2019 Speakers

Conference Speakers

Chief Scientist @n26
Cloud Platform Engineer @condenastint
Microservice, Cloud, CI/CD Expert
Author of Work Together Anywhere
Author of the Luck Factor, previously Consultant for National...
Technology Director @Scott_Logic
Software Engineer and Tech Lead @N26
Docker Engineer, Leads OCaml Labs Group, & Lecturer @Cambridge_Uni
Debug Teams for a Living, former VP of Engineering @Meetup
Software Engineer @lyft and Envoy Maintainer
CTO / CEO @scalefactory
Principal Enginneer on data platform @BBC
Performance Consultant and OSS Contributor
Backend Engineer @Monzo
Distributed Systems Engineer @Monzo
Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Distributed Coach/Mentor & Community Cultivator
VP of Engineering @BloomandWild
CTO and Founder @30Mhz
Sr. Staff Software Engineer @LinkedIn
Software Engineer @CondeNast
CTO @cossacklabs, Building Applied Cryptographic / Data Security...
Scientist/Maker/Hacker
Principal Engineer Operations and Reliability Programme @FT
Tech Lead @immersivelabsuk
Senior Principal Engineer @awscloud
Technical Director of East Coast Market NA @ThoughtWorks
Senior Principal Software Engineer @RedHa
VP Engineering @Brandwatch

Workshop Speakers

Staff Container & Infrastructure Engineer @enixsas
Chief Scientist @n26

Track Hosts

QConSF Chair, Co-host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @...
Head of Customer Solutions, Security Software Engineer @CossackLabs
Developer @Docker
VC and Machine Learning Explainer @STVcapital
Senior Developer/ Engineer
Chief Technology Officer @OpenCredo
Former Chief Technology Officer @starlingbank
Principal Engineering Group Manager (Java) at Microsoft. ex CEO at...
Senior Engineering Manager @Deliveroo
Practical Implementer of Clean Language
Richard Rodger is the founder and CEO @voxgig
Principal Engineer @Skyscanner
VP Engineering, Global Strategy & Operations @CondeNast
Distributed Systems Engineer
Technical Director of Cloud Solutions and Partnerships @ThoughtWorks
Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM...
Lead Editor for Architecture and Design @InfoQ & Principal...
Head of Organisational Effectiveness @Ocado

Programming Committee

Independent Data Science Consultant
InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Chief Scientific Officer @Superbet
Technical Director for Operations and Reliability @FT (Financial...
Senior Technology Adviser @Superbet
Principal Engineering Group Manager (Java) at Microsoft. ex CEO at...
Independent Technical Consultant

Directory

First namesort descending Last name Short title
Akhilesh Gupta Sr. Staff Software Engineer @LinkedIn
Alasdair Allan Scientist/Maker/Hacker
Anastasiia Voitova Head of Customer Solutions, Security Software Engineer @CossackLabs
Anil Madhavapeddy Docker Engineer, Leads OCaml Labs Group, & Lecturer @Cambridge_Uni
Blanca Garcia Gil Principal Enginneer on data platform @BBC
Cassandra Shum Technical Director of Cloud Solutions and Partnerships @ThoughtWorks
Charles Humble Head of Editorial @InfoQ.com
Cindy Sridharan Distributed Systems Engineer
Colin Eberhardt Technology Director @Scott_Logic
Crystal Hirschorn VP Engineering, Global Strategy & Operations @CondeNast
Daniel Osborne
Daniel Bryant Independent Technical Consultant
Doug Talbot Head of Organisational Effectiveness @Ocado
Eugene Pilyankevich CTO @cossacklabs, Building Applied Cryptographic / Data Security Tooling
Finbarr Joy Senior Technology Adviser @Superbet
Flavia Paganelli CTO and Founder @30Mhz
Folger Fonseca Software Engineer and Tech Lead @N26
Francine Bennett Independent Data Science Consultant
Greg Hawkins Former Chief Technology Officer @starlingbank
James Stanier VP Engineering @Brandwatch
Jay Alammar VC and Machine Learning Explainer @STVcapital
Jaycee Cheong Tech Lead @immersivelabsuk
Jérôme Petazzoni Staff Container & Infrastructure Engineer @enixsas
Jon Topper CTO / CEO @scalefactory
Jose Niro Software Engineer @lyft and Envoy Maintainer
Judy Rees Practical Implementer of Clean Language
Justin Cormack Developer @Docker
Katie Gamanji Cloud Platform Engineer @condenastint
Lisa van Gelder Debug Teams for a Living, former VP of Engineering @Meetup
Lisette Sutherland Author of Work Together Anywhere
Luke Blaney Principal Engineer Operations and Reliability Programme @FT
Marc Brooker Senior Principal Engineer @awscloud
Mark Kilby Distributed Coach/Mentor & Community Cultivator
Martijn Verburg Principal Engineering Group Manager (Java) at Microsoft. ex CEO at jClarity (acquired by MSFT) & CxO / start-up mentor
Martin Dow
Matt Heath Distributed Systems Engineer @Monzo
Michelle Garrett Software Engineer @CondeNast
Monica Beckwith Java Champion, First Lego League Coach, passionate about JVM Performance @Microsoft
Nicki Watt Chief Technology Officer @OpenCredo
Nicky Wrightson Principal Engineer @Skyscanner
Nitsan Wakart Performance Consultant and OSS Contributor
Nora Jones Senior Developer/ Engineer
Patrick Kua Chief Scientist @n26
Peter Morgan Chief Scientific Officer @Superbet
Richard Rodger Richard Rodger is the founder and CEO @voxgig
Richard Wiseman Author of the Luck Factor, previously Consultant for National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games, History’s Your Bleeped Up Brain, & Discovery’s MythBusters.
Sally Goble Senior Engineering Manager @Deliveroo
Sam Newman Microservice, Cloud, CI/CD Expert
Sanne Grinovero Senior Principal Software Engineer @RedHa
Sarah Wells Technical Director for Operations and Reliability @FT (Financial Times)
Sergey Kuksenko Java Performance Engineer @Oracle
Stephen Janaway VP of Engineering @BloomandWild
Suhail Patel Backend Engineer @Monzo
Thomas Betts Lead Editor for Architecture and Design @InfoQ & Principal Software Engineer @IHSMarkitTech
Tim Cochran Technical Director of East Coast Market NA @ThoughtWorks
Werner Schuster InfoQ Editor Functional Programming, QCon PC, Wolfram
Wes Reisz QConSF Chair, Co-host of the InfoQ Podcast, & VP of Technology @SectionIO

