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In 2020, it is expected that you need APIs to do business. Not only have APIs become a necessity for application customers to streamline operations across their business and product suite, they have also become an integral part of product development, business strategy, and scalability.
Apidays democratizes and evangelizes the use and the opportunity of APIs for corporations and businesses by focusing on:
Digital Management with APIs
API Management Solutions
API Product Management
Software Engineer at Airbnb
Jessica has worked at Airbnb for 4 years, starting as a full-stack product engineer for the guest and host booking flow and is now an infrastructure engineer on the Core Services team. She leads the user data service, which is one of Airbnb’s highest QPS services and integrates with all business verticals. In addition to driving best practices for service development, she is a member of Leadership & Development committee for women in tech at Airbnb. Prior to Airbnb, Jessica received her Masters of Computer Science at Stanford and her Bachelors degree from UCLA.
API Evangelist at Akamai Technologies
Kirsten Hunter is a lead API evangelist at Akamai Technologies.
A seasoned software engineer, Kirsten has extensive experience in development, planning, customer support, and interaction. She enjoys helping developers get the most out of open APIs, including finding innovative ways to combine those APIs to create new and exciting products.
Author of "Designing and building Web APIs" and "Restful API Design"
An internationally known author and speaker, Mike Amundsen consults with organizations around the world on network architecture, Web development, and the intersection of technology & society. He works with companies large and small to help them capitalize on the opportunities provided by APIs, Microservices, and Digital Transformation. Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers. He contributed to the O’Reilly book, "Continuous API Management" (2018). His "RESTful Web Clients", was published by O’Reilly in February 2017 and he co-authored "Microservice Architecture" (June 2016). His latest book — "Design and Build Great APIs" — for Pragmatic Publishing, is scheduled for release in early 2020.
Developer Advocate at Red Hat OpenShift
Joel Lord is passionate about web and technology in general. He likes to learn new things but most of all, he likes to share his discoveries. He does so by travelling at various conferences all across the globe.
He graduated from college in computer programming in the last millennium. Apart for a little break to get his BSc in computational astrophysics, he was always in the industry.
As a technical evangelist with Red Hat, he meets with developers to help them make the web a safer place.
During his free time, he is usually found stargazing in a camping site somewhere or brewing a fresh batch of beer in his garage.
Director Open Innovation at BNP Paribas
Laurent has spent more than 20 years of its professional life in digital transformation with a successful track record of delivering innovative services and digital experience for customers & employees in various industries.
He is now leading open innovation for BNP Paribas [International Financial Services] aiming at accelerating the bank transformation and its innovation pace by leveraging the ecosystem.
Privacy and International Compliance Standards Leader for Oracle SaaS Cloud
What sets me apart? I make privacy and compliance business-consumable to alleviate the headache that this typically poses. I and the focused teams I run are also adept at making compliance and privacy posture a brand differentiator and enabling companies to get a quantifiable ROI on the very necessary investments they make in privacy and compliance.
I uniquely bring 15 years experience of industry leadership, consulting and advisory roles. I have been named to CloudNOW's Top 10 Women in Cloud and a Silicon Valley Business Journal Woman of Influence, and have been recognized by Onalytica several years in a row as being a key thought influence on security, privacy and compliance.
Principal Consultant at SideChannel
David Chasteen is Independent Director of the Company. He brings direct leadership experience in the information security, military and intelligence communities. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the San Francisco Police Department and the President of the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Commission. His background includes serving as a Captain with the Third Infantry Division of the United States Army, working as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch and UBS, and as a Chief Technology Officer at L-3 MPRI. Additionally, he served on the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) board of advisors before joining the National Clandestine Service and serving as the Executive Officer of the CIA's Covert Action Staff. He has also worked as the Threat Intelligence Officer for the City and County of San Francisco. David earned a BS in Political Science at Ball State University's Honors College.
Head of API at Euler Hermes
During >15 years in financial services, Sophie held various roles in project mgmt. and digital strategy, including the foundations of Euler Hermes’ digital transformation and the kick off for various transversal technologies it required. Amongst others she created an API governance and DevRel organization in EH. Her current focus are the refactoring of identity and access mgmt. and document mgmt. domains, where legacy technologies need replacement with cloud- and API-centric alternatives.
CTO of Forgerock
Eve is a globally recognized strategist, innovator, and communicator on digital identity, security, privacy, and consent. She is responsible for the ForgeRock Labs team investigating innovative approaches to solving customers’ identity challenges.
Research Vice President & Distinguished Analyst at Gartner
Kristin Moyer is a research vice president in Gartner's Strategy and Innovation practice. She has more than 20 years of experience across the global high-technology industry in a variety of roles. Ms. Moyer's research coverage includes digital business transformation, platform business models and innovation. Ms. Moyer joined Gartner in 1999 and is based in Denver, Colorado, in the U.S.
