Symphony TechTalk. Insights from Vivino ex-CTO Birkir A. Barkarson

Symphony TechTalk. Insights from Vivino ex-CTO Birkir A. Barkarson

Calling all wine lovers! You won’t want to miss the upcoming Symphony TechTalk featuring Birkir A. Barkarson, the ex-CTO of Vivino, the world’s #1 wine app. Birkir has over 12 years of experience as a technical leader and manager, managing over 80 people across multiple groups and teamsWhether you’re a seasoned tech enthusiast or just starting out in the industry, this TechTalk is an opportunity you don’t want to miss. Learn from one of the best in the business and gain valuable insights to take your career to the next level. Register now and join us for an evening of wine and tech talk!


  1. Introducing Vivino: The Wine culture.
  2. Partnership with Symphony Solutions.
  3. Scaling the Vivino Project.
  4. Management and Building High-performance teams.
  5. The Impact of COVID-19 on Vivino and the Hybrid Working Model.
  6. Business Insights from Birkir A. Barkson.

Birkir A. Barkarson, Ex-CTO of Vivino

  • 5+ years as CTO of Vivino, Worlds #1 Wine App;
  • 12+ years experience as a technical leader and manager;
  • 20+ years as a software developer, using languages such as Go, Ruby, Java, C#/C++;
  • Managed 80+ people across multiple groups and teams;
  • Focused on building metric-driven product lead teams that make highly distributed and resilient applications and platforms.


This event is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to take the lead in today’s fast-paced business world and learn from one of the industry’s top tech leaders.

  • Tech enthusiasts;
  • Software developers;
  • Technical leaders;
  • Managers looking to gain insights into leading through change, scaling rapidly growing startups, and building high-performance teams in the tech industry;
  • Entrepreneurs and startup founders;
  • Professionals in the fields of product management, data analytics, and digital marketing who work with or are interested in the wine industry;
  • Wine lovers and those interested in the wine culture.

Do you feel stranded in the desert of a volatile tech market? Here’s your invitation to an oasis of fresh insights and industry expertise from Birkir A. Barkarson, former CTO of Vivino, the world’s biggest online wine marketplace and most popular wine app with 63.3 million users.

When: April 5, 6:30 PM EET 
Where: Online, Zoom 
Duration: 1 h 
Language: English 
See you online!