The 2020 CDF Community Ambassadors have graduated to the new title of Community Builders. Find out more in this post.
Software Developer at IBM
Adam works full time on Tekton but his main love is for helping end users and customers to achieve their goals.
Adam joined IBM six years ago out of university and has presented internationally on several occasions as a subject matter expert on a wide range of topics, including DIY machine learning and analytics, the use of GPUs from Java, and on the benefits of using Tekton and webhooks for CI/CD.
VP SRE @ JPMorgan & Chase
I count myself lucky to be part of the community developing the future of cloud-native technology.
I focus time on translating technology into tangible benefits for end-users and lower the bar to participation whilst increasing the adoption of best practices. Container orchestration, cloud infrastructure design, microservice programming and SRE practices are activities that have drawn much of my focus. Working for companies such as American Express, Microsoft, BSkyB, Beamery and more.
As an engineering leader, I believe it is my social responsibility and privilege to reciprocate knowledge and help provide opportunities to others. My ambition is to help those without a voice within my organisation and in the wider community, to be heard and succeed.
Projects I have built recently that might be interesting:
– Jaeger span generator: https://github.com/AlexsJones/jaeger-bomb
– GitOps Kubernetes with ArgoCD: https://github.com/AlexsJones/gitops-kubernetes-cluster
– Operator template code for Kubernetes: https://github.com/AlexsJones/KubeOps
– Kubernetes Observability example: https://github.com/AlexsJones/kubernetes-observability-stack
CEO at Rackner
In my client work at Rackner, I've architected cloud migrations for companies up to $60MM and built software for Fortune 50 co's and highly funded startups on both coasts.
We’ve worked on projects as diverse as enterprise-focused VR apps, mobile POS systems, and business software for complex use cases & industries like Telecom, Shipping & Logistics, Higher Ed, and FinTech.
When I put on my engineer hat – I’m very experienced with:
– Amazon Web Services
– Azure, Google Cloud, etc
– Docker & other container runtimes
– React, Angular
Director - DevOps & Quality Management at Kongsberg Digital
My passion has always been Strategic Thinking, Technology, Process, and Quality.
The more I learned about it, the more I realized the importance of such norms in a work environment. I believe there is nothing greater than improving the quality of the solutions provided on a day to day business with an optimized strategic approach. One of the significant factors that help a company reach its maximum potential is Quality and Continuous Improvement with security practices in mind. I strive to bring 100% to the work that I do by setting clear goals and building a strong foundation.
▪️ I work in Kongsberg Digital as a leadership interface to empower Digital Transformation and Strategic Initiatives to evangelize DevSecOps, mentorship, Process Management and technical leadership for Development & Delivery Teams, cultivate a business-focused mindset and culture for continuous deliveries, ensure cloud & testing strategies, compliance, and continuous improvement. I am passionate about what I do and always remain hungry to learn more and contribute.
▪️ I am a Business Management Professional with a master’s degree in Information Technology. I have a unique skill to manage multi-disciplinary projects and can steer complex challenges, and that is the result of actual hands-on experience. I have developed strong communication and presentation abilities and fostered a reputation as a key contributor through critical thinking and leadership skills. I have successfully built multicultural international teams globally.
▪️ My Capabilities: Digital Transformation, Cloud Strategies, DevOps Evangelism for Cloud Initiatives and Continuous Delivery Model, Security Practices across SDLC facilitating DevSecOps, Agile/Scrum Leadership, Test Strategy, Process Management, ISO compliance (12207, 9001, 27001), Applied Lean, Lean Process Improvement, Quality and Change Management, Resource & Budgeting, Process Compliance, RFP & PRO reviews, Risk Management, Vendor Management, Proactive Sourcing, Talent Pools, Mentoring and Continuous Improvement.
▪️ It is my goal to drive our business forward by adopting the best practices and evolving to changing needs. If you fancy knowing more or talk, I’d love to chat.
Vice President of Product & Business Development at OpsMx
I am interested in helping Enterprise accelerate software delivery through various continuous delivery tools like Spinnaker, Tekton etc.
Balaji is VP of Product and Business Development at OpsMx, a provider of Spinnaker based enterprise continuous delivery solutions. Balaji brings 12+ years of experience in product management and marketing in the Enterprise software space. Prior to OpsMx, Balaji was head of product management at Cisco for cloud native solutions and network virtualization products portfolio. Before that Balaji led technical business development at Big Switch Networks. Balaji is a prolific speaker in major industry conferences and author of 2 books in the networking field. Balaji holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business and Masters in Computer Engineering from University of Arizona and a Bachelor of Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, India
Senior DevOps/System Integration Engineer at OnMobile
Total work experience 10+ years in products & solutions deployment for mobile & telecommunication services across the globe.
