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Enterprise Advisory Board

DevNetwork Advisory Boards are composed of industry leaders, visionaries, and technical executives in the software engineering industry. As the destination for the global developer, engineering & IT community, DevNetwork has both the goal and obligation to present the most cutting-edge, innovative, and relevant content at our industry conferences and events. Our Advisory Board members help make that possible.

The Enterprise Advisory Board is a group of experts and industry executives who specialize in topics including: Newest trends & tools for enterprise & IT development & engineering, enterprise engineering & IT management, cloud / hybrid strategies, and API / integration management.

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Asanka Abeysinghe


Asanka is a technology visionary who connects people and technology through digital transformation programs that create consumer-centric applications. As WSO2's CTO, he is responsible for advancing the company's corporate reference architecture and promoting its thought leadership vision. Collaborating with customers, partners, and industry analysts, he drives WSO2's technology mission. With over 20 years of experience in designing and implementing scalable distributed systems, SOA, microservice architectures, and business integration solutions, Asanka is a contributor to the Apache Software Foundation and a sought-after speaker at global events and tech meetups.

Laura Bell Main

CEO @ SafeStack

With over twenty years of experience in software development and application security, Laura Bell Main specializes in bringing Application Security into software teams worldwide.
She is the co-founder and CEO of SafeStack, an experienced conference speaker, trainer, and regular panel member. She has spoken at various events such as BlackHat USA, NDC, RenderATL, and OSCON on application security, DevSecOps, secure development, and security mindset.
She is also the co-author of Agile Application Security and Security for Everyone.

Haseeb Budhani

Co-founder and CEO @ Rafay Systems

Haseeb Budhani is the CEO and co-founder of Rafay Systems, which he co-founded in October of 2017. Prior to Rafay, Haseeb spent at a year at Akamai Technologies as Vice President of Enterprise Strategy. Akamai acquired Haseeb's previous company, Soha Systems, in October 2016. He co-founded Soha in 2013 and served as the company's CEO.

Previously, Haseeb held senior product management, marketing and engineering roles at Personal IT, Citrix Systems, Orbital Data, IP Infusion and Oblix. Haseeb holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Ariel Efrati

CEO @ Telco Systems

CEO of Telco Systems, a WW leader in Edge Computing and business connectivity technology. Ariel is also serving as the COO of BATM (LSE:BVC). In previous roles, headed Amdocs Product Group Venture Investments and Products M&A unit, headed Amdocs corporate competitive strategy unit and was the General Manager of the Service Fulfillment Product Business Unit.A software engineer education and an EMBA graduate of the Kellogg Recanati School of Management (Northwestern University & Tel-Aviv University)

Kieran Gutteridge

CTO @ Cutover Ltd

Technical founder at Cutover, Techstars Alumni. Pragmatic problem solver and early adopter of Mobile and Cloud. Always keen to help deliver a good solution today rather than a perfect solution tomorrow and then iterate from there

Jaime Jorge

CEO @ Codacy

CEO and Co-founder of Codacy.

Roland Lee

CEO @ Heimdall Data

Roland Lee's background is in application networking. He has been a developer and product manager in startups and large companies. All through his career, his industry focus has been to increase the performance of Internet user data. He is currently Head of Products for Heimdall Data, an off-the-shelf data access layer for applications accessing SQL databases.

Skyla Loomis

VP, IBM Z Application Platform @ IBM

Skyla Looms is the VP for the IBM Z Application Platform software portfolio which includes the most secure, highest performing. and lowest total cost of ownership transaction processing and database systems such as IMS, CICS, and z/TPF. She’s responsible for strategy, product/offering management, software engineering, support, and services for the Z Application Platform as well our z/OS synergy with Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform. She’s been with IBM 19 years and held development leadership roles across public cloud, mobile, business analytics, data warehousing, and NoSQL. Passionate about culture, she’s led agile transformation journeys across multiple teams.

Navin Mittal

Director of Product @ A10 Networks

I have over 23 years of industry experience in engineering, product management and product marketing across companies like Cisco, HPE, Fortinet and Automation Anywhere.

Arindam Mukherjee

Functional Architect, Orders and Spares Management @ Lam Research

Recently Joined as Functional Architect , Orders and Spares Management at Lam Research.

Gautham Pallapa

Founder @ Transformity

Dr. Gautham Pallapa is the founder of Transformity and an Executive Advisor for VMware. He works with C-Suite and Fortune 1000 executives in transforming their strategy, processes, technologies, culture, and people to achieve their objectives and business outcomes. His mantra is "Transform with Empathy" and has successfully led several business transformations and cloud modernization efforts in various industry verticals. Gautham is an agile coach, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, SAFe Agilist, and a DevOps Institute ambassador. He writes/talks/works on transformation, elevating humans, helping underprivileged, and giving back to the community. His book, "Leading with Empathy" explores these topics in detail.

Chris Pardo

Group Director @ London Stock Exchange Group

Chris Pardo brings over 20 years of experience in product, alliances, technology and innovation. Chris is currently Principal PM focused on profitability for Office, Sharepoint and Teams. Prior to Microsoft, Chris was the VP of Innovation for Sales & Marketing Solutions at Dun & Bradstreet where he helped bring new integrated products to market and created strategic alliances with major cloud companies. Prior to D&B, Chris worked at IBM as a software engineer on IBM’s hardware and software products.

Amir Rapson

CTO & Co-Founder @ vFunction

Amir Rapson co-founded vFunction and serves as its CTO, where he leads its technology, product and engineering. Prior to founding vFunction in 2017, Amir was a GM and the VP R&D of WatchDox until its acquisition by Blackberry, where Amir served as a VP of R&D. Prior to WatchDox, Amir held R&D positions at CTERA Networks and at SofaWare (Acquired by Check Point). Amir has an MBA from the IDC Herzlia, and a BSc in Physics from Tel-Aviv University.

Adam Sandman

CEO @ Inflectra

Adam Sandman was a programmer from the age of 10 and has been working in the IT industry for the past 20 years in areas such as architecture, agile development, testing and project management. Adam is the Founder and CEO of Inflectra Corporation, where he is interested in technology, business and enabling people to follow their passions.
Adam has previously spoken at STAR West, STAR East, Agile+DevOps West, Agile+DevOps East, STPCon, Swiss Testing Day, InflectraCon, TestingMind, EuroSTAR, Agile Testing Days, TestCon Europe, UNICOM, GSDC and STAR Canada.

Kinjan Shah

VP of Engineering @ Apexon

Hands-on technology leader with 20+ years of experience leading technology teams and delivering innovative solutions in diverse industries. Generated multi-million dollars in revenue by building patented, award winning Software Applications, Platforms and IoT products leveraging emerging technologies.

Piyush Verma

Founder and CTO @ Last9 Inc.

Piyush Verma is co-founder and CTO at, an SRE platform that aims to minimise the toil that SREs and decision-makers need to go through to reduce the time to make a decision. Earlier, he led SRE @ to produce 600 million daily credit scores across 4 countries. In his past life, he built (exit to, (exit to Datastax), and