Last Year’s API World Mentor Mixers

September 26, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 PM & September 27, 2017 2:00 – 4:00 PM


API World Mentor Mixers Fall 2017 invites hundreds of tech mentors and tech professionals to meet, teach, network, and grab drinks in San Jose, CA. There will be two different mixers across two nights, each with a different mentorship focus. You must register on to connect with mentors and attend.

API Design & Technology @ Hilton San Jose (Tuesday, September 26 | 6 pm – 8 pm): Join us at the mentorship mixer and meet industry veterans who can coach you in API design & technology decisions. What are the core technology decisions for creating and scaling an API? What role does microservices architecture play in API Design? How do emerging technologies like GraphQL play a role in your design decisions?

API Strategy & Management @ San Jose Convention Center – Expo Stage A (Wednesday, September 27 | 2 pm – 4 pm): Join us at the mentorship mixer and meet industry veterans who can coach you in API strategy & management topics such as: What is the purpose of my company developing an API? What metrics / analytics should I be tracking around my API? How to I price / monetize my API access?

2017 Mentors

Tabrez Sait

Application Advisor


Avinash Harsh

Co-founder & CEO


Chaitanya Chokkareddy



Guy Fighel

Co-Founder & CTO


Giuseppe Morri

Hackathon specialist

Andrzej Witkowski

Chief Integration architect

Sean McCullough

VP of Engineering

Baker Technologies, Inc.

Kaushik Das

Manager Finance Systems


Pankaj Sehgal



Chetan Ahuja

CTO, founder


Kevin Swiber

Head of Engineering


Al Tsang

Chief Executive officer


Akshay Aggarwal


Peach Tech

Snezana Sahter

Software Architect


James Messinger

Senior Engineer


Andrew Broz

Software Engineer


Chintan Jain

Director of Software Engineering, Digital Security

Capital One

Halim Abbas

VP of Data Science


Asanka Abeysinghe

Vice President

Solutions Architecture

Nicolas Grenie'

API Evangelist


Tigran Tsaturyan

Senior Software Engineer

Cisco Systems

How to Register

  • Register here *Note – You must have an API World Pass to attend
  • Next, signup on – the mentor matching app.
  • RSVP on for one of the two topics: API Design & Technology and/or API Strategy & Management
  • Follow the deadline instructions below

Last Year’s Deadlines

  • DEADLINE NOW: Create your profile on our mentorship app, and RSVP for the topic you are interested in.
  • DEADLINE September 4: Add at least 10 experiences of goals in the “Technology” or “Startups” categories so you can be matched to Mentors.
  • DEADLINE September 4: Browse the mentors (and other attendees) and send 10 of them an intro message. You should find relevant contacts that you can meet at the event.
  • DEADLINE September 25: Make sure to check your emails for messages from other members. We recommend setting up at least five mentor meetings at the event.