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Tuesday, September 11 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
PRO TALK: Scaling an API Ecosystem to Deliver Millions of Assets to Enterprises Globally

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Migrating a high traffic, customer facing production application and infrastructure to the cloud is no small task. With some of the world’s leading businesses depending on your technology and content, the stakes are high and the requirements are many. Shutterstock recently embarked on a technology transformation which led to organizational, cultural and technical changes in a mission to grow beyond an e-commerce site to serving many global enterprises through a creative platform. Shutterstock empowers business around the world with high-quality images, video, music and design tools through its API partners such as Amazon, Facebook, Google and IBM. In this talk, Peter Silvio, Vice President of Engineering and Architecture, will share best practices in transitioning to a globally distributed cloud infrastructure to better manage, measure, and manipulate your API. He will outline the decisions made and challenges faced in relation to talent, process and technology. Main audience takeaways: 1. Understanding the decision tree for implementing an API ecosystem. 2. How to best invest in resiliency and monitoring of your API. 3. How to educate technical and non-technical stakeholders about scaling a API Ecosystem.

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Peter Silvio

VP Engineering and Architecture, Shutterstock
Peter Silvio is a Vice President of Engineering for Platform Solutions at Shutterstock. A passionate technology leader with over 20 years of experience, he has spent the past decade architecting and building distributed service platforms and designing data architecture not just for... Read More →

Tuesday September 11, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Workshop Room 3