Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 25–26, 2018: Training
Feb 26–28, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Cornelia Davis

Cornelia Davis
Platform Engineer, Pivotal

Website | @cdavisafc

Cornelia Davis is Sr. Director of Technology at Pivotal, where she works on the technology strategy for both Pivotal and for Pivotal customers. Through engagement across Pivotal’s broad customer base, Cornelia develops core cloud platform strategies that drive significant change in enterprise organizations, and influence the Pivotal Cloud Foundry evolution. Currently she is working on ways to bring the various cloud-computing models of Infrastructure as a Service, Application as a Service, Container as a Service and Function as a Service together into a comprehensive offering that allows IT organizations to function at the highest levels. She is the author of the book “Cloud Native: Designing Change-tolerant Software” by Manning Publications (

An industry veteran with almost three decades of experience in image processing, scientific visualization, distributed systems and web application architectures, and cloud-native platforms, Cornelia holds the B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science from California State University, Northridge and further studied theory of computing and programming languages at Indiana University.

When not doing those things you can find her on the yoga mat or in the kitchen.


9:25am–9:45am Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Cornelia Davis (Pivotal)
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Cornelia Davis explains how to use an event-driven approach to address the fallacies of distributed computing in a very different way, offering significant benefits over request-response, and details event-oriented solutions to problems commonly addressed with well-known patterns. Read more.
3:05pm–3:50pm Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Location: Table C
Cornelia Davis (Pivotal)
Join Cornelia to chat about why you should take an event-driven approach to distributed computing or ask any questions you have about the Cloud Foundry PaaS. Read more.