Sep 1–2, 2021

2020 Breakout Sessions

Beginner-Friendly Spring

#Bootiful Time

Mario Gray Principal Technologist, VMware

Josh Long Spring Developer Advocate, VMware

Core FrameworkReactive

Agile Leadership

18 Months to Migrate 800 Applications: State Farm’s Transformation Journey

Ryan Alberti Technology Manager, State Farm Insurance

Jeff Anderson Architecture Manager, State Farm Insurance

Matt Hubbard Technology Engineer, State Farm Insurance

Core FrameworkTransformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

A Deep Dive into Spring Application Events

Oliver Drotbohm Senior Principal Software Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringModern WebCore Framework

Agile Leadership

A Leader’s Guide to DevOps Practices and Culture

Tiffany Jachja Tech Evangelist, Harness

DevOpsCI/CDLeadership

Agile Leadership

A Model of Technical Leadership

Adib Saikali Principal Platfrom Architect, VMware

Core FrameworkLeadership

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Accelerate Spring Apps to Cloud at Scale—Discussion with Azure Spring Cloud Customers

Jonathan Jones Technical Lead for Group Finance IT, Swiss Re

Adib Saikali Principal Platfrom Architect, VMware

Peter Verstraete Java Software Crafter, Liantis

Asir Selvasingh Principal PM Architect, Java on Azure, Microsoft

Armando Guzman Principal Software Engineer, Raley's Family of Stores

Transformation Case StudiesSecurityModern Web

Architecture

API First or Events First: Is it a Binary Choice?

Madhav Sathe Cloud Applications Architect, VMware

Rohit Kelapure Principal Solution Architect, VMware

Core FrameworkEvent Driven

Agile Leadership

As an Attacker, I Want Your Data: Anticipating Security Threats

Eleftheria Stein Software Engineer, VMware

Kate Griggs Product Management, Zendesk

Core FrameworkSecurity

Architecture

Automated Virtualized Testing (AVT) with Docker, Kubernetes, WireMock and Gatling

Tongyu Wang Architect, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Wei Li Solutions Engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Modernization/RefactoringKubernetesServerless/Microservices

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Batching for the Modern Enterprise

Michael Minella Sr Manager, VMware

Core FrameworkModernization/RefactoringData, Databases

Architecture

Bootiful Azure Spring Cloud

Julien Dubois Cloud Developer Advocate, Microsoft

Josh Long Spring Developer Advocate, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Bootiful GraphQL with Kotlin

Guillaume Scheibel Principal Engineer, Expedia Group

Dariusz Kuc Principal Engineer, Expedia Group

Core FrameworkKotlinModern Web

Agile Leadership

BT’s Consumer Digital Commerce Transformation is Driving New Revenue Opportunities

Cathal O’Neill Software Engineering Lead, BT

Cloud FoundryTransformation Case Studies

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Building Flexible APIs with Spring HATEOAS

Greg Turnquist Principal Software Engineer, VMware

Modern Web

Agile Leadership

Building the Business Case for App Modernization

Dormain Drewitz Director, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringCore FrameworkLeadership

Cloud Native Platforms

Bulletproof Microservices with Spring and Kubernetes

Ollie Hughes Senior Member of Technical Staff—Spring, VMware

Bella Bai Software Engineer, VMware

KubernetesSecurityTransformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Cancel, Retry and Timeouts: Keep Your Sanity Thanks to Reactive Programming

Simon Baslé Reactor Project Lead, VMware

Reactive

Architecture

Cloud Native Service Mesh Using Spring Cloud and Pivotal Cloud Foundry Technologies: A Case Study

Srini Penchikala Senior IT Architect, GM

Cloud FoundryTransformation Case StudiesModernization/Refactoring

Architecture

Connect Your Functions with RSocket

Spencer Gibb Spring Cloud Core Lead, VMware

Oleg Zhurakousky Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Connecting Spring Apps to Distributed SQL Clusters Running in Kubernetes

Anthony Vetter Sr. Product Marketing Manager, VMware

Nikhil Chandrappa Software Engineer Lead, Yugabyte Inc

Core FrameworkKubernetesData, Databases

Cloud Native Platforms

Crafting a New Enterprise App Platform with Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, Istio, and More

Jared Ruckle Group Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

Boskey Savla Technical Product Line Marketing Manager, VMware

Core Framework.NETKubernetes

Cloud Native Platforms

Crossing the Streams! Rollout Strategies to Keep Your Users Happy!

