GOTO is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 90 top speaker and 1300 attendees. The conference cover topics such as .Net, Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture and Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes

Presentation: "Gartner Hype Curve"

Time: Tuesday 17:10 - 18:00 / Location: Promenade Ballroom A
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Barry Galster, Executive Director Software Engineering, CME & GOTO Chicago Program Committee Member

Barry Galster

Biography: Barry Galster

Interested in technology ever since the 8088 chip, Barry has been working in the financial industry for fifteen years. He has been involved in all aspects of software engineering and leverages this in his role at IMC Financial Markets, a global market maker. Previously, he was with CME Group as Executive Director of Trade Execution Systems, leading the team responsible for development of the matching engine. Prior to Barry’s focus in the technology of electronic trading, he was an engineer in custom clearing house software at CME Group and The Options Clearing Corporation, the later while working at Deloitte Consulting. Barry holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

John Davies, CTO of C24 & Incept5 & GOTO Chicago Program Committee Member

John Davies

Biography: John Davies

Over 30 years in IT from hardware though C, C++, Java to enterprise architecture. Lived all over the world from the Far East, though Europe to the US.

Co-founded Century 24 (C24) with 3 others in 2000, specialising in investment banking integration, predominately SWIFT, FpML and ISO-20022. We sold C24 to Iona Technologies (NASDAQ:IONA) in 2007, Iona was then sold to Progress Software in 2008, we bought C24 back in April 2011. In June 2014 we released a new product "SDOs", a binary binding code-generator for Java that provides an order of magnitude performance improvement in large scale Java system specifically around in-memory caching.

My expertise is large scale and high performance architectures, enterprise to global. I've run the trading systems at Paribas, headed up global architecture at BNP Paribas, global head of architecture at JP Morgan Chase and chief architect on Visa's (now Visa checkout) in the innovation team.

Twitter: @jtdavies