July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Mike McGarr

Mike McGarr
Engineering Manager, Developer Productivity, Netflix

Website | @SonOfGarr

Mike McGarr is the engineering manager for the Netflix Build Tools team. He has been developing Java/JVM-based applications for most of his career and is known to dabble in other languages as well. He is passionate about building quality software through automation. Mike can frequently be found talking about Agile, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, or build-and-test automation. Prior to joining Netflix, Mike was the director of DevOps at Blackboard, and the founder of the DC Continuous Delivery meetup.


11:10am–11:50am Friday, 07/24/2015
Collaboration Portland 255
Tags: Devops
Mike McGarr (Netflix)
Engineering teams at Netflix can follow the latest industry trends and sometimes they even create them. No one single team is responsible for innovation: does this generate opportunity or waste or both? The Engineering Tools team helps to direct other teams’ experimentation toward new products, while preserving their own ability to innovate. Read more.