speakers

The DockerCon Review Committee has been working hard to build a bigger and better program that reflects the diversity of the Docker ecosystem and community. From Docker use cases at large and innovative corporations, to advanced technical talks and hands-on lab tutorials, DockerCon will have sessions adapted to every expertise levels and domain of interests. Each conference day will start with a general session in the morning, followed by breakout tracks.

Abby Fuller
Sr. Technical Evangelist, AWS

Abby is currently a technical evangelist/software engineer/container fan at AWS. Prior to joining Amazon, Abby worked for a number of startups, including Airtime and Hailo. Abby tweets at @abbyfuller

Talk Title: Creating Effective Images
Adrian Mouat
Chief Scientist, Container Solutions

Adrian has been involved with containers from the early days of Docker and authored the O'Reilly book "Using Docker" (https://atlas.oreilly.com/oreillymedia/using-docker). He is currently Chief Scientist at Container Solutions, a pan-european company focusing on consulting and product development for microservices and containers. Adrian tweets at @adrianmouat

Talk Title: Tips and Tricks of the Docker Captains
Adrien Blind
DevOps Coach, Société Générale

Adrien joined Société Générale in 2014 as a DevOps coach, to foster adoption of this practice and associated tools across the IT department; as a product owner, he also defined and launched a large offer of automated cloud services. Now Thought Leader, he's focused on evangelizing edge practices & technologies. Fond of Docker, he's part of the Docker Captains crew and manages of the Paris Docker Meetup since its early beginnings.

Talk Title: Skynet vs Planet of The Apes, Duel!
Ajeet Raina
Sr Systems Development Engineer, Dell EMC

Ajeet Singh Raina is a Docker Captain & {code} Catalysts by DellEMC. He is currently working as Technical Lead Engineer in Enterprise Solution Group @ Dell R&D. He has over 9+ years of solid understanding of a diverse range of IT infrastructure, systems management, systems integration and quality assurance. He is among the early adopter of Docker inside Dell, Inc.and have several blogs under his name on containerizing Dell Legacy applications. He is a frequent blogger and has 100+ blogs contributed on new upcoming Docker releases and features. His personal blog http://www.collabnix.com attracts roughly thousands of visitors and tons of page-views every month. His areas of interest includes Docker on Swarm Mode, IoTs, Legacy Applications & Cloud.

Talk Title: LinuxKit, InfraKit and RackHD - The Modern Datacenter Triforce
Alex Ellis
Principal Engineer, ADP

Alex is a Docker Captain and Principal Developer @ ADP where he has years of experience in the enterprise supporting payroll and HCM for up to 500k clients. He's a polyglot, blogger, published writer and mentor in the Docker and Raspberry Pi community.

Alice Goldfuss
Site Reliability Engineer, Github

Alice Goldfuss is a solid B+ at computers. She’s consulted on some books (Docker: Up & Running, Effective DevOps), presented at some conferences (SREcon, Velocity, Container Summit), and runs some others (LISA17, DevOps Days Portland). You can follow her on Twitter (@alicegoldfuss), but you’ll probably regret it.

Andrew Wafaa
Open Source DIrector, ARM

As a director in Arm's Open Source Engineering group, Andrew's focus is on upstream communities. Driving engagement and adoption of Arm's architecture throughout the stack for data centres and beyond. He has served on the openSUSE Board for over six years and currently holds the position of Treasurer. Herding cats is easy in comparison to unicorns.

Talk Title: LinuxKit Demo on ARM64
Andy Clemenko
Solutions Architect, Docker

Andy Clemenko has been putting out virtual and real fires for years. Andy has been a System Administrator/Engineer for over 20 years and a volunteer firefighter for over 15 years. He has enjoyed building solutions from the ground up. Building everything from bare metal to virtual machines to big data, and now containers. When not being a firefighter/engineer he is an avid cyclist and dad to two awesome little kids.

Talk Title: Secure Supply Chain
Arun Gupta
Principal Open Source Technologist, Amazon

"Arun Gupta is a Principal Open Source Technologist at Amazon Web Services. He has built and led developer communities for 12+ years at Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and Couchbase. He has deep expertise in leading cross-functional teams to develop and execute strategy, planning and execution of content, marketing campaigns, and programs. Prior to that he led engineering teams at Sun and is a founding member of the Java EE team.

He has extensive speaking experience in more than 40 countries on myriad topics and is a JavaOne Rock Star for four years in a row. Gupta also founded the Devoxx4Kids chapter in the US and continues to promote technology education among children. A prolific blogger, author of several books, an avid runner, a globe trotter, a Docker Captain, a Java Champion, a JUG leader, NetBeans Dream Team member, he is easily accessible at @arungupta."

