JJ is a Sr. Partner Engineer at Chef, he was also the PTL for the Openstack-Chef project. He lives in Austin, Texas and has been part of the OpenStack community since Diablo’s release.
He enjoys a good strong stout, hoppy IPA, and some Dwarf Fortress. He’s a member of the Church of Emacs, and usually chooses Ubuntu over CentOS.
He’s a father and husband, if he’s not trying to automate his job away he’s trying to convince his daughters to “let the bot’s do the work for them.”
Matty has over 20 years of experience in IT operations and is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and cloud engineering focused events worldwide. Demonstrating his keen insight into the changing landscape of technology, he recently changed his license plate from
He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Diet Coke.