Elisabeth Hendrickson

Elisabeth Hendrickson

We’re delighted to announce that Elisabeth Hendrickson will be a keynote speaker at PIPELINE 2018!

Elisabeth Hendrickson is the author of Explore It! from Pragmatic Books and VP R&D for Big Data Suite at Pivotal.

Elisabeth Hendrickson, better known as @testobsessed, has been kicking around the software industry for a couple decades in a variety of roles including tester, developer, and agile enabler. Author of Explore It! from Pragmatic Books, she is also known for her Google Tech Talk on Agile Testing and popular Test Heuristics Cheatsheet. She won the prestigious Gordon Pask Award from the Agile Alliance in 2010. In 2012 after more than a decade as an independent consultant, she joined Pivotal, the company where she first learned eXtreme Programming (XP). She is now the VP R&D for Pivotal’s Big Data Suite.

Recent talks by Elisabeth include her XP 2016 keynote “XP At Scale” and her DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015 talk “It’s All About Feedback“. We’re all huge fans of Elisabeth’s work on eXtreme Programming, exploratory testing, and Continuous Delivery – and we’re looking forward to seeing her as a keynote speaker at PIPELINE 2018!

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John Allspaw

John Allspaw

We’re excited to announce that John Allspaw will be a keynote speaker at PIPELINE 2018!

John Allspaw is formerly CTO of Etsy, leading all of Etsy's engineering efforts.

John Allspaw is the former chief technical officer (CTO) of Etsy, leading all of Etsy’s engineering efforts. Previously, he was the SVP of Infrastructure and Operations at Etsy. For over 20 years, he has worked in system operations in the biotech, government, and online media industries.

John began his career running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government. In 1997, he made the leap to the web, building the technical infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster and Flickr. John is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning and Web Operations: Keeping the Data on Time, both published by O’Reilly Media. He holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSc from Lund University in Human Factors and Systems Safety.”

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