Transform 2021

Transformation starts here.

On Demand through May 31, 2021

Keynotes, Special Guests and more!

Know what matters most to your business

The IT challenges of 2020 will continue in the new year. Don’t just survive -- learn how your company can thrive at Transform 2021. Hear from AppDynamics GM Linda Tong and a host of technologists and leaders from across the business spectrum to discuss the radical ways our industry is changing.

Transform 2021 is a must-attend event for anyone looking to instigate positive change within their business and have a hand in shaping the future of observability.

Speakers that inspire

Hear from technologists and leaders from disruptive companies at the intersection of application performance monitoring, AI, cloud, and observability.


Training that transforms

Preview the future of observability with deep-dive technical breakouts, live demos, and two days of free training opportunities.


Ideas that drive innovation

Walk away with new ideas for how to tackle the problems that matter to you — and prepare to drive immediate positive change within your business.


Join our regional Transform events happening live this month!

Special Guests

An inspiring fireside chat and performance you will not want to miss!

Megan Rapinoe

Two-time World Cup Champion and co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team, and Author




Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning Artist, Actor, Author and Activist



Mainstage Speakers

Chuck Robbins
Chief Executive Officer, Cisco
Jeetu Patel
SVP & General Manager, Security & Applications, Cisco
Linda Tong
VP & General Manager, AppDynamics
Stephen Elliot
Program VP, Management Software & DevOps, IDC
Adam Rasner
VP of Technology Operations, AutoNation
Christopher Younger
SVP Technology Operations, Freedom Financial Network
M. Erick Smith
Global CX Chief Architect, Aristocrat Technologies Inc.
Parneet Pal
Chief Science Officer, Wisdom Labs
Ty Amell
Chief Technology Officer, AppDynamics
Vipul Shah
Chief Product Officer, AppDynamics
Angie Mistretta
Chief Marketing Officer, AppDynamics
Steve Long
Corporate CTO, AppDynamics
Sunsharay Chestnut
Product Expert, AppDynamics


Transformation starts here with four days of deep-dive technical breakouts, free training and networking opportunities, entertainment, and more inspiring catalysts for transforming how you tackle problems in 2021.

Day one on demand

Join us for a keynote, fireside chat with Megan Rapinoe, networking, and a mindfulness session.


Hear from Cisco and AppDynamics leaders Chuck Robbins, Jeetu Patel, Linda Tong, Ty Amell, Angie Mistretta and many more.

Expo hall with sponsors and product experts

Join AppDynamics and our sponsors for a deep-dive of our products and solutions. Join live demos and get all your questions answered by our product experts.

A fireside chat with Megan Rapinoe

Join two-time World Cup Champion and co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team, Megan Rapinoe, and AppDynamics Chief Marketing Officer, Angie Mistretta, for a conversation about the role of leadership in driving change and how to build resilient teams.

Transform Stress to Resilience with Parneet Pal, M.B.B.S., M.S.

Parneet Pal is a Harvard and Columbia trained physician and Chief Science Officer of Wisdom Labs. Pal will discuss the power of leveraging positive emotions to bounce back from adversity and drive resilience.The session will include practical ways to include these tools in daily life and a short guided practice.

Day two on demand

Join us for an expert panel, breakout sessions, and a special performance with Common.

Expert panel – Business Observability & the Future of APM

Connect with industry experts and leaders while they share their perspective on priorities for IT teams in 2021, the future of performance monitoring and the power of business observability.

  • Hosted by Steve Long - Corporate CTO, AppDynamics
  • Stephen Elliot - Program VP, Management Software & DevOps, IDC
  • Christopher Younger - SVP Technology Operations, Freedom Financial Network
  • M. Erick Smith - Global CX Chief Architect, Aristocrat Technologies Inc.

Expo hall with sponsors and product experts

Join AppDynamics and our sponsors for a deep-dive of our products and solutions. Join live demos and get all your questions answered by our product experts.

