Aaron Aldrich is a Developer Advocate at LaunchDarkly, Founding organizer of DevOpsDays Hartford, and frequent DevOpsDays organizer and participant all over. When not talking about DevOps and Resilience Engineering, you can find him talking about Mental Health with osmi-help.org or running Emotional Intelligence workshops with EmotionalAPI.com. Find him on twitter @crayzeigh for general nonsense and tomfoolery.
Aaron has worked in Software for over a decade. He is happiest when working in Ruby on Linux or Mac, specifically Chef. However will work on whatever the project needs to get done. He is genuinely curious and interested in understanding things and making them better.
Aaron Kalin is a Site Reliability Engineer who works with DNSimple to maintain their fleet of DNS servers. Aaron believes in simple, sustainable deployment and testing of software to deliver great experiences to customers and developers alike. Aaron is also a very active open source contributor and project maintainer for various projects around servers and software who has been in the industry for over 15 years.
Aaron Rinehart has been expanding the possibilities of chaos engineering in its application to other safety-critical portions of the IT domain notably cybersecurity. He began pioneering the application of security in chaos engineering during his tenure as the Chief Security Architect at the largest private healthcare company in the world, UnitedHealth Group (UHG). While at UHG Rinehart released ChaoSlingr, one of the first open source software releases focused on using chaos engineering in cybersecurity to build more resilient systems. Rinehart recently founded a chaos engineering startup called Verica with Casey Rosenthal from Netflix and is an O’Reilly author, consultant and frequent speaker in the space.
Social engineer, provocateur, Detroiter, optimist.
Adam Jacob is the creator of Chef and co-founder of Chef, Inc. in 2008 and currently serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Chef, Inc. Adam founded HJK Solutions, an automated infrastructure consultancy. During two years at HJK, Adam built new infrastructures for 15 different startups. Including Adam’s time at HJK, Adam has 13 years of experience as a systems administrator, systems architect, and tools developer.
Adrian is a Systems Engineer at SalesLoft. He is involved with the DevOps scene in Cape Town, organises meetups and is active on the local ZATech slack group.