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Raji Chockaiyan

Director of Software Engineering at Capital One

Raji Chockaiyan

Raji Chockaiyan

Director of Software Engineering at Capital One

Raji is the Director of Software Engineering at Capital One where she leads a team implementing Spinnaker. Before joining Capital One she was with Walmart Technology for 10 years. She holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas and Master of Computer Applications degree from Gandhigram University, India.
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Alolita Sharma

Principal Technologist at AWS

Alolita Sharma

Alolita Sharma

Principal Technologist at AWS

Alolita Sharma is a Principal Technologist enabling open source at AWS. She has led several engineering projects and teams at PayPal, Twitter, Wikipedia and IBM. She serves on the board of Unicode Consortium, is an invited subject matter expert on W3C and ECMA workgroups and has been on the board of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). She speaks internationally on open source, innersource, cloud, web and language technologies, deep learning and open standards such as Unicode.
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Andy Glover

Director, Delivery Engineering at Netflix

Andy Glover

Andy Glover

Director, Delivery Engineering at Netflix

Andy Glover is the Director of Netflix’s Delivery Engineering team, where he and his team are building Spinnaker, the continuous delivery platform that is facilitating Netflix’s rapid global expansion. Previously, he served as the CTO of App47, where he led the development of a SaaS mobile application management platform. Andy is also the co-author of Addison Wesley's "Continuous Integration" book.
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Steven Kim

Software Engineering Manager, Google

Steven Kim

Steven Kim

Software Engineering Manager, Google

Steven Kim is an engineering manager at Google based in New York City, focused on build and delivery systems. Prior to Google, Steven ran engineering teams at DreamWorks Animation, and was a part of the technical leadership in new initiatives at the studio.
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Lilit Yenokyan

Director of Engineering at Pivotus Ventures

Lilit Yenokyan

Lilit Yenokyan

Director of Engineering at Pivotus Ventures

In 2013 Lilit joined Netflix as Senior Software Engineer. Since then she worked on number of teams, focusing on improving video quality and bringing to Netflix users key features such as mobile downloads. Netflix has nurtured Lilit’s academic curiosity of chasing inventions and doing things no one has imagined possible before. After almost 5 years at Netflix, Lilit joined Silicon Valley startup, Pivotus Ventures, as Director of Engineering, where she leads teams responsible for software delivery pipeline, testing and infrastructure.
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Emily Burns

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Emily Burns

Emily Burns

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Emily is a Senior Software Engineer on the Delivery Engineering team at Netflix. She is primarily focused on contributing to the backend of Spinnaker.
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Lars Wander

Software Engineer III at Google

Lars Wander

Lars Wander

Software Engineer III at Google

Lars is a Software Engineer at Google leading the OSS Spinnaker project.
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Boris Renski

CMO and Co-Founder of Mirantis

Boris Renski

Boris Renski

CMO and Co-Founder of Mirantis

Boris is responsible for helping define Mirantis’ strategic vision and executing on it in the marketplace across the OpenStack ecosystem and beyond. Boris’s influence was instrumental in Mirantis’ current focus on OpenStack. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation. During the last 15 years, Boris held several executive positions with the companies he helped establish. He was a founder and CEO of Selectosa Systems—an IT consulting company that was subsequently acquired in 2006—and a co-founder and angel investor at AGroup—now a venture backed enterprise software company headquartered in Europe. Boris holds a BSc in Information Systems from Santa Clara University. He likes technical scuba diving, motorcycles, and RC helicopters.
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Avram Lyon

Head of Engineering, Publishing at Scopely

Avram Lyon

Avram Lyon

Head of Engineering, Publishing at Scopely

Avram Lyon leads engineering for Scopely's publishing group, focused on systems for understanding and optimizing mobile games. As Scopely has grown, the platform group has built out a flexible data processing and analysis platform and a set of tools for game personalization and optimization. Scopely is a mobile-first company that was born in the cloud, raising challenges from mobile performance to application deployment and operations.
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Archana Sankaranarayanan

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Archana Sankaranarayanan

Archana Sankaranarayanan

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Archana is a UI engineer in the Netflix Spinnaker team. She has been helping build Spinnaker style guide in order to cut down on the amount of CSS and ensure consistency with contributions coming in from across the organization.
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Naran Patel

