CEO & Founder, Botchagalupe Technologies
John Willis has worked in the IT management industry for more than 35 years. Currently he is Vice President of DevOps and Digital Practices at SJ Technologies. He was formerly Director of Ecosystem Development at Docker. Prior to Docker, Willis was the VP of Solutions for Socketplane (sold to Docker) and Enstratius (sold to Dell). Prior to to Socketplane and Enstratius, Willis was the VP of Training and Services at Opscode, where he formalized the training, evangelism, and professional services functions at the firm. Willis also founded Gulf Breeze Software, an award-winning IBM business partner, which specializes in deploying Tivoli technology for the enterprise. Willis has authored six IBM Redbooks on enterprise systems management and was the founder and chief architect at Chain Bridge Systems.
Dr. Nicole Forsgren
Research and Strategy, Google Cloud
Nicole Forsgren is the DORA Lead at Google. She is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been a professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole has been awarded public and private research grants (founders include NASA and the NSF), and her work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and she is an Academic Partner at Clemson University and Florida International University.
Co-founder & CEO, DevOps Institute
Jayne Groll is co-founder and CEO of the DevOps Institute (DOI). Jayne carries many IT credentials including ITIL Expert™, Certified ScrumMaster, Certified Agile Service Manager, DevOps Foundation and is a Certified Process Design Engineer (CPDE)™. Her IT management career spans over 25 years of senior IT management roles across a wide range of industries. Jayne is very active in the DevOps, ITSM and Agile communities and is the author of the Agile Service Management Guide. She is a frequent presenter at local, national and virtual events.
Editor-in-Chief and Founder, DevOps.com and Security Boulevard
An often-cited personality in the security and technology community and a sought-after speaker at industry and government events, Alan has helped build several successful technology companies by combining a strong business background with a deep knowledge of technology.
President, Gruver Consulting
Principal Security Program Manager, Veracode
Team Lead, Wayfair
Julio Villarreal Pelegrino, RHCA, RHCE, RHCVA, RHCSA
CEO and Co-Founder, NeuVector
Fei Huang has over 20 years of experience in enterprise security, virtualization, cloud and embedded software. He was part of the founding team of Cloudvolumes (acquired by VMware) and cofounder of Provilla, a DLP security company (acquired by TrendMicro). Fei holds several patents in security, virtualization and software architecture.
Chief Architect, Sumo Logic
Stefan was Sumo’s first engineer and current Chief Architect. He enjoys working on cloud plumbing and is plotting to automate his job fully, so he can spend all his time skiing in Tahoe.
Sr. Director, Partner Marketing, ScienceLogic
Peter is the Sr. Director, Partner Marketing at ScienceLogic. He has extensive experience working with Managed Service Providers of all sizes to create new services – developing and deploying managed services based on a variety of networking and IT management technologies. He has over twenty years’ experience in network and systems management with companies such as Hewlett-Packard, JDSU, Visual Networks and Infoblox. He has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from Royal Naval Engineering College, Manadon, UK and MSc. from University College, London.
Principal Solutions Architect, ScienceLogic
Mr. Willsey is currently a Principal Solutions Architect at ScienceLogic. He has worn multiple hats at ScienceLogic, including product management, business development, growing the international customer base, and expanding into APAC.
With over 20 years of experience in the network management industry, John has held positions at both NetQoS, and InfoVista, in business development, and engineering consulting.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona as well as certifications in networking and virtualization technologies.
Director of Product Management, CloudBees
Erez is the co-founder of Rollout, an enterprise feature flag management solution recently acquired by CloudBees. He holds a B.Sc. in Information Technology and as a developer himself, is very passionate about the mission to help developers excel in releasing quickly and effectively.
Developer Relations, Contrast Security
Erik is a software security expert with extensive Java experience. He manages developer relations for Contrast Security and public Community Edition. Contrast weaves sensors into applications, giving them the ability to detect security threats based on how the application uses its data. Erik was the principal product manager in Oracle focused on security of Java 8, joining at the height of hacks and departing after a two-year absence of zero-day vulnerabilities. During that time, he learned the details of Java at both a corporate/commercial and community level. He also assisted Turbonomic’s product management team to achieve $100M annual revenue in data center / cloud performance automation.
Erik lead product management for Fortify static code analyzer, a tool that helps developers find and fix vulnerabilities in custom source code. He has also published several developer courses through Packt Publishing on data analysis, statistics, and cryptography.