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

Seth Dobbs
Vice President, Engineering, HS2 Solutions

Website | @sethdtech

Seth Dobbs is the vice president of engineering at HS2 Solutions, where he directs the development of ecommerce, web, and mobile applications, digital transformations, and other solutions for numerous clients ranging from small startups to companies such as Domino’s Pizza, Zipcar, and HNI. 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 HS2 Solutions 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 training courses that he delivers periodically and blogs occasionally about leadership and technology. Seth was recently named Chicago’s best technology manager for 2016 by Tech in Motion. He began his career as 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.

Sessions

1:30pm–5:00pm Monday, February 26, 2018
Leadership skills
Location: Sutton North Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Hands-on
Seth Dobbs (HS2 Solutions)
Communication is a critical skill for architects and tech leads, but it involves much more than simply documenting and diagramming. Seth Dobbs explores the illusion of communication and shares a process for effectively communicating your solutions to different stakeholders. Read more.
10:15am–10:45am Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location: Table A
Seth Dobbs (HS2 Solutions)
Seth is happy to discuss communication skills and difficult conversations, leadership skills for architects, and broad architectural strategy. Read more.