Press Release: April 17, 2018
O'Reilly Announces Lineup for Eleventh Annual Velocity Conference in San Jose
The 2018 event will feature an emphasis on security, performance, and scalability
BOSTON, MA—O'Reilly, the premier source for insight-driven learning on technology and business, today announced the lineup of speakers for its Velocity Conference, taking place from June 11 to 14 in San Jose, Calif. The event will take an in-depth look at the technology, tools, processes, and people needed to successfully build and run the systems that power modern businesses.
The technology needed to build distributed systems that are fast, resilient, and secure is constantly evolving. Velocity arms engineers and developers who face these challenges with real-world advice straight from today's technology leaders. This year's San Jose conference will cover key trends and proven best practices in performance, security, containerization, automation, serverless frameworks, process scheduling, DevOps, cloud-based infrastructure, and more.
O'Reilly has worked to create a conference program that features fresh insights from diverse voices across industries. Speakers include:
- Abby Fuller, Amazon
- Astrid Atkinson, Google
- Liz Rice, Aqua Security
- Tammy Butow, Gremlin
- Natalie Silvanovich, Google
- Renee Orser, NS1
- Bryan Liles, Heptio
- Kyle Kingsbury, Jepsen
- Julia Grace, Slack
- Susan Fowler, Stripe
- Nicole Forsgren, DORA
- Tamar Bercovici, Box
"Velocity is unique in that it covers more than a single tool or technology, and takes a holistic approach to the problems engineers face across industries," said Nikki McDonald, internal conference chair and content director at O'Reilly. "The conference allows attendees to hear about the lessons learned, challenges faced, solutions found, and insights gained directly from the experts in a way that encourages discussion and information sharing."
In addition to gaining valuable insights from industry leaders, the Velocity Conference also offers a unique opportunity to network with a diverse, inclusive, and supportive community of engineers focused on driving solutions to challenging business problems. Event registration is now open. For questions regarding media credentials, contact firstname.lastname@example.org; for media queries or scheduling interviews, contact OReilly@famapr.com. To learn more about Velocity Conference, follow @velocityconf or visit: https://conferences.oreilly.com/velocity/vl-ca.
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