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Eric Newcomer
WSO2, CTO

Eric has more than 35 years of industry experience spanning a variety of senior roles in various technology and financial services companies.

In his current role, he is responsible for driving WSO2’s technical vision and helping to promote the adoption of products and projects, with a focus on enterprise customers.

Before WSO2, he was Chief Security Architect for the Consumer Banking Division at Citibank, Chief Architect for Treasury and Trade Services at Citibank, and Chief Architect for the Investment Banking division at Credit Suisse. Before that, he was CTO at IONA Technologies and a Distinguished Engineer and Transaction Processing Architect at Digital Equipment Corp (now part of HP). 

Eric has over the years contributed to many industry standards and products based on them, including SOAP, WSDL, UDDI, WS-Security, OTS, AMQP, and XA. He is co-author of WS-Transactions and chaired the OSGi Enterprise Expert Group. Eric also served on the OSGi and Eclipse Boards of Directors, and oversaw IONA’s participation in open-source projects such as CXF, ActiveMQ, and Camel. He is the author or co-author of three widely respected textbooks: Principles of Transaction Processing (with Phil Bernstein), Understanding Web Services, and Understanding SOA with Web Services (with Greg Lomow). He is also co-author of a patent on mobile messaging technology.

Kyle Fowler
Foursquare, Director of the Developer and Consumer Experience team

Kyle Fowler is the Director of the Developer and Consumer Experience team at Foursquare. Kyle and his team are responsible for the Foursquare developer tools, such as Pilgrim SDK and the Places APIs, as well as Foursquare's owned-and-operated consumer apps, Swarm, City Guide and Rewards. 



Join DevNetwork Executive Producer & Co-Founder Jonathan Pasky moderating this Fireside Chat with featured speakers on the topic API Strategy.