On this episode of Arrested DevOps, Trevor is joined by Chloe Condon, Nathen Harvey, and Nell Shamrell-Harrington. Everyone on this episode has been a part of the theater community at some point in their lives. We talk about our individual journeys from theater into tech, the lessons we learned on the way, and how we leverage those lessons every day.
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Former musical theatre actress and recent Hackbright Academy graduate, Chloe is now a Developer Evangelist at Codefresh. Pre-Hackbright, she spent her nights and weekends performing in the Bay Area as a singer/actress and worked in tech by day. To support her theatre career, she started to learn to code on her own through online resources. She is now the first female engineering hire on her team- and is passionate about bringing people with non-traditional backgrounds into the world of tech.
Nell Shamrell-Harrington is a Software Development Engineer at Chef, focusing on the Supermarket open source product. She also sits on the advisory board for the University of Washington Certificates in Ruby Programming and DevOps. She specializes in Chef, Ruby, Rails, Regular Expressions, and Test Driven Development and has traveled the world speaking on these topics. Prior to entering the world of software development, she studied and worked in the field of theatre.
Trevor Hess is a Partner Solution Architect focusing on Microsoft at Chef Software, working with Microsoft to ensure that Chef is delighting customers and prospects on Windows and the many parts inside Azure!
Coming from a background in .NET Software Development and consulting, he has worked with several large multinational organizations to help kick start their journey to the cloud and the world of DevOps practices and principals. He is excited to engage in new experiences, and learning opportunities.
Trevor enjoys having hearty discussions about DevOps as well organizational change and transformation.