Software Development

Watch these 8 tech talks from’s Developers Conference

Learn about a variety of topics with leading technologists from Comcast, Vanguard, URBN and more.

A session at the 2022 Developers Conference, hosted at Perpay.

(Photo by Sam Markowitz)

It’s the 12th annual Philly Tech Week presented by Comcast, and that means the return of the Developers Conference — with a new twist on how it’s been done in the past.

With the move toward in-person events again, we wanted to apply lessons from the last two years and create a unique hybrid experience blending the best elements of virtual and IRL programming.

On Tuesday, May 10, over 150 local technologists gathered at Perpay’s gorgeous office overlooking the Schuylkill River for a series of focused huddle group discussions, and before the event, we shared pre-recorded talks on a sampling of the latest tech trends and challenges.

We’re making those videos public now, so if you couldn’t make it to Dev Conf this year, check out the videos below and click here for the full playlist.

How to succeed as an individual contributor

  • Featuring Leslie Chapman, distinguished software engineer at Comcast

Scaling a CI/CD pipeline with Vanguard

  • Featuring the enterprise pipeline team at Vanguard: Technical Product Owner Madhumathi Sankaran, Technical Product Owner Christopher Cothran and Senior Cloud Engineer Alexander Szostek


Securing your security career with Vanguard

  • Featuring the enterprise security team at Vanguard: Incident Response Manager Christina McMahon, IAM Global Head Srinath Chigullapalli, Senior Manager of DevSecOps Jake Webster, Senior Fraud Investigator Greg Zaharchuk and Senior Manager of Enterprise Authentication Platforms and Services Anand Subramanian

Reviewing a new mobile authentication process with URBN

  • Featuring Senior Manager of UI Engineering Andy Rudi and Senior Manager and Platform Architect Bala Kalyatpanoli from URBN

Crossbeam digs in on Clojure

  • Featuring Nick McAvoy, engineering manager at Crossbeam

The role of media in technology with Audacy

  • Featuring Sarah Foss, chief technology officer, and Kevin Greenwald, VP of strategy, M&A and business development at Audacy

Capital One: Working inside product and technology

  • Featuring Senior Director of Technology Jay Michelini and VP of Product Management Amanda Cronin at Capital One in conversation with CEO Chris Wink

Working in tech @ Power Home Remodeling

  • Featuring VP of Business Technology Ben Klang at Power Home Remodeling in conversation with CEO Chris Wink


Want more insights from local tech luminaries? Check out the rest of the Philly Tech Week calendar of events, and we hope to see you out there!

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