“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
Dr Rebecca Parsons holds the title of Chief Technology Officer Emerita at Thoughtworks, with a distinguished tenure as the CTO since 2007. Throughout her role as CTO, she demonstrated exceptional leadership in driving Thoughtworks' technological excellence. Transitioning to the position of Emerita CTO, she continues to shape the company's technology strategy and contribute to various internal technical groups along with serving as the representative of Thoughtworks at prominent industry events.
With a deep-rooted passion for technology, she has remained a dedicated enthusiast in the field for an extensive period. Before her association with Thoughtworks in 1999, she garnered notable achievements as a researcher and university lecturer specializing in computer science. Her academic journey included the completion of her degree, Master's, and Ph.D., during which, she directed her research towards domains such as compilers, program optimization, distributed computation, programming languages, theory of computation, machine learning, and computational biology.
In 2007, she assumed the role of CTO, taking charge of Thoughtworks' pursuit of technological excellence. Beyond her expertise in technology, she has been a vocal advocate for diversity and inclusion within the industry, specifically aiming to increase the representation of women in coding and STEM fields. This commitment to inclusivity led her to serve on the boards of CodeChix, AnitaB.org, and the Agile Alliance, while also providing guidance as an advisor to Women Who Code.
Cybersecurity Lead, PwC
“Very much looking forward to next year. I will be keeping my eye out for the date so I can make sure I lock it in my calendar."
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
“Happy to meet everyone who came from near and far. Glad to know you've discovered some great lessons here, and glad you joined us for all the discoveries great and small."
Web Architect & Principal Engineer, Scott Davis
“Wonderful set of conferences, well organized, fantastic speakers, and an amazingly interactive set of audience. Thanks for having me at the events!"
Founder of Agile Developer Inc., Dr. Venkat Subramaniam
“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!"
Voltaire Yap, Global Events Manager, Oracle Corp.