Talk by Janus Friis Nielsen: The Journey of Uber from a Technology Point of View

Title

The Journey of Uber from a Technology Point of View

Abstract

Uber started as a simple idea. What if you could request a ride from your phone? And very quickly grew into a global business in more than 700 cities and 14M trips a day. We will look at the unique journey from a technology perspective with special emphasis on the deployment of code and config. 

Bio

Janus Friis Nielsen is a software engineer in Uber’s Aarhus engineering office. Here he works on the in-house deployment platform responsible for building and upgrading all microservices at Uber. Before joining Uber Janus implemented advanced security software and co-founded a security startup.