1st Cloud Meetup of 2020! - Mobile Edge Explained - The Journey to Cloud

GDG Washington DC
Tue, Feb 25, 2020, 5:30 PM (EST)

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About this event

Please join us for the First Cloud focused Meetup event of 2020!

We have a very special presentation by Cloud experts Mike Keating, Mausam Gautam, and Andy Beck. All three have deep experience building highly scaleable applications across applications that support millions of users.

Overview:
The Edge is the entry point for our mobile applications at Capital One. It's job is to ensure the resilience, security and soundness of the services that drive our mobile experiences. There are a number of underlying technologies and patterns that we have adapted to achieve this end including micro-service architectures and deployments with Netflix tools, the Spring Cloud Framework and Spring Boot. In this Meetup we'll be looking to share some of our learnings and best practices. Our capabilities are largely implemented in Cloud but experience with mobile and other languages is important to our teams.

Agenda:
6:00-6:30p - Meet and Greet. Food will be served, courtesy of Capital One.
6:30p - Mobile Edge Explained - The Journey to Cloud
7:15p - Q & A
8:00p - Wrap-up

Presenters:
Mike Keating (Lead Software Engineer)
Mike leads teams of full-stack developers building web and mobile experiences Capital One's flagship digital servicing application. During his tenure at Capital One, Mike has broken monoliths down into microexperiences, migrated tech stacks from datacenters to AWS, and drank an obscene amount of iced coffee.

Mausam Gautam (Lead Software Engineer)
Mausam is part of highly motivated team who builds fine grained features for mobile applications. Mausam has been involved in the development of many platform level services for our Edge framework and has been developing applications using different programming languages and frameworks for banking and financial industries. He has completed a Machine Learning nano degree recently and is working on various affordable home automation projects using AI and ML.

Andy Beck (Lead Software Engineer)
Andy leads a team of 10 developers building Mobile Edges for Capital One applications. He has been building web, desktop and mobile applications for 20 years using a variety of languages, frameworks and toolsets. He has a Master and Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and is passionate about software engineering.
Mike Keating (Lead Software Engineer)

Location:
Capital One Headquarters (Tysons Corner, VA)
1600 Capital One Dr
McLean, VA 22102

Metro: McLean Station (Silver Line) a short walk away. Take the first floor elevator to the 7th floor and walk around the floor until you see Maplewood Hall on the right hand side. No need to sign in.

Parking:
We highly recommend taking the metro, there isn't much free parking.


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