Steve Sloka Sr. Member of Technical Staff, VMware

Bill Koch Software Engineer, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

KubernetesCore Framework

Agile Leadership

Delivering Essentials for Albertsons: VMware TAS’s Critical Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gautham Pallapa Global CTO, VMware

Bhuvan Padakanti Sr. DevOps Manager, Albertsons

Transformation Case StudiesModernization/Refactoring

Architecture

Deploying Fearlessly in a Continuous World

Justina Nguyen Developer Evangelist Lead, Optimizely

Modernization/RefactoringCore FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

Developers Are Users, Too

Erick Arias Senior Product Designer, VMware

DevOpsAgileCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

DevOps KPIs as a Service: Daimler’s Solution

Dieter Flick Platform Architect, VMware

Thomas Mueller Product Owner, Daimler AG

Robert Werner Engagement Director, VMware

Roland Fetscher Platform Architect, Daimler AG

DevOps

Cloud Native Platforms

DevSecOps with Confidence

Maria Gabriella Brodi Sr. Solution Engineer, VMware

Prasanna Upperi Senior Platform Architect, VMware

DevOpsModern WebSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

Distribute Your App and Engage Your Community with a Helm Repository

Tomas Pizarro Moreno Member of Technical Staff, VMware

DevOpsKubernetesCore Framework

Cloud Native Platforms

Driving TAS Enterprise Fitness

Seth Jones Solution Owner, Slalom LLC

Tom Woods Platform Services Analytics and Billing Super, Ford Motor Company

Kyle Hinton Solution Architect, Slalom Detroit

Ishaan Khurana Data Scientist/ Analyst, Ford Motor Company

DevOpsTransformation Case StudiesCloud Foundry

Cloud Native Platforms

Enabling Cloud Native Buildpacks for Windows Containers

Daniella Corricelli Product Manager, VMware

Malini Valliath Member of Technical Staff, VMware

Micah Young Software Engineer, VMware

Andrew Meyer Software Engineer, VMware

Cloud Foundry.NETKubernetes

Cloud Native Platforms

Enabling Self-Service Prescriptive Adoption of Native Services to Complement Application Workloads

Ryan Niksch Senior Solutions Architect, AWS

Cloud FoundryDevOpsAgile

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Explain it to Me Like I’m 5: Oauth2 and OpenID

Daniel Mikusa Senior Staff Technical Support Engineer, VMware

Modern WebCore FrameworkSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

From Java Monoliths to K8s

Mauricio Salatino Principal Software Engineer, Camunda

Modernization/RefactoringKubernetes

Agile Leadership

From Zero to A11Y: Building an Accessibility Culture

Ayesha Mazumdar Senior UX Engineer, Optimizely

Modernization/RefactoringDevOpsCI/CD

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Full Steam Ahead, R2DBC!

Mark Paluch Spring Data Project Lead, VMware

Data, DatabasesReactive

Architecture

Functions: Implement Once, Execute Anywhere!

Oleg Zhurakousky Software Engineer, VMware

Serverless/MicroservicesCore FrameworkModern Web

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Fundamental Spring Boot: Keep it Simple, Get it Right, Be Productive and Have Fun!

Wei Li Solutions Engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Core Framework

Architecture

Game of Streams 🐉: How to Tame and Get the Most from Your Messaging Platforms

Mark Heckler Spring Developer & Advocate, VMware

Event DrivenModernization/Refactoring

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Getting Started With RSocket

Ben Wilcock Developer Relations, VMware

Core FrameworkReactiveModern Web

Agile Leadership

Girls Can Do IT!

Madison Schlegel Customer Advocacy Program Manager, VMware

Shuchi Mittal Director Formation Labs, Fiserv

Miranda LeBlanc Solutions Engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Yvonne Brye-Vela Manager, VMware

Kerry Schaffer Senior IT Director, OneMagnify

DevOpsLeadershipCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

Handling Secrets in Your Cloud Native Architecture

Jonathan Regehr Architect, Garmin

DevOpsSecurity

Beginner-Friendly Spring

High-Precision GPS Positioning for Spring Developers

Gunnar Hillert Software Developer, Hillert Inc.

