devopsdays Washington, DC - Contact

If you’d like to contact us by email: organizers-washington-dc-2019@devopsdays.org

Our local team

Holly Bazemore

Co-chairperson

Holly Bazemore
Amazon Web Services

Holly Bazemore leads the AWS Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning team for government regions. Her team focuses on customer experience, deployments, new feature creation and operations for services like SageMaker and Rekognition. Holly has over 20 years of technology operations, project management, communications and leadership experience and aims to empower and delight her customers through technology. She is a passionate DevOps advocate and experienced practitioner.

  

Nathen Harvey

Co-chairperson

Nathen Harvey
Google

     

Jonathan Altman

Organizer

Capital One

Trevor Bryant

Organizer

Trevor Bryant
Epigen Technology

I’m a Senior Information Security Architect specializing in the Risk Management Framework. I work with technology executives to ensure security practices are usable through cost-effective risk-based actions. I believe in not just modernizing, but delivering secured services.

    

Peter Burkholder

Organizer

Peter Burkholder
18F

Geophysicist turned DevOps

   

Derek Daczewitz

Organizer

Derek Daczewitz
Spaceflight Industries

 

Mike DelNegro

Organizer

  

Greg Elin

Registration

Greg Elin
GovReady PBC

Greg Elin is the founder of GovReady PBC, a public benefit corporation building software to automate the cyber security compliance process. He brings the unique perspective of high quality, enterprise data management to all his work in cybersecurity and compliance. Before founding GovReady, Mr. Elin was the first Chief Data Officer at the Federal Communication Commission, where he also briefly served as Acting CIO. Before the FCC, he created Sunlight Foundation’s Sunlight Labs as tent-pole organization in open government data.

    

Jeff Gallimore

Organizer

Jeff Gallimore
Excella Consulting

    

Victoria Guido

Organizer

Victoria Guido
Blackstone Technology Group

  

David Hodge

Organizer

David Hodge
Independent

   

Robb Kidd

Organizer

Robb Kidd
Chef

    

Alan Kraft

Organizer

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

James Martin

Organizer

Chuck Mountz

Organizer

Comcast

Chuck is a Product Engineering Sr Manager at Comcast. He leads a platform services team focused on delivering services and tools to help accelerate delivery for the greater Network Services Engineering organization. Chuck is passionate about organizational culture, developing talent, fostering partnerships, and building enterprise-wide communities. He co-founded, along with Holly Bazemore (co-lead of DevOpsDaysDC), the internal DevOpsDays events at Comcast. Chuck is proud that these events have brought together over 900 employees in one of the largest tech communities at Comcast and that over 40 employees have had the opportunity to refine their presentation skills.

  

Ramez Mourad

Organizer

Cvent

 

Karl Peña

Organizer

ScientiaMobile

Aaron Rinehart

Organizer

Aaron Rinehart
UnitedHealth Group

Aaron has been expanding the possibilities of Chaos Engineering in its application to other safety-critical portions of the domain, notably cybersecurity. He began pioneering the application of Security in Chaos Engineering during his tenure as the Chief Security Architect at the largest private healthcare company in the world, UnitedHealth Group (UHG). While at UHG Aaron released ChaoSlingr, one of the first open source software releases focused on using Chaos Engineering in cybersecurity to build more resilient systems. Aaron recently founded the first Chaos Engineering Meetup in Washington DC and is a frequent author, consultant and speaker in the space.

    

Steve Ross

Organizer

Steve Ross
Endgame

Steve Ross currently serves as Technical Director at Endgame, where he works on cloud services and data analysis for finding and stopping cybercrime. He is an advocate for small, cross-functional teams and ruthlessly ships software early and often!

   

Robert Treat

Organizer

Robert Treat
credativ

Having spent his early years building data-intensive, real-time systems within the Fortune 500, Robert now runs U.S. operations for credativ, a technical services firm providing open source based web application development and infrastructure management. Author and speaker at conferences worldwide, Robert is a recognized industry expert on topics including databases, DevOps, and Open Source. He occasionally blogs at https://xzilla.net.

    

Jake Vanderdray

Organizer

Cvent

Shawn Wells

Organizer

Shawn Wells
Red Hat

    

Dayton Williams

Organizer

Dayton Williams
GovReady PBC

 

The core devopsdays organizer group

Active
Bridget Kromhout (lead), Kris Buytaert, Serhat Can, Jennifer Davis, Bernd Erk, Rafael Gomes, Nathen Harvey, Matthew Jones, Dan Maher, Ken Mugrage, Mike Rosado, Andrew Clay Shafer, Matt Stratton (web team lead), John Willis

Historic
Patrick Debois (founder), Damon Edwards, Anthony Goddard, Lindsay Holmwood, Gildas Le Nadan, Stephen Nelson-Smith, Julian Simpson, Christian Trabold, John Vincent, James Wickett