SmartBear Connect Boston 2023 Spotlights Developer Visibility, Gen AI, Market Trends, and Product Roadmap

Free event on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at SmartBear headquarters to deliver a packed agenda with gen AI discussions, market trends, product roadmap, and time with experts
SOMERVILLE, Mass. — August 31, 2023 —

SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and visibility tools, is hosting SmartBear Connect Boston, a free, on-site event to gather members of its community on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at the company’s headquarters in Somerville, Massachusetts. The interactive event will be packed with exclusive product tips, market trends, demos, and time with industry experts around various topics, including the API lifecycle, functional testing, observability, and more. SmartBear is also hosting regional in-person events in Melbourne on September 21, 2023, and London on October 11, 2023.

WHAT: SmartBear Connect Boston 2023 

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT 

WHERE: SmartBear Headquarters, 450 Artisan Way, 4th floor, Somerville, MA 02145 

“The SmartBear portfolio of tools is providing developers with greater visibility into the software development lifecycle (SDLC) for unprecedented confidence in their releases,” said Maureen Plowman, SVP Brand and Corporate Communications at SmartBear. “SmartBear Connect has become the best software development and testing series for development teams to learn how to make each release better than the last. This interactive, half-day event is an opportunity to dive into hands-on product demos, engage in thought-provoking roundtables, chat with company leaders, and gain valuable insights from SmartBear customers and fellow industry peers. We look forward to celebrating the power of collaboration and innovation in person with the SmartBear community.” 

Frank Roe, CEO of SmartBear will kick off the event. Dan Faulkner, Chief Product Officer, is joined by Vineeta Puranik, SVP Engineering, and Brian Downey, SVP Product, to present, “Product Vision: Together There’s Nothing We Can’t Deliver​.” 

Other presentations by SmartBear speakers include:   

  1. “Generative AI: Hype vs. Reality​,” by Noel Wurst​, Director of Storytelling and Dan Faulkner, CPO, to gain insights not only into SmartBear’s perspective on generative AI but also those of peers to distinguish between myths and realities surrounding this transformative technology.​ 
  2. “Deep Dive: Product Showcase​,” by expert sales engineers and product leaders for an immersive exploration of SmartBear products, including demos, roadmap insights, and standout features. 
  3. “Product QuickStart: Your Guided Introduction​,” by expert sales engineers and product leaders to ensure you have the information needed to move forward confidently with a new product or feature. 

SmartBear Connect Boston concludes with a happy hour to continue the day’s discussions and forge new connections.

To register for the free event, go to: 

About SmartBear

SmartBear is pioneering innovation in software development, embracing AI’s transformative potential. The company’s AI-powered intuitive solution hubs, featuring HaloAI, give software development teams around the world visibility into end-to-end quality. SmartBear is trusted by over 16 million developers, testers, and software engineers at 32,000+ organizations – including innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. With an active peer-to-peer community, SmartBear meets customers where they are to help make our technology-driven world a better place. The company is committed to ethical corporate practices, including responsible AI that integrates accountability and transparency across its technology stack, and to social responsibility, promoting good in all the communities it serves. Learn more at, or follow on LinkedIn, X, or Facebook.