July 13–16, 2020
Mary Grygleski

Mary Grygleski
Developer Advocate, IBM


Mary Grygleski is a Java developer advocate at IBM, specializing in reactive Java systems. She started working as a software engineer with C and Unix, then got into Java, open source, and web development in the new millennium, and now she’s venturing into reactive, mobile, and DevOps. Previously, she worked for several technology product companies in the Route 128 Boston Technology Corridor, as well as the San Francisco Bay Area. She now resides in the Greater Chicago area, and is an executive board member and president of the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG). She’s an active co-organizer for the Big Data Developers in Chicago, Chicago Cloud, and IBM Cloud Chicago meetup groups. Mary continues to be amazed by how software innovations can dramatically transform our lives. Despite the many challenges in an ever-evolving technical world, she gets energized by the constant change and believes that she has uncovered the pathway to staying young. She can’t wait to see what the next tech wave will be like.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/14/2020
Location: Portland 256
So you're a developer, you've heard of reactive, and you're excited to see how you can use its guiding principles to make your application more responsive and resilient. Mary Grygleski and Grace Jansen walk you step-by-step through how to transform your application into a truly reactive system that gracefully handles failure, elastically distributes resources, and is responsive to your end users. Read more.

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