Barak Brudo was, up until recently, an ERP and full-stack developer. Right now he’s the DevRel for Scribe Security, a software supply chain security startup from Israel. Barak has a degree in art education, he’s a martial arts instructor, and a dungeon master so as you can see, explaining and teaching are in his blood.
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.
As a multifaceted woman with over 20 years of experience in management, technical support, brand management, community, and developer relations, I know that my passion is service. I find my joy in bettering a product, a presentation, or a brand. I’ve worked as an individual contributor, managed teams of varied ages and experiences, and built programs from the ground up.
Brad Johnson is the Director of Product Marketing for no-code/low-code automation startup Blink Ops. Previously, Brad worked at Netlify, which acquired collaboration startup FeaturePeek where he was Head of Marketing. With 10+ years experience at leading GTM efforts, Brad has also worked at an IP law firm, a handful of SaaS startups, and as a middle school substitute teacher.
Brad is a Perl programmer who’s been working in security since 1999. He’s worked with PCI-DSS, FISMA, HIPAA, SOx, and GDPR compliance programs as well being active in the observability and Perl communities. He believes security and monitoring should be accessible, humane, and add value to the business. Brad has been trying to automate himself out of a job for two decades.
Brian is an SRE at Twitter where he works on Core Services and all the things they touch (so pretty much everything). Often that means just trying to ensure all the different services and people get along together.
After coming from a non-tech background, I’ve been an SRE at Twitter for five years and had related titles for well over a decade and a half. When away from the computer, I enjoy everything outdoors and experimenting in the kitchen.
Brittany Woods is an automator of things based in central Missouri. During her career in technical roles spanning across both the financial and the automotive sector, Brittany has been a major advocate for utilizing DevOps and automation.
When she’s not automating the things, Brittany enjoys the casual binge watch on your favorite streaming service, lazy weekends, clarinet and bass guitar playing, and home improvement projects.
Brittany is currently a Manager for the Server Automation team at H&R Block.
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.