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Our local team
Jeremy is an experienced Developer Experience and Community leader with almost 30 years in Tech. He’s is active in the DevRel and DevOps communities, and is a co-creator of DevOpsPartyGames.com. A lover of all things coffee, community, open source, and tech, he is a husband and father, and is also house-broken, and (generally) plays well with others.
Kayla Harmon is an IT veteran with over 20 years of experience wrangling servers and herding cats in the KC Metro. She is a polymath intent on absorbing information on myriad subjects. She is just as likely to have deep knowledge of all things IT as she is all things esoteric. She spends her free time building and playing on Minecraft servers, gardening, studying yoga and Ayurveda, and hanging out with various animals.
Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a strong focus on security and privacy. At 11 years old he wrote software to stop his parents from breaking the family PC, and now he works as a developer advocate at Sonar, helping developers avoid breaking the internet through better security and coding practices. He enjoys helping others find the joy of problem-solving and experimentation.
Eric Lee is a Solutions Architect at AWS. His focus is in data pipelines, analytics, and reinforcement learning through AWS DeepRacer. He’s also on the board of Mental Health Hackers where he shares his experience going through IT Burnout to over 40 conferences and companies that span multiple IT verticals. When not working, you’ll find him ridding 4-wheeler’s with his kids, drinking bourbon, or at a dirt track watching sprint cars.
Ben is a passionate cloud and virtualization expert, and driven by a deep desire to collaborate with like-minded individuals to create innovative solutions that challenge the status quo and pave the way for a brighter future. Ben’s has expertise in IT management and a strong commitment to driving positive change; he is passionate about joining forces with other change-makers and future leaders to shape the future, together.
Jenny Tarwater is an Enterprise Coach working with large organizations to achieve their business outcomes, generally using agile values, principles, and practices. Her default stance is to put people and culture first and be curious about how they impact the overall system and practices. Jenny is an international speaker, serial conference organizer, and community advocate.