Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK

Meet the Experts with Seth Dobbs

Seth Dobbs (Bounteous)
15:0515:45 Monday, 29 October 2018
Location: Table 3

Seth is here to talk about how to improve your communication skills to be a more effective architect as well as general leadership skills and how they relate to the role of architect. He’s also happy to chat about architecture and technology strategy, drawing on his experience leading a team of 100+ developers and architects and helping deliver several dozen different implementations.

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Seth Dobbs


Seth Dobbs is the vice president of engineering at Bounteous, where he directs the development of ecommerce, web, and mobile applications, digital transformations, and other solutions for numerous clients. This work includes architecting an ecommerce system that grew to be the fourth largest transactional commerce system on the internet. Seth sets the technology direction at Bounteous and drives the technical skill development by organizing and presenting deep dives into new languages, database platforms, and methodologies. He also has developed several internal architecture and leadership training courses and blogs. Seth was named Chicago’s best technology manager for 2016 by Tech in Motion. Previously, he was a software engineer at Motorola, where he was first exposed to complex architectures and where he designed and implemented a service-based framework enabling data services to be distributed and recoverable across multiple servers. Seth holds a BS in computer science from Illinois Tech.