Aaron Aldrich is the Director of Support Services and DevOps Evangelist at Cage Data and a founding organizer of the DevOps CT meetup. Following a career that’s been user-facing and operationally focused has given him an empathetic view of technology’s role in our lives. His writing can occasionally be found on http://cagedata.com/blog if it’s greater than 140 characters or on twitter @crayzeigh if fewer.
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 currently serves as Chief Enterprise Security Architect at the UnitedHealth Group and has worked and consulted in the field of Information Security and Technology for organizations such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Department of Defense (DoD). Aaron has been a featured speaker at several media outlets and conferences, most notably the National Press Club in Washington DC, RSA, HITRUST, DOES Conf and ABC News. Aaron has been interviewed and quoted in various publications including the Huffington Post, Medill News Service, and CBS MarketWatch.
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.
Alena Hall is a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft. She previously worked on a security fuzzing project at Microsoft Research. Alena has more than ten years of experience in the software engineering industry with a focus on distributed cloud programming, real-time system modeling, high load and performance, big data analysis, data science, functional programming, and machine learning. She is an elected member of the F# Software Foundation’s board of trustees. You can find her on Twitter as @lenadroid.
Alice Goldfuss is a systems sorceress. She’s consulted on some books (Docker: Up & Running, Effective DevOps), presented at some conferences (SREcon, Velocity, Container Summit), and runs some others (LISA17, DevOps Days Portland). You can follow her on Twitter (@alicegoldfuss), but you’ll probably regret it.