Senior Architect IT at Cisco Systems

Naran Patel

Naran Patel

Senior Architect IT at Cisco Systems

Naran is a Solution Architect for Cisco, working on CI/CD for the last 4 years. He has a broad range of experience working in various areas of Cisco supporting Engineering, Marketing, Supply Chain, Infrastructure to Enterprise Architecture organizations. He's a strong believer in DevOps and being Servant Leader within the organization and letting engineers thrive creatively.
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Eric Zimanyi

Software Engineer at Google

Eric Zimanyi

Eric Zimanyi

Software Engineer at Google

Eric is a software engineer on the Spinnaker team at Google, primarily focused on improving the open source product.
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Rob Zienert

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Rob Zienert

Rob Zienert

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Rob is an engineer on the Netflix Spinnaker team, and has been in the Spinnaker community since 2015. His primary focus is on improving the operational aspects of Spinnaker, as well as designing the declarative model within Spinnaker.
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Reza Roodsari

Senior Technical Instructor at Mirantis

Reza Roodsari

Reza Roodsari

Senior Technical Instructor at Mirantis

Early in his career, Reza was a c/c++ developer, working on Unix and embedded real-time systems. He received his double BA in Mathematics and Computer Science at UCSC and his MS in EECS at Santa Clara University. Reza has taught courses at Santa Clara University and he has worked as an adjunct faculty member. He also joined Versant Object Tech, working as a trainer and post-sales/service engineer, deploying applications on Versant ODBMS throughout north-America and Europe. Reza participated in the internet revolution and web development in late 90s at a startup that didn't quite make it, followed by a decade leading various teams in the US, Taipei, and Shanghai developing IPMI firmware for multiple generations of BMC for Dell, IBM, and other ODMs. After stepping back into the internet and the cloud in 2012, he has been inspired by the breath and growth of open-source, as well as the transformation of software to glueware. Since then, Reza has been with Mirantis where he teaches cloud technologies and contributes to creating and maintaining the training content on everything from OpenStack and Kubernetes to Spinnaker.
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Nicholas Whittier

DevOps Engineer at HelloSign

Nicholas Whittier

Nicholas Whittier

DevOps Engineer at HelloSign

At this point, Nicholas just doesn't care whether or not you think "DevOps" can be a job title. When he's not cloud-wrangling or talking about pipelines to anyone who will listen, he's busy scouring the internet for information about Minecraft, dinosaurs, and obscure animal life - in a mostly futile attempt to seem competent to his children.
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Louis Vernon

Engineer at Descartes Labs

Louis Vernon

Louis Vernon

Engineer at Descartes Labs

At Los Alamos National Laboratory Louis Vernon led a team which helped scientific codes scale to millions of threads on DOE supercomputers including Trinity. Today Louis works at Descartes Lab where he is helping to architect, deploy and optimize the next generation geospatial analysis platform, built on Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform.
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Joel Vasallo

Manager, Cloud DevOps at Redbox

Joel Vasallo

Joel Vasallo

Manager, Cloud DevOps at Redbox

Joel is currently the Manager of Cloud DevOps at Redbox where he leads the Cloud DevOps team to architect highly available cloud environments, develop infrastructure and development tools, and empower developers through fully automated single click deployment pipelines. He has been using Spinnaker since it's initial OSS release, and has experience building complex delivery pipelines for both software and hardware solutions. He is a Pythonista by trade and the cloud is his immutable data center. In his spare time, he is a Google Developer Chicago Organizer running monthly meet ups and a yearly Windy City DevFest conference. When he isn't working, he loves exploring Sweet Home Chicago!
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Pim van Pelt

Principal SRE at Google

Pim van Pelt

Pim van Pelt

Principal SRE at Google

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Yuriy Taraday

Principal Development Engineer at Mirantis

Yuriy Taraday

Yuriy Taraday

Principal Development Engineer at Mirantis

Yuriy is a principal engineer for the Mirantis Application Platform (MAP, Cloud Native Continuous Delivery based on Spinnaker) initiative at Mirantis. He works on technical implementation and customer onboarding to MAP. Yuriy joined Mirantis at the dawn of OpenStack, and worked on multiple integrations for external services in OpenStack. When Kubernetes came along, he started working on the OpenStack Containerized Control Plane project and Kubernetes Applications initiative in Mirantis. He has over 10 years of experience in software development, primarily in extending cloud capabilities and bringing services to cloud.
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Jon Schneider

