Authors

Meet our authors.

Those who know me know that I'm passionate about 3 things: rock climbing, physics, and performance. I've worked in performance monitoring and optimizations in enterprise environments for the better part of the last 10 years. Now as a Product Manager I am doing my best to build those experiences into Dynatrace.

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Andreas Grabner has 20+ years of experience as a software developer, tester and architect and is an advocate for high-performing cloud scale applications. He is a regular contributor to the DevOps community, a frequent speaker at technology conferences and regularly publishes articles on blog.dynatrace.com. You can follow him on Twitter: @grabnerandi

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Wolfgang is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He has a long record of research in software analytics and mobile computing. At Dynatrace, he's responsible for baseline calculation and event correlation in performance analytics. He also drives the topic of mobile app monitoring.

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Alex is a Senior Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He has deep experience gleaned from the earliest days of web development, performance, and analytics for online businesses. He is the expert for real user monitoring at Dynatrace.

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Dave is Global VP Marketing at Dynatrace based in Boston. Dave has extensive digital marketing experience working both client side as well as with leading global agencies. Dave has a passion for technical analysis, coding, search, social media strategies, website development, and design. With this he is able to translate complicated theories into a simplified perspective. A self-confessed geek, published musician, coffee addict and sporting tragic, his perspective is rarely boring. You can reach him at @daveando

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Martin is a member of the Dynatrace Innovation Lab and works as Tech Lead for Azure and Microservices technologies. Before joining Dynatrace, he worked as a Lead Software Developer and Architect on Java web applications for about a decade. Besides that, he is dedicated to software architecture, retro gaming and running.

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Karolina is a Product Manager at Dynatrace. She is our expert in infrastructure monitoring, with special emphasis on cloud & virtualization topics. She is a big fan of outdoor activities and loves inline skating!

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Alois is Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He is passionate about performance and quality. Before joining Dynatrace, he was a researcher for software quality measurements. If he is not working, he loves doing outdoor activities.

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As the director of the global Brand and Comms team, I love finding ways for Dynatrace to broadcast the fantastic innovation and success we share with our customers. We have such a strong story to tell but the way we communicate must constantly evolve to make sure we listen to, connect with and remain relevant to our modern, digital stakeholders. I relish the opportunity to work for Dynatrace - our technology, team, customers and culture is formidable and couldn’t be more primed to meet the needs of digital businesses today.

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Bartek is Senior Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He's worked on APM and ALM products for over 17 years. His background is in software development, but he's also passionate about user experience, process optimization, and delivering value to customers. Outside of work, Bartek enjoys travel, photography, jogging, and is CEO of a retro gaming and computing society that organizes public events and exhibitions. Proud father of three daughters.

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Jakub is a Product Manager with a technical background and diverse corporate and startup experience. He is focused on building products that customers love to use!

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Guido is a Director, Product Management at Dynatrace with a technical background in developing enterprise software and monitoring solutions. Guido looks after a wide range of Dynatrace technologies, from OneAgent to the UI. He's always looking for ways of improving product usability and simplifying the complexities of APM.

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Alex is a product manager at ruxit. He is the expert in monitoring web applications with a special focus on real user monitoring and synthetic monitoring.

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Colleen is a Marketing Manager at Dynatrace. She has been working 16+ years in the IT B2B space and lends her expertise to support various strategic initiatives at Dynatrace, including SAP, ServiceNow, OpenShift, and vertical market messaging. When not at work, you can find her pounding the pavement training for a marathon.

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Dominik is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace with a focus on real user monitoring. He’s responsible for developing the features and capabilities of our web and mobile monitoring offerings. Before joining the Product Management team, Dominik worked on the development of Dynatrace.

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Daniela is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. She is responsible for broadening and deepening monitoring capabilities for enterprise cloud platforms. Before joining Dynatrace, she conducted research in the area of variability modeling.

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Matt Keenan is responsible for Partner & Technology Alliance Marketing at Dynatrace. Matt is an industry veteran with 20 years’ experience in technical sales, marketing, and partners across IT disciplines including Cloud, Managed Services, and Application Performance Management. Matt is based in Chicago and has a passion for football (soccer) and all things a bit nerdy.

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Besides sailing and horseback riding, Pawel was always a passionate of application performance management and end user experience monitoring. Currently he applies years of market experience in this area as a Dynatrace Product Manager.

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Katalin Haverinen-Varga is a Business Development Manager at Dynatrace who likes to write blogs.

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Wolfgang is a Technical Product Manager for Dynatrace Managed with a professional background as a software architect, management consultant, and team lead in various industries. He is an outdoors-addicted spare-time triathlete with a passion for technology and traveling. Follow him at @werwuifi

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Gary is a Subject Matter Expert in Network Performance Analytics at Dynatrace, responsible for Dynatrace NAM’s technical marketing programs. He is a co-inventor of multiple performance analysis features and continues to champion the value of network performance analytics. He is the author of Network Application Performance Analysis (WalrusInk, 2014).

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Philipp is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He likes automation, performance, and grandma's goulash. At Dynatrace, he's responsible for browser monitors and real user monitoring related topics.

