Conference Talks

Friday, May 4, 2018

9:15a - 10:00a
Machine Learning Microservices in Rails
Jordan Hudgens
10:15a - 11:00a
5 ways Git can be used to automate your ruby application deployment
Rodrigo Jardim
11:15a - 12:00a
Why Funding Open Source is Hard
Eric Berry
1:30p - 2:15p
Ruby Unblocked
Eliza de Jager
2:30p - 3:15p
Growing a Junior Dev into a Beautiful Coding Butterfly
Mark Lehman
3:30p - 4:00p
Lightning Talks
4:15p - 5:00p
You Belong In A Room Full of Wizards
Isaac Sloan

The Event Venue
Provided by O.C. Tanner

1930 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
(801) 493-3000

O.C. Tanner, the global employee recognition and engagement leader, helps thousands of the world’s most respected companies accomplish and appreciate great work. Every bit of technology we develop, every award we design, everything we do helps people dream bigger and reach higher. Clients around the globe use our employee recognition solutions to attract and keep talent, improve employee engagement, drive performance goals, communicate values, increase wellbeing, and create experiences that fuel the human spirit.

We’re on a mission to make people who do great work the most celebrated people in the world. Learn how to influence greatness at

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We cannot put on the RubyHACK event without support from sponsors and the community. The prospectus outlines our sponsorship levels and benefits. This year’s event will bring together Ruby enthusiasts: students, hobbyists and seasoned professionals to network, learn and collaborate. Presentations will be available after the event online to reach more viewers.

We have great speakers giving excellent presentations and the venue at OC Tanner is fantastic. All sponsorship support is tax deductible as RubyHACK is now a 501[c]3 charity. Gracious sponsorship credit will be given with any donations!

For questions, please call Allen Maxwell at (801) 502-4745 or email us at

*** Ruby Sponsor ***

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Our Premier Sponsor for 2018 is MX!


With over 1,700 signed clients and growing rapidly, MX enables financial services companies to collect, enrich, present, and act on data, giving users a 5-star digital experience. MX offers data aggregation, data cleansing, next-gen Personal Financial Management, mobile banking, personalized marketing, and more — all built to drive user loyalty and increase ROI in the process. MX has 160 team members and is headquartered in Lehi, UT.

Venue Sponsor

OC Tanner

Our industry-leading technology isn't about bits and bytes.
It's about people inspiring people to greatness.

And that goes deeper than our world-class recognition software.
Technology lives inside everything we do.

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Sapphire Sponsors

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Meet & Greet Sponsor

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Emerald & Other Sponsors

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Sponsors Prospectus