Leandro is VP of Engineering at MessageBird, where he is responsible for developing and maintaining a technical roadmap that ensures MessageBird is able to quickly drive product innovation and solve customer needs, while also maintaining operational efficiency and delivering reliable products. Previously, Leandro was Director of Infrastructure @ Booking.com and has many years of experience as a Software Engineer, from which he collected many interesting stories. If you’re interested in Leadership and/or Surfing, then you both have something in common!
Jason Yee is Director of Advocacy at Gremlin where he helps people build more resilient systems by learning from how they fail. Previously, he was Senior Technical Evangelist at Datadog, a Community Manager for DevOps & Performance at O’Reilly Media, and a Software Engineer at MongoDB. Outside of work, he likes to spend his time collecting interesting regional whiskey and Pokémon.
Corey is the Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group. Corey specializes in helping companies improve their AWS bills by making them smaller and less horrifying; hosts the Screaming in the Cloud and AWS Morning Brief podcasts; and curates Last Week in AWS, a weekly newsletter summarizing the latest in AWS news, blogs, and tools, sprinkled with snark.
Sarai Rosenberg is an Insecurity Princess working in Security Engineering at PagerDuty. She is a professional mathematician who has been working in security since 2015. Sarai has spoken on threat modeling, recommendation algorithms, and psychological safety, as well as being an advocate for compassion, mentorship, and elliptic curve cryptography.
Bea has been frustrated at Linux’s IP blocking tools for over 20 years now, and are just waiting to see what Nftables is replaced by.
Bea likes shouting about threat models a lot, and trying to convince people that their primary concern is probably not the NSA and that DNSSEC should be put out to pasture.
She is more opinionated about coffee.
Jay Gordon is a Senior Cloud Ops Advocate with the Microsoft Azure Advocates. He and the rest of the Advocacy team are focused on helping Developers and Ops teams get the most out of their cloud experience with Microsoft Azure. Prior to Microsoft, Jay was part of teams at DigtialOcean, BuzzFeed and MongoDB. Jay lives in New York City with his wife and has a goofy pug named Rico.
Yuri Grinshteyn is a Customer Engineering Specialist at Google Cloud, where he works with customers to help them design reliable architectures and advocates for SRE practices and principles.
Bruce Wong is director of engineering at Stitch Fix. He formerly resided at Netflix and Twilio, where he founded the Chaos Engineering effort to stress and proactively introduce failure into critical production systems to validate resilience. He is passionate about tackling challenging problems, scaling engineering teams, and building compelling products. In his spare time he can be found applying engineering principles to iterate on BBQ and chocolate chip cookies.