applying technology to enable businesses delivery.
Description Soumik Sarkar is the chief technology officer of Crosscode. Prior to joining the company, Soumik led the security team at Glint Inc. (acquired by LinkedIn). In his 20-year career, Soumik has developed innovative security, networking and virtualization products and technologies for established companies such as ZoneLabs (acquired by Checkpoint), TriCipher (acquired by VMWare) and RocketFuel. Soumik holds a Bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Pune.
Description oumik Sarker is the Chief Technology Officer of Crosscode. Prior to joining the company, Soumik led the security team at Glint Inc (acquired by LinkedIn). In his 20-year career, Soumik has developed innovative security, networking and virtualization products and technologies for established companies such as ZoneLabs (acquired by Checkpoint), TriCipher (acquired by VMWare) and RocketFuel. Soumik holds a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune.
Description Prakash Sarma is the co-founder and Managing Partner of Newstar Corporation, focused on Digital Transformation in the Enterprise. Prakash has spent the past decade building high traffic and scalable e-commerce and digital platforms for Fortune 500 companies. A technologist at heart, with a product and revenue driven mindset, Prakash is passionate about E-Commerce, Distributed Systems, Cloud Platforms, Big Data, DevOps. He frequently advises startups and presents and writes on these topics as well as innovation and culture transformations in enterprises.
Description As a director at Vertica, Steve Sarsfield has held thought leadership roles at Cambridge Semantics, Talend, Trillium Software and IBM. Steve's writings, offering insight and opinion on data governance and analytics, have produced a popular data governance blog, articles on Medium.com and a book entitled, “The Data Governance Imperative.
Description Dhaval Sarvaiya is one of the founders of Intelivita, a web and mobile app development agency that helps businesses achieve the goal of Digital Transformation. He helps enterprises and startups overcome their Digital Transformation and Mobility challenges with the might of on-demand solutions powered by cutting-edge technology.
Description Rami Sass is CEO and co-Founder of WhiteSource. Rami is an experienced entrepreneur and executive with vast experience in defining innovative products, leading technology groups and growing companies from seed level to business maturity. Before founding WhiteSource, Rami founded Testology and beforehand, led development efforts at both CA and at Eurekify (Acquired by CA). Rami holds an MsC and a BA in Computer Science.
Description Shriniwas Sathe is a DevOps Chief Architect and CoE Head at Capgemini with over 24 years of experience in the IT Industry with 12 years in the US working for Fortune 100 clients across BFSI, High Tech and Semiconductors sectors. He has incubated the DevOps practice at Capgemini and matured it over the last 4 years to provide DevOps transformation solutions to multiple Fortune 100 companies with an emphasis on developing and improving their DevOps Practices. Established a DevOps Centre of Excellence (CoE) and evangelized it across the organization and customers. Developed Go-to-Market service offerings, Industrialized DevOps Delivery model, DevOps Up-skilling program, Pop-up Innovation hubs and DevOps Labs. Fostered collaboration across cross-functional teams and developed a Yammer community of over 400 consultants.
Description Whitney Satin is a senior product marketing leader with AppDynamics, leading the messaging and creative efforts across a suite of products critical for enabling enterprises to improve application and business performance and excel in today's software-driven world. Whitney has more than a decade of B2B marketing experience and has consulted with teams from a number of Fortune 500 companies to develop engaging, innovative marketing and selling strategies. She has particular expertise helping companies manage their digital transformation in the era of advanced analytics and big data. Whitney holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Description Ben is a transformation consultant with a strong background in DevOps, IT Architecture and Change Management. Passionate about DevOps and Continuous Delivery, he has proven experiences of designing and implementing optimization solutions across the software delivery life-cycle for organisations in the Financial Services, Retail and Energy domains.
Description Ravindra was born and raised in Hyderabad, popularly known as the ‘City of Pearls’. He is presently working as a Content Writer at Appmajix Technologies. His previous professional experience includes Programmer Analyst at Cognizant Technology Solutions. He holds a Masters degree in Nanotechnology from VIT University. He enjoys spending time with his friends. He can be contacted at [email protected].
Description Saskia Sawyerr is Director, Programs at CloudBees.
Description Massimo Scardellato is Co-founder and CTO at Commerce Layer. Commerce Layer helps companies sell their merchandise through any digital channel (web, app, voice, IoT, etc.) by using the Commerce Layer's API. With an API-first solution, and an entire suite of developer tools, Commerce Layer customers can scale their businesses into multiple markets with ease.
Description Eric is Red Hat’s global technology evangelist and portfolio architect director. He's renowned in the development community as a speaker, lecturer, author and baseball expert. In his current role he's central to defining, managing and bringing to market integrated cloud solutions showcasing the full power of Red Hat’s comprehensive portfolio of established and emergent technologies. It allows him to share his deep expertise of Red Hat’s open source technologies and cloud computing.
Description Jonathan Schbowsky is field CTO at Solace.
Description Asa Schachar is the lead developer advocate for Optimizely. Previously, he was the engineering manager for Optimizely’s Full Stack product, responsible for leading multiple cross-functional engineering teams in charge of Optimizely’s fastest growing product to enable companies to experiment more across websites, apps and every level of the stack. Prior to joining Optimizely, Asa worked at Microsoft as a software developer where he built the Internet Explorer site recommendation algorithm. He studied mathematics and computer science at Harvard University and is an avid break dancer.
Description Jeff Scheaffer is general manager of Continuous Delivery Business Unit at CA Technologies. In this role, Jeff is responsible for leading the company’s DevOps initiatives for continuous testing and deployment of applications, including: Automated Application Testing, Test Data Management (newly acquired Grid Tools products), Service Virtualization, and Release Automation offerings. Prior to his current role, he spent more than 20 years in the IT Operations Management industry at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Description Brad Schick is an accomplished engineer, tech executive, and currently Skytap's Chief Technology Officer. Brad leads Skytap’s overall product strategy focused on delivering a global public cloud that solves enterprise customers' modernization challenges. Prior to Skytap, Brad founded Wegos, Inc., an innovative gaming start-up. Earlier in his career, Brad served as Vice President of Engineering at Vizrea, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2007. Brad has also been an instructor at the University of Washington and has a passion for hands-on problem solving and programming at all levels. Brad holds a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University.
Description DJ is a DevSecOps pioneer, advocate and security architect, and provides thought leadership to organizations adopting DevSecOps practices. DJ specializes in architecting DevSecOps pipelines and automating security controls in DevOps environments. DJ has worked to streamline development pipelines and practices for many startups and Fortune 100 organizations by focusing on culture, technique, the right technology, and the goals of business owners. He is an international speaker, blogger, instructor and author in the DevSecOps community and encourages organizations to deeply integrate a culture of security and trust into their core values and product development journey.
