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Saturday, September 23
 

10:00am

API World Hackathon -- Day 1
The Nation's Largest API + Integration Hackathon.

You must sign up separately here.

Saturday September 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:00pm
TIBCO Software Inc. Headquarters (TIBCO Cafe) 3301 Hillview Avenue (Building Two), Palo Alto, CA 94304

12:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - Progress
Saturday September 23, 2017 12:00pm - 12:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room B

12:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - TIBCO
Saturday September 23, 2017 12:00pm - 12:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room A

1:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - Citi FinTech
Saturday September 23, 2017 1:00pm - 1:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room B

1:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - Wowza Media Systems
Saturday September 23, 2017 1:00pm - 1:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room A

2:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - Dell Boomi
Saturday September 23, 2017 2:00pm - 2:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room B

2:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - TeleSign
Saturday September 23, 2017 2:00pm - 2:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room A

3:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - Back4App
Saturday September 23, 2017 3:00pm - 3:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room A

4:00pm

Hackathon Workshop - HyperTrack
Saturday September 23, 2017 4:00pm - 4:40pm
TIBCO - Workshop Room A
 
Sunday, September 24
 

9:00am

API World Hackathon -- Day 2
The Nation's Largest API + Integration Hackathon.

You must sign up separately here.

Sunday September 24, 2017 9:00am - 5:00pm
TIBCO Software Inc. Headquarters (TIBCO Cafe) 3301 Hillview Avenue (Building Two), Palo Alto, CA 94304
 
Monday, September 25
 

11:00am

API World Registration Open -- Workshop Day (PRO Pass holders, speakers, sponsors and press ONLY)
API World 2017 Workshops on Monday, Sept 25, are for PRO Pass holders, speakers, sponsors and press ONLY.

Monday September 25, 2017 11:00am - 6:00pm
The San Jose Convention Center

12:00pm

WORKSHOP: New Frontiers for Microservices
Microservices have moved well past the early adopter phase, and microservice architecture is now an increasingly popular software engineering approach for organizations of all size in all industries. This uptake has led to a new slate of challenges for enterprises wanting to move to microservices, and dealing with the resulting system complexity. Join this session to learn how established organizations are introducing microservices to their landscapes, including how they’re dealing with considerations like security, service boundaries, infrastructural capabilities, and cultural change.

Speakers
avatar for Matt McLarty

Matt McLarty

VP, API Academy, CA Technologies
Matt works with organizations around the world, helping them to improve the speed and scale of their software delivery through the use of APIs and microservices. He leads the API Academy for CA Technologies, and is the co-author of the O'Reilly books Microservice Architecture and... Read More →



Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

12:00pm

WORKSHOP: Adopting GraphQL - Driving Transformational Change in the Enterprise

Change is hard, but driving the transformation from REST to GraphQL in your organization is a challenge worth the reward. Join Tom Bray as he shares lessons learned on Ticketmaster's journey from "GraphQL Demo" to "All-in on GraphQL".

In this talk, you'll learn how to:

* Gain buy-in with compelling demos built with Apollo Launchpad and Expo

* Anticipate frequently asked questions and have answers ready

* Set up the early adopters for success with the tools, training, and resources they need to get started and become productive

* Manage "API sprawl" as adoption spreads across your organization without stifling innovatio


Speakers
avatar for Tom Bray

Tom Bray

Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster
My mission is to unlock capabilities, enable innovation, and increase speed. At Ticketmaster I'm driving tech transformation with GraphQL, React Native, Next.JS, Serverless, and more.


Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

12:00pm

WORKSHOP: API Integration with a Data Hub
For most organizations today, application integration is being solved with “point-to-point” solutions that spiderweb between apps and services. This is simply an extension of the legacy enterprise integration patterns we’ve seen for 2 decades. But with modern enterprise using more than 1000 cloud-based applications, this point-to-point model doesn’t scale and need to change. Enter Data Hubs. By focusing on the data you care about rather than the interfaces and APIs of your applications - your integration architecture is able to scale, while creating a governance and mediation layer. Data and application integration leaders should develop such a strategy to determine effective mediation of semantics, and to identify data sharing requirements across applications, constituencies and ecosystems.

Speakers
avatar for Ross Garrett

Ross Garrett

VP Product & Marketing, Cloud Elements
Ross Garrett is the VP of Product & Marketing at Cloud Elements - responsible for market strategy, product positioning and evangelism. He is a well-known speaker at developer events and other industry conferences. Ross has almost 15 years of product and marketing leadership experience... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

12:00pm

WORKSHOP: Everything you Wanted to Know about Serverless but Were Afraid to Ask -- Containers, FaaS, and Event Architectures
In a world demanding an increasing amount of software-driven products, time-to-market is everything.  Serverless technologies and event architectures promise to dramatically reduce development time, reduce cost, and handle lots of the inherent scaling risks in today’s global apps.  But the Serverless hype is increasing, and it’s hard to know how to take advantage of these new superpowers.  How can you use these new technologies to launch your product quickly?  Todd Greene, PubNub CEO, along with Dan Rosanova, Principal Program Manager Lead at Microsoft, will discuss the three major categories of Serverless and illustrate design patterns to create the most popular modern applications.  They’ll also talk about some cool new offerings that are further easing the move to Serverless.
Speakers
avatar for Todd Greene

Todd Greene

PubNub, PubNub
As an entrepreneur who has founded and successfully sold companies across the software spectrum, Todd helps shape the PubNub vision of revolutionizing the way people interact online. Todd most recently was CEO of Loyalize, an Audience Participation company successfully sold to Function(x... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

1:00pm

WORKSHOP: Beyond REST - Coursera's Journey to GraphQL
Coursera's platform is composed of hundreds of APIs, implemented across dozens of services by various engineering teams. Our client engineers have faced many challenges while using these APIs, especially around discoverability and assembly of data from various services. We’re working to solve these problems by migrating all client data access from REST to GraphQL. Our path to GraphQL is different than most -- instead of manually adapting each of our REST APIs for GraphQL, we built a dynamic assembly layer that unifies our distributed APIs into a single GraphQL endpoint and corresponding schema. This unified schema allows clients to access data from across our various services in a single query. In this talk, I’ll cover why we’re transitioning to GraphQL, share challenges and learnings from building our GraphQL assembly layer, and discuss a few open questions we have around designing APIs for simultaneous REST and GraphQL usage, and who owns the business logic in GraphQL. 

Speakers
avatar for Bryan Kane

Bryan Kane

Software Engineer, Coursera


Monday September 25, 2017 1:00pm - 1:25pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

1:00pm

WORKSHOP: The Hardest Part About Microservices - Your Data
Speakers
avatar for Christian Posta

Christian Posta

Chief Architect, Cloud Application Development, Red Hat
Christian Posta is a Chief Architect of cloud applications at Red Hat and well known in the community for being an author (Microservices for Java Developers, O’Reilly 2016), frequent blogger, speaker, open-source enthusiast and committer on various open-source projects. Christian... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

1:00pm

WORKSHOP: Deliver SQL Access for Enterprise APIs
Database access is becoming increasingly complex as enterprise APIs deliver centralized data access with identity management, access control and complex transformations. This impacts enterprise analytics platforms that expect SQL access because the published enterprise APIs for data access are often engineered for application developers and return payloads in XML or JSON. This session will discuss best practices and lessons learned when extending your APIs with SQL clients (ODBC/JDBC) to include data engineers and data scientists for enterprise business analytics.

Speakers
avatar for Sumit Sarkar

Sumit Sarkar

Progress, Progress
As Chief Data Evangelist at Progress, Sumit Sarkar works with organizations and data management vendors on hybrid data connectivity to support analytics against a wide variety of data sources, with a focus on industry standards such as ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, GraphQLand OData. Sumit... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

1:00pm

WORKSHOP: Optimizing User Experience Using Point-to-Point Real-time Messaging
Speakers
avatar for Christopher Dow

Christopher Dow

Chief Technology Officer, August Home, Inc.
Christopher Dow is the CTO for August, where he is responsible for technology strategy. Christopher joined August in February 2013 as the first engineer, building and managing the software team before becoming CTO in July 2017. | | Prior to August, Christopher Dow was senior vice... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

1:25pm

WORKSHOP: My GraphQL Server is a Monolith, now what?

Join me as I describe how we use GraphQL at Credit Karma and what we learned about developing and using it at scale. This includes how we designed and built our initial version, how it quickly became our next monolith and what we are doing to decompose it.  I’ll share insights on some key technologies I expect to see in the future that could change how GraphQL servers will scale.


Speakers
avatar for Nick Nance

Nick Nance

Credit Karma, Credit Karma
Transformative software engineering leader, with a wide experience from early-stage startups to hyper growth large scale engineering organizations. I focus on designing and creating software that creates value for the business and it's customers. I excel at leading engineering teams... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 1:25pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

2:00pm

WORKSHOP: Master of the Domain - API Access Control in a Microservice Architecture
Since microservices has become a popular style of building distributed software systems, security—including access control for web APIs—has often been a secondary concern. A variety of different security mechanisms—many borrowed from previous software architectures—have been employed to address different pieces of the access control puzzle, resulting in an incoherent patchwork of approaches. In this talk, Rob Wilson reviews the pros and cons of current approaches, and proposes a unified, multi-platform approach to API access control in a microservice architecture.

Speakers
AM

Alan Marion

CIBC, CIBC
avatar for Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson

Advisor, CA
Rob Wilson is an Advisor at CA Technologies focused on APIs and Microservices. He spends the majority of his time working with clients on their API and Microservices strategies. Rob enjoys the challenge of working on complex and diverse problems that require ingenuity and originality... Read More →



Monday September 25, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

2:00pm

WORKSHOP: Schema-first Development with GraphQL

GraphQL improves both your API’s performance and the performance of your team in general. Schema-first GraphQL development forces front- and backend teams to agree on a strict contract up front, enabling them to work quickly and efficiently while staying on spec. Danielle Man discusses the benefits of schema-driven development and shares lessons learned using GraphQL in production, building open source tools for the GraphQL community, and going from zero to GraphQL with two production applications.

