CNIT (Centre des Nouvelles Industries et Technologies), Paris
December 6, 7 & 8, 2023
APIs are the angular stone of Digital transformation. At apidays Paris, we will explore the Industry landscape to understand how API strategies can help organizations:
CIOs, CTO, CDOs, SVPs, VPs, Heads of Innovation, Heads of API, API Architects, Developers, Software Engineers, Infrastructure & Cloud Managers, IT Managers, Product Managers, Consultants & Analysts
Learn from the best about Business Models, Design & Documentation, Lifecycle Management, Security & Identity Management, Testing & Monitoring, Banking APIs and Open Banking, Developer Marketing, Digital Transformation, GraphQL, Microservice Architecture, Mobile & IoT APIs
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Since 2012, 70+ apidays conferences have been organised in 15 countries to cover Banking & Financial Services | Consulting | Energy | Healthcare & Life Science | IT & Technology | Manufacturing & Automotive | Media | Non-profit & Education | Public Sector | Retail | Transport & Hospitality
APIs are the angular stone of Digital transformation. At apidays Paris, we will explore the Industry landscape to understand how API strategies can help organizations:
Co-Chairman at Conseil National du Numérique and Digital Champion pour la France à la Commission Européenne
Lead API, Integration and BaaS Architect | Wholesale Banking Technology at HSBC
John Phenix is the Lead API & Integration Architect for HSBC Commercial Bank. Leading the strategy for internal and external APIs. John started his career as a physicist before moving into financial services working for several major firms.
Founder & Chairman 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.
Engineering Manager at Ingka Group | IKEA
Dervis Avdic, working as Engineering Manager for API Management at Ingka Group - IKEA Retail. In my function I try to empower and enable engineering teams (200+) connectivity across of multi hybrid cloud eco-system with a first-class developer experience. I have a great passion for technology and solving problems, but the things I loved the most is my family.
Sr. Director of Technology at Publicis Sapient
Ronnie Mitra is an author and consultant at Publicis Sapient, where he leads strategy work for APIs and Cloud Native Integration. He is currently completing work on a new book titled "Microservices: Up and Running" with co-author Irakli Nadareishvili.
CEO of Make
Fabian is the CEO at Make (www.make.com). Fabian joined Make (formerly Integromat) in 2020 as COO right after managing the acquisition by Celonis. Prior to that, Fabian has held various roles at Celonis where he has played an essential role in building Celonis' operations from 20 people to more than 1,000 employees.
API Product Lead at Fiserv
Ryan Clifford is API Product Lead for Fiserv’s EMEA Developer Platform (https://fiserv.dev), leading the team to deliver APIs that enable merchant acquiring and payments for financial institutions, enterprise merchants and ISVs.
His previous experience spans roles in product, technology and strategy across financial services and fintech. His main focus includes developer platforms, APIs and developer relations.
API Product Owner at Fiserv
Ros Bennis is API Product Owner for the EMEA Developer Platform (https://fiserv.dev) at Fiserv, managing customer facing API products through the design and delivery lifecycle into production.
He has over 16 years’ experience in software development, operations, project management and product, delivering eCommerce solutions spanning a variety of industries.
Author of "Design and Build great APIs", "Continuous API Management", Speaker & Advisor
An internationally known author and speaker, Mike Amundsen travels the world consulting and talking about network architecture, Web development, and other subjects. As Director of Architecture for the API Academy, he works with companies to provide insight on how best to capitalize on the opportunities APIs present to both consumers and the enterprise.
Amundsen has authored numerous books and papers. His 2013 collaboration with Leonard Richardson "RESTful Web APIs" and his 2011 book, “Building Hypermedia APIs with HTML5 and Node”, are common references for building adaptable Web applications. He co-authored "Microservice Architecture" (June 2016) and his latest book, "RESTful Web Clients", is scheduled for release in late 2016.
