Michael is a Software Architect at NCR working to introduce devops into their Hospitality organization. Change in large organizations require a lot of political skill, and Michael has learned through trial and error what works and what doesn’t. When pure technical skill wouldn’t suffice, Michael has had to discover the power of his personal brand both internally and externally in order to reach his company’s goals and his own goals.
Annie Hedgpeth is a cloud automation engineer at 10th Magnitude, and spends her days using Chef to help move companies to Azure. She has written extensively about Chef’s security automation tool InSpec on her blog in hopes of making the framework more accessible to non-developers. She continues an ongoing interest in DevOpsSec and hopes to play a role in moving security left. She is also excited to be a part of 10th Magnitude’s ever-expanding reach in the world of DevOps and Cloud migration.
Software Developer at Code Authority. Involved in startup strategy, agile culture, cloud infrastructure, and continuous delivery. Enjoys competitive gaming, audiophile music, comprehensive cheese boards, and hackathons.
Michael Coté works at Pivotal on the advocate team. He’s been an industry analyst at RedMonk and 451 Research, worked in corporate strategy and M&A at Dell in software and cloud, and was a programmer for a decade before all that. He does several weekly (mostly) tech podcasts, writes a column on Agile & DevOps for The Register, blogs at Cote.io, and is @cote in Twitter.
Trevor Hess is a Partner Solution Architect focusing on Microsoft at Chef Software, working with Microsoft to ensure that Chef is delighting customers and prospects on Windows and the many parts inside Azure!
Coming from a background in .NET Software Development and consulting, he has worked with several large multinational organizations to help kick start their journey to the cloud and the world of DevOps practices and principals. He is excited to engage in new experiences, and learning opportunities.
Trevor enjoys having hearty discussions about DevOps as well organizational change and transformation.