~/ 2019 featured speakers

Dr. Nicole Forsgren

Dr. Nicole Forsgren does research and strategy at Google Cloud following the acquisition of her startup DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) by Google. She is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She is also the author of the best-selling book, Accelerate.

Brian D. Murphy

Brian Murphy serves as the Chief Technology Officer for SeatGeek in NYC, where he’s helping transform the way that fans buy and sell tickets to their favorite events. Before SeatGeek, Brian was CTO at Tumblr where he worked on engineering at enormous scale, and also spent time as VP of Engineering at Yahoo! and VP of Engineering at The New York Times.

Gwen Shapira

Gwen Shapira (LinkedIn) is a system architect at Confluent and a committer on Apache Kafka. She has 15 years of experience working with code and customers to build scalable data architectures, integrating relational and big data technologies. Gwen is the co-author of two O’Reilly books: Kafka: the definitive guide and Hadoop Application Architectures.

Robert Barron

Robert is a Senior Managing Consultant and member of the IBM Garage Solution Engineering group, he specializes in Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Chat Operations (ChatOps). He has over twenty years of experience in enterprise systems in multiple domains spanning development, technical leadership, project management and offering management.

~/ conference location

DevOpsDays Tel Aviv will be held at:


Expo Tel Aviv, Pavilion 10

101 Rokach Blvd.,

Tel Aviv

The Convention Center is located right next to the beautiful Yarkon Park and offers easy transport options and accessibility.





If you are coming by bus, have a look at the Moovit app for information on the best route here.



If you are coming by train you can check schedules at the Israel Railways website.  You will need to get off at the Tel Aviv University station.



There are bicycle rental points all around Tel Aviv, appropriately called Tel-O-Fun, you can find all of the bike rental spots and the app for download on the website.


Taxi & Ride Sharing

There are numerous ride-sharing and taxi apps in Tel Aviv, you can try Gett, Uber, Yango, and even Bubble for adaptive route ride-sharing.

Find more info about the conference here.



For participants coming by car, parking is available within the Convention Center grounds. The cost to participants is 29 shekels for the day.



Tel Aviv is home to Israel’s most prestigious beachfront hotels. The main stretch of hotels is right across from the Tel Aviv Marina. You can find more information about the location of the various hotels here.


Tel Aviv is one of the most culturally diverse cities you will ever see. There is a multitude of sights, tours, and museums that visitors can enjoy during their stay in Israel. For more information on things to do in Tel Aviv, see here.


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