Built on Trust
Apr 18, 2019
Jason Sobel, Engineering Director, Trust, Airbnb
Hong Xu, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Kedar Bellare, Engineer, Airbnb
Dave Cummings, Engineer, Airbnb
Evgenii Shapiro, Engineer, Airbnb
Dzmitry Kishylau, Engineer, Airbnb
Ryan Smick, Engineer, Airbnb
David Chang, Engineer, Airbnb
Kaiyi Li, Engineer, Airbnb
Infrastructure for a Services Oriented Architecture
Feb 19, 2019
Melanie Cebula, Engineer, Airbnb
Cory Mead, Engineer, Airbnb
Siyuan Zhou, Engineer, Airbnb
Sarah Wada, Engineer, Airbnb
Weibo He, Engineer, Airbnb
Native Product Development
Aug 7, 2018
Fan Cox, iOS Engineer, Airbnb
Michael Bachand, iOS Engineer, Airbnb
Gabriel Peal, Android Engineer, Airbnb
Andreas Rossbacher, Android Engineer, Airbnb
Andy Bartholomew, iOS Engineer, Airbnb
Laura Xu, Android Engineer, Airbnb
GraphQL and Apollo at Airbnb
Jul 10, 2018
Peggy Rayzis, Engineer, Apollo
Adam Miskiewicz, Engineer, Airbnb
Liang Guo, Engineer, Airbnb
Simple and portable CI using Docker
Apr 17, 2018
Juliusz Gonera, Engineer, Airbnb
Stephan Boyer, Engineer, Airbnb
Machine Learning in Matching & Marketplaces
Aug 1, 2017
Jieying Chen, Engineer, Airbnb
Julian Qian, Engineer, Airbnb
Ashivni Shekhawat, Data scientist, Lyft
Meihong Wang, Engineering manager, Facebook
Hui Duan, Engineer, Airbnb
Tao Xu, Engineer, Airbnb
Taking Flight: Challenging Conventions
Jul 25, 2017
Clara Liang, Director, Product Managament, Airbnb
Aniyia Williams, CEO, Tinsel
Natalie Gordon, CEO, Babylist
Dom DeGuzman, Software Engineer, Twilio
Jessica McKellar, Director of Engineering, Dropbox
Nikki Ray, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Beth T. Smith, General Manager, IBM Watson
URMs in Technology: Responsibilities and Costs
Jul 18, 2017
Claudia Galván, Doctoral Candidate, Drexel
Kim Martin, Tech Lead, Youtube
Ed Hunter, Engineering leader, Netflix
Makinde Adeagbo, Founder, /dev/color
Data Driven Collaborations in Hyper Growth Companies
Apr 25, 2017
Junshuo Liao, Data Scientist, Airbnb
June Andrews, Data Scientist, Pinterest
Laura Kelly, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Theresa Johnson, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Josh Bloom, CTO, Wise
Cuky Perez, Data Science Manager, Airbnb
Evelyn Shen, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Anju Suryawanshi, Software Engineer, Hotwire
Women in Data Science Post-Conference Screening
Feb 7, 2017
Lisa Qian, Data Science Manager, Airbnb
Julie Hollek, Data Scientist, Twitter
Marilyn Craig, Senior Director of Analytics, ModCloth
Ranjani Ramakrishnan, Data Scientist, Intel
Analytics & Experimentation Tech Talk
Jan 31, 2017
Cece Zhang, Software Engineer, Airbnb
John Bodley, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Chris Williams, Data Viz Engineer, Airbnb
Gian Merlino, Co-founder, Imply
Data Visualization Tech Talk
Nov 29, 2016
Maxime Beauchemin, Data Engineer, Airbnb
Chris Williams, Data Viz Engineer, Airbnb
Kristin Henry, Computer scientist, specializing in Science and Data Visualization, and Generative Art
Building Payments: Insights from TransferWise and Airbnb
Sep 6, 2016
Harsh Sinha, VP of Engineering, TransferWise
Ian Logan, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
React Native and Web Infrastructure
Aug 16, 2016
Leland Richardson, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Maja Wichrowska, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Josh Perez, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Adam Miskiewicz, Software Engineer, Exponent
Growth at Airbnb
Apr 5, 2016
Chris Wren, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Nick Handel, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Vivek Venkatraman, Experience Designer, Airbnb