• Articulated communicator working as a liaison between Technical & Support functions with commitment of contributing to an organization’s bottom line. Experience in Development Life cycle from requirement gathering, analysis, designing, developing, testing, documentation, implementation and support.
• Part of team for kubernetes cluster deployment POC
• Part of Docker community in Bangalore and contributing Docker stack ready solution to collabnix dockerlabs. (https://github.com/collabnix/dockerlabs/blob/master/solution/django-postgres/readme.md)
• Presentation and webinar on Container Networking in the Docker community event.
Solutions Architect at Bank of New Zealand
Passionate Solutions Architect,CNCF Ambassador, experienced DDD, Agile practitioner; DevOps, Cloud, CI/CD and lover of coffee!
* Passionate Solutions Architect over 20 years of ICT experience, a polyglot and polymath.
* Practice and advocate domain driven design, firmly believe and practice “design for failures.”
* Believe – Learning by doing; Experienced Lean and Agile practitioner; Lead by example the change for New / Modern ways of working.
* Advocate for modern engineering/ developer practices, Microservices for Enterprise Agility, containerization, architecting for Continuous Delivery (CD), DevOps, Observability, Event-driven architecture with Kafka/NATS, Cloud Native and Open source software.
* Strongly believe in simplicity and code liability – when it comes to System Architecture, Design and Development appreciating best practices for Software Development and finding the right balance between over and under engineering.
* I am a highly motivated individual, look for every opportunity to reduce cost-By automation: Continuous Integration, Automated Tests, Continuous Delivery; reduce overhead – by simple yet powerful system design: ask questions why, think before doing, test before commit code; Improve user experience: create engaging user experience design, exceeding expectations, simple User Interface;
* DevOps enthusiast, lead DevOps and continuous delivery community of practices; Co-organiser for DevOpsDaysNZ, participate and present in DevOps meet-ups;
* In earlier life – experience as Trainer over five years in Software Development Practices, Microsoft.NET, mentoring, coaching juniors, students, junior developers and encouraging experience Developers. Includes commercial training, corporate training and visiting/guest lectures for Engineering /Technology Students
* Held various positions and contributed to institutionalizing best practices in project and product development processes across the organization beyond the department boundaries/silos.
* Experienced Toastmaster and Competent communicator.
Carlos Eduardo Arango Gutierrez
Software Engineer | R&D Performance & Scale for OpenShift Performance & Latency Sensitive Application Platform (PSAP)
Eduardo is a performance engineer at Red Hat, working on the OpenShift performance & latency sensitive applications.
Eduardo is also a Computer Science PhD student at Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia, working on containerized distributed systems for research computing, with high focus on automated workflows, GitOps and CD for Research compute workflows. His research interests include High Performance Computing, Distributed systems, Dependency management, Linux containers and most recently, Container distribution and orchestration. Over the past 5 years Eduardo has focused on enabling researchers to build and deploy performance sensitive applications with containers on distributed environments.
Carlos Enrique Moreno Alvarez
Born in Venezuela, passionate about collaborating on projects that improve human life and add meaning to our life plan, Information Technology Professional with over 15 years of experience as an Solutions Architect, Infrastructure Engineer and Performance Analysis Consultant.
Capable design and deploy technical solutions for high services delivery infrastructure platforms using the best practices on the market. Working as a team player assuming leadership responsibilities, focus on customer value and business value.
Carlos Tadeu Panato Júnior
Sn. Software Engineer at Mattermost
Software Engineer with experience leveraging agile, DevOps, Test Automation and CI/CD to manage large scale distributed platforms both on-prem and in public cloud.
AWS Developer Certification
Azure Developer Associate Certification
Google Associate Cloud Engineer
Terraform Associate Certification
Consul Associate Certification
Sn. Deployment Engineer at Armory.io
15+ years of large scale application / service delivery.
Production deployment projects with some of the largest cloud services in the world ensuring that Millions of users and devices can connect with their most beloved applications and services. Taking into consideration the ever evolving market of the mobile user and the mirroring growth within the DataCenter to make those services available, secure, and optimized.
Help our customers execute better business models with the use of technology. Deploying Applications and Services to production with best practices, simple configurations, and ability to reach extreme scale. Utilize Data to improve all facets of the business. Streamline application life cycle / rollout for continuous deployment from dev to production.
