Join us on January 30th, 2019 to learn the Do’s and Don’ts of App Development in the World of DevOps, Cloud and Agile from a panel of technology executives. This breakfast event will bring together local high-level IT professionals who will provide valuable insights on app development in this new tech world.
After breakfast and a chance to network with your peers, Pankaj Agarwal, Founder and Managing Partner of Optimus Information, will lead a discussion on this topic.
Today, we are able to develop applications faster, better, and cheaper thanks to the newly emerged practice of DevOps. Cloud infrastructure and Agile methodologies have further accelerated this trend.
In this breakfast session, you will hear three experts engage in conversation about best practices in app development when benefitting from DevOps, scalability of Cloud and risk management of Agile process. The Q&A after will give you the chance to ask questions and engage in a dialogue. Our goal is for you to leave with a roadmap and some solid Do’s and Don’ts to implement in your organization.
To register for this event, please send an email with your full name, company and title to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Klaus Salchner – VP Engineering, Realtor.com
Hussein Waljee – VP Engineering, SPUD
Goran Kimovski – SVP, Global Customer Solutions, Onica
Pankaj Agarwal – Founder and Managing Partner, Optimus Information
Klaus Salchner is a seasoned executive who has more than 25 years of experience running product development organizations around the globe. He is a technology leader who is passionate about building cloud and enterprise based products. Currently, Klaus is the VP Engineering at Realtor.com. He believes that building an innovative and modern cloud product is a people business. This requires a team of passionate and continuously improving technologists, establishing a vision and framework to buy into, and then let your team execute and drive that product vision.
Hussein Waljee comes to us with over 17 years experience in Information Technology, and many of them in the Retail domain. As the VP of Engineering at SPUD and the Principal & Founder of Insight 2 IMPACT, Hussein has developed keen insights about the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry in the application business technology.
Goran Kimovski (Kima) is a professional software engineer with over 20 years of experience in building products and solutions in all major technologies and platforms for desktop, client-server and web solutions. As a cloud veteran and DevOps evangelist he’s been working with AWS public cloud since 2010. In 2013 Kima co-founded TriNimbus, the first AWS Premier partner in Canada. In 2018 Onica acquired TriNimbus, becoming one of the largest pure AWS consulting and managed services partners in the world.
Pankaj Agarwal has over two decades of experience working in the technology outsourcing industry. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Optimus Information Inc., a leading provider of IT services to mid and large size organizations across Western Canada. Prior to founding Optimus Information Inc., Pankaj was a member of the Executive Committee at Sopra Group (a $2 Billion IT consulting company in Europe) and CEO at Momentum Technologies Inc.
Pankaj is active in the local Tech community. He is on the Board of Directors for Science World, and is past president and board member of TiE, Vancouver (The Indus Entrepreneurs), the world’s leading entrepreneurship organization. Pankaj has also served on the Board of BCTIA, BC’s leading technology association.
7:30am – 8:00am Registration, Hot Breakfast and Networking
8:00am – 9:00am Panel Discussion
9:00am – 9:30am Q&A
9:30am – 10:00am Networking