This efficiency is enabled by great tools in the GraphQL ecosystem like GraphQL clients, data mocking systems, and GraphQL developer tools. If you design your schema up front, your backend teams have a strong spec to develop to and your frontend teams can start building components immediately. Danielle shares how her team was able to build a production app in less than three months using this approach and showcases how to leverage ecosystem tools in a GraphQL developer workflow.


Speakers
avatar for Danielle Man

Danielle Man

Apollo, Apollo
I'm a frontend developer at the Meteor Development Group, where I work with GraphQL + Meteor + React every day. I have a passion for UI/UX and am excited about the improved developer experience GraphQL brings.


Monday September 25, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

2:00pm

WORKSHOP: Building Serverless APIs
What if you could build an API that could support true web-scale traffic without having to ever provision or manage a single server? Sounds magical, and it is! In this session, you will learn how to build a serverless API that scales automatically using services like AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and Amazon Cognito. We will review several frameworks that can help you build serverless APIs, such as the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM), Chalice, and ClaudiaJS.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Munns

Chris Munns

Amazon Web Services, Amazon Web Services
Come talk to me about: AWS, "the cloud", Serverless, DevOps, Startups | | Bio: Chris Munns is a Senior Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services based in New York City. Chris works with AWS's developer customers to understand how serverless technologies... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

3:00pm

WORKSHOP: REST vs. Reactive - Interaction Patterns in Microservice Architecture
While Microservices architecture style can bring a lot of benefits to modular structure, scalability and elasticity, complex services’ orchestration can hinder performance and introduce more risk of failure to the system.

Can the Reactive and non-blocking Event-based architecture improve performance, reduce orchestration complexity and increase resiliency over the traditional blocking Rest?

Speakers
avatar for Mark Makary

Mark Makary

CTO, Logic Keepers
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-makary-12677/ | API World 2017 Microservices guest speaker https://apiworld2017.sched.com/speaker/mark1041 | Former open source committer at RedHat/JBoss Quickstarts | Thought leadership & Blogger https://LogicKeepers.blog | Co-authored the Microservices... Read More →



Monday September 25, 2017 3:00pm - 3:25pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

3:00pm

WORKSHOP: Federated Graph Queries Over REST and GraphQL APIs
With the advent of microservices and the proliferation of APIs, even the simplest applications require significant API orchestration logic as they find the data they depend on scattered across an ever growing number of systems. Even with the newer protocols, developers still need to do a significant amount of heavy lifting. In this fun and thought provoking talk we will take a look at a new set of technologies, currently under development, that let developers easily combine data from multiple services exposed via RESTful or GraphQL APIs by writing declarative graph queries instead of code and delegating orchestration to a new kind of "query" engine - one that understands how to talk to data services as well as APIs. We will discuss the main shortcomings of the current state of the industry, explore the possible solutions space, understand (briefly) different techniques for automating data-gathering across distributed/federated systems and, finally, take a look at a couple of real world scenarios and working code. This talk will aim to be equal parts content and inspiration. We hope to spark interest in exploring higher level abstractions and protocols for publishing and connecting systems.

Speakers
avatar for Aldo Bucchi

Aldo Bucchi

Principal Architect (Research), MuleSoft
Programming Language Design. Database engines. API protocols.


Monday September 25, 2017 3:00pm - 3:40pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

3:00pm

WORKSHOP: Saving Lives Bit By Bit with Public Health APIs
The Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world's most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them. The data produced by IHME is focused on helping citizens have longer and fuller lives. Unfortunately, most of this data is not programmatically accessible. In the last few months, the team has focused on creating micro services that expose data and infrastructure internally and externally. In this talk, I will present the vision, the current journey and publicly demo our API for the first time.

Speakers
avatar for Tyrone Grandison

Tyrone Grandison

Executive Director, The Data-Driven Institute
Dr. Tyrone W A Grandison is a technologist, entrepreneur, consultant and coach. More at http://www.tyronegrandison.org/bio.html


Monday September 25, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

3:00pm

WORKSHOP: Working With Serverless Functions
In this presentation, we'll walk through some specifics of developing an application built on top of serverless functions. We'll take a look at building a test harness for serverless functions that can integrate with a CI/CD pipeline, cover deployment techniques and ways to improve upon the deployment process, and finally we'll examine the performance characteristics of AWS Lambda, Microsoft Azure Functions, and Google Cloud Functions as they pertain to a serverless application composed of multiple serverless functions.

Speakers
avatar for Matt Billock

Matt Billock

Backand, Backand
I'm a developer with 13 years of experience, doing product management for serverless app platforms. I have worked in a number of industries, from game dev to trading software, and have a passion for making the lives of developers easier. I'm a proponent of test-driven development... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

3:25pm

WORKSHOP: Overcoming Obstacles to Success with Microservices
Speakers
avatar for Eric Roch

Eric Roch

Perficient, Perficient Inc.
As Principal Architect and Practice Director for IT Modernization, which includes Integration (APIs, SOA), Microservices, Cloud and DevOps, Eric is responsible for setting the direction of one Perficient's largest service lines. He is also responsible for ensuring Perficient's core... Read More →



Monday September 25, 2017 3:25pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: Serverless APIs, How To's, and Best Practices
Software paradigm is changing from monolith applications to microservices, and with it the infrastructure behind it. Moving from on-premise to cloud to ipaas. Lately a new addition came with serverless infrastructure. In this talk we will walkthrough the principles of serverless and what it applies to APIs. How does it change the API design? what does it change for the end developer? what does it change for the monitoring. We will also be looking at the existing solutions in the market as well as the available frameworks. We will guide attendees into this new space and give an overview of the state of the Art.

Speakers
avatar for Nicolas Grenié

Nicolas Grenié

Developer Advocate, Red Hat
Nicolas is a Hacker in Residence at 3scale living in San Francisco. | | Nicolas built his first website in 2000 using Microsoft Word, and since them did not stop learning about programming. | | This "API freak" likes to try new languages and APIs all the time. | He also ran... Read More →



Monday September 25, 2017 4:00pm - 4:25pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

4:00pm

PANEL: The Evolution of Microservices Protocols
James Lewis and Martin Fowler’s landmark 2014 blog post on microservices noted the popularity of HTTP-based Web APIs in microservice implementations. As microservice architecture has evolved, other messaging protocols and metadata formats have gained increasing adoption along with RESTful APIs. Join this session to hear from a panel of experts on how protocols like gRPC, GraphQL, and Apache Kafka are being used to help organizations fine tune their microservices.

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Blain

Ryan Blain

CTO, Arvata.io
GraphQL, API Security, and API Integration
avatar for Matt McLarty

Matt McLarty

VP, API Academy, CA Technologies
Matt works with organizations around the world, helping them to improve the speed and scale of their software delivery through the use of APIs and microservices. He leads the API Academy for CA Technologies, and is the co-author of the O'Reilly books Microservice Architecture and... Read More →
avatar for Fran Mendez

Fran Mendez

Hitch, Hitch
avatar for Mike Sample

Mike Sample

Director of Technology / Principal Developer, Hootsuite
Mike has been working in the software industry for over 25 years. After completing his M.Sc. in CS, he founded and later sold The Network Software Group. He wrote and open-sourced the SNACC ASN.1 compiler in 1993. Loves to chat about system architecture, distributed systems, IDLs... Read More →
avatar for Varun Talwar

Varun Talwar

Founder and CEO, Stealth Startup
Product Management lead for gRPC and Istio at Google


Monday September 25, 2017 4:00pm - 4:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

4:00pm

WORKSHOP: How Mature Are You? Judging API Program Quality
Speakers
avatar for Ben Rodriguez

Ben Rodriguez

Arity, founded by Allstate, arity
Global technology leader with nearly 20 years of progressive corporate and startup experience who values new challenges, building relationships and identifying solutions that deliver customer satisfaction. Currently, the API Champion and a senior technology leader at Arity. I enjoy... Read More →
avatar for Jenny Wanger

Jenny Wanger

Product Manager, SpotHero
Jenny Wanger is a senior product manager for SpotHero, a top-ranking app that helps people park easier. Her years of product management experience prior to that include running the developer experience team at Arity, a startup founded by Allstate in downtown Chicago, and consulting... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 4:00pm - 4:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

4:25pm

WORKSHOP: GraphQL Fundamentals
Speakers
avatar for Dan Schafer

Dan Schafer

Software Engineer, Facebook
Software Engineer at Facebook. Co-creator of GraphQL.


Monday September 25, 2017 4:25pm - 4:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

5:00pm

WORKSHOP: Low Code Microservices – Accelerating Ideas to Implementation
Today’s business environments demand speed and agility- the fundamental drivers of the microservices paradigm, and hence the resulting modern software architecture. A low code or no code approach to designing and implementing services can provide the edge needed to achieve that speed and agility – while heavily cutting down on the time and costs involved in the iterative software development process. The low/no code approach when implemented right – at various levels – API, business logic, integration of enterprise data – can help achieve efficiencies otherwise not imaginable through the traditional software development approaches. Call it disruptive, or innovative- this approach is here to change the way businesses and developers are used to looking at software services. In this session, we will discuss the ease of benefits of low/no code approach using a live demonstration.

