Kevin Goldsmith

Kevin Goldsmith

Kevin Goldsmith has been a developer, software architect, technology manager, and senior technology executive for over 28 years. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda. Formerly, Kevin was the Chief Technology Officer at Onfido; Chief Technology Officer at Avvo; the Vice President of Engineering, Consumer at Spotify; a Director of Engineering at Adobe Systems; and development lead at Microsoft.

Online 2021 sessions

Do I Know You? Identity on the Internet

English session - Beginner

The internet has an identity crisis. How do you know that the person interacting with your product is who they claim to be? How can you be sure that they are a person at all? This is a talk about the evolution of identity on the internet, from a product development perspective. An overview of the things you should be aware of around digital identity when building software today, and the things you should pay attention to for the future.

When, Why and How to Stop Coding as Your Day Job

English session - Beginner

Many, if not most of us, started as developers. We learned and perfected our craft and were proud of our coding accomplishments. It was what defined us.

As you progress in leadership, more and more of your responsibilities have less and less to do with coding. When is it time to make coding your hobby instead of your job? How do you do it?

This talk is all about embracing the challenges of leading people while staying technically credible.