Ines Sombra (Fastly) and James Turnbull (Empatico) are chairs of the Velocity conference series, which is celebrating its 10th year in 2017. They joined Bridget to talk about the events next month in New York and London, and share tips for making the most of your conference as well as submitting talks to future conferences.
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Use code “ADO2017” for 20% off at Velocity New York Oct 1-4.
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Inés Sombra is a director of engineering at Fastly, where she spends her time helping the web go faster. Inés holds an M.S. in Computology with an emphasis on Cheesy 80’s Rock Ballads. She has a fondness for steak, fernet, and a pug named Gordo. In a previous life, Inés was a Data Engineer.
James Turnbull is the CTO of Empatico. A long-time member of the open source community, James is the author of nine technical books about open source software: The Terraform Book, The Art of Monitoring, The Logstash Book, The Docker Book, Pro Puppet, Pulling Strings with Puppet, Pro Linux System Administration, Pro Nagios 2.0, and Hardening Linux. He was formerly CTO at Kickstarter and an advisor at Docker. James likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach or holding hands.