Speakers
avatar for Geoff Duck

Geoff Duck

CA Technologies, CA Technologies
I'm a skateboarder that moonlights as a Security Software Architect. With a strong background in application development and customer education and management, I have been immersed in the API space since 2010. I have been helping enterprise customers design their API security layer... Read More →
avatar for Renu Motwani

Renu Motwani

Sr. Director, Product Management, CA Technologies
Renu Motwani, currently Sr. Director of Product Management at CA Technologies, has over two decades of experience in the software industry. Renu has envisioned and led software products ranging from infrastructure management to application platforms and device runtimes at companies... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

5:00pm

WORKSHOP: APIs, Chains, & Graphs
Let’s face it, REST APIs can be problematic, and hypermedia hasn’t quite proven to be the answer we’ve looked for.  GraphQL has quickly become more popular offering a solution to the problems REST created - but opens back up the very problems REST was created to avoid (remember SOAP?).  But what if there was a way to take the best of both: enter API chains.  In this session we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of REST, GraphQL, and a new specification and library for chaining numerous resource calls into a single HTTP request.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Stowe

Mike Stowe

Tigera.io, Tigera
Author of Undisturbed REST, Michael Stowe has spoken at conferences around the world. An active advocate for creating more efficient architectures and interfaces, his work has also been featured on ProgrammableWeb, DZone, and InfoQ. You can view his past talks and slides at http://www.mikestowe.com/slides... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

5:00pm

WORKSHOP: Road from Servers to Serverless APIs
You need this ticket from Eventbrite to sign up: PRO Pass (Late Walk-Up Rate).
Jugnoo had an entire stack built on Amazon Web Services using multiple servers. Post June 2016 we started building our new products on Amazon Lambda on Micro services architecture. This has resulted less dependence on devops, reduced costs and more stable performance.

Speakers
CA

Chinmay Agarwal

Jugnoo, Jugnoo


Monday September 25, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

6:00pm

The 2017 API AWARDS & Opening Night Reception
Welcome to The 2017 API AWARDS!  The annual API AWARDS presented by API World celebrate the very best in API design, engineering and innovation in APIs in the last year. 

The 2017 API AWARDS & Opening Night Reception  is open to ALL API World pass holders.

Schedule:

6:00 PM  Doors Open

6:30 PM  The 2017 API AWARDS Ceremony

7:00 PM  VIP Party (complimentary appetizers, beer and wine)


The API AWARDS recognize winners in 18 award categories:
  • API Infrastructure
  • API Management
  • API Middleware
  • API Security
  • Business Software APIs
  • Car APIs
  • Communication / Streaming APIs
  • Data APIs
  • Enterprise APIs
  • Finance APIs
  • Health APIs
  • Home APIs
  • Internet of Things APIs
  • Media APIs
  • Microservices APIs
  • Music / Video APIs
  • Payment APIs
  • Travel APIs

Visit http://apiawards.co/ for more details.

Moderators
avatar for Jonathan Pasky

Jonathan Pasky

Executive Producer & Founder, DevNetwork
Jonathan is Executive Producer & Founder of DevNetwork. Each year, DevNetwork produces the leading developer & software engineering conferences w/over 20,000 annual attendees. The future happens here: @DeveloperWeek, @APIWorld, #DEVWEEKNYC, #DEVWEEKATX, @ScalabilityConf, @BlockWo... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

6:30pm

API World 2017 -- VIP Party (Invite Only)
The 2017 API AWARDS & Opening Night Reception  is open to ALL API World pass holders.

The VIP Party is open ONLY to sponsors (2 per company), speakers, 2017 API AWARDS winners, PRO pass holders and press. The guest list will be strictly adhered to.  VIPs must register here separately.

 

6:00 PM  Doors Open

6:30 PM  The 2017 API AWARDS Ceremony

7:00 PM  VIP Party (complimentary appetizers, beer and wine)


Monday September 25, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
LOCATION: VIP Room at San Jose Convention Center
 
Tuesday, September 26
 

8:00am

9:00am

Monolith Strikes Back - Forces Challenging a Transition to Micro-services Architecture
In this technical presentation, I will share challenges eBay has been facing during Marketplaces codebase transformation to a (micro)services oriented architecture. Monolithic codebase stack and direct database level integration still have its appeal and tend to be part of “path of least resistance” solutions when a business project faces timeline pressures. For a company of eBay’s size when it comes to number of developers, users, inventory and transactions and velocity of product changes required to stay competitive, there is no doubt that distributed execution and architecture is the right target. So why are opposite forces still so strong? Can the transformation implode and code monoliths re-appear? I will explain the approach eBay has taken on the transition, obstacles the architecture and development teams have seen in the past 5 years and will discuss options on how to address them.

Speakers
avatar for Snezana Sahter

Snezana Sahter

Software architect, Intuit
eCommerce | Identity | Risk management for eCommerce | Services Oriented Architecture


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 9:25am
API World: Main Stage

9:00am

OPEN TALK: Key Considerations for Building Live-Streaming Media Apps
Speakers
avatar for Tim Dougherty

Tim Dougherty

Wowza Media Systems, Wowza Media Systems
Tim Dougherty is a Senior Solutions Engineer with Wowza Media Systems, based in Golden, Colorado. A user technology expert, with more than 20 years of experience in IT, network administration, video production, and project/program management, Tim serves Wowza by helping customers... Read More →
avatar for James Jackson

James Jackson

Wowza Media Systems, Wowza Media Systems
James has been working for over 10-years directing strategy, development, management and marketing of SaaS and PaaS platforms and tools to help those building service oriented solutions. Tell me about your development "productivity shorts".


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
API World: The Expo Stage

9:00am

OPEN Talk: Using an API Scavenger Hunt to Engage API Newbies
Speakers
avatar for Ashley Roach

Ashley Roach

Principal Engineer Evangelist, Cisco DevNet
Ashley Roach is a Principal Engineer and API Evangelist for Cisco's developer relations team, DevNet. He has spoken and led workshops at many Cisco and 3rd-Party conferences. Prior to DevNet, he was a Product Manager in Cloud Collaboration working on APIs and XMPP technologies. Before... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

9:00am

Hacking Everything - The Dark Side of the Internet of Things
With the Internet of Things (IoT), essentially everything becomes a computer. We know that computers can be hacked. This means that everything can be hacked including cars, home appliances, medical devices and more. This session will give examples of IoT hacks and the consequences of not getting security right as we move to this important new technology.

Speakers
JC

Jeff Crume

IBM Distinguished Engineer, IBM
Jeff Crume is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and IT Security Architect with 34 years of experience in the IT industry. He is the author of a book entitled "Inside Internet Security: What Hackers Don't Want You To Know", a contributing author to the "Information Security Management... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

9:00am

OPEN Talk: Building a Simplified Microservices Workflow
Do you have various cloud-based microservices being managed under one enterprise API umbrella for discovery, security, interoperability and billing? This workshop will demonstrate how API Connect can become your tool of choice for such a job by connecting services from different worlds - Node.js, Swift on the Server, AI and Cloud.
 
The Node.js microservice will use Watson Speech-to-Text and Text-to-Speech, with Watson Conversation Service to deliver Voice UI and improved functionality. The workshop will also cover a Swift on the Server microservice management page utilizing IBM Kitura with Cloudant NoSQL DB backend -  all running on IBM Cloud. 

During the workshop we will show a TJBOT - a small Raspberry Pi-based robot - making an API call to the developed API and connecting it with an iOS device over the same API platform. 

Speakers
avatar for Marek Sadowski

Marek Sadowski

IBM, IBM
Marek Sadowski is a full stack developer advocate, a robotics startup founder and an entrepreneur. He has about 20 year experience in consulting largest enterprises in USA, Europe, Middle East and Africa as a senior engineer and an IT architect in mobile, web, Java and integration... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
API World: Workshop Stage 3

9:00am

Expo Hall Open - Tuesday
Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 6:00pm
The San Jose Convention Center

9:25am

Accelerating the Enterprise. The intersection of APIs and Microservices.
Virtually all major business publications position APIs as tangible representations of digital resources. APIs have clearly become a first class element of digital business. In this context, yesterday’s technology-centric views of APIs not only miss the point but can put your company brand at risk. This talk discusses the implications of this reality across multiple business & technology dimensions and explores the synergies and distinctions between API & Microservice lifecycles.

Speakers
avatar for Pete Clare

Pete Clare

VP API Consulting, Vanick Digital



Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:25am - 9:50am
API World: Main Stage

10:00am

OPEN TALK: Are you *sure* your API is Properly Secured?
Speakers
avatar for Isabelle Mauny

Isabelle Mauny

CTO, 42 Crunch
Isabelle has more that 20 years of experience in the integration fields. She spent most of her career at IBM in various roles (presales, services, product management). She started working on services and APIs more than 10 years ago and introduced in Europe the first XML gateways... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
API World: The Expo Stage

10:00am

PANEL: Microservices in Practice
Speakers
avatar for Jen Leech

Jen Leech

Truss, TrussWorks, Inc.
I led the API Design and Performance team at Linden Lab, makers of Second Life. There we designed and deployed services and supporting shared libraries to enable the transition from a monolithic binary deployment to a service-oriented-architecture. This in turn paved the way for major... Read More →
avatar for Bill Monkman

Bill Monkman

Senior Staff Developer, Hootsuite
Bill has been with Hootsuite for nearly 8 years, in which time he has worked on the original monolith, the transition to microservices, and many fun problems with scaling and distributed systems. Interested in Go, Distributed Systems, Security, and DevOpsy things.
avatar for Lou Powell

Lou Powell

Principal, Vanick Digital
Lou Powell is a Founding Partner in Vanick Digital, an award-winning consultancy and software development group specializing in api-driven digital transformation. Prior to Vanick, Lou has held digital leadership and architecture roles within both the Fortune 500 and one of the web’s... Read More →
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Bhanu Vegi

Beachbody


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Main Stage

10:00am

OPEN Talk: Creating scalable APIs faster with Parse Open Source and Back4app
Speakers
avatar for Davi Macedo

Davi Macedo

CEO, Back4App
I am a developer since I was 13 years old, a Computing Engineer since 2006 and an entrepreneur for more than 10 years. My passion is software development and my mission is to turn the development faster and better. That’s why I am co-founder and CEO at Back4App, a backend-as-a-service... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 2

10:00am

API Security Best Practices & Guidelines
API adoption in both consumer and enterprises has gone beyond predictions. It has become the ‘coolest’ way of exposing business functionalities to the outside world. Both the public and private APIs, need to be protected, monitored and managed. API security has evolved a lot in last five years. The growth of standards, out there, has been exponential. Following best practices in securing APIs will help to wade through the weeds to keep the bad guys away while realizing the internal and external benefits of developing APIs for your services. This talk guides you through the maze of options and shares industry leading best practices in designing APIs for rock-solid security.

