, 2021 ·

Breakout Sessions

Cloud Native Platforms

A Developer’s Introduction to Containers

Nigel Brown Senior Open Source Community Manager, VMware

Kubernetes

Agile Leadership

A Recipe for Scale: Succeeding with Agile Software Development in the Enterprise

Becki Hyde Senior Product Manager, VMware

Jen Handler Director, Customer Experience and Success, VMware

AgileLeadershipModernization/Refactoring

Cloud Native Platforms

A Series of Fortunate Events: Building an Operator in Java

Alberto C. Ríos Staff Engineer, VMware

Bella Bai Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkKubernetesTesting

Beginner-Friendly Spring

A Spring Data’s Guide to Persistence

Christoph Strobl Spring Data Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkData, Databases

Architecture

A Tour of the Modern Java Platform

Bruce Eckel President, Mindview LLC

James Ward Developer Relations Engineer, Google Cloud

KotlinModernization/RefactoringReactive

Architecture

API Gateway How-To: The Many Ways to Apply the Gateway Pattern

Alberto C. Ríos Staff Engineer, VMware

Shruti B Software Engineer, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

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

Adib Saikali Principal Solutions Engineer, VMware

Asir Selvasingh Architect - Java on Azure, Microsoft

Devon Yost Enterprise Architect, Digital Realty

Dhiren Shah Distinguished Engineer, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

Georg Deschler Senior Manager, Bosch.IO GmbH

Core FrameworkCI/CDSecurity

Agile Leadership

Achieving Escape Velocity in Your Digital Transformation Through Product Thinking

Gautham Pallapa Executive Advisor, VMware

Henri van den Bulk Executive Technical Advisor, VMware

LeadershipTransformation Case Studies

Agile Leadership

Albertsons’ Journey: Modernize and Migrate On-Premises Retail Systems to Cloud

Anand Rao Advisory Platform Architect, VMware

Gaurav Jain Sr. Manager - Container Platform, Albertsons Companies Inc

Modernization/RefactoringTransformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Application Modernization: Migrating Mainframe Apps to the Cloud Using Spring

Glenn Renfro Spring Developer, VMware

Core FrameworkData, DatabasesModernization/Refactoring

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Bootiful Spring Tooling for the Masses

Hadi Hariri Developer Advocacy, JetBrains

Martin Lippert Spring Tools Lead, VMware

Sandra Ahlgrimm Cloud Advocate, Microsoft

KubernetesCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Bootiful Vaccine Scavenger: A Tale of the Pragmatic Spring Framework

Greg Meyer Director, Distinguished Engineer, Cerner Corp.

Data, DatabasesModern WebCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Building Fast and Scalable Persistence Layers with Spring Data JPA

Thorben Janssen Freelancer, Self-employed

Data, Databases

Agile Leadership

Building Gender Diversity in Organizations to Deliver Award-Winning Products

Brian Chang Principal Technologist, VMware

Kerry Schaffer Senior IT Director, OneMagnify

Nicole Wierzbowski Hosting Engagement Manager, OneMagnify

Rajalakshmi Padmanaban IT Director, OneMagnify

Leadership

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Building Layers of Defense for Your Application Using Spring Security Framework

Neha Sardana Software Developer, BNY Mellon

Core FrameworkSecurity

Agile Leadership

Building Resiliency to Discomfort

Ellie Tumbuan Head of Strategy and Culture, The Justice Collective

Nicole Nelson Manager of Marketing and Communications, The Justice Collective

CI/CDLeadershipAgile

Agile Leadership

Challenges of Being an ISV and Customer in a K8s World

Barry Mullan Staff Solution Engineer, VMware

Roberto Scata Staff Solutions Engineer, VMware

Transformation Case StudiesCloud Foundry

Agile Leadership

Cloud Native Engineering Reimagined by CNAP

Ajay Balasankula Sr Cloud Architect, Wipro Limited

Agile

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Code Wars: Database Decisions for Application Development

Jennifer Reif Developer Relations Engineer, Neo4j

Data, Databases

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Collaborative Applications at Scale with RSocket

