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Business of Software Conferences help you build software businesses you can be proud of, and your customers will love.

The 11th Business of Software Conference runs 21-23 September, Boston, MA.

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Speakers

Giacomo ‘Peldi’ Guilizzoni

Founder and CEO, Balsamiq

Peldi is a programmer turned entrepreneur. He founded and runs Balsamiq, an 18-person, bootstrapped, geographically dispersed independent software company that’s been growing organically since 2008.

Alex Osterwalder

Co-Founder, Strategyzer

Dr. Alexander Osterwalder is the lead author of the two international bestsellers “Business Model Generation” and “Value Proposition Design”, passionate entrepreneur, and demanded speaker.

Patrick McKenzie

Founder, Kalzumeus Software

Once upon a time, Patrick McKenzie was an engineer. Then he had an idea for some software and discovered that, while programming it was easy, marketing it was not.

David Heinemeier Hansson

Creator of Ruby on Rails, Founder of Basecamp

David created Ruby on Rails, the open source web framework in 2003. That would pretty much define most careers but he is also founder & CTO at Basecamp.

Claire Lew

CEO, Know Your Company

Claire Lew is the CEO of Know Your Company, a software tool that helps business owners with 25 to 75 employees overcome company growing pains. Since then, Know Your Company has helped over 8,000 people at companies like Airbnb and Kickstarter.

Trish Khoo

Engineering Manager, Google

Trish Khoo manages a testing and infrastructure engineering team at Google. Her team provides support for the Google Maps engineering organization responsible for data curati

Why should I come to Business of Software Conference?

  • The experience: A conference deliberately capped at 400 friendly attendees to allow for better networking and fulfilment of personal goals.
  • Learn and discover new ideas: A carefully curated speaker line up, sharing hard earned experience on ways to run your business more effectively.
  • Get actionable, practical advice: To be applied to make you a better leader, in a better business, with better software.
  • Work on, not in, your business: A chance to get out of your business and re-evaluate what you are doing, and where you are going.
  • Leave inspired: And afterwards, belong to a global community of people who care about building great software.

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‘First time I've been in a room where everyone is totally focused on growing a company, not looking for the next big thing.’

Chris Savage, CEO, Wistia