Meet the 2024 Craft Conference line-up!

Craft 2024 - Richard Feldman
Richard Feldman
Principal Engineer at Vendr

Richard is the creator of the Roc programming language, the author of “Elm in Action” from Manning Publications, the host of the podcast Software Unscripted, and the instructor for several Frontend Masters workshops: Introduction to Elm, Advanced Elm, and Introduction to Rust. He is currently a Principal Engineer at Vendr, where he's helping introduce Roc to the company's backend to complement its...

Craft 2024 - Kelly Shortridge
Kelly Shortridge
Senior Principal, CTO Office at Fastly

Kelly Shortridge is a Senior Principal in the Office of the CTO at Fastly. Shortridge is the lead author of Security Chaos Engineering: Sustaining Resilience in Software and Systems (O'Reilly Media) and is best known as an expert work on resilience in complex software systems, applying behavioral economics to cybersecurity, and bringing security out of the dark ages. Shortridge has been a successf...

Craft 2024 - John Willis
John Willis
Founder at Botchagalupe Technologies
Craft 2024 - Jessica Kerr
Jessica Kerr
Engineering Manager of Developer Relations at Honeycomb.io
Craft 2024 - James Shore
James Shore
Vice President of Engineering at OpenSesame

James Shore leads organizations in scaling software development, most recently for OpenSesame, where he is Vice President of Engineering. He is the author of the Agile how-to guide, The Art of Agile Development, co-creator of the Agile Fluency® Model, and a recipient of the Agile Alliance’s Gordon Pask Award for Contributions to Agile Practice. His writing and screencasts may be found online at ja...

Craft 2024 - Michael Feathers
Michael Feathers
Founder at R7K Research & Conveyance

Michael Feathers is the Chief Architect of Globant and founder and Director of R7K Research & Conveyance, a company specializing in software and organization design. Over the years, Michael has spent a great deal of time helping teams after design over time in code bases. Michael is also the author of the book Working Effectively with Legacy Code (Prentice Hall, 2004)....

Craft 2024 - Llewellyn Falco
Llewellyn Falco
Agile Coach at Consultant

Llewellyn Falco is an independent agile coach. He discovered strong-style pair programming. He is the creator of the open-source testing tool ApprovalTests( www.approvaltests.com ). He spends most of his time programming in Java and C# specializing in improving legacy code. He is the co-founder of TeachingKidsProgramming.org & co-author of Mob Programming Guidebook...

Craft 2024 - Kevlin Henney
Kevlin Henney
Thought Provoker at Curbralan

Kevlin Henney is an independent consultant, speaker, writer and trainer. His development interests are in programming, practice and people. He has been a columnist for a number of magazines and sites, has contributed to both open- and closed-source software (sometimes unintentionally), and has been on far too many committees (it has been said that "a committee is a cul-de-sac down which ideas...

Craft 2024 - Randy Shoup
Randy Shoup
VP Engineering and Chief Architect at Ebay

Randy has spent more than two decades building distributed systems and high performing teams, and has worked as a senior technology leader at eBay, Google, and Stitch Fix. He coaches CTOs, advises companies, and generally makes a nuisance of himself wherever possible. He talks a lot -- sometimes at conferences about software -- and is interested in the nexus of culture, technology, and organizatio...

Craft 2024 - Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson
Sr. Developer Relations Engineer at Google
Craft 2024 - Rosemary Wang
Rosemary Wang
Developer Advocate at HashiCorp

As the author of Infrastructure as Code, Patterns and Practices, Rosemary Wang works to bridge the technical and cultural barriers between infrastructure, security, and application development. She has a fascination for solving intractable problems as a contributor, public speaker, writer, and advocate of infrastructure automation tools....

Craft 2024 - Arlo Belshee
Arlo Belshee
Distinguished Engineer at Dig Deep Roots

Arlo Belshee, 20-year legacy code & DevOps veteran, has a passion for zero bugs. A firm believer in mending code, Arlo's current work is his company, Dig Deep Roots | Refactoring for Depth, where he teaches technical practices that unwind legacy code safely a codebase at a time....

Craft 2024 - Sandi Metz
Sandi Metz
Chief Pedaler at Potato Canyon Software
Craft 2024 - Sander Hoogendoorn
Sander Hoogendoorn
Chief Technology Officer at iBOOD.com

Meet Sander Hoogendoorn, an independent dad, and traveler. A seasoned developer with over four decades of experience and still daily writing code, Sander has survived in the tech world in various roles, from CTO of companies like iBOOD (currently), ANVA, and Klaverblad, to being Capgemini's global agile thought leader.Known for his post-agile mindset and provocative perspectives, Sander empowers o...

Craft 2024 - J.B. Rainsberger
J.B. Rainsberger
Business/Software Coach, Mentor and Consultant at tdd.training
Craft 2024 - Samantha Coffmann
Samantha Coffmann
Senior Product Manager at Spotify

Samantha is a Senior Product Manager at Spotify, currently focused on building paid plugins for Backstage, an open-source framework for creating developer portals. With a career that includes roles at HelloFresh, Sauce Labs, and Cisco before joining Spotify, she has gained extensive experience in the tech industry. Her focus has always been on equipping internal teams with a strong product-oriente...