Speakers
avatar for Prabath Siriwardena

Prabath Siriwardena

VP, Identity Management and Security, WSO2
Prabath Siriwardena (@prabath) is an identity evangelist, author, blogger and the VP of Identity Management and Security at WSO2, with more than 11 years of industry experience in designing and building critical Identity and Access Management (IAM) infrastructure for global enterprises... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

11:00am

OPEN Talk: Adding GraphQL to Your Existing Architecture
Speakers
avatar for Rohit Bakhshi

Rohit Bakhshi

Apollo (Meteor), Apollo
Rohit oversees product management of commercial SaaS developer tools and platform solutions at Apollo, the GraphQL company. Rohit previously was a product manager at Hortonworks, where he shaped the product strategy and adoption of Apache Hadoop for the enterprise. Rohit started his... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:25am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

11:00am

OPEN TALK: Mocks - Fake APIs for Real Developers
Speakers
avatar for Abhinav Asthana

Abhinav Asthana

CEO/ Co-Founder, Postman
Loves building products and reading books. When not in front of a computer, Abhinav is generally in front of the Playstation finishing games by the dozen, or in the kitchen, trying to cook food that doesn't kill anyone.


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:25am
API World: The Expo Stage

11:00am

Implementing Microservices at Capital One
Speakers
avatar for Mark Donovan

Mark Donovan

Capital One, Capital One
Mark Donovan currently leads transformation of Payments and Paperless systems from legacy monoliths to cloud-based micro-services applications for the US Card group within Capital One. Prior to his current role, Mark lead Enterprise Architecture practices for multiple companies. Prior... Read More →
avatar for Irakli Nadareishvili

Irakli Nadareishvili

Capital One, Capital One
Irakli Nadareishvili is currently leading microservices transformation efforts as the Senior Director of the Tech Fellows Group at Capital One. Irakli is a co-author of Microservice Architecture (O'Reilly 2016), and was formerly co-founder and CTO of ReferWell, a NY-based health technology... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Main Stage

11:00am

OPEN Talk: How to Disrupt Markets and Increase Valuations Through API Transformation
Speakers
avatar for Simon Peel

Simon Peel

Chief Marketing Officer/Chief Strategy Officer, Jitterbit, Inc
Simon is the chief strategy officer and chief marketing officer at Jitterbit. A self-confessed growth-hacker, Simon has dedicated his career to taking startup companies from their early stages to successful exits by building world-class deal-generation engines. He most recently led... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 3

11:00am

OPEN Talk: Strategies to Build an API Program at Scale

Many enterprises that have adopted an API program struggle to figure out a way to consistently scale the program and approach across many different lines of business. The key questions they must ask themselves are how do you design APIs that are highly consumable? And how do you publish them in a way so they are discoverable?

This session will discuss the importance of treating an API like a product and thinking about the full lifecycle around it, from design to build, test, deploy, and manage, to ensure the API is consumed by the end user. We will also discuss how to create an app store-like experience for your employees, partners, and customers to ensure your APIs are easy to discover and reuse.



Speakers
avatar for Anirudh Pandit

Anirudh Pandit

MuleSoft, MuleSoft
Anirudh is part of Office of CTO at MuleSoft where he collaborates very closely on MuleSoft's product vision and goto market strategy. He works very closely with some of MuleSoft's largest customers helping them execute their API and Integration programs. Anirudh has extensive experience... Read More →
avatar for Rupesh Ramachandran

Rupesh Ramachandran

MuleSoft, MuleSoft
Rupesh is a Client Architect at MuleSoft where he advises MuleSoft's strategic customers on their API and Integration strategy. Prior to MuleSoft, Rupesh was an architect in various SWAT teams, including Oracle's A-Team, chartered to solve complex problems for enterprise middleware... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 2

11:00am

CANCELED: Winning the Red Queen’s Race by Changing the Racecourse
Speakers
avatar for Eric	Wuehler

Eric Wuehler

Principal Engineer, Office of the CTO, McAfee
Eric Wuehler is a Principal Engineer with the Future Innovation and Assessment Team in the Office of the CTO at McAfee. He is a seasoned developer and architect with more than 20 years of experience in product innovation, research and development with a strong focus in security since... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

11:25am

OPEN Talk: Offshore Development - How Not to Screw it Up
Speakers
avatar for MobiDev

MobiDev

MobiDev
MobiDev is a company that develops and delivers turnkey software products. The company's main focus is to facilitate businesses with full-cycle product development services, from design to continuous evolution and ongoing delivery. Another major focus of MobiDev is the flexibility... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:25am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

11:25am

OPEN Talk: Orchestrating Authentication and e-Signatures in a Mobile World

Using Vasco’s Trusted Identity and eSignLive e-signature platforms in your mobile applications enables frictionless customer engagement with the highest level of security and fraud prevention through the full customer lifecycle. Join Will LaSala and Michael Williams as they discuss:

•             Emerging fraud trends

•             Orchestrating authentication/security levels

•             Engaging customers with signature transactions on mobile devices

•             And more…


Speakers
avatar for Will LaSala

Will LaSala

Director, Security Solutions, Vasco Data Security
Will LaSala is the Director of Services at VASCO North America. He joined the company in 2001 and over the years has been involved in all aspects of product implementation within financial institutions, online gaming and mobile application developers. Will also oversees the VASCO... Read More →
avatar for Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Partner and Developer Technologies Manager, eSignLive by VASCO
Michael Williams is the e-SignLive Evangelist and Community Manager. Most of his time is spent creating technical content for the eSignLive Developer Community, in the form of blogs and integration guides. Prior to e-SignLive, Michael worked as Developer Evangelist and Forums Manager... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:25am - 11:50am
API World: The Expo Stage

12:00pm

Private Lunch (Invite ONLY): From Interactive to Immersive - Messaging Apps of the Future

** You MUST be pre-registered & invited for the Lunch & Learn to attend the lunch. Lunches will be given on a first come, first served bases while supplies last. They will be boxed lunches. Lunches will be given out from 12:00 - 12:10PM. The talk starts promptly at 12:10PM. 


In the middle of 2015, messaging apps surpassed social networks in monthly active users for the first time. Ever since, the that gap grows. Messaging applications have grown beyond simple communication, and users can now interact with smarter services and AI-powered bots.

In this talk, PubNub’s Solutions Architect will discuss the future of messaging applications, and how serverless technology and cognitive systems are transforming how we build communication apps. From chatbots to programmable networks, you’ll see why businesses and products will be built on chat apps, and why chat apps are changing software architectures altogether.

Speakers
avatar for Bhavana Srinivas

Bhavana Srinivas

Solution Architect, PubNub
I have been working in the realtime communication space for over three years, and work with prospects building the next big Realtime Application. Whether it is multiplayer games, chat and collaboration or IoT , I have worked with software that can help you get started in these ve... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

1:00pm

OPEN Talk: API Mediation and the Real-time Digital Business
Speakers
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Sean Collins

Dell Boomi, Dell Boomi


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:20pm
API World: Main Stage

1:00pm

OPEN Talk: Machine Learning for Developers - A Quick Introduction to the Nexosis API
Speakers
avatar for Guy Royse

Guy Royse

Nexosis, Nexosis
Guy works for Nexosis in Columbus, Ohio as a Developer Evangelist. Combining his decades of experience in building software with a history of sharing what he has learned, Guy goes out into developer communities and teaches others how to use the Nexosis API. | Guy has programmed in... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:25pm
API World: The Expo Stage

1:00pm

OPEN TALK: The Future is Serverless Compute - An Intro to Functions
Hear from Oz Ugurlu, the product lead for PubNub Functions and Endpoints. Get deeper insight into these new features and learn how to put serverless compute into practice. Q&A with PubNub technical experts directly following the webinar. 

Topics covered: 
1. Understanding PubNub Functions 
2. How Functions Add Value to Realtime Apps 
3. Hands-On Demos 
4. Live Q&A with the Engineers who built the Functions Infrastructure 

Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

1:00pm

Design, Build and Launch IOT API's
Speakers
avatar for Venkatachalam Rangasamy

Venkatachalam Rangasamy

Equinix, Equinix
Principal Software Architect at Equinix. An Innovative, dynamic and agile lead with reputations for defining enterprise technology strategies/solutions that reduce costs | | Authored a well acclaimed micro-service design principle based framework called AquaJS


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

1:00pm

Building Real-time Apps with GraphQL Subscriptions
Speakers
avatar for Robert Zhu

Robert Zhu

Facebook, Facebook
Working on GraphQL


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

1:20pm

FEATURED Talk: Building Large Scale Web Apps and Platforms
At PayPal Checkout we recently adopted a platform centric approach and started re architecting our web platform to become more robust, scalable and performant. At the same time ensuring dev teams can iterate quickly over features. Along the way we learnt some handy architectural patterns that allow for large scale platform design and maximum code reuse. This talk will broadly cover the following areas: State management, Caching and performance optimizations, Building a flexible and scalable web server atop micro-services and Discipline and DevOps practices that allow multiple teams to iterate quickly on the full stack codebase.

Speakers
avatar for Anurag Sinha

Anurag Sinha

PayPal, Inc., PayPal Checkout
Anurag Sinha works as a lead engineer for PayPal Checkout. His interests lie in full-stack application development and services engineering to build highly scalable and performant distributed systems for the web and mobile platforms, using the right mix of technologies. He works daily... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:20pm - 1:40pm
API World: Main Stage

1:25pm

OPEN TALK: Creating Value Through Your Mobile App with Real-Time Data Capture
Speakers
avatar for Semyon Sergunin

Semyon Sergunin

Director of Product Marketing, ABBYY
Semyon believes that people deserve working on creative and intelligent tasks, leaving boring and repetitive ones to automation and AI technology. This is why for over 15 years he helps Enterprise Software vendors to build, market, and sell solutions, streamlining business processes... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:25pm - 1:50pm
API World: The Expo Stage

1:30pm

OPEN TALK: Beyond Design - Monitoring Web Services and Microservices
Designing, building, and scaling your API infrastructure is only half the battle. Once your API is being consumed by the public you need to ensure that it’s reliable, consistent and providing a great experience to your users. Craig Hyde, CEO of Rigor, of one of the Inc 500 fastest growing companies in the U.S., covers best practices for ensuring API service levels throughout the API development lifecycle. Craig’s talk will focus on insights gleaned from customers all around the globe and at all stages of business, from startups to the Fortune 100. Even with complex APIs, monitoring can and should be simple.

Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:30pm - 1:45pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

1:40pm

OPEN Talk: Preview - From Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery - A Practical Guide
Speakers
avatar for Stan Ivaciov

Stan Ivaciov

Software Development Manager, Accusoft
Innovative and enthusiastic IT professional. Finance, Telecommunications, Document Processing industry experience developing robust enterprise products and applications. Interested in latest technology and its practical applications to strategic as well as day-to-day business initiatives... Read More →
avatar for Cody Owens

Cody Owens

Software Engineer, Accusoft
Cody Owens is a software engineer based in Tampa, Florida and contributor to continuous deployment efforts on Accusoft’s PrizmDoc team. Prior to his involvement with document management solutions at Accusoft, he has worked in the fields of architectural visualization and digital... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:40pm - 1:50pm
API World: Main Stage

2:00pm

KEYNOTE: Neha Sampat, CEO, Built.io -- 6 Industries about to be Transformed by AR, VR and APIs

As far as technology trends go, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are some of the hottest topics around. Developers are busy building flashy and innovative AR & VR solutions, many of which are powered by APIs and microservices. Organizations across all industries, meanwhile, are feverishly evaluating the corresponding business benefits to determine their ROI. Just like with previous megatrends – such as mobile and IoT – there will be winners and losers, with use cases that revolutionize entire industries, while others fizzle out. This session will discuss the most exciting early developments and technologies that will make AR / VR useful for business.



Speakers
avatar for Neha Sampat

Neha Sampat

Built.io, Built.io


Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:00pm - 2:20pm
API World: Main Stage

2:20pm

KEYNOTE: Angel Diaz, VP Developer Advocacy and Technology, IBM -- Open Watson APIs Go Where No One Has Gone Before
Perhaps best known as a platform for research and academia, IBM’s Watson is used among millions of developers around the world thanks to a growing variety of open APIS. Just recently the developers at Ubisoft, the makers of the Sony PlayStation virtual reality game "Star Trek: Bridge Crew, used the open VR Speech Sandbox to bring voice control to gamers for the first time. In his keynote address, Angel Diaz, VP of developer advocacy at IBM, will share how developers are taking advantage of the industry’s leading cognitive platform and its open APIs, along with projects like OpenAPI, Node.js and API Connect to build the future of computing.

Speakers
avatar for Angel Diaz

Angel Diaz

IBM, IBM
Always on the move, Dr. Angel Diaz is IBM’s VP of Developer Advocacy and Technology, his passion is to leverage technology to drive positive change. Specifically to empower developers to solve the world’s problems – smarter, faster, together – all in the open source world... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:20pm - 2:50pm
API World: Main Stage

3:00pm

OPEN TALK: Building IoT Applications Using Microservices and APIs—Real World Examples
The Internet of Things (IoT) has caught the imagination of both IT and business leaders. In fact, the newest wave of IoT applications are powering whole new business models for startups and established companies alike. However, this is a completely new landscape for most organizations. Implementing an IoT application is not just about monitoring sensors or sending notifications. The next generation of IoT applications are being built using hybrid integration and analytics technologies. Join us in this session to learn about real-world customer implementations and see how companies like yours are using Microservices and APIs to powering the next wave of IoT applications.

Speakers
avatar for Sachin Gadre

Sachin Gadre

Software AG, Software AG
VP, Product Management at Software AG. | - Responsible for managing the Hybrid Integration platform (iPaaS, IoT, Microservices and API Management) | | - Prior to joining Software AG, Sachin worked with Accenture where he worked on many IT Strategy engagements in the High technology... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 3:25pm
API World: The Expo Stage

3:00pm

APIs & Microservices - The Secret Ingredients To Designing A First-Class IoT Experience
The IoT industry is red hot. From the latest Google or Apple gadget to large-scale industrial IoT, individuals and companies are quickly moving from trials and POCs to broad adoption of IoT use cases. While it’s typically the connected “thing” that hogs the limelight, the physical componentry is just a part of the bigger picture. In fact, building a first-class IoT experience is as much about digital services, APIs and the cloud. Join Gal and Parthiv to learn how IoT brings together the physical and digital worlds and how you can use APIs and Microservices to enable innovative IoT experiences that delight your customers, partners and more.

Speakers
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Gal Oppenheimer

Senior Product Manager, Built.io
Gal Oppenheimer is the senior product manager at Built.io and delivered award-winning applications from inception to onstage launch. He is responsible for Built.io’s flagship products including Built.io Flow, Built.io Backend, and Built.io Contentstack. Gal manages development engagements... Read More →
avatar for Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel

Technical Marketing Manager, Built.io
Parthiv Patel is the Technical Marketing Manager at Built.io where he specializes in technologies that enable tomorrow’s connected ecosystems. Dubbed “Connected Parthiv”, he has been hacking hardware for over a decade and brings to life solutions that span robotics, automation... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

3:00pm

OPEN Talk: From Continuous Integration to Continuous Delivery - A Practical Guide
Speakers
avatar for Stan Ivaciov

Stan Ivaciov

Software Development Manager, Accusoft
Innovative and enthusiastic IT professional. Finance, Telecommunications, Document Processing industry experience developing robust enterprise products and applications. Interested in latest technology and its practical applications to strategic as well as day-to-day business initiatives... Read More →
avatar for Cody Owens

Cody Owens

Software Engineer, Accusoft
Cody Owens is a software engineer based in Tampa, Florida and contributor to continuous deployment efforts on Accusoft’s PrizmDoc team. Prior to his involvement with document management solutions at Accusoft, he has worked in the fields of architectural visualization and digital... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 3:40pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

3:00pm

OPEN Talk: Introduction to the DocuSign eSignature API
Speakers
avatar for Ergin Dervisoglu

Ergin Dervisoglu

DocuSign, DocuSign


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

3:00pm

OPEN Talk: What do you mean by “API as a Product”?
You may have heard the term “API Product.” But what does it mean? In this talk I will introduce the concept and explain the benefits and challenges of transforming your organization to view your APIs as measurable products that expose your companies capabilities.

Speakers
avatar for Lou Powell

Lou Powell

Principal, Vanick Digital
Lou Powell is a Founding Partner in Vanick Digital, an award-winning consultancy and software development group specializing in api-driven digital transformation. Prior to Vanick, Lou has held digital leadership and architecture roles within both the Fortune 500 and one of the web’s... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Main Stage

3:25pm

OPEN Talk: How to Build a Conversational Product to Boost Engagement and Conversion
Speakers
avatar for John Kim

John Kim

CEO, SendBird
John S. Kim is the co-founder and CEO of SendBird (Y Combinator W16), the messaging solution for enterprises. SendBird works with companies around the world who are adding user-to-user and company-to-user messaging on their mobile apps and websites. The platform currently serves millions... Read More →



Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:25pm - 3:50pm
API World: The Expo Stage

4:00pm

OPEN Talk: Data APIs Don’t Discriminate
The exploding API economy, combined with an advanced analytics market projected to reach $30 billion by 2019, is driving a market demand to expose more data from APIs. Business analysts, data engineers, and data scientists have been getting left behind in existing API strategies. This is because many APIs are designed to integrate with applications to extend functionality, however these data workers are looking for APIs that facilitate direct data access to support analytics. Data APIs are specifically designed to provide that frictionless data access experience to support analytics across standard interoperable interfaces such as OData (REST) or ODBC/JDBC (SQL). Consider expanding your API strategy to service the developers in this $30 billion market.

Speakers
avatar for Sumit Sarkar

Sumit Sarkar

Progress, Progress
As Chief Data Evangelist at Progress, Sumit Sarkar works with organizations and data management vendors on hybrid data connectivity to support analytics against a wide variety of data sources, with a focus on industry standards such as ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET, GraphQLand OData. Sumit... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:00pm - 4:15pm
API World: Main Stage

4:00pm

OPEN Talk: NetApp SolidFire - Why API First Matters in the Next Generation Datacenter
Speakers
avatar for Kyle Murley

Kyle Murley

Principal Architect, NetApp
Kyle is a Tech Versatilist focused on Enterprise Virtual Infrastructure & co-host @vBrownbagLATAM 


Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
API World: The Expo Stage

4:00pm

OPEN Talk: Plugging Industrial Predictive Analytics Into Every Data Platform
Speakers
avatar for Nikunj Mehta

Nikunj Mehta

CEO & Founder, Falkonry
Time series data, classification machine learning, Industry 4.0, IIoT, real-time data platforms, process optimization



Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

4:00pm

Internet of Space IoS Using IoT Device Development and Connectivity
In 2011 NASA and Cornell University​ used an early IoT device, called KickSat, to connect a Femto Satellite in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) via CDMA communications. Today we are designing the Next generation Femto Satellite swarm network. Moore's law has enables 16x more capable MEMS sensors and triple processing capability.

Speakers
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Peter Ateshian

Xtrm Designs LLC, Xtrm Designs LLC


Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

4:00pm

4:30pm

Expo Block Party
Join us for the API World 2017 Expo Block Party! 

The Expo Block Party gives registrants the chance to visit participating API exhibitors, while enjoying free drinks & food.

Additionally, participants are encouraged to play our Expo Game, where visiting 30 exhibitors during the show will allow you to win great prizes!


Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm
The San Jose Convention Center

6:00pm

API World 2017 Mentor Mixer: API Design & Technology
API World 2017 Mentor Mixers invite hundreds of tech mentors and tech professionals to meet, teach, network, and grab drinks during API World 2017. There will be two different mixers across two nights, each with a different mentorship focus. You must register on mixrs.co to register, connect with mentors and attend.  All Mentor Mixer attendees will also receive a free API World EXPO Pass to visit with our 50+ exhibitors.

API World Mentor Mixer: API Design & Technology | Hilton San Jose (Tuesday, September 26 | 6 pm – 8 pm)

Join us at the mentorship mixer and meet industry veterans who can coach you in API design & technology decisions. What are the core technology decisions for creating and scaling an API? What role does microservices architecture play in API Design? How do emerging technologies like GraphQL play a role in your design decisions?

Tuesday September 26, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hilton San Jose -- Affinity Restaurant & Bar 300 S Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110
 
Wednesday, September 27
 

8:00am

Registration Open -- Day 2
Wednesday September 27, 2017 8:00am - 4:00pm
The San Jose Convention Center

9:00am

OPEN Talk: How We Enabled off-eBay Shopping and Streamlined Selling at eBay
Public APIs are a big deal. They are intermediaries that enable applications to interact. Designing a set of interfaces that will meet business objectives, attract developers, and be long-lived is a technical challenge. After dealing with SOAP-based legacy APIs for years, we delivered new modern family of RESTful buy and sell public APIs which enable buyers to shop off-eBay and sellers to manage their business at scale. At eBay, our challenge was to create a vision for the new APIs, plan ahead, and deliver a stable contract that will last for years, even as we add business capabilities. Our API design is developer-centric and focused on exposing valuable solutions to empower third-party developers. APIs represent the consumer’s view of the functionalities. They are the front door to the portfolio of internal capabilities and have requirements tailored to external clients. This presentation outlines difficulties we faced and approaches we took to deliver new APIs and achieve consistency across capabilities.

Speakers
avatar for Tanya Vlahovic

Tanya Vlahovic

Software Architect, eBay
Tanya Vlahovic is a senior software architect at eBay Inc.She is leading the public API Governance team and the overall public API decomposition and namespace definition. Tanya is an active contributor to eBay’s technical standards and patterns for both internal and external web... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:25am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

9:00am

Designing an API for Emotion Measurement
As we increasingly interact with our devices, it's important for them to understand us better. Doing so will lead increased engagement and satisfaction with our digital experiences. This is Emotion AI -- the exciting new field that bridges human emotion detection and measurement with artificial intelligence. Designing APIs that understand this unique type of data set will become more and more important as the technology is adopted and becomes a part of our lives. Learn how emotional data is generated, packaged, and delivered, and how APIs are used to analyze and consume them.

Speakers
avatar for Boisy Pitre

Boisy Pitre

Affectiva, Affectiva
Boisy is the Emotion AI Evangelist for Affectiva, an MIT Media Lab spinoff, where he advocates and promotes the adoption of the company’s emotion-based artificial intelligence technology across all of its supported platforms. He is responsible for designing and developing the first... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:25am
API World: Workshop Stage 2

9:00am

An API Governance Blueprint for Successful IT Culture Change
Speakers
avatar for Matthew Reinbold

Matthew Reinbold

Capital One, Capital One
Writer of the REST API Notes email newsletter. Am @libel_vox on twitter. Passionate about dynamic systems (software or otherwise), culture, and the intersection between them. AFOL and wearer of red sneakers.


Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:40am
API World: Main Stage

9:00am

Indecent API Exposure - How Much Data Should You Expose Through APIs
APIs are unlocking new opportunities across a broad range of industries seeking to add value to their products and services. But a successful API strategy requires striking a delicate balance: when should you expose proprietary and derived data through the API itself, and when does it benefit the business to offer differentiated datasets through higher value solutions? This decision should be front and center to your business’ API strategy. Developing APIs and exposing data in a piecemeal way undermines the business benefits APIs can deliver. In this session, Anuj will address key decision factors when it comes to how much to expose in APIs: -- What is the overall business objective? If the goal is to become a go-to third-party API and gain rapid category traction, it will drive a different decision than if you are delivering advanced predictive models through software to provide an enhanced service to customers. -- How diverse are your market segments? The depth of your API offering could change depending on your target markets and how they value your offering. -- What is your channel strategy? Your company’s overall channel strategy could influence the offerings sold through various channels.

Speakers
avatar for Anuj Agrawal

Anuj Agrawal

CMO, Earth Networks


Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

9:00am

Using IoT Devices in Industry
The majority of enterprises are using and implementing public cloud infrastructures and emerging patterns such as microservice architectures in order to build scalable, connected systems. These systems support new demands on businesses as they move from traditional software models to providing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms, building Internet-of-Things (IoT) solutions, and supporting mobile application development and integration. This will discuss lessons learned over the course a long term consulting engagement for a Internet-of-Things solution. The session will discuss the ups and downs of the project, mistakes made and also the successes. Attendees should leave the session with best practices to help with developing the following aspects of an Internet-of-Things system: Environment Provisioning & Config Management Integration frameworks in the cloud Device authentication Messaging from Devices

Speakers
avatar for Mary Cochran

Mary Cochran

Solutions Architect, Red Hat
Mary Cochran is a Red Hat Middleware Solution Architect with a focus in Integration. She has worked with a wide variety of technologies and developed across the whole stack from HTML to SQL on enterprise applications. Mary is a Red Hat Certified Camel Developer and System Administrator... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 3

9:00am

Expo Hall Open - Wednesday
Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
The San Jose Convention Center

9:25am

CANCELLED: OPEN Talk: What Does it Take to Build and Run Blockchain Infrastructure?
Blockchains will disrupt much of today's financial, insurance, records, and identity systems. However, to build a blockchain application requires knowledge of everything from peer-to-peer networks, cryptography, consensus, protocols, hashing techniques, key management, mining, privacy, etc. Understanding and keeping up with ever-changing developments requires extremely specialized skills for developers and companies trying to build blockchain applications. Do you know what it takes to build and run a blockchain infrastructure platform? Come to this session to find out what it takes and why you may want to consider a blockchain API provider like BlockCypher. BlockCypher is a blockchain infrastructure company. BlockCypher enables companies building blockchain applications to do so easily via APIs and Blockchain Web Services (BWS). Companies can focus on their business applications while leaving the heavy lifting of running the entire blockchain infrastructure stack to BlockCypher.

Speakers
avatar for Catheryne Nicholson

Catheryne Nicholson

BlockCypher, Inc., BlockCypher
Catheryne Nicholson is CEO and Co-founder of BlockCypher, a Blockchain Web Services (BWS) company. BlockCypher’s blockchain-agnostic infrastructure exposes simple web APIs for developers to easily build reliable blockchain applications. BlockCypher runs multiple open and private... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:25am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

9:25am

OPEN Talk: Language and APIs - Building the Robot Apocalypse

Have we reached “Peak API”? With the advent of FaaS, Microservices and Serverless, what happens if we take a different perspective on how the API client of tomorrow could look?

Join Martin Buhr, Founder & CEO of Tyk API Management, for an irreverent journey through the quirkiness of human language, and how that could apply to our understanding, and the future, of APIs. A journey which poses the question: if we’re now building the language of machines, what are the implications?


Speakers
avatar for Martin Buhr

Martin Buhr

Co-Founder & CEO, Tyk
I’m the CEO and Founder of Tyk Technologies, A popular open source API Management platform that powers some of the worlds largest brands including USA Today, AXA Insurance and United Health Group. I'm a digital hippie, maker, gopher and a passionate advocate of open source.



Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:25am - 9:50am
API World: The Expo Stage

9:25am

Artificial Intelligence for Ecommerce - An API approach
Semantics3 is pioneering the use of Artificial Intelligence in ecommerce. We work with many Fortune 500 retailers on problems core to their ecommerce businesses. Our offer to retailers is simple - in order to compete on a level playing field with Amazon, they need to develop core tech strategies that keep up with Amazon's own tech strategy. We help these retailers fill this void through our AI APIs, which tackle problems like product enrichment, image generation, content generation, product classification and taxonomy. Efficiency-wise, we've managed to achieve human-levels of accuracy without a human-level cost margin. 
Our talk will explore some of the core business challenges that retailers face, and how AI APIs can help.

Speakers
avatar for Varun Sivamani

Varun Sivamani

SEMANTICS3, INC, Semantics3, Inc.
Sivamani Varun is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Semantics3. | | Varun started out with the simple idea of organizing and structuring the world's ecommerce information in his dorm room at university. This eventually evolved into Semantics3, which he co-founded with... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:25am - 9:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 2

10:00am

OPEN Talk: Securing APIs at Scale - A DevOps Approach
DevOps teams and API-first architecture have had a significant impact on the application development landscape. They have enabled organizations to speed up application development, easily use complex functionality, and enhance collaboration with service providers and customers. In fact, many enterprises derive an increasing amount of their revenue from APIs used by customers. However, scalable security solutions for APIs are notoriously elusive, even as DevOps faces increasing security demands. Thus, enterprises face a looming threat from under-protected APIs (underscored by the OWASP Top 10 2017update).

This talk will focus on enumerating this risk, discuss the challenges, and explore DevOps focused solutions. First, we will evaluate applications in the IoT, online retail and financial mobile spaces to highlight the complexity of managing the technical and business risk. Second, we examine the difficulty in securing these applications and examine why web scanners don’t work. Third, we present a scalable DevOps aligned testing framework, Peach API Security, to automate testing. Fourth, we discuss SDLCintegration for the framework. Finally, we will discuss real world results.

This talk will allow attendees to walk away with
+ Deeper understanding of business and technical risks around APIs
+ Enumerate real world challenges while highlighting weaknesses in current security tooling
+ Present scalable solutions for securing APIs to the benefit of DevOps teams

Speakers
avatar for Akshay Aggarwal

Akshay Aggarwal

CEO, Peach Tech
Akshay is a passionate entrepreneur with over ten years of leadership experience at Microsoft and other technology companies. He holds an MS in Computer Science from UC Davis, where he researched Internet worms and intrusion detection systems at the renowned Computer Security Lab... Read More →
SH

Seth Hinze

Sr. Developer, Peach Tech



Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:25am
API World: The Expo Stage

10:00am

How APIs, AR & VR Can Serve Your Business
As a continuation of Tuesday’s keynote, this session will dive deeper into real world AR and VR applications and discuss the underlying technology that is being used to enable them. Take a closer look at some of the early adopters, examples of the most promising industry applications, as well as the technology stack in play to make AR / VR useful for a business.

