With video game usage at record highs across all platforms, engineering leaders are coping with extreme demand.
We invite you to join our panel of speakers from the gaming industry as they discuss new challenges they’re facing with cloud providers, how they’re maintaining optimal customer experience with SLOs and SLIs, and how they've had to adapt their infrastructure and processes along the way.
Mike has been on the forefront of AWS implementation at Activision for the past 6 years, architecting, engineering, and operating cutting-edge personalization engines, machine learning pipelines, and consumer technology. He is now leading the team, taking the next DevOps leap into GCP. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, and an occasional round of golf.
CTO Next Games
Kalle has over fifteen years of executive experience in the web, mobile and gaming industries. He is highly experienced in designing and developing web and mobile apps and has a deep knowledge of emerging technologies. An entrepreneur at heart, his passion lies with digital business. Next Games was born in the cloud in 2013 and jointly develops games with the license owners of entertainment products (such as a television series) to ensure a tight connection between the two. Next's game portfolio includes The Walking Dead: No Man's Land and Compass Point: West. All games are developed for mobile devices, distributed via the Apple App Store and Google Play, and downloaded for free (in-game products are purchased with real money).
Technical Evangelist Datadog
Dan is a veteran of the original dotcom bubble and has since worked in a variety of environments from start-ups to global corporations, including stints as a founder, university lecturer, and a day labourer. Today, Dan is a member of the Devopsdays global team, and a technical evangelist at Datadog.
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