Meet our professionals
CTO for Nationwide Digital Accelerator Platform @ Nationwide Building Society
Transgender trailblazer, worked in dev and ops and the whole DevOps movement made sense before it was even a thing.
Now responsible for an entire Financial Services Cloud Platform, 50 direct reports and I'm still hands on!
Developer Advocate @ Hashicorp
Nic Jackson is a developer advocate working for HashiCorp, and the author of "Building Microservices in Go" a book which examines the best patterns and practices for building microservices with the Go programming language.
In his spare time, Nic coaches and mentors at Coder Dojo, teaches at Women Who Go and GoBridge, speaks and evangelizes good coding practice, process, and technique
Software/Site Reliability Engineer @ Google
Carlos Villavieja is a Computer Architect/Researcher working as a Software/Site Reliability Engineer at Google NYC.
He works on Storage performance and his interests vary from micro-architecture/systems to machine learning.
PHP Backend Developer @ Holaluz
PHP backend developer at holaluz with a background in philosophy.
I didn't know what I was going to do with my life, but I knew I wanted to know why.
Also crazy about cats.
DevOps Tech Lead @ Nationwide Building Society & Founder @ Ukon Cherry
Marc Cluet works as DevOps Tech Lead at Nationwide Building Society and is the Co-Founder at Ukon Cherry, a London based consultancy specialising in DevOps. Marc has over 21 years of experience in the Industry, including companies like Rackspace, Canonical, Trainline, DevOpsGroup and several startups across five different countries.
Marc has also spoken in some of the most prestigious conferences including FOSDEM, LISA, OpenStack Summit, UDS, Puppetconf and several meetups. Marc is also organiser of London DevOps.
DevOps Services Squad Lead @ Allianz Technology
Carlos is leading a global DevOps/Agile team in charge of delivering CI/CD as a Service.
Responsible for designing, architecting and implementing next generation system architecture and automation solutions for Allianz Technology and also delivering a next generation IT landscape that enables Allianz to be a leader in the digital world, he has had a significant impact on Allianz' future business strategy and opportunities during the last 8 years.
Performance Engineer @ SCRM Lidl International
I studied Maths in Oviedo University. I started as a dev but I found what I like the most, performance engineering, maths and computer science united!
For the last 16 years I have worked at Infojobs, Telefónica I+D and now Lidl International
I am and ambassador for Girls in Tech Barcelona and I have spoken at devopsdays, velocity, expoqa, gdg, wtm, webperfdays, commitconf always about best practices in performance from testing methodologies to real time monitoring and scalability
Technology Advisor @ Brutale
Internet technologist with over 20 years of experience.
Currently partnering as a technical advisor with well-known Internet companies in Barcelona, and leading the fastest API Gateway, KrakenD.
Previously worked as CTO and similar technical leadership roles in sites ranking the top 40 of Alexa.
Software Engineer @ CloudBees
I'm a Senior Software Engineer working at CloudBees.
Tipically a backend developer, but I'm starting to like operations.
I've been working on Kubernetes related tools for the last 3 years.
Site Reliability Engineer @ Google
Salim Virji is a Site Reliability Engineer at Google, where he has worked on the distributed systems that provide compute, consensus, and storage infrastructure for Google products and systems.
Solutions Architect @ Red Hat
With extensive experience in the telecommunications sector, Beatriz joined the Red Hat Solutions Architects team two years ago to support Cloud and Infrastructure activities in the IT world.
Her multidisciplinary professional trajectory, occupying distinct positions in the industry, have allowed her to develop and understand the different enterprise challenges and needs, as much in the technical as of business development.
Data Engineer @ Wonderkind
Building distributed systems using functional programming techniques, usually at startups, commiteted to OSS and is in the process of building a zen garden on his desk
DevRel @ OVH
After some years working as frontend lead developer on @warp10io time series database, Horacio currently works as technical evangelist at @OVH.
He is the co-founder and leader of the @FinistDevs and organizer of @DevFestBdM. He loves web development in general and everything around Web Components and Polymer in particular.
This last year, Horacio has been working on Kubernetes, helping to create the OVH Managed Kubernetes Service.
Senior Solution Architect @ Red Hat
I’m Enterprise and Solution Architect focused on accelerating enterprise open source technology adoption to help companies create and deploy large-scale, resilient, distributed architectures — Reactive, Domain Driven Design and Micro Services — based on Red Hat technology.
CTO @ Packlink
Eduardo has been in the software development industry for more than 10 years where he has contributed to and authored OSS libraries.
He is now working at Packlink as CTO, helping the company and the team scale and handle millions of transactions a year while growing the technology team.
Eduardo is keen on empire building video games, music, programming (having done so in a couple of languages) and from time to time enjoying public speaking.
