A Node.js conference
by the enterprise, for the enterprise
April 28, 2015

About nodeday 2015

nodeday is a Node.js conference by the enterprise, for the enterprise. Now in its second year, this one-day industry conference brings together people from companies that have adopted or are planning to adopt Node.js, and focuses on the issues that these companies face. It gives participants a forum to discuss and share their experiences with Node.js, share advice, tips and tricks, and drive forward both the technology and the community.
Come join us at the No. 1 World Trade Centre on April 28, 2015 - register here

Please enter through the North Lobby on Vesey St. From there you will be directed to the location. We advise you to travel light, all bags need to be scanned and we only have access to one scanner for the event so the less bags the better!

Topics and Agenda

More speakers to be announced





About Edward Ed is the VP of Engineering at Condé Nast where along with Paul Fryzel led the adoption of Node.js across the organization starting with the creation of a content API and platform built entirely with Node. Prior to Condé Nast he spent a number of years working at startups as well as large companies creating products and platforms. He studied Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.

Edward Cudahy

Conde Nast



Keynote from API Platform

About Josh Josh first started using Node.js in 2010 under the training of substack. After working for various startups across the country, he now builds Node.js content APIs to power such Condé Nast brands as Vanity Fair and CN Traveler. His best-known modules are ecstatic and hoarders.

About Ryan Ryan helps Condè Nast build internal tools and APIs for brands like GQ, Vanity Fair, and Epicurious. Prior to Condè Nast, he worked at Razorfish for several years building systems for Mercedes-Benz and Carnival Cruise Lines. He studied Computer Science at Georgia Tech.


Josh Holbrook

Condé Nast

Ryan Juang

Condè Nast


Panel Discussion

Node.js and the Future of Media

About Edward Ed is the VP of Engineering at Condé Nast where along with Paul Fryzel led the adoption of Node.js across the organization starting with the creation of a content API and platform built entirely with Node. Prior to Condé Nast he spent a number of years working at startups as well as large companies creating products and platforms. He studied Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon.

About Scott Scott has been a web developer, lead, and architect for over ten years. Most of that time was spent creating APIs, libraries, and frameworks. His current role at Dow Jones is focused on building automated deployment pipelines and e2e testing strategies. He has been writing production apps in Node.js since 0.4.5 and toying with it even longer. The rest of his time is spent with his two little girls and amazing wife, or skiing, or both.

About Wayne Wayne Warner is a Senior Software Engineer and technical lead for Bloomberg's flagship consumer website - He is the author of an open source isomorphic JavaScript framework called Brisket(TM). Bloomberg uses Brisket to rapidly develop several products including,, and

About Chris Chris Williams (@voodootikigod) is co-founder and CTO of Emerging Technology Advisors (ETA). He is the creator of JSConf and RobotsConf. He is the godfather of the Nodebots and NodeCopter movements and is an avid explorer of the improbable. He is the moderator of the Node.js Advisory Board and keeper of the peace within (Node|io).js land. He also likes craft beer.


Edward Cudahy

Conde Nast

Scott Rahner

Dow Jones

Wayne Warner


Chris Williams



The evolution of modularity

About Lin Lin Clark is the Dev Star at npm, Inc. Prior to npm, she was a researcher at DERI Galway, one of the world's leading Web Science research institutes, and was core module maintainer on a CMS which powers an estimated 8% of all CMS-driven sites. She has been involved in W3C standardization efforts and many open source projects across different ecosystems.

Lin Clark

Dev Star




Node and io.js

About Mikeal JS Community Organizer. Evangelist at Modulus.

