Dana Lawson

VP of Engineering

GitHub

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Dana Lawson has 20 years of experience as an engineer and engineering leader. She has worn many hats to complement a product's lifecycle through her leadership roles at Heptio, Invision, New Relic and GitHub where she currently serves as VP of Engineering. With a background in fine arts, she brings her creative vision to chart new waters and lead the engineering teams of the future.

Past Talks

Architect & Build

Many of you have probably been told that microservices are the future for a great user experience and monoliths are dead, now go hurry up and update your architecture! If only it was that easy! This may bring up questions such as how you are going to make the change, when you can do it and why should you even go there?
In this session Dana will talk a little bit about the Why you should consider microservices and then dive into different ways to approach designing this architecture and the pitfalls and challenges to consider on your journey.

Dana Lawson

VP of Engineering

GitHub

GitHub