Description Geeta is the CEO of Humio and has over 20+ years of software industry experience and is passionate about creating great products for software developers. In her previous role at Trifork, Geeta was the team lead for the expansion and production of GOTO Conference Series which grew from one conference in Denmark to an international series with activities in 6 cities worldwide. Geeta managed strategic partnerships to launch QCon SF and QCon London conferences, Scala Days, FlowCon events. Prior to Trifork, Geeta held several roles in Financial Services Marketing, ISV Business Development, and developer adoption programs for new Solaris and Java releases. Geeta is an ex-pat from Seattle living in Aarhus, Denmark.
Description Michael Schmidt heads the Automic DevOps Practice, a Management and Technology Advisory Service established to help Automic customers to prepare for and transform their organizations towards DevOps. Michael spent his carrier as Consultant, Entrepreneur and in several product-related leadership positions. He has a passion for building lean IT organizations. Michael holds a joint MBA from New York University, London School of Economics and HEC Paris and a Master of Computing Science.
Description Wiktor Schmidt is the CEO of Netguru, the company he co-founded in 2008. Netguru takes the headache out of digital product development, and delivers beautifully designed solutions on time and on budget for companies with big ideas. Under his leadership, the company now has 500 people on board, $10m in revenue, and 400 completed projects, with staff all over the world. Netguru exists to give companies of all shapes and sizes the tools and resources they need to make beautifully designed digital products in way that is fast, affordable, and fits their needs.
Description Jonathan Schneider, co-founder, and CEO of Moderne, led the engineering effort around large-scale automated code refactoring at Netflix, founding the open source OpenRewrite project. On the Spring Team at Pivotal, he led the site reliability engineering team and founded the popular Java metrics library Micrometer. He is the author of O’Reilly’s "SRE with Java Microservices”.
Description A seasoned developer with more than 30 years of professional application development experience, Joe is currently the AVP for Emerging Technology at Orasi Software. He has been at the forefront of methodologies and development techniques throughout his career, with an extensive background in non-traditional development. He is a recognized industry thought leader and continues to break new ground in Agile, mobile development, and business intelligence.
Description Scott Schwan is a co-founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Shujinko. Previously Scott was the director of cloud engineering at Starbucks, where he led a team of talented DevSecOps engineers practicing infrastructure and security as code to build a shared platform for Starbucks development teams. Prior to Starbucks, Scott was a technical leader at CARDFREE, Tommy Bahama, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and SAP. He has a background in security and infrastructure engineering that is heavily focused on PCI, retail, e-commerce, mobile order and pay (MOP), and loyalty.
Description Corey Scobie is senior vice president of product and engineering at Chef, where he drives Chef’s combined product and engineering organizations. Prior to joining Chef, Scobie served as vice president of Open Platform and Product Experience at Akamai. He was previously vice president of technology at Arkana, after having been chief strategist for Application Optimization for Websphere and Technical Executive for Websphere appliances at IBM. He previously held executive positions at DataPower, Orsus Solutions, Agresso Corporation and KPMG. Scobie studied engineering at the University of Alberta.
Description Jon is the manager of architecture and governance at Mendix. With over 15 years of experience at all levels of Creative IT, he is driven by enabling organizations of all sizes to effectively leverage technology. He has a consistent track record of leading and inspiring teams to successfully embrace change and deliver compelling results. When not at work you can find him exploring hiking trails as well as finding hidden gems in the music, art and food scenes around the world.
Description Fraser is a threat modeling product manager and evangelist. As a cyber postmodernist coming from a background of DevOps and Cloud Security, he believes that threat modeling offers a pragmatic toolkit for navigating the complex and ever-evolving intersection between software, value, and risk. He has created several experimental opensource projects including ThreatSpec and the OWASP Cloud Security project. As VP Product, Fraser is responsible for ensuring that IriusRisk gives our customers the threat modeling solutions they need to build awesome products that are secure by design.
Description Jonathan Seelig is co-founder and executive chairman of Ridge, the world’s most distributed cloud. He works with early-stage technology companies as an investor, advisor and board member. He was previously co-founder of Akamai, which was the world’s first CDN. Mr. Seelig is a frequent speaker at cloud industry events.
Description Clyde Seepersad is responsible for the training and certification arms of The Linux Foundation. The goal of the team is to provide high-quality training and skills development to the open source community. Over the past decade Clyde has held senior leadership positions in the education space, most recently as head of operations at 360training.com and before that as a senior executive of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a global leader in education. Prior to his involvement in education, Clyde was a Principal at the Boston Consulting Group, a global strategic consultancy known for its cutting-edge thinking and value creation for clients. He started his career in the public sector, working within the Ministry of Finance in Trinidad and Tobago. He holds an MBA and a Masters in Economics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
Description Eddie Segal is an electronics engineer with a Master’s Degree from Be’er Sheva University. Eddie is a big data and web analytics specialist, and also a technology writer. In his writing, Eddie covers subjects ranging from cloud computing to agile development, to cybersecurity and deep learning.
Description Michael Segal is VP Strategy at NetScout. His product management experience spans across 10 years at Cisco Systems, where he managed all aspects of product line life cycles for several successful product lines. Michael's technical areas of expertise include SaaS/cloud, virtualization, mobile IP, security, IP networking, Wi-Fi/wireless, VoIP and remote access. Michael holds patents in areas of networking and wireless mobility.
Description Thomas has worked as both an analyst and a software engineer consultant for various large French companies. His passion for tech and open source led him to join GitGuardian as a technical content writer. He now focuses on clarifying the transformative changes that cybersecurity and software are undergoing.
Description Andy joined as the technical co-founder of AppDirect in 2009 and currently leads the Engineering team as CTO. Previously, Andy headed product management for Salesforce.com's AppExchange marketplace. He was also responsible for implementing the world's first and largest digital photo print-to-store service at Walmart.com. Andy started his career as a consultant for the eBusiness group at IBM Global Services.
Description Saurav is Senior Technical consultant at Assurity Consulting Ltd, New Zealand. He mentors organizations in their DevOps journey. He helps define and implement the best DevOps practices, which helps teams to build high quality software and reduce their timelines to production.
Description Willy Sennott is the EVP of FinOps at Vega Cloud. He has 25+ years' experience in the financial, marketing and business analytics data, helping clients and companies drive revenue growth, improve cost efficiencies and effectively allocate capital. At Vega Cloud, Sennott leads the FinOps practice and helps drive overall company strategy and product roadmap.
