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

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton is a HumanOps Advocate at PagerDuty, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader DevOps community, and back when he drove, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.

Matty has over 20 years experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including Apartments.com. He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matty is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

He lives in San Francisco and has three awesome kids - Henry, Joey, and Sophia, who he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best pho in the world.


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