Chris Maki

Founder & Chief Architect of Rip City Software

Chris is the founder and Chief Architect of Rip City Software, a company dedicated to Java Microservices and building systems in AWS. He has more than 20 years of experience creating web scale enterprise systems. Throughout his career, Chris has been a user group leader, speaker, and author. He's passionate about inclusive leadership, empowering teams, focusing on differentiated work and streamlining the development, testing and deployment process.


20,000 Deployments a Year
Cloud Native Applications
Consumer Driven Contracts
Docker to the Rescue
Managing teams in chaos


ƜberConf July 16 - 19, 2019 Denver, CO
New England Software Symposium September 27 - 29, 2019 Boston, MA
Twin Cities Software Symposium October 11 - 12, 2019 Minneapolis, MN
Great Lakes Software Symposium October 25 - 27, 2019 Chicago, IL
Pacific Northwest Software Symposium November 8 - 10, 2019 Seattle, WA
TechLeader Summit December 4 - 6, 2019 Clearwater, FL
ArchConf December 9 - 12, 2019 Clearwater, FL