Andrei Soroker

Andrei Soroker

Director of Product at 8x8

Andrei is the Director of Product for Messaging at 8x8 (NYSE: EGHT). Prior to 8x8, Andrei was the CEO of Sameroom, a chat interoperability startup (acquired by 8x8 in 2017). Andrei has been building Erlang and Elixir-based systems since 2009.

Past Activities

Andrei Soroker
Code BEAM SF 2019
28 Feb 2019
14.40 - 15.25

The art of the BEAM: How to replace the JVM and not get fired

New technology initiatives are hard, especially at larger, older companies. In particular, when the target is something as fundamental as the VM. This talk explains how to successfully insert BEAM into a seemingly unbudging technology stack, and live to reap the benefits.