Head of Transitional Application & Decomissioning Dev & Integration Team at Allianz Technology
Customer Experience and Commercial Communications Director at Orange Wholesale France
Founder of Les-Tilleuls.coop, CEO & Creator of API Platform, Vulcain and Mercure Protocole
Founder of Les-Tilleuls.coop (a French worker-owned cooperative), Kévin is CEO and CTO, specialist in designing critical web applications (high traffic, high availability, interoperability). He's a member of the Symfony framework core-team, and the creator of API Platform, of Mercure.rocks and Vulcain.rocks protocols. He's an active contributor to more than a hundred open source projects including the PHP language, Laravel, Doctrine ORM, Prestashop and tools from the React and Kubernetes ecosystems. Kévin is also an international speaker, a lecturer and a book writer. In his younger years, he used to play in a punk band
President of INNO3
CEO of inno³, a consulting firm specialized in the management of OS projects and intellectual property. Known for all his work on Open Source and Open Data, Benjamin Jean is currently CEO of inno³, an open innovation consulting firm focused on IP’s value and collaborative and open project management. He is also the cofounder of « Open Law*, Le droit ouvert », a french non-profit organization promoting activities to enhance the legal sector’s transformation through digital co-creation programs based on Open data, Open Source and Open Innovation principles. Strongly mobilized on opportunities presented by these open models in the digital transformation of careers and major industrial sectors, Benjamin Jean regularly intervenes as an expert at several related events and conferences. Indeed, besides his full-time job at inno3, he teaches Intellectual Property law at several universities, he is lecturer
at Science Po, and works at Gilles Vercken Law firm. He wrote and translated several Open Source and Open Data Licenses or similar licenses as the INTILA 1 licence template (Interoperability Information Licence Agreement) for the European Commission.
Principal Architect at Cisco
Principal Architect at Cisco, Stève Sfartz leads Cisco’ API Experience. The cross-engineering groups initiative defines internal standards for APIs and drives compliance, quality and consistency in developer experience, API design and lifecycle across Cisco Networking, Data Center, Security, Collaboration, and Customer Experience. Advisor for strategic initiatives and incubation projects, Stève is a recognized industry expert in API strategy, governance and design. https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevesfartz/
CTO at Leaf Agriculture
Tech manager. Passionate by developing talents, building teams, solving problems and creating new products. Former architect and developer. Researcher on data processing and integration in highly scalable environments.
Co-Lead at Women in APIs & Director at APIsFirst
I make strategy happen: a translator of goals and aspirations into technology change that sticks. Galvanising teams and individuals around the big picture; getting traction with short-term priorities for customers and stakeholders; while making tangible progress towards longer-term transformational outcomes. My best work is at the busy intersection of transformation, scaled agile delivery, systems and platforms overhaul, business architecture, digital innovation, and cultural change. Comfortable with high degrees of ambiguity, I'm about getting cut through quickly and forging buy-in to ways forward at the coalface of delivery; while maintaining a deep respect for people as humans and recognising the impact of decisions and action on impacted individuals and groups. I’m a systems thinker with wide-ranging experience leading technology, project and consulting teams in industries such as financial services and acute healthcare, across Australia, the UK and Hong Kong. I believe diversity of thought and input is fundamental to challenging cultural norms and ingrained behaviours constructively. Collaborative and pragmatic in my approach, results come through planning and execution discipline, infectious energy and care for the individual. As an active champion for women in technology and global lead of Women In APIs, I am regularly sought out to mentor and coach women at different stages in their lives and careers. I have conceived and delivered multiple programs that have made a tangible difference for balance and inclusion targeted at groups such as female high school students looking at university and job choices; women returning to IT work after a career break; and non-native English speakers gaining confidence with better writing and communication skills.
Head of Developer Relations & Product Marketing at Skyflow
I am currently Head of Developer Relations and Product Marketing at Skyflow. Prior to Skyflow, I led developer relations for Google’s Business Communications product suite, founded Proven.com and I was a Postdoctoral student in Bioinformatics at Stanford University.
I consider myself an engineer and storyteller. I’ve been programming and hacking on things since I was a kid. I’ve worked on everything from web, Android and iOS, chatbots, and desktop apps, to applications of data mining, ML and information visualization.
SDET Manager at Lytho
Passionate quality leader experienced in driving quality processes for - SASS, WebApp, MobileApp, Enterprise on-premise solutions. Mentor and guide teams in various developmental activities. Firm believer of technology driven solution, make constant efforts towards inclusive development.
Founder & CEO of Meta API
Passionate about cinema, I started my career making software and APIs in a French dubbing company. Then I pushed my skills by creating from scratch a SaaS platform for a startup. Now founder of Meta-API, I fully embrace APIs to push them to a new level.
Founder & CEO of TESOBE
Pioneering Open Banking since February 2010, Simon is the CEO of TESOBE and founder of the Open Bank Project, the open source API platform for banks. Simon studied electronic engineering in Manchester in the early 80's where he focused on real time programming and digital systems - and he subsequently worked as a software developer, architect, sysadmin and DBA on numerous web / mobile platforms both large and small.
