OpenAir 2015

OpenAir focused on creating engineering solutions to the challenges of matching. The brightest minds in the industry came together to tackle such issues as search and discovery, trust, internationalization, mobile, and infrastructure.

We heard from: Netflix, Stripe, Periscope, LinkedIn, Etsy, Pinterest, Lyft, Quora, HomeJoy, Watsi, Instagram, Facebook, and Google.org

Brian Chesky, Co-founder & CEO, Airbnb
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineering, Airbnb
open source
Adora Cheung, Co-founder & CEO, Homejoy
Michael Lopp, Head of Engineering, Pinterest
Peter Morelli, VP of Engineering, Lyft
Nathan Blecharczyk, Co-founder & CTO, Airbnb
engineering
Mike Krieger, Co-founder, Instagram
infrastructure
Surabhi Gupta, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
search
Sam Altman, President, YCombinator
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineer, Airbnb
startups
Xavier Amatrain, VP of Engineering, Quora
machine learning
Sara Haider, Staff Software Engineer, Periscope
mobile
Carlos Gomez-Uribe, VP of Product Innovation, Netflix
discovery
Bar Ifrach, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Hector Yee, Engineer, Airbnb
data
Adam Wolff, Engineering Director on Product Infrastructure, Facebook
mobile
Alanna Scott, Software Engineer, Airbnb Disaster Response Tool
Grace Garey, Co-founder, Watsi
Raquel Romano, Software Engineer, Google.org
Mario Lugay, Impact Advisor, Kapor Center
communities
Eric Levine, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
machine learning
Brian Krausz, Prudct Engineer, Stripe
payments
Kamelia Aryafar, Data Scientist, Etsy
machine learning
Paul Graham, Founder, YCombinator
Nathan Blecharczyk, Co-founder & CTO, Airbnb
growth
Ben Horowitz, Co-founder & General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineering, Airbnb
startups
Annie Change, Head of Product, Homejoy
Sam Schillace, SVP of Engineering, Box
Gustaf Alstromer, Growth Product Manager, Airbnb
Ryan Lawler, Writer, TechCrunch
growth
Henry Lin, Senior Data Scientist, Uber
Dan Hill, Product Lead, Airbnb
Drake Baer, Writer, Business Insider
machine learning
Surabhi Gupta, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
search
John Collison, Founder & President, Stripe
Gilad Horev, Head of Payments & Fraud, Eventbrite
Ian Logan, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Owen Thomas, Writer, ReadWrite
payments
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