Specialized: HTTP/1.1, HTTP/2, SSL-TLS, PFS, ECC, Mobile, TCP, MPTCP, DNS, GSLB, RHI, TCP-Fast Open, SSL Session Tickets, Containers, Virtual Machines, Application Monitoring / Visibility
Specialized Products: Netscaler, Nginx, Avi Networks, Splunk, Nutanix, PepperData, Dynatrace, Lucidworks
Newly Certified Splunk Architect. These services and infrastructure pieces are useless without insight and visibility to their health and usage.
Operations Engineer at Firstlight Media
Chandan is currently working as a Operations Engineer at Firstlight Media, providing infrastructural and functional systems to OTT platforms assisted by artificial intelligence.
He is responsible for the uninterrupted delivery of content on various streaming platforms. He is self-motivated to learn & educate people about open source, its philosophy.c
Chandani Kumari (she/her) is a former Outreachy Intern with Tekton.
She worked as Linux admin with Wipro Technology for six years before stepping down for a career transition in DevOps & open source. She is also an ambassador for Fittr (a Fitness & Nutrition Community). In her leisure time, she loves to spread awareness about fitness and nutrition.
Global CTO of Cloud and DevOps leader at Sogeti
Global strategic Cloud and DevOps portfolio, product and business development.
Leading and influencer in technology communities. Mentor, guide, trainer and team player. Frequent blogger, writer and speaker. Runner, Telemark skier and sailor.
Dan “POP” P.
Field Chief Technologist at Sysdig | Host of The POPCAST with DanPOP | CKA
DevOps Solution Professional who can clearly and cohesively map business objectives to products, process and most importantly people.
Microservice and Container Orchestration Development, Runtime, and Monitoring including Kubernetes, Openshift, Docker EE, Hashicorp Nomad, and Mesosphere,
Container Security, Scanning, Runtime Enforcement, and Forensics
Hybrid Cloud leadership and solution consulting
Big Data architecure and overall thought leadership
DevOps and Cloud Native Application Practice
IT Transformation and Security Best Practice
Financial and Portfolio Accounting system architecture/Trade Workflow Systems
Large and small scale technology implementation and project management.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
Virtualization and Storage Technologies
Global Community Ambassador at DevOps Institute
I am currently working as the Global Community Ambassador at DevOps Institute headquarter in USA along being the Region Head for APJ & MEA Region.
This role is exclusive & people-focused evangelist to the global community of Enterprises, Channel Partners and individuals who are planning, embarking or already on a transformation journey in Digital world based on DevOps, Agile, emerging Technologies and standards. I build massive online, social Global community with thousands of members and practitioners . I am committed to connect the Humans of DevOps and Modern IT to advance the Skills, Knowledge, Ideas & Learning with ease and collaboration. I report directly to CEO & Director and works as a Chief Evangelist to drive the Community behavior at global scale.
I am also simultaneously managing the Asia-Pacific, Japan, Middle east, Africa region as Region Head where I am working with Global Thought Leaders, Elite Enterprises, Government Agencies, Specialized Agencies & Strategic Partners to evangelize the standardization of DevOps, Agile, IT Service Management, emerging technologies and standards, best Practices and skills adoption. I am passionate about developing a Global Continuous Learning Community around DevOps & Modern IT with Best Practices because of the evolution and revolution taking place across sectors due to adoption & Digitization at scale across economies.
Sn. Performance Engineer at Target
A meticulous, disciplined and proactive Performance evangelist with 7.8 Plus years of experience in performance engineering,tuning wherein involved in key architectural decision making which fruited out in prolonged application scalability and resilience.
Primarily focused on implementing comprehensive performance engineering tool sets in open source space for ex – log analytics in ELK Stack and APM tool in Naver/pinpoint (Replacement to Dynatrace/AppD/NewRelic)
Seasoned professional with concrete proficiency in performance measurement, performance monitoring, performance analysis, performance tuning, capacity planning and volumetric workload modeling
Hands-on experience in developing Spring Boot Based Rest Stateless API’s
Architected and designed Highly scalable and Fault Tolerance Postgresql Partitioned Schema with parallel worker thread for higher concurrency in PG10 which could scale with Million of writes (Inserts/Updates) per sec.
Principal Software Engineer at Waters Corporation
Agile Software Test Leader with a passion for excellence, orchestrating collaborative team efforts towards strategic and immediate goals in concert with partner in cross functional areas to achieve business impact and customer satisfaction.
