OPEN TALK (API): API Strategy for the Latest on Open Source Software and Cloud-Native Applications

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Javier Perez
Perforce Software, Chief Evangelist - Open Source & API Management

Passionate about technology and open-source software, Javier is Chief Evangelist for Perforce Software. Responsible for technical thought leadership and advocacy for the open-source and API management portfolios. Prior to Perforce, Javier led the open-source program strategy for the IBM Z & LinuxONE platforms at IBM. Javier has been in the application development, open-source, cloud, app security, AI, SaaS, and mobile industries for 20+ years. From leading product strategy in the open-source security space at Veracode to product management for Axway's successful Appcelerator open-source offering, and at Red Hat via startup acquisition as Director of Product Management driving the OpenShift-based Mobile Application Platform. Speaker and blogger, Javier has had the opportunity to speak at industry events all over the world. Javier holds an honors degree in Computer Systems and an MBA.


In today's world of APIs, microservices, and cloud-native applications there's a common denominator, open-source software. Enterprises all over the world are not only moving to containerized or cloud-native applications, they are adopting the latest open-source innovations. From DevOps tools and containerized orchestration to the deployment of AI applications in production environments.

In this session, Perforce Chief Evangelist Javier Perez will examine the state of APIs, cloud-native applications, and open-source software in the context of today's application development and how enterprises can define strategies putting all the new trends together.

In this talk, attendees will learn:
• What open source technologies are driving application development and API strategies
• What does it mean to develop a cloud-native application
• What API integration strategies are being used with cloud-native and AI applications
• AI, ML, and DL in the context of API strategies
• Trends and future of software development