KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 2017

The Rationale for Continuous Delivery

Dave Farley is a thought-leader in the field of Continuous Delivery, DevOps and Software Development in general.
He is co-author of the Jolt-award winning book 'Continuous Delivery' a regular conference speaker and blogger and one of the authors of the Reactive Manifesto.

Dave has been having fun with computers for over 30 years  has worked on most types of software, from firmware, through tinkering with operating systems and device drivers, to writing games, and commercial applications of all shapes and sizes. He started working in large scale distributed systems about 25 years ago, doing research into the development of loose-coupled, message-based systems - a forerunner of MicroService architectures.

Dave has a wide range of experience leading the development of complex software in teams, both large and small, in the UK and USA. Dave was an early adopter of agile development techniques, employing iterative development, continuous integration and significant levels of automated testing on commercial projects from the early 1990s.

Dave is the former Head of Software development at LMAX Ltd, home of the OSS Disruptor, a company that are well known for the excellence of their code and the exemplary nature of their development process.

Dave is now an independent software developer and consultant, and founder and director of Continuous Delivery Ltd.

Why just being agile isn’t enough: How can teams achieve their project goals

Sam is a technical leader and a subject matter expert highly experienced in translating and solving business problems through the best use of cutting edge technology and has been involved with a large number of commercial product launches with most having achieved both critical and commercial success, along with transforming existing products and services into award winning, integrated and profitable solutions. Including taking his own start-up (NDO ) via initial investment, customer growth, acquisitions, and subsequently profitable divestiture. Proactive and experienced at an enterprise level with a proven track record in strategy, architecture leadership, management, governance and handson software development. He loves to share his experiences and tips by giving Key Notes at conferences on using services/micro-services for the latest generation of digital customers.

Transforming software delivery for continuous innovation – What if you could deliver software faster without compromising quality or accepting higher risk?

A technical leader and a subject matter expert highly experienced in translating and solving business problems through the best use of cutting edge technology and has been involved with a large number of commercial product launches with most having achieved both critical and commercial success, along with transforming existing products and services into award winning, integrated and profitable solutions. Including taking my own start-up (NDO ) via initial investment, customer growth, acquisitions, and subsequently profitable divestiture.

Leave a great legacy by not leaving the legacy behind

Arun Narayanaswamy is an senior IT professional with vast experience across technology management, delivery management, building capabilities in Service Delivery, Release Management and Support functions. His significant experience in management and driving change and processes, helping him to reduce cost and increase efficiencies in green-field and mature projects - with a track record of on time delivery. Demonstrated ability to plan, build, scale up and transition large global teams along with the ability to lead high performance teams Arun delivered complex projects with distributed teams, vendors and businesses across USA, UK and south/south-east Asia. As an innovative thinker, Arun is result oriented in conceptualizing and implementing ideas.


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