Cognizant has revealed its lineup of keynote speakers, panelists, and presenters for its eighth annual Programmers’ Week global conference.
The Frontrunner virtual conference will take place on Wed., Sept. 21, 10:00 am to 12:15 pm Eastern.
“This year’s Programmers’ Week is designed to deliver insights, information, and lessons on what it takes to lead in technology, in business, and in your career,” said Andres Angelani, SVP and global head of digital engineering, Cognizant.
Highlights of the Frontrunner agenda include:
Jaron Lanier – Computer scientist, author, composer, artist and a leading voice on high-tech business and the social impact of technology
Andres Angelani – SVP and Global Head of Digital Engineering for Cognizant
Tech It Or Leave It (powered by Cognizant Softvision and Techonomy)
Part game show, part rapid fire panel discussion, Tech it or Leave It will feature leading journalists, influencers and Cognizant Softvision engineers discussing and debating today’s hot topics – from Metaverse, to blockchain, crypto, NFTs, AR/VR, and more.
In this exclusive interview, the legendary racer and driver for the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team will share what it takes to be a champion, both on and off the track.
Frontrunner Panel Discussion
This roundtable will focus on the attributes of a Frontrunner, from determination, to risk taking, authenticity and vision, and beyond. Speakers will include Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One driver and ambassador Jessica Hawkins, Cognizant Chief Sustainability Officer Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Cognizant Research Euan Davis, and Vice President of Culture for Cognizant Softvision, Fausta Ballesteros.
More than 100 technical speakers will deliver tech talks to in-person and virtual audiences throughout the month of September, showcasing technologies and methodologies across cloud-based infrastructure, automation (QE, AQ, DevOps), product engineering (.NET, JAVA, Web and mobile), data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
About International Programmers’ Day
Cognizant Softvision’s Programmers’ Week, now in its eighth year, evolved from the celebration of International Programmers’ Day, an annual event that takes place on the 256th day of the year (September 13 in 2022).