Facilitating the Spread of Knowledge and Innovation in Professional Software Development

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Building Technology Mid-flight



Sam Hamilton discusses the technological, architectural and organizational changes an organization goes through in the process of upgrading its software stack without interrupting daily business.


As CTO of, Sam Hamilton oversees all technology platforms, including research, architecture, engineering and operations. Sam joined in August 2008 and came from Yahoo where he served as Vice President of Engineering, Ad Systems. Prior to Yahoo, Sam was VP of Engineering at Selectica and held various position at Informix Software.

About the conference

Software is changing the world; QCon aims to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the enterprise software development community; to achieve this, QCon is organized as a practitioner-driven conference designed for people influencing innovation in their teams: team leads, architects, project managers, engineering directors.

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Jun 08, 2012