Erik Brandsberg

CTO,Heimdall Data
Erik Brandsberg

Erik Brandsberg is CTO at Heimdall Data. He specializes in application-networking technologies for web and backend data. Whether it's coding, testing or installing, he has been involved. His diverse experience at Alteon, Citrix, and Juniper Networks gave him a solid understanding of operational complexities in a modern infrastructure, which led to the founding of Heimdall Data.

Jongyeol Choi

Software Engineer,LINE+ Corporation
Jongyeol Choi

Jongyeol is a software engineer for a messenger server team at LINE, a popular messenger application that is widely used in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, and Indonesia. As a matter of fact, he also works on the Redis Unit at LINE. It is a small team that develops an internal Redis client, Redis monitoring system, and maintains many Redis clusters for LINE messaging. Jongyeol is also a Netty contributor and a Lettuce contributor. He wrote a netty-codec-redis module in Netty. He has contributed features and bug fixes to Lettuce which is an asynchronous Java Redis client.

Flavio Clésio

Core Machine Learning, Movile
Flavio Clésio

Flavio Clésio is specialist in machine learning and database engineering at Movile, where he helps build core intelligent applications to exploit revenue opportunities and automation in decision making. Prior to Movile, Flavio was a business intelligence consultant in financial markets, specifically in credit derivatives. He holds a master’s degree in computational intelligence applied in financial markets.

Kinane Domloje

Data Developer, Vinelab
Kinane Domloje

Kinane is a NoSQL advocate and a co-organiser of the Graph Databases Meetup - Beirut (https://www.meetup.com/Graph-Databases-Beirut), keen on sharing his experience with the opens source community. Collaborator on multiple projects related to OGMs and messaging queues. Interested in data modeling, machine learning and analytics. Currently the data owner at Vinelab.

Glenn Edgar

Open Source Developer / Farmer, Lacima Ranch
Glenn Edgar

Retired Embedded Developer. Moved to an avocado farm. Spent last 4 years developing automation for my farm. About 3 years ago, redis played a major role, by accident in my farm automation system. I discovered that redis could play a major role in the IOT edge devices. Would like to present this use of redis.

Stefano Fratini

VP Engineering, Siteminder
Stefano Fratini

Stefano is an experienced developer and solution architect that likes to play with Redis to build amazing user experiences.

Iddo Gino

CEO, RapidAPI
Iddo Gino

Gonzalo Garcia

CTO, Etermax
Gonzalo Garcia

Passionate about teams and technology, Gonzalo has been working at Etermax since the beginning of his career. Redis was the best tool to cope with the success of Trivia Crack, an app that went from 1,000 to 25,000,000 users per day in a few months. He will share his experience working with both Redis open source and then RedisLabs and how ROF helped decrease infrastructure costs almost 70%.

Daniel Hochman

Platform Engineer, Lyft
Daniel Hochman

Daniel Hochman is a senior platform engineer at Lyft. He's passionate about scaling innovative products and processes to improve quality of life for those inside and outside of the company. During his time at Lyft, he has successfully guided the platform through the explosion of product and organizational growth. He wrote one of the first and highest-throughput microservices and introduced several critical storage technologies. In addition, he implemented several key patterns to make it easy engineering teams to build scalable systems without hindering their ability to deliver new features quickly.

Kevin Hoffman

Lead Engineer, Capital One
Kevin Hoffman

Kevin is the author of Cloud Native Go, Building Microservices in ASP.NET, Beyond the 12 Factor App, and more than a dozen other books. He has been building cloud native software and teaching others to do the same for the past few years for Capital One and for Pivotal. He has built distributed systems for the financial services industry, biometrics, logistics, and even drone control and management. He is a polyglot lover of all things distributed and cloud native.

Sankalp Jonna

Ad Delivery Back end Architect, GreedyGame
Sankalp Jonna

Sankalp is a lead back-end engineer at GreedyGame media, a native ad-network for games. He is responsible for delivery of campaigns at the scale of 200 million monthly. With four years of experience in back-end development, he focuses on building an economical yet scalable modern state of the art ad-network with sophisticated targeting rules and an image processing pipeline. In the process of achieving this goal, Redis has played a major role and through this talk, we hope to give back to the Redis community.

Leena Joshi

VP Product Marketing, Redis Labs
Leena Joshi

Leena has spent over fifteen years in the high tech industry in a variety of product marketing and product management roles. Most recently, she spent five years leading the Splunk solutions marketing team for IT operations, application management and application development. Prior to Splunk, she led product marketing for VMware’s flagship product VMware vSphere. She has also held product management and business operations roles at VMware, Intel and Accenture. Leena has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in computer technology from VJTI (the University of Mumbai), and a post graduate degree in management from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta.