Core FrameworkModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

How (Not) to Develop a Modern Product Management Practice at Speed

Jana Werner Head of Transformation, Tesco Bank

AgileCI/CD

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Using Reactor Netty

Violeta Georgieva Staff Engineer, VMware

Reactive

Beginner-Friendly Spring

If Hemingway Wrote JavaDocs

Jay Bryant Senior Technical Writer, VMware

Josh Cummings Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkModernization/Refactoring

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Improving Your Company’s Health with Middleware Takeout

Banu Parasuraman Chief Technologist - Cloud Native Platforms, Wipro

Core FrameworkModern WebAgile

Architecture

Integrate Machine Learning into Your Spring Application in Less than an Hour

Vaibhav Goel Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon

Mikhail Shapirov Senior Partner Solutions, Amazon Web Services, Inc

Hermann Burgmeier Senior Software Engineer, Amazon

Qing Lan Software Developement Engineer, AWS

Modernization/RefactoringServerless/MicroservicesCore Framework

Architecture

Introducing Saga Pattern in Microservices with Spring Statemachine

Omotola Awofolu Senior Platform Architect/Solution Engineer, VMware

Data, DatabasesCore FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Architecture

Introducing Spring Cloud Gateway and API Hub for VMware Tanzu

Alexey Nesterov Software Engineer, VMware

Gareth Clay Senior Member Technical Staff, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringServerless/MicroservicesModern Web

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Introducing Spring Framework 5.3

Juergen Hoeller Senior Staff Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkReactiveModern Web

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Introduction to Spring Cloud

Spencer Gibb Spring Cloud Core Lead, VMware

Olga Maciaszek-Sharma Member of Technical Staff 3, VMware

Modern WebCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Introduction to WebMvc.fn

Arjen Poutsma Senior Staff Engineer, VMware

Core Framework

Architecture

IoT Scale Event-Stream Processing for Connected Fleet at Penske

Krishna Gogineni Sr. Platfrom Architect, VMware

Shruti Modi Sr. Platform Manager, Penske

Event Driven

Cloud Native Platforms

Kubernetes YAML + Science = Sanity

Bryan Liles Sr. Staff Engineer, VMware

DevOpsKubernetes

Agile Leadership

Leading Engineers to Water: The Art, Science, and Culture of Technical Coaching

Michael Migliacio Lead Engineer & Software Engineering Coach, Target

Transformation Case StudiesCI/CDLeadership

Agile Leadership

Lessons from Veteran Agile Leaders and the Importance of Community

Joshua Bullock Product Design, Formerly Dell

Andrew Zusman Design Practice Lead, VMware

Kristin Pearson Customer Success Manager, VMware

Jennifer Handler Services Strategy & Product Management Lead, VMware

John Handy Leader of FordLabs, Ford Motor Company

Robert Papandrea Head of Digital Transformation Services, Boeing

AgileDevOpsCI/CD

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Make Spring Home (Spring Customization and Extensibility)

Sasi Peri Enterprise Architect, Cardinal Health

Modern Web

Cloud Native Platforms

Make Your Kubernetes Clusters Production-Ready with VMware Tanzu

Tiffany Jernigan Senior Developer Advocate, VMware

DevOpsKubernetes

Architecture

Making the Business a First-Class Citizen During the Application Modernization Journey

Ryan Johnson Associate Director, Accenture

Modernization/RefactoringLeadershipAgile

Agile Leadership

Manager, Heal Thyself!

Jon Osborn IT Executive, Bell Tracy, Ltd.