Sergey Tselovalnikov Software Engineer, Canva

Modernization/RefactoringReactive

Agile Leadership

Containerizing Business Outcomes—Industry Panel: Finance and Healthcare

Henri van den Bulk Executive Technical Advisor, VMware

JT Perry Tanzu Value Advisor, VMware

Michael Coté Staff Technologist 2, VMware

Vivian Ko Managing Director, Charles Schwab

LeadershipKubernetesDevOps

Cloud Native Platforms

Creating Polyglot Communication Between Kubernetes Clusters and Legacy Systems with an Event Mesh

Michael Hilmen Principal Architect, Solace

Robbie Jerrom Principal SE - Office of the CTO, VMware

Event-DrivenKubernetesDevOps

Agile Leadership

Daimler’s Community Approach to TAS Platform Monitoring

Jürgen Freund Software Architect, EXXETA AG

Lukas Frensel Senior Consultant, EXXETA AG

Thomas Müller Product Owner - Cloud Foundry Platform, Daimler AG

Transformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Debugging Complex Issues in Web Applications

Mark Thomas Staff Engineer, VMware

TestingDevOpsReactive

Cloud Native Platforms

Demystify LDAP and OIDC Providing Security to Your App on Kubernetes

Dodd Pfeffer Advisory Solution Engineer, VMware

SecurityKubernetesModern Web

Cloud Native Platforms

Deploy Code into Production Faster on Kubernetes

Valentina Alaria Director Product Management, VMware

KubernetesModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

Driveway to Highway: Driving Outcomes with Infrastructure as a Product

Heather Romero Product Manager, Scientific Research Corporation

Scott Hiland Manager, Solution Leads, VMware Tanzu Labs

AgileLeadershipCI/CD

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Driving the Data Pipelines for Connected Vehicles with Spring Cloud Data Flow

Banu Parasuraman Chief Technologist, Wipro

Event-DrivenData, Databases

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Enable Authentication and Authorization with Azure Active Directory and Spring Security

Josh Cummings Software Engineer, VMware

Sean Li Product Manager, Microsoft

ReactiveSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

Ensuring Security and Feature Freshness with VMware Tanzu Observability

Amber Salome Senior Solutions Architect, VMware

Cloud FoundryDevOpsSecurity

Architecture

Event Sourcing with RSocket—Now We’re Talking!

Steven van Beelen Lead Developer, AxonIQ

Event-DrivenModern Web

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

From Spring Framework 5.3 to 6.0

Juergen Hoeller Spring Framework Project Lead, VMware

Core Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

From Zero to Spring Boot Hero with GitHub Codespaces

Martin Lippert Spring Tools Lead, VMware

Sandra Ahlgrimm Cloud Advocate, Microsoft

Core FrameworkTesting

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Full-Stack Development with Spring Boot and VueJS

Dan Vega Enteprise Java Architect, Briebug Software

Core FrameworkModern Web

Cloud Native Platforms

Full-Stack Observability for IoT Event Stream Data Processing at Penske

Krishna Gogineni Advisory Platform Architect, VMware

Shruti Modi Director Data Platform, Penske Transportation Solution

Transformation Case StudiesDevOpsEvent-Driven

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Getting Started with Spring Authorization Server

Joe Grandja Spring Security Engineer, VMware

Steve Riesenberg Software Engineer, VMware

SecurityModern WebCore Framework

Cloud Native Platforms

GitOps, Your Kubernetes Runtime, and You

Jason Morgan Technical Evangelist, Buoyant

DevOpsKubernetes

Architecture

Going Serverless Using the Spring Framework Ecosystem

Timo Salm Specialist Solution Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Architecture

How Spring Cloud Gateway Orchestrated Our App Modernization

Dodd Pfeffer Advisory Solution Engineer, VMware

Partha Chandramohan Solutions Architect, AARP

Modernization/RefactoringModern Web

Architecture

How To Be a Java Automated Testing Superstar

Billy Korando Java Developer Advocate, Oracle

TestingCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

How VMware IT Modernized Customer Connect to Deliver an Exceptional Customer Experience

