We invite you to join us for Datadog Summit Denver on April 13, 2022. The summit is a one-day event focused on you—our customers and community.
At the Datadog Summit, you will meet and learn from fellow community members, contributors, and the Datadog team. You'll get the latest product updates, learn how your fellow community members are using Datadog to build cultures of observability, and participate in open discussions. In the hands-on training sessions, we'll walk through best practices for building better dashboards, explore distributed tracing, dive into the latest products, and more.
Kirk Kaiser is an evangelism team lead at Datadog, where he focuses on helping developers build more reliable, performant code with APM. Previously, he was the lead backend developer at Triller, scaling the app from zero to millions of users, and handling the traffic from being in the top 100 of iOS and Android stores at the same time. Kirk is also the author of a book teaching Python programming through art instead of print statements, called Make Art with Python.
Technical Curriculum Developer Datadog
Alex Rosenkranz is a Technical Curriculum Developer at Datadog, and lives in Ocean, NJ. Before joining Datadog, he was at Trilogy Education, where he worked as an Instructor and Lead Curriculum Engineer for their full-stack web development boot camps. When he's not working, he is probably listening to one of his many Spotify playlists.
Technical Curriculum Developer Datadog
Tammer Galal is a Technical Curriculum Developer at Datadog, and lives in Somerset NJ. He has created curriculum content for programming bootcamps for companies like Trilogy Education Services and 2U. When he's not working, he is probably playing with his dog, watching some anime, or playing some video games!
Technical Evangelist Datadog
Rick is an infrastructure and DevOps nerd turned observability advocate at Datadog. He previously focused on network automation at Juniper Networks and Puppet, and he is passionate about making the technology journey for everyone a little easier.
Team Lead, Technical Curriculum Developer Datadog
David Needham leads the Training team at Datadog. He has been teaching and speaking in open source communities for about 15 years. When he's not blogging about productivity and faith at davidneedham.me, you can find him streaming on Twitch or playing board games with his family in Champaign, IL.
Senior Vice President of Product Datadog
Ilan Rabinovitch leads product and community teams at Datadog. Prior to joining Datadog, Ilan spent a number of years leading infrastructure and reliability engineering teams at organizations such as Ooyala and Edmunds.com.
Technical Evangelism Team Lead Datadog
Andrew Krug is a Security Engineer specializing in Cloud Security and Identity and Access Management. Krug also works as a Cloud Security consultant and started the ThreatResponse project, a toolkit for Amazon Web Services first responders. Krug has been a speaker at Black Hat USA, DerbyCon, and BSides PDX.
Product Manager II Datadog
Justin Massey is a Product Manager at Datadog. His background in managing the technical operations of an MSP led him to discover weaknesses in many businesses’ networks and applications. After leaving the MSP, he transitioned into penetration testing and application security to identify vulnerabilities before the attackers. Justin’s current focus is building scalable threat detection products for cloud environments.
Senior Director, Technical Community Datadog
Engineering Leader Kandji
Bryan Lokey is an engineering leader with a strong preference for leading Cloud Infrastructure teams and empowering DevOps transformations. His mission is to combine software development principles with modern infrastructure to allow everyone to ship software quickly and securely. He currently leads the Infrastructure, SRE, and Quality engineering teams at Kandji. The teams are comprised of infrastructure experts, SREs, and software developers that create and manage the infrastructure, CI/CD, automated testing, monitoring, and observability for the Kandji ecosystem.
Lead Engineer Slice
Scott Berke is the Lead Engineer for search on the Core Services And Capabilities team at Slice. He leads the design and implementation of Slice's search pipeline. The services he helps build and maintain work to index and surface data that allows Slice to match pizza eaters with pizza makers.
Senior Technical Evangelist Datadog
Ara Pulido is a Technical Evangelist at Datadog. She has more than 10 years of experience working on infrastructure open-source companies. She is a Certified Kubernetes Administrator and was part of the team that created the curriculum for the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer certification.
She lives in Malaga, Spain, where she can enjoy three of her favourite free time activities: hiking during spring and autumn; snorkeling, during summer; and going for tapas with friends all year round.
Product Manager II Datadog
Amber Bennoui is a Product Manager at Datadog, on the Cloud Security Platform. At Threat Stack, she was responsible for the technical product management of the agent and frontend. She has worked across a variety of industries, such as healthcare, education, and media, leveraging experience in cybersecurity and DevOps. Additionally, she co-founded University of Reddit and Hard Times Media. Currently, Amber’s focus is on alleviating alert fatigue through great user experiences.
Director, Product Management Datadog
Borja Burgos is a tech entrepreneur and computer engineer working at the intersection of infrastructure and developer tools.
Product Manager II Datadog
Brooke Chen is a Product Manager at Datadog. Prior to joining Datadog, Brooke worked as a team lead for reliability engineering at Amazon, responsible for developing AIOps solutions to empower the world's biggest e-commerce platform. She transitioned into Product Management for AWS EC2, building AWS resource recommendations for customers by identifying unique workload patterns. Brooke's current focus includes creating a real-time service catalog that makes it easier for developers to build and operate business-critical services at scale, and helping Watchdog, Datadog's AI engine, to detect and mitigate issues before they start impacting end users.
Product Manager Datadog
Tori Teng is a Product Manager at Datadog on the Log Management team. Her focus at Datadog has been to improve search and analytics capabilities and build a seamless user experience for Log Management customers. Her education is in human-computer interaction from the University of Washington. Outside of work, she has also Kickstarted a bird-themed party card game called JailBird.
