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Past Presentations

Security War Stories

Over the past decade, the pace and impact of major data breaches and other information security incidents has dramatically increased. As society becomes increasingly interconnected through, and reliant upon, information technology, important questions are being raised about the long-term...

Shuman Ghosemajumder VP Product Management @ShapeSecurity & Former Click Fraud Czar @Google
What Google Learned about Creating Effective Teams

Over the years, researchers have conducted numerous studies on team dynamics. At Google, our People Analytics sought to identify those attributes that set effective teams apart from ineffective ones. The driver was that while so much of work at Google is done on teams, Googlers are rated...

Matt Sakaguchi Site Reliability Manager @Google
Managing Data in Microservices

This session is about the hard stuff -- managing data in microservices -- and about sharing proven patterns that have been successful at Google, eBay, and Stitch Fix. It begins with a quick tour of some prerequisites for being successful with microservices -- an organization of small teams with...

Randy Shoup VP Engineering @WeWork
Real World Virtual Reality

Virtual reality has been all the rage of late. With a myriad new devices and everyone talking about it, it’s easy to get lost in the hype cycle… but how much has VR made it into the real world? Having reached more than a million students, Google Expeditions is at the forefront of bringing VR...

Alex Kesling VR Engineer @Google
Organizing for Your Ethical Principles

Our job as engineers does not stop with eliminating technical defects and ensuring high reliability. Engineers of all kinds must ensure their work serves the public good. A service that reliably harms, exacerbates injustices, or excludes marginalized groups is not a service worth building and...

Liz Fong-Jones Site Reliability Engineer
Containers at Web Scale Panel

Containers and container management platforms are becoming a standard part of many infrastructures. At Facebook, Google, Netflix, and Uber container technologies have been a large part of their infrastructures for many years. By leveraging these technologies, each company has seen improvements in...

Kenny Yu Software Engineer @Facebook
Victor Marmol Staff Software Engineer @Google
Andrew Leung Senior Software Engineer @Netflix
Xiaojian Huang Engineer Manager @Uber
Wendy Dembowski Staff Software Engineer @Google


Emily Nakashima Software Engineer & Engineering Manager @Honeycombio Rachel Myers Developer Programs Engineer @Google

Help! I Accidentally Distributed My System!

Can you tell me about the work you do today?

Rachel: I work at Google on Firebase Security Rules and Google Cloud Policy. Firebase is a Backend As A Service. We provide tools for developers to keep their apps secure. Google Cloud Policy helps system administrators to ensure that all their apps have the same security policy.

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Mike McGarr Manager of Developer Productivity @Netflix and Co-Host of the Productivity Engineering Silicon Valley Meetup

Better DevEx at Netflix: Polyglot and Containers

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Faisal Abid Co-Founder at dydx.dev & Google Developer Expert

Build Cross Platform Apps With Flutter

What is the focus of your work today?

I am the Co-Founder of dydx.dev, a Machine learning powered API monitoring service, where we analyze your API requests and responses using machine learning, notifying you when your API breaks before your users do.

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Jeff Smith Engineering Manager @Facebook AI

From Research to Production With PyTorch

What is the focus of your work today?

I work on PyTorch, which is an open source deep Learning framework developed here at Facebook. I specifically work with the team on a lot of the ways in which we enable the success of a broad open source community that spans both bleeding edge researchers as well as ML product engineers putting deep learning technology to use in...

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Jiaying Zhang Software Engineer @Google Kubernetes team

How to Evolve Kubernetes Resource Management Model

What is the focus of your work today?

I'm mostly working on two major things: a) Improve Kubernetes reliability in terms of resource isolation. We want to provide better isolation between containers by hardening the resource model. b) We also attempt to see how we can better support other non-primary resources such as GPU.

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Liz Fong-Jones Site Reliability Engineer

Organizing for Your Ethical Principles

What does organizing your ethical principle mean?

I can't tell you what your ethical principles are. I think that it’s important for you to figure out what is important to you. You have to figure out what you value, and what things you perceive as right or wrong.

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