“Building Problem-Oriented Teams & Mindset”: Vrushali Paunikar with Carta (Video + Transcript)
Vrushali Paunikar (VP of Product at Carta) talks candidly about her own career journey and why a problem-oriented mindset has been such an important tenet of her leadership.
“Modernizing Mobile Codebases”: Tracy Stampfli with Slack (Video + Transcript)
Tracy Stampfli (Senior Staff Engineer at Slack) talks about modernizing and refactoring code, with lessons drawn from an overhaul of the mobile codebases at Slack.
“Proactive Security at Slack”: Suzanna Khatchatrian with Slack (Video + Transcript)
Suzanna Khatchatrian (Senior Engineering Manager, Product Security at Slack) covers how Slack innovates in proactive security approaches and delivers secure by default libraries and services.
“Atlassian Coffee Break – Building Resilient Products”: Swati Raju with Atlassian
Swati Raju (Head of Confluence Experience Engineering at Atlassian) shares her learnings on Confluence Cloud of building a reliability habit in the team. This goes beyond DevOps best practices, and focuses on treating reliability front and center in team processes, tools, and decisions.
“DevOps Is A Product, Too”: Amrisha Sinha with MaestroQA (Video + Transcript)
Amrisha Sinha (Infrastructure Engineering Team Lead at MaestroQA) covers 5 DevOps insights that are essential for engineering managers to know to unlock their true potential.
“Prompt Design & Engineering for GPT-3”: Ashley Pilipiszyn with OpenAI (Video + Transcript)
Ashley Pilipiszyn (Technical Director at OpenAI) provides a deep dive into how prompt design and engineering works to build a variety of GPT-3-powered applications.
“School House Rock Didn’t Prepare Us For This”: U.S. Digital Service (Video + Transcript)
Engineers Amy Quispe, Julie Meloni, Elizabeth Schweinsberg, and Gina Maini discuss solving gnarly problems in government tech, and how they are using their skills to improve government services and benefits for all Americans.
“Afternoon Keynote: Resilience”: Ashley Dudgeon with Salesforce (Video + Transcript)
Ashley Dudgeon (VP of Engineering at Salesforce) shares stories along the way, climbing the ladder to VP and navigating two maternity leaves. From growing up as a refugee on free lunches to excelling academically, Ashley shares how she’s built resilience at many stages in her career and life.
“Leading Through Change & Embracing the Mess: Morning Keynote”: Anu Bharadwaj with Atlassian (Video + Transcript)
Anu Bharadwaj (VP of Product at Atlassian) shares tips of how, with a big dose of empathy and love, you can find the courage to cut through the bullshit and thrive in times of change.