Mikeal Rogers



Panel discussion

Node & IoT

About Matteo Matteo is a software engineer and internet of things (IoT) expert with a passion for coding, distributed architectures and agile methodologies. He has worked with a wide range of technologies (Java, Ruby, Javascript, Node.js, Objective-C) in a variety of fields. Matteo is the author of the Node.js MQTT Broker, Mosca, the LevelGraph database, and is co-author of the book Javascript: Best Practices (FAG, Milan). In 2014, Matteo completed his Ph.D. with a thesis entitled 'Application Platforms for the Internet of Things: Theory, Architecture, Protocols, Data Formats and Privacy'. Matteo is also an experienced conference speaker on the above topics. In his spare time, he builds and contributes to open source software (see his github profile and sails the Sirocco.

About Matt Matthew Podwysocki is a Principal Software Engineer at Microsoft working with the DX/TED group. He is currently working on the reactive extensions for all languages including JavaScript, .NET, Ruby and Python, as well as working on building the internet of things in Node.js. He is a speaker, podcaster, conference organizer, and in his spare time helps with STEM efforts, teaching the next generation of software and hardware developers.

About Emily Emily Rose is a transhumanist with a passion for queer cyborg artistry. They are currently experimenting with ambient intelligence, adaptive automation, and evolving interfaces. Emily is a world-class speaker who has brought humor and enlightenment to audiences across the globe. Original NodeBots curator, founder of DanceJS, and one of the most interesting individuals in the known universe; Emily is an unnatural force of pure, unbridled creativity. Currently at

About Colin For the past two years, Colin has lead the littleBits engineering team. Most recently, as littleBits' cloud platform lead, he spearheaded littleBits' newly announced cloudBit, which allows anyone to turn any object into an internet-connected smart device – no soldering, wiring or programming required. Prior to his work at littleBits, Colin was the founder of Montreal-based Stresslimit Design for over a decade. From his years of experience in the technology industry, Colin can speak to the importance of interconnectivity, the relationship between hardware and software, the growing trend of IoT and his personal experiences with building software and prototyping tools for IoT.


Matteo Collina


Matt Podwysocki


Emily Rose

Colin Vernon



Richard Rodger

About Richard Richard Rodger is co-founder and chief technical officer (CTO) of nearForm, a Node.js consultancy that builds large-scale enterprise systems. He is an internationally recognized thought leader and speaker on Node.js and microservices. He is also author of Mobile Application Development in the Cloud (Wiley, 2012), and former CTO of FeedHenry, a mobile applications platform that was recently acquired by RedHat. Richard is creator of a number of open source tools, including and Richard is a regular contributor to the Sunday Business Post newspaper in Ireland, and holds degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy, and Computer Science.

Richard Rodger



Panel discussion

Enterprise Adoption: Lessons Learned

About Robert Robert is a Director of Engineering at, the top genealogy company in the world. His current focus is the adoption of emerging technologies and architecture such as Node.js and Docker. He is passionate about solving big problems to create a better world with a focus on agility, emotion and passion.

About Jean-Charles Engineering Architect at PayPal through acquisition (formerly of Where, LLC).
I work on open-source for PayPal.
I am the lead maintainer of kraken-js—PayPal's open-source web application framework for Node.js. Since the end of 2013, all greenfield web application development at PayPal is built on kraken-js.

About Travell Travell is a CTO at Fidelity Investments and a leading evangelist for the widespread adoption of Node.js within the organization. He delivered Fidsafe, a virtual safe deposit box to market for the organization and is now applying Node and other JavaScript technologies to more core offerings. Travell has over ten years of experience building systems for financial services. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from MIT and an M.S. in Business from BU.

About Cian Cian O'Maidin is the co-founder and visionary CEO behind nearForm. Very early on he saw how Node.js could help the world work in a better way and is committed to making that happen through nearForm. He is an established Entrepreneur, Node Community Leader, the Creator of NodeDublin and now the Curator of NodeConf.EU. In 2012 Cian was voted amongst the most influential leaders in Irish technology.


Robert Schultz


Jean-Charles Sisk


Travell Perkins


Cian O'Maidin



Closing remarks


After Party

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Code of conduct

Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Conference participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers.


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Condé Nast
1 World Trade Center
Floor 34
Lower Manhattan
New York, NY 10007

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