Moin Tavargere Senior Manager, VMware

Nicy Thomas Sr. Product Owner, VMware

Modernization/RefactoringTransformation Case StudiesDevOps

Agile Leadership

How to Start Your Application Modernization Journey

Steve Hawkins Sr. Manager Converged Infrastructure, BT

Agile

Agile Leadership

How to Use KPIs in an Agile Delivery Environment

Arijit Sarbagna Director - Agile & DevSecOps, Atos

AgileCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

Ingress? That’s So 2020! Introducing the Kubernetes Gateway API

Abhinav Rau Principal Architect, Google

Madhav Sathe Cloud Customer Engineer, Google

CI/CDServerless/MicroservicesKubernetes

Cloud Native Platforms

Inner Loop Development with Spring Boot on Kubernetes

Dave Syer Senior Engineering Consultant, VMware

KubernetesCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Leap Ahead with Redis 6.2

Brian Sam-Bodden Developer Advocate, Redis Labs

DaShaun Carter Partner Solution Architect, Redis

Core FrameworkData, Databases

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Learning RSocket Using RSC

Toshiaki Maki Staff Cloud Native Architect, VMware

Core FrameworkReactiveSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

Leveraging Standard Buildpacks to Migrate Not-So-Standard Apps

Brandon Blincoe App Modernization Strategist, VMware

Matthew Campbell Solutions Architect, VMware

KubernetesModernization/RefactoringCloud Foundry

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Live Coding Spring Data Queries to the End of the Persistence Universe

Greg Turnquist Principal Software Engineer, VMware

Data, Databases

Architecture

Live Coding Spring, Kafka, & Elasticsearch: Personalized Search Results on Ranking and User Profile

Erdem Günay CTO, Layermark

ReactiveModernization/Refactoring

Cloud Native Platforms

Lock That Sh*t Down! Auth Security Patterns for Apps, APIs, and Infra

Brian Demers Developer Advocate, Okta

Matt Raible Java Web Developer, Okta

KubernetesSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

Making Onboarding Suck Less

Anand Rao Advisory Platform Architect, VMware

Chris Phillipson Manager, Solutions Engineering, MAPBU, VMware

CI/CDDevOps

Agile Leadership

Measure Twice, Cut Once: Using Team Operation Metrics to Optimize a Scaling Software Shop

Daniel Witenberg Senior Product Manager, VMware

Krista Luna Product Manager, VMware

AgileLeadershipCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

Measuring DevOps Impact to Boost Effectiveness

Pradeep Behl Director, Cognizant

CI/CDDevOpsTransformation Case Studies

Architecture

Microservices Testing at Scale

Kishore Kota Sr Architect, Discover Financial Services

Sindhu Nair Principal Value Stream Architect, Discover Financial Services

Ying Zhe Director, Application Development, Discover Financial Services

Serverless/MicroservicesModernization/Refactoring

Architecture

Modern Application Configuration in Kubernetes

Craig Walls Engineer, VMware

KubernetesModernization/Refactoring

Architecture

Modernizing Customer Messaging at T-Mobile

Al Garay Manager, Enterprise Technology Solutions, T-Mobile

Raj Palanisamy Senior Software Engineer, T-Mobile

Modernization/RefactoringTransformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Multiplatform Apps with Spring, Kotlin, and RSocket

Anton Arhipov Developer Advocate, JetBrains

Oleh Dokuka Senior Software Engineer, VMware

Reactive

Architecture

Next-Generation Cloud Native Apps with Spring Cloud and Kubernetes

Ryan Baxter Staff Software Engineer, VMware

KubernetesEvent-DrivenServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

Optimizing TAS Usage at Ford Motor Company

Mathivanan Vairaperumal Consulting Architect, Ford Motor Company

Todd Hall Application Architect, Ford Motor Company

Transformation Case StudiesCI/CDModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

Outcomes-Oriented Roadmap: From Vision to Reality

Fani Bahar Senior Product Manager, VMware Tanzu Labs

Julia Keis Product Manager, AUDI AG

LeadershipAgileCI/CD

Architecture

Packaging and Distributing Applications for Kubernetes

Ian Zink Staff Software Engineer, VMware

Nitasha Verma Solutions Engineer, VMware

KubernetesCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

Peering Inside the Black Box: A Case for Observability

Gergely Toth Senior Java Developer, Morgan Stanley

DevOpsServerless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Platform Agility, Reliability, and Security: Can You Really Have it All in the Federal Sector?