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Alois is Chief Technology Strategist of Dynatrace. He is fanatic about monitoring, DevOps and application performance. He spent most of his professional career in building monitoring tools and speeding up applications. He is a regular conference speaker, blogger, book author and Sushi maniac.

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Daniel has over 17 years experience as a full-stack developer, architect, and technical lead in the field of web engineering where he's used his strong problem-solving skills in hundreds of projects. He is passionate about continuous learning, using new technologies, and sharing his discoveries with others. As a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace, Daniel focuses on cognitive services and monitoring web technologies.

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Klaus is a Senior Technology Strategist in the Center of Excellence at Dynatrace. Klaus influences the strategic direction and development of application performance management solutions. He has deep experience gleaned from years of developing and running large scale web and mobile applications for online businesses.

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Ryan has been working in the IT and Telecommunications industries for over 12 years with experience in all forms of data communications. In his 8+ years at Dynatrace, he has spent considerable time experimenting with digital technologies and social media. Ryan also enjoys cynicism, soccer, basketball and video games.

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Scott is a Product Marketer focused on Dynatrace’s integration and partnership with Pivotal Cloud Foundry. He has spent 16+ years in technology sales and marketing and is always looking for ways to reduce the friction in business and life. If you have a couple of hours, ask him about CrossFit.

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David Jones is the Director of Sales Engineering and AIOPs Evangelism for Dynatrace. He has been with Dynatrace for 10 years, and has 20 years’ experience working with web and mobile technologies from the first commercial HTML editor to the latest web delivery platforms and architectures. He has worked with scores of Fortune 500 organizations providing them the most recent industry best practices for web and mobile application delivery. Prior to Dynatrace he has worked at Gomez (Waltham), S1 Corp (Atlanta), Broadvision (Bay Area), Interleaf/Texcel (Waltham), i4i (Toronto) and SoftQuad (Toronto).

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Jürgen is a Technology Strategist at Dynatrace. He is passionate about cloud technologies, self-healing applications, and automation. His job in the Innovation Lab is to research emerging technologies and to leverage them in his daily work. He loves sharing his experience with others by speaking at conferences and meetups around the globe. When he is not working, you can find him outdoors, biking, hiking or running. You can follow him @jetzlstorfer

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Rich Bentley is senior director of product marketing at Dynatrace. He has been marketing products in the IT management space for 20 years (although it's hard to believe he could be that old), and before that was a systems engineer and software developer. In his free time he enjoys music, woodworking, and spending time with his one wife, two kids and two dogs.

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Jan is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace, responsible for Synthetic and PHP monitoring. Professionally, Jan brings vast experience in enterprise systems development and monitoring. He believes in close interactions with the development team and is enthusiastic about continuous process optimization. He's really passionate about simple solutions that solve complicated problems and user experience that maximizes product potential.

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In his role as Technology Strategist, Johannes drives the strategy, adoption, and integration of Cloud Foundry at Dynatrace. He is passionate about approaches for microservice architectures, process automation and sharing his findings with others. Before joining Dynatrace, he earned a PhD in Business Informatics by conducting research in measuring source code and software design quality. When Johannes is not in front of a computer, you can find him on mountain bike and hiking trails.

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Charlotte is Marketing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Dynatrace based in Paris, France. She has been working for more than 10 years in Worldwide IT BtoB companies as a marketer. Charlotte is passionate about marketing techniques, meeting customer requirements. and she’s always looking for new, original and efficient way to push the Dynatrace message on the field. You can reach her at @CNParisAPM

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Peter is a Technical Advocate in the Dynatrace Innovation Lab. He has spent 20+ years in systems administration and quality engineering. His love for presenting is only tempered by the occasional failed live-demo. Peter is not comfortable writing bios in the third person.

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Dirk Wallerstorfer is Global Head of Innovation at Dynatrace. He has 15+ years of deep, hands-on experience in networking, security, and software engineering. Dirk's job is to know everything that is going on around virtualization of infrastructure and application environments. He spends his days on researching new and emerging technologies, profoundly understanding them, and sharing his experiences and findings through blog posts and during his frequent speaking engagements at conferences and meetups around the world. Dirk is from Austria, son of two, husband of one, and father of two.

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Director of Solution Marketing DEM, Dynatrace

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Maciej is a Product Manager and Agile evangelist with a technical background as a web and mobile app UX designer, architect, and developer. Experienced as an entrepreneur and startup founder, Maciej is a specialist in building great products with exceptional user experience.

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Sonja is a Technical Product Manager for Dynatrace. She has a broad technical expertise acquired from more than 15 years working in IT. Contact her at @SonjaChevre

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Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen is a native Californian and long-time Silicon Valley exec. As a Valley entrepreneur, he’s made a career of building successful tech companies in highly competitive markets. In fact, CRN Magazine named John a “Top 25 Disrupter” for his relentless focus on breaking the mold and championing new business models. At Dynatrace, he’s surrounded himself with people just as motivated, driven and passionate about innovation and customer success as he is.