Talk Title: Modernizing Java Apps
Ashley McNamara
Developer Advocate, Microsoft
Talk Title: My Journey to Go
Brandon Royal
Solutions Architect, Docker

Brandon is a Docker Solutions Architect and a passionate technologist focused on driving software innovation with all things containers.  Starting his career as a C# developer, Brandon helped architect and build solutions for some of the largest global enterprises on the Microsoft stack.  Beyond traditional applications, Brandon has been responsible for architecting native cloud and CI/CD solutions for both Linux and Windows workloads.  When not working with customers or tinkering with containers, Brandon can usually be found skiing or hiking in Lake Tahoe, CA.

Talk Title: Back to the Future: Containerize Legacy Applications
Bret Fisher
Independent Consultant

For 20 years Bret has built, and operated systems from 4 to 4.000, and helped over 13.000 people learn dev and ops topics. He is a Docker Captain, the author of the wildly popular Docker Mastery series on Udemy, and also provides DevOps style consulting & workshops with a focus on immutable infrastructures, automation, containers, and orchestration. Bret's an occasional shell, web, and JavaScript developer. He spends his free time in Virginia's local, thriving tech scene helping lead local Code for America and Docker Meetups. Bret basically spend his days helping people, and giving high fives. He lives at the beach, writes at bretfisher.com, prefers dogs over cats, and tweets at @bretfisher

Talk Title: Road to Docker Production
Brett Inman
Infrastructure Engineer, Docker
Brett is a member of the Infrastructure team at Docker, providing the tools and resources to enable our developers to run at scale. Doing "devops", he has run a new configuration management tool pretty much every six months and is constantly tinkering with logging stacks.
Talk Title: Docker on Docker
Bruno Cornec
Open Source & Technology Strategist, HPE

Bruno Cornec is Engineer of the French Ecole Centrale de Lyon. (1987) He has been managing various Unix systems since 1987 and Linux since 1993 (0.99pl14). Bruno first worked 8 years around Software Engineering and Configuration Management Systems (Build systems, Quality tools) in Unix environments. Since 1995, he is Open Source and Linux (OSL) Technology Strategist and Evangelist, initially for an HPE reseller and since 2000 for Hewlett Packard Enterprise EG Presales EMEA. Bruno is also HPE WW Linux Community Lead for the Open Source Profession and OSL Advocate. Bruno is a contributor in various OSL projects: MondoRescue (2001), Mageia (2003), LinuxCOE (2006), Pause (2007), Tellico (2008), FOSSology (2008), collectl (2009), Ironic (2015), python-redfish (2015). He is also project leader for MondoRescue (GPL disaster recovery solution, 2005), dploy.org (GPL deployment server, 2006), project-builder.org (GPL build service, 2007), UUWL (LGPL/MIT Unix to Unix Wrapper Library, 2011), PUSK (GPL ProLiant USB Setup Key, 2012), python-redfish (Apache, 2015). He is a member of the Solution Linux/OWF/POSS Conference Board since 2006. He has also been a board member of the AFUL and OpenStack-fr associations. As part of his work he has made numerous presentations for Solution Linux/OWF/POSS in France, and WW at LinuxCon/Open Source SUmmit, RMLL/Libre Software Meeting, Linux.Conf.au, OSCON, Linux Symposium, Fosdem around various topics (High Availability, Deployment solutions, System management, Disaster Recovery, Package building, Cloud...). Outside computers, Bruno also likes early and baroque music, singing and playing the recorder. He's married and father of 3 kids.

Talk Title: Continuous Packaging is also Mandatory for DevOps
Chelsea Mafrica
Systems Engineer, Intel

Chelsea is a systems engineer at Intel. She works in cloud media and graphics, focusing on graphics virtualization solutions. Prior to joining Intel she studied computer science and linguistics at the University of Pittsburgh. Chelsea occasionally tweets @mafrica_

Talk Title: Containerizing Hardware Accelerated Applications
Chloe Condon
Codefresh

Former musical theatre actress and Hackbright Academy graduate, Chloe is now a Developer Evangelist at Codefresh (a Docker Native CI/CD). Pre-Hackbright, she spent her nights and weekends performing in the Bay Area as a singer/actress and worked in tech by day. To support her theatre career, she started to learn to code on her own through online resources. She is now the first female engineering hire on her team- and is passionate about bringing people with non-traditional backgrounds into the world of tech.

