June 29, 2021
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Kong Announces Agenda for “Destination: Automation 2021” Digital Event on July 14

Attendees Will Learn How to Unblock Development Workflows and Enhance the Benefits of Microservices, Service Mesh and Kubernetes Through Automation

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2021Kong Inc., the leading cloud connectivity company, today announced the agenda for Destination: Automation 2021, a free, one-day digital conference that will take place on Wednesday, July 14. The event will explore innovative ways organizations can use automation to overcome challenges with their applications and underlying tech stacks. Sessions will explain how to make modern apps and services more efficient, secure and resilient by using microservices, service mesh, Kubernetes and more. Partners include AWS, Codefresh, Datadog, Epsagon, Mirantis, Red Hat, Salt Security and Traceable AI.

Without a modern approach to managing applications and services across architectural environments, developer teams are trapped fighting low performance, outages and even data leaks or worse, said Marco Palladino, CTO and co-founder of Kong Inc. Our next Destination: Automation event will explain how to build self-reliant systems through automation, enabling teams to focus on what matters most: delivering new products, services and value for their customers.

Destination: Automation 2021 will feature 18 virtual sessions across two tracks, with speakers including:

  • Reza Shafii, vice president of products, Kong Inc. (keynote)
  • Annie Talvasto, product marketing manager, CAST AI
  • Rick Sherman, technical evangelist, Datadog
  • Deepak Goel, CTO, D2iQ Inc.
  • Luca Maraschi, CTO, mobileLive
  • Viktor Farcic, developer advocate, Shipa
  • Sanjay Nagaraj, co-founder and CTO, Traceable AI

To register for the event, please visit Follow the conversation on Twitter with #Automation21 for live updates.

About Kong Inc.

Kong creates software and managed services that connect APIs and microservices natively across and within clouds, Kubernetes, data centers and more using intelligent automation. Built on an open source core, Kongs service connectivity platform enables digital innovation by allowing organizations to reliably and securely manage the full lifecycle of APIs and services for modern architectures, including microservices, serverless and service mesh. By providing developer teams with unprecedented architectural freedom, Kong accelerates innovation cycles, increases productivity, and seamlessly bridges legacy and modern systems and applications. For more information about Kong, please visit or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.