James Turnbull

James Turnbull
CTO, Kickstarter

Website | @kartar

James Turnbull is the author of seven technical books about open source software and is a long-time member of the open source community. James authored The Logstash Book and The Docker Book. He also wrote two books about Puppet (Pro Puppet and the earlier book about Puppet as well as Pro Linux System Administration, Pro Nagios 2.0, and Hardening Linux. For a real job, James is CTO at Kickstarter and an advisor at Docker. He likes food, wine, books, photography, and cats. He is not overly keen on long walks on the beach and holding hands.


Business Leadership Day
Location: F 151 Audience level: Novice
James Turnbull (Kickstarter), Selena Deckelmann (PostgreSQL)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
Ever hire someone and have it “just not work out”? How long did that take to figure out? Weeks? Days? Before your morning coffee? The tech industry is currently in the middle of a competitive hiring bubble and it’s really hard to find good people. It’s even harder to retain them. So how do you find good people, and keep them? Read more.


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