Reputation for providing home-grown solutions borne out of expert technical insight and tenaciously acquired knowledge in the problem domain. Qualified by over 15 years of experience in:
– Work on Software Products and instruments from Inception to Launch
– Managing On-/Off-shore International Teams
– Complete Software Lifecycle for Desktop, servers, firmware, instruments
– Software Quality
– Functional, Performance, and Testing Tools and Technologies
– Developing Business and Technical Alliances
– Knowledgeable in life science instruments development and FDA compliances
DevOps Practitioner at Huayou Tech
I believe IT changes the world and DevOps changes IT.
I am the co-founder of the local group, DevOps Times Community, where I help coordinate a total following of 30,000 subscribers through the group’s wechat official account. I am an active Jenkins and DevOps Institute Ambassador. I have also coordinated and organized events for Jenkins Area Meetup and Jenkins User Conference China for the past 3 years.
I have also been awarded by the Jenkins community as Most Valuable Advocate of Jenkins Community and Jenkins Ambassador in 2018.
Garima is a Global DevOps Researcher and is committed to help organizations struggling with complex digital transformation & development projects.
She is leading the operational vision of the company by ultimately maximizing value for customers through the Strategic Business Transformation. She has helped a wide variety of organizations adopt agile software delivery practices. She is a frequent keynote at major industry conferences and is a widely published author of articles and research reports.
Agile & Lean Practitioner - Professional Scrum Trainer at Red Tangerine
I am passionate about the people side of change and bringing meaningful change into organisations, with a focus on helping teams and organisations deliver true customer value in a sustainable way. I have worked with a range of organisations in a range of industries; from small digital agencies to big corporate organisations.
I have worked with software and non-software development teams in various capacities from facilitating training and workshops to getting deeply involved ‘in the trenches’ with teams. This includes coaching and mentoring individuals, teams and organisations.
I started my Agile journey in a Scrum team. I soon came to realise the benefit of being part of the bigger picture and getting a deep understanding of the Software Development Lifecyle and the end to end value stream.
Over the years I enhanced my skills and knowledge by taking on different roles and responsibilities across a variety of disciplines such as Scrum Master, Product Ownership, Business Analysisi, Service Delivery Management, Agile & Lean coaching. I have guided organisations along their journeys towards business agility, allowing them to inspect and adapt and focus on customer value.
I have extensive experience in helping organisations break down silos, enabling the creation of a continuous learning environment that encourages communication, collaboration and innovation. I am passionate about helping organisations identify how value to the customer is delivered, by evaluating what work is performed, where the bottlenecks and waste are and what steps organisations can take incrementally to improve future flow.
In 2018 I succesfully completed Kanban Train the Trainer Program from Lean Kanban University, enabling me to teach KMP1, KMP2 and TKP. In 2019 I became part of the scrum.org trainer community by becoming a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST). Additionally I am part of a team designing and delivering multiple training classes and workshops such as: ICAgile Product Ownership, Design Thinking, Design Thinking with Lego® Serious Play®, Design Thinking to map, bridge and integrate cultural diversity and inclusion. Aside from providing training I am far and foremost an Agile & Lean practitioner, working with teams and organisations on a day to day basis.
Chief Ambassador at DevOps Institute
Helen Beal is Chief Ambassador at DevOps Institute and a DevOps coach, writer and learning facilitator.
Ways of Working and DevOps coach, consultant and learning facilitator. Writer, speaker and analyst.
Cybersecurity Engineer at Clarity Innovates
Driven Cybersecurity professional looking to change the world by harnessing the power of the Internet to influence ideas, people and nations in order to improve the quality of life and opportunities for the 99%.
Employs a deep understanding of computer networks and security to build and manage secure systems. Interested in exploring, implementing and improving ideas to advance the use of technology in society.
DevOps Ambassador | SAFe® 5 Program Consultant | Cloud Native enthusiasts | Head of Software Engineering at Sodimac Corp
I am an Agilist who believes that technology is a powerful enabler to transform the way we interact!
Head of Engineering at Sodimac Corp, SAFe Program Consultant, and DevOps & Cloud Native Enthusiast specialized in the development of Cloud Native applications, DevOps and Agile transformation, Cloud and Kubernetes adoption with more than 10 years of experience helping organization to embrace new technologies & practices to develop business solutions.