Product Manager II Datadog
Alex Cuoci is a product manager at Datadog on the Serverless Monitoring team. His focus at Datadog has been to improve APM observability in serverless applications, and drive increased confidence in serverless technologies through great troubleshooting experiences. Previously, Alex has been heavily involved with hackathon planning, and worked at Square in fraud detection.
Senior Product Manager Datadog
John Kendall leads the Container Monitoring product at Datadog. Previously working as a software engineer at Amazon and as a product manager at Cockroach Labs, John has had a front-row seat in the evolution of DevOps with containers. At Datadog, John strives to make containers easy for all.
Group Product Manager Datadog
Omri Sass is a Group Product Manager at Datadog. He works in the APM department and leading the team focused on backend service observability, database monitoring and Watchdog' Datadog's AI/ML engine. Prior to Datadog, Omri led product initiatives at consumer facing media companies, helping to grow reach, engagement and revenue. Currently, Omri is working on providing fastest, most seamless troubleshooting experiences in the market.
Senior Product Manager Datadog
Nick Davis is the Senior Product Manager for Cloud Workload Security a part of the Datadog Cloud Security Platform. Nick has over 9 years of experience building Detection & Response products. Previously at Rapid7, he managed InsightIDR and MDR products, focused on advanced detection and response capabilities. Now, Nick works closely with DevOps and Security customers to implement new and effective ways to face the dynamic challenges of cloud security. He has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Tufts University, where he led the Tufts IEEE chapter and contributed to Metasploit. He has published papers on facial recognition systems and hazardous environment detection using UAV systems. When he’s not at work, you can find him reading up on large scale distributed systems, taking pictures, or skiing.
Senior Director, Data Platforms Charter
Steve has been with Charter for over 5 years, focusing on data lake infrastructure, automation, and hybrid environments. Steve is a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, performs acoustic music at local Denver breweries, and enjoys exploring Colorado with his fiance and their two dogs.
Senior Product Insights Developer Charter
Joseph has been with Charter for over 3 years and worked with large scale distributed systems for over 7 years. He is an avid snowboarder during the winter and spends time climbing, hiking, and off-roading during the summer. He and his girlfriend have a dog named Roo who enjoys going on adventures.
Our introductory training workshop will take you from Datadog novice to Datadog pro. We’ll show you the essential features of Datadog and how to get the most out of them. This course focuses on scenarios most applicable to SREs.
Core Web Vitals
Core Web Vitals (CWVs) have become the standard measurement of UX quality and search engine ranking across the web. In this workshop, you'll use Real User Monitoring in Datadog to identify issues in a web application that lead to poor CWV scores and observe how fixes to those issues can improve those scores.
Threat Detection Lifecycle
Datadog’s Cloud Security Platform gives you comprehensive real-time visibility and response guidance across all of your AWS services in a single, unified platform. In this workshop, you will become familiar with our out-of-the-box detections for AWS in Cloud SIEM, best practices on writing threat detection rules, and leveraging CSPM for continuous monitoring to detect misconfigurations.
Intro to Datadog - Developer
Our introductory training workshop will take you from Datadog novice to Datadog pro. We’ll show you the essential features of Datadog and how to get the most out of them. This course focuses on scenarios most applicable to application developers.
Delivering High Quality Software with APM and Distributed Tracing
In this workshop, you will instrument an application with Datadog APM. You’ll then identify the source of performance issues within Datadog. Once you’ve discovered these issues, you’ll release a new version of the application, and ensure the application performance improves.
Using Log Management with Metrics and Traces to Improve Developer Productivity
Become an expert in building observability with log data. This workshop will walk you through best practices for log collection, processing, and retention. We’ll then dive into scenarios that will help you analyze data from multiple sources using Log Management’s powerful search and analytics capabilities.
Denver Marriott Tech Center 4900 S Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80237
WHAT HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ARE YOU TAKING?
Your health and safety are important to us. Participation in the live event will be subject to relevant local guidance and requirements relating to COVID-19 at the time of the event. Please note that the below is subject to change and that Datadog will comply with all legal requirements and provide updates as necessary.
At this point in time, there is no legal vaccination requirement for this event. However, if you plan to attend, we highly recommend that you become fully vaccinated by the event date, in case it is mandated by law come Wednesday, April 13, 2022.
Denver’s Face Covering Public Health Order Expired on February 3. Face coverings are still highly recommended for those who are immunocompromised and those who are unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated or boosted. Face coverings provide an added layer of protection for those who are fully vaccinated and boosted.
Personal protective equipment
Datadog will provide face coverings at Datadog Summit Denver for attendees who need them. Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the venue.
We will provide social bands as a way to silently communicate your preferences on social distancing.
Red Bands - Social Distance - No contact
Yellow Bands - Still Cautious - Elbows only
Green Bands - Shakes & High Fives
IS THERE PARKING ONSITE?
Yes, there will be self parking onsite at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. Please follow signs and park your vehicle in our designated parking area. Parking will be free of charge for Datadog Summit Denver attendees.
CODE OF CONDUCT
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organisers. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to report any issues.
All attendees will be expected to adhere to CDC guidelines for COVID-19 and any applicable rules of the event venue, as well as any applicable state or local laws or requirements. If you believe the terms of your employment or legal requirements would prohibit your participation in this event, we ask you to decline this invitation, but to also let us know if you have ideas for future events!
By attending this event I acknowledge that I may be exposed to information which the Exhibitor, Datadog, Inc., considers confidential and wishes to limit the disclosure of. I hereby agree to keep such information confidential and to not disclose such information to any third parties. I further represent that I am not employed by a competitor of the Exhibitor and am not attending this Event with the intent to access any such confidential information or gain a competitive advantage for my employer."