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About Dev Innovation Summit

Dev Innovation Summit invites 500+ (Onsite) and 1,500+ (Virtual) Dev Professionals to discover and learn about the newest developer technologies, from new Dev Tools and Programming Languages to APIs and Cloud Services. Dev Innovation Summit is also the largest developer technology competition, inviting all attendees to vote on 500+ dev technologies across the world.

Nov 6-7, 2024 · Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
Nov 13-14, 2024 · Live Online

Team

Co-founder & CEO

Geoff Domoracki

Geoff Domoracki is the co-founder and CEO of DevNetwork, producers of technology conferences including DeveloperWeek, API World, and ProductWorld. A philosophy major turned tech entrepreneur, Geoff lives in the cross-section of philosophy and technology. Geoff was formerly the co-founder of Techweek, the leading Midwest startup & technology conference, as well as a consultant for investment firms such as Lightbank, the venture capital firm behind Groupon. He enjoys curating and moderating conference talks around systemic change, the API ecosystem, democratizing data, and thinking of the web as an open database or “read-write web”. In his spare time, he’s usually training for an Ironman triathlon, practicing Jeet Kune Do, or reading Integral Theory.
Co-founder

Jonathan Pasky

Jonathan Pasky is the co-founder of DevNetwork. He is also the co-founder of Techweek and a patent attorney and principal at Pasky IP, a boutique intellectual property law firm. Previously, he was Chief Legal Officer at FanFound, a Chicago-based music startup. Jon is a mentor at Excelerate Labs, on the Board of Directors of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, and has served as a judge for numerous competitions, including SeedCon (University of Chicago Booth School of Business) and the City of Chicago’s Small Business Competiton. Additionally, he has served as a guest lecturer at DePaul University. Jon delivers legal and business development expertise to clients and teams, bringing insight to startup strategy regarding innovation and technology.
Sales

Adam Luchs

Adam Luchs has been working in the events industry for over a decade by designing, marketing, and producing experiential events across a wide spectrum of genres, including intimate executive-level retreats to large multi-day conferences, alongside some of the world’s most recognizable brands including Red Bull, GoPro and more, while set in some of the world's most iconic destinations such as Hawaii, Alaska, and California. By successfully merging marketing acumen into sales strategy, Adam has a knack for driving new business, engaging clientele, and managing the big picture of how memorable experiences can positively move the needle for any business or organization.
Event Operations Manager

Emily Shaw

Emily is the Event Operations Manager at DevNetwork. She is responsible for providing support to all speakers, sponsors and exhibitors. Prior to joining DevNetwork, Emily worked as the Marketing Coordinator for the El Dorado Hills Town Center, where she planned large community events and provided local business owners with marketing services. Emily graduated from Sonoma State University in 2014 with a B.A in Communication Studies with an emphasis on writing and Public Relations. As a Bay Area native, Emily is excited to return to the Bay Area’s tech industry, where she previously worked with Antenna Group, a tech and energy Public Relations Firm in San Francisco.
Events Coordinator

Haley Miranda

Haley is originally from the Pacific Northwest. In 2016, she decided to leave her hometown for the Bay Area, which she is lucky to call home now. She is responsible for providing support to all sponsors, speakers and exhibitors. Prior to joining DevNetwork, Haley worked at a non-profit organization for 4+ years, where she planned a range of events and provided support to speakers and exhibitors. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new Bay Area restaurants and relaxing by her backyard garden.