Vice President Analyst at Gartner
Vice President Analyst at Gartner. Startup background as co-founder and CTO of Vordel, API/SOA Gateway pioneer, acquired in 2012. Author of "Web Services Security" book. Co-founder and CTO of Delphium Technologies, a boutique integrator focusing on identity and B2B/EDI integration, acquired in 2000. Interested in all things API and Identity.
Vice President of Research at Gartner
Paolo Malinverno covers the API economy and the role of APIs in digital platforms, and in building business ecosystems (internal, private and public). This extends to API management, B2B APIs and platform as a service (PaaS).
Senior Vice President and a Distinguished Engineer at CA Technologies
K. Scott Morrison is Senior Vice President and a Distinguished Engineer at CA Technologies. He joined CA as part of its acquisition of Layer 7 Technologies, where he was CTO. Scott was a part of Layer 7 at its inception and led the company to develop the industry’s leading security infrastructure for mobile systems, cloud computing and APIs. An architect and developer of highly scalable, enterprise systems for over 25 years, Scott has deep experience across industry sectors as diverse as health care, travel and transportation, and financial services. He has been a Director of Architecture and Technology at Infowave Software, a leading maker of wireless security and acceleration software for mobile devices, and was a senior architect at IBM. Before moving to the private sector, Scott was a member of the world-renowned medical research program of the University of British Columbia, studying neurodegenerative disorders using medical imaging technology.
Head of Business Strategy - Finance - Solutions Consultant at Google
Paul Rohan B.Comm, B.Sc. M.Sc. is a researcher and solutions consultant in business strategy. Paul has a specific focus on helping Financial Services clients make a successful transition into the era of ecosystem-versus-ecosystem competition. Paul has authored “PSD2 in Plain English”, recipient of a Book Mark Award for clarity from the Plain English Campaign and "Open Banking Strategy Formation" (both available on Amazon).
Creator of the hashtag
I’ve spent over 15 years living on the edge of social technology.
I’m best known for inventing the hashtag, but I’ve also designed products and experiences for Google and Uber, founded startups, and changed the world with the creation of other social innovations, like coworking and BarCamp.
API Strategist at IBM
Alan Glickenhouse is the IBM Digital Transformation and API Business Strategist. Alan assists clients with their business and IT strategy for Digital Transformation and the API Economy. Starting with an understanding of the client’s business direction, IT strategy, and existing environment (both business and technical), Alan helps businesses successfully adopt a Digital Transformation and API strategy that fits their environment. He meets clients in all industries, all geographies, and of all sizes and brings knowledge of best practices shared with and by these businesses. Alan is the author of over 150 papers, articles and videos.
CEO & President, Co-Founder of Kong
Augusto “Aghi” Marietti is an inventor, technology entrepreneur and angel investor. As the CEO and co-founder of Kong — the API company on a mission to intelligently broker information across all services — he drives the company’s vision, strategy and long-term growth. Prior to Kong, he was the CEO and co-founder of Mashape, the largest API marketplace, which was acquired by RapidAPI in 2017. Before that, he founded MemboxX, the first European cloud service for storing documents and sensitive personal data. Augusto holds a B.S. in Economics from the Catholic University of Milan. He is the lead inventor on five U.S. patents and an angel investor in more than 10 startups.
VP of Engineering at The New York Times
Technical leader with extensive experience in building high-performing, diverse, and inclusive engineering teams that develop and maintain large-scale internet-based systems.
Experienced advisor to companies seeking perspective on technology, engineering and corporate culture, business strategy, hiring, and other aspects of leadership.
API Problem Solver at Okta
Keith Casey currently serves on the Platform Team at Okta working on Identity and Authentication APIs. Previously, he served as an early Developer Evangelist at Twilio and before that worked on the Ultimate Geek Question. His underlying goal is to get good technology into the hands of good people to do great things. In his spare time, he helps build and support the Austin tech community, blogs at CaseySoftware.com and is fascinated by monkeys. He is also a co-author of “A Practical Approach to API Design” from Leanpub.
Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity
Sarah Squire is a Senior Technical Architect at Ping Identity. She is a Co-Author of NIST Special Publication 800-63C Digital Identity Guidelines, which outlines federated authentication standards for all US federal agencies. She has acted as a subject matter expert in identity and access management to several government agencies, private companies and open standards groups including NIST, OpenID Foundation and the Internet Engineering Task Force. Squire holds a bachelor of science in physics and a master of science in information management from the University of Washington where she was a NASA Space Grant Scholar. She is also a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).
Founder and CEO of RapidAPI
Iddo Gino is the Founder and CEO of RapidAPI. Part of Forbes 30 Under 30 list, he's a 2017 Thiel Fellow. Previously, he was a Co-organizer of Hacking Gen Y. Iddo has been programming since he was a kid and continues to contribute to open-source projects. Originally from Haifa, Israel, Iddo is based in San Francisco, CA.