Principal Software Engineer at Spring Team @ Pivotal

Jon Schneider

Jon Schneider

Principal Software Engineer at Spring Team @ Pivotal

Jon is a Principal Software Engineer at Pivotal, working on the Spring team on application monitoring and continuous delivery. Previously, he worked at Netflix on developer productivity tools related to distributed refactoring, dependency insight, and build tools. He currently resides in Prairie Home, MO with his wife and three kids.
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Chris Sanden

Senior Data Scientist at Netflix

Chris Sanden

Chris Sanden

Senior Data Scientist at Netflix

Chris Sanden is a Senior Data Scientist at Netflix. He is passionate about building data driven products and has contributed to efforts around Automated Canary Analysis (ACA).
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Robert Ross

Staff Software Engineer at Namely

Robert Ross

Robert Ross

Staff Software Engineer at Namely

My name is Robert Ross but people love to call me Bobby Tables. I'm an engineer at Namely (namely.com) where I help build our infrastructure and tools for it. I'm a big believer that open source isn't always enough and we as engineers to mold and shape it to our businesses real needs to be successful with it. Which is the underlying theme of all of my talks. I also love drum corps.
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Ethan Rogers

Senior Software Engineer at Armory

Ethan Rogers

Ethan Rogers

Senior Software Engineer at Armory

Ethan Rogers is a Community Software Engineer with Armory and has been involved with the Spinnaker community for the last 2 years. He's worked with countless companies to help drive Spinnaker adoption within their organization. He's worked throughout the software stack and experienced the pain of software delivery at every level, from writing, deploying and operating software that drives businesses value.
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Paul Roberts

Solutions Architect at Amazon

Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts

Solutions Architect at Amazon

An extremely technical and seasoned technologist who has spent the last decade engineering and implementing large-scale infrastructure and security architectures for organizations of all sizes - ranging from startup to Fortune 500. Today, I am helping AWS strategic customers successfully transition to the public cloud.
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Gard Rimestad

DevOps Engineer at Schibsted

Gard Rimestad

Gard Rimestad

DevOps Engineer at Schibsted

Working in the infrastructure platform delivery team. The team has responsibility of CI, artifact/container storage, bakery (amis and docker containers) and CD.
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Gopinath Rebala

CTO at OpsMx

Gopinath Rebala

Gopinath Rebala

CTO at OpsMx

Gopinath has broad-based experience in cloud technologies, agile processes, and DevOps practices. His background in leading large-scale distributed application delivery enables him to provide insightful technical guidance for companies migrating from traditional delivery models to modern high-velocity models. He is now focusing on continuous verification processes and technologies to reduce risk in continuous delivery models.
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Iulian Titiriga

Software Engineer at Adobe

Iulian Titiriga

Iulian Titiriga

Software Engineer at Adobe

Iulian has been a Software Engineer at Adobe Audience Manager for over a year as part of the Core Team in charge of offering internal deployment and configuration management tools. His most recent project involved the migration of services to Spinnaker as a continuous deployment solution for AWS, together with all automated processes for provisioning, decommissioning, monitoring and so on. The main goal was to offer a reliable process for a developer to deploy, scale and manage services, always focusing on user experience. Previously, Iulian worked as an automation engineer, building frameworks for all automation levels, mostly for the financial industry.
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Isaac Mosquera

CTO, SVP of Engineering at Armory

Isaac Mosquera

Isaac Mosquera

CTO, SVP of Engineering at Armory

As CTO and SVP of Engineering at Armory, Isaac loves building happy and productive technical teams.
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Sergey Lukjanov

Senior Development Manager at Mirantis

Sergey Lukjanov

Sergey Lukjanov

Senior Development Manager at Mirantis

Sergey is the head of the Mirantis Application Platform (MAP, Cloud Native Continuous Delivery based on Spinnaker) initiative at Mirantis. He is responsible for architecture, design and executions of MAP. Previously Sergey was running the OpenStack Containerized Control Plane project at Mirantis and was the Project Technical Lead of the OpenStack Data Processing program ("Sahara"). He has over 10 years of experience in software development primarily in areas of distributed systems, clouds and Big Data as well as significant contributions into open source projects (e.g. OpenStack). Sergey has experience presenting and leading more then 30 different talks and working sessions at conferences including OpenStack Summit.
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Tomas Lin