Talk Title: From Fail to Whale: Learning Docker from Square One
Cynthia Thomas
Technology Evangelist, Covalent IO
Cynthia Thomas (@_techcet_) is a Technology Evangelist at Covalent IO. Her background includes working with open source cloud & networking solutions. Over the past 18 months, she has been working on Docker and Kubernetes with CNI plugins, currently through the open source project Cilium (www.cilium.io). She is a frequent speaker at conferences such as ContainerCon, Container Camp, DevOps Days, IT Cloud Computing Conference (IC3), and OpenStack Summits & MeetUps. Cynthia received her B.Sc. (Eng) and M.Sc. (Eng) from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.
Talk Title: Cilium - Kernel Native Security & DDOS Mitigation for Microservices with BPF
Damien Duportal
Training Engineer, CloudBees
Damien is a training engineer at CloudBees, in charge of building and maintaining the training courses as part of the CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise offer. As an early user of Docker since the version 0.2, he uses it as a tool of "mass education & communication." He tweets as @DamienDuportal.
Talk Title: Tales of Training: Scaling CodeLabs with Swarm Mode and Docker-Compose
Daniel Bruzual
Research Assistant, Aalto University

Daniel Bruzual is a research assistant at Aalto University in Finland. His research focuses on developing distributed IoT applications and overcoming embedded device heterogeneity through software containers. Currently he pursues his MSc in Service Design and Engineering as part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT Digital).

Talk Title: Deploying Software Containers on Heterogeneous IoT Devices
Daniel Finneran
Solutions Architect, Docker

Daniel Finneran is a Solutions Architect at Docker, where he helps companies adopt Docker's container platform to take advantage of technologies like microservices and cloud. Dan focuses on production container architectures and container Infrastructure. Prior to Docker, Dan held a variety of architecture roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, BSKYB and the European Space Agency.

Talk Title: Practical Design Patterns in Docker Networking
David Lawrence
Security Team, Docker

Lay security developer that has learned a lot of mistakes the hard way. David started off building authentication systems, moved on to encrypted cloud storage for a few years, and is now working on the Security Team at Docker, presently focused on securing software distribution.

Talk Title: Real World Security: Software Supply Chain
Diego Braga
IT Infrastructure Architect, Intesa Sanpaolo

Passionate about automation, integration, IoT and architectural simplicity.

Talk Title: Building a Secure and Resilient Foundation for Banking at Intesa Sanpaolo
Diogo Mónica
Security Lead, Docker

Diogo is the security lead at Docker, led the Platform Security team at Square, has a PhD in CS and serves on the board of advisors of several security startups.

Talk Title: Secure Orchestration
Elton Stoneman
Developer Advocate, Docker

I'm a Microsoft MVP, Pluralsight Author, and Developer Advocate at Docker, Inc. I've been architecting and delivering successful solutions with Microsoft technologies since 2000, most recently large-scale APIs and Big Data implementations in Azure, and distributed applications with Docker. Currently, I'm interested the expansion of the Microsoft stack outside of the normal boundaries; exploring the great opportunities opening up with .NET Core running on Linux, Windows Containers, and Docker running on Azure. I'm a regular speaker at events and user groups - in 2016 I spoke at Microsoft's Future Decoded and TechDays Online, at the WinOps Conference, Docker London and London DevOps. In 2017 I'll be speaking at NDC London, SDD, DevSum in Sweden, and DockerCon. Elton tweets at @eltonstoneman

Talk Title: Modernizing .NET Apps
Erica Windisch
Co-Founder & CTO, IOpipe

Erica is CTO & Founder at IOpipe where she is building developer tools for serverless applications. She is a former maintainer of Docker and OpenStack and has been building cloud, ops, and infrastructure tooling for over 15 years.

Talk Title: The Truth Behind Serverless
Finnian Anderson
Director, FleetReach

Finnian is a 17 year old UK-based web developer and Raspberry Pi hacker who got started with RPis at the age of twelve. Since then, he has expanded his knowledge and now runs his own FleetReach software startup as well participating in hackathons and learning about cybersecurity at Bletchley Park. Back in April he gave a talk at DockerCon in Austin, TX and has come back wanting more. This time, he will demo a Docker neural network with his friend Oli Callaghan in the as well as collecting as much swag as he possibly can. Finnian tweets @developius and blogs at finnian.io/blog.