Senior Engineering Manager & Product Owner for Yahoo Screwdriver, the flagship CI/CD product at Verizon Media https://screwdriver.cd/
Senior Engineering Manager & Product Owner for Yahoo Screwdriver, the flagship CI/CD product at Verizon Media https://screwdriver.cd/
Developer Advocate at IBM
To work in a challenging company where I can take ownership of a portion of the product. I'm looking to work with a trustworthy team but at the same time able to work autonomously. I would initially like to work in a on the application level to learn the software and, with the hopes of moving into a more complex role.
Specialties: Linux Administration, Beer Brewing, Network Design, E-Mail Administration, Project Management, Puppet infrastructure and administration
Manager, Cloud DevOps at Redbox
Enthusiastic and driven engineer in the DevOps/SRE space with a passion for Open Source and Open Culture. Learning, building, sharing, and growing every day both professionally and through community efforts. Proud Google Developer Group organizer in Chicago and speaker at a few notable conferences.
Experience working in the field as an DevOps and Tooling Engineer; now Manager. My experience spans across many domains (some may call it full-stack) from architecture to delivery to security.
* Handled operations of both mutable and immutable production workloads using tooling/automation.
* In no particular order, experience writing in Bash, Python, Groovy, Go.
* Use Git for Source Control
* Continuous Integration using Jenkins, GitlabCI
* Continuous Delivery using GitlabCI, Spinnaker
* Experience in the cloud for 5+ years mainly in AWS and GCP
* Developer toolchain growing but notably using Packer, Ansible, Terraform
* Firm believer, user, and contributor to open source projects
Currently not looking for work.
Sn. Marketing Mgr. at Cycloid
My 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in different industries and in international environment do make me a chameleon able to develop and execute end-to-end on and offline campaigns, to manage a large-scale budget and to coordinate teams globally, as well for external audiences as internal ones. My knowledge of the digital world is a valuable asset in the hyper connected world we are evolving in.
Marketing and comms strategies, teams coordination, budget management, event, web, social, integrated campaigns, customer programs, CRM, community management, content writing, translation, providers/contractors management, PR
IT (predictive analytics, Big Data, IoT, automation, real-time, collaborative cloud-based platform, deep tech/DevOps platform), environment (water treatment), cosmetics (hair products), communications (360°)
Start-up, SMB, agency, large group
Sn. Software Engineer at Equinix
Software developer. Lover of family and friends. Die hard San Francisco Giants fan
Mauricio (Salaboy) Salatino
Principal Software Engineer (Dev Rel) at Camunda
Based in London, UK Principal Software Engineer @ Camunda Instructor @ LearnK8s.io Ex - Alfresco - Tech Leader, Designer and Implementer of Activiti Cloud Ex - Red Hat/JBoss - Drools & jBPM Core committer
Open Source enthusiast
Spring Cloud Kubernetes, Contributor
Jenkins X, Contributor
Informatics Engineer (Mendoza University – Argentina)
For more information about the conferences where I presented or my profile visit:
Senior Software Engineer at Comcast
I am software developer currently at Comcast building web applications. I enjoy using the latest CI/CD tools to build ever evolving software for the web.
Things I am interested in: Streamlined deployments and faster code builds, new tools for infrastructure management, well thought out frameworks for the web (front end and back end) to build great apps for mobile and desktop.
Specialties: Research & Innovations; Documents, Article Writing; Whitepapers; Thought Leadership
• Certified SAFe 5 DevOps Practitioner
• Certified Jenkins Engineer (CJE)
• Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
• IBM Bluemix Certified Professional
• IBM Urbancode Deploy Certified Professional
• VCP410 – VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4
• Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge – CCSK 2.1, CCSK 3.0
• Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) Test 1.5 with 84%.
• Sun Certified Web Component Developer (SCWCD) Test with 97%.
Director of Global Engineering (QA, DevOps) at GroupM
Subject Matter Expert in Payment Industry, FinTech, E-Commerce and Ad Tech domain.
Experienced in SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Cloud, Big Data, IoT Industry.
Build and Leading High performing Global Team, Delivering Quality Product with ROI.
Expertise in full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), involved in product requirement analysis, design,architecture,development, testing, deployment and support.
Experienced in Agile development process and CI/CD implementation with Jenkins, Docker, Ansible, Kubernetes.
Experienced in DevOps process, automatic deployment using Chef/Ansible and Kubernetes cloud deployment in OpenStack, AWS,Azure and Google Cloud Platform.
Expertise in testing UI leveraging Selenium WebDriver.
Expertise in Microservices/ RESTful web service/API testing by incorporate JUnit and TestNG framework and SoapUI.
