July 28 & 29, 2021
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Many regulations are forcing incumbents that have never been open – neither on the cultural, nor the technical side – to open APIs. And these companies face huge challenges to make it happen resisting the attack by startups and innovative players who are going faster
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Many regulations are forcing incumbents that have never been open – neither on the cultural, nor the technical side – to open APIs. And these companies face huge challenges to make it happen resisting the attack by startups and innovative players who are going faster.
In the USA, it is the healthcare industry regulation that started to promote using APIs to open systems for more interoperability to benefit end-users, with programs like EHR, FHIR, LH7, etc.
In Europe, PSD2 and Open Banking UK have led the path to open banking and are followed by more than 40 countries, which are adopting API-led regulations to force banks to open APIs.
Insurance may be the next fortress to fall if the industry doesn’t proactively do it before regulators. Now, the US Federal Trade Commission is also evaluating the opportunity of regulation for the US Banking industry.
Last but not least, the Public Sector and Governments are also pushing for the use of APIs to support their open data policies and deliver value to ecosystems.
Partner at Knight Ink | Recovering Hacker | Cybersecurity Content Creator | Influencer
Alissa Knight is a recovering hacker of 21 years, blending hacking with a unique style of written and visual content creation for challenger brands and market leaders in cybersecurity. Alissa is a cybersecurity filmmaker, screenplay writer, influencer, content creator, and community manager as a partner at Knight Ink that provides vendors go-to market and content strategy for telling brand stories at scale in cybersecurity.
Alissa is a published author through her publisher at Wiley, having published the first book on hacking connected cars and recently received two new book contracts to publish her autobiography and a new book on hacking APIs.
As a serial entrepreneur, Alissa has started and sold two cybersecurity companies to public companies in international markets, has started a venture capital fund at M&A Knight Capital, and is currently writing a screenplay for her new TV series.
Global Health Worker at Tohid Health
I am a medical doctor and a masters of public health with substantial experience in the field of public and global health. I am a multicultural Pakistani-American expert in public health and health policy. My goal is to increase control over, and to improve, people’s physical and mental health. I have done extensive work on health education and promotion, including COVID-19. I am author of the book named "Coronavirus Pandemic-A COVID-19 Outbreak that stopped the world". I have almost 15 year experience of working with nonprofit and private organizations to improve health and reduce health disparities among underserved populations. I am also founder of a nonprofit called Tohid Health Organization. I have worked extensively on mental health issues related to COVID-19. I have relevant experience in the field of psychiatry.
I am a public speaker and do health awareness and education on different health issues (specially mental health). I am a frequent guest speaker on health topics (Interviews, live sessions, seminars, workshops and panel discussions) throughout the world.
I am also an independent utilization review specialist and provide consulting services. I have significant experience in utilization review within the worker's compensation. I promote an advocacy-based approach and help balance cost effectiveness with patient care.
In addition, I have research interests and relevant research experience. I have worked as research assistant for several research positions.
Director, WW Infrastructure Services Marketing and Portfolio Management at Lenovo
CEO of Moesif
Derric is the Co-Founder and CEO of Moesif, an API Analytics platform, based in San Francisco, CA. Previously, he was Co-Founder and CTO of Trove. After graduating from the University of Michigan, he built award-winning functional and formal verification software for Intel, and later a computer architect on Intel’s Xeon Phi, a manycore CPU for HPC and ML workloads. He focuses on API strategy, platform growth, analytics, machine learning, and computer architecture.
Director at Platformable
Australian-born Mark Boyd is the founder of the data startup Platformable, based in Barcelona, and is a writer and analyst who has been working on API strategies and resources for government, businesses and non-profits for the past 10 years.
Data Evangelist at DBS Bank
Senior Advisor, Business Model Transformation at Rainmaking
Senior Manager - API Practice at Accenture
Deb is a Senior Technology Architect with over 14 years of experience in Technology Delivery Leadership positions, mainly in the areas of Digital Transformation, SAP Utilities, Integration, API Management, AI, Cloud, Program Management, and Technology Delivery in positions ranging from Individual Contributor to Leadership positions across a number of different industry verticals.
AI for sustainable development is an area of interest for him, and pursuing a doctoral program focused on AI, Microgrid, Energy management & Sustainable energy system. He is passionate about conceptualizing innovative solutions using AI.
