DevOps Conference, December 02 – 05, 2019 in Munich
The Conference for Continuous Delivery, Microservices,
Docker, Clouds and Lean Business
Program Chair of the DevOpsCon 2019 Berlin
Software & Support Media
Sebastian Meyen is Chief Content Officer at S&S Media. He has been actively involved with the IT industry for more than twenty years. As a journalist he is constantly in touch with thought leaders in software development and architecture. He is editor in chief of the German speaking Java Magazin and program chair of the JAX conferences since 2001. Prior to joining S&S Media, he studied philosophy and anthropology in Frankfurt, Germany.
Co-Founder of Rundeck
Damon Edwards is a Co-Founder of Rundeck, Inc., the makers of Rundeck, the popular open source self-service operations platform. Damon was previously a Managing Partner at DTO Solutions, a DevOps and IT Operations improvement consultancy. Damon has spent over twenty years working with both the technology and business ends of IT operations and is noted for being a leader in porting cutting-edge DevOps and SRE techniques to large enterprise organizations. Damon is also a frequent conference speaker and writer who focuses on DevOps and IT operations improvement topics. Damon is active in the international DevOps community, including being a co-host of the DevOps Cafe podcast, an early core organizer of the DevOps Days conference series, and a content chair for Gene Kim’s DevOps Enterprise Summit.
J. Paul Reed has over fifteen years experience in the trenches as a build/release and tools engineer, working with such organizations as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, Symantec, and Salesforce. In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations realize how they can “Simply Ship. Every time”. He’s worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure to health care, with teams ranging from 2 to 2500 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, team culture transformation, and business value optimization. He regularly speaks internationally on release engineering, DevOps, IT operations complexity, and human factors. Paul is also the founding host of The Ship Show, a twice-monthly podcast tackling topics related to build engineering, DevOps, and release management.
Erkan Yanar beschäftigt sich seit dem letzten Jahrtausend mit Linux. Er ist freiberuflicher Consultant mit den Schwerpunkten MySQL, Containervirtualisierung, DevOps und OpenStack. Wenn er nicht bei einem Kunden ist, veröffentlicht er in Fachzeitschriften oder hält Vorträge auf Konferenzen.
Markus Andrezak is involved in the development of products as well as innovation, big and small. He is the founder of überproduct, a small product, innovation and strategy consultancy. He also hosts the business podcast „Stories Connecting Dots”.
Co-founder of Hello Mom
Kristen is an award-winning product leader, team builder, and technology consultant in Minneapolis. She is the founder of Hello Mom, co-founder of Hack the Gap, an advisor to the Everyday Miracles board of directors and the founder and principal of Night Sky Web Co. Previously, she was the head of the API Developer Program at Best Buy, the Director of Product at LeadPages, co-organizer of Product Tank Twin Cities, Co-ambassador of the Twin Cities Geekettes, and a founding board member of Mpls MadWomen. She is a sought-after writer and speaker on issues ranging from API development to team management, and is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the tech world.
co-founder 55 Degrees AB
Julia Wester is a co-founder of 55 Degrees AB, an outcome-focused consulting company and Atlassian Solution Partner in southern Sweden. Julia leads the consulting practice, leveraging her 18 years of experience working in and managing high-performing teams at companies such as Turner Broadcasting, F5 Networks, and LeanKit. She is passionate about teaching others how to tame the chaos of everyday work by embracing transparency, continuous improvement, and a lagom mindset. She also loves talking about how management doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Julia blogs at everydaykanban.com and tweets at @everydaykanban. Find out more about her company, 55 Degrees, at https://55degrees.se.