FlowCon San Francisco Conference Announces Speakers from Google, Netflix, HP
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ -- FlowCon, an industry-leading conference to share real-world examples about innovation through Continuous Delivery, design and lean product development, today announced an impressive mix of keynote speakers and presenters including Ariadna Font Llitjos, a Design Principal at IBM Watson, Dianne Marsh, a Director of Engineering at Netflix, Dinah McNutt, a Release Engineer at Google and Andrew Malcolm, Vice President Product Marketing, Mobile Products at HP.
FlowCon, scheduled for September 3-4 at the Westin Market Street in downtown San Francisco, will focus on delivering actionable information for key decision makers responsible for products and services that depend on software. Presenters will share their lean product development and design insights with an enterprise viewpoint. With diversity as one of the core values of the event again this year, almost 50% of the speakers will be female.
"As we continue to promote diversity in technology, it is important that events like FlowCon propel us forward," said Jez Humble, author of Continuous Delivery and Program Committee member of FlowCon. "I am proud to participate in a tech event that places such an important emphasis on finding compelling women speakers as well as encouraging all female technologists to connect and network."
The keynote sessions at the conference include:
- Continuous Innovation by Marty Cagan, Founder of the Silicon Valley Product Group
- The Lean Mindset by Mary Poppendieck, award-winning author of Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit
- Disrupt Yourself: Innovation Begins on The Inside by Whitney Johnson, co-founder of Springboard Fund
- Feng Shui In the Modern Business World by Ben Rockwood, Director of Cloud Operations at Joyent
Register to attend FlowCon today by visiting www.flowcon.org
To view presentations from FlowCon2013 visit the FlowCon YouTube channel.
FlowCon brings together technologists and industry leaders passionate about innovation through Continuous Delivery, continuous design, and lean product development. FlowCon is designed around the values of learning, open information, diversity and spanning boundaries. FlowCon is co-organized by Trifork and ThoughtWorks.
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