Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
Derek Weeks

Derek Weeks
VP and DevOps Advocate, Sonatype

Website | @weekstweets

Derek Weeks is the vice president and DevOps advocate for Sonatype. After flying to 40 countries and racing through a half-Ironman competition, Derek woke up one morning on the top of Kilimanjaro and saw the world in a new light. Soon after, Derek become a huge advocate of applying proven supply chain management principles into DevOps practices to improve efficiencies and sustain long-lasting competitive advantages. He’s passionate about changing the way people think about software supply chains and improving public safety through improved software integrity. From 2015 to 2016, Derek led the largest and most comprehensive analysis of software supply chain practices to date across 3,000 development organizations. Derek is also the founder and one of the core organizers of the All Day DevOps Conference.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Infrastructure, Security
Location: Ballroom F
Level: Beginner
Derek Weeks (Sonatype)
Derek Weeks shares the results of a three-year study of open source development practices across 3,000 organizations, exploring the vast software supply chains these organizations employ that are simultaneously improving development productivity and undermining quality and security practices. Derek then outlines DevOps practices that support building in quality and security from the beginning. Read more.