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Former eBay CTO and top tech leaders gathered for DEVCON PRO Summit 2023


October 20, 2023 – MAKATI, Philippines—In celebration of innovation, impact, and technology, DEVCON PRO Summit 2023 brought together some of the brightest minds in the tech industry, including former eBay Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Tom Fisher.

This summit is renowned as a premier event for professional developers seeking to harness the power of technology for positive impact.

PRO Conference Experience

DEVCON PRO Summit offered an immersive experience. It allowed attendees to hear from thought leaders and changemakers using technology to address real-world challenges. The event showcased cutting-edge topics aimed at tackling social issues and helping professionals stay at the forefront of industry advancements.

Some of the topics discussed include:

  • The Latest in Cybersecurity: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve
  • The Future of Work: How Will AI Change the Jobs of Developers?
  • The Making of a Tech Leader: The Skills and Experience you need to Thrive
  • How to Build Ethical AI: A Guide for Developers on How to Make a Positive Impact to the World   

This year’s theme, “Technology for Impact,” reflected DEVCON’s commitment to promoting the use of technology for positive societal change. The conference featured distinguished speakers, including Tom Fisher, known for his international expertise in developing and delivering high-tech solutions.

Tom Fisher

Tom Fisher, who held leadership roles at eBay, Qualcomm, and SuccessFactors (now SAP), praised the DEVCON PRO Summit. He called it “a unique gathering for professionals dedicated to using technology for meaningful impact” and added, “It’s an honor to be part of an event fostering innovation and collaboration in the tech community.”

Winston Damarillo, a Silicon Valley veteran and the Founder/President of DEVCON Philippines, shared insights into the summit’s focus. He emphasized the importance of professionals coming together, sharing knowledge, and exploring ways to use their skills for the greater good.

Technology for Impact

This summit delved into a range of topics, including using emerging technologies. To solve social problems, the future of development in the age of artificial intelligence (AI), building inclusive and equitable technology ecosystems, and the ethical implications of AI. The goal was to provide a specialized program experience that catered to the unique interests and needs of professional developers.

is co-presented by Accenture.


About DEVCON Philippines

DEVCON Philippines is a non-profit organization that has been empowering geeks for good for over 14 years. DEVCON is the Philippines’ largest community and tech non-profit organization of technology experts, developers, and IT enthusiasts.  Visit devcon.ph to learn more.

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