Speaker: Mifan Careem

Vice President - Solution Architecture @wso2
QCon

Mifan Careem is Vice President of Solutions Architecture at WSO2. Based out of New York, he heads the customer technical interactions at WSO2, leading the Solutions Architecture team and working closely with customers and internal teams in mapping WSO2 technology to customer domains. He specializes in API architectures, micro-services and ubiquitous technology, spatial architectures, E-Government and Big Data. In 2008, Mifan co-founded and was CTO of Respere, a technology startup providing ICT solutions around E-Government and Emergency Management. He also played the role of consultant spatial and technology architect for many government initiatives in Sri Lanka under the ICT Agency of Sri Lanka.

Mifan is a frequent speaker at events globally, ranging from internal WSO2 conferences, external conferences (e.g APIDays, Mobile World Congress), open source conferences and workshops, academic conferences (ACM, IEEE), FOSS Disaster/Emergency Mgt conferences on topics ranging from WSO2, API Management, Business and Technical Platforms, Spatial systems, Disaster Management and Open Source Strategy and Business. Mifan was a founding member and board director of the Sahana Software Foundation, a global foundation that created the Sahana Disaster Management System. Mifan is a frequent traveller, a self proclaimed musician and football/soccer fanatic and spends most of his free time immersed in the mythical world of Terry Pratchett!

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Tracks

  • Devex & Teams

    Explore how to reduce developer friction between teams and stakeholders.

  • Blameless Culture

    Absorb the lessons learned from failures and outages in a human-centric process.

  • Modern CS in the Real World

    Learn how companies are applying recent CS research to tackle concurrency, distributed data, and coordination.

  • Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About

    Next-gen architectures from the most admired companies in software.

  • Bare Knuckle Performance

    Learn from practitioners on the challenges and benefits of architecting for performance and much more.

  • Java - The Interesting Bits

    Learn the new features in the recent and near-future releases of Java and the JVM and what they offer.

  • Ethical Considerations in Consciously Designed Software

    Design considerations for various contexts, locations, security and privacy requirements.

  • Operating Microservices

    Learn from practitioners operating and evolving systems in performance demanding environments.

  • Security

    Learn how to make security an inherent part of the software development process.

  • Native Compilation Is Back (A Look at Non-Vm Compilation Targets)

    Issues with native compilation for in browser-based and server-side environments

  • Trouble-Shooting in Production

    Learn debugging strategies for complex and high stakes environments where standard debuggers and profilers fail.

  • Predictive Architectures and ML

    Explore the systems and designs covering the full loop from machine learning to inferencing.

  • Data Engineering on the Bleeding Edge

    Explore the latest trends in data engineering that help improve the life of the developer

  • Production Readiness

    Observability, emergency response, capacity planning, release processes, and SLOs for availability and latency.

  • Humane Leadership

    A look at leadership with an emphasis on empathy, taking chances and building other leaders within organizations and teams