Over 30 speakers from bitly, Comcast, The Weather Channel, Turner Broadcasting System, Harvard University, and more to discuss the future of distributed systems.
New York City, NY – April 8, 2013 – Riak, the worldwide leader in distributed database and cloud storage software, announced today the initial speaker line up for RICON East. RICON is Riak’s global conference series that is dedicated to distributed systems and is designed by and for engineers, developers, data scientists, and architects. RICON East is being held May 13-14 in New York City, NY. Riak expects to assemble hundreds of the industry’s most influential thinkers and practitioners devoted to deploying distributed systems technologies, including NoSQL solutions and Cloud Storage.
Dr. Margo L. Seltzer, Harvard University
Rich Hickey, Creator of Clojure, Datomic
Camille Fournier, Rent the Runway
Alex Payne, Breather
Hilary Mason, bitly
Theo Schlossnagle, OmniTI
Robert Treat, OmniTI
Neha Narula, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Neil Conway, UC Berkeley
Kyle Kingsbury, Factual
Ed Laczynski, Datapipe
Brian Akins, Turner Broadcasting System
Sathish Gaddipati, The Weather Channel
Michajlo Matijkiw, Comcast
Mark Wunsch, Gilt Groupe
Riak engineers will be featured prominently throughout RICON East. Riak speakers include: Andy Gross, Sean Cribbs, Matthew Von-Maszewski, Ryan Zezeski, Chris Tilt.
RICON East builds on Riak’s highly successful, sold-out RICON 2012 event held Fall 2012 in San Francisco. Presentations from RICON 2012 are available to view at www.ricon2012.com.
Tickets are available online at /east.html. Student discount prices are available online. For other discounts, including discounts for large groups, contact Mark Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Initial sponsors of RICON East include Fastly, Meraki, Engine Yard, Github and NoSQLWeekly. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Tom Santero at email@example.com.
About Riak Technologies
Riak is a distributed systems company dedicated to making software that is highly available, fault-tolerant and easy-to-operate at scale. Riak’s distributed NoSQL database, Riak, and Riak’s cloud storage software, Riak CS, are used by fast growing Web businesses and by over 25% of the Fortune 50 to power their critical Web, mobile and social applications and their public and private cloud platforms.
Riak is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has offices in London, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington DC.