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Tomas Lin

Tomas Lin

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Tomas Lin is a founding member of the Spinnaker project at Netflix. He wrote the initial version of igor and echo. In the last few years, he has focused on integrating with Titus, Netflix's container platform.
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Brandon Leach

Sr. Manager at Lookout

Brandon Leach

Brandon Leach

Sr. Manager at Lookout

I am an engineering leader who is passionate about building world class teams and enabling companies to ship better software faster.
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Pedro Goncalves

Senior Software Engineer at Schibsted

Pedro Goncalves

Pedro Goncalves

Senior Software Engineer at Schibsted

Pedro works at Schibsted as a Senior Software Engineer and is part of the Delivery Team. He's fond of writing code, but does not deny a chance of interact and engage with users.
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Rob Fletcher

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Rob Fletcher

Rob Fletcher

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Rob Fletcher has been with Netflix and the Spinnaker team for 4 years and was in large part responsible for the initial version of Orca as well as 2017's rewrite that made it actually good. Rob wrote the book "Spock: Up and Running" for O'Reilly.
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Cameron Fieber

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Cameron Fieber

Cameron Fieber

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Cameron has been an engineer at Netflix for over five years. He initially worked on the tools that were the precursors to Spinnaker, and has been involved in the Spinnaker project since its inception.
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Matthew Duftler

Software Engineer at Google

Matthew Duftler

Matthew Duftler

Software Engineer at Google

Matt is a Software Engineer for Google in New York. He is the overall tech lead for Spinnaker at Google.
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Maarten Dirkse

CI/CD Engineer at bol.com

Maarten Dirkse

Maarten Dirkse

CI/CD Engineer at bol.com

Maarten Dirkse is a CI/CD engineer at the Dutch online retail platform bol.com. Having started his professional life as a Java developer, he and his team have spent the past couple of years developing and implementing bol.com’s CI/CD and container strategies. He is currently heavily involved in the company’s migration to the cloud and cloud-native technologies like Spinnaker.
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Greg Burrell

Senior Reliability Engineer at Netflix

Greg Burrell

Greg Burrell

Senior Reliability Engineer at Netflix

Greg Burrell is a Senior Reliability Engineer at Netflix. In his 13 years at Netflix he has worked in testing, build and release, operations, and developer tools. Greg has been involved with Spinnaker since its inception and is passionate about exploring its potential.
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Matt Burdan

Senior Platform Engineer at Mulesoft

Matt Burdan

Matt Burdan

Senior Platform Engineer at Mulesoft

Senior Platform Engineer with experience in large scale secure deployments on both on-premise and cloud infrastructure using automated processes while adapting to the latest technologies.
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Gregory Baker

Software Engineering Manager at CenterEdge Software

Gregory Baker

Gregory Baker

Software Engineering Manager at CenterEdge Software

Gregory Baker is the Software Engineering Manager at CenterEdge Software and the team lead on the Phoenix project. His previous experience includes over fifteen years of software development and leadership working with cutting edge technology on green-field projects in the finance, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and entertainment industries. Notable projects include principal engineering work on closed-circuit video on demand and delivery services, real-time high volume data and analytics for nation's 34th largest private radiology practice, and a pharmaceutical robotics pilot-program tested by Wal-Mart and the U.S. Military. Greg holds bachelor degrees in both Computer Information Systems and Fine Arts.
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Corin Dwyer

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Corin Dwyer

Corin Dwyer

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Corin Dwyer is a senior software engineer within the Titus development team. Before working on Titus, he worked on infrastructure engineering for the Netflix content organization and before that in healthcare. He has worked across the full stack of engineering (frontend and backend). Currently he works on distributed systems and scheduling for the Netflix container platform.
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Jørgen Jervidalo

Senior Software Engineer at Schibsted

Jørgen Jervidalo

Jørgen Jervidalo

Senior Software Engineer at Schibsted

Jørgen is a developer that got tricked into the ops world, and is now a part of the Delivery Team in Schibsted. He has three kids, and if he could do anything he wanted for a week with no consequences, he would probably go running.
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Benjamin Turk

Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Pure Storage

Benjamin Turk

Benjamin Turk

Senior Site Reliability Engineer at Pure Storage

Ben Turk is a Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) for Pure Storage’s Cloud Teams. Ben is driving the deployment of Spinnaker at Pure and evangelizing the adoption of it. Before joining Pure Ben was an SRE at Lyve Minds which was acquired by Seagate. Ben has many years experience in designing and implementing solutions at scale. Ben graduated from the University of Adelaide majoring in Computer Science.
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Jarrod Todd

SRE Team at Google

Jarrod Todd

Jarrod Todd

SRE Team at Google

Jarrod Todd works in Google’s SRE team to develop software deployment solutions for Google engineers, focusing mainly on Spinnaker and making it work for users of Borg. He also works on Google’s deployment validation system, Canary Analysis Service.
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Dan Peach

SWE at Google

Dan Peach

Dan Peach

SWE at Google

Dan Peach works as a SWE on Google's Spinnaker team, primarily focusing on Borg users. He also works on open-source Spinnaker projects, including Kayenta, Spinnaker's canary analysis service.
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Paul Clegg

Staff Engineer at Armory

Paul Clegg

Paul Clegg

Staff Engineer at Armory

Paul graduated from all the colleges with a 7.0 GPA, invented the idea of using microwaves to reheat leftovers, and commanded the 42nd X-Files Division that defeated the alien invasion of New Jersey in 1938. He is also a pathological liar. Paul might also be a software engineer at Armory; a veteran of over 20 startups; has been acquired by Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Yahoo, and Ask.com; loves Star Wars and roots for the Seattle Seahawks.
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Andrew Backes

Distinguished Engineer at Armory

Andrew Backes

Andrew Backes

Distinguished Engineer at Armory

Andrew is a distinguished engineer at Armory and is a firm believer in how CD can transform a company. Prior to Armory, he created a CI/CD platform that took his previous company from 4 deployments to 2400 per month, unlocking new product lines. Andrew also worked with the Google team on the early version of the Kubernetes V2 provider.
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Fatih Degirmenci

Principal Developer at Ericsson

Fatih Degirmenci

Fatih Degirmenci

Principal Developer at Ericsson

Fatih Degirmenci is a Principal Developer at Ericsson Product Development Unit 5G. He is specialized in automation, CI/CD, and DevOps and currently involved in several large scale CI/CD activities. He is a member of the OPNFV Technical Steering Committee, Nordix Technical Committee, Technical Lead of OPNFV Cross Community CI (XCI) and co-founder of OpenCI Initiative, working on establishing CI/CD principles and practices in the industry and across open source.
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Raja Chawat

Sr. Manager/Engineer at Capital One

Raja Chawat

Raja Chawat

Sr. Manager/Engineer at Capital One

Raja is a Sr. Manager/Tech Lead at Capital One, leading the DevOps team responsible for extending Spinnaker and integrating with Capital One's services. Prior to Capital One, he worked as Tech Lead at Verisign, leading development of their Domain registration platform.
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Kevin Woo

Senior Software Engineer at Armory

Kevin Woo

Kevin Woo

Senior Software Engineer at Armory

Kevin has been using Spinnaker for 3+ years and has been contributing to OSS Spinnaker for over a year. As a senior software engineer at Armory he does lots of things, sometimes, lots and lots of things.
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Craig Peters

Director of Product at JFrog

Craig Peters

Craig Peters

Director of Product at JFrog

Craig Peters, Product Manager at JFrog - Craig is a tech generalist concerned with how humans and processes come together to create systems. Lately He has been interested in the patterns for IaC, and how "devops" and "containers" way of thinking may improve things.
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Sohail Ahmed

Senior Platform Engineer at Mulesoft

Sohail Ahmed

Sohail Ahmed

Senior Platform Engineer at Mulesoft

Ahmed is a software engineer on the Core-Paas team at Mulesoft (a SalesForce company). His team is tasked with improving CI/CD at Mulesoft from code commit to deployment in production.
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Brant Burnett

Systems Architect at CenterEdge Software

Brant Burnett

Brant Burnett

Systems Architect at CenterEdge Software

Brant Burnett is a Couchbase Community Expert, systems architect, and .NET developer experienced in desktop and web full stack development. For the last 13 years, he has been working with CenterEdge Software developing applications for all segments of their software suite. Most recently, he has been leading the charge on transitioning cloud infrastructure from monolithic applications backed by Microsoft SQL to agile, containerized microservices with a scalable Couchbase NoSQL backend.
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Andrew Phillips