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading industry analyst and globally recognized expert on agile digital transformation. He writes and speaks on how today’s disruptive enterprise technology trends support the digital professional’s business transformation goals. He writes for Forbes, his biweekly newsletter the Cortex, and several contributed blogs. He also helps technology vendors and service providers communicate their digital transformation stories.

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Roman is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. Idealistic in nature, Roman is intent on finding solutions to problems and building products without limiting mindsets or preconceptions. At Dynatrace, Roman is responsible for dashboarding and charting.

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Philipp recently completed his PhD work on memory monitoring in Java Applications at the Johannes Kepler University. At University, he taught Java Programming and Compiler Construction as well as special courses on how to monitor Java applications properly. He is also a frequent speaker at performance-related scientific conferences. Recently, he joined the OneAgent Team at Dynatrace to advance their memory monitoring capabilities.

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I am the Head of Marketing for Dynatrace's Asia-Pacific region based in Sydney, Australia. I enjoy writing and having conversations about all things technology, sharing my passion, exchanging views and translating market buzzwords into organisations' clear transformation strategy. I often wonder what technology would make of us in the future, but I know for sure Dynatrace A.I is the beginning of exciting things to come.

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Obinna is a Product Manager at Dynatrace, focusing on the extensibility of the Dynatrace platform. His career in Product Management has taken him from Washington DC to Seattle and New York and has enabled him to work in varied industries such as gaming, digital payments, and music. He now lives in Detroit with his wife, under the benevolent supervision of Theo, their Bichon Shih Tzu.

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Adam Carter is the Director of Solution Marketing at Dynatrace. Adam has spent his career in the IT software industry. He likes to talk about how cool application performance monitoring is. Adam is based in Seattle, where he enjoys coffee shops, indie bands, and a people-watching game his daughter made up called "Homeless or Hipster." He's terrible at writing bios.

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Since 2001, I have been immersed in the field of performance monitoring technologies while helping some of the largest companies in the world implement successful monitoring practices. Outside of work, I stay busy with a house full of teenagers and competing on the squash court.

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After years of experience in consulting and leading digital projects, Philipp is now driving business and technology needs hand in hand as a Technical Partner Manager at Dynatrace. Within his responsibilities, you can find the partnership with ServiceNow and the thematic leadership for the “Internet of Things”. In his spare time, everything is about exploring the nature at home and abroad whilst running, hiking, mountaineering and ski touring.

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I'm a technical product manager responsible for Dynatrace SaaS backoffice. It's about billing, consumption data, customer data, and SSO.

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Leveraging his outstanding technical skills as a lead software engineer, Martin has been a key contributor to a number of large-scale systems across a range of industries. Martin is as passionate about great software as he is about applying Lean Startup principles to the development of products that customers love. Martin is a life-long learner who frequently speaks at international conferences and meet-ups. When not spending time with family, Martin enjoys swimming and Yoga. He holds a master's degree in Computer Engineering from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, with a focus on dependable distributed real-time systems. Follow him @metmajer.

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Jilene has been working in global IT infrastructure, software, cloud and mobile technologies & apps for 20+ years. She is a regular moderator, writer, and creative communicator supporting the DevOps Activists at Dynatrace from a global marketing perspective. Off work she's into history, Churchill, leadership and is a world news junkie.

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Brett Hofer is as passionate about DevOps as he is about music and art. Specializing in delivering complex mission critical software under methodologies such as Agile, Lean and Waterfall (to name a few), his success at managing and delivering projects with complex technical and political challenges is almost legendary. More than twenty years of broad software/IT experience—from product designer and solution architect to senior management—has given him a unique 360° perspective on IT that has earned the respect of customers and peers alike. Tweet him at @brett_solarch

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Software Engineer and mountain biking enthusiast

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Andreas is Chief Product Officer at Dynatrace. He is a senior product expert who loves building sophisticated solutions that make people's lives easier. He has worked many years as a product management lead for application performance monitoring solutions. Andreas complements his verve for mathematics and performance analytics with passions for opera music and French cuisine.

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Ray is an analyst and author of the bestseller “Disrupting Digital Business”. Ray also has a blog about how disruptive technologies and new business models like digital transformation impact brands, enterprises, and organizations. He believes that “digital Darwinism” is real and unkind to those who wait, he wants to help you build—and enjoy—your digital future.

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Kris Ziemianowicz is a Technology Strategist at Dynatrace, focusing on the network protocol analysis and application performance monitoring solutions. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the software industry, as a developer, systems architect, sales engineer and the product manager. For the past 10 years Kris has been driving the Dynatrace DC RUM product evolution and evangelized the user-centric and network-aware application performance management strategies for industry-standard application stacks like SAP, Citrix, Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and others.

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Thorsten has over 10 years of experience as a software developer and project manager. Thorsten has joined Dynatrace more than 4 years ago. In his current role as a Director of Product Management, he is the main driver behind dashboarding and in charge for AppMon scalability and deployment relevant topics. His mission: building awesome products customers love, helping them to solve their daily problems and avoid making products no one wants. At Dynatrace he has the opportunity to deliver such products tailored to people’s needs. Exchanging with people and to hear their stories and solutions.