Michael Coté Staff Technologist, VMware

Neville George Manager, Comcast

Jana Werner Head of Transformation, Tesco Bank

LeadershipCore FrameworkTransformation Case Studies

Agile Leadership

Measuring ROI and Driving Adoption of TAS in an Enterprise

Nuz Mahmood Senior Manager, Enterprise Projects, TD Ameritrade

Daryl Dwyer Principal Architect, TD Ameritrade

Core FrameworkTransformation Case StudiesCloud Foundry

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

No Hate on Java 8, But 9–14 Reign Supreme

Angie Jones Senior Developer Advocate, Applitools

Core FrameworkModern Web

Agile Leadership

Not Just Initializing

Elspeth Minty Head of Java Platform Engineering, Morgan Stanley

George Ball Developer, Java Platform Engineering, Morgan Stanley

CI/CDDevOpsTransformation Case Studies

Architecture

Observability Enhancements in Steeltoe

Hananiel Sarella Staff Software Engineer, VMware

Event Driven.NETServerless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Observability, Distributed Tracing, and Open Source: The Missing Primer

Daniel Khan Director Technology Strategy, Dynatrace

DevOps

Agile Leadership

Operational Transformation: Teachers’ Journey from App Servers to VMware Tanzu

Adam Di Felice DevOps Engineer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Transformation Case Studies

Agile Leadership

Outcomes and the Death of Heroes

Scott Hiland Solutions Lead, VMware

Johnny Scimeca Product Manager, Raytheon

DevOpsLeadershipCI/CD

Agile Leadership

Own Your AppTx Destiny—Be Your Own Banker: Self-Fund Your Transformation

Matt Wood VP Alliances, Deloitte

Luis Benavides Hybrid Cloud & App TX Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP

LeadershipModernization/RefactoringAgile

Cloud Native Platforms

Permission to Fail

Dawn Parzych Developer Advocate, LaunchDarkly

AgileDevOpsCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

Practical DevSecOps Using Security Instrumentation

Jeff Williams CTO & Co-Founder, Contrast Security

SecurityDevOps

Architecture

Replatforming Legacy Packaged Applications: Block-by-Block with Minecraft

Michael Villiger Sr. Technical Partner Manager, Dynatrace

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Revealing Resilience Vulnerabilities in Spring Boot Architectures

Yury Yineth Nina Roa SRE & Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Running Persistent Data in a Multi-Cloud Architecture

Judy Wang Product Manager, VMware

Aditya Tripathi Product Manager, VMware

Cloud FoundryData, DatabasesServerless/Microservices

Architecture

Security Patterns for Microservice Architectures

Matt Raible Open Source Developer, Okta

SecurityServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

Software Architecture: A Story About Business Value and Tradeoffs

Abel Fresnillo Silva Senior Software Engineer, Lowe's Companies

Transformation Case StudiesCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Boot Loves K8s

Stéphane Nicoll Software Engineer, VMware

Brian Clozel Spring Team Member, VMware

Core FrameworkKubernetes

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Boot Observability

DaShaun Carter Tanzu Solutions Engineer, VMware

Core Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Boot Omakase: A Fast-Paced “Chef’s Choice” Dive into Fun and Useful Topics!

Mark Heckler Spring Developer & Advocate, VMware

Modern WebReactiveCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Boot Revisited with KoFu and JaFu

Sébastien Deleuze Spring Framework Committer, VMware

Audrey Neveu Software Engineer on Reactor, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Security Patterns

Eleftheria Stein Software Engineer, VMware

Josh Cummings Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkModern WebSecurity

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring to Image

Ben Hale Lead Java on Cloud Platforms, VMware MAPBU, VMware

KubernetesCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Tools 4: Bootiful Spring Tooling for the Masses

Martin Lippert Senior Principal Software Engineer, VMware

Core Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Up Your Graph

Gerrit Meier Software Engineer, Neo4j

Michael Simons Software Engineer, Neo4j, Inc

Core FrameworkData, Databases

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring: Your Next Java Micro-Framework

Alexey Nesterov Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Architecture

State of Steeltoe 2020

Tim Hess Software Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringCore Framework.NET

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Staying Ahead of the Curve with Spring and Cassandra 4

Alexandre Dutra Technical Manager, DataStax

Mark Paluch Spring Data Project Lead, VMware

Core FrameworkData, Databases

Agile Leadership

Successful and Sustainable Business Transformation: The 4 x 3 Approach

Gautham Pallapa Global CTO, VMware

Leadership

Architecture

Supercharge Your Spring Boot Apps!