Talk Title: Repainting the Past with Distributed Machine Learning and Docker
Goutham Veeramachaneni
Student, IIT Hyderabad
Goutham is a student and a developer from India. His enthusiasm for Ops got him an internship on the infra team of a large company where he worked on Production infrastructure and built the company's monitoring system on top of Prometheus.
That was his first encounter with production systems and Prometheus, and this summer, he started contributing to Prometheus and interned with CoreOS, working on Prometheus' new storage engine.
Talk Title: How and Why Prometheus' New Storage Engine Pushes the Limits of Time Series Databases
Harish Jayakumar
Lead Solutions Engineer, Docker
Harish Jayakumar is a Lead Solutions Engineer at Docker. He works closely with customers in adopting Docker across their entire organization - from development to production. Outside of that, he is a regular speaker at Meetups in the Bay Area, evangelizing and talking about Docker, Orchestration, and DevOps. He has several years of experience working on infrastructure and systems management solutions both as a Product Manager and a developer. He tweets @harish_jkumar.
Talk Title: Using Docker to Scale Operational Intelligence at Splunk
Iris Classon
Developer, In Love With Code

Iris Classon is an appreciated speaker, author, Microsoft C# MVP, and Pluralsight trainer with a tremendous passion for programming. She has had a remarkable career path that proves that nothing is impossible- switching from being a licensed and registered clinical dietician to a software developer with a dozen certifications and a full time developer job with renowned companies. Today she is a freelance developer with her company, In Love With Code LTD working on backend systems and operations for a startup. She has been featured in several newspaper articles, online articles and podcasts such as Hanselminutes, Computer Sweden and Developer Magazine. As a sought-after and frequent speaker at conferences such as TechDays, NDC and various user groups she is known for her unique, creative and uplifting presentation style.

Talk Title: Modernizing .NET Apps
Jan Hedström
Cloud Infrastructure Architect, Assa Abloy

Jan Hedström is Cloud Operations manager at the central R&D unit, Shared Technologies, within Assa Abloy. He has been working with the administration of Unix/Linux servers and networks since the last millennium. Assa Abloy is the world’s leading producer of door locks and related products like access control systems, home security controllers, and digital door locks. In many cases, back-end services for these products are built and deployed on Docker Datacenter.

Talk Title: How Docker Helps Open Doors at Assa Abloy
Jeff Murr
Director of Container & Open-Source Platforms, MetLife

Jeff Murr is the Director of Container and Open-source Platforms at MetLife.  An avid technologist for 20 years, throughout his career he has worked for technology consumers and creators all focused on extreme value and stability for large global enterprises. For the past 4 years, Jeff has guided MetLife in its transition to cloud-native architectures through key partnerships with Microsoft and Docker. He is currently focused on modernizing legacy infrastructure and applications with IaaS, PaaS, and container strategies aiding in building long-term value-based enterprise roadmaps for MetLife in key technology trends globally.

Jing Li
Independent Consultant

Jing Li is a language-agnostic software engineer with a focus on tools, quality, and CI. He dedicated himself to the mobile industry throughout the past decade and can't stop playing with gadgets. As an active GitHub user having various open source projects alongside heaps of stargazers, he is passionate about crafting tools.

Talk Title: Android Meets Docker
John Morello
Chief Technology Officer, Twistlock
John Morello is the Chief Technology Officer at Twistlock. As CTO, John leads the work with strategic customers and partners and drives the product roadmap. Prior to Twistlock, John was the CISO of Albemarle, a Fortune 500 global chemical company. Before that, John spent 14 years at Microsoft, in both Microsoft Consulting Services and product teams. He ran feature teams that shipped security technologies in Windows, Azure, and Office 365 and served as the Lead Architect of the hybrid cloud consulting team for the Americas. John lives in Louisiana with his wife and two young sons. A passionate fisherman and scuba diver, he also serves as Chairman of the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana.
Talk Title: Real World Security: Software Supply Chain
John Starks
Principal Development Lead, Microsoft

John Starks is a Principal Engineering Lead on the virtualization team at Microsoft, part of the Windows and Devices Group. He is one of the core architects for Windows containers and leads the team responsible for the management interfaces and Docker Engine contributions. John joined the virtualization team in 2007 and has worked on core components of Hyper-V including virtualized storage and VMBus.

Talk Title: Linux Containers on Windows – the Architecture from the Architect
Jonas Rosland
Open Source Community Manager, {code} by Dell EMC

Open Source Community Manager at {code} by Dell EMC. Speaker at many international events such as DockerCon, Open Source Leadership Summit, OSCON, PuppetConf, VMworld and EMC World. I love to help people understand new and interesting technology!

Talk Title: LinuxKit, InfraKit and RackHD - The Modern Datacenter Triforce
Justin Cormack
Software Engineer, Docker

Justin Cormack is an engineer at Docker and a maintainer of the Docker engine. Justin tweets at @justincormack

Talk Title: LinuxKit Update
Laurent Bernaille
CTO, D2SI

Laurent Bernaille is a solution architect specialized in cloud, containers, and automation. He is an open source enthusiast and has lately been focusing on helping organizations improve their deployment pipelines. He is really interested in how these new technologies are transforming organizations and IT jobs. Laurent tweets at @lbernail

Talk Title: Deeper Dive in Docker Overlay Networks
Laurent Grangeau
Cloud Solution Architect, Sogeti

Laurent Grangeau is a Cloud Solution Architect at Sogeti. He helps customers migrating their applications to the cloud and Docker, and to modernize traditional applications, from legacy to microservices. Docker enthusiasts from the beginning, he participates actively at co-organizing meetups and advocates large companies on the challenges of cloud architectures.