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As the Social Media Manager at Dynatrace, I strive to keep the "social" relevant in social media. I'm passionate about using our platforms to engage our followers in conversation, share our successes and peel back the curtain, just a bit, to give everyone a peek at what the #DynatraceLife is all about. It will be a fun journey and I hope you enjoy the trip.

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Brian Wilson is a performance advocate with over 16 years of experience. After leaving the lucrative video production field, Brian began his IT journey as a QA analyst and quickly transitions to Performance. After years of leading the performance efforts at several well known companies,, Brian landed a cushy job as a Sales Engineer/Product Specialist at Dynatrace. Besides engaging in continuous learning by working with his clients, Brian gets to spend quality time leveling-up his skills and sharing his learning and passion for performance with others. In his spare time, Brian enjoys drumming, listening to music and spending time with his family. Brian also co-hosts a podcast with Andi Grabner. Listen on Spreaker or Pure Performance

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Senior Software Architect, proud member of Dynatrace Node.js / Go team and wannabe road bike racer. Rumored to have started programming using punch cards.

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Steve has been working in the software and IT services industry for almost 20 years and has contributed in key roles to leading the evolution and modernization of the IT performance, including the adoption of Dynatrace as one of the fastest growing APM solutions in the industry. As Vice President for Product Management, he is responsible for product vision and go-to-market strategy. Prior to this role, Steve has held management positions in product management, technical sales and engineering. Steve also enjoys cycling, coaching and his children (not in that order). Steve has B.A. in Economics from Kalamazoo College.

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Peter is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. Building products that customers love is his passion. At Dynatrace, Peter is happy to be part of a talented team that works hard every day to provide benefits to customers without missing the chance to have fun. Peter drives the dashboarding and charting topics. He also takes care of the AppMon Rich Client and WebUI, where he began his work at Dynatrace three years ago.

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Stefan Baumgartner is web developer at Dynatrace's UX team, making the web a faster place. He co-hosts the Working Draft podcast, writes for Manning, made the Kessel run in less than twelve parsecs and enjoys local brews as well as the Italian cuisine. He's also organising the Script'17 JavaScript conference. Find him at @ddprrt

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Sue is a member of the Marketing team at Dynatrace, based at her home office in North Carolina. She has been working in tech for more than 30 years, having initially stumbled into it and deciding to stay after discovering that technology – and what people can do with it - is endlessly fascinating and engaging. After success in roles spanning sales, consulting, business development and all different aspects of marketing, she decided she likes product marketing best. She joined the Dynatrace team in 2015.

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Cale is a Vice President at Dynatrace, and a performance innovator who specializes in drawing together a variety of resources from technical, sales and business groups to transform organizations. Cale is based out of our Detroit office and for the past 19 years he has held leadership roles in every aspect of performance management from IT expert to digital business executive. When not working Cale can be found coaching youth hockey, or back home in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where he spends weekends and holidays with his family enjoying the natural beauty that Michigan has to offer.

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Katrin is a DesignOps Engineer at Dynatrace. She has experience in both roles - as a UX designer and as a developer, constantly focusing on cross-team collaboration. Additionally, she is organizing the #DevOne developers and ops conference in Linz. She loves being outdoors, traveling the globe and mountain biking.

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Erwan Paccard is the Dynatrace director for Mobile Solution Marketing and has been focused on mobile at IBM for the last several years. Reach him at @erwan_paccard

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Harald Zeitlhofer has 15+ years of experience as an architect and developer of enterprise ERP solutions and web applications with a main focus on efficient and performant business processes, usability and application design. As a Technology Strategist in Dynatrace's Centre of Excellence team he influences the Dynatrace product strategy by working closely with customers and driving their performance management and improvement at the front line. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and meetup groups around the world. Follow him @HZeitlhofer

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As Dynatrace's Vice President of Global Customer Experience and managing our synthetic platform DevOps team, Shawn is passionate about delivering awesome customer experiences and building DevOps teams who care deeply about it. When not working with customers or speaking at Meetup events, he spends time outdoors running, mountain biking, and keeping up with his three young daughters in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Daniel is passionate about application performance. He helps organizations around the globe to implement a modern, real user centric monitoring approach. Daniel has more than a decade of experience in software engineering in multiple industries and languages. He enjoys traveling, rare beef and never forgets to bring his camera. Reach him at @d_kaar

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Bernd Greifeneder is a serial technology entrepreneur and chief innovator. He has (co-)founded multiple successful startups in the application performance management space and enabled optimum application performance for thousands of customers. Besides flying a catamaran, he also acts as an advisor to startups, speaks at entrepreneurial events and supports academic research in the application performance space.

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Asad Ali is the Director of Product Specialists at Dynatrace. He has been working with customers and prospects alike for the last 5 years to help adopt APM in the software development lifecycle. Asad has a strong background in Object-oriented programming, databases and scripting languages.

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Andrew is the Chief Customer Officer and head of Dynatrace Expert Services, with his first passion for customers – and more specifically, making customers successful. Andrew has spent over 20 years at Dynatrace and knows that our expert services organization—the largest digital performance management brain trust on the planet—helps customers achieve business-relevant outcomes.