Breakout session - Learn the Foundations of AppDynamics (AppD 101)

Speaker: Eugene Kim

The foundational elements of AppDynamics are built to understand the connections between your business results, customer experiences, and application health. Simplify your operations with auto-discovered Business Transactions that tags and traces every component of your application. Take actions and solve issues faster with clear root-cause visualizations and reporting integrations.

Breakout session - Secure Your Apps & the Business

Speakers: Jina Na and Aouss Sbai

Digital businesses are under pressure to innovate with speed while mitigating an unprecedented rise in malicious security threats. Learn how you can maintain speed while protecting organizational and customer assets with application-first security powered by AppDynamics with Cisco Secure Application.

Breakout session - Prioritize IT with a Business Lens

Speaker: Joe Byrne

Prioritize workload based on the needs of the business using real time data. Attend this session to learn how to focus on what matters most to the business when addressing IT problems or prioritizing new features and functionality.

Breakout session - Gain Deeper Internet Visibility

Speakers: Wei Li and Brandy Smith

Applications continue to explode in complexity and have an increasing reliance on 3rd-party services and the Internet. Learn how AppDynamics and ThousandEyes together can provide the most comprehensive visibility across your apps, networks and external dependencies and break down silos to offer exceptional user experiences.

Breakout session - Align Teams on Business Outcomes

Speakers: James Harvey and Nik Papageorgiou

Today, applications are the lifeline of every digital business and it’s no longer sufficient to view technology and business data in silos. In order to ensure digital business success, organizations must connect the dots up and down the stack — from the business metrics, to the users’ experience, all the way down into the lowest level infrastructure. Learn how to gain user and business awareness to optimize app and business performance and align team on business outcomes.

Breakout session - Learn Advanced Topics in AppDynamics (AppD 201)

Speaker: Gregg Ostrowski

Take a look at some of the advanced features to provide further insights into your application performance. In this session, we will talk about the Kubernetes Cluster Agent, advanced Business IQ dashboards and how to alert and respond as you gain visibility into your business critical applications.

Breakout session - Observe Hybrid & Cloud Native Apps

Speakers: Shreyans Parekh and Konr Ness

With the cloud comes opportunities to innovate, but also complexity. As the business experiments with ways to modernize digital experiences through cloud native services, IT needs a proactive approach to monitoring. Learn how our Cloud Native Visualization can help you get ahead of bottlenecks by troubleshooting cloud deployments no matter their architecture in one platform.

Breakout session - Observe Your SAP Digital Core

Speakers: Brendan Cooper and Vani Thiruvengadam

SAP is the digital core for enterprises, facilitating a seamless, fully connected digital landscape that powers the way their business operates. Learn how full-stack observability, provided by AppDynamics SAP monitoring, can help your enterprise keep your SAP landscape performing flawlessly, while providing business intelligence insight that leads to operational excellence.

Breakout session - Drive Efficiencies with AI/ML

Speakers: Erwan Paccard and Peter Holditch

The pressure is higher than ever on technologists to deliver better, easier, and more engaging digital experiences for users. But, with this pace of innovation and increased IT complexity, businesses can no longer rely effectively on humans to manage the chaos. Discover AppDynamics Cognition Engine, the AI core of the AppDynamics platform using machine learning to automate anomaly detection and root cause analysis.

Breakout session - Introduction to AppDynamics Partner Integrations

Speaker: Renato Quédas

Learn how AppDynamics collaborates with over 20 different vendors as part of the Integration Partner Program. See how the potential of your AppDynamics investment can be extended in areas such as feature flag changes (LaunchDarkly), data-ready RCA environments (Delphix), change impact analysis (Evolven) and session replay (Quantum Metric).

A special performance with Common

Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, author, and activist, Common has spent years breaking down barriers at the intersection of art and social justice. Join us for a special performance from Common.


Our integration partners help you get even more value out of AppDynamics. Thank you to our sponsors of Transform 2021!

"If you go to one event, make it Transform. It's the only one I've attended that shows you how to build better digital experiences and drive real business impact."

Attendee, Transform 2020