GitHub Universe will feature over 30 speakers from a wide range of industries. These technical leaders will share how their teams collaborate and build great software. We’ve got a preview of some of the amazing speakers that will be joining us on October 1st and 2nd in San Francisco. You can find the complete list of announced speakers at


We’ll start each day at Universe with keynotes from GitHub and featured speakers from world renowned software organizations. From making movies to discovering objects in space, you’ll hear how these teams collaborate:

  • Chris Wanstrath, Co-founder and CEO, GitHub
  • Dr. Yvonne Pendleton, Director of SSERVI, NASA
  • Dr. Michael B. Johnson, Pre-production Software Architect, Pixar
  • Nicole Sanchez, VP of Social Impact, GitHub

Speakers from the whole community

Not only will both days be packed with sessions from GitHub, but you’ll also get to see the full spectrum of the GitHub community. Open source teams, enterprise customers, and partners are all coming together to share their experiences.

  • Hima Mukkamala, Executive Director of Software Engineering, GE Software
  • Josh Kalderimis, Co-founder and CEO, Travis CI
  • Bill Walker, Senior Manager, Mozilla
  • Christine Abernathy, Open Source Developer Advocate, Facebook
  • Dan Cundiff, Lead Software Consultant, Target

And that’s just the start. Stay tuned to and @githubuniverse for the complete list of speakers and full scheduling coming soon.

If you haven’t grabbed a ticket to Universe, it’s not too late. Get your ticket before they sell out.