Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
Dave Zwieback

Dave Zwieback
VP of Engineering, Next Big Sound

Website | @mindweather

Dave Zwieback has been working with large-scale mission-critical infrastructure and teams for almost two decades. Dave is the VP of engineering at Next Big Sound (acquired by Pandora Media, Inc.) and CTO of Lotus Outreach. He has previously worked with the adaptive learning startup Knewton, the quantitative investment management firm D.E. Shaw & Co., and the financial services behemoth Morgan Stanley. He also ran an infrastructure architecture consultancy for seven years. Dave is the author of Beyond Blame: Learning from Failure and Success from O’Reilly Media. He blogs at


9:00am–5:00pm Monday, 10/12/2015
Location: Clinton
Dave Zwieback (Next Big Sound), Leonid Frolov (Coaches Training Institute)
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Failure is inevitable. Success is unpredictable. Both failure and success are also tremendous learning opportunities. A postmortem, conducted in an skillful way, is one of the best ways to learn from both failures and successes. Postmortems can help us identify and address areas of fragility within systems and organizations, and make both more resilient. Read more.

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