Alex Payne

Alex Payne
CTO, BankSimple

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Alex Payne is Chief Product & Technology Officer for BankSimple, a startup working to make personal finance simple, honest, and dependable again. Previously, Alex was one of the first employees at Twitter, the popular social messaging network. There, Alex led development of the Twitter Platform, growing it into one of the most popular software platforms on the Web. Before joining Twitter, he worked for an Information Security contractor in the military and intelligence sector. Alex got his start writing software for political campaigns and non-profits in Washington, DC.

Alex is a frequent speaker on software engineering practices and systems architecture at conferences around the world. He’s the co-author of Programming Scala, and is passionate about the history and evolution of programming languages.

Sessions

Location: F 151
Alex Payne (BankSimple), Dean Wampler (Typesafe)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
Welcome and introduction from the summit chairs Alex Payne and Dean Wampler, and an overview of what makes Scala unique and more productive to work with. Read more.
Location: F 151
Tags: scala
Alex Payne (BankSimple), Coda Hale (Yammer, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.40, 5 ratings)
Scala is in production today. Hear from developers at Twitter and Yammer of their real world experience deploying Scala. Read more.
Event
Location: F150_El Camp
This session is part of Emerging Languages Camp.
Brady Forrest (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Alex Payne (BankSimple)
New programming languages are born all the time. Some languages are created to tackle new problems. Some languages are evidence proofs towards a better way of programming. Some are created just for fun or to scratch an itch. The Emerging Languages Camp is a gathering of the creators of recent programming languages, their peers, colleagues, interested programmers, technologists, and journalists. Read more.
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