Devops, Safety, and Lean - Panel Discussion

This panel session will create a unique opportunity to hear from some of the leading authors and practitioners of Devops, Safety and Resilience and Lean. The panel will include Dr Cook, author of “Why Complex Systems Fail” along with Mike Rother one of the leading Lean experts and author of “Toyota Kata”. Rounding out the group will be Gene Kim a Devops leader and author of “The Phoenix Project”. John Willis, co-author of the “Devops Handbook” will moderate the panel.



Gene Kim

Among other things, I’m the author of The Phoenix Project: A Novel About IT, DevOps, and Helping Your Business Win and The Visible Ops Handbook, a researcher, and founder and former CTO of ...richard-i-cook

Richard I. Cook, M.D.

Physician, researcher, and educator Richard Cook is presently a research scientist in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and emeritus ...mike-rother

Mike Rother

Mike Rother is an engineer, a researcher, teacher and speaker on the subjects of management, leadership, improvement, adaptiveness, and change in human organizations. He has been a member of the


John Willis

John is a Director of Ecosystem Development for Docker, which he joined after the company he co-founded (SocketPlane, which focused on SDN for containers) was acquired by Docker in March 2015. ...