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Rob Jahn is a Technical Partner Manager within Dynatrace’s Strategic Alliance and Innovation team. He has worked with strategic technical partners such as Microsoft to jointly develop forward thinking use cases for DevOps and IT operations that showcase the value of both our solutions for our customers.

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In the past 15 years Reinhard Brandstädter has worked as a system architect, performance analyst and consultant. As Product Manager for Dynatrace he has been driving product enhancements and capabilities for production monitoring. Now he focuses on performance management for eCommerce applications and supports companies on their APM journey.

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Mack is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. He likes AI, IoT, performance, and playing drums. At Dynatrace, he's responsible for synthetic monitoring related topics.

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Gergely studied computer engineering in Hungary and software engineering in Austria. He started to work with .NET when Version 3.5 came out. At Dynatrace, he is part of the Agent development team and he mainly works on the .NET agent. He focuses on everything around .NET and the CLR and he likes to write code in C# and in C++. Reach him at @gregkalapos

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Trevor is Director of Enterprise Services at Dynatrace. For the past six years, he has been part of a team that has defined and developed successful application performance monitoring (APM) programs with Dynatrace customers from a wide range of industries. With a focus on customer success, continuous improvement, and process efficiency, Trevor’s goal is to uncover practical realities within transformation initiatives and promote best practices for measurably positive business outcomes. When the Michigan snow thaws, Trevor enjoys wakeboarding and boating with his family.

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Patrick is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace.

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Director of Customer Services at ruxit

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With a focus on the Digital Experience space, Matt works as a Guardian Consultant exercising the value and capabilities of the Dynatrace tool set to help his customers achieve great things within their IT organization. He is a technology enthusiast, focusing primarily on best practices and the optimization of the end-user experience.

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Torsten Volk is a Managing Research Director for Hybrid Cloud, Containers, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence at Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). His practice at EMA explores the impact of emerging technologies on today’s critical enterprise IT pain points. Before joining EMA, Torsten led business units in services and enterprise software, with customers such as Daimler, the World Bank Group, T-Systems, and Lufthansa.

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Joe Hoffman works in the Sales Engineering team at Dynatrace helping customers realize the full potential of their Dynatrace investment. Although having spent over 30 years in the software engineering world, the best part for Joe is still "getting into the weeds" with customers to solve their performance challenges. He has worked for a full spectrum of companies including Precise (APM), Symantec, Veritas, Trip.com, Harland, eGlobe, Lockheed Martin, GTE and US Federal Agencies that "don’t exist". When not helping customers, Joe can likely be found racing sailboats in the NW US or walking with his wife and two large dogs on an Oregon beach.

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Aaron Rudger has been working for more than 15 years in the IT Management, CRM and eCommerce industries. Aaron’s ideas and commentary on improving digital experience are featured in technology publications as well as web performance community blogs and conferences.

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Gahn Lane joined CenturyLink as VP, Software Alliances. Gahn most recently lead Vertical Market Sales for Westcon with a particular focus on service providers and federal sales. Gahn graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Business Management and earned his MBA from the University of Dallas. Gahn’ s career includes direct as well as channel and vertical sales leadership with Nortel Networks and most recently with The Westcon Group where he led both service provider and vertical market sales. Gahn lives in Texas with his wife Onalyce and their daughter, Jett.

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Denise serves as the VP of Human Resources for Dynatrace and brings to the team more 20 years of leadership in the field. In her role, Denise is responsible for the company’s most important asset – its people.

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Wojtek Aleksander is the content guy for ruxit. His mission is to make the unclear clear and he's fuelled by his passion for solving problems. When he's not obsessively advocating straightforward communication, interactions and design, he plays the guitar, rocking his entire neighborhood.

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Peter Putz is a product marketing manager at Dynatrace. He has managed, developed, and operated intelligent enterprise systems for more than 15 years. Before joining Dynatrace, he was a senior scientist with NASAs Intelligent Systems Division and a member of research staff at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC).

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Pawel Siwek is a Product Manager at Dynatrace, focusing on application performance management for SAP, Microsoft, Oracle and enterprise applications. Prior to joining Dynatrace, Siwek spent over a decade as a .NET software developer/architect in the finance industry where he gained practical knowledge of enterprise application architectures and common performance challenges. In his role as a Business Consultant at SAP he expanded his knowledge into the SAP systems landscape as well as large-scale system deployments in global IT organizations.

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Ankur Srivastava is the Dynatrace delivery lead for ASEAN region based out of Singapore, helping customers in realizing value of APM solutions. I have keen interest in how emerging technologies are shaping business models in financial services and e-commerce domain. I am a coffee addict and can be reached at LinkedIn: https://sg.linkedin.com/in/anksri1

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Franz is Director, Strategic Partners at Dynatrace. Franz combines deep expertise in cloud, data and information management solutions with significant knowledge of product strategy, professional services and alliances. Beside shaping new alliances, he recently spends most of his time to define the right "Journey to the cloud" strategy for partners, customers and prospects. Before joining Dynatrace, Franz was working more than 10 years for a Global Management-, Technology- and Outsourcing Consulting company. He describes himself as Cosmopolitan: tech, history and sports enthusiast. You can reach him at @fraka79

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As co-founder and board member of Munich, Germany-based systems integrator amasol Stefan Deml has 15+ years’ experience designing IT infrastructure, application performance and business service management solutions for leading German and international corporations and public institutions. His focus is always on customer experience, which is what finally matters. amasol regularly uses Dynatrace products to implement its solutions and is Dynatrace EMEA top / platinum partner.

