Transform into the digital future at light speed
IT Cap/Perf Management Consultant
Shawn started his APM career over 5 years ago learning the basics of how application teams can leverage powerful APM solutions such as DCRUM and Dynatrace to solve their monitoring and troubleshooting needs. He has spent the last 3 years at Optum honing his skills and educating application teams on how to leverage these powerful tools. He is passionate about solving complex puzzles and he enjoys the challenge that a complex application delivery chain can provide.
Manager, eCommerce Operations
Venkat leads performance and monitoring teams at NeimanMarcus. He likes to educate importance of performance for ecommerce sites and loves to solve performance related problems. He is currently working on building performance driven culture at NeimanMarcus as the company is going through digital transformation.
Adventurer, Author and Motivational Speaker
Alastair is an author and motivational speaker who has been named adventurer of the year. He spent four years cycling around the world, has raced yachts across the Atlantic, and has canoed 500 miles down the Yukon River. He encourages people to fit adventure into their everyday lives, as he know does with his wife and two young children.
A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis has studied and influenced the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing, and culture. His research and his books help executives, and also everyday people, better understand the relationship between the evolution of technology and its impact on business and society and also the role we each play in it. As our speaker last year, he took the audience through a digital transformation journey and he will continue what he started at Perform 2018.
Mark’s testing career began in 1992 with a comprehensive two-year test for a life-critical transportation system, a project which captured his interest for software testing, quality assurance, and test automation. After extended work at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard, he has amassed broad experiences with real-world scenario testing of large and complex systems and is regarded as a thought-leader expert in software testing automation with a specific emphasis on performance. Mark also offers assistance to customers adopting modern performance testing and engineering practices.
Senior Infrastructure Architect
Greg started his career in IT helping AT&T deal with meeting their upgrade and compliance deadlines for Y2k. Since then he has held various IT engineering positions with companies such as Target and Thomson Reuters. For BARBRI, where he has been for over 6 years, he is responsible for the day to day management of all infrastructure systems. This includes emergency troubleshooting, hardware upgrades, IT application development, and proof of concepts for new systems and technology. Greg is also a professional cellist and a 21 year member of the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra.
Michele is a performance and development expert in the SAP Cloud Platform Performance Team. His daily business revolves around making good cloud software: deep-diving into cloud applications with performance, resilience or scalability issues. Mentoring development teams for improving their cloud engineering skills. Improving cloud monitoring technology and its usage. Coding (and, whenever possible, open-sourcing) tools to improve the life of cloud developers on Cloud Foundry. Because life is too short for bad cloud software.
Lead Web Systems Administrator, Web Operations
Nestor has more than 12 years of experience in the IT field. Currently, He is a Lead Web Systems Administrator focusing on DevOps and automation for Citrix Systems. He has experience implementing and architecting both on-prem and SaaS/One Agent Dynatrace environments both in production and pre-production, helping his Web Ops team become more agile and incorporate APM adoption across all application lifecycles. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and success stories in his DevOps journey.
Senior Technical Manager
Anil leads the on-prem and Cloud, DevOps and testing teams for the quote and ordering systems for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. He also leads the cloud strategy for migrating applications from the on-prem datacenter to public and private Cloud infrastructure. Prior to this role, Anil managed key programs at Verizon around the web entities Verizon.com and Verizon.net. He also architected an innovative value-add services platform that generated new revenue opportunities with digital and security partners that successfully generated $275M in new annual revenue in four years.
Patrick has been involved in systems and application monitoring for 20 years and with Optum for over 18 of those, ranging from basic systems and hosts with home-grown tooling, to synthetics and massive IT Operations frameworks, to growing to Enterprise-scale APM/DPM toolsets. Patrick is passionate about the transparency and visibility of the user experience.
Brian is a platform engineer for Dynatrace AppMon solutions at Sentry Insurance. Brian’s team has worked to integrate APM into the Development, Testing, and Production lifecycle of application development at Sentry Insurance. With more Sentry applications moving to a cloud based solution, Brian’s team has been focused on automatic application monitoring provisioning and remediation.
Andreas Grabner has 15+ years’ experience as an architect and developer in the Java and .NET space. In his current role, Andi works as an advocate for high performing applications in both the development and operations areas. He is a regular expert and contributor to large performance and DevOps communities, a frequent speaker at technology conferences and regularly publishes articles on the Dynatrace blog.
Principal Engineer in Quality
Sumit Nagal works as a Principal Engineer in Quality in the Small Business Group of Intuit. In his over 11 years at Intuit, he has played various roles including Architect and Developer and leading numerous successful initiatives and innovations to fruition. Currently, he is driving developer productivity, Tools and Performance initiatives. He focuses on powering engineer confidence and speed by providing Shifting Left mindset with integrating of collaboration tools. He has presented at the many conferences and panel discussion about engineering productivity.
Director of IT
A 30+ year IT veteran, impeccable track record for consistently delivering high-value technology solutions and projects under tight deadlines and budget constraints. Long term managerial experience building global IT teams. Exceptional IT-to-business relationship building experience with strong focus on developing credibility and trust between organizations. Building and optimizing customer-focused IT teams. Currently Director of IT for BARBRI, responsible for all areas of IT including development, systems, network, BI etc.
Director Technology Strategist
Klaus is a Senior Technology Strategist in the Innovation Lab at Dynatrace. Klaus influences the strategic direction and development of digital experience 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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