devopsdays Austin - Contact

If you'd like to contact us by email: austin@devopsdays.org

Ernest Mueller

Organizer

Ernest Mueller
Precision Autonomy

Ernest is Head of Engineering at Precision Autonomy in Austin, TX. He's been in tech for 25 years and organizes various Austin area user groups and conferences. He also authors a series of DevOps courses on LinkedIn Learning.

   

James Wickett

Organizer

James Wickett
Verica

James is at Verica (verica.io), a leader in Continuous Verification and Chaos Engineering. You can find out more about James at https://wickett.me

   

Karthik Gaekwad

Organizer

Karthik Gaekwad
Oracle

Karthik is a Principal Developer Advocate for Oracle Cloud. He's a leader in the cloudnative and devops space, and wants to make Austin a tolerant, inviting tech community.

   

Dan Zentgraf

Organizer

Dan Zentgraf
Datical

Dan is a technology professional focused on bringing DevOps practices to enterprises. He has over 20 years in the IT space and has served in a variety of capacities including Product Management, Agile/DevOps consulting & coaching, and Solution Engineering. An active member of the Austin technology community, Dan ran the first regular DevOps meetup for the Agile Austin community, and has been an organizer for DevOps Days Austin for most of its nine years.

  

Boyd Hemphill

Organizer

Boyd Hemphill
Contrast Security

Paying my karmic debts to the Austin tech community a bit at a time. Supported in those endeavors by my employer and leadership team at Contrast Security.

   

Richard Boyd

Organizer

Richard Boyd
Amazon Web Services

Richard is a Senior Solutions Architect for Amazon Web Services in Austin, TX. As a part of the Well-Architected Team, he works with AWS Partners to optimize Workloads according to the Well-Architected Framework. In his spare time he loves organizing technology conferences and Meetups and is always looking for something new to learn from others.

   

Scott Baldwin

Organizer

Scott Baldwin
Oracle

Scott is a Program Manager for the Kubernetes service at Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. He has helped organize DevOpsDays Austin since it started in 2012. He loves teams that care about happiness, vulnerability, and empathy. And he loves tennis.

   

Lee Thompson

Organizer

Lee Thompson
Precision Autonomy

CTO Precision Autonomy. Long time DoD organizer. Still trying to get DevOps right.

   

Daria Ilic

Organizer

Daria Ilic
The Zebra

Daria is the Lead Technical Recruiter at the Zebra. She is passionate about technology, recruiting & helping people find their dream job.

  

JJ Asghar

Organizer

JJ Asghar
IBM

JJ works at IBM on the IBM cloud as a Developer Advocate. He’s focusing on the IBM Kubernetes Service trying to make companies and users have a successful on boarding to the Cloud Native ecosystem.

  

Tom Hall

Organizer

Tom Hall
Silvercar by Audi

Tom was a Novell CNE in the 90's and a VMware VCP in the late 00's. For the past six years he has been doing the Devops, currently at Silvercar by Audi.

  

Ian Richardson

Organizer

Ian Richardson
Reflexion Health

Ian Richardson is a Director of Engineering at Reflexion Health and has specialized in Healthcare IT for over 12 years. Ian has been a DevOpsDays Austin organizer since 2015. He loves talking about technology, video games, and cars.

   

Chris Casey

Organizer

Chris Casey
Solarwinds

Chris is SRE Lead for AppOptics at Solarwinds. Organizer since 2013.

 

Carl Perry

Organizer

Carl Perry
Sphere Cube LLC

Director of Server Housing, Interconnects, Electrical, and Logistics Division at a tiny hosting company you've never heard of. AV and Racing nerd. Has many horror stories of HDMI and HDCP.

   

Asif Ahmad

Organizer

Asif Ahmad
National Instruments

Asif is a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer at National Instruments. He has volunteered at numerous conferences around the Austin area and has a passion for making relationships. He also has over 10 years of IT experience and is an individual with a strong desire to keep learning and a strong hunger to eat delicious burgers.

  

Laura Wickett

Organizer

Laura Wickett
Conference Ops

Laura is the founder of Conference Ops, the financial solution partner for community-driven tech conferences

  

Shaun Mouton

Organizer

Shaun Mouton
Chef

Shaun isn't a devops but can help sprinkle some on your infrastructure, apps, and/or culture. Friendgineering 4 lyfe, hugops not harm, tirefi.re benevolent underlord.

    

Bailey Moore

Organizer

Bailey Moore
Netspend

 

Marisa Sawatphadungkij

Organizer

Marisa Sawatphadungkij
Enverus

Marisa has been in the tech industry for over 20 years. Yes, I'm aging myself but I've had the privilege to develop my leadership and tech skills through various roles. Currently I'm part of HR as the HR Operations Engineer. This gives me an opportunity to bring the DevOps mindset to the HR team.

 
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