Talk Title: Skynet vs Planet of The Apes, Duel!
Lauri Apple
Producer & Open Source Evangelist, Zalando

Based in Berlin, Lauri Apple develops and evangelizes Zalando’s open source efforts, and is producer/agile coach for the company's core search engineering team. She's an ambassador with Red Hat's Open Organization program and regular contributor to its website, opensource.com. She's also the creator of Feedmereadmes (README help exchange) and lead creator of the Awesome List of Leading and Managing. Before joining Zalando, Lauri was the tech evangelist at Gilt Groupe in New York City. Her life before technology included stints as a journalist, blogger and media strategist. She graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, focusing on IP.

Lee Namba
Solutions Architect, Docker

Lee is a TAM Solutions Architect at Docker where he works with strategic Docker enterprise customers, providing technical leadership, deep technology expertise, and architecture experience. He previously worked at Atos as a senior enterprise architecture. In a previous life, he started and sold a software company in San Francisco. He is based out of Paris, France.

Talk Title: Modernizing Traditional Applications: From PoC to Production
Leigh Capili
Developer, Beatport

Leigh is a developer on the Infrastructure team at Beatport. He's passionate about Distributed Systems and the impact of OSS.

Leigh began his career implementing an IPAM system and deploying hybrid-cloud environments for DIRECTV. At AT&T he worked with a team to design and build a reactive datastore inspired by Hiera and Redux for declaring state into data-centers using functional patterns.
He has experience with Infrastructure as Code and cares deeply about building systems for actual people.

Leigh grew up in LA and is Filipino-American. In his free time, he helps out with the Denver Docker Meetup. He lives with his future wife, enjoys snowboarding, and has a 60lb dog named Pepsi.

Talk Title: Experience the Swarm API in Virtual Reality
Lindsay Edwards
Head of Respiratory Data Sciences, GlaxoSmithKline

Lindsay Edwards is a Director in GSK’s Respiratory Therapy Area Unit and Head of the Respiratory Data Sciences Group. His team is focused on supporting fast, robust, reproducible, data-driven decisions across the Respiratory business. A specialist in systems biology, he joined GSK in 2014 from a Lectureship in Physiology at King’s College London. His background spans human physiology and biochemistry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, metabolomics, data analysis and computer modelling of metabolism. He has previously held academic appointments in both Australia and the UK. His interests currently centre on the use of contemporary analytical tools (including machine learning and neural networks) to support decision making in drug discovery (with a focus on data from humans and human tissue). He holds a DPhil in Physiology from Oxford, has published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, speaks regularly at international conferences and is particularly interested in exploring how existing mechanistic information (for example, the structure of a biological network) can help to improve the quality and quantity of the biological knowledge we glean from our data.

Alongside his job at GSK he retains honorary positions at both KCL and UCL, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology, a member of the scientific strategy board of the Xtreme Everest Project and has been an Academic Editor for Nature Scientific Reports. He was recently invited to spend a weekend at Google HQ as one of 250 delegates at the SciFoo 2015 conference.

Talk Title: Letting Science Drive Technology at GlaxoSmithKline
Liz Rice
Technology Evangelist, Aqua Security

Liz Rice is the Technology Evangelist with container security specialists Aqua Security, and also works on open source projects including manifesto and kube-bench. Prior to that she co-founded Microscaling Systems and was one of the developers of image inspection tool MicroBadger. When not writing code, or talking about code, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London.

Loke Norlin Johannessen
System Specialist, Alm Brand

Loke is a lazy guy who hates doing the same chore more than once, his wife might hate it, but as an Operations guy managing & developing AlmBrands application server platforms, it comes in handy to be lazy by nature.

Talk Title: Shipping and Shifting ~100 Apps with Docker
Lorenzo Fontana
DevOps Expert, Kiratech

Lorenzo Fontana is a DevOps Expert at Kiratech where he helps companies and teams to adopt DevOps practices and culture. Favourite topics: Containers, Networking, Security, Distributed Systems

Talk Title: Building a Secure and Resilient Foundation for Banking at Intesa Sanpaolo
Ludovic Piot
Head of DevOps & Tech Architect Consulting Team, Oxalide

Ludovic fell into DevOps in 2004 with Infra as Code deployments on bare-metal blade servers. He's fond of empowering project teams through automated tools and friendly collaboration. As a result, he has welcomed Docker and Kubernetes as the ultimate tools to leverage his favorite practice. Through meetups, conferences, and forums, he shares his love for cloud computing, infra as code, devops and performance topics.