Speakers
GO

Gal Oppenheimer

Senior Product Manager, Built.io
Gal Oppenheimer is the senior product manager at Built.io and delivered award-winning applications from inception to onstage launch. He is responsible for Built.io’s flagship products including Built.io Flow, Built.io Backend, and Built.io Contentstack. Gal manages development engagements... Read More →
avatar for Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel

Technical Marketing Manager, Built.io
Parthiv Patel is the Technical Marketing Manager at Built.io where he specializes in technologies that enable tomorrow’s connected ecosystems. Dubbed “Connected Parthiv”, he has been hacking hardware for over a decade and brings to life solutions that span robotics, automation... Read More →
avatar for Neha Sampat

Neha Sampat

Built.io, Built.io


Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:40am
API World: Main Stage

10:00am

OPEN Talk: Accelerate Innovation and Capitalize on the API Economy
Speakers
avatar for Betsy Bilhorn

Betsy Bilhorn

Jitterbit, Jitterbit
Betsy serves as the Senior Vice President of Products at Jitterbit, where she builds profitable go-to-market strategies for current and upcoming products. In this role, Betsy draws on her successful record of conceptualizing, developing and driving successful SaaS, cloud and platform... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

10:00am

Best Practices in Growing a Developer Eco-system Around Your API
You've created a great API that provides a wonderful and valuable service; but will it get used. This presentation will examine the best practices in building developer and partner ecosystems around your API. It will cover what it takes to build your business strategy around your API, the myths about marketing to developers, and how to best present your API and other developer resources such that you can attract and retain API users.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Nerger

Paul Nerger

SVP, Products, developerprogram.com
Paul Nerger is a long time veteran of the computer industry.  He is currently the Senior Vice President of Products at DeveloperProgram.com (DP.com), the leaders in Software-as-a-Service to power developer and partner ecosystems.  Prior to DP.com, Mr Nerger was the co-founder of several startup companies in England, Ireland, and the United States.  Mr Nerger has held software engineering, product management, sales, marketing, and general management positions with Informix Software, Silicon Graphics, Sequent Computer System... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

10:00am

Async APIs will drive the IoT revolution
In this presentation I will present the Async API Specification. Protocols like MQTT are going to make the IoT revolution possible because of its low battery and traffic consumption. It's time for us to create a machine-readable specification (like OpenAPI) to define how these APIs can be consumed. It will allow the Async APIs to become interoperable, predictable and will enable us to generate better tooling for them. Read more about Async APIs: http://nordicapis.com/asynchronous-apis-in-choreographed-microservices/

Speakers
avatar for Fran Mendez

Fran Mendez

Hitch, Hitch


Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 3

11:00am

OPEN Talk: When APIs Meet AI
Speakers
avatar for Kris Bondi

Kris Bondi

CMO, Neura Inc
As CMO of Neura, Inc, Kris leads the company’s efforts to increase adoption and overall mindshare. Kris’ background includes deep expertise in marketing technology including platforms for AI, microservices and API management. Her previous stints include Moka5, TIBCO, Mashery... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:25am
API World: The Expo Stage

11:00am

OPEN Talk: Maximizing the Value of Data with APIs
Speakers
avatar for Saleem Mohamed

Saleem Mohamed

Sr. Director (Sr. Cloud Evangelist), NetApp
Saleem Mohamed is Senior Cloud Evangelist and thought leader at NetApp Inc., leading Data Management Company. Saleem is committed to enabling and accelerating organizations in their hybrid cloud journey and making cloud and Data Fabric a pervasive environment for business innovation... Read More →
avatar for Swami Ramany

Swami Ramany

Senior Technical Director, NetApp


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

11:00am

Innovation Pipelines
An in-depth look at the pipeline, and best practices for accessing the most innovative, diverse, and passionate people from around the world. 

Speakers
avatar for Sabeen Ali

Sabeen Ali

CEO, AngelHack


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:30am
API World: Main Stage

11:00am

Ten Developer API Success Factors for your Developer Marketing and Developer Relations Program
Today more than 80% of developers belong to one or more developer programs. Sixty-two percent of developers, in a recent Evans Data Developer Program research survey, say they don’t use APIs that aren’t supported by a Developer Relations program. What motivates a developer to want to adopt a particular technology or tool?  What motivates them to buy?

The answers to these questions are crucial to the success of API marketing efforts. In order to sell a product, companies must be able to first, reach developers, second, provide a clear and unique message that emphasizes the particular value and functionality of their tool or platform, and finally, convince developers that these offerings can benefit them and/or the company they work for.  Knowing what the primary influences are in the developer world is critical.

There are many aspects related to a developer's API adoption and a company's decision to open their APIs to developers. These aspects can include: API features, Documentation, Developer Support, Reasons for joining and staying in a program, ROI and Developer Program Measurement, Developer Outreach, Training, Spurring Participation, Developer Resources, and App Stores.

In this API World session, you'll hear about the many aspects of successful API adoption, developer program features and developer marketing best practices that lead to a successful partnership between your company and developers.

Speakers
avatar for David Intersimone

David Intersimone

Evans Data Corporation, Evans Data Corporation
David Intersimone, known to many as David I, is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran who extols and educates the world on developer tools, software development and software architectures. David I joined Borland Software in 1985 where he practically invented Developer... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 1

11:00am

CANCELLED: Easily Deploy your Chat Bot to Multiple Channels with IBM Watson and Stamplay
The tremendous takeover of messaging platforms over social networks are just a part of the equation of the rise of conversational interfaces. A big driver for this is also that teams no longer need a PHD in NLP to add AI capabilities in their projects thanks to all the APIs available out there. During this session learn to build a customer support bot to reply, using natural language, to FAQ across different chat platform with little to no code using Stamplay and IBM Watson.

Speakers
avatar for Giuliano Iacobelli

Giuliano Iacobelli

Stamplay, Stamplay
Software engineer turned full stack entrepreneur. Co-Founder of #500 Strong company Stamplay, the Lego for APIs. Love for Hip Hop.


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 2

11:00am

With IoT and APIs, We’re Doing Better
Speakers
avatar for Dave Crussel

Dave Crussel

Go to Market Leader: Partnerships & Software, Honeywell Connected Home
Dave Crussel is the go-to-market leader for partnerships and software within Honeywell’s Connected Home organization. | In this role, Dave works across API partners, multi-channel customers, the developer community, and new channels in driving excitement and engagement around... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:00am - 11:50am
API World: Workshop Stage 3

11:25am

OPEN Talk: Command your Microservices Fleet to Success with Kubernetes and Istio
Microservices revolutionized the way we all look at app development and is now one of the most popular programming architectures. Now, Docker alongside Kubernetes is changing the way teams look at deployments of these microservices. Kubernetes provides powerful production-grade orchestration for your “dockerized” microservices; with Istio on top, you gain the capabilities to connect, manage and secure your microservices. All this allows developers to focus on writing actual code and lets the framework take care of the rest. In this talk, we’ll discuss the potential of these frameworks as well as show a real-world demo of transforming a microservices application to use Kubernetes and Istio.

Speakers
avatar for Sai Vennam

Sai Vennam

Developer Advocate, IBM
Sai Vennam is a Developer Advocate at IBM with expertise on Node.js, Go, APIs and various cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, Heroku and Azure. He enjoys creating developer-friendly content and samples to showcase the latest and greatest cloud technology. As a hobby, he works on his home... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:25am - 11:50am
API World: The Expo Stage

11:30am

Contextual Communications: How Your Digital Survival Depends on Delivering Experiences Customers Love (TeleSign feat. Ticketmaster)
In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, business survival is tied to the ability to engage customers in delightful experiences where, when and how they want to be reached. Customers expect more, and the businesses that deliver on those expectations are able to differentiate, grow and survive. In this presentation, TeleSign CEO, Aled Miles, will discuss the importance of contextual communications, share new data on how cloud communications is improving customer satisfaction, and show how Communications APIs are being used by businesses big and small to deliver experiences customers love. Ticketmaster will share their story of using communications APIs to improve the customer experience.

Speakers
avatar for Aled Miles

Aled Miles

TeleSign, TeleSign
Aled Miles is the Chief Executive Officer of TeleSign, overseeing company strategy and team management. Miles joined the company in 2016, leading TeleSign through its $230 million definitive agreement to be acquired by BICS, a Belgian telecommunications company. A 27-year veteran... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:30am - 11:50am
API World: Main Stage

12:00pm

Private Lunch (Invite ONLY): MuleSoft @ MuleSoft -- How We Use the Services & Best Practices We Provide to Our Customers to Build Better Software
Our Engineering team builds an integration platform that powers the production infrastructure for organizations like Spotify, Salesforce, and Airbnb. Get a look inside how we’re using the tools and best practices we build for our customers, internally, so we can operate faster at a global scale. Join us for lunch and a quick overview of who we are, the problems we solve, and how we work.


** You MUST be invited & pre-registered for this Lunch & Learn to attend the lunch. Lunches will be given on a first come, first served bases while supplies last. They will be boxed lunches. Lunches will be given out from 12:00 PM - 12:10PM. The talk starts promptly at 12:10 PM. 