Description Michal Serkieza is an agile coach of international distributed teams. A servant leader who starts with a vision then inspects, adapts and gets things done.
Description Sudhi, a technology entrepreneur, brings 19+ years in software, cloud technologies, IT operations and management. Have led several global teams in HP, Sun/Oracle, SeeBeyond. He has built highly scalable and highly available products, systems management, monitoring and integrated SaaS and on-premise applications. He is part of Cloud Technology Partners.
Description Charles Seybold cofounded LiquidPlanner with a vision to transform online project management through innovation and improved design. For more than 10 years, he was a front-line software engineer at various startups before he moved into program management at Microsoft and, later, into portfolio and executive management at Expedia.com.
Description Adi Shacham-Shavit is an engineering veteran with more than 20 years’ experience in a diversity of companies - having built some of the leading global companies’ engineering teams, including Liveperson and Appsflyer, from young startup to global R&D operations. Having seen hypergrowth - from 200 million to 20 billion events daily, Adi has deep expertise in scaling all parts of the business - systems, teams, and architecture - across different technologies from Python to Clojure. Adi led the engineering team at Lemonade, that is revolutionizing the entire insurance industry. Today, Adi is leading the engineering team in an early stage FinTech startup - Clear. Aside from her street kred, Adi also holds an MBA from the Technion, and a BSc. in Computer Science and Statistics from Tel Aviv University.
Description Amiram Shachar is a hands-on technical leader with significant experience leading DevOps and software engineers to build and maintain large-scale cloud architectures and infrastructure. Before Spotinst, Shachar was the Director of DevOps at a leading tech company and was responsible for migrating its internal data center to the Cloud. While serving in the Israeli Military, he played a key role in managing and operating the IDF’s data center. As part of his role, he implemented VMware and virtualization for the first time ever in the IDF. The Spotinst DevOps Automation Platform evolved from Shachar's graduation project in college.
Description David Shackelford is a product manager at PagerDuty, the leader in operations performance management. David works with teams across the company to plan, build, and ship features that improve operation teams’ quality of life, decrease time to incident resolution, and ultimately improve uptime for PagerDuty customers. Prior to PagerDuty, David worked in education technology, creating integrations between school information systems and digital content, and as a Teach for America corps member, teaching Mathematics in San Francisco public schools.
Description Aakash Shah is co-founder and CTO of oak9.
Description Anurag Shah heads Newgen’s products & solutions division in the Americas, including the Caribbean, South, and Central American regions. He also leads GSI relations as well as the consulting and pre-sales in the Americas. He has been with Newgen for over 22 years. In his previous role, he led and managed delivery and professional services for enterprise customers.
Description Hardik Shah works as a tech consultant at Simform, a leading custom software development company. He leads large scale mobility programs covering platforms, solutions, governance, standardization and best practices.
Description Mayur Shah is a software enterprise platform executive with 20+ years of international product management and marketing experience. As director of platform marketing at WaveMaker, Mayur's specialties include platform strategy, APIs, security, middleware, cloud, applications and developer services. Mayur has held various positions across Silicon Valley companies and APAC companies including Informatica, Cisco, BEA Systems and others.
Description Sagar Shah is a Client Partner at Fractal Analytics where he helps organizations problem-solve complex problems using AI, Engineering, Cognitive Sciences and Human Centered Design. Shah has consulted with Fortune 100 C-suite to strategize and deliver more than 100 impact programs across marketing, sales, finance, e-com, analytics, IT and R&D functions.
Description Vivek Shah is the senior product director at Syncron. For more than 15 years, Vivek has excelled as an IIoT analytics product director and strategist, delivering advanced analytics powered outcomes for digital customers worldwide. He has served industries ranging from aviation, power generation, oil and gas, transportation and mining, and his passion for solving problems using data-driven analytic approaches has enabled him to take SaaS-intelligent decision making to the next level. Throughout his career, he has continually built high-performing teams from the ground-up, coaching top-notch data scientists and analytics engineers. Together, they've built and deployed advanced analytics that deliver positive returns for customers and shareholders. Vivek’s team at Syncron brings after-sales service innovation to the forefront of manufacturing, focusing solely on designing, building and launching successful enterprise software solutions for manufacturers worldwide, supporting their journey towards a servitization business model. Prior to Syncron, Vivek worked in different roles of increasing responsibilities at SmartSignal, a startup pioneer in applying ML/AI for industrial predictive maintenance; GE Digital, a unit of the General Electric company (SmartSignal was acquired by GE in 2011) and Aspen Tech, one of the leaders of industrial asset optimization solutions for the process manufacturing industries.
Description Kash Shaikh is President, Chief Executive Officer, and member Board of Directors at Virtana. He has more than 25 years of experience in the data center and the cloud industry. Kash has a track record of improving results in small and large fortune 100 public companies by making necessary strategic calls to drive profitable organic and inorganic growth. Prior to Virtana, Shaikh was Global Vice President and General Manager of Solutions business at Dell Technologies, which included technology partner alliances. Under his leadership, this Solutions business grew by 28% to $1.77B. Before Dell, Shaikh held executive and leadership roles at public companies, including Ruckus Wireless, Riverbed Technologies, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, and Nortel Networks. Kash also serves as a Board Member of Ignited, a non-profit that provides learning opportunities around STEM for teachers. Kash holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NED University, a master’s in Electrical Engineering from Wichita State University, and an MBA from Boise State University.
Description Avi is the CEO and co-founder of XiteiT and brings 30 years of experience in both software and hardware, a career that includes establishing and managing global divisions of support, project management and IT services in segments such as Teleco, Mobile and billing systems. Avi holds an M.Sc. in electrical and computer engineering and an MBA in industrial management, both from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology.
Description Nati Shalom, Founder and CTO at GigaSpaces, is a thought leader in Cloud Computing and Big Data Technologies. Shalom was recently recognized as a Top Cloud Computing Blogger for CIOs by The CIO Magazine and his blog is listed as an excellent blog by YCombinator. Shalom is the founder and also one of leaders of OpenStack Israel group, and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences.
Description Elamaran (Ela) Shanmugam is a Sr. Container Specialist Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services. Ela is a Container, Observability and Multi-Account Architecture SME and helps AWS customers to design and build scalable, secure and optimized container workloads on AWS. His passion is building and automating Infrastructure to allow customers to focus more on their business. He is based out of Tampa, Florida and you can reach him on Twitter @IamElaShan
Description Karthikeyan Shanmugam (Karthik) is an experienced solutions architect professional with about 18+ years of experience in design & development of enterprise applications across banking, financial services, healthcare and aviation domains. Currently engaged in technical consulting and providing solutions in the application transformation space.