Talk Title: Skynet vs Planet of The Apes, Duel!
Łukasz Piątkowski
Chief Docker Architect, Aurea

I have over 10 years of experience, from both the developer's and operator's perspective, in building backend IT systems. While working actively on business projects, I also completed my Ph.D. thesis about replication at Poznań University of Technology. I am Docker user and advocate since version 0.6. Since 2016 I am working as Chief Docker Architect for Aurea (https://www.aurea.com/), in a team responsible for designing and managing Docker hosting environment used in production by dozens of commercial products and running hundreds of production containers.

Talk Title: Dockerizing Aurea: How and Why We Moved to a Containerized Infrastructure
Luis Herrera
CTO, Antelops

Canarian ( from Canary Islands, Spain). Father. Husband. I write. I speak. I code.

Talk Title: How to Build Machine Learning Pipelines in a Breeze with Docker
Marcus Martins
Software Engineer, Docker

Marcus Martins is a software engineer on the Docker Cloud team. His team is responsible for services that power Docker Hub and Docker Cloud, including their hosted Registry service, working to scale it to handle over 8 billion pulls to date.

Talk Title: Docker on Docker
Mark Church
Solutions Architect, Docker

Mark Church is a Solutions Architect at Docker, where he helps companies adopt Docker's container platform to take advantage of technologies like microservices and cloud. Mark focuses on production container architectures and container networking. Prior to Docker, Mark held a variety of engineering roles at Cisco Systems where he helped design web-scale data center networks for LinkedIn and Salesforce.

Talk Title: Practical Design Patterns in Docker Networking
Markus Niskanen
Integration Manager, Finnish Railways

Since 2014, Markus Niskanen has been working as an Integration Manager in Finnish Railways where he is currently leading the Finnish Railways IT-development team. Before that he worked over a decade as a consultant in numerous application development projects both as a lead developer and as an architect.

 

Michael Friis
Product Manager, Docker
Talk Title: Docker Multi-arch All the Things
Meghdoot Bhattacharya
Cloud Engineering Director, PayPal

Meghdoot Bhattacharya is a Director of the Cloud Engineering team at PayPal, building the container platform for both legacy and modern applications and leading the large-scale container transformation efforts across the enterprise.

Talk Title: Containerizing Traditional Applications at Scale in an Enterprise: Secret Sauce and Game Plan
Mike Coleman
Technology Evangelist, Docker

Mike works at Docker as an evangelist specializing in helping the community understand how to operationalize Docker. Prior to joining Docker he worked at Puppet Labs, VMware, Intel, and Microsoft in a variety of product management and technical marketing roles. Before all that Mike worked as a systems administrator and architect - he was even a Certified Banyan Engineer. You can follow him on Twitter @mikegcoleman, but mostly he tweets about soccer.

Talk Title: Docker?!?! But I'm a SysAdmin
Mike Dickey
Senior Director of Engineering, Splunk

Mike taught himself to code in the 1980’s by keying video game programs from Rainbow magazines into his dad’s Color Computer. He founded his first company in high school and dropped out of Carnegie Mellon to become a full-time entrepreneur. Since then, Mike has built and sold three successful startup companies. His last venture was Cloudmeter, which Splunk acquired in 2013 and renamed as Splunk Stream. Mike has held various leadership positions at Splunk, primarily focusing on architecture and performance engineering, and is currently the area owner for the Engineering Infrastructure department.

Talk Title: Using Docker to Scale Operational Intelligence at Splunk
Nandhini Santhanam
Engineering Manger, Docker

Nandhini is an Engineering Manager at Docker. She has been working on building a robust platform for trusted Dockerized Content and eventually grow Docker’s ecosystem. She's worked on technologies ranging from Video Compression to Big Data and enjoys challenges she has never worked on before.

Talk Title: The Value of Diverse Experiences
Natanael Copa
Software Engineer, Docker
Talk Title: Small, Simple, and Secure: Alpine Linux under the Microscope
Nicola Kabar
Lead Solutions Architect, Docker

Nicola Kabar is a Lead Solutions Architect at Docker where he helps strategic customers design and builds scalable enterprise-ready solutions using the Docker platform. His focus areas include container networking, microservices, automation, and cloud architectures. Before Docker, Nicola was a lead Systems Engineer at Cisco where he focused on massively-scalable data center (MSDC) design and architecture for the large Web accounts (Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft).

