Speaker: Crystal Hirschorn

Senior Director of Engineering @Snyk

Crystal is currently Senior Director of Engineering at Snyk, overseeing their Platform Infrastructure, Developer Experience, and SRE teams.

She has two decades in the Technology industry spending the majority of her career in the Tech, Media, and Publishing sectors.  The majority of her career has been as a hands-on software engineer with more than 15 years experience tackling the challenges of building complex system architectures, infrastructure, and building internal runtime developer platforms to help businesses scale. She’s a resilience engineering advocate and long-time practitioner and advocate of Lean, XP, and DevOps practices to create a successful engineering culture.

Find Crystal Hirschorn at:


Platform Engineering: Where Do We Go From Here?

The industry is raving about the new hotness and rise of Platform Engineering. But is it really new?

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Tuesday Mar 28 / 04:10PM BST ( 50 minutes )


Fleming (3rd Fl.)


platforms infrastructure developer runtime platforms