Production Engineer @ Shopify
Alejandro works at Shopify, a Canadian commerce company, in the Production Engineering team.
He’s focused on building and maintaining the infrastructure that mobile developers need to build, test and publish their apps.
From Continuous Integration to command line tools, including dealing with test and infrastructure flakiness and provisioning machines for iOS automation.
Senior Software Engineer @ N26
Rareş has been working at N26 as a Senior Software Engineer and aspiring Tech Lead for around 2 years. That’s ages in startup time and it has pushed him to cover a wide range of teams, roles and responsibilities.
Before that he has held various engineering roles in Microsoft’s Skype division, where he was making sure people could login and register at scale.
He’s known to be really bad at thumb wrestling.
CISO @ Adevinta
Jesús is currently the Chief Security Officer(CISO) at Adevinta - the Company that owns popular websites such as Infojobs, Fotocasa, and Milanuncios among others - where he is also the Data Privacy Officer (DPO).
He has around 18 years of experience in IT Security, mainly working for tech companies, and also a background as a Security consultant.
Jesús has been a speaker at big Security conferences in Paris, Sao Paulo, and Madrid, with talks about cryptographic protocols.
Software Engineer @ Red Hat
Alex is a Software Engineer at Red Hat in Developers group. He is passionate about the Java world, software automation and he believes in the open source software model.
Alex is the creator of NoSQLUnit project, a member of JSR374 (Java API for JSON Processing) Expert Group, the co-author of the Testing Java Microservices book for Manning and a contributor of several open source projects.
Java Champion since 2017 and international speaker, he has talked about new testing techniques for microservices and continuous delivery in 21st century.
Solution Engineer @ Giant Swarm
Fernando Ripoll is a solution engineer at Giant Swarm. His background is as a full stack developer using technologies like Symfony, NodeJS, Golang, Ruby, Kubernetes, MongoDB, and HTML5.
Throughout his career, Fernando has become more interested in distributed systems and especially how containers and Kubernetes have changed the developer experience.
He is currently helping some big players jump into Kubernetes and containers by championing the change from old practices to reveal the benefits of cloud environments.
Technology Architect @ Confluent
Pere is a Technology Architect for Confluent out of Berlin, Germany.
He has been working with data and architecting systems for more than 15 years as a freelance engineer and consultant. In that role he was focused on data processing and search, helping companies build reliable and scalable data architectures.
His work sits usually at the crossroad of infrastructure, data engineers and scientists, ontologist and product.
Prior to that he was part of Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch, where he was part of the Logstash team, helping companies build reliable ingestion pipelines into Elasticsearch.
When not working, Pere loves to spend time with his lovely wife and kids and to train for a good long distance race or duathlon.
Integrations Engineer @ Sysdig
Néstor is a passionate and upbeat software engineer. He loves to pick an idea, develop it and making it real.
He is also a Open Source Software enthusiast and right now, he is part of Sysdig team.
While he is not in front of its computers, you will find him playing in the ground with his two little twins or practicing Judo or Aikido.
Infrastructure | Developer Advocate @ Elastic
Philipp lives to demo interesting technology.
Having worked as a web, infrastructure, and database engineer for more than ten years, Philipp is now working as a developer advocate at Elastic — the company behind the open source Elastic Stack consisting of Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash.
Engineering Manager @ Adevinta
I am the Engineering Manager of an amazing team at Adevinta, delivering central services for popular websites such as LeBonCoin (fr), Subito (it), Infojobs (es) and Milanuncios (es) among others in 16 different countries.
I am also the Product Owner of a media server named YAMS which is delivering more than six thousands reqs/s across multiple regions for the whole group.
I like to try new things, to explore new ways, to break some norm, to step in places where I have never been, to meet different people, to discover new perspectives...
This makes me feel active, generate more ideas, feel more alive. It is what makes me happy.
Technical Manager @ Digital Gfi
Irene Comalada, Technical Manager in Digital Gfi, a division especially dedicated to the digital transformation of companies using technology, working with the values of companies in terms of agile and CI/CD, using this like the reflection of an organization.
With wide expertise in consultancy, oriented to get customer IT transformation, and setting a goal towards the continuous research of improvement to get the best case-by-case.
Senior Solution Architect @ Red Hat
Ignacio is a Senior Solution Architect at Red Hat EMEA Telco Technology Office, focusing on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and working with Service Providers, Network Equipment Providers, System Integrators and Independent Software Vendors to progress NFV agenda in the industry.
Domain focus has been and is NFV Readiness of Red Hat OpenStack Platform today and container platform in near future, as well as bringing IT methodologies like DevOps to the telco world. He also covers other topics like automation for applications and networks (legacy & virtualized) and blockchain applications for telco.