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Description Ryan Yackel is Director of Product Marketing at QASymphony. He is responsible for all marketing activities around product releases, including development of strategic messaging. Ryan also helps to train the Sales teams on key value propositions for new products and features, and he provides customer feedback to the product team for roadmap initiatives.
Description Rishi Yadav has over two decades of experience in designing and developing enterprise applications. He is an open source software expert and advises enterprises on the latest technology trends. Rishi was honored as one of Silicon Valley's 40 under 40 in 2014. He finished his bachelor's degree at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi in 1998. Rishi is the co-founder of Roost.io, a company focused on Pre-CI microservices certification. About 10 years ago, Rishi started InfoObjects, a company that helps data-driven businesses gain new insights into data. Rishi has written two books on Apache Spark.
Description Erez Yalon heads the security research group at Checkmarx. With vast defender and attacker experience and as an independent security researcher, he brings invaluable knowledge and skills to the table. Erez is responsible for maintaining Checkmarx’s top notch vulnerability detection technology where his previous development experience with a variety of coding languages comes into play.
Description Kong Yang is a Head Geek at SolarWinds with over 20 years of IT experience specializing in virtualization and cloud management. He is a VMware vExpert, Cisco Champion, and active contributing practice leader within the virtualization and cloud communities.
Description Parker Yates is a serial entrepreneur with a long tech background including stints at: AT&T, IBM, Verizon, GE Information Systems, Interliant and a myriad of VC funded startups. Currently a Managing Partner at The CISO Group, Parker is responsible for driving the company’s revenue stream and profitability. He has also led the security surveillance company, Total Recall and served as CEO of Cellhire. Parker is an often-cited personality in the business community and is a sought-after speaker at sales and motivational conferences and events. His long view of life in the tech trenches allows him to see the big picture as new technologies come, grow and go. Parker is a graduate of State University of New York, with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies with a focus in Business Management and Information Technology
Description As CRO & COO of Agora.io, Reggie leads the team’s go-to-market and global expansion efforts. At his core, he believes that for Agora, a well-focused strategy around successful use cases and exploration use cases is fundamental to driving consistent growth for the company. Agora plays in the SDKs/ APIs economy empowering developers and help them go live quickly. Passionate about the endless potential an engagement-platform-as-a-service has for developers and users, he enjoys how such technologies can be used to quickly spool up innovative ideas and bring them to life. Moreover, he believes real-time engagement is a powerful tool to build inclusivity into the internet in every space from social streaming, education, gaming, entertainment, tele-health and beyond.
Description Yaniv Yehuda is the Co-Founder and CTO of DBmaestro, an Enterprise Software Development Company focusing on database development and deployment technologies. Yaniv is also the Co-Founder and the head of development for Extreme Technology, an IT service provider for the Israeli market. Yaniv was a captain in Mamram, the Israel Defense Forces computer centers where he served as a software engineering manager.
Description Asaf Yigal is co-founder and the VP of Product at AI-powered log analysis platform Logz.io. Asaf co-founded Currensee, a social-trading platform, which was later acquired by OANDA in 2013. Prior to Currensee, Asaf played executive roles at Akorri in developing an end-to-end performance monitoring platform and at Onaro in developing a storage resource management platform. Both Akorri and Onaro were acquired by NetApp.
Description Brian Yin is a Member of Technical (MTS) at Datos IO, where he primarily works on backup and recovery for MongoDB. Before joining Datos IO, Brian was an undergraduate at UC Berkeley studying EECS.
Description Furkan Folcu is a data analysis enthusiast with a seasoned career that peaked with a co-founded start-up. Currently working on solutions for large businesses that require outsourcing with a hands-on, innovative HR strategy.
Description James currently serves as the Director of CommScope’s Enterprise Data Center division, overseeing strategy and providing leadership to product and field teams globally. Formerly James has been involved in a variety of roles including sales, marketing and operations for communication solutions working with Tyco Electronics/ AMP, Anixter, Canadian Pacific and TTS in Canada.
Description Trevor is an entrepreneurial technology leader who has designed trading platforms, built data services and implemented arbitrage algorithms for financial markets and previously helped architect a scalable mobile platform that supported online sportsbook, casino, poker and horse racing operations worldwide.
Description David Youssefnia, co-founder and chief strategy officer at Uplevel, is responsible for infusing organizational science into the Uplevel platform so managers and engineers can do their best work. Prior to co-founding Uplevel, David founded and sold the successful consulting firm Critical Metrics, retained by leading companies to help improve engagement and manager and team effectiveness. He has also served as an advisor to several technology companies in the HR and consumer analytics space. Earlier in his career, he helped build an employee research practice at Mercer, a global consulting firm. David holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the City University of New York. When he’s not geeking out on organizational science and technology, you can find him tinkering around in a kitchen (past projects include home-made pastrami and smoked trout). David lives in Seattle with his wife, three kids and a dog.
Description As a product manager who can code, Sarjeel Yusuf is a serverless enthusiast who occasionally writes about how serverless and related technologies are reforming software as we know it. An ex-Thundra developer, and now Atlassian product manager, Sarjeel is focused on managing the development of DevOps enabling features at Atlassian Opsgenie. In his spare time Sarjeel has contributed to various white papers on development in the cloud and the evolving field of DevOps, as well as speaking at various tech events.