devopsdays Minneapolis - contact

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

Our local team

Andy Domeier

Organizer

Andy Domeier
SPS Commerce

Andy has been in Technology Operations leadership with SPS Commerce for the past 12 years. SPS grows very aggressively creating an environment of persistent growth challenges. Andy spends many mental cycles collaborating to solve effective patterns for monitoring and operating complex changing systems.

 

Andy Fleener

Organizer

Andy Fleener
SportsEngine

Andy Fleener is a Humanist, and a New View Safety Nerd who believes software is as much about the people building and running it as it is the people using it. He is a Platform Operations Manager at SportsEngine where he’s been doing a mix of development and operations since 2011. Andy enjoys music, football, sushi, oxford commas, and laughing at all the things millennials are ruining.

 

Bridget Kromhout

Organizer

Bridget Kromhout
Pivotal

Bridget Kromhout is a Principal Technologist for Cloud Foundry at Pivotal. Her CS degree emphasis was in theory, but she now deals with the concrete (if ‘cloud’ can be considered tangible). After 15 years as an operations engineer, she traded being on call for being on a plane. A frequent speaker and program committee member for tech conferences, she leads the devopsdays organization globally and the devops community at home in Minneapolis. She podcasts with Arrested DevOps, blogs at bridgetkromhout.com, and is active in a Twitterverse near you.

 

Donnie Berkholz

Organizer

Donnie Berkholz
451 Research

Tech & biz strategy for emerging dev+ops trends. Director @451Research, fmr @redmonk @mayoclinic @gentoo. PhD comp biophysics. Craft-beer enthusiast.

 

Heather Mickman

Organizer

Heather Mickman
Optum

Heather Mickman is VP Enterprise Services + Platforms at Optum. Throughout her career, she has built APIs to unlock enterprise data, created awesome platforms, led Ops organizations, and built supply chain software for Fortune 50 companies. Heather has a passion for technology, building high performing teams, driving a culture of innovation, and having fun along the way.

 

Jeff Williams

Organizer

Joe Laha

Organizer

Joe Laha

Joe Laha works in event technology, which is a fancy way of saying he’s a professional flipchart jockey. He lives in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood with his partner Bridget Kromhout, their cats Iria & Nimoy, and way too much cycling-themed art. Aside from cycling, Joe enjoys homebrew, heavy metal guitar, and arguing about sci-fi TV of the 1990s.

 

Samantha Grumdahl

Organizer

Samantha Grumdahl

 

The core devopsdays organizer group

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

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