rvatech/Edge is an event series focused on building a community around modern engineering best practices that are powering innovation and disruption.
Join the community on April 15, 2021, as we launch our inaugural 2-hour kick-off event featuring Keynote Speaker Yefim Natis, a Distinguished Vice President and Fellow in Gartner Research. Yefim will introduce us to topics such as the Future of Applications, Intelligent & Composable Architectures, and Key Trends in Enterprise Platforms as the building blocks for innovation in the enterprise.
#1 | DevOps
Fuel the breakthrough for enterprises and organizations in their DevOps maturity by shedding light on structural changes they are making and practices/solutions they are adapting to exploit modern engineering excellence on the edge.
#2 | Cloud
Get ready to uncover automation within Cloud Centric and Cloud Native transformations + discover how using on-demand scalable cloud models accelerate innovation and secure digital business transformation.
#3 | Enterprise Architecture
Enable modern composable architectures through the sharing of cutting-edge topics and best practices. To provide information to accelerate digital transformation in a time- and budget-constrained environment, as enterprises move beyond current architecture frameworks.
11 AM | Welcome
Conference will begin after opening remarks from our Edge Committee Chair, Gaurav Chawla.
11:15 AM | Keynote - Yefim Natis
Presentation Title – “Strategic Architecture Roadmap for Composable Enterprise”.
12:25 PM | Breakout Sessions
Tune in to your favorite breakout session featuring a panel of community builders + tech leaders.
Lessons Learned in DevOps
Leading Edge in Cloud
What’s Next in Enterprise Architecture
Meet the Keynote
Yefim Natis | Distinguished Vice President + Fellow at Gartner Research
Yefim Natis is a Distinguished Vice President and Fellow in Gartner Research. His main research themes include the Future of Applications, Composable Enterprise, and Intelligent Composable Business; also the key trends in enterprise platforms and PaaS; event-driven and service-oriented computing architectures. He leads Gartner’s PaaS, Composable Future of Applications, and event-driven computing research communities. Mr. Natis’ work spans key trends, best user practices, and vendor strategies across these research themes. He regularly presents at Gartner conferences, executive briefings, and webinars.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Natis worked at Magna Software, a software startup where he was the Director of Software Architecture and the principal architect of Magna X, a generator of service-oriented enterprise transaction processing applications. His experience also includes IT architecture and IT management positions at Hogan Systems and Citi Group. He has over 35 years of experience in enterprise IT.
Speakers + Community Builders
Chair - Gaurav Chawla
Senior Director | Software Engineering
Chair - Alex Otanez
Chief Executive Officer
Shockoe | Mobile by Design
Global Chief Information Officer
Director | DevOps and Quality Engineering
Sr. Director Digital Strategy and Innovation
Altria Client Services
Enterprise Account Manager
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Chief Enterprise Architect
Asst Vice President, Software Engineering
Business Intelligence Architect
Chief Information Security Officer
Head of Software Engineering
Chief Technology Officer
Director of Enterprise Data Management and Solution Architecture
Vice President, Software Engineering