Senior Director and Head of API Infrastructure at Red Hat
Steven Willmott is Senior Director and Head of API Infrastructure at Red Hat Inc. He was the Co-Founder and CEO of 3scale Inc. which was acquired by Red Hat in 2016. He is also a key contributor to community efforts such as the APIStrat conference series, Open API Initiative, APICommons and APIS.json.
Steven regularly blogs on Web Technology and API related topics on the 3scale blog and as a guest blogger at http://www.programmableweb.com, http://www.pandodaily.com and elsewhere.
Director, Developer Relations at Rubrik
Rebecca Fitzhugh is the Principal Technologist at Rubrik where she researches and evaluates emerging technologies to define and communicate long-term technical strategies. Prior to joining Rubrik, she freelanced as a consulting architect for 6 years. During that period, Rebecca worked with various federal agencies, foreign government, enterprise, and service provider customers across multiple verticals. She began her career in the US Marine Corps, acting as a data systems analyst. During her 5 year service, Rebecca specialized in cryptographic systems and eventually managed a Force level data center that provided services to the entire Pacific fleet.
Former CTO & VP of Enterprise Architecture at SEPHORA
Ali Bouhouch is an accomplished technology executive with over 20 years of success in leading consulting, software and data engineering teams delivering cutting-edge solutions in e-Commerce, AdTech, BI and Advanced Analytics. Deep experience leveraging Cloud, Big Data, In-Memory Processing and Cognitive Computing to drive success throughout the customer journey in digital marketing and retail. Demonstrated ability to create and articulate strategic direction at all levels; from obtaining buy-in from board members to aligning individual team members and stakeholders with achievable goals. Valuable member of the senior executive team known for a consultative, data and results driven, customer focused approach. Champion of agile methodologies in both software development and the enterprise.
Product Solutions Architect at Splunk
Sebastien is a recognized security software developer. He has been recognized as one of the top 100 French software developers. He lectured for Usenix, CanSecWest and other great security conferences.
CIO Technology Strategy & aXess at Standard Chartered Bank
Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski is the CIO Technology Strategy & aXess at Standard Chartered Bank. He joined the Bank in April 2017 and is based in Singapore. In this role, he is leading the Bank’s technology and data strategy, enterprise architecture and is driving the Bank’s digital and innovation agenda across the Bank’s markets and business segments. Sebastian is pioneering foundation services, building and operating the aXess platform for Open Banking both internally and externally to offer developers open access to the Bank’s open source code for banking products and its APIs, applications, and libraries. Sebastian is globally building and managing aXess Labs for in-house developers and external partners, and in co-location aXess Academy as a technology learning institute to up skill the technology expertise of the Bank for platforms and partnerships. He manages the bank-wide Technology Standards and API lifecycle.
Head of Developer Relations at Stripe
Romain leads global developer relations at Stripe. He joined Stripe from Twitter, where he was a Senior Developer Advocate and the first member of Twitter’s developer relations team outside the US. In 2014, Romain helped launch Fabric, Twitter’s mobile development platform, and Digits, a way for people to securely sign in to apps with their phone number rather than a password. This year alone, Romain’s worldwide developer tour has led him to meet thousands of developers at events and conferences in dozens of cities across the US, Europe and Asia. Most recently, Romain was on stage two weeks ago at Twitter Flight in San Francisco during Jack Dorsey’s keynote, where he performed a live coding demonstration of Twitter’s latest developer products.
Sr. Program Manager, Digital Partnerships at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Maria Kessler is a digital media veteran with a background in partnerships, content strategy, and business development. She currently leads strategy, planning, and partnership development to enable users around the world to access The Met collection where they are. She is also responsible for increasing the reach and relevance of Met content through strategic distribution partners.
Chief Architect for Twilio Flex
Seasoned CTO with a passion for solving big problems. 10+ years experience building platforms that bring people closer together via communications and collaboration technologies. Frequent speaker and panelist on areas ranging from voice and video to the future of work, AI and the role of technology in education.
A disciple of Ray Kurzweil and Klaus Schwab and a true believer that we are on the cusp of an exponential leap in technology that will make the Internet, and everything that has come after it, seem like tiny blip in comparison.
CTO and Co-Founder of WSO2
Paul co-founded WSO2 after 9 years at IBM, where he was a Senior Technical Staff Member. While at IBM, Paul created the Web Services Gateway, and led the team that shipped it as part of WebSphere Application Server. Paul also co-created the Web Services Invocation Framework (WSIF). Paul was co-lead of JSR 110: Java APIs for WSDL, which produced WSDL4J. Paul also co-chaired the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee. Paul was a member of IBM's WebSphere Architecture Board and Messaging Architecture Board.
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