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I'm one of the old guys here at Dynatrace, but I prefer to call it experience. For the most part of my professional career, I focused to deliver and enable other to build reliable high-quality software. We all know that this is only possible with the right mindset, automation, and a proper tooling. As part of the product management team here at Dynatace, I'm in the best spot to drive this mission!

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Upholding an optimistic employer brand, creating disruptive content and providing actionable insights from analyzed internal & external social data. My free time is spent finding the best-hidden foodie spots, studying holistic health, volunteering at my local hospital and daydreaming of Up North Michigan.

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Aftab is a Performance Engineering Consultant @Infosys. He is an Application performance, Monitoring, DevOps, and Cloud enthusiast. He focuses on how performance engineering tools and practices are adapting to Cloud, DevOps, and the ML/AI world. He works with multiple Infosys customers to optimize performance test life cycles, monitor and manage application performance. He also mentors and guides teammates in performance engineering and APM solutions like Dynatrace.

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Sarah is a Senior Software Engineer at Dynatrace. She has been working in the IT sector for almost 10 years, primarily in software development, with increased responsibility for architectural decisions. Sarah is mainly responsible for back end development including performance data processing, data storage, data analysis, and data delivery in the cloud and cluster-based environments. In her spare time she also likes playing around with IoT and meeting other IoT enthusiasts.

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Chris has over 6 years’ experience in the DPM industry as a Program Manager. When he’s not managing customers to success, Chris enjoys outdoor adventures and new box office hits.

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Andreas Brunnert is co-founder of the SPEC RG DevOps performance working group and leads the performance management group at the fortiss institute in Munich. Prior to his current role, he was Software Engineer and IT Consultant at IBM. His work focusses on performance evaluations of enterprise applications using performance modeling techniques (e.g., capacity planning, management or performance predictions in continuous delivery processes).

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Thomas is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. His focus is full-stack monitoring, end-to-end tracing, and code-level analysis.

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Christian is a Software Engineer at Dynatrace. Currently, he is finishing his master's degree at the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg, Austria. In his free time, Christian enjoys cycling and learning Japanese.

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Peter Varhol is community evangelist and a product manager for Dynatrace Synthetic Monitoring. He has been an evangelist, product manager, technology journalist, and university professor in his career, and speaks regularly at industry technical conferences. He has graduate degrees in computer science, applied mathematics, and psychology. You can contact him at peter.varhol@dynatrace.com.

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Technical Product Manager, Session Replay Dynatrace Barcelona Lab

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For almost a decade Ronald has served in product marketing roles in the enterprise software, mobile, and high technology industries. In his current role managing Dynatrace’s go-to-market efforts, he is dedicated to helping Dynatrace customers get the most performance and ROI from their applications. In his spare time he enjoys being an amateur judge of the best BBQ in Austin, Texas. You can Tweet him at @RonaldMiller

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Michal is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace, responsible for AWS, ActiveGate, and VMware monitoring.

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Tad Helke is a Solutions Engineer at Dynatrace. He has a long history of working with large enterprises in the application and infrastructure monitoring space. He also has a strong love of landscape and wildlife photography.

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Peter has a PhD in theoretical physics and has worked on large scale data processing projects his entire career, including the Sloan Digital Sky Survey and the CERN Large Hadron Collider, and later many projects in life and health sciences. Peter always tells anyone who is willing to listen that whoever has the best data, gets the most interesting insights from it. As dev lead at the Dynatrace Barcelona lab he has a lot of fun building the session replay, usability and user experience analytics components, making use of the really cool data that is available through dynatrace.

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Jason has 10 years of APM experience. He's currently the Dynatrace Solution Sales Director for DC RUM although he loves all things RUM.

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Christian is a Technical Product Manager at Dynatrace. With an inquisitive and pragmatic mindset, Christian aims to deliver features for all types of users and stakeholders. At Dynatrace, Christian is responsible for Usability and Digital Experience analytics.

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Bill is a Sales Engineer based out of San Francisco, but from Michigan originally. The region is always teeming with innovation and Bill is constantly learning to stay ahead of the market. Whether it's a new way of deployment, development, triaging or managing complex distributed applications, Bill is always on the hunt for “a better way”. He hopes his Midwest work ethic and West Coast opportunities offer an exciting and challenging experience!