Talk Title: The Enterprise IT Checklist for Docker Operations
Nirmal Mehta
Chief Technologist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Chief Technologist in the Strategic Innovations Group at Booz Allen Hamilton specializing in research, implementation, and integration of emerging technologies to Booz Allen’s federal government client base. He leads the firm's efforts in containerization and distributed application architectures and thought leader for DevOps practices. He is passionate about Open Source, Containerization, Cloud Automation, DevOps, Data Center Transformation and integrating open-source software to push the capabilities of future IT infrastructure. He focuses on bringing leading edge technologies to enterprise systems for commercial and public sector clients.

Talk Title: A Strong Belief, Loosely Held: Bringing Empathy to IT
Oli Callaghan
Student

Oli is a 17-year-old student and aspiring developer who has been programming for as long as he can remember. He has a passion for developing for the modern web, writing JavaScript for both the client and server, learning new technologies and using Docker in production and development. Over the years, he has taken part in numerous hackathons, a cyber-security competition and refurbished part of BT’s investor showcase at their global research headquarters. This year at DockerCon, Oli will be presenting a live demo of a distributed neural network developed to realistically colourise black and white video footage with his friend Finnian Anderson in the Community Theatre. Oli tweets at @OliCallaghan_ and blogs on his website olicallaghan.com.

Talk Title: Repainting the Past with Distributed Machine Learning and Docker
Oscar Renalias
Senior Manager & Master Technology Architect, Accenture

Oscar is an experienced Technology Architect, responsible for Accenture's containerization agenda, driving container- and Docker-related business globally and supporting clients throughout their container journey, application decomposition, legacy application migration, container strategy, reference architectures and developing the needed skills globally.

Patrick Devine
Sr. Product Manager, Docker
Talk Title: What's New In Docker
Patrick van der Bleek
Solutions Engineer, Docker
Patrick is a Solutions Engineer at Docker, helping customers adopt container technology across the entire Software Supply Chain enabling them to become more agile while maintaining a cost effective, portable and controlled IT infrastructure. Prior to joining Docker, he held a variety of Linux related roles at Red Hat and the Dutch Police.
Talk Title: How Docker helps Open Doors at Assa Abloy
Petr Pridal
CEO, Klokan Technologies GmbH
Petr Pridal, PhD is an entrepreneur, consultant and software architect. As the founder of a Swiss company called Klokan Technologies GmbH, he drives a team of programmers towards innovation in the web mapping applications. Within the last years, he participated in several open-source and research projects and developed popular software applications such as the MapTiler, Georeferencer, OldMapsOnline, GDAL2Tiles, EPSG.io or OpenMapTiles. All these applications are now powered by Docker containers.
Talk Title: Take Control of Your Maps with Docker
Rachid Zarouali
CIO, Synolia
Rachid is a former virtualization consultant and Instructor. After a successful experience building and training the ops team of the French registry (AFNIC), he's now C.I.O. of a worldwide recognised CRM and E-COMMERCE agency. Dedicated to offer the most efficient production tools and infrastructure platforms, he works with his team on bringing latest technology at a production level. Involved in OSS communities from monitoring to container solutions, teaching at a software engineering school, he also runs the Docker Lyon meetup group and speaks at various conferences.
Talk Title: Docker to the Rescue of an Ops Team
Ranjith Raghunath
Director of Big Data Solutions, GlaxoSmithKline

Ranjith is currently serving as the Big Data Solutions lead within the Data CoE. In this capacity, he has responsibility for driving the capabilities and enablement of the R&D Information Platform. This platform will serve as the underpinning needed to realize the next generation of analytics here at GSK within Pharma R&D.

Ranjith holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is currently pursuing an MBA at MIT Sloan.

Talk Title: Letting Science Drive Technology at GlaxoSmithKline
Ricardo Rocha
Staff Member, CERN

Ricardo Rocha is a software engineer at CERN's IT department. He was involved in the development of the worldwide distributed infrastructure serving the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments, focusing on monitoring and storage systems. His recent work has been on containers and how they can help physicists improve the definition, deployment and sharing of their data analysis.

Talk Title: Integrating CERN Software Distribution with Docker
Riccardo Tommasini
PhD Student, Politecnico di Milano

Riccardo Tommasini is a PhD student at Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria (DEIB) of the Politecnico di Milano since November 2015. His research interests comprise stream processing, deductive reasoning and the combination of the two (i.e. Stream Reasoning)

Riccardo major research focuses on investigating how to realise an Efficient yet Expressive approach combing complex event processing, temporal logics and graph stream processing. From late 2014 to April 2015 he worked on his master thesis on RDF Stream Processor benchmarking. From May 2015 to Novembre 2015 he was a visiting researcher at Kno.e.sis centre at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, working on semantic technologies for real-time monitoring of patients with asthma; here he also participated to the BigData Tutorial with practical classes on Esper and C-SPARQL. From July to September 2016 he was visiting the iMec IBCN labs at University of Gent, Belgium, working on combining reasoning and logic programming. He also participated as a teaching assistant at Politecnico di Milano for the courses: Interoperability and Semantic Web Technologies (2015-2016) and Principles of Programming Languages (2016-2017).