A hacker at heart, Simon is also a composer and enjoys interdisciplinary creative collaborations. Simon is a keen supporter of open source and open data believing they are a sustainable force for social good.
Developer Advocate at Postman
Pooja Mistry(@poojamakes) is a Developer Advocate at Postman. She is passionate about the intersection of technology and community, and she works to expand the reach of Postman’s API Platform to developers worldwide. Before working at Postman, Pooja led the Partnership Advocacy Program at IBM and worked to build communities around sharing technology insights in the API, AI-Ops, Integration, and Data and AI space. Pooja loves to learn, teach, and share her knowledge with developers. Along with being a proud plant mom, she strongly believes in helping new technologists get up and running with technology and feel confident in their abilities to make!
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.
Solutions Architect at AWS
Keerthana Ganesh is a Solutions Architect at AWS with a background in Cyber Security and Cloud Engineering. She helps customers make informed decisions by providing them with advice so that they can build the most suitable solution for their needs.
Android Developer at Natwest Digital Channels
Shubham is an application developer at Natwest, one of Britain's biggest retail banks. He helps create user experiences that allow customers from all segments to manage their money on the go in a secure, seamless and well-designed manner.
CEO of APImetrics
David has worked in mobile and cloud computing solutions since their inception, building API gateway products and more recently bringing AI and ML to API and Microservice performance analysis with APImetrics.
Fellow at Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation
Shelby Switzer is a software engineer with the US Digital Service at the Department of Health and Human Services. As a conference organizer, Code for America volunteer, and civic technologist, Shelby has worked in community organizing, open source software, and technology activism across three US for over 8 years. Shelby also writes about civic digital infrastructure on their blog, civicunrest.com.
As a fellow on the State Software Collaborative, Shelby does advance research around and create practical resources for state, territorial, local, and tribal governments seeking to build software collaboratively with each other.
CTO at Wib
Chuck Herrin is Wib's CTO, bringing with him over 18 years as the CISO of multiple global financial services firms with operations in over 100 countries.
Mr. Herrin has broad and deep experience partnering with business leaders, board members, and other stakeholders to achieve their goals, enhance risk management discipline, improve transparency, and deliver transformational change.
Vice President, IBM Automation - Integration at IBM
Eileen Lowry is the Vice President of Product Management for IBM Integration. She leads a team of product managers that focus on providing enterprise integration software which helps businesses connect systems and move information quickly and securely so businesses can automate work and humans can derive insights.
Before joining the Integration team, Eileen led the enterprise content services business, which includes technology to intelligently capture data from content to automate business processes, as well access, manage and govern enterprise content at each step of the lifecycle. Prior to that, Eileen built and led the IBM Blockchain Expert Labs team that designed, built and deployed blockchain applications.
During her 17 years at IBM, she has held various business and technical roles, including product management, professional services, M&A strategy and business development, and finance. She currently lives in Los Angeles and graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Union College in New York and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business in New York.
Distinguished Engineer and CTO, IBM Integration at IBM
Matt Roberts is the Distinguished Engineer and CTO for the IBM Integration product portfolio which includes IBM's API Connect for full lifecycle API management, DataPower Gateway, and App Connect for application integration. He has over 10 years experience delivering Software and SaaS solutions in the API space - first as a Developer then as an Architect, as well as advising customers on successful API strategy and deployment.
Sales Engineer at Solace
Ben is a Sales Engineer at Solace, helping enterprises to gain benefits by implementing real-time data use cases with Event Driven Architecture. He has over 10 years experience in asynchronous system integration and participated in API-Management projects. Before joining Solace Ben worked in different positions within the Platform Integration Unit for Europes largest Retailer the Schwarz Group (Lidl & Kaufland).
Director of Developer Advocacy at DataStax
Cedrick leads the Developer Advocate Team at Datastax. Speaker, trainer he is firstly a passionate java (but not only) developer. In 2013 he created the open source feature toggle library called FF4J which he has been actively maintaining. With 15 years in the industry as tech leach, solution architect or presales he can discuss a wide range of technologies and architectures.
