Head of Developer Relations
Scott is a seasoned DevRel veteran with nearly 20 years’ experience building the teams and processes that produce successful developer ecosystems. He launched the first developer program in automotive history with FordDev, where he built a community of over 50k global developers and created the SDL open source platform, the forerunner to CarPlay and Android Auto. Scott also pioneered the early mobile app programs at AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, and has more recently redesigned DevRel communities for Oracle and Samsung.
Wait...A Community is About (Real) People?
Explore best practices for engaging your community and providing value at the human level, because personas can't breathe, and message boards don't speak.
Sunday, September 11 - 10:30am
VP Developer Relations Strategy
Grace Francisco joined MongoDB with a mission to empower developers on the MongoDB platform through education, programs, and community. Prior to that, she served as Vice President of Developer Relations and Education at gaming platform Roblox where she doubled the number of active developers to 2+ million. A seasoned developer relations leader with more than 20 years of experience in software, she has co-authored three patents and led worldwide developer initiatives at Microsoft, Intuit, Yodlee, and Atlassian. Grace graduated cum laude and holds a BBA in business management from Golden Gate University.
The Discipline of Developer Relations
From developer advocacy, docs, developer experience, community and more, learn to cut through the noise and laser focus on the practices that matter most for your organization.
Sunday, September 11 - 11:15am
VP Developer Relations
Extensive experience in general management, sales, business development, product management/marketing and operations in high tech industries including mobile, wireless and aerospace. Developed and executed market entry strategies for high-tech startups, developed strategic business relationships and closed multi-million dollar sales in key global markets including the US, China, the Middle East and Russia/CIS.
Currently engaged in the buildout of the SAP developer and community online experience for customers, partners and new to SAP developers.
Do We Need a Reset?
Strategies have evolved a lot over the last decade. Are our programs up to date? Do we need to reset? The session will dive into the change within developers and the future of engaging.
Sunday, September 11 - 2:15pm
Senior Director, Developer Network
Always positive and proactive embracer of new technologies - a builder of ecosystems that leverage the creativity and innovation of great people. Increasing the reach of the company by an order of magnitude to accelerate the design and creation of a more sustainable, humane and equitable world. Committed to making the company a great place to work and a success while also "making a difference" in the world we live in.
How Could and Should One Best Monetize One’s Platform/APIs?
Consumption? Per user? All you can eat at a fixed price? Price uplift? And a hint on what you will learn… its all about connecting Platform API use with where maximum value is created/delivered.
Sunday, September 11 - 3:15pm