Description Avishai Sharlin is general manager of Amdocs Technology. Among his wide range of responsibilities are Amdocs' involvement in cloud, microservices, security and infrastructure; portfolio technology, including B2B and enterprise, digital identity and more; new growth engines, offerings and technologies; and entertainment. This latter domain includes strategizing and developing technology for customers' media and entertainment lines of business.
Description Sharon Sharlin is the director of product marketing at Rookout - the developer-first observability platform. Prior to that, she worked as a product marketer for WhiteSource and CYBERBIT.
Description Aditya “Adi” Sharma, an expert in critical enterprise architecture needs, founded Crosscode after witnessing the barriers that frustrate agile and seamless technological change. He brings over 25 years as an enterprise architect and strategist for global enterprises like HP, Cisco, UHG, IBM and more. Adi has advised numerous Fortune executives, worked on global business transformation projects spanning industry verticals and enabled business models and strategies leveraging cutting edge technologies. He holds a master of business administration degree from T.A.PAI Institute and a bachelor degree in electrical and electronics communications from Mangalore University.
Description Ashish Sharma is a technology blogger and a digital transformation enthusiast. In his career spanning over a decade, he has been writing extensively on technologies/practices such as DevOps, AI, ML, SRE, self-healing, cloud, among others. Currently, he works with MSys Technologies as content marketing manager.
Description Manish Sharma is a lead systems and DevOps engineer with more than 18 years of experience planning and delivering large projects, solving complex problems, and producing technical results under pressure in a hybrid cloud software development environment. He has extensive experience in scripting/tool building, task automation, release management and CI/CD using a broad range of technologies including Jenkins, Chef, Terraform, Powershell, Python, AWS, and SQL Server. Mr. Sharma has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from GNDU University in India. For more information, contact [email protected].
Description IBM WW Lead - DevOps Technical Sales Over the last few years, DevOps has gone from a buzzword to a true movement that almost every company is paying attention to and are seeking to understand what DevOps is and what impact it can have on their organizations. This includes not just IT executives and practitioners, but also those from Lines of Business, who are recognizing that DevOps is a business capability that brings value to their business. They are seeking to understand how they can adopt DevOps to become more efficient, deliver higher quality product, be more agile and innovate. As a DevOps thought leader Sanjeev takes the lead in helping IBMs customers grasp the business potential of DevOps and helps them architect solutions to maximize it’s business value. As the IBM Worldwide Technical Sales Lead for DevOps, Sanjeev leads a worldwide team of Technical Sales Professionals specialized in DevOps, focused on driving sales and adoption of these solutions.
Description N Shashidhar is an accomplished VP and Global Platform Head of AssistEdge with an illustrious tenure spanning more than 25 years in the software industry. Not only is he a founding member of EdgeVerve, but he also had the distinction of being a part of the vanguard team that conceptualized and established EdgeVerve as a dynamic product subsidiary of Infosys. Shashidhar’s diverse experience in product and platform domains is unparalleled. Throughout his career at Infosys, he has donned various influential roles gracefully, showcasing his expertise across Technology, Client Engagement, and Functional Leadership sectors. Passionate about Strategy and Business Transformation, Shashidhar has left indelible footprints in the sands of business architecture. His remarkable contribution in transforming the Engineering Business and, later, during the nascent stages of Infosys’s Products & Platforms business speaks volumes of his strategic acumen and leadership skills. As the Head of Strategy and Operations for the Edge Portfolio, he was at the helm of transforming EdgeVerve. His relentless pursuit of refining the EdgeVerve portfolio strategy has been pivotal in the organization’s evolution. Academically brilliant, Shashidhar was bestowed with the University Gold Medal in Engineering. He also holds an MBA from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. In the realm of software and business transformation, Shashidhar’s journey and achievements stand as a beacon of inspiration and a testament to his prowess.
Description Shashank Shekhar Singh is a software engineer at HCL Technologies, working with Atlassian tools (JIRA-BitBucket-Bamboo-Confluence), GitLab, Jenkins and Java development. Currently he is associated with DevOps COE, working on design and Development of DevOps solutions.
Description Peter is an established industry expert in eCommerce and omni-channel technology, having previously served as vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research. In this role, he spent more than five years leading Forrester’s global research on digital commerce technologies, helping to challenge thinking and serve as a change agent for eCommerce executives undertaking major digital transformation and commerce technology programs. Today Peter leads commerce strategy for Magento, an Adobe company and the leading provider of commerce innovations to merchants and brands across industries.
Description Geoff Sheppard is vice president, EMEA, with Yellowfin.
Description Experienced Lead Analyst with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. Skilled in Quickbase.com Development, Oracle Database, Agile Methodologies, Angular, MVC and .NET WebAPI. Strong business development professional with a BE in IT from University of Pune.
Description As Founder, CEO & Editor-in-chief of MediaOps, the company behind DevOps.com, Container Journal, Security Boulevard and Digital Anarchist, as well as co-founder of the DevOps Institute, Alan Shimel is attuned to the world of technology, particularly cloud, DevOps, security and open source. With almost 30 years of entrepreneurial experience, Alan has been instrumental in the success of several organizations. Shimel is an often-cited personality in the security and technology community and is a sought-after speaker at industry and government conferences and events. In addition to his writing, his DevOps Chat podcast, DevOps TV and Digital Anarchist audio and videos are widely followed. Alan attributes his success to a combination of a strong business background and a deep knowledge of technology. His legal background, long experience in the field, and New York street smarts combine to form a unique personality. Mr. Shimel is a graduate of St. Johns University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics, and holds a JD degree from NY Law School.
Description Mike Shimerda is Director of Strategic Partnerships at 7Park Data. Mike creates quality data partnerships to fully explore the product potential of alternative data for multiple verticals including Finance, Enterprise IT, CRE, and Media and Entertainment. Mike joined 7Park from Bloomberg where he launched their alternative data platform after years expanding access to data for financial markets in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, which led to managing multiple asset classes across Asia.
Description Len Shneyder is a 15+ year email and digital messaging veteran and the vice-president of industry relations at Twilio SendGrid. Len serves as an evangelist and proponent of best practices and he drives thought leadership and data-driven insights on industry trends based on the massive volume of email SendGrid delivers on behalf of their customers. Len is a longtime member of M3AAWG (the Messaging, Malware, Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group) and served on its board in addition to co-chairing the Program Committee. He’s also part of the MAC (Member Advisory Committee) of the EEC (Email Experience Council) where he serves as the organization's MAC Chair. In addition, Len has worked closely with the ESPC (Email Sender & Provider Coalition) on issues surrounding data privacy and email deliverability.
