– Keynote –

Charity Majors

Charity is the co-founder and CTO of Honeycomb.io and has been described as “a force of nature, a combination of smarts, grit, hard work, attitude, wisecracks and has a genuine knack for fixing broken things”. Charity is one of the most revered leaders in tech and will be sharing her predictions around the future of tech and software delivery at ShipItCon 2019.

Source : https://www.businessinsider.com/honeycomb-ceo-charity-majors-is-a-force-of-nature-for-valley-engineers-2017-5

For more details about Charity check out : charity.wtf


Rob Meaney

Rob Meaney is a tester that loves tough testing and software delivery problems. He works with teams to help create products that customers love and know they can rely upon. Although he enjoys learning about software delivery, in general, he’s particularly interested in Quality Engineering, Test Coaching, Testability, and Testing in Production.

Currently, he’s working as Head of Testing & Test Coach for Poppulo in Cork, Ireland. He’s a regular conference speaker, an active member of the online testing community and co-founder of Ministry of Test Cork.

Previously he has held positions as Test Manager, Automation Architect and Test Engineer with companies of varying sizes, from large multinationals like Intel, Ericsson & EMC to early-stage startups like Trustev. He has worked in diverse areas from highly regulated industries like safety automation & fraud detection to dynamic, exciting industries like gaming.

Brian Scanlan

Brian is a Principal Systems Engineer in Intercom’s Dublin office. He fixes problems, builds things and grows people. He loves helping teams, and what they build, to be both resilient and delightful.

Scott Coulton

Scott Coulton is a Developer Advocate and Docker captain with 10 years of experience as a software engineer in the managed services and hosting space. He has extensive experience in architecture and rolling out systems and network solutions for national and multinational companies with a wide variety of technologies, including Azure, Kubernetes, Puppet, Docker, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft, and Linux. His design strengths are in cloud computing, automation, and security space. 

Sheeka Patak

Sheeka is a senior software engineer at Zendesk where she works on the mobile shared services team. Her position requires interaction with many other teams globally. The common and unique challenges different teams face in terms of inclusion and culture and how that relates to the company as a whole intrigues her and she has become an advocate for the importance of diversity in the workplace. She is a firm believer that inclusive teams are more productive teams.

Mihai Criveti

Mihai is a Cloud Native competency leader at IBM, responsible for Solution Architecture for large clients that use micro-services architectures, cognitive systems or blockchain in a hybrid/multi-cloud deployment. Passionate about containerization, distributed systems and Data Science.

Ben Lavender

Ben is a Software Engineer on Stripe’s developer productivity team, where he works on tests and CI infrastructure. He’s worked on developer effectiveness at GitHub and other companies, and has given talks about topics such as chatops, deployment, and refactoring

Helen Wallace

Helen is a Software Developer / CI Champion with Murex, where she works on old and new code. This led her into the wild world of refactoring. She uses her DevOps hat to think of ways to use modern tools to help solve legacy issues.

Aaron Chambers

Aaron is a Senior Engineer at Phorest Salon Software. He has been involved in the Ember community for over 5 years and is the creator and co-author of EmberCLI Deploy which has become the defacto lib for shipping Ember applications. Aaron spends a lot of time focusing on how to level up deployment of JS applications to allow people to ship smaller pieces faster and with more confidence.

Laura Nolan

Laura is a Senior Staff Production Engineer at Slack and has a background in Site Reliability Engineering, software engineering, distributed systems, and computer science. She wrote the ‘Managing Critical State’ chapter in the O’Reilly ‘Site Reliability Engineering’ book, as well as contributing to the more recent ‘Seeking SRE’.

Sam Newman

Sam is an independent consultant and author of “Building Microservices”. With over a decade of experience in the cloud and continuous delivery space, Sam is more recently focusing on microservice architectures. Sam has led workshops and spoken at some of the biggest conferences around the world including GOTO, MuCon and Devoxx.

For more details about Sam check out : https://samnewman.io

– MC –

Ntsoaki Phakoe-Mckevitt

Ntsoaki Phakoe-Mckevitt (aka CK) is a career coach at Dublin Business School and a podcast blogger, mentor and aspiring life coach who plans to develop an app someday.  

CK is involved in D&I initiatives, raising cultural awareness, guest speaking and empowering different people of different nationalities and different journeys of life. Founder of “SheWolfe – Pathway to a Goddess” a podcast series focused on raising mental health awareness in a conversational setting and giving people who’ve dealt with mental health issues a platform to share their stories and empower others who have faced or facing the same challenges.

CK’s ultimate goal is to empower people of colour to be aware of mental health amongst our population and remove the negative stigma associated with talking about these issues. She is also focused on empowering people of all walks of life into pursuing their passions and mapping out successful careers. At one stage, she feared technology and its advancement, now she admires its progression and is looking forward to its applications being used to help others.

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