Jason Hand is a DevOps Evangelist at VictorOps, organizer of DevOpsDays - Rockies, and author of ‘ChatOps for Dummies’. Jason has spent the last 8 months presenting and building content on a number of DevOps topics such as Blameless Post-mortems, ChatOps, and the value of context within incident management. A frequent speaker at DevOps Meetups around the country, Jason enjoys talking to audiences large and small on a variety of technical and non-technical subjects.
J. Paul Reed has over fifteen years experience in the trenches as a build/release engineer, working with such storied companies as VMware, Mozilla, Postbox, Symantec, and Salesforce.
In 2012, he founded Release Engineering Approaches, a consultancy incorporating a host of tools and techniques to help organizations “Simply Ship. Every time.” He’s worked across a number of industries, from financial services to cloud-based infrastructure to health care, with teams ranging from 2 to 2,500 on everything from tooling, operational analysis and improvement, cultural transformation, and business value optimization.
He speaks internationally on release engineering, DevOps, operational complexity, and human factors and is currently a Masters of Science candidate in Human Factors & Systems Safety at Lund University.