devopsdays Chicago - Contact

If you’d like to contact us by email: organizers-chicago-2018@devopsdays.org

Our local team

Jerry Cattell

Organizer

Jerry Cattell

Jerry Cattell is the Director of Technical Operations for Tempus and a co-organizer of the DevOps Chicago meetup group. In his free time, Jerry enjoys traveling, reading, and playing with new technologies.

  

Brian Devlin

Organizer

Brian Devlin

 

Joshua Goldman

Organizer

Joshua Goldman

Cora Hays-Magan

Organizer

Cora Hays-Magan

Cora became a developer after working in all the fun and exciting places, Central Asia, West Africa, and lovely Chicago. In her household, the number of laptops outnumber the humans and cats combined.

    

Kevin Reedy

Organizer

Kevin Reedy
Chef Software, Inc

Kevin Reedy is an infrastructure developer from Chicago that currently works for Chef as a Customer Architect. In his free time, he enjoys brewing beer, snowboarding, DJing, and promising that he’ll update his blog more often.

    

Allie Richards

Organizer

Allie Richards
Centro

Allie Richards has been ops-ing since before the terms “DevOps” and “Operations Engineering” existed. She is passionate about command lines, automation and performance at scale. When not at work she can usually be found trying to read with a cat on her lap.

  

Matt Stratton

Organizer

Matt Stratton
PagerDuty

Matt Stratton is a DevOps Evangelist at PagerDuty, where he help dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader devops community, and his license plate actually says “DevOps”. He is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast. Matt lives in the Chicagoland area with his wife Andrea, their cat Fancy, and his three kids, Henry, Joey, and Sophia. He also has an unhealthy obsession with Doctor Who, Firefly, and Game of Thrones. And whiskey.

     

Margaret Valtierra

Organizer

Margaret Valtierra
Cohesive Networks

Margaret Valtierra is the Senior Marketing Specialist at Cohesive Networks. She is responsible for growing Cohesive’s awareness through digital and written content creation, public relations, and community events. She organizes and leads the Chicago AWS user group. Previously, Margaret was VP of Operations at GreenPoint Partners, a sustainability consulting company for commercial real estate. At GreenPoint, Margaret managed the LEED building certification process for over 5 million square feet of commercial space and earned her LEED GA and LEED AP accreditations. Margaret has a BSM from Tulane University and is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.

   

The core devopsdays organizer group

Active
Bridget Kromhout (lead), Kris Buytaert, Jennifer Davis, Bernd Erk, Rafael Gomes, Matthew Jones, Dan Maher, Ken Mugrage, 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