Description Brandon Shopp is group vice president of product strategy at SolarWinds. He has a proven success record in product delivery and revenue growth, with a wide variety of software product, business model, M&A, and go-to-market strategies experience. Shopp previously served as VP of product management for network management, systems management, as well as senior director of product management for systems and application management. Prior to SolarWinds, Shopp was the vice president of product management at AlienVault and the senior director of products at Embarcadero Technologies. Shopp holds a B.B.A. from Texas A&M University.
Description Randy Shore is a seasoned IT leader with experience in multi-cloud solution architecture and design, product management and customer success. Throughout his career, he has supported private sector, commercial industry, and higher education organizations spearhead IT software development projects and refine cloud infrastructures. Prior to his role at cloudtamer.io, Randy served as Director of Information Technology, Columbian College of Arts & Sciences at The George Washington University.
Description CPO/CTO senior executive in software industry at management board level with various advisory board assignments. 25+years of experience in leading large and global software engineering, product management, and Cloud operations teams (US, Canada, Europe, India, China, South Korea). Strong track record in developing and bringing large scale software products to market: SAP Business Warehouse, SAP HANA, SAP Analytics Cloud, webMethods.io, ARIS Process Mining, Cumulocity IoT.
Description Eric Sigler is the Head of DevOps at PagerDuty, helping protect its customers from the pains of downtime. Before his current role, Eric led infrastructure teams at Minted, Expensify, and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Connect with him on Twitter.
Description Jason started as a Systems Administrator in the United States Marine Corps. He transitioned into DevOps in 2015 and hasn't looked back since. He has been a part of FinTech, InsureTech, Security, and several other companies. Right now he is a Senior Engineer at his current company.
Description Avivi Siman-Tov has over 20 years’ experience in both IT and Telecom industries, serving in a variety of roles with the world’s largest enterprise organizations, including Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE). Today, Avivi is a Director of Product Management in AlgoSec, the leading provider of business-driven security management solutions which discover, map and migrate business application connectivity to the cloud, proactively analyze security risk, as well as automate network security policy changes with zero touch. Avivi holds a degree in Software Engineering. He is also a great musician and has a sensational sense of humor!
Description Noah Simon is director of product marketing at Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management company. He is passionate about cybersecurity, and always seeking to understand how new technologies can help companies and individuals protect themselves from the continually evolving risk landscape. Noah has previously held product marketing roles at BitSight, Cybereason, and White Ops.
Description Terry Simpson is a senior solutions engineer with Nintex.
Description Ajay Singh is a strong advocate for creating products that "just work" to address real-life customer needs. As Zebrium CEO, he is passionate about building a world class team focused on using machine learning to build a new kind of log monitoring platform. Ajay led Product at Nimble Storage from concept to annual revenue of $500M and over 10,000 enterprise customers. Ajay started his career as an engineer and has also held senior product management roles at NetApp and Logitech.
Description Bhanu Singh is SVP at OpsRamp. He is an accomplished leader in the software industry with extensive experience in product strategy, innovation and delivery, to enhance market share, revenue and customer experience.
Description Nayana Singh is a General Manager of Product at ConsenSys responsible for the developer strategy for NFTs. Before ConsenSys, she worked at Microsoft for 10+ years in Product Management and Product Planning where she was also one of the first product managers focused on developing blockchain services focused on Tokens. She has nearly two decades of experience in product management and software development. She holds an MS in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University and an MBA from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.
Description Vivek Singh is the Senior Director at Relevance Lab and has around 22 years of IT experience in several large enterprises and startups. He is a data architect, an open source evangelist and a chief contributor of Open Source Data Quality project. He is the author of a novel “The Reverse Journey.”
Description Vivek Singh heads the growth for technology vertical at LatentView Analytics. With a career spanning over 18 years as technologist, entrepreneur, and business professional, he is passionate about the intersection of data, analytics, and business outcomes. In his current role, he works with senior leaders in major Technology firms to drive data and analytics adoption, and solve business challenges leveraging data.
Description Jeffrey Singman is the VP of innovation and customer success for Kandy Business Solutions at Ribbon Communications. As a serial entrepreneur, Jeffrey previously founded Vizicom to bring end-to-end next generation, real time communications products and services to businesses after having worked for and served many Fortune 500 companies in the areas of media, software, technology, web, mobile and e-commerce. His experience includes IT, security, telecom and software, with depth in industries including media, entertainment, financial and healthcare verticals.
Description Quinn Slack is CEO and co-founder of Sourcegraph. Prior to Sourcegraph, Quinn co-founded Blend Labs, an enterprise technology company with over 500 employees dedicated to improving home lending. At Palantir Technologies, he created a technology platform to help two of the top five U.S. banks recover from the housing crisis. He was the first employee and developer at Bleacher Report after graduating from high school. Quinn graduated with a B.S. in computer science from Stanford.
Description Rick Slade is Compuware’s executive DevOps solution architect. As a DevOps evangelist, Rick has more than a decade of experience helping customers develop enterprise DevOps ecosystems to excel in the digital economy. Rick is a certified scaled agilist from the Scaled Agile Framework group and an open group distinguished IT specialist.
Description Mark Smalley, also known as The IT Paradigmologist, thinks, writes and speaks about IT 'paradigms' such as DevOps – in other words our changing perspectives on IT. He is a Trainer/Consultant at Smalley.IT. He has contributed to various IT industry bodies of knowledge and has spoken at hundreds of events in more than 20 countries.
Description Smeets is responsible for enabling Mendix customers to run their application in the environment that best suits their needs. Whether that’s the complete public Mendix Cloud platform and its services, or a Kubernetes cluster in a customer VPC, low-code operations make sure Mendix customers achieve the speed and control they need.
Description Bryan is the CTO of RiskLens. He is a broad technologist with over 20 years of software engineering experience. His expertise includes building enterprise scale web applications, cyber security, and big data. Bryan led the development of RiskLens' enterprise cyber risk quantification and management platform. Prior to RiskLens, Bryan helped build the nation's first digital archives helping it scale 3400% over five years. Bryan earned his M.S. in Computer Science and Business Administration as well as his B.S. in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University.
Description Connor Smith is a member of the Futurex Solutions Architect team, responsible for building and implementing cryptographic security solutions. His portfolio of work includes creating and optimizing solutions for global Tier 1 organizations that require scalable application encryption and key management processes.
