Work/Life Balance With Sasha Rosenbaum, Bill Weiss, and Katie Prizy

Posted on Sunday, Jan 7, 2018
Recorded at DevOpsDays Chicago 2017 - an exploration of balancing our professional responsibilities with our personal lives.

Show Notes

Guests

Sasha Rosenbaum

Sasha Rosenbaum

Azure Global Black Belt at Microsoft

Sasha Rosenbaum helps Microsoft clients migrate their infrastructure and applications to the cloud, working as a technology solutions professional on the global black belt team. She covers a broad range of products and services available on the Azure platform, and helps clients envision, design, and deploy cloud-based applications. Sasha has a computer science degree from Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology. Sasha is passionate about the DevOps movement, helping companies adopt a culture of collaboration. Sasha is a co-organizer of the DevOps Days Chicago conference. She recently published a book on Serverless computing in Azure with .NET.

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.

Katie Prizy

Katie Prizy

Katie is a Sr. DevOps Engineer at Health Care Service Corporation. She leads a team of CI/CD enthusiasts and supports over 500 applications. Katie’s team builds highly automated, audit-compliant solutions that take teams from requirements to Production safer and faster. Katie lives in Forest Park, IL with a beautiful wife and two of the cutest dogs you’ll ever see.

Hosts

Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton is a Staff Developer Advocate at Pulumi and the global chair of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

Matt 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 DEVOPS to KUBECTL.

He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Diet Coke. Matt is the keeper of the Thought Leaderboard for the DevOps Party Games online game show and you can find him on Twitter at @mattstratton.


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