Romano Roth

Global Chief of DevOps & Partner

Romano Roth is a seasoned DevOps specialist & evangelist with more than two decades of experience. His mission is to help companies to continuously deliver value while ensuring quality and automation. Romano is the organiser of the DevOps Meetup in Zürich and president of DevOps Days Zürich, an annual conference that is part of the global DevOps movement. He has also curated his own YouTube channel centered around DevOps, architecture, and leadership.

Developer Experience and Platform Engineering with the Open Platform Plane Association


In this constantly changing world, we face a wave of new challenges: rapidly evolving customer needs, increasing competition, and an acute shortage of skilled workers. Agility and speed are not just wishes, but essential needs.
Join us to gain deep insights into how the Platform Plane can provide an outstanding developer experience by enhancing strategic flexibility through controlled, secure, and decentralized software product development. Learn about its robust capabilities in standardization, automation, and quality improvement, empowering businesses to deliver software faster and more securely. This revolutionary platform transforms the development process, increases productivity, and enables the delivery of high-quality software in record time.
We’ll explore how companies can overcome common hurdles and scaling issues by effectively implementing DevOps practices and utilizing the Platform Plane. It’s about paving the way for innovation and progress while maintaining the core values of efficiency and excellence. Additionally, discover how you can join the Open Platform Plane Association to gain access to it.
Look forward to a session full of inspiring ideas, practical solutions, and future-oriented strategies!

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is Data & AI Leadership Day?

Data & AI Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to data & AI.

Who is deciding on the topics?

The program is selected by an independent board of customer representatives and delivered by cloud practitioners and experts. Content is selected to provide maximum benefit to participants through relevant topics, innovative insights, and clear, actionable takeaways. 

When will the 2024 program be released?

Our board members are currently reviewing speaker submissions to decide which talks to bring to the Data & AI Leadership Day stage.

The first round of speakers will be announced at the end of February, so stay tuned!

When and where does Data & AI Leadership Day take place?

Data & AI Leadership Day will be on June 19, 2024, from 7am to 5.30pm CEST, followed by informal drinks and networking.  

This in-person conference will be held at: 

Arena Cinema Zurich 

Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

What type of tickets exist?

Early Bird tickets are available until December 31, 2023. Grab them before they fly away! 

Individual tickets, as well as discounted group tickets, will be available after Early Bird. For more info about pricing, head to our ticket shop or drop us an email.

What about the co-located Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud is a relevant topic for future developments, which is why this conference will take place alongside Cloud Leadership Day. Ticket holders will have access to both conferences.