The largest dev manager & dev executive conference

February 6-7, Oakland Convention Center

A letter from our founder

You spend your life managing developers, but where are you learning the best practices of your industry, and sharing your knowledge with others? This exclusive 2-day conference for Dev Execs and Dev Managers features peer collaboration and expert guidance on hiring (and keeping) great teams, effective product management, productive team skill development, successful career advancement, and best practices for selecting your DevTech stack.

Geoff Domoracki, Founder

Roundtable Talks

  • Dev Manager Career Roundtable
  • Hiring and Retaining Developers Roundtable
  • Managing Developer Teams Roundtable
  • Scaling Technology Roundtable
  • Emerging Technologies Roundtable
Main Stage DevExec Stage
9:00 AM - ALL DAY Registration Open
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Keynotes & Featured Talks

From 1-100 and how to grow an engineering team
Tim Zaitsev, The League

Managing for Autonomy
PluralSight

Should dev managers write code?
Jason Gurney, Zillow Group

Beyond Agility: The CIO's guide to enterprise transformation with cloud
Mike Fitzgerald, IBM

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KEYNOTE: Box Shift from IC To Managerial Role
Deepank Gupta, Airbnb

Roundtable Talks: Hiring and Retaining Developers Roundtable

  • What are your primary sources for hiring developers?
  • Which developer roles are the most difficult to hire for? Have you tried to retrain your team internally for these roles?
  • Which roles (such as DevOps or Data Science or Graphic Design) do you contract out, rather than hire internally? Has this changed for your company?

Main Stage DevExec Stage
Morning Opening Remarks
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Featured Talk: Pivotal
Microservices & Containers

Driving Innovation through diversity
Society of Women Engineers

Please Understand Us: Attracting and Retaining Millennials
Millennial Specialist

Afternoon

Roundtable Talks: Managing Developer Teams Roundtable

  • From a management perspective, what challenges have you faced in managing personnel as you scaled up your technology team?
  • What project management methodologies (SCRUM, Waterfall, etc) have you tried, and which new initiatives are you pushing for?
  • What is the basic “developer team” in your company (number of junior developers, senior developers, product managers, QA, etc) and how does that change as you scale up? How do you think the basic team should change?

PAST DEVEXEC SPEAKERS

Snehal Antani

CTO

Splunk

Nic Benders

Chief Architect

New Relic

Amanda Bradford

CEO & Founder

The League

Kit Colbert

CTO

VMware

Ilya Gelfenbeyyn

CEO

api.ai

Chris Van Tuin

Chief Technologist

Red Hat

Burley Kawasaki

Senior VP of Products & Strategy

Kony

Natasha Mohanty

CTO

Prizma FEM Inc.

Elissa Shevinsky

Founder

Jekudo Privacy Company

Neha Sampat

CEO

Build.io

Kevin Scott

SVP Engineering & Operations

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