Description Dr. Dustin Smith is a Human Factors Psychologist and Senior User Experience Researcher at Google. He has studied how people are affected by the systems and environments around them in a variety of contexts: Software Engineering, Free-to-Play Gaming, Healthcare, and Military. His research at Google has emphasized identifying the areas where software developers can feel happier and more productive during development. Dustin received his PhD in Human Factors Psychology from Wichita State University.
Description James Smith is CEO and co-founder of Bugsnag, a software stability management company. Previously, he was the CTO at Heyzap where he was instrumental in scaling the three person company to the world’s largest mobile gaming community and mobile ads platform with over 10 million users. He also worked at Bloomberg and has created a number of popular open source projects, which are used by companies such as Twitter, Pinterest and Trello. James has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and math from the University of Bath (U.K.).
Description Raquel is the co-founder and CEO of Brunch, a platform for publishing and monetizing recipes. She’s a "product engineer" - someone who is not only highly capable with code but who also deeply cares about the customer, their problems, and their experiences. Raquel spent the last 8 years writing code and 6 years in product management, often doing both at the same time. She lives in sunny San Luis Obispo with her husband and their 37 pets, including two children, one dog, and no fewer than 34 houseplants.
Description Ryan Smith is vice president of global business development for Futurex, a trusted provider of hardened, enterprise-class data security solutions for more than 40 years. In his role, Smith has deployed Futurex solutions in some of the largest enterprise IT infrastructures in the world. Smith is focused on overseeing Futurex’s global and strategic relationships with customers, partners, and industry stakeholders, and represents the company on industry standards bodies including Accredited Standards Committee X9 and the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). He is a subject matter expert in key management and cryptographic infrastructures.
Description Taylor is a senior product marketing manager for Prisma Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, covering Shift Left and container security. He helps customers integrate security into DevOps practices to secure the entire cloud native stack. Previously, he held product marketing and strategy positions at Gremlin, Cisco and NetApp.
Description Zachary Smith, CEO and co-founder of Packet. Zachary (Zac) has spent nearly 20 years building, running, and fixing public cloud infrastructure platforms. A native of Southern California, Zac moved to New York at age 17 to study classical double bass at Juilliard. While commuting on the A train from Inwood to Columbus Circle, he taught himself Linux and the basics of servers, web hosting, and website/application development. After graduation, and while working the night shift at Credit Suisse as a document prep expert, he became a co-owner of Voxel, one of the earliest Linux hosting startups. Together with Raj Dutt the duo grew Voxel to more than 75 employees. When it was sold to Internap in 2011, it offered one of the most advanced bare metal and virtualized cloud offerings on the market as well as software product (Ubersmith) used by hundreds of datacenter and cloud businesses to automate their physical data center management and billing. Early employees of Voxel leveraged their formative experience in those early days of cloud to lead infrastructure teams at companies along the lines of MediaMath, Facebook, and Etsy or to start new ventures including NS1 and Grafana Labs. After spending a year running the cloud Business Unit at Internap, Zac left to pursue new adventures. While looking to leverage his experience in cloud, the guiding mantra for his next startup was “anything but infrastructure”. Alas, Zac’s passion led him back to cloud—and he co-founded Packet In 2014 with a vision to automate fundamental infrastructure for a world quickly being transformed by, well, the cloud. Zac is responsible for the company's strategic roadmap and is most passionate about helping customers and partners innovate on infrastructure and about democratizing cloud-scale access to hardware innovation for enterprises and developers. On any given day, you are likely to find Zac meeting an enterprise CIO about his/her 10-year tech plan; test-driving the latest addition to a Packet Terraform provider; outlining architecture on a new network design; and working with industry bigwigs to align supply chain for a new hardware delivery model. It’s one simple mission: He’s reinventing hardware for the millenial IT buyer. Zac lives in Lower Manhattan with his wife and two young children. He is on the operating board of Pursuit, a nationally-known org helping low-income young adults ‘5X’ their incomes in one year by joining the tech workforce. He also proudly leads the Lower Manhattan Boy Scout Troop, which he founded in 2017.
Description Natan is a journalism student at the University of Florida and is expected to graduate in 2024. He plans on attending law school after graduation and wants to eventually become a best-selling author. When he’s not writing, he loves to watch hockey and listen to rock music.
Description Mitesh Soni is senior director, innovation and FinTech ecosystems, Finastra. As a FinTech mentor with an active interest in building FinTech community systems, he is passionate about digital transformation, innovation and disruption through partnerships and creative investment strategies.
Description Katie is an IBM Lean Master based out of Los Angeles, California. Katie has many years applying Lean principles to processes as diverse as beverage distribution in Spain, lubricant product development in the Netherlands, Insurance Sales in the UK ... and IT operations, all over the world.
Description Charles Souillard is the CEO and co-founder of Bonitasoft. Charles leads the charge for Bonitasoft’s mission: to unleash the full potential of development teams to create applications with seamless, engaging and personalized user experiences. Charles moved into the CEO position after 7 years as COO, preceded by 6 years as CTO. Before co-founding Bonitasoft, Charles was head of the core Bonita software development team within Bull Information Systems. He has significant experience developing mission critical applications with BPM and SOA technologies and serves on a number of European Community projects. Charles holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Polytech de Grenoble.
Description Sebastian is a Software Engineer at InfluxData (InfluxDB)
Description Freyja Spaven is a digital marketing specialist at Raygun, a software intelligence platform that helps development teams create error-free experiences for users. Freyja has authored many articles on technology, UX, and DevOps, driven by a passion of sharing knowledge and best practices to enable the success of others.
Description Rick Spencer is the VP of Products at InfluxData. Rick’s 25 years of experience includes pioneering work on Developer Usability, leading popular Open Source projects, and packaging, delivering and maintaining cloud software. In his previous role as the VP of InfluxData's Platform team, Rick focused on excellence in Cloud Native Delivery, including CI/CD, high availability, multi-cloud and multi-region deployments, and scale. Currently, Rick resides outside of Washington, DC, where he continues to pursue his interest in developer usability as well as playing with embedded microcontrollers, music, gardening, and video games.
Description Shahar Sperling is the chief architect at HCL AppScan. He has 23 years of experience in professional software development, spending the last 13 years with the AppSCan team, developing various products and technologies.
