Thomas Erl Thomas Erl

The Service, The Cloud & The Method

Thomas Erl is the world’s top-selling SOA author, Series Editor of the Prentice Hall Service-Oriented Computing Series, and founder of the SOA Certified Professional program. As an author of seven books, Thomas will dedicate this keynote to covering the most important strategic considerations pertaining to Service Orientation and Cloud Computing.

Ben Livshits Ben Livshits

Modern Web Browsers and the Role of Practical Systems Research

This keynote will highlight some of the on cutting-edge research coming out of Microsoft Research (JSMeter and RePriv) focusing on performance and security of Web browsers.

Ilya Segalovich Ilya Segalovich

Yandex experience: practices and key technologies of the largest Russian web company

Ilya Segalovich - Yandex co-founder and Chief Technology Officer - will talk about processes and technologies used inside Yandex.

Dr. Richard Mark Soley Dr. Richard Mark Soley

CISQ: Software Quality Metrics Lower Costs

Dr. Richard Mark Soley is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Object Management Group, (OMG) and Executive Director of the SOA Consortium. In his keynote Dr. Soley will talk about new CISQ standards which will allow software engineering teams to lower cost of software quality management

Bjarne Stroustrup Bjarne Stroustrup

Introducing C++0x

Bjarne Stroustrup - the creator of C++ and the author of several books (incl. “Programming — Principles and Practice using C++” and “The C++ Programming Language”) and many popular and academic publications is going to talk about draft for a revised ISO C++ standard, C++0x.

Steve Todd Steve Todd

Reverse Innovation via a Network of Global Intrapreneurs

Steve Todd’s software implementation of RAID technology was one of the first and most successful in the history of the information storage industry. The author is going to talk about changing the culture of global corporations such that innovation occurs more frequently outside of the US and targets local customers - and the resulting products can then be sold back into the United States as well as around the world.

Rick Weaver Rick Weaver

Optimizing the Software Development Process: Best Practices, Tips, and Techniques that you can use today

In this keynote, we will share some of the lessons Rational has learned as we’ve optimized our software development teams. We will also look at how some of these best practices are shaping the architecture of Rational tools and our overall tool strategy.