Talent worth hearing

We aim to get a wide spread of talent to make your ears tingle and synaptic neurone positively glow with excitement.

You won’t want to miss the hard-earned lessons from these veterans of the software industry.

Speakers

These splendid souls are already confirmed

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.

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

Paul Kenny

Founder, Ocean Learning

Paul Kenny is a Sales Coach working with media and technology customers across Europe and the US.

Jeff Szczepanski

COO, Stack Exchange - Stack Overflow

Jeff is the Chief Operating Officer at Stack Exchange where he is responsible for running the business behind Stack Exchange’s network of Q&A communities, including Stack Overflow.

More to be Announced

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Robert J. Moore

CEO and Co-Founder, RJMetrics

Robert J. Moore is the co-founder and CEO of RJMetrics, a SaaS business intelligence company with the mission of inspiring and empowering data-driven people.

Steli Efti

CEO and Co-Founder, Close.io

Steli Efti is the co-founder and CEO of Close.io. He’s Silicon Valley’s most prominent sales hustler, a YC alumni, advisor to several startups and entrepreneurs and the author of The Ultimate Startup Guide To Outbound Sales.