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Christoph leads the .NET Agent Team at Dynatrace. CLR internals, IL code rewriting and other black magic is his thing. Codes .NET since 1.0 (Full Framework, not .NET Core!). Find him at https://twitter.com/discostu105

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Howard brings more than 20 years of software, services and operational management experience to his role at Dynatrace. At Keynote, Howard was in charge of customer-facing operations with the goal of accelerating growth and profitability, while improving processes that impact Keynote customers. Prior to Keynote, he was Senior Vice President of Field Operations at Ventyx, responsible for a broad portfolio of functions including business planning, sales operations and recurring revenue operations. Howard spent 14 years at Oracle in various senior leadership roles.

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Thomas is technical product manager at Dynatrace, responsible for billing and security. Before joining Dynatrace, he worked in the security industry as a product manager, software architect, and software engineer. He loves his wife, his children, and a glass of good grappa.

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Michael is a Software Engineer, a member of the Dynatrace .NET team, and a passionate runner. Michael has a strong background in C++ programming and has been coding .NET since v2.0.

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My experience with Weblogic, includes, but is not limited to, OBIEE, HFM, GRC, EBS, SOA Suite, ALSB, ALBPM and many custom Weblogic environments. I have been writing custom monitoring and automation applications/scripts for nearly 10 years. Much of this work has been done for Fortune 500 companies. I’m hopeful sharing my experiences will help you to better run your systems.

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Alexis has over 10 years' experience in the DPM industry with 5 years as a Services lead. When she's not on the job managing a team of Dynatracers in the UK, Alexis enjoys exploring the world, the thrill of live music and is an avid film fanatic.

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E.G. Nadhan is Chief Technology Strategist for the Central Region at Red Hat. He provides thought leadership on various concepts including Cloud, Blockchain, Analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) through multiple channels including industry conferences, Executive Round tables as well as customer specific Executive Briefing sessions. With 25+ years of experience in the IT industry selling, delivering and managing enterprise solutions for global corporations, he works with the executive leadership of enterprises to innovatively drive Digital Transformation with a healthy blend of emerging solutions and a DevOps mindset.

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For the past 4 years, Romain has helped customers with automation and the deployment of application performance monitoring tools. He has 15 years of IT experience, many of those spent in the field of Infrastructure and IT Performance with companies such as Sun Microsystems, AOL and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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I am studying computer science at the University of Technology in Graz and just finished my fourth semester. I often use part of my summer to gain new work experience and this year I had the chance to work for Dynatrace. At Dynatrace I worked as an intern for six weeks and I had an amazing time. Hopefully I will get the opportunity to work for Dynatrace in the future.

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Sergey Chernyshev is web performance enthusiast, open source hacker and web addict. He has 20 years of web development and operations experience and works at Dynatrace as Web Performance consultant on Insights team, helping large clients make sense of their performance needs. Sergey also organizes the NY Web Performance Meetup Group, a local community of web performance geeks in New York in addition to kick-starting other local web-perf groups around the globe.

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Nicolas is the Chief Marketing Officer at Dynatrace. Prior to Dynatrace, he led Product Management for the IBM Cloud Integration portfolio, which includes API Management, Cast Iron SaaS and DataPower gateways. Prior to joining IBM, Nicolas was VP of Product and Solutions Marketing at ILOG, the leader in business rules management system (BRMS) and optimization software. Earlier, Nicolas held several technical roles at Siemens and Bull Computers. He attended Stanford University and the Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, France, where he graduated with a MS in Computer Science.

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Michael is a Software Engineer, a proud member of the Dynatrace Go team, and a wannabe roadrunner. He hacks Dynatrace OneAgent for a living and enjoys proving skeptics wrong.

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Morella is the Chief of Staff and Director of Operations for the Customer Services Organization (CSO), based in Detroit. In her current role she focuses on Executive reporting and cross-functional projects for the CSO, which includes Professional Services, Customer Success and the Dynatrace University teams. Previously, she was the Director of Customer Technical Support, an area where she exercised her leadership and technical abilities during 15 years. In her free time she enjoys traveling, listening to music and playing tennis.

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Stephen has worked at Dynatrace for more than seven years. In that time, he’s held a variety of positions including Guardian Consultant, a leader of the Professional Development Program (PDP) and DXS Guardian Manager. His broad experience has helped him refine his skills at problem-solving and cemented his reputation as a master of recognizing the “little big details”—the often-overlooked elements of a project that can have massive impacts. Stephen is the Manager of the Dynatrace ONE Premium team at Dynatrace based out of the Detroit office, and he has recently been tasked with leading the Dynatrace ONE Premium program for North and South America.

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Laura Stack is the Dynatrace events manager and has designed and managed the company’s largest event, Perform, since its inception. The conference has almost doubled in size each year with more customer speakers and industry leaders than any other conference of its kind. Laura also manages Dynatrace’s Advisory Boards. The boards guide product direction and provide feedback to the Dynatrace development teams.

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Krzysztof is a Software Architect at Dynatrace with a focus on cloud and deployment automation. He's enthusiastic about AWS, infrastructure as code, and advocating for Agile software development. Outside of work, Krzysztof enjoys cycling and is otherwise kept busy by his two daughters.

