Liran Tal is a Developer Advocate at Snyk and a member of the Node.js Security working group. He is a JSHeroes ambassador, passionate about building communities and the open source movement and greatly enjoys pizza, wine, web technologies, and CLIs. Liran is also the author of Essential Node.js Security, a core contributor to OWASP NodeGoat project and loves to dabble about code, testing, and software philosophy.
Liz is a developer advocate, labor and ethics organizer, and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) with 16+ years of experience. She is an advocate at Honeycomb for the SRE and Observability communities, and previously was an SRE working on products ranging from the Google Cloud Load Balancer to Google Flights.
Luke is an expert in community development and creative marketing and is currently the Senior Director, Global Hacker Community at HackerOne - the leading hacker - powered security platform with the largest community of hackers in the world. Previously at HackerOne, Luke oversaw all B2B content marketing efforts, brand voice and social media management, and educational content development. Prior to HackerOne, he served in several creative and marketing leadership roles at Captricity, Sultan Ventures, and Central Pacific Financial. Luke is active on Twitter under the username @luketucker, and blogs at luketucker.com.
Matt Stratton is a Transformation Specialist at Red Hat and a long-time member of the global DevOps community. Back in the day, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.
Matt has over 20 years of experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase to internet firms including Apartments.com. He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including DevOps Enterprise Summit, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matt is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.
He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best phở in the world.
Megan is a lead software engineer at The New York Times. She enjoys solving a variety of business problems across multiple teams and missions while also advocating for system resilience and maturity. On her spare time she likes collecting plants and hitting up the slopes to snowboard.
Murriel is a Customer Engineer with Google Cloud, working with enterprise customers to solve technical and business challenges. She is currently excited about all things DevOps, Information Security, Kubernetes, and Observability. She is also a big advocate for mentorship of girls/youth in STEAM/Technology and enjoys plugging into the local Southern California tech and maker community. When outdoors, can often be spotted on a bike, by the coastline, in the garden, or covered in sawdust.
As a Cloud Developer Advocate at Google, Nathen helps the industry understand and apply DevOps and SRE practices in the cloud. These practices are rooted in the understanding that increased reliability comes with increased velocity.
He is part of the DevOpsDays conferences global organizing committee and was a technical reviewer for the Accelerate State of DevOps Report.
Nathen’s father thought misspelling his children’s names would be a fun prank to play with consequences that would last a lifetime. “