He additionally holds three US patents on Applied AI in API security, Cloud deployment & Intelligent distributed system Monitoring areas.
He has BE degree in Information Technology from the Indian Institute of Engineering, Science & Technology, Shibpur & M. Tech degree from Jadavpur University Kolkata.
He also holds more than 15+ technology certifications in SAP Cloud, Integration, AI, API management & Cloud-native solutions.
Enterprise Architect at Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance
I currently manage and direct an enterprise architecture team to set technology standards, solutions, and strategies. In the past, I managed a thirty billion dollar pension system and a development team for the state of Indiana.
I have broad experience in financial services and startups. I developed my first commercial website in 1997. As an entrepreneur, I established multiple businesses and managed the entire business life cycle. I also worked with over two thousand companies that range from Fortune 100 to new startups throughout the years.
I also teach programming classes as an adjunct professor at a local college for over ten years.
Product Director at Financial Data Exchange
One of the original team that founded FDX, Dinesh has extensive industry experience in data aggregation, and financial products. Before joining FDX, Dinesh headed supplier financing and payments at Tradeshift, a cloud based business network and platform for supply chain payments, marketplaces, and apps. He previously headed data and lending products at Xero, a founding FDX member, where he developed and implemented financial data aggregation products, including the FDX API, Open Banking, and other proprietary protocols. He was also the co-chair of the OFX consortium, now a part of FDX. At the leading edge of technology, he's been responsible for several innovations in the areas of accounting, payments, and risk management.
Senior Software Engineer at Netflix
Senior Software Engineer at Netflix. Conference speaker, technical writer, open source lover and contributor. Formerly organized Ruby Zagreb meetups. Check out some of the talks I gave or some of the blog posts I wrote: damir.svrtan.me
Co-founder & Chief Security Officer at StackHawk
A committed security executive, I have 20 years of experience in information security, including security processes, procedures, policies, and compliance. I’m a passionate Security Officer with expertise in identifying security gaps and working with companies to develop the safe and effective policies and procedures to mitigate those risks. My expertise has driven proven success in building effective security teams through strategic hiring, leadership through example, and excellent communication skills.
Product Manager at Xero
👉👉👉👉And I believe in living it up, wear my heart on my sleeve & love to strike a good conversation.👈👈👈👈
I am a decisive, adaptive and energetic human with years of Software Engineering experience in varied domains. When I get the time, you'll find me teaching Computer Science in uni or speaking at conferences.
A firm believer that art and tech need to intersect. So you'll notice my creativity in tech stems from my interest in paintings and dance. This allows me to be innovative, experimental and take the path less traveled!
Open API Business Owner at Raiffeisen Bank International
Transformation, Strategy and Innovation 👉 transforming challenging topics to business as usual. Digital transformation expert with pragmatic approach to achieving long term vision. Open finance and open organization advocate. Dedicated to constant learning and knowledge sharing.
Head of APIs at Adyen
MSc in System Analysis and Control, Software Development. 17+ years in various technology roles.
Currently focusing on API strategy, believe in API-first design, promote OpenAPI/Swagger/Stoplight/Postman and everything else that leads to great developer experience.
CEO of Approov
30+ years experience in software security, mobile apps/APIs, embedded software tools, design services, chip design, design automation tools, technical support, marketing, sales, fundraising, executive management & board advisory roles. Current focus is growing a business delivering revenue assurance for enterprises reliant on mobile channels to reach their customers. Approov is a SaaS security solution preventing APIs being accessed by anything other than genuine instances of your mobile apps running in a safe environment.
Product Marketing Manager at Stoplight
Anna Daugherty is the Product Marketing Manager for Stoplight. She has been involved with technology marketing for 10+ years, in everything from SaaS to eCommerce to video games. In her spare time, she enjoys tabletop RPGs, Carly Rae Jepsen, and being a huge nerd.
Founder & CEO of Perx Technologies
I’ve had the privilege of experiencing the best of both worlds, 5 startups and 3 global companies in the last 20 years in the enterprise software space solving mission critical business problems.
After 12 years in San Francisco and working with some of the brightest entrepreneurs, engineers, VCs, and tech leaders, I transitioned what a 2 year contract in Asia has now turned into 10 years, having mostly based in Singapore and Japan. The excitement continues, especially now that I’m leading my own startup in Singapore and expanding rapidly across geographies.