Search at Airbnb II
Mar 9, 2016
Ali Nahm, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Brendan Collins, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Jiang Chen, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Developer Infrastructure with Airbnb and Bundler
Aug 17, 2015
Matt Baker, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Igor Serebryany, Software Engineer, Airbnb
André Arko, Team Lead, Bundler
Apr 14, 2015
Eric Petzel, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Nick Adams, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Crash Fast: Square’s approach to Android crashes
Apr 14, 2015
Pierre-Yves Ricau, Software Engineer, Square
The Evolution of Airbnb’s Frontend
Mar 6, 2015
Spike Brehm, Software Engineer, Airbnb
O2: The Life of A CSS Framework
Mar 6, 2015
Fiona Tay, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Implementing a visual CSS testing framework
Mar 6, 2015
Jessica Dillon, Software Engineer, Bugsnag
Scaling things that don’t scale: scalability and reliability at Airbnb
Jan 29, 2015
Ben Hughes, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Jon Tai, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Real-time stream processing at scale using Apache Kafka and Samza
Jan 29, 2015
Neha Narkhede, Co-founder & Head of Engineering, Confluent
Payments at Airbnb
Dec 16, 2014
Ian Logan, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Decentralized payments with Bitcoin
Dec 9, 2014
Adrian Macneil, Director of Engineering, Coinbase
Randomness and Fraud
Dec 2, 2014
Michael Manapat, Software Engineer, Stripe
machine learning
The future of app deployment
Nov 30, 2014
Hongli Lai, co-founder & CTO, Phusion
Tinco Andringa, Software Engineer, Phusion
Goffert van Gool, Software Engineer, Phusion
SDK Mindset
Nov 26, 2014
Ben Mills, Software Developer, Braintree
Mickey Reiss, iOS Developer, Braintree
Feature engineering for real-time fraud detection
Oct 1, 2014
Doug Beeferman, Software Engineer, Sift Science
machine learning
How to drive growth: lessons from Facebook, Dropbox, and more
Jun 27, 2014
Ivan Kirigin, Founder & Engineer, YesGraph
How to search
Jun 17, 2014
Sriram Sankar, Principal Staff Engineer, LinkedIn
Referrals at Airbnb: driving sustainable & scalable growth
Jun 17, 2014
Gustaf Alstromer, Product Manager, Airbnb
Jimmy Tang, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Search at Airbnb
May 2, 2014
Max Charkov, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Experiments at Airbnb
Apr 3, 2014
Jan Overgoor, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Will Moss, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Using technology to build a better food system
Apr 20, 2014
Josh Tetrick, Founder & CEO, Hampton Creek
Predicting price
Dec 7, 2013
Dan Hill, Product Lead, Airbnb
machine learning
Apache ZooKeeper and the fallacies of distributed computing
Jun 24, 2013
Patrick Hunt, Software Engineer, Cloudera
Airplanes, Spaceships, and Missiles: engineering lessons from famous projects
Jun 6, 2013
Bjorn Freeman-Benson, VP of Engineering, New Relic
Twitter-commons: libraries for python and the jvm (and a build system – why not)
May 24, 2013
John Sirois, Software Engineer, Twitter
Bill Farner, Software Engineer, Twitter
Brian Wickman, Software Engineer, Twitter
Tour de Jackson: From Basics to Forgotten Features
May 10, 2013
Tatu Saloranta, Principal Engineer, Salesforce
Cascading: enterprise data workflows based on functional programming
Mar 28, 2013
Paco Nathan, Director of Data Science, Concurrent
Dive into performance
Mar 18, 2013
Steve Souders, Head Performance Engineer, Google
Replacing cron & building scalable data pipelines at Airbnb
