Speaker: Herman Schaaf

Senior Software Engineer @Skyscanner

Herman Schaaf is a senior software engineer at Skyscanner, where he works primarily on building the central data platform. Before this he worked on applications in machine learning and machine translation, including an offline mobile application that can recognize and translate Chinese to English. In his free time he loves reading and traveling, but even then is known to scribble down new ideas about software, data structures, algorithms and distributed systems.

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Preliminary tracks

Discover some of the topics you will see at QCon London. *The schedule is subject to change

Event-Based Architectures: The Hard Parts

Building High Performing Teams

Scaling Security, from Device to Cloud

From Remote to Hybrid Teams: Return to Office?

Architectures You've Always Wondered About

Performance/Mechanical Sympathy

Next Generation Microservices: Building Distributed Systems the Right Way

Modern Data Pipelines & Streams

The Cloud Operating Model

Chaos and Resilience: Architecting for Success

Scaling Frontend

Modern JVM Innovations

MLOps: Implementing ML Across the Enterprise

Architecting a Modern Financial Institution

Crafting the Developer Experience

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