Dan Loomis Product Manager, VMware

Matthew Goehring Platform Engineer, Scientific Research Corporation

CI/CDCloud FoundrySecurity

Agile Leadership

Preparing the Gap Inc. Ecommerce Platform for Traffic Surge During the Holiday Season

Anand Rao Advisory Platform Architect, VMware

Ram Kesavan Senior Director, SRE/PaaS/API Platform, Gap, Inc

Transformation Case StudiesDevOpsTesting

Agile Leadership

Proactively Designing for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Megan Peaslee Lead UX Researcher, University of Washington - Masters Student

Meghna Nayak Product Designer, N/A

Rachel Feltes UX Designer, University of Washington

Sara Koeck UX Researcher, University of Washington

Transformation Case StudiesLeadership

Cloud Native Platforms

Prod-Like Integration Testing for Distributed Containerized Applications

Cora Iberkleid Developer Advocate, VMware

Maria Gabriella Brodi Staff Solutions Engineer, VMware

AgileData, DatabasesModernization/Refactoring

Architecture

Quantum Computing and Java QC API—Strange

Sasi Peri Architect, Cardinalhealth

Modernization/RefactoringTransformation Case Studies

Architecture

Rapid Development with Azure Spring Cloud

Josh Long Spring Developer Advocate, VMware

Julien Dubois Java Developer Advocacy Manager, Microsoft

Layla Porter Developer Advocate, .NET communities, VMware

Serverless/Microservices.NETCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Reactive Applications with Apache Pulsar and Spring Boot

Lari Hotari Senior Software Engineer, DataStax, Inc

Core FrameworkReactive

Architecture

Resilient and Adaptable Systems with Cloud Native APIs

Olga Maciaszek-Sharma Senior Member of Technical Staff, VMware

Spencer Gibb Spring Cloud Core Lead, VMware

Serverless/MicroservicesReactiveModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

Saving the DoD $800M: How Portfolio Management is the Missing Link Between Agile and Waterfall

Jackie Ho Staff Product Designer, VMware

Oscar Chacon Portfolio PM, United States Space Force

Modernization/RefactoringCI/CDTransformation Case Studies

Architecture

Scaling Enterprise Observability on Tanzu Foundations

Nitin Gokhale VP , Head of DevOps & Transformation, Mphasis

Olivier Fay Director, Observability Solutions, VMware

Uday Tangs VP of Industry Solutions Group, Mphasis

Serverless/Microservices

Cloud Native Platforms

Security as Code: A DevSecOps Approach

Alvaro Muñoz Staff Security Researcher, GitHub

Tony Torralba Software Engineer, GitHub

CI/CDDevOpsReactive

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Boot on Amazon Web Services with Spring Cloud AWS

Maciej Walkowiak Software Consultant, Independent

Matej Nedic Software engineer, Ingemark

Core Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Boot—Production Boost

Thomas Vitale Senior Software Engineer, Systematic

Core FrameworkData, DatabasesKubernetes

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Caches with Protocol Buffers

Katia Aresti Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat

Data, Databases

Architecture

Spring Cloud Function: Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We’re Going

Marc DiPasquale Developer Advocate, Solace

Mark Sailes Specialist Solutions Architect, Serverless, Amazon Web Services

Oleg Zhurakousky Developer, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/MicroservicesKotlin

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Data JDBC: Beyond the Obvious

Jens Schauder Staff Engineer, VMware

Data, Databases

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring GraphQL

Andreas Marek Software Architect, Atlassian

Rossen Stoyanchev Senior Staff, VMware

Modern WebCore Framework

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Spring Native

Sébastien Deleuze Spring Framework Committer, VMware

KubernetesModernization/RefactoringCore Framework

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Spring Security 5.5 From Taxi to Takeoff

Josh Cummings Software Engineer, VMware

Marcus Da Coregio Software Engineer, VMware

Steve Riesenberg Software Engineer, VMware

Modern WebSecurity

Architecture

Spring for Architects

Jakub Pilimon Software Engineer, VMware

Nate Schutta Architect, VMware

CI/CDServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

Start Counting: How We Unlocked Platform Efficiency and Reliability While Saving Over $730,000

