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. "
Support Engineer turned Software Developer turned Software Architect. Now I bring software engineering best practices to the world of business applications.
Paige Cruz is a Senior Developer Advocate at Chronosphere passionate about cultivating sustainable on-call practices and bringing folks their aha moment with observability. She started as a software engineer at New Relic before switching to SRE holding the pager for InVision, Lightstep, and Weedmaps. Off-the-clock you can find her spinning yarn, swooning over alpacas, or watching trash TV on Bravo.
Once so often it makes sense to repeat the basics: Using the CAMS acronym Patrick Debois will explain how DevSecOps is built upon the core tenets of DevOps, requires the same mindset and approach, and ultimately forms a consistent feedback channel for the business on overcoming yet another bottleneck: security. Coming to a mature DevOps organization near you, sooner rather than later.
Patrick Roserie is a husband, father, tinkerer, and cyber security professional that specializes in infrastructure/application security and automation. He has been in the IT Industry for over 10 years, prior to cyber security he was a helpdesk/migration technician.
Rachel Stephens is a Senior Analyst with RedMonk, a developer-focused industry analyst firm. She focuses on helping clients understand and contextualize technology adoption trends, particularly from the lens of the practitioner. Her research covers a broad range of developer and infrastructure products, with a particular focus on emerging growth technologies and markets.
Rich Lafferty is a Staff Site Reliability Engineer at PagerDuty, where he builds platforms in the clouds to make PagerDuty reliable and his development teams happy. He now calls Dartmouth, Nova Scotia home with his wife and two tortoiseshell cats. In his copious spare time, he can be found enjoying craft beer, staring at a wall, or playing bass in one of PagerDuty’s two office bands.
Rob’s comfort zone is right at the intersection between people and technology. His technical and leadership skills were honed at Intel, Dell, and Quest Software, but his true passion is listening and learning from customers. After 15 years of experience in the APM market, Rob started Resurface with the goal of creating first-party observability solutions, where customers truly own their data, and where security and privacy controls are seamlessly integrated.