Ben Rockwood

Bottoms Up! Exploring History of Operations Mgmt from Henry Ford to John Willis

A thoughtful examination of the history of management which asserts that DevOps was an inevitable evolution of business as we entered the 21st century, and namely the Internet revolution that it brought.  An understanding of this history allows us to consider at a deeper level the future that lies ahead for us and how we should position ourselves today

Next Gen Secrets Management with Hashicorp Vault


Ben Rockwood

Ben Rockwood


Ben Rockwood is the Director of IT & Operations at Chef. He has been a UNIX System Administrator for over 20 years and an Operations Management junkie for the last 8. Between 2006 and 2014 he was the Director of Operations at Joyent, one of the first IaaS Cloud providers. He recently moved to Seattle with his super-hot wife and their 5 children.

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