Speakers
SB

Steven Butt

x, MuleSoft
Steven Butt is an Engineering Manager at MuleSoft, currently focused on leading teams to build reliable, highly performant cloud services. During his 4 years at MuleSoft, Steven has held multiple technical roles ranging from full-stack web UI and backend programming, launching the... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

1:00pm

OPEN Talk: Best Practices in Deploying API Gateways
Today there are 8 billion connected “things” using APIs as the foundation of innovation in architecture design and modernization, enabling applications and services to be exposed for consumers to access in a manner that simplifies integration and reduces the burden of interoperability. There are many types of APIs ranging from REST, Cloud, Mobile, B2B, IoT, and Web Service APIs, but to properly secure, authenticate, and integrate APIs, API Security Gateway technology is required. An API Security Gateway enables these applications and services to be securely exposed, however, not all API Gateway technologies are created equal.

Speakers
avatar for Greg DiFruscio

Greg DiFruscio

Director of Support and PreSales, Forum Systems
For nearly 15 years Greg has led the Forum Systems support team. Providing both pre-sales and post-sales supporting roles, Greg has been integral to the success of hundreds of secure API and IAM deployments worldwide. Greg’s experience ranges from Cloud, Mobile, and B2B technologies... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:25pm
API World: The Expo Stage

1:00pm

FEATURED Talk: Irresistible APIs
Irresistible APIs provides step-by-step guidance for designing APIs that reflect an application's core business value, delight the developers who use them, and will stand the test of time. In it, business product managers and developers learn how to treat an API as a first-class product.

Speakers
avatar for Kirsten Hunter

Kirsten Hunter

The Princess, Princess Polymath
I'm just plain a nerd. | * IoT - I gave presentations at several conferences mashing up Fitbit, MFP, Twilio, and my philips hue | * APIs - I love them. Wrote a book about making them great. | * Teaching - I'm passionate about leveling other people up in my specialties... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Main Stage

1:00pm

OPEN TALK: FinTegration - How Citi FinTech is Powering Unexpected Partnerships
Speakers
avatar for Sam Shields

Sam Shields

Developer Evangelist, Citi FinTech
Sam Shields is the Open Banking Developer Evangelist for Citi FinTech, responsible for growing and engaging Citi’s developer community. A FinTech and Twin Peaks geek at heart, Sam uses his technical background and passion for community to support developer outreach, education and... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 4 Hall 3 Lobby

1:00pm

OPEN Talk: How to Build a Real-time Machine Learning Personalization API Handling Millions of Elements a Minute
Speakers
EJ

Eric Johnston

Infrastructure Engineer / Lead, LiftIgniter
Building scalable ML systems.


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

1:00pm

Using Watson Services and PubNub Functions to Build Cognitive Apps
This session will cover how to make cognitive real-time apps using IBM Watson services with PubNub Functions. Watson services allow you to implement powerful cognitive APIs into your applications without having to roll your own machine learning solutions. PubNub Functions bring you into the serverless mindset with JavaScript-based microservices, globally deployed by default. It’s smart, fast and easy to deploy, bringing the enriched information to your users right when they want it no matter where they are.

Speakers
avatar for Amara Keller

Amara Keller

Developer Advocate, IBM
Amara Keller is a Developer Advocate with IBM on the San Francisco City Team. Before her step into developer relations, she was an enterprise web application developer focusing on line of business applications and assisting developers across various teams on implementing proprietary... Read More →
avatar for Bhavana Srinivas

Bhavana Srinivas

Solution Architect, PubNub
I have been working in the realtime communication space for over three years, and work with prospects building the next big Realtime Application. Whether it is multiplayer games, chat and collaboration or IoT , I have worked with software that can help you get started in these ve... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

1:00pm

Simple Devices/Smart APIs - Unlocking the Power of the Cloud for IoT
Speakers
avatar for Kenta Yasukawa

Kenta Yasukawa

CTO, SORACOM
As CTO and co-founder of SORACOM, former AWS Solutions Architect Kenta Yasukawa leads a team that has released over 150 IoT APIs and deployed the world's leading software-defined, cloud-native telecom platform, field-tested by over 7,000 customers worldwide and designed specifically... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 3

1:25pm

OPEN Talk: Intelligent DNS - The Cornerstone of Digital Transformation
Speakers
avatar for Carl Levine

Carl Levine

NS1, NS1
Carl J. Levine is the Senior Technical Evangelist for NS1. He is a marketer, technologist and startup enthusiast all rolled up into one dynamic team leader. A veteran of the Internet Infrastructure space, Levine has over a decade of experience with startups, networking protocols and... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:25pm - 1:50pm
API World: The Expo Stage

2:00pm

Tips for Creating Stable, Usable APIs (In a Constantly Changing Company)
An API is a stable contract with your end users, but your company needs to change and adapt to succeed. How do you manage this conflict? In this talk, Aaron will discuss how Vimeo has built their public API to adapt alongside the company.

Speakers
avatar for Aaron Hedges

Aaron Hedges

API Product Manager, Vimeo
Aaron Hedges has been building the Vimeo API for years. Starting as an engineer, he recently transitioned into Product Management and is focusing that time on the design, developer experience and the business of APIs.


Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 2:25pm
API World: Main Stage

2:00pm

OPEN Talk: IoT APIs for Cloud Connectivity and Device Management
Speakers
avatar for Kenta Yasukawa

Kenta Yasukawa

CTO, SORACOM
As CTO and co-founder of SORACOM, former AWS Solutions Architect Kenta Yasukawa leads a team that has released over 150 IoT APIs and deployed the world's leading software-defined, cloud-native telecom platform, field-tested by over 7,000 customers worldwide and designed specifically... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

2:00pm

Role of APIs in the World of Rising Machine Self Awareness and Cognitive Systems
With the growth in machine learning, neural networks, cognitive systems, self-driving cars, the importance of APIs will only grow. The neural networks can only get better when they are fed data from millions of independent data points. These independent data points are essentially systems which are not only sharing data but seeking intelligence from centrally hosted systems. To cater to demands of vast networks of systems sharing and receiving data APIs will need to be lightweight, low latency, high performance and scalable.

Speakers
avatar for Sumit Kapoor

Sumit Kapoor

Zorang Inc., Zorang Inc.
With over 20 years of IT industry experience leading teams in engineering, services, product management, sales and marketing, in diverse fields such as Services, Telecom, Content Management, Integration and Marketplaces at leading companies such as HCL-HP, Verizon (GTE), Interwoven... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 2:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

2:00pm

API World 2017 Mentor Mixer: API Strategy & Management
API World 2017 Mentor Mixers invite hundreds of tech mentors and tech professionals to meet, teach, network, and grab drinks during API World 2017. There will be two different mixers across two nights, each with a different mentorship focus. You must register on mixrs.co to register, connect with mentors and attend.  All Mentor Mixer attendees will also receive a free API World EXPO Pass to visit with our 50+ exhibitors.

API World Mentor Mixer: API Strategy & Management | San Jose Convention Center - Expo Stage A (Wednesday, September 27 | 2 pm – 4 pm)

Join us at the mentorship mixer and meet industry veterans who can coach you in API strategy & management topics such as: What is the purpose of my company developing an API? What metrics / analytics should I be tracking around my API? How to I price / monetize my API access?

Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm
API World: The Expo Stage

2:25pm

KEYNOTE: Amanda Whaley, Director of Developer Experience, Cisco -- Building for the Real World - Where APIs Meet Infrastructure
The physical world is the next platform for developing applications. IoT, connected cities, wearables, network programmability — many of the newest developer opportunities live where apps are meeting infrastructure.

However, building a great developer experience around APIs that connect to the physical world creates unique challenges and opportunities. For instance:

- How do you quickly get to your first "hello world” when you need devices?
- How can APIs help you manage your infrastrucure at the pace and scale that modern app development demands?
- How do you build development teams that can work at the edge and in the cloud?

Join us to hear about the successes, challenges and lessons learned in applying developer experience best practices when APIs and the physical world meet, and how Cisco DevNet is helping developers build for these new opportunities.

Speakers

Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:25pm - 2:50pm
API World: Main Stage

3:00pm

CANCELLED: OPEN Talk: Case Study - Open Government APIs at the National Institutes of Standards
Speaker is sick.


The National Institutes of Standards developed a web application named the Modular Interactive Data Acquisition System (MIDAS) that enable scientists to easily and seamlessly expose their datasets as searchable REST APIs to the public within minutes. During this presentation, you'll see a live demonstration of MIDAS and hear about some of the challenges involved with bringing APIs to the masses, handling very large datasets and normalizing data of all types to JSON.

Speakers
avatar for Steve Drucker

Steve Drucker

Fig Leaf Software, Fig Leaf Software


Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 1

3:00pm

How are we Still Using Gliffy to Design our Microservice Architectures?
Despite years of architecting complex software solutions, we still don't have great tools and techniques to design software architectures.  As Micro-service Architectures become more popular, this problem will only grow in frequency and severity.  Today I'll talk about why this is a problem, and what we (as a community/industry) can perhaps do about it.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Wittmann

Eric Wittmann

RedHat, Red Hat
I was formerly the project lead for the APIMan project, an Open Source API Management solution. More recently I've started a new project called Apicurio Studio (http://www.apicur.io/) which is an open source API Designer speaking OpenAPI.



Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Main Stage

3:00pm

How AI Could Undermine Financial Inclusion, If We Are Not Careful
LEGACY DATABASES ARE FAILING IMMIGRANTS & UNDERBANKED AI can be dangerous. Machine Learning and AI tools used for identity verification should not be used in credit underwriting.

Speakers
avatar for Sankaet Pathak

Sankaet Pathak

VP | Revenue & Partnerships, Synapse Financial Technologies
Sankaet has a passion for AI/Machine Learning in the Fintech space and how to use this technology for back office automation in Banking. Making banking accessible to all. | Sankaet, completed a Master's in computer engineering at the University of Memphis, where he previously majored... Read More →



Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:00pm - 3:50pm
API World: Workshop Stage 2

4:00pm

API World 2017 Closing Reception
Thank you to all for making this a great API World 2017

Join us for the Closing Reception on Wed, 9/27, from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Hilton San Jose -- Affinity Restaurant & Bar.  


Mark your Calendars Now:
API World 2018 -- September 10-12, 2018


Wednesday September 27, 2017 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Hilton San Jose -- Affinity Restaurant & Bar 300 S Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95110