WSO2 Launches API Management Webinar Series on IT Best Practices, Platforms and Patterns

API Evangelist Founder Kin Lane Joins WSO2 Technology Executives in Five-Week Web-Based Training Program on API Management Concepts and Technologies

Palo Alto, CA – August 30, 2012 – Increasingly, enterprises are turning to managed APIs as a means for enabling new monetization models by extending information and processes out to customers, partners and other groups within the organization. To help IT professionals gain insights into implementing an effective API strategy, WSO2 today announced the launch of its API Management Webinar Series program. The free webinar sessions will be held each Tuesday at 9 a.m. Pacific for five weeks beginning September 11, 2012. To learn more and sign up, visit

Led by WSO2 Vice President of Technology Evangelism Chris Haddad, the webinar series will enable enterprise IT architects and developers to become more familiar with API concepts, technologies, and best practices—expanding their expertise and service levels.

Chris observes, “More enterprises recognize the intrinsic value of using APIs to expose their business assets to third parties. However, it is anything but a sure bet as organizations navigate the challenges of simplifying API access while maintaining control. Our API Management Webinar Series will help IT professionals create a winning strategy by learning best practices for designing, publishing, monitoring, consuming, and effectively managing APIs.”

Industry Experts Share Real-World API Experiences

Joining Chris will be API Evangelist Founder Kin Lane, as well as:

  • WSO2 Director of Product Management Isabelle Mauny
  • WSO2 Director of Solutions Architecture Asanka Abeysinghe
  • WSO2 Software Architect Sumedha Rubasinghe

Together, they will share their first-hand experiences in developing and managing APIs to enhance business value. The classes forming the five-week program are:

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