Selected Speaking Engagements


Ryan Lockard has nearly 20 years of experience in software delivery and is currently the VP of Consulting at Contino, a global leader in DevOps & Cloud enablement. He has led multiple development organizations and facilitated various lean/agile/DevOps transformations in various industries including Intellectual Property, Advertising, Science, Publishing, Manufacturing, ERP Delivery, Clinical Decision Support and Learning.

A finalist for the 2016 Philadelphia Tech Leader of the Year, Ryan also serves as a coach and mentor to emerging delivery professionals. He was also a member of the Harrisburg University corporate faculty teaching inaugural post-graduate lean/agile courses, a founding member and former board member of the Agile Uprising, and an independent lean/agile development trainer. Based in Philadelphia/New York/London, Ryan is an avid reader, former host of the Agile Uprising podcast (which has reached over 120K listeners in over 100 countries) and loving father of three. He is incrementally becoming a great husband.

June 2018 – Agile Dev West – Las Vegas, NV

May 21-24 2018 – PaloAlto Ignite – Anaheim, CA

 May 11 2018 – Agile Day Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

 April 18 2018 – DevOps Days Atlanta – Atlanta, GA

March 2018 – [Keynote] Scrum Alliance – Scrum Gathering Toronto Canada

January 2018 – DevOps Days NYC – Closing Speaker

  • Secrets from the Manifesto Authors on Flow

October 2017 – OnAgile 2017 – Opening Speaker

  • Secrets from the Manifesto Authors on Flow

October 2017 – DevOps Days – Columbus Ohio

  • Business Agility Requires DevOps

October 2017 – AppDynamics Summit – NYC (Highest rated session by attendees)

  • The Enterprise DevOps Framework

August 2017 – DevOps NYC

  • Secrets from the Manifesto Authors on Flow

December 2016 – Agile London

  • Transformation from the trenches

December 2016 – Sync Norwich – Norwich UK

  • The Case for Coaching

November 2016 – CTO School Philadelphia

  • Transformation from the trenches

2016 – Agile Camp NYC

  • Transformation from the trenches