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Developer X is an exciting new event focused on the developer community.
The world is digitally transforming around us at an ever faster rate and it is the developers who are literally building, improving and securing this new world. Ladies and gentlemen we are in the age of the developer!
The speed of change is gathering pace as a raft of disruptive new technologies and practices are maturing into a perfect storm. Developer X will look at Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, IOT, Quantum Computing, Mobile, Cloud, DevOps, DevSecOps and Serverless Computing technologies as well as matters effecting the developer community such as the talent shortage, inclusion and diversity.
Developer X takes place at Digital Transformation EXPO
Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd.
Paul is an Enterprise Technology Architect in the “Chief Technology Office” of Sainsbury’s Supermarkets. Having graduated from the University of Plymouth in the late 90’s, he moved to London before settling in Coventry to take on his first serious IT role and, like many others, the challenges of Y2K. Since then he’s worked in the Public Sector, Retail, Manufacturing & Banking (Retail and Trading), moving from Systems Support, Administration, Project Engineering and finally into Architecture & Strategy.
He has worked on projects all over the world, taking his Yorkshire sense of humor and welcoming demeanor with him. With an appetite to challenge conventional thinking and a love for technology old and new, he also recognizes that all the gadgets in the world are worthless without considering the people that use them. Father of four, husband, avid gamer, music lover and guitarist; he brings passion to everything he does. He embarrasses his kids at every available opportunity.
Technical Developer Evangelist
Amazon Web Services
Ric Harvey is a Technical Developer Evangelist at Amazon Web Services and works closely with a team of experts to deliver deep dive content and demo’s using cloud technologies. His background is as a solutions architect and linux engineer, working on large scale websites with high demand such as, Channel 4, Ticketmaster and the Rugby Six Nations to name a few. Ric specialises in Serverless Computing and Containers with an engineering slant of integrating these technologies with CI/CD pipelines. Ric’s cloud experience dates back to 2006 when S3 was first launched. He is also a graduate in Computer Science, Robotics and Intelligent Machinery giving him a solid understanding of AI/ML to produce some fun and informative demonstrations. Working at Amazon Web Services has allowed him to focus on his passions of Open Source Solutions and Community Building especially within the UK and Ireland and he enjoys working closely with the community and AWS User Groups.
Gabriel is a Tech evangelist working at Microsoft with more than 12 years with software development experience he has done high scale system and automated thousands of core deployments and apps with high demanding with over 1,000,000,0000 requests a day. Working with the cloud since the early days of adoption, has done many cloud migrations, among a diversity of industries including Financial services, Health Care, Manufacturing, Marketing among others. With an understand about ML/AI have contributed to the ML.NET open source project among other open source contributions to projects as AngularJS and .Net projects. Over the last years have being helping partner to get the most of Azure and the Microsoft platform. Passioned about the community has helped to empower community leader, and specially close to the Azure , DevOps and Data and AI use groups.
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Alberta Bosco joined Puppet as a Senior Product Marketing Manager from Experian where she led identity and fraud initiatives with customers from financial services to retail across EMEA. Alberta brings with her more than 10 years of experience in digital marketing, client management and product development in the technology sector.
As Senior Product Marketing Manager at Puppet, Alberta develops Puppet’s message around DevOps, security, cloud and networking automation. Alberta is using her communications background to help customers be more constructive by learning to work together efficiently.
Cloud & DevOps Solution Architect
James Allen is a Solutions Architect working at Red Hat to help businesses understand and adopt Cloud and DevOps solutions. James works across all industries and believes the adoption of Cloud and DevOps is essential for companies in an ever changing technology and business landscape. James holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Loughborough University.
Tom is a Solutions Architect at Chef, based in the UK. Tom started his career in development, and is a specialist in automation frameworks. His experience helps companies to transform into high-performing IT organizations. At Chef, he works to help customers learn about DevOps processes, technologies and cultural transformations, and how to integrate Chef into new and existing environments.
Welcome To Developer X
The next level of cloud, Serverless architecture gives you fully customisable production software without the expense of paying for the hardware it sits on.
Container & Microservices
Microservices and containers work together to help Agile organisations deliver better software to customers faster. Discover the latest practices and strategies from some of the world’s most influential experts.
Management & Culture
Whether you’re running a small dev team, are in charge of a large cross-functional crew that spans the entire technology ecosystem, there are real, tangible and practical steps you can implement to improve your team’s work environment whilst embracing inclusion and diversity.
From the explosion of AI with frameworks like TensorFlow or MXNet, to Blockchain projects like Hyperledger and Ethereum, as well as disruption in the infrastructure space with, like the all-conquering Kubernetes platform, open source is the fuel that drives the new game changing industries.
Artificial Intelligence is going to change our world and the dramatic increase is machine learning projects isn’t going to slow down any time soon. Understanding the best languages, frameworks and techniques in a fast changing landscape is crucial to the modern AI project.
Blockchain can help you build more secure and efficient business networks – Developer X will help you harness the best frameworks, understanding the latest techniques and succeed with your Blockchain project.