We’re thrilled to announce “arguably the most important female engineer on the planet”, Google’s Anna Patterson, will be speaking at The Summit 2014.
Not content with one huge engineering announcement today, we’re also announcing Amazon’s CTO, Dr. Werner Vogels. Vogels is considered by many as “the most influential force in cloud computing today”. Our announcements are part of our new Builders Summit, a standalone full-stack conference for makers, developers and designers, with it’s own campus, within this years Summit Dublin curated by Eamon Leonard, Engine Yard’s current VP of Developers and former VP of Engineering.
Oh and we’re also announcing the CEO and founder of Code Academy for Builders, as well as our first confirmed attendees from around the world.
As one of the most important people in tech development, we are delighted to welcome Anna Patterson to The Summit Dublin this November. As the VP of Engineering at Google, Patterson oversees significant tech developments at the company and in the past was key to developing Google’s ad-matching technology. However, her commitments go past overseeing exciting innovations at Google. Due to her love of maths, she is a devoted trustee of the Mathematical Science Research Institute and Harvey Mudd College, while she also has a keen interest for promoting the advancement of women’s causes locally and globally; co-founding the political organisation Progressive Women Silicon Valley.
Vogels is a veteran of keynotes and public speaking events worldwide and as CTO of Amazon he is at the forefront of tech growth worldwide, making him a perfect name to add to the every growing lineup for The Summit 2014. Before joining Amazon in 2004 as a Director of Systems Research, Vogels’ background was primarily academic based, working at the Computer Science Department of Cornell University. Vogels is also a prolific blogger on All Things Distributed, a personal blog that he originally set up to share his academic research, but now posts about general tech issues.
After having his company recognised as a one of the top 50 websites by TIME magazine in 2012 and the Best Education Startup by Techcrunch in 2013, Codecademy’s founder and CEO Zach Sims definitely has some interesting thoughts and stories to share at The Summit Dublin. Due to his success launching Codecademy, Sims has also been celebrated personally by his inclusion in both Inc. Magazine’s and Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists, while also being named New York City Venture Fellow in 2013.
These are yet another three additions to The Summit Dublin list of speakers confirmed to attend. This lineup will reach over 350 before the 3 day event in November. Are you coming along?
More Builders Summit Attendees:
Alex Klein – CEO Kano
Patrick Llewellyn – 99Designs, CEO
Curt Cronin – Mastery Technologies, Founder
Des Traynor – Intercom.io, Founder
Blake Mizerany – Sinatra
Peter Smith – Blockchain, CEO
Ines Sombra – Engine Yard, Lead Data Engineer