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INVITE ONLY – API Business Leaders Summit

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM


11:00 AM – 11:30 AM @ Santa Clara Convention Center

Welcome & Networking

11:30 AM – 11:55 AM @ API World Main Stage

What You Need to Know About Protecting Your APIs

Today, APIs help enable business growth. They are the connective tissue that powers digital transformation. Their adoption is widespread, with businesses continually opening API access to more partners, applications, mobile apps, and IOT devices. But how are organizations expected to protect this ever-changing API estate? How do you know what is good and bad behavior on each API your organization uses? This API blindspot is becoming the biggest security problem for today’s businesses.In this talk you will learn:The scope of the business problem of API abuse.Where traditional security products fail.How mature is your organization on understanding API security issues.How to prepare your organization and adopt API security best practices.

Giora Engel

CEO & Co-Founder @ Neosec (Akamai)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM @ Microservices World — Workshop Stage C

KEYNOTE Panel & Lunch (Lunch is provided – there is no cost to you)

Adapting API Strategies to Dynamic Market Conditions

APIs have evolved beyond mere programmatic interfaces for applications; they now power market-leading, API-first experiences and scale with business growth. While low-code and no-code aimed to democratize API access, emerging technologies like advanced large language models may fulfill this promise even sooner. In this panel, API industry experts discuss strategies to effectively harness the power of APIs and leverage their API programs amidst market fluctuations and offer insights to help teams not just navigate, but thrive in rapidly changing market conditions.


Rob Zazueta

Developer Marketing and Evangelism


Isabelle Mauny

Field CTO @ 42Crunch

Bobur Umurzokov

Developer Advocate @ API7

Hugo Guerrero

Developer Advocate @ Red Hat

Viktor Gamov

Principal Developer Advocate @ Kong

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Expo Tour & Networking