API Platform Lead at MSD Czech Republic
I'm interested in leading a cross-functional development team using agile methodologies and DevOps approach. My main focus is delivering value to the stakeholders using data driven approach - "if you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it". My style is leading and growing people instead of managing them, I'm a fan of the Management 3.0 approach.
I have more than 17 years experience with software engineering, application design and development, web services, databases, authentication and authorization frameworks, distributed systems and more...
Co-founder & CTO of Kong
Marco Palladino is an inventor, software developer and internet entrepreneur based in San Francisco, California. He is the co-founder and CTO of Kong, the most widely adopted open source API platform. Besides being a core maintainer, Marco is currently responsible for the design and delivery of the Kong products, while also providing the technical thought leadership around APIs and microservices within Kong and the external community. Marco was also the co-founder of Mashape, which started in 2010 and is today the largest API marketplace in the world.
Associate Director at KPMG
I take into account a corner business sector of DevSecOps/SRE, AiOps, Quality Engineering and clean Cloud arrangement reconciliations. My DevOps executions have demonstrated to help organisations to accomplish twofold digit revenue growth. I give two key verticals to make stable however light-footed arrangements:
1) High esteem Arrangement Incorporations: I make bespoke custom arrangements utilising OSS and Undertaking programming projects.
2) DevOps and Quality Engineering Consulting and Execution: Conveying CI/CT/CD straightforwardly
I pack huge rate into IT operations with Automation. My quality reconciliations gather and arrangement rich information such that it can be expended effortlessly.
Thats everything I do! That means, my day starts with Analysis, Designing, Coding, Testing, Deployments, Roll-outs and Monitoring.
Co-Founder & CEO at Corgibytes
I love fixing and maintaining existing applications. So much so, that I've built a team of like minded people to focus exclusively on legacy code projects. Through my business, Corgibytes, I help businesses breathe new life into old code. I call this software remodeling. Just like how you wouldn't bulldoze your house if you wanted to update your kitchen, it's often more cost-effective to improve the app you already have instead of starting over. I specialize in test-driven development and love working in many languages, platforms and frameworks.
Founder & CEO of Goldex Technologies
I am an entrepreneur with 18 years of experience in the financial services industry in London investment banks and with particular knowledge of multi-asset electronic trading technology, institutional brokerage and sales.
Other than being 100% focused on the growth of Goldex, the subject of Women in Business takes a big part of my heart. As a woman whose professional career has been in Finance, I am now trying to encourage younger women to take the same route and to also set up their own businesses. Yes, whilst the odds for female founders are not in our favour (as statistics clearly show in regards to funding), we must not allow this to stop us from achieving our professional dreams.
Technical Lead at Groupe SeLoger
Over 20 years experience as a Software Developer and software architect on Microsoft platforms and cloud distributed platforms in variety of functional domains, with the chance to make hands dirty on Cloud solution providers as AWS and Azure,
I've been involved as a developer, Software analyst , software and solution architect.
Developer Advocate at Cyral
Rob Richardson is a software craftsman building web properties in ASP.NET, Node, and Angular. He’s a Microsoft MVP, published author, frequent speaker at conferences, user groups, and community events, and a diligent teacher and student of high quality software development.
Product Lead, APIs at Docusign
Jeremy is an experienced Product leader of over 13 years with a proven track record of building and monetizing platforms such as Box and Tradeshift. He has managed and expanded developer platforms to communities of tens of thousands of developers, executed on high-profile integrations promoted by Salesforce and Google, and established key components in paths to monetization. While focused on Product, Jeremy has managed and grown several successful developer communities and Developer Relations teams. Jeremy is a mentor to top-tier startup accelerators such as Alchemist, Techstars, and Heavybit, and advises developer-focused startups such as Moesif (API intelligence) and OpenChannel.io (framework for app marketplaces). He is currently working on an API Product initiative at Docusign.
Chief Technology Evangelist at WSO2
Asanka’s goal is to connect humans and technology by helping organizations implement digital transformation programs that result in consumer-driven digital applications. In his current role, Asanka drives efforts to create, refine, and enhance WSO2’s corporate reference architecture and is responsible for spearheading a thought leadership outlook that defines WSO2’s corporate reference methodology for development, customer success, and implementation. Working closely with customers, partners, and analysts, he evangelizes WSO2’s technology vision. Asanka has over 20 years of industry experience, which includes designing and implementing highly scalable distributed systems, SOA and microservice architectures in the financial domain, mobile platforms, and various business integration solutions. He is also a committer of the Apache Software Foundation. Asanka is a regular speaker at numerous global events, and many tech meetups in San Francisco Bay Area.
