EdgeLink Tech Event - Kelsey Hightower Speaking Engagement

GDG Cloud Portland
Tue, Oct 15, 2019, 5:30 PM (PDT)

About this event

For those interested, Kelsey Hightower from Google Cloud will be speaking in downtown Portland tonight! Information below. Event is being run by EdgeLink.


On Tuesday, October 15th 2019 EdgeLink will be hosting a special event for Portland’s Cloud Technology professionals. Kelsey Hightower of Google will be the keynote speaker covering Cloud Native technologies and how individuals and companies alike can leverage them. Topics will include how to evaluate, adapt and migrate to the ever changing world of technology. This event will be an opportunity to learn from one of the brightest minds in cloud technology and how your organization can utilize emerging tech more productively and efficiently. We hope you can join us for this educational event. The first 30 individuals to sign up will receive a “swag bag” in addition to food and beverage provided by EdgeLink to all attendees.

Kelsey Hightower is a Principal Developer Advocate at Google working on Google’s Cloud Platform. He has helped develop and refine many Google Cloud Products including Google’s Kubernetes Engine, Cloud Functions, and Apigees’s API Gateway. Kelsey spends most of his time with executives and developers spanning the global fortune 1000 helping them understand and leverage Google technologies and platforms to grow their businesses.

Kelsey is also a huge open source contributor and currently maintains multiple projects that aid software developers and operations professionals in building and shipping cloud native applications. He is also an accomplished author and keynote speaker with a knack for demystifying complex topics and enabling others to succeed.

Kelsey is also known for his work in the community and was the inaugural winner of the CNCF Top Ambassador award for his work in helping bootstrap the Kubernetes community. He is also a mentor and technical advisor helping founders turn their visions into reality.