Engineering Excellence Meetup at LinkedIn

LinkedIn NYC Tech Talks
LinkedIn NYC Tech Talks
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Empire State Building

350 5th Ave, New York, NY 10118 · New York, NY

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Empire State Building, 3rd Floor (34th Street - Herald Square subway stop on B/D/F/M/N/Q/R/W)

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Join us for an evening of talks, discussion, and networking on topics related to Engineering Excellence at the World's Leading Tech Companies. Learn how engineers at companies such as LinkedIn and Facebook deal with the challenges of productivity and effectiveness in engineering the largest scale systems in the world. Food and drink will be provided at our LinkedIn NYC office at the Empire State Building.

Topics:
1. "Deceptive Problems in Distributed Systems at LinkedIn"

Speaker Bio: Swapnil Ghike is currently a Senior Staff Engineer at LinkedIn. He has lead contributions to Apache Kafka and other large scale LinkedIn messaging and notification platforms. He earned his MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

You can find more details at https://www.linkedin.com/in/swapnilghike/

2. "Using Machine Learning for Developer Productivity at Facebook"

Speaker Bio: Stephen Fink is currently a Software Engineer at Facebook and was formerly a Distinguished Engineer at IBM, leading contributions to Programming Models and other areas at the IBM Watson Research Center. He earned in PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at San Diego.

You can find more details at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-fink-a187253/

3. "Overview of Facebook Distributed Tracing"

Speaker Bio: Michael Bevilacqua-Linn is currently a Software Engineer at Facebook and was formerly a Distinguished Engineer and Chief Architect at Comcast, leading the Data Platform. He earned his MS in Computer Engineering from Villanova University.

You can find more details at https://www.linkedin.com/in/novustiro/