Platform/API Product Leader at PayPal
Seasoned product leader & speaker with 10+ years of product experience. Unlocked $billions in payment flows by bringing to market API based products with best in class developer experience. I approach every work-day, meeting, conversation with a positive can-do attitude, strong empathy for the customer and a focus on execution.
CEO of Resurface Labs
My comfort zone is right at the intersection between people and technology. My technical and leadership skills were honed at Intel, Dell, and Quest Software, but my true passion is listening and learning from customers. After 15 years of experience in the APM market, I started Resurface with the idea that real customer empathy should inform and infuse everything we deliver.
Founder of apidays
Mehdi Medjaoui is the founder of APIdays conferences series worldwide, that he started in 2012 in Paris. He is highly involved in the API community and API Industry, and is a current author, lecturer, consultant and investor in the API space. In 2011 he co-founded OAuth.io, a SaaS OAuth API middleware for OAuth integration and implementation used by 40,000+ developers, that had been acquired in December 2017. His research involves publishing the API Industry Landscape and the yearly State of Banking APIs.
Cloud Engineer at Google
T-Shaped professional with 17 years of experience, passionate about driving the product at every stage from inception to completion. Having started the career as a developer, I’ve now grown into a role of technical evangelist and researcher with a special focus on driving strategic initiatives and involvement in thought leadership. I am a forward thinker with a balance of optimism, creativity, and technical practicality. My day-to-day work involves conceiving ideas and communicating the technical aspects in a subtle manner across business units at different levels; bit it marketing, technical geeks, developers, customers or sales.
Specialized in studying the products in-depth, digging into the core of technology and identifying areas for business growth to boost the company's long-term product portfolio.
Involved from Idea inception, patent filing to implementation. An active blogger on the topics of containerization, virtualization, security, cloud computing; promoting the product among users and industry experts.
Chief Data Architect at ADP, Ltd.
Boris has been working in the Application and Data Architecture space for the past 12 years. During his tenure with ADP (last 6 years), he has worked as a part of the ADP Innovation Labs API Initiative to define the API specifications and standards across extremely diversified ADP Business Ecosystems. Currently, Boris leads an API Governance team within the ADP Enterprise Architecture to ensure the consistent API look-and-feel and intuitive API First design approach.
Director of Developer Relations at DataStax
Cedrick is Directory of Developer Advocacy at DataStax where he share his passions about about Cassandra and distributed architectures by training and creating applications for developers. He created FF4j, an open source framework for Feature Toggle which he still actively maintains. He is also contributor in JHipster team.
Digital Transformation Business 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.
Chief Technology Officer at Akana by Perforce
Rod Cope is the CTO of Perforce Software. He provides technical vision and architectural leadership for the company’s globally distributed development teams. Rod came to Perforce from Rogue Wave Software, where he was CTO. He was also the Founder and CTO of OpenLogic, a profitable venture-backed company in the open source space, and joined Rogue Wave as CTO following the acquisition.
Previously in his 25+ year software career, he worked at IBM, IBM Global Services, General Electric, and for the CTO of Anthem. Rod has also led key technical teams working on mission-critical applications at Ericsson and Integral. For the last 20 years, Rod has spoken on various technical and business topics at dozens of conferences around the world, including APIdays, API World, JavaOne, OSCON, Embedded World, ApacheCon, Strata/Big Data, and LinuxCon.
Rod holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Louisville. He lives with his wife and dogs in Colorado where they all enjoy hiking, traveling, and dog sports.
Principal Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat
A confident professional and focused individual with a blend of management skills underpinned with strong technical knowledge that have been developed in leading blue chip organisations. Broad-based experience and business skills have been effective across the corporate spectrum.
API Gateway Lead, IBM API Connect and DataPower Gateways at IBM
Morris leads the API Gateway team for IBM’s API Connect and DataPower Gateway products, providing a wide variety of capabilities with a highly-performant implementation custom-built for API traffic, while also enabling access to thousands of legacy capabilities. Last month, the team released fully-integrated APIM management for GraphQL APIs. Previously, Morris has led innovative teams at IBM, across a wide number of areas: Web Services, REST, Compilers, a GUI framework, instant messaging, XML processing, JSON processing, and more.
