Engineering the Future of Software
Feb 3–4, 2019: Training
Feb 4–6, 2019: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Mark Richards

Mark Richards
Software Architect, Independent

Website | @markrichardssa

Mark Richards is an experienced, hands-on software architect focused on the architecture, design, and implementation of microservices architectures, service-oriented architectures, and distributed systems in J2EE and other technologies. He has been involved in the software industry since 1983 and has significant experience and expertise in application, integration, and enterprise architecture. Mark served as the president of the New England Java Users Group from 1999 to 2003. He is the author of numerous technical books and videos from O’Reilly, including Software Architecture Fundamentals (video), Enterprise Messaging (video), and Java Message Service (book), and a regular conference speaker at the No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) symposium series. Mark has spoken at over 100 conferences and user groups around the world on a variety of enterprise-related technical topics. He holds a master’s degree in computer science as well as numerous architect and developer certifications from IBM, Sun, the Open Group, and BEA.

Sessions

9:00am - 5:00pm Sunday, February 3 & Monday, February 4
Location: Concourse A
Mark Richards (Independent)
CNN recently rated software architect the number one job in America. Yet no clear path exists for moving from developer to architect. Mark Richards blends lecture and hands-on real-world group exercises to explore the many aspects of software architecture. You'll learn various integration styles (and when to use them) as well as patterns to fit various business needs and requirements. Read more.
9:50am–10:10am Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Mark Richards (Independent), Neal Ford (ThoughtWorks)
In a new series of interviews called "From the Trenches," Neal Ford interviews highly regarded industry professions about their career path and their work as an architect. Join in for his discussion with Mark Richards. Read more.