Main Conference (August 5th, 2022)

How to speed safely - The Spotify approach

Everyone is trying to deliver apps to production faster but how do you do this in safe and secure manner. What challenges do you typically encounter and how can you overcome them? Find out what Spotify did to enable their distributed application teams to deliver apps, ensure they could collaborate and spent as much time being productive on what mattered most. This talk will include an introduction to Backstage and open source project which Spotify worked on and has become a popular project delivering a consistent Developer Experience, Secured Path to Production and on Any Cloud.


Cloud Native Summit - David Kari

David Kari

Head of Solution Engineering, Australia and New Zealand at VMware Application Platform Architecture Lead, Asia Pacific Japan at VMware

David Kari joined VMware in February 2020 as Head of Solution Engineering for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). David oversees the development of software platforms and data driven applications to empower VMware’s customers in delivering business outcomes.

An experienced technologist with over 20 years of industry experience, David is passionate about technological innovation and organisational change. He is well-versed in how organisations can transform how they build, deploy, and manage software in highly secure and available environments.

Prior to joining VMware, David spent 20 years working in various roles at Pivotal (now part of VMware) and Simbient. Most recently, he served as Head of Platform Architecture for Pivotal. Prior to this, David was the General Manager for Simbient where he was responsible for building products and software solutions for organisations across key industry sectors.

David holds a degree in Economics and a Master's in Business Administration (Technology).

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