Experienced in Android Mobile app testing utilizing Appium, Espresso.
Experienced in JMeter, AppDynamics, dynaTrace for Load and Performance(LnP) testing.
Experienced in Security testing/Pen Testing utilizing ZAP, BURP Suite, Qualys, Checkmarx.
Expertise in Production monitoring using Grafana and production log search using Splunk.
Vice President of Global Delivery at Espire Infolabs
Digital Transformation, Service Delivery, ITSM & Project Management Expert | DevOps Leader | Agile Coach
Nagesh has over 22+ years of experience in various technical and leadership roles. He has got technology background with experience in steering Product Development, Software Architecture, Consulting & Delivery Management in International environments. During his career, he has worked with some of the top Fortune 500 companies to support their CCM, CRM, Web Content Management, eLearning initiatives. Nagesh has Proven expertise in strategy, risk management and business planning, reducing waste and cost through process redesign and agile management. He has worked with some large IT services and Product development companies at leadership positions and passionate about DevOps and Agile processes. He is a certified DevOps Leader and Agile Coach. He had led several digital transformation projects using Agile, SCRUM methodologies. He has also led several CI/CD initiatives.
Naresh Rayapati (Rao)
Software Architect at Cerner Corporation
Pragmatic & Passionate Programmer. Jenkins Contributor.
Software Architect at Cerner Corporation, a leading provider of healthcare information technology. Passionate about Agile, DevOps & Continuous Delivery, and all things Automation. Very strong developer, with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry. In the recent years his focus has been on enabling DevOps practices in his current team. OSS Contributor, he is maintaining couple of Jenkins plugins since past several years.
Sn. Director of Software Engineering at OpsMx
Lead teams that design, build and deliver highly scalable fault-tolerant enterprise software and software-as-a-service.
Expertise: Cloud infrastructure, AWS/Azure/GCP, Kubernetes/Openshift/Docker, Java/JEE, Web Services, SaaS, Software Life cycle management, High Availability, Security, Business Intelligence
Oleg Nenashev (TOC Chair)
Embedded systems engineer and researcher with 10 years of work experience.
Oleg’s background includes research, development and automation in hardware and embedded/CAD software areas. I also have an experience in customer support.
Interests: Embedded systems, HW/SW co-design, Electronic design automation, Continuous integration.
Developer Advocate at Cloudbees
Oscar Medina has 22+ years in the technology sector. Oscar’s experience dates back to the Dotcom boom era, where he managed eCommerce sites based on UNIX, and written in Java. He is an advocate for DevOps practices with a focus on cloud-agnostic tools and modern frameworks.
Oscar’s software development coupled with cloud infrastructure(Dev and Ops) has been instrumental in helping companies realize the benefits of cloud solutions by mentoring teams in migrating legacy monolithic applications into Microservices, building CI/CD pipelines and orchestrating Docker containers using Kubernetes on three of the leading clouds AWS, GCP, and Azure.
He focuses on the following areas:
– DevOps practices with a focus on cloud agnostic solutions using open source tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Packer and Vagrant
– CI/CD Security
– Docker Image hardening and Security
– Cloud Greenfield projects (AWS, Azure, GCP)
– Cloud Development (migrate apps to the cloud, leveraging cloud-native services)
– Cloud security and privacy assessments, pen testing, complete initial setup of Policies, AD Federation, Roles etc.
– Custom modern app development in many languages
– API Management (security, rate limiting etc)
Oscar is also an Office 365 veteran (all workloads) previously at Microsoft helped large corporations adopt the cloud and provided guidance as per best practices.
Owen Bowers Adam
SRE Lead @ IGS
I have a love for all things automation and opensource, with a particular niche around enabling developers to focus more on their own code instead of all the underlying complexity in building and deploying.
My current focus is around how to make this work in a hardware and chip design setting, but I’ve been fortunate to be able to work with a variety of clients over the years with a huge range of problems and maturity levels.
Outside of my core work, I’m also pretty active as a mentor and judge for local hackathons.
You can find me on twitter at @obowersa and at linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/owen-bowers-adams-8b179417/
Principal Architect & Quality Engineer at bexio AG
Roles I have experience in: * (Lead) Software Engineer (Backend, Frontend, Systems) * (Lead) Quality Assurance Engineer / Test Automation Engineer (SDET) * Technical Architect / Software Architect / Infrastructure Architect / Solutions Architect * DevOps Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer * Head of Engineering / Chief Technology Officer
Open Source Involvement:
* Core contributor to PHP / A founder of PHP-FIG (official standards body).
