devopsdays Buffalo - Contact

If you’d like to contact us by email: buffalo@devopsdays.org

Our local team

Quintessence Anx

Organizer

Quintessence Anx
PagerDuty

Quintessence has worked in the IT community for over 10 years, including as a database administrator and a DevOps / Cloud / Infrastructure engineer. She was also a core contributor to Stark & Wayne’s SHIELD project, which adds backup functionality to Cloud Foundry, as well as a technical reviewer for Learning Go Programming published by Packt Publishing. Currently she is a Developer Advocate, focusing on community engagement related to DevOps. Outside of work she is a leader and co-founder of Inclusive Tech Buffalo to help underrepresented groups in tech launch careers in development. Headshot by Olga Nelioubov

  

Olga Nelioubov

Organizer

Olga Nelioubov
Willis Towers Watson

Olga is a Lead Software Engineer at Willis Towers Watson with a prior background in infrastructure. Her current focus is to facilitate solutions to developer and platform needs within her organization. She also mentors and strives to make the tech community more accessible to underserved communities. Furthermore, Olga is a photographer and an aerialist. She likes Star Trek.

  

Aleksandra Patrzalek

Organizer

Aleksandra Patrzalek
Torch

Aleksandra is a DevOps / Infrastructure engineer, and has been in the Buffalo tech community for 7 years. She volunteers in her spare time to advocate for underrepresented groups in tech. She is an avid indoor gardener, cultivating and propagating a variety of plants. She also loves hiking in parks, and the Legend of Zelda. Headshot by Olga Nelioubov

  

Gary Pochron

Organizer

Gary Pochron
Willis Towers Watson

Gary is currently a Director of Software Engineering at Willis Towers Watson, and has been involved in technology for almost 20 years. His current tech interests are in team leadership, mentorship, DevOps, cloud architecture, and making complex things simple. In his free time you’ll likely find him hiking, playing volleyball, or reading something.

  

Tyler Poland

Organizer

Tyler Poland
Stark & Wayne

Technical Director at Stark & Wayne and an organizer and speaker of the @BuffaloData meetup group. He has almost 20 years experience in Information Technology which is heavily influenced by more than decade focusing on Cloud Operations, Application Support, and Database Technologies.

 
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