Tracks

  • Architectures You've Always Wondered About

    Hard-earned lessons from the names you know on scalability, reliability, security, and performance.

  • Machine Learning: The Latest Innovations

    AI and machine learning is more approachable than ever. Discover how ML, deep learning, and other modern approaches are being used in practice.

  • Kubernetes and Cloud Architectures

    Learn about cloud native architectural approaches from the leading industry experts who have operated Kubernetes and FaaS at scale, and explore the associated modern DevOps practices.

  • Evolving Java

    JVM futures, JIT directions and improvements to the runtimes stack is the theme of this year’s JVM track.

  • Next Generation Microservices: Building Distributed Systems the Right Way

    Microservice-based applications are everywhere, but well-built distributed systems are not so common. Early adopters of microservices share their insights on how to design systems the right way.

  • Chaos and Resilience: Architecting for Success

    Making systems resilient involves people and tech. Learn about strategies being used, from cognitive systems engineering to chaos engineering.

  • The Future of the API: REST, gRPC, GraphQL and More

    The humble web-based API is evolving. This track provides the what, how, and why of future APIs.

  • Streaming Data Architectures

    Today's systems move huge volumes of data. Hear how the innovators in this space are designing systems and leveraging modern data stream processing platforms.

  • Modern Compilation Targets

    Learn about the innovation happening in the compilation target space. WebAssembly is only the tip of the iceberg.

  • Leaving the Ivory Tower: Modern CS Research in the Real World

    Thoughts pushing software forward, including consensus, CRDT's, formal methods & probabilistic programming.

  • Bare Knuckle Performance

    Crushing latency and getting the most out of your hardware.

  • Leading Distributed Teams

    Remote and distributed working are increasing in popularity, but many organisations underestimate the leadership challenges. Learn from those who are doing this effectively.

  • Full Cycle Developers: Lead the People, Manage the Process & Systems

    "Full cycle developers" is not just another catch phrase; it's about engineers taking ownership and delivering value, and doing so with the support of their entire organisation. Learn more from the pioneers.

  • JavaScript: Pushing the Client Beyond the Browser

    JavaScript is not just the language of the web. Join this track to learn how the innovators are pushing the boundaries of this classic language and ecosystem.

  • When Things Go Wrong: GDPR, Ethics, & Politics

    Privacy, confidentiality, safety and security: learning from the frontlines, from both good and bad experiences

  • Growing Unicorns in the EU: Building, Leading and Scaling Financial Tech Start Ups

    Learn how EU FinTech innovators have designed, built, and led both their technologies and organisations.

  • Building High Performing Teams

    There are many discussions outlining the secret sauce of high-performing teams. Learn how to balance the essential ingredients of high performing teams such as trust and delegation, as well as recognising the pitfalls and problems that will ruin any recipe.

  • Scaling Security, from Device to Cloud

    Implementing effective security is vitally important, regardless of where you are deploying software applications