Product Manager at Google

Andrew Phillips

Andrew Phillips

Product Manager at Google

Andrew Phillips is a frequent contributor to the Continuous Delivery and Devops space. He's been a software engineer, team lead, infrastructure builder (a.k.a. head of duct tape) and community evangelist and now works on product management and strategy. Andrew contributes to a number of open-source projects, is a regular speaker and author and co-organizer of ContainerDays Boston and NYC.
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Nicholas Parks

Cloud Architect at Kenzan

Nicholas Parks

Nicholas Parks

Cloud Architect at Kenzan

Nicholas Parks is an accomplished tinkerer and technical lead. He started as a code cutter for the USAF on “things” before becoming a code-cutter at HP, delivering Linux-centric datacenter automation products for HPC blade customers. He started his consulting career architecting and building Security-as-a-Service platforms for defense, intelligence, and national law enforcement and IAM platform migrations for Treasury and others. Private sector engagements were all IT transformations for several insurance companies, re-platform with DR capabilities for a North American airline, and a global big retailer to name a few. Just before joining Kenzan, Nicholas worked at a clinical trials cloud platform company where he helped evolved continuous delivery and release engineering to enable business acceleration. Nicholas enjoys using his lay ethnographer skills to make transformations painless with a focus on making security simple for developers and operators alike. Now a consulting architect at Kenzan, Nicholas still codes in Java among other languages.
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Cam Dang

Lead/Manager of Engineering at Capital One

Cam Dang

Cam Dang

Lead/Manager of Engineering at Capital One

I am a full-stack software engineer, tech lead, at Capital One. I have been implementing and customizing Spinnaker for the recent 3 years, building the CI/CD pipeline capabilities to enable #no-fear-release in support of Capital One's engineering excellence pillar. I seek to share my learning experience in developing on the Spinnaker platform, especially around the constraints and governance within a Fintech organization.
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Asher Feldman

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Asher Feldman

Asher Feldman

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Asher Feldman is a Senior Software Engineer on the Delivery Engineering team at Netflix. He lead the effort to extend Spinnaker into the domain of Open Connect Firmware delivery and currently focuses on Spinnaker as a scalable platform.
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Mark Gustafson

Senior CDN Reliability Engineer at Netflix

Mark Gustafson

Mark Gustafson

Senior CDN Reliability Engineer at Netflix

Mark Gustafson is a Senior CDN Reliability Engineer at Netflix in the Open Connect team. He loves using Spinnaker to deploy firmware upgrades across the Open Connect CDN.
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Nick Durkin

Director of Field Engineering, Harness.io

Nick Durkin

Nick Durkin

Director of Field Engineering, Harness.io

Nick currently runs the field engineering for Harness.io, a Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform designed to make deployments easy, safe, and repeatable for everyone in the engineering or DevOps organization. He previous held technical and executive roles in organizations such as OverOps and Early Warning, and was the lead architect on the Department of Homeland Security’s FIVICS initiative. Nick has developed many anti-fraud applications for the financial institutions he has worked with and holds multiple patents.
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Slava Koltovich

CEO at Kublr

Slava Koltovich

Slava Koltovich

CEO at Kublr

Slava Koltovich is CEO of Kublr, an enterprise-grade Kubernetes platform. Passionate about increasing developer productivity, he has incubated and launched a number of successful products improving development processes. During his 20 years in the industry, Slava has delivered software to some of the world's largest companies, including Facebook, Microsoft, and Google.
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Oleg Atamanenko

Senior Software Architect at Kublr

Oleg Atamanenko

Oleg Atamanenko

Senior Software Architect at Kublr

Oleg Atamanenko is a Senior Software Architect at Kublr. A certified Kubernetes administrator and author of cluster autoscaler support for Microsoft Azure (based on VMSS), Oleg is passionate about sharing best practices for Kubernetes deployment and management. He has worked extensively in cloud-native environments and specializes in developing distributed systems, containerizing legacy systems, and implementing serverless projects on Amazon Web Services.
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Dan Popescu

