Guests of Arrested DevOps

Annie Hedgpeth

Annie Hedgpeth

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.

Annie Hedgpeth

Annie Hedgpeth

Annie Hedgpeth is a Cloud Automation Engineer at 10th Magnitude, a leading Azure consultancy, and is busy bringing healthy Chef and InSpec practices to her clients daily. Annie has long been a fan and proponent of InSpec, seeking to prove its accessibility to non-developers. She blogs about InSpec and other DevOps topics at http://www.anniehedgie.com

Anthony Lee

Anthony Lee

Anthony is a Senior Manager for Platform Engineering at Allstate Insurance Company. He loves problem solving, particularly in the areas of cloud computing, application platforms, and distributed systems. He is considered patient zero of the CompoZed transformation effort that has affected Allstate and stands witness to the amazing journey the organization has gone through. One of his current passions is bringing an extreme programming approach to systems engineering and operations. Outside of work, he plays husband to his brilliant wife, and dad to his two amazing kids somewhere in the suburbs of Chicago.

Arthur Maltson

Arthur Maltson

Arthur Maltson is a Software Developer who’s 70% Dev and 30% Ops. He’s currently practicing DevOps during the day and, as a husband and father he’s also doing DadOps at night. Arthur embodies the Full Stack developer with his passion for infrastructure automation, API crafting, front end development and making work fun by introducing and/or building new tools. In his spare time Arthur spends far too much time trying to keep up with the latest tech. He also occasionally blogs, Tweets and commits to OSS.

Ben Clayton

Ben Clayton

Throughout a 20 year career in technology, I have done everything from phone support to cloud architecture. In my personal time, I am an active volunteer with a number of local charities, as well as our Rotary Club. I live in Overland Park, Kansas, with my two young children and wife of seventeen years, Stephanie.

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes

Ben Hughes is not a CTO, is not an award winning thought leader, nor an accomplished playwright. He is however a senior security engineer at Etsy. Before that he was breaking operations at Puppet Labs. He’s also pretended to be a build engineer for cold hard cash, but he’d really rather not talk about it. He’s spoken at conferences throughout the world on subjects such as security, devops, and security and devops.

Bill Joy

Bill Joy

Energetic, Strategic, Approachable. These words are often used to describe Bill Joy. For more than two decades, Bill has been a much sought-after consultant to organizations in a wide variety of industries - both big and small. Prior to establishing his consulting career, Bill held internal training positions at some of the nation’s biggest companies including Dow Chemical USA and United Insurance Company.

Bill Weiss

Bill Weiss

As a red-and-blue-team member turned sysadmin herder, Bill had an early introduction to automation in security, and he’s spent the rest of his career trying to bring that idea to more places. Along the way he found a passion for DevOps and organizing conferences which lead him to help with DevOpsDays Chicago two years and then Portland two more. He’s currently at Rally Health leading their Security Operations group.

Brandon Olin

Brandon Olin

Lead Systems Engineer at Columbia Sportswear focusing on automation, configuration management, monitoring, and general technologies to drive the business forward.