As a leading provider of database tools, Embarcadero is an active participant at industry speaking engagements - discussing how technologies are advancing and providing insights and perspectives of interest to database professionals. Our speakers are experts in their field and can share with you their in-depth knowledge on a range of topics.
Software + Database Archaeology
You’ve just been given a software and database system with hundreds of thousands of lines of code, little or no documentation, maybe a few test scripts, and a large complex database. You’ve been tasked with understanding the system so that you can enhance it. What do...
5 Static Code Audits Every Developer Should Know and Use
In today’s competitive market and economy, developers need every tool to increase productivity, reduce cost, and lower maintenance, while ensuring proper execution in production. One of the more under utilized developer tools is static software audits. The concept of static analysis has been around for ...
Programmer Smackdown – Native vs. Managed Code
The debate between native code and managed code rages on, with Microsoft hyping .NET managed code to compete with Java in the enterprise. Managed code promises more services, easier deployment within enterprises and fewer bugs. On the other side of the ring, native code supporters claim it gives you ultimate...
A How To: Data Management Tools and Techniques for FISMA and Privacy Act Compliance
A How To: Data Management Tools and Techniques for FISMA and Privacy Act Compliance Safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII) in the possession of the government and preventing its breach are essential for the government to retain public trust. But, how does the federal government – the largest single producer, collector,...
Driving Revenue, Satisfaction, and New Customers using Developer Community Best Practices, Tools, and Architecture
David Intersimone, Vice President of Developer Relations and Chief Evangelist
David Intersimone (known to many as David I.) is a passionate and innovative software industry veteran-often referred to as a developer icon-who extols and educates the world on Embarcadero developer and database tools and runs the company's rampant online community. He shares his visions as an active member of the industry speaking circuit and is tapped as an expert source by the media. He is a long-standing champion of architects, developers and database professionals and works to ensure that their needs are folded into Embarcadero's strategic product plans. Before Embarcadero, David spent more than 20 years with Borland in various evangelism, engineering, and development capacities, including creating the company's developer relations program. He previously served as Director of Product Services for Softsel Computer Products Inc. (now Merisel). David holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California.
Scott Walz, Senior Director, Product Management
Scott Walz has more than 15 years of experience in the area of database development and currently serves as the senior director of product management for Embarcadero Technologies. In this position, Scott oversees the direction of the company's DatabaseGear product family, while focusing on database development and administration products. Prior to joining Embarcadero 8 years ago, Scott served as a development lead for Louisville Gas & Electric. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer information systems from Western Kentucky University.
Al Mannarino – Lead Systems Engineer & Evangelist
Al Mannarino is the Lead Systems Engineer and Evangelist for Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Before joining Embarcadero, his last three years was spent at CodeGear from Borland and the prior five years was spent as a Lead Systems Engineer with Borland helping to sell ALM/SDO/Developer Tools solutions. Al has over 25 years of Software Development experience including OOAD and the responsibility for developing and deploying production applications. Prior to Borland, Al was an SE for Objectivity, Versant, Red Brick Systems, Information Builders, and an Electrical Engineer with Grumman Aerospace where he performed real application implementations on complex electrical-mechanical systems. Al has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College.
Ron Lewis, Industry Consultant, CDO Technologies
Ron Lewis is a security and compliance consultant to Embarcadero Technologies, contributing on programs and projects that help reach Embarcadero's government audiences. He is an analyst for CDO Technologies, a systems integrator that delivers technology-based solutions to government agencies and private-sector customers. He has worked in the government and commercial security arena for more than 15 years and is an expert in enterprise and data architecting. An industry authority, Ron has authored numerous articles and spoken on hardening applications and the hacker mindset. He is also actively involved in industry organizations and efforts such as the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) and the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
Pawel Glowacki – Technical Lead
Paweł Głowacki is Embarcadero Technologies' European Technical Lead for Delphi, RAD Studio and All-Access technologies. Previously, Paweł spent over 7 years working as a senior consultant and trainer for Delphi within Borland Education Services and CodeGear. As well as working with Embarcadero customers across the region, he also represents Embarcadero internationally as a conference and seminar speaker. For more information check out Paweł's technical blog at http://blogs.embarcadero.com/pawelglowacki