Site Reliability Engineer at Adobe

Dan Popescu

Dan Popescu

Site Reliability Engineer at Adobe

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Ludovic Galibert

Senior Sofware Engineer at Netflix

Ludovic Galibert

Ludovic Galibert

Senior Sofware Engineer at Netflix

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Michael Graff

Site Reliability Engineer at Netflix

Michael Graff

Michael Graff

Site Reliability Engineer at Netflix

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Balaji Sivasubramanian

VP of Product at OpsMx

Balaji Sivasubramanian

Balaji Sivasubramanian

VP of Product at OpsMx

Balaji is VP of Product at OpsMx focusing on creating products that automate and bring intelligence to continuous delivery. Before this role, Balaji was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Engineering Capital where he focused his investment and research in DevOps, CI/CD, applications infrastructure, and security. Before that Balaji has held multiple senior management positions at Cisco. Most recently he led product management and marketing for cloud-native applications solutions with container ecosystem players like Docker, CoreOS, RedHat, Mesos, Hashicorp etc. He was instrumental in driving an Open Source project around container applications operational policies. Balaji is the co-author of 2 books published by Pearson Educations. He has Bachelor and Masters in Computer Engineering and MBA from Wharton School.
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Illia Svyrydov

Principal Software Engineer at Mirantis

Illia Svyrydov

Illia Svyrydov

Principal Software Engineer at Mirantis

Illia Svyrydov is a software engineer with 11+ years of experience focused on producing quality and scalable software, leveraging clouds for 6+ years and building them for the last 5 years. Spinning workloads right now.
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Alex Bello

VP of Product at Armory

Alex Bello

Alex Bello

VP of Product at Armory

Alex joined Armory from Lookout – the market leader in mobile security – where he was the Head of Platform Engineering, responsible for the API, Auth, Data and Continuous Delivery Engineering teams. As part of this role, he transformed the way Lookout delivers its cloud software using Spinnaker, significantly increasing engineering velocity, reducing operational risks and infrastructure costs. Prior to that Alex was VP of Engineering, Platform at Lithium (acquired by Vista) - the market leader in social media management, where he led the business through the cloud and continuous delivery transformation. Alex brings more than ten years of experience building and implementing automation frameworks, teams, and platforms to increase engineering velocity while maintaining quality and safety.
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Swapnil Bhartiya

Editor-in-Chief at TFiR.io

Swapnil Bhartiya

Swapnil Bhartiya

Editor-in-Chief at TFiR.io

Swap, the editor-in-chief of TFiR.io: The Fourth Industrial Revolution, has been covering the tech industry for over 13 years covering topics including emerging technologies, machine learning, AI, space, open source, cybersecurity, gadget reviews (from smartphones to 3D printers, laptops and other consumer and prosumer grade equipment) and the impact of technology on our culture and society. He has written thousands of articles, news items, reviews, tutorials and analysis for publications including, but not limited to: CIO.com, InfoWorld.com, ITWorld.com, NetworkWorld.con DevOps.com, DZone.com, The New Stack, Linux Foundation, Linux.com, Cloud Foundry, CNCF, Linux Pro, ADMIN Magazine, HPE Insights…and more.
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Steven Basgall

Senior Devops Engineer at Gogo Air

Steven Basgall

Steven Basgall

Senior Devops Engineer at Gogo Air

I started my continuous cloud delivery journey with Asgard and have been using Spinnaker since it was available. I sleep better as more applications prove their resiliency in production by participating in chaos.
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Maggie Neterval

Software Engineer at Google

Maggie Neterval

Maggie Neterval

Software Engineer at Google

Maggie Neterval is a software engineer at Google working on Spinnaker.
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Brandon Powell

Software Engineer at Armory

Brandon Powell

Brandon Powell

Software Engineer at Armory

Brandon is a Software Engineer at Armory. Before that he worked in higher education doing all the things manually. In his free time he likes to play and make video games.
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Richard Francois

VP at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Richard Francois

Richard Francois

VP at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Richard Francois is a VP at JP Morgan Chase & Co. responsible for the delivery of Public Cloud Toolchain services; 25+ years in IT, a split career in both application development/architecture and infrastructure engineering/architecture; experienced in strategic technology planning and implementation, solutions architecture, software development, and systems integration.
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Erik Munson

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

Erik Munson

Erik Munson

Senior Software Engineer at Netflix

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Matthew Alsup

Software Engineer 2 at Asurion

Matthew Alsup

Matthew Alsup

Software Engineer 2 at Asurion

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