CTO's in London @ Funding Circle with guests...(11th August 2016)
- Posted: 13/07/2016
Oliver Bernard are very pleased to announce the first CTO's in London meetup, which will be held in partnership with our friends from Funding Circle, including guest speakers from the OpenCredo senior leadership team.
The event will take place on Thursday 11th August at the very awesome Funding Circle offices in the city of London (71 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4AY).
We have 3 very interesting talks in store, starting with David Townsend, the VP Engineering at Funding Circle. This will be followed by lightning talks from the senior leadership team at OpenCredo, a next-gen Digital Transformation organisation specialising in MicroServices, Continuous Delivery and Transformation.
18:30 - Arrive, drinks, chit chat.
19:00 - David Townsend, VP Engineering, Funding Circle
'The Art of Timetravel - 2 years in a fast growing company' A reflection on growing a team from 16 to over 100 and the demands on a system as your traffic and team grow. Funding Circle are one of the true success stories of the UK FinTech industry, having now lent over $2bn to businesses across the UK, Europe and USA. They have gone through exceptional growth over the last 2 years and David will discuss his journey through this exceptional spike and give us insight into how to approach some of the challenges he faced as VP Engineering.
19:30 - Head of Delivery & Chief Scientist, OpenCredo
'Talks are still TBC, but will be super interesting!' Our second series of talks of the evening are still TBC, but will be delivered by two of the highly talented Technical Leaders at OpenCredo, who partner with some of the most successful companies in the UK to help implement new approaches to engineering, microservices, DevOps and Continuous Delivery.
20:00 onwards - Funderbar @ Funding Circle, Drinks, pizza and chit chat.
Drinks and pizza after the event will be at the very impressive on-site 'Funderbar' located in the Funding Circle building. This is a very nice space with great beer, great pizza and great conversation.
We're really excited about this event and look forward to seeing everyone there for the first CTO's in London Meetup, which promises to be the first of many successful and enjoyable meetups.
Numbers for the event will have to be limited, so please sign up as soon as possible here on our meet-up page.