Feb 28, 2013
Flo Leibert, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Harrison Shoff, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Andy Kramolisch, Software Engineer, Airbnb
What’s new in Node.js: v0.10, streams2, and more
Feb 28, 2013
Isaac Schluetter, Lead Maintainer, Node
HTTP 2.0 for fun and profit
Feb 25, 2013
Ilya Grigorik, Developer Advocate, Google
Fulfillment Engineering: dealing with humans and real-world physical objects
Jan 31, 2013
Niniane Wang, CTO, Minted
OOCSS and Preprocessors in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G
Feb 28, 2013
Nicole Sullivan, Web Developer, Consultant
Reddit, Netflix, and beyond: building scalable and reliable architectures in the Cloud
Feb 28, 2012
Jeremy Edberg, Reliability Architect, Netflix
Move fast and break things
Oct 16, 2012
Evan Priestley, Infrastructure Engineer, Facebook
Go programming language
Oct 1, 2012
Brad Fitzpatrick, Hacker, Google
Rich JavaScript app architecture
Sep 14, 2012
Spike Brehm, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Building LinkedIn's real-time pipeline
Aug 30, 2012
Jay Kreps, Technical Lead, LinkedIn
data & how we did it
Aug 16, 2012
Dalton Caldwell, Founder & CEO,
Building maintainable apps in the browser
Aug 6, 2012
Justin Tulloss, Lead Engineer, Rdio
How Square stays up: tools and processes Square uses to stay stable and available
Jul 23, 2012
Erica Kwan, Software Engineer, Square
Git and Github secrets
Jun 12, 2012
Zach Holman, Software Engineer, Github
Future is responsive
Jun 7, 2012
Jonathan Smiley, Partner & Design Lead, Zurb
Apache Mesos
May 30, 2012
Ben Hindman, Creator, Mesos
Harder than it looks
May 29, 2012
Yehuda Katz, Founder, Tilde Inc.
Webkit! How the web is rendered
May 29, 2012
Levi Weintraub, Webkit Engineer, Google
The life of a data scientist
May 23, 2012
Josh Willis, Director of Data Science, Cloudera
Airbnb’s journey into mobile web
May 16, 2012
Harrison Shoff, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Scaling Instagram
Apr 1, 2012
Mike Krieger, Co-founder, Instagram
Druid - distributed exploration of high dimensional data
Mar 14, 2012
Eric Tschetter, Lead Architect, Metamarkets

Taking Flight

An event series for underrepresented groups in tech
Leading with Impact
Jul 31, 2018
Aniyia Williams, CEO, Tinsel
Nikki Ray, Engineer, Airbnb
Dom DeGuzman, Engineer, Twilio
Penny Campbell, Engineering leadership consultant
Nirmala Ranganathan, Principal innovation engineer, Intuit
Mai Leduc, Product lead, Airbnb
Career Progression for Women in Tech
Oct 11, 2016
Anna Patterson, VP of Engineering, Google
Tara Hernandez, Director of Systems and Build Engineering, Linden Lab
Jessie Frazelle, Software Engineer, Google
Lila Tretikov, Board Director, Rackspace
Linda Nguyen, VP of Engineering, Medisas
Angela Zhu, Software Engineer, Airbnb
Mobile Lightning Talks
May 31, 2016
Kristina Thai, iOS Engineer, Intuit
Erin Parker & Nidhi Kulkarni, Co-Founders, Spitfire Athlete
Sienna Aguayo, Software Engineer, Indiegogo
Rachel Bobbins, iOS Engineer, Stitchfix
Shola Oyedele, Software Engineer, Walker & Co
Emily Zhao, Android Engineer, Airbnb
Science of Marketing
May 24, 2016
Becca Carter, Data Science Manager, Ebay
Elena Grewal, Data Science Manager, Airbnb
Apache Spark & Elasticsearch
Apr 17, 2015
Holden Karau, Software Engineer, Databricks
Coordinated migrations: Core data science - identity research & modeling
Apr 17, 2015
Aude Hofleitner, Data Scientist, Facebook
Trust & Safety: Suspicious account model
Apr 17, 2015
Ariana Radianto, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Designing with data: a human-centered approach to data-driven innovation
Apr 17, 2015
