Speaker: Chris Wilkinson

Software Development Lead @Capgemini

Chris joined Capgemini as a Technical Lead. As a consultant in delivery, he has worked with many large-scale clients in software development, DevOps and architecture roles. Not a typical software engineer, he has a commercial mindset and yet is product focused. Chris strives to find the balance between reasonable timescales whilst producing meticulously built and maintainable products. His management style is to coach, share knowledge and to promote good practice and design patterns through experience and research, but what fascinates him is the culture of our industry, and where the lines between the technical, and the not-so-technical are blurred.
Chris discovered his love for programming and problem solving at an early age, and went on to study computer games development. He has since written software in many industry verticals including finance, oil & gas, petrochemical and the public sector.

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Tracks

  • Career Hacking

    Strategies for advancing the skills that advance your career. Look for mentoring, speaking, empathy, and career paths.

  • Advances in FinTech

    Finance is king in London. What's happening and what should you be paying attention to with modern #FinTech

  • Security Transformation

    How do you actually start with a security mindset? Learn techniques for making security a first-class concern.

  • Tech Ethics: The Intersection of Human Welfare & STEM

    What does it mean to be ethical in software? Hear how the discussion is evolving and what is being said in ethics today.

  • Bare Knuckle Performance

    Killing latency and getting the most out of your hardware.

  • Evolving Java & the JVM

    6 month cadence, cloud-native deployments, scale, Graal, Kotlin, and beyond. Learn how the role of Java and the JVM is evolving.

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