Senior Director of Technical Marketing and Cross Portfolio Program at Red Hat
Mark is responsible as Senior Director for technical marketing of Red Hat's Application Services offering. Previously he led Product Management for Red Hat Integration, all powered by open source software (including 3scale API management, AMQ messaging plus Apache Kafka streaming, and Apache Camel distributed integration). Prior to acquisition by Red Hat, he served as Chief Operating Officer at the API management company 3scale, overseeing technical customer operations and business development. Mark holds a degree in Software Engineering from the University Of Birmingham, UK and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA
APIs & Integration Developer Advocate at Red Hat
Hugo Guerrero works at Red Hat as an APIs and messaging developer advocate. In this role, he helps the marketing team with technical overview and support to create, edit, and curate product content shared with the community through webinars, conferences, and other activities. With more than 20 years of experience as a developer, consultant, architect, and software development manager, he also works on open source software with major private and federal public sector clients in Latin America.
Director of Field Engineering - EMEA at Solo.io
Denis is the Director of Field Engineering at Solo.io, a company building application networking solutions for the edge and service mesh. Denis is a passionate engineer who has spent his career in technical roles working directly with customers and users to help them adopting emerging technologies.
Catalyst & Program Director at Axway
Emmanuel has vast experience working in the banking industry. He is skilled in Innovation Management, Blockchain, enterprise architecture, and open business (API). Emmanuel developed the first Internet website at LIX (Laboratoire informatique de Polytechnique) in 1994, developed neural network algorithms (OCR), then followed a professional path leading innovation at LCL and Crédit Agricole. In 2013, he was the Founder and CEO for 7 years of Crédit Agricole Store, the world's first Open Banking initiative, before joining Axway’s elite Catalysts team.
Founder & CEO of Rapid
Iddo Gino is the Founder and CEO of Rapid. 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.
CTO at APIIDA
Markus Müller is Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at APIIDA. He oversees technology strategy and product development. Prior to focusing on API management and security technologies in his role as CTO of APIIDA, he worked on bringing digital and physical identities and security systems together, to create a holistic view on security.
Today, he and his team work directly with customers to solve the problems of the most complex API environments. Markus is a member of multiple API and security related working groups and holds a seat in the Business Governance Board of the OpenAPI Initiative. He is also a regular speaker at conferences and meetups, such as the apidays.
CTO & Co-Founder at RAW Labs
CEO and CTO of RAW Labs leading RAW’s technical team and product. Between 2003-2009, Miguel was at CERN where he developed the distributed data management system of the ATLAS Experiment of the Large Hadron Collider, a massive multi-PB data management infrastructure across 100+ computing centres. After CERN, and frustrated by the apparent limitations of existing database systems, Miguel was briefly converted into an academic database researcher working with Anastasia on in-situ query processing as the future of data management. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southampton in 2009.
CEO and Co-Founder at Temporal Technologies
Maxim has spent the last 20 years building massive distributed systems for Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Uber. Among other things, he led the design and development of the AWS SQS backend, and AWS Simple Workflow Service. At Uber, Maxim led the effort on open source projects Cherami and Cadence Workflow.
Since October of 2019, Maxim has been the CEO/Cofounder of Temporal Technologies. Its flagship open source project temporal.io is redefining the way large-scale reliable applications are developed and operated.
Software Engineering Manager at Kong
Charly manages the Mesh engineering team at Kong. In the past he's built and operated multiple infrastructure projects at large scale.
Architect, API Connect Cloud & SaaS at IBM Integration
As a Cloud and SaaS Architect for IBM, Ricky has been involved in the evolution of API Management and IBM API Connect since 2014, going back to IBM's first software and cloud service offerings on IBM Cloud. Since then he has enjoyed collaborating with customers and colleagues worldwide to identify and implement cloud solutions that meet their varying needs.
CEO & API Product Manager at apiable.io
Fascinated by Technology, keeps abreast of new trends and loves his gadgets. Continues to actively invest in education with on and off the job learning. Enjoys bringing an entrepreneurial flair to drive product strategy, thinks in an Agile/Lean way. He is a bridge between technical and business worlds and uses his diplomatic skills wisely, seeking first to understand and then be understood. Allan has embarked on a new mission to help make API programs great, so far so good!
Principal Developer at Les-Tilleuls.coop
Symfony Developer at Les-Tilleuls.coop
Symfony Developer at Les-Tilleuls.coop, Mathias is an Open Source aficionado. He mainly contributes to Symfony and API Platform and authored some libraries related to it. Even if he's not wearing a huge developer beard, he loves working with Emacs, VI, and Bash.
