"Confessions of a Performance Addict" / "It’s all Geek to Me"
Patrick O'Sullivan, Associate, Goldman Sachs
Vivek Bedi, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
"Confessions of a Performance Addict" by Patrick O'Sullivan, Associate, Goldman Sachs
For software and infrastructure engineers, making a system more efficient and better performing is a never ending quest and sometimes even a personal vendetta. This talk will discuss advances in computing, networking, and operating system performance, common challenges faced in large scale systems for finance, and the difficulties in monitoring and measuring the performance of such systems.
Patrick O'Sullivan is a member of the Quantitative Trading Performance Engineering team at Goldman Sachs. This team is responsible for engineering the computing, networking, messaging, operating system, and monitoring infrastructure necessary for large scale distributed systems. Patrick is a 2007 graduate of the School of Engineering.
"It's all Geek to Me" by Vivek Bedi, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
From fast paced changing industry trends to turbulent markets to client relations management, today’s technologist is faced with a wide variety of challenges. Being the most technical engineer in the room is just not good enough. This talk will discuss the journey of engineer on wall street and how important the softer parts of being a technologist are. The talk will focus on “things I wish I knew in college” after working for a decade. Yes, this profession can possess pizzazz!
Vivek Bedi is a vice president and part of the Voice Strategy team at Goldman Sachs. The team is responsible for engineering, management, and introduction of all voice products at the firm. Vivek is a 2001 graduate of the Rutgers School of Engineering.