Arianna McClain, Senior Hybrid Design Researcher, Ideo
July 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015
Ingrid Avendano, Engineer, Uber
Nikki Ray, Data Engineer, Airbnb
Tracy Chou, Software Engineer, Pinterest
Rachel Sanders, Co-Founder, PyLadies San Francisco
Raylene Yung, Director of Product Engineering, Stripe
November 17, 2014
Nov 17, 2014
Niniane Wang, Founder, Evertoon
Varsha Rao, Head of Global Operations, Airbnb
November 06, 2014
Nov 6, 2014
Amina Abdulla, Solutions Architect, Cloudera
Lauren Beresford, Data Scientist, Sproutling
Kelly Uphoff, Director of Experimentation and Algorithm, Netflix
Lisa Qian, Data Scientist, Airbnb
July 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Michele Titolo, CTO, Women Who Code
Surabhi Gupta, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Julia Grace, Head of Engineering, Tindie
Carolyn Au, Senior Software Engineer, Google
Josie Gillan, Director of Quality Engineering for the Programmatic Platform, Salesforce

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
Opening keynote
Brian Chesky, Co-founder & CEO, Airbnb
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineering, Airbnb
open source
Opening keynote panel
Adora Cheung, Co-founder & CEO, Homejoy
Michael Lopp, Head of Engineering, Pinterest
Peter Morelli, VP of Engineering, Lyft
Nathan Blecharczyk, Co-founder & CTO, Airbnb
Scaling Instagram
Mike Krieger, Co-founder, Instagram
How marketplace search differs from traditional search
Surabhi Gupta, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Fireside chat with Sam Altman
Sam Altman, President, YCombinator
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineer, Airbnb
Machine learning at Quora
Xavier Amatrain, VP of Engineering, Quora
machine learning
Building Periscope on Android
Sara Haider, Staff Software Engineer, Periscope
Innovation at Netflix
Carlos Gomez-Uribe, VP of Product Innovation, Netflix
How much is that worth?
Bar Ifrach, Data Scientist, Airbnb
Hector Yee, Engineer, Airbnb
Adam Wolff, Engineering Director on Product Infrastructure, Facebook
How technology can reach underserved communities
Alanna Scott, Software Engineer, Airbnb Disaster Response Tool
Grace Garey, Co-founder, Watsi
Raquel Romano, Software Engineer,
Mario Lugay, Impact Advisor, Kapor Center
Detecting and mitigating fraud in real-time at scale
Eric Levine, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
machine learning
Going Global: Getting International Users Paid
Brian Krausz, Prudct Engineer, Stripe
Machine learning as the key to personalized curation
Kamelia Aryafar, Data Scientist, Etsy
machine learning
The data-driven network: Experiences from building the ‘big data’ ecosystem
Kapil Surlaker, Head of Data Infra, LinkedIn
Paul Graham in Conversation with Nathan Blecharczyk
Paul Graham, Founder, YCombinator
Nathan Blecharczyk, Co-founder & CTO, Airbnb
Ben Horowitz in Conversation with Airbnb’s Mike Curtis
Ben Horowitz, Co-founder & General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Mike Curtis, VP of Engineering, Airbnb
Driving sustainable & scalable growth
Annie Change, Head of Product, Homejoy
Sam Schillace, SVP of Engineering, Box
Gustaf Alstromer, Growth Product Manager, Airbnb
Ryan Lawler, Writer, TechCrunch
Algorithmic pricing models
Henry Lin, Senior Data Scientist, Uber
Dan Hill, Product Lead, Airbnb
Drake Baer, Writer, Business Insider
machine learning
Marketplace matchmaking
Surabhi Gupta, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Payments on a global scale
John Collison, Founder & President, Stripe
Gilad Horev, Head of Payments & Fraud, Eventbrite
Ian Logan, Engineering Manager, Airbnb
Owen Thomas, Writer, ReadWrite