Description John Spiegel, Director of Strategy, Axis John Spiegel has 25 years of experience running global networks and managing infrastructure. He is an industry pioneer in software defined networking (SDN) and software defined WANs (SD-WAN). John has spoken on the topic network transformation at industry conferences such as Gartner, InterOp, VMWorld, Palo Alto Networks Ignite as well as executive roundtable discussions. He has also been a customer advisor to companies like VMware, Palo Alto Networks and Cisco Systems. Disruptive startups have also leveraged John’s knowledge to bring products to market resulting in successful exits. When not helping companies on their journey to modernize and secure their networks, John can be found cycling on the backroads of Oregon.
Description Dima Spivak is an engineering leader who is passionate about leveraging automation to help teams release high-quality software quickly and efficiently. At StreamSets, he oversees the Engineering Productivity, System Tooling, and Documentation teams. Prior to joining StreamSets, Dima was a software engineer at Cloudera. He is also a committer and PMC member of Apache HBase project.
Description Steve educates teams on the strategy and specifics of developing secure software. He practices security at every stage of the development lifecycle by leading sessions on threat modeling, secure architecture and design, static/dynamic/component analysis, offensive research, and defensive programming techniques. Steve's passionate about helping organizations identify and reduce risk from the use of third-party and open source components. He is an open source advocate and leads the OWASP Dependency-Track project, OWASP Software Component Verification Standard (SCVS), and is the Chair of the OWASP CycloneDX Core Working Group, the leading Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) standard.
Description Peter Sprygada is the Vice President of Product Management at Itential. Before Itential, Peter Sprygada served as the CTO at Pureport, responsible for their multi-cloud network as a service interconnect platform. Sprygada also worked as a Distinguished Engineer for Red Hat, playing the role of Chief Architect for the Ansible Automation Platform, while previously holding leadership positions at Arista and Cisco.
Description Peter Spung is an experienced software executive who delights in delivering client value and assuring success with IT projects. Having deep roots and extensive experience in software development, and in IT operations, Peter was on the original team that formed IBM's DevOps strategy and its approach to the market. That led to UrbanCode and IBM joining forces, which has delivered tremendous client value and countless client success stories with DevOps adoption.
Description Madhuvanthi Sridhar is a Master's Degree holder in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research interests comprise developing new technologies for self-driven cars, automation and robotics. She has done extensive work in developing a traffic light learning and prediction system for autonomous and regular vehicles alike to improve vehicle fuel economy and reduce idling time at intersections. She works on innovating more within the field of driverless cars and automation as she is transitioning into a full-time engineer and researcher.
Description Hari Srinivasan is director of product management for Qualys’ Cloud and Virtualization security. He has expertise in numerous enterprise software disciplines including cloud security and automation, systems management, data center transformation, Hybrid Cloud, PaaS - DBaaS, compliance and configuration management. He previously worked at Oracle both as an engineer and spent over a decade in multiple areas in product management positions
Description Srini Srinivasan is a founder and chief technology officer at Aerospike. When it comes to databases, he is one of the recognized pioneers of Silicon Valley. He has two decades of experience designing, developing, and operating high-scale infrastructures. He also has over a dozen patents in database, web, mobile, and distributed systems technologies. He co-founded Aerospike to solve the scaling problems he experienced with Oracle databases while he was senior director of engineering at Yahoo
Description Sudeep Srivastava is the CEO of mobile app development company "Appinventiv", is someone who has established himself as the perfect blend of optimism and calculated risks, a trait that has embossed itself in every work process of Appinventiv. Having built a brand that is known to tap the unexplored ideas in the mobile industry, he spends his time exploring ways to take Appinventiv to the point where technology blends with lives.
Description David Stacy has over 30 years of successful business experience and is a well-rounded business professional with business development, consulting, and client experience. He focuses on emerging technologies that directly impact business optimization. These solutions range from traditional application development and cloud technologies and to the rapidly emerging and disruptive advancements that are set to replace many of today's existing solutions. David’s current focus revolves around effectively managing strategic, third-party relationships to ensure that the analyst and advisor community remains well-informed about Capgemini's evolving capabilities.
Description Jake joined Talend following the acquisition of Stitch, where he was co-founder and CEO. In his current role of senior vice president at Talend, Jake oversees Stitch as well as Talend's other frictionless go-to-market initiatives. Prior to Stitch, he co-founded RJMetrics, which went onto be acquired by Magento in July 2016. Jake graduated from Wharton with high honors and a degree in entrepreneurship and finance.
Description Ofir is the CTO and Co-founder at Apono. Ofir is a feisty tennis and volleyball player! Throughout his experience Ofir was a Software Development Team Lead at Logz.io. Previously he served as Connectivity Team Lead at the Israeli Air Force. Ofir holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science.
Description Morgan Stern is a VP of Automation Strategy at Itential. For the majority of his career, Morgan has focused on assisting organizations in maximizing the business impact of new technologies as an architect, consultant, writer, and presenter. In his current role at Itential, he works with Itential’s global customer base in developing and implementing their automation strategies.
Description Fred Stevens-Smith is the CEO and co-founder of Rainforest QA, responsible for shaping the company’s business direction and company culture. Fred was accepted into Y-Combinator in 2012, where he and Rainforest co-founder and CTO, Russell Smith, conceived of and built the current iteration of the company after talking to fellow startups about their most pressing pain point – quality assurance testing. Originally from England, Fred has an Economics and Politics degree from the University of Warwick.
Description Andrew Stevenson is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Lenses.io. He leads the company’s world-class engineering team and technical strategy. With more than 20 years of experience with real time data, Andrew started as a C++ developer before leading and architecting big data projects in the banking, retail and energy sectors including Clearstream, Eneco, Barclays, ING and IMC. He is an experienced Fast Data Solution architect and highly-respected Open Source contributor with extensive data warehousing knowledge. His areas of expertise include DataOps, Apache Kafka, GitOps and Kubernetes and the delivery of data driven applications and big data stacks. Andrew has a BEng with Honors in Civil Engineering with Construction Management from University of Leeds, England and an Masters of Science in Computer Based Information Systems from University of Sunderland, England.
Description Aeris is Humanitec’s community manager. They find and share the best resources and articles on DevOps, Kubernetes, and Internal Developer Platforms.
Description Jeff Stewart brings more than 20 years of monitoring and observability expertise, with over 13 years of product strategy and solutions engineering at SolarWinds. He is responsible for driving business results, defining product strategy, and leading our global solutions engineering organization with a customer-focused mindset to connect our customers with the best software solutions.
Description Ashley Stirrup is COO at Shoreline.io.
