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Kubernetes on Google Cloud: Infrastructure for the Future


1 Market St. 
7th Floor (Ohlone People Room)
San Francisco, CA 94105


Join Google Cloud, Dev9, and ReactiveOps for an engaging discussion about the advantages of Kubernetes on Google Cloud. Led by Kubernetes’ Product Manager, Allan Naim.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) service partners, Dev9 and ReactiveOps, will share practical insights on how organizations are successfully leveraging Kubernetes and GCP for positive business impact. Whether you’re an enterprise looking to migrate your monolithic architecture to the Cloud, or a small-to-medium sized company facing cumbersome DevOps processes, this event will provide thoughtful insights into how to build better software in the Cloud.


4 - 4:30 p.m. – Doors open, networking

4:30 - 4:50 p.m. – Allan Naim, Google
Why Google Container Engine (GKE) will always be the best choice for Kubernetes implementation

4:50 - 5:30 p.m.  –  Gabe Hicks, Dev9
Moving your monoliths into Kubernetes and the Cloud

 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. - Justin Mound, ReactiveOps
Scale better and ship faster with Kubernetes and GCP

Key Takeaways

  • Gain insight into Google’s vision for the future of GCP and GKE

  • Learn the practical implications of migrating monolithic applications to the Cloud

  • Understand the business and technical advantages of Kubernetes on development and scaling specifically on Google Cloud Platform


About the Presenters

Allan Naim  
Product Manager, Kubernetes and Google Container Engine at Google

Allan Naim is a Global Product Lead at Google and is part of the Cloud Business Unit, where he is responsible for business development and go-to-market strategy for the Google Cloud Platform App Hosting business worldwide. He joined Google after 15 years of experience in the enterprise software and cloud computing business, including roles in product engineering, sales, strategy and evangelism. In his most recent role before joining Google, he was a cloud evangelist at Microsoft, where he drove the adoption of Microsoft Azure across wide spectrum of companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Gabe Hicks
Chief Technology Officer at Dev9

Gabe Hicks has been with Dev9 since its’ founding in 2010. With over 20 years of experience, he has held roles ranging from software architect to CTO. Gabe has experience in many industries and organization types ranging from start-ups to multinational enterprises. Gabe drives Dev9’s delivery of software services on Cloud partner platforms with Google Cloud Platform, AWS and Microsoft Azure. Gabe has led teams in planning and design of solutions for companies in fields such as healthcare, retail, communications and entertainment. Since joining Dev9, he has built core applications for numerous, large-scale consumer facing systems.

Justin Mound
Chief Technology Officer at ReactiveOps

Justin has been working in infrastructure engineering for over 10 years as CTO and co-founder of several companies. He came to DevOps as a traditional Linux Systems Administrator, working at companies like Motionbox, FiLife (IAC/DowJones), and At FiLife, Justin turned his focus to infrastructure as code, and built one of the first infrastructures using AWS/EC2 for web application hosting. He also built systems for sites ranging from UrbanDaddy and Jirafe, to Through his experiences, Justin realized what was repeatable across infrastructures, and how to translate them into implementable tools and processes.