4–7 Nov 2019

Wednesday Opening Welcome

Christopher Guzikowski (O'Reilly), James Turnbull (Glitch), Ines Sombra (Fastly)
9:009:10 Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Location: Hall A7/A8

Program chairs Christopher Guzikowski, James Turnbull, and Ines Sombra open the first day of keynotes.

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Christopher Guzikowski

O'Reilly

Chris Guzikowski is the senior content director at O’Reilly, where he manages the acquisition and development of content in software architecture and software development. He’s also the cochair of the O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference. Chris has been working on technical content and technology marketing for more than 30 years. He and his family reside in suburban Boston, MA.

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James Turnbull

Glitch

James Turnbull is VPE at Glitch. A longtime member of the open source community, James is the author of a number of books about open source software. Previously, he was a CTO in residence at Microsoft, founder and chief technology officer at Empatico and Kickstarter, VPE of Venmo, and an adviser at Docker. James likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach or holding hands.

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Ines Sombra

Fastly

Ines Sombra is director of engineering at Fastly, where she spends her time helping the web go faster. Ines holds an MS in computology with an emphasis on cheesy ’80s rock ballads. She has a fondness for steak, fernet, and a pug named Gordo. In a previous life, she was a data engineer.

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