Hybrid Cloud, Integration, Financial Services at IBM
Nick is a technical evangelist for IBMs integration portfolio working as a technical specialist exploring current trends and building leading edge solutions. He has spent the last 5 years working in the field and guiding a series of teams through their microservices journey. Before that he spent 5+ years in various other roles such as a developer, an architect and a IBM DataPower specialist. Over the course of his career he’s been a user of node, xsl, JSON, Docker, Solr, IBM API Connect, Kubernetes, Java, SOAP, XML, WAS, Docker, Filenet, MQ, C++, CastIron, IBM App Connect, IBM Integration Bus.
Product Marketing Manager FSI at Red Hat
Thoughtful business & technology professional with 20 years of multidisciplinary background and achievements in a broad range from programming to business development and management. Entrepreneur, self-taught and original identity, graduating positions in the work practice and aiming at the market needs.
I believe that people learn best by doing and collectively achieving results, so I have acquired a broad set of competencies in the practice. In the past 6 years performing sales related functions to large enterprises including Banks, Capital Markets and Insurers.
What inspires me is to make things differently: in a way much better than they are, so unique as the vast majority wouldn't do, challenging the status quo and the inner limits. Doing the right thing & doing things right. This is who I am.
Head of Security Research at Traceable AI
Inon has 8 years of experience in application security. He started his career in a red team in a government organization for 5 years, and then moved to the Silicon Valley to learn more about startups, modern applications and APIs. Today he provides consultation to various companies, and leads the research for a startup in the field of API security.
Architect and Chapter Lead - Cloud at Danske IT Services
Architect ,Team Leader and Engineer with 21 years of hands-on IT experience in application development, system integration, technology advisory, consulting, process management, wide exposure to Banking domain and business transformation programs. I emphasize on dimensions of customer, technology re-usability, cost and simplicity to resolve business problems. Capabilities include end-to-end API development on Cloud, technology strategizing, transforming landscape for private and public Cloud, API Management, defining solutions using big data and machine learning.
As we move into the API economy, there are huge opportunities for new and innovative solutions. In order to unlock value with new business models and winning experiences you need the help of an API management solution that enables automated API creation, simple discovery of assets, self-service access for developers, and built-in security and governance. IBM would like to be your partner on this journey, sharing our expertise and experiences to help maximize the value of APIs for your enterprise. More information: https://www.ibm.com/cloud/api-connect
Noname Security has the most powerful, complete, and easy-to-use API security platform that enables enterprises to discover, analyze, remediate, and test all APIs. Noname finds and inventories APIs; detects attacks, suspicious behavior, and misconfigurations using AI-based behavioral analysis; prevents attacks and integrates with existing remediation and security infrastructure; and actively validates APIs before deployment.
Sensedia focuses on modern integrations solutions and offers world-class products, such as the Sensedia API Platform, Adaptive Governance, Events Hub, Service Mesh and Cloud Connectors. The company also provides Strategy & Professional Services around full life cycle API management.
Sensedia is recognized by the Gartner Magic Quadrant as Visionary and by the Forrester Wave report as a Strong Performer, both regarding our full life cycle management products.
APIs are driving your digital business, whether you know it or no and the world’s leading organizations trust Akana to secure, design, and manage their APIs to reach their full digital potential while minimizing risk.
We continue to think about integration, initiate business transformation, and enable rapid innovation for the Internet of Things, enabling companies to stand out from their competitors with business models. We give them the freedom to connect and integrate any technology, from the app to the edge. We open data silos and make data divisible, usable, and valuable, so our customers can make the best decisions and unlock new growth opportunities.
StackHawk makes it simple for developers to find, triage, and fix application security bugs. Scan your application for AppSec bugs, triage and fix with provided documentation, and automate in your pipeline to prevent future bugs from hitting prod.
Modern applications are extremely hard to secure and protect. Microservices, APIs, and cloud services are complex and continuously change. Traceable enables security to manage their application and API risks given the continuous pace of change and modern threats to applications. More information: https://www.
Datadog is a SaaS-based monitoring and security platform for infrastructure, applications, logs, and more. Through its fully unified platform, Datadog delivers complete visibility into the performance of modern applications.