Description He obtained a Engineering degree in Computer Systems from the Politehnica University of Bucharest, then a PhD in Machine Learning for image and video analysis at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers in Paris, France, in 2015. Since 2021 he has been working for Zama on building Concrete-ML, a machine learning toolkit to perform model inference on encrypted data. His research interests are centred on adapting deep learning models to FHE computation, especially in the areas of image classification and recognition. He has published more than 20 papers on various machine learning topics and holds several patents.
Description Derrick Stolee is a Principal Software Engineer at GitHub where he spends time working at GitHub on Git, Scalar, and VFS for Git. He strives to make Git fast for large repositories and leads technical efforts towards Git at scale, especially the client experience of monorepos. Derrick is based in Raleigh, North Carolina and prior to his role at GitHub, worked at Microsoft as a Principal Software Engineer.
Description Andrew Storms is a DevOps and Information Security professional. He has been leading IT, Security and Compliance teams for the past 2 decades with enterprise security companies. His multi-disciplinary background also includes product management, quality assurance and software engineering. Andrew is also a well known security advocate and has been featured on CNBC, Forbes, Business Week, the Christian Science Monitor as well as many other publications. He holds a CISSP and is a graduate of the FBI citizens academy. Andrew covers the operational and cultural nexus of DevOps and Security teams.
Description Ashley Stovall is a Senior Architect for Candid, an Atlanta-based cloud technology and management consulting firm. Ashley has more than 21 years of experience spanning software engineering and architect roles. He is proficient in all things Amazon Web Services (AWS) and says, “If it can’t be done in AWS AppSync and Serverless, then I don’t want to do it.”
Description Lauren Strayhorn is tech engagement manager at Dcode, where she works with dozens of emerging tech companies to develop their federal government businesses. Previously, Lauren worked as a consultant at Easy Dynamics, a leading systems integrator focused on cybersecurity, cloud computing and information sharing.
Description Niklas Studer is director software engineering at John Hancock.
Description Lavanya Subbarayalu is Senior Architect working with Technology Office in HCL Technologies. She has expertise in IOT, Azure, DevOps consulting & Microsoft technologies. She is associated with DevOps COE, working on design and Development of DevOps solutions and consulting tools.
Description Ramya is the senior director of emerging technology, where she is focused on the strategy and product roadmap of Salesforce Blockchain. In her role, Ramya leads the research and development of Salesforce Blockchain, while working closely with Salesforce customers and prospects to identify the best blockchain strategy for their business. She specializes in leading engineering teams building products in cloud computing, data platforms, distributed systems and machine learning platforms. Ramya joined Salesforce in 2007, as a developer and manager for a number of key product areas including API, messaging, big data and integration. She also recently led the engineering team for Salesforce Einstein, where she and her team were focused on building artificial intelligence and machine learning products. In between her time at Salesforce, Ramya worked at Pinterest as the head of data engineering. In this role, she led and managed teams responsible for Pinterest Data at Rest and translating that data to direct business value for the company. Ramya earned her MS in computer science from San Jose State University and her undergraduate degree in computer science from Madras University.
Description Rahul Subramaniam is CEO of EngineYard, DevFactory, and FogBugz. He is also Head of Innovation at ESW Capital. He has a long history working in the computer software industry, with a background in algorithms, python, agile software development, and software project management.
Description Krishna Subramanian is the President & COO of Komprise. She is passionate about creating business models that delight and deliver value to customers while being efficient to scale.
Description Raj is the principal consultant at ChaiLatte Consulting. He actively contributes thought leadership and enrichment to the software community through conference talks, contributed articles, blogs and youtube videos, where he shares development, testing, leadership and productivity experiences gained through various development projects. He also does consulting for companies by being their technology advocate, helping them build better customer relationships and writing technical content.
Description Ramani Subramanian leads Operations and Controls for Enterprise Platforms and Data Services Domain in Intel Corporation. Ramani's key strengths include Strategy development, Systems Engineering and Integration, Global IT Operations, Manufacturing Automation and Information Security. He is passionate about DevOps, Service Management and how these concepts integrate to enable high velocity digital transformation. Ramani holds Masters Degrees in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.
Description Shridar Subramanian is chief marketing officer and vice president of product management at StorageCraft Technology Corp.
Description Yesh Subramanian is SVP and Head of Digital, Cloud & Stelligent at Mphasis. He is responsible for driving top line growth through both strategic and new accounts, building scalable and replicable next-generation digital solutions and building Mphasis' digital brand. Subramanian holds an MBA in marketing and strategy from Stanford University as well as bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Harvey Mudd College.
Description Sufyan Subzwari is the leading quality assurance engineer at PMAT, Inc. where he uncovers game-changing analytics by solving complex business challenges. He specializes in behavior driven development using Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, AWS, GovCloud, VMWare, and Jira.
Description Dave Sudia (he/him) is Director of Developer Relations at Ambassador Labs, creators of top Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) open source projects, Emissary-ingress and Telepresence. He was previously a DevOps/platform engineer and CNCF end user. Dave is passionate about supporting other developers in doing their best work by making sure they have the right tools and environments, and turning the amazing tools from this community into real change in the world through volunteer work.
Description Aater Suleman, Ph.D. is co-founder and CEO of Flux7, an Austin-based IT consultancy that helps organizations design, build, own and manage IT modernization projects.
Description Grady Summers, Executive Vice President of Product at SailPoint, has held a variety of technology and leadership positions over the last 20 years. Responsible for driving SailPoint’s technology roadmap and solution strategy, Grady ensures strong and consistent execution across SailPoint’s identity portfolio. Prior to joining SailPoint, Grady was the Executive Vice President of Products and Customer Success at FireEye, where he led the global products and customer success organizations. Grady also holds prior tenures as Principal at Ernst and Young—helping to lead the firm’s information security practice—and as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at General Electric, where he oversaw a large global cybersecurity organization. A dynamic public speaker, Grady has joined leading industry experts and influencers to speak at events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos, RSAC and has appeared for the PBS News Hour, which is broadcast nationally, to discuss an internationally led cyber-attack against the New York Times.
Description Etel Sverdlov is the Director of Community at DigitalOcean, where she leads a leads a team focused on creating educational content and resources for the company’s growing community of developers.
Description Erin Swanson is Demisto's Senior Director of Marketing at Demisto, Erin is responsible for the company's corporate communication strategy and execution. Prior to Demisto, she was Marketing Director at Virtual Instruments (formerly Load DynamiX) where she helped create a new company brand and communication strategy to enable new market growth. As Senior Director of Product Marketing at Cenizc (a website security company), Erin oversaw all product marketing, messaging, and sales enablement. She earned an M.A. from Columbia University.