devopsdays houston - Contact

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Our local team

Svetlana Kryukova

Organizer

Svetlana Kryukova
Two Sigma Solutions

Svetlana is a software development leader with over 20 years of experience in enterprise software. Passionate about building teams, creating new products and solving problems. Co-organizer of Houston DevOps Meetup since June 2018.

  

Keegan Cotton

Organizer

Keegan Cotton
Datadog

Keegan is an Senior Account Executive at Datadog. Both a West Point graduate and London Business School alumnus, Keegan has a 20 year track record as a catalyst for both large and small organizations - helping them grow into new markets across several continents. Keegan has led organizations both in and out of uniform, and helped those organizations refine and execute on their business technology strategies. Native Texan. DevOps enthusiast. Avid learner. Proud father and husband.

  

Binh Chau

Organizer

Binh Chau
Cloud Partners

Binh is a proven product leader that have launched a number of innovative products for top-tiered companies. She has a track record of creating product strategy and actionable roadmaps and translating them into impactful products for consumers and enterprises.

Julia Ito

Organizer

Julia Ito
Appfire

Julia is a Product Manager and technology passionate, who loves delivering solutions that matter faster and better.

 

Alex Zhanov

Organizer

Alex Zhanov
Two Sigma Solutions

Alex Zhanov is an experienced technologist with over 25 years in the industry. He has been a software engineer, team lead and an architect, building distributed system solutions in the energy and financial sectors. For all this time he has been a resident of Houston, TX.

 

Mark Baumstein

Organizer

Petroleum Geo-Services

Recent Computer Engineering graduate with expertise in full stack development and exposure to High-Performance Computing, Service Design, Enterprise Applications, Enterprise Architecture, and Infrastructure Support.

 

David Varela

Organizer

David Varela
Blue People

David Varela serves as the Chief Talent Acquisition Officer (CTAO) at Blue People, bringing over a decade of experience in the IT ecosystem since 2015. As a co-founder of Blue People, David has seamlessly transitioned through diverse roles, guiding teams with a dedicated focus on agile methodologies. His leadership has been instrumental in guiding the company to attain several significant certifications. David is committed to sourcing top-tier IT talent and leading the development of internal products. Upholding a commitment to fostering innovation and excellence, he thrives on cultivating a dynamic and cutting-edge environment within Blue People.

 

Jim Wang

Organizer

Jim Wang
MODE Global

Jim Wang has built technology products for over 20 years in large corporations and startups. He is highly involved in product design and system architecture while maturing the software development process and leading teams to achieve high delivery expectations. He is passionate about building and delivering products focusing on data-driven design, ML/AI, high performance, and high scalability.

 

Eric Reeves

Organizer

Eric Reeves
HashiCorp

Eric is a Senior Solutions Engineer at HashiCorp. Over the course of his career, he was a principal engineer for 17 years at a SaaS shop in Houston that scaled from a half-rack of servers to a fully automated multi-region hybrid cloud environment with over 25PB of storage under management. He is a relentless advocate for end-to-end automation and the organizational alignment required to achieve it. These days, he pulls from his practical experience to have meaningful conversations with both practitioners and leaders as a Solutions Engineer. He is a recovering musician/DJ, an active audio/video nerd, and a father in his “spare time”.

 
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