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Wednesday

Manchester Foyer

Registration opens!

Manchester E

Roadblock talk

Balancing tides: Leading developers through challenging waters while maintaining innovation

Matt Brint

Head of Product at Evolve Bank & Trust

Manchester F

Roadblock talk

A due diligence guide for product and engineering teams

Michael Cullum

VP of Engineering & Data at Bud

Manchester G

Roadblock talk

What I’ve learned from CEOs of the hottest fintech B2B startups

Simon Taylor

Head of Strategy & Content at Sardine

Indigo

Workshop

How to leverage Git for seamless continuous delivery

Nicholas Morey

Senior Developer Advocate at Akuity

Iris

Workshop

Unlock cross-border payments with the tbDEX open source protocol

Angie Jones -

Head of Dev Rel at TBD, Block Inc.

Kirah Sapong -

Senior Software Engineer at TBD, Block Inc.

Lantana

Workshop

Vector databases demystified: Discover how they work and their importance in fintech

Tim Faulkes

Chief Developer Advocate at Aerospike

Manchester E

Roadblock

From basics to best practices: Why developers should adopt GraphQL

Lucy Shen -

Developer Advocate at Intuit

Suresh Muthu -

Principal Engineer at Intuit

Manchester F

Roadblock talk

Organic engineering skills development: Creating growth-minded engineering teams

James Moughon

VP of Digital Products at Praxent

Manchester G

Roadblock

Building for the underbanked: Delivering accessible and inclusive financial solutions when data is scarce and fragmented

Matt Schaar -

Partner at Accion Venture Lab

Santiago Aceves -

CEO at Moffin

Marigold

Women of Fintech: Tea and Talk

Manchester Foyer

Welcome Reception

Thursday

Manchester Lounge

Breakfast

Manchester Ballroom

Keynote

Coming soon!

Manchester E

Roadblock talk

System reliability at 11 million users

Zachary McCoy

Principal Staff Engineer at Jack Henry

Manchester F

Roadblock talk

Letting go of perfectionism in distributed systems

Ben Howdle

CTO at WorkMade

Manchester G

Roadblock talk

Solving cloud regulatory complexities with open source

Eddie Knight

OSPO Technical Program Manager at Sonatype

Lantana

Workshop

Trailblazing server rendering: Elevating security and performance with React and Next.js

Jamie Wartell-King

Software Engineering Manager Trimble Pay

Indigo

Workshop

How to deploy a usage-based billing system on open-source

Anh-Tho Chuong -

Co-Founder & CEO at Lago

Raffi Sarkissian -

Co-Founder at Lago

Iris

Workshop

Solving fintech and bank partnership oversight problems through Gen-AI enabled AML audit

Jas Randhawa

Managing Partner at StrategyBRIX

Manchester E

Roadblock talk

Bridging the gap: Navigating the integration of DeFi and traditional finance systems

Brad Chase

Head of Engineering at Ripple

Manchester F

Roadblock talk

Scaling up scams and beating KYC

Soups Ranjan

CEO and Founder at Sardine

Manchester G

Roadblock talk

How to use the Temporal workflow engine to maximize reliability

Nick Palmer

Principal Engineer at Array

Manchester Lounge

Lunch

Indigo

Roadblock

Onboarding programs that don’t make customers tear their hair out

Kristin Cooper -

Senior Enterprise Account Manager at Airwallex

Meet Shah -

Solutions Engineering Manager at Airwallex

Iris

Roadblock talk

From bottleneck to breakthrough: Overcoming integration hurdles in the agreement lifecycle

Julian Macagno

Director of Product Management, Developer Experience at Docusign

Lantana

Roadblock talk

Unbundling the core: Exploring the boundaries of a core banking system

Edward Cable

President & CEO at The Mifos Initiative

Manchester E

Roadblock talk

Reducing manual QA processes by 50%: Harnessing AI for faster and smarter data assessment

