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VIP Networking Lounge: Fireside Chat - TECH TRENDS

Srinivas Thummalapalli
Fifth Third Bank, Senior VP - Chief Enterprise Architect

As the Chief Enterprise Architect for Fifth Third Bank, Srinivas Thummalapalli currently leads the Architecture efforts for several transformation activities efforts for the Bank in the areas of Tech Resiliency, Cloud Adoption, Next Generation Landing Zones, Bank Core Modernization, Portfolio Simplification, App Dev Maturity etc. Srinivas also researches the tech trends and evaluates emerging tech for adoption by the enterprise. Prior to Fifth Third, Srinivas delivered API/Cloud Frameworks for Capital One while leading the inner sourcing strategy, delivered Enterprise Architecture blue print for several IT capabilities needed for Wal-Mart Middleware tech portfolio and led teams to deliver state of the art SOA suite for AT&T South East. Srinivas holds Masters in Computer Science from Midwestern State University, Texas.

Dan McKinney
Cloudsmith, Developer Relations Lead

With over 10 years in the world of engineering, Dan currently leads Developer Relations at Cloudsmith. Bridging the gap between customer success, engineering and marketing, Dan is incredibly passionate about helping people and organizations implement and adopt technologies that secure their software supply chain.

In addition to Developer Relations, Dan is also the voice and creator behind Cloudsmith’s YouTube tutorials, guides and the key writer behind all blogs and documentation.

Fun fact: Dan is also a professional DJ with over 2,000 gigs under his belt alongside some of the biggest names in the industry.

Jonathan Pasky
DevNetwork, Executive Producer & Co-Founder

Jonathan Pasky is Executive Producer & Co-Founder of DevNetwork, the world's community for technical professionals, producing conferences for the software engineering, IT & tech industries, with 70,000+ community members and 25,000+ annual attendees. Jon is also a patent attorney, having practiced law for 10+ years, a new dad, and he has his BS in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) and minor in humanities from Valparaiso University.  

Shay Howe
ActiveCampaign, VP of Platform Strategy

Shay Howe is the VP of Platform Strategy at ActiveCampaign, where he leads platform experience and ecosystem, strategic partnerships, and product, front-end, and communication design. He works to make the customer a hero, helping them create ideal customer experiences through intuitive products, marketing, and integrations. Prior to ActiveCampaign, Shay was VP of Product at Belly and Yello, where he was responsible for product strategy and design. He has previously led product teams at multiple high-growth companies, including Groupon. He has held in-residence roles as an advisor with the Techstars, Lightbank, and Prota venture portfolios. Shay is the author of "Learn to Code HTML and CSS," published by Pearson Education.


Join DevNetwork Executive Producer & Co-Founder Jonathan Pasky moderating this Fireside Chat with featured speakers on the topic:

TECH TRENDS: What new technologies, architectures, and practices is your company or team implementing -- and what are the challenges/values of these new innovations?