* Author of many PHP standards (some are now reaching 100,000,000 installations)
* Member of the Jenkins Project. Involvement within Blue Ocean and JenkinsX projects
* Member of the Continuous Delivery Foundation (Ambassador)
Key Areas of Expertise:
* I have 20 years experience in software engineering
* Service Oriented Architecture / Distributed Systems / Microservices
* Quality assurance / testing solutions / CI/CD solutions
* Software architecture / Infrastructure architecture
* Test Driven Development (TDD) / Behavioral Driven Development (BDD)
* Domain Driven Development (DDD)
* Teaching, mentoring, public Speaking, bringing teams together
Sectors I have experience in:
* Banking, FinTech
* Automotive (UK Gov and private sector),
* Health (NHS, UK Gov)
* Environmental Management
* E-Learning, Retail, E-Commerce, Customer Experience Management
* Affiliate Marketing
Areas I’ve provided public speaking, public workshops and private workshops on:
* CI/CD solutions using Jenkins
* CI/CD solutions using JenkinsX
* Software design and architecture
* Docker-based CI/CD solutions
* Behavioral driven development
* Test driven development
* Software automation testing
IT Delivery Freelancer | DevOps & Solution Architect | Open Source contributor
Agile Software delivery process engineer, automation and security enthusiast with passion for creating cloud-native innovative solutions, especially in IT healthcare using Open Source solutions. Team-builder, technologist (generalist), solution architect.
Open source lover!
Applications DevOps Leader & IT Manager at Lingaro | DevOps Institute Global Ambassador | DevOps Speaker & Blogger
Romnick Acabado is a passionate DevOps Leader/SME/IT Manager at Lingaro, which is a disruptive innovator focused on data-driven enterprise transformation and clients' success.
He leads a team that specializes in data analytics, which includes specializations like business intelligence, big data, data lake, enterprise reporting, and visualizations.
He is a well-rounded leader that is responsible for building and managing a team from hiring, resource management, skills and performance management, operations excellence, and implementing knowledge management strategy and best practices across their whole organization. He contributes to their business development and serves as a service partner to their Fortune 500 customers.
He also helps in coordinating their company-wide technical skills development and plans.
He is also active as a DevOps Institute’s Global Ambassador in the Philippines.
He supports, engages, and empowers the Humans of DevOps through interactions and collaboration with other ambassadors.
His mission is to use his creativity, authenticity, and accountability on learning and sharing best practices in executing strategic plans
to achieve the sustainable success of whomever, he is working with as an IT Leader.
Directory of Community at Armory.io
CDF Outreach Committee Chair
I work on building the Spinnaker community and ecosystem and would like to leverage the CDF’s network and support. I want to represent Spinnaker and the CDF and support the continuous delivery story.
DevOps Evangelist @ Zensar | DevOps Ambassador at DevOpsInstitute | Published Author | Reiki (spiritual healing) Teacher
Savinder is a DevOps evangelist at Zensar Technologies, UK.
He is passionate about helping Enterprises across industry verticals solve business problems, based on technology solutions. Savinder is a recognised figure in the DevOps space and speaks at leading industry events worldwide. He’s the author of ‘How do I build a career in DevOps? A Practical Handbook to Help You Start or Scale Up Your Career in DevOps’, which is available on Amazon worldwide.”
Shaaron A Alvares
Enterprise Agile and Devops Transformation Leader at T-Mobile
Passionate, influencer, servant-leader at heart, self-driven and goal oriented Software Delivery Manager, Release Manager and Agile DevOps Transformation Coach and with 10+ years’ experience in delivering complex technical programs and high performance products and solutions that exceed customers’ expectations.
– Technical Program Management – Release Train Engineer – Product organizational mindset – Scaled Agile and DevOps adoption – Tools operationalization.
**TECHNOLOGY**: Ability to translate products and technology requirements into enterprise infrastructure capabilities and continuous delivery. Partner with Business, Lead Engineers and Architects to deliver scalable fit for purpose solutions.
**TEAM LEADERSHIP**: Effectively mentored and trained 15+ Technical Program Managers/ Scrum Masters reports to support large scale organizational transformation. Introduced culture of open space agility, communities of practices, Test & Learn and Continuous Improvement patterns to effectively upskill and address technical impediment leading to improved developers’ productivity.
**ORGANIZATIONAL PRODUCT & VALUE STREAM COACH**: Transitioned organizations from Project and Waterfall to Product and Value Stream Management increasing business alignment, agility, velocity and stability.