Peilu Zhang

Data Scientist at Spade Data

Manchester F

Roadblock talk

Outages and oopsies: A look at doing TLS/mTLS wrong and how to do it right

Mark Robinson

Staff Infrastructure Engineer at Plaid

Manchester G

Roadblock talk

Beyond code: Reinforcing CI/CD pipelines against emerging threats

Farshad Abasi

Founder and CEO of Forward Security, Eureka DevSecOps

Indigo

Roadblock talk

Navigating the difference between what users want and what they need

Brittany Canty

Group Product Manager at Teamshares

Iris

Roadblock

Uniting form and function: How to transform fintech through user-centric design

Jonatan Cichawa -

Senior Software Engineer at Scalo

Dan Tomaszewski -

VP of Application Support at Theorem Technologies

Manchester E

Roadblock talk

Not all fintech is created equal: How to build embedded finance stacks your users actually want

Yi Liu

General Manager, Gusto Embedded at Gusto

Manchester F

Roadblock

Fraud detection for developers: Unveiling the rapid model and strategy refresh framework

Wenkai Mo -

Machine Learning Engineering Manager at PayPal

Matt Jacobs -

Machine Learning Engineer at PayPal

Manchester G

Roadblock

From misconception to integration: What to expect when working with banks

Aaron Junod -

CTO at ZSuite Technologies

Curtis Whiting -

VP of Product ZSuite Technologies

Lantana

Roadblock

How to simplify the deployment of globally consistent applications with a geo-distributed database

Richie Bachala

Data Engineering & Solutions Architecture Leader

Indigo

Roadblock

How to use streaming machine learning for real-time data

Tim Hopper

Staff Software Engineer, Machine Learning at Varo Bank

Iris

Roadblock

Beyond code: Elevating fintech with a dedicated developer relations team

Shreya Thapa

Developer Experience Engineer at Dwolla

Manchester E

Roadblock

Lessons from building a scalable credit reporting (furnishment) platform

Mike Esler

CTO at Bloom Credit

Manchester F

Roadblock

How the financial industry can leverage LLMs while maintaining privacy and security

Bjorn Ovick

Head of Fintech and GTM at Skyflow

Manchester Ballroom

Keynote

Breaking the banks

Matt Harris

Partner at Bain Capital Ventures

Manchester Foyer

Burgers and Brews

Friday

Manchester Lounge

Breakfast

Manchester Ballroom

Keynote

Coming soon!

Manchester E

Roadblock

Getting developers to embrace infrastructure as code

Meg Ashby -

Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer at Alloy

Mariia Rudenko -

Engineering Manager at Alloy

Manchester F

Roadblock

How fintech developers can engage and excite a large multinational corporation

Alan Torrance -

Head of Open Source for Payments at J.P. Morgan

Maria McParland -

Lead Software Engineer at J.P. Morgan

Manchester G

Roadblock

From seconds to microseconds: An efficient algorithm for finding a PAN in a haystack

Adam Kornafeld

Software Engineer at Moov

Iris

Workshop

How to build a synthetic data generation tool from scratch

Evis Drenova

Co-Founder & CEO at Neosync

Lantana

Workshop

Unlocking developer traction through open source

Brian Douglas

CEO at OpenSauced

Manchester E

Roadblock

Scaling fintech: Lessons learned from five years of collaborating with banks

Mike Clarke

Vice President of Engineering at Treasury Prime

Manchester F

Roadblock

Ensuring transactional integrity in fintech: Leveraging the “outbox pattern” in event-driven architectures

Matan Cohen-Abravanel

Software Architect at Melio

Manchester G

Roadblock

Orchestrate the chaos: Process automation in modern architectures

Nathan Loding

Developer Advocate at Camunda

Manchester Lounge

Lunch

Manchester Ballroom

Keynote

My story: Adopting technology in the finance space

Kelsey Hightower

Distinguished Engineer

Bull & Bowl

After Party with Kelsey Hightower and Wade Arnold

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