Join tech leaders from Europe and the US on June 22nd in discussing what the advent of DevOps means for their companies.

Keynote speakers from global tech companies including NGINX, Backbase, OnTruck, and Sage are coming together and sharing their experience.

This intimate event will be hosted at the Irish Embassy in Madrid, followed by a wine and food reception at the restaurant of Pedro Larumbe, El 38

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Confirmed Speakers


Peter Kelly, Head of Engineering for NGINX in Europe will speak about the challenge of developing technology for DevOps professionals. NGINX is a San Francisco based technology company, which powers half of the world’s busiest websites



Samuel Fuentes, Co-founder and CTO at Ontruck, will speak about ‘The hidden road map: how to give visibility and add the roadmap to technical tasks’ depending on the different phases of a start up  


Yoann Martin, CTO at Sage People (formerly known as Fairsail, three appearances on the Deloitte UK Fast 50) will discuss the challenge of driving DevOps adoption in an ultra high-growth environment

Chris Whitcombe, the CTO at one of Europe’s most well regarded fintech startups, Backbase.Chris is going to speak about the challenges of implementing DevOps in the context of a fast growing fintech company’.
Drew Burlingame, is a Senior Software Architect at the US healthcare technology company, Valant. Drew is going to discuss the challenges of building a remote DevOps capability from scratch.

Agenda – Thursday, 22nd June

18:30 HS – Event Registration – Photo ID Required by the Irish Embassy

19:00 HS – Opening remarks by the Honourable David Cooney, Irish Ambassador to Spain, and by John Dennehy, CEO at Zartis

19:15 HS – Speakers Commence

21:00 HS – Food and Wine Reception at Restaurant Pedro Larumbe, El 38


To register simply email your contact details to


NB – Photo ID is required for entry to the Irish Embassy. If you do not bring photo ID on the evening, you will not be allowed to enter the Embassy.