February 23–26, 2020
Nimisha Asthagiri

Nimisha Asthagiri
Chief Architect, edX


Nimisha Asthagiri is a chief architect at edX, a global nonprofit, open source platform for education and learning, where she drives strategic initiatives to implement an intentional architecture for the next generation of large-scale online learning. She’s spent countless hours tackling problems of distributed computing and scalability. Now, she focuses on taming a monolithic architecture, redesigning the platform for the future of learning, and aligning the edX development community on sound design principles and practices. Nimisha is passionate about education as an avenue to inspire and improve the lives of many.


4:50pm5:40pm Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Secondary topics:  Anti-Pattern, Best Practice, Case Study
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When you balance emergent changes created by Agile teams with strategic intentional architecture, you can foster a sustainable ecosystem in a mature (post–startup phase) organization. Nimisha Asthagiri shares her experiences bringing an organically built monolithic open source system to a more intentionally maintained platform using leading architectural principles and practices. Read more.
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