Software Architecture : November 18th, 2023 at Silicon Valley Code Campfire
Serving as a Distinguished Engineer at TiVo, Keith honed his expertise in software architecture with a focus on services and system design. Prior to that, as the Chief Architect at PRN, Inc., Keith took on the responsibility of rearchitecting an entire service platform for a retail media service provider and technology developer. His leadership also extended to E-Color, where he held the roles of CTO and Chief Architect, guiding the development and operation of True Internet Color image correction and delivery services. His extensive background includes positions such as Chief Architect at Encanto Networks, Director of Software Development at Individual, Inc., and roles at Novell and Excelan.
What are software architects? They are leaders in their team and in the broader organization. They are experts in their technology, development and deployment of their solution. And they must understand the business needs and how to build the solution for them. In this session you’ll learn what architects do day to day. You’ll get insights to the challenges that are unique to an architect’s role and suggestions for how to face them. You’ll discover the most important skill an architect must have is the ability to build trust, trust with the engineering team and trust within the organization.