Mary Grygleski

Java Champion & Senior Developer Advocate, Independent

Mary is a Java Champion and a passionate Developer Advocate at DataStax, a leading data management company that champions Open Source software and specializes in Real-Time AI, Big Data, DB-as-a-Service, Streaming, and Cloud-Native systems.  With over 25 years of hands-on experience in the software engineering and technical architecture areas, she began venturing into developer advocacy in 2018 at IBM, and has never looked back since then.  She enjoys reaching out to developers and helping them succeed in their work.  Outside of her day job, she is an active tech community builder, and currently the President of the Chicago Java Users Group (CJUG).

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“Once again Saltmarch has knocked it out of the park with interesting speakers, engaging content and challenging ideas. No jetlag fog at all, which counts for how interesting the whole thing was."

Cybersecurity Lead, PwC


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Software Engineering Specialist, Intuit


“Best conference I have ever been to with lots of insights and information on next generation technologies and those that are the need of the hour."

Software Architect, GroupOn

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Scott Davis

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Web Architect & Principal Engineer, Scott Davis

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Founder of Agile Developer Inc., Dr. Venkat Subramaniam

Oracle Corp.

“What a buzz! The events have been instrumental in bringing the whole software community together. There has been something for everyone from developers to architects to business to vendors. Thanks everyone!"

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