Craft 2024 - Jason Yip
Jason Yip
Principal at Reinvention Cycle LLC

Jason has been involved in Agile software development since 1999 when he first encountered Extreme Programming. He was previously at ThoughtWorks for 14 years, initially as a practitioner on delivery teams and then as a Principal Consultant on digital and Agile transformation. After ThoughtWorks, Jason was at Spotify for 8 years as a Staff Agile Coach, helping the ad tech and marketing tech areas ...

Craft 2024 - Richard Wiseman
Richard Wiseman
Professor at University of Hertfordshire
Craft 2024 - Einar Høst
Einar Høst
Special Advisor at Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration

Einar W. Høst is a socio-technical advisor at the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration. He enjoys collaborative modelling, API design and computer programming. Over the last ten years, he has done talks on a variety of topics, including hypermedia, resiliency, recursive art and lambda calculus. He has a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Oslo....

Craft 2024 - Büşra Coşkuner
Büşra Coşkuner
Founder, Product Management Trainer & Coach at Producteer

Büşra is a product management coach and trainer, and a solopreneur with more than a decade of hands-on product management experience. She helps product teams and product professionals master the craft of product management and transforms them into confident product leaders who get successful products out of the door.Having worked in both product-led and non-product-led companies herself, from star...

Craft 2024 - Anthony Magnabosco
Anthony Magnabosco
Executive Director at Street Epistemology International

Anthony Magnabosco is from San Antonio, Texas and is a founder and the current Executive Director of the nonprofit Street Epistemology International (SEI), an educational organization that is committed to addressing dysfunction in public and private discourse by encouraging rationality through civil conversation. SEI's goal is to provide people with the resources needed to develop, practice, and p...

Craft 2024 - Aaron Rinehart
Aaron Rinehart
Global Cybersecurity Leader

Aaron Rinehart has spent his career solving complex challenging engineering problems and transforming cybersecurity practices across a diverse set of industries: healthcare, insurance, government, aerospace, technology, higher education, and the military. Aaron has been expanding the possibilities of chaos engineering in its application to other safety-critical portions of the IT domain, most nota...

Craft 2024 - Joseph Pelrine
Joseph Pelrine
Agile Psychologist

A quiet and reserved researcher and practitioner, Joseph Pelrine is considered by cognoscenti to be one of the pioneers and top experts on Agile methods. He has spent almost 30 years helping some of the world’s most well-known companies improve their ability to satisfy the needs of their customers. As a psychologist, his focus on people and his experience in applying leading-edge techniques from s...

Craft 2024 - Abi Noda
Abi Noda
Co-Founder at DX, Developer Insights Platform
Craft 2024 - Marianne Bellotti
Marianne Bellotti
Author, Engineering Leader, Systems Geek at Bellotti.Tech
Craft 2024 - Marian Hartman, PhD
Marian Hartman, PhD
Learning Designer & Operations at Dig Deep Roots

Marian Hartman is a learning architect and expert whisperer who specializes in developing large-scale learning programs based on key business drivers and measurable results. Marian's Masters was in Adult Education and Curriculum Design, and her Ph.D was in Adult Education Leadership. Marian has been actively involved in the software industry for over a decade and is current the co-founder of Deep ...

Craft 2024 - Kathleen Dollard
Kathleen Dollard
Director of Engineering at ROI Code
Craft 2024 - Ray Myers
Ray Myers
Chaos Engineer at Indeed

Host of Craft vs Cruft, curator of Mender.AI...

Craft 2024 - Tricia Broderick
Tricia Broderick
Leadership Advisor, Author, Founder at Ignite Insight + Innovation

Tricia Broderick, co-author of Lead without Blame, is a leadership and organizational advisor. With over twenty-five years of experience, her transformational leadership ignites the growth of leaders and resilient high-performing teams to deliver quality outcomes. Tricia boldly role models putting people first.  Her aim is to create inclusive connections and collaborations that challenge and ...

Craft 2024 - David Leitner
David Leitner
Chief Technologist at SQUER

David is Chief Technologist at SQUER, a Software Company based in Munich and Vienna, working with different stacks and environments but always an overarching mission: connect ideas and provide impact — with technology. He spends much of his time on the frontlines tackling the challenges of scaling software and complex domains, with a strong focus on cloud-native architectures and infrastructures. ...

Craft 2024 - Henrik Kniberg
Henrik Kniberg
AI whisperer, Chief Scientist at Crisp, Hups
Craft 2024 - Jon Yablonski
Jon Yablonski
Senior Product Designer at Mixpanel

Jon Yablonski is a multi-disciplinary designer, speaker, writer, and digital creator based in Detroit metro. His passion is for designing digital tools that empower people and augment their abilities in order to achieve their goals. He’s had the opportunity to learn and grow from a variety of challenges throughout my career — from e-commerce platforms, mobile apps and internal products to HMI syst...

Craft 2024 - Birgitta Boeckeler
Birgitta Boeckeler
Global Lead for AI-assisted Software Delivery at Thoughtworks
Craft 2024 - Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP
Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP
President at Angela Trego

Dr. Angela Trego, PE, PMP provides training, consulting, and speaking focused in the areas of leadership and women in business.  She held technical and senior leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies and is an award-winning teacher.  Dr. Trego serves on several technical society advisory boards and non-profit executive boards.  She has two patents and over 90 publications.  Ap...

Craft 2024 - Julien Topçu
Julien Topçu
Tech Coach Consultant at Shodo