Kylie Liang Principal PM Lead, Microsoft

Rory Preddy Senior Cloud Advocate, Microsoft

Core FrameworkReactiveSecurity

Agile Leadership

The Brilliant Practice of Balanced Platform Teams

Taj Moore Product Manager, VMware

Samah Majadla Solutions Architect, VMware

Christopher Pittman Product Person, VMware

Christie Lynam Solutions Architect, VMware

AgileDevOpsCI/CD

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

The Past Year in Spring for Apache Geode

John Blum Staff Engineer, VMware

Data, DatabasesGeode

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

The Path Towards Spring Boot Native Applications

Andy Clement Director, VMware

Sébastien Deleuze Spring Framework Committer, VMware

Core FrameworkModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

The Role of Corporate IT in the Digital Age—Best Practices on How to Reinterpret It

Sophie Seiwald CEO & Managing Director Mercedes-Benz.io, Mercedes-Benz

LeadershipModernization/RefactoringTransformation Case Studies

Architecture

The Tales of Event-Driven Told by a Spring Developer

Viktor Gamov Developer Advocate, Confluent

Event DrivenModernization/RefactoringCore Framework

Agile Leadership

Transformation: Not Only the App But Also the Way We Work

Martin Wolf Product Owner, DATEV eG

Fani Bahar Senior Product Manager, VMware

Core Framework

Agile Leadership

Transforming AirFrance-KLM’s Payment Application to Cloud Native in Six Weeks

Oya Ünlü Duygulu Group Manager Digital, AirFrance-KLM

Patrick Zijlstra Software Developer, KLM

Core FrameworkTransformation Case StudiesCloud Foundry

Architecture

Unleash the True Power of Spring Cloud: Learn How to Customize Spring Cloud

Ryan Baxter Software Engineer, VMware

Olga Maciaszek-Sharma Member of Technical Staff 3, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Unlock Sustainable Kubernetes Services for TAS

Sara Arntz Manager, Product Management, VMware

Tiffany Jordan Product Lead, VMware

Mikey Boldt Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkCloud FoundryKubernetes

Cloud Native Platforms

VMware Tanzu Service Mesh from the Developer’s Perspective

Ramiro Salas Staff Technologist II, R&D, VMware

Deepa Kalani Staff Engineer 2, VMware

Modern WebKubernetesCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Walking Through Spring Cloud Data Flow

Ilayaperumal Gopinathan Staff Software Engineer, VMware

Glenn Renfro Software Developer, VMware

Core FrameworkData, Databases

Cloud Native Platforms

Weaving Through the Mesh: Making Sense of Istio and Overlapping Technologies

Maria Gabriella Brodi Sr. Solution Engineer, VMware

Cora Iberkleid Advisory Solutions Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringCore FrameworkKubernetes

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Welcome to the Metrics

Didier Burkhalter Senior Platform Architect, VMware

Alexandre Roman Solution Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringCore Framework

Agile Leadership

What Does it Take to Deliver a Solution to Process Over $2B in Loans from Inception to Production?

Clint Myers Vice President, Architecture / CTO - AP, Fiserv

Srinivas Machani Chief Architect, Fiserv

Henri van den Bulk Global Field CTO, VMware

AgileTransformation Case StudiesCI/CD

Beginner-Friendly Spring

What Is Spring?

Glenn Renfro Software Developer, VMware

Core Framework

Agile Leadership

What Makes a Great Product Manager

Michael Gresham Sr. Product Manager, VMWare

Adrien Hensley Agile Transformation Coach, The Boeing Company

Kenneth McDougall Director of Product, Kessel Run

Jennifer Handler Services Strategy & Product Management Lead, VMware

AgileLeadershipCI/CD

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

What’s New in Spring Batch?

Mahmoud Ben Hassine Principal Software Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringData, DatabasesCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

What’s New in Spring Data MongoDB

Christoph Strobl Staff Engineer, VMware

ReactiveData, DatabasesCore Framework

Cloud Native Platforms

You Want to Kubernetes? You MUST Know Containers!

Angel Rivera Developer Advocate, CircleCI

DevOpsKubernetes

Agile Leadership

“Sh*^%# on Fire, Yo!”: A True Story Inspired by Real Events

Brendan Aye Technical Director, Platform Architecture, T-Mobile

James Webb MTS, T-Mobile

Core FrameworkTransformation Case StudiesCloud Foundry