Bridget and Matty chat about organizing conferences with guests Jamesha “Jam” Fisher, Debbie Gillespie, and Christian Herro, in front of a live studio audience at devopsdays Minneapolis 2018.
Jamesha “Jam” Fisher is a past organizer of devopsdays Silicon Valley, and they just moved to Minneapolis. Christian Herro is a founding organizer of devopsdays Madison, and Debbie Gillespie is a new organizer of devopsdays Minneapolis.
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Jamesha Fisher has worked in the Tech industry for over 10 years, with a keen eye towards operations and security. Currently a Infrastructure Engineer at Splice, they have lent their expertise throughout their career in Operations and Security Engineering at companies including Google, GitHub, and CloudPassage. They also share their stories and experience to many communities through speaking and meetups across the globe. In their spare time they are a maker of things musical, delicious, and digital.
Christian is an engineer at Nextpoint and an organizer of devopsdays Madison. He’s been an ops person for nearly 20 years, only getting out into the wider world of open source recently. He still misses ksh a little. Christian enjoys dancing, live music, board games, and suffers attending to the whims of Prickles the cat.