Dan Schafer, Tanmai Gopal
The State of GraphQL
About the speakers
GraphQL Co-Creator / Director of Engineering,
Dan Schafer is a Director of Engineering at Facebook and a co-creator of GraphQL. He worked on the original GraphQL API for Facebook News Feed, developed Facebook’s GraphQL API Design principles, expanded GraphQL to support Mutations and Subscriptions, and contributed to the initial release of the GraphQL specification and reference implementation. Currently, he’s a Director of Engineering on the Product Foundation team at Facebook, focused on building end-to-end frameworks for development of Facebook’s family of apps.
CEO / Co-founder,
Tanmai Gopal is the CEO and co-founder of Hasura. He is a StackOverflow powered fullstack developer whose areas of interest and work span React, GraphQL, Nodejs, Haskell, Docker, Postgres & Kubernetes. He is passionate about making it easy to build complex things and is the instructor of India's largest MOOC imad.tech with over 250,000 students.