devopsdays Austin - contact

If you’d like to contact us by email: organizers-austin-2017@devopsdays.org

Our local team

Ernest Mueller

Organizer

AlienVault

Ernest Mueller is Lean Systems Manager at AlienVault in Austin, TX. He organizes the CloudAustin user group, the Agile Austin DevOps SIG, and the DevOpsDays Austin conference, now in its sixth year. Along with his coauthor James, he wrote the DevOps Fundamentals course on lynda.com.

   

James Wickett

Organizer

Signal Sciences

   

Karthik Gaekwad

Organizer

Oracle

I live in Austin, write @golang, and know stuff about burgers, containers and cloud. I organize @dodaustin, @container_days, @cloud_austin and DockerAustin.

   

Tom Hall

Organizer

American Campus Communities

Tom instigated and helped organize the DevOpsDays Atlanta 2016 conference, as well as having attended DoD in Austin and Chicago in years prior. He worked as a Novell Certified Engineer in the mid to late 90’s and more recently spent 5+ years managing the customer-facing enterprise products and solutions training labs at Dell in Round Rock. He is now a DevOps Engineering Manager at American Campus Communities.

  

Marisa Sawatphadungkij

Organizer

Tom Duffield

Organizer

Chef

Tom is a senior engineer with Chef Software who recently moved to Austin from the frigid north: Minnesota. Outside of work he loves playing table top games and spending time with his fiancé and dog.

   

Ian Richardson

Organizer

Scott Baldwin

Organizer

SeniorLeaf

Scott has helped organize DevOps Days Austin since it started in 2012. His primary responsibility is the web site, although he has helped with sponsors in the past. He is currently the CTO of SeniorLeaf. He loves teams that care about happiness, vulnerability, and empathy. And he loves tennis.

   

Doug Palmer

Organizer

Dan Zentgraf

Organizer

CA Technologies

Dan is a long time DevOps evangelist working with very large enterprises. He has been involved in the Agile / Lean / DevOps movement in a number of management, product management, and process consulting roles. In addition to the work stuff, he is active in the Austin community as a DevOpsDays organizer for the last 4 years as well as with the AgileAustin community as a program lead.

  

Chris Little

Organizer

I am a long-term supporter and advocate of DevOps and of DevOps Days. Many years in IT, mostly in start-ups, some big companies, lots of different tech.

  

Revanth Reddy

Organizer

National Instruments

Software Engineer at National Instruments , Foodie and hackathon enthusiast

   

Peco Karayanev

Organizer

William Hackett

Organizer

National Instruments

UT Grad. Long-time developer at National Instruments. Currently managing the Cloud Team that was home to a number of the original DevOpsDays-Austin Organizers.

  

Chris Casey

Organizer

Boyd Hemphill

Organizer

Victory CTO

Boyd Hemphill is a DevOps raconteur and thought leader in the silicon hills of Austin Texas. Boyd founded Austin DevOps when he learned this thing he was doing had a name. Boyd also assists with the organization of DevOps Days Austin. In his professional life, Boyd has been a developer (PL/SQL and PHP), DBA (Oracle and MySQL), and system administrator. He has even been a Director of DevOps and would enjoy you coming to poke fun at him for it.

   

Lee Thompson

Organizer

AlienVault

Lee has been an organizer/volunteer for DevOpsDays Austin since its founding and participated in the organization of the first US DevOpsDays event in Mountain View in 2010. He keeps coming back to DevOpsDays because he still hasn’t figured it all out yet. When not messing with distributed applications, he’s messing around with 240Z’s and Airstreams.

   

Richard Boyd

Organizer

Bright Health

Richard is the Senior DevOps Engineer for Bright Health in Austin. He’s active in the Austin DevOps community and speaks at Meetups and conferences. In his spare time he enjoys camping and the checking out the local brewery scene.

   

Laura Wickett

Organizer

Paul Czarkowski

Organizer

Katelyn Parker

Organizer

Carl Perry

Organizer

The core devopsdays organizer group

Active
Bridget Kromhout (lead), Kris Buytaert, Jennifer Davis, Bernd Erk, Matthew Jones, Dan Maher, Mike Rosado, Andrew Clay Shafer, Matt Stratton (web team lead), John Willis

Historic
Patrick Debois (founder), Damon Edwards, Anthony Goddard, Lindsay Holmwood, Gildas Le Nadan, Stephen Nelson-Smith, Julian Simpson, Christian Trabold, John Vincent, James Wickett