Talk Title: Empowering Docker with Linked Data Principles
Rolf Neugebauer
Member of Technical Staff, Docker
Scott Coulton
Senior Software Engineer, Puppet

Scott Coulton is a solutions architect with 10 years of experience in the managed services and hosting space. He has extensive experience in architecture and rolling out systems and network solutions for national and multinational companies with a wide variety of technologies, including AWS, Puppet, Docker, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, and Linux. His design strengths are in cloud computing, automation, and the security space.

Talk Title: Looking Under The Hood: containerD
Solomon Hykes
Founder & CTO, Docker

Solomon Hykes is the founder and CTO of Docker, formerly known as Dotcloud, and the creator of the Docker project. An Epitech and YCombinator alumni, Solomon led Dotcloud as CEO through five years of fundraising, business operations and product launches before focusing entirely on Docker. Solomon tweets at @Solomonstre

Talk Title: General Session Speaker
Sophia Parafina
Developer Relations Engineer, Docker

Sophia Parafina is a Developer Relations Engineer at Docker. She has been a developer, manager, system integrator and founder at various times. Sophia is operating system and language agnostic just like Docker.

Talk Title: Modernizing Java Apps
Steve Singh
Chairman & CEO, Docker
Talk Title: General Session Speaker
Steven Kaufer
Software Engineer, IBM

I am software engineer at IBM and am currently working on building container offerings for IBM Cloud. I am a maintainer of the Infrakit project with a focus on using terraform as the provisioning engine and am leading the Infrakit integration within IBM Cloud. I am passionate about test automation and am a champion of leveraging open source projects in our cloud delivery.

Talk Title: Declare Your Infrastructure with InfraKit, LinuxKit, and Moby
Sune Keller
IT Architect, Alm Brand

Sune is an MSc Eng, currently DevOps architect at the Danish financial corporation Alm. Brand. He is currently building on top of the existing in-house Docker-based platform to ensure devs and ops can spend as much of their time as possible on tasks that can't (just yet) be automated away.

Talk Title: Shipping and Shifting ~100 Apps with Docker
Sven Dowideit
Principal Software Engineer, Rancher Labs
Talk Title: Using LinuxKit to Build Custom RancherOS Systems
Tonis Tiigi
Software Engineer, Docker
Talk Title: State of Builder and BuildKit
Tim Tyler
Principal Solutions Engineer, MetLife

Tim started life as a Mechanical Engineer and spent over 20 years in the Semiconductor industry focusing on high performance computing, design automation, and Open Source compliance and evangelization. Tim particularly enjoys championing and promoting a DevOps culture and Social Coding, as well as building collaboration between development, engineering, and operations teams. Tim recently migrated to the Insurance industry and is a leader and senior contributor on MetLife’s innovation team – The ModSquad. In this role Tim is helping to drive transformative DevOps and Agile change as well as explore exciting new technologies.

Talk Title: Learn Fast, Fail Fast, Deliver Fast: The ModSquad Way
Tobias Getrost
Senior Software Developer CI/CD, GN Hearing A/S

Since 2017, Tobias Getrost works as a Senior Software Developer for GN Hearing A/S in Denmark where he is responsible to establish Continuous Delivery for embedded systems. Before he worked as lead developer and consultant for business process management, Enterprise Java and clean code development. As a passionate clean code developer he is up to software quality, Continuous Delivery and efficient software development methodologies. As part of his job he leads workshops about clean code development, software quality, publishes articles and speaks at conferences.

Talk Title: The Fairy Tale of the One Command Build Script
Tobias Gurtzick
Software Engineer, Arvato Infoscore Tracking Solutions

Tobias is a passionate Technology, OSS and DevOps Evangelist and is engineering and architecting solutions and landscapes at Arvato Infoscore Tracking Solutions. He has been programming for more than a decade and is crazy about Security, Networks, and Linux. When not working on new projects and OSS, he loves to play music. From time to time he tweets at @wzrdtales

Talk Title: How to Secure the Journey to Big Data Microservices - Fraud Management at Arvato Gmbh
Tycho Andersen
Software Engineer, Docker

Tycho is an engineer at Docker working on LinuxKit, a toolkit for building container-focused host operating systems out of Linux. He holds degrees from the University of Wisconsin--Madison and Iowa State University, and has co-authored several peer-reviewed papers. In his spare time he rides bikes and does improvcomedy.

Talk Title: Container-relevant Upstream Kernel Developments