This panel would present some of the lessons learned when the stuff hits the fan and your outage is in the news.
Mandi Walls has been administering Linux systems of various sizes and scopes for more than 10 years. A native of central Pennsylvania, she now lives and works in New York City.
Mark is the CEO of Operable, focused on helping teams manage production systems, better. He has been in the Internet industry for 20 years, and has worked in a variety of development and operations roles at innovative Web, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, and eCommerce companies. Over the past decade, he’s led operations for companies like 37signals, Heroku, LivingSocial, GitHub, and DigitalOcean.
Matt Hackett is a technological contriver who found his way to his current position as VP of Engineering at Tumblr as circuitously as possible. Drawing on his past experience as a contemporary arts laborer (apexart), old-media-turned-new software rejiggerer (BlackBook), 42-mile walk leader (Flashwalk), and Victorian Studies major (Vassar), Matt has the pleasure of helping to build and scale tools for millions of the most creative people on the planet.
Teresa Dietrich’s passion for Operational Excellence, Technical Innovation and Web Scale Systems has been the focus of her 15 years in the Internet Industry. She is currently the VP of Technical Operations at WebMD. She joined the company 5 years ago to create a Network Operations team. Teresa acquired responsibility for Database, Web, and CMS Operations, as well as Corporate Desktop Services. She also created the Operations Service Center and a Site Reliability Engineering team to fill needs she identified in her organization. Previously, Teresa spent nearly 10 years in positions throughout AOL Technology.
Find out more @ www.teresadietrich.net
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