Kohsuke Kawaguchi

Launchable (USA)

Future of CI/CD: testing.next

The last decade has seen a relentless push to deliver software faster. Automated testing has emerged as one of the most important technologies for scaling software delivery. In this keynote, Kohsuke Kawaguchi, creator of Jenkins and co-founder of Launchable, shares insights into emerging trends and practices in the testing space, including where AI/ML is getting deployed. This session will highlight innovations in testing and future approaches that are emerging for those looking to nurture a continuous quality culture.

Kohsuke Kawaguchi is the creator of Jenkins and co-CEO of Launchable. He is a well-respected developer and popular speaker at industry and Jenkins community events. Kawaguchi’s sensibilities in creating Jenkins and his deep understanding of the challenges software development teams face everywhere also had a major impact on CloudBees’ strategy as a company, where he served as CTO. Before joining CloudBees, Kawaguchi was with Sun Microsystems and Oracle, where he worked on a variety of projects and initiated the open source work that led to Jenkins.