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Rafi is Dynatrace’s APAC Chief Technical Officer and VP of Solution Sales. Based in Sydney Australia, Rafi joined Dynatrace in 2007 and has more than 20 years' experience in the IT industry focusing on Business, Application and IT Service Management. His experience includes a number of Australian based technology startup innovators. Prior to joining Dynatrace, he held senior management at Proxima Technology, a technology startup that pioneered the area of Business Service Management. He is a recognised thought leader and has published many articles, white papers and is a regular industry keynote speaker and commentator in IT and business publications.

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Steve is a Content Marketing Manager at Dynatrace. He has been writing about operational and information technologies for over 10 years, with a particular focus on articulating the business value of technological innovation. He enjoys city life and being on the ocean.

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I am an undergraduate Software Engineer with a strong background in game-development and .NET / C++. I love optimizing code. I was able to contribute to Dynatrace's mission as part of my 4-month internship.

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Kristof is a Global Architect with the Dynatrace Expert Services team based out of Belgium. Kristof has almost a decade of experience in the Performance Monitoring space and is routinely flown throughout the globe to share his expertise on all things Dynatrace. When not jet-setting around the globe for work, Kristof likes to travel and see all the beauty, and breweries, that the world has to offer.

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Michael is a results driven technology executive with 12 years of experience in Social, Mobile, and Enterprise Software. He currently leads business development and strategy for Compuware APM with a focus on Big Data and Cloud. Previously he held product management, strategy, and engineering roles at IBM. He has a passion for product, perseverance to build channel ecosystems, and focuses on execution.

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Jeff Cotrupe serves as an Industry Director, Big Data and Analytics, for Frost & Sullivan. He helps companies achieve their goals and dreams through competitive intelligence, business development, sales, and product marketing & management. Jeff has conceived, designed, named, and launched 20 products and companies including Stratecast.

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Andrew is Product Marketing Manager at Dynatrace based in Boston. Andrew has worn many hats at Dynatrace, recently transitioning from the Customer Success team in Australia to lead the CSO Marketing team out of Boston. In his free time Andrew enjoys hiking, getting outdoors, and playing competitive ultimate frisbee (it really actually exists).

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Chris Sirosky is the Vice President of Dynatrace Customer Success Management. He leads a global team focused on ensuring that customers get maximum value from their investments. Before coming to Dynatrace, he spent more than 20 years consulting with Fortune 500 companies in the areas of software development, enterprise systems integration and application performance testing. In his 10 plus years at Dynatrace, Chris ran enablement services before building a world-class customer success organization. He also plays a mean Blues guitar, playing at the Hard Rock Café in downtown Detroit.

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Radoslaw is a Development Team Lead for Dynatrace Managed with more than 8 years of experience in APM. He's a Java and Agile Development enthusiast who is always happy to help those in need. Outside of business, Radoslaw is an ex-handball player and is passionate about kizomba dance.

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As Dynatrace’s Vice President of Digital Experience Services, Ben has the privilege of working with Dynatrace’s largest customers in their pursuit of stellar customer experience. Ben is passionate about all things performance and user experience related. When not working with his customers or team, Ben enjoys a good beer, a good book and time outdoors – and ideally all three at once.

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Pascal is an IT security engineer at Dynatrace striving to improve the overall security posture of the product on a daily basis. His major focus lies on organising external and executing internal penetration tests. Pascal has a passion for finding security bugs (regularly becoming the company's exterminator). As world-traveler and history-enthusiast, he is always up for a good conversation. Make sure to reach out to him @PascalSec

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Celeste has worked with venture backed, pre-IPO, public and private equity funded businesses in high growth markets. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of the Pacific in Business Administration.

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Thomas Klambauer has been active in the Software Engineering field since 2002, with a strong background in Java and C++. At Dynatrace, he is part of the server platform team for an application performance management product, where he focuses on multi-threading and concurrency topics.

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Bernhard is cloud platform engineer dedicated to Kubernetes and OpenShift topics. He's mastered large-scale compute clusters and designed business-critical systems. He has a strong background in systems engineering and automation but he's also passionate about software development and delivering the right solutions to customers. His spare time is committed to his family and beloved kids.

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David is, by his nature, an innovator and thought leader. For several years, he has led the Dynatrace University development and operations team. He developed an educational platform that is focused on the best end-user experience for Dynatrace customers. David is committed to serving customers who are engaged with Dynatrace’s self-service based offerings and engineering differentiated ways to use the Dynatrace platform to develop APM/DPM/CX practices and understanding. Previously he has worked as a Guardian, a Training and Development Manager for the Dynatrace Professional Development Program as well as an internal DevOps evangelist and cloud infrastructure architect.

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Seth Voorhies directs the Digital Performance Insights team and -- having been at Keynote/Dynatrace for eight years -- has experienced firsthand the evolution of the performance space. With a passion for performance, technology, and driving customer experience Seth has helped customers realize the importance of performance as Feature #1 for customer experience, not just for technical organizations but across the business.

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Web addict ever since his 14.4k modem connected to the www for the first time. Thinks that only the invention of electricity is able to match the internet. If he is not helping exciting online businesses to gain with ruxit or working on some web project he is probably airborne. Either with his glider in the Austrian alps or on a plane travelling to a foreign place.

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