I speak a lot at conferences, internal events, and meetings here and there for work. Usually, I’m talking on the topic of doing better software, but other topics come up sometimes.

For more, check out a list of my current talks. and recordings of some past talks. There’s piles of slides too, old and new.

Bio and picture

Headshot of Coté

For those who need it, here are headshot picture of me in many sizes, and my bio:

Michael Coté works at Pivotal on the advocate team. He focuses on how large organizations are getting better at building and delivering software to help their business run better and grow. He’s been an industry analyst at RedMonk and 451 Research, worked in corporate strategy and M&A at Dell in software and cloud, and was a programmer for a decade before all that. He does several technology podcasts (such as Software Defined Talk), writes frequently on how large organizations struggle and succed with agile development and DevOps, blogs at cote.coffee, and is @cote in Twitter. Texas Forever!