Fireside Chat with GitHub CEO - Thomas Dohmke


About this event

Mark your calendars: GitHub CEO and VP of Strategy are coming to Singapore on December 9, 2022

Registrations for this event are now closed.

Register to attend a fireside chat with the CEO of GitHub and a panel discussion with experts, including GitHub’s Vice President of Strategy, Singapore OSS community leaders and developers.

December 9, 2022
Doors open at 6pm, session starts at 6:30pm
7:30pm onwards - Enjoy food, drinks and networking

Level 1, Microsoft Office, 182 Cecil St, #13-01, Singapore 069547


  • Fireside chat with GitHub CEO
  • Panel discussion with GitHub leadership team, local Singapore OSS community leaders and developers


Thomas Dohmke

Thomas Dohmke, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Dohmke is CEO of GitHub and drives the company’s mission of making GitHub the home for all developers. Fascinated by software development since his childhood, Thomas is passionate about building tools developers love and creating products that drive software development forward. He previously co-founded HockeyApp and led the company as CEO through its acquisition by Microsoft in 2014. Thomas holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from University of Glasgow, UK. He lives in the Seattle area, is a LEGO enthusiast, and enjoys coding and making his GitHub contribution graph green in his spare time.

Kyle Daigle

Kyle Daigle, Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff to the CEO

Kyle is Vice President of Strategy and Chief of Staff to the CEO at GitHub. Kyle joined GitHub in 2013 and built and scaled the Ecosystem Engineering teams and worked on the acquisitions of Semmle, npm, and others. He now oversees strategic projects, program management, and communications while supporting the GitHub Executive Team to be more productive and successful.

Prior to GitHub, Kyle worked as an engineering and product leader in FinTech, and ran an engineering consulting business. When he isn’t working with Hubbers and customers, he’s enjoying a quiet weekend in Connecticut with his wife and two sons.

Damian Brady

Damian Brady, Senior Manager, Developer Advocacy

Damian manages Developer Advocacy at GitHub and loves all things DevOps. Formerly a Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, Damian has a 20+ year background in software engineering and consulting in a broad range of industries.

Damian regularly speaks at conferences, meetups, and other events online and around the world.

Bimlesh Wadhwa

Dr. Bimlesh Wadhwa Associate Professor & Assistant Dean (Student Life) at National University of Singapore

Dr. Bimlesh Wadhwa is an Associate Professor & Assistant Dean (Student Life) in the School of Computing at NUS. Her research and teaching interests include software engineering, interaction design, information visualization, and computing education. Her current projects include understanding the ways in which digital technologies are detrimental to our well-being. Previously she has worked on gender issues in human-computer interaction, user modeling, and evaluation of health applications, and improving the quality of software design models.

Evan You

Evan You, Open source developer and author of Vue.js

Evan is an independent open source developer based in Singapore. He is the author of the frontend framework Vue.js and the frontend build tool Vite. Both tools are among the most popular solutions in their respective categories and are used by millions of developers around the world.

Alwyn Tan

Alwyn Tan, Senior Software Engineer at Open Government Products

Alwyn spent the early part of his career working on banking software systems. His first brush with GitHub was through Hazelcast, where he regularly filed pull requests to add features that were needed at work. Today he is part of Open Government Products (OGP), where he gets to pursue coding as part of OGP's mission to build tech for public good, and dabbling in developer relations by participating and helping out in the dev community in Singapore.

Alwyn also takes an interest in helping people at the start of their tech careers, and is a regular on the NUSHackers run Project Intern Telegram group.

Due to security requirements, registration is essential to attend this event and will be closed at 11am SGT, December 8. Seats are limited so register early to save your place.

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This event is organized in collaboration with NUS Hackers.

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