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INVITE ONLY – API Technical Leaders Summit

Wednesday, October 25, 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 — Workshop Stage D

Elevating API Quality: Strategies for Accelerating API Excellence in Large Organizations

Cisco has embraced an API-First strategy to drive innovation, collaboration, and efficiency within its extensive product ecosystem. Join us in this compelling talk as we explore the unique challenges organizations face in maintaining high-quality APIs at scale and discover effective strategies to implement a comprehensive organization-wide API Quality program.

Neelesh Pateriya

Principal Engineer @ Cisco Systems

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

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

Leading API Teams to Excellence: Strategies for Effective Management and Optimal Code Quality

API development presents a unique set of challenges that require more than just technical acumen. From coordinating consistency across distributed systems to ensuring security in data transmission, every facet demands a fine-tuned management approach. Delve into the heart of these challenges with our panel as they share their solutions to key challenges such as design consistency, documentation, versioning, security, and compliance, and feedback loops with customers.


Rob Zazueta

Developer Marketing and Evangelism


Emile Kfouri

Sr. Director, Developer Ecosystem @ Autodesk

Asanka Abeysinghe


Budhaditya Bhattacharya

Developer Advocate @ Tyk

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Expo Tour & Networking