Ryan Luecke

Senior Software Engineer, Box, Inc.
Ryan Luecke

Ryan Luecke is a software engineer at Box. His experience includes application security, optimizing upload+download performance, and high performance distributed key/value systems. As a member of the Caching Team at Box, he helps build reliable, scalable key/value systems for engineers to build new capabilities and experiences for Box.

Ajay Kemparaj

Sr Computer Scientist, Adobe Systems
Ajay Kemparaj

Ajay works as Senior Computer Scientist, His experiences are building highly scalable distributed systems , His recent experience has been building an Events platform for Adobe , delivering millions of events for customers, His past experiences involved building an API Platform

Sripathi Krishnan

CTO, HashedIn
Sripathi Krishnan

Sripathi is the CTO at HashedIn Technologies, a consulting and product development shop based in India. HashedIn provides consulting and training to both redis open source and redis enterprise customers. Sripathi is also the primary author of redis-rdb-tools, and has been a fairly regular contributor to redis related questions on stackoverflow.

Roland Lee

Head of Products, HeimdallData
Roland Lee

Roland brings over 20 years of product development experience in the application-networking industry. Roland started as a development engineer of network switching products, and moved to heading up product management teams at Cisco Systems, Citrix and Riverbed. He has managed products lines up to $650M in annual revenue. He is passionate about creating world-class teams and building businesses that provide solutions, which solve customer problems. Roland holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Cal Poly and an MBA from Columbia University.

Adam Lev-Libfeld

Chief Architect, Tamar Technological Solutions
Adam Lev-Libfeld

Adam is the chief engineer of Tamar Labs - a scale-up consultancy based in Tel-Aviv, and the author of NullTerminator.org, a blog about our conceptions, coding habits and how they influence the systems we build. He started working in the field of High-Performance Computing in 2006 as a researcher in HUJI's MOSIX lab and was later enlisted to a major state-owned research centre where he helped build and operate one of Israel's biggest supercomputer clusters.

Balaji Mariyappan

Solutions Engineer, RCI
Balaji Mariyappan

Balaji has 18 years of IT experience on various domains like hospitality, finance and supply chain. He is passionate about open source technology, web architecture and is also an artist.

Esteban Masoero

Technical Owner of the Platform team, Etermax
Esteban Masoero

Esteban is a Systems Engineer with more than 10 years of experience in the field, working as a Software Developer and as Project Manager / ScrumMaster. This experience allowed him to develop both soft and hard skills, which he considers mandatory for proper team working these days. He has broad experience in object-oriented programming, mainly in Java but also in other languages as Javascript or Ruby. He has worked with many rdbms, and has also been working with no-sql databases. He would love to move to the functional programming world, especially with Scala.

Jim Nelson

Cluster Operations Engineer, Internet Archive
Jim Nelson

Jim Nelson is a Cluster Operations Engineer at the Internet Archive. He's worked in the industry since 1989 developing Web, desktop, and client-server software. He lives in San Francisco.

Sandro Pasquali

Devops Engineer, RCI
Sandro Pasquali

In 1997 Sandro Pasquali founded Simple, which invented the first enterprise-grade JavaScript framework. The company was sold along with several patents which anticipated behavior-based advertising and composable, modular interfaces for browser-based software. Sandro has led design and engineering for some of the largest companies in the world, including Nintendo, Penthouse, Major League Baseball, LimeWire, AppNexus, Conde Nast, and others, often evangelizing for Redis. He has displayed interactive media exhibits during the Venice Biennial and knowledge management tools for research institutes and schools, and started and run several start-ups. He has written two books on Node.js.

Dmitry Polyakovsky

Software Developer, Zumobi
Dmitry Polyakovsky

Experienced Software Developer. Used Redis for almost 7 years for various purposes (caching, volatile data storage, queue

Vivek Rajput

Devops Engineer, RCI
Vivek Rajput

I am having 7 years of experience into IT. Presently I am working as a Devops Engineer at RCI. I am passionate about new technologies and love exploring them.

Hari Ramamurthy

Enterprise Architect, The Home Depot
Hari Ramamurthy

Enterprise architect at Home Depot with hands on technical expertise and deep functional knowledge related to omni-channel retailing and third party logistics operations. Designed, planned and implemented solutions specializing in distributed order management, warehouse management system, call center, store order management applications, in-store location tracking and marketing solutions. Have led over ten complex implementations for name brand fortune 500 companies across multiple geographies. Filed multiple patent applications and spoken at multiple Industry conferences. Specialize in designing scalable systems that leverages emerging technologies and performance tuning applications. Certified "Distinguished IT Specialist" by Open Group. https://redislabs.com/webinars/implementation-patterns-leverage-redis-turbo-charge-existing-legacy-applications/

Luciano Sabenca

Sr Software Developer, Movile
Luciano Sabenca

Luciano is a Software Engineer at Movile for more than 5 years and works as a developer and architect of distributed systems. His main interest areas are: Computer Theory, Machine Learning and Distributed System. Luciano has a BS degree with praise in Computer Science by University of Campinas.

