#backend #frontend #engineers

How can software developers survive in a Brave New World?

In this talk, I’ll try to reflect on the future of backend development, emphasising the growing influence of AI and LLM. I’ll argue why soft skills and a broad range of expertise have become non-negotiable assets for any developer aiming to stay competitive in the market.

Key Takeaways:
  • The threats to developers that emerge or will emerge in the market.
  • Soft skills (and what skills) that are now required for developers.
  • Types of expertise out of the IT world developers need.
  • New opportunities available.
  • Strategy to grow and become more competitive.
  • Difficulty Any level
  • Speech type Lightning talk 20min

Evgeny Smirnov
Founder of 4xxi
A founder of 4xxi (Startup Launcher), I am currently located in Barcelona. Throughout my career, I have occupied multiple positions, from developer to CEO. I specialise in launching startups in FinTech, EdTech, and HealthTech and in creating small, productive teams. I boast both technological and commercial product knowledge, coupled with extensive business and academic backgrounds. Beyond my professional role, I am passionate about conducting scientific studies in astronomy and psychology.
Participation is necessary
But closed. Sold out already. See you next year.

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