Jason Morgan is Technical Evangelist for Linkerd at Buoyant, maintainer of the CNCF Cloud Native Glossary, and co-author of the CNCF Landscape guide. Passionate about helping others on their cloud native journey, Jason educates engineers on Linkerd, the original service mesh. You might have encountered his articles in The New Stack, where he breaks complex technology concepts down for a broader audience. Before joining Buoyant, Jason worked at Pivotal and VMware Tanzu.
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.
Jay Gordon is a Cloud 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.
Jeff has built observability products for developers for over 12 years. His first company, CPUsage, was a pioneer in the serverless computing space before AWS Lambda existed. Later he joined New Relic pre-IPO where he served on the team creating the company’s high-performance event database, before leading the company’s Real User Monitoring product. Jeff then joined PagerDuty pre-IPO where he worked on designing, building, and launching a suite of business analytics products. Jeff is an alumni of the University of Oregon and works between Portland and the San Francisco Bay Area.
John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for over twenty years in many different environments. John’s publications include the books The Art of Capacity Planning (2009) and Web Operations (2010) as well as the forward to “The DevOps Handbook.” His 2009 Velocity talk with Paul Hammond, “10+ Deploys Per Day: Dev and Ops Cooperation” helped start the DevOps movement.
John served as CTO at Etsy, and holds an MSc in Human Factors and Systems Safety from Lund University.
Jonathon is a Senior Solutions Engineer at Teleport and a Cyber Operations Officer in the Army National Guard. Previous companies he has worked at include IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and several startups. He holds multiple IT certifications and has expertise in DevOps, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.
Julie is a relationship driven Sr. Reliability Advocate who is passionate about helping individuals, teams, and organizations understand how to leverage best practices, and develop amazing cultures. Julie is an international speaker on topics related to reliability, organizational and team culture, chaos engineering, and incident management. Additionally, Julie is the founder of DevOpsDays Boise, which focuses on building a stronger technical community in Idaho.Julie is a relationship driven Sr. Reliability Advocate who is passionate about helping individuals, teams, and organizations understand how to leverage best practices, and develop amazing cultures. Julie is an international speaker on topics related to reliability, organizational and team culture, chaos engineering, and incident management. Additionally, Julie is the founder of DevOpsDays Boise, which focuses on building a stronger technical community in Idaho.
Kat is a developer advocate at PagerDuty. She enjoys talking and thinking about incident response, customer support, and automating the creation of a delightful end-user and employee experience. She previously ran Global Customer Support at PagerDuty, and as a result it’s hard to get her to stop talking about the potential career paths for tech support professionals. In her spare time, Kat is a mediocre plant parent and a slightly less mediocre pet parent to a rabbit named Lupin.
Kimberly Garmoe is a Senior Technical Writer at Tecton.ai (https://www.tecton.ai/), where she works on taxonomy and technical content. Before joining Tecton, she wrote and managed the documentation team at Chef Software. As well as being a documentarian, Kimberly is also a trained librarian and a former humanities scholar.