Alvin Coch Senior Platform Reliability Engineer, Manulife Financial

David Filippelli Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Manulife

David Wu Senior Staff Solutions Architect, VMware Tanzu Labs

AgileCI/CDTransformation Case Studies

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Staying Ahead of the Curve

Trisha Gee Lead Java Advocate, JetBrains

Core FrameworkAgileCI/CD

Cloud Native Platforms

TDD and the Terminator: An Introduction to Test-Driven Development

Layla Porter Developer Advocate, .NET communities, VMware

DevOpsModernization/Refactoring

Agile Leadership

Technology Transformation: Lessons from Large Orgs and Startups

Nicholas Kalpakis Lead Software Engineer, Dispute

AgileCI/CDTransformation Case Studies

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Test-Driven Security

Eleftheria Stein Software Engineer, VMware

SecurityAgileTesting

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

Testing with JUnit 5 and Spring

Sam Brannen Staff Software Engineer, VMware

Core FrameworkTesting

Architecture

The Art of Clean Code

Chiamaka Okenwa Software Engineer, Renmoney

Modernization/Refactoring

Beginner-Friendly Spring

The Build That Cried Broken: Building Trust in Your Continuous Integration Tests

Angie Jones Senior Director, Developer Relations, Applitools

CI/CDTesting

Intermediate/Advanced Spring

The Making of the Oracle R2DBC Driver and How to Take Your Code from Synchronous to Reactive

Kuassi Mensah Director of Product Management, Oracle

Michael McMahon Principal Member of Technical Staff, Oracle

Reactive

Architecture

The One Best Way is Continual Improvement

Heidi Waterhouse Transformation Advocate, LaunchDarkly

CI/CD

Agile Leadership

The ‘Magic Box’ Problem, and How to Get Out of It

Daniel Witenberg Senior Product Manager, VMware

AgileTransformation Case Studies

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Tracing Issues in Your Application

Jonatan Ivanov Senior Software Engineer, VMware

Marcin Grzejszczak Staff Engineer, Spring Cloud, VMware

Core FrameworkServerless/MicroservicesModern Web

Architecture

Transporting Data at Warp Speed: How to Connect Spring Boot Apps Quickly, Powerfully, and Painlessly

Mark Heckler Cloud Advocate, Java/JVM Languages, Microsoft

Data, DatabasesServerless/MicroservicesReactive

Cloud Native Platforms

Treating Security Like a Product

Alex Barbato Solutions Architect, VMware

Hannah Hunt Chief Product and Innovation Officer, U.S. Army Software Factory

DevOpsSecurity

Cloud Native Platforms

Understanding the Security Landscape of Kubernetes with VMware Tanzu

Anand Parulkar Senior Manager, Accenture

Mahesh Bandkar Senior Technology Architect, Accenture

KubernetesSecurity

Agile Leadership

VMware Tanzu Application Service as an Integration Platform

Manoj Thekumpurath Sr. Manager, Deloitte

Siddharth Mehrotra Senior Manager, Deloitte

Modernization/Refactoring

Cloud Native Platforms

Voice Applications (Alexa Skills) Cloud Native on Kubernetes with Terraform

Xavier Portilla Edo Infrastructure Engineer, Voiceflow

Modernization/RefactoringKubernetesData, Databases

Agile Leadership

Voya’s Digital Transformation: We Planned on a Trip to Venice and Ended Up in Amsterdam

Mike Stevens AVP, Lead Digital Architect, Voya Financial

Ruchi Gupta Solutions Architect, Voya Financial

Modernization/RefactoringTransformation Case Studies

Beginner-Friendly Spring

What Is Spring?

Glenn Renfro Spring Developer, VMware

ReactiveCore FrameworkServerless/Microservices

Agile Leadership

Why Every Software Team Should Have a Designer

Antonia Horvath Delivery Lead & Design Manager, VMware Tanzu Labs

AgileCI/CD

Architecture

Winning the Lottery with Spring: A Microservices Case Study for the Dutch Lotteries

Joris Kuipers CTO, Trifork

Modernization/RefactoringServerless/MicroservicesModern Web

Beginner-Friendly Spring

Writing Unadulterated Services with Kotlin and Coroutines

Zohaib Sibte Hassan Tech Lead Manager, DoorDash

ReactiveKotlin

Beginner-Friendly Spring

You Can Be Cloud Native, Too

Hananiel Sarella Software Engineer, VMware

Modernization/Refactoring.NETServerless/Microservices