CTO at Les-Tilleuls.coop
With 10 years of experience in back-end development, software architecture and team management, Grégoire is a consultant but also a trainer and co-manager of the training organization "MasterClass" by Les-Tilleuls.coop. Contributor to many open source projects and writer of technical articles, he is the author of the book "Memex: la route du REST". He is also a speaker at national events. He teaches the development of API oriented applications through PHP at the University of Lille and at the Enigma school in Lille.
Developer Advocate at Solace
Hari is a dynamic, creative and innovative professional who is always looking for a challenge and understands different software development processes from both technical and business perspectives.
His main background is Software Engineering in Java, Microservices and EDA. DevOps and Agile is more about who he is and how he does things and cooperates with people.
Hari’s current focus is on evaluating emerging technologies, practices, frameworks and identifying how they can best serve the long-term interests and ambitions of his clients.
He is passionate about how programming can be a key participant in sustainability discussions, identifying points for consideration while making technology choices from a green perspective.
Expert Architect & Principal Presales at Axway
With a rich career in the IT world, particularly with well-known vendors, Spasija is now specialized in API management, hybrid architectures (IPaaS, Cloud, Multicloud), IT project management, innovation and technology.
Field Engineer at solo.io
Baptiste works as a Field Engineer at Solo.io and helps customers to get up to speed with Envoy and Istio technologies. Over the last decade, Baptiste worked as a middleware expert and also as an IT Architect. He likes plumbing pieces of software together, especially when they run on Kubernetes!
Solutions Architect at Cloudflare
Mark is a Solutions Architect for Serverless/Devops at Cloudflare. Before joining the company he both worked at a leading German AI startup, where he established and led multiple tech teams there ( DevOps, Solutions Engineering & Developer Platform) and started a startup himself. He has a fullstack background, and focusses on Serverless technologies.
Solutions Architect & Global Lead Partner Enablement at Kong
Mos Amokhtari is a Solutions Architect at Kong for the last 3 years. He's on a mission to help partners build and grow business around Kong solutions. Mos has nearly 20 years of experience as a solutions architect for various software editors.
Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft
Cloud Solution Architect with a broad experience in System Infrastructure, Application Development, DevOps and Security.
Solution Engineer & Technical APIm Consultant at Gravitee.io
Dorian is an expert technical consultant in API management. He also has a great interest in Cloud Native approaches, Microservices, Servicemesh, Event Driven Architecture, Dev Ops...the list goes on!
Principal Curriculum Developer at Temporal Technologies
Alternating between software engineering and technical education roles, Tom Wheeler's career spans more than 25 years in the financial, healthcare, aerospace, and tech industries. Prior to joining Temporal, he created and taught training courses at Cloudera, developed engineering software at Boeing, helped design and implement a high-volume data processing system for WebMD, and served as senior programmer/analyst for a brokerage firm.
Developer Advocate at Vonage
Benjamin is a Developer Advocate at Vonage. He has been helping build developer communities since 2018. He enjoys the dynamism of Developer Relations as a field; equally technical, creative, and social. Benjamin lives in Tel Aviv where technology and the startup mindset are inseparable. He loves this promise of technology; that through innovation every problem can be solved, and by anyone.
Developer Advocacy Lead at Postman
Arlemi Turpault is the Head of Developer Advocacy at Postman, an API platform used by 20M+ people around the world. He started his career as a software engineer doing research and development for Augmented Reality solutions, then naturally turned to developer relations as a deep advocate for great user experiences and access to knowledge. Based in London (UK), and when not interacting with other community members, he can be found reading fantasy books or pretending to be a guitar hero on Rocksmith.
Sustainable Digital Expert at BPCE SI & Groupe BPCE & Strategy Deputy Director at INR
Sustainability Consultant at DarwinX and Member of Lean ICT and Climate Education working group at Shift Project at The Shift Project
Green Software Researcher, ecocode.io & Associate Professor in Computer Science at Pau University
Site Reliability Engineer at Goldman Sachs
Sarah is a Site Reliability Engineer with Goldman Sachs working on a distributed platform in Google Cloud Platform that will support its entire GS's Global Markets' trading business. She started the grassroots effort in GS to tackle sustainability in engineering while being the organisation lead for Goldman Sachs with the Green Software Foundation. She is also the chair of the Principle’s project, a learning material that describes a core set of competencies needed to define, run and build green software.
Head of the MSc "Strategy & Design for the Anthropocene" / Scientific Director at Origens