Wednesday, May 01, 2019 | 07:00 AM - 07:00 PM CDT
16 West Adams, Chicago, IL
The 2019 Chicago CTO Summit
Connect with, and learn from your peers at the Chicago CTO Summit
*Participation is limited to CTOs, CDOs, and Directors/VPs of Software, Platform and Data/Analytics in product companies (not dev shops) with at least 200 full time employees in product/engineering
ABOUT THE CHICAGO CTO SUMMIT
WHY ATTEND?
Keep up to date with trends
Identify good practices
Strengthen your network
Get inspired and motivated
SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Scratch Your own Itch and then Scratch Theirs

Colin Bodell

CTO, Groupon

Mistakes Were Made - How Not to Feature Flag

Edith Harbaugh

CEO/Cofounder, LaunchDarkly

Managing Your People Investments

Scott Parker

VP Engineering, Signal

Growing Our Growth Mindsets

Beth Andres-beck

Software Engineering Manager, The Long term Stock Exchange

Refactoring Trust on Your Team

Rebecca Miller-webster

, CTO

Foundation Blocks of Building High Performing Engineering Teams

Sagar Gaikwad

Sr. Engineering Manager, Capital One

Growing a platform team

Stacy Gorelik

Director of Engineering, Flatiron Health

Scaling big bangs - How we doubled our team size rapidly and lived to talk about it

Shlomy Gantz

Director, Twin Technologies

Confessions from a Non-Technical CEO leading a Software Startup through Growth

Geeta Schmidt

CEO, Humio

Machine Leaning in Practice

Russell Smith

CTO, RainforestQA

Run Engineering Meetings Using Improv Skills

Ushashi Chakraborty

Director of Engineering, Mode Analytics

Constitutionally Mandated Ship Dates

Raffi Krikorian

Former CTO, Democratic National Convention

Building & Scaling Distributed Teams

Katie Womersley

VP Engineering, Buffer

Engineering Decision Model: Messy Opinions, Neat Ownership

Rudy Rigot

Software Engineering Manager, Kenna Security

Our Road to GCP

Vadim Supitskiy

VP Engineering, Forbes

Past as Prologue: Foundational Leadership Stories from Inside and Outside Tech

Courtney Hemphill

Partner, Carbon Five

Frugal Innovation

Betty Enyonam kuhamor

The Cobalt Partners,

When your best developers leave, does their knowledge about your code leave with them?

Peter Pezaris

CEO, CodeStream

So You've Realized You Need to Get Serious About Security..

Eleanor Saitta

Owner, Systems Structure

Breaking Codes, Designing Jets, and Building Teams

Randy Shoup

VP Engineering, WeWork

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"The sessions were high caliber and had a lasting impact on my work this year. As a single-day event in my hometown, it was easy to work into my schedule."


Jennifer Farver
CEO at 8th Light
“The summits bring together industry leaders who are passionate about sharing high-quality, practical knowledge in an environment that fosters valuable networking, learning, and growth.”


Nick Caldwell
former GM of Core Tech @ Twitter
“IT'S JUST SO RARE TO GET SUCH A DISTINGUISHED GROUP OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING LEADERS TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT THE ISSUES COMMON TO US ALL. IT'S A MUST ATTEND FOR ANYONE IN TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP.”


Robert Conrad
CTO at Crunchbase
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