Eran Sandler

Co-Founder & CTO, AppSharp
Eran Sandler

Eran's is the CTO of AppSharp LLC - a small bootstrapped company helping small and micro businesses online. Eran has been in the tech industry since he was 16 and the main connectivity was dial up modems. He has worked in startups for a long and has extensive knowledge in the cloud, in debugging and in creating bugs.

Salvatore Sanfilippo

Creator of Redis
Salvatore Sanfilippo

Salvatore started his career in 1997 as a security researcher, writing the hping (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hping) security tool and inventing the Idle Scan. Later he worked on embedded systems, focusing on programming languages research and creating a small footprint Tcl interpreter, which is still in active development. With a colleague, Salvatore created the first two Italian social applications in partnership with Telecom Italia. After this experience, he decided to explore new ways to improve web app development, and ended up writing the first alpha version of Redis and open sourcing it. Since 2009, he has dedicated most of his time to developing Redis open source code.

Over the years, Salvatore has also created a number of other open source projects ranging from software defined radio, to line editing tools, to children development environments. He lives in Sicily, Italy.

Yiftach Shoolman

CTO, Redis Labs
Yiftach Shoolman

Yiftach is an experienced technologist, having held leadership engineering and product roles in diverse fields from application acceleration, cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS), to broadband networks and metro networks. He was the founder, president and CTO of Crescendo Networks (acquired by F5, NASDAQ:FFIV), the vice president of software development at Native Networks (acquired by Alcatel, NASDAQ: ALU) and part of the founding team at ECI Telecom broadband division, where he served as vice president of software engineering.

Yiftach holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science and has completed studies for Master of Science in Computer Science at Tel-Aviv University.

Hardeep Sangha

Sr. Staff Software Engineer, ThermoFisher Scientific
Hardeep Sangha

Bachelor in Computer Science & Engineering. Masters in Software Engineering. Extensive experience building scientific applications. Applications range from embedded, desktop-based, to AWS hosted, from single user to thousands of users.

Bill Sommers

Penguin Randomhouse
Bill Sommers

Bill Sommers has a broad background in computer systems administration and software engineering. Presently, he specializes in cloud-native architecture and modernizing traditional architectures with a container and microservices architectures. One of his current projects is modernizing legacy web infrastructure using NGINX, PHP, Redis. He is leading technical efforts in his team building high capacity, high performance, composable infrastructure stacks using Docker, Rancher, Kuberenetes.

Vijay Vangapandu

Software Architect, eHarmony
Vijay Vangapandu

Vijay Vangapandu is a Software Architect at eHarmony, the leading dating and relationship service provider in the United States. Vijay has 14 years of experience in building reliable, scalable, low latency and high traffic user facing websites. He is part of eHarmony's platform team, where his responsibilities include designing scalable services. Most recently he led the efforts to migrate eHarmony's monolithic web application to a microservices-based architecture.

Piyush Verma

Chief Technology Officer, Oogway
Vijay Vangapandu

Piyush Verma is a Platform and Infrastructure consultant. He is an ex-KDE developer and created Siminars.com. He likes Multiprocessing, Distributed systems, APIs and automating everything. When not coding he can be found cycling around the town.

Aditya Vaidya

Senior Software Dev Engineer, Oath Inc
Aditya Vaidya

Senior Backend Engineer with experience in scalable platforms.

Leo Wei

Tech Lead / Solution Architect, Siteminder
Leo Wei

Solution architect and hands on developer with 20+ years of experience working with high performance systems in the banking and IoT space, between China and Australia. From backend (Java, C++) to frontend (Ng2, Vue.js, React).

Jesse Willett

Principal Architect, ProsperWorks, Inc.
Jesse Willett

Jesse is a Software Architect focusing on infrastructure at Prosperworks, Inc., the #1 CRM for Google. Jesse has been working with software for 34 years, online services for 18 years, large distributed systems for 8 years, and Redis for 4 years.

Jean Winget

Owner/Analyst, Wgdesign
Jean Winget

Wgdesign is a project developed by Jean Winget-Gibson to accelerate technology transfer to areas that are not technology advanced through United Nations project #2668.