**PRAGMATIC EXECUTION**: Ability to leverage and customize Frameworks and Methodologies to make them ft for purpose and valuable for the current level of organizational maturity: DevOps, Scaled Agile, SAFe, RTE, LeSS, Scrum, Kanban, ScrumBan, Extreme Programming (XP), Test-Driven Development, Lean Agile, Lean Kaizen, (CICD). Align strategic transformation goals to enterprise annual performance goal.
Chief Technology Officer at Benchmark Corp
Shlomo is the CTO at Benchmark Corp in Canada, a DevOps Institute & Continuous Delivery Foundation Ambassador.
His mantra to live by is: “I am here to help.” He is focused on supporting the practical side of DevSecOps which stems from his engineering and enterprise architecture background. He was previously a global head of Site Reliability Engineering and Application Security as a CISO for a Fortune 500. He is also the creator of Governance Engineering which is published in one of his whitepapers on DevGovOps. He has worked with niche companies in the container space to publish two case studies showing how a large corporation can modernize its applications using containers and microservices in the cloud, while supporting PCI compliance using CD pipelines. He participates heavily in the conference scene which includes keynotes in; Atlanta, San Francisco, New York City, Toronto, Niagara-on-the-Lake, and New Orleans. Shifting to numerous Webinars/BrightTalks in Q1 of 2020. He also provides thought-leadership and product management guidance to multiple partners at their CKO/SKOs to align better with the shift-left DevOps culture. Having successfully implemented digital transformation for a fortune 500 he plans to show others how to do so practically. Ask him anything on the spot. He loves it.
Senior Lead Technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton
Steven helps federal agencies adopt modern software delivery best practices by implementing DevSecOps principles and embrace microservice-based application architectures on Kubernetes.
As the author of the Jenkins Templating Engine, he is passionate about bringing organizational governance to software delivery while enabling developer autonomy to simplify DevSecOps adoption across the enterprise. Steven helps organize the Jenkins community’s Pipeline Authoring Special Interest Group and contributes where he can to pipeline documentation and community plugins.
Technical Evangelist at Harness.io
I would love to be a catalyst for better software delivery. An area we can improve on within the tech space is sharing stories and leveraging the experiences of others. I think becoming a CDF Ambassador would really give me the opportunities to help drive that mission further.
Tiffany is passionate about better software delivery. She leverages her experience building cloud-native software solutions with DevOps practices to share applicable stories and content around software technologies.
5G Network Architect at Facebook Connectivity
Tom is 4G/5G Telecom Network Architect & leader with diverse expertise in cloud based 4G/5G and application services.
Broad experiences in delivering complex design reliability for hardware & software, quality, new product introduction, customer engagement, industry & academia collaboration. Strong analytical skills, good interpersonal and communication skill. Strong Technical leadership in SDN, VFV, CI/CD, network automation and performance benchmarking. Worked for AT&T for 16 years as PMTS as part of advanced radio technology and SDN/NFV team. Among his tasks, Tom was leading technical evaluation of startups & Strategic relationship alignment with diverse cross organizational skills. Tom Is currently leading architecture and development of CI/CD for open and disaggregated 4G/5G RAN and Open core working from Menlo Park, Ca.
Principal DevOps Architect at Codefresh
Viktor Farcic is Principal DevOps Architect at Codefresh, a member of the Google Developer Experts and Docker Captains groups, and a published author.
He often speaks at community gatherings and conferences (latest can be found here).
His random thoughts and tutorials can be found in his blog TechnologyConversations.com.
He is a co-host of DevOps Paradox podcast.
Xiaojie Zhao (Rick)
Senior Software Engineer at Alauda
Zhao Xiaojie(Rick) is a software engineer joining us from Alauda, where he is responsible for developing the CI/CD platform.
As the leader of the Chinese Localization SIG and press contact of Jenkins in China, where a large developer community exists invisible from the west. He has been promoting the Jenkins community in several ways, such as running the Jenkins official social media, encouraging people to contribute tech-articles, giving some speeches about Jenkins at the related conferences, maintaining the Chinese Jenkins website. He is the author of several open source projects, like Simplified Chinese Plugin and Jenkins CLI. He is also a participant in GSoC serving two years as a mentor.
Head of Engineering Productivity at JD.com
Long time Evangelist in Jenkins and more than 10 years experience with CI/CD/DevOps. Jenkins ambassador and Most Valuable Advocate of Jenkins Community. DAOps foundation core techincal team member.