Meet the global tech leaders at DevTalks

20 May 2021 news

There are only a few weeks left until the largest event for IT professionals begins! DevTalks brings the biggest names and the most influencial speakers this summer, between June 9 and June 11.

The second edition of DevTalks Reimagined will bring together 8000 IT professionals and local and international speakers from renowned companies such as Google, Microsoft, RedHat, Spotify, Cisco or Revolut.


👨‍💻 Meet the Industry Leaders and if you’re truly an IT enthusiast (yeah, you! I know you’re reading this…), please make a note in your calendar, their keynotes are pure gold! ⭐ Without further ado, let’s see what we’ve prepared for you and why you should join us! 💡


  • Martin Woolley, Senior Developer Relations Manager, EMEA at Bluetooth SIG

Martin Woolley works for the Bluetooth SIG, the technical standards body for Bluetooth® technology. He’s an industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience and has a degree in Computing and Mathematics.

Speaker Sessions:

Bluetooth® And the Response to The Covid-19 Pandemic

Main Stage, 11:40 – 12:25

Bluetooth And the Internet Gateways

Connect Stage, 10:15-11:00

  • Joseph Muniz, Architect and Security Researcher at Cisco Security Sales and Engineering Organization

Joseph Muniz is an architect and security researcher in the Cisco Security Sales and Engineering Organization. He is driven by making the world a safer place through education and adversary research.

Speaker Session:

Devops In the Security Operation Center Soc

Security Stage, 14:00 – 14:45

  • Luca Mezzalira, Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services

Luca is a Principal Solutions Architect at AWS, a books’ author and an international speaker.

Speaker Session:

Micro-Frontends Decisions Framework

Web Stage, 10:15 – 11:00

  • Diana Stefanova, VP, Global Site Strategy at VMware

Diana is a well-seasoned executive with over 20 years of professional experience in variety of areas like general management, leadership of large teams and cross-functional global organizations.

Speaker Session:

The Role of Women Leadership in The Future of Work

Women in Tech Stage, 14:00-14:45

  • Abdelfettah Sghiouar, Senior Technical Solutions Consultant at Google

Google Cloud Engineer with a focus on Serveless, Kubernetes, and Devops Methodologies. A supporter and contributor to OSS.

Speaker Session:

Easy Fast Serverless With Knative And Cloud Run

DevOps Stage, 10:15 – 11:00

  • Alex Soto, Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat

Alex Soto is a Director of Developer Experience at Red Hat. He is passionate about the Java world, software automation and he believes in the open-source software model.

Speaker Session:

Serverless-Native Java with Quarkus

Java Stage, 11:40 – 12:25

  • John Papa, Principal Cloud Advocate at Microsoft

John Papa is a dedicated father and husband, a professional Web Developer, and avid OSS and community advocate.

Speaker Session:

Quickly Deploy Your Web App with Scale and Security

Web Stage, 16:00-16:45

  • Mary Grygleski, Developer Advocate at IBM

Mary is a Senior Developer Advocate at IBM with the Websphere team, focusing on Liberty, Microprofile, Java, Open Source, Cloud, Reactive and Distributed Systems.

Speaker Sessions: TBA

CodeClash Stage, 14:00-14:45

Women in Tech Stage, 16:00-16:45

  • Marianna Budnikova, Senior Android Software Engineer at Dropbox

Marianna’s career has been a journey of writing software, and analyzing data to understand the how’s and why’s of software’s impact on users.

Speaker Session:

Using Data Science to Improve Your Mobile App and Enrich Your Life as A Mobile Engineer

Mobile Stage, 14:00 – 14:45

  • Andrzej Grzesik, Platform at Revolut

Ags likes distributed systems in all shapes and form. Coding young age, loves simplicity and continuous delivery.

Speaker Session: TBA

Java Stage, 10:15- 11:00

  • Ioan Andrei Bârsan, Research Scientist at Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) Toronto

Andrei is a PhD candidate in the Machine Learning Group at the University of Toronto, focusing on computer vision and deep learning for robotics and long-term autonomy.

Speaker Session:

Scaling Up Precise Localization for Autonomous Robots

Engineer of the Future, 16:00-16:45

  • Katerina Domenikou, Senior Software Engineer at Bloomberg

Katerina Domenikou is a Senior Software Engineer in the Data Services Scale & Reliability team at Bloomberg.

Speaker Session: TBA

CodeClash, 16:00-16:45


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Join us between June 9 and 11! DevTalks Reimagined will open 15 dedicated stages and 3 tech areas powered by top IT companies in Romania that touch on a variety of technologies and areas of interest such as Emerging Tech, Java, DevOps, Mobile, Web, Big Data & Cloud, Security, Product Management, QA & Testing and more. Among this year’s novelties are four new dedicated conferences, built around new trends and directions in the field of IT&C.


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