Complexity With Michael Stahnke

Posted on Thursday, Nov 9, 2023
It’s a complex world! Matty and Michael Stahnke wax philosophical about whether our systems need to be as complicated as we have made them

Show Notes


Michael Stahnke

Michael Stahnke (He/Him)

Michael Stahnke is VP of Engineering at Flox. He’s been involved with DevOps and DevOpsDays since 2011. He’s previous held senior engineering leadership positions at Puppet and CircleCI. He is passionate about simplification and automation of problems both technically and human oriented. He’s been a speaker at dozens of conferences and events. He was a founding member of the EPEL package repository and wrote a book OpenSSH in 2005.


Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton (he/him)

Matty Stratton is the Director of Developer Relations at Aiven, a well-known member of the DevOps community, and a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

Matty has over 20 years of experience in IT operations and is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and cloud engineering focused events worldwide. Demonstrating his keen insight into the changing landscape of technology, he recently changed his license plate from DEVOPS to KUBECTL.

He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Diet Coke.